luxury beach resorts Archive

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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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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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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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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Two Luxury Hotel Additions for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

If there’s one market we cover that’s been underserved by luxury hotels, it’s Rio de Janeiro. It was hurting for high-end hotels when we launched more than a decade ago and despite going on to host the Olympics and World Cup, there’s still a shortage of upscale places to stay. Making the problem worse, most [&hellip

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A Beach Resort Worth the Trip in Mancora, Peru

Big news: we finally posted a luxury beach resort review from somewhere in South America that’s not on the Atlantic. That’s Arennas Mancora hotel in Peru. Ever since we started Luxury Latin America more than a decade ago, it’s been a mystery to me why there weren’t any luxury beach resorts worth featuring on the [&hellip

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