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The 7 Best Swimmable Beaches of Cabo in Baja – 2019

Which resorts have swimmable beaches in Cabo San Lucas and the tourist corridor? Where can you walk out of your hotel room in Los Cabos and go for a swim in the ocean? At most beach resort areas around the world, the answer for where you can go swimming from the beach would be “most [&hellip

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Our Review of Sofitel Bogota Victoria Regia Posted

We’ve had a correspondent in Colombia reviewing some new properties and filling in some gaps in our coverage. The latest luxury hotel review we’ve added is the Sofitel Victoria Regia in Bogota. This upscale property from the French chain Accor injects a little Parisian “Ooh La La” into this Latin American capital city. The public [&hellip

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The Top Luxury Hotels in Mexico City

Way back in 2008 we launched our Mexico City section and at the time we only featured five hotels. Mexico City has come a long way since then and it’s now routinely touted in magazines as the hot place to go this year. Back when we posted our first reviews there were very few leisure [&hellip

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Viceroy Los Cabos Stylish Luxury Resort in Baja

My welcome drink in the lobby of Viceroy Los Cabos was a colorful refreshment in what looked like a plastic bag, with a straw sticking out of the top. This spin on Mexican street stall practices seemed an odd choice in this day and age when plastic bags and straws are getting banned all over [&hellip

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The 5-Diamond Resorts of Mexico

The AAA 5-Diamond Awards are, in most respects, the most exclusive listings out there for North American hotels and resorts. There’s a thorough vetting and inspection process the properties go through and a long checklist of amenities that need to be in place to qualify. Unlike a membership organization like Leading Hotels of the World, [&hellip

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The Best Restaurants in Guanajuato, Mexico

The restaurant situation in most cities is an ever-shifting canvas and there’s high turnover always. This post was updated in late January of 2019 and will be revised when the Guanajuato restaurant scene changes again. Though Guanajuato City probably receives 98 Mexican tourists for every 2 foreign ones, the local population is getting steadily wealthier [&hellip

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