Wedding guide - Sunscape Resorts & Spas

Wedding guide - Sunscape Resorts & Spas
WEDDING GUIDE
Wedding guide - Sunscape Resorts & Spas
P R O P E R T Y                       D E S C R I P T I O N
        Sunscape Dominican Beach Punta Cana will offer an Unlimited-Fun experience, where everything is included and no wristbands are required. Guests will
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        have 24-hour access to food and beverage options including kid-friendly menu options, a fully stocked in-room mini-bar, unlimited fruit juices, soft drinks

      and snacks, and much more! Additionally, guests staying at Sunscape Dominican Beach Punta Cana will have unlimited access to all of the bars and restaurants

        at the resort, as well as those located at the neighboring Sunscape Bávaro Beach Punta Cana. This beachfront paradise is ideally situated on the spectacular
         El Cortecito beach, only 15 minutes from downtown Punta Cana and 45 minutes from La Romana. Get immersed in an experience designed for all ages,

       and enjoy the Dominican Republic’s exhilarating and vibrant culture. Paired with live music and local entertainment, Sunscape Dominican Beach Punta Cana

                                                   offers the perfect setting for your family’s most memorable vacation.




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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 )

• 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 0 1 8 /2019 S E L L I N G P R I C E  $899 U SD O R CO M PL IM ENTA RY W HEN B OOK ING AT L EA ST 7 NIGHTS IN THE S UN CLUB DELUXE
P OOL VI E W O R H I G H E R, O R IF 5 R O O M S, ANY C AT EGORY, A R E B OOK ED F OR AT L EA ST 3 NIGHTS
* A DDI T I O N A L I N C LU SIO N S: PRE PAR AT IO N AN D IR ONING OF COU PL ES W ED D ING AT TIR E
( THIS PAC K AG E A LS O APPL IE S FO R RE N E WAL O F VOW S C ER EM ONY )
* THIS C E R E MO NY WIL L O N LY TAK E PL AC E AT TH E GA Z EB O

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 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
   •C
     omplimentary room for one member of the wedding couple the night before the                     the hotel)
    wedding (based on availability)                                                               • Natural Floral centerpiece for the sweetheart table
   • Two boutonnieres and corsages for wedding party                                             • 15% discount on all Spa treatments (product purchases not included)
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     ouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for wedding couple                                          • Newlywed Package
   • Wedding cake and sparkling wine (for 20 guests staying at hotel)                            • Late check-out for bride and groom (based on availability)
20 1 8 /20 19 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 8 / 2 0 1 9 S E L L I N G P R I C E $2,199 U S D *
* ADDI TI ON AL INCLUSION S: 25 F U LL CO LO R P HOTO S TA KE N D U R I N G T H E C E R E M O NY
* T H I S C E R E M O N Y W I L L TA K E P L A C E AT T H E G A Z E B O O R B E A C H
 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

 *2018/2019 - In the months of August, September and October 2018/2019 the package price will be $2,199 USD. All remaining months of 2018/2019 will be the standard
 package pricing of $2,499 USD.

 *Cocktail Hour; The couple will have the option of choosing one cocktail from the menu and add the open bar for an extra cost



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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*

  • Wedding organization and personal touch of on-site wedding                                   • Private Dinner Reception (gold menu) (for up to 20 guests staying at the hotel)
      coordinator                                                                                 • Wedding cake and sparkling wine for 20 guests
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    reparation and ironing of the couple’s wedding day attire                                    • Natural floral centerpiece for the sweetheart table
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    omplimentary room for one member of the wedding couple the                                   • Natural floral centerpiece for ceremonial table
    night before the wedding (based on availability)
                                                                                                  • Live music trio (1 set)
  • 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                     • Newlywed Package
    walkway
                                                                                                  • Late check-out for the wedding couple (based on availability)
  • Private Cocktail Hour with hors d’oeuvres (gold menu) (for up to 20
      guests staying at hotel)
     20 1 8/2019 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 8 / 2 0 1 9 S E L L I N G P R I C E $2,699 U S D *
  * T H I S C E R E M O N Y W I L L TA K E P L A C E AT T H E G A Z E B O O R B E A C H
  * ADDI TION AL INCLUSIO NS: 35 F U LL CO LO R P HOTO S TA K E N D U R I N G C E R E M O NY, H A I R A N D MA K E U P F O R B R I D E O N T H E DAY OF THE C ER EMONY
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

*2018/2019 - In the months of August, September and October 2018 /2019 the package price will be $2,699 USD. All remaining months of 2018/2019 will be the standard
package pricing of $2,999 USD.

*Cocktail Hour; The couple will have the option of choosing one cocktail from the menu and add the open bar for an extra cost


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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)




2 0 1 8 /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 D E LU X E P O O L V I E W O R H I G H E R
                                        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 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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L O V E           A T       F I R S T           S I T E



       AMResorts is offering special rates for your wedding couples to visit the Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resort, Secrets,
     Breathless, Dreams, Now or Sunscape Resort & Spa of their choice before booking their destination wedding. Your
     couple will experience ceremony set-ups, reception options and romantic nooks that will help their vision become
                                                    a reality for the big day!


                                                                    What will they experience:
                                                                     Private Site Inspection
     Wedding couples will receive a personal site inspection of the resort, identifying ceremony and reception location
                                                          options.
                                                                              One-On-One
     All their questions will be answered! The resort’s Wedding Coordinator will sit down with the couple to discuss the
                              vision for the wedding day including décor, menu options and more!
                                                                             Receive Credit
          The couple will receive credit to use towards wedding extras for wedding events, bachelorette party or the
                                     honeymoon if they book 30 days of their return date.




 T E R M S A N D CO N D I T I O N S
  Wedding couple can obtain this special rate by contacting their travel agent, tour operator or hotel directly for the couple
 to be eligible for the credits.
 All on-site meetings and site inspection dates and times must be confirmed with the wedding coordinator in advance of travel.
 Resort Credit:
 If wedding date is booked within 30 days of return date, the couple will receive:
 • $500 credit for wedding extras (for groups with minimum 45 room nights cumulative)
 If the couple books their honeymoon within 30 days of return date, the couple will receive:
 • $100 credit to use towards their stay (minimum 7 night stay).
 If couple books a bachelor/bachelorette party, the couple will receive:
 • $200 credit to use towards their stay (minimum 9 room nights cumulative).
 If Love at First Site program is originally booked through a travel agent, the couple will only be eligible for these credits if the wedding, honeymoon
 or bachelor/bachelorette party is booked through the same agent
 * Program is based on resort’s availability. Black out dates may apply. Subject to change or closeout at any time without notice.




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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-bavaro-beach-and-sunscape-dominican-beach/




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

          CEREMONY                                 RECEPTION
   BEACH GAZEBO: MAX 150                 B E A C H : M A X 250

   GARDEN LAKE GAZEBO: MAX 40            G A R D E N A R E A : M A X 100

   GARDEN AREA - 150                     O L I V E B R A N C H : M A X 100

                                          D A M A R I O T E R R A C E : M A X 60

                                          B O N A P P E T I T T E R R A C E : M A X 60

                                          CO N F E R E N C E R O O M : M A X 150


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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.
•P
  hotocopies of all Witnesses Passports. Cannot be family members. If necessary,
                                                                                           The Civil Wedding is celebrated in Spanish.
 resort will provide witnesses.

•B
  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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