We would like to start by thanking Julie for letting us into her Secret Italy. We could not have had a more beautiful or magical place to get married.
Our planning started a year earlier and from the first day we made contact with Julie she made us feel so relaxed. She took all the stress and worry away and made sure she had the answer to any question we asked. Julie took time to skype with us, email us with updates and even visit our families as we live in Dubai.
We had 60 guest fly in from different countries on different days and Julie took care of them all. She arranged all of their hotels rooms, transfers and assisted those that made their own way.
When we arrived in Santa Maria for the first time 3 days before the wedding we were blown away by the beauty of the place. The Hotel Garden Riviera and its staff were perfect they made our stay so enjoyable in such lovely surroundings.
Julie helped us arrange restaurant reservations in the lead up to the wedding and accompanied us where possible. She became one of our wedding guests and was welcomed by everyone. Anything we needed or our guests throughout our weeks stay Julie was always there.
We chose the stunning Palazzo Bellemonte for our wedding venue on Julie’s recommendation. The grounds are magical and the staff made us feel so welcome.
Julie is well known and well respected in the area, she only uses the best providers. Our flowers, our wedding cake, the catering, the venues, the hotels, the transfers and the people she has assisting her are all top quality.
My Secret Italy team is small, personal, professional and full of knowledge. Without all their help and assistance over the last year we could not have made the day as perfect as it was.
A huge thank you to everyone involved and a special thank you to our new friend Julie for making it all possible.