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Taking the Hot Springs at Colca Lodge in Peru

You feel like you’re a long way from anywhere when you get to the Colca Lodge beside the canyon of the same name. It won’t take long to recover and relax though, with great views and multiple hot springs pools around the property. Most of the hotels around the Colca Canyon are geared to intrepid [&hellip

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Another Great Santiago Boutique Choice: Hotel Magnolia

The Chilean capital of Santiago seemed to take its time opening new luxury hotels with character, even as ones in other South American cities kept popping up with regularity. They’ve been making up for lost time the past few years though and the newest upscale boutique hotel is Hotel Magnolia. Like most of the interesting [&hellip

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Luciano K Boutique Hotel With History in Santiago

While there are a few big chain hotels in Santiago, Chile, many of the best options are small boutique hotels with attentive service and a story to tell. We recently added a new one to our reviews: Hotel Luciano K in the Barrio Lastarria neighborhood. It’s hard to believe now, but this seven-story building was [&hellip

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Casa Kimberly in Puerto Vallarta: From Lovers’ Houses to Boutique Hotel

The Mexican getaway city of Puerto Vallarta has a long history, but what really kicked things off for tourism was when Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor came to town to film Night of the Iguana. The two ended up in two adjacent houses connected by a bridge and now you can stay there—at Casa Kimberly [&hellip

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Memorable Dining Experiences in the Riviera Maya of Mexico

In some parts of the world you leave the resort to get a great meal, but often in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico it’s the opposite. Most of the region’s top chefs are working at the best luxury resorts. The resorts also have the facilities to turn a great meal into a true experience [&hellip

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Lovely L’Otel in the Doce18 Complex of San Miguel de Allende

Normally when you picture a hotel being on top of a retail complex, it evokes some high-rise in a big city, but new L’Otel in San Miguel de Allende is a very different story. Occupying the upper level of the Doce 18 Concept House, it looks down on an upscale collection of shops, gourmet food [&hellip

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