Your wedding planners in the Costa Blanca

Your wedding planner in Spain

Your wedding planner in Spain

Having an unforgettable wedding is all about avoiding stress because if you're stressed out, you'll miss out on your wedding day!

So, why do - mostly brides - stress out, not only during the planning but more importantly, also on their wedding day?

The reason is simple; anxiety for the unknown! 

With so many questions and things that can go wrong, no wonder that you're anxious.

And that's where we come in!

Throughout the planning, you can make appointments for personal video calls or meetings in Spain.
You can also e-mail us, and we always respond to e-mail within 3 business days.
Based on the calls, meetings and e-mails, we'll update your wedding plan.

You'll experience first hand how thorough we are. 
How our eye for detail and meticulous planning removes 'the unknown'.
And because there are no 'unknowns', our brides never have stress, not during the planning, nor on their wedding day.

That's such a vast difference with planning the wedding yourself!

Planning a wedding requires a lot of work, coördination, etc.

A lot of that work simply can't be done via telephone or e-mail. Additionally, there is a possible time difference, cultural difference, language barrier etc...

Chris and Elke, of Costa Blanca Events, have been living and working in the Spanish Costa Blanca since 2005, know the area like no other, speak the language, and know the local customs.

As professional wedding planners, it's our job to plan your perfect wedding.

We select the best venues, arrange and maintain contacts with local suppliers, and advice on the overall planning of your dream wedding in Spain.

We can make things happen that are simply impossible from your country of residence.

How does one recognise a good wedding planner organisation?

Unfortunately, there are no legal standards for wedding planners, and so anyone can call himself a wedding planner, even though they did not have any training, experience, etc...

Everything starts, of course, with professional training.

Chris De Houwer has successfully completed a course of wedding and event planner in one of the most prestigious schools worldwide, the Longevity wedding planning institute, in close coöperation with various universities in other countries.

Besides training, the experience is of utmost importance.

We been living and working in the Costa Blanca since 2005, and have organised lot's of weddings, renewals of the vows, etc...

That's why we are one of the leading wedding planner agencies in Spain.

Costa Blanca Events is the trade name of Recrea Service & Consulting SL, the official name of the company.

It's a Spanish 'limited company', comparable to the English ltd, founded in 2005 with a capital of 40000 €.

The company has a robust capital base and is in full compliance with the Spanish accountancy and tax laws, social security, Chambre of commerce. 

We have a reliable name and reputation in wedding and event planning and consider customer service and satisfaction of vital importance.

We hope that our websites, extensive and open information and customer evaluations, speak for themselves.

The founding partners are ;

  • Chris De Houwer is a professional wedding & eventplanner.
  • Elke Lambrechts is a professional wedding & event planner.

"Good planning and organisation are crucial, certainly for a wedding or event planner, while it takes empathy to convert the wishes and dreams of the wedding couple into a viable wedding plan.

They work as a team, with her focus mainly on theming and decorations, so as a wedding designer.

Together they're a perfect team, working in the Costa Blanca to make the dreams and wishes of so many wedding couples a reality.

2 Persons, one team, complementing the other where necessary, so that together with our trusted venues and vendors can make your wedding dream, a dream wedding!

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Linkedin profile of Chris De Houwer

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Task of a full service wedding planner

Costa Blanca Events is what is known in the wedding planner industry a 'full-service wedding planner'.

A full-service wedding planner organizes your wedding from A to Z.

At Costa Blanca Events, we even go a lot further.
We'll be your sole point of contact, for all services concerning your wedding in Spain.

We offer full transparency, and super detailed information and prices, right from the first time you contact us.

It already starts with our website. Have you ever seen a wedding website which has so much information, and is so transparent as ours?

Probably not.

And it doesn't stop there.

The wedding script/quotation we create for you is exceptionally detailed.
Of each service, it shows the date, time, duration, photo, a detailed description and price.
The end total / total cost of your wedding is shown on the last page.

Our online catalogue shows the same detailed information for the more than 600 services for whom we've negotiated exclusive deals with venues and vendors.
Deals that you, as the individual wedding couple and one-time-client for them, will never be able to negotiate.
If you're interested in adding a service to your wedding plan, you can find it there, and we'll add it for you.

Via the link to your online personal file, you have 24/7 access to all of your wedding scripts, from the very first one we've created for you until the final one for your wedding.

Costa Blanca Events is independent, we're not associated with any hotel, venue or tour operator.

That's what we call full transparency!

And again it doesn't stop there.

Usually, wedding planners are only in contact with their wedding couples. That means that the work of contacting your guests, informing them of travel arrangements, accommodations, planning etc.
Additionally, in almost all groups, there are guests with individual diet requirements, vegetarians, vegans, pregnant women, or diets based on religious motivations.
On top of that, there are persons with food intolerances.

All of these must result in guests receiving a special menu on the wedding day, and organizing that can be challenging.

Not so with Costa Blanca Events.  

