As the days start to get longer and summer is very slowly approaching (I mean why is still 40 degrees in April?) my anticipation for our upcoming Mexican Honeymoon grows. My husband and I chose to postpone a honeymoon right after our wedding due to lack of vacation time at work, and other factors. (Mainly, we couldn't agree on where to go, he wanted Europe, I wanted a relaxing tropical destination). Fast forward 8 months later, we finally decided on the perfect destination, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. After working 18 hour days for three months straight (including weekends) I think he finally valued a relaxing vacation.
Why Puerto Vallarta?
We decided on PV because mainly it was one of two easily accessible destinations with all inclusive Hilton Resorts. We both saved up our Hilton Honors points from credit card purchases and from business travel, so basically our trip (minus the flights) would be pretty much FREE. It was between that or Montego Bay, Jamaica. Being that he is from South Florida and we both have been to the Caribbean, we wanted something a little farther away and more exotic. Plus the Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort has an adults only rooftop pool with a sushi bar. (How can you pass that up?!). We also both love tequila and with PV being the Tequila Capital of the World, again it was a no brainer!
This will be the first time we have been out of the country together. This will only be my third trip outside the US. (Second trip, if you don't count a cruise to the Bahamas when I was 16). Luckily my passport was still valid from my trip to Spain in college. Unlucky for my husband, his passport expired the month we got married. Now, we just have to cross our fingers and hope his passport makes it to us in time. (Lesson learned, don't put off getting a new passport, the Government doesn't care about your upcoming trip as much as you do).
Our trip is officially 38 days away and I couldn't be more excited. Stay tuned in June for a full recap of the vacation. If you haven't already, follow me and my antics on instagram @parlerh. I am sure I will be Instagramming the hell out this trip. Already thinking of hashtags as we speak.
Check out these photos courtesy of Hilton Puerto Vallarta's Facebook Page.
Haley Parler Moore
Charleston resident. Digital Marketer. Crazy Crossfitter. Bulldog Mom. Wife. Gamecock fan. Constantly clad in Lululemon.