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. Sandos Playacar Beach Resort 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

  • A Sandos Playacar wedding offers a level of privacy most resorts are unable to offer and 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 Weddings Package and Resort Information

Package Costs

$3150 - $4750

The base Sandos Playacar Beach Resort wedding package is $3150 and includes 30 guests. Upgraded packages, additional guests, and add-ons are available for an additional cost. Package price is discounted $2000 off 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

$3150 – 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 | Sandos Playacar Beach Resort wedding specialist

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


Beach– 100 guests max, Garden – 100 guests max, Lobby Terrace – 60 guests max (reception venue)

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


The resort typically hosts 1 – 2 weddings per day, but they can have up to 3 weddings per day at different times and in different venues.

Chance of Sellout


The busiest months for Sandos Playacar Beach Resort weddings tend to be 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

The Sandos Playacar Beach Resort wedding department 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!

To learn more about this interview or if you have your own questions contact us here!

“Lovely resort with such sleek modern facilities. The staff are nice and the food is fantastic. The experiences they offer are outstanding. Additionally they allow you to visit their other adventure resort for day trips where you can go snorkeling in the senotes or sliding in the water park. I would absolutely recommend.” – Hunter C. 4/19

“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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