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Extravagance Archive

The Luxury Spas of Costa Rica, With an Eco-friendly Twist

If you’d like to daydream about mud baths and massages in the tropics, check out our updated luxury spa roundup: Eco-luxe Costa Rica Spas. The original post from ages ago was by contributor Insiya Rasiwala, who was leading yoga trips and writing often about yoga, ecotourism, and health for various magazines. With her guidance, we [&hellip

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The Best Restaurants in Latin America and Top Cities for Food

Where are the best restaurants in Latin America? It’s a moving target each year, but the top cities for dining are mostly clustered in a few foodie hotspots in Mexico and South America. Every year, an academy of food experts chooses the top 50 restaurants in Latin America. There’s a chairperson from one of four [&hellip

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The Best Spa Hotels in Latin America

When people think of spa hotels or resorts, Latin America may not be at the top of their list. There’s a much longer history on other continents. So many of the prize winners in the most recent World Spa Awards announcements were from elsewhere. They broke down the best spa hotels in Latin America too [&hellip

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Rent a Resort or Go for a Hotel Buyout

In these times of social distancing on vacation and limiting contact with strangers, the once-elite idea to rent a resort for your group or book an entire hotel is looking a lot more practical. Hotel buyouts for weddings have long been popular, especially for destination weddings abroad. There’s a strong appeal to having the entire [&hellip

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The Luxury Real Estate in Belize Scene

  Are you wishing you had a better view from your deck? Did this past winter wear you out? You might want to use this time to research real estate in Belize. We regularly publish luxury real estate round-ups for Latin American destinations that are favored by expatriates. Some people head south looking for a [&hellip

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Elite Real Estate Markets of Latin America

Some elite real estate markets seem to defy logic, economics, and gravity. If you don’t know going in that everything is going to be sky-high there, you could get a serious shock. Many buyers who are dipping their toes in the international real estate marketplace automatically assume they’re going to find a bargain anywhere in [&hellip

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