Live Aqua San Miguel de Allende Ups the City’s Room Count

Despite a boom in tourism and more gringos moving in all the time, it has been quite a while since a new large hotel has opened in San Miguel de Allende. Most of the additions have been small boutique hotels or B&Bs like Casa No Name and Casablanca 7. That changed recently with the long-anticipated [&hellip

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When is the Best Time to Visit Costa Rica?

The weather in Costa Rica has a much bigger impact on vacation planning than it does in many other parts of the world, even in Central America. The best time to go to Costa Rica isn’t even consistent across this small but multi-faceted country. There may be torrential rain the whole month in Monteverde, but [&hellip

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A Beach Resort Worth the Trip in Mancora, Peru

Big news: we finally posted a luxury beach resort review from somewhere in South America that’s not on the Atlantic. That’s Arennas Mancora hotel in Peru. Ever since we started Luxury Latin America more than a decade ago, it’s been a mystery to me why there weren’t any luxury beach resorts worth featuring on the [&hellip

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Your Roses are Probably From Ecuador or Colombia

Are you getting flowers for your mom on Mother’s Day? Do you normally pick up a dozen roses for your sweetie (and pay double the price) on Valentine’s Day? Next time you do and you’re grumbling about the price, take solace in the fact that those flowers went through a lot to get to the [&hellip

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A Guide to Luxury Rooms With a View in Puerto Vallarta

There are plenty of beach resort areas in Mexico where you can take a vacation, but many of them are primarily purpose-built long resort strips without a whole lot else to offer. The city of Puerto Vallarta, however, is a different story. You have the chance to stay in a thriving city filled with culture, [&hellip

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Are You Getting All the Credit Card Perks for Travelers?

Every once in a while I’ll be on a tour or staying at a hotel where I can’t help but hear the conversations around me. Sometimes I hear something that makes me stop what I’m doing and listen. The latest happened on a trip to Peru recently when one traveler asked, in amazement, “Why would [&hellip

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