Yellow Umbrella Events

Palace Resorts Destination Wedding Guide

Welcome to Yellow Umbrella Event’s 2019 Complete Guide to getting married at one of the Palace Resorts in Mexico or Jamaica. We absolutely LOVE these properties and we think you will as well. We love them so much that we’re *Palace Pro Specialists Certified, meaning we are among the top Palace Resorts selling agents in the US and have an official certification from Palace Resorts indicating our advanced knowledge of their properties and their wedding and corporate group programs. We really know Palace!

Take your time browsing through some of their great options and then give us a call at #512-902-2743 or shoot us an email at [email protected] and we will help you book your date!

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WEDDINGS AT PALACE RESORTS Q&A

Q.) How do we book our wedding at Palace Resorts?

A.) Give us a call at or email us here and we’ll get started. First, we’ll help you decide which Palace Resort is best suited to you and your guests. Then we’ll connect with the property to confirm your ceremony date and time. Once you have a signed contract and have paid a deposit to hold your date, we’ll help you with obtaining a special rate on a room block for you and your guests.

 

Q.) How much is the ceremony deposit?

A.) There is a $250US deposit required to confirm and hold your ceremony date and time. The $250US will be credited to your wedding package of choice or credited back to you at check out, if you opt for the complimentary ceremony package.

 

Q.) How far in advance must we book our wedding?

A.) There is no set time in advance that you must book your wedding but dates and times are subject to availability, so you should start the planning process as soon as you can, to give you the most flexibility on dates.

Please note that weddings or vow renewals booked once on site do not qualify for the complimentary package.

 

Q.) Do the weddings at Palace Resorts include other vendors, like a DJ, a photographer, or a florist?

A.) Yes and No. Palace Resorts does offer a variety of wedding collections that include décor, such as upgraded linens, flowers, centerpieces, upgraded chairs, and more. Other vendors, like a DJ or a photographer are not included in those packages but can be sourced from Palace Resorts. They offer what is referred to as “in house” vendors to choose from. You are welcome to use their in house vendors for all extra wedding services.

 

Q.) What if I don’t want to use the in house vendors that Palace Resorts offers?

A.) You are welcome to bring in your own vendors from outside the resorts, both from the local area and internationally. There will be an $800 fee for all outside vendors, though. This fee is charged per outside vendor. For example, if you hire a photographer to come with you from your home state of Texas, you would pay an $800 “outside vendor” fee to Palace Resorts. If you ALSO hire an outside vendor as your decorator, there would be an additional $800 outside vendor fee. This would bring your total to $1600 in outside vendor fees.

If you would like to use outside vendors for your Palace wedding, we recommend working with vendors that include a number of services, so that your outside vendor fee is reduced. For example, we’d recommend you choose a vendor that offers both photography and videography or a decorator that includes flowers, linens, and lighting. That way you pay less in outside vendor fees.

Of course, if you choose your vendors from the in house vendor list at Palace Properties, there will be no additional fees to use their services, other than the cost of the actual services rendered.

 

Q.) Can we get married on the beach? Or in a ballroom? Or near the pool?

A.) Yes! All of the Palace properties offer multiple ceremony and reception site locations. Please contact us so we can help you narrow down the right location for your wedding!

 

Q.) We’re Catholic. What Palace property offers the option for having a Catholic Ceremony?

A.) Currently, Moon Palace Spa & Resort is the only Palace property that offers Catholic ceremonies.

 

Q.) Do we get a rehearsal time?

A.) Yes, you can have a rehearsal time the day before your wedding ceremony, if you’d like.

 

Q.) How far in advance do we need to arrive on site, before our wedding, to confirm all of our wedding details?

A.) Depending on the Palace Property that you have chosen for your wedding, and if you will have a legal or symbolic ceremony, you will need to arrive either and be on site 3 days before the wedding or 4 days before your wedding.

 

Q.) Will we be able to confirm our wedding details, once on site? Like in a walk through with someone from Palace Resorts?

A.) Yes, you will meet on site with your assigned Palace wedding coordinator a few days before your wedding to finalize all details. You may add any additional last minute services at that time as well, but please note that any services that are added last minute are subject to availability.

