You want to reconnect with your partner but can’t see how this could be possible amid your hectic lives? Chances are, if you’re reading this then you’re already on the right track, because you’re considering recapturing the romance by doing something new and exciting together.
An adventure outside your day-to-day lives is great to get the adrenaline pumping and your hearts beating in sync, so there’s nothing better than a weekend away (or more!) to get back in touch with your feelings and remember the excitement you felt when you first started dating. Exploring the unknown is the antidote for boredom – so pick a spot, a date, and a flight to somewhere exotic.The classic picture-perfect vacation destination of sugary white sand and turquoise seas stretching out right in front of your balcony is always the best choice for a romantic getaway, if you ask me. And if you have been reading this site for a while, you will know that I fell hard for the tiny island of Playa Mujeres off the coast of Cancun when I visited for the first time in 2010, and even though my last visit was only last year, I am already itching to go back for another beach break.The dreamy island has everything you need for a romantic getaway: Powdery white sand beaches for long walks on the beach, small boutique hotels, that turquoise water that you only get in the Caribbean (perfect for frolicking in the shallow water with your significant other), beachside restaurants for romantic sunset dinners, and a natural beauty that will take your breath away. There are massage tables right in the sand – couples massages are a great way to stimulate your senses before a night in – and most importantly: there’s not much going on on the island, which means: no distractions. You can get away from the hustle & bustle of your daily lives, away from the stress, and just focus on your relationship, on romancing one another, enjoying each other’s company without any distractions.Look into the unique boutique rooms at Beloved Playa Mujeres for couples where everything from the beautiful rooms to the exquisite spa facilities get you in the mood to relax together. You can even splurge on a suite with an attached plunge pool – no better way to start a romantic evening than enjoying a private pool together with a bottle of champagne.Make sure to spend some time together outside the bedroom though: plan some activities that you both enjoy, but also compromise and try something your partner wants to try – deep sea fishing for example. You might end up picking up a new hobby! There’s plenty to discover in the Cancun area – the mainland is just a short ferry ride away – and we suggest choosing a day each to plan something for the other person to create an element of surprise that will bring more excitement into your trip. Of course there’s also nothing wrong with spending a couple of hours apart during the weekend. If he wants to play a round of golf and she wants to get a spa treatment – wonderful! Both of you will come back rejuvenated and satisfied.If you like having a laugh and getting dolled up, try a catamaran dance cruise leaving from Cancun’s harbor, which is not far from a high-end mall to tie into a day trip. Why not take advantage of the exchange rate and shop for some bargains? Try not to cram in too much though, especially if you only have a few short days together. The main focus of this trip is spending quality time together, to relax, to have time to talk, to get in the mood for romance, and to leave stress and a hectic schedule behind. If you can manage to turn off your phones for the duration of your trip, (or limit phone time to one hour per day), even better.After a couple of days on Isla Mujeres it is nearly impossible NOT to be acting like lovebirds again. Sometimes a little distance from your stressful routine is all you need to feel the butterflies again, just like you did when you first met.