Love knows no boundaries, and May and Vince's wedding at the exquisite Quinta do Avesso, nestled in the picturesque North of Portugal, is a testament to just that. This unique love story transcended distances, cultures, and a global pandemic to culminate in a breathtaking celebration at the enchanting Quinta do Avesso. As the fortunate photographer capturing their special day, I am thrilled to share the heartwarming details of their Wedding at Quinta do Avesso.
May, from London, and Vince, living in Iceland, discovered the magic of love in the captivating landscapes of Iceland. What started as a chance meeting during May's trip to Iceland blossomed into a long-distance love story that spanned thousands of miles and several years. As the world battled with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, May and Vince's love only grew stronger. Nearly four years into their relationship, Vince decided it was time to take their love to the next level. Despite the uncertainty of the times, he proposed, and May happily accepted. Their decision to tie the knot at Quinta do Avesso became a ray of hope and happiness amidst the chaos, proving that love could conquer even the darkest of days.
Choosing Portugal as the setting for their wedding was pretty easy for the couple. Quinta do Avesso, situated in the captivating North of Portugal, provided the perfect backdrop for their special day. The charming venue, with its lush greenery and rustic elegance, set the stage for a celebration like no other—a truly magical Wedding at Quinta do Avesso. April in Portugal is known for its unpredictable weather, but luck was on May and Vince's side. Their wedding day greeted them with abundant sunshine, setting the stage for an unforgettable celebration amidst the stunning scenery of Quinta do Avesso. The radiant weather created the perfect ambiance for the outdoor festivities that followed.
One of the aspects that May and Vince cherished most about their Wedding at Quinta do Avesso was the venue's inherent natural beauty. The venue's organic elegance, complete with its greenery, enchanting surroundings, lent a timeless and romantic aura to the entire affair. Their Wedding at Quinta do Avesso was an unforgettable experience that showcased the breathtaking beauty of Portugal's North.
As May prepared to walk down the aisle at Quinta do Avesso, she was surrounded by her closest friends and bridesmaids. The room buzzed with excitement and laughter as they helped her get ready. The bond between May and her bridesmaids was truly a beautiful moment to witness.
May and Vince added their own unique twist to the wedding traditions by replacing the conventional seating chart with shot glasses. Guests were invited to take a shot and discover their designated seats, creating an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation that perfectly complemented the spirit of their Wedding at Quinta do Avesso. May and Vince's wedding was a reflection of their personalities and their generation's trends. The event featured plenty of TikTok dances and contemporary elements that brought out the youthful spirit of the couple and their guests. It was a celebration in tune with the times, set against the backdrop of Quinta do Avesso's timeless beauty.
May had a surprise up her sleeve for the evening festivities at Quinta do Avesso – a second dress that left everyone speechless. This dazzling outfit added a touch of glamour and elegance to the celebration and made for stunning photographs, blending seamlessly with the elegance of Quinta do Avesso.
One of the most intimate and breathtaking moments of the day was the sunset photoshoot on the nearby beach, offering a quintessential Portuguese backdrop to their love story. The golden hour bathed the couple in warm, romantic light, creating a magical atmosphere for their photographs amidst the natural beauty surrounding Quinta do Avesso.
Once the sun dipped below the horizon, Quinta do Avesso transformed into a lively and vibrant dancefloor, all thanks to the incredible DJ. The beats and melodies pumped through the air, and the guests couldn't resist the irresistible call of the dancefloor. The DJ's impeccable playlist and infectious energy kept everyone on their feet throughout the night. Laughter and joy filled the air as May and Vince, along with their friends and family, danced the night away under the starry Portuguese sky. It was a true celebration of love, and the dancefloor at Quinta do Avesso was the epicenter of the festivities, creating memories that will be cherished forever.
In the words of the happy couple, "Without a doubt, this line-up of suppliers we've chosen were the backbone of our lovely Wedding at Quinta do Avesso. We definitely recommend them, especially for the professionalism they've portrayed. They made every single task seamless and filled their roles to the finest details, contributing to the enchantment of Quinta do Avesso. It was a pleasure and an honor to have them as a part of our special day."
Photography: Rita Plácido Photography
Venue and Catering: Quinta do Avesso
DJ: Bloom Eventos
Wedding dress: Elite Bridal
Wedding suit: French Eye UK
MUA: Joana Nicole