Originally published by Philly Mag.
1. Take a Direct Flight
Step on the plane at PHL. Step off in …
Flight time: 3 hours, 26 minutes
Average January high temp: 82 degrees
Elevator pitch: Golf, cooking and romance.
Stay: The chic Banyan Tree Mayakoba is known for its Greg Norman-designed golf course and popular food, wine and golf festivals. It’s also incredibly romantic: Couples can book a breakfast or dinner aboard Ixchel, the resort’s traditional thatched-roof trajinera boat that cruises the local waterways while staffers serve you tapas.
Do: Sharpen your culinary skills at El Pueblito Cooking School. It’s an immersive culinary experience designed to introduce guests to a variety of one-day themed classes.
Eat: Check out Saffron, the signature Thai restaurant, and HAAB, an interactive sundown dining experience that takes you into the jungle.