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Grand Velas Riviera Maya Beach Resort

The Grand Velas Riviera Maya: A large and luxurious inclusive resort offering a wide variety of wedding options

The Grand Velas is truly a grand scene. spread over 80 acres of lush Yucatan jungle and white Caribbean sand. And despite its scale, it’s close to many popular hotspots along the coast and only 10 minutes away from downtown Playa del Carmen and its famous 5th Avenue. It features 539 large luxury suites, all with private terraces that include views of the jungle or ocean and plunge pool access.

It features 539 large luxury suites that are 1,110 sq ft or larger.  The all include private terraces with views of the jungle or ocean and plunge pool access. Thanks to its large grounds, they are able to offer three zones for guests. The Grand Class is the largest and is designed for adults and teens only. The Ambassador class is family-friendly and the Zen Jungle Section is surrounded by the beauty of the Mayan Jungle. A selection of infinity pools included to keep you cool no matter where you’re staying.

To feed all their happy guests, they offer eight gourmet restaurants and multiple bars. Teen and Kids Clubs are included for your younger guests. With a resort at this scale, a huge variety of activities and experiences are offered, both on-site and along the Riviera Maya. And for those looking to take their relaxation to another level, they have a massive 90,000 sq ft award-winning jungle spa that includes 40 treatment suites to accommodate you all.


Why choose the Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort for your destination wedding or event?

Knowing the grand scale and luxurious style of this resort, you can bet they are more than ready to accommodate a wedding of any size, from 2 all the way to 800 guests. This includes 32,614 sq ft of indoor and outdoor wedding space with tons of variety, making it an adventure for you and your guests that our wedding photographers will enjoy capturing.

On-site wedding venues include the Zen Grand Garden, Zen Grand Pool Terrace, Sen Lin Terrace, Ambassador Garden and Ocean View Terrace. They also have their Grand Class Beach for a beach-front ceremony and their Convention Center which can take 2,700 people with 35,521 sq ft of flexible event space. For a more traditional setting, they also have their own chapel with a 143 person capacity. So you’re guaranteed to find the ultimate setting to match your big day, as well as a picture-perfect selection of backdrops for your wedding photography.

To make sure everything goes exactly how you want it to, they offer a wide range of wedding planning services and wedding/honeymoon packages.


The Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort is one of Del Sol Photography’s preferred luxury hotel vendors for destination weddings and events.

For examples of our wedding photography at the Grand Velas Resort, click here.

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