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Holbox Island

Mexico Destination Weddings

Getting Married on Holbox Island

Welcome to Holbox Island, Mexico, the perfect destination for your laidback, tropical wedding. A blissful island off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Holbox Island is home to pristine beaches and colorful Caribbean architecture. Couples will enjoy the sand-covered streets brimming with charm, while guests can revel in the exciting watersport options. And, if you're getting married sometime between June-September, don't forget to take advantage of whale shark season, where you can swim with these majestic creatures in the calm, clear waters. Whether you're seeking relaxation or thrill, Holbox Island has it all.

Top Highlights

  • Near Cancun
  • Tropical climate
  • Car-free island
  • Luxury resorts
  • Exotic wildlife
  • Laid-back vibe

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Holbox Island Marriage Requirements

Marriage Requirements

To legally get married on Holbox Island, foreign citizens need to fulfill certain requirements. These typically include having valid passports, tourist permits, and blood test results taken in Mexico. It's advisable to consult with local authorities or a wedding planner to ensure you have all the necessary documentation and meet the specific requirements for your dream wedding in Holbox Island.

Holbox Wedding Packages

Wedding Packages in Holbox Island, Mexico

Holbox Island wedding packages can accommodate every couple's style and budget. Depending on what you're looking for, your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist can help build the perfect package based on your preferences. From the ceremony decor, bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s), wedding cake, officiant, DJ and reception entertainment, your destination wedding will be everything you've ever dreamed of. 

Travel Tips

Holbox-Travel Tips

Travel Documents

As a foreign citizen traveling to Holbox Island, you'll need a valid passport to enter Mexico. Ensure your passport is up-to-date and will remain valid for the duration of your stay. It's always a good idea to carry a copy of your passport and other essential travel documents with you while exploring the island.


The official language of Mexico is Spanish. While English may not be widely spoken throughout Holbox Island, many locals in tourist areas and resorts have a basic understanding of English.

Currency & Tipping

The official currency in Mexico is the Mexican Peso (MXN). While US dollars are widely accepted in tourist areas, it's recommended to exchange some currency for smaller expenses. When it comes to tipping, it's customary to leave a 10-15% gratuity at restaurants, bars, and other services in tourist areas.

Things To Do on Holbox Island

Holbox Attractions

Attractions & Activities

  • Swimming with whale sharks
  • Sunbathing on the beach
  • Walking along the sandy streets
  • Checking out the charming shops
  • Tasting the local cuisine
  • Biking around the island
  • Snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters

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Holbox Island Wedding Planning FAQs

How much does a destination wedding cost on Holbox Island?
The cost of a destination wedding in Holbox Island varies depending on factors such as the number of guests, your chosen venue, and additional services or upgrades added to your package. We can assist with a personalized quote based on your preferences, such as the time of year you want to get married and where you’ll be flying from.
When is the best time of year to get married on Holbox Island?
Holbox Island experiences beautiful weather year-round, but the dry season from November to May is often preferred for weddings due to its pleasant temperatures and lower chance of rain.
What does a wedding package on Holbox Island come with?
You’ll find that most wedding packages in Holbox Island typically include the ceremony setup, key floral arrangements, day-of coordination, various venue options and catering services. Speak with a Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for more information on how to choose the perfect wedding package for your taste and budget.
How do I plan a wedding on Holbox Island?

To plan your dream wedding on Holbox Island, we first recommend drafting an initial budget and guest list. Then, you should start researching resort and venue options and contact an expert (like us!) for a free quote and consultation. We’ll then assist with the rest of the planning process, including:

  • Selecting the right resort, venue and package
  • Confirming your wedding date
  • Securing a group room block for you and your guests
  • Sending your save the dates
  • Booking everyone’s travel arrangements
  • Planning any group excursions or activities you may be interested in
  • Finalizing the details with your onsite coordinator
  • Ensuring your travel documents are all set
  • Answering any questions you may have along the way

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