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TOP 5 AFFORDABLE WEDDING PACKAGE IN MEXICO

Finding the best resort and most affordable wedding package for your destination wedding can be a daunting task. There are hundreds of resorts and even more wedding packages! 

Luckily, we at Hola Weddings, have gone through every single wedding package offered in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Playa Mujeres and came up with a top 5 of the best “bang for your buck” packages available. 

This is based on a pure value for money analysis for the wedding package. They are not necessarily the cheapest per say but they are the most complete. They all include a private reception and a few perks.

We understand that a lot more deciding factors can go into deciding on what wedding location and package is the best for you and your group, However, this is certainly is a good place to start. 

If you want a list of resorts and packages more specific to your needs, don’t hesitate to contact us, that is what we do!

Are you ready? Here we go!

5. STRAWBERRY PASSION WEDDING PACKAGE / BARCELO MAYA GRAND RESORT

  •  $4,300 USD for 30 guests
  •  $70 per extra guests
Strawberry wedding package from Barcelo Maya Grand. Position number 5 in the Top 5 affordable wedding packages in Mexico

This wedding package packs a lot of inclusions for a great price. It includes a ceremony with live music, the bouquet and boutonniere, toast and a private beach reception of 3-hours with an open bar. All that for 30 guests. Plus the extra guest price is only $70 per person. 

What makes it special? It includes hair and make-up as well a manicure and pedicure for the bride. 

What are the downsides: The exact venue is not confirmed until about a month prior to the wedding date. They are similar but you will not know what section of the resort you will have in advance.

4. BEYOND MEMORABLE WEDDING PACKAGE / AVAILABLE AT MULTIPLE RESORTS (SECRETS, DREAMS and NOW RESORTS)

  • $7,500 USD for 50-79 guests
  • $11, 999 USD for 80-100 guests
  • Extra rate guest varies based on resort

This is the best package available for larger groups. It includes a rehearsal dinner, welcome cocktail-hour, the ceremony with bouquet and boutonniere and a 3-hour private reception with open bar, buffet and dessert station. 

Beyond Memorable wedding package. Number 4 on the top 5 affordable wedding package in Mexico

What makes it special? It is available at multiple locations and the only fixed priced package available for up to 100 people. It also includes a rehearsal dinner.

What are the downsides: It has to be booked at least a year in advance. The included decor and flowers are minimal.

3. GOLD WEDDING PACKAGE / EXCELLENCE PLAYA MUJERES AND EXCELLENCE RIVIERA CANCUN

  • $2,400 for 20 guests
  • $45 per extra guest

If you are looking for an adults-only resort, this package will be very hard to beat. It includes the ceremony with bouquet and boutonniere, a sparkling wine toast and wedding cake as well as a cocktail hour with live music and a 4-hour private reception. Plus, the extra guests cost only $45 per person!

What makes it special?  It includes a video of the ceremony, a 50 minutes couple massage and a complimentary suite for the groom the night before the wedding(based on availability).

What are the downsides? The outside vendor fee is a minimum of $500 per vendor.

2. PARTY LOVER DELUXE WEDDING PACKAGE / GRAND PALLADIUM RIVIERA MAYA AND GRAND PALLADIUM COSTA MUJERES

  • $7,900 for 50 guests
  • $60 per extra guest
Party Lovers Deluxe package, number 2 in the Top 5 affordable wedding packages in Mexico

This great offer bundles everything you need. It includes one of Karen Busen’s specially curated ceremony collection, a sparkling wine toast and a 4-hour private reception with an open bar. It also includes additional decor for the reception and a DJ.

What makes it special? You get to choose between a few different ceremony collections, it offers a large choice of decor for the reception that you can personalize.

What are the downsides? The cost of the ceremony itself is not included ($390 for a symbolic ceremony) and has to be added.

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1. SEASIDE BLISS / SANDOS CARACOL, SANDOS PLAYACAR AND SANDOS CANCUN

The number one package on our list because it includes it all. It offers the ceremony with bouquet and boutonniere, a sparkling wine toast, 1-hour cocktail hour, custom wedding cake, 3 center pieces and a 3-hour reception with open bar, DJ, lights and sound system during dinner. 

  • $4,750 for 30 guests
  • $79 per extra guests

What makes it special? On top of it  they offer an additional discount of up to $2,000.00 on the wedding package based on the total number of room nights the group brings in to the hotel.

What are the downsides? Decor inclusions are pretty basic.

See our complete guides to a destination wedding at Sandos Caracol Weddings or a Sandos Playacar Weddings

I hope you liked our Top 5 affordable wedding packages in Mexico!

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about these or any other questions related to destination weddings in Mexico.

Jeff Lanno

Having worked in travel agencies for the past 15+ years, this morphed into managing groups and wedding groups. Travel is my passion. I backpacked the world for 7 years in my 20s and now keep going as much as family life permits it! I visited more than 35 countries (so far), 4 continents (so far) and lived in 6 countries (so far). My goal is to make the travel and destination wedding experience a beautiful and a memorable experience. I love helping people discover new places and experience new things. I can work with people from the USA and Canada, and I am a legally certified Canadian travel agent with an OPC license from Qc.

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