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Getting Married in Ensenada

Ensenada boasts a picturesque coastline, stunning sunsets, and idyllic landscapes, making it an ideal setting for your special day. Imagine exchanging vows within a scenic vineyard, surrounded by the tranquil sounds of the ocean. For adventurous couples, getting married in Ensenada also offers thrilling activities like snorkeling, zip-lining, and exploring the famous Wine Route. With its enchanting blend of romance, adventure and breathtaking scenery, it's no wonder why Ensenada is known as "The Cinderella of the Pacific." Continue your love story with an unforgettable destination wedding in this tranquil paradise.

Top Highlights

  • Pacific Coast
  • Mediterranean climate
  • Scenic vineyards
  • Boutique hotels
  • Surfing spots
  • Whale watching

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Ensenada Marriage Requirements

Marriage Requirements

To legally tie the knot in Ensenada, US and CA citizens need a valid passport, birth certificate, and tourist permit, which can be easily obtained upon arrival. There is also a requirement to present blood test results conducted in Mexico. When getting married in Ensenada, experienced wedding planners will guide you through the legal process, ensuring a seamless and stress-free wedding experience.

Ensenada ELCielo Wedding Packages

Wedding Packages in Ensenada, Mexico

You can find the perfect destination wedding package tailored to your needs in Ensenada, Mexico. From the ceremony decor to the reception entertainment and everything in between, we'll be able to assist with building your dream wedding package within your budget.

Travel Tips

Ensenada Travel Tips

Travel Documents

Foreign citizens traveling to Ensenada are required to have a valid passport upon entry. It is recommended to carry a photocopy of your passport at all times. For additional entry requirements, consult with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist or visit (US citizens) or (Canadian citizens).


The official language of Ensenada is Spanish. While Spanish is widely spoken, many locals also have a good command of English, especially in tourist areas. Fortunately, when getting married in Ensenada, bilingual wedding planners will bridge any language barriers, ensuring clear communication throughout the planning process.

Currency & Tipping

The official currency of Ensenada is the Mexican Peso. However, US dollars are widely accepted in most tourist areas. It is advisable to carry small denominations of both currencies. Tipping is customary in Ensenada, and a 10-15% gratuity is typically expected at restaurants and during excursions. Since Ensenada has boutique hotels instead of all-inclusive resorts, tipping is also customary for the concierge, bellhop, housekeeping, etc.

Things To Do in Ensenada

Ensenada Attractions

Attractions & Activities

  • Wine tasting
  • Fresh seafood
  • Scenic boat tours
  • Todos Santos Bay
  • Vibrant markets and shops
  • La Bufadora, a natural blowhole

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Ensenada Wedding Planning FAQs

How much does a destination wedding cost in Ensenada, Mexico?
The cost of a destination wedding in Ensenada varies depending on your preferences and package inclusions. Our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists are happy to provide you with a quote once we know where you’re flying from, when you want to get married, how many guests will attend, etc.
When is the best time of year to get married in Ensenada, Mexico?
Ensenada enjoys a mild climate year-round, but the best time for a wedding is during the spring and fall seasons (June to September) when temperatures are pleasant. However, for couples looking to stick to a tighter budget, the best money-saving time of the year is October to November, as this brings an off-season price break.
What does a wedding package in Ensenada, Mexico, come with?
Wedding packages in Ensenada will come with the essentials you need to have the perfect winery wedding. At El Cielo Resort, the wedding package includes the venue rental fee, open bar, 3-course dinner, menu tasting, complimentary suite for the couple the night of the wedding, special room rates for all guests and more.
How do I plan a wedding in Ensenada, Mexico?
Planning a wedding in Ensenada is easy if you make use of a dedicated team of experienced wedding planners and if you start planning well in advance. The first steps would be to find the perfect venue, select the right wedding package and then confirm your wedding date. We recommend securing a group room block for you and your guests’ accommodations, and then working with a Specialist to book your travel arrangements and help finalize the day-of details with your onsite wedding planner. Our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists are here to walk you through the process step by step and answer any questions you may have along the way.

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