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Weddings at Paradisus Playa del Carmen | Our Honest Review 2022

Should you have your wedding at Paradisus Playa del Carmen?

You’ll find out soon!! 🙏

Our wedding planners are local to the area & we’re sharing all the info you need.

From packages & prices to room types, pros & cons and more…

By the end of this post, you’ll know whether Paradisus is the one for you.

So, are you ready to get started?

Let’s go…

Paradisus Playa Del Carmen Wedding Review

1. Hotel Overview


Paradisus Playa del Carmen is a luxury, all-inclusive resort located in the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya.

The resort features spacious accommodations, award-winning restaurants & a variety of activities for guests of all ages…

paradisus playa del carmen

It’s separated into 2 main sections:
  1. Family-Friendly
  2. Adults-Only
Paradisus separation between adults only and kid-friendly

The only time I saw a child was when I took a walk to the other side of the resort.

With its convenient location to Playa del Carmen, breathtaking views & endless amenities, Paradisuscan be a dream location for your destination wedding.

2. 5 Wedding Packages

Paradisus Playa del Carmen offers a variety of wedding packages to suit every budget & style.

There are 5 wedding packages in total & prices range from $5,000 – $18,500.

They can also host ethnic ceremonies, such as Jewish or South Asian weddings.

paradisus beach wedding

Package options w/ an estimated cost for 30 guests include:
  1. No Shoes Allowed | $5000 – $9000
  2. Nature Vibes | $5000 – $11,5000
  3. Out With A Bang | $8000 – $17,500
  4. All Aboard | $11,500 – $18,500
  5. It Takes Two or a Few | Complimentary w/ 7-night stay in Reserve Categorywe

No Shoes Allowed

If you’re looking for a chic & laid-back ceremony, No Shoes Allowed is perfect.

This package includes…


  • Symbolic ceremony with registrar
  • Wedding archway decorated w/ tropical foliage & white flowers
  • Foliage in the aisle leading to the archway
  • Tiffany chairs
  • Bridal bouquet & buttonhole for groom
  • Musical playlist
  • AV equipment (1 loudspeaker & 1 microphone)


  • Dark wood cocktail table

beach wedding ceremony


  • Round wooden tables
  • Wishbone-style chairs
  • Cake table
  • White napkins


  • Personalized menu

And if you’re looking to go all out, their most glamorous package is Out With A Bang.

Get more details on Paradisus wedding packages.

Or contact our wedding planners at for help getting organized. (our services are free!)

3. Ceremony & Reception Venues

The resort has several beautiful indoor & outdoor wedding venues for your ceremony & reception!

5 Ceremony Locations:
  1. Beach
  2. Gabi bridge (bridge to beach)
  3. Gazebo
  4. Ballroom
  5. Catholic Church

paradisus playa del carmen wedding venue

6 Reception Locations: 
  1. Restaurants
  2. Poolside
  3. Beach
  4. Ballrooms
  5. Terrace
  6. Gabi Beach/Club

No matter what your vision is, Paradisus has a venue that will make your dream wedding come true.

4. Gay Weddings

Paradisus Playa del Carmen proudly welcomes LGBT+ couples!

They offer all the same packages & services to same-sex couples.

lesbian wedding

Most couples choose to have a symbolic ceremony since the legal paperwork is easier to deal with in their home country.

Considering a legal ceremony?

It’s still possible with some extra planning & paperwork!

If you need help, reach out to our experts & we’ll make sure everything goes smoothly.

5. Room Types

Paradisus has over 500 spacious suites to suit every need & budget.

Prices start at $304/night and all rooms have a contemporary design, chic decor & neutral tones.

Plus, they come with a private furnished terrace, rainfall shower, minibar stocked daily & more!

So you & your guests are sure to feel like royalty during your stay.

paradisus deluxe swimup suite

Room categories include:
  • Roulette Room
  • Junior Suite
  • 1 Bedroom Suite
  • 1 Bedroom Master Suite
  • The Reserve Deluxe Suite
  • Reserve Deluxe Swim-Up Suite
  • The Reserve 1 Bedroom Deluxe Suite
  • Reserve 1 Bedroom Deluxe Swim-Up Suite
  • The Reserve 1-Bedroom Deluxe Master Suite
  • Reserve 1 Bedroom Deluxe Master Swim-Up Suite
  • The Reserve Presidential Suite
  • 2 Bedroom Master Suite

For the bride & groom, we recommend the 1 Bedroom Master Suite!

