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A Wedding Planners Blog

With 2019 fast approaching I thought I would look at a blog all about the colours trends that are coming for 2019. We have seen some wonderful colour schemes this year and next year is also bringing some fantastic colours to our weddings :)

From a clean crisp white to a vibrant orange to warm autumnal creams/browns/greys next years colours are stunning and I will be sure to turn your wedding guests heads.

Below is a few examples of what colours are be expected to hit our wedding season for 2019...... 

All images have been sourced from Pinterest 

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Ciara and Michael enjoyed a wonderful Spanish wedding surrounded by their Family and Friends. Their day was fillled with plenty of laughter, happy tears and memories to last a life time.

Their ceremony was at the stunning Almunecar church a wonderful Spanish church that is full of history and charm and is truly a magical place for holding your wedding. As the guests found a sit, Michael waited patiently at the alter for his beautiful bride to walk down the aisle.

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After a lovely and moving ceremony Ciara, Michael and their guests made there way to our popular wedding venue Casa de los Bates for the reception and evening celebrations.

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Lets say HELLO to October and welcome this amazing venue for our Venue of the Month.....Luxury Villa West Nerja

 

This venue is simply a stunning private villa set in the foothills of the Spanish mountains and is exclusively yours for your wedding celebrations in Spain. The villa offers 7 bedrooms that are all beautifully decorated and can accomodate up to 16 guests, Nerja is only 2km away and offers plenty of accomodations options for the rest of your guests.

There is 2.5 acres of gardens that can be enjoyed for your ceremony and reception and you will be sure to capture plenty of remarkable wedding photos with a range of backdrops to compliment them.

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There is also a indoor function room this is perfect for the cooler months which allows plenty of space for your guests to eat, drink and dance the night away.

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A few facts about this venue:

  • Location : Coastal
  • Suitable for Wedding Ceremony : Yes
  • Suitable for Wedding Reception : Yes
  • Near to Church : Yes
  • Accommodation Availability : 7 Bedrooms
  • Nearest Airport : Malaga
  • Distance from Airport : 60 Minutes
  • Closest Town : Nerja

 

Further information about the Villa

Information on Nerja

 

If you would like more information on this luxury Villa for your perfect Spanish venue then please feel free to get in touch

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As young girls many of us dreamed of our wedding day, being a beautiful princess in a big white dress and getting married in a fairlytale castle just like we read in the books and saw on the Films? Well...... with Perfect Spanish Weddings we can help that dream can come true......

Here is our Spanish Castle

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Our stunning venue Castillo de Santa Catalina is a beautiful 16th Century Spanish Castle which is now a luxurious hotel overlooking the bay of Malaga, perfect to hold your Spanish wedding and is a venue that should not be missed!

This venue offers so much for your wedding day, it has beautiful landscaped grounds perfect to capture your wedding photos with a range of backdrops to compliment them. A range of terraces to hold your wedding ceremony and reception that enjoy sea views and the interior decor of the Castle is simple stunning has has kept plenty of its traditional charm and charactor. This castle is full of hertitage and is a wonderful place to hold your wedding day in Spain, not only is the venue full of charm and romance but its also has wonderful views to be enjoyed too.... making this venue the PERFECT Spanish wedding venue. 

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Some further information on the venue

 

If you would like more information on this venue then please feel free to get in touch and we would be happy to help.

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Aimee and Mark had a wonderful wedding in sunny Spain that was surrounded by their close family and friends. The day was filled with plenty of laughter and many memories.

They chose to get married at the stunning Hotel Cortijo Bravo venue, which is a lovely boutique hotel situated in the Spanish countryside, the perfect backdrop for their  wedding celebrations.

As Mark waited patiently to see his stunning bride-to-be walk down the aisle, their guests took their seats and took in the beautiful surroundings. Aimee looked stunning in her dress as she walked down the aisle ready to married her true love.

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After the ceremony the guests enjoyed a few drinks on the terrace, whilst Aimee and Mark slipped away with their photographer Ruth Blamire-Brown to take some spectucular photos. The grounds of this venue are simply stunning and provide plenty of opportunities for your wedding photos.

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This beautiful hacienda is situated in the centre of Malaga and offers a great venue to hold your wedding ceremony and reception, it is a new venue that has been added to our already amazing collection of stunning wedding venues in Southern Spain.

