Destination Weddings in Cancun
One of the most popular resort areas in Mexico is Cancun. Located on the coast of Mexico against the Caribbean, Cancun is known for its resorts and great beaches, and come for their weddings and honeymoons. There are also nearby Mayan ruins, and other excursions that you and your wedding guests can take part in, making this a great destination for those who plan to include a larger group in their wedding. Many different resorts here offer wedding packages, specifically the all-inclusive locations such as, and other hotels also offer wedding packages.
Destination Weddings and Honeymoons in Mexico
If you choose to get married in one of Mexico's resort towns, you also have the advantage of getting married in Cancun that all offer waterfront views and water related activities, as well as the prerequisite sun bathing. If you want a bit more in the way of pampering, try one of the Mexican spas there. Herbalists and healers have worked for centuries in Mexico, and spas here are often less expensive than those in the US.
Finding a Mexican Wedding Planner
Deciding to have your wedding in Mexico is the easy part - planning the wedding is different little trickier. You will need to travel to Mexico several times before the wedding to make arrangements, or your best bet is to hire a wedding planner. First or all, you need to ask anyone you know who had a destination wedding in Mexico for referrals. If you don't know anyone personally, you can research wedding planners in Mexico on-line. Also ask for references and see a portfolio of a previously planned wedding.
Cancun Wedding Flowers
Flowers are an integral part of any wedding and the lush, tropical flowers of the Caribbean are a beautiful addition to any beach wedding. Below are just a few of the Caribbean's finest blossoms:
Hibiscus. These cup-like flowers that range in color from white to yellow to bright pink.
Bougainvillea. Grows on vines that hug trellises and fences all over the Caribbean. The thorny vines are covered in small, delicate flowers of white, pink, rose, and purple.
Oleander. This evergreen bush, native to the Mediterranean, flowers with white, pink, and yellow blossoms.
Birds of Paradise. This dramatic stems have an orange or yellow flower with a distinctive top that resembles a bird or a crane. These flowers, native to South Africa.
Cannas. Sometimes called “Canna lilies”, these tall stalks are topped with festive red, orange, pink, or yellow flower colors.
Gardenias. A favorite for Caribbean beach weddings, this cream colored flower are nice in a bouquet or as a single one behind the bride's ear.