Mexico Archive

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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Swimming With Whale Sharks by La Paz in Baja

Swimming with whale sharks is an experience like no other. Often the adventure involves being out on a boat in rough seas though, far from shore, and the giant creatures may or may not be near the surface. It’s much more pleasant in La Paz in Mexico, however, where they like to hang out in [&hellip

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Nobu Hotel Los Cabos: a Bit of Japan Comes to Baja

What do you get when you mix a Hollywood legend, a Japanese celebrity chef, and the top luxury travel destination in the Americas? That would be the long-anticipated opening of Nobu Hotel Los Cabos, just up the coast from Cabo San Lucas. More than a few observers have noted similarities between Mexicans and Japanese when [&hellip

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10 Puerto Vallarta Restaurants to Put on Your List

Looking for the best places to eat in Puerto Vallarta? Nobody can promise a perfect restaurant list since this is a big beach resort vacation destination with hundreds of spots to choose from.  We have eaten our way across the area several times over the years though and have a good sense of which Puerto [&hellip

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Don Julio 70 Claro Tequila Plays Tricks on Your Senses

Don Julio 70 Claro tequila came out on the company’s 70th anniversary earlier this decade, but it has taken a while for it to spread out through distributors, retailers, and bars. I’ve been seeing it fairly often lately in Mexican supermarkets and hotel lounges though, so I tried it twice this past week to see [&hellip

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Griffin Club VIP Treatment at the JW Marriott Los Cabos Resort

How do you turn a big beach resort with 299 rooms into a high-service luxury hotel? You make a hotel within a hotel. For the JW Marriott Los Cabos, that means one section called The Griffin Club that’s more exclusive and comes with more perks. The JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort and Spa opened [&hellip

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