Mexico Wedding locations

How & where to get married

From Cancun to Acapulco, there are so many great locations to get married in Mexico that choosing where to marry will be your biggest problem...

Overview

Top reasons to get married in Mexico

Why choose Mexico for your wedding?

  • Ideal holiday wedding
    Holiday resorts in Mexico offer fantastic hotels & locations for weddings.
  • Ceremonies
    Great ceremony locations such as hotels, a cliff view or gazebo overlooking the ocean.
  • Simple
    Getting married in Mexico is inexpensive and easy.
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Overview

 

Cancun

For a perfect get away, a honeymoon & wedding in Cancun is hard to beat. Cancun boosts state of the art hotel facilities among the coolest clubs, bars and malls some feet away from the most beautiful beaches in the world.

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The beaches stand out as the hottest spot in town. No one can keep from enjoying safe, swimmable turquoise water and white sand under a 90F sun, year round, and you shouldn't miss them. It is time to put on a bikini or your swimming trunks, time for fun under the sun! For excitement & sunshine the perfect location for your wedding is Cancun - Mexico's most popular resort.

Unlike most locations in Mexico, ceremonies for getting married in Cancun are in English - making getting married in Cancun even simpler!

Most couples choose resort hotels for the location of their Cancun wedding. With many fantastic hotels & resorts, getting married in Cancun is easy. There are many beautiful hotels & local wedding professionals to help you have a perfect wedding in Cancun.

Whether you're looking for thrills or relaxation, it all awaits you in Cancun. Feel the warm sun on your face while you relax in a hammock under the palms. Or discover the excitement of scuba diving, sky diving and para sailing. For the more explorative wedding couples, there are excursions to ancient Mayan pyramids or guided jungle tours deep into the Sian Ka'an biosphere. Whatever you want for a wedding in the sunshine - Cancun weddings have it!

- Certified copies of both parties birth certificates or valid passports;

- Blood tests taken within 15 days of the wedding date;

- A copy of both tourist permits & passports;

- Four witnesses;

- For previous marriages, you will need to show a divorce decree or certified copy of the ex-spouse's death certificate.

 

Acapulco

The tropical beaches, romantic sunsets, and glamorous nightlife that attracted Hollywood's hottest celebrities in the 1950s are still very much a part of Acapulco today.

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This "Queen of Mexican Beach Resorts" is set around a crescent shaped bay and framed by verdant mountains that plunge into warm, sapphire waters. Add to that the non stop excitement of countless nightclubs, discos, and restaurants, and you have an exotic Mexico vacation spot that's fantastic for a honeymoon combined with an Acapulco wedding.

With many fantastic hotels & resorts, getting married in Acapulco is easy. There are many hotels & local wedding professionals to help you have a wedding in Acapulco.

Acapulco has something to suit every taste and budget and offers a range of activities for those wanting to get married. The main attraction of the Acapulco bay are its more than twenty beaches, each with a distinct atmosphere, where you can choose your favorite water sport. Enthusiasts will find ample opportunities for sports fishing, diving, water skiing and snorkeling. There are also several ecological areas that are ideal for picnics and horse riding, as well as golf courses and tennis courts.

 

Cozumel

Cozumel is the biggest island in Mexico, located on the Yucatan Peninsula on the East side of Mexico, on the Caribbean. It is separated from the Yucatan Peninsula by the Yucatan channel which is 12 miles wide. The town of Cozumel is called San Miguel with a population of approx. 75,000 people.

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With a subtropical climate the average temperature is about 27C - 80F, and because Cozumel is surrounded by water the climate is always humid often around 90%. Cozumel is not only one of the best locations for a Mexico wedding, but because the island is surrounded by reefs, it is also famously the best location for diving in Mexico.

On Cozumel, couples can marry on a beach, in a garden overlooking the ocean, in a gazebo, or even under water.

There are plenty of great resort hotels that offer fantastic locations for your wedding with great wedding facilities on site. Most hotel weddings use the hotel's beach which is really the most convenient and comfortable way to keep a Cozumel beach wedding simple & beautiful

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All Cozumel marriage ceremonies are performed by a Civil Judge or Justice.

Listed below are the required documents needed to get married in Cozumel with a Civil Judge.

Valid Passports

Copy of the tourist visa/immigration slip that you receive upon arrival in Mexico

Blood tests taken here in Cozumel (if you would like to take them in your own Country, they will need to be Certified with a Doctor in Mexico at a charge) Tests: Blood Type and RPR. Tests need to be taken within 20 days before the wedding date.

4 witnesses to the civil ceremony.

Ceremonies to marry Cozumel are in English - there are translators to help couples the ceremony.

This is common practice & nothing to worry about or be off put. Wedding ceremonies in Mexico are sweet & loving.

Cozumel has lovely resorts contrasted with empty stretches of beach, all wrapped up in a low key tropical atmosphere. Come for a Cozumel wedding if you like diving and water sports, eco adventures, and sun washed beaches.

 

Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta, with its paradise beaches lined with luxury hotels is now one of the top locations for a wedding in Mexico.

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On Vallarta, couples choose marry on a beach, in a garden overlooking the ocean, in a gazebo, or somewhere beautiful within hotel grounds. Beach weddings are the speciality of Puerto Vallarta - with beautiful beaches & perfect turquoise seas.

