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Eco-Friendly Destination Wedding Resorts
Eco Friendly Inspiration Sandos Caracol Eco Resort - Cenote

Plan a Sustainable Destination Wedding

Eco-friendly destination weddings are a wonderful way to celebrate your special day while minimizing the environmental impact. It's key to look for venues that have implemented eco-friendly best practices, such as using renewable energy sources, promoting recycling and waste reduction, and conserving water.

The Best Eco-Friendly All Inclusive Resorts For Your Destination Wedding

El Dorado Royale,

El Dorado Royale

Riviera Maya, Mexico

4.5 Star Resort Note: Hotel Class - 4.5/5 star rating based on hotel quality ranking
Average Cost: $$$
Adults-Only
13 Venues
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Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya,

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya, Mexico

5 Star Resort Note: Hotel Class - 5/5 star rating based on hotel quality ranking
Average Cost: $$$$
Adults-Only
10 Venues
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Occidental at Xcaret Destination,

Occidental at Xcaret Destination

Riviera Maya, Mexico

4 Star Resort Note: Hotel Class - 4/5 star rating based on hotel quality ranking
Average Cost: $$
Family-Friendly
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Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta,

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

4.5 Star Resort Note: Hotel Class - 4.5/5 star rating based on hotel quality ranking
Average Cost: $$$
Adults-Only
6 Venues
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Grand Velas Los Cabos,

Grand Velas Los Cabos

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 Star Resort Note: Hotel Class - 5/5 star rating based on hotel quality ranking
Average Cost: $$$$
Family-Friendly
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Sandos Caracol Eco Resort,

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort

Riviera Maya, Mexico

4 Star Resort Note: Hotel Class - 4/5 star rating based on hotel quality ranking
Average Cost: $$
Family-Friendly
5 Venues
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Eco-Friendly Destination Wedding Experiences

Many all-inclusive resorts now accommodate those looking to instill eco-conscious ideals into their big day. These locations not only showcase natural beauty but also reduce their carbon footprint through various sustainable efforts; some are even Green-Globe Certified or part of the Rainbow Alliance! When considering an eco-friendly wedding resort, it's a good idea to inquire about their specific sustainability practices, certifications and initiatives to ensure they align with your values and environmental concerns. 
Eco-friendly destination wedding experiences - sea turtles

Featured Resort Experiences

Sandos Caracol Eco Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico offers a Green Wedding Experience where you can get married surrounded by the natural surroundings of their onsite cenote. Couples will indulge in a private tree planting activity, romantic boat ride and Temazcal ritual. 

El Dorado Royale boasts an onsite hydroponic greenhouse where they grow an array of local vegetables and herbs for guests to enjoy in each restaurant. All rooms are optimized for energy efficiency and their sea turtle conservation project helps protect this majestic wildlife from the threats of overfishing. 

Hotel Xcaret Mexico is known for its commitment to sustainability. It operates on renewable energy and features natural river formations, cenotes, and even an on-site turtle sanctuary. They received their EarthCheck certification for Planning and Design in 2017 and are committed to supporting a variety of projects in conjunction with Flora, Fauna y Cultura de Mexico. 

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Planning a Green Destination Wedding: FAQs

How do I plan an eco-friendly destination wedding?

Here are some ideas to consider while planning an eco-friendly destination wedding:

  • Choose an eco-conscious wedding resort - somewhere that has sustainable values, like you!
  • Don’t waste unnecessary stationary - use our exclusive e-save-the-dates instead!
  • Source local and organic ingredients - support local farmers and offer seasonal options.
  • Nix the extra decor - let your beautiful, natural surroundings do the talking!
  • Consider upcycled wedding attire - buy a used wedding dress or research eco-friendly designers who can help.
  • Book a nature-focused activity - go on a guided hike, snorkel with marine life or take part in a beach cleanup.
  • Donate items afterwards - whether it’s your bouquet, leftover meals or signage that can be recycled.

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