How to Visit Mexico’s Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve On Your Own (September 2020)

If you’re headed to Mexico’s Riviera Maya anytime soon, you would be remiss not to add a day trip (or longer!) to the sparkling coastline’s hidden gem located just south of Tulum: the UNESCO-protected Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. Renowned for its preserved, natural beauty and wildlife, the Mayan name “Sian Ka’an” translates to “Gate of…

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How to Visit The Tulum Ruins at Sunrise – And Have Them All to Yourself! (March 2020)

There are few things one can do in Tulum these days without crowds, namely visiting the chic beach town’s famed Mayan Ruins. Perched dramatically on a cliff with sweeping views of the ocean below, it’s no surprise this historic site draws tourists in droves. But did you know there’s a way you can visit these incredible ruins and have them nearly – if not completely – to yourself?

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Lama Love Stories: Alecia & Troy in the Riviera Maya

Even a global pandemic can’t drown out love! One of our first shoots since the world got turned upside down, Alecia & Troy are putting things right side UP in this beautiful couple’s portrait session in paradise. Starting at their jungle-vibe home in Playacar – a stunning residential community located along Mexico’s Riviera Maya –…

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How to Visit Kaan Luum Lagoon: Tulum’s Hidden Oasis (March 2020)

There are plenty of places to find paradise in Tulum, the chic beach destination located on the southern end of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. But how about an off-the-beaten-path paradise with little to no crowds? Magical Kaan Luum Lagoon awaits.

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Lama Love Stories: Aly & Jonathan in the Riviera Maya

Fun in the sun, and then some! We had a blast capturing this beautiful beachfront portrait session with Aly & Jonathan. Celebrating their wedding anniversary in Mexico’s stunning Riviera Maya, these two gave us all the romance goals as they soaked in the sun, sand and surf – literally! Enjoy some of our fave shots…

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Lama Love Stories: Natalia & Carlos in the Riviera Maya

Newlywed and feelin’ it! After tying the knot along Mexico’s Caribbean coastline earlier in the week, Natalia & Carlos kept the celebration going with this stunning Trash the Dress portrait session. Held on the beautiful beachfront of iconic Playa Del Carmen, these two are proving why a destination wedding in paradise is always a good…

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Your Perfect Day Trip To Cozumel, Mexico (March 2020)

Located in the sparkling Caribbean Sea about 19 kilometers (12 miles) from the mainland of Mexico’s Riviera Maya, the island of Cozumel beckons with sparkling turquoise waters, fascinating Mayan ruins set in the jungle, hotels & beach clubs in abundance, and the world’s second largest barrier reef system waiting to be explored by snorkelers and divers alike.

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Lama Love Stories: Amanda & Mike in the Riviera Maya

What to do the day after your epic destination wedding in the Riviera Maya? Follow it up with an equally beautiful newlywed portrait session taking you into ever after. Here, Amanda & Mike do just that on the grounds of the Barceló Maya Palace Resort, where Alberto captured the pair in full just-married bliss. Rewind:…

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Lama Love Stories: Amanda & Mike’s Destination Wedding in the Riviera Maya

Destination I do’s have never looked dreamier! We had such a blast capturing Amanda & Mike’s stunning wedding day in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. An intimate wedding of about 40 guests, these two tied the knot in front of their closest friends & family – all the while surrounded by the most magnificent setting at the…

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Lama Love Stories: Abrí Mar & Johnny in the Riviera Maya

Alberto & I are so honored to have had the opportunity to photograph this beautiful couple in the stunning Riviera Maya! Enjoy highlights from Abrí Mar & Johnny’s destination engagement session in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico below, and be sure to get in touch for your own destination I do’s! We are passport ready to travel…

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