Meet Noelia Navarrete, Romance Coordinator at Casa Malca

In People, Play, Playa del Carmen & Tulum by Regina García

Casa Malca is one of the most iconic hotels in Tulum, this beautiful resort also offers a variety of options to celebrate romance. From proposals, romantic dinners and even weddings, Casa Malca makes every moment unforgettable. We had a chat with Noelia, the Romance Coordinator, who along with her team, goes above and beyond to make every experience for couples special. Her passion for her job reflects in every curated detail that you will find in their events, it doesn’t matter what you are looking for they will make it happen.

Name: María Noelia Navarrete Solís

Instagram: @casamalca


Title: Romance Coordinator (Destination Wedding Planner Certified)

City you live in: Tulum, Quintana Roo

Most recent city visited… Budapest

A typical day in my life includes… Waking up at 5am with the sound of my cat’s meows, time to feed the majesty! Then I get ready to work around 7am, I make magic during the day and go back home.

I was born… In Diriamba,Carazo, Nicaragua.

When I was younger, I wanted to be… a model, a forensic doctor/ criminal investigator.

My first job was… Food cashier at Universal Studios Hollywood and security officer for the Oscars 2007.

My favorite thing about traveling is… walking along the city admiring architecture and landscape, finding a nice coffee shop, and having an inner moment with myself.

I’m currently listening to… True crime series and podcasts.

If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be… My Family.

One thing I cannot travel without… haircare and products supplies.

I’m inspired by… The women in my family!

If I could change anything in the world, it would be… Illiteracy.

Can you share more about the special moments you can create related to romance like romantic and anniversary dinners, proposals? We love creating special moments for our couples! It’s all about listening to their ideas of their dream day and doing our best to make it a reality. Get to know the couple from how they got engaged to their hobbies and food and beverage likes. These little details can make a big difference, as you share them with the team. From each area, we can provide experiences that make them feel extra special and assured that we are committed to their dream.

What does Casa Malca do to make the wedding prep extra special for the bride? Make them feel like they are home, from a welcoming check in and personalized amenity on their suite. You need to remember most of the events are destination weddings, which means most of the culture, food, etc. may be new to them, to their family, and friends. Assist the couple prior and during the stay and event so they can avoid feeling stress and help them discover the destination, so the couple can focus on the biggest priority which is celebrate and enjoy each moment.

Were can a wedding be celebrated on Casa Malca? There are different venues, with different atmospheres. Outdoors and indoors venues with A/C. For the bride who wants to dance barefoot on the sand, feel the sea breeze move her hair and be illuminated by the moonlight. Also for the bride who wants to flaunt her heels and glitter in her majestic gown. Venues: The Main Entance, The Rooftop, The Tunnel, The Chandelier Room, Head of a Mad Man, Philosophy Restaurant, The Art Gallery Salon, Concept Room, Main Beach.

What makes Casa Malca stand out from other venues on Tulum for weddings?

  • Artistic elegance: Our boutique hotel is adorned with stunning artwork, adding a touch of creativity and sophistication to the big day.
  • Personalized service: from intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, our dedicated team ensures that your wedding is tailored to your dreams, with every aspect flawlessly executed.
  • Culinary delights: Indulge in a culinary journey curated by our chefs, featuring the freshest local ingredients and exquisite flavors.

What other group events can you organize? Bridals getting ready, Bridal Spa Day, Bachelor parties. To anything that involved romance!

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