What Sets Us Apart
Optimum Weddings leads the niche wedding market with our vast knowledge of the religious and cultural requirements of each individual couple. Optimum Weddings’ key focus is centered around the individuality of each wedding. No couples are ever alike, therefore each wedding is completely bespoke. We cater to each individual couple with our repertoire of hand picked luxury venues and suppliers throughout various European destinations in Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece.
We understand our clientele’s unique needs whether it be with specified religious affiliations – Hindu, Sikh, Jewish, and Catholic or our non denominational clientele – the goal is always the same, to deliver an entire wedding experience that exceeds all expectations. We are with you every step of the way as we work to create your tailor made wedding liaising with all suppliers on your behalf, managing logistics, planning, and execution, and taking away the stress, allowing you to enjoy what really matters, marrying the one you love. Whatever you can imagine, we can do with our passion for perfection.
Meet Your Planners
Dyana Dessar Simmons
Dyana started in the fashion industry as a model where she found herself drawn to the detail and organization that took place behind the scenes. She combined her networking skills and eye for design, and quickly realized she had a knack for putting together the events she was taking part in.
In 2004, Dyana moved to the sunny coast of southern Spain where she has established herself as one of the best planners in the area. Dyana has been working with couples ever since to define their perfect destination wedding.
The Weddings Company attracts couples from all over the world wishing to host their beautifully styled, luxury destination weddings in Europe. Whether you imagine your day in a private villa nestled in the Spanish mountains, in a secluded château surrounded by vineyards in France, or even in a captivating castle in Portugal, Dyana and her team find each couple the ideal location to suit their individual needs and desires. With venues in Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, and the UK, the possibilities for your destination wedding are endless!
Bringing in the cultures and styles of each couple is Dyana’s specialty. In 2015 alone, there were several weddings with over 200 guests. The Weddings Company has specialized in everything from strictly kosher weddings, to six-day Indian extravaganzas, and Catholic ceremonies. With a broad knowledge of different cultures and religions, Dyana is able to assist each couple to not only realize their visions for the perfect wedding, but to also bring together all the most important customs and rituals.
Sara joined The Weddings Company in 2015. She has a unique background, with degrees in both Mathematics and Spanish.
Sara is an analytical thinker, who can solve any problem, big or small. She excels at facilitating multi-faceted projects and pays close attention to detail. Sara also has a passion and flare for working with people, both suppliers and couples alike. Sara speaks both Spanish and English and is knowledgeable about Spanish customs and business.
Her high attention to detail and effective communication skills ensure that the wishes of each couple will be honored and their big day will be one to remember.
Providing a vast experience in the world of fashion and customer care with her taste for beauty and elegance, Roberta’s passion and know-how will help make your “special day” the dream of a lifetime.
Roberta was born in Florence where she currently resides, but her family comes from the Verona area of Italy. She knows every corner of Tuscany as far as Garda Lake. Chiantishire vineyards, Luxury Lake Garda Hotels and historic castles are just some of the locations where Roberta has planned weddings. As a member of the Italian Wedding Planners Association, Roberta is specialized in international weddings. She helps couples that dream of celebrating their wedding day in Italy. From her many years of experience, she is knowledgeable about the bureaucratic procedures that go along with civil and religious weddings in Italy.
Roberta loves to tailor each and every wedding celebration to the couple’s unique vision. She’ll help you find the perfect venue in Italy to tie the knot!