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Weddings at Breathless Riviera Cancun | Our Review 2024

Thinking of getting married at Breathless Riviera Cancun?

Then you’re in the right place!

Our wedding experts have helped 100s of couples plan their big day in Mexico.

We know exactly what you’re looking for & we’re sharing all our insights with you.

You’ll get everything from packages & prices to venues, group activities, & more!

Ready to see if it’s the right resort for you?

Let’s dive in!

Breathless Riviera Cancun Weddings

1. Hotel Overview

★★★★★ | adults-only | ALL-INCLUSIVE | CANCUN

Breathless Riviera is a luxury all-inclusive, adults-only oasis located in Cancun.

Its white-sand beaches & palm-tree-lined shores are just a taste of what’s in store for you here…

breathless riviera cancun weddings

This resort is known for its fusion of art, culture, music & fashion.

With live art exhibits, vibrant nightlife & bubble parties, it’s the perfect place to let loose & celebrate! 

2. Wedding Packages

Breathless Riviera offers 5 all-inclusive packages for couples to choose from.

5 Wedding Packages:
  1. First Comes Love – FREE for 10 guests 
  2. Elope In Luxury – $1,100 for you two
  3. Lucky In Love – $3,399 for 30 guests 
  4. Eat, Drink & Be Married – $3,799 for 30 guests 
  5. Beyond Memorable – $8,999 – $9,499 for 80 guests, $13,499 – $14,399 for 100 guests

You can invite more guests for $15 – $120 per person, depending on the package you choose.

Their Eat, Drink & Be Married package is a popular option…

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This package includes:
  • Wedding organization & on-site coordinator
  • Preparation of couple’s wedding day attire
  • Service of judge or minister
  • Symbolic ceremony
  • Ceremony décor
  • 30-minute edited video of the ceremony
  • 24 full color photos & wedding album
  • Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for wedding couple
  • 2 boutonnieres & 2 corsages for the wedding party
  • 1 natural floral centrepiece for ceremonial table
  • Wedding cake & sparkling wine
  • Private cocktail hour w/ hors d’oeuvres
  • Private dinner reception
  • Couple’s designed Specialty Cocktail served during cocktail hour
  • Complimentary room upgrade for couple
  • Special turndown service night of the wedding
  • Late checkout for the couple
  • Breakfast in bed with mimosas the morning after ceremony
  • Hair & makeup for 1 on ceremony day
  • Sound system w/ speaker & microphones

You also get additional inclusions, like 20% off spa treatments, a private dinner on the beach, a couples massage, and free anniversary nights!

Planning a more intimate affair?

Their First Comes Love package is perfect for up to 10 guests & costs $999.

And if it’s just the 2 of you, they offer an Elope in Luxury package for $1,100.

For bigger celebrations, their Beyond Memorable package starts at $7,500 for 50 – 79 guests & goes up to $11,999 for 80 – 100 guests.

So no matter the size of your guest list, you’ll find a package that fits your needs!

3. Ceremony & Reception Venues

There are 9 wedding locations for you to choose from at Breathless Riviera

1. Xhale Gazebo

Ceremony | MAX. 200 guests

xhale gazebo

A beautiful, open-air gazebo that overlooks lush gardens & the sea.

2. Energy Dry Bar

Ceremony | cocktail | max. 80 guests

energy dry bar

With its own private pool, the Energy Dry Bar is perfect for a ceremony or cocktail hour after 7 PM.

3. Purple Rooftop


purple rooftop

Get married with a stunning backdrop of the Riviera Maya at this chic rooftop venue.

4. Purple Rooftop Lounge


purple rooftop lounge

This is the ideal spot for a cocktail hour or reception under the stars.

5. Love Terrace


love terrace

Set against the backdrop of the Caribbean Sea, the Love Terrace is a popular choice for couples at this resort!

6. Foam Bar


breathless foam bar

Make a splash at your cocktail hour with this unique poolside venue!

7. Ballroom


breathless riviera cancun ballroom

The ballroom is perfect for larger receptions & can be divided into smaller spaces for more intimate gatherings.

8. Energy Beach


breathless riviera energy beach

For a fun & festive reception, book the Energy Beach!

9. Beach


breathless riviera cancun beach

The white-sand beaches of the Riviera Maya provide a stunning setting for your reception.

4. Gay Weddings

We only recommend resorts that share our values at

So we’re proud to say that Breathless Riviera is an LGBTQ+ friendly resort.

lesbian couple getting married

A popular option for same-sex couples is to have a symbolic ceremony here.

Having a civil ceremony at home makes the legal paperwork much easier.

But with a little extra planning, you can have a legal wedding in Mexico.

Just reach out to 1 of our experts and we’ll guide you along the way.

5. Room Types

Breathless Riviera offers a variety of room types to suit every need & budget.

The resort has 362 ultra-modern suites, each with stunning tropical or ocean views.

Suites start at $206 USD per person, per night.

breathless riviera suites

All rooms include:
  • Private, furnished balcony or terrace w/ hot tub
  • 24-hour room service
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Mini-bar refreshed daily
  • Wi-Fi

And if you want the highest level of luxury, their Xhale Club will make you feel like a VIP.

