So you’re planning a destination Caribbean wedding? Barceló Hotel Group’s all-inclusive Latin American resorts make dream weddings come true, offering stunning locales, personalized service and extra experiences you and your guests will never forget. Stop dreaming and start planning your Caribbean wedding at Barceló Aruba, Barceló Maya Grand Resort, Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort, Royal Hideaway Playacar or Occidental Caribe.
Barceló Aruba Wedding
The Destination: With a privileged position on the shores of the Caribbean Sea, this all-inclusive resort is located opposite Palm Beach, one of Aruba’s most modern and lively areas. Barceló Aruba provides the opportunity to enjoy maximum relaxation, whether that be a refreshing dip in its spectacular swimming pool or sunbathing in the lush gardens.
Why It’s Perfect For Your Caribbean Wedding: Barceló Aruba’s expert wedding services team specializes in elegant wedding ceremonies and celebrations on the beach, where the light sea breeze, swaying palm trees and sparkling turquoise waters blend to create an absolutely perfect tropical paradise ambiance for up to 150 guests.
Pre- or Post-Wedding Experience: Just a short distance off the Aruba coast is the resting place of the SS Antilla, the largest shipwreck in the Caribbean. At 400-feet long, the wreck is now an underwater playground, suitable for all levels of scuba diving experience.
Barceló Maya Palace Wedding
The Destination: Located on the Riviera Maya’s finest beach, the AAA Four-Diamond Barceló Maya Palace is the jewel of the Barceló Maya Grand Resort, offering sun, sand and all-inclusive comforts. The excellent facilities of the complex include three spectacular pools, one for adults only and one water park for kids. It features a gym, shopping center, U-Spa, miniclub and the U-Kids Spa.
Why It’s Perfect For Your Caribbean Wedding: With seven different ceremony locations throughout Barceló Maya Grand Resort (including elegant beachside spots) for all wedding needs. The stylishly decorated Gazebo Palace is one of the most breathtaking spots to say “I do.”
Pre- or Post-Wedding Experience: Don’t miss the chance to go for a swim in one of the Yucatan Peninsula’s cenotes – natural limestone swimming holes, which were considered sacred by the Mayans. You’ll discover crystal clear waters, cliff diving, marine life and much more. One of the most popular cenotes in Riviera Maya is Cenote Azul, located right across the highway from Barceló Maya Grand Resort.
Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort Wedding
Barceló Bávaro Palace
The Destination: Situated on over a mile of white sand on renowned Bávaro beach and protected by a coral reef that converts the Caribbean Sea into a natural pool, Barceló Bávaro Palace is a one-of-a-kind spot.
Why It’s Perfect For Your Caribbean Wedding: Your special day at Barceló Bávaro Palace is fully customizable, thanks to on-site wedding planners who can bring your dreams to life, whether you’re planning an intimate beachside ceremony or a big blowout for hundreds of friends and family members. From food to seating charts, from activities to entertainment, Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort’s wedding planners have you covered, so that every moment is smooth and easy for you. Because you don’t want to be bogged down – you want to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime event.
Pre- or Post-Wedding Experience: If you (or one of your family members) is a cigar lover, you’re in luck. Barceló Bávaro Palace offers an exclusive experience where a local cigar expert will give you a private cigar-rolling lesson and/or cigar and rum pairing class.
Royal Hideaway Playacar Wedding
The Destination: The 5-star, all-inclusive Royal Hideaway Playacar hotel is located on an idyllic white sand beach with crystalline waters in the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya.
Why It’s Perfect For Your Caribbean Wedding: This elegant, adults-only resort features several romantic areas, such as white-sand beaches, lush gardens and spacious terraces for ceremonies, banquets, cocktail receptions and all other kinds of wedding festivities.
Pre- or Post-Wedding Experience: Royal Hideaway Playacar’s new Tequilaria is a beautiful space dedicated to tequila in all its forms, ranging from classic to more esoteric selections. You’ll come away with a new appreciation for this classic spirit.
Occidental Caribe Wedding
The Destination: Located on a sandy stretch of Playa Arena Gorda (widely considered one of the Dominican Republic’s most beautiful beaches), Occidental Caribe is an elegant Mediterranean-inspired resort with picture-perfect white washed buildings, red-tiled roofs and exotic tropical gardens.
Why It’s Perfect For Your Caribbean Wedding: A storybook Caribbean wedding is within reach here. You’ll kick off a lifetime of wedded bliss under a beautiful archway decorated with white drapes and a sea of turquoise water as a backdrop.
Pre- or Post-Wedding Experience: If your wedding entourage includes kids, they’ll love Occidental Caribe. The splash-filled Barcy Water Park will provide hours of fun in the sun; the trapeze and rock climbing area (for kids four to 12 years of age) offers unforgettable adventure; and the theatre with a mini-disco features the latest pop hits in a safe, inclusive environment.
So what are you waiting for? A truly romantic Caribbean wedding awaits. Start planning now.