A tropical getaway is always a welcome respite. Pair that with celebrating one’s nuptials, and it’s no wonder why Mexico destination weddings are a popular pick among couples from around the globe. From destination elopements to weeklong celebrations with the entire family, Mexico destination weddings are made even better when hosted at Banyan Tree Mayakoba – a lush and magical property situated on the Riviera Maya. Banyan Tree Mayakoba’s Destination Weddings Manager, Carolina Moreno, shares more details about hosting Mexico destination weddings at this luxe resort.

GO: If you had to describe Banyan Tree Mayakoba in three words, what would they be?

GO: How far in advance does a couple need to reserve a wedding date?
A: The average time frame is from 9 to 12 months in advance.

GO: Are onsite wedding planners available for the wedding process?
A: We currently offer coordination services only.

GO: Are accommodations and buyouts available? What is the capacity limit?
A: Yes, buyouts are available at the resort – 119 all-pool villas and family residences offering a choice of one, two, and three bedrooms.

GO: What spaces are available for ceremonies and receptions?
A: Our wedding resort benefits from a wide variety of indoor and outdoor venues. Couples can exchange vows at the beach area, The Lobby Terrace or The Chapel. They can continue the celebration in a secluded garden, the rooftop, or MK Blue – a roofed outdoor venue overlooking the Mayakoba waterways.

GO: What are some amenities, incentives, and activities the property offers couples who host Mexico destination weddings at Banyan Tree Mayakoba?
A: Personalized welcome amenity upon arrival, a romantic bath amenity on the wedding night, a complimentary upgrade for the wedding couple, amongst others. The in-villa luxury amenities include daily whole fruit and regular/decaffeinated coffee and tea, Banyan Tree signature toiletries including bath oils and salts, and in-villa private check-in.

GO: Food is such an important element at a wedding. Tell us about your menu customization.
A: Guests may choose from our crafted wedding menus or simply tell us what they would like, and we will customize it to perfection. Our award-winning chefs masterfully incorporate imagination, creativity, and technique to all our banquets and social celebrations.

GO: Service is imperative in the wedding industry. What does Banyan Tree Mayakoba offer couples and their guests that set you apart?
A: The resort offers a variety of activities for guests to enjoy during their stay, ie: Ecological boat tours through the Mayakoba canals, complimentary use of bicycles, non-motorized water activities, pre-arrival experience concierge, etc.

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