The venue is a stunning 18th Century Palace that keeps all of its original features and fittings to create an elegant and classy wedding venue in Spain.

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There is ample space to have your ceremony and wedding banquet here, with three beautiful dining rooms to choose from all in keeping with the 18th Century era with the decor and colours.

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There is then a further hall, chapel, the old Kitchen and Winery all perfect for your wedding, these areas have more of a 19th Century atmosphere to the rooms.

There is also a glass covered pergola which is stunning and perfect for dining in the lush gardens but under cover for those cooler days, this area can seat up to 600 guests.

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The gardens are lush and full of beautiful mature trees, plants and a fountain and should not missed, not only are they great for an outdoor ceremony and for your wedding banquet, they are also excellent to explore and enjoy the stunning surroundings and they will also make some amazing wedding photos.

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There is no accomodation on-site but plenty of local hotels nearby and close to the airport, making it a sought-after wedding venue in Spain.

Malaga is a beautiful area of Spain and has plenty to offer, here is a link for a bit more information

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This venue is simply breathtaking and will be sure to make a beautiful wedding venue in Spain and we are pleased to have this added to our collection. 

If you would like more information about this NEW wedding venue then please free free to drop us a message and we would be happy to help.

 

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We have a stunning venue to showcase for our September Venue of the Month

 

A beautiful Country Villa in Marbella

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So lets find out more about this perfect Spanish venue.......

The villa offers spectucular views of the countryside and sea, with plenty of outdoor space for your wedding ceremony and reception that can cater for up to 100 guests. Your ceremony can take place on the oval lawn that looks out onto sea views, you can then have your wedding banquet there too or you can take to the poolside and enjoy your wedding celebrations there. 

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The grounds are amazing and will be sure to provide plenty of backdrops for those all-important wedding photos, with woodland, beautiful landscaped gardens and the poolside to name a few areas for your wedding photo opportunities.

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There are 10 bedrooms to take advantage of, all are beautifully decorated and offer a warm and welcoming ambience. For the rest of your guests Marbella is a short drive away and there is plenty of accomodation options there.

A few facts about the property:

  • Location : Semi Rural
  • Suitable for Wedding Ceremony : Yes
  • Suitable for Wedding Reception : Yes
  • Near to Church : Yes
  • Accommodation Availability : Sleeps 20
  • Nearest Airport : Malaga
  • Distance from Airport :45 Minutes
  • Closest Town : Marbella

More information about the Villa

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If you feel that this is your dream Spanish wedding venue then please feel free to get in touch and we would be more than happy to provide you with further information.

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This wedding venue will be sure to give you and your guests a lasting impression.... This venue has definately got the WOW factor!

A stunning Hacienda situated on the outskirts of Malaga..... find out more below

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Chris and Mark got married at the stunning Casa de los Bates venue, a wonderful 18th Century country house that enjoys lovely views of the Spanish countryside.

There day was truly amazing, surrounded by their Family and Friends they exchanged their vows in the secret garden which was magical and then enjoyed their wedding banquet on the terrace area that is lined with beautiful trees and Fountains.

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Where is this year going, I can't believe we are in August already.  Lets say Hello to August

we welcome an amazing new venue a

Beautiful Inland Villa for Exclusive Use

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This villa is simply stunning and is set in the Spanish countryside that enjoys spectucular views and peace and quiet. The villa is exclusively yours on your wedding day, with wonderful gardens to be enjoyed for your ceremony and wedding banquet that can cater for up to 120 guests or you can enjoy the function room inside which can cater for 50 guests.

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The interior of the villa is decorated to a high standard and enjoys a lovely rustic charm, there is also 6 bedrooms to take advantage of for you and a few guests and then further accomodation can be found at the nearby hotel that is just 2km away.

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The gardens are beautiful and offer you a swimming pool and terrace areas, you will be sure to capture plenty of memorable wedding photos at this venue with a range of backdrops to compliment them.

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The villa is situated 35 minutes from Malaga airport and only 10 minutes away from the beautiful town of Mijas making it a FAB location for your wedding in Spain.

 

If you would love to have further information about this venue then please feel free to get in touch and we would be happy to help you.

