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Weddings at Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya | Our Honest Review

Are you sold on Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya for your wedding?

Yes, you’re excited and dates book up quick BUT… you want to be sure of your decision! 

Today, our team at got together to hand-deliver info on wedding venues, packages, and pros and cons for this resort.

You’ll also find comparable resorts at the end that you should consider.

So, without further ado, let’s dive into it!

Ready to escape to a tropical paradise in the Caribbean?!

Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya is an adults-only resort perfect for couples seeking luxury, natural beauty, and a little romance.

Spread over 70 acres, this resort boasts fabulous swim-out suites with stunning views.

swim out suites hyatt zilara riviera maya

Over here, you can treat yourself to a relaxing spa day before your wedding.

Or sip on margaritas at the beach club.

And when you get hungry, you can choose from amazing on-site restaurants and bars to satisfy your cravings!

Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya offers 3 fabulous wedding packages for you to choose from.

Whether you want an intimate ceremony or a grand celebration, the resort has the right package for you.

3 wedding packages include:

  1. Just For The Two Of You | possibly free, or $589 for you 2
  2. Intimate Elegance | Free if conditions are met, or $1,499 for 10 guests 
  3. Lavish & Opulent | $5,569 for 20 guests 

Note that these are weekday rates and weekend rates differ. 

More guests can be invited for $30 to $125 per person, depending on the package you choose. 

wedding venue at hyatt zilara riviera maya

Lavish & Opulent Wedding Package:

This package is a hit with couples and our wedding planners!

Why? Coz it’s packed with a lot of services and amenities! 

For $5,569, you get all of the following:
  • Symbolic ceremony
  • Choice of wedding location
  • Wedding decor
  • Bouquets for the couple
  • Signature wedding cake
  • Sparkling wine
  • 1-hour private cocktail party after the ceremony
  • 3-hour private wedding reception
  • Special decoration of the couple’s room
  • Late check-out for the couple
  • Complimentary online wedding registry and wedding website
  • Sound system for the ceremony
  • 25-minute massage for the couple
  • Romantic oceanfront dinner for the couple
  • Natural floral centerpiece for the altar
  • Hairstyling, makeup and grooming for the couple
  • Manicure and pedicure for the couple
  • 15% discount on spa services for the couple
  • 10% discount on spa services for the wedding guests
  • 1st anniversary free night

You have 4 gorgeous wedding and reception venues to choose from at Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya!

Whether you want a garden, a terrace, a beach, or a ballroom, your options are fabulous. 

4 venues at the resort include:

1. Beach

Imagine saying “I do” with the sound of waves crashing in the background.

If you’ve always dreamt of getting married on a tropical beach, this is the venue for you!

  1. Ceremony – up to 250 guests
  2. Cocktail – up to 200 guests
  3. Reception – up to 150 guests

hyatt zilara riviera maya beach venue

2. Garden

This beachfront garden space has views for days!

If you want to be near the beach, but don’t want messy sand in your toes, this is the venue for you! 

  1. Ceremony – up to 120 guests
  2. Cocktail – up to 90 guests
  3. Reception – up to 70 guests

hyatt zilara riviera maya garden venue

3. Lola Terrace

This terrace offers stunning views of the Caribbean Sea.

It’s a private venue that can be customized with flowers, furnishings, and wedding décor.  

  1. Ceremony – up to 120 guests
  2. Cocktail – up to 90 guests
  3. Reception – up to 60 guests

lola terrace venue hyatt zilara riviera maya

4. Jade Ballroom 

The Jade ballroom boasts of stunning sea views (and funky chandeliers!)

It’s perfect if you want to host a BIG destination wedding in Mexico!

  1. Ceremony – up to 500 guests
  2. Cocktail – up to 350 guests
  3. Reception – up to 250 guests

hyatt zilara riviera maya ballroom

Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya loves making dreams come true for all wedding couples, including those from the LGBTQ+ community.

It offers inclusive wedding packages that cater to the needs of every couple.


Usually, couples handle all the legalities for their wedding back home and just opt for a symbolic ceremony at the resort.

But guess what? You can have a legit same-sex wedding in Mexico!

It just means you gotta do some extra paperwork and planning.

Hit us up for all the deets on same-sex weddings in Mexico.

Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya offers 291 luxurious rooms and suites overlooking the sparkling sea or lush gardens. 

