Some romantic weekend getaways serve to celebrate an anniversary or celebrate another equally important date. But where to go in Mexico?
Let’s get to know 20 places to visit on a romantic weekend with your partner in Mexican lands.
1. Weekend in a hotel-hacienda
The hacienda-hotels scattered throughout Mexico offer comfort, excellent service and spaces to enjoy in privacy such as gardens, paths and romantic walks.
We invite you to visit the Hacienda Sepúlveda Hotel & Spa, a 156-year-old building with comfortable facilities and a Jacuzzi in the rooms.
This wonderful hotel is close to Mexico City.
2. Wine Route
The Wine Route is a nice option for a romantic weekend getaway, which includes a wine tasting and excellent gastronomic offers.
In the center and north of Mexico you will find extensive vineyards surrounded by idyllic and romantic landscapes. Valle de Guadalupe and Tequisquiapan are the best alternatives to choose from.
Staying at Hotel Encuentro Guadalupe, in Baja California, will be an incomparable experience due to its exquisite decoration with classic and modern touches, which make this a romantic place.
Its facilities, including ecological cabins, are surrounded by vegetation. On the terrace with the pool you can taste typical specialties of the area accompanied by tastings of wines produced in the region.
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3. Walk through El Oro, Mexico
A romantic weekend getaway as a couple can take you to the town of El Oro, a place where the precious mineral was extracted until the middle of the 20th century.
As a result of this economic boom, beautiful and majestic buildings were built, such as the Mining Museum and the Juárez Theater.
As part of the town’s attractions, you can visit the sinkholes from which gold was extracted and the Tiro Norte mining structure, equipped with a transparent floor through which you can see the sinkhole, the vertigo well and part of the tools used by the workers to extract the ore.
In El Oro there is also the Brockman dam where you can practice land and water sports.
4. Tzibanza Island, Queretaro
How nice it is to be able to have a romantic weekend getaway on an island like Tzibanza, in Querétaro, which has ecological safari-style cabins equipped with hammocks and surrounded by beautiful vegetation and semi-desert areas.
Although the island is not very large, it only has 8 cabins for lodging plus a buffet-style dining room, it offers activities such as fishing, swimming in the pool, practicing sports, boating, admiring the waterfalls and springs or simply resting while sunbathes.
5. Zirahuen Lagoon, Michoacan
The Zirahuen lagoon is a perfect place for a romantic weekend getaway as a couple, away from everything and everyone. An area with many recreational activities such as crossing the lagoon by kayak or boat, zip-lining, crossing a suspension bridge, mountain biking, playing gotcha, horseback riding, sport fishing or hiking.
As it is a cold climate zone, sleeping embraced in the comfortable cabins will give you very intimate moments.
Near the lagoon are the Magical Towns of Santa Clara del Cobre and Pátzcuaro.
6. Xico, Veracruz
In the state of Veracruz, 4 hours from the city, there is a dream place for a romantic weekend getaway: the Xico waterfalls, one of the most beautiful and romantic in Texolo.
You and your partner will have a moment of peace and intimacy surrounded by nature and an area of mountains where you can breathe fresh air.
At the waterfall you can practice 80-meter rappelling, visit three viewpoints, take walks through coffee plantations and go to another beautiful waterfall, the Monja waterfall, very close to the Xico waterfall.
7. Bravo Valley
In Valle de Bravo, a city on Lake Avándaro, west of Mexico City, you are invited to experience unique moments on a romantic weekend getaway.
You and your partner can stay in one of the 6 cabins in the Blue Mountains, in the residential area of Avándaro, surrounded by forests and nature in all its splendor.
The cabins have one, two and three bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and living room with fireplace.
In Valle de Bravo you can go horseback riding, ride a mountain bike or jump and paraglide. It is a place with many places to eat, bars and other places to have a good time.
8. Island of Love, Oaxaca
To visit the island of Love it will be necessary to hire a boatman. It is an atmosphere of total tranquility, a necessary quality for romance and relationships to flourish. Being in a privileged area, it will be good to be without clothes.
On this exclusive beach you can go scuba diving, snorkeling, take boat rides, fish for red snapper or simply sunbathe in an intimate and romantic moment.
9. Hot springs
Visiting the hot springs is also an option for a romantic weekend getaway and Mexico has many in its territory. Some of the most outstanding are those of Querétaro and San Miguel.
At Club Tejamaniles, in Michoacán, you can enjoy extraordinary hot springs loaded with all the nutrients and benefits they offer. It is a nice hotel in a wooded region with pine trees, lagoons, streams and natural springs.
The complex also has 5 swimming pools, three of them exclusively for guests. Healing mud treatments and therapies are offered at the on-site spa.
The cool climate of the area makes the sensation of submerging in hot waters very pleasant.
