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Elmari Coetzee (Pretorius)

Elmari Coetzee

Married on Mar 15, 2014 in Gauteng

Kaleo (in Ceres) was the last venue we viewed and both Ivan and I loved it the moment we drove through the gate! The hospitality we were met with sealed the deal and it didn’t take us long to decide that Kaleo was the venue for us!
Since we live in Jhb we decided to make use of a wedding planner/coordinator to help with the arrangements, vendor meetings, etc…this was, by far, the best decision we could have ever made. We were so fortunate to have found Celeste whom we immediately clicked with and were able to trust fully with executing our perfect wedding day. Celeste was an absolute God-send and interpreted my vision for the day so beautifully. We were able to enjoy every moment of the weekend at Kaleo with our friends and family – people could not believe how calm I was, and I completely attribute that “calmness” to Celeste and her amazing coordination-skills!
Our wedding day was truly one of the happiest days of our lives and we're forever indebted to our amazing family & friends for making it so special! No wedding-day goes without a glitch or two, but thanks to Celeste and our fabulous MC we did not find out about our glitches until the next morning!
I’ve always felt that the true beauty of things lie in the smallest details & we tried to apply this philosophy to planning our wedding – I wanted it to be a truly unique and beautiful experience for our friends and family – simple and understated, modern but elegant, with lots of candles, fairy lights and flowers. The venue, décor and flowers truly exceeded every expectation & wish I could have had and I could not be happier with the way it all came together! The “completed” reception hall took my breath away!
I loved every single minute of our day, but if I had to pick one favourite thing it would be our first dance – for a few moments it was just the two of us, outside under the stars, and we were able to really soak in the beauty of the day and our surroundings.
If I could have the day over again I would not change a thing!!


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