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Marisa & Rory


August 12, 2018

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Marisa & Rory


August 12, 2018

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Welcome!

Welcome, Family and Friends! We are so excited to spend an extended weekend with you in gorgeous Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Your presence means the world to us as we have the time of our lives and pledge our love to each other in paradise. 

Carol, of Barefoot Bridal, a destination wedding travel agency, has been amazing with helping us with all the booking details. Carol has worked with the hotel to secure a group rate with the Now Larimar in Punta Cana and to help all of our guests book their travel accommodations for our wedding on August 12, 2018.

Should you have any questions related to traveling, please contact Carol and Barefoot Bridal. There is a chat button on the bottom right hand corner of this site, you can email carol@barefootbridal.com, or call 866-8-BAREFOOT. 

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Amenities


Amenities


Now Larimar is an all inclusive AM Resort on Bavaro Beach, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. It is approximately 25 minutes from the Punta Cana airport. Now Larimar combines understated sophistication with Unlimited Luxury amenities.

Enjoy the many amenities of Unlimited-Luxury at Now Larimar Punta Cana, where nearly everything is included. Every gourmet meal, every fine wine and cocktail, and so much more.


  • Luxurious accommodations with incredible views
  • Gourmet dining with no reservations required at nine specialty restaurants
  • 24-hour room service
  • Unlimited premium drinks at ten bars and lounges
  • All day and nighttime activities and entertainment
  • Option to upgrade to Preferred Club privileges
  • Free WiFi and international calling with Unlimited Connectivity (coming soon)
  • Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
  • Unlimited top shelf spirits and premium beer
  • Unlimited natural fruit and juices and soft drinks
  • Complimentary mini-bar refreshed daily with soft drinks, bottled water, and beer.
  • Themed parties, oceanfront bars and entertainment venues
  • Pristine swimming pools
  • Pool and beach wait service
  • State-of-the-art Fitness center
  • No wristbands required
  • All taxes and gratuities
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ACCOMMODATIONS


ACCOMMODATIONS


Now Larimar Punta Cana features 721 rooms and suites, each with impressive views and Caribbean-inspired decor. Each suite comes with a balcony or terrace. The Preferred Club rooms are in a separate section and include these added privileges: personalized check-in and check-out with concierge service, access to private lounge and pool, Preferred Club only restaurant (Castaways) open during breakfast and lunch, hydro-tub on balcony, upgraded mini-bar and room service menu, daily continental breakfast and afternoon hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, exquisite desserts and fine liquors in private lounge, complimentary internet access in room or suite, and more.

The Special Wedding Group Rates have been secured and rooms have been blocked off with a room block, waiting for you to book your stay! There is a 3-night minimum stay for the rates. The rates are below.

Children under 2 are free. Children 3-12 are $65.36 per child per night, for all room categories that allow children. 

PLEASE NOTE: Not every room category has been added to the room block. If you choose a room that is not part of the room block (either because it was never part of it or because all the other rooms in the block have been booked), I will have to ask the hotel to confirm both the availability of the room and if they will honor the rates. I will let you know once that has been confirmed or ask you to choose another category if it is not available. This resort sells out fast; to guarantee the room category of your choice, book asap!


Deluxe Tropical View

King-size bed or two double beds - Spacious bathroom with shower and hydro-tub - Private, furnished balcony or terrace - Lush tropical garden view - 495 square feet/46 square meters - Up to two adults and two children or three adults and one child

Special Wedding Group Rate:
$201.90/night for a single person
$136.51/night per person for 2 in a room
$136.11/night per person for 3 in a room

Deluxe Pool View

King-size bed or two double beds - Spacious bathroom with shower and hydro-tub - Private, furnished balcony or terrace - Relaxing pool view - 495 square feet/46 square meters - Up to two adults and two children or three adults and one child

Special Wedding Group Rate:
$215.54/night for a single person
$150.16/night per person for 2 in a room
$149.77/night per person for 3 in a room

Deluxe Partial Ocean View

King-size bed or two double beds - Spacious bathroom with shower and hydro-tub - Private, furnished balcony - Stunning partial ocean view - 495 square feet/46 square meters - Up to two adults and two children or three adults and one child

Special Wedding Group Rate:
$229.19/night for a single person
$163.82/night per person for 2 in a room
$163.41/night per person for 3 in a room


Deluxe Family Room

King-size bed and two double beds - Two connecting Deluxe rooms (based on availability) - Two spacious bathrooms with shower and hydro-tub - Private, furnished balconies or terraces - Lush tropical garden view - 990 square feet/92 square meters - Up to two adults and four children, three adults and three children, or four adults and two children

Special Wedding Group Rate:
$204.76/night per person for 2 in a room
$204.37/ night per person for 3 in a room
4 adults upon request. 

Preferred Club Deluxe Tropical View

King-size bed or two double beds - Spacious bathroom with shower and hydro-tub - Private, furnished balcony -Preferred Club privileges -  Preferred location with lush tropical garden view - 495 square feet/46 square meters - Up to two adults and two children or three adults and one child

Special Wedding Group Rate:
$242.84/night for a single person
$177.47/night per person for 2 in a room
$177.06/night per person for 3 in a room

Preferred Club Deluxe Partial Ocean

King-size bed or two double beds - Spacious bathroom with shower and hydro-tub - Private, furnished balcony - Preferred Club privileges - Preferred location with stunning partial ocean view - 581 square feet/54 square meters - Up to two adults and two children or three adults and one child

Special Wedding Group Rate:
$283.79/night for a single person
$218.42/night per person for 2 in a room
$218.00/night per person for 3 in a room

NOTE: The Preferred Club Partial Deluxe Ocean View rooms only have partial views of the ocean off the balcony. If you want a guaranteed full ocean view, you should opt for the Master Suite Oceanfront Room. However, there are only 10 rooms in the entire resort and this category sells out first, so if you want this category, it's best to book as soon as possible. 

