As a team of destination wedding travel planners, we partner with beautiful resorts across Mexico and the Caribbean that offer all-inclusive wedding packages under $10,000 for you to work with.

Here are 10 of our favorite wedding packages under $10k:

  1. 1. Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun | Beso Package
  2. 2. TRS Coral Hotel | Party Lovers wedding package
  3. 3. Secrets Moxche | Beyond Memorable Package
  4. 4. Dreams Playa Mujeres | Beyond Memorable Package
  5. 5. El Dorado Maroma | Ultimate Memorable Moments Package
  6. 6. Azul Beach Resort Riviera Cancun | Ultimate Memorable Moments Package
  7. 7. Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya | Always & Forever Package
  8. 8. Finest Playa Mujeres | Gold Excellence
  9. 9. Hard Rock Riviera Maya | Lavish Daydream Package
  10. 10. Royalton Riviera Cancun | Refined Wedding Package

Saying ‘I do’ under the palm trees, surrounded by your closest friends and family, is such a special way to start your married life. 

And don’t worry – destination weddings do not have to break the bank.

These wedding packages are usually fully customizable, so you can tailor each element to create your perfect wedding in the sunshine. 

Keep reading to learn more about each of the top packages under $10,000.

And you can also read our breakdown of the best destination wedding packages under $15,000 here.

1. Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun | Beso Package

live aqua cancun | destination wedding | cancun mexicoLive Aqua Beach Resort Cancun is a stunning adults-only resort located in the exclusive hotel zone in Cancun, offering 371 newly remodeled rooms, each with an ocean or garden view, and you can even choose the aroma in your room! 

All activities at Live Aqua focus on your senses and well-being, from the seven gourmet restaurants to the decadent treatments at the purity spa to the beautiful views of the white sand beaches and turquoise blue water—a truly sophisticated option for your destination wedding. 

Live Aqua offers several great packages, but the Beso wedding package is one of our favorite all-inclusive packages under $10,000. 

The Beso package costs $2,440 for up to 20 guests and includes:

  • Symbolic ceremony performed by a non-denominational minister 
  • Wedding altar or gazebo decorated with draping and floral accents
  • Aisle runner, white Avant Garde chairs, and ceremonial table 
  • Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for the wedding couple 
  • Sound system  
  • Wedding cake 
  • Sparkling wine for toast 
  • Reservation at one of our restaurants (up to 20 people) 
  • Romantic turndown service on the wedding night 
  • Breakfast in bed the morning after the ceremony 
  • 15% discount on spa treatments 
  • 2-night stay certificate to celebrate the first wedding anniversary 
  • Dedicated Wedding Expert 
  • Complimentary room for one member of the wedding couple on the day of the ceremony 
  • Refreshments and amenities for the wedding couple while getting ready 
  • Room upgrade and late check-out for the wedding couple (subject to availability) 
  • $26 per additional hotel guest 

2. TRS Coral Hotel | Party Lovers wedding package

trs coral | destination wedding | cancun mexicoLocated on the sandy beaches of the Costa Mujeres, The TRS Coral Hotel is a tropical paradise just a few minutes from Cancun

TRS Coral is a fantastic adults-only option with 469 luxurious suites, each with a balcony or furnished terrace. 

The picture-perfect beach and the Spa are on your doorstep, as well as the Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre for the more sporty guests. 

Five delicious a la carte restaurants offer many choices for every meal. 

One of our favorite restaurants is the Chic Cabaret delivering breathtaking live music and shows as you dine.

Your wedding guests can expect a five-star luxury experience here, and there are some stunning locations on site for your wedding, such as garden gazebos, beach pergolas next to the sea, and a picturesque Catholic chapel for you to choose from. 

You’ll find that the packages are flexible so that you can create your perfect personal wedding of dreams!

