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@pamelas21 just following up on your 21 page review? would love to hear what you have said and your experience of your wedding at Royaltoy.

 

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Dianne

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Here is my review of the Royalton

 

My hubby and I were married at the Royalton on January 10th 2015 our group had a total of 23 people including 1 infant. Here is my review...

We chose the "free pkg" with the Jamaican Experience add on. Note that you still have to pay the minister fees if you want a legal ceremony. Cost was around $350.

 

We had our first meeting with Chandalyn our second day after arriving at the resort. She was amazing, she had all our emails in a file along with a copy of our final invoice (which we paid in advance before we arrived at the resort). It was a quick 10 min meeting we just reviewed our final details sheet and she asked if we had any questions. I had decided when I arrived that was no longer going to stress about all the little details, we were in Jamaica mon! The next day I brought her a bag of all our decor we brought with us (chair sashes, table overlays, flame less candles, candle holders, fabric to drape the gazebo, hand fans, place cards and place card holders, napkins etc. ) We also had our bouquets made here in Canada by a company called bloom bridal and brought those with us also. They looked AMAZING! I highly recommend checking them out on Facebook. I packed all our flowers wrapped in tissue paper in my carry on.

 

The day before the wedding our wedding party met Jodi (Chandalyn's assistant) at the wedding gazebo and we did a quick walk through of how the wedding was going to proceed the next day (where to stand, when to exit etc.)

 

The day of the wedding I had champagne and oj brought to our room (we had the Diamond Club upgrade so our Butler took care of this for us) My bridesmaid did my hair and I did my own makeup. But my maid of honor had her hair done at the spa and it looked fabulous! I swear she had glue in her hair cause it still looked the same at 2am lol! She did warn me that they were a little slow doing her hair so I would be sure to allow plenty of time if your getting your hair done at the salon.

 

I choose Misha Earle as our photographer. She arrived right on time and even brought her assistant Andre with her. Words can't explain how amazing Misha was. She was patient, understanding, and so easy to get along with. Just pushy enough to get all the photos I wanted without being overbearing. Everyone LOVED her! Thank you, thank you Misha! Note that the resort charges a $450 vendor fee if you choose a photographer from off the resort, but many photographers cover that fee.

Our ceremony was set for 3pm at the gazebo. There was another wedding right before ours at 2pm and they ran late a little. I have to say I got a little stressed when I looked out my patio and still saw different wedding colors on the gazebo at 2:40... But they managed to change everything just in time for our wedding. At 3pm Jodi came to our room to walk us to the gazebo. The walk to the gazebo is completely paved all the way. No worries if you want to wear heals walking down the isle. The ceremony was short and sweet like 10 mins total short and sweet lol! After we had said our I do's The steel drum band immediately started playing, it was amazing and although it was very windy at the gazebo I wouldn't have had it any other way. Everyone started dancing and drinking and partying. It set the tone for the rest of our wonderful night.

 

After photo's we had our entire reception/dinner on the beach. I didn't rent a tent or lighting or a dance floor. We went for the real beach party feel, toes in the sand dancing under the stars. I wouldn't have done it any other way it was perfect. Even the food was great! Our guests said the jerk chicken served at our dinner was the best they had all week! And I can't say enough good things about the reggae band that played at our reception. The lead singer was AMAZING!!

 

Well that was a long winded review. If anyone has any questions please feel free to ask while it's all fresh in my mind! Good luck to all the other brides and grooms out there and happy planning! My advice don't stress out too much they really know what they are doing.

 

I would absolutely recommend this resort for a wedding. No one in our group had any complaints. It was a wonderful week in paradise :)

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@@Jpdaflyest67....I chose Royalton because Iberostar didn't have my date available and then the Royalton has the Jamaican package which includes the reggae band which I thought would be a nice touch for our wedding.  

 

I have gone back and forth about whether I should have changed the date and went with Iberostar but I am satisfied.  I visited both resorts......Iberostar is bigger and has more activity for adults but if you have children attending I would go with Royalton because its serves both adults and children.  Also, Royalton is smaller which makes it more intimate and you can catch up with your guests much easier. 

Also, the wedding planner at Royalton (Chandlyn) is so very nice!!!! 

 

I hope this helps.  :)

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Hello,


 


We stayed at Royalton White Sands last week and experienced their awesome spa.


 


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Hi everyone...we are getting married at the Royalton May 4, 2016. Any other brides getting married at this time? If anyone has any additional pamphlets or pricing, can you please pass them along to me. My email is lisapereira11@hotmail.com. I have contacted Ashley from RWS and she said we wont start planning until 3 months before the wedding...Ekkkkk!! I am nervous after reading how expensive everything really is.

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Hi @Lisa35  I was so nervous when I heard we couldn't really plan details until a few months before too!  But you still plan on your own, then when you get to talk to the wedding coordinator you have everything ready and know exactly what you want  :) 

 

Our wedding is next month, fingers crossed it all goes as planned (or at least most of it goes as planned)!! The stuff I have is 2014 pricing so it won't apply for you - but I can send you photos from our site visit there last May if you'd like to see. Let me know!

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Hi @Lisa35  I was so nervous when I heard we couldn't really plan details until a few months before too!  But you still plan on your own, then when you get to talk to the wedding coordinator you have everything ready and know exactly what you want  :)

 

Our wedding is next month, fingers crossed it all goes as planned (or at least most of it goes as planned)!! The stuff I have is 2014 pricing so it won't apply for you - but I can send you photos from our site visit there last May if you'd like to see. Let me know!

 

Hi Soon2beMrsJ,

 

Thanks for replying. It would just be easier to get prices now so we know what to budget. But I guess we have to be patient like everyone else.

 

We paid our deposit to Roylaton in 2014, so I was told that we would receive that pricing and not the current pricing. I kept the email from them only because I have now seen the 2015 prices and they are already higher than 2014 prices, so I sure hope they honor what they said.

 

I would love to hear all about your wedding after. Goodluck and enjoy it to the fullest. You can email me at lisapereira11@hotmail.com

 

Thanks, Lisa

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@@Lisa35 I'll send you what I have! They were very nice about honoring the 2014 prices since that's when we signed the contract, so hopefully the same will be for you. My fiancé and I reviewed everything and planned as much as we could on our own so when it was time to work with the coordinators, we had everything ready and it went very smoothly. We had to leave out a few things to stay within our budget, but it'll still be a beautiful wedding!  Can't wait to share pics and let everyone know how it went.

 

Thank you for the good wishes, I'm so excited for the big day!!! 37 more days  :)

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