Hola! We are Linda & Carolina and we are excited to meet you! We specialize in booking destination weddings to the Riviera Maya to couples from the USA, Canada & Europe. We host intimate ceremonies to extravagant weddings, while offering stress-free planning and coordination so you can spend more time with your family and friends. We are with you from start to finish, to make your wedding dream come true. So sit back and relax and leave the work to us!
Owner and lover of wedding planning, Linda's attention to detail for your wedding events will exceed your expectations. After graduating from Michigan State University, majoring in hotel/restaurant management, she moved to Vail, Colorado where she worked with Small Luxury Hotels, Leading Hotels of the World, and Orient Express Hotels. After a couple of years, Linda started a consulting business focusing on pre-opening hotels and restaurants in resort locations hosting destination weddings. Upon a consulting job in Playa del Carmen, she started her wedding planning business in Mexico in 2009. Her "sky is the limit", "the more the merrier" and "get it done attitude" will keep you at ease throughout all phases of your destination wedding.
Linda has successfully hosted over 750 weddings and events in Playa del Carmen, Cancun, Tulum and various resorts in Colorado. She is up for any challenge and is familiar with a variety of wedding cultures and traditions from around the world. One of her favorite testimonials is"you will always be my fairy Godmother making me feel like Cinderella and giving me the night of my life. Anything I asked for "poof" it was done!"
During her free time, she loves to play with her dog on the beach, bike, indulge in European history books and keep up to date on the latest wedding trends.
Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Carolina joined My Playa Wedding in 2013, hosting over 100 weddings and special events in Playa del Carmen, Cancun & Tulum, Mexico and Vail, Beaver Creek and Aspen, Colorado, USA. She graduated from the University of Guadalajara in 2011 with a bachelor degree in travel and tourism. Loving the tourism industry, she moved to the tourist mecca of Playa del Carmen. Working in luxury hotel and condominium resorts in hotel operations as well as “Posada Margarita” restaurant in Tulum, she achieved a variety of incentive awards and “employee of the month" awards, for providing outstanding customer service to her guests. She has an endless amount of energy and can juggle multiple activities at once, all with an enthusiastic smile.
Carolina's main duty on the wedding day, is to be on location with the wedding couple at their hotel while Linda is setting up the venue. Carolina’s first language is Spanish and is fluent in English. She also coordinates elopement and vow renewal ceremonies and conducts site visits & tastings in the Riviera Maya. She is always ready with everlasting enthusiasm and is awaiting your arrival ready to attend to your every need!
In her free time, she loves yoga, cooking and eating Mexican street food, her specialties being salbutes panuchos and empanadas.
Overall, we LOVE weddings! We know planning a wedding in a different country can be stressful, so trust your dream and funds with professionals. We host destination weddings for our living! Weddings are our passion, so let's start having fun and create the wedding of your dreams!