A destination wedding is a dream for many couples. And if you dream of saying your vows with guaranteed sea, sand, and sun (and sombreros) then a destination wedding in Mexico is something you should consider.
But with more 4 and 5-star resorts in the country than one person can search through, how can you know which are the best resorts for a destination wedding in Mexico? This guide will take you through everything you need to know about getting married in Mexico and choosing the best Mexican resort for your wedding.
Why Get Married In Mexico?
Although Mexico is an 11 hours flight away, the country is the home of the affordable, luxury all-inclusive. So it is the perfect luxury wedding location. It is also home to sun, sun, and more sun, which means that you can have your dream beach wedding or sky terrace ceremony all year around.
And after your wedding day, you can explore the country’s historical and cultural landmarks, including ancient ruins, coral reefs, and shopping malls.
Venues In Mexico
Getting married in Mexico also gives you the choice of many picturesque wedding venues and locations, whether it’s a beach wedding or a mountain wedding that you dream of. All of these venues offer flexible catering, whether you have a large wedding party, a mix of adults and children, or if your wedding group is made up of adults only.
No matter what your dream wedding looks like, Mexico weddings offer everything you need at excellent value for money, all year round.
What Is The Average Cost Of A Destination Wedding In Mexico?
Mexico offers a wide range of wedding packages that range from £3000-£4500. This will include the resort cost for bride and groom, usually food, ceremony venue, and an officiator. Choosing to book one of these wedding packages will help you to save money but also save you stress and time as the resort will take care of every detail of the whole wedding celebrations.
However, this cost will not include your flights, so make sure you budget for those.
Are Weddings In Mexico Cheaper?
With additional cost of flights and extra excursions, the average destination wedding in Mexico costs around £6000. Compated to the average cost of a UK wedding at just over £20,000, you could save a lot of money and still have the wedding of your dreams.
Where Is The Best Place In Mexico To Marry?
Mexico has some picturesque and breathtaking locations that are fit for any dream wedding ceremony. But each has something slightly different to offer than the rest. For example, most Mexican resorts have multiple event spaces, some of which are suited for larger weddings, while others have a more intimate feel that’s great for small guest lists.
So depending on what your dream ceremony looks like, here is the best places in Mexico to get married:
Cabo San Lucas
Cabo San Lucas is located where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean. It boasts beautiful 4 and 5 star resorts and spas in an idyllic coastal setting. Getting married in Cabo San Lucas resort is the perfect choice for those who want to have a beach wedding away from the noise of big cities.
Cancun is a popular destination for couples and holiday goers alike. It is famous for its white-sand Caribbean beaches, and Mayan ruins, but also has a bustling nightlife. So Cancun resort is the better choice for anyone wanting to have a beach or mountain wedding with easy access to a big night out after your wedding.
At the Northeast of Cancun, is the small island of Isla Mujeres. This island has the largest underwater museum and sea caves and is considered an optimum place for a honeymoon. It is perfect for a secluded, private beach wedding.
Mexico City is the capital of Mexico, and so is the most popular location for a Mexican destination wedding. The rich culture and heritage of Mexico city attract many new couples to have their wedding in this beautiful city and later stay there for their honeymoon.
Puerto Vallarta is on the western coast of Mexico. It boasts magnificent beaches surrounded by the mountains of Sierra Madre. So Puerto Vallarta is best for a mountain or beach wedding.
Mexico has some incredible resorts and places to get married this year. But if you want to get married a little closer to home, try getting married in Cyprus, Italy, or any of the best destination wedding locations in Europe.