When planning a destination wedding in the Caribbean or Mexico, you want everything from your venue to the entertainment to be showstopping. A tropical destination wedding can whisk you and your guests off into the sunset and give you an unforgettable experience. Plus, working with an expert gives you access to the best beach wedding packages and exclusive offers you may not have found on your own.
The first step in the destination wedding planning process is choosing the right venue for your celebration. And with so many all-inclusive wedding resorts to choose from, it can seem overwhelming. We’re sharing our top 10 destination wedding venues in the Caribbean and Mexico that will give you the experience of a lifetime.
Best Destination Wedding Venues in the Caribbean and Mexico
- El Dorado Royale
- Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
- Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres
- Azul Beach Resort Negril
- Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica
- Generations Riviera Maya
- Moon Palace Jamaica
- Sandos Caracol Eco Resort
- Royalton Riviera Cancun
El Dorado Royale – Riviera Maya, Mexico
This award-winning destination wedding resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico welcomes adults 18+ to experience their exclusive Gourmet-Inclusive® concept in a romantic, 5-star setting. You and your guests will be in very good hands throughout your stay, as you enjoy spacious suites (swim-ups are available!), local cuisine, a relaxing spa and variety of activities to keep you entertained each day and night.
Next door is El Dorado Casitas Royale, where couples can opt for a private enclave of suites for their whole group to be together in one intimate space, including their own private pool and butler service.
For the big day, the Memorable Moments Signature Wedding Designer Team is ready to work their magic and take care of all the details – from the ceremony decor, bouquet(s) and boutonniere(s), photography, reception entertainment, and more! No matter your budget, party size and venue preferences, they have the perfect venue space (including an onsite chapel for traditional celebrations)!
Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana – Cap Cana, Dominican Republic
Laid-back luxury is the name of the game at this brand new, 5-star oasis in Cap Cana, Dominican Republic. Imagine saying “I do” under a swaying palm tree right by the turquoise sea with the sun setting in the distance. Couples who want the best of both worlds for their Caribbean destination wedding should consider this recent customer favorite.
While you plan the perfect celebration with your Specialist, you won’t have to worry about a thing. The onsite team will provide you with an idyllic setting, add their impeccable service and cater to your unique vision as you watch your dream destination wedding come to life.
Choose from the Isle Love You or Love Story all-inclusive wedding packages and rest assured that every detail will be taken care of to your satisfaction.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Rock n’ roll n’ romance! Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is a long standing customer favorite amongst couples looking to get married in the Caribbean. Your guests will enjoy thrilling activities, exhilarating nightlife and tantalizing culinary options to truly awaken their senses.
Turn up the volume and make it a day you’ll never forget. Hard Rock has designed one-of-a-kind wedding collections to fit your vibe, from a Tropical Paradise package to a Modern Enchantment package. Whether you’re looking for an oceanside ceremony on Piano Beach or an intimate gathering under the Trumpet Gazebo, your destination wedding dreams will become a reality at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana.
Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres – Cancun, Mexico
On the northern shores of Cancun lies this modern, 5-star Mexico destination wedding resort by Majestic Resorts. A recent customer favorite for many reasons, this upscale venue will provide everything you need for your celebration. Start with a beautiful beachfront location, add in a delicious wedding cake, tropical floral arrangements, and finish with a glass of champagne for the whole group after the ceremony.
As newlyweds, you’ll enjoy a romantic breakfast in your suite the morning after the big day, plus a candlelight dinner, complimentary massage at the spa, and more! Ask your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist how to take advantage of the FREE Majestic Wedding Package.
Azul Beach Resort Negril – Negril, Jamaica
Located on the world-renowned Seven Mile Beach in Negril, Jamaica, Azul Beach Resort Negril is a family-friendly resort ready to welcome you and your loved ones for a tropical destination wedding in paradise. Their Jamaica all-inclusive wedding packages start with a special welcome drink and from there, there’s no limit to how much you can personalize for your big day.
You’ll experience a new level of dedication with the Exclusively You Wedding Package, where you’re guaranteed to be the only wedding at the resort throughout your entire stay. As the marrying couple, you’ll receive extra romantic touches, too, such as private check-in and sunset cocktails with gourmet bites delivered to your room daily.
