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One-upsmanship Hits a New High at La Tranquila

“The goal of this resort seems to be to outdo every luxury hotel in the area and it looks like they could pull it off.” That was the gist of the message from one of my Mexico correspondents after he spent some time at La Tranquila, in the Punta Mita region of Pacific Mexico, just […]

Updates for Costa Rica Luxury Hotels

Back in December I spent a couple weeks traveling through Costa Rica. There’s an adventure tour story on the way and I added a few new hotels—see the Costa Rica category of this blog for links to those. But I also took some time to revisit some luxury hotel favorites and revamp older reviews. For […]

First Impressions at Four Seasons Costa Rica

Sometimes I have the tough job of hitting the road to update our hotel reviews that are a few years old and seeing what’s new at the top resorts in Latin America. This week I arrived at the Four Seasons Costa Rica in the northern part of the country and was wowed from the start. […]

Soon in Luxury Latin America – Lots of New Adventures

This is a quickie blog post because I’m busy editing some great stories and reviews that are going to go up shortly on Luxury Latin America. Here’s a heads up on what will be posted in the next week and a half: – Excursions in, under, and around Iguazu Falls in Argentina and Brazil – […]

A Luxury Wellness Resort in Nuevo Vallarta

In a resort area where there are seemingly hundreds of similar hotels and timeshares crammed into every available beachfront space, how do you stand out with a new hotel? In the case of Taheima in the Puerto Vallarta region of Mexico, the answer is to ignore the hedonism and focus on wellness instead. Taheima is […]

Golf in Puerto Vallarta

When it comes to golf destinations in Mexico, the Puerto Vallarta region is one of the most popular. So in the name of duty, I played 36 holes on my recent visit there and have a round-up of the other options. With two Jack Nicklaus courses and some stunning sea views, the Punta Mita peninsula […]