Mexico Hotels Archive

New Boutique Hotel Cacao in Playa del Carmen

I was guest #1 to check in to Hotel Cacao in Playa del Carmen recently, so if you’ve read a full review of the place somewhere, it was likely penned by an intern sitting in a cubicle in New York City, reading a press release. Click on that photo above and it’ll go to a [...]

A Mexican Hotel for Foodies: Casa Oaxaca

Sometimes a hotel gets famous for its view or its sumptuous rooms, others are best known for their bar. For Casa Oaxaca in the city of the same name, the restaurant of the same name is a big draw. Our latest Mexico hotel review is from what is in many peoples’ eyes the best food [...]

Mexico Tourism: Good Times Are Back

I spent last week at the Tianguis Turistico Mexican tourism fair in Cancun/Riviera Maya and I mingled with quite the upbeat crowd. The last time I attended this thing was two years ago, when most of the talk was about drug violence perceptions and the struggle to convince Americans to return in big numbers to [...]

All-inclusive Luxury in Cancun at Secrets The Vine

Secrets The Vine in the Cancun hotel zone is a welcome, adults-only resort that really manages to deliver high-end service for one set price. Yeah, we know: you hear the phrase “all-inclusive” and you picture annoying wrist bands, buffet restaurants, keeping track of towels, and ponying up extra money for internet access. The Secrets chain [...]

Westin Guadalajara a Reliable Hotel Choice in the Second City

Guadalajara is a bit of a mystery when it comes to high-end hotels. You would think the second-largest city in a country filled with excellent hotels and resorts would have plenty of great ones here. Unfortunately, most of them are routine business hotels meant for domestic and international deal-makers who value convenience and loyalty points [...]

New Luxury Hotels Coming to Mexico in 2014 Onward

We’ve been busy trying to keep up with new luxury hotels opening in Mexico, with more we’re scheduled to visit in the coming months from the likes of Nizuc. (Pictured at the top). But after a lull, things are starting to really heat up for the coming years. We’ve been hitting the travel trade show [...]