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This venue is truly a wonderful place to say I DO in Spain and one not to be missed

 

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There is so much to think about when it comes to deciding on your wedding decorations, here at Pefect Spanish Weddings we are on hand to ensure that your wedding decorations are simply beautiful and exactly what you want.  We work closely with some FAB Spanish Florists that provide amazing flowers for your centrepieces, hanging decorations, wedding archway decorations and aisle decorations and also we have very talented venue decorators who work their magic and can transform any of our Venues into your dream wedding.

So with this in mind this blog is all about some ideas and inspiration for your wedding decorations

Centrepieces:

There is plenty of options for your centrepieces, from small to large, using just flowers, jars, lanterns and candles to name a few. Here is some amazing examples of our past weddings and what centrepieces we have created for our lovely couples.

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Hanging Decorations:

Adding hanging decorations to a venue can really tranforms it and create your ideal wedding. We use a range of decorations from buntin to hanging hearts to hanging lanterns to create a wonderful look for your wedding day. A few examples of our work.

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Wedding Aisle:

When your thinking about what you want for you wedding aisle you can use as little or as many decorations as you please to create your perfect look. From just a red carpet entrance and sprinkled rose petals to lanterns at the entrance to decroations all the way along the aisle, each provide a lovely ambience for your special day.

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Chair Decorations:

There is plenty of options for decorating your wedding chairs, from sash's to flowers to fans to ribbon, all create a wonderful look. Here is a selection of past weddings and there choosen chair decorations.

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Wedding Archway:

The spot where you say I DO, so this needs to be decorated perfectly and we are here to ensure this happens. We can provide a range of archways and also plenty of options for your archway decorations. Here is some lovely photos of our work.

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I hope this blog has given you a few ideas and some inspiration with your wedding decorations. Hope you have a lovely wedding day.

If you would like to discuss your wedding decorations for your up and coming wedding with us then please feel free to get in touch.

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Deborah and James had a wonderful wedding day in sunny Spain, where they were surrounded by their family and friends to watch then declared their love to each other.

The venue they felt was perfect for them was the wonderful La Cala Resort Hotel located in Mijas. The hotel offers so much for your wedding celebrations, from wonderful sea and countryside views, to well-manicured gardens perfect for your wedding ceremony and beuatiful decroated function rooms and bedrooms. 

Deborah and James said I DO with an outside ceremony that enjoyed the wonderful setting, guests took their seats whilst James wanted eagerly for Deborah to make her entrance.

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After the ceremony the newly married couple and their guests enjoyed a drink or two whilst exploring the lovely venues grounds. They then got the chance to slip away with their photographer Pierre Richardson to take some amazing wedding photos.

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You have plenty of options for your wedding banquet from a wonderful dome shaped out building, or you have a terrace that enjoys the wonderful views or you can take advantage of the beautiful function room. 

Deborah and James's wedding banquet took place in the dome shaped out building so they could enjoy the warm Spanish sun and amazing views and then also took advantage of the function room where they shared their first dance.

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A few facts:

  • Location : Inland
  • Suitable for Wedding Ceremony : Yes
  • Suitable for Wedding Reception : Yes
  • Near to Church : Yes
  • Accommodation Availability : 10 Rooms
  • Nearest Airport : Malaga
  • Distance from Airport : 40 Minutes
  • Closest Towns:  Mijas

Congratulations to James and Deborah, It was a pleasure being part of your special day.

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Many thanks to their very talented photographer Pierre Richardson who captured their special day and also the talented Paco Montagut who videoed their day.

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Also a HUGE thank you to all our suppliers, venue staff and our wedding planner, you all did an amazing job, as always it was a pleasure working with you and creating together Deborah and James's dream Spanish wedding.

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If you feel that this venue could be the perfect place for your wedding then please feel free to get in touch and we would be happy to help.

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As we come into July we have a FAB Venue of the Month to offer you..

 

Country Hotel Wedding Venue

 

This stunning country house that has now been converted into a small hotel and wedding venue. It has 20 bedrooms ideal for your guests to stay plus a stunning large terrace that is perfect for holding your wedding reception which can then be transformed into your dance floor for the evening. Your ceremony will take place within the grounds that overlooks the wonderful Spanish Countryside.

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It has beautiful landscaped gardens which make some amazing backdrops for your wedding photos plus its they are just lovely to walk around and explore whilst sipping a drink. 

