How much does a Wedding Cost at Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana?

How much does a wedding cost at Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana?

Hi my name is Lilian and I’m a travel advisor, I help brides and grooms find the perfect resort for their destination wedding! And yes, my job is really as much fun as it sounds! Today I’ll be discussing the cost of having your wedding at Hyatt Ziva in Punta Cana!

Hyatt Ziva is a family-friendly resort and Hyatt Zilara, which is next door is an adults-only resort. You must be 18+ to stay at the Zilara or attend a wedding at the Zilara. Adult guests can enjoy both properties. 

First, let me tell you that the Hyatt Ziva (and Hyatt Zilara which is next door!) have the most gorgeous blue water beach and white sand that you will ever see! Imagine how amazing that will look in the background of your wedding photos! I had the pleasure of traveling there recently and experiencing it first hand, the Dominican Republic is truly a beautiful country!

Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Cap Cana are the newest all-inclusive resorts in the beautiful gated community of Cap Cana. Located on the sought-after shores of Juanillo Beach in the Dominican Republic, Hyatt Cap Cana is a tropical paradise where guests can indulge in all-inclusive luxury surrounded by local culture, magnificent ocean views, and incredible amenities like sprawling infinity pools with swim-up bars, a water park with a lazy river and slides, 25 unique restaurants and bars, a world-class fitness center and so much more. Luxurious inclusions and welcoming staff ensure a vacation at Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Cap Cana will exceed guests’ expectations in every way imaginable.

Curious to know what it would be like to have your wedding at Hyatt Ziva? Keep scrolling!

Highlights of having your wedding at Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana

  • Complimentary weddings, all you have to do is say “I do”
  • Expertise to handle Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Islamic, Asian, non-denominational, and LGBT ceremonies
  • Knowledgeable team of wedding professionals to attend to every detail
  • Highly skilled pastry chefs craft intricate cakes and desserts
  • Trusted local partners make custom requests easy to fulfill
  • Return for special occasions such as honeymoons, vow renewals, and anniversaries
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So how much does it REALLY cost to have your wedding at Hyatt Ziva or Zilara in Cap Cana?

Hyatt Ziva and Zilara offer a complimentary wedding package with a minimum 7-night stay if it’s just the two of you. The other packages available depend on how many guests you would like to have in attendance, the type of package you choose, and the extras you would like to add on to make your day extra special. The cost of your wedding at Hyatt Ziva can range anywhere from $8k to $21K.  But no worries!  I am going to break down all the details for you in this post!

Here are the packages!

For Just the Two of You

Hyatt Ziva and Zilara’s complimentary wedding package, exclusively for the couple, is available with a 7-night stay in qualifying categories. This wedding package includes all of your favorite wedding amenities and traditions. Whether you marry in a gazebo or on the beach you’ll receive sweet amenities for Just the Two of You.

Includes the Couple:

  • Symbolic marriage ceremony & certificate, performed by a bilingual secular officiant
  • Bridal Bouquet
  • Boutonniere
  • Wedding location
  • Sparkling wine toast after the Ceremony
  • Wedding cake after the Ceremony
  • Room decoration with flower petals & complimentary wine
  • Late checkout up to 3:00 PM subject to availability
  • Pre-planning and onsite services of a professional wedding concierge
  • Complimentary online bridal registry and Wedding Website
  • Access to the online wedding planning tool

Just the Two of You package can be complimentary if the wedding couple stays (7) nights or more in a qualifying category (Royal Junior Suite Ocean View or higher) and is only available Monday-Wednesday and Thursday-Sunday before 4 pm. Complimentary weddings are only available when requested at least 6 months before first before, the wedding date. For non-qualifying couples, a package may be purchased and is only available Monday-Wednesday and Thursday-Sunday before 4 pm. Restrictions apply.

If you don’t qualify for a complimentary package, You can purchase this package:

Package Price

2021 – $520 USD

2022 – $549 USD

Additional Guest Costs

2021: Adult – $30 USD | Child (3 -12 years old) – $15.00 USD

Non-Hotel Guests $160 (2021)

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Intimate Elegance

Looking to invite guests, and still have a free wedding? Intimate Elegance is free for up to 10 guests with a minimum of 25 room nights purchased. For a sincere exchange of vows surrounded by those in your life that matter the most, I suggest this sophisticated wedding option that highlights the beginning of your life together! Say “I do” on a flawless shoreline, or in a lush tropical garden while their closest friends and family look on.

