By Laura Winfree
August 08, 2014
Most Romantic Spots in Cancun
Credit: Thai Lounge

A Caribbean atmosphere, breathtaking beach resorts, incredible restaurants, and a serene coastal vibe make Cancun the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Visit this unbelievable paradise with your significant other during an extraordinary couple’s vacation filled with margaritas, tropical luxury, and relaxing days on a white sand beach. During your trip, make sure to set aside at least one night of your stay to surprise that special someone with a romantic night in the city of Cancun. Whether you’re planning a dinner date, an anniversary celebration, or an unforgettable proposal, this beach destination has endless options for an evening like none other. With so many breathtaking places to explore all along the fascinating Hotel Zone, it’s no wonder that so many travelers come to this city in search of a romantic experience. From elegant restaurants to cruises on the lagoon, below you’ll find Cancun’s best locations to kindle the romance.

La Isla Shopping Center

This outdoor shopping mall has the ideal ambiance for a romantic evening stroll. Filled with bridges, canals, and beautifully lit fountains, La Isla allows you to enjoy a lovely dinner, grab an ice cream, or walk along the charming marina area by the lagoon. If you get there in the late afternoon, make sure to watch the sun set over the water.

Harry’s Grill

Indulge in Cancun’s best steaks and wines at this luxurious restaurant and raw bar, featuring elegant contemporary design, excellent seafood, and an impressive variety of drinks and cocktails. To add even more romance to this upscale experience at one of Cancun’s most famous restaurants, reserve a table by the lagoon to see the sunset.

La Palapa Belga

This is a hidden gem. Tucked away in the quiet Pok Ta Pok neighborhood of the Hotel Zone, La Palapa Belga has some of the very best views in the city. Book a table right on Nichupte Lagoon to see the lights of the Cancun skyline just across the water. Here, you can treat yourself to exceptional French-Belgian cuisine created with fresh and locally sourced ingredients.

Thai Lounge

This outdoor restaurant features lush tropical gardens by Nichupte Lagoon. For a more intimate dinner experience, each of the tables is situated in its own beautiful cabana, making it one of Cancun’s most popular spots for a romantic proposal. To reserve one of the coveted lagoon cabanas, call the restaurant a few days in advance.

The Lobster Dinner Cruise

Explore the waters of Nichupte Lagoon with this picturesque tour. Cancun’s favorite romantic boat ride offers sunset and nighttime cruises every evening for an unforgettable night under the stars, accompanied by live saxophone music, fine wine and a delicious dinner. The Lobster Dinner Cruise is the best way to see the incredible Cancun skyline and sunset.