A location which boasts beaches, gardens, magnificent architecture, stunning churches and quaint plazas offers couples a number of potential wedding venues. Whether you envision yourself having an intimate beachfront ceremony or exchanging vows in front of hundreds in a colonial church, there are plenty of locations from which to choose.
If you’re looking for entertainment for you and your guests, there’s no shortage of options in Merida. From incredible archeological sites and museums to beautiful beaches and natural wonders, Merida has something for everyone. Explore the great outdoors and go scuba or cave diving, or try kayaking at Sisal Carbonera.
After an exciting day exploring Merida’s natural landscape, dance the night away at one of the many clubs and bars or attend one of the evening fiestas.
Whether you’re having an intimate destination wedding or romantic getaway, Merida offers the perfect combination of stunning views, beautiful beaches and exciting activities to make your trip magical.
Documents Needed For Travel
To find out the travel documents needed, check with the nearest embassy, and for U.S. residents, visit http://travel.state.gov/.
Spanish is the official language.
The new peso is the currency of Mexico. The most convenient form of money in Mexico is a major international credit card or debit card.
Merida is a tropical, warm and misty city with scarce rains between January and April and abundant precipitations between June and September.
The average annual temperature in the capital of the State of Yucatan is about 82 F. The humidity is 72 percent due to the sea breeze and wind.
Near Mérida, the most popular beaches are Chelem, Yucalpeten, Progreso, Chicxulub, Cocal Josefina, San Miguel, Uaymitún, San Benito, San Bruno (neither of these are really towns, but they do have signs), Telchac Puerto, San Crisanto and Dzilam Bravo.
If you're looking for more to explore than just the beach, there are plenty of sights to see and activities to do in Merida. Scuba diving and cave scuba diving are popular activities among tourists because of Merida's natural sinkholes and beautiful coral reefs. If relaxing actvities are more your style, head to one of Merida's luxurious spas or beautiful golf courses. Whether you seek adventure or pampering, there's plenty to do in Merida
There is no shortage of evening entertainment in Merida. There are a number of bars, restaurants and clubs and there are often outdoor performances in the city's center.
- Valid passports
- Birth certificates (Original or certified copy of each one)
- Health certificate/ original blood test - tests must be taken at the resort and results are ready within 24 hours. (Approx. $250 USD per couple)
- Must arrive three business days prior to legal wedding ceremony
- Original or certified copy of former spouse's death certificate (if applicable)
- Divorce decree (if applicable)
- Tourist ID Card (provided by customs upon your arrival at Cancun International Airport)
- Legal documentation of adoption or name change (if applicable)
- Name, age, nationality, home address and occupation of 4 witnesses
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