You deserve to have your wedding somewhere special that will pamper you and your guests the way you deserve. That’s why when it comes to resorts, we love recommending Grand Velas Riviera Maya to our clients. It’s a 5-star resort that understands that when you choose them, you want more than just a wedding: you want an all-out luxury experience for your guests marked by uncommonly delicious food, gorgeous scenery, fun activities and adventures at every turn. Take a look at all this resort has to offer for your wedding.
The Grand Velas Riviera Maya is located on 80 acres of Caribbean Coast along sparkling turquoise waters. It’s 35 minutes away from Cancun Airport. Because of its location, you’ll enjoy gorgeous views from your hotel room whether it’s the gorgeous Yucatan jungles, the on-site gardens, or the beautiful oceans with their powder-white sands.
The resort is just five minutes from Playa del Carmen known for its 5th Avenue that offers the best shopping experiences you’ll find in the area. It’s also 50 minutes away from the famed Mayan Ruins in Tulum which are one of the top excursions we recommend for you and your guests during your stay. If you’re looking for more adventurous outdoor activities, you’ll be happy to know that you’ll be just 10 minutes form Xcaret, an expansive eco-park offering more than 50 natural and cultural attractions. You’ll enjoy swimming in underground rivers, snorkeling, visiting the Aviary, the Coral Reef Aquarium, and the Butterfly Pavilion, and much more here.
Accommodations, Amenities and Things to Do
The resort offers three unique experiences: The Grand Class, the Ambassador Class and the Grand Zen Class. You can view the rooms here. The Grand Class has 90 suites and offers luxury and romance as you enjoy private plunge pools, jacuzzi tubs and lovely sunset views from your terrace. Enjoy the gourmet global cuisine at three restaurants offering Mexican, Italian and casual faire. The Ambassador Class offers all the amenities a family would need in their 195 spacious suites which offer stunning ocean views from your private terrace. Dine at three unique restaurants that offer global cuisine. This section has spacious suites around the infinity pool and it’s close to the Kids’ & Teens’ Clubs and fitness center. Plus, you’ll be right in front of the white sand beach and turquoise sea. The Grand Zen Class is where you’ll want to stay for the ultimate relaxation in a family-friendly environment. You’ll love the jungle views from your private terrace and spacious suite with views of the pool and Koi pond.
It’s worth noting that the resort offers a baby concierge and amenities for babies such as high chairs, cribs, strollers, baby bath tubs, bouncers, bottles and pacifiers. They also offer professional child care services.
The resort offers fun activities including:
- Yoga, Pilates and Zumba classes
- Life Fitness Center
- Kids’ Club
- Teens’ Club
- Snorkeling, kayaks and boogie boards
- Daily activities including salsa dance classes, beach soccer, bike tours, ping pong tournaments, water volleyball, and more
- Swim with dolphins
The Grand Velas Riviera Maya offers just one wedding per day so you can book your wedding knowing all of the resort resources, attention and staff will be dedicated to you. We love that they also offer a social media concierge that can assist with livestreaming your wedding and even posting it for you online so you can share your wedding with those who can’t make it.
This resort does not have specific packages for South Asian weddings. This means you’ll have total flexibility in what you want to include and you won’t pay for details you don’t need. The resort offers top-tier vendors such as florists, artisans, suppliers and planners to create your unique vision. You’ll love that they have world-renowned chefs and 5- and 4-diamond awarded restaurants on site that can create any South Asian dish according to your preferences.
The resort offers many indoor and outdoor options for venues for weddings of various sizes.
The Grand Velas Riviera Maya offers a luxury resort experience for you and your guests. And when you have your wedding there, you’ll enjoy excellent service, incredible food, many venue choices and access to the best wedding vendors. Bring your vision and they will create it with you at this beautiful resort!
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.