Cindy & Luke 6/2/2013
Dave, Aimee, Eileen, Lauren, etc. with Villa de Amore were FANTASTIC, AMAZING, FLEXIBLE, HELPFUL, AFFORDABLE, etc. I really truly cannot say enough about our experience with those folks.
Venue - located in Temecula, California, about 45 min from San Diego. Needless to say, the venue is stunningly beautiful. Imagine a breathtakingly beautiful mansion on a hill with vineyards, a customized altar, a huge patio, personal dance floor, etc. - that's what you get with the villa.
Convenient - During our engagement, my husband was in Washington DC, I was in Canada, and the wedding was in California. As such, you can imagine how difficult wedding planning could be... However, it could not have been much easier, to be honest. When you meet with the villa, they give you the caterer, a choice of florists, photographers, ministers, DJ, etc etc etc. Literally all you need to do as the bride is worry about the guest list and your dress. All the vendors they allow you to choose from are professional, talented and "go out of our way" helpful.
Affordable - The fee is per guest - no hidden costs. When we did the math, they were even more affordable than other venues that you have to do piece by piece. Not only do you already have a group of vendors (cater, photo, DJ, minister, etc), but the pricing is even more affordable!
Soiree Florists - Sheila and her team over there are phenomenal. I honestly could not have made the flowers and decorations more beautiful if I tried. I told Sheila I knew nothing about flowers and just told her a group of colors. She got creative with it and on the day of the wedding, I was just blown away with the color, the styling, the artful taste - it was all amazing.
The Minister - I can not say enough nice things about Ken. The man probably marries 2 couples a week - however, he still managed to make our ceremony so touching and customized to Luke and I. I don't doubt that he will be a part of our lives forever.
Overall Grade: A++!
The wedding was beautiful! Many of our friends told us this was the most beautiful wedding venue they have ever attended, not to mention the fun.
How did Kelly find it (Villa de Amore)? they asked. The internet. There was nothing else we looked at that could compare.
You are a beautiful lady inside and out. Kelly and Noah adore you and we loved watching you and Noah dance.