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Weddings at Paradisus La Perla | Our Honest Review

You’ve finally settled on a destination wedding — we don’t blame you!

But is Paradisus la Perla the perfect resort for you, your partner, and all your guests? 

How do you choose?

With the help of our experience planners from… we got you.

Maybe Paradisus La Perla is exactly what you want, or everything you don’t want. 

You gotta start reading to find out! Let’s go!

Paradisus La Perla is a 5-star adults-only resort where you can indulge in luxury accommodations, amenities, and dining options. 

You can expect modern and classy rooms at this all-suite resort, and if you want to upgrade, there are options for that as well! 

Need to relax? Take a dip in one of the 2 pools or book a treatment at the Yhi Spa. 

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There are 24 restaurants and bars here, ranging from buffets to beach bars with cold drinks and snacks. 

Those who want a peaceful wedding with friends and family will love what Paradisus Playa del Carmen has to offer!

There are 5 wedding packages available at Paradisus La Perla and each one has a different style and fun name!

Prices can be determined by one of our expert wedding specialists—but don’t worry! Each package is affordable and under $8,000. 

Wedding packages include: 

More guests can be invited for $130 – $195 per extra person.

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No Shoes Allowed

No Shoes Allowed is the most extravagant package the resort offers its guests!

It’s a chill but elegant package that gives you everything you need from the ceremony all the way to the reception. 

With the No Shoes Allowed wedding package, you get… 
  • Symbolic ceremony
  • Floral arrangements
  • Wooden porch
  • Lanterns at the entrance
  • Wooden chairs and benches
  • Bouquet and boutonniere
  • 1-hour private cocktail party
  • Dark wood cocktail tables
  • Set of 32ft string lights
  • Open bar for the cocktail party
  • 3-hour private reception
  • 4 wooden tables
  • Macrame table runners
  • Cake table
  • 3-course plated dinner
  • Personalized menu
  • Open bar for the whole reception 

Paradisus La Perla has 11 wedding venues around the property that you can choose from. 

Whether you want an intimate restaurant reception or a beach wedding, you won’t be disappointed by these options!

1. Gabi Bridge

Gabi Bridge is a beautiful bridge where couples can say “I do” with the view of the ocean in the background. 

Intimate or bigger events can happen on this bridge and each package allows for a different style!

  • Ceremony | 75 guests
  • Cocktail hour | 75 guests

paradisus playa del carmen wedding

2. Gazebo Perla 

This garden view gazebo is a fantastic spot for those wanting a covered outdoor space. 

It can be used for each event the resort offers and is great for smaller parties. 

  • Ceremony: 40 guests
  • Cocktail hour: 40 guests
  • Reception: 40 guests

paradisus la perla resort gazebo

3. North Beach

This pristine beach is the only beach location that the resort has to offer, but it’s the only one you need. 

With the blue water in the background and the palm trees swaying above you, you’ll really feel like you’re in paradise. 

It also has a gazebo you can use!

  • Ceremony | 75 guests
  • Cocktail hour | 250 guests
  • Reception | 250 guests

paradisus la perla beach wedding

4. Cypress Ballroom

The Cypress Ballroom holds the most amount of guests and is where weddings are held during inclement weather. 

You can also dress the ballroom up with decor, a dance floor, and so many other things!

  • Ceremony | 500 guests
  • Cocktail hour | 500 guests
  • Reception | 500 guests

cypress ballroom paradisus la perla

5. Solarium 

The Solarium is an open-air terrace where guests can relax with a drink after the ceremony while they get ready for the reception. 

This spot is in the heart of the hotel so all guests at the resort can wish you congratulations!

  • Cocktail hour | 80 guests
  • Reception | 80 guests

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6. Gabi Club

Great for more of a chill vibe, the Gabi Club has space under a palapa or an open-air space where guests can relax. 

It can be decorated to your preference as well!

  • Cocktail hour | 50 guests
  • Reception | 50 guests

gabi club paradisus la perla

7. Beach Gazebo 

This beautiful beachfront gazebo can be decorated with drapery and flowers to match your theme. 

You can also host your cocktail hour in the same spot, making it easier for all your guests!

  • Ceremony | 75 guests
  • Cocktail hour | 75 guests

beach gazebo paradisus la perla

Other venue options: 
  • North Pool Terrace | 60 guests
  • Palapa 1 and 2 | 52 guests
  • Pool Perla | 120 guests
  • Hadar Restaurant | 60 guests

If you’re looking for a resort that is accepting and hospitable to the LGBTQ+ community, you’ve found it. 

Paradisus La Perla will treat you and your partner the same as any other guest—with love. 

Plus, every wedding package stays the same no matter who you’re marrying. 