This room comes with 893 sqft of space with a kitchenette, dining & living area, and a terrace with a jacuzzi.

6. Beach

The Paradisus Playa del Carmen is located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico…but then the seaweed came in.

Over a 1 mile of coastline, there’s plenty of space for you & your guests to enjoy a walk!

paradisus playa del carmen beach

The white sand and beach bar is a perfect place to relax, read a book and have e drink.

And there are plenty of beach activities to keep everyone entertained, like volleyball, kayaking, & more.

7. Food & Drink

The resort has 9 restaurants & 5 bars, so you’re sure to find something to your taste!

There’s a mix of international & local cuisine, as well as plenty of vegetarian & vegan options.

Restaurant options include:

  • Fuego | Latin Fusion cuisine
  • Sal Steak Cave | International steakhouse
  • Naos | International buffet
  • Capella | Italian cuisine
  • Olio (for Reserve guests)
  • Bana Family | Asian cuisine
  • Hadar | International buffet
  • The Market

paradisus restaurant

And when it’s time to cool down with a cocktail, you can head over to:

  • Gabi Club
  • Red Lounge (adults-only)
  • Blue Agave
  • M Bar
  • North Avenue Bar

8. Activities & Entertainment

No matter what your interests are, there will always be something for you do at Paradisus.

paradisus water park

Here are some of the activities & entertainment options available:

  • Water sports like snorkeling, kayaking, & more
  • Yoga & meditation
  • Live music & nightly shows
  • Pool parties
  • Cuban cigar rolling classes
  • Cocktail mixology classes
  • Fitness center
  • Kids club & babysitting services

There’s also a world-class spa on-site for when you need to relax & rejuvenate!

9. What Brides & Grooms Said...

“In May 2021, my husband and I had the pleasure of having our wedding at the Paradisus Playa Del Carmen, specifically The Reserve adults only side.
Each one of our wedding guests could not stop raving about the service they received at the resort.
I wish I could have a wedding at the resort every year it was truly an experience like no other. The resort was impeccable, the food, the atmosphere, the staff a truly incredible experience. I cant wait to get back to the resort the staff became family. I highly recommend for a family, couple, or friends trip and for any occassion!!!” – Kristina Gallagher

Bride and groom Live Aqua Mexico

“We spent 11 days at this wonderful resort. We celebrated our wedding on April 16th 2021 and we were so happy that even though it was Covid times our family and friends (60 of us all together) had the best experience, the hotel followed an strict protocol. We really enjoyed our time at the resort and are very happy we chose this resort to host our wedding.” – Pilar F.

10. Why We Like It (Pros/Cons)

There’s a lot to like about the Paradisus Playa del Carmen!

Here’s what our wedding planners had to say:

Things we love:
  1. Family-friendly & adults-only options with proper separation.
  2. Waterpark for kids.
  3. Plenty of restaurants & bars on-site.
  4. Great service. Attentive staff!
  5. Food is delicious with quality of a-la-carte restaurants.
  6. Modern, spacious rooms.
  7. Gabi Club is a fantastic private venue for a wedding.
  8. Close to Playa del Carmen so you can do the tourist thing.
  9. Swim-up suites have access to the pool bar!

paradisus pool

Things we don’t love:
  1. It can be a bit pricey.
  2. Beach is not the best.
  3. You don’t really see the beach from areas in the resort.

But overall, it’s an excellent option for a wedding in Mexico!

Need Help Planning?

Have more questions about Paradisus Playa del Carmen?

Not sure if it’s the right resort for your wedding?

Our wedding planners can help!

We’ve organized 100s of weddings in Mexico & our services are totally free.

So give us a call at 877-737-0177

Or email us at [email protected]

And let’s start planning your dream day today!

Hi, I’m Najah! If you're planning a destination wedding in Mexico, I'm your girl. Our team of experts at help me create these posts to prepare you for magic! Whether you’re just looking for information or need help planning, we’ve got your back. Have any questions? Reach out in the comments below!

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