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The 5 Best Romantic Getaways in Mexico



Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Looking for the best romantic getaways in Mexico? Good choice! This country has epic spots and retreats to make your trip memorable. 

Find out our top 5 destinations for romantic retreats... 


For relaxation...
Punta Mita, Banderas Bay, Nayarit



Romantic Getaways in Mexico

In the old Aztec language, Punta Mita means ‘door to heaven’.

Nestled on Banderas Bay on the Pacific Coast, Punta Mita is the location of numerous upscale, gated resorts. All of them breath exclusive luxury. 

Often a sanctuary for celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Bill Gates. This private utopia offers a flawless peaceful hideaway with a year-round pleasant climate.

Stay at: Four Seasons
Punta Mita

Wake up to ocean views in your Mexican casita-style suite. Open your doors and step right onto the beach.

Take a dip in the jacuzzi, and indulge in a customized couple’s experience at the in-house Apuane Spa. Complete with massage, hydrotherapy, and a bottle of champagne.

Spend your evening swinging in the hammock on your private terrace, cocktail in hand. Definitely one of the best picks for  Romantic Getaways in Mexico.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico


Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Take a romantic stroll

Through the subtropical beauty of the Punta Mita walking trail. You'll be able to spot foxes, birds, and butterflies. Nothing is more romantic than truly untouched nature!

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Get the best view ...

The infinity pool at the Four Seasons, overlooking the exquisite white sand beach. Relax the day away at the pool and soak in the beauty that is the Banderas Bay!

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Share an intimate meal at...

Mita Mary Boat Bistro for lunch – enjoy fresh oysters and creative cocktails with your toes in the sand! For dinner, reserve a table at Tuna Blanca for a truly classy culinary experience.



Spend your time...

Taking a boat trip out to the Marietas Islands, where you can spot humpback whales and 92 species of aquatic bird, and visit the famed Secret Beach.

You could also try your hand at golf on one of the legendary Nicklaus-designed courses.

The Pacifico course is right on the doorstep of the Four Seasons, and has twice been named the greatest course in the world by Condé Nast Traveller.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

For exploring...
Sayulita, Sierra Madre Mountains, Nayarit



Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Snuggled between the beach and the Sierra Madre mountains, this laid-back fishing village makes for a hippie-chic paradise.

Known for its local art galleries, cafés and lush natural scenery, Sayulita is, above all else, a bohemian surf town.

Stay at... Villa Amor

A collection of whimsical villas set on the hillside, just steps from the golden sands of Sayulita Beach.

Each villa features an open-air design – perfect for taking in those ocean views, or stargazing into the night.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico


Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Take a romantic stroll...

Through the town! Sayulita is one of Mexico’s honored Pueblo Magicos, so get out into the vibrant streets and soak up the passion of the town. Naturally there are plenty of shops and local stores to pass the time as well.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Get the best view from...

The top of Monkey Mountain. Take a guided evening hike to the summit in time for an unbelievable sunset. This is a hiking tour, so be prepared with some good shoes and lots of energy!

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Share an intimate meal at...

O’Restaurant, a small and secluded spot away from the bustle of the town. Or for outdoor eating with colourful town views and fresh-catch seafood, try the rustic Los Corazones!



Spend your time...

Trying your hand at surfing, and afterwards, treating yourself to the best margaritas in town at Monchis Bar.

For an alternative view of the area, take a guided horseback tour through the beaches and jungle.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

For the views...
Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur



Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Perched at the southernmost tip of the Baja California Sur peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is surrounded by the water and offers numerous vantage points to take in the breathtaking landscape – including the renowned rock formation where the Pacific Ocean meets the Gulf of California.

Stay at... Pueblo Bonito Rosé

Offering every guest a luxurious, pampered vacation surrounded by the golden beaches of Cabo San Lucas.

Pueblo Bonito Rosé Resort & Spa is a deluxe luxury resort located on El Médano beach, a pristine stretch of Baja California's world renowned beaches.

Unique rosé-tinted walls, greek style domes, marble busts and a beautifully carved statue of Neptune, the ancient greek god of the sea, set the theme of this particular upscale, full-service resort.

Not to mention one of the top 5 spas in the world!

Romantic Getaways in Mexico


Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Take a romantic stroll...

At the Wirikuta Cactus Gardens. This gorgeous botanical cactus garden is a little-known secret, with just a handful of visitors each day. A perfect escape for any couple who wants some alone time, whilst marveling at the weird, wonderful and geometrically-planted cacti. There's even an amazing show at night to catch!

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Get the best view from...

A sunset sailing tour around the Arch of Cabo San Lucas, and Lover’s Beach. You cannot get much more romantic than a sailing trip across the crystal clear waters of Cabo San Lucas, with a delightful stop over at Lover's Beach to admire the amazing Cabo Sea Arch!

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Share an intimate meal at...