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The resort also has many places for you to propose!

If you need help with any important documents, reach out to us. 

Our wedding specialists can help you with anything you need!

Paradisus La Perla has many suites that will make you feel like a VIP. 

There are almost 400 suites available and they range from simple rooms to master swim-up suites!

If you want to upgrade, the resort has Reserve rooms that are bigger and more fancy!

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You get to choose from these suites…
  • Roulette Room
  • Junior Suite Garden View
  • Suite Garden
  • Master Suite Garden View
  • Two Bedroom Master Suite
  • The Reserve Junior Suite Garden View
  • The Reserve Junior Suite Swim Up
  • The Reserve Suite Garden View
  • The Reserve Suite Swim-Up
  • The Reserve Master Suite Garden View
  • The Reserve Master Suite Swim-Up
  • The Reserve Suite Presidential

For the newlyweds, we recommend The Reserve Junior Suite Swim-Up!

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This suite has a king-size bed, direct access to the pool, and a private terrace where you can relax in peace. 

You’ll also find a rain shower, a couch, and get a complimentary dinner at Sal Restaurant!

You may not want to leave your room the entire time, and we don’t blame you. 

There are 3 pools at Paradisus La Perla, with two sharing a swim-up bar and the other being for The Reserve guests. 

You can bask in the sun, grab a cold drink, or cool off in one of the lagoon-like pools. 

The in-water barstools keep you right in the water so you don’t even have to leave to get a drink. 

paradisus la perla resort pool

The beach is just a few steps away from the resort so you can go between the two all day!

There is also a bar right on the beach where you can get a refreshing coconut, a hand-crafted cocktail, or a bite to eat. 

This all-inclusive resort has 16 restaurants that offer cuisines from all around the world. 

There are also 8 bars on-site where you and your wedding guests can wind down and celebrate!

No matter if you want a great steak, a pastry and a coffee, or sushi, you can find it all here. 

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Restaurant options include…
  • Sal Steak Cave | Steakhouse
  • Fuego | Latin-fusion cuisine
  • La Palapa | International cuisine
  • The Lunch Box | Street food
  • Hadar | Buffet
  • Aguamarina | Mexican cuisine
  • Sunset Grill | Snacks
  • Bana Family | Asian cuisine
  • Bana | Asian cuisine
  • Mole | Mexican cuisine
  • Noas | Buffet
  • Sunrise Grill | Brunch
  • The Market | BBQ
  • Cappella | Italian cuisine
  • Coffee Corner | Coffee and pastries

paradisus la perla bar

Paradisus La Perla has many activities that are great for fitness lovers, those wanting to relax, or those wanting to learn something new. 

Whether you’re looking to scuba dive or book a treatment at the spa, they have everything here for you!

They also have options for classes including spinning, pilates, yoga, and more!

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Fun activities and entertainment include…
  • Beauty salon services
  • Spa day
  • Fitness center
  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Spinning
  • Aqua Fitness
  • Scuba diving
  • Salsa or merengue classes
  • Cocktail classes
  • Live shows
  • Pool parties
  • Jet skiing

When you’re looking to stay at a resort, especially during your wedding, you want all your questions answered. 

Don’t worry, we have all the answers below!

Q: How far is Paradisus La Perla from the airport? 

A: It’s about a 50-minute drive from the Cancun International Airport. 

Q: What time do check-in and check-out start?

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

Q: Is Paradisus La Perla pet-friendly?

A: No, there are no pets allowed at this resort. 

Q: Do you need a restaurant reservation?

A: Some restaurants require a reservation but others do not. We recommend you ask a staff member there for more information!

Weddings at Paradisus La Perla are classy, intimate, and totally worth the money you spend. 

Between the 11 wedding venues and 5 wedding packages, it won’t be hard for you to create your dream wedding. 

You’re probably wondering, okay, but what’s the catch? 

Well, we asked our talented wedding team their opinions on this resort and they gave us their pros, cons, and everything in between!

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Things we love: 
  • Indoor and outdoor venues can hold a lot of guests
  • The resort has a family-friendly side and an adults-only side, so there are more venue options
  • A great number of restaurants and bars
  • Rooms are clean and upgraded
  • With 26+ booked rooms the ceremony, reception, and cocktail hour are free
Things we don’t: 
  • Weddings on the weekend are a la carte and can be very expensive
  • You can only use wedding packages from Monday to Thursday
  • It starts to get very expensive once you add on extras and amenities
  • The beach is small
  • The vendor’s fee is a lot higher than other resorts
If you are looking for a simple wedding with base decor, it’s a very good option. But extras are more expensive at this resort than others.

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Still unsure?

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