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Weddings at El Dorado Seaside Palms | Honest Review 2024

So you want your destination wedding at El Dorado Seaside Suites?

You’ve come to the right place!

Our experienced wedding planners have organized 100s of destination weddings, and plenty at El Dorado Seaside Suites.

El Dorado Seaside has many different wedding packages to choose from.

So, it can be overwhelming!

But don’t worry, we’ll simplify it all for you.

Let’s dive right in!

Weddings at El Dorado Seaside Suites

1. Hotel Overview

El Dorado Seaside Suites is an adults-only, all-inclusive resort in Riviera Maya with stunning views.

Located 1 hour from Cancun, you’ll find many different areas to explore. 

On the beach, you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities like yoga, beach volleyball, and water sports.

Couple getting married at El Dorado

There are 3 wedding ceremony locations for you to choose from.

There are also 2 reception venues that can accommodate up to 250 guests.

The hotel offers a variety of package options which include the use of these locations, as well as catering, DJ service, and more.

You also have many add-on options, such as fireworks, mariachi bands, and luxurious spa treatments at Naay Spa.

Also…. rumor has it that Seaside Palms will be kid-friendly soon. (shhh, you didn’t hear it from us!)

Average Price Per Person, Per Night

  • $285 per person, per night
  • Max room occupancy is 6 adults
  • This is a medium-sized resort with 380 rooms.

Are you ready to explore this natural oasis in Riviera Maya? 

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2. Package Options, Inclusions & Additional Costs

3 wedding packages include:

  1. Always and Forever | possibly free for you 2  
  2. Memorable Moments | $3,999 for 24 guests 
  3. Ultimate Memorable Moments | $9,999 for 24 guests 

Here’s a quick overview of the most popular wedding package at El Dorado Seaside Suites:


Always & Forever Package

Beach wedding at El Dorado

$950 USD or Complimentary 

  • Includes ceremony location and decor 
  • Service of minister or officiant 
  • Wedding certificate 
  • Filing of documents and translation services
  • Witnesses 
  • Semi-private dinner reservations at a gourmet restaurant  
  • Groom’s room with gourmet bites 
  • Wedding website & honeymoon gift registry 
  • Honeymoon & anniversary package including private candlelit dinner on beach 

3. Ceremony & Reception Options

El Dorado Seaside Suites offers 5 ceremony and reception options.

El Dorado venue options

1. The Beach

The beach ceremony is held right on the water which makes for gorgeous photos.

There are palm trees that provide shade and an arbor for you to exchange your vows under.

When it comes time for your reception, El Dorado Seaside Palms offers 2 options, both of which have beautiful views of the ocean!

2. Gazebo

This gazebo is located just steps away from the beach.

This means that you can take advantage of having your ceremony in a more private setting, without sacrificing beauty or style. 

Once again, this venue includes palms for shade as well as an arbor where you will say “I do!” 

There are even chandeliers hanging from the roof, which give it a romantic feel.

3. Palapa

This rustic palapa is located on the beach and can accommodate up to 150 guests for your ceremony.

It’s perfect for couples who are looking for something unique & different!

sunset beach dinner picnic Photo by Firefly Ambiance

Reception Venues

If you are looking for something a little more private, El Dorado offers 2 reception venues that can accommodate up to 250 guests.

One is an open-air lounge with views of the ocean, while the other has a more traditional ballroom setting.

The 2 reception venues that El Dorado Seaside Palms offers are, The Venetian Palace Ballroom venue and the Beach Terrace venue.

1. The Venetian Palace Ballroom

This room is elegant and features marble floors, crystal chandeliers, and an impressive 18-foot ceiling.

It can seat up to 250 guests for your reception.

el dorado seaside palms beach terrace for weddings

2. Beach Terrace

This terrace has beautiful views of the ocean, as well as the pool.

It’s a great option for couples who are looking to have an outdoor reception.

The terrace can accommodate up to 150 guests.

Want more Indian wedding packages? Explore our Top 10 Indian Weddings Resorts in Cancun.

4. Gay Weddings at El Dorado Seaside Suites

El Dorado Seaside Suites is proud to be one of the few resorts in Mexico that welcomes gay weddings!

And their wedding team is excellent, which isn’t always easy to find.

We have them all on WhatsApp which simplifies requests!

gay couple dancing wedding

All of their wedding packages are inclusive, so you won’t have to worry about additional costs.

The resort has an on-site wedding planner who specializes in same-sex ceremonies, as well as a variety of LGBTQ+ friendly vendors.

5. Room Types

El Dorado Seaside Suites offers guests a choice between ocean view & garden view rooms.

