Extravagance Archive

Why Stay at a Luxury Hotel Within Another Larger Hotel?

Want to stay in a big beach resort but not feel like a number? You might want to look into staying in the luxury VIP section where you get more attention. The “hotel within a hotel” concept is not new; it’s been happening for decades in destinations from Las Vegas to Miami to Buenos Aires. [&hellip

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Unique Belize Vacations: Sailing, Yoga, or a Private Island Experience

There’s more to do on Belize vacations than you probably think. Sure, you can go diving, snorkeling, or fishing as you can all along the Caribbean coast of Mexico and Central America. You may have even thought about a surf and turf vacation that includes the jungle and the beach in one package. It doesn’t [&hellip

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Build Your Own Adventure in South America

. There are some luxury travelers who want to let someone else make 100% of the plans. There are others who want to figure out every single detail on their own. But for all of those who are somewhere in between, the tour company Surtrek offers a nifty online trip planner for South America. In [&hellip

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Touring the Best Luxury Resorts in Cabo

Here at Luxury Latin America, we’ve been covering the best of the best hotels and resorts in Cabo since our inception in 2007. Back when we started it wasn’t hard to keep track of the top Los Cabos luxury hotels because there weren’t all that many of them. The Los Cabos Tourism Board, until very [&hellip

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A Luxury Train Journey Experience to Machu Picchu

One of the main reasons the citadel of Machu Picchu was never found by the Spanish conquistadors is its isolation. On a mountaintop above a raging river, the way there from Cusco becomes a narrow valley not wide enough for a road. It was hard enough just laying down train tracks to reach this spot, [&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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