‘Monday July 15th 2013
We are delighted that you have taken the time to look at our website and would be thrilled if you could join us in Spain for our wedding Below is some information to make your life a little easier.
We have chosen to have our wedding ceremony in La Cala de Mijas (Malaga) in Parroquia Santa Teresa de Jesus and our celebration at the beautiful Hacienda San Jose, a gorgeous luxury villa situated in the foothills of Mijas, 25 minutes from Malaga airport and just a 5 minute drive from the coastal town of La Cala de Mijas, where there are several options for accommodation (details below). The villa is 10 minutes from the popular resort of Fuengirola, 15 minutes from Benalmadena and 15 minutes in the other direction to Marbella and Puerto Banus. Here is a link to the coast to give you an idea of where we will be:
With the promise of an amazing sunset, beautiful surroundings, some Spanish traditions and of course your company, we are sure to have a fantastic time.
We will be using this website to keep you all informed of the arrangements so please check in between now and the big day for updates.
We will be staying in Benalmadena with our families and will arrive two weeks before the big day; you are welcome to join us at any stage!’ We are really looking forward to sharing our special day with our most important family and friends.
It is up to you whether you choose to stay in La Cala (where we will be getting married) or Benalmadena (where we will be staying) but either way we have included a few suggestions for accommodation below.
‘PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
‘Saturday 13th July
20.00 – We will be having pre-wedding drinks at Playa Miguel Beach Club (on the promenade in Benalmadena) We would love to see you there The website of the bar is www.playamiguel.es and if you click on ‘visita virtual’ on the top left corner, you can have a sneaky peek.
Monday 15th July
The Big Day!!
16.00 Shuttle Bus will arrive at Sol Timor Benalmadena to take guests to the chapel in La Cala
16.30/45 Guests arrive at La Cala
17.00 Service begins
17.30 Guests depart
17.45 1st Shuttle arrives at Hacienda
18.15 2nd Shuttle arrives at Hacienda
18.00-19.30 Reception drinks and Canapes
19.30 Guests are seated for dinner
22.20 Bar opens and party begins!
00.30 Hog Roast is served
02.30 Bus arrives to bring guests back to Benalmadena, or if you would prefer to take a taxi, two numbers of taxi companies are (+34) 952 476 593 or 952 478 288.
If you have any further questions or need help with anything in particular please do not hesitate to contact us.
By now you should have received your invitations and we ask that you RSVP to the number/email address above on or before 1st April to help us organize numbers.
Andrew and Dawn xx
The closest airport to fly into is Malaga with a wide choice of airlines frequenting Malaga Please visit the following websites to receive information on flight prices/times
El Oceano Hotel, 5* La Cala de Mijas
El Oceano is a luxury boutique hotel located directly on the sea front We have arranged a 20% discount off the standard rates for our guests Please note that children under 14 years of age are not permitted to stay at the hotel.
Oceano Studio situated adjacent to the main beachfront building normally 165€ for 140€
Double superior non sea view, normally 140euro, ‘for 125 euro
Ocean front mini suite, normally 195euro, ‘for 165 euro
Deluxe Ocean front mini suite, normally 220euro, ‘for 185 euro
Jacuzzi suite, normally 260euro, ‘for 220 euro
* rates per room per night + subject to 10% local tax
In order to proceed with the booking they require one night’s deposit per room payable by credit card (16 digit visa or mastercard number & expiry date) Please mention that you are guests of Dawn and Andrew’s wedding.
Telephone: (00 34) 952 587 550
Gran VIK Hotel 4* – La Cala de Mijas
This front line beach hotel is ideal for families and located within walking distance to all the amenities in the quaint Spanish seaside town. ‘The room rates below are per person per night and include VAT Please note that during July they require a minimum 3 nights stay.
Bed & breakfast €64
Half board €69
Full board €76
All inclusive €82
Email Yolanda at’email@example.com and quote that you are guests of Dawn & Andrew’s wedding on 15th July.
Telephone : (00 34) 952 587 606
Star La Cala -‘www.starlacala.com
There are a selection of 2 and 3 bedroom townhouses located by the beach in the centre of La Cala De Mijas. Please quote that you are a guest of Dawn & Andrew’s wedding group when you contact them They also have other types of property available although not as close to the beach
Telephone: + 34 952492108
Sol Aloha Puerto – 4* Benalmadena/Torremolinos
A frontline beach hotel’ with direct access to the popular Carihuela Beach and only 300 m from Puerto Marina Room rates below are double rooms on a half-board basis and include taxes:
1st – 15th July €116.38
16th – 31st July €154.80
Tel: +34 952 387 066
Sunset Beach Club, Benalmadena
Sunset Beach Club is situated in the heart of Benalmadena Costa and is ideal for families In July they require a minimum 7 nights’ stay so if you would like to make this your holiday, please email” firstname.lastname@example.org to get rates, or visit their website www.sunsetbeachclub.com
Tel:’ (00 34) 952 579 410
For other hotel and self-catering options, please have a look at the following websites:
A very reasonably priced and reliable car hire company, who will meet you at Malaga airport and escort you to your hire car so you avoid queuing!” Please contact them directly and quote Dawn & Andrew’s wedding to receive favourable rates.
Telephone: 0034 952402411
Contact: Michael or Antonio
For any group up to 8 persons in size will receive a transfer from Malaga airport from a licenced minibus less expensive than any taxi service Please contact Martin who has a fleet of 3 vehicles available to help and quote that you are a guest of the Dawn & Andrew wedding group.