If you are considering destination weddings, it is important to know the average cost of destination weddings in Mexico. A destination wedding can be a great way to have your dream wedding without breaking the bank. It may seem like destination weddings would be expensive because they involve more planning and travel time, but this is not always true. In fact, some destinations offer vacation packages that include a destination wedding at an affordable price! Read on for more information about the average cost of destination wedding in Mexico and what they typically cost!
What’s included when you book a destination wedding in Mexico?
Dedicated on-site wedding planner
Access to a private wedding venue for your ceremony and reception
A professional photographer who will document all of your special moments throughout the day, including family photos before the ceremony begins. At least two hours are allotted for photography time at no extra charge
Beach wedding ceremony cake cutting and serving
A DJ or live music for your cocktail hour and reception
Tables, chairs, linens and dinnerware (which means you don’t have to rent these items!)
Set up and breakdown of all decorations used in the ceremony/reception areas. If you opt not to decorate yourself, destination wedding packages in Mexico include destination wedding decor for your ceremony and reception space
Flowers arranged by the resort florist
How much does it cost to have a destination wedding in Mexico?
What destination wedding packages are available in Mexico?
A few popular destination wedding resorts include:
How can you lower the average cost of destination weddings in Mexico?
Are there any packages available during non-peak destination wedding seasons in Mexico?
The average cost of destination weddings in Mexico can vary greatly based on which all-inclusive resort and when you choose to destination wed, so take the time to read reviews and make sure you choose a resort that is right for your budget.
Why are Mexico destination weddings becoming more popular?
Is it better to have the ceremony and reception in the same Mexico destination wedding location?
If you are looking for something more private with fewer people around during your destination wedding day activities (for example: romantic beachfront ceremonies), some resorts do not allow outside vendors on site so make sure this option will work best for what YOU want out of YOUR destination wedding experience.
Dreams Tulum Resort is located near Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya’s Caribbean Coastline between Cancun International Airport (approximate driving time: 45 minutes) and Cozumel Ferry Port (approximate driving time: 30 minutes).
Example Dreams of Love Wedding Package:
Service of judge or minister
Wedding organization and personal touch of on-site wedding planning team
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 wedding couple
Two boutonnieres and two corsages for wedding party
Sound system with speaker and microphones
Hairstyling and makeup application for one member of the wedding couple for day of your symbolic ceremony
Wedding cake and sparkling wine (up to 20 guests)
Private cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres (Silver menu, up to 20 guests)
Private dinner reception (Silver menu, up to 20 guests)
One natural floral centerpiece for the sweetheart table (one)
36 full color photos and wedding album
Special turndown service night of the wedding
15% discount on all spa treatments (Spa boutique purchases not included)
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
Hard Rock Los Cabos
Hard Rock Hotel offers destination weddings all year round, so there is no seasonality or weather related restrictions which means you do not have to worry about it being too hot or raining when planning your destination wedding in Los Cabos. As part of their destination package they provide accommodations for two nights (three days) during the week before/after your event, cocktail reception with open bar that last until 11pm, five-course gourmet dinner, destination wedding coordinator services and much more for you and your wedding guests.
Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos is located in the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula near San Jose del Cabo. It is a 30-minute drive from Cabo San Lucas International Airport.
Example Lavish Daydream Wedding Package:
Symbolic wedding ceremony location
White Huppa with drapery mixed with hydrangeas and roses and hanging chandelier
32 Gold chairs with white cushions
2 gold urns with mixed roses and hydrangeas at aisle entrance
White petaled aisle runner
Themed bridal bouquet with white and cream-colored roses
White-colored rose boutonniere
Themed 3-tier wedding cake for up to 32 persons
Ground fireworks display after ceremony
Nondenominational Minister to perform symbolic or vow renewal ceremonies
Soloist for wedding ceremony (Violin, Saxophone, Guitar)
Sparkling wine for 32 persons following ceremony
Honeymoon Wishes Website and Bridal Registry
CD system available for ceremony
Event Consultant and Onsite Wedding Coordinators
Witnesses if required
Complimentary Honeymoon Package
Royalton Riviera Cancun
Features offered by this destination wedding resort include free daily breakfast buffet, three-course gourmet dinner, nightly top-shelf liquor, live music entertainment and transportation provided between the airport and hotel. If you want a stress-free destination wedding then consider booking your package with Royalton who will take care of everything from catering to photography; all you have to do is show up on the big day!
The theme parks nearby are also another reason why many couples choose destination weddings in Mexico in the destination wedding resorts of Cancun.
Royalton Riviera Cancun is located 25 minutes south of downtown Puerto Morelos and 40 minutes north of Playa del Carmen. It is also only 15 minutes away from either Tulum or Cozumel by boat taxi.
Example Exclusive Wedding Package:
Personal wedding planner & onsite wedding coordinators
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
Breakfast in bed for the morning after the wedding
$150 spa voucher, no cash value – 6 coupons each of $25 USD value
Couples massage (25mins)
Includes 2 hours of standard open bar
2 hour private BBQ party
10 Tikki Torches
Caribbean Trio performance (45 mins)
Sound system for ceremony
Ceremony table with linen & tropical centerpiece
1 tropical bridal bouquet
1 tropical bridesmaid bouquet
1 tropical groom’s boutonniere
1 tropical groomsmen boutonniere
Aisle chair tropical floral corsages (up to 8)
Sparkling wine toast
3 cocktail tables with white linen
5 appetizers from our signature cocktail menus
Bride & groom signature drink
1 hour of standard open bar service
Solo Musician – violinist, saxophonist or guitarist (45 mins)
4 hour private reception
Includes 4 hours of standard open bar
4 hour sound system
Round tables with white linens
$300 USD reception floral centerpiece credit
2-tier wedding cake
Cake table dressed with white linen
Personalized menu cards
Breathless Cabo San Lucas
Another feature couples love about destination weddings in Mexico are the beautiful beaches nearby plus all the activities you can enjoy during your honeymoon such as scuba diving, snorkeling or swimming with dolphins. Breathless Cabo San Lucas is located on one of the best beach destinations, so it makes it very popular among couples looking to get married abroad.
Example Lucky in Love Wedding Package:
Service of a judge or minister
Dedicated on-site wedding coordinator
Preparation and ironing of the couple’s wedding day attire
Complimentary room upgrade for wedding couple (based on availability)
Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere for the wedding couple
One corsage and one boutonniere for wedding party
Sound system with speaker and microphones
Hairstyling and makeup application for one member of the wedding couple for day of ceremony
Wedding cake and sparkling wine (up to 30 guests)
Private cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres (Silver menu, up to 30 guests)
Private dinner reception (Silver menu, up to 30 guests)
One natural floral centerpiece for the ceremonial table
24 full color photos
Special turndown service the night of the wedding
Breakfast in bed with mimosas morning after ceremony
Example Dreamcatcher Wedding Package:
Ceremony setup as per resort location
Wedding locations of choice
Sound system and microphone during the ceremony
1 centerpiece for minister’s table
1 bouquet and 1 boutonnière, or 2 bouquets, or 2 boutonnières
Private dinner reception with open bar (duration: 3 hours)
Basic setup and ambient lighting
Sparkling wine for the wedding toast
1 tier custom made wedding cake
Wedding organization and personalized service from our wedding coordinator
Commemorative certificate in the form of the “Sandos Wedding Tree”
Upgrade to the next available room category for the couple
Complimentary honeymoon amenities
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