Sousa-Byrd Destination Wedding – February 23, 2020 – Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Dear Family & Friends:

We hope you will be able to join us as we exchange marriage vows at the beautiful, 5-star, all-inclusive resort, The Fives Azul Beach in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico on Sunday, February 23, 2020.

We have reserved a block of rooms for you to come spend the weekend or longer with us to celebrate our special day!

Reservations will be confirmed on a first come, first served basis so we encourage you to make your reservation and deposit right away. Be sure to make reservations through Claire Skies Travel, our designated travel agency, so that your reservation will be made at the special rates within our reserved group block. If you missed the deadline, please submit your booking ASAP.

Our wedding reception will be adults-only, child care services are available at the resort upon request.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Bonny and DeAnte.

Wedding Date:

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Official Group Travel Period:

February 21-25, 2020

You may arrive/depart any day, provided your stay includes dates within the period of February 21-25, 2020 for a minimum stay of 3 nights. Additional nights subject to availability at time of booking. Airfare available on request.

Immerse yourself in a high-end Caribbean escape at The Fives Azul Beach Resort Playa del Carmen, on Mexico’s turquoise Caribbean coast. Vibrant and upscale, the town of Playa del Carmen is located south of Cancún and a scenic ferry ride away from Cozumel.

The Fives Azul Beach Resort Playa del Carmen takes your fives senses on a journey. This is where adults come to unwind, families come to reconnect, and where groups, honeymooners and even brides-to-be can create picture-perfect moments. Well-appointed 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom accommodations are designed to feel like home. The Fives Plaza is a destination within a destination, with shops, live entertainment, trendy restaurants and bars. Down by the white-sand beach, you’ll find an infinity pool with built in swim-up bars, waterfront activities and gourmet à la carte eateries. It’s all part of the award-winning Karisma Gourmet Inclusive® Experience, which takes all-inclusive vacations above and beyond anything you’ve known.

HOTEL PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodations in room category selected
  • Hotel All-Inclusive Plan
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks & bar beverages daily
  • 24-hour snacks
  • Daily activities & nightly entertainment
  • Non-motorized water sports per hotel all-inclusive plan
  • Room taxes & service charges on included features
  • Roundtrip ground transportation from Cancun airport to The Fives Azul Beach Resort

 FIVES AZUL BEACH RESORT PLAYA DEL CARMEN GUEST ROOMS:

The Fives Azul Beach Resort Playa del Carmen creates a signature experience that feels like home. Families, couples and friends can select from 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom resort residences featuring a stylish kitchen, living area and dining area. No living area in the Deluxe Rooms.

  • King or double beds
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Complimentary mini bar
  • Sofa Bed
  • Kitchen
  • Bath Essentials
  • Personal Concierge
  • 24hr Room Service
  • Dining Area
  • Living Room
  • Deluxe Room/One Bedroom Resort Residence -2 adults/2children
  • One Bedroom Swim-Up – 2 adults
  • One Bedroom Penthouse – 2 adults/2children
  • Two Bedroom Residence – 4 adults/2 children (on request)
  • All resort taxes and gratuities

Deluxe

This contemporary 527 square-foot room features garden or pool view, a large balcony or terrace, and two double-size beds or king size bed based on availability.

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One Bedroom Resort Residence

The One Bedroom Resort Residence boasts a separate living room with modern furnishings, double-size pull-out sofa bed, modern kitchen complete with full-size refrigerator, microwave, oven and stove, and dining table for four. The private master bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed. Each One Bedroom Resort Residence also features an outdoor terrace or balcony off the living room and bedroom with a garden or pool view.

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One Bedroom Penthouse Resort Residence

This rooftop lounge doubles the living space of the One Bedroom Resort Residence, and offers an “al fresco” hangout with a half bathroom, patio dining area, pergola, built-in barbeque grill, chaise lounges and a relaxing Bali bed. This Penthouse Residence takes extravagance to an entirely new level. Penthouse Resort Residences are located on the top floors of each building and feature a private rooftop lounge designed for ultimate relaxation, privacy and sophisticated entertaining. This rooftop lounge doubles the living space of the One Bedroom Resort Residence.

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One Bedroom Swim Up Resort Residence (Adults Only)

It also features a private master bedroom with a king bed. The highlight of each One Bedroom Swim-Up Resort Residence is the swim-up, where you can enjoy direct access to the pool right from your first-floor terrace.The One Bedroom Swim-Up Resort Residence boasts all the comfort of a regular Resort Residence including a stylish living room with modern furnishings and decor, double-size pull-out sofa bed, full-size kitchen complete with refrigerator, microwave, oven and stove, and a dining table for four. It also features a private master bedroom with a king bed, his & hers sinks with backlit frosted glass tops, a walk-in rainfall shower, a private toilet.

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TWO BEDROOM RESORT RESIDENCE

The Two Bedroom Resort Residence is the perfect accommodation for a large family or group traveling together. This residence boasts a separate living room with modern furnishings, double-size pull-out sofa bed, modern kitchen complete with full-size refrigerator, microwave, oven and stove, and dining table. The private master bedroom is furnished with a king bed, his & hers sinks with backlit frosted glass tops, a walk-in rainfall shower, a private toilet cabin, essential and premium bath amenities such as a hair dryer, deluxe bathrobes and a magnifying vanity mirror. The second bedroom is furnished with a king bed or double beds, and has a private bathroom. Each Two Bedroom Resort Residence also features an outdoor terrace or balcony off the living room and bedroom with a garden or pool view. These suites are connected by an entry hall.

