shanna & graham – grand palladium colonial resort & spa

Their wedding guests came from all points on the globe to see Shanna and Graham get married in the Riviera Maya of Mexico. They thought the Mayan Riviera would be a perfect location for their wedding, so that they could bring their two families together from Canada, England and Australia.

Here is their story…..

This bride and groom do not have a typical tale of courtship. They met on the wild and ruggedly beautiful Fraser Island, off of Australia’s east coast. Shanna shares:

“We both think that it was fate we met since we both booked our trips to Fraser Island at the last minute, and both almost missed the bus tour to get there!”

They became instant friends, kept in touch after the trip, and later began dating long distance from their respective countries.

When Graham felt it was time to make an honest woman of Shanna, I’ll give you one guess at where he decided to propose. That’s right, Fraser Island!

“Graham surprised me with a return trip to Australia for a cousin’s Christmas wedding, or so he told me. But that was just a cover story to get me back to the same place we met 3 years earlier to propose.”

The bride found her beach wedding dress at David’s Bridal in Winnipeg, Canada. It took her a long time to find just the right one that would still look like a wedding dress but not be as heavy. Smart girl!

Shanna and Graham were married at The Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa, and used the hotel florist, entertainment, and wedding coordinator to help them create the bohemian, non-traditional wedding of their dreams.

“Having everyone interacting from both sides of the family was most important to us, as they are all still getting to know each other.”

And based on the fun we saw them having, I would say their wedding was a grand success!

Shanna & Graham, a HUGE congratulations to you both! Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to share in such an important moment of your lives, and we wish you every happiness in this next chapter together!

If you are looking for a wedding photographer in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, then contact us here today! We are Fun In The Sun Weddings, your best choice for wedding photography in the Riviera Maya.

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