Riviera Maya Wedding – Any suggestions? Tips? Resorts? Etc.

posted 3 years ago in Destination Weddings
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Royalton White Sands

I’m looking in the same area, and the Catalonia Royal Tulum is the frontrunner right now. 

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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Excellence Playa Mujeres! FI really like Zoetry but it was a little on the pricey side. 

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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Royalton White Sands

@Ms_DW_bee:  I haven’t! But it was well-reviewed on every website I looked at. It got TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence this year, and Expedia gave it a 4.6 out of 5.

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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

@Ms_DW_bee:  I stayed at Catalonia Royal Tulum back in 2011 and it was great! The beach is hands down the best part of the resort, absolutely gorgeous! I give it a solid 3.5 stars. You should definitely check out some of the Dreams & Secrets resorts (Zoetry is a part of their resorts as well), we typically stay with that brand as the service is top notch!

 

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

playacar palace. small and very nice place!

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

@Ms_DW_bee:  I have been doing a tonne of research on resorts in that area for our honeymoon (FYI I haven’t actually been before so i’m not speaking from experience, just what i’ve seen/heard) and this is my top pick for when we go!

Rosewood Mayakoba – Playa del Carmen
http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/mayakoba/?utm_source=tripadvisor.com&utm_medium=media&utm_content=business+listing&utm_campaign=MYK

It looks absolutely amazing! and it’s ranked #1 in the Riviera Maya area on Trip Advisor 🙂

Enjoy! If we didn’t live so far away i’d love to fly everyone over and have our wedding there, so dreamy!

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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I’ve been researching Riviera Maya as well for our upcoming wedding- I have heard great things about Excellence from a bridesmaid that has been there twice. The downfall, according to her, is that the bathrooms in the room are not private, has a clear glass door to the toilet and there is an open window in the bathroom you can’t close so you have no privacy. So while this may not affect your actual wedding- it may play a factor into your (and your guests) stay in their rooms. Just a tip! Otherwise she said it was amazing!! 

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

We stayed at Secrets Capri and it seemed like there was a wedding there every night. Good food, beautiful atmosphere. Would highly recommend

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Worker bee

Has anyone gotten a proposal from the Rosewood Mayakoba? They have absolutely no information on their website.

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I stayed at Valentin Imperial Maya this past June with 3 other couples and there was a wedding there when we stayed.  It’s a beautiful, quiet resort and has a really cute little chapel (or you could get married on the beautiful beach!)  We LOVED the resort!

http://www.valentinmaya.com/

 

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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I vacationed at the Riu Palace. Beautiful!!

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

make sure you check tripadvisor!!!

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