 

 

 

TWO BEDROOM PENTHOUSE RESORT RESIDENCE

This 1,710-square-foot Two Bedroom Penthouse Resort Residence is the ideal option for families or groups traveling together, while still having the privacy of two separate bedrooms. In addition to all the features and lavish amenities of a Two Bedroom Resort Residence, including a modern living area and full-size kitchen, the penthouse provides a private rooftop lounge, carefully designed for your group’s entertainment and relaxation — all within an exclusive setting. The rooftop lounge doubles the living space of the Two Bedroom Resort Residence and provides a chic “al fresco” lifestyle, including a half-bathroom, patio dining complete with a table for six, a pergola, barbeque grill, relaxing hot tub, chaise lounges and a canopied daybed.

 

 

 

 

Bedding in each room: 1 King or 2 Double beds. The 1st two guests regardless of age, pay the adult rate. You may arrive/depart any day, provided your stay includes the period of February 21-25, 2020 for a minimum stay of 3 nights.

FLIGHT ARRANGEMENTS:

Airfare is NOT included in the land package price but may be added if you wish. If booked on your own, flight information will be required to arrange airport transfers.

ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT:

Enjoy your favorite hobbies or discover a new passion at The Fives Azul Beach Resort Playa del Carmen. We’ve created a mix of activities that guests of all ages will enjoy. Slip away to morning yoga on the beach or evening tennis lessons on our lighted clay courts. A kayak tour is calling your name. Or maybe it’s a day trip to the Mayan ruins of Tulum. We’re happy to arrange that. Wrap up the day with nightly entertainment right at the resort, featuring live music, authentic Mexican performances, fire dances and more. These are the days and nights you’ll never forget.

ALL-INCLUSIVE ACTIVITIES:

  • Swimming & Water Sports
  • Fitness center
  • Kids’ club
  • Main pool
  • Spa
  • Outdoor tennis
  • Beach volleyball
  • Water basketball and aerobics
  • Live performances and shows
  • Live music

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DINING OPTIONS:

Indulgent food and premium drinks are an important part of the Karisma Gourmet Inclusive® Experience at The Fives Azul Beach Resort Playa del Carmen. French, Japanese, Mexican, Italian and other cuisines combine with amazing views and decor. The deliciousness is limitless, and the eye candy just goes on and on. Take your senses on a journey with Tequila and Mezcal tastings, cooking classes and blind tasting dinners.

OKA SUSHI BAR: Masterful Japanese Cuisine

KOH THAI: Southeast Asian Flavors in a Bangkok-Inspired Setting

LA BRASSERIE: Chef-Inspired French Favorites in a Bistro Setting

FLAVOURS WORLD CUISINE: Casual Culinary Experiences Infused with Views

ZKY BAR: A Chic and Airy Spot for Cocktails Under the Stars

AREZZO: Old World Italian Cuisine with Caribbean Views

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DEPOSIT & PAYMENT INFORMATION:

If you have missed the deadline below, please submit your deposit as soon as possible to secure the group rate.

 An initial deposit of $100 per person (double/triple occupancy) or $200 per room (single occupancy) is due with your reservation no later than May 31, 2019. If you missed this date, please submit your booking ASAP.

A second deposit of $200 per adult (double/triple occupancy) or $400 (single occupancy) is due no later than August 31st, 2019.

Installment payment plan available. Payments are processed on the 15th or the 30th of each month with pre-approval.

FINAL PAYMENT/FULL BALANCE due no later than Monday December 2nd, 2019.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Initial trip deposit is non-refundable. Full package cost is non-refundable without travel insurance.

TRIP INSURANCE*

Although we know you wouldn’t dream of canceling your trip under normal circumstances, the unexpected sometimes happens.

To protect your investment, we strongly urge all travelers to purchase trip insurance and to do so with your initial trip deposit to ensure full coverage eligibility.

Rates per person:

 1-4 nights, HOTEL ONLY: Adults – $60.99 , children 13-17 years – $45.75, children ages 0-12 years – $30.50.

5+ nights, HOTEL ONLY: Adults – $90.99, children 13-17 years – $68.25, children 0-12 years -$45.50.

1-4 nights, AIR + HOTEL: Adults – $80.99, children 13-17 years – $60.75, children 0-12 years – $40.50.

5+ nights, AIR + HOTEL: Adults – $130.99, children 13-17 years – $98.25, children 0-12 years – $65.50.

For detailed information on the All-In-One Travel Protection, please click here.

Questions:

Email: info@claireskiestravel.com or call 240-463-5490

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS INTO MEXICO

U.S. CITIZENS: Valid passports are mandatory for everyone traveling internationally, and for entering or re-entering the United States by air. Many destinations require Passports to be valid at least six (6) months past the scheduled end of your trip, and contain at least 3 blank pages for official use. Travelers intending to secure (or renew) a passport, are encouraged to do so at least 4 months prior to travel. No visas or special immunizations are required for this itinerary.

MINORS: When a minor is not accompanied by both parents or legal guardian we recommend that the responsible adult traveling with the minor take along an original, notarized, signed letter from the absent parent/legal guardian authorizing the minor to travel with you. Please check with your air carrier.

NON-US CITIZENS: are advised to contact the Mexican Embassy or Consulate to obtain the specific entry requirements for their nationality.