Under the Radar Beaches and Islands

is in the air and anything is possible. If you've said, "Yes," we suggest a Honeymoon Villa in Dominica, or surf lessons and zip lining in Costa Rica. If you just need a lush tropical escape with your love, there's sunset cruising with the dolphins on the endless Indian Ocean. And if you really just step down from the patio to a Bahamian beach in your matching bathrobes, we won't tell.

Hotelito Desconocido

Hotelito Desconocido La Cruz de Loreto, Mexico
Situated on a UNESCO nature preserve, where crystal clear lagoon waterways and swaying palms are home to more than 150 species of birds, turtles and other wildlife, Hotel Desconocido designs each individual palafito after a card from the Mexican lottery.

Secret Bay

Secret Bay Portsmouth, Dominica
Secret Bay was selected by Travel + Leisure as one of the best new hotels in the world, and by TheKnot as one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world, this boutique eco-luxury resort sits atop a cliff overlooking the Caribbean.

Casa Oceano

Casa Oceano,Tango Mar Beach, Costa Rica
Casa Oceano located on Costa Rica's Pacific coast features an oceanfront infinity pool, a full gourmet kitchen, six beautiful bedrooms and a staff who will expertly arrange any tours that pique your interest. Costa Rica has some of the world’s best waves for surfing.


Tiamo South Andros Island, Bahamas
Reachable via direct flight from Fort Lauderdale, this boutique getaway on the bonefishing capital of the worldhas just ten cottages and one villa. Feel a gush of romance at Tiamo.

Verdura Resort

Verdura Resort Sciacca, Sicily, Italy
Like a good pasta sauce, Rocco Forte's Verdura Golf & Spa Resort combines many ingredients. First, take an enviable location – the southwest coast of Sicily, near the town of Sciacca – and add three Kyle Phillips-designed golf courses hugging the coast over rolling hills. Combine pools that reflect the distant mountains and low-lying buildings that mirror Sciacca's angular appeal. Finish with the type of cuisine that puts Sicily on the world's culinary map.

Travaasa Hana

Travaasa Hana Hana, Maui, Hawaii
Set in a secluded location on the eastern tip of Maui, Travaasa Hana encourages guests to unplug by removing TVs and alarm clocks and offering classes on how to make a flowered lei or throw a handmade fishing net in the bay.

Kurumba Maldives

Kurumba Maldives Kaafu Atoll, Maldives
Ensconced by some of the clearest most aquamarine waters in the world, Kurumba Maldives offers the full far-flung island getaway. Just a short 10-minute transfer - via boat of course, not car - from the international airport or Malé, Kurumba has the distinct honor of being the Maldives' very first resort.

Kamalame Cay

Kamalame Cay North Andros, Bahamas
There exists a place in the Bahamas, away from the resort-lined beaches and popular spots, where an unadulterated and supremely private environment surrounds you completely - and that place is Kamalame Cay. Its very own private island of nearly 100 acres, this award-winning resort is full of bright tropical flowers, towering palms, and views of the cerulean blue ocean.

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