Dreams Las Mareas – Costa Rica
The mesmerizing ocean and jungle views that surround this family-friendly resort will create a stunning backdrop for your Costa Rica destination wedding. This slice of paradise is located in the Guanacaste region and is perfect for adventurous couples looking for a lush, tropical jungle wedding vibe. The all-inclusive accommodations welcome you and your loved ones to enjoy their own private balcony/terrace and 24-hour room service. Elevated amenities can be found in the Preferred Club suites to up the ante on your tropical vacation.
Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica wedding packages start from $999 (or complimentary) with upgrades available via five other options. Every moment of your big day will be taken care of, from the preparation of your wedding day attire to a decorated sweetheart table and custom dessert station. Extra amenities are included for the newlyweds, such as spa discounts, breakfast in bed, free anniversary nights and more.
Choose from 10 tropical wedding locations onsite, from the beach, to a pool gazebo, seaside terrace and beyond.
Generations Riviera Maya – Riviera Maya, Mexico
Created especially for multi-generational wedding parties, this highly-rated beach resort in Mexico accommodates guest lists of all sizes, ages and interests. Generations Riviera Maya has it all – from breathtaking oceanfront views to infinity pool balcony suites complete with a concierge team who are ready to fulfill your every wish.
The Always and Forever wedding package goes beyond the basics to include special details for your special day, including ceremony decor, semi-private dinner reservation, complimentary honeymoon and anniversary amenities and more.
The best part? This all-inclusive wedding package is complimentary when you meet the minimum stay requirements (ask your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist for more info!)
Moon Palace Jamaica – Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Some of the best Caribbean wedding packages can be found at Moon Palace Jamaica in Ocho Rios. Allow your hearts to beat to island time as you and your guests relax and bask in the sunshine of paradise. You’ll have the option to exchange vows in a charming gazebo, on a panoramic deck, the white-sand beach, Starlight Terrace or Sun Garden. With their Preview Paradise program, couples can visit and meet with their onsite team to ask questions and even sample the reception menus.
Moon Palace Jamaica’s Signature Wedding Collections offer a variety of themes to choose from; whether you’re looking for understated elegance or a colorful and ornate celebration. Their custom wedding options include scrumptious cakes, stunning decor, beautiful flower arrangements and photography/videography packages to capture everything you need.
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort – Riviera Maya, Mexico
Your eco-conscious destination wedding awaits in Riviera Maya, Mexico at Sandos Caracol Eco Resort. The natural beauty of this lush region has caused couples to flock here to exchange vows in a lush, tropical paradise. Choose from three picture-perfect venues, including a crystal-clear cenote, unique beach gazebo or spacious rooftop terrace with ocean views.
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort offers three wedding packages, the most complete of which (Seaside Bliss) includes a private ceremony, cocktail hour and reception with a DJ. The Dreamcatcher package is made for minimalist couples, while their exclusive Green Wedding Package turns your event into a traditional celebration of nature and Mayan heritage.
South Asian wedding packages are also available. What’s more, this resort is proudly affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association, which is dedicated to providing LGBTQIA travelers with a list of establishments who welcome and support their community.
Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa – Riviera Maya, Mexico
If you’ve always dreamed of getting married on the beach with the ocean waves crashing behind you, look no further than Royalton Riviera Cancun in Mexico. This popular wedding destination offers a modern, upscale ambience with all-inclusive wedding packages tailored to your exact specifications. Treat yourselves (and your guests) to an unforgettable getaway where all expectations will be exceeded.
The luxurious accommodations are second to none, the cuisine and cocktails will tantalize your taste buds, and the superior amenities mixed with exciting entertainment will ensure even your most discerning guests will have an amazing experience.
Celebrate your love and begin your forever on the glittering beach or in one of the unique, oceanview gazebos. The all-inclusive wedding packages are tailored and handcrafted to your needs, so your big day is perfectly designed to suit your lifestyle, budget and vision. A private elopement package is available, as well as the Exclusive Wedding Package, which accommodates up to 30 guests.
Your Dream Destination Wedding is a Click Away
Finding the perfect destination wedding resort is the first step in planning your dream celebration in paradise. Our Certified Destination Wedding Specialists can help you narrow down the best options based on your budget, style and preferences and then be with you the whole way – from inspiration to destination.