These five newlywed couples raved about their honeymoons. Luckily for you trip-planning couples, they were excited to share their under-the-radar discoveries.

Christine and Jason Kirk's Fabulous Find: Affordable resort with a sense of place

"Staying at Gaia Hotel and Reserve gave us a real sense of Costa Rican culture," says Christine. "At other resorts you're in a bubble. There, we were able to explore a nearby town as well as take a tour of a national park where we saw lots of wildlife." Bonus: Many perks are included in the room rate. "We ate breakfast every day on our rooftop deck, and it was so relaxing," she says. "The rates were reasonable, too!" Photos: Courtesy of Gaia Hotel and Reserve (2); Portrait, courtesy of subjects

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