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Weddings At El Dorado Casitas Royale | Our Honest Review

Will the El Dorado Casitas Royale be perfect for your wedding?

You’re about to find out!

Our wedding planners know exactly what to look for when planning your big day in Mexico!

And they’re serving up all the insider scoop on the resort! 

Grab your spoons and dig in!

The El Dorado Casitas Royale is an adults-only resort that has everything you could ask for destination weddings!

Dine and drink at any of the 14 restaurants and 17 bars (yes, you read that right!) stroon across the resort.

Or dive into any of the 14 pools, most of which have swim-up bars!

couple lounging in the lazy river at El Dorado Casitas Royale

Suites at the resort are in the form of romantic tropical casitas.

The best part about the resort? Personalized concierge service and beach butlers

Talk about living the high life! 


At the El Dorado Casitas Royale, you’ll find the perfect setting for every part of your wedding celebration.

The resort has 5 wedding packages for you to choose from.

Whether you want an intimate wedding, or a large extravaganza, the resort can arrange it for you!

The 5 wedding packages include:

  1. Always & Forever | possibly free, or $950 for you 2 
  2. Memorable Moments | $3,999 for 24 guests
  3. Ultimate Memorable Moments | $7,985 for 24 guests
  4. Private Enclave Wedding Experience | $19,550 for 34 guests
  5. South Asian Wedding Experience | $19,999 for 50 guests

couple getting married on beach at El Dorado Casitas Royale

Private Enclave Wedding Experience

Despite being on the pricier side, the Private Enclave wedding experience is our most popular one.

For good reason!

For $19,550, you get all of these amenities:

  • Access to 14 pools, 14 restaurants, 16 bars and 2 spas
  • Private wine and cheese celebration
  • Private Mexican beach fiesta with live Mexican Trio music
  • Wedding ceremony decor
  • Wedding day hair and makeup
  • Wedding guests concierge
  • Floral arrangements
  • Bouquet and boutonniere
  • Wedding minister
  • Live DJ entertainment
  • 3 tier signature wedding cake
  • 2 for 1 sky massage for the couple
  • Bridal floor spa suite

And the list goes on and on! 

Want to know more about this wedding package? Reach out to our wedding planners!

The El Dorado Casitas Royale has, brace yourself, 19 wedding venues!

That you’ll be spoilt for choice is an understatement!

Bonus: There’s a magical cenote located close to the resort which can be booked for wedding ceremonies. 

Their 19 Wedding And Reception Venues Include:

1. Aqua Terrace

The Aqua Terrace is surrounded by beautiful hues of the ocean.

Perfect for hosting your wedding ceremony, this venue can be customized according to your wishes.

The best part? Obviously the see-through platform! Looks like you are floating over water when you walk down the aisle! 

You can host up to 100 guests at this venue.

Aqua terrace wedding venue at El Dorado Casitas Royale

2. Beach Gazebo 55

Available for wedding ceremonies and cocktail receptions, this oceanfront gazebo makes for the most beautiful background!

It is a semi-private setting that can be completely customized.

You can invite up to 150 guests here.

Beach gazebo at El Dorado Casitas Royale

3. Bellinis Gazebo

The picturesque Bellinis Gazebo is perfect for hosting smaller groups. 

The venue can be used for wedding ceremonies, receptions as well as cocktail hours. 

The colors of the décor can be customized as per your wedding theme.

Up to 50 guests can join you in the celebrations here.

Bellinis gazebo wedding venue at El Dorado Casitas Royale

4. Casitas Tepee

Want a more intimate setup? Then this is the venue for you!

Quirky and bohemian, the Casitas Tepee has amazing views and a cool breeze right from the Mexican Caribbean!

You can host up to 16 guests here.

Casitas Tepee at El Dorado Casitas Royale Mexico

5. Chapel

For a more formal and traditional ceremony, you can opt for the chapel. 

Boasting of a long aisle, you can flaunt your wedding gown’s dramatic train and watch as everybody goes “awww”!

You can invite up to 40 guests here.

