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Riviera Maya
Mexico Destination Weddings

Getting Married in Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya, Mexico offers plenty of reasons to say "I do," from the stunning beach backdrops to the luxury all-inclusive resorts with impeccable service and more. Renowned for its pristine white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters, Riviera Maya is one of the most popular places in the world to have a destination wedding. It boasts a tropical climate with warm temperatures year-around, making it the perfect setting for outdoor ceremonies and receptions.

Top Highlights

  • All-inclusive resorts
  • 5-star service
  • Lush jungle
  • Great beaches
  • Mayan ruins
  • Snorkeling
Rivieramaya Marriage Requirements

Marriage Requirements

If foreign citizens plan to get legally married in Riviera Maya,Mexico, they must arrive at least three days prior to the ceremony and be 18 years or older. The following documents will also be required:
Riviera Maya Azul Wedding Packages

Wedding Packages in Riviera Maya

The majority of Riviera Maya resorts offer convenient and affordable all-inclusive wedding packages for you to choose from. These packages will include everything from the ceremony and reception venues and decor options to the wedding cake and DJ, plus more. Romantic touches such as spa treatments, breakfast in bed and special turndown service are oftentimes provided for the couple throughout the stay. Our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists will assist in choosing the best fit for your preferences and budget.

Travel Tips

Riviera Maya Travel Tips

Travel Documents

All travelers entering Riviera Maya, Mexico will need to present a valid passport book or card, as well as a tourist permit, which is commonly issued by the airline during your flight. For additional information, consult with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist or visit travel.state.gov (US citizens) or travel.gc.ca (Canadian citizens).

Language

Spanish is the official language of Mexico and is widely spoken in Riviera Maya. However, English is also commonly spoken and understood within popular tourist areas, including all-inclusive resorts.

Currency & Tipping

The official currency of Mexico is the Peso, but US dollars are widely accepted in major resort areas, including Riviera Maya.

Things To Do In Riviera Maya

RivieraMaya attractions

Attractions & Activities

  • Snorkel with vibrant marine life
  • Zip-line through the jungle
  • Visit the Mayan Ruins
  • Shop on 5th Avenue
  • Explore Xcaret Eco Theme Park
  • Relax on the beach or at the spa 
  • Marvel at the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

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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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Riviera Maya Wedding Planning FAQs

When is the best time of year to get married in Riviera Maya?
For the best weather, couples should get married during the dry season (November to April), where there’s less chance of rain and humidity. However, peak season also comes with higher costs and larger crowds, so many couples choose to get married in May or June (shoulder season).
What does a wedding package in Riviera Maya come with?
All-inclusive wedding packages in Riviera Maya will have everything you need to make your big day feel complete and unforgettable. Details will vary, but typically include the ceremony and reception venues, decor options, a wedding cake, officiant, DJ and key floral arrangements. Upgrades and customizations are usually available for an additional cost.
How do I plan a wedding in Riviera Maya, Mexico?

The first step to planning a wedding in Riviera Maya, Mexico is to make an initial budget and estimated guest count. Then, you can consult with an expert to help you with the remaining steps:

  • Research destinations and resort options
  • Confirm a wedding date
  • Secure a group room block
  • Send your save the dates and/or invitations
  • Book your travel arrangements
  • Finalize the day-of details

When you’re ready, create a profile here and get paired with a Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for full-service destination wedding planning assistance.

How much does a destination wedding cost in Riviera Maya?
In 2023, the average cost of a destination wedding in Riviera Maya was $10,150. Your final price will vary depending on numerous factors, such as where you’re flying from, the time of year you’re getting married, how many guests attend and which resort/wedding package you choose.

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