Wedding guide - AMResorts

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WEDDING GUIDE
Wedding guide - AMResorts
P R O P E R T Y                       D E S C R I P T I O N
 Sunscape Puerto Plata is located on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, in a world of pristine beaches and lush tropical jungle. Perfectly situated on the beautiful golden beach

 of Playa Dorada, Sunscape Puerto Plata offers one of the most stunning beaches in the Dominican Republic. Located only 20 minutes from Puerto Plata International Airport , this stunning

  resort, comprised of 585 rooms and suites is just 10 minutes from downtown Puerto Plata. Walk the famous Malecón beach strip, visit the impressive Spanish fort with lovely ocean views,

  enjoy an array of land and water activities, and immerse yourself in the Dominican Republic’s rich culture. Sunscape Puerto Plata offers a wide selection of culinary choices within its eight

restaurants and bars, and is surrounded by a beautiful 18-hole golf course designed by the famous Robert Trent Jones. In addition to beaches and water sports, guests will also have access to

                           unforgettable land activities and cultural experiences. An Unlimited Fun® escape to Sunscape Puerto Plata has something for everyone!




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S U N S C A P E                     S U N           K I S S E D              W E D D I N G                       P A C K A G E


• Symbolic Ceremony*                                                                          •Newlywed Package (see pg. 7 for details)
• Wedding organization and personal touch of our on-site wedding                              • Late check-out for the wedding couple (based on availability)
   coordinator
                                                                                               • Wedding cake and sparkling wine for 10 guests
• Special turn down service at night

• Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for wedding couple

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  5% discount on all Spa treatments (product purchases not
  included)



2 017/2 018/2019 S E L L I N G P R I C E  $899 U SD O R COM PL IM ENTA RY W HEN B OOK ING AT L EA ST 7 NIGHTS IN T HE SUN CLUB
JUN IO R S U I T E G A R D E N V IE W O R H IG H E R, O R IF 5 R OOM S, A NY C ATEGORY, A R E B OOK ED F OR AT L EA ST 3 NI G HTS
( THIS PAC K AG E A LS O APPL IE S FO R RE N E WAL O F V OW S CER EM ONY)


Restrictions/exclusions: Subject to availability and double occupancy only. Price and package subject to change without notice. This package cannot be combined with the Sweet
Escape Honeymoon Package for both to be received complimentary and the free wedding package cannot be deducted when purchasing other packages. 15% discount on spa
treatments cannot be applied to spa packages or combined with any other spa promotion or offer. Please note, restrictions apply when combining the complimentary wedding
package with the Groups, Gatherings, and Getaways promotion. See promotion terms and conditions for details. Once wedding is confirmed it cannot be canceled within 6 months
of the date of the wedding without a fee. For weddings booked within 6 months of the wedding date the wedding cannot be canceled without the penalty. The cancellation penalty
is $100. The complimentary wedding package may not be available during all dates and times at the discretion of the resort.
The complimentary wedding package may not be available during all dates and times at the discretion of the resort.
*Additional fees apply for service of a judge or minister. These fees vary by resort and will be confirmed by the wedding coordinator




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S U N S C A P E                      L O V E            I N       T H E          S U N

      • Symbolic Ceremony*                                                                            • Wedding cake and sparkling wine (for 20 guests staying at hotel)

      • Wedding organization and personal touch of on-site wedding                                   • Private cocktail hour (silver menu) with hors d’oeuvres (for up to 20
         coordinator                                                                                      guests staying at hotel)

      •Preparation and ironing of the couple’s wedding day attire                                     • Private Dinner Reception (silver menu) (for 20 guests staying at
                                                                                                          the hotel)
      • Bride’s Hairstyling for ceremony
                                                                                                      • Natural Floral centerpiece for the sweetheart table
      • Make-up application for the bride
                                                                                                      • 15% discount on all Spa treatments (product purchases not included)
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        omplimentary room for one member of the wedding couple the night before the
       wedding (based on availability)                                                                • Newlywed Package (see pg. 7 for details)

      • Two boutonnieres and corsages for wedding party                                              • Late check-out for bride and groom (based on availability)

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        ouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for wedding couple                                           • 25 Photos for the ceremony only


     2017/2 018/2019 S E L L I N G P R I C E $ 2 , 4 9 9 U S D *
     AU G U S T, S E P T E M B E R , O C TO B E R 2 01 7 / 2 0 1 8 / 2 0 19 S E L L I N G P R I C E $2,199 U S D *

