Occidental at Xcaret Destination - Riviera Maya Mexico Wedding, Honeymoon & Vow Renewal Packages

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Located adjacent to the spectacular eco-archeological Xcaret Park in the heart of the Riviera Maya, the all-inclusive Occidental at Xcaret Destination hotel offers our guests an exciting vacation experience to wedding parties, honeymooners, couples, singles and families. This all-inclusive hotel offers a fun getaway for lovers, adventurers, eco-tourists and travelers in search of excitement, history or the tranquility of the Caribbean Sea. Xcaret Park is Mexico’s most famous eco-archeological attraction. It is a beautiful place full of culture and nature where visitors can enjoy amazing aquatic activities, cultural attractions and shows. Xcaret Park is filled with the natural beauty of the Caribbean Sea and the magic of a thousand year-old civilization. It is the perfect place to experience the best of Mexico, its history and traditions, and where you and your family will have the time of your life. Guests staying at the Occidental at Xcaret Destination hotel have the option of making their vacation even more exciting with the exclusive Unlimited Xcaret Xperience.

Situated within walking distance from the resort, the Unlimited Xcaret Xperience package gives guests unlimited all day access to the eco-archeological Xcaret Park for the duration of their stay. Enjoy access to more than 40 cultural attractions and exhibits at the world renowned Xcaret Park, providing infinite fun for the whole family in the comfort of an extraordinary all-inclusive resort.

Unlimited Xcaret Xperience Exclusive Benefits:

  • VIP hotel check-in with Mayan welcome
  • In-room robes and slippers during the whole stay
  • Bottle of tequila and fruit plate in the room
  • Complimentary mini-bar (daily refill)
  • All day unlimited access and multi-entrance Xcaret Park during the whole stay
  • Reserved area seating at the Gran Tlachco Theater during the “Xcaret México Espectacular” show
  • 10% off souvenir shopping in the stores at Xcaret Park (restrictions may apply)
  • 30% off 80-minute “WAYAK” Special Mayan Massage (cannot be combined with other promotions)
  • $920.00 USD resort credit to be used towards extra services at the hotel and Xcaret Park

All Inclusive Features:

  • Unlimited meals, snacks and drinks
  • 11 restaurants
  • 9 bars and 1 Disco bar
  • 7 swimming pools
  • Fitness Center
  • Sports: paddle court, 2 tennis courts, shuffleboard, mini golf and archery
  • Kids Club with supervised activities
  • Day and Night time entertainment
  • All-inclusive service is (24 hours)

Optional Services:

  • Full-service Spa and beauty salon
  • Access to Golf nearby
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry service
  • Car and motorcycle rental
  • Excursions to Tulum, Xel Ha and Chichen Itzá
  • Business center and rooms for conventions
  • 24-hour medical attention
  • Scuba diving courses (including certification and equipment rental)

Rooms and Suites:

The Occidental at Xcaret Destination hotel , located in the heart the Riviera Maya now connected to the eco-archeological Xcaret Park, features comfortable rooms and suites with all the necessary amenities for you to relax and enjoy.

Amenities Include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Cable television
  • Private bathroom with shower or bathtub; hairdryer
  • Phone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Coffee maker
  • Safe
  • Stocked minibar (with water, beer and sodas)
  • Cribs and extra beds (available on request)

Room Categories:

