5 Fall Adventures for Grown-Ups
Vacation season is just getting started for adults who want to visit some of the best destinations after summer's family rush.
With summer officially over, many kids lament the end of vacation season. But it's just the start for you. Some of the world’s best destinations trade the great family rush for some much-needed grown-up fun, and you can upgrade your vacation experience by booking an Escapes package, exclusive to Liberty Travel. Escapes are customized beach getaways that include special sightseeing options and exclusive perks, like a personalized keepsake booklet and document holder, a $150 future travel credit, and Insider Benefit coupons with exclusive savings on travel items.
Now all that’s left for you to do is choose a destination. Grab the one you love and leave the kids at home for a romantic fall retreat in –
The Caribbean coast of Costa Rica experiences its driest season in September and October, providing the perfect weather for surfing in Playa Negra or snorkeling the vibrant, protected waters of Cahuita National Marine Park.
Experience the majesty of Costa Rica’s diverse ecosystems and head inland towards the Arenal Volcano and Monte Verde regions for cloud forest hiking, whitewater rafting, and nature safaris.
Relax in the hot spring right on property at Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Reosort
For a truly romantic retreat, book a stay at the luxurious Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort in Arenal and spend an evening soaking in the property’s natural hot springs while basking in the incredible views of the volcano in the distance.
Take advantage of Mexico’s captivating Caribbean coast for exquisite all-inclusive resorts and get ready to fall in love with Riviera Maya’s rich culture, fascinating history, and stunning beaches.
Step back in time at the ancient Maya sites of Tulum and Chichén Itzá, or trek through the jungle on ATVs or horseback.
On the very southern end of Riviera Maya lies one of the world’s best beaches – Akumal. Stay at the new, adults-only Secrets Akumal for the rare opportunity to swim with the many sea turtles that call this area home.
The Aloha State offers nearly endless opportunities for an exciting tropical getaway, so pack your bags for an island-hopping adventure. Start on popular Oahu and experience its numerous sights and activities like Honolulu, Waikiki Beach, Pearl Harbor, and the North Shore.
Then make your way to the Big Island to watch active lava flow at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park before flying to Kauai to get off the grid in this eco-enthusiast’s paradise.
Save Hawaii’s most romantic island for your last stop and enjoy the wonderful activities at the Hyatt Regency Maui, such as the Drums of the Pacific Luau and rooftop stargazing.
South Beach has always been a playground of neon lights, retro glamour, and all-night parties. While the rest of the country seems to be cooling down in the fall, Miami is still heating up. Play on powder-sand beaches and splash in turquoise water so clear you’ll think you’ve landed on an island in the Caribbean.
Treat yourself to Miami’s diverse cuisine and savor Cuban delicacies, fresh seafood, and southern comforts. The area seems to awaken at night with a lively scene of clubs and bars to hop to and from.
To experience the hottest spot in Miami Beach, escape to the famous Fontainebleau. This mega resort sits directly on the beach and boasts some of the area’s best parties, entertainment, and dining right on site.
In the far eastern Caribbean, you’ll find an island experience like no other. St. Lucia’s mountainous landscape is covered in a blanket of plush, emerald foliage and is home to a number of exciting activities you can’t find anywhere else in the Caribbean. Head into the forests to discover natural wonders like the world’s only drive-through volcano, or hike the majestic Piton Mountains.
Be sure to spend some time in one of St. Lucia’s towns to meet the friendly people and also schedule a Bean to Bar tour where you can make your own chocolate bar from the decadent plant that grows here.
Now’s your chance to stay in one of the world’s best resorts – Jade Mountain. These extraordinary accommodations boast awe-inspiring views due to the lack of a fourth wall. Your suite directly opens from room to balcony, giving you unobstructed sights of the ocean and Pitons.
Vacation season is just starting for couples looking for a kid-free fall getaway. Take advantage of back-to-school season and contact your travel consultant today to start planning your romantic escape to one of these adult-friendly destinations.