13 Absolutely Stunning Places to Get Married in Mexico

Destination wedding getaways you need to see to believe.
by Jennifer Hirshlag
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Want to tie the knot in paradise? Look no further than these resorts in Mexico. Between the beautiful beaches, palm trees and blue skies, you’ll have some of the world’s most breathtaking backdrops for your “I dos.” But those aren’t the only reasons you’ll fall in love. Along with being same-sex friendly, each resort boasts Unlimited Luxury amenities like top-shelf spirits, 24-hour room service and nightly entertainment that prove they’re more than your typical all-inclusive. Not to mention, their wedding packages cover everything from the officiant and flowers to music, making budgeting and planning your perfect day at any of these 13 getaways a cinch.

  1. 1. Dreams Riviera Cancun

    Dreams Riviera Cancun

    Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo

    If you’re the type of couple that loves to have options, the 486-room Dreams Riviera Cancun is for you. With four ceremony, four cocktail hour and seven different reception locations set among the tropical gardens and palm-studded beach, you’ll be spoiled for choice when picking the setting for your wedding day. Bonus: If the two of you are wine lovers, you can even host your rehearsal dinner in the atmospheric wine cellar. Reserve one of the uniquely shaped octagonal rooms with a plunge pool to add to the ultimate luxurious experience.

  2. 2. Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa

    Secrets Huatulco Resort and Spa Huatulco

    Huatulco, Oaxaca

    As you fly over the Sierra Madre mountains to this area along the Pacific coast, you’ll notice nine picturesque bays. Secrets Huatulco caps one of them, the Conejos Bay, with access to sapphire waters and rock formations that’ll make you feel miles away from home. Walk down the aisle to a modern tiled gazebo for your oceanfront ceremony before inviting your guests to celebrate your union in the resort’s ballroom. With 399 suites at the property, you won’t mind if a few friends and family stay behind while you kick off your honeymoon.

  3. 3. Secrets Aura Cozumel

    Secrets Aura Cozumel

    Cozumel, Quintana Roo

    Want to spend your wedding day feeling like a full-fledged mermaid (or merman)? At Secrets Aura Cozumel (the sole adults-only resort on the island of Cozumel), you can actually say your vows underwater surrounded by the colorful marine life of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef—as long as you’re both dive certified, of course. Up to 10 guests can wait on the pier to toast your happiness with sparkling wine and cake once you emerge as newlyweds. If a wet wedding isn’t your idea of #weddinggoals, the property has several other gorgeous waterfront locations where you can tie the knot with as many as 200 guests.

  4. 4. Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

    Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya Tulum

    Tulum, Quintana Roo

    Some of the best memories can be made days before you make it official. How? Plan plenty of activities leading up to the special moment. At Secrets Akumal, you can create an itinerary that’ll get your guests together for some major bonding at the beach. Add a pair of goggles to everyone’s welcome baskets—they’ll come in handy when you search for green sea turtles (that’s how Akumal, meaning “place of the turtle” in Mayan, got its name) or scuba dive in the nearby reef. They’ll still have plenty of time to kick back in their suites—or at the spa—before your ceremony. Our favorite intimate spot for exchanging vows? Underneath an arch facade overlooking the lagoon.

  5. 5. Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort

    Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf and Spa Resort

    Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo

    Located only minutes from downtown Cancun in a quiet gated community, Dreams Playa Mujeres is a surprisingly secluded resort with something for everyone—especially if you’re planning an all-ages guest list. Whether they’re sunning on the private beach, splashing around at the on-site water park, or hitting the links at the Greg Norman signature golf course next door, there’s no way they’ll be bored. For vows that’ll make you both feel like VIPs, book the Paramount Wedding Package, which includes seating for 30 on the Paramount Suite’s exclusive ocean-view terrace.

  6. 6. Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun

    Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun Playa del Carmen

    Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

    Interested in celebrating your nuptials with all your friends and family? It won’t be hard to convince them to join you at Secrets Maroma Beach, an expansive 412-room resort facing a beautiful stretch of sand that’s consistently voted one of the world’s best beaches. Escape the tropical breezes and hold your ceremony under a wood gazebo decorated with colorful local flowers. With a range of restaurants and lounges on site, you’ll have plenty of reception options—but we’re guessing you’ll want to party under the stars either on the beach or surrounded by ocean views at the Gazebo Terrace.

