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Mahekal Playa del Carmen Family Wedding – Marcia and CJ

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"Our kids are still super little... we wanted to include them in everything we did that day. Hopefully, they’ll remember even a tiny bit of that day in years to come and how wonderful it was." We love Kids at weddings. They are a LOT of fun…
Casa Malca Tulum Wedding portrait #travelforlove

Casa Malca Tulum Wedding – Melissa and Jason

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"We start and end each day with a kiss. When we are apart, we spend more time on the phone and sending "thinking of you" messages, it's surprising we get anything completed. To this day, we still get butterflies when we see each other after…
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Akumal Bay Wedding – Chelsea + Jordan

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"We traveled to Mexico because it’s our favourite place in the world. It’s exciting and magical at the same time - just like our love for each other" - Chelsea We are constantly blown away by the beauty of the Riviera Maya and how couples…
Secrets Capri Wedding sunset portrait golden hour bride groom #travelforlove

Secrets Capri Wedding – Keri and Anthony

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"My parents always said that the key to life is remembering to be big kids. If not you lose your way and find yourself unhappy. We are big kids that want to enjoy our lives and we surround ourselves with people who share that motto!" - Keri The…
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Blue Diamond Wedding – Allesia + Ariel

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"Maybe the journey isn't so much about becoming anything. Maybe it's about un-becoming everything that isn't really you, so you can become who you were really meant to be in the first place." Allesia and Ariel are, quite simply, the sweetest…
Secrets Playa Mujeres Wedding Photographer #aworldofitsown

Secrets Playa Mujeres Elopement – Jess and Mike

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"We love traveling as a couple. Once we were engaged we decided on having a destination wedding. I mean... why not get married and have your honeymoon in the same place?" - Jessica For information about planning your travel and room blocks…
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Surprise Vow Renewal Tulum Mexico

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"Our wedding day back in Austin was 28 degrees Fahrenheit. The wedding cake froze. We shivered, we shivered and we laughed the whole day because... what else can you do?" Life may be a box of chocolates, but that means you really never do know…
This Guy Proposed To His Mermaid-Obsessed Girlfriend Underwater Riviera Maya Engagement The best wedding proposal ever*

Fairytale Mermaid Proposal – The best wedding proposal ever

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"Of course every little girl dreams of being a princess -- but my favorite was always Ariel. She could swim with all the fish and make music underwater with all of her friends... Of course she ends up marrying her Prince - Eric! How perfect…
Beautiful sunset color destination wedding Barceló Maya Palace Riviera Maya Mexico

Riviera Maya Wedding – Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe – Jessica and James

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She's the voice I love to hear - Someday when I'm ninety She's that wooden rocking chair I want rocking right beside me Everyday that passes I only love her more Yeah, she's the one That I'd lay down my own life for And she's everything…

Epic Cenote Wedding Ceremony – Cori and Dax

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While Mexican beaches remain unparalleled for their white sands and turquoise waters, we often venture off the playa during our visits. Cenote weddings and cenotes have become one of our favorite private spots to explore. We love these hidden…
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Destination Wedding Royalton Riviera Cancun – Donna and Andrew

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Donna, Andrew, and their friends and family blew us away! An incredibly emotional and heartfelt ceremony at the Royalton Riviera Cancun. Family love in SPADES at this wedding! We asked Donna and Andrew to talk to us about why their wedding day…
artistic destination wedding getting ready photo Casa Maya Kaan, Sian Ka'an, Tulum, Mexico

Destination Wedding Casa Maya Kaan – Sian Ka’an Biosphere Tulum

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"We love the beach, and what better place than our hometown Mexico. Our first trip as a couple was to Playa del Carmen and we got engaged in Tulum. This location holds a lot of special memories." #travelforlove" "Casa Maya Kaan in Sian Ka'an,…
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Destination Wedding Secrets Akumal – Jill and Tyler

