Under the Palm Trees at Esperanza Resort

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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HAPPY MONDAY dear friends! We thought we’d start off the week of wedding planning with this photograph from a recent wedding we designed at the always incredible Esperanza, an Auberge Resort. Ordinarily, we share photos of our floral chuppahs or decorative ceremony backdrops. But we fell in love with this photo from 4 Eyes Photography which […]

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Golfing, Los Cabos Style

Posted on August 2nd, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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THE PGA TOUR MAY BE ON HIATUS UNTIL NOVEMBER, but you can put your skills to the test on five stunning, championship courses right here in Baja! Los Cabos is renowned as one of the premier golf destinations in the world with five championship level courses to choose from, all with dramatic settings of  crashing […]

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On Trend: Pre Wedding Photo Shoots

Posted on August 1st, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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WHAT A FRESH IDEA! If you’re heading down to Mexico for your destination wedding, and all your nearest and dearest family and friends are coming along to party with you, why not include a fun, lifestyle fashion shoot in your wedding schedule!? Your whole bridal party can take part in a playful photo shoot in the days […]

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The Tradition of Papel Picado

Posted on July 19th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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PAPEL PICADO, which means cut or perforated paper, is a decorative storytelling craft made out of tissue paper or vinyl “cut” into ornamental designs. Generally seen strung together into long banners that crisscross a street, a courtyard or an entire party tent, these all white or brightly colored flags are traditionally used throughout Mexico to decorate […]

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The Music of Mexico: Mariachi

Posted on July 11th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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KNOWN THROUGHOUT THE WORLD as the symbol of Mexico, mariachi music evokes the history and traditions of Mexican culture. Some go so far as to call it the “sound of Mexico” and claim that to hear mariachi played is to welcome joy, festivity and celebration into your heart. Which is probably why you see mariachi bands at most […]

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Shop Cabo: From Mexico with Love

Posted on July 5th, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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GIVE YOUR GUESTS THE GIFT OF BAJA! As a small business, we do our very best to support other small local businesses here in Baja, as well as the overall Mexican economy. Which is why we carefully research local shops and artisan studios for unique and artful products that serve our event designs, but also for welcome bag gift […]

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Namaste: Words & Meaning to Share Beyond Yoga

Posted on June 21st, 2016 by Claudia Morales

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TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY, which is just perfect as we all need a few reminders to take care of ourselves in a loving, peaceful manner. And, when we think of how stressed and overwhelmed our wedding clients can get at the idea of planning their wedding so far from home, we are grateful to share […]

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Hierbabuena, Restaurante y Hortaliza, A Farm-to-Table Garden Oasis in Baja California Sur

Posted on June 14th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS LUSH ZEN-LIKE OASIS IS ENDEARING. It’s just off the beaten track, down a long winding dirt road, but that’s as it should be because Hierbabuena, Restaurante y Hortaliza is a farm-to-table restaurant right here in beautiful Baja. And when we say farm-to-table, we mean your table is sitting smack dab right in the middle of […]

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Sea Turtles, the Spirit Animals of Los Cabos

Posted on June 7th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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SEA TURTLES ARE THE SPIRIT ANIMALS OF LOS CABOS, maybe even all of Mexico! They symbolize endurance, protection, good fortune, hope, and happiness. Powerful, graceful creatures that many of our clients are inspired by when they choose Baja California as their wedding location. But many people are unaware of the sea turtles’ long history. Would you […]

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We Love TORO Latin Kitchen & Bar By Richard Sandoval

Posted on May 31st, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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AS WEDDING PLANNERS HERE IN LOS CABOS we are always asked, and we mean ALWAYS, about local Baja restaurants for rehearsal dinners, welcome parties, after hour gatherings, and Sunday brunch venues. There are many interesting options to recommend from San Jose del Cabo to Todos Santos; however, one place tops our list. TORO Latin Kitchen & GastroBar by […]

