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Go From Page to Reality at These 4 Iconic Literary Destinations

by Mary Melnick

May 19, 2023

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Grab your favorite book and step into the pages at these popular literary destinations around the world.


For Lovers of Like Water for Chocolate

If you loved Laura Esquivel’s novel Like Water for Chocolate, which paints a story of a Mexican family with traditional Mexican recipes, then you will want to visit the foodie-friendly city of Cancún. JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa offers countless dining options, from the new tapas and paella restaurant to a speakeasy. Each destination within the property and in greater Cancún tells unique stories through culinary experiences.

For Lovers of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

For fans of the classic science fiction adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne, pack your bags and get ready to explore the Bahamas. Caerula Mar Club, located on the secluded South Andros Island, feels worlds (and leagues) away, allowing travelers to embark on an ocean escape. Adventure lovers can explore Andros Reef, the third-largest reef in the world. Guests can also enjoy the purest diving experience in the Bahamas with dives suitable for all levels of divers. Enjoy encounters with sea turtles, rays, reef sharks, tropical fish and blue holes.

For Lovers of Moby Dick

Herman Melville’s classic 1851 sailor’s tale is an ode to the American whaling industry and to New England in general. Fans should head to Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club in Brewster, Massachusetts, which offers beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. Throughout your stay, you will feel immersed in the history and charm of Cape Cod.

For Lovers of Call Me by Your Name

Andre Acimen’s coming-of-age novel centers around a blossoming romance over the course of a summer in Italy. The pages are filled with descriptions of sun-soaked streets, wine-filled parties and tastes of Italy. Stay at Grand Universe Lucca for a chance to indulge in an Italian summer of your own. Travelers will feel as though they’ve stepped into a different time and fall in love with the historic city of Tuscany.

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