dara & evan – villa sol y luna, playa del carmen

When asked what kind of vibe he and his bride had in mind for their destination beach wedding in the Riviera Maya, the groom told us that,

“We were just looking to have a party with our friends!”

And party they did! These two were the kind of bride and groom who put the ‘FUN’ in Fun In The Sun Weddings! Although, what else would you expect from such an dynamic and adventurous pair?

Here is their story…

The Newlyweds met in Thailand. Evan was working as a dive instructor on Koh Tao when Dara and her family came to do their Deep Adventure dive. Conditions were tough; bad visibility and a strong current. Dara’s mom got swept away and Evan had to go save her! That night, he showed up at a bar and Dara was there. The rest is history.

Evan knew he needed to make this fabulous girl his wife.

“We’ve been through thick and thin. We have literally trusted each other with our lives. Nothing comes between us. I’m a very lucky man.”

Evan wanted to propose on the water, so he asked Dara to marry him while on a trip to his Boss’ cabin on Lake Michigan.

A destination wedding in the Mayan Riviera was an easy choice for these two. They wanted to get married on the beach in a place they knew. They have previously lived here in the Riviera Maya for several months, while working as divers.

Dara’s stunning beach wedding dress was custom made for her by an Italian woman she found on Etsy.

The bride and groom’s motto for the day was,

“As long as I don’t have to worry about it, I will be happy!”

They did not have to worry about a thing. The wedding day was smooth sailing thanks to their fabulous event coordinators, Jordan & Estefania, at Grupo Events and Adventures.

And as we said before, it was a FANTASTIC party!

Dara & Evan, CONGRATULATIONS! We were SO honored to share in your wedding day celebration, and we wish you all the best in your lives together!

***And when you are ready to book YOUR Riviera Maya wedding photographer, contact us here for a free consultation!***

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