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Enjoy Some Beachside Yoga for Wedding Wellness

Posted on May 24th, 2016 by Claudia Morales

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PRACTICING YOGA ON THE BEACH is a wonderful way to release all that wedding planning stress you’ve been carrying around for months and months. Add a peaceful sunrise or beautiful sunset, and well, that’s taking wedding wellness to a whole new, blissful level. Luckily, Los Cabos has many different yoga offerings to choose from, and, if you are […]

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Some of the Best Bars in Los Cabos for Late Night

Posted on May 17th, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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THERE’S AN ABUNDANCE OF BARS AND CLUBS IN LOS CABOS, but just a few rank high in our minds for late night cocktails and after hours fun. From incredible views, stylish outdoor settings to inspired beverages made with organic ingredients and high energy tunes, we’ve rounded up a few of the best bars to enjoy in Cabo! […]

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Vows of Luxury at The Resort at Pedregal

Posted on May 3rd, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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WE’RE ONCE AGAIN, TOURING LOS CABOS WITH NEW WEDDING CLIENTS, visiting beautiful resorts, luxurious villas and waterfront hotels from one end of the Los Cabos Corridor to the other. We are grateful for so many new wedding venues in Cabo San Lucas; however, we have to stop and pay tribute to one of Cabo’s long-standing shining stars, […]

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Building Baja’s Future, Let’s Make it Happen!

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE, we party professionals get to head out on the town for a little fun someone else has planned! For instance, just this past Friday night, Carlos and Elena Damy, Claudia Morales and Elsa Dilasser aka #teamelenadamy, attended MAKE IT HAPPEN at Acre Baja, an evening of entertainment, hand-crafted cocktails and […]

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10 Things I Love About Esperanza

Posted on April 26th, 2016 by Claudia Morales

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WHEN ASKED WHAT THREE WORDS DESCRIBE ESPERANZA, wedding planner Claudia Morales said “gracious, breathtaking and sophisticated” with an enthusiastic, heartfelt “I love Esperanza!” as a chaser. So, with that resounding endorsement, we didn’t stop there. We asked dear Claudia to give us her top ten things she loves about this beautiful resort. Here they are: CLAUDIA MORALES’ […]

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LOS CABOS, MEXICO: A Growing Luxury Travel Destination

Posted on April 19th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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LOS CABOS, MEXICO IS THE TRAVEL DESTINATION for dream vacations and romantic getaways. But it is also more and more popular for destination weddings, vow renewals, honeymoons, mini moons, bachelor and bachelorette parties, not to mention bridal shower weekends, birthday celebrations, and wedding anniversaries. And why wouldn’t it be wildly popular for these milestone events? It’s […]

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10 Things to Love About Todos Santos

Posted on April 12th, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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YOUR NOT-TO-BE MISSED Baja California experience must include spending time in Todos Santos, (which means “All Saints”), a picturesque little colonial village and National Historic sight officially dubbed the Pueblo Magico (“magical village”) by the Government of Mexico. A magical oasis where the desert meets the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Laguna Mountains. Locals know, and travel experts […]

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A Mexican-themed Wedding Centerpiece We Love

Posted on April 7th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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THIS MEXICAN INSPIRED TABLE DESIGN we created was commissioned by Destination I Do Magazine with the collaboration of Stephanie Miles Events and Harmony Walton of JetFete and the Bridal Bar. What we really love about the whole tablescape concept is its warm, festive color scheme. The richness of the gold patterned linens and the modern, low, cognac-colored leather chairs are the […]

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Our Favorite Spas in Los Cabos

Posted on April 5th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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WHEN WE’RE WORKING WITH A BRIDE AND GROOM, planning each and every moment of their wedding weekend in Los Cabos, there is one must-do activity that we make sure tops the list: SPA TIME!  You just can’t come to Cabo and not seek out serenity at one of the area’s amazing award-winning spas. Whether enjoying […]

