As part of the 2014 Brides Best Honeymoon awards, we're counting down the best places for newlyweds to stay in Mexico. From luxurious beachside retreats complete with swim-up bars to sexy outdoor showers, you're guaranteed a luxurious stay no matter which resort you choose.

Bathed in sunshine, our neighbor to the south has white-sand beaches and luxe resorts to spare. This year, most of the hotels in Mexico's top 10 are clustered in two romantic regions: buzzy Los Cabos, a dramatic desert beachscape on the Pacific coast that serves as a playground to Hollywood A-listers like Jennifer Aniston, George Clooney, and Julianne Hough; and boho-chic Riviera Maya, a jungle-edged swath of serene cenotes and pristine white sands a short drive from Cancun. (Fun fact: The Riviera Maya also lays claim to the ruins of Tulum, the only oceanfront city built by the Mayans.) Where should you go? Clicking through this list will go a long way toward helping you make your decision. But know this: As much as you'll revel in your resort's tequila tastings, hammock-draped balconies, and mind-blowing restaurants, what you'll remember most is the time you spend with your husband and the warmth and hospitality of the Mexican people.

Maggie Parker

How did we choose the Brides Best Honeymoons? A survey was conducted in conjunction with Virtuoso, a network of nearly 9,000 top luxury travel advisors. For more information, contact 855-570-3829.

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