Shelby & Josh – Sandos Playacar

Shelby and Josh are Fun In The Sun Weddings’ newest newlyweds! These cuties have already been together almost half their lives, and their Playa del Carmen beach wedding marks the beginning of a brand new chapter of their adventure.

This is their story…

 

How They Met

The bride and groom met ten years ago when they were in the 8th grade, and have been together ever since!

 

 

How They Got Engaged

They got engaged the same way they got married; on the beach! Josh proposed to Shelby in Punta Cana.

 

 

Why a Destination Wedding in Riviera Maya

The newlyweds choose a Riviera Maya destination wedding because Shelby had always dreamed of a beach wedding and Josh was fully on board with the idea. They envisioned an intimate barefoot ceremony and reception with their closest friends and family, and chose the Mayan Riviera because of the breathtaking beaches.

 

The Wedding Day Details

Their vision was to compliment the beach, not distract from it. Their color palette of bright pink contrasted against the blue ocean was executed perfectly through the bridesmaids’ dresses.

The floral design and wedding cake were provided by their wedding venue, Sandos Playacar in Playa del Carmen. Shelby rocked her boho beach wedding dress from Angelique’s in Minnesota.

They also captured black and white “vintage” shots of their guests with a polaroid camera.

 

Their Favorite Wedding Moment

The bride and groom agree that their favorite wedding day moment was their First Look photo session. Shelby was so nervous to see Josh but his reaction was priceless when Josh finally got to see Shelby in her wedding dress. They were glad they decided to do a First Look as it gave them an intimate moment to calm their nerves that they wouldn’t have otherwise gotten. The bride appreciated that she could then walk down the aisle and take in the feeling of being surrounded by their loved ones who came to support them.

 

The Bride’s Advice

What advice does the bride have for couples getting married on the beach?

Trust your family, wedding coordinator, and photographers. They will take care of you!

 

Shelby and Josh, it has been such a pleasure sharing your wedding adventure, and we are thrilled that it all exceeded your expectations. We wish you the very best in this next chapter of your lives together and hope to see you back our way very soon. Congratulations!

 

Want to know more about Sandos Playacar Weddings? Read unbiased reviews on Tripadvisor here.

 

Are you getting married in the Riviera Maya and want the best Riviera Maya wedding photographer to capture your Big Day? then contact us now! We are Fun In The Sun Weddings, the best wedding photographers in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

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