A Colourful Wedding at Castillo Santa Catalina

Pop along here to View Alex and Alethea super colourful and fun wedding images! Alethea and Alex  travelled all the way from Dubai for their wedding here in Malaga! We had originally started their wedding planning when they still lived in the UK but during the the process they made the big move to Dubai. Originally from Canada Alex is of Russian decent and Alethea Chinese.  With their mix of cultures and an international guest list, we knew it would be a colourful wedding day!

When travelling thousands of miles for your wedding in Spain accompanied by your nearest and dearest, comfort, convenience and ease is really key for everyone to have a good time! Alethea and Alex´s wedding venue search started at Castillo Santa Catalina, we travelled the usual 400 plus km with them to show them 4 fabulous potential wedding venues but for them it really was love at first sight and the beautiful Castillo Santa Catalina won their hearts!

Castillo is best booked for only one night, which does mean if you are looking for a two or three day wedding experience then booking alternative accommodation close by in Malaga is key. As the wedding venue is only 25 mins from the airport and 10 mins from the Malaga Beaches and City centre, it really is so easy and simple. What I love most about the Malaga Weddings is that it is not only an opportunity to enjoy the Spanish sunshine but also you have time to really absorb some culture. Malaga is a really cosmopolitan and beautiful City, there are fabulous bars restaurants and great accommodation of all prices ranges, so it has something to offer everyone!

Alex and Alethea were here for a few weeks. They had planned their Bachelor and Bachelorette parties for a few days before their wedding, followed by a dolphin watching boat trip and we had arranged for them a rehearsal dinner. Their wedding day began with a Chinese fetching and tea Ceremony. Followed by a relaxed Sushi lunch and then a second round of Hair and Make up and wedding preparations for the white wedding! It was a day filled with beautiful colourful details and many personal items that Alethea had made herself!  All of their friends and family that had travelled to celebrate with them did so with such heartfelt sincerity and love.

A few words from Althea and Alex- We feel very lucky to have had The Boutique Wedding Co. as our wedding planners for our wedding in Malaga, Spain in June of 2016. Throughout the 10 months of wedding planning, Lucy and Jesus were attentive, responsive and professional – from the venue selection, to planning the details of the wedding, and of course setting up and co-ordinating everything on the wedding day itself. In particular, our wedding venue (Castillo de Santa Catalina) had decided quite last moment that they would book another wedding on the day prior to ours, although we had already booked the venue for two days, months in advance. This could have been a disaster as our wedding day involved two ceremonies and we had planned an early start, whereas having another wedding the day prior would mean that the wedding party before us would only check out of the venue at 11am on the day of the wedding. However, Lucy and Jesus were able to negotiate with the venue to make sure that our wedding day plans were not delayed (and that we had somewhere else to stay accommodation wise the night before) and we hardly missed a beat on the day of the wedding. As this was a destination wedding, we had little knowledge of the local resources available to us. However, all the suggestions that Lucy and Jesus gave us (for bachelor and bachelorette activities, accommodation, local tours and activities for our guests, reception dinner) were exactly what we had hoped for, and our friends and family all had an amazing time in Malaga. Finally, all the elements of our wedding day came together beautifully and we could not have asked for a more perfect day! We would definitely recommend The Boutique Wedding Co. to anyone wishing to have a bespoke, beautiful and personalized wedding in the south of Spain!

Alethea and Alex´s fabulous Wedding images were captured by Eloy and Aleksandra from Eloy Muñoz photography!

Alethea and Alex´s Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony

Alethea and Alex´s White Wedding!


Thank you to  Eloy and Aleksandra from Eloy Muñoz Photography  for the wonderful Images! If you would like to know more about arranging your wedding in Spain please do not hesitate to Contact us. 



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