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#1 Shyla

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    Posted 06 January 2012 - 01:04 PM

    Hi Ladies,

    I am getting married on April 11 at 2:00 PM at SGOR. It will only be my fiance and myself and this is our first marriage. We are looking at the beach for our wedding since there will only be the two of us. I didnt have a really good experience with the first wedding coordinator we were put with who was Diedra so we are getitng a new one. We chose the beautiful beginnings package and we didnt have a photographer so we had to go with Sandals...I know its expensive but at this point we dont have a choice. I could use all the suggestions and advice I can get from any of you that have been married here. I am planning on getting my hair and make up done at the spa there. Please give me all advice and suggestions...I really could use it. Thanks girls.



    #2 kat2012

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      Posted 10 January 2012 - 07:41 PM

      Hey Shyla!

      I got married there on Dec 21, if you have any questions email me, I will be able to help, also I have all the locations pics. There are a few wedding pics in my signature. Check them out too. BTW beach is not a good location to get married there, very small and not private at all
       

      Originally Posted by Shyla 

      Hi Ladies,

      I am getting married on April 11 at 2:00 PM at SGOR. It will only be my fiance and myself and this is our first marriage. We are looking at the beach for our wedding since there will only be the two of us. I didnt have a really good experience with the first wedding coordinator we were put with who was Diedra so we are getitng a new one. We chose the beautiful beginnings package and we didnt have a photographer so we had to go with Sandals...I know its expensive but at this point we dont have a choice. I could use all the suggestions and advice I can get from any of you that have been married here. I am planning on getting my hair and make up done at the spa there. Please give me all advice and suggestions...I really could use it. Thanks girls.



       



      #3 mrsgatc

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        Posted 20 January 2012 - 03:32 PM

        My husband and I were married there April 30th of last year.  Our wedding coordinator was Vinnette (sp?).  She was AMAZING.  The sandals photographers are great--we loved our photos.  They don't touch them up or anything but you can do a lot of that on your own anyway.  We were so incredibly impressed with our whole experience.  What I will tell you--the people that you talk to on the phone are in Miami.  They are salesmen/women.  They are NOT (and many have never been) onsite.  Why I am telling you this is because when you get there, some things may change.  Shouldn't be an issue since it is just the two of you (like it was with us). Don't stress. Vinnette or whomever you deal with on site will make everything perfect.  I had my hair and makeup done at the spa and they were great.  They do a fantastic job. 


         

        As far as location goes, I agree with Kat2012--the beach isn't the best place.  We were married on the pier outside Kimono's because that was the prettiest spot to us.  There is one gazebo that most people get married at but honestly, I didn't like it.  They don't make you decide any of that until you get there anyway so you will have time to look around some beforehand. 

         

        I also have a few pictures in my profile.  I can get you more if you want to look--I just couldn't get them to upload. 

         

        Let me know if I can help!

         

        Originally Posted by Shyla 

        Hi Ladies,

        I am getting married on April 11 at 2:00 PM at SGOR. It will only be my fiance and myself and this is our first marriage. We are looking at the beach for our wedding since there will only be the two of us. I didnt have a really good experience with the first wedding coordinator we were put with who was Diedra so we are getitng a new one. We chose the beautiful beginnings package and we didnt have a photographer so we had to go with Sandals...I know its expensive but at this point we dont have a choice. I could use all the suggestions and advice I can get from any of you that have been married here. I am planning on getting my hair and make up done at the spa there. Please give me all advice and suggestions...I really could use it. Thanks girls.



         



        #4 kh0615

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          Posted 31 January 2012 - 01:02 PM

          Hey I am also getting married on June 15 at 2:00pm at SGOR. Shyla I was having similar questions. I really wanted a beach wedding but after reading how there is just not any privacy this concerns me. After looking at several pictures I was wondering if anyone has looked or if it is possible to get married in front of the part that sticks out and looks incredibly green. I also loved the pier idea and loved those pictures. I guess I am still fighting for the beach.   I am also just going with the BB package and more than likely will just be my finance and I. We are going with the photography there at Sandals and going to try to see if someone we meet would film for us for our kids with our camera. Nothing like cutting costs!!! Just can't see  I have gone back and forth about getting my makeup done since I am so sensitive to makeup or if I can handle my hair down but very thick but I look better with it down. If you all have any pointers I would love them. Shyla looks like you are going first so maybe we can work through this together and you can let me know how it is when you go. I won't be far behind. I don't know about you but I am concerned about the heat at 2:00pm!!!!



          #5 kat2012

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            Posted 31 January 2012 - 02:22 PM

            Hey,

            I got married at SGOR in December 2011. Message me if you have any questions. And at 2 pm in december it was not hot at all. Also I am sure it will be very hot in June. Good Luck! 

            PS Beach is not nice there for wedding.


             

            Originally Posted by kh0615 

            Hey I am also getting married on June 15 at 2:00pm at SGOR. Shyla I was having similar questions. I really wanted a beach wedding but after reading how there is just not any privacy this concerns me. After looking at several pictures I was wondering if anyone has looked or if it is possible to get married in front of the part that sticks out and looks incredibly green. I also loved the pier idea and loved those pictures. I guess I am still fighting for the beach.   I am also just going with the BB package and more than likely will just be my finance and I. We are going with the photography there at Sandals and going to try to see if someone we meet would film for us for our kids with our camera. Nothing like cutting costs!!! Just can't see  I have gone back and forth about getting my makeup done since I am so sensitive to makeup or if I can handle my hair down but very thick but I look better with it down. If you all have any pointers I would love them. Shyla looks like you are going first so maybe we can work through this together and you can let me know how it is when you go. I won't be far behind. I don't know about you but I am concerned about the heat at 2:00pm!!!!



             






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