Best Places in Mexico to Get Married


May 18, 2021
Words by Nicole Soto
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Mexico’s pristine beaches and abundance of all-inclusive resorts make it an extremely popular destination for couples looking to tie the knot. Mexico has a lot to offer from breathtaking beach views, perfect weather, adventure activities, and historic architecture. With so many wonderful destinations here, it can be difficult to choose the one that is just right for you. That is why we’ve compiled a list of the best places to say “I do” in this paradise!

Puerto Vallarta

This stunning resort town lies on Mexico’s Pacific coast and offers the perfect balance of mesmerizing beach views and lush greenery. It is also very rich in culture, with historic landmarks and a charming downtown that is home to authentic Mexican cuisine and art. While the warm beaches provide the perfect relaxing couples getaway, there are many adventure activities like zip-lining and ATV tours for you and your guests to enjoy in the vibrant jungles. Puerto Vallarta also has many top-rated resorts and hotels, making it a wonderful destination wedding location for couples seeking a mix of adventure and relaxation!


This city is a tourist hotspot with a lively atmosphere and many exciting activities for you and your wedding guests to enjoy. Although Cancun offers consistent entertainment, there is more to the city than just fun. Cancun is also known for its picturesque white-sand beaches and turquoise waters, giving couples the opportunity to take in and enjoy magnificent views. There are also a plethora of spas, restaurants, and golf courses, providing a variety of activities for you and your wedding guests to enjoy. You can even take tours of ancient Mayan ruins and explore historic magnificent stone temples. If you’re looking to have your wedding in an electrifying city with gorgeous beaches and plenty to do, this is the destination for you! 

Los Cabos

Los Cabos is the perfect romantic getaway with many natural wonders. This location is home to Lover’s Beach, named after the point where two seas unite. Couples can have their ceremony overlooking dazzling waters or the beautiful rock formations unique to Los Cabos. Not to mention, there are also extraordinary chapels to say “I do” in, for couples seeking a church wedding. The city is also known for its marine life, so you can expect to see a few dolphins on your special day! This is a great spot because it has a very diverse, beautiful landscape and provides a tropical, natural feel, with all the comforts and nightlife of a city! 


Guadalajara, nicknamed “The Pearl of the West”, is the second-largest city in Mexico and boasts magnificent architecture including stunning mansions and gardens. Haciendas, which are historic estates found all over Guadalajara, make for popular wedding venues due to their size and grandeur! These are great options for couples looking to get married with a romantic colonial backdrop. Additionally, Guadalajara is home to tequila and mariachi music, and it’s bursting with culture and excitement. This is the perfect spot if you’re looking for a city vibe and if you and your significant other are fans of exquisite, historical architecture.

Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya is an expanse of Caribbean coastline on Mexico’s northeastern Yucatán Peninsula. It’s known for its numerous all-inclusive resorts and pristine, white-sand beaches. It also has many amazing archaeological sites, natural parks, and delicious, authentic Mexican cuisine. One of the biggest attractions in the area are the cenotes, which are natural swimming holes created by the collapse of limestone that uncovers a hidden world of groundwater pools. This destination continues to increase in popularity and is now one of the most traveled to destinations in all of Mexico. With spectacular sights to explore and no shortage of stunning resorts overlooking the turquoise waters, this is the perfect spot for a wedding! 

Once you’ve chosen your perfect Mexico destination, you can begin planning your big day! Selecting your resort or hotel is a great place to start, and there are so many wonderful options. Palace Resorts offers luxury all-inclusive resorts with ten different oceanfront locations in places including Cancun and Los Cabos. These resorts provide everything from exciting shows and entertainment to gourmet cuisines. Additionally, Banyan Tree Mayakoba, an award-winning luxury beach resort in Riviera Maya, has stunning views and five-star services, making it an excellent spot for a wedding getaway. No matter where in Mexico you decide to have your special day, you’re bound to experience beautiful weather, spectacular beaches, and an all-around wonderful time.

Photos courtesy of (in order of appearance): By Julieta (1st) & Canva (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th)
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