  • Deluxe: Spacious, light-filled and include a King size bed or two Double beds, safe, hairdryer, satellite TV, wireless Internet access (extra charge), and telephone
  • Junior Suite: Feature a king bed or two double beds, safe, hair-dryer, satellite TV, wireless Internet access (extra charge), and telephone
  • Royal Level Luxury: Rooms include hydro-massage bathtubs, luxurious linens and pillows, Etro toiletries, nightly turndown service and plush robes. Royal Level accommodations with concierge services, complimentary in-room Internet access, in-room dining, a private pool and whirlpool, private restaurant and bar. The Royal Level Luxury rooms have two double beds, stocked mini fridge and include safety deposit box, hair dryer, telephone , air conditioning, ceiling fans, cable TV, coffeemaker, iron and ironing board, daily newspaper delivery upon request, private balcony and DVD player
  • Royal Level Master Suite: Rooms include all of the resort’s all-inclusive features and guests will enjoy spacious accommodations, including hydro-massage bathtubs, luxurious linens and pillows, Etro toiletries, nightly turndown service and plush robes. The Royal Level Master Suites feature opulent accommodations with a large two-bedroom, two-bath living space, living room, private dressing area, double shower, and hydro-massage bath for two. Guests in The Royal Level accommodations will enjoy concierge services, complimentary in-room Internet access, in-room dining, a private pool and whirlpool, private restaurant and bar. Each bed room has either one king or two double beds, stocked mini fridge and include safety deposit box, hair dryer, and telephone, air conditioning, ceiling fans, cable TV, coffeemaker, iron and ironing board, daily newspaper delivery upon request, private balcony and DVD player
  • Royal Level Suite: The room of Royal Level includes hydro-massage bathtubs, luxurious linens and pillows, plush bathrobes, Etro toiletries and nightly turndown service. The accommodation in the Royal Level with concierge service, complimentary high speed Internet, room service, private pool and Jacuzzi, also restaurant and bar. The Royal Level Luxury room has king size bed, private balcony, air conditioning, ceiling fan, safety deposit box, hairdryer, telephone, cable TV, DVD player, daily newspaper service (on request), iron and ironing board, coffee maker and mini bar

Rooms and Suites Packages:

Grand Concierge Package:

Our Grand Concierge package offers guests a dedicated concierge service to help plan your most memorable vacation, assistance with restaurant reservations, tours, and any other request you may have.

Special Amenities include: (at an additional cost)

  • Exclusive concierge service
  • Fruit platter in the room the day after arrival
  • A bottle of house wine in the room the day after arrival
  • Premium bath amenities, bathrobes and slippers

Grand Romance Package

Grand Romance Deluxe offers everything you need for a romantic vacation at the Occidental at Xcaret Destination hotel .

Special Amenities include: (at an additional cost)

  • A bottle of wine in the room the day after arrival
  • Chocolate covered strawberries in the room the day after arrival
  • One Continental breakfast in your room
  • One romantic dinner (reservation must be made in advance with the concierge)
  • Premium bath amenities, bathrobes and slippers
  • 25 minute relaxing massage per person at the SPA (per couple, reservations must be made in advance)

Restaurants and Bars:

Occidental at Xcaret Destination hotel  features 11 restaurants, including 5 à la carte and an international buffet, offering a wide variety of dining experiences satisfying all palates. The hotel also has 10 bars where guests can enjoy a wide variety of cocktails and tropical beverages.

  • Le Buffet: International buffet
  • Sonora Grill: Mexican-style grilled meats, à la carte
  • Los Olivos: Mediterranean and Italian style a la carte restaurant
  • La Hacienda: Genuine a la carte Mexican cuisine
  • D’ Oriental: À la carte Asian restaurant
  • El Pescador (The Fisherman): À la carte fish and seafood
  • La Piazza: Pizzeria
  • Paco’s Tacos: Tacos and Mexican appetizers
  • El Lago: Snack bar
  • Beach Club
  • Lobby Bar: Lobby bar serving cocktails in a relaxed open-air atmosphere.
  • Disco

Things to Do:

The Occidental at Xcaret Destination hotel , in addition to Xcaret Park offers a wide variety of sports and activities to make your stay an unforgettable experience.

Included Activities:

  • Archery
  • Mini golf
  • Tennis and volleyball
  • Gym
  • Dance classes
  • Aerobics
  • Kids Club
  • Ping pong
  • Shuffle board

Optional Activities:

  • Excursions to Tulum, Xel Ha and Chichen Itzá
  • Access to Golf nearby
  • Car and motorcycle rental

A perfect setting remembered for a lifetime…

2018 Wedding Packages

The Occidental at Xcaret Destination hotel  grounds make a perfect setting for an unforgettable wedding, whether it be a garden gazebo set in front of the sea overlooking the Island of Cozumel or our Mayan ruins.

