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Weddings at Generations Riviera Maya | Our Honest Review

So… you just got engaged or want to start wedding planning. 

We’re so happy for you!

You can celebrate your love where paradise meets pleasure at Generations Riviera Maya

With wedding packages for all budgets and venues for all styles—you’re all set here.

Planning a wedding can be a ton of trial and error.

So we’re giving you the pros and cons of this resort for free! 

Let’s get into it. 

Generations Riviera Maya is a charming and sleek resort where those who love the water will thrive. 

This family-friendly resort has so much to offer.

Whether you’re looking for privacy, fine-dining options, or many wedding venue options, you really can have it all!

generations riviera maya swim up pool

There are plenty of places to take a dip at Generations Riviera Maya.

Aside from the 2 sparkling pools, 5 of the 8 rooms available are swim-up suites with access to a shared infinity pool. 

Enjoy the 5 on-site restaurants with many different cuisines that will satisfy all your cravings. 

If you’re looking for a cool, fresh cocktail, stop by one of the 3 bars at the resort—one of which is a swim-up bar!

Generations Riviera Maya has 3 wedding packages that range in affordability. 

Plus, you can always add in guests for an extra fee!

Wedding packages include:
  1. Always & Forever | Free or $950 for 10 guests
  2. Memorable Moments | $2,950 for 24 people
  3. Memorable Moments Ultimate | $7,985 for 24 people

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Memorable Moments Ultimate

For those wanting an extravagant wedding in a tropical setting, Memorable Moments Ultimate is an exceptional option. 

You and your partner will be treated like royalty starting as soon as you walk into the lobby. 

This covers the ceremony, reception, and cocktail hour!

With the Memorable Moments Ultimate package, you get… 
  1. Choice of ceremony location
  2. Decorations including aisle runner, altar table, chairs, and more
  3. Floral arrangements
  4. Signature wedding drink
  5. Symbolic ceremony with a minister
  6. 1-hour cocktail hour with snacks
  7. 3-hour 4-course private reception dinner
  8. Printed personalized menu
  9. 2-tier wedding cake 
  10. Wine and cheese during reception
  11. Semi-private dinner reservation for the group
  12. Grooms room on the day of the wedding
  13. Wedding website

There are 10 wedding venues to choose from at this resort that will go perfectly with any style of wedding!

Whether you’re looking for a gazebo, deck, or gazebo, there are plenty of options for you. 

1. Beachfront Palapa Ganesha 

Available for the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception, the Beachfront Palapa Ganesha works well for those looking for an outdoorsy style. 

This tropical venue is set between the main pool and blue waters, making it the perfect background for photos. 

100 guests can join you here!

generations riviera maya palapa

2. Beach Gazebo

The Beach Gazebo is a great option for couples who want their wedding right by the shore. 

With the blue water as the background for your ceremony, your wedding day will start off beautifully. 

This venue can hold up to 300 guests. 

generations riviera maya beach wedding

3. Pier Deck

Under a closed-in palapa, the Pier Deck gives you a clear view of the Caribbean Sea with floor-to-ceiling windows. 

Make this space your own with decor including a light-up dance floor and twinkle lights. 

Invite up to 200 guests to celebrate with you!

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4. Pool Deck

The Pool Deck allows for a large group to celebrate the ceremony, sip on drinks during the cocktail hour, or party during the reception!

With views of the gorgeous resort and the sounds of the waves, your guests won’t want to leave. 

108 guests can join you here!

generations riviera maya pool

5. Ballroom

The Ballroom is a large space that can be customized with different lighting and decor. 

This is also the space that’s used as a backup in case of inclement weather. 

Fit up to 200 guests in this venue!

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6. Beachfront Chapel

The beach in front of the Chapel is a great space for those wanting a Chapel ceremony, so you can walk right out onto the beach for your reception. 

Tables, a dance floor, and decor will make this space absolutely stunning. 

You can fit up to 300 guests here!

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7. Chapel 

For those wanting a Catholic ceremony, the Chapel is calling your name. 

The inside of the Chapel is timeless and classy and can be decorated with your ideas in mind. 

150 guests can join you here!

generations riviera maya chapel

8. Cenote Bonanza

Want a tropical but mystical wedding? You’ll want to choose the Cenote Bonanza venue!

Only available for the ceremony, this venue is an ideal choice for those who are looking for something different. 

This outdoor venue can hold up to 20 guests. 

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9. Casa Dorada Garden 

Only available for the cocktail hour, the Casa Dorada Garden is surrounded by a jungle-like garden and can be decorated however you’d like. 

Get into the spirit with cocktails, cornhole, and twinkly lights. 

80 guests can join you here!

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Generations Riviera Maya celebrates all weddings, including same-sex!

