With its buzzy atmosphere and long stretches of picture-perfect ocean views, Playa del Carmen is one of the most popular wedding destinations in Mexico. With easy access to nearby attractions like exploring the ancient wonders of Tulum, scuba diving in Cozumel, or swimming with whale sharks at Isla Mujeres, it’s an ideal “home base” for destination weddings. The region’s newest gem is The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai – a luxury resort situated on a 620-acre nature reserve, where couples and guests can celebrate their wedding weekend along two miles of white sand beaches. Rodrigo Almanza, Multi-Property Event Executive, shares more about Playa del Carmen weddings and what to expect when getting married at The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai.

GO: What makes The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai such a perfect destination for Playa del Carmen weddings?

A: Nestled on a pristine beachfront site rising majestically above the mangrove forest, The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai is an iconic destination that blends luxury and innovation, creating a world where architecture becomes an art form.

GO: When is your busiest time of year, and how far in advance should couples book if they hope to secure a date during those months?

A: The months exhibiting the highest demand include February, March, April, October, November, and December. We recommend inquiring about availability with a minimum lead time of one year from the intended wedding date.

GO: What is the capacity limit? Exclusivity?

A: Our venues are well-suited for weddings accommodating a guest range from 10 to 400 individuals. It is imperative to emphasize that we necessitate a prior review and confirmation from our Banquet Department concerning the production and setup specifications for the event.

GO: Are accommodations and buyouts available?

A: Buyouts are entirely available; we simply require a prior review to confirm availability.

GO: Are onsite wedding planners available for the wedding process?

A: We have a banquet department in charge of overseeing the complete operation of the event.

GO: What indoor/outdoor spaces are available for wedding ceremonies and receptions?

A: We have our scenic beach, the FORUM ballroom, and consideration for the use of our outlets is subject to prior review by our Food and Beverage department

GO: What are some of the amenities, incentives and activities that the property offers a couple and their guests?

A: Enjoy moments of relaxation at our SPA, stay fit in our gym, and immerse yourself in our pools and on the beach. Additionally, we provide exciting alternative activities such as kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkeling, yoga classes, diving, beach volleyball, and soccer.

GO: To what extent can the catering team at The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai customize wedding menus for a bespoke culinary experience?

A: Our approach to menu customization is tailored to meet the unique preferences and desires of each couple. We offer a diverse range of culinary options, allowing you to personalize your menu according to your taste, dietary requirements, and cultural influences. Our experienced chefs are dedicated to working closely with you to create a bespoke dining experience that reflects your vision for the special day. Whether you have specific dishes in mind or need guidance in crafting a menu, we are committed to ensuring that the culinary aspect of your wedding is a delightful and personalized celebration of your love.

GO: Service is imperative in the wedding industry. What amenities does the property offer couples and their guests that set you apart?

A: In our commitment to delivering exceptional service in the wedding industry, we take pride in offering a range of exclusive amenities that set us apart. Our couples and their guests can indulge in a personalized experience with services such as a dedicated service from our staff, ensuring that every detail is attended to seamlessly. Additionally, our property features a luxurious spa for relaxation and rejuvenation, providing couples and guests with the perfect escape.

For those seeking adventure, we offer curated expeditions and exciting activities to enhance their stay. Transportation services are also available to facilitate seamless travel arrangements. Our goal is to go beyond expectations, providing a comprehensive and tailored experience that makes every moment of your wedding celebration truly special.

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