Joana and Nuno selected a cliffside ceremony location with panoramic views of the sea. Their ceremony took place at sunset, adding an extra touch of romance to the moment.
In the waning days of 2020 and in the midst of the ongoing global pandemic, Joana and Nuno finished the year by beginning their new life together. This couple planned an intimate gathering of their 12 closest relatives and friends, and they became husband and wife at the Farol Hotel in Cascais, Portugal. With an atmosphere that bordered on magical, their wedding was nothing short of perfection and will surely live on in their memories for years to come.
Their wedding was held just a few days before the Christmas holidays, and this detail shot showcases how the festive decor added to the joy and happiness of the event.
The maid of honor fastens the bride's earrings, ensuring that every detail was perfect before she walked down the aisle.
Portugal Destination Wedding Venue Picture from Cascais of the bride walking with her father down the cobblestone path
Walking with her father down the cobblestone path that served as her aisle, the bride peeks around the corner in order to catch a glimpse of the scene that awaits her.
Farol Hotel Cascais, Portugal Design Hotels Wedding image of The groom smiling with pride at the beach ceremony
The groom smiles with pride as he sees his bride walking toward him.
Farol Design Hotel Wedding image from Cascais, Portugal of The groom kissing the brides finger during outdoor ceremony
In a simple yet powerful gesture, Nuno kisses Joana's finger immediately after her wedding ring is in place.
Once they have been announced as husband and wife, the couple's guests toss red rose petals into the air.
Wedding detail image from a Venue in Portugal, Cascais of The petals scattered along the floor at the ceremony
The petals scattered along the floor indicate that the ceremony is complete and the party is about to begin.
Wedding Image from the night reception in Cascais, Portugal of The intimate elopement party celebrating a union in style
From an outside perspective, it is clear that this wedding was about more than two individuals beginning one life together. The intimate wedding party celebrated this union in style, knowing that their marriage brought together a special group of people during a challenging moment in history.