You have a vision for your destination wedding in Mexico, and it goes a little something like this:
Soft, opalescent sand between your toes. A twinkling turquoise sea at sunset. Warm, salty breezes on your sun-kissed skin. Drinking in an incredible moment with the one you love most in the wide world. (Sigh.)
This is the quintessential backdrop for destination weddings in the Riviera Maya of Mexico, and why adventurous brides typically flock our direction to get married on the beach.
But you are not a typical bride, and you do not want just a typical destination wedding! You are unique, and you want to plan a destination wedding that will blow your guests’ socks off! So how do you find the perfect destination wedding venue for YOU? One that will set the stage for a wedding that is elegant yet relaxed, boho yet chic.
You concentrate your efforts on Isla Mujeres, Mexico, that’s how!
Isla Mujeres is located in the Mexican Caribbean, only a quick 15-minute ferry ride from Cancun’s bustling hotel zone but a world away in terms of atmosphere and energy. With its relaxed, bohemian vibe, the island offers the best opportunity for an unforgettable vacation and the wedding of your dreams.
Sound good? Great. Then here are our top 5 favorite wedding venues that you’ve probably never heard of, but are drop dead gorgeous!
Zoetry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres Cancun
Zoetry Villa Rolandi is where you need to be if you want a wedding that is luxurious, intimate and oozing with romance. There is no better place to start your lives together as husband and wife than in one of their 35 oceanfront luxury suites. Spend your time with friends and family getting rejuvenated with seaside yoga, the complimentary use of their yacht for activities, and indulging in gourmet meals. At the end of the day, watch the sunset over Cancun from the privacy of your own beachfront terrace jacuzzi.
Start your wedding day off on the right note by pampering yourself with luxurious spa services at the Thalasso Spa. Then get gorgeous with your girls at their onsite salon.
You can choose to get married on the beach in an intimate ceremony under the gazebo or say “I Do” on their private pier. With a poolside gourmet meal to follow and beachfront reception, there’s no wonder that this venue is the premier wedding resort on Isla Mujeres.
Want to know more about Zoetry? Read unbiased reviews on Tripadvisor here.
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Privilege Aluxes Isla Mujeres Mexico
Privilege Aluxes is a gorgeous resort big enough to accommodate all of your wedding guests, while still maintaining that stress-free island vibe to make your celebration feel warm and welcoming. Whatever you are dreaming of to make your stay special, they can help bring to life. From excursions and activities to flowers and details. Let them cover your ‘To Do’s’ so you can just focus on saying ‘I Do!’
Offering world-class spa services, so you can pamper yourselves on the morning of your wedding, and then head over to the onsite salon to get gorgeous! Get married on the beach under the gently swaying palm trees, and then celebrate Mexican-style with the Mariachi and a pinata! Round out your Best Day Ever by dining Al Fresco with your toes in the sand on your wedding night, as the ocean waves serenade you and your wedding guests.
Want to know more about Privilege Aluxes? Check out the unbiased reviews on Tripadvisor here.
Na Balam Beach Resort
Situated on the idyllic Playa Norte on Isla Mujeres’ north end, Na Balam Beach Resort boasts the best beach on the island. Soft ivory sand, and half a mile of shallow turquoise sea perfect for sipping and sunning the days away. Every afternoon dozens of boats drop anchor off of Playa Norte to see and be seen. It is lively, and if you are traveling with a group who like to have fun, then this is a fabulous location.
On the other hand, the resort itself has a peaceful zen vibe to it, with rustic contemporary rooms, and a professional yoga studio with regular classes. This is a chic eco-resort to accommodate your guests and a great place to recharge your batteries. Rest easy knowing that as far as spectacular backdrops for getting married on the beach go, there are few better than this.
Want to know more about Na Balaam? Read unbiased reviews on Tripadvisor here.
Vista de la Luz Caribbean Luxury Villa
On Isla Mujeres’ rustic south end, perched on the cliffs high above the warm turquoise sea, and offering spectacular panoramic views of the sun setting over Cancun, is the island’s most sophisticated luxury villa, Vista de la Luz. This is a fabulous location if privacy is a top priority for your wedding.
With four sumptuous suites, this piece of paradise is best suited to accommodate more intimate wedding groups, or can simply be used as an impressive off-resort wedding venue. We absolutely adore the private dock with covered palapa as a jaw-dropping location for your wedding ceremony, and the vaulted terrace over the suspended infinity pool makes a magical backdrop for the post-nuptials celebration. A wedding here is sure to be one that your guests will never forget!
Want to know more about Vista de la Luz? Check it out on AirBnB here.
Capitan Dulche Isla Mujeres
Capitan Dulche is an exclusive beach club with its own private white sand beach that’s perfect for your barefoot wedding. Not to worry if your RSVP list is a big one, this is an ideal large event location with ample outdoor space and beautifully manicured gardens for your guests to mix and mingle. Add to that the attraction of their award-winning onsite maritime museum, and you have the perfect setting for a ‘Uniquely You’ wedding celebration.
Want to know more about Capitan Dulche? Read unbiased reviews on Tripadvisor here.
And an added bonus!
Are you looking for a great vacation home in the middle of the action to share with your friends and family during your wedding?
Our recommendation ticks all the boxes for you and your guests; great location, clean, all the amenities of home. Our recent stay here was top notch and so we want to share it with you! Check out Casa Barco on AirBnB, Tripadvisor or on Facebook if you just need a single room or a 6 bedroom home for your guests to share. And let them know Fun In The Sun Weddings sent you!
Whether you are planning your destination wedding at a gorgeous resort, villa or beach club, either way, you really cannot go wrong with getting married on Isla Mujeres, Mexico. This spectacular island will set the stage for a celebration nobody will ever forget!
Of course, since you will want the best Isla Mujeres wedding photographer to capture your drop dead gorgeous Isla Mujeres wedding, you should get in touch with us today! We are Fun In The Sun Weddings, the best wedding photographers in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
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