Weddings at Riu Hotels & Resorts – Riviera Maya

RIU Hotels & Resorts is a luxurious Spanish hotel chain. Founded by the Riu family, the Riu hotel dedicates itself to excellent decor, great selection and exceptional service. Riu Hotels & Resorts is a favorite for hundreds of brides who select them year after year for their weddings.

Enjoy the photographs below and get an idea of what you can have for your wedding.

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You will be greeted in an elegant lobby with beautiful chandeliers lighting up the room and fresh tropical flowers all around.

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From the balcony of your room, you will have beautiful Caribbean ocean view. What a great way to get ready for your special day!

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Indoor outdoor hallways throughout this beautiful resort with views of the ocean and luscious gardens.

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Numerous options available for your wedding ceremony, each distinct and special in its own way.

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The resort’s service during the wedding is outstanding.

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The resort has 2 private piers allowing for great photo opportunities

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Another great photo location available at the resort

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Two beautiful ocean facing gazebos with magnificent backdrops. We had a lot of fun photographing these two here.

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The architecture enables you to display your beautiful wedding gown in dramatic ways.

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The upstairs terrace at this resort is breathtaking. We took full advantage of this location for bridal and family portraits. Everybody in the wedding party loved receiving their bridal photos with amazing view.
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SECRET TIP:
This terrace is ideal for a private wedding ceremony.
(Contact me and I will tell you more, if you are interested.)


To see Dana and Vlad’s complete Riu wedding, click below:

Dana & Vlad’s Cancun Beach Wedding Part 1 – Getting Ready
Dana & Vlad’s Riu Palace Cancun Wedding Part 2 – The Ceremony
Dana & Vlad’s Mexico Wedding Part 3 – Bride & Groom

Grand Coral Beach Club – Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Grand Coral Beach Club, formally known as Blucacao Beach Club is one of the few perfect places for a modern style destination wedding in Riviera Maya.

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This is an exclusive beach club that is located on a beautiful deserted piece of beach, about 10 minutes north of Playa del Carmen. It has an infinity pool, great lounge chairs and great food. All that you need for your private, fabulous and fun celebration!

Check out next few photos from this hidden gem. You will not be disappointed.

You can also visit this link for more pictures from the wedding reception in Grand Coral Beach Club.

Here is the famous wall fountain of the Grand Coral… it gives great modern touch.

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This hidden beach will be yours and only yours to enjoy during the ceremony! No bystanders, no tourists in bikinis walking by and stopping to look in… which also means you will have beautiful pictures of your ceremony and portraits… How much better your backdrop for the ceremony can get?!

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When I say this beach is yours and only yours I meant yours and your guests! People you know, care about and cherish in your life!

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Fabulous infinity pool of Grand Coral… not to be missed!

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Your guests will be astound by the beauty of the Caribbean Ocean view as they enjoy superb meal from Grand Coral award winning chef!

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Every table gets to enjoy the fabulous ocean view!

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Caribbean beauty! What a view! This can be your destination wedding as well!

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Memorable views, memorable portraits…

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Love is in the air…

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Fun colored lights at night in the reception site…

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By day or night this is a lovely spot for the beach destination wedding in Mexico!

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This can be your dream wedding too!

 

Hacienda Dzibikak – Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

Hacienda Dzibikak, in the outskirts of Merida, Mexico is a lovely, romantic choice for your wedding day. It has been restored to its original look, keeping with the historical details and yet providing guests with all the modern luxuries you would wish for for your wedding day. If you can imagine your wedding ceremony in this  intimate setting of lovely chapel that is so conveniently located on the grounds of the hacienda, followed by grand and fabulous reception under the stars in the vast tropical gardens of the hacienda… This is is your place to go! You will enjoy this full of colors, historical details and tropical plants like yucca plants, walls of bougainvillea flowers, birds of paradise, hibiscus flowers, super fragrant plumeria flowers and lush greenery of banana plants and verity of palm trees. This hacienda is privately owned and can be booked entirely just for your special event!

Palm lined entrance to the hacienda:

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Main hacienda building:

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Comfy porch…

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The lovely chapel…

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Individual room and your own porch…

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The garden chapel:

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The banana plants, the hibiscus flowers and the beauty…

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Hidden passages leading to more gardens… Fresh of the palm tree coconut anyone?

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Flowering yucca…

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Variety of palm trees everywhere…

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Vast space in front of the main building of the hacienda is ready for the reception under the stars set up…

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Entrance building provides colorful, very Mexican background for fun portrait photo session… outside and inside:

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