Spas Archive

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 […]

New Mendoza Wine Hotel, Entre Cielos

There are quite a few inns and B&Bs scattered around the Mendoza Wine region of Argentina, but only a few that are geared to luxury travelers who want to sip and stay in style. Now there’s a new option in the Lujan de Cuyo area thanks to the opening of Entre Cielos. That strange white […]

Secrets Huatulco in Mexico – a Grand All-inclusive Resort

Want to eat well, drink name brand liquor, and enjoy a spacious suite without having to keep reaching into your pocket? Secrets Huatulco might be the place, on the southern coast of Mexico. We only cover a few choice all-inclusive resorts here at Luxury Latin America. Most of them appeal to the mass-market vacation factory […]

A Video Tour of Blue Diamond Riviera Maya

We had the pleasure of staying at Blue Diamond Riviera Maya Resort & Spa a couple weeks ago and really liked what we saw. Here’s a tour of the place from a video shot at the same time: As you can see, this is a gorgeous property. Once upon a time it was a Mandarin […]

More Luxury Rooms at Arenal: Nayara Hotel Costa Rica

First there was Tabacon, then The Springs, and now there is another luxury hotel to choose from in the Arenal Volcano area of Costa Rica: Nayara Hotel, Spa, and Gardens. It took us a while to get someone into this resort I’m afraid. Nayara has already gotten write-ups in the major travel magazines and even […]

What Ever Happened to That Mandarin Oriental in Mexico?

Yes, for about four years there was a Mandarin Oriental Riviera Maya, on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Their second foray into Mexico went out with a whimper a year ago after struggling to get traction amidst a recession and stiff competition. So for now the brand is gone from Latin America. Fortunately a new […]