You can also choose between junior suites, luxury suites, and penthouse suites.

But you know what we and our couples love the most?

Many resorts have multiple tiers for guest experience, designed to increase your access if you pay more.

No preferred club here! Everyone has the pool concierge, beach concierge, and access to Bali beds! 

El Dorado Seaside Room 2 beds

Ocean View Rooms

These rooms come with all of the amenities you would expect from a luxury resort.

This includes air conditioning, king-size bed, mini bar, satellite TV, and more.

Garden View Rooms

The garden view rooms are just as luxurious as the ocean view rooms, but offer a bit more privacy.

el dorado seaside palms garden view

Junior Suites

Junior suites come with a living area, bedroom, and oversized bathtub. They are perfect for couples who want to have some extra space.

Luxury Suites

The luxury suites come with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a Jacuzzi on the balcony overlooking the ocean.

They are ideal for larger groups or families.

Seaside Rooms at El Dorado Oceaside

Penthouse Suite

This is El Dorado Seaside Palms’ most luxurious suite. It features a private elevator and access to the rooftop terrace

With 2 bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms, you can enjoy an outdoor Jacuzzi on your own balcony that overlooks the water.

6. Beach

beach at El Dorado Seaside

The resort is located on a beautiful stretch of white sand beach.

It offers king-sized beds and palapas for shade, as well as kayaks, paddleboards, snorkeling equipment, and more to explore the area.

With swim-up bars, you can enjoy a cocktail without ever leaving the water!

7. Food & Drink

El Dorado Seaside Suites features 10 restaurants & 11 bars that you can dine & drink at during your stay. 

You’ll have the option to choose from Mexican, Italian, Asian, Latin fusion and several other cuisines.

Our wedding specialist Nadia says, “They have some of the best sushi I’ve had in any resort” which says a lot because she stays in the swankiest all-inclusives in the area!

The resort also has an extensive wine list with over 250 selections.

The dress code is fairly relaxed — you can wear flip-flops & shorts, but no bathing suits, please!

Room service is available 24/7 for free. 

If you’re looking for the ultimate dining experience, Mia Casa is the resort’s most romantic and intimate spot for couples and friends alike.

Serving up all your Italian favorites, this fine-dine restaurant is to die for!

Restaurant at El Dorado Seaside

8. Activities & Group Entertainment

El Dorado Seaside Suites offers a variety of activities to enjoy during your stay. 

The resort has 3 pools, a fitness center, tennis courts, and more. 

Plus the resort accommodates wedding guests of all types. Foam parties in one pool, chill atmosphere in the other!

Arial of El Dorado Seaside

9. What Brides & Grooms Said

Here are some reviews from couples who have married at El Dorado Seaside Suites:

Couple getting married

“From the moment we arrived until the time we left, everything was perfect! Our wedding coordinator went above and beyond to make sure our day was exactly how we wanted it.” –

Jenny & Jay

“The staff were amazing and so accommodating! We had the best time and would recommend El Dorado Seaside Palms to anyone looking for a beautiful, relaxing wedding destination.” –

Chelsea & Brandon

10. Why We Like It (Pros/Cons)

We love love love the El Dorado Seaside Suites because it’s truly a luxurious resort. 

This resort is perfect for those who want a little bit of luxury and to relax during their wedding. 

However, with such amazing service and amenities, you’ll never want to leave! 

We highly recommend this resort for those who are looking for luxury at its finest in Mexico.

But there’s more…

Pool at El Dorado Seaside

Things we LOVE:

  1. All swim-up suites. 🥰 
  2. The resort is located on a beach with stunning ocean views.
  3. Awesome hammocks for a relaxing day with a mojito.
  4. Thousands of palm trees. Lush as F.
  5. Wedding packages include everything you need. No hidden fees.
  6. Staff is incredibly friendly & helpful, they will go above-and-beyond to make your day.
  7. Food is delicious and there’s something for everyone – from buffet-style restaurants to Latin fusion.
  8. Inclusive services for LGBTQ+ couples.

Things we don’t love: 

  1. Differences in rooms in both sections of the resort.
  2. Walls can be thin so you may hear noise from other rooms.
  3. Located 45-min from Cancun.
  4. Cement wall blocks you from direct water access on the beach, but you can climb down it.

mexico beach wedding couple kissing Photo by Melissa Marshall

11. Need Help Planning?

Feeling overwhelmed?

Fear not, you’ve found your dream team.

Our experienced wedding planners are here to help! 

We’ve organized 100’s of destination weddings here at

Your wedding day will run smoothly and your guests will appreciate us booking everything for them!

Have questions? 

Call us toll-free at 877-737-0177 or contact us here.

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