If you are looking for an intimate Indian wedding destination in Mexico, the Royalton Riviera Cancun is a great option. Located just about 30 minutes from the Cancun Internation Airport (CUN), the Royalton has been hosting Indian weddings for quite a bit of time. More and more couples are getting married at this beach properties over the years. Unlike some really big resorts, Royalton is actually easily walkable. For Indian destination weddings in Cancun, they have set up a brand new Indian restaurant. This is great since food is a major deciding factor when it comes to Indian destination weddings.
Royalton staff was super helpful and Hype Travel made the experience seamless. The team from Hype Travel are very experienced at doing weddings at the Royalton in Cancun.
Our couple Chandni and Rejean were the most relaxed couple. All they cared about was to enjoy every bit of this wedding day. Chandni and Rejean’s families were coming from around the world and the couple wanted to make sure everyone enjoyed themselves. There was never a moment when guests were not dancing on the dance floor.
Sangeet Festivities at the Royalton Riviera Cancun
The sangeet was held outdoors. During the festivities, it suddenly started raining but that did not stop guests from dancing to the beats of DJ KSquare. None of the guests cared about their clothes getting ruined, every single member of the family and friends group were on the sangeet dance floor all night long at Royalton.
Sikh Ceremony at the Royalton Riviera Cancun
In the morning, the bride Chandni was getting ready with Shimmer Studios. On the other side, the groom Rejean was getting his turban tied on the beach.
We couldn’t miss the opportunity to shoot with our bride and from at the Royalton’s beachfront for their images. The beautiful Cancun sandy beaches are something we do not get in Toronto.
The sun was shining on the bride as her mother and sister helped her get ready for her big day. The groom’s parents were also by his side to help him get ready for his wedding.
Baraat at Royalton Riviera Cancun
The groom Rejean and his family gathered at the main lobby. As the families were getting ready for the much awaited baraat. Even though the groom’s mom was French, he had some pretty awesome bhangra moves.
The dhol was ready as we walked through the Royalton lobby with the baraat. All the guests at the venue were glued to this spectacle. There was just way too much energy in this baraat to miss. Everyone was dancing to the beats of the dhol as they walked to the gazebo for the Anand Karaj.
Sikh Ceremony at the Royalton Riviera Cancun
The Sikh wedding ceremony was held under the wooden structure on the beachfront. Our Sikh priest also came from Toronto to administer the ceremony.
The groom Rejean’s face was full of excitement as he was anticipating his bride to walk in. Chandni walked in with her parents at the gazebo and couple looked at each other with a cute smile
First looks are a very important part of the wedding for us. This moment calls for one of the most authentic emotions during the wedding.
Anand Karaj at Royalton Riviera Cancun started with the palla ceremony. You could feel the emotions in the bride’s mom’s eyes as the bride’s father handed over the palla to the groom.
It was a peaceful scene at the gazebo. Weather plays a big role at Indian destination weddings since they usually last about 45 minutes. Fortunately, the sun wasn’t too harsh on this Sikh wedding inside the gazebo’s shade. Our Sikh officiant requested the couple to go around the holy book four times as prayers from the Sikh holy book were chanted.
Sikh ceremony was peacefully concluded by our priest from Toronto. There are only 4 to 5 officiants who conduct ceremonies at the beach in Mexico or outdoors. See more on our blog about All the Things You Need to Know Before Planning an Outdoor Sikh Wedding.
Right after the family pictures, guests led their way to Indian restaurant TAJ at Royalton for lunch. We alongside Six Studios took this opportunity to capture our couple at the gazebo.
Here are some images of this beautiful couple at the beaches of Royalton Cancun.
Reception at the Royalton Riviera Cancun
The Reception ceremony for this wedding took place at the rooftop terrace. Another unique venue setting which gives a panoramic view of the whole Royalton resort.
PRO TIP – Our experience working at the Royalton Riviera Cancun has been great. The reception venue is great if your guests count is 60 max. More than that this venue can get a little tight of space.
We had everyone waiting for the couple to start the reception. As soon the couple made their entrance, this wedding reception was in the party mood. We had a couple of speeches. The rest of the night was packed with singing and dancing performances; of which we got some great images.
Chandni and Rejean enjoyed every bit of their wedding and we highly recommend all couples to learn from this very couple. All throughout the wedding events at the Royalton Riviera Cancun this couple cared about spending time with their guests and dancing as much as they could.
Check out Chandni and Rejean at their Indian wedding in Cancun Mexico at the Royalton Riviera.