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#531 kayb0123

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    Posted 25 March 2013 - 03:37 PM

    Originally Posted by PuntaBride 

     

    We booked DJ mannia.  Expensive, but I've heard he throws a party like no other.  I think we are going to get sparklers too ($15 for 20 or something like that).  He will MC the party.  We're not going to do any games as time will be limited.  I'm guessing we won't be done dinner until 8 or 8:30, which will only leave 2.5 hours for the party.  We are not really asking anyone to officially do a speech, just my fiancee and I will do one together during dinner.  They take up SOOOO much time.  We will do a first dance and father/daughter and mother/son dance at the very beginning, followed by cake cutting at the party.  Then people who aren't big on dancing can sit down and have dessert.  I dunno ... I haven't really thought this far!  haha

     

    What about you???  Any ideas?


    Did you book the DJ through the resort?



    #532 kayb0123

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      Posted 25 March 2013 - 03:42 PM

      Originally Posted by cindy2013 

      I just returned from my fairytale wedding at the Majestic Colonial...it was perfect!!!  We used the spa's services for hair and they can truly do it all - brides, don't even worry about this.  They have millions of modern pics. 

       

      Ceremony and wedding planners there are soooo great!!!  No need to worry about anything-they do it so often that it is stress-free and things went off without a hitch!

       

      We did our reception at Kukua Beach Club - AMAZING!!  So beautiful, delicious, amazing service.

       

      Florian from Video Punta Cana is a dream to work with and his work is breathtaking...had me in tears just looking at the video cover.

       

      I will post full reviews on everything but for those on a time constraint, don't hesitate to PM me!

       

       

       

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      Congratulations!!! You look so beautiful!!! Pictures are awesome, did you use the resort photographer?

      Did you use a deco package for the ceremony? Where is the Kukua Beach Club?

      I know so many questions! Any inside info would greatly be appreciated I am counting down to June 12th... eghhh



      #533 PuntaBride

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        Posted 25 March 2013 - 04:41 PM

        Originally Posted by VanessaBB 

        I would like to book the DJ for our reception, can you tell me what his style is? Does he allow time for speaches? Does he have games to get the party going? If we want to play certain games with our guests and songs how do we tell him?

        [Maria Alejandra Says:] Our actual Djs are not MC, they can stay at the reception, playing music but they are not able to entertain or talk as much English with the group. The Djs here can have the style you would like to have, we can talk to them to play only the type of music you like. During the reception, of course you will have time for speeches. We can incorporate an MC that can announce some kind of things like your entrance and the bridal party, the first dance, the dances of the couple with their parents, the bouquet toss and the garter toss, and things like that (simply things), unfortunately they are not able to do games of things require to talk English very much.


        Puntabride did you book your DJ outside the resort because that's the answer I got ? Not sure who she is referring to that can be incorporated as an MC?

         

        DJ mannia is booked outside the resort.  He is very well known in Punta Cana and does a ton of weddings at the Majestic Resorts.  He came highly recommended by other brides on here and on the majestic facebook group.  Their company also exists in mexico I believe. 

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        #534 PuntaBride

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          Posted 25 March 2013 - 04:41 PM

          Originally Posted by kayb0123 


          Did you book the DJ through the resort?

          No, DJ mannia is a company off the resort.  Very reputable. 



          #535 pokeyholly

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            Posted 25 March 2013 - 07:50 PM

            I booked DJ Mannia as well! I'm so excited :)



            #536 VanessaBB

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            Posted 26 March 2013 - 02:21 AM

            How much does DJ mannia charge and how much to allow him access to the resort ?

            #537 PuntaBride

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              Posted 26 March 2013 - 06:36 AM

              Originally Posted by VanessaBB 

              How much does DJ mannia charge and how much to allow him access to the resort ?

               

              It's $990 I think ... then $100 to come on the resort.



              #538 cindy2013

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              Posted 28 March 2013 - 06:05 PM

              All true! [quote name="sdj327" url="/t/77928/majestic-colonial-elegance-brides-2012-2013/480#post_1885663"]congrats punta bride! hey ladies, i got this resort info from another brides. i have no idea if this information is updated or not. can anybody confirm?  *MammaJuana  - The drink they are known for in Punta Cana. There is something different in it every time, but a shot on its own or in a coke makes for a very fun night, or afternoon, or morning… whatever kind of crazy you feel like getting. *The â€˜Majesic’ â€“ The resort’s signature drink. It is creamsicle flavor, and tastes more like a dreamsicle *Beer = Presidente *If you leave a couple of bucks with a list of what you want re-stocked in your room everyday, it goes a long way (i.e., 6 water, 6 beer). *If you don’t drink the beers/water from your fridge before the next re-stocking, hide them in your bedside table so you have an abundance of beer/water when you really want it! ;) They won’t give you more drinks than can fit in the fridge, so empty it as much as you want it refilled. *don’t brush your teeth with the tap water, and keep your mouth closed in the shower â€“ don’t be a hero. *Snack Bar Food (burgers, fries, nachos, wings, calamari, pizza, etc.) are served at La Bodeguita Del Majestic on the â€˜Caribbean Street’ boardwalk. *It is open from 11pm -6am. Delightful after a long evening of indulgent cocktails. *There is NO food available from 6-6:30pm and 6-7am. Please see snacks in goodie bag if in a panic. *There is a Sports Bar with TVs to watch any events, it also has pool tables. *There is a small Casino with slots machines and 3 or 4 tables to play at. *Coco’s Niteclub (aka The Disco) is open from 11pm-6am. *There is an outdoor pool table/ping pong/giant chess area. *The Garden/Plaza Bar has different entertainment each night ranging from karaoke to a decades themed night to live music to dancing. *There are shows every night in the theatre. *There are basketball courts, tennis courts, and a baseball diamond that you can arrange tournaments at. *Daily entertainment at the Wet Bar and on the beach including salsa lessons, Spanish lessons, arm wrestling, beer races, yoga, etc. (see the full guide in the book) *Non-motorized water sports (kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, etc.) are all included. *Reservations are only needed at the â€˜Gourmet’ (French restaurant) and Teppanyaki table only (the Japanese restaurant alone does not need a reservation). *Dress Code for the restaurants is long pants and closed toed shoes for guys. HOWEVER, this was not really enforced when we stayed here and many people wore nice shorts and sandals. The French restaurant is the most strict with the dress code. *There are 9 bars on the resort. [/quote All true! Have fun:)

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              #539 cindy2013

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              Posted 28 March 2013 - 06:11 PM

              Congratulations!!! You look so beautiful!!! Pictures are awesome, did you use the resort photographer? Did you use a deco package for the ceremony? Where is the Kukua Beach Club? I know so many questions! Any inside info would greatly be appreciated I am counting down to June 12th... eghhh

              Hi! Thank you:) I brought my own photographer from Ottawa, but those are my family pictures! I did not upgrade anything from the resort as we were going to the kukua for the reception, so that is all basic and it was beautiful....kukua is only 10 mins away from majestic. PM me if you'd like more info on here or Facebook!

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              #540 Bride2B0713

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                Posted 03 April 2013 - 07:38 AM

                Has anyone used the resort videographers or have any recommendations for videographers?? Thanks!! I think thats the last thing i need to book!






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