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Captivating Destination Weddings on a Budget

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People say the best destination weddings happen at golden beach venues. Well, they’re mostly right. Yes, choosing a beach location in Mexico or the Dominican Republic is a great start. But the best destination weddings are actually the ones that fit your budget. We get it. The money talk can get uncomfortable, but it’s a subject that, once addressed, can save you thousands of dollars. From Punta Cana to Montego Bay, let’s explore incredible destination weddings on a budget:

Dreams Macao Beach

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The new Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana is an exquisite retreat where families and couples may enjoy an all-inclusive ceremony amid the grandeur of Playa Macao. This private setting, located 40 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport, will exceed any expectations. Discover tranquility and adventure at Macao Beach’s first and only all-inclusive, family-friendly resort. Macao, a Punta Cana paradise with pure golden sand and magnificent turquoise water, has been named one of the Caribbean’s greatest beaches.

Room Rate: $280-$320
Package Costs: Free – $11,999
Venues: 5
Cheapest Wedding Package: Wedding in Paradise Package ($999, Free with Booking Requirements)

Symbolic ceremony

Wedding organization and personal touch of on-site wedding coordinator

Preparation and ironing of couple’s wedding day attire

Complimentary room for one member of the wedding couple the night
before the wedding (based on availability and upon request)

Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for the wedding couple

Wedding cake and sparkling wine toast (for up to ten guests)

Special turndown service the night of the wedding

15% discount on all spa treatments (Spa boutique purchases not included)

Newlywed Package

Welcome letter

Fresh fruit

Bottle of sparkling wine

Breakfast in bed with mimosas (reservations must be made in
advance with concierge)

Late checkout for the couple (based on availability and upon request)

Free anniversary nights

RIU Reggae

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You can participate in an endless amount of activities and sports at the RIU Reggae, making this resort a prime option for family-heavy guest lists. Choose from a variety of scintillating daytime and nighttime activities, ranging from refreshing water sports to live music. The Renova Spa is the place to go if you want to unwind. The Renova Spa is a fantastic facility where you can relax and rejuvenate in the sauna, jacuzzi, gym, and a variety of body and cosmetic treatments, ensuring that you return from your trip feeling completely rejuvenated.

Room Rate: $110-$225
Package Costs: Free – $3,099
Venues: 3
Cheapest Wedding Package: Free Wedding Package

RIU Reggae wedding planner

Decoration set up for the ceremony location

Bouquet and Matching Boutonniere

Recorded music during the ceremony

Semi-private dinner at one of RIU Reggae’s specialty restaurants

RIU Reggae wedding cake

Sparkling wine (during the main toast only)

Romantic decoration in the room for the wedding couple

Surprise gift for wedding couple

Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres

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Welcome to one of the most budget-friendly destination weddings in Cancun. Choose Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres to host the wedding of your dreams, where a dedicated team of Wedding Professionals delivers pristine service and day-of coordination. Ushering in the new age of wedding venue design, the resort features a set of breathtaking venues designed to optimize the intimacy and romance of your ceremony.

This magnificent 5-star resort offers a variety of spacious rooms and stunning ocean view suites, as well as exceptional quality service, as part of one of Mexico’s best all-inclusive resort programs, which includes unlimited visits to world-class restaurants, unlimited premium liquor, infinity pools with an ocean view, and attentive butler service.

Room Rate: $150-$240
Package Costs: Free – $1,750
Venues: 2
Cheapest Wedding Package: Majestic Free Wedding Package

Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres wedding planners

Ceremony venue

Room upgrade

Early check-in and late check-out

Services of a civil judge or priest

Wedding cake

Tropical bouquet and boutonniere

Bag of rose petals

Ironing of bride’s dress and groom’s tuxedo

Sound system and ceremony translation

Marriage certificate

Champagne toast

10% discount on hair and makeup

Handcrafted welcome sweets

Bridal boudoir refreshments

Semi-private dinner in a specialty restaurant

Romantic breakfast in bed for the couple

Romantic candlelight dinner for the couple

Complimentary couples massage

Two bottles of champagne in room during stay

Royalton Riviera Cancun

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Everyone involved in a Royalton wedding in Mexico will have an incredible romantic experience. Royalton Riviera Cancun cultivates your love for one another and symbolizes it in the ultimate event. Choose from a variety of settings, such as exchanging vows under a superbly built ocean view gazebo, uniting in front of the calm of the Cancun tide, or elevating the occasion to new heights on the sky terrace.

Room Rate: $150-$270
Package Costs: Free – $10,999
Venues: 6
Cheapest Wedding Package: Luxury Wedding Package ($999; Free with Booking Requirements)

Personal wedding planner & onsite coordinator

VIP welcome & late checkout for bride & groom (based on availability)

Bride & groom room upgrade (based on availability)

“Getting Ready” refreshments & fruit platter for the bride & groom on the wedding day

10% discount on spa services for entire wedding group

Ceremony location

Symbolic ceremony

Chairs included

Sound system for ceremony

1 tropical bridal bouquet

1 tropical groom’s boutonniere

Ceremony table with linen & tropical centerpiece

Sparkling wine toast

Semi-private dinner at one of our restaurants (2 hour)

Personalized menu cards

1-tier wedding cake

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