This section of the resort offers upgraded suites, a private lounge, exclusive amenities, and much more!

6. Beach

The white-sand beaches & turquoise waters of the Riviera Maya are world-famous.

And at Breathless Riviera, you’ll have direct access to 1 of the best stretches of beach in the area.

breathless riviera beach

Whether you’re looking to relax & soak up the sun or enjoy some water sports, the beach here has it all!

7. Food & Drink

The restaurants at Breathless Riviera are truly top-notch.

There are 9 dining options to choose from, including Mexican, Italian & more!

coquette restaurant breathless

Your restaurant options include:
  • Barefoot Grill | American
  • Bites | Tapas
  • Coquette | French
  • Picante | Mexican
  • Silk City | Pan Asian
  • Spoon | International Buffet
  • Spumante | Italian
  • The Nook Cafe
  • The Strip Grill | Grilled Steakhouse

You’ll never go hungry with so many amazing places to eat.

And if you’re looking for some nightlife, the resort has plenty of bars & clubs for you to enjoy.

breathless entertainment

Choose from:
  • Deep Swim-Up Bar
  • Fizzed Iced Champagne Bar
  • Foam | Seaside Bar
  • Showstopper | Theatre Bar
  • The Bar
  • Twist & Squeeze | Swim-Up Bar
  • Wink | Cocktail Bar
  • Xhale Club Lounge | Exclusive to Xhale members

8. Activities & Entertainment

No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to do at Breathless Riviera.

The resort offers a wide range of activities & entertainment, both day & night.

pool net breathless riviera

During the day, you can enjoy:
  • Pool parties
  • Paddleboarding
  • Sailing
  • Kayak tour
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Water aerobics
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Golf

If you’re into fitness, the resort has a state-of-the-art fitness center that’s open 24/7.

fitness center breathless riviera

They also offer classes like:
  • Yoga
  • Strong 30
  • Zumba
  • Bootcamp classes
  • Kickboxing

And the fun doesn’t stop at night…

Whether you want to lounge or dance the night away, you have tons of options!

Enjoy theme nights, live music & performers, night clubs, theatre shows & more!

9. What Brides & Grooms Said...

“We got married here and it was amazing! There was a group of 20 of us and everyone enjoyed their vacation at Breathless! We have been to this resort 4 other times and the staff always remembers us and makes us feel welcomed home like family. Highly recommend this for a couple or friends trip and especially for your wedding!” – Hannah B.

Bride and groom Live Aqua Mexico

“We celebrated our wedding at this resort. Everything was exceptional – the staff, the food, the service, the shoes and the ambience. Our wedding was perfect and our guests had an amazing time as well. We cannot wait to return for our anniversary!” – 20AMF22

10. Why We Like It

There’s a lot to love about Breathless Riviera!

Here’s what our wedding planners had to say:

Things we love:
  1. Nice rooms, even for lowest categories.
  2. Delicious food & amazing service.
  3. Wedding venues are beautiful! 😍
  4. Fun adults-only scene. Party atmosphere. DJ, pool party etc.
  5. Quieter pool has some games but nothing too heavy.
  6. Evening theatre shows are VERY good.
  7. High quality outdoor performers.

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Things we don’t love:
  1. Beach is far from perfect.
  2. Can get noisy!
  3. Adults-only. Not good if guests are traveling with children.
  4. 40-min taxi ride to Cancun or Playa del Carmen.

Overall, we think Breathless Riviera is a great choice for couples & groups of friends looking for a luxury and fun experience in the Riviera Maya.

Have you ever been to Breathless Riviera? What did you think of it?

Let us know in the comments below!

Commonly Asked Questions

1. How far is Breathless Riviera Cancun from the airport?

Breathless Riviera is about a 30-minute drive from the Cancun airport.

Catching a taxi or booking a shuttle would be your best transportation options. 

cancun airport shuttle

2. Is there a dress code at the restaurants?

Yes, there is a dress code that varies between casual & formal attire depending on the restaurant!

Check with the restaurant beforehand to make sure you’ve dressed appropriately. 

wink bar breathless

3. Is Breathless a party resort?

The Breathless Riviea Cancun has a vibrant nightlife scene, and it can get noisy during the day. It could be perceived as a “party resort.”

You’ll find plenty of bars & clubs to enjoy, but the overall atmosphere is relaxed.

breathless foam bar

4. What's the Breathless Riviera Cancun Xhale Club?

The Xhale Club is an exclusive club that offers upgraded rooms, VIP amenities, and more.

To become a member, you must book a minimum of 7 nights in an Xhale Club room category.

xhale club suite breathless

Need Help Planning?

Not sure if Breathless Rivera is the right match for you?

Don’t worry!

Our experienced planners at live & breathe destination weddings.

They can help you find the perfect venue that fits your budget & vision.

Just give us a call at 877-737-0177 for a free consultation or contact us here.

Let’s start planning your dream day today!

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