Spas Archive

The Top Cusco Luxury Hotels in Peru

When we first started Luxury Latin America nearly 13 years ago, there weren’t all that many high-end hotels to choose from in Cusco, Peru. I had just been through the region for the first time and was reviewing hotels for a trade publication called Star Service that travel agents use. It didn’t take me long [&hellip

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A Refreshed Original: Westin Puerto Vallarta Resort

Back when the Westin Puerto Vallarta opened in 1993, it was cutting-edge and modernistic, a showpiece for architect Javier Sordo Madaleno, whose firm has gone on to design some of Mexico’s most striking hotels and commercial buildings (including Chable Maroma and Solaz Los Cabos). With its bold design statements and expansive public rooms, it looked [&hellip

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Entre Cielos, a Quirky but Luxurious Wine Hotel in Argentina

There are quite a few inns and B&Bs scattered around the Mendoza Wine region of Argentina, but only a few hotels that are geared to luxury travelers who want to sip and stay in style. Earlier this decade we reviewed a new luxury wine resort option in the Lujan de Cuyo area: Entre Cielos. This [&hellip

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Chablé Maroma Lives Up to the First in the Yucatan Peninsula

Back when the original Chablé Resort & Spa opened outside of Merida, Mexico, it got high praise from our reviewer for its sleek modern design that upended the typical hacienda hotel aesthetic, as well as immediately taking the crown for the best resort food in the region. It also won several design awards. Now we’ve [&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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