Chapel at El Dorado Casitas Royale

6. Enchanted Orchid Garden

The Enchanted Orchid Garden stands true to its name! 

You’ll be surrounded by lush landscaped gardens and palm trees!

It is perfect for hosting intimate wedding ceremonies, receptions, cocktail parties and even welcome parties. 

You can invite up to 40 guests here.

Arch and wedding setup Orchid garden El Dorado Casitas

7. Grand Ballroom

If you want to host a grand, over the top wedding, this is the venue for you! 

The Grand Ballroom is an indoor venue and has a capacity of hosting 800 guests

Have a smaller group of say, 100 – 150 people? The venue has multiple room set-ups to accommodate your guest size.

Grand Ballroom at El Dorado Casitas Royale

8. Jungle Rock

The Jungle Rock is perfect for a couple looking for an offbeat wedding venue in Mexico!

It is available exclusively for wedding ceremonies.

You can host up to 80 guests here.

Jungle rock wedding venue at El Dorado Casitas Royale

9. La Glorieta

Well, if you’ve been dreaming of having a wedding that’s completely unique and fun, La Glorieta is the place for you!

It hosts weddings dipped in Mexican customs and traditions. 

Right from the Callejoneada (wedding parade) to the decked up donkey, you’ll experience it all here! 

Oh, did we mention there’ll be a mariachi band too?!

You can invite up to 80 guests here.

10. White Gazebo

The White Gazebo is an ideal place for a ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception!

It has a concrete floor which is perfect for you since you don’t want sand between your toes!

Invite up to 300 guests to join you!

aerial view of white gazebo at El Dorado Casitas Royale

Other venue options:

Chapel Terrace Gazebo | up to 80 guests
Cocotal Restaurant | up to 40 guests
Frida Garden Terrace | up to 150 guests
Fuentes Beach Gazebo | up to 100 guests
Grand Ballroom Garden | up to 300 guests
Health Bar | up to 40 guests
Mexican Kiosk Plaza | up to 70 guests
Salon Royale | up to 300 guests
Tucanes Bar | up to 100 guests

Want to know about the venues?  Our wedding planners can give you all the details you need. 

Psst! They can also help you get unpublished discounts on your booking!

Does the El Dorado Casitas Royale host and celebrate gay weddings


Anyone from the LGBTQ+ community can host a wedding here. 

All the wedding packages remain the same no matter who you marry.

Gay couple holding bouquet

Need help with important documents? Reach out to us!

Our wedding specialists can help you with anything you need!

At  El Dorado Casitas Royale, you get to choose from 7 different types of casitas.

Each type offers something completely different based on views and amenities.

The resort also has swim-up suites which either have private pools or the lazy river attached to them.

casita suite at El Dorado Casitas Royale

You get to choose from these suites…
  • Casita Suite
  • Beachfront Casita Suite
  • Swim-up Casita Suite
  • Private Pool Casita Suite
  • Honeymoon Private Pool Swim-up Casita Suite
  • Presidential Studio Infinity Pool Casita Suite
  • Presidential Studio Swim Up Casita Suite

For the newlyweds, we recommend the Honeymoon Private Pool Swim-up Casita Suite!

bath tub in the honeymoon suite at El Dorado Casitas Royale

This quaint suite has everything you could possibly need – 

Private plunge pool – check!

Access to lazy river – check!

Cozy king size bed – check!

Contemporary marble bathroom with double sinks – check!

Roofless outdoor shower – check!

Indoor relaxing hot tub – check!

On a scale of 1 to 5, we give this room a 10!

You’ll find 14 pools at El Dorado Casitas Royale!  

10 of these pools have swim-up bars!🥂

The biggest pool on the property is La Isla. It is 60 meters x 17 meters. To give you perspective, Olympic swimming pools are 50 meters x 25 meters!

Oh! Did we mention the lazy river?!

Safe to say, you’ll have no shortage of places to cool off!

Indoor pool at El Dorado Casitas Royale

Just in case, although we doubt it, you get bored of the pools, the beach is just a few steps away! 

Don’t forget to apply sunscreen before going!