A deposit is required to hold and confirm the wedding date and will be applied to the total cost of the package. Deposit and payment terms to be determined by the contract you enter with
the resort’s wedding coordinator upon booking your wedding. 15% discount on spa treatments cannot be applied to spa packages or combined with any other spa promotion or offer. Once
wedding is confirmed it cannot be canceled within 6 months of the date of the wedding without a fee. For weddings booked within 6 months of the wedding date the wedding cannot be
canceled without the penalty. The cancellation penalty is $500.
A percentage of wedding guest accommodations may be required to confirm the wedding. The policy is up to the resort’s discretion and should be discussed when saving the date with the
wedding coordinator. A deposit is required to hold and confirm the wedding date and will be applied to the total cost of the package. Deposit and payment terms to be determined by the
contract you enter with the resort’s wedding coordinator upon booking your wedding. 15% discount on spa treatments cannot be applied to spa packages or combined with any other spa
promotion or offer. *Additional fees apply for service of a judge or minister. These fees vary by resort and will be confirmed by the wedding coordinator
*2017/2018/2019 - In the months of August, September and October 2017/2018/2019 the package price will be $2,199 USD. All remaining months of 2017/2018/2019 will be the
standard package pricing of $2,499 USD.
* Cocktail hour includes •Private cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres for up to 20 guests staying at the hotel (1 hour, Silver or Gold Hors d’oeuvres Menu)Open Bar (1 hour) High Cocktail Tables
with white tablecloths Place for the cocktail hour no additional cost and Sunscape Love in the Sun Package– Silver menu (select 3 Cold and 1 Hot)




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S U N S C A P E                     F O R E V E R                   W E D D I N G                    P A C K A G E

        • Symbolic Ceremony*                                                                                      • Private Dinner Reception (gold menu) (for up to 20 guests staying
        • Wedding organization and personal touch of on-site wedding coordinator                                     at the hotel)

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          reparation and ironing of the couple’s wedding day attire                                              • Wedding cake and sparkling wine for 20 guests

        • Bride’s Hairstyling for ceremony                                                                       • Natural floral centerpiece for the sweetheart table

        • Make-up application for the bride                                                                      • Natural floral centerpiece for ceremonial table

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          omplimentary room for one member of the wedding couple the night before the                            • Live music trio (1 set)
         wedding (based on availability)                                                                          • 25 Photos for the ceremony only
        • Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for the wedding couple                                                 • 15% discount on all Spa treatments (product purchases
        • Two boutonnieres and two corsages for wedding party                                                         not included)

        • Ceremony décor- chairs with white covers, ceremonial table, and carpeted walkway                       • Newlywed Package (see pg. 7 for details)

        • Private Cocktail Hour with hors d’oeuvres (gold menu) (for up to 20 guests staying at                  • Late check-out for the wedding couple (based on availability)
          hotel)

  2 01 7/2 018/2019 S E L L I N G P R I C E $ 2 , 9 9 9 U S D *
  AU G U S T, S E P T E M B E R , O C TO B E R 2 01 7 / 2 0 1 8 / 2 0 19 S E L L I N G P R I C E $2,699 U S D *
Restrictions/exclusions: Subject to availability and double occupancy only. Prices and package subject to change without notice. 15% discount on spa treatments cannot be applied to spa
packages or combined with any other spa promotion or offer. Once wedding is confirmed it cannot be canceled within 6 months of the date of the wedding without a fee. For weddings
booked within 6 months of the wedding date the wedding cannot be canceled without the penalty. The cancellation penalty is $500.
A percentage of wedding guest accommodations may be required to confirm the wedding. The policy is up to the resort’s discretion and should be discussed when saving the date with the
wedding coordinator. A deposit is required to hold and confirm the wedding date and will be applied to the total cost of the package. Deposit and payment terms to be determined by the
contract you enter with the resort’s wedding coordinator upon booking your wedding. 15% discount on spa treatments cannot be applied to spa packages or combined with any other spa
promotion or offer.
*Additional fees apply for service of a judge or minister. These fees vary by resort and will be confirmed by the wedding coordinator
*2017/2018 /2019- In the months of August, September and October 2017/2018/2019 the package price will be $2,699 USD. All remaining months of 2017/2018/2019 will be the
standard package pricing of $2,999 USD.
* Cocktail hour includes •Private cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres for up to 20 guests staying at the hotel (1 hour, Silver or Gold Hors d’oeuvres Menu)Open Bar (1 hour) High Cocktail Tables
with white tablecloths Place for the cocktail hour no additional cost and Sunscape Forever Package – Gold (select 4 Cold and 2 Hot)




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S U N S C A P E                     S W E E T              E S C A P E                H O N E Y M O O N                          P A C K A G E

• Fresh flowers, fruit and champagne in room upon arrival                                    • Choice of facial or body scrub for two (25 minutes)

