Mexico Archive

Fine Dining at the Velas Resorts Around Puerto Vallarta

  I still run into people in my travels that look down at the idea of luxury all-inclusive hotels. Their main perceptions seem to be that they’ll be huge and overcrowded and that “the food won’t be very good.” While both may be true of some of the low-end all-inclusive vacation factories serving the masses, [&hellip

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A Luxury All-Inclusive for a New Generation: Unico 20 87

Our latest review from the Caribbean coast of Mexico—the Riviera Maya—is a unique luxury all-inclusive resort, Unico 20 87. Unlike most of them we have covered, this is the place to go if you’re not of the age where your children are in college or in the working world. The big disconnect in the luxury [&hellip

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Take a Tour of W Punta de Mita Beach Resort in Mexico

If you want to stay in an upscale resort on the beach near Puerto Vallarta, but not too near, the W Punta de Mita Resort and Spa about a half hour north of the airport is a fun, aesthetically pleasing choice. Sometimes we manage to make it to a worthy luxury beach resort as soon [&hellip

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Our JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa Review, Post-Renovation

We never ran a review of the JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa in the past because it just wasn’t quite high-end enough for our readers. It came across as a convention hotel that maybe got a few leisure travelers now and then, a place people with name badges on let their hair down for [&hellip

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Todos Santos Hiking and Horseback Riding in Baja

Todos Santos gets a teeny tiny fraction of the visitors of Cabo San Lucas, plus many of the people who do visit are just there on a day trip. This is one of the most interesting destinations in Baja, however, and definitely a place worth spending two or three nights in. There’s plenty to do [&hellip

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Casa de Mita Updated Review and Video Tour

We recently got to return to one of our favorite beach resorts in Mexico: the intimate all-inclusive Casa de Mita north of Puerto Vallarta. It was even better the second time around. Unlike most travel sites out there covering hotels, we actually set foot in every single hotel or resort we write about. Sometimes we [&hellip

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