Weddings In Playa to Plan ROYAL Wedding!!!

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An Open Letter and Invitation to HRH Prince Henry Charles Albert David Mountbatten-Windsor of Wales and Ms. Rachel Meghan Markle Regarding Their Upcoming Royal Wedding

PlayaMujeresCancunWedding003Congratulations on the announcement of your wedding! You may be feeling the pressure of planning a traditional English Royal Wedding in cold, rainy London but, just like your unconventional pairing, why not do something different and entrust your big day to us with an incredible Celebration in the Mayan Riviera where fabulous weather is guaranteed?!

 

beach-84533_1920We want to show you a F U N time!

(although we have learnt a thing or two ourselves about fun from Harry’s regular tabloid appearances)

Consider how much more fun and relaxed your guests will feel sipping Mai Tai’s on the fine white sand under a blazing Mexican sun…

Serenaded by our favorite Mariachi band.

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We humbly suggest that Meghan should forget the classic Disney Princess entrance by Carriage and instead, emerge from the clear blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico in scuba gear and a white bikini (hey if you’ve got it, you may as well flaunt it!)

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We know how fond Harry is of dressing up and think he would look amazing as a Luchador for our local tradition, Hora Loca – we do love a party here in this part of the World!

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You can still invite all the royals, presidents, leaders, etc. and, if you can make please make sure Trudeau attends and maybe stay for a few extra days we’ll give you a discount!

So why not break with the past and contact us? – we are here for you guys.

Hugs and Kisses,

Maria & Erica

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Tonia & Michael, Paamul Beach, Destination Wedding, Playa del Carmen

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In 1997, I Maria, and my man decided we were eloping. We woke up one morning and he asked if I wanted to head down to the courthouse and get married. We had been engaged for 1 month, together for just 9, and were feeling overwhelmed. We weren’t overwhelmed by our quick decision to get married, but by the reaction to our wedding plans—our day of choice was shot down (it was on a Wednesday, six months in the future).

We were young and in love, so when he told me to go all in on eloping, I did and we got married later that day.

Therefore I always am very happy when I meet other couples who want to do the same, like Tonia & Michael who got married last Nov. 12th on Paamul beach. I love when people make a conscious joyous decision to just do it, so be it. I am thrilled to say that, to get married on a deserted beach legally, they needed 4 witnesses and their dear friends accompanied them in the happy occasion: congratulations Tonia and Michael, I adore your joie de vivre!

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The couple exchange rings

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It’s always hard not to cry at weddings!

Inky fingers from signing the register

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And they’re married! Time to have some fun…

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IMG_4615-22To elope, most literally, means to run away and to not come back to the point of origin. More colloquially, elopement is often used to refer to a marriage conducted in sudden and secretive fashion, usually involving a hurried flight away from one’s place of residence together with one’s beloved with the intention of getting married …

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Thanks to Kalu Restaurant for food and drinks, Flowers Jardin for bouquet, Isaura Rodriguez for photos and Styling Trio for Hair and Makeup.

Mesa and Kevin, Paamul Beach Club, Destination Wedding, Playa del Carmen

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This week’s couple, Mesa and Kevin, have been together for 20 years and they wanted to celebrate with a few friends and family their long life together. The non-traditional ceremony was a simple but poignant event held at Paamul Beach Club after which they enjoyed a delightful a la carte dinner served by Kalu Restaurant at Paamul.

Incredible location – this is why they call it a destination wedding!

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An intimate family event

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Romantic sunset ceremony

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The Bride’s make up was done by her sister and her hair by Sarah Garnier

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Mixing sand to symbolize their joining

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Wedding tears!

Mesa and Kevin’s spiritual and intimate gathering featured a White and Light Pink color scheme and a fab time was had by all!

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Thanks to Alessandro of Photostudio AB for the images.

Diana and Marco, Blue Venado Beach Club, Destination Wedding, Playa del Carmen

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Diana and Marco got a married twice! First a traditional Catholic wedding in Nuestra Señora del Carmen Chapel on 5th Avenue and then they moved in the remote area of Blue Venado to have a Mayan ceremony. They combined the Pre-Hispanic with the Post-Hispanic, the vision of the world of the Ancient native American with the Catholicism.

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The bride entered with Johann Pachelbel’s Canon in D major played on the harp and the couple was welcomed on the way out with bubbles.

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Shaman don Eduardo performed the Mayan ceremony together with two pre-hispanic dancers who played the pax, the classic mayan drum, and the tunkul, a long horizontal wooden slit-gong.

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The shaman plays the Mayan conch trumpet, which has three small holes which produce three consecutive notes.

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The happy party came from Texas and Mexico and chose simplicity and elegance in the details, playing with the natural wooden colour and white.

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And a small cake to respect the tradition – and why not?!

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A dance on the beach and than late at night the party was on and on till 2 am!

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Daniela and Anthony, Gran Coral Beach Club, Destination Wedding, Playa del Carmen

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This week’s post features beautiful and sexy couple, Daniela and Anthony who held their Wedding and Reception at the popular Grand Coral Riviera Maya beach club.

Here they are getting ready at Mar Azul condos

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The hair and make up services were provided by Vo Evolution Makeup

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Theirs was a romantic Beach ceremony at sunset, presided over by their own minister

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Cocktails on the beach

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 Accompanied by the Mariachi band

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Kids rule! All like little models

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First dance – Father and Daughter, Mother and Son

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Reception and party time!

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Kids on the floor again!

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All images courtesy of Quetzal Wedding Photo.

Jordon and Javier Part 2, Kool Beach Club, Destination Wedding, Playa del Carmen

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Back in June we brought you the video of Jordon and Javier’s wedding and now we’d like to show you some of the beautiful images from their special day too!

Jordan told us:

“The most important thing for me is that both of our cultures are recognized. I am from Georgia, USA and Javier is from Colombia. I would like that the wedding recognize traditions from both. The music is also a big part because our families listen to very different music.”

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190 guests came from all over the world came to celebrate the couple’s marriage which was held in a Catholic church and performed by the Bishop of Bucaramanga, Colombia. The following reception at Kool Beach Club featured a Mexican style buffet, a Cuban band, Pre Hispanic music and dances by El Aguila and DJ Diego with Evolution Mix.

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The loveliest, greenest chapel

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Parading down 5th Avenue with the Mariachi

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Bumping into some strange characters…

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Including yours truly!

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Crystalline dinner setting

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Classically inspired Rose themed Wedding cake

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Getting The Party Started!

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All images courtesy of Kike Morales.