Preferred Club Master Suite Oceanfront View

Private bedroom with king-size bed - Separate living room with dining area - Spacious bathroom with two wardrobes, rain shower and hydro-tub - Separate guest bathroom - Private, furnished terrace with seating area, shower, sun lounger and hydro-tub - Preferred Club privileges - Preferred location with spectacular ocean-front view - 1,270 square feet/118 square meters - Up to two adults or one adult and one child

Special Wedding Group Rate:
$273.02/night per person for 2 in a room

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Booking and FAQ


Booking and FAQ


To be considered part of Marisa & Rory's Wedding Group, you must book through the group rates and not through any other method (even directly with the hotel). We have negotiated competitive group rates and secured a room block to make this as easy as possible. To participate in all of the wedding-related activities, you must stay at Now Larimar as part of the wedding group.

  • A refundable deposit in the amount of $100/room is required to reserve your room and book your stay. This deposit will also count as your R.S.V.P. to the wedding! 
  • A payment in the amount of 2-nights per room is due on April 22, 2018. This is the last day for cancellations with refunds. 
  • The deadline for the balance to be paid is June 17, 2018.

You do not need to know all the parties in the room, the travel dates, or the room category; book your room based on what you think you will need and any changes can be made until the balance due date. 

Any changes made to your booking after the balance due date will be subject to a $75 change fee. Any changes requested after the balance due date must be paid for in full upfront even before they are confirmed. 


Frequently asked questions


+ Can I Set Up a Payment Plan?

Yes! You can structure your payments in one of 3 ways:

  • You can make a deposit and then let the balance charge automatically on the balance due date.
  • You can make a deposit and ask us to calculate an even amount to charge every month with the last charge to be made on the balance due date.
  • You can make a deposit and click the "Make a Payment" button whenever you want to make an additional payment in any amount and if there's any balance left, it will be charged on the balance due date.

+ What is the Cancellation Policy?

Any deposit or payments made towards bookings as part of wedding groups are fully refundable if requested in writing to groups@barefootbridal.com at least 7 days in advance of April 22, 2018. If a cancellation request is not made in time, all moneys paid towards travel will be nonrefundable.

+ Is Travel Insurance Available?

Travel Insurance is available and highly recommended. Rates are per person, depending on the cost of the land-only portion of your trip. $69.00/person for trips up to $1,250/person, $79.00/person up to $2,000, and $99.00/person up to $2,500.. and so on. Travel Insurance can be added at any point; however, in order to receive the full benefit of the travel insurance, you must add it within 14 days of booking. Otherwise, the "Cancel For Any Reason" benefit will not apply and the only benefits will be for in-travel issues. Please note that once purchased, travel insurance is nonrefundable.

+ Will I Need a Passport?

Yes! A passport book is needed to fly to and from the U.S. and the D.R. - please take the time now to locate your passport and check the expiration date; make sure it is valid for 6 months after your anticipated return date. Check this site for more passport info: https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html

+ Can You Help Me with Round-Trip Airport Transportation?

There is a discounted rate for the round trip semi-private direct airport transporation for $30 per person in addition to the hotel room rates. This will be invoiced separately within 14 days of departure by Renny Travel.

+ Is there a tourist VISA fee?

There is a $10 tourist visa fee that must be paid in cash when you arrive at the Punta Cana airport. You can purchase it online here to avoid the lines: https://www.dgii.gov.do/Tturistaweb/home

+ What is the Weather Like?

The weather in the D.R. is hot and humid with averages in the 80s year around. Humidity is lowest during Dec-Feb and increases the closer you get to August. Hurricane season starts in June and continues through November. There is a gentle breeze that comes off the ocean on most days, so make sure to pack plenty of sunscreen because the breeze makes it easy to forget just how hot and strong the sun really is!

+ Do I need an Adapter for my Electronics?

You do not need an adapter for your electronics; the outlets in the D.R. will accept U.S. plugs.

+ What if I want to Book Excursions?

I can assist you with booking excursions. Let us know me what kind of activities you'd like to do, how many people, and the date you'd like to go and we can get you rates.

+ Can You Help Me Book Air Travel?

Barefoot Bridal can assist with airfare. Please contact your TA with your travel dates, depature gateway, number of people traveling, and special requests at groups@barefootbridal.com with the wedding name. However BFB cannot gaurantee that we have better rates than what you may find on your own.

+ I found a cheaper price online, can you match it?

Finding cheaper rates than the group rates online is very rare! However, if you have found cheaper rates, please take a screen shot that includes the final total price (with all taxes and fees), what the price includes (dates and room category), the website you found it on and the date and time on your computer and send it to groups@barefootbridal.com. We will ask the hotel for a price match. It may take several business days to hear back from the groups department for the match. We have been successful in the past in reducing entire group contracts, but hotels can also reject price matches due to having a group contract in place.

If you are ready to book your stay, please click BOOK NOW below. When your card is processed, you will receive an e-mail with your invoice. Please check that invoice to confirm that everything is correct. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us!