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Barcelo Ixtapa Hotel

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The 5 star Barceló Ixtapa hotel welcomes you to a beautiful paradise where your destination wedding will be perfect. The accommodations are relaxing and the cuisine is exquisite in one of the best vacation destinations in Mexico.

This resort, recently bestowed the Green Globe award for quality distinction, is located on the butterscotch sands of Palmer beach overlooking the crystalline blue-green waters of Ixtapa - Zihuatanejo on the western coast of Mexico. 
  
Set your mind at ease with long hours spent luxuriating on the sun-drenched sand or take an enchanted stroll along the coastline with warm water washing over your ankles. Opt for our advantageous all inclusive program and delight in delectable dining, relaxing accommodations, and a wide spectrum of exciting activities for one affordable price.

The Barceló Ixtapa hotel is anxious to welcome you, your bridal party and your special guests to celebrate your special day in the beautiful surroundings you've always dreamed of. Let the comfortable temperatures and breathtaking setting cater to every desire from relaxing by the pool to participating in the many activities the all-inclusive Barceló Ixtapa hotel offers you all. Let our expert and professional staff serve you and your group so you can enjoy the reality a truly hassel free wedding vacation

Barceló Ixtapa hotel makes it easy to turn your once in a lifetime trip into a fun-filled family vacation. With an onsite Mini Club for ages 5-12 and a babysitter on request, this resort guarantees an unforgettable vacation for every member in your group. Take an excursion to Ixtapa Island (Isla Ixtapa) to admire a rainbow assortment of colors displayed by exotic sea creatures as you snorkel. For guests more comfortable with land-based activities, participate in an invigorating beach volleyball or tennis. Nearby, the Palma Real Golf Course offers an 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course winding through the Ixtapa countryside from a lush coconut plantation to the gorgeous beach. Discover this sun-dappled paradise for your perfect destination wedding at the Barceló Ixtapa hotel and the romance is sure to cuntinue at this lush, seaside honeymooners' retreat.

For information and pricing on wedding and honeymoon packages at the Barcelo Ixtapa hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.

Weddings

2017 Wedding Program

Imagine saying “I do” with the gentle breeze from the lush tropical palms on a paradise beach as your setting. At the Barceló Ixtapa hotel you will enjoy magical surroundings to celebrate one of the most special days of your life. We will help you to get everything perfect so that you can start your life journey together on the best possible way. Come celebrate your wedding at the Barceló Ixtapa hotel.

Wedding Services
· Civil ceremony
· Catholic ceremony
· Symbolic ceremony (not legal)
· Religious ceremony

Wedding Locations
· Beach
· Gazebo in the garden (approximately 30 people)
· Gazebo in the lake area (approximately 15 people)

Wedding Scheduless
· From Monday to Saturday, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
· Civil and Catholic ceremonies can be held from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
· Dinner from 6:00 p.m.

For information and pricing on wedding packages at the  Barceló Ixtapa hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Coconut Paradise Wedding Package

Price:  Free* (* The Coconut Paradise Wedding Package is free with the booking of 20 rooms for 2 nights)

Package Includes:
• Services of the Wedding Coordinator
• Decorated seaside wedding ceremony location  
• Special amenities and a bottle of sparkling wine sent to the room
• One-tiered Wedding Cake  
• Bottle of Domestic wine  
• CD Player for the ceremony (recorded CD´s)
• Private dinner for the group with special decorations (Maximum of 3 hours)
• Guaranteed King-size bed
• Breakfast in the room on the day following the wedding
• Bathrobes and slippers in the room  
• Special gift delivered to the room, courtesy of the Barceló Ixtapa hotel
• Special decoration in the room and flowers petals on the bed
· Wedding planner services
· Ceremony officiated by a minister or justice of the peace
· Decoration of the wedding ceremony venue as per the couple's choice
· Bouquet of flowers for the bride
· Boutonnière for the groom
· Wedding cake (for up to 10 people)
· A bottle of sparkling wine
· Handling of the required paperwork
· Witnesses (if necessary)
· Professional Photographs (36 pictures, delivered on a CD)
· Harp music during the ceremony
· Fruit basket and a bottle of sparkling wine in the couple's room
· Special room décor with rose petals on the bed
· Wedding gift from the hotel in the couple's room
· Bathrobe and slippers
· King size bed

