Extravagance Archive

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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Montage Los Cabos is Their First Outside the USA

That sitting area pictured above is at one of the swimming pools at Montage Los Cabos, one of the newest luxury resorts to open in the corridor between the two anchor cities of the region. There’s another pool with lounge chairs and daybeds below that, then a lovely crescent beach in a small bay that’s [&hellip

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Latin American Destinations Where Business Class Flights Are a Deal

Most frequent fliers try to rack up points in a loyalty program so they can upgrade to the front of the plane instead of enduring a cramped economy seat. What if you could actually just buy that business class flight instead though, and rack up more miles in the process? Maybe even get into the [&hellip

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Would a Galapagos Yacht Charter Make Sense for Your Group?

If you’re taking a trip for two to the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador, it makes sense to book a cabin on a ship you’ll share with former strangers. But what if you are planning a multi-generational family trip, a business incentive trip, or a small company outing to celebrate your success? Then it could make [&hellip

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Where to Eat in Mexico City

Trying to pick the best restaurants in Mexico City is an exercise in futility, like trying to narrow down the best places to eat in Paris or New York—from a culinary standpoint it’s just as difficult. This is the largest city in the Americas, after all, and one with a reputation for terrific food at [&hellip

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The Luxury Real Estate Market of Los Cabos, Mexico

If you’ve got plenty of money to invest in luxury real estate and are looking for your dream property on a beach where it’s always warm, you will probably find what you want in Los Cabos. That’s my conclusion after checking out listings and new developments from Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo [&hellip

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