We love the Party Lovers wedding package, priced at $5,750 for up to 50 guests. This includes:

  • Symbolic ceremony performed by a non-denominational minister 
  • Assigned wedding venue 
  • Sound system 
  • Ceremony decoration with two tropical flower arrangements 
  • Signing table accent 
  • Personal flowers for the couple 
  • Sparkling toast 
  • White Avant Garde chairs or White Tiffany chairs for ceremony and Reception 
  • Two-tiered white wedding cake 
  • 4 hours private event with delicious food and a standard open bar included 
  • White linen tablecloths for round tables 
  • Round tables 66″ for Reception 
  • 5 Dinner table centerpiece
  • Breakfast in bed for the wedding couple 
  • Wedding gift for the wedding couple 
  • Wedding amenities for the wedding couple 
  • Special turndown service 
  • 1 Free access for the wedding couple to the Hydrotherapy Area at Zentropia Palladium Spa & Wellness 
  • 15% discount on spa services for the wedding couple 
  • Late check-out and a room upgrade for wedding couple room 
  • Two nights honeymoon for the bride and groom
  • Wedding Coordinator 

3. Secrets Moxche | Beyond Memorable Package

secrets moxche playa del carmen destination weddingSecrets Moxché Playa Del Carmen allows guests to enjoy luxury at every turn as they explore the pristine white sandy beach, eat delicious cuisine from around the world, splash in 7 heated swimming pools, and experience top-class amenities and entertainment. 

There are 485 lavish suites, each elegantly designed with a private balcony or terrace, hot tub, and a 24-hour concierge service. Some suites have a tropical view, while some have a view of that blue-blue Caribbean ocean.

By day or night, there is always lots to do at Secrets Moxche – from windsurfing, beach volleyball, snorkeling to golf and, of course, the world-class Spa.

There are some stunning location options for your wedding ceremony and your Reception – each offering a unique and beautiful backdrop under the palm trees as you say ‘I do.’

secrets moxche playa del carmen destination wedding

Our favorite all-inclusive wedding package under $10,000 is the Beyond Memorable package

It’s great value for money and flexible for larger weddings. For 50-79 guests, this costs $8,999 (Monday to Wednesday) or $9,499 (Thursday to Sunday.) You get a lot of bang for your buck here, including:

  • Your symbolic ceremony with the service of a Judge or Minister 
  • Beach pergola or wedding gazebo drapery
  • Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for the wedding couple
  • Sound system
  • White-linen covered chairs 
  • A shoe check station is provided for ceremonies held on the beach
  • Welcome Cocktail Party (1 hour) with Hors d’oeuvres station and private bar
  • Rehearsal dinner (2 hours) with buffet, appetizer and dessert stations, cocktail
  • Preparation and ironing of the couple’s wedding day attire
  • Complimentary room for one member of the wedding couple the night before
  • Hairstyling and makeup for one member of the wedding couple
  • Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for wedding couple
  • Two boutonnieres and two corsages for the wedding party
  • Wedding Reception (3 hours) with sweetheart table and upgraded linens
  • Sound system
  • Delectable buffet with a choice of a variety of cuisine options
  • Private bar with bartender
  • Dessert station and couple’s choice of wedding cake
  • A dedicated onsite wedding coordinator
  • Sparkling wine and fresh fruit for the wedding couple and their parents in suits, 
  • 20% discount on spa treatments for the wedding couple and their parents
  • Complimentary access to the Spa’s hydrotherapy areas for the wedding couple 
  • Complimentary room for one member of the wedding couple the night before 
  • Romantic breakfast in bed with Mimosas the day after the wedding
  • Free anniversary nights

We wrote a review of our hosting your wedding at Secrets Moxche, which you can read here.

4. Dreams Playa Mujeres | Beyond Memorable Package

dreams playa mujeres wedding Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort is a family-friendly alternative to Secrets Moxche. 

Dreams Playa Mujeres is an all-inclusive tropical dream with 500 large suites offering luxury on a large scale. 

There are ten dining experiences and 13 bars and lounges, and 65,000 square feet swimming pools. 