El Dorado Casitas Royale has 14 restaurants that offer cuisines from all around the world.

There are also 17 bars here for you and your wedding guests to relax and party!

No matter what you want, sushi, a great steak, a simple sandwich, a pizza, or just a classic martini, you can find it all here. 

Insider scoop – our wedding planners love their Fuentes Culinary Theater where the chef puts up a gourmet performance!

Fuentes restaurant at El Dorado Casitas Royale

Restaurant options include…

Cocotal | International Cuisine
D’Italia Villas | Italian Cuisine
Fuentes | Culinary Theater
Kampai | Oriental Cuisine
La Isla | Mexican Cuisine
Santa Fe Grill | American Fusion Cuisine
La Cabaña Pizzeria | Gourmet Pizzas
Health Bar | Healthy snacks and smoothies

Santa Fe restaurant at El Dorado Casitas Mexico

If you want fun activities and entertainment during your wedding escapade, El Dorado Casitas Royale is the place for you!

Whether you want to go wine tasting, or parasailing, or even have an authentic temazcal experience, they have everything here for you!

The resort also has options for classes including crossfit, spinning, dance, Spanish lessons, yoga, and even cigar rolling lessons!

temazcal experience at El Dorado Casitas Royale

Fun activities and entertainment include…

  • Tour of hydroponic greenhouse
  • Yoga sessions
  • Crossfit, functional training and TRX sessions
  • Náay Spa
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Water and beach volleyball
  • Guided bicycle tour
  • Aqua gym
  • Archery
  • Rifle shooting

Have questions about El Dorado Casitas Royale you need answered? 

Well, our wedding planners can do that for you!

Here are the answers to some of the most asked questions!

Q.  How far is the resort from the Cancun International Airport? 

El Dorado Casitas Royale is about a 25 minute drive from the airport. 

Q. Can I bring kids to El Dorado Casitas Royale?

No. The resort is an adults-only property.

Q. Does El Dorado Casitas Royale have a saltwater pool?

Yes, the resort has a natural saltwater pool.

Q. What are some of the property amenities at El Dorado Casitas Royale by Karisma?

Some property amenities at the resort include:

  • Wireless internet
  • Valet parking service
  • Hospitality desk
  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Daily and nightly activity program with live music and shows
Q. Is the resort pet friendly? 

No, the resort does not allow pets.

Q. Does El Dorado Casitas Royale have swim-up suites?

Yes, the resort has lovely swim-up suites.

Q. How do I know if this resort is the right one for my wedding?

Finding the right venue for your wedding can be frustrating! We get it! That’s why our wedding specialists are here to guide you every step of the way. 

bridge over lazy river at El Dorado Casitas Royale

Weddings at El Dorado Casitas Royale are totally customizable.

With so many venue options to choose from, you can plan your fairytale wedding just the way you want. 

You also have excellent wedding packages!

Okay, but what’s the catch, you ask?!

We asked our experienced planners the same, and oh boy did they answer!

couple on a romantic date at El Dorado Casitas Royale

Things we love:

  • It has 19 wedding (very pretty )venues to choose from!
  • Most venues can host large groups.
  • Quantity of restaurants and bars.
  • It’s a AAA Four Diamond resort.
  • Airy, spacious rooms.
  • Many Instagramable landscapes!

Things we don’t love:

  • The shuttle service to travel within the property is unreliable.
  • Beach isn’t too pretty. (not great for swimming)
  • The property needs to improve lighting at night.
  • Beware of bugs – carry a bug repellent!
  • 2 restaurants are not wheelchair accessible.
  • Portion sizes at some of the restaurants are extremely tiny!

view from Casitas suite at El Dorado Casitas Royale

Still unsure?

Take a look at 3 similar resorts to El Dorado Casitas Royale that you should consider for your destination wedding.

  1. Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya
  2. Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun
  3. Secrets Moxche Playa Del Carmen

Want to start planning your wedding?  

Or searching for other venue options?

We can help!

Our team at have planned 100s of weddings and yours could be next. 

Call us at 877-737-0177 for a free consultation or email us at

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