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Sumaq Luxury Hotel near Machu Picchu

While it’s true there is only one hotel right next to the ruins in Machu Picchu, you may decide that its small rooms and high prices are just too much to ask. Which leads you to the town of Aguas Calientes at the bottom of the mountain. We’ve long had our eye on adding a [...]

A New Luxury Hotel in Cafayate, Argentina

Grace Hotels is known for outstanding luxury hotel properties in such diverse places as Morocco, Connecticut, and Greece, so we’re happy to see them land in Argentina in a town that really needed them: Cafayate, Argentina. You see, Cafayate once had a hotel that was quite swanky and was part of the Starwood Luxury Collection, [...]

Hacienda Temozon Video Tour and Updated Review

We keep getting drawn back to the lovely Hacienda Temozon near Merida and keep taking a hundred photos when visiting even though we already have plenty. It’s that kind of hotel. So picturesque, so well-designed, so not home, that it’s hard to just put the camera away and say “ahhhh.” It’s hard to capture this [...]

El Secreto Resort in a Secret Spot on Ambergris Caye

Most of the luxury Ambergris Caye resorts of Belize that we’ve reviewed are a short hop from the main town of San Pedro. El Secreto is a different story, requiring a transfer by boat to the far end of the island. Once there, however, it does feel like a secret, a place tucked away where [...]

A Surf and Turf Vacation Done Right in Belize

One thing that makes Belize such an attractive vacation destination is that it has so much to offer in a relatively small, but uncrowded space. You can be exploring the jungle one morning and then be diving or snorkeling on a coral reef that afternoon. A real surf and turf holiday trip. Distances aren’t great [...]