All legal Vallarta marriages are Civil Ceremonies. Weddings in Vallarta are in Spanish or English and are approximately. 15 minutes and are presented by an official from the Civil Registry of Puerto Vallarta.

To have a civil wedding in Mexico, you must obtain documents from the government in your country and bring them with you or, if you don't have time to spend here, send them in advance to Puerto Vallarta for processing.

Each couple receives a legalized marriage certificate.

All Vallarta marriage ceremonies are performed by a Civil Judge or Justice.

Listed below are the required documents needed to get married in Vallarta with a Civil Judge.

 

Valid Passports

Copy of the tourist visa/immigration slip that you receive upon arrival in Mexico

Blood tests taken here in Vallarta (if you would like to take them in your own Country, they will need to be Certified with a Doctor in Mexico at a charge) Tests: Blood Type and RPR. Tests need to be taken within 20 days before the wedding date.

4 witnesses to the civil ceremony.

Puerto Vallarta a paradise for sport fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, jet skiing, wind surfing, ocean kayaking, surfing, playing golf and tennis, hiking, mountain biking and enjoying the arts. All this combines with fantastic resorts make Puerto Vallarta an excellent destination for your wedding.

Ceremonies to marry Vallarta are in English - there are translators to help couples the ceremony. This is common practice & nothing to worry about or be off put. Wedding ceremonies in Mexico are sweet & loving.

Vallarta has lovely resorts contrasted with empty stretches of beach, all wrapped up in a low key tropical atmosphere. Come for a Vallarta wedding if you like diving and water sports, eco adventures, and sun washed beaches.

 

More locations

Huatulco

A paradise located on the Southern Pacific Coast of Mexico, where nine beautiful bays of brilliant indigo waters were found. With the amazing Sierra Madre del Sur as a backdrop, their 36 beaches offer a paradise secluded from the rest of the world by 21,000 hectares of lush vegetation. Huatulco offers natural sceneries that invite you to practice activities related to eco tourism and extreme sports. Your Huatulco vacations will be full of adventure and beautiful beaches at a calm and natural ambiance.

 

Ixtapa

Ixtapa is located 200 Km north of Acapulco, is just 5 minutes drive from the fishing village of Zihuatanejo, 15 minutes from the endless virgin beaches off Troncones and about 30 minutes from the fabulous beaches and wildlife preserve lagoons at Barra de Potosi. A classic fishing village, Zihuatanejo has a variety of small hotels nestled along the beaches, on the hills and in the village ranging from 5 star luxury suites and private villas to very affordable lodging. This tropical hideaway has a diversity of Restaurants equal to its choices in lodging, from gourmet cuisine in tropical gardens to the classic beach front, thatched roof family owned restaurant.

 

Los Cabos, Baja Peninsula

Los Cabos refers to two picturesque towns, San Jose del Cabo twenty miles to the northeast and Cabo San Lucas, punctuated by "El Arco", the perfect arch at the southernmost tip of the magnificent Baja Peninsula. Blessed with a perfect climate with an average year round temperature of 78 degrees, Los Cabos has become a world class destination resort offering elegant accommodations, famous championship golf courses, spectacular sport fishing, diving, a full service marina with great restaurants and a legendary nightlife.

 

Mazatlan

Mazatlan is situated on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, almost directly across from the tip of the Baja peninsula.

Set at the foot of the Sierra Madre Mountains on a peninsula that extends into the Pacific Ocean, Mazatlan is one of the Mexican Riviera's premier resort areas. Its remarkable scenic beauty is complemented by a delightful festive atmosphere and a wealth of exciting activities.

 

Merida

The beautiful city of Merida is the capital of the State of Yucatan. It is situated in the northeast of the Yucatan Peninsula, 196 km from Campeche and 319 km from Cancun in Mexico.

 

Playa del Carmen

Originally named Xaman-Ha (waters of the north) Playa del Carmen is a living vibrant part of the Maya World (Mundo Maya). Located on the beautiful Mexicana Caribbean coast some 40 miles (60 kms.) south of Cancun, Playa , as it is now affectionately known, is the perfect base from which to explore the fascinating sites along the Cancun -Tulum Corridor of Quintana Roo ( now called Mayan Riviera ). Playa del Carmen is blessed with miles of unspoiled white sandy beaches and cristal clear Caribbean waters that's proving harder and harder to find. It's a place for those in search of the real Caribbean.

 

Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya creates a paradise for those seeking the infinite beauty of the Caribbean Sea without the fast pace of Cancun. A quiet, romantic getaway; tours of ancient Mayan ruins; a ferry ride to Cozumel or explorations through national parks, the Riviera Maya offers you an opportunity to gain an appreciation of nature and history. Just south of Cancun, and an hour drive from the airport, the Riviera Maya offers a "laid back" vacation experience.

 

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  • We were married under a Gazebo over looking the ocean in Cancun, Mexico and it really was beautiful. Being able to enjoy the amazing beauty of Riviera Maya and Cancun as well sharing all of it with our family and friends was a once in a lifetime experience.- Natalie & Dennis, married in Cancun