Top 8 Things to do in Hawaii

This Central Pacific archipelago includes hundreds of islands and a diverse range of activities. With huge waves, volcanoes, and interesting culture, Hawaii will keep you busy and entertained. These top 8 things to do in Hawaii you are sure to enjoy while visiting these beautiful islands.

8 things to do in Hawaii

Whale Watching

The ‘Big Island’ is the most popular destination for whale watching in Hawaii. The peak season to catch a glimpse of Humpback whales is from January to March. You have the option to view these amazing creatures on a cruise or private boat tour.

Luaus

These traditional ceremonies are a major source of entertainment on all islands within Hawaii. Take the opportunity to enjoy live dancing, learn about Hawaiian as well as Polynesian culture, and enjoy delectable cuisines.

See a Lava Show

Hop aboard a World-class catamaran to get up and close to the volcano fingers as they enter the sea. You will have thoroughly trained staff aboard, and safety is paramount. You can select from a tour in the morning, sunset, day, or twilight tour.

Helicopter Tours

Various tour lines offer unique aerial journeys that allow you to view the breathtaking Hawaiian scenery. From volcanoes and waterfalls to hidden valleys and majestic coastlines. A helicopter tour is truly an ideal way to sightsee.

8 things to do in Hawaii

SUP (Stand-Up Paddle Boarding)

This activity originated in Hawaii and is a derivative of surfing. SUP is soothing and allows you to explore the water on your terms. An excellent paddle path to take is from Lanikai Beach to the Mokulua Islands.

Horseback Riding Tours

Explore the coastline or venture to hidden trails on an exploratory horseback tour. Most companies offer private as well as group tours. Some countless ranches and stables accommodate tourists. Paniolo Adventures is one of the largest, with an 11,000-acre cattle ranch located in Waimea.

Mauna Kea

This dormant volcano is a unique wonder to explore and erupted over 4,000 years ago. You can hike the summit, but be sure to stop by the VIS (Visitor Information Station) to check for weather and safety tips.

Kona Coffee Farm Tour

Kona coffee is some of the best gourmet coffee that you can find and is world-renowned. Kailua Kona, which is located on the ‘Big Island,’ is the heart of Kona coffee. When taking a tour, you will get to see processing facilities as well as the coffee fields. Don’t forget to take some time to indulge in the popular beverage.

Pack your bags, and take charge of your getaway with these 8 things to do in Hawaii that will be sure to make your experience amazing. To start planning, reach out to me today.

An Authentic Mexico Honeymoon

Plan your honeymoon escape to a place where the sun meets the ocean. There are locations in Mexico that are more unique and offer an authentic Mexico honeymoon experience without crowds of tourists. Learn about the culture, enjoy sun-kissed beaches, and experience new adventures by the sea.

Riviera Nayarit

an authentic mexico honeymoon experience

Located north of Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit is Mexico’s beach destination with 200 miles of pristine coastline dotted with dozens of seaside coastal towns and pueblos. Enjoy lush rainforest-covered mountain peaks, nature sanctuaries, and golden sand beaches. Learn all about one of the richest cultures in Mexico, the Huichol culture.

Punta Mita

Leave the world behind you. This exclusive and luxurious destination has six miles of virgin Pacific coast beaches, surrounded by rolling green hills. More importantly the Pacific Ocean opens before you, and you will never tire of admiring the endless turquoise blue of the sea.

Enjoy an understated sophisticated stay coupled with relaxation at Casa de Mita. Casa de Mita is located on the beach in Punta Mita where the blue waters of the pacific will be your playground. This intimate hideaway is where romance lives.

Discovering a place means immersing yourself in its culture. Iberostar Selection Playa Mita wants to welcome you into one of the richest cultures in Mexico. Enjoy an all-inclusive experience with the pacific ocean at your feet. Enjoy a drink on the terrace and watch the sun fade below the horizon.

Located on the ocean in the heart of one of Mexico’s most beautiful beaches, the W Punta de Mita welcomes you to a remarkable experience. A biosphere reserve and seaside villages known for their crafts are located nearby. 