• Romantic breakfast in bed with Mimosas one morning                                         • Private beachfront dinner one evening
    (reservation with concierge is required)
                                                                                              • Romantic turndown service with petit fours
• Couples massage (25 minutes)




2017/2 018/2019 S E L L I N G P R I C E  $
                                           8 9 9 U S D O R CO M P L I M E N TA R Y W H E N B O O K I N G T H E                   S U N C LU B J U N I O R S U I T E G A R D E N
                                          VIEW OR HIGHER FOR A MINIMUM OF 7 NIGHTS



Note: Please request your honeymoon or anniversary package at time of booking.
Restrictions/exclusions: Not available during Christmas and New Years Eve. Subject to availability and double occupancy only. Taxes and gratuity included. Prices and
package subject to change without notice. This package cannot be combined with the Sun Kissed Wedding Package to receive both complimentary. To receive the package
complimentary.it is only applicable to couples staying within three months of their wedding or staying over their anniversary date. Couple must present a copy of their wedding
invitation or marriage certificate at the time of check-in. Package is available to all guests when purchased at the selling price.



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N E W L Y W E D                    &     A N N I V E R S A R Y                         P A C K A G E

• Welcome letter                                                                      • Special turn down service

• Fresh fruit                                                                         • Breakfast in bed with Mimosas (Reservations must be made in
                                                                                          advance with concierge)
• Bottle of sparkling wine
                                                                                      • 15% discount on all spa treatments


 CO M P L I M E N TA R Y


Note: Please request newlywed or anniversary package at time of booking. Couple will be required to present a copy of wedding invitation or marriage
certificate at time of check-in. Package is subject to change without notice and is only applicable to couples staying within three months of their wedding or
over their anniversary date. 15% discount on spa treatments cannot be applied to spa packages or combined with any other spa promotion or offers.




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H O N E Y M O O N                     W I S H E S




You only need so many pots, pans, sheets, and towels. Now that you’ve found the perfect destination for your dream honeymoon, why not register for all
the honeymoon experiences you would like to have!? The Honeymoon Wishes registry gives your guests a chance to purchase you and your new spouse
an unbelievable experience to enjoy on your honeymoon. You can register for things like an excursion into town, a massage, special dinner arrangements,
and many more! It’s easy to register. Simply visit www.sunscape.honeymoonwishes.com and click “Start Now” under Start a Registry. From there you’ll be
                       able to fill out all the necessary information and begin registering for items to use during your honeymoon.



 For questions or assistance, please call customer service at the toll free number 1-877-699-5884. International couples please call 858-433-1506. Or visit

                               https://sunscape.honeymoonwishes.com/main/contact-information for more information!




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A D D I T I O N A L            W E D D I N G   I M A G E R Y




          At Sunscape Puerto Vallarta, we feel each wedding should be as unique and special as you
          are! The wedding coordinators are able to customize your wedding specifically to your
          tastes. We strongly encourage to share your vision with your wedding coordinator by giv-
          ing them pictures of your dream set up and they will work to make it a reality. From flow-
          ers, ceremony chairs, finishing touches and more, your day can be just how you imagined
          it to be! To see images of wedding locations and previous set ups the resort has beautifully
          executed, please view our Pinterest board for the resort at:
          https://www.pinterest.com/sresortswedding/sunscape-puerto-plata/




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D E S T I N A T I O N                      W E D D I N G           C H E C K L I S T


