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5 One-of-a-Kind Moonlight Activities

Features & Advice | Patrick Clarke | October 20, 2016

5 One-of-a-Kind Moonlight Activities

PHOTO: There's plenty to do after the sun goes down. (Photo via Flickr/erik forsberg)

Just because it's getting late doesn't mean it's time to head back to your hotel room. In fact, if the moon is out and the sky is clear enough, there's plenty of fun to be had, whether you're visiting the rainforests of Costa Rica or the beaches along Florida's West Coast.

Travelers looking for an unforgettable experience under the stars need not look any further. Here are five one-of-a-kind moonlight activities available right now.

Nighttime Nature Walk in the Costa Rican Rainforest

Where: Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa

Costa Rica's Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa is a nature lover's paradise. After all, the property boasts more than 500 species of plant and wildlife, including toucans and howler monkeys.

Guests staying here can also partake in a Nighttime Nature Walk where a trained guide will lead them on a journey through the rainforest to find tree frogs, caiman and more local species. Oh yeah, there are also snacks at the end.

Drink Under the Stars in Guatemala

Where: Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel

For as little as $75, guests staying at Guatemala's Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel can book the "Moon & Wine" private boat tour and enjoy a bottle of wine as the moon rises over Quexil Lagoon.

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Guests can also personalize the excursion by adding an onboard bartender or eats from the hotel's Shultun Restaurant.

Kayak in the Moonlight in Puerto Rico

Where: San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

Puerto Rico's bioluminescent bay Laguna Grande is best experienced at night. Those hoping to witness the eye-catching blue glow under the stars can book a kayaking excursion through Kayaking Puerto Rico starting at just $48 per person.

The San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino isn't far away and nightly rates begin at $189 this fall.

Meditate in Peace on Florida's West Coast

Where: The Resort at Longboat Key Club

There's a brand new way to unwind at Florida's Resort at Longboat Key Club. The resort recently launched "Moonlight Meditation" lessons once a month during full moons. Guided by a certified instructor accompanied by a partner who plays the singing bowls, the lessons will take place wherever the moon shines brightest and are complimentary for guests.

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Paddleboard into the Night in The Bahamas

Where: Nassau, Bahamas

Travelers exploring Nassau won't want to miss out on an opportunity to paddleboard under the moonlight. Thanks to PappaSurf, for as little as $65 per person visitors can book a 90-minute night-glow paddleboard tour that begins right before dusk.

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