Royal Hideaway Playacar - Destination Wedding, Honeymoon & Vow Renewal Packages Riviera Maya, Mexico

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An Exclusive Adults Only Experience

Situated on the breathtaking beaches of Mexico’s pristine Riviera Maya, the ADULTS ONLY (18 years and over) Royal Hideaway Playacar effortlessly blends world-class service with impeccable style. As a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, Royal Hideaway Playacar serves you and your guests a truly unforgettable wedding and vacation experience with infinite opportunities for luxurious indulgences.
Magnificently-appointed villa accommodations, attentive concierge service and an opulent full-service spa comfort guests with a revitalizing atmosphere, courteous care and rejuvenating treatments. Located on one of the Yucatan Peninsula’s most stunning stretches of beachfront and just 45 minutes from the Cancun International Airport, Royal Hideaway Playacar is the perfect place to toss your cares into the sand, decompress amidst sheer luxury and let our onsite expert Wedding Coordinators handle all the details to make your special day perfect. This esteemed resort is within walking distance of popular 5th Avenue, the area’s premier destination for shopping, dining and nightlife.

Hotel Features:

  • Exquisite local and international cuisine at 6 restaurants
  • 6 swimming pools
  • Full-service Spa and Fitness Center
  • Daytime assistance of a Private Villa Concierge
  • Taxes and gratuities included
  • Exclusively an adults only resort

All Inclusive Features:

  • 6 specialty restaurants and dinner theater
  • 24-hour room service including a light fare menu
  • 2 lit tennis courts
  • 6 swimming pools
  • Fitness Center
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Organized activities and sports: cycling, kayaking
  • Wi-Fi internet connection

Optional Services: (at an additional cost)

  • Tours and excursions
  • Scuba diving, sailing, windsurfing and deep-sea fishing
  • Golf course
  • Tennis classes
  • Motorized water sports
  • Full-service Spa and Beauty salon
  • Car rental service
  • Laundry and dry-cleaning service
  • Mail and fax service
  • Medical attention

Rooms and Suites:

The exclusive Royal Hideaway Playacar offers 200 elegant Mexican-style rooms in which attention to detail is present throughout. On the Caribbean Sea, in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, its villas offer privacy, luxury and impeccable service during your stay.

Amenities Include:

  • Fresh fruit tray upon arrival
  • Air conditioning with individual climate control
  • One king or two queen beds
  • Ceiling fan
  • Clock
  • Marble bathrooms
  • In-room amenities
  • Mini fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Safety deposit box
  • Satellite television with remote control
  • iPod® docking station

Room Categories:

  • Luxury: Rooms offer a King size bed or two Queen size beds (choice cannot be guaranteed), bathroom amenities, a minibar, scale, safe, hydro-massage bathtub and shower
  • Luxury Ocean View: With partial views of the sea, rooms feature a King size bed or two Queen size (choice cannot be guaranteed), bathroom amenities, minibar, scale and safe
  • Duplex Suite: The Duplex Suite has two floors, the first with a living room, the second with the bedroom with one king size bed.
  • Presidential Suite: The luxurious and spacious Presidential Suites have a living room, full kitchen, whirlpool bath and a bedroom with a King size bed. One of the hotel’s two Presidential Suites offers sea views.

Restaurants and Bars:

At Royal Hideaway Playacar guest will enjoy the most sumptuous cuisine created to satisfy the most discerning palate. Select from 6 elegant restaurants and 3 bars to satisfy your senses.

  • Las Ventanas: À la carte AAA 4 Diamond Award Restaurant, serving unique and creative dishes and featuring a fine selection of wines. À la carte restaurant serving unique and creative dishes and featuring a fine selection of wines
  • Chef’s Table at Las Ventanas: Available at an additional charge, guests can also enjoy a more exclusive dining experience at The Chef’s Table, an intimate room set in the restaurants kitchen where they can view and interact with the chef and his team while enjoying exotic dishes created exclusively for them
  • Spices: Specializing in Mexican and Caribbean food, seafood and local cuisine this restaurant offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea.
  • Palazzo: À la carte Italian specialty restaurant set in an elegant atmosphere. Romantic terrace for outdoor dining with magnificent views of Cozumel Island
  • Club Royale: Theater offering a weekly Dinner Show in a stylish atmosphere
  • Azia: AAA 4 Diamond Award restaurant offering gourmet Asian specialties, with an emphasis on Japanese and Thai cuisine. Its menu is designed by a team of master chefs
  • The Grill: À la carte restaurant specializing in grilled fare
  • The Deck: Snacks, sandwiches and local dishes
  • Bar Allegria: Bar featuring a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy a drink while listening to good music
  • Piano Bar: Elegant piano bar offering a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy exotic cocktails, taste some tequila or sip on a glass of champagne.
  • High Tea: Guest staying at Royal Hideaway Playacar can enjoy the daily high tea service on the terrace adjacent to Las Ventanas restaurant. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine, a cup of the best international coffee, or some delicious English tea paired with canapés, sandwiches and cakes
  • Las Ventanas Lounge Bar
  • Bar Deck

Things to Do:

If you and/or your guests are looking to combine your “tying the knot” with a relaxing holiday in a unique environment but would like to partake in activities and get some exercise too, at Royal Hideaway Playacar will easily accommodate everyone’s taste with a variety of sports and a wide range of different activities.

