Here Comes the Wedding Packages

A variety of wedding packages are available at selected Palace Resorts properties

By: Terra Judge

Couples opting to tie the knot can choose from a variety of wedding packages at the oceanfront Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun, Aventura Spa Palace in the Riviera Maya and Playacar Palace in Playa del Carmen, Cozumel Palace on the island of Cozumel or Vallarta Palace in Nuevo Vallarta.

The Palace Resorts’ Free Wedding package, valid for guests staying at the Moon Palace, Aventura, Playacar Palace or Vallarta Palace for their entire stay, includes an assortment of wedding perks.

The wedding location; all document arrangements; justice of the peace; marriage license and certificate; while folding chairs; domestic champagne (up to four bottles); dinner reservations at selected restaurants for 25 to 50 guests depending on location; special breakfast in bed the morning after the wedding; candlelight dinner for the bride and groom with special menu and decoration; fruit basket and bottle of sparkling wine in room; honeymooner’s weekly cocktail party with memento photograph; red carpeted walkway, wedding coordinator; late check-out until 3 pm; and witnesses, if required, are all included in the package.

Superior and deluxe wedding packages are also available at an additional cost. Some of the amenities included in these packages are a decorated horse-drawn carriage, spa treatments, flowers, wedding cake and photo and video package.

For the couple looking for something a bit more unique, the Moon Palace and Aventura are offering guests the Blessing of the Mayan Gods wedding package, priced at $1,000. The ceremony is performed on the beach with the couple at the center of a circle made up of family and friends and the event is steeped in symbolism to represent union, abundance, commitment, movement, desire, joy and happiness.

Room rates range from $188-229, per room, per night, depending on season and resort.