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This venue is one of our popular Spanish wedding venues and you can see why, it has so much to offer, creating your dream wedding in Spain

  • Location : Inland
  • Suitable for Wedding Ceremony : Yes
  • Suitable for Wedding Reception : Yes
  • Near to Church : Yes
  • Accommodation Availability : 21 Rooms
  • Nearest Airport : Malaga
  • Distance from Airport : 45 Minutes
  • Closest Town : Velez Malaga

 

This venue is situated in the countryside and offers you peace and quiet, the hotel is exclusively yours for your wedding day and has on-site staff  that will there to ensure you have everything you need.

Our wedding planner will be there from start to finish to ensure your day runs smoothly.

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If you think this stunning boutique hotel is the Spanish venue you have been looking for then feel free to get in touch and we would be happy to provide you will further information.

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Yasmin and Neil celebrated their wedding day with the Spanish sun beating down on them surrounded by their close family and friends. The day was filled with plenty of laughter and enjoyed by all.

The venue that they chose was the stunning Hotel Cortijo Bravo, a lovely boutique hotel that is situated in the Spanish countryside and is truly a magical place to say I DO.

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Their ceremony took place outside on the terrace area overlooking the wonderful views, they added a special touch to their vows which included a hand fasting ceremony a lovely scottish tradition and also a sand ceremony which involves pouring sand into a jar in two different colours to represent two people and two families coming together. 

Further information on Scottish hand fasting ceremonies

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They then enjoy their wedding celebrations, speeches and danced into the evening under the Spanish sky.

 


 

Hotel Cortijo Bravo is a stunning Country house that has now been converted into a small hotel and wedding venue. It has 20 bedrooms ideal for your guests to stay plus a stunning large terrace that is perfect for holding your wedding reception which can then for transformed into your dance floor for the evening. It has beautiful landscaped gardens which make some amazing backdrops for your wedding photos plus its just lovely to walk around and explore whilst sipping a drink. 

This venue is one of our popular spanish wedding venues and you can see why, it has so much to offer creating your dream wedding in Spain

  • Location : Inland
  • Suitable for Wedding Ceremony : Yes
  • Suitable for Wedding Reception : Yes
  • Near to Church : Yes
  • Accommodation Availability : 21 Rooms
  • Nearest Airport : Malaga
  • Distance from Airport : 45 Minutes
  • Closest Town : Velez Malaga

 

A huge thank you to Pedro Bellido who was their photographer for the day, he did an amazing job at capturing their special day.

Also thank you to Evergreen for filming their special day... it is truly a wonderful video. 

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Thank you to all our staff and suppliers who helped us created the Perfect Spanish Wedding for Yasmin and Neil, we couldn't have done it without you.

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Congratulations again to Neil and Yasmin, we wish you many happy years together as Husband and Wife and it was a pleasure being part of your special day.

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If you think Hotel Cortijo Bravo is your dream wedding venue then feel free to get in touch and we would be happy to provide you with further information

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Wedding Favours are one of those things as you start making your list as to what you need to get for the table decorations you then can't decide whether you need to have them or if you “should”  have them.

The history of wedding favours started in France in the 16th Century, where they gave their guests "bonbonnieres" which were sugar coated Almonds or sweets, this was a thank you token but also the sweetness of the almonds which thought to symbolise a bittersweet marriage. As this tradition spread worldwide and become increasely popular, the trend grow and grow and today we use many other things as wedding favours to give to our guests.

So the question is are you having wedding favours?

and if so what are you thinking of having?

Do you stick with the traditional favours? sugared almonds

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or do you go with something different. There are so many different options for favours out there, its just finding the right one that fits with you whether its budget, edible, keepsakes or unique they will all look great.

Here are a few wedding favours I have found whilst searching the around. I hope they give you some inspiration and help you make that decision whether you want to have them or not!

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I have also found favours that link in with your name placing, which I think its a great idea.

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If you decide that wedding favours aren’t for you but feel that the table is missing something then you could put some wedding bubbles on there (great way of keeping kids ……… and some adults entertained) or maybe disposable cameras – if nothing else it gives you both a giggle looking at developed photos a few weeks later – cant beat random wedding photos.

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Katrien and Paul had a wonderful wedding day shared with their close family and friends. The sun was shining and the venue looked amazing, Paul waited patiently to see his stunning bride walk down the aisle.