Restrictions:
• Wedding package contents cannot be exchanged or substituted
• Price is based on all guests staying at the hotel                                          
• Guests not staying at the hotel and attending the wedding must buy a day pass at $58.00 USD per person
• Prices are subject to change without notice

For information and pricing on wedding packages at the  Barceló Ixtapa hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Mint Breeze Wedding Package

Price:  $2,250.00 USD (for up to 20 guests staying at the hotel)

Package Includes:
• Services of the Wedding Coordinator
• Decorated seaside wedding ceremony location.
• Special amenities and a bottle of sparkling wine sent to the room.
• Justice of the Peace or Minister.  
• Symbolic marriage certificate.
• Bridal bouquet and Groom boutonniere.
• Tabletop tropical flower arrangement.
• 30 min. Mint Massage for Bride and Groom.
• One-tiered Wedding Cake (for up to 20 people).
• Bottle of Domestic wine (for up to 20 people).
• Live music during the wedding ceremony.
• 3 hrs. private dinner with a set menu or 1 hr and a half in a la  Carte Restaurant (less than 11 people). Extra person $15.00 USD
• 3  hrs. open bar during reception.
• Wedding Coordinator services
• Breakfast champagne in bed the next morning.
• Late check out until 03:00pm (on request, subject to availability) ?Witnesses if required
• Guaranteed King-size bed.
• Bathrobes and slippers in your room.  
• Special gift delivered to the room, of Barceló Ixtapa hotel
• Special decoration in the room

Restrictions:
• Wedding package contents cannot be exchanged or substituted
• Price is based on all guests staying at the hotel                                          
• Guests not staying at the hotel and attending the wedding must buy a day pass at $58.00 USD per person
• Prices are subject to change without notice

For information and pricing on wedding packages at the  Barceló Ixtapa hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Pacific Ixtapa Dream Wedding Package

Price:  $3,800.00 USD (for up to 20 guests staying at the hotel)

Package Includes:
• Services of the Wedding Coordinator
• Up-grade to a Premium Room  
• Decorated seaside wedding ceremony location
• Premium amenities and a bottle of sparkling wine in the room
• Justice of the Peace or Minister
• Marriage License and Legal Fees (arrange for all documents)
• Tabletop tropical flower arrangement
• Bridal Bouquet and Groom Boutonnière  
• 50 minute Massage for the Bride and Groom
• Makeup and hair style with natural flower
• Deluxe Wedding Cake
• Bottle of Domestic wine
• Live music during the wedding ceremony or at the Reception  
• 50 pictures of the weeding on a CD
• CD player for the dinner  
• 3 hour private served dinner with a set menu
• 3 hour open bar during the reception (surcharge $15.00 USD per person)
• Champagne Breakfast in bed the next morning
• Late check out until 3:00 pm (subject to availability)
• Witnesses if required
• Guaranteed King-size bed
• Bathrobes and slippers in the room  
• Special decoration in the room

Restrictions:
• Wedding package contents cannot be exchanged or substituted
• Price is based on all guests staying at the hotel                                          
• Guests not staying at the hotel and attending the wedding must buy a day pass at $58.00 USD per person
• Prices are subject to change without notice

For information and pricing on wedding packages at the  Barceló Ixtapa hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Blueberry Dream Wedding Package

Renew Vows

Price:  $1,499.00 USD (for up to 20 guests staying at the hotel)

Package Includes:
• Services of the Wedding Coordinator
• Decorated seaside wedding ceremony location  
• Special amenities and a bottle of sparkling wine sent to the room
• Justice of the peace or non-denominational minister  
• Symbolic marriage certificate
• One-tiered Wedding Cake (for up to 20 people)
• Bottle of Domestic wine (for up to 20 people)
• CD Player for the ceremony (recorded CD´s)
• One hour private cocktail with an open bar and an appetizer selection (6 pices per person)  
• Witnesses if required
• Guaranteed King-size bed
• Late check out until 3:00pm (on request, subject to availability)
• Bathrobes and slippers in your room  
• Special gift delivered to the room, courtesy of the Barceló Ixtapa hotel
• Special decoration in the room and rose petals on the bed

Restrictions:
• Wedding package contents cannot be exchanged or substituted
• Price is based on all guests staying at the hotel                                          
• Guests not staying at the hotel and attending the wedding must buy a day pass at $58.00 USD per person
• Prices are subject to change without notice

