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Hi Ladies my friend is doing our photographs and I had an email yesterday from Jazmin to clarify the tine they had to stay at the resort and she clearly stated 5days which is great cause my friends has booked 4 nights 5days so I will just take this email with me in case I have any problems.

I am also getting a bit frustrated because we are having the unforgettable package and I asked for the Mexican trio to play during the recessional and then for a little bit and she has said no it has to be either during ceremony or they can do recessional but will leave straight away after that one song.

If I want them to stay we have to pay extra. I think this seems unfair all these little extra costs are frustrating.

I was also told no outside hair and makeup and no outside dj which I paid a deposit last year for DJ Bob and because I have an email to say he was allowed they have allowed it to happen. If not I would have been so angry

I am paying 15 each person for the 3hrs of private pool side reception for 35people. Is this the same quote your getting?

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Hi im getting married April 21st 2014 in the gazebo tulum, recetion dinner don pablo, im hoping to book a private gathering on beach later at night, anybody heard of this? Any other tips would be really appreciated :)

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Welcome!

 

They don't do receptions on the beach, however you can have a poolside party. The beach is too windy, too dark, and also gets bad bugs at night.

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Hi Everyone, new to this and specifically joined because of this forum!

We are thinking about getting married at Gran Bahia (we have been to the resort many times)and have been doing our research before committing. This forum has brought up some questions I'm hoping some of you can help answer.

Does the resort offer any colored fabric for decoration?

If you have a poolside party do you have to have the dj to get a mic and speakers? And can our friend play our music celection?

What is the deal with the photographers? Read that a lot of you have brought your own,wouldn't it work out to be the same price to use the resort one? Has anyone gotten a new pricelist from the resort photographer?

Thanks in advance!

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Does anyone know if these prices are still valid?

 


 

Poolside Reception (Cocktails) Only Reception Prices:

Special Cocktails - Sparkling wine, Beer, Margaritas, Piña Colada - $5 per person for the first hour, $3 each additional

National Bar - Beer, Rum, Vodka, Tequila, Cocktails, Gin - $17 per person for the first hour, $12 each additional

International Bar - Beer, Tequila, Rum, Vodka Absolute, Whisky JW, Chivas, Regal, Cutty Sark, Cocktails, Gin Beefeaters - $24 per person for the first hour, $18 each additional

 

 

Poolside Reception (Cocktails and DJ or Music) Only Reception Prices:

These options are for 30 persons maximum, in case there´s more people will have an extra charge. 
This packages includes 3 hours of open bar, set up, soft lighting, cocktail tables, tiffany chairs, microphone, and music. (so this includes DJ).

National Bar:         
Beer, Rum, Vodka, Tequila, Cocktails, Gin, Whisky                      $1900 USD
Special Cocktails: 
Beer, Piña Colada Cocktail, Margarita Cocktail & Sparkling Wine   $1100 USD 
Special Cocktails without DJ but with Speakers so we can play our own music: 585 USD

 

Music and Show Options:

Mexican Party with live show and Mariachi - $2,000 for 1 hour

Mariachi Band - $370 per 45 minute set

Saxophonist - $385 per 45 minute set

Guitar Trio - $242 per 45 minute set

Jarochos - $280 per 45 minute set

Marimba - $330 per 45 minute set

 

*Private group entertainment (Olympic games, treasure hunt, etc) - $5 per person

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Hi Everyone, new to this and specifically joined because of this forum!

We are thinking about getting married at Gran Bahia (we have been to the resort many times)and have been doing our research before committing. This forum has brought up some questions I'm hoping some of you can help answer.

Does the resort offer any colored fabric for decoration?

If you have a poolside party do you have to have the dj to get a mic and speakers? And can our friend play our music celection?

What is the deal with the photographers? Read that a lot of you have brought your own,wouldn't it work out to be the same price to use the resort one? Has anyone gotten a new pricelist from the resort photographer?

Thanks in advance!

 

Some of the more recent brides will be able to answer the fabric question, but back when I got married they did not have colored fabric for the hammock ceremony site, they did however have colored bows for the chairs and linens for the tables... but you have to pay extra for them.  I brought my own down, it was very cheap.

You do not have to get the DJ, you can get an ipod docking station, although I do recommend the DJ.

Photographers, the price can sometimes end up the same, although it can be cheaper to fly one in.  The big difference is what you get for that money.  The resort photographer, you get 160 images for the same price that you'd fly in a photographer for full day coverage and 500-1000 images!  Many people even have engagement photography sessions, rehearsal dinner photography, or a day after (trash the dress) photo session with the photographer they have flown in.

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Hey everyone.

 

 we are getting married in tulum sep 11th 2014.  I really wanted to ask about the hair dressers.  Has anyone used the hotel hairdresser? Do you have any photos.  Did anyone use and recommend a different hair stylist.  

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Welcome!  You're our second September 11th bride for 2014!

 

Many of us have used the resort hairdresser and were quite happy with the results. 

 

I have heard rumor that outside hairdressers are no longer allowed, so ask your coordinator for the most up to date information.

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Hi,

 

We are getting married at the Gran Bahia Principe Riviera on the 4th of April 2014.

 

We have emailed Eugenia a couple of times now with question etc but not had a reply in over two weeks is this a normal sort of time to expect to wait on a reply?

 

Thanks

Sarah 

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Yes Sarah, that's pretty normal.  Hopefully you'll hear back soon.

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