Our proprietary online system removes all that work and stress for our wedding couples and their guests.

Below find a link to more info about Yoep-P, our online system.

So it's safe to say that Costa Blanca Events has a totally different opinion about the task of a wedding planner then most other destination wedding planners.
Most wedding planners do preliminary research about venues and vendors, but only start negotiating with them when they have been contracted by the wedding couple.
The decisions to go with a venue and significant vendors are taken based on a few meetings, which hardly offers a reliable guarantee on a perfect wedding.
As a result, the relationship between the venue and vendors is often as casual as the relationship would be with the wedding couple directly, without a wedding planner.
We, at Costa Blanca Events, don't agree with this approach.
We scout for the best venues and vendors in the region, visit them and if possible we talk with colleague wedding planners who have already worked with them in the past. This evaluation process can take up to 3 months.
Only if we're satisfied with their quality, service, reliability and punctuality, then we start talks.
The next step is to see if they can commit to our level of quality, service and flexibility and if we can negotiate a good deal for our wedding couples.
We're very selective in our partners.
They know that if they do a perfect job, and 'do what they say and say what they do' then, and only then can they become one of our recommended partners.
That's a powerful motivation for them since we do a lot of weddings.

Once they passed our selection process, they can't fail, not even once, because if so, they're out!
This is just one of the many reasons to contract Weddings in Spain / Costa Blanca Events, for your dream wedding in Spain!

Related topics on this site and useful links ;
Why choose Costa Blanca Events (21.4)
Cost of Costa blanca Events (22.1)
Talk to a wedding planner (23.1)
Make an appointment (23.4)
Yoep-P,  our online wedding planner system for wedding couples (28.5)
Yoep-P, our online wedding planner system for guests (29.2)

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Destination wedding planner reviews for Costa Blanca Events

Destination wedding planner reviews for Costa Blanca Events on facebook

Costa Blanca Events is considered one of Spain's best wedding planners.

We're professional and experienced wedding planners who speak your language and plan your wedding in Spain to perfection.

We've planned and organised the wedding of hundreds of wedding couples, coming from all over the world to Spain to celebrate their wedding in Spain.

Almost 100 former wedding couples have written a review on our Facebook page, with an average score of 4,99 out of 5.

So, don't take our word for it, but instead, read what former wedding couples have written about how we planned and organised their wedding to perfection!

Lots of reviews on Facebook help you to understand the degree of satisfaction of former wedding couples.

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Costa Blanca Events Facebook page

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Why choose Costa Blanca Events as your wedding planner in Spain?

Below is a shortlist of 12 reasons why Costa Blanca Events is the wedding planner of choice for your dream wedding in Spain.

  1. Unequalled Facebook review score.
    More info on our 'reviews of Costa Blanca Events' page (21.3)
  2. Choice of 30+ of the best venues on the Costa Blanca
    More info on our 'wedding venues in the Costa Blanca Events' page (3.1)
  3. The best vendors, great deals!
    More info on our 'wedding services' page (16.1)
  4. Transparent
    More info on our 'task of Costa Blanca Events' page
  5. Custom wedding planning at the price of a package 
    More info on our 'package or custom' page (9.1)
  6. No fixed wedding planner fee
    More info on our 'cost of Costa Blanca Events' page (22.1)
  7. Beneficial payment conditions
    More info on our 'payment and guarantees' page (25.3)
  8. No stress planning & wedding day
    More info on our 'Costa Blanca Events wedding planners' page (21.1)
  9. Personal and flexible
    More info on our 'Costa Blanca Events wedding planners' page (23.1)
  10. Professional, certified, experienced, perfectionists
    More info on our 'Costa Blanca Events wedding planners' page (21.1)
  11. All types and sizes of weddings
    More info on our 'Spain wedding packages' page (9.1)
  12. We save you lots of time and work.
    More info on our 'Yoep-p online wedding planner system' page (28.5)

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Other services of Costa Blanca Events

Apart from weddings in the Costa Blanca, we also organise ;

  • Weddings in other parts of Spain
  • Corporate events such as product presentations, team building events, workshops, corporate party's
  • Private events such as communions, Christening, renewal of the vows, etc.

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Contact Costa Blanca Events

Head office :
Costa Blanca Events
p.a. Recrea Service & Consulting SL
Calle La Quilla 22b, 03599 Altea ( Alicante ), Spanje
V.A.T Nº : ES B54044169, Chamber of Commerce Alicante : Hoja A-94815 Tomo 2979 Folio 61 Inscripción 3
E-mail :

To enable our overseas customers to contact us without hefty telephone charges, we use a video calling system, and local contact offices to send your post to.

Londen office ; 
Costa Blanca Events
275 New North Road, Islington Suite 1022, London N1 7AA, United Kingdom 

New York office : 
Costa Blanca Events
13201 Roosevelt Ave PMB 818128, Flushing, NY 11354, United States Of America.

More info on our 'Talk to a wedding planner' page (23.1)

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