kyra & ted – al cielo hotel, xpu-ha beach

Kyra & Ted are Fun In The Sun Weddings’ newest newlyweds! Some would call it a miracle that a girl from Syracuse University and a boy from Virginia Tech would end up living happily ever after.

Here is their story…

Kyra and Ted met through a mutual friend who invited Kyra to a dinner party at Ted’s place one fateful evening. He opened the door wearing a Virginia Tech tee-shirt.

“You might not want to let me in,” she said, “I went to Syracuse.” He laughed and was hooked.

When the time came to get engaged, the couple snuck off to a beachside cabin in Mendocino County. On their first night there, they went outside to watch the sunset. Ted chose that perfect moment to get down on one knee and propose.

A destination wedding in the Riviera Maya was the best option for this bride and groom who love Mexico and love the beach. They envisioned a boutique hotel that they could completely take over, and that would offer them the privacy they knew they couldn’t get at an all-inclusive resort. They found Al Cielo Hotel, on Xpu-Ha beach, just north of Tulum, and they were hooked!

They wanted a wedding that was simple and elegant, and they didn’t want to obsess over the little details. This was achieved with the help of one of the best wedding planners in the area, Natalia Schweitzer of Weddings On The Beach. Working from a simple photo of a table setting and bouquet that Kyra liked, Natalia helped them to choose shades of orange as their color palette, which looked amazing against the tropical turquoise and ivory backdrop of the Caribbean.

Kyra was transformed into a Beach Princess by none other than Beso Brides, and their wedding reception was kicked up a notch with a Photobooth from our partners at Mayan Riviera Photobooth.

The bride’s advice for the future brides-to-be out there?

Don’t fight over the small details because no one will notice. The worst thing that could happen is that you don’t get married!

Kyra and Ted, it has been such fun working with you, and we wish you all the best things in life as you start this new chapter of your lives together. Congratulations!

And if you are looking for the best wedding photographers in Tulum, Mexico, then get in touch with us today! We are Fun In The Sun Weddings, your best choice for wedding photography in the Riviera Maya, Mexico.

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