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Saturday Mornings at the Organic Market in San Jose del Cabo

Posted on March 29th, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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LOOKING FOR ANOTHER ORIGINAL ACTIVITY to add to your wedding weekend save-the-dates? While you and your bridal party are getting ready for the wedding day, why not encourage your wedding guests to live like a local? DOWN A LONG DUSTY ROAD just off the historic district of San Jose del Cabo is the Mercado Organico. […]

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Experience the Art Walk in San Jose del Cabo Mexico

Posted on March 22nd, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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LOS CABOS IS KNOWN FOR SUN AND SURF but there’s some top notch cultural activities to experience as well. One of my absolute favorites is the Art Walk in the Gallery District of San Jose del Cabo! EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT from 5:00-9:00pm, from the end of October through the month of June, San Jose closes calle Álvaro Obregón, the main […]

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Surfing on Cerritos Beach in Baja

Posted on March 15th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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SEARCHING FOR WAVES When our wedding clients are searching for waves to surf in southern Baja, we send them to Cerritos Beach near Todos Santos. Located just 40 miles up the coast from Cabo San Lucas, Cerritos Beach is a popular place for serious surfers. In fact, surfers come from around the world to ride […]

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Wedding Activities in Cabo: Whale Watching

Posted on March 8th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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RIGHT ABOUT NOW you may be wondering “what do whales have to do with weddings?” Perhaps, if we were talking about any other location, that would be a perfectly legitimate question. But this is Los Cabos, Mexico! Whale watching is a beloved winter activity here whether you watch from your hotel terrace, your lounge chair […]

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Destination: Exhale at One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico

Posted on October 9th, 2015 by Carlos Damy

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DESTINATION: EXHALE. Whether you want to host your wedding at the height of tropical luxury or spend your honeymoon in quiet, romantic seclusion, we have just the right exotic location to tempt you! One&Only Palmilla, in Los Cabos, Mexico, is a well-kept secret to many that’s just about the most perfect luxury resort you can find […]

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Look at the Newly Renovated One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos Mexico!

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 by Carlos Damy

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Do you hear that? That’s us, jumping up and down at the news that our dear friends and colleagues at One&Only Palmilla Resort here in Los Cabos, Mexico are OPEN! We can’t think of a more beautiful location for your destination wedding, honeymoon, birthday celebration or private party! With their stunningly designed, (which is now […]

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So Many Reasons to Love Los Cabos!

Posted on November 4th, 2014 by Carlos Damy

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As you can see from this amazing video from our friends at Visita Los Cabos, there are just SO MANY REASONS to love Los Cabos! Elena and I love this wonderful paradise where the dry desert meets the bright blue water and the sun warms us year round. But just wait until YOU arrive to this […]

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New Series: Dream Wedding Locations, Los Cabos

Posted on October 10th, 2014 by Carlos Damy

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Oh, how wonderful it is to see cruise ships and yachts back in Cabo San Lucas! Definitely days of celebration here in Baja California Sur! It’s just another sign that Los Cabos is back in business and recovering steadily, and quickly, from September’s storm. While life continues to return to normal in our little corner of […]

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Our Beloved Los Cabos Will Rise Again!

Posted on September 26th, 2014 by Carlos Damy

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As many of you know, just two short weeks ago Hurricane Odile struck Baja California Sur causing great damage to the entire Los Cabos area. Thankfully, the entire ELENA DAMY team not only survived, but are working with our local communities to restore, renew and recover from the storm. Please know, that from the bottom […]

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Film Friday: Kim and Bryan, A Los Cabos Love Story

Posted on April 11th, 2014 by Carlos Damy

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As you hear the blessing “to many years of happiness, many years of togetherness, and many years of abundance…” spoken during the best man’s toast, you can see that the love Kim and Bryan share is with their whole family. Just a little over a year ago this warm and engaging couple chose to celebrate their […]

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