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2013 Pueblo Bonito Pacifica/Sunset Beach Brides

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#11 SoontobeMrsLiz

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    Posted 17 April 2013 - 06:00 AM

    Hello brides! I am new to the website as well and still deciding between PB Sunset beach for the catholic chapel and Moon Palace in Riviera Maya. I know complete opposites! What are the biggest things that u guys considered when nailing down a hotel?! Also I wanted 10.12.13 as my wedding date but its all booked would a Sunday wedding be against wedding etiquette? It is Colimbus holiday and most people attending the wedding are bankers. I appreciate any help!

    #12 Asialee Hill

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      Posted 28 May 2013 - 03:51 PM

      Hey Ladies! I've booked my wedding for March 2013 at Sunset Beach and am so excited! Does anyone know the menu options for the all inclusive wedding packages, I have been waiting for Laura to get back to me, but I haven't heard anything yet.Please help!

      #13 sweetpea5899

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        Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:09 PM

        Hi all.. I am interested in a destination wedding at this gorgeous resort.. But I think what I want is a little different than most. We have both been married before - so we are not having a large typical wedding. I would love for family and/or friends to witness it - but most can't afford a trip like this one - so we are really just looking for a gorgeous place.. Someone to marry us and a few nice pics. I don't want to pay $1000+ for something so simple.. Am I dreaming?

        #14 tallyho

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          Posted 12 June 2013 - 09:11 AM

          Did you get the menu options from Laura?

          Cold Hors D'Oeuvres

          Basil and Tomato Bruschetta

          Mozzarella and Tomato Brochettes

          Seared Tuna with Basil Pesto

          Roquefort-Stuffed Celery

          Sushi Rolls

          Assorted Ceviches in Shot Glasses

          Shredded Beef and Vegetable Tostada



          Hot Hors D’Oeuvres

          Hot Chicken Wings with Mango Dip

          Chicken Fingers

          Mini Crab Cakes

          Mushrooms Stuffed with Virginia Ham

          Mini Spring Rolls

          Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

          Beef Empanadas

          Summer Rolls with Plum Sauce

          Crispy Chicken Tacos

          Mini Sopes

          Guacamole and Pico de Gallo Salsa

          Chorizo Chalupitas



          Petit Fours

          Assorted French Pastries

          Mango Mousse

          Strawberry Mousse

          Small Fruit Tartlettes


          Dinner Menu

          Please choose and confirm your menu in three courses from the following options:


          Option 1 Playa Chileno

          1.-Seasonal Fruit Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

          2.-Grilled Beef Medallions with Grape Sauce

          Vegetables, cauliflower pur©e



          Option 2 Playa del Amor

          1.-Onion Quiche with Gouda Cheese

          2.-Fish Filet with Basil Wine Sauce

          Creamed spinach, garden rice

          3.-Apple Strudel


          Option 3 Playa Barco Varado

          1.-Sicilian-Style Rigatoni

          2.-Poblano-Stuffed Chicken Breast with Cheese and Corn Sauce

          3.-Cr¨me Br»l©e


          Option 4 Cabo del Este

          1.-Acapulco Style Shrimp Ceviche

          2.-Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce

          3.-Roasted Fish Filet with Butter Sauce

          Mashed potatoes with chives, broccoli


          Option 5 Los Barriles

          1.-Greek Salad with Feta Cheese & Oregano Vinaigrette

          2.-Cream of Squash Soup with Sweet Croutons

          3.-Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Rosemary Mushroom Sauce

          Saut©ed vegetables, mashed potatoes



          Option 6 El Triunfo

          1.-Caprese Salad

          Balsamic Reduction

          2.-Vegetable Chowder

          Aromatic with Herbs

          3.-Skillet-Style Fish Filet with Mango Chutney

          Steamed Rice, Vegetables


          Mexican dinner options

          Please create your own sit down dinner in three courses by choosing one appetizer, one soup or salad, and a main course from the following options:



          Appetizer Options

          Served with garnishes and salsas

          Crispy Chicken Tacos

          Chorizo Sopes

          Beef Quesadillas



          Soup Options

          Chile Atole

          Panela cheese, dried red chile and epazote

          Black Bean Soup

          Mexican salsa and cilantro sour cream



          Salad Options

          Spinach & Bitter Lettuce Salad with Mango Vinaigrette

          Cactus Pad Salad

          Tortilla strips, tomato, cilantro, red wine-oregano vinaigrette

          Green Chef’s Salad

          Avocado, jicama, cucumber, tortilla strips, panela cheese, cilantro dressing



          Main Course Options (choice of flour or corn tortillas)


          Farmer cheese enchiladas with red onions and black mole sauce

          Enchiladas Potosinas

          Saut©ed chicken and cheese and, green sauce

          Chile Relleno

          Stuffed with potatoes and cheese in tomato broth

          Sabana Azteca

          Grilled skirt steak, cactus pads, farmer cheese and chipotle ranch sauce

          Mazatlan-Style Sea Bass Fillet

          Green salad and roasted vegetable salsa

          Chicken Breast in Poblano Mole Sauce - Chicken and Beef Fajitas


          #15 Asialee Hill

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            Posted 12 June 2013 - 03:12 PM

            @tallyho thank you so much. Laura had just sent them to me.

            #16 Angel Wen

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              Posted 14 June 2013 - 02:07 PM

              Hello SoontobeMrsLiz, 


                I just had my wedding at Sunset last weekend. Personally love a smaller resort, so we intentionally requested our guests to stay at Pacifica, but we had our ceremony on Sunset Beach, and reception at Skypool.


              Yes, you are smart. I didn't realized a lot of things are extra with very expensive price ( not sure what is the price in US, but it is usually double the price of the outside vendors that I ended finding myself through Google....)


              However, the stunning venue and great food at Pacifica still made up for the expensive price.

              All of my guests loved the resort very much and they all got to spent time with each other, meeting our family and friends.


              The only issue is, there are some of my guests didn't stay at Pacifica, and we had to pay A LOT more for these guests.

              I would recommend to get prepared with the situation, and get ready to pay double for these guests.


              Hope it helps

              #17 Angel Wen

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                Posted 14 June 2013 - 02:09 PM

                I paid 3K to save the date right after I signed the contract.


                Since April, the venue will be super popular so the resort will push you very hard for the deposit......

                #18 LilGina

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                  Posted 16 June 2013 - 08:58 PM

                  We recently decided to pull our contract with Pueblo Bonito Pacifica. Maira and Laura were very nice and tried to help as much as they could with locking in details and rates. Ultimately the hotel's lack of flexibility with the room block, outside guest fees, outside vendor fees and kids' fees resulted in us not feeling comfortable moving forward with the wedding there. We had contracted for our wedding at the Pacifica and had our room block at the Pueblo Bonito Sunset. There were just too many variables that we couldn't control and could ultimately end in us paying a lot more money when everything was said and done. 


                  We've now signed with Cabo del Sol and guests can stay wherever they want. All of the fees at Cabo del Sol are laid out from the beginning. For me its better not having to deal with a room block scenario. Not sure if all Cabo hotels are as strict with their wedding procedures and rules as Pueblo Bonito... 

                  #19 SoontobeMrsLiz

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                    Posted 25 September 2013 - 09:19 AM

                    18 days and counting until my wedging at PB Sunset! Any last words from you past destination brides?!

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