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Hello All!  I am getting married at the Cloisters/Atlantis on February 15, 2013.  I am so happy to have come across this forum! We just got back from our site visit a couple of weeks ago which had its ups and downs.  Our coordinator at the Atlantis, Faycita, is extremely disorganized and extremely frustrating to work with.  Does anyone have a coordinator with whom they are having a good experience??? We are doing a plated dinner and our tasting was mediocre.  The Nassau grouper was, however, phenomenal. I'm curious to know what kind of experiences others had?

 

Has anyone come across any good tips for negotiating room rates or are they pretty strict in this regard?

 

We are using Cacique for florals and design.  Shawn and his team have been my saving grace.  He is so professional and knowledgeable and very timely with his corresponce, which is extremely important to me.  If anyone still needs floral/design, contact them immediately!! They are wonderful.

 

Also, has anyone found a good videographer?? I got a quote from Troy Aitken for around $4500 which seems a little outrageous. 

 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.  And please let me know of any useful tips/tricks you all have come up with (especially with regards to cutting costs!)

 

Thanks and congratulations to you all on your engagements/weddings!

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HI guys sorry for the slow response I've been very busy.  So, I went to Atlantis in July and practically nailed down all the details during my visit.  My planner is Faycita and so far she's been great. I hate to hear you are having problems hreddy84 as it is a bit stressful planning destination weddings. 

 

I choose the following:

We are doing a plated dinner and we are selecting the filet and crab crusted sea bass.

Shared Love Package

Island Preacha for Ceremony

Tim Aylen photos (considering video)

Ocean Overlook ceremony

Fathoms reception

Wildflowers for decor- They are phenomenal and know this space like the back of their hand

 

Still trying to finalize little details like hair and schedule but the bulk is done.

 

How many guests are people expecting?  I'm thinking around 30 for me.
 

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Hey girls - I am looking at planning my DW and looking into the Atlantis.  I am curious to know how much everyone's wedding is coming out and how much you can change their menus and things like that.  Anyone have their wedding already have any reviews??

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Hi! I am heading down to Atlantis in a few weeks to plan our wedding. We are looking for the beginning of September 2013. What kind of info/suggestions can you give me. What can I do before I get down there and what should I do and who should I meet with while I'm there? Any info you can give me will be helpful! Thanks!

-Amy

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