You’ll find there are lots to do for the kids, including an onsite water park, which is very popular – meaning that it makes an excellent option for a destination wedding in Mexico if you have kids coming. 

The Beyond Memorable package listed above is also available here. 

Dreams Playa Mujeres is one of the best family-friendly wedding venues near Cancun. 

For that reason, it’s extremely popular, and space is quite limited, so we recommend couples book at least 14-16 months in advance.

5. El Dorado Maroma | Ultimate Memorable Moments Package

el dorado maroma | palafitos | destination weddingEl Dorado Maroma resort is a luxury spa in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, located on the renowned Maroma Beach. 

It’s an intimate resort with 149 suites for adults only – including stunning over-water bungalows rare in Mexico. 

It’s perfect for guests seeking relaxation, high-end personalized service, exquisite world cuisine, and romance in a tropical paradise setting. 

From rooftop sky terraces and beachfront gazebos to grand ballrooms and traditional chapels, El Dorado Spa Maroma boasts multiple wedding venues tailored to every bride’s wishes.

Ultimate Memorable Moments is a fantastic option costing $9,999 as an all-inclusive wedding package, as it includes a huge amount for up to 24 guests:

  • Your wedding ceremony service in a location of your choice with a non-denominational minister
  • Sound system 
  • Wedding certificate and wedding program
  • A One-Hour Cocktail Party with signature cocktails and bites
  • Ceremony and reception decor of your choice, including altar table, runner, and chairs with covers
  • Designer floral arrangements
  • Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for wedding couple
  • Four-Course private wedding reception dinner
  • Personalized menu and stationery
  • Two-Tier signature wedding cake
  • Wine and cheese reception (1.5 hours)
  • Honeymoon package including 15% spa discount
  • One-night anniversary return stay
  • Expert wedding planning and designer 
  • Wedding concierge
  • Personal wedding website and gift registry
  • $250 towards the floral table centerpiece and $200 toward wine

6. Azul Beach Resort Riviera Cancun | Ultimate Memorable Moments Package

azul riviera cancun | ultimate memorable moments package | destination wedding Azul Beach Resort Riviera Cancun is the sister resort to El Dorado Maroma in Riviera Maya, but it is a family-friendly alternative. 

A beautiful resort that offers 435 spectacular suites, luxurious amenities, and full-sensory culinary experiences at six different restaurants, including one of the 50 best restaurants in Latin America.

Guests with kids will find various activities for all ages and six pool options. 

The Ultimate Memorable Moments package here is almost identical to the one detailed above for up to 24 guests, including those important little people. 

7. Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya | Always & Forever Package

nickelodeon riviera maya | destination wedding mexicoNickelodeon Riviera Maya is the ultimate family beach escape, so you want to take advantage of this resort if you have many kids coming to your wedding.

Nickelodeon resorts offer a huge amount of kids’ activities with familiar faces, such as SpongeBob SquarePants and the teenage mutant ninja turtles experiences! 

You’ll find an onsite water park with 6 acres, with over 20 slides for kids, both big and small.

There are 280 family suites with ocean views designed to accommodate families. 

But of course, there is plenty for the adults, too, with a full-service spa, 3 bars, and six different restaurants. 

Weddings here are beautiful and playful, involving all the family. There are some great all-inclusive wedding packages under $10,000 here and don’t worry, SpongeBob will only come if he’s officially invited!

Our favorite wedding package at Nickelodeon is the Always & Forever package, priced at $1399, and includes:

  • Your wedding ceremony service in a location of your choice with a non-denominational minister
  • Sound system 
  • Wedding certificate
  • Ceremony decor of your choice, including aisle runner and chairs 
  • Semi-private dinner reservation for wedding group
  • Personalized menu 
  • Expert wedding planning and designer 
  • Personal wedding website and gift registry
  • Honeymoon package including 15% spa discount
  • One-night anniversary return stay

8. Finest Playa Mujeres | Gold Excellence

finest playa mujeres | destination wedding mexicoAn excellent family-friendly option, Finest Playa Mujeres has something for every family member, so if you have kids at your wedding, consider this one. 