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"It is because of you, that I know how to truly love." Del Sol Photography is an approved vendor for Secrets Akumal Weddings luxury photo and video services – no vendor fee to hire us! Contact us to plan your travel and book room blocks…

Paradisus Elopement – Stephanie and Ryan

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"When I imagined our wedding day, just the two of us, I would have to catch my breath and hold back the happy tears.  There was something so calming thinking the only person I am doing my hair for, putting my dress on for & reading my vows…
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Casa La Roca Wedding – Kim and Allan

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 "Keep it simple - the wedding is just a party and that something unimportant will go wrong and make a wedding story to tell. The important part is the after. It's all about every day after together, sharing love support and that feeling when…
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Paradisus Elopement – Jodi and Michael

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"My husband told me a very cute story.  He said he heard the staff saying, "The bride is walking across the bridge, she looks beautiful".  He had no idea what my dress looked like and I approached him through a beautiful trail lined with trees. …
romantic wedding dinner bride groom kiss Elopement NIZUC Resort, Cancun, Mexico.

Nizuc Elopement – Erika and Saif

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"An elopement is such a personal event that takes its own shape with the two individuals sharing their vows.  Make it your own… don’t listen or conform to the normality of tradition" - Erika and Saif Del Sol Photography is an approved…
Sunset Beach Wedding portraits, Nizuc Resort Cancun, Mexico

Nizuc Akan Terrace Wedding – Suzanne and Michael

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"What meant the most to us was the fact that so many close friends and family traveled so far to be with us on our special day.  The great turnout of all of these special people is what touched us most." - Nizuc Akan Terrace Wedding -Suzanne…
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Hacienda Uayamon Wedding – Jacquie and Matt

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"We just liked the idea of running away and getting married, and that it would be more romantic if it was just the two of us" - Jackie After having traveled extensively through Asia together, Mexico was a new frontier for Jackie and Matt, especially…
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Playa Paraiso Vow Renewal – Mike and Claire

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"We had planned this trip with friends to go back to near where we got married and it happened to be around the time of our 5 year anniversary. So I wanted to surprise Claire with a little informal fun. Having our daughter with us, and the kids…
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Cenote Mayan Wedding and Trash the Dress – Erika and Nathan

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"I love being in the water... If I had one wish, no joke, I would wish to be a mermaid. To be able to get the chance to have this photo shoot is something I couldn't have imagined let alone it become reality." - Erika Every destination…
Sunset Wedding Portrait Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas, Cancun, Mexico.

Cancun Wedding at Riu Palace Las Americas – Masha and Kerry

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Time and again we have brides tell us that if they had one piece of advice to another bride it would be: relax, trust your wedding team and don't try to control everything. In the words of a certain icy princess: " ♫  let it go... let it…
Vow Renewal at Paradisus La Esmeralda

Vow Renewal at Paradisus La Esmeralda – Selina and Daniel

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"Remember why you said yes when he first proposed, look back on those years and the simple times your have with your family, running late errands at night, working together on busy schedules, staying up with a sick child, making your daughter…

Le Reve Hotel Beach Elopement – Niki and Jonathan

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"Oh, I definitely think an elopement is in order. The sooner I get you all to myself, the better." - Deanna Raybourn To "elope" most literally means to "slip away" or "escape". More commonly it's used to describe running off to get secretly,…

Church Wedding Iberostar Grand Paraiso – Izabela and Alexander

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"At our wedding our motto was I AM YOU. Everyone should have their dream wedding so celebrate where and how they desire!" Just the two of us, you and I, lets do it, elope and travel thousands of kilometers together. That is what Izabela and…

Paamul Hotel Beach Wedding – Sarah and Dave

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Sarah and Dave just won our total respect for their positive attitude. They could be the first to tell you about all the little things that went wrong. This including venues canceling at the last minute, cab drivers going the wrong way and…

