Give It a Theme
Keeping costs under control is a lot easier when you have an overall vibe you're going for. Declare that your getaway is focused on unplugging, and you'll have an excuse to skip those pricey, just-for-the-Instagram activities like zip-lining or dolphin encounters. Or focus on fitness: you'll be less likely to belly up to the bar (and massive tab!) and eat at high-calorie hot spots. And happily, it's an idea that destinations are already embracing.
"A wellness-themed vacation is great, and so many resorts are already on board with it, so you won't feel left out of the fun," Cessie Cerrato, senior director of publicity for Palace Resorts, tells POPSUGAR. "Our Moon Palace Cancun location even offers suites that come with workout equipment and juice in the minibar!"