Mexico luxury hotels Archive

Nice Pool: Video Tour of the Grand Bay Isla Navidad

I’m currently at the Wyndham Grand Bay Resort at Isla Navidad, a hotel in the Costalegre region of Pacific Mexico, north of Manzanillo. I’ve been meaning to get here for a while, but finally the stars aligned. Later I’ll give you the full rundown on the rooms, facilities, restaurants, marina, and golf course. But for [...]

Best Golf Resorts in Latin America

The April 2012 issue of Condé Nast Traveler has another reader’s poll, this time highlighting golf resorts. Six of the 20 in the International category are in Latin America. They’re all familiar names to Luxury Latin America readers and you can follow the links to see our detailed, professional reviews. One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico [...]

Maroma’s “Renewal 2012 Maya Experience” Sounds Better Than the End of the World

This whole Maya 2012 thing could be the greatest marketing coup ever built around a predicted end of the world. Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala are getting a great swell of publicity and visitors. We know deep down that there’s a 99.9 percent chance we’ll all scoot into 2013 just fine, but there’s that nagging little [...]

Name Changes at Some Top Hotels

It’s hard to keep up with all the name changes at hotels across a region, even when you’re covering the industry on a regular basis. So in case you had your eye on any of these for a future booking, here’s a heads up that they’ve put up a new sign on the entrance. The [...]

The Top Luxury Hotel in San Cristobal de Las Casas

As I mentioned in this earlier post on San Cristobal de Las Casas in Chiapas, this is a city on the rise, one just starting to get on the radar of travelers with money. So there’s really one luxury hotel in the city (added to plenty of nice comfortable ones with character): Parador San Juan [...]

Hotel Brick in Mexico City’s Roma Neighborhood

We’ve been meaning to review Mexico City’s Hotel Brick for a while now, since it opened in 2010. But something kept coming up—like them being closed for a week last time I was in town. Thankfully we have one trusted writer in D.F. who was able to get by and spend some time there recently. [...]