10. Walk in a colonial city
Mexican colonial cities such as Guanajuato, Querétaro or Guadalajara have perfect attractions for a romantic weekend getaway as a couple.
There are few things more romantic than a walk hand in hand through cobblestone streets and among old buildings steeped in history. After a short walk, the evening could end with a glass of wine before dinner in an elegant restaurant.
All the hotels in the cities mentioned have comfortable rooms with the best amenities such as swimming pool, Jacuzzi, terrace bars and lounge.
The NH Collection Guadalajara Centro Histórico, in the center of Guadalajara, is the ideal place to stay due to its magnificent views of the historic and colonial quarter.
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11. Couple walk on the beach
A trip to the beach as a couple will always be a pleasant moment in any romantic weekend getaway.
If you feel like traveling to the beaches of the Riviera Maya, don’t hesitate to go to the Rosewood Mayakoba Hotel, a complex with first-class facilities and careful attention, which will make your short vacation an adventure of romance and intimacy.
The hotel, protected by a wide and lush vegetation, has a good level of privacy with luxurious and comfortable services, including excellent swimming pools, one of which joins the exclusive spa.
12. Visit a magical town
All the magical towns of Mexico have enough charms for a romantic weekend getaway to be perfect.
Real del Monte is a Magical Town in the state of Hidalgo that in its beginnings was a town of miners, with exploitative employers and subjugated workers. The first workers’ strike in America was held there in 1776, indicating that the town has a rich history to discover.
In Real del Monte you can stroll through its streets full of tradition and memories. You and your partner will be able to visit the old mines and museums, all under the monument erected in honor of the strike.
In the town, festivities are celebrated such as the Lord of Zelontla celebrations, an event with a regional fair style with food, music and varied shows.
13. Trip to Cuernavaca, Morelos
Cuernavaca is known as the “City of Eternal Spring”, which makes it a nice option for a romantic weekend getaway.
You can visit its beautiful and green gardens at any time of the year and extraordinary buildings such as the cathedral and the Palace of Cortés, where the Anthropology Museum is located.
The Government Palace and the Spire are other historic buildings to visit and learn about. The Juárez Garden, the Borda Garden or the Chapultepec Ecological Park are natural spaces to walk with your partner.
14. Zempoala Lagoons, Morelos
The Lagunas de Zempoala National Park is another natural place where you can enjoy a romantic weekend getaway with your partner.
In addition to its 7 beautiful lagoons, there is a wonderful forest made up of pines, fir trees, oaks and grasslands, which surround the bodies of water where trout and other varieties of animals can be found.
The environment is conducive to horseback riding, hiking and walking, mountain biking or camping, always breathing fresh air.
15. The Awakening, Zacatlán de las Manzanas
The cabins of El Despertar are at the “access door” to the Rincón de los Jilgueros, a fabulous natural viewpoint to admire the ravines and waterfalls of the place.
From the bed you and your partner will enjoy seeing the stars and at nightfall, the moon, through a small glass compartment that the cabins have.
16. Xacallan, Tepoztlan
This spectacular adults-only retreat is perfect for a romantic weekend getaway. The cabins, which are around a pool, are exclusively for two people.
Beautiful gardens with beautiful vegetation and swings from where you can see the hills that surround the place, make this site a delight. They can also take walks to some caves.
17. Pena de Bernal, Queretaro
La Peña de Bernal is the third largest stone monument in the world. The spring equinox festival is celebrated there in March, therefore, it may be the right time to take a romantic weekend getaway.
In the place they also perform cultural acts and folkloric dances during the festivities.
18. Ixtapan de la Sal, State of Mexico
One of the best places for a romantic weekend getaway is Ixtapan de la Sal, a Magical Town with numerous spa centers and water parks that invite you to enjoy as a couple.
Dance, poetry and music presentations are usually held in the square. When visiting the Grutas de la Estrella you will be able to admire the spectacular stalactites and stalagmites that form in that place.
In addition to rest and relaxation, Ixtapan de la Sal offers adventure sports such as rappelling and other simpler ones such as hiking or trekking.
19. Puebla City
Puebla de Zaragoza is a romantic city with cobblestone streets and colonial stone buildings, which have earned it the title of “City of Angels”.
Its exquisite gastronomy and its hotel offer make it a great option for a romantic weekend getaway as a couple.
20. Huasca de Ocampo, Hidalgo
Basaltic prisms bathed by a cascading waterfall result in breathtaking and unforgettable views, reason enough to select Huasca de Ocampo for a romantic weekend getaway.
The town of cobbled streets and surrounded by mountains, dams and old haciendas, invites you to visit it and love it. It also has an alternative tourism center known as Barranca de Aguacatitla, where you can go hiking, hiking, canyoning, zip line and even visit a bat cave. They can also take a balloon flight, an unforgettable experience.
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