Yucatan is a hot state all year round, which is a great advantage to enjoy the beach and cenotes. That’s why here are some destination wedding ideas for your special day.
The desire of every bride is to have an original, different and memorable wedding, without the process to achieve it being too complicated. We understand this desire perfectly! That’s why we want to help you with these steps so you can achieve your wedding planning in Yucatan with peace of mind.
Destination wedding event ideas
In order to start having a wedding plan it is important to choose the style for your destination wedding in Mexico, whether it is Mexican chic, elegant or natural with a hipster style, everything will be easier, you will have clarity when choosing. Think about who you are as a couple and how you could show your personality. Actor Aaron Paul and his bride Lauren chose to make their wedding a 1920’s Parisian carnival. Guests enjoyed entertainment with mimes and stilt walkers, plus an atmosphere filled with long pearl necklaces and “La vie en rose”.
The choice of style will determine other things, such as the type of ceremony they would like to have. Among some wedding ceremony ideas, you could have an original wedding is to reproduce some ancestral ritual, such as a Mayan ceremony. You can also make an unforgettable entrance like Solange Knowles and Alan Ferguson who entered their wedding on a pair of white bicycles.
The most common mistake people make is not choosing a style or defining the type of ceremony they want to have from the beginning. Prepare for wedding is important from the beginning. It may be that because of the excitement they do not decide on a single idea and think it is better to make a mixture of many things, in the end this will only make the party difficult to carry out and will increase the expense.
A Wedding Planner will know how to guide you to define your style, as well as discard some ideas to stick to one style. As an expert, he/she will know how to materialize your ideas so that you have the wedding you want, but well organized.
Ideas for a destination wedding: Budget and expenses
Look a venue for wedding that offers many advantages and take advantage of them.
To be original, it is enough to know how to make the right choice from the beginning. If you have your wedding in a spectacular garden, a Hacienda with a fascinating structure, or even an unexpected place like a cenote, you won’t need to spend too much on decoration, and your guests will be amazed from the moment they enter. Some venues have their own suppliers and offer certain packages, so don’t overlook this option, you could save on this and spend a little more on something else.
Another way to be original and stay within your wedding budget is to buy local, even the wedding dress. Dare to get to know local designers and choose a national outfit.
Best destination wedding ideas: Season of the year
The most common is to get married in high season, so one way to be original without much effort -and saving money- is to get married in low season. The ideal months for travel to Yucatan are December, January and February. Winter weddings can be spectacular, the environment lends itself to create a romantic atmosphere with candles or lights and you can always give your guests a blanket for the cold, perfect and unexpected surprise!
Destination wedding favor ideas: Banquet
Make your wedding uniquely yours. You don’t have to go gourmet or serve meat if it doesn’t align with your style. Take inspiration from Natalie Portman, who had macarons due to her fiancé’s French background, or Anne Hathaway, who opted for mini veggie burgers and mac ‘n’ cheese as both are vegetarians. Avoid common banquet mistakes by involving a Wedding Planner early for expert menu guidance and portion planning with quality suppliers
Once you have established a budget and have a Wedding Planner to help you keep everything in order, you can start choosing the details with the peace of mind and confidence that you will have everything under control and that your wedding will be what you expect.
Go from the general to the particular, start, for example, with the theme of your wedding, will it be romantic, elegant, vintage-inspired? This will help you to have clarity when choosing the venue, colors, arrangements and, the wedding dress and even your look for wedding.
Rely on the knowledge of your Wedding Planner, he will know how to give you the best advice so that you have clarity when choosing between suppliers or even tips to save on some aspects. He will be your best ally.
One thing you must have is a photo wedding save the date! It will be memorable.
Your wedding planning in Yucatan does not have to be difficult, trust in the professionalism of your Wedding Planner and enjoy the process with peace of mind.
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