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COMPLIMENTARY WEDDING PACKAGES

For those that desire a simple wedding ceremony and reception, Palace Resorts offers a complimentary wedding package in understated beachy neutrals. This complimentary and fully customizable wedding package includes:

PALACE RESORTS COMPLIMENTARY WEDDING PACKAGE

  • Wedding ceremony location: Beach or Gazebo
  • Chocolate colored ceremony structure and podium with silk floral decor
  • 30 white folding chairs
  • Small bridal bouquet
  • 1 boutonniere
  • 1 tier simple wedding cake for 30 guests
  • Audio system for the ceremony*
  • Minister to perform symbolic ceremony
  • Sparkling wine during ceremony*
  • A semi private dinner reservation for up to 30 guests
  • Breakfast in bed the morning after the ceremony
  • Complimentary honeymoon package

 

A minimum of a 14 room nights within your wedding group and a deposit of $250 USD to book date and time of the ceremony is required. Moon Palace Jamaica requires a minimum of 3 room nights to qualify for a complimentary wedding package.

An additional fee applies to all civil ceremonies for the services of the Justice of the Peace and for document filing. Ceremony pricing includes up to 30 guests. Additional guests may be accommodated depending on the resort chosen. The complimentary collection will not apply if requested once on site – it must be booked in advance of your stay. Additional fee will apply if complimentary package is requested within 15 days of arrival. Prices and packages are subject to change without notice. *Couple must provide song selections and auxiliary cable for audio system. *Up to 4 bottles of sparkling wine will be provided.

LE BLANC SPA & RESORT COMPLIMENTARY WEDDING PACKAGE

  • Wedding ceremony location
  • Minister to perform symbolic or vow-renewal ceremony
  • Special Butler service on the day of the wedding
  • 25 white Tiffany ceremony chairs
  • One semi-private dinner reservation for up to 25 guests
  • Sparkling wine during the ceremony* 
  • Special breakfast in bed the morning after the ceremony
  • Two Le Blanc Signature bathrobes and 1 Le Blanc signature tote
  • Complimentary honeymoon package

 

A minimum of a 4 room nights stay and a deposit of $250 USD to book date and time of the ceremony is required. 

An additional fee applies to all civil ceremonies for the services of the Justice of the Peace and for document filing. Ceremony pricing includes up to 25 guests. Lumière restaurant subject to availability and based on resort occupancy. A set menu at a selected restaurant will apply to wedding parties with guests of more than 25 guests. Additional fee will apply if complimentary package is requested within 15 days of arrival. The complimentary collection will not apply if requested onsite. Prices and packages are subject to change without notice. *Up to 4 bottles of sparkling wine will be provided.

WEDDINGS & VOW RENEWALS AT PALACE RESORTS

Benefits of Having Your Wedding at Palace Resorts (for more help in understanding all the benefits that you could receive when you host your wedding at Palace Properties, contact us)

  • To qualify for group benefits you will need to have a room block contract for 10 or more rooms.
    • Earn one complimentary upgrade for every 10 paid rooms in your wedding group
  • Book 30 – 59 room nights or more and you get:
    • 1 Hour private cocktail reception
  • Book 60 – 74 room nights or more and you get:
    • 1 Two hour private function (like a cocktail reception or buffet dinner)
  • Book 75 room nights or more and you get:
    • Unlimited private functions (contact us for full details)

 

*Please note – additional charges will apply for all guests that do not book their room within the wedding room block. All guests not in your room block will be charged a $102 day pass fee ($128 in Jamaica), in addition to the cost of all wedding related activities. For example, the cost to attend the dinner reception starts at $55 per guest ($66 in Jamaica). (Please contact us for more details and pricing of all non room block guests.)

COMPLIMENTARY HONEYMOON PACKAGES

Did you know that Palace Properties offer a complimentary honeymoon package (Download Package), if you stay 3 nights or more (4 nights or more at LeBlanc)?

