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Destination Wedding in the Mayan Riviera

In the Mayan Riviera couples will find 130 kilometer long stretch of Caribbean coastline of unspoiled beaches and tropical forest. The Mayan Riviera stretches out to some small communities and towns in the southeast end of the Yucatan Peninsula and its amazing white sand beaches bathed by crystal clear waters are ideal for a romantic destination wedding. 


A destination wedding in the Mayan Riviera will give you the possibility to explore the amazing surroundings and enjoy the many attractions in the area or take one of the boats that leave from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel every hour and discover the natural beauty of this romantic paradise as well as its historical and cultural significance.

There are lots of attractions in this area for those looking for a special destination wedding in the Mayan Riviera. Miles of white sand beaches, beautiful lagoons and bays full of colorful fish and abundant marine and wildlife are just part of the natural attractions in the area. In the Mayan Riviera you will find Sian Ka’an, a biosphere reserve, included in UNESCO’s World Heritage list in 1987, with astonishing secluded beaches, swamps, lagoons, mangroves and a unique flora and fauna. You will also find Akumal, and Kantenah, two small resort towns on the north, ideal for divers and snorkelling lovers due to the amazing coral reef that protects the beach. You should visit Xcaret and Xel-Ha, two unique "eco-archeological" theme parks and Aktun Ha, the giant caves on road to Coba. The most popular travel destination in the Mayan Riviera is Playa del Carmen, one of the world’s most perfect beaches located on the mainland directly across from the island of Cozumel, has grown from a little village to a major tourist destination on the Mexican Riviera. It has turned into one of those places where your dreamed destination wedding will make a difference.


You will find what used to be the Maya’s trading route in Yal-Ku Lagoon, as well as the fascinating Mayan Ruins at Tulum, Coba and Xel-Ha. Tulum was a walled city located on top of a cliff that will let you enjoy impressive ocean views from there. Also, Nohoc Mul, a huge 42 meter pyramid, is another interesting attraction that you can not miss. In the evenings, a show representing a Mayan rite takes you to the past.

The driving route to the resorts and attractions of the Mayan Riviera is Highway 307. This highway runs from Cancun all the way down to Belize, though the Mayan Riviera ends after Tulum. On the highway there is a Mexican craft market and lots of resort entrances.

There are different tourist destinations along the Mayan Riviera. Along the Caribbean coastline of Quintana Roo, starting 20 miles south of Cancun is Puerto Morelos, a little fishing town close to Cancun. Paamul has a deep bay that rests on the shoreline where the reef is right out front and is excellent for snorkelling. Puerto Aventuras is an exclusive resort community boasting the only full-service marina between Cancun and Belize with modern and luxurious facilities; activities such as windsurfing, snorkelling and ski-jets are possible, and you can also visit the Cedam Museum, which houses various artefacts from sunken ships along the reefs. All the way down to Punta Allen you will find the Sian Ka'an Reserve, one of the largest protected areas in Mexico.

There are other destinations along the coast and each one is unique for a destination wedding in the Mayan Riviera.


A destination wedding in the Mayan Riviera deserves a world-class all-inclusive resorts and hotels. There are amazing resorts in the Mayan Rivierathat offer carefully chosen amenities, finely appointed accommodations, dining venues for the most demanding tastes as well as great entertainment options to feed the demand placed on this marvellous place. Bahia Principe and Barcelo Complexes, Oasis, Iberostar, Riu, Occidental, Secrets, Paradisus and Valentin Maya Imperial are among the best choices for your destination wedding in the Mayan Riviera. There are excellent resorts in the place and our planners at will be able to help you to select the ideal one. Consult our planner for more information.

The Mayan Riviera is an attractive wedding destination. The abundance of caverns, caves, underground rivers, lush tropical vegetation, a rich fauna and many archaeological sites connected to Mayan civilization make destination weddings in the Mayan Riviera exclusive. 

Planning a wedding could be very stressful; it requires a lot of expertise. If you want everything to work perfectly, can help you plan your destination wedding in The Mayan Riviera.

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