Free cancellation

If you book now on riu.com or through our call centre, for an arrival date up to 30 April 2021, you can cancel or change your stay with no charge.

Let love and the Caribbean caress you in a unique wedding

Type of Ceremonies

Weddings by Riu celebrates three different types of ceremonies: Civil, Symbolic & Renewal of Vows.

  • Civil ceremonies: Are performed by an official Judge in Spanish, his speech is translated from the On-Site Wedding Coordinator, 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 are performed. We recommend you to contact your respective Embassy or Consulate prior your trip; in order to obtain the complete information regarding the procedure that you'll must follow in order to legalize your Marriage Certificate in your home country. 

    *Riu Hotels & Resorts is not responsible for 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. This wedding takes from 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Important: If you bring a Minister of your own please be aware the price will be the same and the minister must stay for 3 nights minimum.

    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

Locations

  • At Riu Merengue you may choose:
    • • Gazebo: Maximum capacity 60 persons  
    • • Beach: Maximum capacity 60 persons  

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