For information and pricing on wedding packages at the  Barceló Ixtapa hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Honeymoons

Honeymoons

For information and pricing on honeymoon packages at the Barcelo Ixtapa hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Additional Info

Requirements for a Legal Wedding in Mexico

Documents Required
• Marriage Application (marriage request form) – the hotel's wedding specialist will provide the form
• Valid passports and drivers licences (or official photo ID's) for the bride and groom (+ photocopies of each)
• Original birth certificates for the bride and groom (+ photocopies of each)
• Valid passports or official photo ID’s for the 4 witnesses (+ photocopies of each)
• If the bride and/or groom is divorced or widowed, an original divorce or death certificate is required  
• Tourist Visa cards for the bride, groom and witnesses (issued on your entry to Mexico)
• A blood test (name, blood type, syphilis and HIV) is required. The blood test must be done in Mexico by a government laboratory. An appointment will be made to have the sample taken at the hotel. The cost of $200.00 USD is to be paid in cash to the person administering the test

Other Requirements
• All documents, except the passport, must be Apostille* by the authorities of the country where they were issued (if not Mexico). Birth certificates must be translated into Spanish by a certified translator.
• Passports and birth certificates must contain the same information
• The Tourist Visa card must be completed with the same information as shown on the official documents you will present
• There can be no marriage if either party tests positive for HIV
• If the bride is divorced in Canada and her passport is in her ex-husband's last name, she needs to bring an original birth certificate certified by the Mexican Consulate in Canada and translated into Spanish. In addition, the certification and her Tourist Visa card MUST be completed as per the name on the birth certificate
• If the bride is divorced in the United States or the United Kingdom and her passport is in her ex-husband's last name, she needs to bring an original birth certificate certified by an Apostille* in her home country and translated into Spanish. In addition, the Apostille* and her Tourist Visa card MUST be completed as per the name on the birth certificate
• You must be divorced for at least one year before remarrying in Mexico
• Original birth certificates and original divorce certificates will be kept by the Justice of the Peace. THEY WILL NOT BE RETURNED
• Laws and requirements are subject to change in accordance with Mexican laws
• Please contact the wedding specialist if you have any questions and/or concerns regarding documentation
• The couple must leave a copy of the marriage certificate at the hotel before departing
• The marriage certificate, with the Apostille* seal, attesting to the legal marriage in Mexico will be sent (could take up to 3 to 4 months) to the couple at the couple's cost

* When documents need to be recognized as legal in a foreign country, they’re required to go through the Apostille process, also known as authentication and legalization

You should check with the Mexican Consulate in your country of residence to confirm the legal requirements as these can change at any time. The above information is for non-Mexican couples. If one or both parties is Mexican, consult the local Mexican Consulate.


For a Catholic Wedding
Couples wanting to have a Catholic ceremony performed in the “Nuestra Señora de Carmen” parish, by a priest can choose from any of the wedding packages above and must, prior to their trip to Mexico, comply with the following:

· The couple must visit the priest in their home parish (at least 6 months in advance) to begin the process. The hotel is NOT responsible for the preparations.
· The couple must complete any pre-marriage courses and wedding banns required in their home country and their parish priest must issue a certificate (Nihil Obstat), permitting the priest at the “Nuestra Señora de Carmen” parish (the local priest) to perform the ceremony
· Once the certificate is received, fax or email a copy to the wedding specialist at your hotel. It must be received at least 2 months prior to the ceremony.
· Bring the original certificate with you.
· The local parish (Nuestra Señora de Carmen) is responsible for all the legal paperwork with the local government
· The marriage registration will be done by the local parish. The hotel will send the marriage certificate to the couple
· The ceremony will be held in the “Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe” chapel located in the Barceló Ixtapa hotel Complex. This is the only venue permitted for Catholic ceremonies
· Ask the wedding specialist at the Barceló Ixtapa hotel to confirm all the documentation required to fulfill the legal requirements for a Catholic wedding in Mexico. In order to confirm the date and time of the ceremony, all the required ORIGINAL documents must be sent to the hotel's wedding specialist at least 2 month prior to the ceremony
· The local priest will approve all of the documents submitted which will be returned to the couple after the ceremony
· The chapel is available from Monday to Friday. The actual day and time for a catholic ceremony is subject to availability and must be confirmed by the local priest

For information and pricing on wedding and honeymoon packages at the Barceló Ixtapa hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


 
   
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