Fill your days with plenty of adventure and your nights with blissful romance.
Excellence Playa Mujeres, Cancun: Whether you prefer to play on land or in the water, this sophisticated 450-room resort tucked away from Cancun’s party corridor will get your hearts pumping. Work out at the state-of-the-art fitness center, or sign up for stand-up paddleboarding, scuba lessons, beach volleyball and tennis — all included (or you can tee off at the Playa Mujeres Golf Club for an extra fee). Find adventure around the Yucatan peninsula, from exploring wreck dives to climbing El Castillo pyramid at the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza — your Instagram feed will be the envy of all your friends. Room rates start at $642 a night.
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Dreams Huatulco Resort & Spa: Satisfy both your passion for action and cultural curiosity at this 421-room resort located on a sublime stretch of Mexico’s southern Pacific coast. The fun begins on the ocean trampoline — or pony up a few extra pesos for a horseback ride or a snorkel excursion. Fitness buffs can hit the Aqua gym, jogging path or take a Pilates class. The nearby Copalita Eco-Archaeological Park is home to pre-Colombian ruins and ball courts, and the historic city of Oaxaca (known for its mole sauce and baroque architecture) makes a memorable overnight trip. Room rates start at $213 a night.
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