Destination Weddings in Cancun

While known for being a tourist location for party hotspots, Cancun is one of the most beautiful tropical locations to say I do. From its clear waters, luscious palms, and unforgettable views, Cancun offers a beautiful backdrop for both ceremonies and receptions. This hotspot isn’t just known for its jaw-dropping views but also its water and downtown activities. Your guests will have plenty to do in Cancun. Sitting on the second largest reef in the world, you can keep busy with countless water activities, like exploring the cenotes (or underwater caves) or swimming in the crystal clear water. There are plenty of things to do in this busy resort town, from visiting local shops to exploring the Mayan monuments. 


 If you want to tie the knot in Cancun, we’ve put together a list of our favorite luxury resorts for destination weddings. 


Destination Wedding Resorts

Hard Rock Resort Cancun

If you love the rock star vibe, this is the perfect place to tie the knot with your partner. The Hard Rock Cancun instantly creates an edgy, rock star vibe as soon as you enter and even has a signature welcome with “Welcome to the jungle.” This 12 story hotel has plenty of room for you and your guests to enjoy the white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. The hotel is full of authentic rockstar memorabilia, making it fun for guests to explore. 

The resort is all-inclusive and offers luxury accommodations, like double hydro tubs, swim ups bars, and infinity pools. The hotel isn’t just for adults; it offers kids and teen clubs full of activities for all ages. With a fitness center and outdoor theater, there are plenty of fun activities to keep little ones busy. 

This beautiful resort offers a variety of ceremony styles; elopement, minimony, micro-wedding, sequel wedding, large wedding, and south Asian weddings. Whether you are looking to exchange vows in an intimate setting or with all of your friends by your side, the Hard Rock has the perfect ceremony style for you. They also offer all-inclusive honeymoon packages, helping you to create the ultimate romance experience to celebrate your recent nuptials. 

The Hard Rock Cancun is also pet-friendly. You don’t have to feel guilty for leaving your four-legged friend at home. They have an exclusive pet program with exclusive unleashed areas and their very own bed, making it easy for you to kick back and relax during your wedding week. 


Royalton Riviera Resort Cancun

The Royalton Riviera in Cancun is an Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort & Casino. The property has a modern feel and has become a hotspot in Riviera Cancun. It is an all-inclusive resort that offers family fun as well as a variety of luxury accommodations, making it perfect for destination weddings. 

With an enormous on-site splash park, kids and teen clubs, and non-motorized water sports, there are plenty of activities for your wedding guests to keep busy outside of your wedding, no matter their age. 

Weddings at the Royalton are known for their unforgettable views and romantic ambiance. Whether you are looking for a traditional wedding or a Kohindoor wedding, The Royalton Riviera in Cancun helps create the perfect ceremony for you to exchange vows. They offer a variety of ceremony locations, from the ocean view gazebo to the sandy beaches to the sky terrace; each ceremony location provides a beautiful backdrop for photos. 

The Royalton Riviera is known for weddings with beachfront vows and delicious reception dinners in a tropical paradise. The wedding packages are tailored to your budget, personality, and taste. It’s the perfect space to create your dream wedding, no matter what package you choose. 


Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

This beautiful all-inclusive resort sits inside a gated community and is just 10 miles north of downtown Cancun. The Dreams Riviera in Cancun is a luxurious resort for couples and families, surrounded by lush greenery and tropical gardens. It is close to the heart of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, has a number of beautiful pools to relax by, and even offers private plunge pools for many of the ground floor suites. 

You and your guests will have various dining options, from one of the seven a la carte restaurants, a luxurious buffet, a delicious grill, and even an ice cream parlor. Skip the restaurants and dine from the luxury of your room after the wedding with 24-hour room service. 

The Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa offers three different wedding packages. Each package offers romance, luxury and can be customized to fit your needs. The Dreams Riviera offers a variety of add ons and options to personalize your wedding. Their on-site coordinators will work with you to turn your wedding vision into a reality, ensuring you have the wedding of your dreams. 

They also offer honeymoon, anniversaries, and vow renewal packages. Whether you are newly married or have been married twenty years, they’ll work with you to create a package full of romantic moments to celebrate your love. 


Secrets Riviera Cancun Resorts & Spa

This beachfront resort perfectly balances romance, tranquility, and social sophistication. The Secrets Riviera Cancun Resorts and Spa is an all-suite, luxurious resort with breathtaking views of the tropical jungle and oceanfront. They offer the top tier of luxury with their Preferred club suites, with personalized service, concierge service, and exclusive free access to Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort next door. 

The Secrets Riviera resorts have plenty of activities to keep you and your wedding guests busy for days, creating the best experience for everyone involved. Lay by one of their luxurious pools, visit the spa or try one of their many water activities. 

Whether you are looking to plan your wedding ceremony, honeymoon, or both, Secrets Riviera offers the picture-perfect seaside setting for any special moments. An on-site wedding coordinator will help take care of all the ceremony and reception details and customize them to your style and taste. With a variety of add ons and packages, the wedding coordinator will ensure that your wedding day focuses on you and your partner to create the perfect wedding day. 

The resort also offers a variety of honeymoon, anniversary, and vow renewal packages. If you are planning a proposal or looking to visit before choosing your wedding venue, Secrets Resorts has a package for that too. It allows you to explore the resort and the area before your wedding day.


Cancun Wedding Requirements

You’ll need a few things to say I do in Mexico and be legally married; a valid passport, original and copies of birth certifications (and translated into Spanish), and death and divorce decrees (if applicable.) Some venues have the option of a symbolic ceremony if you want to make it legal at home before or after you travel to Cancun. 

If you are looking for more information on Cancun or help find the perfect wedding package at a luxurious resort, reach out today! We’ll help you book and plan your dream destination wedding.