Fairmont Mayakoba is a luxury resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico that offers the advantage of being well-situated to many exciting areas such as Cancun (which is just 30 minutes away) and downtown Playa del Carmen where you’ll find excellent shopping options.
This resort is a private, gated 240-acres property that is the only one in the area that is encircled by a gorgeous rainforest lined with waterways. You’ll see exotic parrots, cuckoos, and spider monkeys nearby as you tour the resort canals in a resort boat or catamaran. Because and it’s right on the Caribbean shoreline, you can expect to get exceptional wedding portraits here. Read on to see why Fairmont Mayakoba is an idyllic location for South Asian destination weddings.
Fairmont Mayakoba amenities and things to do
The Fairmont Mayakoba It has 401 beautifully-decorated rooms as well as Casitas (villas). It is not an all-inclusive resort but it does offer the option to purchase all-inclusive packages if you prefer to have meals and drinks included during your stay. While there are no cars allowed on the property, guests get around by golf cart, on foot or by lancha, a flat, canopied boat.
We like that it offers special features and experiences that make it especially perfect for families on your guest list. From the connecting rooms to the cribs and babysitting service which are available upon request, families can find all they need to have a comfortable stay. They even offer diaper changing tables in the bathrooms, baby bottle sterilizers, diaper pails, kids’ step stools, and baby bathtubs.
Children ages 5 and under eat free from the children’s menu while children ages 6-12 eat for half price. They also offer a Kids’ Club or seasonal Teens’ Club.
Water lovers will be happy to hear that there are five swimming pools on site. You’ll also find six restaurants. Stop by the Willow Stream Spa to get a relaxing massage in a private treatment room overlooking the mangrove forest treetops. Visit the rooftop pool while you’re there for hydrotherapy or beautify with a facial or manicure.
Golf lovers will be especially pleased because there is a PGA course, El Camaleón, that is an 18-hole eco-minded championship course with unforgettable views of the mangrove wetlands, Caribbean coast and surrounding jungle.
Water sports such as snorkeling, scuba diving, kite surfing, boogie boards, and kayaking are available. You can even get a beachfront workout at the Muuk Gym.
The resort prides itself on offering Bucket List experiences such as night kayaking, nature trail biking, and kitesurfing. It also offers cultural events such as Mexican fiestas, mezcal tastings, kids’ carnivals and farmers’ markets featuring exotic local produce. Learn how to make Mexican delicacies with the chef or go for a tequila and craft beer tasting.
Take a bird-watching boat tour along the resort’s canals or join marine biologists to learn about the endangered coral reef in the area. Here, there’s always something to do!
Close by the hotel is El Pueblito, the traditional town plaza at the very center of Mayakoba. Come for the delicious local cuisine, boutique shopping, festive musical entertainment, an arcade and lively nightlife at Pueblito Bar. It’s an excellent place to go with your guests for entertainment that is off the resort but still close by it.
The Fairmont Mayakoba offers a wedding package for South Asian weddings. With 240-acres, this private resort can accommodate larger weddings very well. Because it’s private, it takes good care of its beach and all areas of its property so your oceanfront wedding will have immaculate surroundings.
Host introduction mixers and receptions by the pool, in one of their fine dining venues, and on the white-sand beach.
For your ceremony, the Fairmont Mayakoba has several location options: The expansive La Isla Lawn, at the garden-rimmed adult’s pool, two elegant ballrooms or right on the beach.
When it comes to food, you’ll love that they offer special banquet menus that include popular traditional South Asian recipes.
When you want a wedding that feels like a dream come true, Fairmont Mayakoba Riviera Maya is where you want to get married. A luxurious, expansive property awaits that offers ample space for your events, gourmet meals and family-friendly amenities that make it a stand-out resort.
South Asian weddings in Riviera Maya
South Asian weddings at Fairmont Mayakoba Riviera Maya
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