Planning your wedding at an all-inclusive resort can take a lot of the stress and planning work of your nuptials off your plate. After all, all-inclusive properties offer rooms for all your guests, as well as all the foods, drinks and amenities you will need for your big day. Many properties also have a wedding planner on-site, which can help you organize details like securing your marriage certificate and an officiant for the ceremony.
A variety of all-inclusive retreats have also introduced special packages to make hosting a wedding even more seamless. From the Florida Keys to the Caribbean, here are the top all-inclusive resorts offering enticing wedding packages that cover almost everything you could need.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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If you’re looking for a large family-friendly resort for your all-inclusive dream wedding, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic offers something for everyone. This expansive Punta Cana property features 1,775 rooms and suites next to a beautiful white sand beach with swaying palms and loungers for relaxation. The hotel has a supervised kids club to help give the adults in your party a break, and the Rockaway Bay water park boasts a couple dozen waterslides, plus a family pool and several bars. The resort even has its own casino with table games, slots and live poker with cash games every night of the week. Couples can relax knowing their entire party will be well fed and entertained, as there are nine restaurants and 23 different bars and lounges to choose from.
Whatever wedding package you choose – options span “Modern Enchantment” to “Lavish Daydream” – you’ll get a wedding venue; seating, wine and cake for 32 guests; a soloist for the ceremony; an on-site wedding coordinator; and a complimentary honeymoon package, among other amenities. Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana’s “Wedding Group Benefits” give couples perks such as complimentary private functions, room upgrades and even complimentary nights. This resort is ideal for anything from a small wedding or elopement all the way up to a massive wedding with room for everyone.
Secrets Moxché Playa Del Carmen: Playa del Carmen, México
Secrets Moxché Playa Del Carmen is an adults-only all-inclusive resort, so it’s best for the type of destination wedding where the kids are left at home. This property sits just a few miles from Playa del Carmen’s famous Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue), allowing for easy access to nightlife or special dinners out with the wedding party. This resort has 485 sumptuous suites, more than a dozen restaurants and bars, and plenty of the “Unlimited-Luxury” experience that Secrets resorts are known for.
Weddings are a big deal at Secrets Moxché Playa Del Carmen, and the resort offers numerous wedding packages and special offers as a result. Each package includes the expertise and assistance of an on-site wedding coordinator, as well as preparation of the wedding couple’s ceremony attire, a nondenominational or symbolic ceremony, and more. Wedding flowers, special food and beverage packages, spa packages or discounts, and free anniversary nights can also be arranged.
Bungalows Key Largo: Florida Keys, Florida
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This all-inclusive Florida resort is considered one of the top romantic getaways in the state for good reason. If you’re looking for Florida beach wedding packages and you want to book something all-inclusive, Bungalows Key Largo is your best bet. This all-inclusive Florida Keys resort is for adults only, so it’s best for mature groups or destination weddings with adult children (ages 21 and up) only. That said, all meals including fine dining and premium drinks are covered in your stay – along with access to top-notch Florida Keys shoreline, pools and hot tubs and even use of kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, snorkel gear and water trikes.
The property consists of 135 stand-alone bungalows, and weddings here are geared to smaller affairs. Bungalows Key Largo offers special elopement packages, which come with a private ceremony with an officiant, a bridal bouquet, an hour of professional photography, in-room rose petals and Champagne on the big night, a romantic wedding dinner, and more.
Royalton Antigua: Antigua
Royalton Antigua offers all-inclusive luxury for groups of all ages. At this resort you’ll find eight restaurants and five bars, kids and teens clubs, three swimming pools, an elegant spa, and a casino. This property in Antigua also features nearly 300 suites to accommodate all your guests, as well as overwater bungalows that are perfect for a betrothed couple who want to splurge.
Planning a luxury wedding at Royalton Antigua is a breeze due to the all-inclusive offerings of the resort and the abundance of wedding venues to choose from here. A variety of packages are available for a small elopement or destination wedding with up to 64 guests; you can customize your special day to get it exactly right. Couples can even enhance their nuptials with unique add-ons like a groom’s in-room experience, a late-night food station or a one-of-a-kind welcome party with a signature cocktail.
Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancún: Cancún, Mexico
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The Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancún All Inclusive Spa Resort offers 602 suites that can accommodate families and groups of all sizes. In fact, the wedding couple and their guests can relax and unwind in anything from ocean-view suites for two all the way up to oceanfront penthouses with three or four bedrooms and your own private pool. The all-inclusive resort boasts around a dozen unique restaurants and bars, including the AAA Five Diamond Le Basilic restaurant. Other standout features at the hotel include a supervised kids club, an elegant Gem Spa, sparkling pools and a stunning white sand beach.
