Many photographers dream of being able to shoot a wedding with the sunset as the backdrop. Achieving this special shot takes coordination on time as well as the perfect location. Here are three wedding destinations that all offer stunning sunset backdrops so that you can get those picture-perfect shots.
Montelucia Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ
While not on the ocean, this desert paradise has incredible scenic natural beauty, making it an ideal choice for a sunset wedding. Wedding photographers delight in taking pictures under the shadow of the towering Camelback Mountain as swaying palm trees dot the landscape. This upscale resort offers a host of wedding planning options, taking all of the stress out of planning the special day. A variety of packages makes it easy to design the ideal sunset wedding. It is no wonder why photographers love the chance to shoot a wedding at this idyllic location. Be sure to book a stay here if you can. A room at this lovely resort is an amazing ending to a photoshoot work session.
Hotel Playa Fiesta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Puerto Vallarta offers a stunning natural backdrop, making it a beautiful, romantic setting for your special day. The Hotel Playa Fiesta kicks it up another level with its charming boutique accommodations, perfect for an intimate beach wedding. Because this hotel specializes in weddings and group events, you will feel confident that the experience will be exceptional from start to finish. Photographers will delight in the gorgeous backdrops provided by the beautiful coastline and natural beauty of Mexico. It is easy to get that perfect shot in a location like this.
Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, CA
This iconic hotel is a magical place to tie the knot. The golden sand of Coronado Island gives off a shiny appearance that is perfectly balanced with the azure ocean waters, delivering a beautiful backdrop for your wedding. As a National Historic Landmark, the iconic red turrets of this Victorian-style hotel also contribute to the beautiful scenery. The nearly perfect year-round weather takes a lot of the worry out of planning an outdoor wedding. It is no wonder why so many engaged couples choose the Hotel Del Coronado as the location of their destination wedding.
Regardless of if you are after a barefoot beach wedding or a more elaborate affair, all three of these destinations offer something unique. The pictures that you get on this day will truly be worth a thousand words. To make sure you can get the best pictures of you both on this special day with the sunset behind you, be sure to contact me to book a session!