Riviera Maya is home to some of Mexico’s most stunning beaches and resorts. Among them is Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen, which boasts a collection of luxury villas, fine dining options, swanky bars, a golf course, and a world-class spa. We asked the team to share more about planning a destination wedding at Banyan Tree Mayakoba, but it’s the perfect spot for an unforgettable honeymoon as well. Here’s what to expect:

GO: If you had to describe the property in three words, what would they be?
A: Sanctuary for The Senses

GO: How far in advance does a couple need to reserve a wedding date?
A: Couples usually book a year out or at least 8 to 9 months in advance.

GO: Are onsite wedding planners available for the wedding process?
A: Our events coordinators will assist the couple and we also collaborate with external wedding planners.

GO: Are accommodations and buyouts available? What is the capacity limit?
A: Yes, we offer 123 multi-bedroom villas; therefore, we can accommodate around 350 guests.

GO: What spaces are available for ceremonies and receptions?
A: The beach area, the lobby terrace, and for receptions we could use the beach club and our new venue – MK Blue! There are other areas that work for private events depending on number of guests.

GO: What are some of the amenities, incentives and activities that Banyan Mayakoba offers a couple?
A: There are several, but to name a few – welcome drink upon arrival, complimentary wi-fi, spa gift certificates, etc. Please reach out directly for further information.

GO: Food is such an important element at a wedding. Tell us about your menu customization.
A: Our culinary team will be able to design a menu from scratch according to our clients’ needs. We’re also able to cater kosher food and Indian cuisine.

GO: Service is imperative in the wedding industry. What does your property offer couples and their guests that set you apart?
A: Being a 5-diamond award property, we’re known for top-notch service. Some of our services include an in-villa private check-in process, boat transportation within the premises, a dedicated event coordinator for each couple, romantic bath set up for wedding night, and more.

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