Nicholas-Bauer Wedding

Welcome family and friends of Erin Nicholas and Craig Bauer!

Erin and Craig invite you to join them as they get married at the beautiful adults only, all-inclusive Excellence Playa Mujeres Resort in Cancun, Mexico on Friday, April 8, 2016. Hotel reservations can be made for 3 to 8 nights, from April 5, 2016 to April 13, 2016. All the information you need to make a reservation for their wedding can be found on this page, but feel free to contact us any time if you have any questions.

Welcome to Excellence Playa Mujeres, an Adults Only, All-Inclusive Resort

About Excellence Playa Mujeres

Nestled amidst sparkling pools and manicured landscaping, the inspired Excellence Playa Mujeres resort is an adults-only oasis of relaxation ideal for honeymooners, couples and luxury travelers. About 30 minutes from the shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife of Cancun’s bustling Hotel Zone, the Excellence Playa Mujeres provides the perfect blend of high-end luxury and romance under the sun. A variety of opulent a la carte restaurants including The Lobster House, serve up sensational international cuisine, while state-of-the-art fitness facilities, lavish guestrooms and suites, a world-class spa, upscale bars, fine dining and nearby shopping, an inland marina and a world-class Greg Norman-designed signature golf course ensure unforgettable stays for each and every guest to the Excellence Playa Mujeres.

Various Restaurants

Lobster House – Beneath an open-air thatch-roof palapa that bridges the main pool, serving a la carte dishes for breakfast and lunch. For dinner, the glow of soft lanterns and the reflection of our meandering pool turn the restaurant into a wonderful atmosphere for all things lobster. Sample exquisite shellfish dishes prepared to your tastes.

  • Breakfast from 10:00 am – noon
  • Lunch from 12:30pm – 3:00pm
  • Dinner from 6:30 pm -11:00pm

Agave – Authentic Mexican food and Tex-Mex favorites–as mild as you like or as spicy as you can handle. Our menu is filled with delicacies from the land and sea, grilled, sautéed or marinated. Your choice of romantic indoor seating or outdoors under the moonlight in our hacienda-style courtyard. Tableside mariachi entertainment completes your perfect Mexican evening.

  • Open from 6:00-10:30 pm

Barcelona Mediterranean – Delight in the fine cuisine of Spain and the Mediterranean.

Basmati – Playa Mujeres newest resort restaurant! Basmati specializes in the regional dishes of India’s North-West frontier, mixing up tangy herbs, spices and cooking techniques against a dramatic and romantic backdrop.

  • Open from 6:00pm-10:30 pm

The Grill – For lunch, The Grill serves up an a la carte menu of hearty salads, sandwiches, burgers and wraps in a giant thatch-roof palapa. For alfresco dinner, the sizzle of prime steaks, chicken and shrimp searing on an open flame tips you off that you’re in for an exceptional meal.

  • Lunch from noon-6:00 pm
  • Dinner from 6:30 pm-11:00 pm

Chez Isabelle – Signature French restaurant, choose among savory hors d’oeuvres, mouth-watering entrees and desserts that live up to the French culinary heritage. Enjoy indoor or outdoor seating in a plush and romantic atmosphere. Live music nightly enhances the ambiance.

  • Open from 6:00-10:30 pm

Flavor Market – Try something different for dinner. Small plates deliver big flavor in this cozy gourmet restaurant. Order from an extensive menu of tapas dishes paired with premium wines recommended by our sommelier.
Open from 6:00 pm-midnight

Spice- Exotic specialties from Japan, China, Vietnam and Thailand. Enjoy a romantic table for two or casual seating at the sushi bar. If you like Japanese iron griddle cooking, cozy Teppanyaki rooms are the place to delight your taste buds and your senses as talented chefs prepare your meal right in front of you.

  • Open from 6:00 pm-10:30pm

Toscana – Buon Appetito where the wondrous flavors of Italy come alive. You’ll discover inventive spins on traditional favorites. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet-style. For dinner, enjoy pasta selections, meat and seafood dishes infused with fresh ingredients and artfully prepared to five star standards. Save room for dessert.

  • Breakfast from 7 am – 11 am
  • Lunch from noon – 4:00 pm
  • Dinner from 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Dress codes may apply at some restaurant. Please check the resort’s website for more details.

Various Lounges / Bars

Martini – Located in the main lobby, its central location makes it an ideal meeting spot. Enjoy live music while sipping a cocktail from our extensive “tini” Menu.

Cafe Kafe – Paradise for coffee lovers. Enjoy a cup your way…even flambéed…in our outdoor bistro.

Blue – Our popular swim-up bar. Float over for a cool refreshment without ever leaving the water.

Sol – Let our bartenders surprise you with a signature cocktail while you soak up some Caribbean sunshine.

Cielo – Exclusive bar for Excellence Club members offering privacy and pampering. Settle in with the beverage of your choice and selection of tasty hors d’oeuvres.

Alegria – Dance the night away at our disco, it’s the go-to spot for late-night entertainment and a nightcap.

Stars – Relax with a drink at our comfortable theater bar while enjoying live evening entertainment.

Sports Bar – It’s the place to watch the big game on the big screen. Enjoy full bar service along with a snack menu.

X Lounge – Chill-out bar on the beach.

La Habana – Cigar Bar

Revive – Fruit juice bar, by the Spa.

