Location is everything when it comes to the ranking of the best wedding destination in Mexico. Because sharing the most special day of your life with the person you love most, deserves an extraordinary setting. However, before you get to the ”happily ever after” part of the process, do the fundamental preparation properly to guarantee that your wedding in paradise goes according to plan.

Why Choose a Destination in Mexico?

Mexico is home to various phenomenal spots for destination weddings. Couples can have colonial events to outright traditional weddings inspired by Mayan ancestors, for instance. Also, beach weddings in dreamy settings overlooking the boundless turquoise seaside; this vibrant country has it all. As a result, Mexico will definitely redefine your idea of a dream destination wedding.

Other than spectacular settings, Mexico pleases with its warm loving culture and a unique style that distinguishes each destination. Each region will certainly exceed your expectations, without breaking the bank. Not to mention its delectable cuisine led by some of the best chefs in the world to satisfy your craving and blow your guests away!

Mexico has such a diverse landscape which makes it one of the most unique and interesting places in the world. In other words, it has much to offer you and your guests. Between mystical cenotes, warm beaches, lush waterfalls, and cliff-hanging hot springs, the country is sure to take your breath away. Each of these attractions makes for an incredible travel destination an ideal spot for a romantic celebration.

Therefore, if you are considering Mexico but just aren’t sure which destination will suit your needs; here are some of the top wedding destinations in Mexico you should consider.


Sunny Cancun is located on the Yucatan Peninsula, just minutes from the Caribbean region of the Riviera Maya. A famous destination in Mexico well-known for its throbbing nightlife, stunning scenery and warm culture that never fails to impress. Strategically situated, with direct flights from major US cities and Canada, this dream-like destination flaunts with its natural charm. Which certainly makes Cancun a picture-perfect setting; full of instagrammable backdrops.

This region is ideal for any type of celebration and you can look forward to the tropical wedding of your dreams. With crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, and vibrant nightlife you can sunbathe by day and party at night. Besides these obvious attractions, there are numerous other exciting activities to enjoy in the area.

Yucatan Peninsula

Cancun is a diverse region full of wonderful spots for a destination wedding. On the Yucatan Peninsula, you can have a wedding inspired by the breathtaking ocean or the grand colonial history. Because of its rich culture, you can use bright colors for your décor, lively music for entertainment and the freshest local food for a feast. We suggest considering three superb properties if you want a wedding in this lovely area:

Chablé Yucatan Resort & Spa is a gorgeous resort situated in the middle of the Mayan Jungle. Escape to this luxurious resort with your family and friends for pampering at the spa; before a celebration in the ultimate Mexican setting.

Chablé Yucatan Resort & Spa in Mexico
Chablé Yucatan Resort & Spa

Hacienda Temozon is a grand estate and historic hotel that can be booked for exclusive use. The magnificent grounds embrace the tropical rainforest and include Mayan touches throughout. Color dominates the property making it an exquisite backdrop for a wedding celebration.

Hacienda Temozon in Mexico
Hacienda Temozon

Hacienda Uayamon is a beloved estate that many say is the most beautiful in the region. Here, your guests will marvel at the modern comforts blended with the historical charm which gives it a rustic look. The romantic and enchanting estate is the perfect Mexican hideaway for your destination wedding.

Hacienda Uayamon in Mexico

Riviera Maya

Another special spot in the Cancun region is the famous resort area of Riviera Maya. Here, the Caribbean jungle has evolved into one of the trendiest destinations in the world. The beautiful coastline is made up of turquoise-colored waters, mangroves, lagoons and ancient Mayan cities. That is to say, everything you need for an unforgettable trip to Mexico and a gorgeous destination wedding. We have three excellent properties in Riviera Maya that we recommend for your wedding venue:

Grand Velas Riviera Maya is a jewel of the region and a romantic paradise blessed by the Mayan gods. The luxury property melds perfectly with the spectacular natural landscape offering couples plenty of options for their special day.

Grand Velas Riviera Maya in Mexico
Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Banyan Tree Mayakoba is a sprawling resort set on the beachfront but surrounded by lush greenery, lagoons, and mangroves. Couples can have a sunset ceremony on the beach, a torchlight reception on the deck or even a traditional ballroom wedding at this property.

Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Mexico

Andaz Mayakoba Resort is an exclusive gated community with luxe landscapes for all to enjoy. There is a range of romantic activities and settings that will appeal to couples who are looking to connect.

Andaz Mayakoba Resort in Mexico
Andaz Mayakoba Resort


Now if you’re looking for a culture-infused celebration, then Guanajuato should make the top of your list. Because it is one of the most culturally rich states in Mexico. UNESCO declared Guanajuato has some of the most historic regions in the country. Guanajuato is characterized by the structures that unite two prominent cultures – the indigenous and the Spanish – which are the bases of Mexico’s origin. The mining city made a dent in this region with areas such as the Guadalupe Mine in Guanajuato which was among its walls. We can testify to the luxury and comfort, a unique ambiance fit for a majestic wedding.