6 –12 MONTHS BEFORE                                                                        1 MONTH BEFORE
•   Contact wedding coordinator to choose a wedding date                                   •   Confirm all décor, floral, cake and “little extras” with coordinator
•   Indicate if you would like a Symbolic or Legal ceremony (note: selecting a legal       •   Confirm menus for all events (cocktail hour, reception, rehearsal dinner, etc.)
    ceremony date may take
                                                                                           •   Book hair and make-up appointments at the spa for bride and bridal party
•   longer as the coordinator will need to work with the judge’s schedule)
                                                                                           •   Have programs, menus, place cards, etc. printed
•   Explore your wedding vision: ceremony/reception location, time of the day, esti-
    mated number of guests                                                                 •   Confirm timeline of event (i.e.: seated for meal, first dance, father daughter
                                                                                               dance, cake cutting, etc.)
•   Select your wedding package
•   Send deposit to coordinator to reserve your selected date                              •   Cofirm that all special requests have been noted and planned for
•   Once deposit is received and processed, a formal confirmation of the email is sent     3 WEEKS BEFORE
    (approximately one week
                                                                                           •   Review your wedding contract and make final ammendments
•   after receipt of deposit)
                                                                                           •   Send guest list of those not staying at the resort to the wedding coordinator
•   Coordinator will email forms, pictures and options
                                                                                           •   Be sure the wedding coordinator has your travel schedule and your final guest
•   Sign-up for your Honeymoon Registry                                                        list, seating charts and events
•   Determine an estimated budget guideline
                                                                                           UP TO 1 WEEK BEFORE
•   Begin clarifying your wedding vision: theme, colors, little extras
                                                                                           •   Arrive at the resort (based on the type of ceremony you will have)
•   Work with the resort or travel agent to make guest reservations and secure a room
    block                                                                                  •   On-site meeting with coordinator to go over all event details and make any
                                                                                               last minute changes or additions
•   Be sure your have your passport and all documents needed; if you are planning a
    legal wedding,                                                                         •   Have a trial hair and make-up run through at the salon if desired
•   the coordinator will be sure you know what the legal forms needed are                  •   Set-up a spa day with bridesmaids, mother and other loved ones
•   Secure DJ, band, photographers and videographer (be sure to speak to your wed-         •   Arrange for welcome bag room drop if desired
    ding coordinator when booking outside vendors)                                         •   Arrange a private dinner on the beach — just the two of you!
                                                                                           •   Leave your wedding dress & groom’s attire with your coordinator to have
4 – 6 MONTHS BEFORE
                                                                                               steamed and prepared for the big day
•   Determine additional wedding events (welcome cocktail party, rehearsal dinner,
    day-after brunch)                                                                      1 DAY BEFORE
•   Start planning outside resort activities like golf, tours, etc. if desired             •   Have a welcome cocktail party, rehearsal dinner or welcome dinner if desired
                                                                                           •   Arrange for special room drops (champagne, flowers, petit fours) to be sent to
2–3 MONTHS BEFORE                                                                              parents or wedding party
•   Finalize guest list and room requirements
                                                                                           •   Bride & Groom: Get an early night sleep. Tomorrow is the Big Day!
•   Confirm ceremony and reception locations (in case you want to make any changes)
•   Select décor option, choose flowers, pick the cake                                     WEDDING DAY
•   Book ceremony musicians with coordinator (Mariachis, violinist, etc.)                  •   Have a nice breakfast
•   Share with the coordinator any special readings or songs requested for the cer-        •   Go to your hair appointment (remember to bring your veil & flowers)
    emony                                                                                  •   Your coordinator will check in with your throughout the day as she organizes
•   Finalize reception chart, seat cards (if applicable) and send to Wedding Coordinator       everything. Today is YOUR day and she will be with you every step of the way.
•   Start working on menus                                                                 •   RELAX, SMILE & make the most of this memorable day
•   For legal ceremonies, send completed paperwork to coordinator (MUST be re-
    ceived at least 2 months prior)




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L E G A L              R E Q U I R E M E N T S


Documentation required by the Dominican Law in order to be legally married in the          Please note: The Dominican Republic is now a member of the La Hague Convention,
Dominican Republic.                                                                        please have your official documents apostilled by your Secretary of State Office.
                                                                                           You can Also contact“Vitalcheck.com”to request apostilled Documents.
Civil Wedding
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  irth Certificate of Bride and Groom or certified copy of Birth certificate.             All documents must be translated and legalized by the Dominican Consulate prior to
 If parents’ names are not shown on the certificates, please indicate                      arriving in the Dominican Republic, except for the Passports. The documents should be
 them separately.                                                                          legalized by the Dominican Consulate no more than 3 months prior to the wedding date.
                                                                                           It is the couple’s responsibility to have all the documentation ready prior to the wedding.
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  otarized Declaration of Single status for the Bride and Groom. If previously married,
                                                                                           The Judge is an outside service provided by the Dominican Government. We cannot be
 submit two copies of the Divorce Decree or Death Certificate. There is a mandatory
                                                                                           held responsible for any delay or alteration. The Judge will duly register your Wedding
 waiting period for women, 10 months before they are legally allowed to remarry.
                                                                                           Certificate at the Central Civil Board and legalize it with the Foreign Affairs Department of
•A
  photocopy of Bride and Groom’s Passport                                                 the Dominican Republic. We will then send the Wedding Certificate to the couple via mail
 (or documents used to enter the DR).                                                      which may take up to 10-12 weeks.
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  hotocopies of all Witnesses Passports. Cannot be family members. If necessary,
                                                                                           The Civil Wedding is celebrated in Spanish.
 resort will provide witnesses.

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  ride & Groom must be in the country 3 business days prior to the wedding. Symbolic
 and non-legal ceremonies allow flexibility for arrival date. Please speak with the
 wedding coordinator to discuss requirements.




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Carretera Luperón. Km. 5.
                                                             Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata 547
                                                                 República Dominicana

                                                                 T. (001) 809 320 5084


                                                       weddings.supop@sunscaperesorts.com

                                                              www.SunscapeResorts.com




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