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Wedpics: A Cool New App for Sharing Your Wedding Photos in Real Time

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Screenshots of the Wedpics app

Wedding photos come in all shapes and sizes. You’ve got the masterpieces created by the official wedding photographer and then there are the hundreds of photos taken by all the guests who attend.

Many couples use the traditional method of placing disposable cameras on all the tables in an attempt to encourage their guests to capture all those special moments. Unfortunately, this isn’t always a great alternative; it can be expensive if you have a big wedding, the analog quality of these photos is often disappointing and then you have to try and collect all the cameras and find a way of sharing all the photos with your guests!

And what about all the photos taken by guests with their own digital cameras or latest smartphone? How on earth do you collect all these photos into one place? Some will email them to you, others will send you a CD, there’s Facebook, Instagram and numerous photos sharing websites with complicated login procedures… Not a fun task! Continue Reading →

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Come and See us at the Wedding Journal Show at City West (Dublin)

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Wedding Journal Show at City West DublinWith the Christmas celebrations over and a brand New Year to look forward to, we’re getting ready for a mad couple of months ‘on the road’ attending a whole hoast of trade shows and events.

The fun begins this weekend as our wedding team heads off to Dublin for the Wedding Journal Show at City West in Dublin. Regarded as one of the best Wedding Shows in Ireland this event starts on Friday 11th January 2013 and remains open until Sunday 13th January.

This year’s show will have 300 exhibitors under one roof, making the planning of your special day a little less stressful 🙂 Here’s a taste of what you’ll find at the show: Reception Venues (Sunset Beach Club included), Wedding cake suppliers, wedding dresses, cars, entertainment, photographers… everything you could think of to celebrate a wonderful wedding.

If you are planning your wedding day and getting married in Spain is an option that interests you, then feel free to stop by our stand (G7) where Inma (Wedding dept) and Melissa (Wedding Planner) will be able to answer all your questions and queries. Don’t forget to fill in one of our competition forms for a chance to win a fabulous romantic 3 night winter break at Sunset Beach Club!

Opening times 

Friday 11th January 2013: 3pm to 8pm

Saturday 12th January 2013: 12pm to 6pm

Sunday 13th January 2013: 12pm to 6pm

Look forward to meeting you at the show!

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Planning a Spanish Wedding? Our New Website has 18 Pages Of Useful Information for Brides

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spanish wedding informationBrides and grooms thinking about getting married in Spain should definitely visit the wedding pages of our new website which are full of information about getting married in Spain .

We’ve got 18 pages of valuable and dedicated information to help brides and grooms who are considering tying the knot in sunny Spain. You’ll find information on ceremonies and receptions, wedding photos, reception and banqueting services, testimonials from past brides, a “Getting married in Spain” FAQ section, and our brand new wedding video!

Complete weddings at Sunset Beach Club start from just €5100 and include a dedicated wedding planner, legal paperwork, bridal hair & make-up, bride’s bouquet, buttonholes, wedding car, photographer, DJ and a 3 course wedding banquet for 40 guests. The fantastic banquet includes free-flowing wine during the meal, wedding cake, cava for the speeches and many other little details to ensure a perfect and memorable day.

For more information, please take a look at the Spanish wedding section of our new website or contact our Wedding Coordinator, Claire Mitchell on the following email weddings@sunsetbeachclub.com .

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Off to the Wedding Journal Show in Belfast!

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wedding journal show belfastIt’s a really busy time for the Commercial team here at Sunset; the vast number of trade fairs and exhibitions taking place at this time of year mean that the department is spread thin as different members jump on planes heading to a variety of European destinations.

Next week its Melissa’s turn as she heads off to The Wedding Journal Show in Belfast.

The venue for the show will be The King’s Hall and the dates are the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of October.

If you are in Belfast, make sure you visit our stand as Melissa will have some great wedding package offers available as well as the chance to win a 3 night winter break at Sunset Beach Club!

Photo  Credit: Lel4nd

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Winter Weddings in the Sun: A Low Cost Way to Celebrate Your Special Day!

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Winter Wedding in the sun

Winter Wedding in the Sun

We have many couples who choose Sunset Beach Club for their special day. The majority of weddings take place in the “higher” season months – typically from April to October – as people like to play it safe with the weather and prefer the warmer months.