If you’re a part of the LGBTQ+ community, booking your wedding here will be no different. 

The packages, amenities, and gifts all stay the same!atelier playa mujeres wedding

What about legal documents, you may ask? 

Our team will help you with all of that! Our expert wedding planners will let you know exactly what to bring and what you need. 


With 162 luxury suites available, Generations Riviera Maya guarantees that your stay exceeds your expectations. 

5 out of 8 room types available have a swim-up infinity pool, and some are even private!

For the rooms without access, you still get a beautiful oceanfront view and indoor hot tubs. 

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You get to choose between these rooms…
  1. Oceanfront One Bedroom Swim-up Suite
  2. Oceanfront Two Bedroom Pool Swim-up Suite
  3. Oceanfront Three Bedroom Suite
  4. Oceanfront Three Bedroom Swim-up Suite
  5. Oceanfront One Bedroom Suite
  6. Oceanfront Two Bedroom Suite
  7. Oceanfront Three Bedroom Pool Swim-up Suite
  8. Oceanfront Two Bedroom Swim-up Suite 

For the wedding couple, we recommend the Oceanfront One Bedroom Swim-up Suite! 

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Step into the beautiful infinity pool right from your balcony door. 

This room is perfect for the newlyweds as it has privacy, deluxe amenities, and 24-hour room service!

If you would like to upgrade, we recommend the Oceanfront Two Bedroom Pool Swim-up Suite, which has its own completely private pool!

Along with the semi-private pools for the first three levels of the resort, Generations Riviera Maya also has 2 pools that all guests can use. 

While lounging in the pool, take a short swim over to the swim-up bar, Swell. 

Here you can order anything from alcoholic drinks to virgin cocktails and an array of beers. 

generations riviera maya pool

A few steps away from the main pool is the beautiful beach!

Lay on one of the many Bali beds available while relaxing or take a dip in the clear, blue ocean. 

You can expect luxury, fine dining at Generations Riviera Maya. 

Enjoy 5 restaurants including a tasting room and 3 bars with premium drinks!

The resort also has a cafe where you can get your much-needed coffee and pastries. 

generations restaurant

Restaurant options include… 

  1. Habb | Indian cuisine
  2. Jade | Pan Asian cuisine
  3. Palm Restaurant & Terrace | Seafood grill
  4. Wine Kitchen | Tasting room
  5. Chef Market | Café

If you’re thirsty, take your pick of the lobby bar, swim-up bar, and cocktail lounge and bar!

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Activities and entertainment are not sparse at Generations Riviera Maya, that’s for sure!

Whether you’re joined by adults or kids, there is something for everyone to enjoy. 

Sign your kids up to take a cooking class or do a tequila tasting with your wedding group!

generations riviera maya activity

Fun activities and entertainment include…

  1. Basketball
  2. Dance lessons
  3. Cooking classes
  4. Snorkel tour
  5. Tequila tasting
  6. Beach volleyball 
  7. Kayak
  8. Spanish lessons
  9. Greenhouse tour
  10. Yoga classes

Do you have questions about the resort? That’s what we’re here for!

You can find answers to the most asked questions below. 

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

A: The resort is around a 30-minute drive from the airport. 

Q: Is Generations Riviera Maya a pet-friendly hotel?

A: No, the resort does not allow any animals. 

Q: Are the pools heated? 

A: No, the pools are not heated. 

Q: What are the check-in and check-out times?

A: Check-in starts at 3 pm and check-out starts at 12 pm. 

Q: Is there an adults-only section?

A: The entire resort is family-friendly and does not have an adult-only section. 

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Weddings at Generations Riviera Maya are one of a kind. 

You get to choose between 3 affordable packages and 9 wedding venues! Plus, the luxury amenities don’t hurt either. 

But with the good, comes the bad too. We want to give your our honest opinion. 

So we asked our wedding experts what they think of the resort. And here’s what they had to say!
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Things we love: 
  1. Amazing swim-up suites
  2. Lots of amenities for kids
  3. The rooftop venue can hold 300 people
  4. The food is high quality and delicious
  5. Many beautiful venue options
Things we don’t: 
  1. The beach is not swimmable 
  2. There is an artificial reef that some may not enjoy swimming in
  3. Service could use work
  4. Upgrades are needed
  5. The kids club is in the basement of the resort

generations riviera restaurant

Still unsure?

Check out these similar resorts that could be great for your wedding: 

  1. Azul Beach Resort Riviera Cancun
  2. The Grand Riviera Princess Hotel 
  3. Iberostar Paraiso Del Mar

Do you have more questions about Generations Riviera Maya or are you more confused than ever?

Don’t panic! That’s what we’re here for. 

Our team at have planned 100s of weddings and can help you out too. 

Call us today at 877-737-0177 or contact us here for your free consultation.

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