We love to do destination wedding photography whenever the we can, but Ashley & Kamyar’s gorgeous Fairmont Mayakoba Mexico Wedding was quite a special treat!  It wasn’t hard to convince their guests to hop on a plane & travel to the fabulous Fairmont Mayakoba, just a few miles north of Playa Del Carmen for their venue.  Warm weather, white sand beaches, and a luxury 5 star resort?  Ok, fine– I guess we’ll go.  ;)

The Fairmont Mayakoba is a truly unique sustainable resort that was built while keeping most of the surrounding jungle, mangrove forests, and rivers intact.  In addition, the area boasts some of the most magnificent Mayan archeological sites at Tulum, Coba or Chichen Itzá (one of the new Seven Wonders of The World) and countless fresh water Cenotes for swimming.

The wedding took place on a private beach just before sunset with a rustic wooden aisle and billowing white sheer curtains framing the teal ocean and blue sky.  Each bridesmaid selected a unique dress in blush, beige, or taupe, complimenting the sand and natural materials of Fairmont’s architecture.  Our bride, Ashley, was jaw droppingly gorgeous in a romantic gown by Vera Wang and Audrey Hepburn hair, and her beau, Kamyar, rocked a Burberry suit.  They found such a perfect balance of elegance and nature, the feel of wind swept hair and sand between your toes.  With all this beauty, we could have happily stayed forever.

Excellent service by two really great people! Jen and Shane did both our engagement session in Encinitas, CA as well as our wedding in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. The pictures were fabulous. Jen and Shane are responsive, open to input on what we liked and didn’t like in photos, made us feel comfortable, and most importantly, made sure to capture us in our best light and form. Importantly, Jen and Shane are super nice people and very easy to work with. Talented, friendly, creative and diligent – all you could ever want in a photographer. I highly recommend Jen, Shane.
— Kamyar & Ashley


Venue: Fairmont Mayakoba Riviera Maya

Coordinator: Planner 1 Events

Bride’s Dress & Shoes: Vera Wang

Groom’s Tux: Burberry