Sonam and Harshal’s beach destination wedding was romantic, elegant and full of charm. They wanted a wedding that would make their guests feel loved and special. They desired a wedding that would offer everyone a chance to get away, enjoy activities they love and have as much fun as possible.
They hoped that they could find the right place that would offer beautiful backdrops for their portraits, comfortable accommodations, and plenty of things to do. They got all of this and so much more!
Read on to hear about their wedding journey and see how everything came together to create a wedding that was unmistakably magnificent.
Sonam and Harshal’s wedding journey began by selecting the right destination and resort for their wedding with our help. We took them through our signature Resort Match Finder process which includes a call to get to know our clients and their wishes for their wedding.
Because our roots are in destination wedding travel, DJing and event production, we offer a unique combination of expertise that allows us to guide clients with pro-level consulting that helps them make the best decision.
Through our work, we determined that Hard Rock Riviera Maya would be best for them. This resort has had many South Asian Weddings. Their staff goes through their Ishq Rocks program to ensure that they understand the beautiful and unique customs of South Asian weddings and cultures. Therefore, weddings here are guided by staff that can anticipate your needs and wants so that you have a wonderful experience for your wedding.
Upon selecting their resort, we helped arrange flights and accommodations for them. As the wedding date got closer, we also provided them with a personalized sign to use during their wedding to guide their guests.
As you select a company for your wedding travel needs, consider working with us so that you get partners on your side who can provide recommendations that come from deep experience in the wedding industry.
iDo Celebrations expertly oversaw all of the details for Sonam and Harshal’s wedding taking special care to ensure that their wants and needs were echoed throughout each event. This team stands out for ensuring that from the first contact you have with them you will notice their experience and cordial touch.
Since each wedding is unique, they put maximum effort into the finer details while adapting smoothly to your budget without limiting your dreams. It’s clear how much they truly want the best for their clients and they know how to execute flawlessly.
The incomparable Ruiz Films and Gareth Davies Photography captured all of the special moments of their wedding. Ruiz Films has a talent for turning wedding highlight reels into cinematic movies that you’ll want to share everywhere online. They are masterful at capturing the special moments that make for beautiful wedding videos such as the groom’s smile as the bride walks down the aisle or the looks on the guests faces during the ceremony.
Gareth Davies is a sought-after photographer who creates vibrant, jaw-dropping portraits. His creativity shines in the pictures he takes as he captures the bride and groom from various angles that help make their wedding albums both stunning and unique.
Both Ruiz Films and Gareth Davies have ample experience with South Asian destination weddings and we love recommending them to our clients for their wedding in Mexico and the Caribbean.
Sonam’s beautiful wedding look came together with the excellent work of Gamaliel Alvarez and Claudio Macias for her hair and makeup as well as Loto Mendhi for her henna designs. Gamaliel and Claudio are pro-level makeup artists who are well-versed in South Asian weddings. They study a client’s face to create makeup looks that capture their unique beauty and facial structure.
We love that they both make the experience for the bride feel luxurious and relaxing. The Loto Mehndi team specializes in intricate designs for weddings that reflect the style of each bride. They do their work with great detail and efficiency so that the end result is breath-taking. The henna experience is very intimate and special and they ensure that the bride and guests have a wonderful time during the process.
Creating the perfect atmosphere for a destination wedding comes down to two things: The right décor, florals and food. Sonam and Harshal chose Tulipania, Pistilo Florals & Rentals and Zuniga Production and Events to create elegant wedding surroundings that impressed their guests. Both Tulipania and Pistilo are exceptional at creating beautiful arrangements.
Elevating the beauty of South Asian destination beach weddings to new heights, both of these floral vendors are true artists when it comes to crafting unforgettable floral experiences. With an intimate understanding of the intricate traditions and vibrant aesthetics of South Asian cultures, they bring a unique touch to beachfront celebrations.
Every bouquet, centerpiece, and floral arrangement they create is a masterpiece, reflecting the rich tapestry of South Asian wedding traditions and the serene allure of beach settings.
Their dedication to perfection ensures that each bloom is meticulously selected and arranged to harmonize with the natural beauty of the coastal backdrop.
Zuniga has rentals and décor that turn any room or outdoor space into a luxurious environment for all of your events. They offer an ample number of choices that you can mix and match to create a one-of-a-kind look for your wedding celebrations. Their work with South Asian weddings gives them the experience to offer pro consultations that guide couples in choosing the perfect décor for their weddings.
When it comes to food, Patravali is a popular caterer that serves delicious and authentic South Asian meals. They offer a full selection of options including vegetarian dishes, and they curate menus that pay homage to age-old recipes while infusing a modern twist. Their meticulous attention to detail ensures that each dish is a harmonious blend of spices and textures, leaving a lasting impression on every guest’s palate.
Having the right wedding entertainment can mean the difference between a wedding that was “good” and one that was “amazing.” Luckily, Sonam and Harshal had the right teams on their side to make each of their events full of excitement.
With over a decade of experience in the entertainment and wedding industry, DJ Isaac has earned a reputation for his exceptional skill in seamlessly blending the latest and classic wedding songs to create a musical experience that resonates with guests of all generations. He is not only known for his musical prowess but also for his unwavering professionalism. He takes pride in being prompt, detail-oriented, and well-prepared for every event.
One of his standout qualities is his ability to keep the dance floor packed throughout the night. His intuitive understanding of the crowd’s preferences and his knack for mixing music make him a crowd-pleaser who ensures that no one ever wants to leave the dance floor.
Mills James is a well-known event production and A/V vendor who ensures that the music and audio visual for every event sounds crisp and perfect. Their technical acumen paired with their use state-of-the-art equipment means you’ll have a reliable team that will execute flawlessly.
An amazing wedding like Sonam and Harshal’s happens when we work with incredible vendor partners. We’d like to thank the following teams for helping make our client’s wedding such an unforgettable event.
Travel concierge: Indian Destination Wedding
Resort: Hard Rock Riviera Maya Mexico
Planning – iDo Celebrations
Videography – Ruiz Films
Photography – Gareth Davies Photography
DJ – DJ Isaac – Phoenix
Catering – Patravali
Decor – Zuniga Production and Events
A/V – Mills James
Henna – Loto Mendhi
Florals – Tulipania
Florals – Pistilo Florals & Rentals
Sonam and Harshal’s lovely destination wedding created a special experience that celebrated their love for each other, their family and friends.
Through the beautiful décor, flowers, food, and entertainment, they were able to have a wedding that was bespoke, beautiful and classy.
We are proud to have been a part of their wedding journey and we hope that their love will continue to grow as they become even better together as husband and wife.
Ready to plan your South Asian wedding in Mexico or the Caribbean? We’ll help you find the right resort for you and bring together all the travel details for you and your guests. And we’ll even connect you with vendors that specialize in South Asian weddings so you can shorten your wedding to-do list.