Locations:

  • Garden Gazebo
  • Mayan Ruins

Coconut Paradise Package

Price: Complimentary* (10 Guests)

Room amenities and VIP treatment for the couple which includes:

  • Fruit plate
  • 1 bottle of wine (House Brand)
  • Bath amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Up-grade to the next room category (subject to availability)

The Ceremony:

  • Ceremony location
  • Services of a Wedding Planner/Onsite Coordinator
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform a symbolic ceremony
  • Ceremony table with white linen
  • Sound system during ceremony
  • Elegant white rose bouquet for the bride
  • Matching boutonnière for the groom
  • White Tiffany chairs and pink sashes and rose petals for the aisle

Post Ceremony:

  • A chilled bottle of sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • Dinner reservation for up to 10 guests in one of the à la carte restaurants**
  • One tier wedding cake for up to 10 guests

Special Amenities for the Bride and Groom:

  • Romantic breakfast in bed
  • Special turn-down service (on the wedding night)
  • Steaming service for the wedding dress
  • Honeymoon gift

Restrictions Apply:

  • *This package is complimentary when booking 10 Deluxe Rooms for 5 nights or a minimum of 50 room nights
  • This package is for up to 10 guests, extra guests may be added at a cost of $30.00 USD per person
  • Package inclusions cannot be credited or exchanged for other services
  • Any other services not mentioned here are available at an extra charge
  • Pictures are for promotional purposes only and are not a reference of package inclusions
  • **A set menu for a one and a half hour wedding dinner in a selected specialty restaurant for a maximum wedding group of 25 guests (subject to availability)

Blueberry Dream Package

Price: $2,100.00 USD (20 Guests)

Room amenities and VIP treatment for the couple which includes:

  • Fruit plate
  • 1 bottle of wine (House Brand)
  • Bath amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Up-grade to the next room category (subject availability)

The Ceremony:

  • Ceremony location
  • Services of a Wedding Planner/Onsite Coordinator
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform a symbolic ceremony
  • Ceremony table with white linen
  • Sound system during the ceremony
  • Hand tied natural roses and lilies bridal bouquet
  • Matching boutonnière for the groom
  • White Tiffany chairs and purple sashes and rose petals for the aisle

Post Ceremony:

  • A chilled bottle of sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • One hour private cocktail service*
  • Sound system during the cocktail hour
  • Dinner reservation for up to 20 guests in one of the à la carte restaurants**
  • One tier wedding cake for up to 20 guests

Special amenities for the Bride and Groom: 

  • Romantic breakfast in bed for the bride and groom
  • Special turn-down service for the couple on the wedding night
  • Honeymoon gif

Restrictions apply:

  • This package is for up to 20 guests, extra guests may be added at a cost of $50.00 USD per person
  • Package inclusions cannot be credited or exchanged for other services
  • Any other services not mentioned here are available at an additional charge
  • Pictures are for promotional purposes only and are not a reference of package inclusions
  • **A set menu at a selected specialty restaurant will apply to the wedding group to a maximum of 25 guests for an hour and a half (subject to availability)

Mint Breeze Package

Price: $2,600.00 USD (20 Guests)

Room amenities and VIP treatment for the couple which includes:

  • Fruit plate
  • 1 bottle of wine (house brand)
  • Bath amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Up-grade to the next room category (subject to availability)

The Ceremony:

  • Ceremony location
  • Services of a Wedding Planner/Onsite Coordinator
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform a symbolic ceremony
  • Ceremony table with white linen
  • Tropical centerpiece for the ceremony table
  • Live violinist or guitarist during ceremony
  • Hand tied natural roses and lilies bridal bouquet
  • Matching boutonnière for the groom
  • White Tiffany chairs and mint sashes and rose petals for the aisle

Post Ceremony:

  • Chilled sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • One hour private cocktail reception*
  • Sound system during the cocktail reception
  • Dinner reservation for up to 20 guests in one of the à la carte restaurants**
  • One tier wedding cake for up to 20 guests

Special amenities for the Bride and Groom:

  • Romantic breakfast in bed
  • Special turn-down service (on the wedding night)
  • Steaming service for the wedding dress 
  • Honeymoon gift
  • Regular manicure and pedicure for the bride

Restrictions Apply:

