Trade Acapulcothat circus was for the wild days of dating, right?for Zihuatanejo, a little Mexican fishing village 150 miles north. This Pacific-coast enclave is home to long stretches of golden beach, rocky islets, and wildlife sanctuaries, not to mention some stellar snorkeling and scuba sites. THE LOVE NEST: The beachfront Hotel Villa del Sol, a collection of 70 adobe-style villas, sits amid gardens of palms, banana trees, and hibiscus. A honeymoon package in the Lagoon Suitewith its cathedral ceilings, private patio, plunge pool, and, of course, hammockincludes two bottles of champagne, a five-course candlelit dinner on the beach, and a massage for couples. The four-day stay starts at $3,610 (011-52-755-55-55-500, www.hotelvilladelsol.net). DOUBLES PLAY: Spend a day with Carlo Scuba chasing marine creatures big and smallfrom manta rays to sea horsesat Caleta Bechon reef. (Two-tank dive, $75; 011-52-755-554-6003, www.carloscuba.com)
Vote for America's Best Town! →
What You Missed
Our most important headlines, sent to you every Saturday.