Bring your favorite music to accompany the ceremony, and enjoy a toast with your guests afterward. Intimate Elegance also includes a beachfront couple’s massage & romantic beachfront dinner for two. The best part? It’s all free with minimum room nights booked!

Includes Couple and up to 10 Guests:

  • Symbolic marriage ceremony & certificate, performed by a bilingual secular officiant
  • Bridal Bouquet
  • Boutonniere
  • Wedding Location
  • Sparkling wine toast after the Ceremony
  • Wedding cake after the Ceremony
  • Room decoration with flower petals & complimentary wine
  • Late checkout up to 3:00 PM subject to availability
  • Pre-planning & onsite services of a professional wedding concierge
  • Complimentary online bridal registry and Wedding Website
  • Access to the online wedding planning tool
  • Ceremony table with white linen, and folding wedding chairs for guests
  • Sound system for the ceremony
  • Couples Massage (wedding couple)
  • Romantic dinner for the couple (wedding couple)

Intimate Elegance package can be complimentary with 25 room nights or more (3 night minimum per room) combined within the group in qualifying categories (Royal Junior Suite Ocean Front or higher) and is only available Monday-Wednesday all day and Thursday-Sunday before 4 pm). Complimentary weddings are only available when requested at least 6 months prior to the wedding date. For non-qualifying couples, a package may be purchased and is only available Monday-Wednesday all day and Thursday-Sunday before 4 pm). Restrictions apply.

Package Price

If you don’t qualify for this complimentary package, you can purchase it!

2021 – $1,289 USD

2022 – $1,399 USD

Additional Guest Costs

2021: Adult – $30 USD | Child (3 -12 years old) – $15.00 USD

Non-Hotel Guest Prices $160 (2021)

Lavish & Opulent

Lavish style is what you, your fiance, and up to 20 guests will receive with this wedding option! This package leaves no detail to chance. This package will leave you feeling like you were whisked away into a fairy tale where every dream comes true! With décor, catering, open bar, flowers, an officiant, music, the cake, and more all included.

Celebrate your love with a Lavish & Opulent wedding in which all your dreams come true. Your guests will witness your union at a gorgeous oceanfront gazebo or an idyllic beach venue, followed by a cocktail hour with appetizers and fully private wedding reception with a three-course meal. Special touches like a natural floral centerpiece and personalized menu cards make your big day unforgettable. Your and your love will especially enjoy romantic amenities such as a beachfront couple’s massage and the champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries delivered to your suite on your wedding night.

Includes Couple and up to 20 Guests:

  • Symbolic marriage ceremony & certificate, performed by a bilingual secular officiant
  • Bridal Bouquet
  • Boutonniere
  • Wedding location
  • Sparkling wine toast after the Ceremony
  • Wedding Cake after the Ceremony
  • Room decoration with flower petals & complimentary wine
  • Late checkout up to 3:00 PM subject to availability
  • Pre-planning & onsite services of a professional wedding concierge
  • Complimentary online bridal registry and Wedding Website
  • Access to the online wedding planning tool
  • Ceremony table with white linen, and folding wedding chairs for guests
  • Sound system for the ceremony
  • Couples Massage (wedding couple)
  • Romantic dinner for the couple (wedding couple)
  • Natural floral centerpiece for the altar at the ceremony
  • Sparkling wine and sweet treat delivered to the newlyweds’ room the night of the wedding
  • Hair-styling and makeup for the bride in the resort spa
  • Manicure and pedicure for the bride in the resort spa
  • 15% discount on spa services for the wedding couple
  • 10% discount on spa services for the wedding guests
  • One (1) complimentary room night for the couple when celebrating their one year anniversary at the same hotel (One (1) complimentary room night with four(4) nights booked)
  • Private (1) hour cocktail party after the ceremony: includes a standard set up, open bar, and hor d’oeuvre’s
  • Private (3) hour wedding reception after the ceremony: includes 3-course plated menu, tables, chairs, white linens, white place settings, open bar, waiter staff

Total Package Price:

​​Monday-Wednesday all day and Thursday-Sunday before 4:00 PM

2021 – $4,499 USD

2022 – $5,199 USD

Additional Guest Costs:

2021: Adult – $95 USD | Child (3 -12 years old) – $47.50 USD

Non-Hotel Guests $160 (2021)

​​Premium Wedding Times Pricing: 

[Thursday-Sunday after 4:00 PM]

2021 – $5,029 USD

2022 – $5,699 USD

Additional Guest Costs:

[Thursday-Sunday after 4:00 PM]

2021: Adult – $95 USD | Child (3 -12 years old) – $47.50 USD

Non-Hotel Guest – $160 (2021)

How much is the deposit to confirm a date with the resort?