  • This package is for up to 20 guests, extra guests may be added at a cost of $50.00 USD per person • • • Package inclusions cannot be credited or exchanged for other services
  • Any other services not mentioned here are available at an additional charge
  • Pictures are for promotional purposes only and are not a reference of package inclusions
  • * Open bar and 3 pieces of hors d’oeuvres per person. Three high tables with white linens. Time and location of the cocktail reception is subject to availability.
  • **A set menu at a selected specialty restaurant will apply to the wedding groups with a maximum of 25 guests for 1 and a half hours (subject to availability)

Strawberry Passion Package

Price: $4,350.00 USD (20 Guests)

Welcome amenity and VIP treatment for couple which includes:

  • Fruit plate
  • 1 bottle of wine (house brand)
  • Bath amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Up-grade to the next room category (subject availability)

The Ceremony:

  • Ceremony location
  • Services of a Wedding Planner/Onsite Coordinator
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform a symbolic ceremony
  • Ceremony table with white linen
  • Tropical centerpiece for the ceremony table
  • Live violinist or guitarist during the ceremony
  • Hand tied natural roses and lilies bridal bouquet
  • Matching boutonnière for the groom
  • White Tiffany chairs and red sashes and rose petals for the aisle

Post Ceremony:

  • A chilled bottle of sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • One hour private cocktail reception*
  • Sound system during the cocktail reception
  • Private dinner reception for up to 20 guests**
  • Tasting for the couple on the set menu***
  • One tier wedding cake for up to 20 guests

Special amenities for the Bride and Groom:

  • Romantic breakfast in bed
  • Special turn-down service (on the wedding night)
  • Steaming service for the wedding dress
  • Honeymoon gift
  • Regular manicure and pedicure for the bride
  • Hairdo and make-up for the bride

Restrictions apply:

  • This package is for up to 20 guests, extra guests may be added at a cost of $110.00 USD per person
  • Package inclusions cannot be credited or exchanged for other services
  • Any other services not mentioned here are available at an additional charge
  • Pictures are for promotional purposes only and are not a reference of package inclusions
  • * Open bar and 3 pieces of hors d’oeuvres per person. Three high tables with white linens. Time and location of the cocktail reception is subject to availability
  • ** Including 3 course meal (set menu is required) or basic buffet, basic set-up, white Tiffany chairs, International open bar and dedicated staff for 2 hours. Hosted at the Beach Club Restaurant / Beach Level is available at an additional charge
  • ***Must to be arranged with the Wedding Coordinator (Subject to availability)

Tangerine Sunset Package

Price: $5,500.00 USD (30 Guests)

Welcome amenity and VIP treatment for couple which includes:

  • Fruit plate
  • 1 bottle of wine (House Brand) and a fruit plate
  • Bath amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Up-grade to the next room category (subject to availability)

The Ceremony:

  • Ceremony location
  • Services of a Wedding Planner/Onsite Coordinator
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform a symbolic ceremony
  • Ceremony table with white linen
  • Tropical centerpiece for the ceremony table
  • Live violinist or guitarist during the ceremony
  • Beautiful cascade natural dendrobium orchids bridal bouquet
  • Matching boutonnière for the groom
  • White Tiffany chairs and orange sashes and rose petals for the aisle

Post Ceremony:

  • A chilled bottle of sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • One hour private cocktail reception*
  • Live violinist or guitarist during the cocktail reception
  • Private Dinner reception for up to 30 guests**
  • Tasting for the couple on the set menu***
  • Two tier wedding cake for up to 30 guests

Special amenities for the Bride and Groom:

  • Romantic breakfast in bed
  • Special turn-down service (on the wedding night)
  • Steaming service for the wedding dress
  • Honeymoon gift
  • Regular manicure and pedicure for the bride
  • Hairdo and make-up for the bride
  • 50 minute couple's massage

Restrictions apply:

  • This package is for up to 30 guests, extra guests may be added at a cost of $125.00 USD per person
  • Package inclusions cannot be credited or exchanged for other services
  • Any other services not mentioned here are available at an additional charge
  • Pictures are for promotional purposes only and are not a reference of package inclusions
  • * Open bar and 3 pieces of hors d’oeuvres per person. Three high tables with white linens. Time and location of the cocktail reception is subject to availability
  • ** Including 3 course meal (set menu is required) or basic buffet, basic set-up, white Tiffany chairs, International open bar and dedicated staff for 3 hours. Hosted at the Beach Club Restaurant / Beach Level is available at an additional charge
  • ***Must to be arranged with the Wedding Coordinator (Subject to availability)

