Kimberley and Nathan – Villa Botanica


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Ceremony: Villa Botanica
Reception: Villa Botanica
Celebrant: Peter Upton
Photography: Fancy Photos
Decorator: The Event Company Whitsundays
Hair: Airlie Beach Hair and Makeup
Make-up: Samantha Richardson Hair and Makeup
Flowers: Flower Hut
Dress: Maggie Sottero
Cake: Whitsunday Baked Creations
Accommodation: Pinacles Resort
Videography: Wild Bunch Weddings

 

Love Story…

We have been together for 8 years and met in Sydney at the Hawkesbury River, we have always loved the water and got engaged on Daydream Island at the Chapel. We were on holiday and went looking around at the chapel and then we walked in and written in coral and candles was “will you marry me”. The Whitsundays has a special place in our hearts.

 

Destination Wedding…

We chose a destination wedding because we wanted something different and memorable. The crystal blue waters and the incredible position of Villa Botanica completed my dream day. We loved how we could escape the cold New South Wales winter and go to the Whitsundays for incredible weather.

 

Wedding Week…

We stayed in the Whitsundays for a week and we relaxed and also did day trips to Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island but nothing compares to Airlie Beach. We have also previously done the Great Barrier Reef day tour.

 

Brides Vision…

The theme for the wedding was to take in the beautiful Whitsundays and keep everything else simple. My dress was Maggie Soterro and I had Christian Louboutins and my mothers pearl bracelet.

 

Sit Down or Cocktail…

We had 60 guests and it was a sit down. We wanted a smaller wedding but still wanted our guests to have the entire wedding experience.

 

Splurge Vs Save…

We splurged for our venue, photography and all of the elements and saved on simple table settings as the Whitsundays view was the main feature.

 

Whitsunday Wedding Venue…

After our first wedding location was destroyed by Cyclone Debbie we were upset but we were determined to have our wedding in the Whitsundays. We looked around and had many recommendations for Villa Botanica and honestly we now know why. It was the most magical day of my life and couldn’t of wished for anything better.

 

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