Onsite Recreation

  • Direct access to a beach
  • Fitness center on-site
  • Golf location (onsite/nearby)†
  • 18 Holes
  • Hot tub – 4 Outdoor Hot Tubs
  • Motorized Water Sports

Private yacht excursions, scuba diving with instruction, shared or private deep-sea sportfishing charters in waters teeming with barracuda, grouper and snapper. dinner or sunset pleasure cruises on a yacht, sailboat or catamaran, deep-water shipwreck dives and shallow night dive tours are availble for an additional cost.

Also available at an additional cost:

  • Private tennis lessons taught by an Excellence Playa Mujeres tennis pro, golf at the Greg Norman-designed Playa Mujeres Golf Club
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports Hobie Cats sailboats, windsurf, sea kayak, snorkeling, introductory scuba lessons, water aerobics, water polo and aqua fitness, beach football and beach volleyball

Other activities include:

  • Yoga and Pilates classes, aerobics, basketball, jogging trails, football, bicycles & bilingual bicycle tours, table tennis, darts, board games, archery, air rifle shooting.
  • Spanish dancing and cooking lessons Pool
  • There are 7 pools on site. 7 swimming pools (4 heated in winter, 2 of them in Excellence Club section) with a total of 55,500 sq feet
  • 4 Outdoor hot water jacuzzis (3 of them in Excellance Club section). Plus 5 pool integrated whirlpools
  • This Property has Swim up Bars. Sauna† Spa† Steam bath† Tennis court†
  • There are 2 tennis courts onsite. There are 2 lit tennis courts onsite.

Fees may apply

Rates are PER PERSON, PER NIGHT based on occupancy levels.

  • Minimum 3 night stay is required.
  • Rates include all-inclusive hotel accommodations and tax.
  • Rates do not include airfare or travel insurance.
  • Shared transfers from Cancun International Airport to Excellence Playa Mujeres are available for $36 per person, roundtrip.
  • Initial Deposit of $150 per person is required at the time of reservation.
  • Second Deposit of $300 per person is due by November 8, 2015
  • Final Payment is due by January 20, 2016.
  • PLEASE NOTE:  If you do not know who you will be sharing a room with yet but would still like to make your reservation, please complete a reservation form as a SINGLE occupancy reservation.  If you find a roommate later on, your reservation can be adjusted at that time.  Please have your roommate submit a reservation form as a DOUBLE occupancy reservation and write your name in the Notes section of the reservation form.

Junior Suite Spa or Pool View

  • Single $318
  • Double $223
  • Triple $218

Deadline to make a reservation is November 30th.  Any reservations submitted after this date will be based on current rates and availability.

Room Descriptions


807 sq. ft. in size and offers private furnished balcony with lounge chair. Superior amenities include four poster canopy king beds or two double beds, magnificent view of the Spa and pool, sitting area, marble bathrooms with private round Jacuzzi with indoor and outdoor access, separate shower with rainshower and double vanities, 42′ flat screen satellite TV, bathrobes and slippers, iron and ironing, pillow menu, direct dial phone, free high speed internet WI-FI, air-conditioning with in-room climate control, sound system with in-house music channels, CD / DVD player, Radio/alarm clock with i-pod connection , electronic in-room safe, coffee/tea maker, daily turn down service, refreshed mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks. In room premium liquor and wine selection. Concierge service every two buildings.

View:Spa or Pool View

  • Bedding :-1 king or 2 double beds
  • Occupancy Limits:- 3 adults.


  • Initial Deposit: $150.00 per person is due at the time of deposit.
  • Second Hotel Deposit of $300 per person is due by November 8, 2015.
  • Final Payment is Due by January 20, 2016.
  • Flights can be added to your reservation upon request or you can book them separately.
  • A completed reservation form and credit card authorization form must be submitted to Sunsational Vacations for each room reservation.
  • A valid passport is required for ALL passengers.

Click on the Reservation Form link below to start the reservation process. Please complete ALL fields on the form and submit the online form to us by clicking on “Submit” at the bottom of the form. A $150 per person deposit is required at time of reservation, a second deposit of $300 per person is due by November 8, 2015, and final payment is due by January 20, 2016.

When booking your flight arrangements, please make sure you book a flight into Cancun International Airport (CUN). Let us know if you would like us to include flights as part of your reservation. If you would like to include roundtrip shared transfers at the cost of $36 per person, please check the box on the reservation form to have that added to your reservation. If you are booking your own flights, please send me your flight details once booked so I can arrange your roundtrip transfers.

All rates and availability are subject to change until confirmed with a deposit. We have a limited number of rooms that are being held as part of this group. Please book early to guarantee your reservation. Once your reservation is confirmed, you will receive an invoice showing your confirmation number, payments applied, and remaining balance.

Any additional payments you make can be easily made by submitting your payment information through our online Secure Payment Form.


  • Cancellations can be made without penalty up to Dec 2, 2015.
  • Cancellations from Dec 3, 2015 to Jan 3, 2015 will be charged 1 night per person ($223).
  • Cancellations from Jan 2, 2016 to Jan 27, 2016 will be charged 2 nights per person ($223/pp per night).
  • Cancellations after Jan 28, 2016 will be non-refundable.


Sunsational Vacations strongly recommends trip protection to protect your vacation investment. Rates are based on the total trip cost and travelers’ ages.

Once we receive your reservation form, we will provide you with a personalized quote for trip protection based on your travel dates, total vacation package and current ages of all travelers on your reservation.

Thank you for booking your trip with us!
We appreciate your business!