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Puerto Vallarta
Mexico Destination Weddings

Getting Married in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is located on the Pacific coast of Mexico is a popular wedding destination due to its natural beauty, charming atmosphere and diverse range of resort venues. Puerto Vallarta offers a variety of stunning wedding sites to say "I do." From the scenic beaches to lush gardens and hidden mountainsides, you'll find a range of options for your special day. The backdrop of the Sierra Madre Mountains and sparkling dark-blue waters of Banderas Bay adds to the romantic ambience. 

Top Highlights

  • All-inclusive resorts
  • Mountainscapes
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Charming downtown
  • Snorkeling
  • Gourmet cuisine
Puerto Vallarta Marriage Requirements

Marriage Requirements

Couples can either have a legal (civil) ceremony in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico or a symbolic celebration. In order to get legally married in Mexico, US and Canadian citizens must provide the proper documentation and meet the legal requirements, such as:

  • 18 years or older
  • Marriage application forms and permits
  • Valid passports and birth certificates
  • Visitor's tourist card (issued by airline/customs)
  • Single status affidavit
  • Chest x-ray and blood test results
     
Puerto Vallarta HyattZiva Wedding Packages

Wedding Packages in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta resorts offer plenty of wedding packages to suit your style and budget. These all-inclusive packages come with everything you need for one bundled price. Your ceremony and reception venue, decor and setup will be included, as well as an officiant, wedding cake, bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) and more. Upgraded packages may also include additional decor options, hair and makeup services, photography and videography, etc. Consult with your Specialist to determine what package is best for your needs.

Travel Tips

Puerto Vallarta Travel Tips

Travel Documents

All visitors must have a passport in order to travel to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Your passport must be valid at the time of entry. US citizens can visit travel.state.gov for the most up-to-date information on traveling to Cancun. Canadian citizens should visit travel.gc.ca. 

Language

Spanish is the official language of Mexico. However, since Puerto Vallarta is a popular tourist destination, English is widely spoken and understood, especially within all-inclusive resorts.

Currency & Tipping

The Peso is the official currency of Mexico, but US dollars are widely accepted at all-inclusive resorts in Puerto Vallarta. Tipping at an all-inclusive resort is not required, however some travelers do feel the need to tip small amounts to staff who have gone above and beyond during their stay.

Things To Do In Puerto Vallarta

PuertoVallarta Attractions

Attractions & Activities

  • Whale watching
  • Historic Old Town
  • Boat tours
  • Ziplining
  • Snorkeling
  • ATV tours
  • Sunset cruises
  • Tequila tasting

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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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Puerto Vallarta Wedding Planning FAQs

How much does a destination wedding cost in Puerto Vallarta?
The general cost of a destination wedding in Puerto Vallarta varies greatly depending on your choice of resort, wedding package, guest count, time of year and origin gateway. Our couples spend an average of $9,200 on their destination weddings in Puerto Vallarta. If you’re interested in getting a personalized quote, contact us today to be paired with a Certified Destination Wedding Specialist who can assist.
When is the best time of year to get married in Puerto Vallarta?
Most couples choose to get married in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico during the dry, peak season (November through June) to avoid any chance of inclement weather. Keep in mind prices and crowds will be at their highest during this time of year, whereas shoulder season months (May, June, October and November) tend to be a bit more affordable and less busy. The time of year you choose to get married in Mexico ultimately depends on your preferences.
What does a Puerto Vallarta wedding package come with?
Basic Puerto Vallarta wedding packages come with the following essentials you need for the big day: ceremony and reception venues, simple decor, key floral arrangements, wedding cake, officiant and DJ. These packages are often complimentary at all-inclusive resorts when you book a certain number of rooms/nights. More expensive wedding packages come with additional services such as hair and makeup and photography. We can help you find the perfect destination wedding package to suit your needs.
How do I plan a wedding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?
To start planning a wedding in Puerto Vallarta, we recommend first drafting a budget and estimated guest count. Then, you can start researching your venue options and getting price quotes from a travel specialist (like us)! Once you’ve chosen your location, you’ll confirm your wedding date and secure a room block for your guests. Then, send your e-save-the-dates, purchase your wedding attire and finalize the day-of details with your onsite event coordinator. The only thing left to do will be to pack and celebrate in paradise!

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