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4 Ways to Choose the Best Wedding Venue in Mexico

By: Weddings by Velas Resorts / 13 Feb 2020
how to choose the best wedding venue in mexico

Did you just get engaged? Congratulations!!! 

You're about to set sail on one of the most exciting adventures of your life - full of emotions and moments to cherish forever. This is an exciting time and it begins with choosing the best wedding venue.

Of all the destinations in the world, Mexico is a Bride's dream. Imagine a gorgeous climate year-round, warm, friendly people along with world-class hospitality and breathtaking venues.

But how to choose the perfect place? 

Cancun, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta? At Velas Resorts, we have luxury wedding planners in all three of these dreamy beach destinations and below they've shared the top tips for selecting the best venue for your destination wedding.


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1 Location, Location, Location!

Mexico has a multitude of breathtaking landscapes across the large country. From the cenotes, Mayan ruins and jungles of Cancun and Riviera Maya, to the sand dunes and natural rock formations of Los Cabos, Mexico truly has it all. So it comes down to choosing what type of wedding do you want to have? Would you like a traditional ceremony in a church or to feel the sea breeze in an outdoor, beach wedding? 

Talk through the details of your dream wedding with your partner to decide the location and type of wedding that best fits your relationship. 


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2 How many Guests?

The number of guests you want to invite is an important factor in choosing the wedding location. Have you always dreamed of a large formal wedding, or is an intimate beach gather more your style? 

Typically, each venue is set up for a specific amount of people. Make sure to ask for the minimum as well as maximum number of guests for the space before you begin sending invitations or planning the guest list.  


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3 Amenities, Suppliers and Wedding Planners

You know you want to feel pampered, comfortable, and in love or your wedding day, so you'll want to choose a location that has the capability to provide for all of your needs. Connections with vendors, suppliers and wedding planners is a must. If you have a specific type of ceremony or reception in mind, make sure the venue you choose has everything you need to make it happen. 

Will you choose to have a wedding planner? If you're planning on a destination wedding, we highly recommend choosing a wedding planner that is already at the destination. This will relieve any of your wedding planning anxiety and truly help you de-stress as he or she will already have connections with the best suppliers and will be able to give you tips and tricks to having a wedding in a tropical climate.


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4 Is Your Wedding Venue Easy to Find? 

When choosing a venue, make sure that it's easy for your guests to get to and from the wedding. At Grand Velas resorts, all of our wedding venues are easily accessible from the resort and we provide transportation to and from locations to make it even easier. Your guests will appreciate the help, navigating a new country if your transportation is pre-arranged and clearly communicated.

These four questions will help you and yours choose the perfect wedding venue in Mexico. If you're planning a luxury beach wedding at one of the most desirable beaches in Mexico, Velas Weddings is the perfect choice. 


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We have extraordinary wedding venues at our Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Grand Velas Los Cabos, Mar del Cabo locations, as well as three breathtaking locations near Puerto Vallarta: Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, Velas Vallarta and the adults-only, Casa Velas. Choose from a variety of settings, from oceanfront to ballroom, as well as a chapel, fitting for traditional ceremonies. 

Visit us! Take a stroll through our lush, tropical gardens, talk with our expert wedding advisors and let's begin designing your luxury wedding in Mexico. 

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