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They decided to get married at the beautiful Cortijo de Correa, a fabulous private house that enjoys beautiful grounds and a terrace area, perfect for their outdoor wedding celebrations. The house has a wonderful Spanish charm with plenty of original features, the rooms are lovely and offer 8 different types of rooms for you and some of your wedding guests to stay if they wish. The gardens are beautiful and have plenty of space for your wedding reception and drinks plus many backdrops for your wedding photos. 

Their ceremony was held within the grounds surrounded by the stunning trees and a spectacular setting, they then enjoyed a lovely grassed area situated by the pool for their drinks reception and a chance for guests to mingle amougst themselves.

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The wedding banquet then took place in a lovely terrace area that is warm and romantic, after dinner, speeches and cake cutting Katrien, Paul and their guests dance the night away under the Spanish sky enjoying a drink or two.

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Katrien and Paul had the wonderful Pierre Richardson for their photographer for the special day, they got plenty of memorable wedding photos using a range of backdrops and settings throughout the Villa's grounds.

A BIG congratulations to Paul and Katrien we wish you many happy years together and it was a pleasure being part if your special day.

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Thank you to all our wonderful staff and suppliers who helped create the perfect Spanish wedding for them, we couldn't have done it without you. 

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If you would love to know more about this amazing private villa for your wedding in Spain then please feel free to get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.

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June has arrived and we are pleased to showcase an amazing hotel that truly is a remarkable place to celebrate your big day in Spain. Here is the fabulous......

 

 Exclusive Spa Hotel and Golf Resort 

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This venue is stunning and has so much to offer and is a popular hotel to get married at. The hotel is situated in Marbella and takes in the views of the coast and the nearby golf course, it also enjoys direct access to the beach which makes it perfect for some photo opportunities. Your ceremony will take place in the venue grounds which are amazing or you can say I DO on the beach and after your ceremony you can take advantage of the grounds further and enjoy then with a drink in your hand and a few canapes.

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Your wedding banquet will be in the dining room which over looks the golf course, pool and the sea or you can enjoy the lovely outside terrace area both are perfect places to enjoy the delicious food the hotel are well- known for and then to dance the night away with one of our many entertainment options we have on offer.

 

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The interior of the hotel is fresh and stylish and will be sure to give your a WOW factor. The bedrooms are all ensuite and to a high standard and have large balconies with either sea, pool or the golf course as your views.

 

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You will be sure to capture plenty of magical wedding photos within this hotel and its grounds with one of our very talented wedding photographers.

A few facts of this hotel

  • Location : Coastal
  • Suitable for Wedding Ceremony : Yes
  • Suitable for Wedding Reception : Yes
  • Near to Church : Yes
  • Accommodation Availability : Yes
  • Nearest Airport : Malaga
  • Distance from Airport : 40 Minutes
  • Closest Town : Marbella

And to top off this already superb hotel and wedding venue there is a wonderful Spa that should not to be missed, perfect for you and your wedding guests to take advantage of before and after the wedding celebrations.

 

This venue is a perfect place to get married in Marbella and one not to be missed, if you think this venue is your dream wedding venue then get in touch and we would be happy to provide you with further information.

 

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Sonal and Raphael had a stunning wedding in Spain surrounded by their family and friends. The day was filled with laughter and memories that will last a lifetime.

They decided that the perfect Spanish venue for their special day was Castillo de Santa Catalina, a fabulous 16th Century castle that is filled with history, romance and elegance and is truly a magical place to say I DO.

 

The interior of the castle has kept plenty of its original charm and has 8 wonderful bedrooms to take advantage of. You will be sure to fall in love with its natural beauty.

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Sonal and Raphael said I DO on the stunning terrace situated in the gardens overlooking the amazing views of the Sea and Malaga town.

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They then enjoyed the castle grounds for their drinks reception and wedding banquet which took place in a lovely historic courtyard surrounded by their family and friends. They then made their way into the beautiful decorated function room where they danced the night away.

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With plenty of stunning backdrops to choose from Sonal and Raphael got some amazing wedding photos with their photographer Pierre Richardson.

