A travel influencer couple got engaged underwater, and the beautiful moment was captured on video
- A travel influencer couple have shared a stunning video of the moment they got engaged underwater.
- Kelly Castille and Kody Workman AKA Positravelty captured the proposal while snorkeling in a cave off the coast of Jamaica.
- Castille told Insider she was under the impression they were simply shooting content for their Instagram.
- "It was truly the most special moment of my life and I will remember it forever," she said.
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An Instagram travel couple have shared the moment they got engaged underwater, and the video is stunning.
Kelly Castille and Kody Workman AKA Positravelty have been together for three years and have 200,000 followers on Instagram.
On their recent trip to Jamaica, Workman decided to propose to Castille while snorkeling in a cave — and the beautiful moment was captured on video.
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To my Kelly: From the second we met, the moment that changed my life, to this day when your ‘YES’ made it complete I have always known it was you I was meant to be with. You are so beautiful, so bold and ever-inspiring. I have never once hesitated to continue our journey together, a story now compiled of wild, beautiful memories and moments we have often captured through the lens on our adventures across the planet. I have always admired your intrigue, your willingness to take a chance, to risk it all - certain that the destination always warrants the journey. Of all the adventures we have been on, all the unbelievable destinations we have explored, this is the one that excites me the most. I can’t imagine a life without you and I feel so honored to be loved by you. You are my best friend and my whole world. I love you, I love us and I LOVE our story! • To our community: The love you show us, the interest you express in our story, is felt by us daily and we cannot tell you all how much we appreciate it. This raw moment, this whirlwind of excitement and pure happiness is one that we will hold close to us forever. The entire morning before this was taken I have never felt so nervous or anticipant, yet still so certain and confident - because I knew in my heart we were meant to be together forever. We debated keeping this video to ourselves but today, after staying so quiet, we just couldn’t contain it. We are honored to share this intimate moment with you because we love you all as well. Thank you all for your past support and in advance for your love for this new, upcoming chapter. • Thank you @matiasderada for helping us capture this and @couplesresorts for helping me make this moment possible!
Castille told Insider she had thought they were simply shooting content for their Instagram account, and was completely surprised when she saw the ring.
"It was very shocking and honestly a little confusing at first!" she said.
"Since we are both professional photographers, he planned this whole outing to make it seem as though it was meant to be a photoshoot — something very common for us — and as a result, I expected nothing.
"When we started the 'photoshoot' I dove down, looked up, saw him open the box and reveal the ring inside and I couldn't believe that it was actually happening! I was between disbelief and excitement, tears, and laughter once we reached the surface, I had to ask if it was real."
It wasn't until Workman said the words "Will you marry me?" that Castille really believed what was happening.
Fortunately, she said yes.
Workman told Insider he'd been waiting for the perfect moment to propose for a long time.
"Maybe it sounds a bit cliché to say, but I knew she was the one from the moment I met her," he said.
"I bought the ring earlier this year and was just waiting for the right moment to present itself.
"When the trip to Jamaica was planned, I brought it along, hiding it in different parts of the camera equipment bag so she wouldn't stumble upon it, and crossed my fingers that I would find the perfect place to do it."
Workman decided to pop the question underwater because the sea has been a big part of the couple's love story.
"Kelly and I met three years ago on a small island in Bocas del Toro [a Caribbean island]," he said.
"I was living there, teaching scuba diving in the mornings and bartending at a friend's hostel in the evenings.
"Kelly checked in to the hostel on day two of what was supposed to be a three-month solo trip between jobs and we have been together ever since — she never took her new job and the two of us continued to travel.
"Meeting in Bocas and living a travel life together was amazing and we have chased many island destinations, beaches, and done tons of diving and freediving excursions together all over the world.
"Being underwater is something that we both love and enjoy, and it is also something that we use a lot in our photography to show movement.
"Proposing to Kelly in an island setting, underwater, just felt so right to me and once we saw the cave I knew it was the right spot for us."
The couple's followers have been expressing their joy and amazement at the proposal video, with some pointing out the risk of the ring being lost underwater.
"Could you imagine if that fell?" commented follower Mandy K.
Fortunately, the proposal went to plan though.
"It was truly incredible and the memory makes us both smile every time we talk about it," Castille said.
"I love how unexpected and unique it was. Kody still tells me, 'I wish you could have seen your eyes' when he recaps on the moment I noticed the ring.
"It was truly the most special moment of my life and I will remember it forever."
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