Resort Profile: Sandos Playacar Beach Resort, Mexico

09 Nov 2016

Dreaming of a destination wedding? Discover Sandos Playacar Beach Resort in Mexico – a Thomas Cook resort

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Offering something for everyone, Mexico's Sandos Playacar Beach Resort is a heavenly retreat and a dream location for a destination wedding.



Set on beautiful white sands, 800 metres from the shopping malls and 3km from Playa Del Carmen, the Sandos Playacar Beach Resort has three sections: the beach, family Riviera and the adults-only select club.

Wedding packages

There are three wedding packages available, ranging in price from £1,419 - £2,119, based on the inclusions and how many guests are included in the package. The first package, Hidden Paradise, includes the below (based on 30 guests including the bride and groom):

  • The expert service of the resort's own wedding specialist in the UK prior to travel and the hotel wedding co-ordinator on arrival
  • Romantic set-up for the ceremony in the resort's garden
  • Sparkling wine for the toasts
  • One tier wedding cake
  • Bouquet and buttonhole
  • Flower arrangement for the minister's table
  • Rose petals on the aisle during the ceremony
  • Violinist or saxophonist furing the ceremony (one hour performance)
  • Commemorative certificate in the form of the Sandos Wedding Tree
  • Private dinner for three hours
  • Complimentary honeymoon package

The legal cost of $1,200 USD (subject to change) includes services of a judge, letter of marriage, registration, translator of the ceremony, apostille, delivery of the wedding certificate and blood tests.


Resort faciltiies include:

  • Three buffet restaurants
  • Seven a la carte restaurants
  • Casual beach a la carte
  • Snack bar, pool bar and beach bar
  • 24 hour room service
  • Three outdoor pools' one pool audlts-only for select club guests
  • Spas with fitness room (sauna, steam room, beauty salon)
  • Hotel-run kids' club (2-3 years, 4-12 years and 13-17 years), four kids' pools and playroom



Accommodation comprises 819 rooms and suites. Beach double rooms (three adults or two adults plus two children) are located on the beach. Family Riviera rooms (two adults plus up to three children or three adults and two children). Adults-only superior rooms with an oceanfront view, situated on the beach with select club benefits. Adults-only select club junior suite with whirlpool and select club benefits.

Honeymoon extras

  • Bottle of sparkling wine
  • Fruit basket
  • Chocolate covered strawberries
  • Special decoration in the room
  • Two 'Just Married' t-shirts
  • Romantic dinner in a restaurant (with prior reservation)
  • Breakfast in bed (with prior reservation)
  • Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)


Flight time is 10 hours and 45 minutes. Flights take off in the winter from London Gatwick weekly on a Monday and fortnightly on a Thursday, and from Manchester on a Sunday and Wednesday.

In the summer, flights operate from London Gatwick on a Monday and Thursday and from Manchester on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Summer flights also operate from Glasgow on a Saturday and London Stansted three times a week from 19th July to 21st August.


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