Cancún is one of the most popular wedding destinations in this region of the world, partly because there are more than 120 cities worldwide with direct flights into Cancún International Airport. This Mexican locale is thus easy to reach for both the couple tying the knot and their guests from around the world. The Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancún offers several wedding packages to suit groups of any size, each of which includes a symbolic wedding ceremony, a reception with a cake and exceptional added benefits to make your big day into the wedding of your dreams.
IBEROSTAR Selection Cancún: Cancún, Mexico
IBEROSTAR Selection Cancún is a five-star luxury property that’s conveniently located less than 10 miles from the Cancún International Airport. This property offers direct access to stunning white sand beaches, 10 different pools, a golf course, its own nightclub, and six distinguished restaurants serving fresh and gourmet cuisine. Room options are diverse as well, making it easy for different groups in your party to book the lodging option they need. Suites and oceanfront villas are available at this adults-only resort, which provides a place for guests to escape and celebrate the big day.
Destination weddings at the beach are a focus of IBEROSTAR Selection Cancún. Visitors can plan any type of nuptials from basic to lavish, with the help of a wedding specialist. While the rooms and food are included in the all-inclusive rate, the resort can help you organize every detail of the ceremony, photo shoot, reception, music and more.
Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall: Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall is situated in Montego Bay, Jamaica, about a 5-mile ride from Sangster International Airport. This location is convenient for everyone in the party to reach, and the property itself is uniquely suited to host your entire crew while giving everyone some space. Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall is an adults-only resort, yet the connected Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall accepts guests of all ages. Wedding parties with multiple generations can thus book rooms at either property before joining together for the ceremony, reception and other wedding events. Hyatt Zilara guests can dine and enjoy amenities at both properties, too.
Hyatt Zilara features 344 rooms and suites, including lavish swim-up guest rooms and suites with private butler service. Guests can dine and drink at 16 different restaurants, cafes and bars across both resorts. You’ll also get to enjoy the white sand beach, several sparkling pools and an on-site lazy river. Weddings are common here, with myriad venues spanning an oceanfront wedding gazebo to an elegant Sky Lounge and several ballrooms. All-inclusive weddings can accommodate up to 1,000 guests, and several distinct wedding packages are offered through the resort.
Sandals Ochi: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Sandals properties are known for offering adults-only luxury in unbelievable beachfront settings, and Sandals Ochi is no exception. This new all-inclusive resort in Ocho Rios has everything you could want in an all-inclusive stay, from its own beach club to 11 different bars and 16 unique eateries. Everything is included here, from food and drink to PADI-certified scuba diving, green fees at the golf club, water sports and round-trip airport transfers. Weddings are even included in the rate for stays of three nights or longer.
The fact that this property is adults-only and geared to romance makes it ideal for a small wedding with a few couples, an elopement or even a long-awaited vow renewal. In fact, the property (and other Sandals resorts) offers specialized vow renewal packages for free when you book five rooms or more. Each wedding or vow renewal includes a personal planning team, a picturesque ceremony location, flowers for the bride and groom, a complimentary photo, a reception with a celebration cake and more. Couples can book romantic honeymoon suites or choose from luxurious villas with private pools.
Grand Palladium: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
The Grand Palladium resort complex in the Riviera Maya is a solid option for all-inclusive wedding packages that can fit in any budget. After all, this resort complex actually boasts four different properties, each at their own price point — the Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa, the Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort & Spa, the Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa and the adults-only TRS Yucatan Hotel. By booking a wedding at any of these resorts, you can make it easier for your guests to select a room option and property that fits their budget and family size the best. You may opt to splurge with a stay at the more luxurious Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa or the adults-only TRS Yucatan Hotel with its private plunge pools and Jacuzzi suites.
Weddings are easy to plan at these Grand Palladium resorts in the Riviera Maya. Guests at the three family-friendly properties share all amenities; those staying at TRS Yucatan Hotel can also visit and use the amenities at all four properties. Wedding amenities and upgrades can include private check-in for the bride and groom, access to a dedicated wedding planner, special honeymoon arrangements, breakfast in bed for the wedding couple, a room upgrade (based on availability) and more. Several wedding packages with custom decor and tailored venues are also available.
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