Sep 01, 2010

Dano's Island Sounds
( 4.6 / 5.0 )
Dano Island Sounds was the perfect music option for our wedding overlooking the ocean. The steel drum & guitar duo (Dan & Craig) were BEAUTIFUL. After cocktail hour, they took over as DJs and did a great job keeping the dance party going and taking requests from my friends. I did not expect there to be some much dancing but everyone had an awesome time! I'd recommend Dano to anyone!
Services used: Band

Ocean View Villas
( 5.0 / 5.0 )
This venue is an absolutely gorgeous place to have a wedding. I'm so glad that I found it. Rebecca was the best! She's so easy to work with and professional. And I loved being next to the ocean, with waves crashing behind us during our ceremony, and getting to watch the sunset during our reception. The location can't be beat. If you have family coming in from out of town, this is a great option. If you book this venue, make your life easier and hire vendors who have worked there before. I was thrilled with all of mine - Personal Touch Catering, Your Inner Song Photography, Swann Soirees (day of wedding coordinator), and Dano's Island Sounds (steel drums and DJ). Best wishes!
Services used: Wedding Venue

( 4.8 / 5.0 )
I was so pleased with the exceptional job that Personal Touch Catering did for my wedding. They completely exceeding my expectations and went above and beyond to make my event go smoothly and to make sure that my guests were happy. The food was fantastic. I heard nothing but raves from even the pickiest of foodies among my guests. I had some special requests to make the event more sustainable and the chef was willing to work with me to find “eco-friendly” alternatives. And the service and attention to detail was excellent – Rebecca Slaughter was the catering manager and she was so sweet and worked so incredibly hard to ensure everything was perfect. The rest of crew did and equally excellent job. I feel very lucky to have found them.
Services used: Catering

Swann Soirées
( 5.0 / 5.0 )
Swann Soirees was the best investment I made in choosing vendors for my wedding. I didn’t have a very large wedding (~80 guests) but the venue I chose posed some unique logistical challenges. The Swann Soirees team had a ton of ideas. Even though we had hired Megan Mills, one of the fantastic coordinators at Swann Soirees, to run our wedding, Brenda Swann, the owner, went out of her way to meet with my husband and I while she was visiting San Francisco on business. She was terrific. Megan and Sherry Tarrant ran the rehearsal and coordinated the wedding day and they were both AMAZING! They rolled up their sleeves immediately and got to work. They helped with last minute decorations, coordinated the timeline with our vendors and made sure everything was running smoothly. At one point, one of our wedding guests dropped a glass onto concrete and Megan was there 2 seconds later with a broom, cleaning it all up. While we were taking family photos after the ceremony, Megan brought us a full platter of the appetizers that our guests were enjoying at the cocktail reception, so that we wouldn’t starve the whole evening. Most importantly, they brought me, my groom, and our parents, peace of mind that the event that we’d been planning for months and months was in experienced and capable hands. I would highly recommend Swann Soirees to anyone.
Services used: Wedding Planning

Your Inner Song Photography
( 4.8 / 5.0 )
I love Your Inner Song Photography!!! Justin Martens photographed our wedding and I cannot say enough great things about him and his work. He completely impressed everyone with his high energy and creativity. He worked so hard to get as many fantastic shots as he could and the photos turned out beautifully. His rates were also very reasonable, especially considering the high quality of his photos, and the care and enthusiasm he brings to the job. It’s very clear from the moment that you meet him that Justin loves what he does, and it really came across through his photos, and in the way that he interacted with my family and wedding guests. I’d recommend Your Inner Song to anyone.
Services used: Photography