A special destination for 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 a judge and are legally recognized. The newlyweds will receive a legal Marriage certificate apostilled in Spanish language from 6-8 months at their home after the wedding date.
  • Important: Civil weddings are legally recognized in the country where the wedding was performed. As each country has specific requirements, we highly recommend you contact your respective Embassy or Consulate to get the complete information of the procedure that you will have to follow with the purpose of legalize your Marriage Certificate in your country. *Riu Hotels and Resorts is not responsible for this legal procedure.

    Civil Legal weddings are not performed on Weekends or Holidays throughout the whole year, this option is available only from Monday through Friday.
  • Symbolic & Renewal of Vows Ceremonies: Are Blessings performed by a Non-denominational Minister and have no legal value.
  • Important: Riu Hotels & Resorts prides itself on the reliability of our properties which always welcome cultural diversity, please note that our Riu property in Panama perform symbolic same-sex 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.

Locations

  • At Riu Playa Blanca we offer:
    • • Beach: Maximum capacity 60 persons  

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