Hello dear Fridas!
Destination weddings are definitely on trend righ now and to choose the ideal place we have to have in mind a lot of factors that make us pick the right one. We not only want a place that all our guests can enjoy, but we also want it to be beautiful and for it to count with all the services and amenities we need for our especial day.
Haciendas are places full of history and culture that totally represent what Mexico was one day in the past, and also they're surrounded by wonderful scenarios and landscapes that will make spectacular wedding photos.
Now more than ever it's the right moment to explote take advantage of all that beauty to make it part of our wedding. And that's why we searched for 10 wonderful Haciendas to get married in Mexico that with are completely sure that you're all going to love.
1. Hacienda Uayamón in Campeche.
Builded in 1700, the Hacienda Uayamón is a place full of magic and mysticism that is covered of jungle fauna and the traditional architechture of the region, and their sustainble tourism concept makes it the best place for nature lovers. It has an outdoor pool that is located just inbetween the ruins of one of their buildings and a restaurant that serves national and iternational food. During your stay you can't stop visiting the archaeological zone of Edzná.
You can make events for up to 700 guests in their gardens, live the authentic experience of getting married in a chapel in ruins and enjoying a wonderful dinner at their terrace with the amazing jungle view.
2. Hacienda de Cortés in Morelos.
This Hacienda was build by Hernán Cortés in 1520 as a sugar plantation. The Hacienda was destroyed during the Mexican Revolution and then rebuilded in 1973, becoming a beatiful hotel that is definitely worth visiting. Its walls are full of history and are surrounded by gardens and crystal clear watercourses. It has a luxury spa in which you can find beauty and relaxation packages that are ideal for any bride about to get married.
Its restaurant has the most high quality mexican food, traditional and international. It counts with many areas to celebrate your wedding, as gardens, passages and salons that will make possible for you to have dinner in the same exactly places where Hernán Cortés hosted his own guests.
3. Hacienda Los Laureles in Oaxaca.
A colonial treasure located just 10 minutes away from down town, under the Sierra de Juárez in Oaxaca, a city that has been recognized as an UNESCO World Heritage. This Hacienda has 23 rooms and suites that are all conected by a big terrace with an amazing view to the mountains and gardens. Among all the activities that you can enjoy in this place are tennis, horde riding and golf in its nine hole course with view to the Sierra Madre mountains.
Its restaurant serves international and traditional Oaxacan cuisin. Hacienda Los Laures also has a Petit Spa that offers you massages, aromatherapy and temazcal. It aslo counts with a wedding organization service for weddings from 50 to 500 guests that inludes a variety of services as a personalized menu, rentals, music, ceremony and the traditional Guelaguetza at the hotel's garden during the party, they even offer you a honeymoon planning service to Huatulco if you want to, among a lot of other services.
4. Rosewood in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato.
Located in the historic heart of San Miguel de Allende, UNESCO World Heritage, this colonial styled hotel is an ideal option to explore the culture and enjoy the amazing natural scenarios from the area. Its 67 rooms and suites are decorated with handmade forniture manufactured by local artisans.
Recognized by its amazing gastronomy, this Hacienda has many places to enjoy their excellent drinks and food that reflect the local vibe; as Restaurant 1826, Bar 1826, Luna Rooftop Tapas Bar and Agua. It also has an exclusive wine warehouse with a selection of more than 800 wines, that's beautifully decorated with photographs of our beloved mexican artist Frida Kahlo all over the place.
Rosewood count with an event cordination service for wedding up to 600 guests, which you can celebrate at their beautiful garden. Inbetween their services are catering, decoration, music and rentals. Smaller events can take place ar their rooftop, which has an amazing view directly into the picturesque city.
5. Hacienda de Los Santos in Alamos, Sonora.
Located at the colonial town of Alamos, below the Sierra Madrre Occiental mountains has been declared an UNESCO World Heritage for its history and culture. Is the ideal place if you want to enjoy a relaxed time, as its privacy is one of the biggest qualities that you can have at staying at its resort and spa. Its rooms are decorated with a colonial style, with a big colection of restored antiques of the era and they're surrounded with exoctic vegetation and the wonderful landscape of the Sierra Madre mountains.