That’s all very well, but the downside is that weddings in the high season tend to be considerably more expensive; hiring of wedding venues, accommodation, it all adds up. What most people do not realise is that the weather here on the Costa del Sol is generally very good in the winter months. Yes, we get some rain but we also get lots of sun too! With average winter temperatures (November to March) of 19ºC, a winter wedding in Spain might just be the right option for you.

Well, we’ve got a solution for those looking to save money and searching for a cheaper Spanish wedding option; Our new winter wedding packages are perfect for couples who would like to get married in Spain but are on a tight budget; you can save up to €1000 compared to a summer wedding. We have a range of packages which include seafront blessings or church ceremonies; to give you an idea, to can get a winter wedding package for €6200. What’s included in this price? We’ve highlighted the main items in the list below:

  • Personal Wedding Planner to help you arrange your special day
  • Wedding reception meal including drinks
  • Drinks reception with canapés
  • Table Flowers
  • Wedding night upgrade for the Bride & Groom
  • Church fees
  • Paperwork (legal)
  • Corsages
  • Bouquets for the Bride and two Bridesmaids
  • Buttonholes for the Groom & best man
  • Flowers for the church
  • Bride’s hair and makeup
  • Taster meal
  • Bride’s transport to the church
  • Transport for guests
  • Photo Album

And if you think that’s great value, wait until you hear what your guests pay for a room in the hotel…..During the winter months we have special room rates which start at €56 per room per night (you can get 3 adults in each room) including full buffet breakfast!

If you would like to download our winter wedding packages brochure please click on the link.

Photo Credit: AmySelleck

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Sinead & Alan’s big day!

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Today is the wedding of Sinead and Alan. Their ceremony will take place at a nearby church in Benalmadena, the guests and newlyweds will then return to the hotel where they will be greeted with a cocktail reception followed by their chosen gala dinner menu. The wedding reception will take place in our stunning Sala Malaga, the room is already set with personalized menus and silver chair ribbons! Good luck and on behalf of all of us here at Sunset we wish them a fantastic day!

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Wedding of Danielle & Cillian

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We’re into full swing with the wedding season here at the hotel! Danielle Minogue and Fiance Cillian are today’s happy couple who will be getting married later on this afternoon and then enjoying their gala dinner reception in our Sala Malaga. Today’s celebration is one of the largest so far this year, with over 80 guests, the banquet room is ready and waiting with gold chair ribbons, personalized menus and neutral table flowers, here in the picture you can see the blessing set up on our seafront promenade. On behalf of everyone here at the hotel we wish them a lovely day.

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Wedding of Jo-Anne and Adam

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Today is the Wedding of Jo-Anne and Adam. The ceremony will take place in a local church later this afternoon, the guests and happy couple will then return to the hotel for a poolside cocktail reception at the Tikki Lounge, followed by a gala dinner in our Sala Malaga. Decoration of the banquet room is nearly finished the room is ready for this evening’s celebration. Now included in our wedding packages, the couple have personalized menu cards and have chosen fuschia chair ribbons and table flowers.

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Putting the party into Wedding Party!

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Unsuspecting guests may have mistaken Wednesday’s wedding for a children’s birthday party! Lisa and Jez didn’t want a formal bash but instead wanted their day to be as relaxed and truly enjoyable as possible, not just for themselves but for all of their guests, especially the younger ones! After getting married in Gibraltar the couple that live locally here on the Costa del Sol travelled back to the Hotel where they greeted guests with a cava and canapé reception followed by gala dinner and then after party. The bride pulled out all the stops when it came to decorating the banquet room, brightly coloured balloons, assorted chair ribbons and incredible amounts of sweets and chocolate on every available surface, not to mention the cake! Words can’t describe, so hopefully this picture does the trick, a fantastically fun day was enjoyed by all!

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First wedding of the year!

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Today is the official start to the Sunset Beach Club wedding season! Our first wedding of the year is that of Liisa and Taisto, which as you may have guessed from their names are a Finnish couple. They are holding the ceremony locally and then celebrating with family and close friends at a dinner reception in our Sala Malaga which has been beautifully decorated with red ribbons and rose petals!

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