This area of eastern Mexico is the leading tourist destination in the Western Hemisphere, and each year more than 50,000 couples choose to hold their destination weddings here! The Riviera Maya extends south from Cancun to also include the cities of Playa del Carmen and Tulum, and we also provide services on three important islands off the coast—Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, and Holbox.
Same-sex marriages have been legal here in Quintana Roo state since the end of 2015, so they are still a new concept, still numbering only in the hundreds. We at Mexico Event Design believe that we are the first gay-owned and operated company specializing in providing wedding services to same-sex couples everywhere in Mexico where ceremonies are legal!
All Riviera Maya destinations are served by Cancun International Airport, one of Latin America’s busiest. The region is known worldwide for the crystal-clear Caribbean water for diving and snorkeling, the remnants and ruins of the ancient Maya civilization, and the famous “cenotes”, or sinkholes in the limestone karst, where all rivers flow underground and the cave systems are enormous and everywhere under the jungle! With such a well-developed tourist infrastructure, there are also numerous activity centers and parks, and in many places an extensive nightlife and restaurant scene.
While the bulk of the tourists wind up in large, all-inclusive beach resorts up and down the coast, the There are plenty of small-scale boutique hotels, private luxury villas, and beach clubs that are perfect for private and luxurious destination weddings, and we have identified the best of the best! Contact us to find out more information on this fantastic region of Mexico and how it could work for your LGBT destination wedding!