Destination Weddings in Mexico
Published May 9, 2018
To get married in Mexico, you will need your passport as well as birth certificates and a tourist permit. Divorce and death decrees are required if applicable. In addition, you will need chest x-rays and blood tests. These scans and tests have to be done in Mexico, so make your travel arrangements accordingly. At the legal ceremony, you will also need 4 witnesses with proper identification. As of 2015, Same-Sex Marriages are welcome in Mexico! In Mexico, you will have an option between a civil or religious ceremony, the choice is up to you!
To travel in Mexico, you will need your passport as well as a tourist permit (Airline will supply on the flight). Make sure to advise your country's travel information website for more information and possibly other travel documents. The official language of Mexico is Spanish, however, all resorts and tourist intensive areas speak English. The official currency of Mexico is the Mexican Peso, however, USD is accepted across the country.
From choices of Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Cozumel, Ixtapa, Manzanillo, Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta and more, there are so many beaches for your wedding to choose from! The most popular beaches will be along the west coast of the island, this includes Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Cozumel, and Cancun. These are swimmable beaches and you can expect white sands and blue waters. It is important to note that the east coast o the island, has unswimmable beaches, meaning the waters are extremely rough and are not recommended for swimming in the ocean. This includes places such as Cabo San Lucas, Ixtapa, and Manzanillo. These locations have desert-like conditions, making the experience on the east and the west coast an extremely different. In addition to their amazing beaches, Mexico has a great nightlife. Cancun and Cozumel, the best places for those party animals. Cancun is one of the most popular spots for spring breakers, so be aware of dates if you would like to avoid the party, or experience the craziness around February and March!
The Mayan Ruins are the main attraction in Mexico. Archeological sites such as Chichen Itza, the most popular UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is a Mayan Ruin site that tourists can visit and learn about how the Mayan's lived and survived many years ago. Chichen Itza is a large structure, in the shape of a triangular prism. Tourists used to be able to climb to the top, however, due to preservations, the site can only be visited, no longer be able to climb. Chichen Itza is in the middle of the most popular areas in Mexico. It is about a 3-hour drive from Cancun, a 2-hour drive from Tulum and Playa del Carmen.
Another main attraction in Mexico, that sets them apart from other locations are their cenotes. Cenotes are underwater caves that are formed when limestone caves in, leaving a large hole in the earth. Water pools in these holes, leaving you with a perfect secret cave with beautiful turquoise waters. Many excursions companies have taken advantage of this unique experience with a wide variety of excursions to choose from, there is something for everyone! You can find Mexico's cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula, there are over 7000 of them.
Best Wedding Venue in all of Mexico... Sunset Monalisa
Love is the history and love makes history at Sunset Monalisa. Weddings infused with spectacular ocean vistas at Land's End, scrumptious food, impeccable service and elegant set-ups are why so many couples choose to have their wedding at Sunset Monalisa. Working with local and international event planners and Sunset Monalisa's experienced Groups and Special Events Manager- every detail is meticulously planned and executed allowing the happy couple and their guests to enjoy their special day!
Large or small parties are accommodated with 9 different terraces to choose from, always attentive to the bridals parties' every desire. Sunset Monalisa's policy is one bride per day to ensure undivided attention and service. Ranked the number one restaurant for wonderful weddings in Los Cabos; advance booking is required.