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Wedding FAQ

Thank you for booking your Wedding with us, we are looking forward to sharing your special day and will do our best to meet your expectations. Please find below a list of the most frequently asked questions and their answers.

OUR ADDRESS:
BLUE LAGOON RESORT
WEDDING DEPARTMENT
NEA ALIKARNASSOS
P.O. BOX 124
LAMBI
85300, KOS
GREECE

email address: weddings@bluelagoongroup.com

Our head offices are at the Blue Lagoon Resort, therefore, regardless to where your Wedding will take place, all items & documents should be forwarded to the above address. 

    1. How can I book my Wedding with you?
    You can book your Wedding either directly with us or through TUI (Thomson / First Choice).
    *In order for your Wedding to take place in one of our hotels, the 80% of your Wedding party needs to book their accommodation with us.
    2. How many Wedding do you do per day?
    One Wedding per day takes place in all the hotels of our Group, except the Blue Lagoon Resort where we might have up to 2 Weddings per day.
    3. What days are available for a Wedding?
    All the days of the week are available.
    4. Once at the Hotel
    4.1 Do we meet someone in order to discuss the Wedding Arrangements?
    You will be notified upon your arrival about the date and time of your meeting with your Wedding Coordinator.

    During your meeting you will go through all the details regarding your big day and you can make changes or last minute arrangements.
    5. Town Hall
    5.1 Why do we need to go to the Town Hall?
    The Town Hall is where you will get legally married.
    5.2 What needs to be done as preparation?
    You need to make sure you have gathered all the required documents prior to your arrival.

    If you are translating your legal documents with us you need to send them over to us at least one and a half months prior to your arrival.

    If you are having your documents translated with another company, you need to have them with you during your first meeting with your Wedding Coordinator.
    5.3 What happens at the Town Hall?
    Your Wedding Coordinator will advise you the exact date and time of the meeting at the Town Hall for the signing of your legal paperwork.

    The signing usually takes place 1 - 2 days prior to your Ceremony at the Hotel.

    You need to have 2 witnesses above the age of 18.

    You will be required to make your own way to the Town Hall at your own expense. Your witnesses will need to be with you and you will sign paperwork in a very short procedure. Your Wedding Coordinator will be with you.

    The Marriage Certificate will be ready to collect approximately 3 days after the signing. The Groom will be requested to sign in order to collect it from the Town Hall.

    *We cannot collect your Marriage Certificate on your behalf.
    6. Wedding day
    6.1 What happens on the day?
    Your Wedding Coordinator will meet the Groom and all the guests who will not be in the room with the Bride, approximately 1 hour before the Ceremony at the Lobby. If a photographer has been hired for the day, pictures of the Groom, Best men and all the men of the party will take place about 40mins before the ceremony and for about 15mins. Your Wedding Coordinator will come to the Bride's room with the photographer (if one is hired) approximately 30mins prior to the ceremony for some pictures in the room & the Gardens. The Bride will be picked up from the room with a golf car about 5mins before the Ceremony.

    If there is a gap between the end of your Ceremony & the beginning of your dinner, you may have some drinks at the nearest bar.
    7. External guests and entry passes (for our hotels which are All - Inclusive)
    7.1 Can my guests who are staying in other hotels attend my Wedding? Do they have to pay? And if so, how much?
    Yes, your guests who are not staying in our hotel, may visit for your Wedding day or any other day.

    There is a full day pass, valid from 09:00 until midnight and a half day pass either from 09:00 until 14:30 or from 14:30 until midnight.

    The entry pass grants visitors the full use of the All - Inclusive program.

    Visitors are required to show their passports or drivers licences.

    Our Wedding Coordinators may provide you with the prices.
    8. Ceremony
    The Ceremony will be conducted in Greek and translated in English by your Wedding Coordinator.

    The Ceremony lasts for about 20 mins
    8.1 What does the decoration of the Ceremony Venue include?
    Gazebo (depending on the area)

    Red Carpet

    Table with white linen and a flower arrangement in white, a silver tray with champagne glasses and space for the rings.

    Chairs with white covers and either sashes or ribbons in the basic colors.*

    *You are welcome to bring your own items for decoration if you wish.
    9. Extras
    9.1 Flowers
    9.1.1 What is included in our package?
    A Standard Bridal bouquet and a single Groom's buttonhole (made of Roses or Gerberas or Lilies) is included in your package.

