Hot Prenup Locations
By: Rhea T. Ocampo
08 June 2011
Philippine weddings are
incomplete without photos. And wedding photographs are never
perfect without prenuptial shots. Prenup photos create excellent
keepsakes to display and showcase at the reception. They can
also be used as materials for the wedding invitations or for
Throughout the years, prenup
photo shoots had evolved from simple studio sessions to grand
productions, a la magazine pictorials. Couples go gaga thinking
of a theme and looking for magical settings for their prenups.
Those who have supernatural, bottomless budget hold their
prenups at the most famous vacation spots, here and outside
the country. Some choose locations that are meaningful and
beautiful, yet within their means. But regardless of resources,
couples choose prenup shoot venues based primarily on the
location’s significance, seclusion, convenience, and
To narrow down your choices,
and help you choose the most enchanting venue for your prenups,
here are some of the top picks for shoot locations in and
outside Metro Manila.
Plaza Ibarra, a garden wedding venue
by Ibarra's Party Venues & Catering Services
Party Venues & Catering
Ibarra’s Party Venues &Catering offers four elegant
and well-equipped venues for celebrating valuable and memorable
events. Each of these venues has its own unique feature to
suit your choice and preference. These venues are located
over the greater Manila area – making them accessible
and convenient locations. They offer a wide range of wedding
packages. Couples can enjoy and have their prenup sessions
in the 1920’s inspired Ibarra’s Garden in Manila,
in the captivating Bella Ibarra in Quezon City, and in the
elegant and charming Patio Ibarra, also in Quezon City, provided,
however, that they will use the same venue for their wedding.
And the Mediterranean themed Plaza Ibarra, located in Quezon
City, accommodates prenup sessions at PhP 40000.00 for four
hours. For inquiries, please call 522-9999, 922-6868, 374-8354,
Gazebo Royale, a garden wedding venue
in Visayas Avenue, Metro Manila
Gazebo Royale is an extensive garden venue located along Visayas
Avenue. It features artistically landscaped surroundings where
rare ornamental foliage abounds. It has three distinct venues
– the Champagne Hall, the Phoenix Avenue, and the Bamboo
Grove. Each has its unique feature but all three evoke the
feeling of tranquility and ethereal beauty. The rate for the
use of any of these venues is at PhP 3000.00 for the first
hour and PhP1500.00 per hour for the succeeding hours. For
inquiries or reservations, please call 920-6503, 920-6504,
Jardin de Miramsr, a garden wedding
in Antipolo City, Rizal
Just a couple of minutes from Ortigas, a beautiful green haven
lies. Jardin de Miramar, located in Antipolo City, offers
a perfect, cool venue for different events. The mountain ranges,
springs and waterfalls in this haven create a relaxing atmosphere
that is ideal for a prenup photo shoot. The different venues
(Paradiso, Pergola, Terreza, Intramuros, Plaza, and Galera)
are available for use at PhP 3500.00 for 2 hours during daytime
and at PhP 4750.00 for 2 hours at night. In excess of 2 hours,
additional PhP 700.00 per hour for daytime and PhP 1000.00
per hour for nighttime will be charged. This package is good
for a maximum of five people. For inquiries or reservations,
please contact 817-1589, 817-1591, or 817-1594.
Velada Estate, a garden wedding venue
in Antipolo City, Rizal
Velada Estate in Antipolo City offers a beautiful environment
with world-class facilities away from the hustle and bustle
of the metropolis. It features elegant and grandiose function
rooms – El Fuente, El Patio, and La Casa – that
exude a romantic atmosphere that makes Velada Estate perfect
for intimate and joyous events. The location is available
for daytime prenup photo shoots at PhP 3000.00 for every 4
hours. For inquiries or reservations, please contact 682-3024,
681-3708, or 783-1957.
Casa Ibiza, a garden wedding venue
in Antipolo City, Rizal
Only minutes away from the very busy city lies a lush of refuge,
that is Casa Ibiza. Casa Ibiza features a Mexican inspired
villa with a perfect view of the pools and the cabanas. It
creates a stress- free environment and it provides seclusion
that some couples require for a perfect prenup photo shoot.
The relaxed and tranquil environment of Casa Ibiza is available
for use at only PhP 5000.00, subject to 10% service charge.
The package is good for a whole day and it includes the use
of all amenities. For inquiries or reservations, please call
482-3487 or 484-9393.
Club Punta Fuego, a beach wedding venue
in Nasugbu, Batangas
Hotels and Properties
Punta Fuego in Nasugbu, Batangas, provides an array of themes
for prenups. Couples can choose from the different angles
Punta Fuego offers – from the “sunset beach”
theme to the “luau party” theme. Punta Fuego also
houses the Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel, overlooking the sea
– the perfect place for those couples who are considering
traditional Catholic rites as their theme. Prenup photo shoots
at Punta Fuego are open for members and guests at PhP 30000.00
for a whole day, from 9am to 6pm. For inquiries or reservations,
please contact 729-0180 to 82 or 843-8700.
