By Layne Whitburn
Need a break from wedding planning mayhem?
Indulge in some dreamy inspo of some of the most luxurious destinations around the globe.
Think balmy sunbeds and the jewel seas of Mexico, rich desert landscapes to romantic city lights in the USA and the untouched, timeless essence of Cuba.
Founders of es+elle, Stephanie and Lisa, are searching for some of the best honeymoon destinations and luxurious hotels around the world to bring you the ultimate guide to destination weddings and honeymoon itineraries.
Here is a snapshot of what to expect within the upcoming weeks...
Tulum, Mexico: Ancient ruins meet modern boho vibes at Mexico’s sizzling hot spot perched along the Caribbean coastline. Perfect for newlyweds looking for a zen honeymoon enriched with vegan eateries, turquoise water, yoga studios and historic sights. es+elle will explore the streets of Tulum all while staying at the boutique luxury hotel, The Mezzanine.
Las Vegas, Nevada: If you’ve dreamt of a hen’s party along the famous Las Vegas strip, get your girls ready for the trip of a lifetime. es+elle will stay amongst the hustle at the luxurious Cosmopolitan hotel and casino to bring you the best places to eat, drink, party and sleep.
Miami, Florida: For a honeymoon or destination wedding that oozes sophistication, let the Miami heat turn it up a notch. The Nobu Hotel is the epitome of Miami chic. Escape to a temple of relaxation with a private pool overlooking the tranquil Atlantic Ocean. Indulge the senses at Nobu’s unforgettable Japanese restaurant and explore the steamy coastline of Miami Beach directly at your doorstep.
Playa Del Carmen, Mexico: Looking for a peaceful oasis to escape and unwind yet close enough to a vibrant nightlife? Playa Del Carmen has the winning combination. es+elle are staying just minutes away from the vivacious center of town called Quinta Avenida yet tucked away in the luxurious resort at the Thompson Hotel. Perfect for a destination wedding, adventurous honeymoon or an unforgettable hens party.
Cancun, Mexico: Zone out with your new hubby at the adults’ only section of the Hyatt Ziva. Chill out under a luxurious beach bungalow, soak up the hues of blue from the ocean to the infinity pool, and watch the sunset over Cancun as you dine over the sand.
Los Cabos, Mexico: Miles of deserted coastline and empty desert in the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula lays a hidden gem. Los Cabos is a place for laid-back luxury. Lined with beachfront resorts and championship golf courses, Los Cabos is the perfect blend of harmony, elegance and natural beauty. es+elle will be lapping up the region from the boutique Thompson Hotel known as The Cape.
Los Angeles, California: Santa Monica to the left, Hollywood to the right, LA is loaded with must-see landmarks. es+elle will explore the streets of LA based from the luxury resort Viceroy Santa Monica. This classic space is infused with sophistication and contemporary chic finishes making for an unforgettable Californian experience.
Cuba: Consider your love a little old fashioned? Go back in time to the fabulous 50s and discover the unique timeworn gem that is Cuba. es+elle will go behind the pastel architecture and beyond the 1950s-era cars to bring you an authentic look inside the real Cuba. Discover the most charming hotels to honeymoon, stunning Caribbean beaches to tie the knot, eclectic towns to explore, and more Cuban goodness.
Get your planner ready, because es+elle will be delivering the best places to stay, eat, relax, and party for your destination wedding, honeymoon or hen’s/buck’s.
Are you ready for the ultimate travel inspo?