PALACE RESORTS

  • Specialty petit fours
  • Bottle of sparkling wine
  • Honeymoon dinner at select restaurants
  • Two honeymoon t-shirts
  • Breakfast in bed (upon request)
  • Guaranteed turndown service
  • Honeymoon desk
  • Late check out until 6:00pm (upon request and subject to availability)

LE BLANC SPA & RESORT

  • Cake pops & specialty petit fours
  • Bottle of sparkling wine
  • Two keepsake bathrobes & 2 Keepsake slippers
  • Beach Tote
  • Breakfast in bed (upon request)
  • Nightly petite fours
  • Guaranteed turndown service
  • Honeymoon desk
  • Late check out until 6:00pm (upon request and subject to availability

Download our Palace Resorts Wedding Inspiration Brochures below:

Palace Resorts

Playacar Palace

Beach Palace

The Palace brand properties consists of 9 properties throughout Mexico and 1 in Jamaica (Moon Palace Jamaica).

All the Palace properties include –

  • Luxurious accommodations
  • Extraordinary dining options
  • Top shelf liquor
  • 24-hour room service
  • Fitness center
  • Wireless internet
  • Unlimited calls to the continental US and Canada (except from Jamaica)
  • Wedding services
  • Rooms for the physically challenged
Le Blanc Spa with Awards
  • Adults-only with many awards including AAA Five-Diamond
  • 260 luxe guestrooms
  • Room categories available: Royale Governor, Royale Junior Suite, Royale Honeymoon, and Royale Deluxe
  • Personalized service with nearly one staff per guest
  • Butler service on every floor
  • Haute cuisine and premium beverages
  • In-room bar stocked with snacks and libations
  • BVLGARI bath amenities
  • Blanc Spa with 19 treatment rooms
  • Exclusive Le Blanc Bed & Comfort menu
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Access to Hydrotherapy Area
  • Le Blanc Spa Resort Fact Sheet Download
Moon Palace with Awards
  • Family friendly and AAA Four-Diamond Award
  • 10 minutes from Cancun International Airport
  • 2043 guestrooms with double whirlpool tubs
  • Room categories available: Concierge Level, Family Deluxe, Superior Deluxe, Deluxe, Two Bedroom Suite, Golf Suite, and Junior Golf Suite
  • 57 golf villas (include 1 golf cart per room during stay)
  • 12 restaurants and eateries: Italian, Brazilian, Mexican, Asian, Caribbean and Steak House
  • 13 Bars and 6 swim-up bars
  • 9 outdoor pools and 6 whirlpool tubs
  • FlowRider double wave simulator
  • Water sports marina
  • Dedicated dive training pool
  • “Playroom” kids club and “Wired” teen club
  • Moon Palace Arena with 140,000 square foot convention center
  • Noir Nightclub
  • 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course
  • Spa with 39 treatment rooms

 

Moon Palace is composed of three sections (Fact Sheet Downloads):

