Riviera Maya Archive

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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Golf Mexico: Where to Find Courses South of the Border

You can find some of the best golf courses in North America in a country where you can play all year: Mexico. You can golf Mexico on the Pacific Coast, the Baja Peninsula, the Caribbean coast, and many points in between. Central Mexico Golf We bring this up because our latest feature story in the [&hellip

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Live Aqua Boutique Hotel Playa Del Carmen Update and Video Tour

When the Playa del Carmen boutique hotel that is now Live Aqua all-inclusive opened in the rapidly expanding beach city, it was called Cacao and was run as a hip a la carte design hotel. Then it became part of Mexico’s largest hotel chain, Grupo Posadas, and was renamed Lat20. It’s been a few years [&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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The 5-Diamond Resorts of Mexico

[Editor’s note: this 5-Diamond Resorts of Mexico post was updated in late February, 2020] 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 [&hellip

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