Hi all! I am new to the forum, and am just starting to plan my destination wedding. I have been doing research on the Riviera Maya. I am currently feeling very overwhelmed, and was wondering if anyone has used any good yet affordable resorts. I was also wondering if people who have plans to get married in the riviera maya have an estimate on what it will cost their guests. We are thinking of next January, but some people have told me it would be too cold. We are still open to other destinations. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I am going to meet with a travel agent next week. Thanks!!
Posted 27 December 2013 - 10:22 AM
Hi!!!! COngrats on planning your destination wedding. I would recommend Ocean Coral and Turquesa. THis is a very affordable resort.
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Posted 27 December 2013 - 11:00 AM
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Posted 27 December 2013 - 01:38 PM
I'm new to the forum as well... And just got engaged... Started realizing all the work we have to do towards "the big day"...
First of all, I see your concern regarding weather, I wouldn't worry so much about it, since Mayan Riviera area is usually warm all year around, just so you know, I'm mexican, so I know what I'm talking about.
I've been doing some research, and according to my math, should be around 25,000 USD including attires, flight, hotel and wedding ceremony and reception, that considering +-/ 60 guests. We haven't picked a Resort yet, but after surfing on the internet, I would suggest you to look into: Dreams Riviera Cancun, Palace Resorts, Paradisus, Real Resorts, Now Resorts and Barceló Mayan Palace... They all have pros and cons, it all depends on what you want and how much your guests can spend to come to your wedding.
Hope this clarifies some of your questions.
Good luck planning!
Posted 21 January 2014 - 06:18 AM
Posted 21 January 2014 - 01:28 PM
Welcome to the forum, cwright, and Congrats on your upcoming dw!!!
Here's a link to average Jan temps in Cancun.....which are also copied here....so you can see it's very comfortable!
Weather Averages for Cancun in January
Low Temperature 19°C....66°F
High Temperature 27°C....81°F
As for the cost for your guests - where they are traveling from would be an important factor too.
With all the helpful info you'll find here, it's sure to help you formulate some great plans for your Special Day !
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Posted 01 February 2014 - 01:21 PM
We chose Dreams Riviera Cancun, and it will cost about 3,000 per couple for a week. It's the most expensive of the Dreams, but has the most to offer from what I've seen.
Posted 04 February 2014 - 02:37 PM
Hi I am a new bride too.... Just got engaged in october and I am also looking to have a wedding in Riviera Maya. We were looking into Paradisus and Hard Rock but after the reviews from Trip Advisor I dont know how I feel about Hard Rock with all their construction issues.. I am also hoping since we arent having a wedding till 2016 things will be figured out. My FI and I loved our time at Hard Rock in DR and was thinking the HR in Mexico would be just as exciting. 20-25k sounds about right with 60 guests at a really nice resort. Im really hoping we can do the wedding for about 15k so we end up at 20 max with everything (dress, stay, flights, etc).
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