Hidden Gems: 14 Travel Spots You'll Both Love

Whether for your destination wedding or honeymoon, explore these hidden gems in the Caribbean and Mexico for the most memorable intimate escape ever.

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  • Divi & Tamarijn

    Divi & Tamarijn

    A mile-long white sand beach makes the ideal location for your beachfront wedding or honeymoon. The on-site wedding planners of Aruba Weddings for You offer numerous wedding packages, with tropical beach to lush golf course ceremonies. Best of all, honeymooners receive a complimentary room upgrade, a bottle of champagne, romantic candlelight dinner, remembrance gift, and a free night first anniversary certificate.

    Visit them at diviaruba.com or tamarijnaruba.com or call 1-800-554-2008. 

  • Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino

    Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino


    Situated on the most expansive beach on Aruba’s Palm Beach, the Hilton Aruba is famous for its romantic wedding ceremonies, poolside receptions and elegant dinners. For those dreaming of a wedding in the Caribbean, the Hilton Aruba has the perfect setting for your special day, whether sandy beach, waterfalls, pool deck, lush green lawn or breathtaking sunset. Romantic honeymoon packages are also available. arubacaribbean.hilton.com | 1 -800-250-0134  | [email protected]

  • Sublime Samana Hotel & Residences

    Sublime Samana Hotel & Residences

    Samaná, Dominican Republic

    Declare your love on the coast of the Samaná Peninsula where the mountains and sea serve as the perfect backdrop. Their expert staff is committed to providing matchless service to make your dream wedding and honeymoon a reality. Sublime Samana makes every wedding unique with tailor-made planning arrangements ranging from menu suggestions to music and entertainment, as well as excursions and events.

    Visit them at sublimesamana.com/weddings, call 1-888-896-9416 or email [email protected] for more information.

  • Bay Gardens

    Bay Gardens

    St. Lucia

    Say “I do” at Bay Gardens Resorts, one of the Caribbean’s preeminent beachfront wedding and honeymoon destinations—ideal for your fairytale event with breathtaking backdrops for perfect photo ops.

    Visit baygardensresorts.com or call 1-877-620-3200 for more information.

  • Ladera Resort

    Ladera Resort

    St. Lucia
    Dramatically beautiful Ladera Resort clings to an emerald-carpeted hillside, with stirring vistas of the Pitons, rainforest, and sea. Each of its 37 suites with private swimming pools are purposely missing the fourth wall creating an overindulgence of breathtaking views with complete privacy. Savor eclectic cuisine at Dasheene with a menu of locally grown fruits and vegetables and fresh fish caught by the island’s fishermen, enjoy complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, relax with an in-suite massage, or visit the white-sand beach just a quick shuttle ride away.

    Visit ladera.com to learn more. 

  • Windjammer Landing

    Windjammer Landing

    Saint Lucia

    Your special day should belong only to you. That’s why Windjammer’s "Wedding Day Word of Honor" promises that the wedding date you choose will be exclusively yours. You bring the love, and the expert staff will take care of the rest. Visit windjammer-landing.com to find out more about the Tropical Bliss wedding package or fabulous spa packages. 

  • The Buccaneer

    The Buccaneer

    St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

    The Buccaneer’s 340-acre U.S. Virgin Island estate has played host to the rich and famous since 1947. Ideally located just five minutes east of Christiansted, The Buccaneer offers St. Croix’s finest accommodations with 138 rooms and a six-bedroom villa, three glorious beaches, an 18-hole golf course, tennis facilities, two pools, superb cuisine, full-service spa, water sports and wedding and group coordinators. Special rates available for weddings with up to 150 guests.

    1-800-255-3881 | TheBuccaneer.com

    Photo Credit: Kelly Greer Photography

  • Sunset at the Palms

    Sunset at the Palms


    It's hard to imagine a more romantic place for a wedding or honeymoon than amidst the sensory magic at Sunset at the Palms. Choose from a selection of wedding packages for a ceremony by the water at The Palm's private beach club or in the lush gardens amongst flowers.

    Visit thepalmsjamaica.com for more info. 

  •  Melia Braco Village

    Melia Braco Village


    Your ultimate romance experience awaits in Trewlany at Melia Braco Village─a luxury beachfront all-inclusive resort featuring colonial-style architecture, spacious rooms and suites, gourmet dining options, exclusive Bridal Lounge and choice of stunning beach or lush garden wedding venues.

    For more information, special offers or to book right now, visit: melia.com/en/hotels/jamaica/montego-bay/melia-braco-village/index.html

  • Wyndham Reef Resort

    Wyndham Reef Resort

    Grand Cayman

    On the unspoiled serene stretch of beach on the east end of Grand Cayman, you’ll find the perfect romantic backdrop to declare and express your love. You and your guests will enjoy beachfront rooms and a wide range of activities in the legendary crystal clear Caribbean waters. 

    wyndhamcayman.com | [email protected] | 888-232-0541

  • The Sands at Grace Bay

    The Sands at Grace Bay

    Turks & Caicos

    This oceanfront all-suite resort is ideally located on the powdery white sand and turquoise waters of Providenciales. Ocean breezes whisper a welcome to the gracious suites. A tropical moon hovers over the candlelit beachfront restaurant. When it comes to out of the ordinary destination weddings and honeymoons, it’s not surprising that many couples choose The Sands at Grace Bay, the perfect prelude to the rest of your life.

    1-877-777-2637 | thesandstc.com

  • The Somerset On Grace Bay

    The Somerset On Grace Bay

    Turks & Caicos

    The Somerset on Grace Bay, Providenciales, is an intimate, award-winning five-star resort—perfect for creating treasured times for your Turks & Caicos destination wedding or honeymoon. Enjoy fine dining and casual restaurants, experience the infinity edge and reverse-current lap pools, spa, fitness center, and more. Don’t miss the Tuesday Night Beach BBQ complete with a rum bar, Caribbean surf and turf and dancing under the stars. The dedicated staff provides attentive, personalized service. Request private beach dining and in-villa meals prepared by a resort chef, and opt for in-suite massages.

    1-844-468-3619 | TheSomerset.com

  • Crown Paradise Club

    Crown Paradise Club

    Cancun, Mexico

    The perfect place for a destination wedding—your dream will unfold before your eyes with flawless attention to detail. Select from several affordable packages for your beautiful beach wedding, knowing your family and friends will always remember that moment when you said “I do” with the stunning blue ocean as the backdrop.

    Visit crownparadise.com/en, email [email protected], or call 1-844-851-9843 for more information. 

  • Excellence Group Luxury Weddings

    Excellence Group Luxury Weddings

    Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts sets the stage for unforgettable moments in the most desirable Caribbean locations in Mexico. Whether it is an intimate boutique ceremony, an adults-only gathering, or a memorable celebration with the family, you will always find the perfect wedding at Excellence Group. Whether Excellence Riviera Cancun or Finest Playa Mujeres, choose the venue for your ceremony, and you and your guests will be showered in magnificence and Caribbean luxury. Enjoy the gourmet restaurants, a variety of bars, 24-hour room service, lavish accommodations, daily entertainment, and so much more. Wedding packages are comprehensive and elegant for a storybook wedding and some of them are FREE with a minimum stay required.

    Learn more at excellenceresorts.com

Hidden Gems: 14 Travel Spots You'll Both Love