  7. 7. Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta

    Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit

    Trust us: You’ll have the best wedding pictures ever if you say your vows on Banderas Bay in front of the Sierra Madres. The mountains stand majestically on the horizon of Dreams Villamagna, making for a view that becomes even more spectacular when the sun sets behind it. And with private whirlpools on every terrace and four pools that wind along the property, you’re bound to find a secluded spot to sunbathe and swim—so you can hold on to that feeling of having the place to yourselves even after the ceremony.

  8. 8. Dreams Tulum Resort and Spa

    Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

    Tulum, Quintana Roo

    Love the idea of a destination wedding, but looking for a more traditional ceremony setting? The charming, intimate chapel at Dreams Tulum is the perfect pick. Its intricately carved doors, wood-beamed ceiling and hanging lanterns are sure to make an impression on your guests—not to mention a beautiful backdrop for your photos. Afterward, you can take on a more tropical vibe with a cocktail hour or reception in the Jungle Garden or party right on the sand. The resort is also conveniently located nearby fun cultural excursions, such as ancient Mayan ruins where you can learn about Mexico’s fascinating history.

  9. 9. Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun

    Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun

    Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo

    The toughest decision you’ll have to make at Secrets Silversands is which of the eight pools you’ll want to swim in each day. Then, of course, there are the warm crystal depths of the Caribbean Sea. Our suggestion? Try them all. Thanks to on-site wedding planners, some of whom also specialize in South Asian celebrations, you’ll be able to truly vacation as you count down the hours to becoming newlyweds in an over-the-water gazebo or at another scenic location. Spend the next day relishing in the amenities of your thatched-roof honeymoon bungalow, where you can take advantage of 24-hour room and concierge service from your private terrace with a plunge pool.

  10. 10. Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort and Spa

    Puerto Aventuras, Quintana Roo

    Check off two dreams from your bucket list at Dreams Puerto Aventuras: getting married to your true love and swimming with dolphins. In addition to having a gorgeous tropical setting along the Riviera Maya for your wedding (think: blue skies, thatched gazebos, and dinner and dancing right on the sand), the resort has its own dolphinarium. Catch a show and then get psyched to meet its stars up close and in person. You can even splurge for video so you can relive the experience at home.

  11. 11. Secrets The Vine Cancun

    Secrets The Vine Cancun

    Cancun, Quintana Roo

    You’ll feel on top of the world at Secrets The Vine, a high-rise adults-only resort in the popular getaway of Cancun. After getting married on its beach, under a gazebo or at one of the other five locations, you and your guests can party nonstop as you toast to your future at one of the property’s many restaurants or bars, or barhop along the adjacent strip. When you’re ready to unplug, lounge beside one of its three infinity pools or take a day trip; the low-key destinations of Isla Contoy and Isla Holbox are both just a short drive away.

  12. 12. Dreams Huatulco Resort and Spa

    Dreams Huatulco Resort and Spa

    Huatulco, Oaxaca

    Nestled between lush jungle and soaring mountains, Dreams Huatulco boasts outstanding views of Tangolunda Bay on Mexico’s Pacific coast. With the scenic cliffs in sight just offshore, a beachfront or terrace wedding here would be a pretty epic location to say “I do.” If the remarkable scenery isn’t enough, you can add more local flavor to your celebration and hire a 3-piece Mexican band to play during cocktail hour. Whatever your plans, don’t forget to soak up some sun near one (or all) of the resort’s three free-form infinity pools. Take it from us, married bliss feels even more delightful when gazing out over endless turquoise waters from your private balcony.

  13. 13. Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun

    Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun

    Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

    With its sunny yellow buildings designed to resemble a Mediterranean villa, Secrets Capriwill make you feel like you’re vacationing in a spectacular home—one with enviable oceanfront real estate. Host a small ceremony by the pool dotted with fountains and palm trees around its perimeter. When the moon rises, invite your crew down to the water for a final toast around a crackling bonfire.

    Planning a wedding from afar? We partnered with Zoëtry and Secrets Resorts to present Paradise Found, a sponsored series full of tips and ideas for planning a destination wedding and honeymoon. Visit Dreams Resorts and Spas and Secrets Resorts and Spas to find the perfect location for your wedding.

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