“My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature.” – Claude Monet
#DaTunUp2017, the perfect two-day destination wedding event hosted at the Ritz Carlton Abama, in Tenerife- the largest of the Canary Islands in Spain, with its mild climate and stunning panoramic Atlantic Ocean views from the cliffs. When Dami and Tunde decided to get married in Tenerife, it was because they wanted to share a few days with their closest friends and relatives in a beautiful location by the ocean which allowed people to relax and have fun, eat delicious food and create memories that will last a lifetime and this was certainly accomplished at the Ritz Carlton Abama.
Day 1- ‘Havana Night’ themed pre-wedding party was held at the Beach club which facing the La Gomera Island.
The wedding group had a trackless train ride, welcomed at the venue by the cheerful ‘Carneval’ dance.
Guests dressed brightly in aloha shirts, hats, linen, and halter neck/off-the-shoulder dresses with flowers in hair for the gentlemen and ladies respectively.
The wedding group had fun dancing, and culminating the colorful night with breathtaking fireworks.
Day 2- The wedding day started off as a romantic one, as the couple exchanged thoughtful gifts while getting ready.
“I have always believed that your face is a mirror to your nature.” – Sridevi
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” -Lao Tzu
The wedding ceremony at the Funicular was magnificent with an elevated stage with the sea as its backdrop.
Everyone was flamboyantly dressed.
Reception followed at the Grand Ballroom.
Newlyweds and their guests enjoyed cocktail hour outdoors at the serene Persian Garden, and of course, danced the night away!
Planning, Design and Coordination: MasterPlan Events
Venue, Food & Decor: Ritz Carlton Abama
DJ: Infamous DJ K
Photographer: Jide Alakija of Alakija Studios
Cinematographer: Leye Olumide
Stationery: Parchment by Dami
Bride’s Hair & Make up – Beauty by Queen
Bridesmaids Make up – Faces by Funke
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