Each suite boasts spa-like bathrooms with rainfall showers, and fully furnished balconies.

king or double suite at hyatt zilara riviera maya

You get to choose between 12 rooms categories…
  1. King or Double – 1 king-size bed or 2 full-size beds.
  2. Tropical View King or Double – 1 king-size bed or 2 full-size beds.
  3. Ocean View King – 1 king-size bed.
  4. Ocean View Terrace King – 1 king-size bed.
  5. Tropical View Swim-Up King – 1 king-size bed or 2 full-size beds.
  6. Resort View Swim-Up King – 1 king-size bed or 2 full-size beds.
  7. Oceanfront King or Double – 1 king-size bed or 2 full-size beds.
  8. One Bedroom Master Suite – 1 king-size bed or 2 full-size beds.
  9. Oceanfront Swim-Up King – 1 king-size bed.
  10. Oceanfront Private Pool King – 1 king-size bed.
  11. Oceanfront One Bedroom Master Suite – 1 king-size bed or 2 full-size beds.
  12. Presidential Suite – 1 king-size bed or 2 full-size beds.

For the wedding couple, we highly recommend the Oceanfront Swim-up King!

oceanfront swimup king at hyatt zilara riviera maya

This suite offers you a luxurious king-size bed, and a beautiful furnished balcony that leads to a semi-private pool.

But wait, that’s not all! 

You can enjoy a morning coffee made using the in-room coffee maker at the indoor breakfast table or on the outdoor chaise lounge. 

Other room amenities include mini-bar refreshed daily, robes and slippers, rainfall showers and air conditioning. 

Because the resort is on the smaller side, there’s just 1 pool at Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya.

But let me assure you, it’s pretty big! And it has a cute bridge over it that splits it in two.

This beachfront pool with a swim-up bar hosts fun games and activities like water aerobics and live music. 

You’ll also find dual-temperature hot tubs around the pools. 

pool at hyatt zilara riviera maya

The sprawling white sand beach is where the magic’s at!

From beach yoga to couples’ massage on the beach, you don’t want to miss out on this romantic spot.

You can also book a private cabana on the beach and enjoy waiter service

You’ll find 5 amazing restaurants and 3 bars at Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya.

They’re perfect for enjoying awesome food and drinks with your wedding guests.

Over here, you can even try all kinds of local and international cuisines while catching a live show!

Wanna celebrate your wedding? Hit up the bars for a round of drinks and party all night long!

el comedor hyatt zilara riviera maya

5 restaurant options include… 

  1. Capri Grille | Mediterranean cuisine and grilled entrees
  2. Tempest | Asian cuisine
  3. El Comedor | Chef-driven buffet with international cuisine 
  4. Coffee Republic | Café that serves coffee, pastries and even gelato
  5. Lola Beach | Exclusive Beach club serving amazing food and drinks

hyatt zilara swim up bar

From thrilling sports to serene wellness treatments, Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya resort offers a wide range of activities and entertainment options.

Whether you want to go kayaking, or simply lounge by the pool with your kindle, there’s never a dull moment here.

dj at hyatt zilara riviera maya

Fun activities and entertainment include…

  • Wine tastings
  • Snorkeling
  • Nightly live entertainment
  • Water aerobics
  • State-of-the-art gym
  • Spa
  • Live music
  • Culturally-inspired shows
  • Kayaking
  • Beach yoga
  • Tennis court
Q. How far is Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya from the airport?

The resort’s located approximately 35 minutes away from the Cancun International airport. 

Q. What did Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya used to be?

The property was formerly the Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun Resort. It was completely renovated and opened as Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya in December 2022. 

Q. Is Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya open?

YES! This beautiful resort has been welcoming guests since December 2022.

Q. Is the food free at Hyatt Zilara?

Food is included in your all-inclusive package at this resort. You get access to the 5 awesome on-site restaurants.

Q. Does Hyatt Zilara have a casino?

No, this resort does not have a casino.

hyatt zilara riviera maya lobby

Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya is seriously one of the coolest adults-only resorts to have your destination wedding at.

It’s got everything you could ever need – comfy rooms, fun activities and entertainment, and delicious food.

And let’s not forget the stunning wedding venues!

But we also asked our wedding planners about this resort and here’s what they had to say…

hyatt zilara riviera maya beach side lounges

Things we love: 
  1. We love their beach and roof terrace venues for events.
  2. Recently renovated so everything’s new and beautiful. 
  3. The ballroom has a sea view – it’s awesome!
  4. Beach waiter service.
  5. The resort’s really easy to get around.
  6. Incredible swim-out and private pool suites.
Things we don’t love: 
  1. Some restaurants have a dress code. 
  2. Just 1 pool.
  3. Not much shade on the beach.
  4. Seaweed can be a problem on the beach.
  5. On a bad day, it can take up to an hour to reach the resort from the airport. 
  6. It can be pricey compared to similar resorts. (see below)
I love their restaurant options and that legendary Hyatt service! This resort's a great choice for adult-only wedding groups.

romatic dinner on the beach at hyatt zilara riviera maya

Still unsure? 

Take a look at these 3 similar resorts that could be perfect for your wedding. 

  1. Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya
  2. Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Maya
  3. UNICO 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya

All set to plan your destination wedding at Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya?

We at are thrilled to help you!

We can’t wait to use our expertise to get you the most value for your money.

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

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