New Princess resort in Riviera Maya
Posted 28 January 2008 - 10:30 AM
Princess is at a totally different price point - everyone will be able to go and stay longer b/c of the price, but if everyone can afford the other 3, maybe you should go with one of them. For me, we decided that taking the risk so that the guests will only pay 1/2 as much was worth it for our guests, but I have a lot of anxiety all the time because of it!! Of course, I'm getting married off property, but I'm still planning welcome drinks and a welcome/rehearsal dinner for 100 people at Grand Riviera Maya / Sunset Princess, so we'll see!
ccarmany23 - I heard $60 pp for the buffet beach party, including alcohol, which seems like a good deal to me too, except that I wanted a sit-down dinner for my guests (which I'll get at Al Cielo). But if you're happy w/buffet and your wedding isn't for a while, it sounds good! They also offer $75 pp for a sit-down dinner in a conference room, but I wouldn't want to be in a conference room. I'm trying to find out about renting one of the restaurants for my welcome dinner, but all I know is that she saved May 3 for me. Hopefully lemon will have more details soon as she is actually getting married there in May.
Posted 28 January 2008 - 05:21 PM
I am getting married at the new Princess resort in May! I have been in contact with the WC through my TA, and so far so good! The WC takes a few days to get back to me, but I think that is pretty standard. I am a little nervous about the disorganization that I am hearing about. I have heard good things about the WC, as she used to work at the Princess Resort in DR. I am trying not to stress about it too much as there is no turning back now!! I am hoping in the next few months the kinks will all be worked out. There are 35 people coming to my wedding.
Posted 29 January 2008 - 12:23 PM
Who is your TA - maybe I should switch I heard about a good one from Canada who has a relationship with the Princess resort, but I'm in the US, so I went for someone here...with mediocre success.
I'll be there May 1-8, with many of my guests staying for part or all of that time.
Posted 29 January 2008 - 04:22 PM
My TA is Uniglobe Geo in Canada. They are awesome! My TA has worked with the WC before, and even though they are still working out the kinks, my TA assured me that the WC is efficient and everything will be beautiful! My TA also said that lately there have been weddings there every other day at least.
Does anyone have any pictures of the wedding sites? I am still deciding if I want to have a beach wedding or in the gazebo.
We will be there May18-25
Posted 02 February 2008 - 12:30 PM
I heard from several resorts that the reason Grand Princess is doing so bad in service is they switched to a different management company right before it opened. Not sure what all that means but apparently they are still having problems. If you have any questions about Dreams Tulum, Paradisus, Azul Beach, and Azul View feel free to email me.
Posted 05 February 2008 - 12:42 AM
I am just getting started with my wedding planning and am really excited to see these posts. Thanks for all the great pics! We are looking at getting married next Feb. What do you all think?? Do you think that is still pushing it? Let me know what you think!
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