It’s the destinations that offer both the adventure and the relaxation that you need after the big day and what better way to spend your honeymoon than close to home? You’ll be whisked to the white beaches of Mexico or the Volcanoes of Costa Rica in a short 3 or 4 hours.
This is North and Central America: A region full of startling geographical wonders, colonial heritage, and fascinating people. We’re sharing with you a taste of our favorites destinations and hotels from North and Central America (margaritas and sunshine included). Like what you see? Hop on over to Black Tomato to chat with a travel expert!
With five days, countless spa treatments and centuries worth of history and tradition later, there’s no doubt that this is the tropical getaway that will impress both parties. The charm of the Yucatan Peninsula will sweep you off your feet (again) and have you falling right into honeymoon bliss. Lay by the pool and book a rejuvenating spa treatment at Chable Resort and Spa or step back in time and venture to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza, famous for its ancient Maya ruins.
The happiest place in the world sits in one of the most bio-diverse places on the planet — Bocas Del Toro. If you decide to venture to this archipelago, you can’t go wrong with staying at the luxury Cabana built over the water, a Black Tomato favorite.
Insider Tip: head to Panama City’s old quarter where you’ll find beautiful architecture and bohemian markets, perfect for exploring the city’s 400 years of history. Hawaii
Relaxation on the calm ocean front, canoeing, cooking lessons, and many, many cocktail hours. Oh – and all this accompanied with breathtaking views of the surrounding coast lines.
Venture to the west coast of the Big Island in Hawaii and stay among the untouched tropical haven of Hualalai at Four Seasons. Suites are named after Hawaiian landmarks with subtle and elegant colors, and near any one of the properties seven pools. Make sure to check out the ‘kings pond’ for the 1.8 million gallon aquarium with over 4,000 tropical fish from more than 75 specifies swimming throughout. This has to be the most colorful pool anywhere in the world!
Nicaragua is the wild child and one of Central America’s best-kept secrets. It’s bold and expansive and can be explored in many ways. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a wellness retreat, or an adventurous escape, all signs are pointing to the Jicaro Eco Lodge.
Everything used in Jicaro is sustainably sourced, from the food on your plate to the bed you’ll rest your head on. You truly feel at home at Jicaro, among the luscious rainforest on the private island of Lake Nicaragua.
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