Not sure where to start… I spent a good amount of time doing research to select the right coordinator for our wedding. I first met with two other very well known coordinators in the island; however, I just was not fully satisfied and did not feel 100% comfortable. So, I kept looking and the saying ‘The time is a charm’ was definitely true in this case.
My first meeting with Yaska was at a Starbucks and I felt like I had known her for years. She made me feel super comfortable. She is extremely sweet, professional and very detailed oriented – I felt like I could trust her right from the start. Yaska was very excited about coordinating our wedding with the buget I gave her. This is not just a job for her, it’s her passion and is easy to tell.
I was born and raised in Puerto Rico but move to the US about 2 years ago. Therefore, I needed someone in PR to plan my wedding and did not want my family to be the one to do it all. I wanted them to enjoy the wedding to the max and not go through the hazard of planning it. So, I chose Yaska and couldn’t be happier. She helped me plan the wedding of my dreams! BTW my dreams are big and very particular and I feel so blessed to say that… My wedding was absolutely PERFECT! Everything looked beautiful and the wedding ran so smoothly…which was honestly the most important thing to me. We were able to enjoy every second of our own wedding!
I had the best vendors ever!!! but everything goes back to Yaska, her advice and services. I’m so happy to have had her as our wedding planner and I will highly recommend her to anyone! We worked together for a year and I think I have made a friend. 5 starts is not enough for her and her team!!! Mil gracias a ti y a tu equipo por hacer nuestra noche perfecta!
My wife and I got married this past Saturday, March 21st, 2015 on a beautiful beach wedding weekend at the Copamarina Beach Resort and Spa, in Guánica, Puerto Rico. Our wedding planner, guide, and friend since Day 1 of the planning phase was none other than Yaska Crespo and her Exclusive Wedding Planning Firm. Our first meeting with Yaska actually took place around six months prior to our wedding day, but even though our destination wedding was highly complicated and required negotiations with multiple vendors, she did not hesitate to accept being our coordinator, and was always a calming figure amidst the chaos of contracts, deadlines, and appointments. Wedding planners must be process facilitators for the wedding couple, but Yaska always went well beyond this requirement, often presenting innovative ideas, alternatives, and solutions to our requests. Throughout her years in this business, Yaska has networked with multiple other service vendors, thus having a direct contact for practically any service a wedding could require. We learned about Yaska and her Wedding Planning Firm as guests of several weddings she coordinated, and were always impressed by the elegance and smoothness with which she and her staff ran these events, all while remaining virtually invisible to the public. Exclusive Wedding Planning Firm is a highly responsible, professional and proven company who strives to guide and please its clients, always delivering amazing results. We highly and openly recommend Yaska Crespo and her Exclusive Wedding Planning Firm to any couple looking forward to a smooth wedding planning process and an unforgettable wedding event.
I live in Florida and knew that I needed a wedding planner to plan my dream wedding in Puerto Rico. I know for sure that I would not have been able to relax and enjoy my wedding day if it wasn’t for Yaska. Less than 6 weeks after hiring her, she helped me select and contract with the best vendors for our wedding. All the vendors were people that she had worked with previously and trusted. She assisted me during the RSVP process, even calling my guests to confirm that they were coming. She was responsive to my emails, phone calls, and text messages that I would send prior to the wedding day. I would mail her packages of decorations. She prepared my wedding favors for my guests. The day of wedding, I only had to think about getting ready and being where I needed to be with the assistance of her nice and awesome assistants telling me where to go. I didn’t have to worry about any of the
vendors doing what they were supposed to do. I knew that she was on top of it all. Words cannot express the amount of gratitude I have for Yaska and her team. I was able to enjoy this day and it will be a beautiful day to remember. My guests all tell me that it was a fun and beautiful wedding, and even the best wedding that they have ever gone to. I now consider Yaska a friend.
Yaska Crespo Wedding Planning Firm was the smartest choice I could make for my wedding planning process! My husband and I are both from PR but we live in LA, so we needed someone to help us organize everything from afar. Yaska provided me enough options to make my decision and when I traveled to PR to make those final choices, meet vendors or see my options in person, every meeting was set, on time and taken care of. Above all she always had my budget, wants and needs at the top of her priority list. I can say that Yaska became my shoulder to lean on throughout the entire wedding planning process, that can truly become very stressful. In total honesty I feel like I gained a friend with Yaska. On the day of the wedding Yaska and her team were like angels! They took care of everything, ZERO STRESS for my family or for me! My wedding was perfect! It was everything I could have ever dreamed of and it would have not been possible of not for Yaska Crespo Wedding Planning Firm.
Yaska fue la pieza clave en hacer que nuestra boda corriera en excelentes condiciones, sin ninguna preocupación para nosotros. Su empatía, carisma, profesionalismo, responsabilidad y compromiso la hacen la mejor coordinadora de la industria de bodas y es por esto y más que nos sentimos,más que honrados, sino bendecidos de contar con ella, como pieza clave en la coordinación de la misma. Tanto ella, como su grupo de trabajo te dan la plena confianza de que tu boda será tal y como la soñaste … Gracias Yaska por hacerlo posible!
I really enjoyed working with Yaska and I am so glad I chose her as my wedding planner. I was planning the wedding from Boston, so our first “meeting” was by phone. I felt an instant comfort and connection with Yaska and knew I didn’t need to look any further. She is young and modern and while she offers her opinion
and recommendations and is very familiar with regular “protocol” she is great at encouraging brides to do what they truly want and not worry too much about what is expected or the
common practice. This was very important to me in choosing a planner, as I knew I wanted to do t
hings differently for many aspects of the wedding and did NOT want a coordinator that was going to sway me to stick to protocol and worry about what people would think. She was always very sweet to talk to and very straightforward. My parents also met her several times and felt the same way. Overall, I’d definitely recommend her. She is great at what she does and you can tell she absolutely loves it. Now that the wedding is done, I miss her!
Yaska was an absolute joy to work with. The best vendors are within her cohort and have excellent relationships with her. Her work product speaks for itself, and her passion indicates she loves what she does. She is committed and organized. I am very detailed and have little time, and my mom is a perfectionist. Yet Yaska made planning a destination wedding easy. On the day of our wedding EVERY potential disaster was averted thanks to Yaska’s preparation, experience, and resources. Our wedding definitely tested her skills. Some of the bridal party missed rehearsal. We were delayed by an hour due to rain,and my mother fell ill during the reception. Because of her resilient talent for improvising and preparing, the wedding went on flawlessly and was the most beautiful day of my life. Her guidance throughout the ceremony, ensured the bridal party knew what to do. Our locations were perfectly set up. She ke” alt=”eileen” width=”206″ height=”125″ />pt me updated on my mother’s condition throughout the reception. She made sure I was calm and enjoyed every second despite all of the difficulties, which were unknown to the guests and forgotten by the groom and I. She remained by my side at every moment. Most important, were moments which meant a lot to me. As she led us through clouds and nerves towards the aisle she said, “Stop. Remember this is your moment.” Without those words,I may have just missed it. We had been in three other weddings where many moments were rushed or completely forgotten due to time or circumstances. Through the challenges, each moment was cherished and remembered at our wedding. This day goes by in a blink of an eye, and these are the only moments you will remember. She recognizes that making it part of her coordination. Her attention to detail is second only to her attention to you and your loved ones. Her staff is as warm and hard working as she is. We did not realize how vital her role would be, until her dedication and efforts literally pulled and kept everything together.