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For Sao Paulo, Here’s the Unique Hotel to Book

When we launched Luxury Latin America in 2008 we took our time getting to Brazil because there wasn’t much of a luxury travel infrastructure there. One of the first hotels we did review was Hotel Unique in Sao Paulo. It was one of the true standouts then and it’s still one of the best in […]

The First Luxury Hotel in the Town of Tequila: Solar de las Animas

Tequila is not just the name of a fine spirit from Mexico; it’s also the name of a real Mexican town. Yes, that’s where the liquor got its name. In the past this pueblo magico has mostly been a day trip destination since good lodging options were scarce. The house of Cuervo took matters into […]

A Sure Bet on Romance at Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa

Sure, cozying up by a fireplace can be romantic, but then you have to bundle up to go outside. How about escaping to a romantic beach in the Riviera Maya of Mexico instead and cozying up with less clothing on at Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa? Getting in the mood for romance is easy when […]

Dramatic Arakur Resort in Ushuaia, Argentina

At the end of the Earth it has been hard to find a great hotel, but Arakur Resort changed all that. Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world and would probably still be a place only embraced by miners and sheep farmers if it weren’t for one certain claim to fame: it’s the jumping-off […]

Luxury Villa, Hotel Services at Chabil Mar in Belize

There are plenty of places to rent a luxury villa in Belize, but this new Chabil Mar one on the beach in Placencia offers access to pools, a bar, restaurant, and staff services. While Ambergris Caye gets the biggest chunk of the vacation visitors to Belize, Placencia is where the action is in terms of […]

A Luxury Boutique Mexico City Addition: Stara Hamburgo

A while back we reviewed the Stara San Angel hotel located in a little served neighborhood away from the main corridor, but sister hotel Stara Hamburgo is right in the thick of things. Named after the street it is located on, this stylish 60-room property is just off Paseo de la Reforma, near many financial […]

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