A few facts about Castillo de Santa Catalina:

  • Location : Coastal
  • Suitable for Wedding Ceremony : Yes
  • Suitable for Wedding Reception : Yes
  • Near to Church : Yes
  • Accommodation Availability : 8 Rooms
  • Nearest Airport : Malaga
  • Distance from Airport : 20 Minutes
  • Closest Town : Malaga

Congratulations to Raphael and Sonal we wish you many happy years together as Husband and Wife, and it was a pleasure being part of your special day.

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Thank you to Pierre Richardson for capturing their wedding day and to all our staff and suppliers who worked hard to ensure that they got the Perfect Spanish Wedding, we couldn't have done it without you.

If you would like to get married at this amazing castle wedding venue then please feel free to get in touch and we would be happy to help.

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Are you thinking of having a smaller wedding? but trying to weigh up whether to do it or not? Many couple choose to have a small wedding with many reason behind it, it could be that you have just fallen in love with a venue and they are limited on guests numbers which means you can only have a smaller affair or maybe it comes down to your budget and that something smaller is all your budget will allow. 

Couples who decide to get married abroad tend to normally have a smaller wedding then what they would have had back home, but destination weddings are becoming very popular and after all who wouldnt want to get married on a beach or in a lovely private villa in SUNNY SPAIN!

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Budget – When planning a wedding the budget is the first thing you need to set, weddings can cost a fortune and it is easy to think you have got everything on your list and then you forget something and then budget slowing increases. Some couples choose to have a small wedding because they have a smaller budget and there will be ample of choice when finding that perfect venue.

DIY wedding – When having a smaller wedding it does mean that you can get a bit more creative and do a lot of the planning and decorations yourself. This is a FAB way of getting as many people involved in your special day. It is always lovely to be able to do a DIY wedding, shopping for your decorations, then creating them exactly how you want them and seeing it all coming together on the day.

Offer better food and drinks – If you’re having a smaller guest list and your budget allows you, you can always then offer better quality food, this could be from just adding canapés as part of your welcome reception or having more expensive food for your sit-down meal. You could also add in a champagne reception, signature cocktails, gin bar and maybe an open bar giving your guests the opportunity to indulge. It is always nice to be able to have better quality food that your guests will be sure to enjoy if you can afford it.

More quality time with your guests – It can be hard on your wedding day to ensure that you have spoken to all your guests throughout the evening and this can mean that you spend most your wedding reception walking around, chatting to your guests briefly and then having to move onto your next guests and you and your partner may only cross paths throughout the evening. By having a smaller guest list it means that you can spend so much more quality time with them and enjoy their company.

Less stressful – Weddings are stressful we all know that! But if you can reduce your stress then take that opportunity, and by having a smaller wedding comes less stress and this can definitely take off some of the pressures of planning a wedding.

Adding little extras – Having a smaller wedding can mean that you can add some little extras to your wedding to make it exactly as you had dreamed of. There are many different little extras you can add to your day depending on what your budget allows you, you could add small favours for each guest that are more personal to them or add a box of dancing shoes (flip flops) so guests have no excuse not to dance the night away. If budget allows you could add a photo booth, this always goes down a treat at weddings. The little extras can make such a difference and will be sure to make it memorable.

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Upsetting family members – It can be very hard to keep everyone happy when it comes to planning a wedding, I am sure that at some point in the planning process someone in the family will not be happy about something. When it comes to planning a small wedding it may cause a bit of upset amongst the family as you will not be able to invite everyone, your relative that you haven’t seen in 10 years, I’m sure will not be too disappointed that they haven’t been invited, so please don’t worry and remember it is your day.

Can be more stress – Above we have said that it can be less stressful having a small wedding…. Which is true but, there can be stress with having a smaller wedding too and this to due to you will probably have to do everything yourself! It does all depend on what venue you have chosen as some smaller venues still do have an events team on-hand to help but if they don’t, then yes it’s all down to you and your partner to ensure that everything is booked, paid and you have ticked off everything from your wedding list.

Might have regret of keeping it small – Your wedding day is supposed to be perfect, exactly as you had always dreamed of so make sure that if you’re having a small wedding you’re having it for the right reasons. Don’t have any regrets down the line that you wished you had gone with a larger wedding because not everyone to could make it or that you didn’t include things that you may have wanted too.