Wedding at Now Jade Resort – Mindy and Jason

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We were spoiled with adorable kids, family love and a beautiful bride at this Now Jade wedding.  Their smart son Mason who was their ring bearer, flower girl Janie was adorable and even 4-month old Karson were part of the wedding party. We…

Nizuc Cancun Resort Wedding – Elly and Chris – Del Sol Photography

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How do you have a totally hassle-free wedding? Run away to Cancun with your love to elope and have your Nizuc Cancun Wedding! Elly and Chris have been together for 12 years and were happy to start the next stage of their relationship at their…

Wedding at the Grand Sunset Princess – Melissa and Jesse

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Melissa and Jesse flew south from Ontario to the Grand Sunset Princess in Playa del Carmen for a wedding day full of fun and laughs. What a huge honor to be asked by Melissa, who is a photographer, to shoot her big day. We don't often get…

Riu Palace Riviera Maya Wedding of Kim and James

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Kim and James left wintery Minnesota behind and jetted to Mexico for their wedding at the Riu Palace Riviera Maya. They were excited to have a break from an 8 month home renovation marathon and finally spend quality time with loved ones in…

Al Cielo Beach Wedding – Viki and Cliff

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"This is where our story begins...." Viki and Cliff are a super sweet couple from California, who love travel, adventures and anything to do with the beach.  Al Cielo has one of THE best beaches in the world, totally topping our list of…
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Beach Palace Sky Deck Wedding – Melanie and Ryan

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Words by the wonderful Melanie Our short story... Ryan proposed to me on our trip to New York city on top of the Rockefeller. When we started looking for the perfect venue for our wedding, we found the Beach Palace Resort. We fell in love…

Cabanas La Luna Elopement Tulum

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The Cabanas La Luna Wedding in Tulum was an intimate elopement for two, a romantic escape for Lidia and Roberto. The couple traveled all the way from Italy to Mexico for their cozy destination wedding. The Cabanas La Luna boutique hotel was…

Playa del Carmen Mayan Wedding at Grand Coral Beach Club – Erin and Connor

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So many great, thoughtful details in Erin and Connor's wedding. Erin wore her mother's vintage wedding dress and Connor's custom sandals stamped "Erin 4 Ever" in the sand! Erin had her getting ready in Casa Joya del Mar - Playacar. We were…
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Riviera Maya Wedding at Secrets Maroma

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They knew there would be a sign from above. The Riviera Maya wedding of Mystique and Fernando was an intimate celebration and unique because it would not be perfect weather. Instead of arriving to a ceremony, they arrived to an epic rainbow…

Secrets Maroma Gazebo Wedding – Kristyn and Eric

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Del Sol Photography is an authorized at Secrets Maroma for luxury photo and video services - that means no vendor fee to hire us. For information about planning your travel and room blocks, our sister company Del Sol Travels can assist you -…

Cancun Wedding at Marriott Casa Magna – Nicole and Paul

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A wedding for two at the Cancun Marriott Casa Magna, a romantic and intimate way for couple Nicole and Paul to tie the knot and declare their love.  In a simple and elegant ceremony at the Casa Magna gazebo, Nicole and Paul looked lovingly…
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Cancun Beach Family Portraits Gran Caribe Real – Trueba Family

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This was a very special and personal portrait shoot, the family are close personal friends of Matt which made this a very meaningful day. I have known the family since I was 18.   Roger and Erica (the only Gringa in the group) were both…
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The Lost Wedding Band – Couple finally reunited with their ring!

