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Mexico Honeymoon Guide

Mexico is a must visit destination for newlyweds but not sure where or what to do? Our guide will help you plan the perfect honeymoon in Mexico.

By Annabel Hartigan

The beautiful country of Mexico is full of opportunities for honeymooners to enjoy idyllic views and share epic adventures. From the white sandy beaches of Cancun, to the glorious rock formations of Cabo, Mexico is a must visit destination for newlyweds.

“If you want to go to Mexico, it’s a great place to go in the Spring or Fall. There’s so many beautiful hotels, great food, and you can get a lot for your money.”

Laura, Bliss Honeymoons

Bask in the sun hand in hand with your soulmate and observe the pristine water or if you're seeking adventure, pick up the speed on jet skis! In this blog, we'll give a sneak peek at the top cities, resorts, and restaurants of the majestic country of Mexico!

Places to Visit in Mexico

Cancun: Whether you are seeking a romantic getaway on the elegant beaches or adventurous activities, Cancun is an excellent destination. The fascinating turquoise blue waters are the embodiment of beauty in this sunny destination. In addition to gorgeous beaches, this destination offers ancient history of Mayan ruins, fantastic night life, and funky beach restaurants. In short, Cancun is absolutely perfect for making long lasting memories.

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Playa Del Carmen: Playa Del Carmen is a romantic wonderland full of incredible white-sand beaches, unique shopping, and thrilling activities. This beautiful beach destination has plenty of dining options tucked away under the swaying palms you can bask in during your honeymoon. Leave footprints in the sand as the waves crash at your feet while watching the sunset on the ocean shore.

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Tulum: Tulum is just the right blend of seclusion, and unique, rustic beauty. With so many things to do, this coastal paradise will bring such memorable moments to your romantic honeymoon. Activities range from exploring UNESCO archaeological sites and romantic walks along the sandy shores.


Cabo San Lucas: This idyllic little section of Mexico is a honeymooners’ dream filled with endless activities and incredible nightlife. With the beautiful rock formations surrounding you in the ocean, you will feel like you are in a postcard. Take a dip in the pool or walk around the vibrant town to grab a bite to eat. The beautiful beach destination will wash all of your worries away while you soak up every joyous moment.

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Where to Stay: Resorts

Cabo Azul: Located on the pristine beaches of the Sea of Cortez, Cabo Azul may just be the highlight of your honeymoon. There are endless things to do at this luxurious resort. Sport fishing, whale watching cruises, and long walks on the glorious beaches to name a few. Be amazed by the miles of coastline where you can swim, sunbathe, and indulge in thrilling activities. With the scenic views of the crystal clear waters from your balcony, you will never want to leave.

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Dreams Tulum: This tropical oasis is located perfectly near the historic town of Tulum and is a mesmerizing destination for honeymooners. Reconnect with yourself and nature as you soak up breathtaking views of the ocean and natural surroundings. Your stay will feel complete with breathtaking views and dining opportunities where you and your spouse can enjoy the local cuisine.

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Paradisus Playa Del Carmen: This gem on the shores of the Riviera Maya is an all-inclusive getaway full of exotic surroundings and exquisite views. With lavish scenery, Paradisus Playa del Carmen is just minutes away from sun-kissed sand, shopping and delicious restaurants. With sparkling swimming pools and white sand beaches, this destination will create such a soothing environment for your honeymoon.

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Hyatt Ziva Cancun: This beautiful beachfront resort is on a strip of Cancun and framed by the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean. Listen to the breeze sway through palms hand in hand with your soulmate or indulge in authentic Mexican dining options. Guests have access to activities like spa days and more at this glorious luxurious all-inclusive resort!

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Swim in a Cenote: Whether you are in Tulum, Cancun, or Playa Del Carmen, you must experience the thrill of swimming in beautiful cenotes! These sinkholes are filled with pristine waters. Visitors can marvel over the ancient structures and unique history of the Mayans. These unique swimming holes hold so much culture, you will find yourself fascinated by their mystique and wonder for hours! Scan the outstanding structures and learn all about these cenotes while swimming in paradise with your spouse.

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Sunset Catamaran: Gaze off into the blood orange sunset with your soulmate as you take in the majestic views from the ocean. Sit back, relax with a drink in hand and take in the endless memories you are making on your honeymoon. As you watch the sun dip below the horizon, you'll feel such euphoria gliding across the smooth blue waters of Cabo San Lucas. Observe the beautiful rocks that stretch to the heavens and share some great photo ops that will live on forever!


Explore the Mayan Ruins of Chichen Itza: Exploring the ancient capital of the Mayans, Chichen Itza will be an experience unlike any other. As you roam the ancient Mayan civilization you'll feel as though you have traveled back in time. Above all, the many ruins of Chichen Itza are simply mesmerizing and behind each ruin there’s a different story to be learned from. Walk hand in hand with your love as you soak up the rich history of these sacred lands.


ATV Excursion: Immerse yourself in the natural terrain of Mexico during a thrilling ATV ride! The landscape of Riviera Maya truly will give the most unforgettable experience during a ride through the forests. Battle through mud, across bumpy dirt paths, and over the white, sandy dunes of the most beautiful beaches in the world! Feel the adrenaline kick in as you and your spouse hold on tight and are surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

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Macario: Located in the heart of the city of Tulum, Macario offers an incomparable menu of dishes made with authentic Mexican ingredients. The chefs work to delight you with a menu offering great flavor during your visit. Enjoy the spectacular ambiance under the moonlight as you indulge in fine cuisine such as, the ribeye tacos. If you are looking to spend an unforgettable night in Tulum, this is most definitely a restaurant to consider.


Jazamango: This local favorite is known for seasonal entrees and delicious drinks. Couples can bask in the open atmosphere of the Mexican desert while here and be covered by the picturesque views of the stars at night. Feel the breeze of the cool Cabo air while you indulge in fine dishes like their catch of the day or the organic chicken! Most importantly, its airy indoor-outdoor setup manages to be elegant and unique for all dining experiences.

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Casa Amate: The ambiance and beautiful dishes inspired by Latin cuisine are what make this intimate dining experience popular. Appreciate the natural atmosphere of this restaurant surrounded by the beautiful amate tree. Above all, revel in fantastic entrees including red snapper and duck breast among the tropical scenery of Playa del Carmen. With a drink in hand, enjoy the beautiful night life and make memories that will live in your hearts forever.

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Lorenzillos: One of Cancun's oldest restaurants, Lorenzillo's has been a favorite among locals and tourists since its opening! The spacious ambiance includes an outdoor deck that will certainly bring a tropical vibe to your dining experience. Do not miss out on the opportunity to dine on fresh lobster and an array of sides! Afterwards, finish off the evening indulging in one of Lorenzillo's desserts and the unforgettable sunset.


Best Times to Visit

The best time to visit Mexico is during the dry season between December and April because there is little to no rain. The coolest months are between December and February, but weather can still reach warmer tropical temperatures.

Start Planning Your Mexico Honeymoon

In short, Mexico has long been one of the world's most popular honeymoon destinations for newlyweds. Known for endless opportunities for adventure and romance, this beautiful country is perfect for couples. With jaw dropping beaches and hidden gems throughout the country, this destination is one to please.

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