Cortijo Del Marques-J & R

J & R are a super sweet couple from the UK! In 2015 they began their wedding planning journey with us, starting with their wedding  venue search! We had an epic trip planned, they had opted for a two day wedding venue search as they wanted to be able to view 5 wedding venues,  that were spread across 3 different provinces! As Andalucia is so big, this would have been impossible in just the one day as it was more than 550 km! We started our journey in Seville, viewing some truly outstanding Cortijo´s  and Haciendas. Next travelling down to Cadiz and Vejer de la Frontera where they viewed Casa La Siesta.  At the end of day one they were sure that Casa La Siesta would be their choice.

On day two we travelled from Malaga all the way up to Granada, passing the historic city and on to Defiontes about 19 KM north and then took a 4 km long rough track up to the wedding venue. It was late April and already scorching up there. Winding our way through endless olive groves with  the dust rising all around us as we drove. We pulled up at the venue and they were both so excited that they actually forgot to switch their car off and left it running for the whole hour we were in the wedding venue! Cortijo del Marques is an amazing property. Sleeping 40 people it was the perfect size for them. Additionally it has separate areas to celebrate each part of your wedding and a really beautiful Plan B, just in case! From the main courtyard we could see across to the Sierra Nevada, still snow capped from the winter. With the dramatic arrival, the beauty of the venue, its historical wealth and the stunning views these two were completely smitten!  They wanted a 2 days wedding and Cortijo del Marques was perfect, they could stay with all their friends and have a really fabulous and intimate time here!

A few words from J & R-Thank you both so so much for everything you did, leading up and on the day, to make our wedding day so great and special for us.  You both brought the dream we had to life, something crucial when you are so far away, so massive thank you!! Your kindness and input into our wedding will stay with us forever.

Right from the first Skype call you made us fall in love with your enthusiasm and pure passion. The ideas you gave were beautiful without you ever pushing us. You made what we described come to life and kept everything so unique.

Looking back when you drove us to see venues and came to our tasting, you must have been inundated with emails and work, but we never felt any less than your top priority.

At the tasting you provided your ideas and support with no pressure. We really felt as if we were out for dinner with 2 great friends 🙂

The day was beautiful – your friendly nature also made our family and friends so comfortable. You were on call for everything but I’m sure did problem solving to, but we never noticed a thing.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our day so memorable and perfect. Words can’t even start to express the ease and beauty of the process. We will never ever forget the part you played in our wedding.

We are thinking of you both so much and everyone who mentions our wedding also mentions how great you guys are, so thank you again.

Here is our Testimonial for you!

Lucy and Jesus gave us the wedding of our dreams – right from the venue searching to the day, and beyond (Lucy even offered to take my wedding dress back and organise me a courier to the UK!!) no job/idea was ever to small. I could not recommend this company enough – they personalised every detail in line with our ideas, and made our dream day happen – the biggest thank you – best of luck making people as happy as you made us – we know these two can do it 🙂 Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

Much love,

J & R xxx



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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