Food and Beverage Extras: (Prices per person)

  • Semi-Private Dinner $18.00 USD
  • Private Dinner $60.00 USD
  • BBQ Lunch or Dinner $42.00 USD
  • Brunch $37.00 USD
  • Cocktail Hour US$16.00 USD
  • Standard Appetizers US$12.00 USD
  • Deluxe Appetizers US$18.00 USD
  • Additional reception per hour US$16.00 USD
  • Wedding Pass (outside guests) US$15.00 USD

Legal Extras:

  • Documentation Arrangement $600.00 USD
  • Judge Transportation (cash) $ 90.00 USD
  • Blood Test $160.00 USD
  • Apostille* (cash) $50.00 USD
  • Marriage Certificate Shipment $70.00 USD
  • Witnesses $80.00 USD
  • Mayan Ceremony $665.00 USD

Restrictions:

  • In order to confirm a wedding with Occidental Hotels & Resorts a non-refundable deposit of $350. USD is required
  • The non-refundable deposit will be used towards wedding extras or the wedding package chosen
  • Final payment is due three (3) days prior to wedding date
  • A last minute wedding is considered when booking thirty (30) days or within thirty (30) days of the wedding date. A $450. USD surcharge will apply if the couple wishes to book a package they are getting complimentary based on the room booked or number of rooms booked with group. Must be paid in full at time of booking
  • Couples may bring favors, place cards, table numbers, cake topper, guest book, cake cutter, champagne flutes and the hotel staff will set them up. There will be a set-up fee of $300. USD per event and for decoration needing extra work such Chinese lanterns, bulbs strings, chandeliers, fabrics or any similar item
  • If the event is being hosted on the beach, there is a set-up fee that applies. Please consult your wedding coordinator for more details
  • Any guest(s) attending the wedding but not staying onsite must purchase a wedding pass in order to gain access to the hotel. the fee is $15. USD per person. The hotel will only allow the purchase of wedding passes up to a maximum of 20% of the total number of guests attending the wedding. Guests with wedding day passes are allowed on property two hours prior to ceremony and until the wedding activities have ended. Guests are able to purchase a wedding day passes with their wedding coordinator prior to arrival and pick them up at the front desk.
  • A fee is charged for each third party vendor contracted that is not a preferred vendor of the hotel:

    a) Photography / Videography: The Ocean Photo Weddings holds the copyrights to the images taken  at the resort; if the couple hires a different company a fee of $550. USD will apply. This fee can be waived if the photographer/videographer stays in the resort for a minimum of 3 nights. For inquiries, contact: weddings@theoceanphoto.com

    b) Decoration: Alquimia Events have the exclusive rights for Décor and Flowers. A fee of $1,000. USD will apply if another supplier is used

    c) Audiovisual (DJ, lighting): Encore Events Technologies has an exclusivity contract with the hotel for audiovisual services; a fee of $228 USD will be charged if an alternate company is hired

    d) If the on-site hair dresser or make-up artist is used, a fee of $20. USD per person will apply.

