When asked how Cynthia and Chris met, they answered with one word – fate. They originally met through friends and both agree there was an instantaneous connection. Perhaps it was fate that brought them together, but Cynthia and Chris’ story continued to blossom over the years until they found themselves saying their “I dos” on the sands of Punta Cana. The pair had always wanted to wed with a backdrop of palm trees, turquoise waters, and soft white sand – so a destination wedding in Dominican Republic was only natural. After visiting several different resorts, Cynthia and Chris fell in love with The Fountains at Now Larimar Punta Cana and, without a second thought, they decided that’s where they’d soon tie the knot.
Going with the theme of tropical elegance, Cynthia and Chris’ baby blue and coral wedding brought out the beauty behind their inspiration. The pair’s wedding was surely a day—and night—to remember! After an intimate ceremony by The Fountains, the group moved over to Castaways to really get the party started. In fact, the reception was so much fun that Chris’ exuberant dance moves caused him to split his pants – but that didn’t stop him from having the best time of his life!
Following the wedding day, the newlyweds had the chance to take their family and friends on a group pirate ship excursion for a day of fun in the sun. Cynthia and Chris could only describe their destination wedding experience in one way – “Best. Time. Ever.”
Real Destination Wedding Advice from the Bride
Cynthia encourages couples who are interested in destination weddings to plan as much as possible in advance.
There are so many resources available between your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist and your on-site resort coordinator. That way, when you arrive to your destination, you can relax and enjoy your time in paradise!
Travel and Accommodations: DestinationWeddings.com
Photography: Asia Pimentel of Asia Pimentel Photo & Cinematography
Venue: Now Larimar Punta Cana in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Wedding Dress: Allure Couture
Wedding Shoes: Stuart Weitzman
Videography: Nikolay Chernichenko of Asia Pimentel Photo & Cinematography
Wedding Decorator: Innovart Decoeventos
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Cynthia is the founder and editor of Destination Wedding Details.She has over 15 years experience in the Marketing and Event industry and launched Destination Wedding Details in 2010, shortly after planning her own destination wedding. Cynthia uses her experience and genuine passion, to inspire brides who are planning their dream wedding away from home.