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The Akumal area has been the picture perfect venue for many happy couples over the years!

If you are planning to celebrate your special day in one of our properties, you will require a wedding planner. We are collaborating with the best wedding planners in the area, Jen and Manda from Turtle Bay Weddings, and together, we'd be delighted to help you organize your dream day.

Working with your specifications, our Akumal Direct team will take care of all the things related to finding & booking your perfect wedding venue, as well as accommodations for all your attendees. Manda and Jen from Turtle Bay Weddings offer help & advice to ensure your day is special and unique.

Why Turtle Bay Weddings?

Turtle Bay Weddings, Jennifer Smith & Manda Harman, is based in Akumal. They specialize in weddings & events held in private villas along the stunning Riviera Maya coast, from Playa del Carmen to Tulum and have been helping couples plan their weddings for over 15 years! They have extensive knowledge of Wedding and Event planning in this area, and are able to advise on every aspect of planning an event or wedding here - however small or big, however simple or grand your plans, whether you are planning just a Ceremony or whether you want a Cocktail Hour and Dinner Reception too. They offer many essential rental items, Event Catering, as Jennifer owns, with her husband, the well-known & respected Turtle Bay Café & Bakery in Akumal and we are also able to make your delicious Wedding Cake! In addition to this we can recommend local & trusted vendors including Florists, Photographers, Hair & Make Up, Musicians, Bands & DJs who we have worked with for many years and we know will help us realize the day you have been dreaming of!

Ceremony Options

There are 4 types of Ceremony available: 

  • Civil Ceremony - the only legal way to marry in Mexico.
  • Spiritual Mayan Ceremony - unique & traditional to the Maya community, beautiful way to celebrate your special day!
  • Simple Symbolic Ceremony - officiant led ceremony
  • Religious Catholic Ceremony - possible in Akumal & Playa del Carmen

Contact us today and together we'll make sure your Wedding or Event will be full of wonderful memories from start to finish! We are here to advise and work closely with you so that you have the stress-free day that you BOTH deserve.