(By our Guest Honeymoon Expert, Susan Wagner)
Whimsical, sensuous, fun and fantastic, Mexico loves lovers and vice versa. This energetic, culturally rich, colorful country gathers honeymooners from throughout the world in its arms and they enjoy every minute of it.
It’s easy to love and easy to reach. To make things even better, it’s brimming with just about everything newly weds dream of doing, and its all right over the US border, just a few hours away from major air gateways of the world.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect place to relax and chill out or the very best spot for an action packed trip of a few days or a few weeks, Mexico makes honeymooning easy and enjoyable.
Why is this colorful country such a great honeymoon destination? Here are few basic things that combine in sweet harmony to make it stand out among other world honeymoon destinations:
ROMANCE IS IN THE AIR. This is a country that loves lovers. A trio may suddenly appear at your dinner table and croon a soft lovesong. Your Concierge won’t flinch when you ask for asecluded table for two. You can find bicycles, moped and even parachutes for two, and much more. Just mention the words “luna de miel” and you’ll see smiles and be on the receiving end of extra efforts to make you happy.
STUNNING SCENIC BEAUTY WILL SURROUND YOU. Mexico’s scenery is so extraordinary that you can pick the backdrop for your honeymoon and be sure that it will be spectacular. Choose your favorite setting and you’ll find it. Majestic mountains, sprawling deserts, glittering beaches, rolling countryside and pristine flatlands are all at your beck and call. If you choose a big city or a large resort destination, you can be sure that no matter how dense the population is, you can find plenty of unspoiled scenic beauty just a few miles out of town.
DAILY CHOICES ARE AMAZING. Big cities, small towns, sparkling resorts and heavenly hideaways are all available to make your honeymoon lifestyle into a divine dream. You can plan every day to suit your mood. Treat yourselves to the latest spa treatments. Play golf or tennis or go for an extreme sport like surfing, zip lining or bungee jumping. Soak up culture in a museum or a typical public market. Attend a classical concert or dance till dawn in a rocking club. Mexico is ready to entertain you!
SERVICE IS SUPERIOR. “Service with a smile” seems to be the national motto. Whether you stay in a world class, luxury resort or a rustic seaside bed and breakfast, you can depend on outstanding service. Even the largest places make you feel that the service is personalized. Take your time, ask for help with a smile and everyone will go out of their way to make your honeymoon happier.
SHOPPING IS SENSATIONAL. This is a place where you can afford to shop till you drop! Mexico offers a vast array of bargains. Decorative items with plenty of international chic and flair will enhance your new home and remind you of your happy honeymoon. Prices for silver made by artisans whose skills have been handed down for generations are more than fair. Mexico’s colorful handicrafts—rugs, hand embroidery and exquisite modern table top items-- are available in most cities and towns. Bargain for them on the beach and in typical public markets or buy them in modern steel and glass malls and boutiques that you’ll find in most cities and major resorts.
DINING IS DIVINE. Meals are an event in Mexico! Lunch, the main meal or the day and dinner are never hurried. This is a sacred time to relax and share your dreams as you savor the food.
You’ll soon learn to love the delicate, intricate flavors of haute cuisine ( Most ingredients are fresh every day to make meals even more tasty!) and you’ll also learn to love lingering over dinner to enjoy it to the fullest. Set the mood with a frosty margarita, order what fits your fancy, then talk about your love and your future life together. No one will rush you and the service will be excellent and circumspect, whether you’re in a beachside bistro or a sophisticated international restaurant.
It doesn’t take long to discover that Mexico offers a honeymoon lifestyle to make every couple’s dreams come true.