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Ixtapa
Mexico Destination Weddings

Getting Married in Ixtapa

Ixtapa, Mexico, offers the perfect blend of romance, adventure, and natural beauty, making it an ideal destination for your dream wedding. With its pristine beaches, breathtaking sunsets, and lush landscapes, couples and their guests can enjoy a romantic and memorable experience. Sailing is a popular activity in Ixtapa, so a sunset dinner cruise might be a great way to explore the bay and spot whales and dolphins. The region also offers a range of exciting activities, such as snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, and exploring ancient ruins, ensuring an adventurous and unforgettable wedding celebration for you and your guests.

Top Highlights

  • Pacific Coast
  • All Inclusive Resorts
  • Beautiful Beaches
  • Rich History
  • HIgh-end Golf Courses
  • Exotic Wildlife
Ixtapa Marriage Requirements

Marriage Requirements

For a foreign citizen getting legally married in Ixtapa, the legal requirements include a valid passport, tourist card (obtained upon arrival), and a blood test done in Mexico. It's recommended to contact the local authorities or a wedding planner for specific requirements and assistance with the legal process.

Ixtapa Barcelo Wedding Packages

Wedding Packages in Ixtapa, Mexico

Getting married at an all-inclusive resort in Ixtapa is a good idea if you're looking for an affordable and convenient wedding package. All-inclusive wedding packages in Ixtapa will have everything you need for the big day (and beyond), bundled into one price, ensuring you have the perfect celebration with no detail spared. Couples can expert personalized services tailored to their preferences, creating a stress-free planning experience.

Travel Tips

Ixtapa Travel Tips

Travel Documents

US and CA citizens traveling to Ixtapa, Mexico must have a valid passport. We recommend that your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your travel dates. Speak with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for more information.

Language

The official language in Mexico is Spanish, but in tourist areas like Ixtapa, English is widely spoken and understood, making communication easy for international visitors.

Currency & Tipping

The official currency in Mexico is the Mexican Peso. While the US Dollar is widely accepted in tourist areas, it's advisable to carry some local currency for smaller transactions. Tipping at an all-inclusive resort in Ixtapa is not required, however some travelers feel compelled to tip small amounts for key staff that provide exceptional service.

Things To Do in Ixtapa

Ixtapa Attractions

Attractions & Activities

  • Soak up the sun on the beach 
  • Snorkeling or scuba diving
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Sailing/boat tours 
  • Ancient Mayan ruins 
  • Indulge in local cuisine

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Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

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Ixtapa Wedding Planning FAQs

How much does a destination wedding cost in Ixtapa, Mexico?
The cost of a destination wedding in Ixtapa depends on numerous factors, including where you’re flying from, when you want to get married, how many guests will attend and how lavish you want your wedding package to be. Our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists are happy to provide you with a quote once we know a few of these key details.
When is the best time of year to get married in Ixtapa, Mexico?
The best time of year for Ixtapa destination weddings is during the dry season, from November to April, when the weather is pleasant and there is minimal rainfall.
What does a wedding package in Ixtapa, Mexico, come with?
We recommend finding an all-inclusive wedding package in Ixtapa, which will come with everything you need for the big day and beyond – think ceremony and reception setup, various decor options, key floral arrangements, a wedding cake, officiant, DJ services, etc. Hair and makeup and photography/videography services are typically an additional fee. Special amenities for the couple such as romantic turndown service and spa treatments may be included in your all-inclusive wedding package as well. Ask your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist to help you find the perfect fit for your style and budget.
How do I plan a wedding in Ixtapa, Mexico?
Here is how we recommend planning a destination wedding in Ixtapa:
Draft an initial budget and guest list Research resorts and venues Contact an expert (like us!) to get a quote Select your resort, venue and wedding package Confirm your wedding date Secure a group room block for accommodations Send your save the dates and/or invitations Book your travel arrangements Finalize the details with your event coordinator Pack up, relax and say “I do” in paradise! We’re here to help every step of the way. Contact us today to get started!
How do I plan a wedding in Ixtapa, Mexico?

Here is how we recommend planning a destination wedding in Ixtapa:

  • Draft an initial budget and guest list
  • Research resorts and venues
  • Contact an expert (like us!) to get a quote
  • Select your resort, venue and wedding package
  • Confirm your wedding date
  • Secure a group room block for accommodations
  • Send your save the dates and/or invitations
  • Book your travel arrangements
  • Finalize the details with your event coordinator
  • Pack up, relax and say “I do” in paradise!

We’re here to help every step of the way. Contact us today to get started!

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