12 zodiac-inspired vacation excursions
Trying to choose an excursion for your next tropical vacation? Why not let the stars help you decide? Here’s our round up of top excursions for 2020 for every star sign. From ATV safari rides for adventure-seeking Aries to romantic sunset sailboat cruises for the love-struck Pisces, read on to see which astrological adventure you should embark on next.
Ruled by Mars, Aries need an action-packed excursion to fuel their confident and courageous nature making Chukka ATV Safari in Montego Bay an ideal choice. Feisty fire signs will have the time of their life on this fast-paced ATV safari, taking in exceptional scenic views of the Jamaican countryside as they zoom along dirt roads, rugged terrains and winding mountain trails. Plus, keep an eye out for local landmarks including quaint villages, impressive colonial estates and historic buildings.
This earth sign enjoys getting pampered, which makes the Temazcal Eco Spa in Mazatlán the perfect excursion choice. This sign’s love of tradition and comfort makes this authentic spa day with ancient traditions an irresistible treat on a tropical vacation. Taurus can relax with a clay exfoliation treatment, try a soothing mud bath and soak in a traditional Mayan sauna before taking a dip in historic hot springs known for natural healing.
The twins of the zodiac, Geminis are often described as having a dual nature or split personality, makes them best suited to an excursion that combines multiple elements. During the Eco Tour in Antigua, Geminis can explore both land and sea as they set sail on a catamaran, taking in picturesque coastal views, and dock at several breathtaking islands. The air sign can learn about turtle conservation at Jumbo Bay, snorkel in the sparkling waters surrounding Great Bird Island or explore remarkable rock formations on Hell’s Gate Island. This sign will also love the lavish overwater bungalows which opened in late 2019 at Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa.
As the zodiac’s most sensitive star sign, a Cancer’s ideal excursion involves being immersed in nature. Cancers can experience Punta Cana’s exceptional natural beauty both on land and at sea with the Los Haitises eco-tour. The water sign can hop on board a speedboat to tour around Los Haistises National Park and admire the many landscapes and eco-systems that make up this ecological paradise, from mangrove forests and marshes to hidden caves, beautiful keys and a bird sanctuary. After the tour, the sign can treat their buds to fresh ceviche at Pescari, an upscale à la carte restaurant at CHIC Punta Cana.
Since Leos are the life of the party, they should spend their vacation dancing the night away at Coco Bongo, Cancun’s hottest nightclub. This world-class entertainment venue boasts spectacular light shows and Vegas-style performances by dazzling dancers, acrobats and trapeze artists! To keep the party going throughout the rest of their getaway, Leos can check out Level 18 Rooftop Cabana Lounge at Royalton Suites Cancun Resort and Spa an exclusive adults only venue offers a upscale nightclub experience with a lavish rooftop pool overlooking the ocean.
Virgos need a tropical activity that can help clear their head and enjoy their tropical getaway to the fullest. A cycling adventure through the Saint Lucian rainforests is a great way for hard-working Virgos to slow down and smell the roses. The sign will enjoy cycling through the rainforest along scenic nature paths surrounded by stunning flora and fauna on the way to the majestic Dennery Waterfall. Plus, along the way, the guide will stop to teach the group about some of the island’s exotic plants and flowers.
By nature, Libras are social creatures who are always in search of balance and harmony and the Reef and BBQ tour in Tobago checks all of their boxes. The tour takes travellers to a protected marine park to swim alongside exotic fish before taking a dip in Nylon Pool, a shallow lagoon with white-sands that resembles an in-sea swimming pool. After a day of laidback fun in the sun, show off your best dance moves at a limbo party and indulge in a delicious BBQ lunch.
Characterized by their passionate and curious nature, Scorpios are drawn to mystery. On the Rio Secreto Tour Riviera Maya tour, the water sign can satisfy their curiosity by diving deep into the largest semi-sunken cave in the Yucatán Peninsula. This tour takes travellers on a journey along a glistening river that winds through the natural cave systems, featuring breathtaking underground landscapes such as historic rock formations and dramatic stalactites hanging from the cave ceiling.
The Island Discovery tour in Puerto Vallarta is perfect for a Sagittarius, a sign that is always in pursuit of discovering new destinations. As the zodiac’s great adventurer, the Sagittarius will love cruising along the crystal-blue waters of Banderas Bay while watching for whales and dolphins and snorkeling alongside schools of exotic fish and colourful coral. Finally, the tour takes travellers to Hidden Beach, a remote island with a gorgous golden-sand beach that is only accessible during low tide.
Capricorns crave enriching and immersive vacation experiences. On the Havana History and Rhythm tour, Capricorns can learn all about Cuba’s iconic capital and get a taste of local culture. This tour takes travellers back in time as they stroll along the aged cobblestone streets of Old Havana lined with baroque churches and classic American cars and visit historic hotspots such as Cathedral Square and Revolution Square to learn more about this fascinating city.
One of the zodiac’s most free-spirited signs, Aquarian travellers can take their vacation to new heights with an aerial adventure at Diamante Eco Adventure Park in Costa Rica. This sign will love the thrill of zooming down high-speed ziplines set above verdant rainforests and walking across bridges suspended over rivers crawling with crocodiles! For the ultimate adrenaline rush, daring Aquarius can brave the skies with a thrilling bungee jump off of a 10-meter platform. After a day’s adventuring, Riu Guanacaste could be the perfect place to unwind, with sparking pools and a lively swim-up bar.
For a hopelessly romantic Pisces, nothing beats a Luxury Sunset Sailing tour in Los Cabos. This water sign can bask in the sunset glow on board a luxury 50ft sailboat while sipping premium cocktails and sampling hors d'oeuvres. While cruising along the picturesque coast of the Baja Peninsula, this sign can take in stunning scenic views of incredible landmarks such as the iconic Lover’s Beach and the famed Los Cabos arches. Back on land, Pieces can retreat to Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas and retire to spacious accommodations complete with in-room liquor dispensers, 24-hour room service and more.