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Why Cancun & The Mexican Caribbean Are Top Destinations For Couples In 2023

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Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are gaining popularity in a range of travel segments: from foodies to party-goers and everything in between. In 2023, Cancun is expected to attract a growing number of adult travelers and couples. Hotels and resorts in the popular seaside resort town are increasingly offering more adult-only packages and deals, and the destination is a top choice for countless newlyweds to celebrate their honeymoon. In this article, we’ll tell you why Cancun and the Mexcian Caribbean are top destinations for adults this year. 

A couple enjoying a romantic stroll in the beach

Plentiful Adults-Only Accommodation

Travelers headed to the Mexican Caribbean this year can look forward to a diverse array of adult-only accommodations. Cancun is the perfect choice for adults seeking peace of mind in complete privacy. The city’s adults-only resorts provide an excellent venue to kick back and enjoy some alone time with your significant other.

This year, travelers will find new resorts catering to the need of adults and couples. Although Cancun is home to the largest selection of adults-only resorts, other destinations like Isla Mujeres, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum are also excellent choices. Karisma Hotels & Resorts recently announced it will launch a new adults-only resort in Puerto Morelos this summer.

A couple enjoying a relaxing afternoon in the a luxury resort in Cancun

A Romantic Destination 

Despite packed beaches and a bustling hotel zone, Cancun can be a surprisingly romantic destination. It’s no wonder countless couples are choosing the crown jewel of the Mexican Caribbean to celebrate their honeymoon or anniversary. Many large resorts offer specialized wedding services for a picture-perfect wedding.

Cancun’s beaches provide the perfect setting for a romantic walk while admiring the tropical sunset in the background. Afterward, couples can dine in one of Cancun’s many top-rated restaurants. For the ultimate luxury experience, choose a restaurant in a 5-star all-inclusive. 

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Elderly couple enjoying the sun and beach in Cancun

Excellent Adult-Only Tours

Canun and the Mexican Caribbean are known for their world-class guided tours and excursions that immerse travelers in local nature, culture, and history. Tours are also one of the best ways for couples to bond as they explore the local surroundings together. 

Check out Cancun’s top-rated adults-only tours, such as Viator’s Rockstar Boat Party Cancun. For just $89 per person, travelers can sail the local seas while enjoying an open bar and some of the best tropical scenery in the region. 

A beautiful beach with a young couple

Unbeatable Nightlife

For couples who like to go for a night on the town after a day out exploring local beaches and historical monuments, it’s time to hit the clubs. The Mexican Caribbean is famous around the globe for its award-winning nightclubs, which are found abundantly in places like Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Dance the night away for your significant other in some of the best clubs on earth. With entire neighborhoods full of bars and nightclubs, there’s no shortage of variety in Cancun. 

Couples headed to Playa del Carmen can enjoy some of the top bars in North America. The resort town, located just some 68 kilometers from Cancun, is an excellent location to savor some of the best local drinks and cocktails.

Couple dancing in a nightclub

A Hotspot For Festivals And Concerts

For couples who like to go to go to festivals and large events together, 2023 will be a great year to head to Cancun. With some of the biggest and most famous events in the Caribbean, Cancun has become a hotspot for all sorts of concerts and festivals. Although some are open to the public, many require tickets to be purchased in advance and are regularly held in large resorts. Travelers can buy a package deal that includes accommodation and food and grants access to different music venues. 

A large crowd enjoying a concert in the Mexican Caribbean

Aside from Cancun, destinations like Playa del Carmen and Tulum are organizing more and more music festivals for travelers to enjoy. This year, Tulum was chosen to host the first-ever Tomorrowland – the world’s largest electronic music festival – outside of Belgium. The location’s unique mix of ancient Maya history and lush vegetation creates the perfect ambiance for an action-packed festival.

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