I stayed in the sunrise last year for 2 weeks in July. I spent many months looking on websites and on trip advisor to find the perfect place for my wedding and I definitely chose the right place. If you are thinking of getting married here please do not hesitate, it was amazing start to finish.
Starting with the hotel and holiday itself. The rooms are lovely and modern and cleaned everyday. The only bad thing about the room was the squash for space! We had myself and my fiancé and 2 children and the cot took up quite a bit of room. Other than that beautiful balcony's with views. We were also upgraded on our wedding night to one of the corner suites thanks to my lovely step mum who nagged them to move us (being July they were quite pushed for rooms) the upgraded room was amazing with full length window with a view of the beach and a very spacious balcony. Waking up to that view on your first day as a married couple with breakfast in bed was perfect.
The sun bed allocation is a godsend and makes the holiday even more enjoyable without the worry of rushing out there at the crack of dawn! Breakfast is plentiful and lovely with a chef cooking fresh eggs and pancakes so its always lovely and hot.
Onto the beautiful wedding... We arrived on a Wednesday and got married the following Wednesday. We had a few meetings before hand to go through all aspects including music, drinks, menu, seating plan, flowers, gifts and so on. Georgia the in house wedding co-ordinator was so helpful and pleasant as was the Thomson rep. We also went into town to the town hall to sign all legal documents this was only a 10 minute drive (cab included in your wedding package) and we was in & out really quickly. We went and looked at the wedding area before hand which is completely private and tested the music was going to be ok. We took our iPhones with 4 songs walking down aisle, back up the isle and first dance, and I had a dance with my dad too, plus a playlist for dinner and a dance afterwards. If you are taking music with you be sure to make sure you do not need Internet, we used spotify and put all the playlists onto offline mode as the hotel wifi doesn't reach the wedding area.
The day itself went as I hoped without any problems. It's such a relaxed and calm environment. I was lucky enough to have a lovely friend there who done my hair & makeup. Us girls were given a spare room to get ready in while the boys got ready in our room. The wedding coordinators set up all the chairs for us and put on all my blue bows (which I got from eBay for a very good price) it had a amazingly calm soothing ambience. The ceremony it self doesn't last very long which I liked, no awkward tongue tiers or long words. After the ceremony was done we had champagne and a breather in the seating area and then had all the pictures taken while the hotel staff changed the ceremony area into the sit down meal area.
The food was absolutely amazing and I would go as far to say it was one of the best wedding meals I've ever had. All the guests commented on the day itself and the food. I think we even managed to convert a few couples that a wedding abroad was the way to go. I'm afraid we didn't get to use the dance music as we were all so worn out and full up after dinner. It was very hot being in a Wedding dress mixed with drinking champagne all day we all just sat around our U shaped table and chatted away about the day we also went for a lovely stroll to the sea and dipped our feet in :)
All in all an amazing day I will always remember and the hotel really did make it extra special with their detail to perfection. I would definitely recommend the sunrise to anyone. It was perfect,
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