Pink Weddings Magazine Spring 2017 PinkWeddings SpringSummer 2017 | Page 22

Travel Mediterranean marvels Follow the sun to these lavish locations… Italian vista Y Viva Espania! VIP Weddings are wedding planners on the Costa del Sol, Spain, and offer stunning wedding venues all along the southern coast in places like Benalmadena, Marbella, Mijas, Estepona, Sotogrande and Gibraltar. They make it their business to know your every desire so they can deliver a truly magical and bespoke wedding day, and are extremely proud to offer all their services for same-sex marriages. What could be more romantic than to hold your ceremony in a beautiful setting on the glorious sun-drenched Costa del Sol? Trust VIP to take care of all your needs; is your dream venue a luxury golf and spa resort or would you like something more intimate in your own private villa? Whether you’re looking for a traditional church ceremony or a funky beach wedding they will turn your dreams into reality. Unforgettable Barcelona Symposia is a pioneer in planning gay weddings, providing a comprehensive service designing your exclusive celebration. The agency is highly experienced, and operates as an ‘atelier’ to conceive, design and organise every single detail of your special day. 22 » pink weddings magazine Casale San Pietro is a unique, exclusive venue for your wedding ceremony or civil partnership in the deep countryside of rural Lazio, just 50 minutes from Rome. Nestling in eight acres of olive groves, it offers everything that you could wish for to make your special day a dream come true. The spectacular scenery and the tranquillity will delight you and your guests. Your hosts work with each couple on an individual basis – every wedding is bespoke and planned to suit your own requirements. They can cater for wedding parties from 12 to 40 people, theming your wedding and personalising your banquet – including enhancing your table settings with their own delicious olive oil favours – at the nine- metre long table, which fills the beautiful covered outdoor terrace. There are spectacular views from the terrace and from all the bedrooms, which have private terraces. Let them make your wedding celebration the best day of your lives. The idea is for each wedding to be surprising and unique. Agency manager Colombina Güimil says, ‘The location, décor, menu, invitation, wedding apparel… are defining aspects that consolidate a wedding’s success, and they have to be perfectly matched… but what really makes a wedding unforgettable is the emotion transmitted.’ Colombina takes the couple’s style and translates it to an event identity for the occasion. Her experience in planning gay weddings in Barcelona has taught her that the memories of the day last and continue to feed the roots of a relationship. The only thing you need to do to make your wedding just such an unforgettable occasion is say ‘we do’ to Symposia.