You’ll find family-friendly treatments at the Spa, live entertainment, and group classes in cooking and dancing, which could be fun after the wedding day. 

There are twelve restaurants at Finest Playa Mujeres, meaning there’s cuisine for your mood. 

Getting married here is a dream too. 

We like the Gold Excellence package, their most luxurious package, priced at $2,400 for up to 20 guests:

  • Your symbolic ceremony with the service of a Judge or Minister
  • 1-hour cocktail party with hors d’oeuvres and an open bar 
  • Gold Level private dinner for 4 hours (with an open bar)
  • Sparkling wine for the main toast
  • Wedding cake 
  • four boutonnières or corsages for the wedding party 
  • Upgraded floral bouquet and boutonnière  
  • Natural floral centerpiece 
  • Sound system 
  • 45-minute live music set
  • Bride’s hairstyling and makeup for the ceremony 
  • Complimentary Duet Balance Massage for the bride and groom (50 min) 
  • 15% discount on all spa treatments 
  • Professional photographer, including 20 digital full-color photos and 15-min video of the ceremony 
  • Preparation and ironing of bride’s and groom’s attire
  • Honeymoon package 
  • Preferential suite location 
  • Complimentary suite for the groom the night before the wedding 
  • Special turndown service and late check-out for bride and groom 

9. Hard Rock Riviera Maya | Lavish Daydream Package

hard rock riviera maya | destination wedding mexicoThe Hard Rock Riviera Maya has both an adults-only and a family-friendly option. 

Heaven at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is a luxury area for adults, with opulent suites and four restaurants, including a live immersive dining experience with state-of-the-art multi-sensory screens and augmented reality.

You and your guests will enjoy three stylish bars, an adults-only pool, and activities, including a bowling alley and laser tag. 

Weddings here are extraordinary, with stunning locations for you to choose from.

The Lavish Daydream package is our favorite option for smaller weddings of up to 32 guests. The package costs $5,000 and includes:

  • Your wedding ceremony service with a non-denominational minister
  • Sound system 
  • Wedding certificate
  • Ceremony structural decor with flowers and hanging chandelier including aisle runner, urns, and chairs
  • One themed bouquet and boutonniere OR two bouquets OR two boutonnieres
  • 2 tier wedding cake
  • Musical soloist for wedding ceremony (Violin, Saxophone, Guitar)
  • Ground fireworks display
  • Sparkling wine for 32
  • Onsite wedding coordinator 
  • Personal wedding website and gift registry
  • Honeymoon package 
  • One-night anniversary return stay

10. Royalton Riviera Cancun | Refined Wedding Package

royalton riviera cancun | destination wedding mexicoAnother fantastic option, the Royalton Riviera Cancun, is an all-inclusive, family-focused huge resort boasting 840 suites just 15 minutes from Cancun airport

There is something for everyone, with ten delicious international restaurants and 11 bars. Kids will be delighted with the onsite water park and the varied kids club options. 

And for the grown-ups and the dining experiences, you’ll find fabulous live entertainment, a full-service spa, AND a casino for your pleasure!

More stunning locations to choose from here, and we like the Refined Wedding package as a great option, costing you $4,199 for up to 30 guests:

  • Your wedding ceremony service with a non-denominational minister
  • Sound system 
  • Ceremony table with linen & tropical centerpiece plus chairs
  • Two tropical bouquets (1 for bridesmaid)
  • Two tropical boutonnieres (1 for Best Man) 
  • Sparkling wine toast
  • One-hour cocktail party with an open bar
  • Three-hour private Reception including open bar and buffet or family-style meal
  • 2 tier wedding cake
  • Onsite wedding coordinator 
  • Bride & groom room upgrade and late check out
  • 10% discount on spa services for the entire wedding group  

Frequently asked questions

What is a “good” budget for a destination wedding?