Less of a “party” feel – If you are looking for a party feel to your wedding then a smaller wedding may not fully achieve this, with few guests it can end up being a bit more relaxed, and not get that full party atmosphere you may want. People wait for those first few guests to make their way to the dance floor then everyone joins in, but if there is only a small number of guests people might not want to make that first move which could result to no-one hitting the dance floor. Of course, if you are looking for a low –key wedding then this is something you will not worry about, however, if you want to strut yourself on the dance floor then a smaller wedding may not be exactly what you’re looking for.

 

As you can see there are plenty of advantages and disadvantages for a smaller wedding and it just takes time weighing it all up and deciding on what style and atmosphere you require for your wedding day. But remember it is YOUR day and that you both agree with what you want for the wedding day, as that is what is important and remember to stick with your decisions.

 

We have lots of stunning venues in Spain that cater for small intimate weddings.

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Our Villa venues are perfect for smaller weddings and we have 3 great villa wedding packages to offer

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Get in touch today to find out more about booking your intimate wedding in Spain

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We have 2 more FAB wedding venues to showcase in the wonderful Nerja area.

The amazing 18th Century Spanish Mansion

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 A Luxury Spanish Villa

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I cannot believe we are already in May, this year is just flying past. So hello to May and we have a fabulous Venue of the Month to share with you.

Ever dreamed of getting married in a Castle? if so then this could be your dream wedding venue in sunny Spain.

Castillo de Santa Catalina is a beautiful 16th Century Spanish Castle which is now a luxurious hotel overlooking the bay of Malaga and is the perfect place to hold your Spanish wedding.

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Lara and Shane had a wonderful wedding day in Southern Spain, surrounded by their family and close friends. The day was filled with plenty of laughter and will have many long lasting memories for everyone.

Lara and Shane decided to get married at our stunning Casa de los Bates wedding venue, it is an amazing 18th Century Mansion that is full of luxury decor and breath-taking grounds. This venue is one of our popular places to celebrate your big day in Spain and you can see why.

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We work with many amazing wedding photographers that work their magic at creating wonderful and memorable photos for your special day. Today's guest blog is all about the very talented Pedro Bellido wedding photographer, we asked Pedro a couple of questions about himself and also his business to give you an insight into Pedro himself and his style of work. 

 

Pedro Bellido - Wedding Photographer 

 

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I’m a Spanish photographer based in Malaga, but have also worked in other parts of Spain and in other countries around the world for the past seven years. I wouldn’t consider myself to be your usual photographer, my style is fresh, contemporary and documentary. This unique take allows me to capture essential candid moments, 
special moments, in a more creative and memorable fashion. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2) How long have you been working along side Perfect Spanish Weddings? Your experience in working with them?
 
I’ve had the pleasure of working along side Perfect Spanish Weddings for approximately four years. Working with Paula and Moira has been exceptional, they are extremely professional, very organized and under control from start to finish, and it’s always an enjoyable experience. I hope to continue working with them for years to come!
 
3) What is your favourite wedding trend? and Why?
 
I’d have to say that my personal preference is small, intimate weddings with natural yet chic decore. In general, I like the atmosphere at weddings held at venues in the countryside where everyone can enjoy the beautiful Costa del sol weather, typical Andalusian dishes, and the company of their close family and friends in an intimate setting. 
 
4) If you could recommend a place to visit whilst in Spain to our couples where would it be and why?
 
Malaga, of course! You can find anything and everything from sunny beaches to small white villages in the mountains accompanied with the most delicious Andalusian dishes. In the city, there is lots of history of different cultures from different eras all intertwined throughout the center, which you can experience while exploring the gastronomy in trendy Andalusian bars and restaurants. It’s also a good base city in order to visit other nearby cities, such as Granada and Seville. What else could you ask for?!
 
5) What is your favourite Spanish Dish?
 
Espeto de Sardinas! This is the perfect dish for fish lovers. It’s literally sardines stacked on a stick and grilled in a mini sailboat. It’s best experienced at a chiringuito, your typical Malagueño restaurant right on the beach, with bare feet buried in the sand while looking out at the sea.
 
6) What does 2018 wedding season have in store for you?
 
2018 is looking bright so far. I have high expectations and am looking forward to meeting the couples who have put their trust in me to capture such a special day of their lives. I’m passionate about telling the story of my couples as seen through my camera and hope to share the special candid moments of these weddings in my photos. 
 
