(Closed) Where in the heck in Mexico do we go?…Its all absolutely breathtaking!

posted 11 years ago in Honeymoons
Post # 17
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317 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

Among Veracruz city  main attractions are:

  • The San Juan de Ulua Fort which nowadays is a museum
  • The Santiago Bulwark, housing the History Museum
  • The Veracruz Aquarium, where marine species from the Gulf of Mexico can be observed
  • The antique Cathedral
  • The Museum of the the Revolution
  • The Plaza de Armas
  • The District of La Lagunilla
  • El Malecon, where you can take a walk and purchase beautiful handicrafts such as coral beads

Nearby of the Puerto de Veracruz you can enjoy the beaches of:

  • Villa del Mar
  • Mocambo
  • El Payon
  • Boca del Rio

beaches where there are restaurants offering the delicious regional cuisine.

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Post # 18
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544 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

We have decided on going to Peurto Vallarta for our honeymoon.  A family friend is giving us a week at his condo as a wedding gift!  PV is gorgeous and very romantic.  They are some great restaurants, too.  I recommend the Red Cabbage and Hacienda San Angel.  Oh….and the canopy zip line tour is fun!!!!

@fizicsGirl—I spent my 30th in PV, too!!!

Post # 20
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

My sister and bil went a year and a half ago to the Fairmont Mayakoba on the Yucutan Peninsula.  It is GORGEOUS there and they had a fabulous time! The week before they got there, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes were anniversary celebrating also!

I’d recommend that place also.  I would stay away (just an opinion) from any resort where you can drive from the border easily to get to or one where there’s been alot of drug cartel activity.  So far the Mayan Corridor and Yucutan Peninsula area seems very safe.

We were going to go to either the Fairmont or to Secrets maroma earlier this year but changed plans after T’s friend who works in govn’t told us to reconsider a destination due to the sitch w/the cartels.

Just being honest.

Always make sure no matter where your destination is, if it is outside the US, check the state department’s site and see if there are travel warnings for the area/country you’re wanting to visit.   

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