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 [...]

Mexican Food Cooking Class at Sazon in San Miguel de Allende

Sure, you probably know how to whip up a few Mexican food dishes, but do you know how to do them right? Want to serve something that tastes like it came from a real chef in a high-end Mexican restaurant instead of a bad street stall? The long-running Sazon cooking school in San Miguel de [...]

JW Marriott Cusco – Not Your Typical Chain Hotel

We skip a lot of international chain hotels on Luxury Latin America when deciding which ones are the “best of the best” in a given city. Too often the versions in Santiago or Mendoza look the same as the ones in Newark or Dallas, which is not the kind of place we want to highlight [...]

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 [...]

Two Good Hacienda Hotels Near Cuenca, Ecuador

There are a lot of good reasons to choose a hotel in central historic Cuenca. But I mentioned two hacienda hotels outside of town in this recent Cuenca tour story that are worth a look for a more serene experience: Caballo Campana and Uzhupud. Hacienda Caballo Campana is only 10 minutes from the city, near [...]