Our wedding on Catalina was fairly perfect. I would highly recommend the island for any west coast "destination" wedding. We had a few hiccups with our musician and some of the service at the Country Club, but everything else was wonderful.
Had our reception outside on the patio and it was absolutely beautiful. The food was good and the service was ok. Our day of coordinator was a little flakely but most everything went well. Couple things to ask about when you book with them. Make sure they fill your toasting flutes before the champagne toast. When we arrived to our table our flutes were there and everyone was toasting us and we were empty.
Juliet and her staff made planning a destination a smooth and stress free process. I had complete trust and faith in her.
First, we spent $1,000 to have him come to the island to play. He came highly recommended by the planner. He played a few songs before our ceremony and left for the country club before we walked down the aisle. At the reception he played a few songs on the his steel drums but mostly played from a CD DISCMAN. For what we paid he was a very dissapointing. He didn't even play the steel drums for our first dance when we had specifically asked him to and he took quite a few breaks. He's awful.
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