Playa del Carmen

You’ll experience a gorgeous, lush setting with beaches you only see in magazines and luxurious hotels in Playa del Carmen. Uniquely distinguished for its bohemian vibe and free-spirited culture, this sumptuous destination delivers the best of both worlds. Say your ”I dos” on the white sandy beaches, crystal-clear water cenotes. Additionally, you can go all out with a traditional Mayan themed ceremony to make your experience truly exceptional. Playa del Carmen is definitely a unique but dreamy destination offering you all the best Mexican experiences. Our team highly suggests choosing the following property for your destination wedding in this Mexican playground:

Mahekal Beach Resort is the ultimate choice if you want an iconic boho-chic inspired beach wedding. The resort has all the comforts imaginable while also allowing guests to completely unplug as they enjoy time in paradise.

Mahekal Beach Resort in Mexico
Mahekal Beach Resort


Unlike the glamour of Playa del Carmen and Cancun, Tulum is for couples who appreciate the simple things in life. Consequently, this Zen-like paradise along the Caribbean coast of the Riviera Maya is considered one of Mexico’s most original wedding destinations. Weddings in Tulum are characterized by an enchanting blend of ancient Mayan culture, some of the best beaches in Mexico and an authentic stylish bohemian vibe that you can only find on this side of town. We recommend checking out the following property for an intimate yet playful destination wedding:

Jashita Tulum Hotel a small luxury boutique hotel surrounded by unspoiled natural beauty. This lovely place offers a peaceful and romantic luxury away from busy everyday life; which makes it ideal for a wedding or honeymoon.

Jashita Tulum Hotel in Mexico
Jashita Tulum Hotel

San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende is a small lovely colonial city in the heart of Mexico which is subsequently home to several US retirees. Named a World Heritage Site for its rich architecture and sumptuous churches, it is a supreme destination for a fascinating romantic wedding. San Miguel de Allende has faultlessly established itself as a prominent town to unite two souls because of its romantic energy. Its colonial beauty infused in romance, and spectacular cobbled streets, are elements that guarantee a one of a kind wedding.

Puerto Vallarta

The iconic Mexican beverage, Tequila was originally created in this state, which gives you an idea of the cultural heritage. Additionally, the region has rich historic elements such as the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, El Malecon Boardwalk and Zona Romántica. Puerto Vallarta is a hidden paradise on the Pacific with stunning bay and mountain views. It lures couples with exquisite wedding venues —and not just beaches—but stunning cliffs, oceanfront patios, lush tropical gardens, and more. Puerto Vallarta is known for its universal ambiance because it celebrates diversity all around. The area has much to offer including these three terrific properties:

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit is an award-winning resort surrounded by the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains on one side and the ocean on the other. The property offers personalized wedding packages to couples in true luxury and style – something their guests won’t forget.

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit in Mexico
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Casa Velas is a luxury all-inclusive and adults-only resort that has an authentic Mexican feel to it. The unique surroundings create a wonderful ambiance for any wedding celebration and a memorable experience for all involved.

Casa Velas in Mexico
Casa Velas

Velas Vallarta is a destination for romantic sunsets, ocean breezes, and the soothing rhythm of the waves; all of which will capture your heart. We couldn’t think of a better place to have your big day and shear it with all your nearest and dearest.

Velas Vallarta in Mexico
Velas Vallarta

Los Cabos

Sun-drenched beaches, set between two immense bodies of water, namely, the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean—on the southern tip of Baja California. Los Cabos recognized for its spectacular arching stone cliffs because Land’s End which has become the backdrops for some of the most memorable celebrations. Because Cabo San Lucas is just a short flight from most major U.S. cities, it offers convenience, year-round sunshine, and picturesque scenery from new beachfront luxury resorts. Additionally, unparalleled attractions that include soul rejuvenating spas and world-class golf courses enveloped in an ultra-luxe ambiance you won’t find elsewhere. Make sure to consider these two lovely properties if you are planning a wedding in Los Cabos:

Grand Velas Los Cabos is an all-inclusive luxury resort frequented by the most discerning clientele. Celebrate your union on a rooftop terrace, in a ballroom or just with a simple ceremony on the beach.

Grand Velas Los Cabos in Mexico
Grand Velas Los Cabos

Viceroy Los Cabos situated in the heart of Los Cabos is only minutes away from the cultural and historic center. The property offers a wide variety of creative backdrops and beautiful spaces to complement your personal style while hosting the wedding of your dreams.

Viceroy Los Cabos
Viceroy Los Cabos