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Louise & Dan – Saturday September 30th 2017

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Howdy y’all

If you are reading this, it means you are special, very special to us.

It’s taken a while and there have been a few adventures,’kids’and countries’to navigate but we have finally settled on a’wedding date and we are super excited!

A sunny, September Saturday in Spain is where it will all go down (30th’September 30th‘2017 in Mijas) We wanted our special day to be longer so we are shooting for a special weekend to bring our family, our friends from our roots, and, also those special people we have had the pleasure of meeting along the journey’to get together and have a weekend of fun'(and sangria).

This’website’aims to detail’everything that will be going on’over the 3 days’we will be celebrating. We have also provided some’accommodation’recommendations in the nearest town of La Cala Mijas, transport and flight info.

We are so excited about our weekend and hope y’all can join us!

Lots of love,

Louise, Dan, Dexter and Jensen!!

In the Spanish words of my dad Dave “questionso”

If you have any’questions,’please do not hesitate to’contact us on’our email addresses’Louise.mcloughlin@yahoo.co.uk’or’Danrider2003@yahoo.co.uk. ‘There is also’Facebook’of course!

P.S.

We have decided’strictly no gifts’please;’your presence is priceless and’would be the greatest wedding gift.

Location

Our special’day and’a post wedding day’BBQ will be at the’Hacienda San Jose‘where we invite you to join our ceremony. ‘The Hacienda is located’in the hills, overlooking the town of’La Cala De Mijas, in’the costa Del Sol region of Spain which is about’a 25 minute’drive from Malaga airport.

The actual address is Entrerrios Costa, 5, 29649 Mijas, Málaga.

Itinerary

Friday September 29th

Drinks and canapes will be served at 3 Sabores, La Cala from 8pm for those of you are in town’on the Friday A casual way to get to know each of our families and friends, children are welcome. ‘Remember,’let’s’not get our silly heads on and go too wild as you’ll need to save your energy for the big day ‘The address of 3 Sabores La Cala is:’Calle Estepona, 47, 29649 Mijas, Málaga, Spain

Saturday September 30th

The Ceremony will begin at 4pm and we’d ask you to arrive’for about 3:30pm so we are all seated.

Cocktails and canapes will be served while pictures are being taken. ‘You are welcome to look around the grounds and the magnificent hacienda, or go get a balloon animal from Pom Pom!

Dinner will be served at 6pm, Spanish buffet style. We’ll have food covered for all palates. If you have any dietary requirements, please let us know. Sit down, relax, watch the sunset to the sounds of Spanish strings and flamenco dancers.

We have the great ‘Cool Fire Band’ performing on the lower court yard after dinner and then DJ Fuller will carry us through til the early hours of the morning.

Sunday October 1st

We will be hosting a casual BBQ back at the hacienda, so for those of you still in town bring your bathers and shades for some chill out time and laughs. ‘1pm onwards.

Be sure to let us know what days you and your families can make so we have cater accordingly.

Arrival

The closest airport to Marbella is Málaga (AGP) which is a 45 minute drive.

You can find flights on

www.monarch.co.uk

www.easyjet.co.uk

www.ryanair.com

Transportation to Marbella

Transfer company:

TRANSFERS

We would recommend a company called Malaga Transfer and have negotiated discounted prices to La Cala/Mijas as follows:

Mijas Costa

  • Standard car ( type Ford Mondeo or similar) ‘with capacity for 4 people + 3 medium suitcases: 55 euros
  • In an executive car ‘(type Mercedes’ E class, Audi A6 or similar) with capacity for 4 people + 3 medium suitcases 66′ euros.
  • in a people carrier up to 7 people: 77 euros.
  • Microbus up to 12 people: 105 euros.
  • Microbus up to 19 people: 120′ euros.

Toll road not included.

Baby /child/ booster seats: 5 euros

Please contact Anabel who is the manager at Malaga transfers directly quoting ” Sunshine Weddings ” to ensure to receive VIP service and the prices above.

sales@malagatransfer.co.uk

+34 952 96 27 10

Taxi:

A taxi to La Cala will cost approximately €70 one way.

Train/Bus

You can get a train to Fuengirola directly from Malaga Airport and then take a bus from Fuengirola to La Cala This journey is not difficult, albeit a little lengthy, as the train station is attached to the airport where you can just walk across a bridge with your luggage and the Fuengirola train station is directly across the road from the bus terminal.

There is a direct bus from Malaga airport to Marbella which takes approximately 45 minutes and costs 6/8€ one way Once at the Marbella bus terminal you can take the Fuengirola bus (number 220) to La Cala which takes approximately 45-50 minutes ‘ The Fuengirola bus will cost no more than 4€ one way.

Car hire:’

www.holiday-golf.com

In our opinion the most trusted car hire company at Malaga airport. The father and son relationship offer a very personal service, and they speak fluent English offering good rates with NO hidden extras.

Please contact them directly to receive favourable rates.

E-mail: info@holiday-golf.com

Telephone: +34 952402411

Contact: Michael or Antonio

Accommodation:

El Oceano Hotel – La Cala de Mijas

El Oceano is a luxury boutique hotel located directly on the sea front about 10 minutes from the Hacienda San Jose. Please note that children under 14 years of age are not permitted to stay at the hotel.

Oceano Studio, situated adjacent to main beachfront hotel with compact kitchenette, normally 165 euro discounted to 140 euro

Double superior non sea view, normally 140euro, discounted to 130 euro

Ocean front mini suite, normally 195euro, discounted to 185 euro

* rates per room per night + subject to 10% local tax. Room rates may vary a little once you check on the hotel website as it is updated periodically.

Please book as soon as possible to ensure you are given these discounted rates.

Please book through the hotels website by using the prom code “sunshine” to be given the discounted rates.

Website:’www.oceanohotel.com

Email Glenn at’info@oceanohotel.com

Telephone:’+34 952 587 550

Hotel Carmen 2* – La Cala de Mijas

This is newly refurbished and renovated smaller 12 room hotel located in the centre of La Cala with reasonable rates.

Please make bookings directly through their website through the use of the promo code'”SUNSHINE160310″

Website:’http://www.hotel-carmen.es/

Email’info@hotel-carmen.es

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. It is just over 5 minutes from the Hacienda.

Book online through their website using our special discounted promo code “sunshine” to receive 20% discount of their standard web rates.

Website:’http://www.vikhotels.com/en/vik-gran-hotel-costa-del-sol-costa-del-sol.html

Tel:’+34902160630

Things to do:

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Spain/Andalucia/Mijas-261102/Things_To_Do-Mijas-TG-C-1.html