From relaxing Caribbean vibes to the tantalizing Mayan jungle, the beach paradise of Cancun and the Riviera Maya is a favorite among vacationers, families, enfianced couples as well as newlyweds and honeymooners!
Every year, people journey to the west coast of Mexico to escape and enjoy the Latin beach vibes, letting the turquoise waters wash their cares away with every wave. Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya offer it all - from sparkling virgin beaches to ecotourism and exquisite Mexican cuisine.
Cancun also offers one of the best destinations for a honeymoon getaway. What more can you ask for to begin a new chapter in life? Romantic sunsets, endless ocean, world class spas and a calming tropical atmosphere that practically invites you to relax and savor every moment.
If you're considering a honeymoon in Cancun or the Riviera Maya, we highly recommend it! You'll enjoy paradise - living life to the fullest with your true love.
Why honeymoon in Cancun? There are innumerable reasons why the Riviera Maya is an excellent idea for a honeymoon - here, will give you just a sampling of all the things to experience.
If you haven't seen the gorgeous turquoise waters of the Caribbean from Cancun, you're in for a treat. Imagine pure white sand as soft and thin as powder, the endless ocean and warm, tropical sun that shines all year ‘round.
Also, the entire region has fascinating natural wonders such as fresh pools, islands, coral reefs and remarkable ancient cenotes. Cenotes are natural ponds supplied by underground rivers and are found throughout the Yucatan Peninsula.
Cancun also has exciting eco-tourism theme parks. Xcaret, Xel-Há and Xplor, to name just a few, are places to let your adrenaline soar! Take a tour on zip lines, on ATVs or by snorkeling around caves and underground rivers.
Take a walk in the footsteps of the ancient Mayans when you visit the well-preserved archeology sites in and around Cancun. The Mayan civilization was one of the most important in pre-Hispanic Mexico. Take an immersive tour to marvel at the Mayan legacy when you visit Tulum, Cobá and Chichen Itza (considered one of the Seven New Wonders of the Modern World) for a day of history, adventure and mystery!
Whet your palate with some of the most mouth-watering cuisine in all of Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula.The Mayan legacy is well preserved here, with ingredients and ancient preparation methods that have been passed down through generations since pre-Hispanic times.
Today, the Yucatecan cuisine is a savory fusion between the Mayan and the Hispanic cultures, so you're sure to eat well throughout your stay.
A spectacular destination like Cancun and the Riviera Maya also has a world-class wellness offer. An example of this is our spectacular SE spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, which was awarded by "The World Luxury Spa Awards" as the best luxury spa in America.
A honeymoon is all about pampering from head to toe, letting all your worries slip away as you dive deep into your relationship - and what better way to relax than in one of the best spas in the world.
The charm of Mexico and the tropics also create the perfect scenery to say, "I do". Cancun is also one of the most popular areas for destination weddings in Mexico. Journey to Mexico, where ancient culture blends with modern-day beauty, amenities and luxury in a remarkable way.
If you're already set on the honeymoon in Cancun, why not consider celebrating a luxury beach wedding here as well? Our exclusive Grand Velas Riviera Maya resort is the ideal location to celebrate a beach wedding. We have jaw-dropping wedding venues from oceanside to Mayan jungle and cenotes, we'll help you plan the dream wedding you've always wanted.
Check the availability of your date below and our experts at Velas Weddings will contact you to begin planning an unforgettable fairy-tale wedding in paradise.
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