    You can confirm the color and flower choice during your first meeting with your Wedding Coordinator, once you have arrived at the resort
    9.1.2 Can we upgrade?
    Yes, you may upgrade your Bridal bouquet with an additional cost.

    We need to be aware of any upgrades, prior to your arrival.

    Please contact our Wedding Coordinators for different options and prices.
    9.2 Cake
    9.2.1 What is included in our package?
    A Wedding cake of 1.5 kilos with white cream is included in all our packages.
    9.2.2 What options do we have?
    Your cake can either be square, round or heart shaped.
    9.2.3 Can we upgrade?
    Yes, you may upgrade to a bigger cake with an additional cost.
    9.2.4 Can we have our cake decorated?
    Yes, you may bring your own decorations if you wish. Decoration such as real or sugarpaste flowers or sugarpaste cover come with an additional cost.
    9.3 Music
    9.3.1 Can we have music for walking down the aisle?
    You may bring the music of your choice with you and we can provide you with a CD player with a connection cable for an Ipod, Iphone and MP3.

    1 song is required for walking down the aisle and 4 - 5 songs for after the Ceremony
    9.3.2 Is there music for our Wedding Reception?
    Apart from the options for entertainment with an additional charge (Greek Band, Greek Band with Dancers, Firedancers e.t.c.), you may bring the music of your choice with you and we can provide you with a CD player with a connection cable for an Ipod, Iphone and MP3.
    9.3.3 Can we hire a DJ?
    Yes, depending on the dinner venue.
    9.4 Photography
    A photographer can be hired for your big day, who will take photos before, during and after your Ceremony.

    We offer a variety of services, please contact our Wedding Coordinators for different options and prices.
    9.5 Hairstyling & Make Up
    There is a Hairdresser, as well as a Make Up artist on site.

    Appointments can either be booked in advance, or once you have arrived at the resort.

    Date and time of the appointments will be confirmed during your first meeting with your Wedding Coordinator.

    Please contact our Wedding Coordinators for different options and prices.
    9.6 Wedding Reception
    9.6.1 Where can we have our Wedding Reception?
    We can offer internal, as well as external venues for your Wedding Reception with an additional cost (except for when they are already included in our Wedding package).

    Please contact our Wedding Coordinators regarding the different options and prices.

    Another option would be to book one of our All - Inclusive restaurants once you have arrived at the resort with no additional charge, where you and your guests will have reserved non-decorated tables (8-10 persons) in an area used as well by other guests of the Hotel.
    9.6.2 Is there a dress code?
    In order to maintain an agreeable environment for our guests, we ask you to refrain from wearing shorts, chino shorts, flip flops, slippers or sandals in all our Restaurants during dinner.
    9.6.3 What does the charge for the Wedding Reception include? Is there any decoration?
    Please see below:
    Reserved area from 18:30 – 22:00 o’clock for Wedding dinner at the chosen location

    • Wedding Dinner Standard Decoration:
    • White linen, napkins, chair covers, Wedding set up
    • Runners on the tables in color as a decoration
    • Glass bowls with candles and sand and stones decorations
    • Space for the first dance (provided the area is private)
    • Basic balloon arrangements in the color of your Wedding theme
    • Groom & Bride will be served with food & drinks
    • Wedding guests will be served with drinks (food: self-service from the All Inclusive Buffet)

     

    9.6.4 Can we extend our Wedding Reception?
    Yes, you can extend your Wedding Reception from 22:00 until 24:00 with an additional charge.
    10. Payment
    10.1 When do we pay for our extras?
    For the confirmation of the Event a 50% deposit of your extras is required and a full payment needs to be made one week prior to your arrival.
    10.2 How can we pay?
    Either by credit card or via bank transfer.
    11. Other questions
    11.2 Are there any discounts for children?
    We offer a 50% discount for children 2 - 12 years old.
    11.3 How do I get my room upgrade?
    The room upgrade is offered upon availability; if there are available rooms upon your arrival, we will be happy to give you the next available room type.
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Blue Lagoon Group

Lambi, 85300 Kos, Dodecanese, Greece
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