Near the renowned area of Playa del Carmen, the RIU Yucatan has enough white sand beach for the whole family to enjoy. This all-inclusive resort in the heart of Cancun features activities for guests of all ages, from the “La Pinata” club for adults to the “RiuLand” club for kids. A RIU Yucatan wedding is perfect for couples looking to share their experience with every member of the family, young and old. From the moment you walk in until the day you depart, the resort’s modern architecture and coastal views will leave you in awe.

RIU Yucatan Garden

RIU Yucatan Garden

RIU Yucatan Room

RIU Yucatan Room

RIU Yucatan Dining

RIU Yucatan Dining

RIU Yucatan Dining 3

RIU Yucatan Dining

RIU Yucatan Dining 2

RIU Yucatan Dining

RIU Yucatan Pool 2

RIU Yucatan Pool

RIU Yucatan Pool

RIU Yucatan Pool

Tips From a Travel Agent

  • More lively guests will prefer the main pool, while more laid back guests and wedding couples can head to the adults-only pool, which comes equipped with a swim-up bar.

  • Due to government regulations, beach RIU Yucatan weddings require an additional charge. Garden weddings however, do not require the charge and offers a secluded space.

  • Playa del Carmen has a bustling nightlife with many popular clubs minutes away from the resort. Coco Bongo, La Vaquita, and Senor Frogs are just a few of the many clubs in the area.

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RIU Yucatan Weddings Package and Resort Information

Package Costs

$1299 - $3099

The “Classic Package” has been designed for the bride and groom only, however, up to 18 additional guests can be added to the package for an additional cost. The wedding couple and 80 percent of the total number of guests must stay at the RIU Hotel where the wedding will be performed. Upgraded packages, additional guests, and add-ons are available for additional costs for any RIU Yucatan wedding.

Price Range


$130 – $205 average price per person per night. Rooms include a private balcony or terrace, daily stocked minibar, and free wifi.

Entry Level Package

$1299 - Bride and Groom Only

The assistance of RIU Yucatan Wedding Planner | Ceremony decor | Bride’s bouquet and groom’s boutonniere | Recorded music during ceremony | Semi-private dinner | Wedding cake | Sparkling wine toast | Romantic room decoration for couple | SPA discount for couple and guests | Surprise gift for wedding couple |

Property Size


There are 507 rooms with resort and ocean views. Floorplans range from double standard rooms to suites. The RIU Yucatan is part of a multi-complex resort, meaning the resort grounds are fairly large and recommended for more active guests.

Venue Options


Beach – 100 guests max, Garden – 100 guests max

Room Occupancy


This hotel allows a maximum of 3 adults per entry-level room, or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children. Children’s age break is 12 and younger.

Weddings Per Day


The resort will host no more than 3 weddings per day, Monday thru Saturday. RIU Yucatan wedding ceremonies will be held at 12pm, 2pm, or 6pm.

Chance of Sellout


Months that may experience occupancy sellout include January, March, April, and December. It’s always encouraged to have your RIU Yucatan wedding guests book their stay 6 – 8 months in advance to avoid a potential sellout issue.


Very Responsive

The RIU Yucatan Wedding Department typically responds within 24 hours.

Distance from Airport

60 Minutes

The resort is located 35 miles from the CUN Airport.

Resort Insights

“I was here in December for the wedding of my long time best friend. It’s a medium sized resort split into two different concepts. One thing I loved about it was the natural space they kept in the middle of the property. Lots of trees and native species to photograph. Overall the food and service were good, it’s got a deep and long beach and it was clean. we It’s also, as many resorts in the area are, a quick trip to Playa del Carmen for a day or night out.” – Eric B. 3/19

“My wife and I had the greatest time. The beach is beautiful and most days the water was clear enough to see the bottom. The hotel was excellent! All of the hotel staff were friendly, the food is excellent, the rooms were clean and comfortable. Our favorite part of the morning was the jungle outside of our balcony. Nearly every day we would find monkeys playing in the treetops as we would sit on our private balcony. I must say the perfect day is sleeping in, eating whenever we want and as much as we want, laying out on the beautiful beach and enjoying the sun. We can’t wait to go back. Loved every minute of it. There are several full day and half day excursions available nearby and shopping within walking distance. I give it 5 stars in every category.” – David L. 2/19

“Wonderful experience, my wife and I were here for Christmas. Very nice people, excellent attention to details, great service. Several restaurants to choose from, not all buffets. Superior value for an all inclusive. Beach, food and access to tours (on your own dime) make this a repeat destination.” – David L. 1/19

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