Sandbar Wedding Belize
Last year, I received a call from a Belize wedding planner, I Do Belize Weddings, to document the first ever Island Sandbar Wedding. It was a great honor to be there and witness the beautiful couple exchanging vows with the sunset as their backdrop. In fact, if you are looking for a sunset wedding, this is the only way you can have one as all resorts are on the beach side where you can only have sunrise weddings. It is a beautiful strip of white sand located west of San Pedro Town. It is the perfect location if you are looking for secludedness as it is located away from everything. You will literally be in the middle of the ocean with your loved ones. This location can accommodate an eloping couple or a wedding group. You can even bring a guitar duo to play some romantic music for you.
Intimate Island Sandbar Wedding January 6th, 2011 by I DO Belize Weddings
Close your eyes and just imagine… A long bar of sand formed in Caribbean Sea that peaks above the water just a few inches. A private sandbar surrounded by water so clear it magnifies the ocean floor and beautiful skies. The bride, groom, and their kids head to this magical location thirty minutes before their guests where they have their last moments together before they say I DO. The twenty guests board a boat and are asked to remove their shoes (bride and grooms request!) They take an exciting and mysterious boat ride. They have not been told where they are headed. “THERE THEY ARE!!” shouts the first guest who spots them. “Oh my goodness! It IS them. COOOOOOL. Look, look, over there on that sandbar! They’re waving!” The next person hollers with excitement. Everyone was very excited. The moment is perfect. The bride, groom, family and friends all together in a private location in the middle of the ocean. Just them. The bride is barefoot… In fact, everyone is barefoot! All of the guests are dressed in white! This was our first wedding ever where everyone was asked to wear white and let me tell you how beautiful they looked! The white attire in the middle of the ocean looked sharp and clean. The beautiful bride was in a bathing suit with black surong and her daughter also in a black bikini. It was truly awesome! Thanks Shelly and Jeff for allowing me to be part of your special day and week in Belize. Beach Blessings, Keli All photographs by Jose Luis Zapata Photography. “Capturing Life, One Shot at a Time.” Specializing in wedding photography Jose Luis Zapata is also available for engagement, anniversaries, birthday parties, other special events, and personal photo shoots. We are grateful he joined us for Shelly and Jeff’s big day at the sandbar and was able to capture these beautiful moments and stunning photographs. Thank you Jose Luis Zapata!
Photograph of a sandbar in Belize
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