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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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Scoping Out Lake Chapala and a Spa Hotel in Central Mexico

Have you heard of Lake Chapala in Mexico, or the town of Ajijic? If you look at the most popular spots in the country for retirees, the Lake Chapala region is up there near the top. Depending on who you ask, and the time of year, there are between 5,000 and 20,000 foreigners living in [&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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Two Dreamy Hotels in Patagonia for Future Travels

Since we’re all in dreaming mode right now instead of booking mode, why not dream of places far, far away? This month we’ve posted reviews of two new Argentina luxury hotels in Patagonia: Los Cauquenes Resort way down at the bottom in Ushuaia and Correntoso Lake & River Hotel north of Bariloche . They are [&hellip

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The Best Mendoza Winery Hotels

Back in the ’00s when we first started covering winery hotels around Mendoza and the vineyard region, there wasn’t all that much to talk about. Most of the “bodegas”–as the wineries are called in this area–don’t have any kind of lodging attached to them. The ones that do have a hotel though have gotten both [&hellip

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3 Luxury Tulum Resorts That Aren’t Just Hype

How do you separate the true luxury resorts in Tulum from the ones that are just faking it? When every place has “luxury” on its home page–in a beach area that’s not even on the electric grid–how do you filter out the hype? Well we’re here to help with that, by posting detailed reviews of [&hellip

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