Theme Getaways

Theme Getaways

Vacation ideas and travel interests come together in our themed getaway articles. We take your interest, find the coolest thing you could do, and put together an itinerary to make your vacation dream come true. Easy inspiration for planning your next vacation.

These vacation ideas range from the unexpected (like off-road racing a in Cabo San Lucas), to the thrilling (sky diving in Aruba, anyone?). For those looking for a travel theme with a muted adrenaline kick, check out zip lining in Haiti.

By planning your vacation around an interest, instead of choosing an activity based on the destination, you get that much more out of your getaway.

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Top 6 Luxury Resorts for Couples in the Caribbean & Mexico

Some couples want to bask on the beach, other duos seek creative adventures, and some simply need a kid-free zone. We have crowned these hand-picked resorts as the best for couples in seek of luxury. They range from the ideally rejuvenating to the extra sultry. Your twosome getaway will be the best yet with these superior Caribbean and Mexican resorts for couples. Couples-only and clothing-optional too, Desire has created a racy all-inclusive experience for duos. Highly sought-after, be sure to book ahead at this sultry oasis. Around $700USD per night for double occupancy if you find the price tag a little high, opt to stay for 4 nights instead of 6. This is a hot one-of-a-kind resort for couples!
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A Luxury Family Vacation in Samana

Samana is a region well off the beaten path in Dominican Republic. For a luxurious family vacation Xeliter Vista Mare Samana's condo-style accommodations provide the perfect balance of convenience and privacy, while the full scale resort activities keep it fun and entertaining. Here is why we highly recommend Xeliter Vista Mare Samana for your next family vacation:
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An Affordable Destination Wedding Cancun

An affordable destination wedding in Cancun is possible. Especially with Barcelo Costa Cancun, who is one of the few resorts to offer a free wedding ceremony. That's right, completely complimentary, priceless, free! It's the perfect solution for those on a budget, and having a small affair for their special day. Read on to find out what Barcelo Costa Cancun offers in their complimentary wedding package. Barcelo Costa Cancun offers the Coconut Paradise Wedding Package (this is the free one), which includes more than just the ceremony. Cake for ten, a personal wedding planner, a la carte restaurant reservations for up to 25 guests ... it's a simple, but delightful bundle that you can mold into something unique and truly yours. Other packages are available for a fee, which you can review their website to see them all.
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Best All Inclusive Foodie Vacation in Riviera Maya

If you are fortunate enough to discover one of those truly amazing foodie vacations, then you know what to expect when you visit Karisma Hotels & Resorts. They have replaced the buffet line seen at most all-inclusive resorts with their signature Gourmet Inclusive experience. Plus, the second week of every month throughout the year you can attend their Canadian Beef Culinary Series. This gourmet event will send your taste buds on an epic gourmet journey. Surrounded by crystal clear waters and lush palm trees, you will be taken on a gourmet ride each day with events including a Kick-off Beach Barbeque, Beef Sampling & Wine Pairing, Cutting Demo & Cooking Class, and Tricks of the Trade & Tasting. Each nigh Canada's top chefs' will showcase their favorite beef cuts and notable sommeliers will deliver insight into wine pairing.
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Affordable, Beach Side, Bahamas.

When in search of a vacation to the Bahamas finding a budget-friendly option with a great location can been difficult and time consuming. Orange Hill Beach Inn is found in popular Nassau and delivers affordable accommodations without sacrificing quality or comfort. If you are looking for the best cheap hotel in New Providence, this is one we highly recommend. The room rates vary, but the best deal lies in accommodations for four. At $158 / night, that means each guest is paying less than $40, and that is inclusive of all service fee's and taxes. Coupled with the reasons listed below, now you know why this is definitely one of the best cheap beach hotels in the Bahamas.
Discover the Best Beach Hotel in the Bahamas
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For the Fashion-Forward Traveler

Fusing contemporary design with antique furnishings and creating an Adult Only oasis in San Juan, O:live Boutique Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel where sophisticated urbanites will feel right at home. The owners have effortlessly infused their mantra of "the new, the old, and the unforgettable" into the atmosphere, furnishings, and service, at this high end vacation accommodation. Cosmopolitan in the Caribbean O:live Boutique Hotel could be picked up and set-down in Manhattan, and it would fit right in. It is chic, upscale, and fashion-forward.
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4 Incredible Sailing Ideas in the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands offer some of the most inspired ocean adventures in the Caribbean. Iconic points of discovery include The Baths, Spring Bay, Jost Van Dyke, and many more. One way to see the beauty, visit the uninhabited islands, and discover why the beaches here are truly virgin, is on a sailing excursion. We can't emphasize enough how incredible sailing is in BVI. The top reasons a boating excursion should be on your must list? The sheer enjoyment of the day by witnessing a variety of spectacular views is one. The cost effectiveness is certainly liked by many as well. Instead of taking four separate tours, you can take one and hit all the highlights. This is also good because if one place in particular speaks to your sense of travel, you can always head back there and devote more time to it. Then, there is the luxury service provided by the sailing companies. BVI captains have a certain knack for creating fun, exciting, and memorable tours for their guests. They are true professionals, which is really important.
Sail Bravura Luxury Yacht Charters
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Cabo San Lucas Exhilarating Desert Racing

Wide Open Excursions in Cabo San Lucas is the ultimate thrill ride! Pounding over the dunes, power sliding through gravel washes and catching huge air in race ready desert rippers! Our review today will also include suggestions for a great place to stay and an amazing restaurant to end your off road adventure at. People come to Cabo for excitement, and one of the most thrilling experiences you can have in Baja (or in the world) is to drive one of Wide Open Excursions Race Cars on their professionally designed, groomed track outside Cabo San Lucas. Need more adrenalin? You can drive one of their race machines on a single or multi-day off-road expedition, or enter one in the SCORE Baja 1000 race!
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Affordable Family Adventure to Orlando

When you are planning your family trip to Orlando, the variety of options, and expense of the famed theme parks, can have you second guessing your decision. Not to worry, we have put together the perfect (affordable) itinerary and important tips for your family vacation to this Florida hot spot. Orlando can be an affordable choice if you know where to go, and how to plan your getaway. This itinerary is meant to connect you with your family. The cell phones will be put away, the tablets forgotten, and stress of every day life left behind.
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Couples Getaway in Negril, Jamaica

Couples planning a vacation to Jamaica need only use our pre-planned itinerary for a great escape you will talk about for years to come. We have infused romance, adventure, fun, and local culture into this themed getaway to ensure you experience the best facets of Negril, Jamaica. Don't worry we leave room for you to pick your must's too! This is not just about romantic sunsets and ocean side couples massages, although there is some of that too. This is about having fun, reconnecting, and getting a true Jamaican experience. We chose to host this couples vacation in Negril because it offers sweeping views, idyllic setting, is a 'sleepier' resort town compared to others in Jamaica, and is home to the world famous Seven Mile Beach. The variety of activities are prime for couples, while the locals are kind and welcoming.
Seven Mile Beach in Negril, Jamaica
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