Frequently Asked Questions
QWhat is a Mayan wedding ceremony?
A A Mayan wedding ceremony is a spiritual event based on the Four Elements: Water, Air, Fire, and Earth. As this celebration is held by a shaman, he uses an incense named copal to remove negative energies from the bride and groom.
QWhere can I get married in Mexico?
A Weddings in Riviera Maya are a dream come true. The most stunning resorts to celebrate your wedding includes Grand Coral Beach Club, a peaceful area where you can party around an infinity pool; Blue Venado Beach Club, where you can get magical wedding photos on a horse; and Grand Velas Riviera Maya, a luxury family resort offering customized wedding ceremonies.
QHow much is a wedding at an All-Inclusive resort in Riviera Maya?
A You will find one-of-a-kind Riviera Maya wedding packages. The cost depends on the resort, wedding venue, services, catering, and the number of guests.
QDo you pay for guests at a destination wedding in Riviera Maya?
A It is not necessary to pay for all your wedding guests. But you can instead offset some of the expenses. For example. checking with the hotel if they offer free rooms per a certain number of reservations made.
QHow much do guests pay for destination weddings?
A The cost for a destination wedding in Riviera Maya depends on plane tickets, the hotel rooms, the appropriate attire, gifts, and any additional activity you may book.
QWho pays for what in a wedding?
A While you might like to pay for your own wedding, sometimes it is not possible to afford all the expenses. Your guests can pay their plane tickets, hotel accommodations, and additional activities. And you may cover the religious ceremony, wedding reception, and the honeymoon.
QCan you get married on a Sunday in Mexico?
A Absolutely! Most places offer wedding ceremonies on Sunday. For example, Grand Velas Riviera Maya hosts weddings every day.
QWhat types of wedding venues do you have?
A Plan the perfect destination wedding at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort. We offer multiple venues around the property, each as breathtaking as the next. Exchange vows with turquoise water as your backdrop. Say "I Do" in a lush private garden. Have a traditional ceremony in the chapel, or embrace the Mayan Jungle and celebrate poolside. Our elegant venues will make your wedding dreams come true. Contact our wedding coordinators and make a request for proposal.View Details
QWhat type of meeting venues do you have?
A Watch meetings come to life at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya. Host your next business meeting or event in our perfectly designed meeting rooms and conference venues offering breathtaking views and state-of-the-art audiovisual. The 30,000 square-foot Convention Center features flexible breakout rooms, grand salons and pre-function space for up to 2,700 guests. The resort's magnificent garden, terrace, and beach create the perfect ambiance for outdoor receptions and banquets.View Details
QWhat kind of ceremony is included in the wedding collection?
A The Eternally Yours and Infinite Yours Wedding Collection Packages include a symbolic wedding ceremony in an exclusive venue. Both feature a one-hour cocktail hour and a classic wedding cake from the Velas Collections.View Details
QHow much is required to reserve the date and location for my wedding?
A Plan your storybook wedding in paradise at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya. Reserve your date now to ensure availability at our resort. A 25% deposit of the total will be required. This deposit is non-refundable.
QHow many weddings are held on the same day at the resort?
A Your special day is yours alone at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort. To ensure that every wedding run smoothly, there is only one wedding per day at the resort. Please reserve your date as soon as possible to save the availability.
QHow late can my event go?
A We want every guest to have the best experience possible when staying at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort. To be respectful to other guests, the limit is 10:30 pm in the outdoor areas. The hours may be extended for an additional charge in our indoor spaces. Please contact us for more information.
QCan my guests attend the wedding if they are not staying at the resort?
A Yes. However, guests not staying at any Velas Resorts must purchase a wedding pass upon their arrival at the resort. Wedding passes are guaranteed for purchase only on the ceremony date and can stay just the time of the wedding event. Please contact your wedding sales coordinator for wedding pass restrictions.
QWhat is the rate for children?
A Children are welcome at every wedding celebration for the same rate as every guest. Please contact our wedding specialists for any additional information regarding your guest list.
QWhat décor is included in the wedding collection?
A Your wedding will be as beautiful as the sunset over the ocean, and our seasoned wedding planners will perfectly execute your dream wedding including the decor, from floral arrangements, centerpieces, candles, canopy with white veils, and personal touches created with your style in mind.
QWhat types of wedding packages do you offer?
A At Velas Resorts, we've created five all-inclusive wedding and honeymoon packages devoted to romance and relaxation. Choose the Mayan Connections, Truly Yours, Eternally Yours, Infinitely Yours, or the Special Concessions package and pick the one that is best suited for your style and event. Whether you are looking for a Mayan Ceremony on the beach or a more traditional affair in the chapel, Grand Velas has the perfect package for your dream destination wedding.View Details