Escape to Secrets Bahia Mita. Located in Banderas Bay, with golden sand beaches, this adults-only all-inclusive resort combines elegance with natural elements. Enjoy amazing views of the mountains, ocean, and gardens. A romantic honeymoon at Secrets offers you gourmet room service, walks on the beach at sunset, and multiple dining options to choose from. Let romance bloom at Secrets Bahia Mita.

Sayulita
an authentic mexico honeymoon

When dusk falls on the beaches of Sayulita Mexico you will see silhouettes float across the water. Subsequently, watch bodies dive and emerge, facing the sunset while waiting on the next perfect wave. Each evening, these scenes are repeated. Sayulita is a surfer’s paradise and definitely one of Mexico’s more unique destinations. It is a place where you can honeymoon in a friendly and relaxed environment.

Certainly, the complicated world begins to disappear as the warm Mexican sun kisses your skin when you arrive at Hotel Playa Escondido. Celebrate your love in a beachfront room. Take a deep breath of sea air, and you will smile as you look out over the beach and the blue waters beyond. 

This is the first part of a series on authentic Mexico honeymoon destinations. Above all, there is so much beauty to be seen in Mexico, certainly at the beach and beyond. If you are looking for more romantic, and off-the-beaten-path places for a honeymoon in Mexico, I would love to speak with you.

Top 8 Places In Mexico To Get Married

I have helped couples like you plan their wedding in Mexico. Three of my favorite locations are Cabo, Cancun, and the Riviera Maya. There are many venue options available from larger resorts to more intimate private settings. If Mexico is on your list for a wedding destination, let’s take a look at the top 8 places in Mexico to get married.

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Thinking about getting married in Mexico often involves dreaming about sunny, tropical, and warm destinations. You’ll find that many areas throughout Mexico fit this description, including Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, and Riviera Maya. Including its pristine white beaches, Mexico has a lot to offer to those who want an unforgettable destination wedding, or intimate elopement.

Cabo San Lucas

Because Cabo San Lucas was initially designed as a vacation town, you’ll find all the amenities you and your wedding party needs for a perfect destination wedding. For example, couples love hosting their wedding overlooking the mountainous landscape or taking a romantic boat ride to El Arco.

Cancun

In Cancun’s exciting and lively atmosphere, you and your wedding party have many opportunities to create unforgettable memories. In addition to finding 24/7 entertainment, Cancun is also a hotspot for romance and tranquility.

Cozumel

Cozumel’s island is just off the coast of Cancun, and this tropical oasis features incredible reefs and spectacular sunsets. After taking a ferry from Cancun, exchange your vows in a romantic and secluded atmosphere.

Ensenada

Many who visit Ensenada refer to it as “heaven on earth.” Above all, here you and your guests are met by enchanting Pacific Ocean views that mix perfectly with the desert vibes. A popular venue in this area that you will love, is the El Cielo Winery Resort.

Isla Mujeres

If you’re looking for a laid-back vibe, you can’t go wrong with getting married in Isla Mujeres. Because of it’s off the beaten path, you and your guests don’t have to worry about the hustle and bustle of the surrounding vacation hot spots. The venues throughout the region are smaller, and therefore will provide a boutique feel to your wedding.

Puerto Vallarta

With its location between mountain’s and the Pacific Ocean, as a result Puerto Vallarta has breathtaking views and a charming downtown. During your time in Puerto Vallarta, treat your wedding guests to opportunities to explore the country’s culture, cuisine, and adventures. For example, they can bungee jump or zip line in nearby jungles!

Riviera Maya

Not only does this destination have breathtaking views, but you’ll also find bright blue ocean water, calm breezes, and white-sand beaches. Because of its record number of all-inclusive resorts, some of which offer complimentary wedding packages, planning your wedding has never been easier.

Riviera Nayarit

Previously known by locals as a secret surf town. Riviera Nayarit has grown in popularity over the past few years as a wedding hot spot. Throughout the region, venues offer secluded and intimate settings. Couples looking for authentic Mexican romance and charm, choose Riviera Nayarit.

No matter if you’re looking for something fast-paced or laid-back, Mexico has the destination for you!

If you are ready to start planning your wedding in Mexico, let’s chat and find you the perfect location from these top 8 places in Mexico to get married. Schedule your free planning session today.