San Miguel de Allende is the most amazing wedding destination right in our backyard. Of course, Americans love tying the knot in Mexico. Cabo, Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, and Tulum all come to mind. Each one has its merits. But unlike these more well known locals, San Miguel has a uniqueness all it’s own. One of my favorite San Miguel wedding planners is Guadalupe Alvarez. She owns Penzi Weddings, well known for spectacular events around the area. I talked to Guadalupe about her work, San Miguel, and what makes this a special place for weddings.
“San Miguel is special because of its people.” says Guadalupe. “They are so warm and loving. Everyone here wants you to be happy and know that you are special. We want to share our traditions, passion for fun, love of food, and beauty”.
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San Miguel de Allende
It’s easy to fall for SMA. Spanish colonial buildings awash in hues of terra cotta, salmon and ochre line cobblestone streets; the Mercado de Artesanías keeps the city’s artistic spirit intact; and wandering mariachi bands provide a live soundtrack.
NEW YORK – Aug. 19, 2020 – PRLog — Have you ever imagined getting married underwater? How about having a cenote as the scenery of your ceremony? Or maybe during a Hot Air Balloon ride? How does it sound to have a wedding with no guests?
These are some of the possibilities offered by Pop Up Weddings Destinations, a project designed for Elopement Weddings and Mini Weddings, with a maximum of 15 guests. This celebration includes a ceremony, a cake, and a photoshoot. All done in a 3-hour span.
The pandemic has forced companies to innovate in their touristic products. This new proposal puts Mexico again as a spearhead in Latin American destinations by presenting romance experiences with differentiating value. “Joining this worldwide group with Pop Up Weddings will promote our country’s top destinations for weddings and romance experiences. It is an honor for us to present this unique, innovative project that will help revive this tourist segment that has suffered so much during this COVID-19,” mention Guadalupe and Ilse.
The two destinations chosen to be the first locations for Pop Up Weddings Destinations Mexico are San Miguel de Allende and the Haciendas of the State of Yucatan.
The heart of Mexico is in the hands of the wedding planner Guadalupe Alvarez, who leads the team in this magical town through her destination wedding company Penzi Bodas.
“San Miguel de Allende is a beautiful colonial town in the center of Mexico. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site, with romantic streets and amazing venues. The weather is amazing most of the year. It is also Conde Nast traveler’s 2nd best city to visit in 2020,” explains Guadalupe Alvarez. “A typical wedding tradition in the region is the callejoneadas, a parade with music, mariachis, big puppets, a donkey and lots of fun. It also involves cultural experiences filled with traditions of our Mexican charming towns.”
The wedding planner Ilse Diamant is in charge of the paradisiac beaches and the famous Mexican haciendas. She leads the team in this magical corner of Mexico through her company, Diamant Events.
Haciendas of Yucatan are jewels of an era gone by, now converted into luxurious hotels, restaurants or museums, Yucatecan haciendas offer a historical and sensational experience. They have been restored respecting the original architecture so that we can make a trip to the past and know its importance in the history and culture of Yucatan.
Penzi friends say:
Just wanted to again thank you for a spectacular wedding for Hannah and James!! You gave them memories that will last a lifetime
Sherry Clark PressleyMalaysia
Thanks for everything… AMAZING!!!
Sarah HochSan Miguel de Allende, Mexico
We wanted to have the opportunity of thank you both for all the support that you gave us during the planning and the wedding, everybody left fascinate…
Eugenia & MikelMexico & Cataluña
Guadalupe and her team are incredible. We spent an entire day scouring San Miguel for the perfect venue for our Destination Concert.
We looked a ra…
Thanks to you, and all your excellent and professional team, starting with Meengan, you all made this wedding a dream come true, works are not enough …