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I am starting to plan my destination wedding for April 2017 I have been searching for a nice yet reasonable price for my guests.

After my sister and I have done a lot of research we came across Blue Bay Grand Esmeralda in the Riviera Mayan. 

I am wondering if any brides out there can give me any feedback/tips/pictures or any helpful resources that will help with my planning.



or even if any brides who had destination weddings in the Riviera Mayan any feedback or suggestions would be very useful :) 


Thank you!



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@@Amandasequeira Congrats on your engagement and welcome to BDW. There's lot of great info here. Make sure to search for planning threads and reviews of your resort. Have you booked there, or still making your decision?


I stayed at BB Grand Esmerelda in April 2015. Just as a regular guest, not related to a wedding. If you want any details, please let me know.



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@Amandasequeira  Congrats and welcome to the site! @@vancouverpetunia is totally right - there is a ton of information here that is sure to help you through your planning journey and the ladies here are more than willing to share!


I found one thread that you can read through, but also do a search up top by typing in the resort name and you can see other things that come up. Definitely do some reading. A lot of times questions that the brides have are already answered somewhere within a thread, and you will likely also see other details that will help you out.




Do you have a travel agent that you're working with? If not, the owners of this site are destination wedding specialists. You can contact them through the site. I know they would be more than happy to help you with things that are important to you as well as working with your price point and the price point for your guests. Sometimes too there are perks available that you might not otherwise get if you aren't working with a destination wedding specialist.


Good luck and happy planning!

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Welcome to our forum community Amanda, and Congrats on your upcoming dw in April 2017!!! You've come to the right place for lots of helpful info for your planning questions.


To show you what the Blue Bay Esmeralda would look like as a backdrop for your wedding photos, here are some magical wedding moments that matter we captured there......enjoy :)


....from our Grand Esmeralda Blue Bay Wedding Album:




Wishing you happy research, and all the best with your plans - cheers!!! team MTM :)

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