This places offers you a cordination wedding service and catering available to serve food for a minimum of 2 up to 300 people. In here you can take a horse ride, take a tour around the mansions, gardens and the Mayo River and even bird watching or hiking, among other fun activities. Inside the Hacienda you can take tequila, cousine and clay sculpture lessons or even enjoy a spa party for you and your bridesmaids.
6. Hacienda Labor de Rivera in Jalisco.
Located at Teuchitlán, Jalisco an hour away from Guadalajara. This is an old and beautiful Hacienda created at thew XVI century that has been transformed into a luxury boutique hotel but keeping the true special magic of the mexican viceroyalty.
It has a capacity to host a wedding for up to a thousand guests and their own chapel inside the Hacienda, its gardens and their indoor instalations will allow you to have everything that you would need to celebrate your special day. They even have horses that are available for your provision at your wedding day. Here you can enjoy of their holistic therapies, massage rooms and outdoor activities as bicycle rides, kayac in their private lake and horse riding at their Lienzo Charro (mexican rodeo ground).
7. Hacienda Xcanatún in Yucatán.
This Hacienda is located at the heart of the Mayan world, 5 minutes away from Mérida city. It's a beautiful henequen Hacienda from the XVIII century that has been transformed into a luxury exclusive hotel with 18 rooms and suites. Here you can celebrate weddings for up to 200 guests at its gardens, but if you rather have an smaller event then you can have a wedding up to 50 guests at their terrace and salon. It has a spa, a pool and a resataurant that has been claimed as one of the best of the whole country, which serves french, continental, caribbean and yucatecan fussion food as also an extense wine and cigar collection.
8. Hacienda Santa María Regla in Hidalgo.
This one has been considered of one of the most biggest Haciendas in the whole world. Its amazing construction was created at the XVIII century and it's located at the birth of a big canyon inbetween of one of the Mexico's 12 nature wonders: the Balsaltic Prisms and the famous Cascada de la Rosa waterfalls.
The Hacienda's chapel has a Baroque style facade in which you can celebrate religious ceremonies and romantic encounters. It has 7 different scenarios and gardens in which you can celebrate your wedding with a capacity form 30 to 700 guests, each one with areas to host a civil ceremony and cocktail. This place counts with 35 rooms and an 8 hour service for your event, decoration, music, catering and even hot air ballon riding, among other services.
9. Hacienda Rijo in Puebla.
Located at the Mixteca Poblana, it was builded at the end of the XVII century an it stills improving its beauty. A 60% of its spaces had been restored but always keeping its colonial style. Now forms part of the National Association of Haciendas in México which is the one in charge of promoting its conservation, restoration and recovery.
They have destination wedding weekend packages in wich you can choose between a canape and cocktail night or a mexican night and its buffete restaurant. It has gardens, small square, plinth and chapel available for you to rent with a capacity for 70 to 350 people. All of them count with all the necessary services for your weddind day; from wedding cordination to stationery, flowers and catering, just to name a few.
10. Parador-Museo Santa María in Chiapas.
It is located at the Mayan route in the border region of Chiapas, just 10 KM away form the archeological zone of Chinkultic and 13 KM from the Montebellos Lake. This one is an old Hacienda from the XIZ century that has been restored and decorated with elements of that era. Its a very exclusive and private Hacienda that has just 8 luxury rooms, everyone with an amazing garden view and decorated with original oil paintins of different time periods. It has many gardens, chapel, pool, restaurant, bar and a sacred art museum in which you can learn a little bit more about the place culture. Its kitchen serves traditional chiapanecan, national and international food served with the organic coffee of its own garden. This Hacienda gives you a wedding cordination service, from hosting your guests to planning the ceremony and doing all the decoration.
All excellent options, don't you think? We fell in love with of each and everyone of them, now you haver to choose which one is your favourite! Why don't you tell us that in the comments below? Until the next time!