I really don’t know where to begin, this wedding weekend was one for the books and I have yet to document a wedding as fun,stylish, and laid back as Jessica & Bryan’s. All the way from DC, Jessica and Bryan planned a weekend of festivities for their guest who joined them from all over the world. Villa Savana (guest house) hosted the majority of the bridal party, family and David and I. It’s 15+ bedrooms are situated outside the city of Puerto Vallarta in what feels like a jungle lined with cobbled stone roads. The house has multiple floors with an old school diagonal graffiti covered elevator. The in house staff was wonderful, chefs cooked breakfast & dinner daily. To top it off, we enjoyed couples massages overlooking the ocean and a bar tender making margaritas 24/7. If we weren’t already in heaven, the bride and groom arranged a private snorkeling adventure upon a catamaran with Vallarta Adventures III which included whale watching in the Bay of Banderas, water sports at Marietas Islands and … we can’t forget the gold Champagne gun accompanied by blaring tropical deep house music. Hold on, it keeps getting better. The rehearsal dinner was at the jaw dropping Le Kliff Restaurant . Need I say more? Okay, lets fast forward to the wedding day. The morning of the wedding started out by hopping on a speed boat (via Superior Tours) they quickly got us to the island of Las Caletas. It was straight out of a dream pulling up to this quaint island that we had ALL TO OURSELVES! Read more details as you scroll through the blog. Big thanks to Paige Nelson Photography who referred these clients to me. <3
Yes, I think every Bride and Groom needs a rose gold Champagne Gun.
Half way back to the dock we saw a pod of dolphins jumping in our wake. They followed us for so long that the captain decided to stop the boat and let us jump in. Or in Davids case, after too many cocktails…belly flop in!
The Wedding Day
Las Caletas is probably the only place in the world that will take all of your guests to a private beach only accessible by boat. The girls road over in the morning on a high powered speed boat. We started with a breakfast and champagne in the bridal suite and the bride had her very own butler! We spent the morning hanging out on the beach, swimming, and exploring the beautiful area. Once the sun started to get lower the guest were all shuttled over on a catamaran. Once they arrived at Las Caletas they made their way through tiki torched lit paths to the ceremony site where they were greeted with margaritas. The ceremony was on the beach under a chuppa that was decorated with flowers and a macrame hanging. The couple shared their first dance to”I want you to know” by Alyson Stoner. Fire dancers and drummers made a special appearance as guest enjoyed a bonfire and smores. As the wedding came to a wrap the guest and newlyweds boarded the catamaran to head back to Puerto Vallarta. Just when we thought the party was over the boat started passing out liquor and the music was cranked. The guest danced on the bow of the boat swaying back and forth, I was SOO sure someone was going to fall off. The waves were tossing everyone left and right and everyone was spilling cocktails and laughing and dancing to Sam Feldt’s Show Me Love remix. The entire day was a dream.
Vendors & Special Thanks:
Coordinator: Adventure Weddings Vallarta, Blanca Ramirez // Catering: Las Caletas // Dress: Soho Gown, Grace Loves Lace// Florist: Las Caletas // Groom’s Attire: Luigi Bianchi Motova// Invitations: Chicks N Hens // Hair & Makeup: Joel Salon // Linens: Las Caletas //Photography: Brogen Jessup ; Second Shooter: David Russo // Rings: Ascot Diamonds // Wedding Venue: Las Caletas // Rehearsal Dinner: Le Kliff// Housing: Villa Savana// Macrame: The House of Phoenix //