Pearl Farm Beach Resort, a beach wedding
venue in Davao del Norte
Also managed by the Fuego
Hotels and Properties is Pearl Farm Beach Resort in Davao.
The resort offers a luxurious South Sea pearls experience
and it serves as the perfect location for those who are searching
for a blissful prenup sessions in the south. Pearl Farm is
open for prenup photo shoot sessions provided that the couple
will use the same venue for their wedding. For inquiries and
reservations, please call 750-1896, 750-1898, or 893 2093.
7 Stones Boracay Suites, a beach wedding
venue in Boracay Island, Aklan
7 Stones Boracay Suites
is another perfect hideaway managed by the Fuego Hotels and
Properties. This condo-hotel on the Boracay Islands provides
a luxurious and exclusive home-away-from-home experience.
It exudes a relaxed and comfortable ambience, along with the
natural beauty of Boracay. Couples can have their prenups
at this condo-hotel on the condition that they will use the
same venue for their wedding. For inquiries and reservations,
please contact 288-1601 or 750-1999.
Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts, a
venue in Angeles City, Pampanga
Holiday Inn at Clark, Pampanga, offers a relaxing place to
hold prenups. Surrounded by greenery and equipped with curvy,
palm tree-lined outdoor pool, Holiday Inn makes a perfect
venue for a secluded, romantic, and nature-themed prenup photo
shoots. The venue accommodates prenup sessions for FREE, provided
that the couple will use the same venue for the reception.
For inquiries and reservations, please call 1800-1651-8888
Palmas del Mar, a beach wedding venue
in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
The beautiful Palmas del Mar at Bacolod is an exceptional
destination on Negros Islands. It offers a view of the majestic
sunset and it provides a lovely and classy ambience. The Mediterranean
concept of Palmas del Mar is perfect for couples who want
to shy away from the usual prenup themes. The resort accommodates
prenup photo shoots at a very affordable rate of PhP 2000.00
for 3 hours, inclusive of the use of amenities. For inquiries
and reservations, please call 433-3587 to 88.
One Tagaytay Place Hotel Suites, a hotel
wedding venue in Tagaytay City, Cavite
Tagaytay Place Hotel Suites
Accompanied by Tagaytay’s relaxed and cool atmosphere,
One Tagaytay Hotel elevates its guests into a magical and
tranquil place away from the fast-paced and busy city life.
It infuses elegance, comfort and serenity. It also offers
a wide collection of facilities that makes it an ideal location
for holding special events. One Tagaytay accommodates prenup
photo shoots at a net rate of PhP 8000.00 for four hours,
inclusive of 10% discount at Azalea Restaurant and at O’
Spa (valid on the shooting date only). For inquiries or reservations,
please contact 584-4111, 584-4156, or 818 8318.
Pryce Plaza Hotel, a hotel wedding venue
in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental
Pryce Plaza is the sanctuary of charm in the beautiful city
of Cagayan de Oro. It offers a view of the breathtaking scenery
of the city, the mountain ranges, and the Macajalar Bay. The
hotel’s function rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art
facilities and complete amenities that make Pryce Plaza Hotel
the perfect place to hold events in Northern Mindanao area.
They are also open for prenup photo shoots. For inquiries
or reservations, please contact 858-4537, 858-3111, 858-3131,
Bohol Beach Club, a beach wedding venue
in Panglao, Bohol
Bohol Beach Club covers a big area where couples can get different
choices of ambience. This hotel on Panglao Island exudes an
atmosphere of luxury and beauty. The hotel also offers a view
and access to the relaxing and stunning beachfront that is
perfect for prenup sessions. Bohol Beach Club is open for
prenup sessions. For inquiries or reservations, please call
522-2301 to 04 or 522-4162.
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thanks the following sources for this article:
Zoe Gabe. Manila Bulletin.
Points and Clicks: Prenuptial Photo Shoot Basics Revealed
(Posted on March 10, 2011) Retrieved on March 15, 2011 from
- The Official Website of Ibarra’s Party Venues and
- The Official Website of Gazebo Royale.
- The Official Website of Jardin de Miramar.
- The Official Website of Velada Estate.
- The Official Website of Casa Ibiza.
- The Official Website of Club Punta Fuego (Nasugbu, Batangas).
- The Official Website of Pearl farm Beach Resort.
- The Official Website of 7 Stones Boracay Suites.
- The Official Website of Holiday Inn (Clark, Pampanga)
- The Official Website of Palmas del Mar.
- The Official Website of One Tagaytay Place Hotel Suites.
- The Official Website of Pryce Plaza.
- The Official Website of Bohol Beach Club.