Here are some FAB examples of Pedro's work:
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If you would like to book Pedro Bellido as your wedding photographer for your Perfect Spanish Wedding then please feel free to drop us a message and we would be happy to help.
 
 
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We are blessed with 6 wonderful wedding venues in Nerja, Spain that we work closely with and can offer you amazing packages. Over the next few weeks we are going to be bringing you 3 blogs about these stunning venues. Nerja is a beautiful part of Southern Spain and enjoys wonderful beaches, plenty of restaurants and many accommodation options.

Our two Venues we are going to be focusing on in this blog is:

LUXURY HOTEL IN GREAT LOCATION

LUXURY HOTEL IN GREAT LOCATION

LARGE LUXURY SPANISH VILLA, NERJA, COSTA DEL SOL

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Find out more below

April - Venue of the Month

 

This stunning boutique hotel is the ideal place to celebrate your big day in Southern Spain. The hotel offers a fabulous lakeside setting of Viñuela reservoir that enjoys the surrounding arounds of the nature parks of Sierra Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama. The hotel it well decorated and enjoys stylish fixtures and fittings and has 37 stylish bedrooms available for you and your guests to enjoy. There is also a spa, restaurants, mini kids club and two swimming pools.

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Reception Hotel La Vinuela

You can get married in the beautiful grounds overlooking the lake and then your wedding banquet can take place either within the gardens on the well-manicured lawns or under the lovely outbuilding structure. If you would prefer to have your wedding banquet and evening celebrations inside, then there are plenty of choice from one of the well-decorated function rooms - making this venue the ideal place to get married all year round.

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Indoor banquet La Vinuela

 

You will have plenty of opportunities for capturing those magical wedding photos within this venue, with a range of backdrops to choose from and our photographers will do an exceptional job.

Our team and hotel staff will be there on the day to ensure your day runs smoothly and create this already beautiful hotel into your dream Spanish Wedding, we are blessed to work with many amazing suppliers.

A few Facts

  • Location : Inland
  • Suitable for Wedding Ceremony : Yes
  • Suitable for Wedding Reception : Yes
  • Near to Church : Yes
  • Accommodation Availability : Yes
  • Nearest Airport : Malaga
  • Distance from Airport : 50 Minutes
  • Closest Town : Viñuela and Torrox

Further information on Viñuela

Further information on Torrox

 

Take advantage of our amazing April offer:

€100 off the cost of your wedding cake for anyone booking this venue before the end of May 2018 - an offer that can't be missed.

 

 

If you would like to book this lovely wedding venue for your Perfect Spanish Wedding then please feel free to get in touch and we would be more then happy to provide you with further information.

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We have the pleasure of working with many amazing suppliers in Southern Spain and all of them help us with creating the perfect wedding for our customers.  Today's guest blog is the talented Tristan Harper, a great DJ that will be sure to get you and your guests up onto the dance floor to dance the night away.

We asked Tristan a few questions both personal and professional so you can get to know him better.

Tristan Harper - DJ 

 

1) A photo of your company team, bit about the company and your services in Spain

I am a Professional DJ originally from Dublin but living in Spain for almost 15 years. We are a growing team of DJ´s who also specialise in lighting design and love to entertain.

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2) How long have you been working along side Perfect Spanish Weddings? Your experience in working with them?

I first worked with Perfect Spanish weddings in 2011, we have now done countless weddings together which i have enjoyed thoroughly and look forward to the many we have already planned in the coming seasons. I find them very organised and professional.

 

3) What is your favourite wedding trend? and Why?

The hottest trend currently available to weddings is The Magic Mirror, Ours is the very first one available in Spain and its proved to be a massive hit with all guests both young and old.

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4) If you could recommend a place to visit whilst in Spain to our couples where would it be and why?

The South of Spain is full with historical cultural landmarks, however my recommendation would have to be the beach and preferably one with a bar :)

 

5) What is your favourite Spanish Dish?

       Rioja!!!! does that count as a dish?

 

6) What does 2018 wedding season have in store for you?

      Happiness, We are so fortunate to be a part of and share the best days of so many couples lives that we inevitably absorb some of that love and positivity and take it with us.

 

If you would like to book Tristan for your wedding entertainment in Spain then please feel free to get in touch and we would be happy to arrange this.

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