What Type of Traveler are You?
Updated: Oct 7, 2020
There are different types of travelers and many are a combination of two or more. Do you know which type of traveler you are and how to choose the best honeymoon destination and resort to fit your individual preferences? A honeymoon travel specialist can help you draw the connection between the type of traveler you are and the best destination and resort to fit your criteria.
If you are a luxury traveler, privacy is usually of utmost importance and a smaller more intimate resort is typically more appealing than a larger resort. You usually look for the unique experiences and accommodations. You want the "wow" factor. Service needs to be personalized and accommodating. Luxury travelers pay top dollar for their experiences, so resort quality, accommodations, service and amenities need to match it and exceed their expectations.
Beach experience is of the highest priority and you typically look for a nice wide beach with plenty of lounge chairs available, maybe some palapas for shade when the sun is too intense, and a mile or longer stretch of beach for nice long walks. If it fits within your budget, a beachfront room is ideal so you can enjoy amazing beach and ocean views from your room and balcony or terrace. But, as long as you have direct access to a beautiful stretch of beach, you will be happy.
Adventure travelers want to explore the destination they are in. They want to try things they can't do at home, overcome a fear, cross "must do" items off of their bucket list and just enjoy nature and activities available to them in any destination they visit. Each destination can bring travelers unique experiences, so it is important to figure out the experiences you want and choose the best destination to give you those experiences.
The cultural traveler is someone who enjoys mingling with the locals, trying local cuisine, finding off-the-beaten path experiences and exploring different towns in the destination they are visiting. Cultural travelers want to leave the destination feeling like they made personal connections with locals and gained knowledge about the destination that you can only get by exploring outside your hotel or resort.
The social traveler likes to mingle and participate in pool-side games, play a game of pool or beach volleyball, get to know the bartenders at the swim up bar, and make it to "last call" at the resort's nightclub or late-night bar. You're on vacation and you want to enjoy every minute! . You just want to have fun and want an environment that will give you plenty of options for entertainment. You will most likely go home with a few more friends added to your contacts and social media accounts.
The Wellness traveler is someone who prioritizes relaxation, meditation, fitness, and health. The spa is going to be one of the highlights of your experience and you'd love the opportunity to participate in yoga on the beach, meditation rituals, or fitness classes. You enjoy healthy food options. You don't need a lot of nightlife at the resort because you're more interested in being active throughout the day and turning in at a decent hour to get a good night sleep.