Winning Couple of “Marry Me in Riviera Maya” Facebook Contest Receives All-Expenses Paid Luxury Wedding at Beyond All-inclusive, Beyond All Compare’ Grand Velas Riviera Maya
The wedding of Luis Esteban Islas Bacilia and Rosa Denisse Hernandez Badillo will be streamed live from Grand Velas Riviera Maya this Friday, November 30th at 6 pm EST. The couple submitted the story of their marriage proposal in the resort’s “Marry Me in the Riviera Maya” Facebook contest. The contest, which received over 360 submissions, was held last year for a chance to win a complete luxury all-inclusive beach wedding for up to 15 guests at the AAA Five-Diamond resort.
The winning couple will experience a unique Mayan ceremony at Xel-Ha, known to be one of the most beautiful natural aquariums in the world, followed by a religious or legal ceremony complemented with flowers and music at Xcaret eco-archeological park, which showcases Mexico’s mystical natural wonders, biodiversity and cultural heritage.
Their prize package also includes four days and three nights in a luxury ocean-front Ambassador Pool Suite, a beach-side cocktail hour, a three-course wedding reception, live music, hair and makeup for the bride, decorations, wedding cake, $250 gift certificate courtesy of Diamonds International, event photography by Humberto Castilla, “Trash the dress” photo session by Dream Art, and a Ultrafemme gift certificate. In addition, the couple and guests will enjoy a welcome dinner at the resort’s exclusive Lucca restaurant, dolphin swim courtesy of Delphinus, special shopping excursions to Luxury Avenue and tour of Rio Secreto underground river.
For more details on the proposal or to watch the wedding live, visit http://www.velasresorts.com/marry-me/.
About Grand Velas Riviera Maya:
The AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya, an all-suites and spa resort located five minutes from Playa del Carmen, is the latest and most sophisticated iteration of the ultra-luxury, all-inclusive resort experience. This Leading Hotels of the World designated resort is the preeminent one of its class boasting 491 suites, each more than 1,000 square-feet, in three separate ambiances– premium ocean-front Grand Class Suites with terrace plunge pools for families with children 12 and up, family-friendly ocean-view Ambassador Suites and Zen Garden Suites embraced by the flora and fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula’s jungle. The resort presents a gastronomic tour of the Yucatan, Europe and Asia offering seven restaurants with world-class chefs from France, Spain and Mexico; dedicated butler service for each guest, and the region’s largest spa sanctuary at over 89,000 square-feet specializing in signature treatments inspired by ancient cultures from around the world. The spa was named “Best Spa” in the world by Virtuoso and also earned a SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Award. The resort was designed by lauded Mexican architecture firm Elias and Elias and features the sleek and modish interiors that fuse the serenity of the Caribbean with the vibrancy of Yucatan cultures.