We Got Married! | Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Updated: Jul 25, 2020


Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo

June 2019


I've written about a lot of things on my blog that felt important, but those things feel small in comparison to the big life promise Rasmus and I made to each other a few weeks back. We got married on June 1st at Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.


The destination wedding was a big hit, and almost more fun than we could handle! The whole thing was an absolute fairy tale. My whole life I wanted a smaller destination wedding. We picked up and headed south with our closest friends and family. Our week was filled with piña coladas, sunshine, fresh ceviche, room service, good company and lots of laughs. We also had our share of sunburns, mosquito bites, sweaty evenings and grumbly Montezuma's revenge stomachs! You have to love the Mexican Rivera for the good and the bad LOL.


We had blindly chosen the destination off of the recommendation of my good friend Allyson Coraggio. And we loved it! Our resort was right on the beach and a few blocks from downtown Playa Del Carmen where you could find lots of laid bars, night clubs, shops and guided tours. Playa Del Carmen is an hour south of Cancun and known for palm lined beaches, coral reefs and cenotes. Mahekal Beach Resort has a beach rustic vibe and it is very intimate compared to many of the monstrous resorts along the beach. Rasmus and I had our own palapa for a week.



 

Ceremony

Mahekal Beach Resort

Fuego Beach

June 1st, 2019

5:30 PM


We held our intimate ceremony on the beach and barefoot. As I walked down the aisle with my dad I looked over the crowd towards Rasmus and saw tears come to his eyes. And then I looked behind him, there was not a dry eye among the groomsmen or bridesmaids! I felt so moved. We had an “unplugged” ceremony, meaning that no one had cell phones or cameras. This allowed everyone to be present and really share in our special moment together. My good friend Mark Mastalski was our officiant, and he was amazing! I have never felt so supported by our loved ones. As I read my vows, I had never felt more sure about anything. I am so thankful that Rasmus and I have found each other and have a strong support system around us. (ceremony photos to follow)



 

Reception "La Fiesta"


The reception was a whirlwind! We had it in Las Olas restaurant overlooking the infinity pool and ocean with a heavy sea breeze.