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.

Megan and Patrick, Destination Wedding at Casa Sombras del Viento in Soliman Bay, Tulum

Megan_Patrick_1433The weather has been crazy everywhere this year. Snowstorms, wind, tornadoes, rain…
Megan and Patrick can tell you about the rain! Just as our beautiful bride was walking down the aisle with her father the skies in Tulum opened up and it poured and poured! Good luck right?! Well this couple doesn’t even need it. They were so happy to be getting married they went with it and had the most beautiful wedding day anyway! Megan_Patrick_1318 Megan_Patrick_1275The colors at gorgeous Casa Sombras del Viento made for perfect getting ready pictures. Styling Trio and Floreria Jardin did a fabulous job on makeup, hair and flowers and nature did the rest providing a stunning venue!
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You can’t stop this fiesta!  Megan_Patrick_3245 Megan_Patrick_2953Thank you to our beautiful couple for smiling through the rain and to Dean Sanderson for all the great photos!
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Sarah and David, Paamul Destination Wedding

Sarah and David's wedding at Paamul Beach, Riviera Maya, Mexico.

 

Paamul is one of the best places for an intimate beach front wedding. It’s quiet, romantic and has some of the most beautiful stretches of beach in the Riviera Maya. It was perfect spot for Sarah and David’s intimate Cinco de Mayo wedding.

Sarah and David's wedding at Paamul Beach, Riviera Maya, Mexico.

The decor was simple and romantic. With such a stunning location, the pops of red were all that was needed to create something memorable.

Sarah and David's wedding at Paamul Beach, Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Sarah and David's wedding at Paamul Beach, Riviera Maya, Mexico.Sarah and David's wedding at Paamul Beach, Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Love was in the air as the couple exchanged vows in front of their close group of loved ones!

Sarah and David's wedding at Paamul Beach, Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Thank you to Del Sol Photography for sharing the lovely photos and congratulations to the happy couple!

Megan and Ken, Blue Venado Beach Club, Playa del Carmen Destination Wedding

weddingsinplaya_bluevenadoMegan, Ken and their 60 closest friends and family couldn’t be happier with Blue Venado Beach Club as the setting for a their beautiful wedding celebration tis past February. They flew in photographer Kylene White to capture the magic and as usual, everything went perfectly!

weddingsinplaya_bluevenadoweddingsinplaya_bluevenado weddingsinplaya_bluevenadoThe colourful floral arrangements by Floreria Jardin and the white papel picado banners and tissues blended in perfectly with the natural beauty that surrounds Blue Venado. Vibrant pinks, reds, oranges and yellows really popped against the turquoise sea and lush greenery.

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weddingsinplaya_bluevenadoOf course, DJ Diego made sure to keep the party going all night with non stop hits and fun props!

weddingsinplaya_bluevenado weddingsinplaya_bluevenadoCongratulations Megan and Ken!

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Audrey and Jason, Blue Venado Beach Club, Playa del Carmen

WeddinginPlaya_bluevenadoweddingWe always make sure to send out positive sun vibes on our clients wedding days, but we have to say, there is something so romantic and dramatic about a dark sky against the fluorescent water and way the natural colours of our tropical paradise come alive against the looming clouds.
Luckily for Audrey and Jason, our sundance worked again, and they had a beautiful beach side ceremony at Blue Venado Beach Club this past October.

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WeddinginPlaya_bluevenadowedding_3With the colourful lanterns and cheery decor, you would never know there was a cloud in the sky.
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Blue Venado did a great job, as always, of keeping everyone happy and hydrated with fruity cocktails! Guests enjoyed a delicious meal, touching speeches and a night of dancing under the giant palapa in the sand.

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WeddinginPlaya_bluevenadowedding_7Thank you Audrey and Jason for inviting us to be a part of your magical night!
Special thanks to PlayaWeddings and Rachel for the photos.
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Celebrating 15 Years of Wedding Planning in the Riviera Maya

We are celebrating 15 years of happy couples, wonderful weddings and living an amazing life doing what we love in the Riviera Maya!
We want to thank everyone who has invited us to be a part of their special day and all of our amazing friends, family and partners who have been by our sides every step of this magical journey!

IMG_0169We look forward to doing more of what we love for many years to come!

Gracias! xo ~ Erica and Maria

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