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"New Resort Opening May 1 2011" NOW LARIMAR ~ PUNTA CANA

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#1221 Bride 2 B

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    Posted 04 May 2012 - 06:46 AM

    Thanks for sharing Sfra and Acutie! Kate did an amazing job and fooled me for a minute. Does anyone know if the poolside will accomodate 130 guests? I am scheduled to have my reception on the beach under tents but there is always the risk of heavy winds. Also, has anyone had a rehearsal dinner planned at the resort. Christina shared something about the hotel being able to accomodate a free rehearsal dinner during a night of my choice. Is this accurate info she is giving me?

    #1222 TaraP

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      Posted 10 May 2012 - 05:21 AM

      Thank you everyone for posting all of this information!  Im am in the process of booking my wedding here for January 2013 and i am so excited especially with seeing everyone’s posts and pictures :)  Has anyone done a 'build your own' package as opposed to going with one that they offer?  Im interested in the beach wedding with the chairs ect but im not really looking to have a full reception afterwards (just dinner) because i am having a reception when we get back.  Im also bringing a photographer down with us so im not interested in having my pictures done through the resort.  Any help or advise would be great :)

      #1223 NowBride2013

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        Posted 15 May 2012 - 05:54 PM

        Hi there!


        To all the future Now brides in the planning process, I was wondering which options you were given by the WC for your private reception location? I feel very limited in our options and was wondering if anyone had gotten other locations. Here is what Mercy gave me in March: "For a private wedding reception, by now we can offer you the beach, our relaxing pool (from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m), Eclipse night club (open for private events until 9:00 p.m.), Carnival Terrace, or one of our ballrooms."


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        #1224 Mayrose

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          Posted 19 May 2012 - 01:27 PM

          I was given the same locations but I was not told that the club is only up to 9pm. That's were I was planning to have my reception. I'm going to have to call them because that will not work for me :(. My ceremony is at 6pm.

          #1225 Vizionme101

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            Posted 24 May 2012 - 05:47 AM

            I'm with you Mayrose.  That's the same response I got.  I don't think it's right.  They have definitely changed up a lot of things.

            #1226 Donna Hewitt

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              Posted 07 June 2012 - 05:45 PM

              WOW!  I have been following this forum for a while - its been like an epic saga at times!!  I'm getting married Jan 26th ...  Trying not to stress...  I actually live in Korea, so its makes things EXTRA difficult for transporting and DIY projects - but this forum has REALLY helped me!  Thanks everyone for sharing!  And good luck!!



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              #1227 mandycross

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                Posted 07 June 2012 - 10:43 PM

                Has anyone used wish lanterns, or know if they're allowed at the resort?

                #1228 Skygirl

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                  Posted 08 June 2012 - 10:16 AM

                  are you talking about regualar paper lanters?if yes, i think they are allowed, i saw pic of the weddig there and they had paper lanters. Im bringing some too

                  #1229 Bride 2 B

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                    Posted 08 June 2012 - 11:19 AM

                    FYI-Cristina had to leave the resort on family leave, therfore my wedding which is a practically a month away will be handled by someone else ):

                    If anyone else has Cristina as their coordinator, you may want to contact the resort. Can anyone provide me with feedback on Merci?

                    #1230 Smithk79

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                      Posted 08 June 2012 - 01:06 PM

                      Hello everyone!  This is my first post on here, looking at Now Larimar and Dreams Palm Beach for December and had a question...I read that the pool reception has to end at 10:00, is this true for all reception locations at Now Larimar?  If so, is there another place at the resort (bar, etc.) to take the party after 10:00?

                      Also, does anyone know what ceremony locations are available for Now?

                      Thanks so much!

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