Weddings by Riu Punta Cana properties offers 4 types of ceremonies: Civil, Catholic, Symbolic & Renewal of Vows.
It's performed by an official Judge in Spanish language, his speech it's translated from the on site wedding coordinator, it's legally recognized.
A civil wedding it's legally recognized in the country where the wedding it's performed. We recommend you to contact your respective Embassy or Consulate prior your trip; 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 home country.
*Riu Hotels & Resorts is not responsible for this legal procedure.
Performed by a Catholic Priest which offers a marriage certificate. The ceremony takes from 45 to 50 minutes.
Catholic ceremonies can take place at a Riu Garden Area only, this type of ceremony can not take place on the beach, please note that if you select a Garden Area; additional charges apply for this area, your on site wedding coordinator will inform you about it.
This type of ceremony must be requested at least but not late than 6 months prior the wedding date, in order to be confirmed.
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. This wedding takes from 20 to 25 minutes.
Playa Arena Gorda
Punta Cana - -
Tel: (809) 221 75 15