roman + ksenia. {punta cana elopement + romantic yacht tour}.

May 3, 2012

Roman & Ksenia were so excited to learn that I indeed speak Russian. Over Skype from Moscow, they shared that they are counting down days till their Punta Cana elopement. Dominican Republic has become a very popular elopement / wedding destination for Eastern European couples – there are even a number of Russian wedding planning companies catering specifically to these. One of the best is Val’s Weddings – owned and operated by an awesome Russian-Canadian couple, Valerie & Mike. Since living in Punta Cana, this is the first Russian elopement we’ve photographed! I suspect there will be many more in the future 🙂 Naturally, you don’t have to be a Russian bride to hire Valerie & her team. They all speak English and do an amazing job creating dream weddings.

After the ceremony & photo session at Cap Cana’s beautiful Marina, we joined Roman & Ksenia for their private romantic yacht tour by St. Nicholas Charter (you might remember the yacht from Pavel & Marika‘s trip). It was such a fantastic time! We highly recommend this trip to anyone who enjoys being on the water – there’s nothing quite like it in Punta Cana. Without further ado, here’s how the day unfolded:

Roman & Ksenia arrive to Secret Beach, Cap Cana.

The ceremony was in Russian & was AMAZING! The most creative one I’ve ever heard! 

Love these boat ruins.

Moving on to beautiful Marina beach…

Cap Cana charges $200 for photographing in this exclusive paradise. SO worth it. 

Here’s Nicholas awaiting our arrival. Romantic yacht Punta Cana tour!

Well -deserved plunge into the ocean! 

This is one of my faves! Ksenia is off to catch her wedding gown! 

Another one of our faves…

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  1. Igor-papa

    May 4th, 2012 at 19:33

    Good job! I am drooling….:)Still remember our trip on the same boat !! Nicolas,probably can not stand lobsters…eat it every day :)!Beautiful couple, great photographers! Tak derzhat’!

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