Best Resorts in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico to have a South Asian Destination Wedding

Wondering about the best places in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico to have a South Asian destination wedding? There are many resorts available but not all are created equal. Some are absolutely beautiful but lack enough experience with South Asian weddings.

Other resorts have the experience but not nearly enough space for your needs. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of our favorite resorts in Playa Del Carmen to have a South Asian destination wedding. Read on to see which places made the list.

How We Chose Each of the Resorts in Our List for South Asian Weddings

We created our list below by personally vetting each of these resorts. That means we have visited them so we can have first-hand experience with the accommodations, amenities, the level of service, the food, and the spaces available for weddings.

We keep close contact with the staff there to stay in-the-know on upcoming changes as well and make additional visits as needed to review renovations and new features. Our strong connections with the resorts allow us to secure savings and perks that we pass on to our clients. We look for a few things to decide if the resort makes the list including the following (in no particular order):

  1. Does it offer enough space for weddings of all sizes?
  2. Is the food high quality and delicious?
  3. Does it offer a variety of amenities for adults and younger guests?
  4. Were we impressed with the service?
  5. Does it offer South Asian catering options?
  6. Is the resort close to other attractions?
  7. Does the resort have a great beach?
  8. Are the accommodations beautiful and comfortable?
  9. Does the resort offer good value for what the guests receive?
  10. Do they have access to things unique to South Asian weddings (such as a structure for mandaps, or horses for baraats)

The Best Resorts in Playa Del Carmen for South Asian Destination Weddings

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Playacar Palace


Playacar Palace is located in the Playa Del Carmen region of Mexico. This area is known not only for its breath-taking scenery but also its laid-back bohemian vibe. The all-inclusive, family-friendly resort has 201 rooms with furnished balconies, ocean views, whirlpool tubs, daily refreshed minibars, state-of-the-art technology, 24-hour room service and plush beds.

The rooms have a modern style and are decorated in soft shades to enhance your relaxation. It is just steps away from Playa del Carmen’s famous 5th Avenue and the Cozumel Ferry Dock. Take some time to relax at Awe Spa which includes a menu of luxurious pampering options from Aromatherapeutic massages and scrubs to body therapies like their famed 80-minute Chocolate Wrap.

There are 3 restaurants serving international cuisines and four bars on the property. Enjoy the large outdoor pool with a children’s section and a poolside café and bar. Enjoy the fitness center with modern equipment. Click here to get more details about South Asian weddings at Playacar Palace.

Hotel Xcaret Mexico

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Hotel Xcaret Mexico


Hotel Xcaret Mexico, a five-star resort, offers some of the most breath-taking views and locations on the property for stunning wedding portraits. You also get the benefit of enjoying free access to the region’s top attractions including Xcaret, Xenses, Xplor, Xplor Fuego, Xoximilco, and Xel-Ha parks.

There are 900 rooms across five buildings in this family-friendly resort. The rooms here are large, tastefully decorated and modern with hand-crafted décor made locally. You’ll get either a garden, river, ocean or pool view here. Enjoy soaking in your jet tub or enjoy a beverage from your minibar or Nespresso machine while relaxing in your hammock on your terrace.

There are 11 restaurants including an international buffet, as well as Mexican and Asian cuisines. Stop by one of the eight bars on the grounds for a relaxing drink. Or, visit one of the three gyms for a good workout.

There is a Kids Club with daily activities plus free yoga and meditation as well. When you are ready to unwind, stop by the spa with treatment rooms that look like the popular caves and cenotes in Mexico or stop by the beauty salon for a manicure.

If you’d rather go for a swim, there are 10 outdoor pools and a children’s pool with a waterslide plus two swim-up bars here. Plus, there is an impressive beachfront lagoon as well.

Paradisus Playa Del Carmen

Best Resort Playa Del Carmen Mexico South Asian Wedding

Paradisus Playa Del Carmen


Paradisus Playa Del Carmen is a family-friendly resort. There are two lagoon-style pools here as well as an activity pool, and a pool bar. Enjoy daily pool parties with DJs, dancers, shows and games.

Take a moment to relax at the YHI Spa with treatments using authentic Mexican honey, essential oils, and local ingredients. If offers many fun activities for the entire family including crafts (such as hand painting bags and hats), learning Latin dances or uncovering the secrets of making popular cocktails.

If you have kids, they’ll enjoy the kids area known as Kidsdom where they’ll do fun activities, science experiments, crafts and more. Stop by the fitness center to find modern equipment like ski machines, elliptical machine, Kinesis® recumbent bikes, and more. Or, take in a Pilates class, Yoga or spinning class (among others). There are 11 restaurants, 10 bars, a coffee shop and ice cream shop.

While these resorts are each exceptional, keep in mind that finding the perfect destination in Mexico or the Caribbean that fits your unique needs, budget and vision works best when you have an advisor on your side like us.

We’ll quickly create a curated list specific to you of the best places for you and, through our signature Resort Match Finder process, we’ll help you find the right resorts in those areas. Our process works because we take the time to get to know you to ensure we find the resorts that are a perfect fit. Contact us today to get started!

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Ready to plan your South Asian wedding in Mexico or the Caribbean? We’ll help you find the right resort for you and bring together all the travel details for you and your guests. And we’ll even connect you with vendors that specialize in South Asian weddings so you can shorten your wedding to-do list.

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, and our summary of average South Asian destination wedding costs.

Learn about different destinations and resorts that have the best perks for South Asian weddings by contacting us online or call at 888-485-0005.