Where are you from? And your partner? When and why did you choose to get married abroad?
We are both from England in Warwickshire. We loved the idea of getting married in Italy as it’s such a romantic and pretty place. Our mind was made up once we went to visit. It is beautiful and everyone is so kind.
How many people you thought to invited and how many people were there the day of the wedding?
There were 39 people at our wedding.
Why did you pick Sorrento?
It had everything we wanted, great views, great venues and fab hotels. We loved the little streets and the amazing views and scenery. We felt really welcome when we came over too.
Why did you choose the Hotel Mediterraneo for your wedding? Did the reality meet your expectations? All that you imagined, decorations, flowers, hospitality, staff satisfy your expectations?
The reality definitely outdid our expectation. It was more than what we ever hoped for. It was perfect. Once we visited Hotel Med, we knew we had to have our wedding there. Everyone at our wedding commented the food was the best they had ever eaten. The flowers were so pretty and every detail was thought of.
Did you use a wedding planner to organize your wedding?
Alessia was our wedding planner and we are so happy she was. She arranged the perfect day for us. It was so easy to arrange from the UK with her help. I even asked Alessia to help source me a globe which she did no problem.
Why did you choose to have a civil wedding? Tell us a bit more about your ceremony
Our ceremony was perfect for us, as we wanted a short ceremony. We were ran through it beforehand about what to say etc. We wanted it to be a legal ceremony.
From 1 to 10 how difficult you will rate the experience to organize a wedding abroad?
There was no difficulty at all thanks to Alessia and her team. The only difficulty we had was because we chose to book everyone’s flights and hotel ourselves.
Are you happy with the suppliers provided by the hotel?
The saxophone player and dj were incredible as was the videographer. The cake blew us all away.
Budget: were you satisfied about the monetary value of your wedding? Did the budget come up clearly during the planning?
Yes the costs was explained at every step. It was so easy to keep track of what we were spending. Because of how amazing it was, we found it good value for money.
What is the best memory you have about your wedding in Sorrento?
Watching people’s faces as they walked onto the sky bar roof terrace. They were absolutely blown away.
What would you change about your wedding abroad experience?
I would not change anything at all (only to make it last longer!)
This interview is for couples deciding if they should get married @ Hotel Mediterraneo. Please give them 3 pieces of advises they need to know!
- Do it! It’s the most amazing venue with incredible views and food. You will not be disappointed.
- Alessia and Francesco are great and help you every step of the way. Nothing is too much of an ask and they ensure you have the perfect day.
- If you can, have the drone! The video footage we got from it is incredible and I’ve never seen anything like it before.