  • Cancelling wedding more than three (3) months before the wedding date, all payments other than the non-refundable deposit will be refunded.
  • If cancelling the wedding ceremony three (3) months or less prior to wedding date, there will be no refunds of any kind.
  • If inclement weather is forecast on the day, the decision (by noon for evening weddings, 6 PM the day before for morning ceremonies) to use an alternate location for the planned events. If the couple decides after those times, a setup fee of $15. USD per person per event will be charged, as a result of the late notice of change of location. Services not delivered due to adverse weather conditions will not be reimbursed
  • Government taxes are subject to possible modification without prior notice due to changes in government regulations
  • If a dinner reservation is included with your package, the reservation will be held for fifteen (15) minutes. Arriving after15 minutes, will result in forfeiting the reservation
  • Floral selections are subject to availability depending on the season
  • Items may rented from the hotel but they remain property of the hotel and must be returned
  • Hotel staff will make "welcome bag" deliveries to guest rooms for $5. USD per room. Couples may not deliver themselves for privacy reasons.
  • Certain items cause environmental damage to the ecosystem and local wildlife; items such as balloons, artificial petals, wish bottles, confetti and wish lanterns are restricted. Any candles must be battery operated. The use of fire is prohibited in indoor locations.
  • In order to confirm a wedding with Occidental Hotels & Resorts a non-refundable deposit of $350. USD is required
  • The non-refundable deposit will be used towards wedding extras or the wedding package chosen
  • Final payment is due three (3) days prior to wedding date
  • A last minute wedding is considered when booking thirty (30) days or within thirty (30) days of the wedding date. A $450. USD surcharge will apply if the couple wishes to book a package they are getting complimentary based on the room booked or number of rooms booked with group. Must be paid in full at time of booking
  • Couples may bring favors, place cards, table numbers, cake topper, guest book, cake cutter, champagne flutes and the hotel staff will set them up. There will be a set-up fee of $300. USD per event and for decoration needing extra work such Chinese lanterns, bulbs strings, chandeliers, fabrics or any similar item
  • If the event is being hosted on the beach, there is a set-up fee that applies. Please consult your wedding coordinator for more details
  • Any guest(s) attending the wedding but not staying onsite must purchase a wedding pass in order to gain access to the hotel. the fee is $15. USD per person. The hotel will only allow the purchase of wedding passes up to a maximum of 20% of the total number of guests attending the wedding. Guests with wedding day passes are allowed on property two hours prior to ceremony and until the wedding activities have ended. Guests are able to purchase a wedding day passes with their wedding coordinator prior to arrival and pick them up at the front desk.
  • A fee is charged for each third party vendor contracted that is not a preferred vendor of the hotel:

    a) Photography / Videography: The Ocean Photo Weddings holds the copyrights to the images taken at the resort; if the couple hires a different company a fee of $550. USD will apply. This fee can be waived if the photographer/videographer stays in the resort for a minimum of 3 nights. For inquiries, contact: weddings@theoceanphoto.com

    b) Decoration: Alquimia Events have the exclusive rights for Décor and Flowers. A fee of $1,000. USD will apply if another supplier is used

    c) Audiovisual (DJ, lighting): Encore Events Technologies has an exclusivity contract with the hotel for audiovisual services; a fee of $228 USD will be charged if an alternate company is hired

    d) If the on-site hair dresser or make-up artist is used, a fee of $20. USD per person will apply.

  • Cancelling wedding more than three (3) months before the wedding date, all payments other than the non-refundable deposit will be refunded.
  • If cancelling the wedding ceremony three (3) months or less prior to wedding date, there will be no refunds of any kind.
  • If inclement weather is forecast on the day,  the decision (by noon for evening weddings, 6 PM the day before for morning ceremonies) to use an alternate location for the planned events. If the couple decides after those times, a setup fee of $15. USD per person per event will be charged, as a result of the late notice of change of location. Services not delivered due to adverse weather conditions will not be reimbursed
  • Government taxes are subject to possible modification without prior notice due to changes in government regulations
  • If a dinner reservation is included with your package, the reservation will be held for fifteen (15) minutes. Arriving after15 minutes, will result in forfeiting the reservation
  • Floral selections are subject to availability depending on the season
  • Items may rented from the hotel but they remain property of the hotel and must be returned
  • Hotel staff will make "welcome bag" deliveries to guest rooms for $5. USD per room. Couples may not deliver themselves for privacy reasons.
  • Certain items cause environmental damage to the ecosystem and local wildlife; items such as balloons, artificial petals, wish bottles, confetti and wish lanterns are restricted. Any candles must be battery operated. The use of fire is prohibited in indoor locations.

2018 Honeymoon Package


Sweet Love Package:

Price: $250.00 USD

Package Includes:

  • Special welcome letter
  • Fresh fruit platter and bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Continental breakfast in bed one (1) morning during the stay (Reservations must be made in advance with concierge)
  • 30-minute Romantic Couples' Massage
  • Romantic candlelit dinner (1) evening during the stay (Reservations must be made in advance with concierge)

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 $160.00 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.

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