Working on the budget for your wedding is very important.

You want to be realistic, set a reasonable budget for yourself, and then try to stick to it!

The first question you must answer is how many guests you will have. 

Knowing your guest count is the best starting place to help determine the budget. 

As a loose guide, a destination wedding with under 30 guests will cost you $10,000 or under

And for destination weddings with over 30 guests, you may look at something more like $15,000. However, some great options exist in Mexico, so we’re exploring all-inclusive wedding packages under $10,000 here. 

It depends on the wedding venue you choose and their wedding packages, as the savings can add up.

For example, we recently had a couple with 186 guests, and the wedding only cost them $3,900.

If you’re planning a large wedding with 100+ guests, you definitely want to check out the list of our favorite resorts.

Is a destination wedding more affordable?

A destination wedding can be more affordable than a wedding close to home. 

Your final cost will depend on many elements such as decor, food, venues, and how many guests you’ll have. 

Most resorts we work with offer wedding packages that include many of these primary elements you’ll want, which helps bring your overall cost down.  

And what’s more, you are also getting an in-built honeymoon, a once-in-a-lifetime vacation with your favorite people, and your dream wedding!

Can you have a wedding at an all-inclusive resort?

Yes! In fact, most of the destination weddings we help plan are held at all-inclusive resorts.

We find all-inclusive resorts offer great benefits for couples and their guests and most of the intricate wedding details are taken care of.

Your guests will also have a great time and not have to pay for food and beverage while they’re enjoying their stay during your destination wedding.

Why are destination weddings so expensive?

Destination weddings don’t need to be expensive.

In fact, we often find that destination weddings can be a cost-saving alternative to hosting a similarly sized wedding at home. 

Most all-inclusive resorts offer comprehensive packages that help to keep costs down and help you bring the wedding of your dreams to life.

We recently updated our list of the best all-inclusive wedding pacakges which can provide a comprehensive breakdown at a number of beautiful resorts.

Can you do a destination wedding for $10,000?

Yes! The cost of your destination wedding largely depends on your guest count, but you can absolutely host a desitnation wedding for $10,000.

Being realistic (I know, that’s not that fun), if you’re guest count is 50 people or under, you’ll have a better likelihood of planning a wedding under $10K.

If you’re planning a wedding with 100+ guests, it’s more likely that you’ll spend $15,000 or more on your wedding.

How much does it cost to attend a destination wedding?

It depends! Most resorts require a minimum 3-night stay at the resort, although many of our guests opt to stay for 4 or more nights to turn their trip into a longer vacation.

In the last year, we planned about 85 destination weddings and the average stay was about $1,200 per person for a 4-night stay on average. 

That doesn’t include your flights to and from the destination, but often includes your resort stay, taxes, fees, and roundtrip ground transportation to and from the destination airport and resort.

Recap: The best all-inclusive wedding packages under $10,000

There are endless resorts and packages to choose from. Once you refine your budget and guest list, you can narrow down what wedding venues may fit your wishlist. 

From our experience, even though a resort offers an inexpensive wedding package, you want to ensure it will still be high quality.

The list above captures a few of our favorite resorts and wedding packages under $10,000, as we find that’s a sweet spot for a destination wedding.

Our team has also put together a list of the best all-inclusive wedding packages under $15,000 if you want additional resort venue options. 

Our goal in working with couples is to find the right mix of comprehensive wedding packages, wedding perks, and an onsite wedding team that can pull off multiple stunning events.

Need help planning? 

Our experienced wedding planners at Destination Weddings by Vacationeeze are with you every step of the way.

With decades of experience planning hundreds of weddings, our team understands what couples are looking for and how to navigate working with the resorts. 

Our dedicated team will work with all your friends and family so you can focus on planning your dream wedding.

Ready to start planning your big day?

Call us at 215-454-2070 or get in touch with us here

Looking forward to chatting soon! 

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