Rachel and Paul are a lovely British couple that contacted me one year and a half before their intended wedding date.
Rachel had a vision of a simple and modern wedding and wanted a property that could reflect a contemporary style, have stunning sea views and where she could arrange both ceremony and reception with amazing vistas! There was no doubt the right property for them was the stylish Relais Blu in Massa Lubrense.
Details of the wedding
Destination: Massa Lubrense, 10 minutes drive from Sorrento
Date: September 21st, 2012
Venue ceremony: Capri Terrace, Relais Blu
Venue reception: Relais Blu, Capri Terrace
Number of guests: 31 guests inclusive B & G
Type of ceremony: Protestant wedding with civil validity
Cocktail after the ceremony: next to the ceremony area.
Photographer: Massimo Photo
Accommodation: Bride and groom stayed at the Blu Relais, guests stayed in the heart of Sorrento
Color theme and flowers: Black/White. Calla lilies.
What services our agency organized for them: planning and on-site coordination, paperwork for protestant and civil part, booking of the pastor and English-speaking interpreter, booking of accommodation, organization of ground transfers, flowers for B & G, bridal party flowers, ceremony and reception, hairdresser and make-up for the bride, sit-down reception, cocktail after ceremony, classic String Trio for ceremony and cocktail hour and photographer.
Approximate cost above services: Euro 10.000/12.000 (not inclusive of accommodation)
Schedule of the day
14:00 B & G check-in at the Hotel Relais Blu. Hairdresser services for bride, mother & bridesmaid. Make-up for the bride following hairdressing service.
15:30 Florist delivers flowers at bride’s hotel.
15:45 Photographer starts his photo service
16:15 Minivan collect guests in the heart of Sorrento and transfer them to the Relais
16:40 Groom and guests arrive at the Relais.
16:45 Pastor Squitieri, groom and best man in place for ceremony area
17:00 Wedding ceremony begins in the panoramic Capri Terrace
17:30 Wedding ceremony ends, wedding pictures followed by cocktail hour.
19:00 Dinner starts
21:30 Cake cutting
24:00 End of reception. Shuttle buses back to the centre of Sorrento. .
Wedding meal details
Parma ham and melon
Smoked salmon with fennel
Red mullet in bread crust
Fried chicken with mayonnaise
White sparkling wine, white/red wine and soft drinks served during the aperitif
Pasta with delicious mushrooms
Tagliata of beef filet with rocket salad and parmesan
(2 layers sponge cake filled with chantilly cream, choco drops and covered with icing, decorated with fresh flowers)
Drinks: Local wine, mineral water and coffee. Italian Spumante for speeches.