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Cancun Destination Wedding Planning Guide

Cancun celebrations are all about love, revelry, and relaxation. We want to make it easy for you to have an effortless wedding and an unforgettable vacation. Below you’ll find our insider tips on valuable topics and if you need information on any other aspects of your wedding planning, just reach out, we would love to help.

Bride and groom under beach umbrellas in Cancun - photo by Citlalli Rico Photography

Advice For Planning Your Destination Wedding

Choose Your Type of Ceremony

Create Your Guestlist

If a destination wedding with all your friends and family appeals to you, the number of people you invite will inform what location you choose and how to set your budget. Get expert insight from two local planners about making a guest list you can feel good about.

From laid-back civil ceremonies to the most formal religious weddings, Cancun caters to the way you want to get married. To ensure the ceremony style you choose works seamlessly for you, read our post on the legal requirements for getting married in Mexico along with special tips for tying the knot in and near Cancun.

Get Prepped for Your Wedding

Climate Proof Your Celebration

Luck is part preparation, and we want to help you get ready for an extraordinary experience. From how to approach your big day to how to pack, we’ve got some advice for you that will help you make the most of your time before, during, and after your wedding.

Cancun is gorgeous and sunny most days of the year, but it can get hot, windy, and sometimes rainy. We don’t want the weather to be a factor on your wedding day so we’ve created a valuable article for you about how to climate proof your ceremony and reception.

Pack the Perfect Dress

With warm days and nights and lots of sun on the schedule, having the right clothing can make a big difference in how graceful you look and how comfortable you feel. Let us help you pick out the perfect dress to pack for your wedding. And don’t forget that a veil can look amazing when it’s lifted by ocean breezes!

Get Natural Looking Portraits

When you’re having fun you don’t want anything to stop it. That’s why we take a documentary approach to capturing your memories. Without getting in the way we put you at ease in front of our cameras and capture the real you. Here are a few of our tips on how to get authentic, natural portraits.

Preserve Your Photos, Albums, and Artwork

When you work with us we deliver photos that belong in your albums and on your walls. Before you put your hard drive in a drawer let us help you preserve your memories with gorgeous artwork and archival prints created to last for generations.

Bride being tossed in the air by groomsmen on a beach in Cancun - photo by Citlalli Rico Photography

Our Favorite Mexico Wedding Venues

Did you know?

Fun Facts About Cancun...

The Sand Feels Cool

Turtles Love it Here!

It’s made out of crushed coral so it will never burn your feet!

There are numerous turtle preserves and business work to protect them.

There are Mayan Ruins in the Hotel Zone

We Have the Longest Cave

The Ox Bel Ha is 134 miles long and just one of our incredible cenotes!

You don’t have to leave Cancun to find the ruins of El Rey or Yamil Lu’um.

And the 2nd Longest Barrier Reef

The Food and Drinks are Amazing!

Swimming and snorkeling along the Maya Barrier Reef is unparalleled.

We have world-class restaurants and bars and cocktails served at the pools.

Bride and groom dancing at wedding in Mexico - photo by Citlalli Rico Photography

Wedding Planning Articles & Resources

Is Cancun calling you?