Included Activities:

  • 6 swimming pools
  • Full-service Spa and Fitness Center
  • Organized activities
  • Sports including cycling, kayaking
  • Water sports

Optional Activities: (available at an additional charge)

  • Tours and excursions
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Golf available nearby
  • Tennis and private classes
  • Motorized water sports
  • Spa services
  • Beauty salon

2018 Wedding Packages

The Royal Hideaway Playacar part of the Leading Hotels of the World category in Riviera Maya offers an exquisite, all-inclusive and adults-only venue for a dramatic destination wedding experience. No surprises, the day you’ve always dreamed of will become the experience you’ll never forget. Royal Hideaway Playacar offers five luxury wedding packages with every imaginable detail.


Royal Love Package (20 Guests)

Price: $1,250.00 USD or Complimentary*

Package Includes:
  • Set up for the ceremony
  • Music for the ceremony
  • Sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • Semi-private dinner
  • Bouquet for the Bride
  • Boutonnière for the Groom
  • Wedding Cake
  • Steam ironing service
  • Romantic turndown service
  • Late check out

*The Royal Love Package is complementary when reserving ten (10) double rooms for three (3) nights

Package inclusions are for up to 20 guests extra guests may be added for $20.00 USD per person


Royal Luxury Package (20 Guests)

Price: $2,200.00 USD

Package Includes:
  • Set up for the ceremony
  • Music for the ceremony
  • Sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • Cocktails
  • Set of a Mexican music at the cocktail
  • Semi-private dinner
  • Bouquet for the Bride
  • Boutonnièrefor the Groom
  • Wedding Cake
  • Spa discount
  • Steam ironing service
  • Romantic turndown service
  • Late check out

Package inclusions are for up to 20 guests, extra guests may be added for $45.00 USD per person


Royal Extravagance Package (25 Guests)

Price: $3,700.00 USD

Package Includes:
  • Set up for the ceremony
  • Music for the ceremony
  • Sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • Cocktails
  • Set of a Mexican music at the cocktail
  • Semi-private dinner
  • Bouquet for the Bride
  • Boutonnièrefor the Groom
  • Wedding Cake
  • Couple’s massage
  • Pedicure & manicure
  • Spa discount
  • Upgrade to the next room category
  • Steam ironing service
  • Romantic turndown service
  • Late check out

Package inclusions are for up to 25 guests, extra guests may be added for $55.00 USD per person


Royal Gold Package (25 Guests)

Price: $5,800.00 USD

Package Includes:
  • Set up for the ceremony
  • Music for the ceremony
  • Sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • Service of a photographer for the ceremony
  • Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres
  • Set of a Mexican music at the cocktail
  • Private dinner
  • Bouquet for the Bride
  • Boutonnièrefor the Groom
  • Wedding Cake
  • Couple’s massage
  • Romantic dinner for the couple
  • Spa discount
  • Upgrade to the next room category
  • Courtesy room on the night before the wedding
  • Steam ironing service
  • Romantic turndown service
  • Late check out

Package inclusions are for up to 25 guests, extra guests may be added for $100.00 USD per person


Royal Diamond Package 25 (Guests)

Price: $6700.00 USD

Package Includes:
  • Set up for the ceremony
  • Music for the ceremony
  • Sparkling wine for the wedding toast
  • Service of a photographer for the ceremony
  • Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres
  • Set of a Mexican music at the cocktail
  • Private dinner
  • Bouquet for the Bride
  • Boutonnièrefor the Groom
  • DJ Service
  • Wedding Cake
  • Couple’s massage
  • Make up & hairstyle
  • Private dinner for 10 people
  • Spa discount
  • Upgrade to the Honeymoon Suite
  • Courtesy room on the night before the wedding
  • Steam ironing service
  • Romantic turndown service
  • Late check out

Package inclusions are for up to 25 guests, extra guests may be added for $125.00 USD per person


1. Restrictions apply:
  • Government approval is not included for ceremonies and private events on the beach
  • Legal fees, blood tests and marriage documentation services are not included
  • Royal Hideaway Playacar allows only one wedding per day; all wedding dates must be confirmed by the hotel prior to booking travel
  • All the events on the beach and in the common areas must finish at 11:00 pm, without exception
  • Package prices are in US Dollars with taxes included
  • Service not included
1.1. Semi-Private Wedding Dinner
  • For semi-private dinners in specialty restaurants over 21 guests will automatically become a private event and an additional charge per person will apply
  • The duration of the semi-private dinner will be a maximum of 2 hours (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm) hours, if a group requires more; will be subject to availability and will incur an additional charge per person
  • Semi-private dinners will be a set 3 course menu
  • The basic set-up for semi-private dinners will be standard furniture and decoration of the restaurant
1.2. Private Wedding Dinner
  • Private dinner charges are of $25.00 USD per person
  • Includes 3-course menu, open bar for 3 hours, set-up, wait staff and decoration based on the wedding package
  • The duration of the Private Dinners will be a maximum of 3 to 4 hours, depending on the package selected. Groups that require more will be subject to availability and will incur an additional charge per person
  • Basic set-up applies for private events
2. Deposit Conditions
  • To confirm a wedding with Barceló Hotels & Resorts’ “Royal Hideaway Playacar”, a non-refundable deposit of $350.00 USD is required with the agreement signed and submitted. This deposit will be applied to the total cost of the package

Honeymoon Package

Price: Complimentary

Package Includes:
  • Upgrade to the next room category
  • 15% Discount on all spa treatments & beauty salon services (products not included), plus manicure & pedicure for the bride
  • Welcome amenity
  • Turn down services
  • Breakfast in the room (1 per stay)
  • Pre Check-in (subject to availability)
  • Late check out (subject to availability)

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.

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