To confirm and hold your date and time for your wedding with the resort is a $500 fee. This ensures that no one else will book at the same time. This fee is non-refundable, so be sure doubly sure of your date before you book! The fee will be applied to your wedding package once you have picked it.

How many weddings does the resort have in one day?

Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana offer 3 times to pick from per day. One in the morning, one in the afternoon, and one in the evening. 

How much will my wedding cost if I have 30 guests?

To have 30 guests or more, you should choose the Lavish and Opulent package. Each of these packages includes 20 guests, with the option of adding more guests. Additional adult guests cost $95 and additional children guests cost $47.50. So if you are adding on 10 additional adult guests, you will pay an additional $950.

Is there anything that is *not* included in the wedding packages above?

Here are some extras that you can purchase separately for your wedding: DJ, Photographer, Videographer, Table Centerpieces, Decor not mentioned on the package list. 

So I’m breaking down these extra services here with prices for you to plan your wedding:

DJ

You can hire a DJ with the wedding department for 3 hours for a fee of $1,086

Photography

The Basic package $495 –  1 hour coverage

  • The Bride’s Party & the Groom’s Party
  • Complete Ceremony
  • Family and Guest Group Photos
  • Bridal Party Photos
  • Newlywed Photos

The Basic Package Includes:

  • 30 digital images
  • Online Gallery to download the files

The Essential Package $795 – 2 hour coverage

  • Groom’s Party and the arrival of the Bride’s Party
  • Complete Ceremony
  • Family and Guest Group Photos
  • Bridal Party Photos
  • Newlywed Photos

The Essential Package Includes:

  • 60 Digital Images
  • Online Gallery to download the files

The Premium Package $1295 – 4 hour coverage

  • Bride and Groom Getting Ready
  • Groom’s Party and the arrival of the Bride’s Party
  • First Look or reveal the Bride ( Optional)
  • Complete Ceremony
  • Family and Guest Group Photos
  • Newlywed Photo Session
  • Cocktail Party.
  • Reception (1 st Hours)

The Premium Package Includes:

  • 150 Digital images
  • Online Gallery to download the files
  • I Photo Book (50 photos)

The Deluxe Package $1950 – 5 hour coverage

  • Bride and Groom Getting Ready.
  • Groom’s Party and the arrival of the Bride’s Party.
  • First Look or reveal the Bride ( Optional).
  • Family and Guest Group Photos.
  • Newlywed Photo Session.
  • Cocktail Party.
  • Reception and First Dance.
  • Party and Cake Cutting

The Deluxe Package Includes:

  • 250 Digital Images
  • Online Gallery to download the files
  • I Photo Book (50 photos)

Looking for even more wedding day photography coverage? There are even larger packages to choose from! Click the contact button and I can go over them with you!

Hoping to hire your own wedding photographer? You can! However, the resort charges an outside vendor fee of $1200

Videography 

  • 1 hour coverage – $590 
  • 3 hour coverage – $1280
  • 5 hour coverage – $1750
  • All day coverage – $2495

Table centerpieces

It will depend on how big and elaborate you want each centerpiece to be. Prices start at $75 and go up to $290 per centerpiece. I send my brides and grooms the list of centerpieces with pictures and prices to aid in their decisions making process..

So how much does a wedding cost at Hyatt Ziva/Zilara? 

Here is an example!

If you chose the Lavish package with an add on of 1-hour photography, DJ 1-hour Videography, and 10 table centerpieces at $75 each, then your total wedding cost would be: $8,120 

What is the minimum number of rooms for a group discount?

If you hire a travel advisor to help you negotiate a room block contract with the resort, your guests will get a better booking rate with the group and you will get complimentary rooms! This translates to a cash refund to you!

I know it’s a lot to digest and make sense of but I’m here to help!

Having recently stayed at the Hyatt Ziva and Zilara I was able to work with their wedding department closely so that I can plan weddings for my couples. I loved everything about this resort and its wedding department was top notch!

If you are thinking about having a destination wedding and don’t know where to start, I can help you!

Please schedule your complimentary consultation with me >>> here!

To read more about traveling to the Dominican Republic read my >>> Complete Travel Guide to the Dominican Republic here!