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Weddings at Nizuc Resort & Spa | Our Honest Review

So you’re thinking about a wedding at Nizuc Resort & Spa… 

Good choice!

It’s a luxury, ultra-elegant resort that will wow anyone. 

You may want to take the plunge, but before you do, let our planners tell you all about it—even the pros and cons. 

Believe us, you’ll want to hear them!

Ready? Let’s get into it. 

This modern and deluxe resort is like heaven on earth. 

Nizuc Resort & Spa is located on a popular and secluded beach in Punta Nizuc, about 40 minutes from downtown Cancun. 

Exclusivity and privacy are important here; the suites and private villas are ideal for those getting married, on their honeymoon, or with their family!

nizuc resort & spa villa

While Nizuc Resort & Spa isn’t an all-inclusive resort, the amenities make it all worth it. 

There are 5 pools, 2 reserved for adults only, a dreamy spa, and even an 18-hole golf course!

Eat your heart out at the 6 world-class restaurants with all different cuisines.

And after dinner, relax at one of the 3 bars and lounges!

Nizuc Resort & Spa does weddings differently. 

How different, you ask? Well, there are no wedding packages. 

So if you want to plan your entire wedding from the decor to the menu, then this is a great wedding option for you!

nizuc resort & spa reception

Everything from the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception is yours to create! 

Want a massage the morning of your wedding?

Want extravagant flowers to complete the look? 

Seriously, you can have it! 

You can also add on these services and amenities: 
  1. Menu choices
  2. Catering
  3. Decor including chairs, tables, and china
  4. Fully designed wedding cake by a pastry chef
  5. On-site florist 
  6. Furniture and lighting rentals
  7. Choice of alcohol services

Don’t know where to start? Our wedding planners and experts can help you every step of the way!

You have 7 gorgeous wedding venues to choose from at Nizuc Resort & Spa!

Whether you want a garden space, a terrace, or a beach, your options are endless. 

1. Sian Ka’an

If you’re having a larger wedding, then this space is a great option. 

Sian Ka’an is a ballroom that has floor-to-ceiling windows that give a gorgeous view of the ocean. 

  1. Ceremony | 432 guests
  2. Cocktail | 500 guests
  3. Reception | 400 guests

nizuc resort & spa ballroom

2. Nizuc Garden

This garden space is near the water and has views for days. 

This is a great venue if you want a private, outdoor celebration that isn’t on the beach!

  1. Cocktail | 350 guests
  2. Reception | 250 guests

nizuc resort & spa garden

3. A’Kan Terrace

This terrace gives all guests a stunning view of Nizuc Beach! 

It’s private, close to the lobby, and can be extremely intimate if needed. 

  1. Cocktail | 250 guests
  2. Reception | 180 guests

nizuc resort & spa terrace

4. Nizuc Beach 

Make this beach area your own by choosing decor, flowers, and aisle runners. 

Nizuc Beach is a large and flat area that can be used to celebrate many different events for your wedding week.

  1. Cocktail | 350 guests
  2. Reception | 250 guests

nizuc cancun resort & spa wedding

5. Terra Nostra Terrace and Lower Deck

This venue is as unique as they come. 

Nestled between a river and a pool, this terrace is perfect for a cocktail party or reception. Especially during sunset!

  1. Cocktail | 280 guests
  2. Reception | 180 guests

nizuc resort & spa terrace

6. Reef Beach

Placed on a soft, white sand beach, the Reef Beach location is a great option for those wanting a more casual feel. 

It also has space for fewer guests which makes your cocktail hour or reception more intimate!

  1. Ceremony | 120 guests
  2. Reception | 100 guests

nizuc resort & spa beach

7. La Punta Grill Terrace & Lower Deck

La Punta Grill Terrace and Lower Deck offers panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and can be completely decorated to your style. 

It’s the perfect venue for an outdoor cocktail party or a reception that flows into nighttime. 

  1. Cocktail | 300 guests
  2. Reception | 230 guests

nizuc resort & spa grill terrace

Nizuc Resort & Spa is an accepting place that caters to all weddings—including same-sex weddings!

Anyone from the LGBTQ+ community can be at ease knowing they can design their own wedding here. 

The wedding of your dreams is in your hands!

gay marriage wedding

You and your partner will get the exact same treatment as guests here. 

Need help with documentation? Our wedding experts can help you with that!

Nizuc Resort & Spa doesn’t just have rooms—they have luxury suites and private villas. 

The resort also has ocean suites which are for adults only!

