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Artsy Style on Lake Atitlan With Lush Hotel in Guatemala

There are two big draws to Lake Atitlan in Guatemala: the views and the Mayan villages. With Lush Atitlan Hotel, you get both. It’s got panoramic lake and mountain vistas, but you’re a footpath away from San Marcos Village. The property sits by the lake, built next to a rock cliff that’s incorporated into the […]

Ecuador Has a Mainland Too You Know…

I’m guessing that if you ask 100 people if they want to go to Ecuador at some point in their life, most will shrug and say no or maybe. If you ask them if they’d like to visit the Galapagos Islands, however, their ears will perk up and you’ll get a more positive response. It’s […]

Build Some Family Adventure Memories in Belize

Do you know of a place where your family can go cave tubing, barrier reef snorkeling, jungle trekking with howler monkeys, lagoon kayaking, and Mayan pyramid exploring, all while staying at one resort?  Well this place is just over two hours from southern U.S. airports, in the small Central American country of Belize. Here in […]

Beaches in Mexico Pass the Clean Test

In preparation for Easter weekend, the Mexican government did sweeping tests of the water quality at all the popular beaches in Mexico. Thankfully all but one came out clean enough for swimmers. The one that didn’t—Playa Hermosa in Ensenada, Baja Norte–was promptly closed. If you want to go to a Mexican beach and be 100% […]

Scoping Out the Mayakoba Complex in Caribbean Mexico

At one spot in the Riviera Maya of Mexico, near Playa del Carmen, there’s a luxury hotel and golf complex that has three top resorts, a PGA championship golf course, and a gorgeous beach. This would be Mayakoba, where there is also a common “El Pueblito” area that has a wedding chapel. a cooking school, […]

An Artistic Boutique Beach Resort in Costa Rica: El Mangroove

There are a lot of fantastic places to stay in Costa Rica, but if you’re looking for something modern and stylish, you’ll be narrowing your options down to a very short list. The relatively new Mangroove Resort in the Guanacaste region up north defies the rustic jungle lodge look and is one of the most […]

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