Riviera Maya Archive

The 5-Diamond Resorts of Mexico

The AAA 5-Diamond Awards are, in most respects, the most exclusive listings out there for North American hotels and resorts. There’s a thorough vetting and inspection process the properties go through and a long checklist of amenities that need to be in place to qualify. Unlike a membership organization like Leading Hotels of the World, [&hellip

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An Original Luxury All-Inclusive Turns 20: Royal Hideaway Playacar

I remember the first time I read an article about a “luxury all-inclusive” resort. It was long before we launched Luxury Latin America, back when most travel information came from vessels holding ink on glossy paper that were mailed to your house. The writer was talking about a new resort near Playa del Carmen in [&hellip

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A Destination Wedding on the Caribbean Beach in Mexico

Do you dream of a destination wedding on the beach, looking out at blue water, for yourself or your grown-up child? Is that thought followed by anxiety about making the arrangements? Belmond Maroma Resort on the Riviera Maya coast of Mexico has you covered. They are trying hard to take the stress out of planning a [&hellip

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Wellness by the Beach in the Riviera Maya

Imagine your cares melting away as you spend your days lazing around the beach and pool in the tropics, the phone turned off, someone special by your side. You have great meals with fresh ingredients and professional staffers waiting on you and tidying up after you in your room. Would you start to feel truly [&hellip

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8 Excursion Activities You Can Take From Cancun

If you’ve never been to Mexico’s most popular destination of Cancun, you might be surprised about how much there is to do in the region. The usual cliché about vacationers in Cancun resorts is that they stay in a walled-off all-inclusive complex the whole time, then turn around and fly back home. It’s very easy [&hellip

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Memorable Dining Experiences in the Riviera Maya of Mexico

In some parts of the world you leave the resort to get a great meal, but often in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico it’s the opposite. Most of the region’s top chefs are working at the best luxury resorts. The resorts also have the facilities to turn a great meal into a true experience [&hellip

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