(Closed) Which is better?

posted 7 years ago in Honeymoons
  • poll: Honeymoon location?
    Hawaii : (15 votes)
    75 %
    Mexico : (5 votes)
    25 %
  • Post # 3
    4803 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Well I have been to both places and I prefer Hawaii.  There is a lot to do, the scenery is beautiful and I just really enjoyed it a lot.  If you’re looking for all inclusive resorts though, there is much more selection in Mexico. 

    If you decide to go to Mexico, I would go to the east coast (Cancun, Mayan Riviera, Playa del Carmen); the beaches and water are nicer plus if you’re near the Mayan you can see the ruins.

    Post # 4
    311 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I think they’re both so different that it really depends what you’re after…

    Hawaii is incomparably beautiful, but I don’t know how many all-inclusive options you would find. It feels so American but that same quality means you can safely go anywhere, rent cars, go hiking, communicate in English, etc. It can be a fair amount more expensive than Mexico. However, if you go Hawaii you should look into Molokai. It’s a beautiful island with very little tourism so you get to frequent small family owned restaurants and shops. Really neat to find a place with no chain stores so lots of culture, plus there are beaches that go on for miles with not a person in sight… so romantic. 

    Mexico would be great if you want to relax at an all-inclusive- not make decisions and just feel spoiled. You can also travel around and experience different lifestyle and language. You get a lot more bang for your buck and can probably stay somewhere swankier for a similar amount of $$ as compared to Hawaii. East coast of Mexico is pretty but I love the area on the west coast around Bucerias and Sayulita.

    I think the big differences are how adventurous you want to be on your honeymoon and how safe you feel in foreign countries.


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