#5 Dreams Las Mareas – Costa Rica
For Adventure Sweethearts
Dreams Las Mareas is a couple’s hidden hotspot where you and your honey can experience adventuring like never before.
Insider Info: Dreams Las Mareas is located on the beautiful Playa El Jobo on the Northern coast of Guanacaste. Dreams has an expansive, beautiful beach and dense tropical jungles. Boasting a contemporary design with tasteful authentic décor, it’s for those lovers looking for a unique & adventurous travel experience. The resort is surrounded by a local fisherman community and the mountain range of Guanacaste, which offers a variety of exciting tours and excursions.
Activities & Excursions: Dreams Las Mareas has all things unique from the tropical rain forests to the excursions. There are so much adventure tucked away in Costa Rica that’s easy to access from this resort Ziplining through the jungle terrain, horseback riding through the forest to Rio Negro, white water rafting, and real volcano tours. It’s an excursion junkies’ Dreamland.
Romantic Perks: For those wanting a taste of adventure mixed with personal seclusion on resort property, you can hide away at Dreams Las Mareas for some relaxation in private walk-out rooms to the pool. Or grab a cabana to chill and lounge for the perfect afternoon nap.
Tip: Pick a room with a plunge pool view. There’s nothing better than your own personal entrance to the pool every morning you wake up.
#4 Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro – Punta Cana
For Fancy Love Birds
Given the name, “The Jewel of Punta Cana”—this Adults-Only resort could be on any travelers’ “favorites list”.
Insider Info: Perhaps it’s that the entire resort only offers luxurious suites, or that they serve award-winning gourmet cuisine, brought to you by your personal butler any time of the day, wherever you are.
Activities & Excursions: If the luxury doesn’t impress you, maybe the 18-hole P.B Dye Golf Course does. If that’s not your idea of fun, enjoy non-stop non-motorized water sports to keep you busy during the day, in addition to plenty of lavish treatments at the two-story oceanfront spa.
Romantic Perks: Our favorite touch that makes Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro beyond spectacular on our list, is all the extras to top your expectations and put it in high gear. Upon request, your butler turns your room into a romantic escape by drawing your Jacuzzi, providing aromatherapy oils, pillows, and other extras like champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries.
Tip: Not that you would want to leave the resort, but if you did you could check out the rest of the Iberostar complex next door, just hop to it! You can use the pools and various amenities at the Iberostar Bavaro All Suite Resort, the Iberostar Punta Cana, or the Iberostar Dominicana.
For Cozy Cuddlers
A short yacht transfer from Cancun/Riviera Maya sits the luxurious boutique resort Zoetry Villa Rolandi. It stands out as one of the most impressive and romantic resorts in Mexico.
Insider Info: The small island is perfect for quick day trips via rented golf carts.
Not only for the adventurous at heart (read more here about that), it’s location is also ideal for time spent canoodling with your significant other. It is situated on a private white sandy cove for maximum relaxation.
Romantic Perks: The service and quality of the Zoetry makes you feel like royalty—unlimited gourmet meals, snacks, and top shelf spirits are served 24-hours of the day including in-suite and private dining. And, all suites boast breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea– not too shabby. Each come modern decor, with Italian marble bathrooms, Bvlgari bath amenities, mini bar, deli snacks, and bath robes, there’s maid service three times a day.
#2 Couples Swept Away – Jamaica
For Romantic Junkies
Couples Swept Away is completely unique, small and quaint.
Insider Info: defined by the breathtaking 18 acres of lush vegetation and artistic architecture, luxury, and enchanting waters of the famous “7 mile beach,” this resort is an all-inclusive, couples-only property that sees a lot of honeymooners and people that simply want to celebrate each other at one of the most romantic resorts in the world.
Romantic Perks: this resort truly feels like paradise. Jamaican jungles and shimmering turquoise waters surround you. The service is beyond many couples’ expectations. The rooms feel very private, and the overall atmosphere makes relaxation effortless.
Activities & Excursions: Whether you are in the mood to take a sunset catamaran cruise, shuttle over to their local Sunset bar, or jump into any of the three pools and four Jacuzzi’s, Couples Swept Away has an array of activities to choose from. And if you and your BAE love activities together, check out their on-site snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, and local cliff diving.
Tips: If your day is packed with extreme relaxation, doing nothing but sticking a flag in the sand for beach service or adventuring in the midst of endless Jamaican activity, you can finish your day with a beautiful Jamaican sunset in Negril.
Couples Swept Away is a great place. It never feels hurried or crowded and if you request it, they can offer total seclusion for you and your partner.
#1 Secrets Maroma Beach – Riviera Maya
For Sophisticated Seasonalists
Secrets Maroma is the ticket when looking for Top Tier romantic sophistication in every season of your life.
Inside Info: Consistently rated “Best Hotel Chain” by Apple Vacations year after year, it’s not a surprise that this resort tops our Top 5 list. This AAA 5-diamond resort sits on one of the most pristine and well-known beaches in all of Mexico. Located just 15 minutes from Cancun and close to the airport, this destination is one of the most conveniently located Adults-Only resorts that we offer.
Romantic Perks: Perfect for you and your partner, the resort is designed to feel as though you are stepping into an elegant, luxurious retreat. It all begins with your room—each includes a Jacuzzi for two, separate shower, mini-bar refreshed daily, and your own furnished balcony or terrace.
If you are a fan of the extra perks, then make sure and book the Preferred Club or swim-out suite. You don’t necessarily need the best of the best—any of the suites include an iPod docking station and complimentary green fees for a round of golf, and the Sip, Savor, and See dining experience with nearby Secrets, Dreams, and Now Resorts, and Spas.
Along with your unlimited meals, snacks, and top shelf spirits, there are 9 unbelievable gourmet restaurants, 7 bars and lounges, themed party nights, and weekly cocktail parties.
Don’t just stay cooped up in your room —get out there and explore the open air theater with live performances, dance classes, an expansive infinity pool, two lit tennis courts, and all of their non-motorized water sports like kayaking, windsurfing, and sailing.
Activities & Excursions: The Ancient Mayan ruins of Tulum (overlooking the bluest water you’ll ever lay your eyes on) Senotes, the natural phenomenon, are unmatched to anywhere else in Mexico & the Caribbean. And after a long day of exploring unwind at the Secrets Spa by Pevonia.
Tips: Leave one of your nights open during your stay for a romantic private night of dining in their wine cellar. Finish off your night by requesting champagne, strawberries, and flowers in your room with the Jacuzzi drawn for an extra touch.
Our biggest tip: enjoy your partner. No matter where you go, it’s really about you and them.
Feeling all the feels? A romantic reality isn’t just for the movies. It’s real. And it can be yours.