The suites and villas are modern, classy, and very easy on the eyes. 

nizuc resort & spa rooms

You get to choose between 12 rooms categories…
  1. Ocean Suite
  2. Garden View Double
  3. Garden Junior Suite
  4. One Bedroom Garden Jr. Suite
  5. Ocean View Deluxe King
  6. Ocean View Deluxe Double
  7. Ocean View Junior Suite
  8. Master Suite
  9. Penthouse
  10. Private Pool Villa
  11. Private Pool Pavillion Villa
  12. Nizuc Villa
  13. Presidential Villa

For the wedding couple, we highly recommend the Private Pool Villa!

private villa nizuc resort

The Private Pool Villa offers guests a bedroom with a king-size bed, a deep soaking tub, and an infinity pool.

But wait, that’s not all! 

Enjoy a coffee in the morning at your indoor breakfast table or on the outdoor chaise lounges. 

Need to cool off? Grab a drink from the minibar or head on over to the outdoor rain shower. 

Take a dip in the 3 pools the resort has to offer or head on over to the 2 adults-only pools if you want some privacy. 

The main pool has a swim-up bar that has delicious, handcrafted drinks that you’ll love. 

The best part? Every pool is an infinity pool!

nizuc resort & spa infinity pool

The resort has 2 exclusive beaches, both just a few steps away from the hotel!

Due to its location, the water at the beach has little to no waves, making it safe for those of all ages. 

There are loungers you can relax on, or you can go snorkelling, paddleboarding, or even kayaking!

nizuc resort & spa beach

There are 6 restaurants at Nizuc Resort & Spa that will make your tastebuds beg for more. 

These world-class fine-dining options are created by an on-site executive chef!

Combining taste and luxury, your experience at any of these restaurants may be one of your best. 

nizuc resort & spa restaurant

6 Restaurant options include… 

  1. Ramona | Contemporary Mexican cuisine
  2. Indochine | Asian cuisine
  3. Ni | Peruvian cuisine
  4. Café de la Playa | A-la-carte breakfast
  5. La Punta Grill & Lounge | Seafood and Steakhouse
  6. Terra Nostra | Italian cuisine

Enjoy delicious cocktails at the bars and lounges which include unique spots like a cigar lounge!

nizuc resort & spa breakfast

Every day is full of fun activities at Nizuc Resort & Spa. 

Whether you want to do yoga on a paddleboard or take a sushi-making class, they have it all here!

There are activities and entertainment for those of all ages, including kids! 

nizuc resort & spa water

Fun activities and entertainment include…

  • Snorkelling
  • Paddleboarding
  • Tennis lessons
  • Live music
  • Kids Club
  • Kayaking
  • Yacht excursion
  • Cigar rolling class
  • Yoga classes
  • Sushi making class

You may have several questions about Nizuc Resort & Spa—don’t worry! We have the answers. 

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

A: Nizuc Resort & Spa is around 11 minutes from the airport. 

Q: Is the resort pet-friendly? 

A: Yes! Cats and dogs are welcome at this resort. 

One pet, up to 10 pounds, is allowed per room. There also may be a fee. 

Q: Are there any all-inclusive options? 

A: The entire resort is a-la-carte and does not offer any all-inclusive packages. 

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

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

Q: Are there adult-only options? 

A: Yes! The Ocean Suites are reserved for adults only and there are 2 pools dedicated to adults as well. 

nizuc resort & spa view

As you can tell from this blog, Nizuc Resort & Spa is an out-of-this-world resort. 

With private accommodations, luxury amenities, and fine dining, what’s not to love? 

Well, we asked our talented wedding experts what they think… and here’s what they had to say…

nizuc resort & spa wedding

Things we love: 
  1. A variety of gorgeous venue locations
  2. You can design your entire wedding
  3. Super high-end and high-quality
  4. Fantastic resort for families
  5. Private beaches
Things we don’t: 
  1. Incredibly expensive
  2. Weddings are a la carte, which adds up
  3. There are no all-inclusive packages
  4. The Ballroom is the only ceremony location
  5. Seaweed can be a problem on the beaches
I love how private they are! The set-up choices are endless because it is all a-la-carte planning so guests can have whatever they want.
Whitney Wedding Planner
Whitney - Wedding Specialist

nizuc resort & spa room

Still unsure? 

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

  1. Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun
  2. TRS Yucatan Hotel
  3. Royal Hideaway Playacar

Ready to plan your wedding? 

Or maybe you’re looking for other options. 

We can help!

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

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

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