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The story of #TheLostWeddingBand: A wedding ring lost in the ocean in 2013 on a Playa del Carmen honeymoon has been reunited with its grateful owners after a social media campaign using the hashtag #thelostweddingband. The lost ring had…

Playa del Carmen Swimwear Shoot

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When Alysa contacted us about a Playa del Carmen swimwear shoot for her boutique, we knew it was a job for Sol! "Happy, Healthy and Sexy" is her mantra and that is what we found with Alysa, a great fit. The former model and nurse grew up on…
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Hotel Nueva Vida de Ramiro Tulum Wedding – Sara and Jonny

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A gorgeous boho-chic beach wedding at Hotel Nueva Vida de Ramiro, Tulum. With only six guests, this was an intimate wedding. Jonny's two little girls were a big part of the wedding day which was a real celebration of family and love! The beach…
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Riviera Maya Cenote Wedding at Sandos Caracol – Andrea and Joe

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The destination wedding of Andrea and Joe was an intimate celebration of the union of two families. With their combined five children beside them, the bride and groom exchanged vows beside the sacred cenote at the Sandos Caracol resort with…
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Mayan Wedding Cenote Ceremony at Tulum Mexico EcoPark

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One of the most amazing types of weddings are those that are Cenote Wedding Ceremonies.  This is a special event for e because Anel and Luis actually had 3 ceremonies in total.  Based out of Tulum Mexico, these three amazing ceremonies happened…
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Playa del Carmen Portrait Photography- Claudia and Carlos

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Principal photographer: Sol Tamargo Adventurous couple Claudia and Carlos are the fabulous folks behind the wedding planning company "Solen Bodas" in Cancun and the Riviera Maya. They are now in the process of planning their own wedding and…
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Surprise Wedding at Grand Coral Beach Club – Nina and Pedro

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A unique surprise proposal followed by a unique surprise wedding! Surprise wedding? Yes, not only a surprise wedding, but a surprise engagement followed IMMEDIATELY by a surprise ceremony on the beach !!!  Nina didn't know she was going…
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Rehearsal Dinner at Hotel Esencia – Christina and Anthony

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A destination wedding means bringing family and friends from all over to join you in celebrating your love in paradise. They offer the opportunity to spend some very special quality time with your loved ones, an extended trip to bond rather…
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Jashita Tulum Elopement – Soliman Bay – Tanja and Marco

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A destination beach wedding at Jashita Tulum (Soliman Bay), a bride, a groom and a beautiful Mayan ceremony. This was the ultimate in intimate affairs, a wedding ceremony for two beautiful people who flew all the way from Germany to share this…
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Welcome Party Rosewood Mayakoba – Larissa and Arash

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After a portrait shoot on the beach in Playa del Carmen, lovely young couple Larissa and Arash invited Del Sol Photography to their pre-wedding welcome party for their guests at the stunning Welcome Party Rosewood Mayakoba Resort in the Riviera…

HOT Pre-Wedding Pool Party Playa del Carmen – Adri and Beto

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Destination wedding on the beach, you've gathered your family and friends together to celebrate your love, they've traveled from all over to join you at  Le Reve Hotel & Spa. The wedding is only one day, what do you do with your guests…

Playa del Carmen Birthday Party at Viceroy- Happy 40th Celebration for Kristin

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Turning 40 is always a great time for a big celebration! With Kristin about to hit the big 4-0, her husband Mike planned her a huge bash at the exclusive Viceroy Riviera Maya in Playa del Carmen. Family and friends toasted the lovely Kristin,…

Destination Wedding Dreams Tulum- Louise and Robert

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A destination wedding at Dreams Tulum brought Louise and Robert all the way from England to celebrate their marriage. This was a cozy & intimate affair, the only guests in attendance were their two children, a true family celebration of…

Destination Wedding Puebla, Mexico – Olga and Rulas

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Principal photographer: Sol Tamargo Not all destination weddings in Mexico are about the beach, the beautiful colonial cities of the country offer some incredible locations too! Sol surprised her best friend Olga  with her attendance at…
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Riviera Maya Hindu Wedding Mehndi Party – Palka and Joe

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Hindu weddings are joyous and elaborate occasions, with special events often taking place over several days to celebrate the joining of two families. Palka and Joe invited us to one of the most important pre-wedding ceremonies, the mehendi…