Manzanillo, Costa Rica
NileGuide Expert tip:
Reservations required, this place gets full of wedding parties in summer.
Just far enough away from the bustle of Puerto Viejo proper, Almonds & Corals hotel is a boutique beach resort perfect for honeymooners or anyone looking to escape-from-it-all in comfort and Caribbean style. Accommodations run the gamut from eco-safari lodge cabins to deluxe tropical gazebos, each unique and designed to complement the lush landscape of the grounds and nearby rainforest. Almonds & Corals is on its on private stretch of perfect beach, yet it still feels magically deserted even when the rooms are full. Some suites have jacuzzis, all have private balconies with hammocks. Rates start at over $200 per person, though kids under 5 are free, and package deals offer big discounts.