What do you search for when trying to plan the perfect couples getaway? What characteristics does a hotel need to have to create the perfect honeymoon, or anniversary? This month, over a hundred people chimed in on Twitter’s #MexChat conversation to discuss romantic destinations and hotels in Mexico.
With first hand knowledge of all the over-the-top, luxurious, and romantic hotels in Mexico, we decided to curate a list to take the guess work out of researching ’that perfect hotel’ for you and your honey. Here is a list of the most romantic hotels in Mexico – beach resort edition.
Best All-Inclusive in Riviera Maya
Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita
Located in Puerto Morelos, this all-inclusive boutique resort of only 90 luxury oceanfront suites is set on beautiful 14 acres that includes a private beach. The hotel is focused on wellness, serenity, and romance, catering to couples in a relaxed setting.
What makes it romantic: Intimate property, bottle of wine & fresh fruit delivered daily to room, many of the rooms feature a whirlpool and a private plunge pool, private catamaran rides and private candlelit dinner on pier can be arranged,
Runner Up: Grand Velas Riviera Maya
Adults Only: Secrets Maroma & Excellence Riviera Cancun
Most Luxurious in Riviera Maya
Maroma Resort & Spa
An Orient-Express property, this resort is located on a private beach of powder white sand and turquoise waters. It was once an adult-only resort, and although it now accepts children, the intimate ambiance is still present.
What makes it romantic: Privacy of suites and villas, shared beach loungers, romantic details (upon request), private candlelit picnics can be arranged
Runner Up: Viceroy Riviera Maya
Mayakoba Exclusivity: Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Rosewood Mayakoba
Best All-Inclusive in Los Cabos
Zoetry Casa del Mar
This hacienda-style boutique resort welcomes you with a gorgeous cobblestone pathway and fountain. It is situated on the Sea of Cortes just minutes away from Cabo San Lucas. The resort provides Endless Privileges® all-inclusive getaway that provides gourmet dining options.
What makes it romantic: Adult-only, bottle of sparkling wine and fresh fruit daily, oceanfront suites with private terraces, infiniti-edge jacuzzis available
Runner Up:Secrets Marquis Los Cabos
Most Luxurious in Los Cabos
One & Only Palmilla
One & Only Palmilla is an ultra-luxury resort that has won numerous of accolades. The hotel is an exclusive hideaway of refined tranquility, with an array of accommodations including suites, villas, and casitas.
What makes it romantic: Chilled bottle of champagne and fresh flowers upon arrival, newlyweds enjoy an assortment of chocolate truffles upon arrival along with a romantic turndown amenity, private cove experience available, all ocean-view suites, butler service
Runner Up: Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Capella Pedregal, Esperanza
Most Luxurious in Huatulco
Quinta Real Huatulco
Perched on a hillside overlooking Huatulco’s Tangolunda Bay, this resort’s design was inspiried by The Arabian Nights. With only 28 suites, each with their own balcony or terrace, the service is very personalized and attentive. Guests say there is a certain ‘magical’ feel to the hotel that creates the sensation of escape and intimacy.
What makes it romantic: Smaller property with dramatic views, marble jacuzzi tubs in each room, private beach club, suites available with private pools.
Runner Up: Camino Real Zaashila
Most Luxurious in Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo
On the shore of Playa La Ropa is the luxurious retreat of Viceroy Zihuatanejo. The 35 guestrooms and 35 suites are housed in casitas providing a good level of privacy; and no two rooms are alike. The property spans a large amount of beach, and also has a private lagoon.
What makes it romantic: Canopy beds, private hammocks with large terraces, suites have an outdoor infinity-edy pool, dramatic setting throughout property and beautiful sunset views
Runner Up: Capella Ixtapa
Best All-Inclusive Puerto Vallarta/ Riviera Nayarit
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
This resort is continuously receiving accolades for its luxury and service. The property provides an array of suites that cater to every need, each over 1,000 sqft and with their own private terraces perfect for a romantic dinner.
What makes it romantic: Amenities such as interior Jacuzzis or outdoor Jacuzzis with panoramic ocean views, sensual couples massages.
Runner Up: Secrets Vallarta Bay, Villa Premiere
Most Luxurious Puerto Vallarta/ Riviera Nayarit
Four Seasons Punta Mita
Located in Punta Mita, this Four Seasons property offers the absolute best in terms of hospitality, dining, spa, and everything you could ask for in an exclusive resort. There are several pools, a lazy river, private beaches and lounging cabanas that create romantic and secluded settings..
What makes it romantic: Suites have terraces with private plunge pools and hammocks, private 55-foot yacht available to charter, horseback riding and bonfires available for romantic dates
Runner Up: St. Regis Punta Mita