Weddings by Riu celebrates three different types of ceremonies: Civil, Symbolic & Renewal of Vows.
Civil Ceremonies: Are performed by a Judge and are legally recognized. Paperwork is required. The newlyweds will receive a legal marriage certificate in Spanish Language.
Important: Civil weddings are legally recognized in the country where the wedding is performed. As each country has specific requirements, We highly recommend you to contact your respective Embassy or Consulate in order to get the complete information regarding the procedure that you'll have to follow in order to legalize your Marriage Certificate in your country. *Riu Hotels and Resorts is not responsible of this legal procedure.
Symbolic & Renewal of vows Ceremonies: Are Blessing Ceremonies performed by a Non-denominational Minister and are not legally recognized. No paper work, or witnesses are required. After the ceremony, wedding couple will receive a “symbolic” marriage certificate.
Important: Riu Hotels & Resorts prides itself on the reliability of our properties which always welcomes cultural diversity, please note that our Riu properties in Costa Rica perform same-sex symbolic weddings.
In order to apply for a renewal of vows ceremony is a must to send a photocopy from the legal marriage certificate of your home country.
Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 12 (daily)
Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)
Shows, Riu evening programme or live music (daily)
Free entry to the Casino and discotheque (drinks not included)
Other sports and facilities nearby (additional charge):
Various water sports available
Golf course (20 km), horse riding
The RIU Group has no direct or indirect relationship with external services (especially PARASAILING) and does not assume any liability for them, any contract between them being the exclusive responsibility of the clients themselves.
All meals and snacks
Full American breakfast buffet and live cooking stations
Continental breakfast / snacks
Hot and cold buffet and live cooking stations
Pizzas, pasta, salads and assorted desserts
Buffets and live cooking stations
Special evenings: themed buffets (3 times a week)
"La Toscana" Italian restaurant (main course with table service; buffet starters and dessert)
"Furama" Asian restaurant (buffet)
Grill and steakhouse (à la carte, reservations required in advance)
"Tucán" Gourmet restaurant
Formal dress required for dinner (main restaurant - long-sleeved T shirts for gentlemen: theme restaurants - long trousers and long-sleeved T shirts for gentlemen)
Snacks 24 hours a day
Unlimited local and imported beverages 24 hours a day