Hacienda Cocina y Cantína for ceviche and fish tacos (after all, Baja California Sur is the birthplace of the famous fish taco!) If you’re in the mood for fine dining, try La Casona for some world-class steak or lobster.



Spend your time...

Treating yourself to a wine or tequila tasting at Pueblo Bonito, or whale-watching off the coast.

In the peak season between December and April whales are known to swim right up to the tour boats!

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

For wildlife and watersports...
Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo



Romantic Getaways in Mexico

A stunning beach resort town just down the Caribbean coastline from the bright lights of Cancun, Playa Del Carmen is an ideal retreat for the adventurous couple.

Coral reefs, exciting nightlife, underground rivers, and jungle terrain; take your pick.

Stay at... Rosewood Mayakoba

True luxury in the heart of the jungle, bordered by ivory beaches and serpentine lagoons.

A small boat transports you through the mangroves to your waterfront villa or suite, which includes a plunge pool on the sundeck, blissfully comfortable and contemporary furnishing, and an outdoor garden shower so you can wake up with nature.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico


Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Take a romantic stroll...

Around the ancient Mayan site of Chichen Itza. A two-hour drive from Playa Del Carmen, we advise getting up early to get ahead of the crowds and catch an unbeatable sunrise over the pyramid. Alternatively, book a tour with Latitude21Resorts! Chichen Itza tours are available with many transport options, group tours, or personal guided trips. Get in touch with a Latitude21Rental agent today for more tour information and options!

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Get the best view from...

Xcalacoco Beach. Just a little north of Playa Del Carmen, Xcalacoco is far more tranquil than the often-crowded beaches of the town itself. Lined with palm trees and smattered with rock pools, you can spend hours discovering the exotic wildlife that exists here. Grab a pizza or catch of the day at Coco’s Cabanas while you take in the sparkling vista of the Caribbean Sea beyond the pier.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Share an intimate meal at...

Aldea Corazon, where you can feast in their enchanting tropical garden, which was built around a cenote. Tuck into delicious flank steak tacos in this romantic setting amongst the trees and waterfalls. For a really authentic Mexican dining experience, go for Zitla, a charming outdoor restaurant full of mural paintings and glowing lanterns. Enjoy a hearty burrito and a cold beer as you listen to live music in the courtyard.



Spend your time...

Observing local Mexican art, literature and dance at Centro Cultural, or scuba diving around the coral reefs.

If you’re looking for something extra special, the private wedding tour of Sian Ka‘an is an absolute must for honeymooners.

For tours and other options don't forget, Latitude21Resorts offers great deals on hundreds of romantic tour options in the Cancun and Playa Del Carmen area!

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

For culture...
Tulum, Quintana Roo



Romantic Getaways in Mexico

This ancient Mayan port city is full of rich history, character, and dramatic views.

Located in the state of Quintana Roo, it’s rocky white-sand beaches are postcard-perfect, and many of its ruins are still intact and open to explore.

Stay at... Mi Amor Tulum
Boutique Hotel and Spa

An adults-only romantic oasis with a chic and timeless atmosphere inspired by the Golden age of Mexican cinema.

Quaint suites include private terraces with outdoor showers, plunge pools and hanging basket chairs.

The hotel’s amenities include an infinity pool, an array of deluxe day beds overlooking the shore, and incredibly fine dining in the hotel restaurant – try the tuna sashimi.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico


Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Take a romantic stroll...

Through Punta Laguna Nature Reserve, where you’ll encounter various species of monkey on your guided hike through the sanctuary. You can also take a canoe out on the lagoon, or choose to take part in a Mayan blessing ritual. For more details contact a Latitude21Resorts agent for tour information.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Get the best view from...

Hidden Beach. A picturesque beach with crystal clear waters tucked beneath El Castillo – the only Mayan ruins to exist on the coast. Grab some food at the Pancho Villa Beach Club, then sit back in your hammock and enjoy the sun’s descent over the ruins.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Share an intimate meal at...

Burrito Amor for a laid-back Mexican cantina-style lunch. For quirky décor and exceptionally well-constructed food, head to Unico. The dishes here are creative and truly melt-in-the-mouth. We highly recommend booking a window-side table overlooking the town, and opting for the 8-course taster menu. You can thank us later.



Spend your time...

Focusing on your body and mind at Yoga Shala Tulum or experiencing the natural beauty of a cenote, often considered sacred by the Mayans.

Nearby is Gran Cenote, a huge clear underwater pool dripping with vines and tiny waterfalls, perfect for a refreshing dip.

If you’d like a new skill to take home together, spend an evening participating in a Mexican cooking class at Lina’s Mexican Kitchen.

Romantic Getaways in Mexico

Whether you’re snoozing on a daybed with an exquisite view of the beach, indulging in some delectable local cuisine, experiencing wildlife and culture, or taking part in some adrenaline-inducing activities together, Mexico can offer the perfect romantic retreat for you.

Stay tuned on our blog for more helpful articles and itineraries, and check out our rentals page to see some great deals for accommodation in Mexico!

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