- Wedding Advice
- Wedding Advice
Located in one of Europe’s most luxurious resorts ‘Casa do Largo’ is the ‘House on the Square’. At the centre of the Old Village, Vilamoura, this distinct and desirable area comprises pristine neo-classical architecture set amongst award winning gardens of lush foliage and exotic flowers. In most instances the venue is supplied free of charge and to help the couple achieve a truly memorable wedding day a charming horse-drawn carriage is available.
The outdoor ceremony will take place in a beautifull pergola that comfortably accommodates very large parties. Covered by a canopy of bougainvillea, with a sparkling fountain nearby, the bride and groom take their place on a wedding stage beneath a floral archway. If preferred the ceremony can take place in a local church, or on one of the nearby picturesque beaches.
Offering professional guidance, Heather Turner is an experienced wedding planner in the UK and Portugal and her overall aim is to provide a day that exactly meets the wishes of the bride and groom, following any suggestions they might have about wedding themes and colour schemes.
'Casa do Largo’s’ vintage wedding day is very special. The wedding reception can take place in the pergola or if preferred it can be held in any of the other facilities available at ‘Casa do Largo.’ These include an elegant dining room, extensive garden terraces and an atmospheric wine and tapas bar, especially popular in the evening for music and entertainment.
The wedding breakfast is carefully planned choosing from a wide range of delicious cuisine. Menus have been created to suit the client’s culinary preferences, the type of service required and their budget. Heather will ensure that any specific requests such as children’s or vegetarian meals are accommodated.
Recipient of the Portuguese Award for Tourism, the culinary standard at ‘Casa do Largo’ is high providing a selection of modern Mediterranean dishes and traditional British favourites. Individual food and wine menus with prices are provided further on in the website but special recommendations include the summer buffet table followed by strawberries and chocolate fountains, the splendid barbecue feast and the Silver Service Wedding Banquet. Casa de Largo now have their own in-house cake designer Leanne, who will help with the design of your cake.
Drawing on her knowledge – prioritizing expertise and value for money- Heather can help by making arrangements with florists, wedding photographers, musicians, DJ’s and professional entertainers. A novel addition is the tailoring of games and quizzes featuring the bride and groom