Luxury Latin America Archive

Upgraded in Placencia: Chabil Mar Villas

Some resorts fail to invest in maintenance and improvements and over time they fade in appeal, while others keep upping their game and getting better each year. While we sometimes end up deleting the former from our luxury hotel reviews, we try to revisit the others now and then for updates on what’s new. We’re [...]

Puebla Cooking Class at Mesones Sacristia Boutique Hotel

There are several cities in Mexico that are known for their food and Puebla is one of them. This city a bit to the east of the capital is included on any good culinary tour and is the land of the famous mole poblano. The word “poblano” refers to a type of pepper, but it [...]

Narbona: a Rustic, Intimate Wine Lodge in Uruguay

Yes, we’ve been featuring a lot of wine lodges lately. Can you tell this has become a big trend? Get ready for more new openings on the way, but sometimes we like to make sure a place is getting raves from picky travelers before we feature it. That’s the case with 5-room Narbona in Carmelo, [...]

Cavas Wine Lodge, Revisited

There are plenty of upscale wine lodges to choose from in the Mendoza region of Argentina, but Cavas Wine Lodge is still at the top of the heap. We put up new luxury hotel reviews here each month at Luxury Latin America, but the next thing we know five years have gone by and our [...]

Horseback Riding Near San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, recently tagged as the best city in the world in one travel magazine, is best known for its picture-perfect streets full of Spanish colonial architecture. It has gorgeous hotels, fine restaurants, and excellent shopping. This is a small city in a large countryside though and there’s plenty to do [...]