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Riu Palace Los Cabos 2013

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THANK YOU for your fabulous detailed review! It's so true that this site settles your nerves and helps answer the unanswered questions! Happy honeymooning:) 

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Congratulations to all!!!  Can I just say thank you, thank you!!!  This forum has been so helpful in answering the numerous questions I had.  It has made me feel at ease that everything will be okay. 

 

Details:

Date: 12.21.13

Guest count: 40ish

Package: Caprice

Photographer: working on it...suggestions welcomed.

Videographer: any suggestions?

Ceremony: Beach at 2 p.m. (earlier for us so we can do the photo shoot after then rest a bit before the reception at 7 p.m.)

Reception: between Baja Norte and Beach (from the comments sounds like Baja Norte will be the way to go)

Music: guitarist (or trio) for ceremony, mariachi and DJ for reception

WC: Jatziri...although it's before the 2-month timeframe, she has been responsive. 

 

We wanted to offer a special treat to our friends and family instead of goodies or giveaways...thinking of a cruise.  Has anyone done this? Any suggestions on vendors?  

 

Since I have never been to Cabo, what are your thoughts of getting hair and make up done at the resort?  I have thick, long wavy hair and given the ceremony on the beach, I will most likely have my hair completely down or half-way down. We are going for the more casual, effortless look.

 

Has anyone taken underwater-trash-the-dress pictures?

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This was one of the best posts EVER!!  Thank you so much for all of your information!  I'm getting married at the RIU on  04/26/2014.  I had a question about the Beach location..we are also planning on getting married on the beach, but I really want to wear heels/wedges.  What kind of shoes, if any did you wear and how did that work out?  In hindsight, would you still recommend the beach as opposed to the Gazebo, and how about not having a DJ?  We are having our Private reception at the Mexican Restaurant on the Terrace, but now I feel like I would rather have  Baja Norte.  Looking foward to more pics!!

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