The Sandos Playacar Beach Resort is just 15 minutes from the vibrant town of Playa del Carmen. Its unique location, nestled on a long stretch of beautiful, white sandy beach, allows for a more private, intimate beach wedding ceremony with breathtaking ocean views. Wedding guests will enjoy the four major resort areas, including one that’s adults-only. Beyond the wedding festivities, there’s plenty to enjoy, including over 9 pools to explore, a sweat lodge and full-service spa, and even a mini-eco park on site to get close to the local wildlife and vegetation.

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Tips From a Travel Agent

Sandos Playacar’s private beach location is highly recommended if you are looking for a quiet and intimate destination wedding with beach ceremony.

For a unique dinner rehearsal, or even reception, book a group table to the Brazilian Rodizo restaurant.

This resort is also home to local wildlife, don’t be surprised when you find a monkey lounging on your balcony or if you cross paths with a peacock!

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Sandos Playacar Beach Resort Wedding Package and Resort Information

Wedding Info

Resort Info

Package Costs

$2990 – $4150

The base package is $2990 and includes 30 guests. Upgraded packages, additional guests, and add-ons are available for an additional cost. Package price is discounted to $1990 if you book at least 30 rooms for 3 or more nights.

Price Range


Prices range between $110 – $200 per person per night depending on the time of year.

Entry Level Package

$2990 – 30 Guests

Symbolic ceremony | Romantic ceremony setup in the garden | Flower arrangement for the minister’s table | Rose petals on the aisle | Violinist or saxophonist (45 minutes) | 1 bouquet and 1 boutonnière | Private dinner (3 hours) | Sparkling wine for the wedding toast

Property Size


There are 819 rooms divided into four sections, including an adults-only section. Offers garden, pool, and ocean front views. Recommended for guests who want to be close to town and want a more active resort.

Venue Options


Garden – 100 guests max, Oceanfront Gazebo – 100 guests max, Beach Canopy – 100 guests max.

Room Occupancy


3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 3 children. Children over 12 years are considered adults. Larger families may need to book 2 rooms.

Weddings Per Day


They typically host only 1 – 2 weddings per day, but they can have up to 3 per day at different times and in different venues.

Chance of Sellout


December, January, April, May, June, July. It’s always encouraged to have your guests book early. The resort can sellout during peak seasons.


Very Responsive

They typically respond within 24 hours. During peak seasons, you may have slightly longer response times.

Distance from Airport

40 – 50 Minutes

This resort is located 37 miles from the Cancun airport.

Resort Insights

Q: What makes Sandos Playacar a great place for a destination wedding?
A: Sandos Playacar is a very family-oriented resort and specifically offers a lot of activities for teens, which many other resorts are missing, however the Select Club adults-only section also offers a nice retreat for adults. Every guest, no matter the age, will have a wonderful time at Sandos Playacar.

Q: What is your favorite part of a destination wedding?

A: My personal favorites are the beach ceremonies. We also host a variety of beautiful wedding locations, both outdoor and indoor.

Q: How many weddings have you coordinated at Sandos Playacar?

A: ALL OF THEM! We make wedding planning as easy as possible. From the very first moment of contact, we will present you with all of your wedding options and the date we have available. We are here to support and celebrate you on your special day!

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“This resort is good enough that I vacationed there two years in a row. I like the fact that it has it’s Adult Only sections for the breakfast buffet, pool and bar, and beach area. The food, entertainment, and drink choices are all good. I will consider returning again in the future.” – Kelly B. 3/18

“Good all-inclusive family beach resort. Many options of food with adequate quality, many themed restaurants. The real SHOW is the central area of the resort with different stores and an amazing auditorium/theater with high quality night shows. Be aware that many rooms are relatively far from the beach/pools, therefore a long walk is needed to move from/to some rooms. The hotel provide golf cars to move people around passing by at every 15 minutes in certain drop off points.” – Rodrigo R. 3/18
Overall I recommend this hotel.

“My daughter chose this resort because the location was a central location for all her guests, half flying from the East Coast and the other from the West Coast. Maria and Marisol, the wedding coordinators at Sandos Playacar, were AMAZING and accommodating, sending us pictures of everything we needed during the planning process. The main plaza at the resort was wonderful. It allowed all 72 of us to meet in a central area since the resort is really spread out.”- Pat R. 4/7/2017

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