Sara and Chris, Lunata Hotel, Destination Wedding, Playa del Carmen

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Today’s couple, Sara and Chris, were married at Lunata Hotel on March 30th, 2017 in a beautiful Mayan ceremony hosted by Don Eduardo.

The bride and her attendants enjoy getting ready together

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Once she’s ready, the Bride walks down the aisle heralded by Don Eduardo’s Conch shell

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Gorgeous garden setting
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The Mayan ceremony includes exchanging flower crowns and rings

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And traditional blessings and rituals.

The Groom’s Daughter took part in the ceremony by blowing the shell too!

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The happy couple make their Vows

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And they’re Married!

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The highlight of the day was a procession along 5th Avenue from the ceremony venue to the reception at Indigo Beach accompanied by the Mariachi band.

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The Reception

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Speeches

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The cake

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First dance with sparklers…

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Everybody else joins the party

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Disco Ball by special request of the Groom!

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All images courtesy of Soko Sandoval Photography

Barbie and Brandon, Grand Coral Beach Club, Playa del Carmen Destination Wedding

Barbie + Brandon Wedding, Petit Lafitte and Grand Coral Beach Club, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico.Have you heard of Petit Lafitte? It’s a charming little boutique hotel on a quiet stretch of beach and is a perfect location for your guests to enjoy the beauty of the Riviera Maya. Barbie and Brandon instantly fell in love with this slice of paradise and decided to make it the spot where they would exchange vows in front of their loved ones this past winter.

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Congrats to our amazing couple! Wishing you a lifetime of good times like this!

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Sallie and Jay, Mosquito Beach, Destination Wedding in Playa del Carmen

destination_wedding_playa_del_carmenSallie and Jay have set the bar high for anyone looking to plan a fun and festive destination wedding in Playa del Carmen. The colours, decor and all of the cheerful touches make this one for the books!
The day started as it should, with champagne and friends getting ready at Deseo Hotel and Lounge on Playa del Carmen’s famous Avenida Quinta, a perfect little boutique hotel with an amazing rooftop overlooking the action.
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From Deseo, the small group of close friends and family made their way over to the beautiful beachfront property at Mosquito Beach, just a few blocks away, for a romantic ceremony filled with love and laughter and then down 5th Avenue, mariachi and all, to start the celebration!

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We loved all of the details that went into pulling off this gorgeous day! Thank you to our awesome couple for inviting us to be a part of it!
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playa del carmen wedding plannersAnd thank you to Dean Sanderson for these gorgeous photos!

 

Teresa and Javier, Hotel Lunata, Playa del Carmen Wedding

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Playa del Carmen is growing and changing every day. More and more venue choices are popping up and as much as we love exploring new locations, there is always something special about planning a wedding at one of Playa’s landmark locations.
Hotel Lunata has been a part of our city for over 10 years. A charming hacienda style retreat in the heart of the city that has the perfect courtyard for a special celebration. Teresa and Javier had no doubt it was the perfect fit for their May wedding in Playa del Carmen.

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Personalized papel picado banners were strung along with colourful Chinese lanterns to create a festive atmosphere in the lush garden.weddingsinplaya_playa_del_carmen_wedding

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This intimate location, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of 5th Avenue, is a great choice for anyone looking for a beautiful garden location for a small group. The colours and natural beauty of the garden make it easy to get inspired to decorate for a tropical wedding in paradise!

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Thank you to Photostudio AB  for sharing the beautiful photos.

 

 

Chloe and Alex, Boutique Hotel Wedding, Playa del Carmen

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Playa del Carmen certainly has its fair share of beautiful beach front properties for a destination wedding, but every now and then a couple comes to us looking for something different and we get excited about all of the amazingly unique and super chic boutique hotels and restaurants we are able to show off to them!

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Hotel Basico, unfortunately now closed, was Chloe and Alex’s pick for their intimate wedding day. Right in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen, overlooking our famous 5th Avenue, this boutique hotel was the perfect fit for this cool and energetic group.

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With the stunning blue ocean on the horizon, our amazing couple exchanged vows in front of a small group of their nearest and dearest. Pops of color and some great Mexican touches, such as personalized tequila bombonieres and traditional cuisine brought their vision of a modern, simple and fun celebration together.

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A local musician, popular with anyone who has strolled the lively streets of Playa, was a special treat and provided the perfect soundtrack for a beautiful rooftop dinner under the stars!

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The energy of the city was something we couldn’t plan but it certainly added to the fun and exciting vibe throughout the night!

See more stunning photos thanks to Del Sol Photography here: http://delsolphotography.com/chloe-alex-hotel-basico-destination-wedding/