  • Sunrise: is the most festive, where the nightclub is located.
  • Nizuc: is where all the wedding gazebos and the chapels are located.
  • Golf Villas: Located at the Moon Palace Spa & Golf Club 
Playacar Palace with Awards
  • Family friendly but not family focused
  • 45 minutes from Cancun International airport
  • 201 guestrooms with double whirlpool tubs
  • Room categories available: Concierge Level, Governor Suite, Honeymoon Suite, Superior Deluxe, and Deluxe, Walk-Out Suite, and Oceanview
  • 4 restaurants: Mexican/International, Italian, Asian, and Yucatecan
  • 4 bars
  • Spa with 6 treatment rooms
  • Outdoor pool and swim-up bar
  • Solarium
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Playroom Kids Club
  • Playacar Palace Fact Sheet Download
Beach Palace with Awards
  • Family friendly, AAA-Four Diamond Award
  • 30 minutes from Cancun International airport
  • 285 guestrooms with double whirlpool tubs
  • Room categories available: Family, Family (connected), Concierge Level, Superior Deluxe, and Deluxe.
  • 4 restaurants: Mexican, Italian, Oriental and International
  • 4 bars
  • 1 main pool with swim-up bar, water slide
  • 3 outdoor whirlpool tubs
  • 2 rooftop pools with swim-up bars 
  • Playroom Kids Club and kiddie pool
  • Spa with 9 treatment rooms
  • Beach Palace Fact Sheet Download
Isla Mujeres Palace with Awards
  • Couples-only
  • 1 hour and 20 minutes from Cancun International Airport (including ferry time)
  • 62 guestrooms with double whirlpool tubs
  • Room categories available: Ocean View, Concierge Level, Superior Deluxe, and Deluxe
  • 2 restaurants: International and Seafood
  • 2 bars
  • Outdoor pool with swim-up bar
  • Spa with 4 treatment rooms
  • Isla Mujeres Fact Sheet Download
Cozumel Palace with Awards
  • Family friendly
  • 10 minutes from Cozumel International Airport
  • 169 guestrooms with double whirlpool tubs
  • Room categories available: Ocean View, Loft Suite, Concierge Level, Ocean Front Suite, and Ocean View Suite
  • 4 restaurants: International, Italian, Asian, Mexican and Snack Bar
  • 2 bars and a third swim-up bar
  • 2 outdoor pools including infinity pool
  • Scuba diving demonstration
  • Playroom Kids Club
  • Spa with 9 treatment rooms
  • Cozumel Palace Fact Sheet Download
Sun Palace with Awards
  • Couples only
  • 15 minutes from Cancun International airport
  • 252 guestrooms with double whirlpool tubs
  • Room categories available: Grand Level, Concierge Level, Junior Suite, Superior Deluxe, and Deluxe
  • 4 restaurants: Mexican, Italian, Asian, and Steak House
  • 3 bars including a swim-up bar
  • 3 infinity pools and an indoor pool
  • Spa with 10 treatment rooms
  • Non-motorized watersports
  • Sun Palace Fact Sheet Download
Moon Palace Jamaica Grande with Awards
  • Family friendly
  • 705 guestrooms
  • Room categories available: Deluxe, Concierge Level, Family Rooms, and Superior Deluxe Oean View with Balcony 
  • 5 restaurants
  • 6 bars
  • Awe Spa
  • 4 Outdoor pools and 1 kids pool
  • FlowRider double wave simulator
  • Noir Nightclub
  • “Wired” teen lounge
  • Fitness center
  • Moon Palace Jamaica Grande Fact Sheet Download

The Palace Properties pride themselves on giving guests what they call “Awe Inclusive” experiences, that include:

LUXURIOUS ACCOMMODATIONS AT ALL PALACE BRAND PROPERTIES

Stunning locations with mesmerizing views; spacious, bright rooms with high quality linens, contrasting woods, and stylish decoration. Guest rooms feature in-room double whirlpool tubs, bathrooms with CHI brand products, hair irons and blow dryers, and liquor dispensers with brand name labels of whisky, rum, tequila and vodka.

 

FINE DINING

Palace Resorts offer a variety of world-class dining options. Using the best local and imported ingredients, they offer many cuisine choices including American, Mexican, Italian, Pan-Asian and more.

 

24-HOUR ROOM SERVICE

A wide selection of options, including breakfast favorites, entrées and main courses, soups, salads, snacks and desserts, available 24-hours a day. Best of all, it’s included!

 

CONNECTIVITY

FREE WIFI and free calls to the continental U.S., Canada and Mexico. (Available from resorts in Mexico)

 

DELICIOUS SNACKS

Savory and sweet treats served with gourmet coffee, teas or the drink of choice, always available throughout lounges and snack bars.

 

TOP SHELF DRINKS

All of the Palace brand properties offer brand name spirits throughout the resorts and even in your room, all included.

  • Whiskies: Jack Daniel, Johnnie Walker (red and black labels), Ballantine’s, and Chivas Regal
  • Vodkas: Grey Goose, Smirnoff, and Blat
  • Gins: Beefeater and Tanqueray
  • Brandies: Fundador, Presidente and Don Pedro
  • Rums: Bacardi, Havana Club
  • Tequila: Don Julio

All their wines feature special qualities ranked by wine connoisseurs and critics that score 80 points or higher

 

NON-MOTORIZED WATER SPORTS

A variety of water activities are available for your enjoyment. Selection varies per resort

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Recognized as Cancun’s premiere entertainment resort destination, Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort has hosted world-renowned artists such as Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Usher, Cirque Dreams Rocks, The Beach Boys, Michael Bolton, Chicago and Ricky Martin.

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