Category: Mexico

Soft curves, stunning penthouses and a new concept of Mexican Caribbean luxury architecture

Soft curves, stunning penthouses and a new concept of Mexican Caribbean luxury architecture

El Taj Oceanfront, the luxury condo hotel that opened its doors this spring in Playa del Carmen, right on the white sand of the Mexican Caribbean coast, is known for its smooth, soft curves and natural materials, as well as for spacious condos and penthouses with private rooftops. Sergio Segura, the celebrated Mexican architect designed […]

Cyber Monday Sale from Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Starwood‘s Cyber Monday Sale kicks off on Monday 29th November 2010 and will run for 5 days only, offering special rates at more than 60 of the world’s hottest resorts in premium destinations such as Mexico, Hawaii and the Caribbean. As an added incentive, on 29th November only, Starwood will offer additional extraordinary offers at […]

Top 5 luxury beachfront villa destinations

Top 5 luxury beachfront villa destinations

There is no better way than to spend your vacation in the lap of luxury and nature. In addition, you have the money to spend, and then splurging it on a luxury vacation in some of the best holiday destinations in the world is an ideal choice. Of all these luxury holiday destinations the one […]

Top 10 places to monkey around

Top 10 places to monkey around

Love primates?  Here’s another top 10 from Tripadvisor and this time they’re swinging from the treetops with the ‘top 10 places to monkey around’.  Here’s the list: 1. Singapore Zoo, Singapore 2. The Jungle Place, Playa del Carmen, Mexico 3. Bodden Tours, Roatan, Honduras 4. Monkey World, Wareham, UK 5. Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Ngamba Island, Uganda 6. Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Sandakan, Malaysia 7. Gamboa Rainforest […]

Family fun with Barceló Hotels & Resorts

Family fun with Barceló Hotels & Resorts

Leading all-inclusive hotelier Barceló Hotels & Resorts has  debuted its first all-deluxe family rooms resort, Barceló Bavaro Family Deluxe in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Part of the four-in-one Barceló Bavaro Beach Resort complex, this truly family-friendly hotel offers 180 deluxe family rooms, all situated along the resort’s 2.5 miles of white sand and tranquil waters, […]

Luxury Spring Break for college students

Luxury Spring Break for college students

Every March thousands of university students travel from all over the US to a handful of destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean for three weeks of the so-called spring break. Traditionally a highly homogenous experience in which students were congregated in low quality and high density resort rooms, the experience left much to desire for […]

New Leading Hotels of the World

New Leading Hotels of the World

The Leading Hotels of the World annual directory for 2010 was released worldwide this week.  There are 13 new Leading Hotels in the handsome hardcover volume which showcases more than 450 members in over 80 countries across the globe.  They are as follows: Royal Spa Kitzbühel, Jochberg, Austria The Augustine, Prague, Czech Republic Kameha Grand […]

Interview with Julie Byrd of Earth, Sea & Sky Vacations

Interview with Julie Byrd of Earth, Sea & Sky Vacations

Julie Byrd is the Director of Sales for Earth, Sea & Sky Vacations. They are the leading luxury travel provider in Los Cabos and represent over 140 private villa rentals and 50 resorts. They’ve specialized in the region for over 20 years, so they’re intimately familiar with the destination and have built long-standing relationships with […]

Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Seas arrives in San Diego

Royal Caribbean’s Radiance of the Seas arrives in San Diego

Royal Caribbean International‘s Radiance of the Seas arrived in San Diego this week to offer West Coast vacationers more options for a memorable Mexican Riviera cruise. She will embark on a total of 29 Mexican Riviera cruises from San Diego, ranging from 4- to 12-night itineraries. In addition, there will be a 13-night Ultimate Alaska […]

RIU’s Mexican resorts after Hurricane Jimena

Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas and Riu Santa Fe have both emerged from the Hurricane Jimena unscathed, and are currently operating under normal conditions and continue with business as usual. The resorts did not incur any major damages and guests are reportedly back to enjoying themselves as they did before the storm.

New hydrothermal experience at Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico

New hydrothermal experience at Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Banyan Tree Mayakoba, located in the vibrant Riviera Maya and just 40 minutes’ drive from Cancun International Airport, is home to the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa set in a perfect synthesis of modern Asian and Mexican tropical design.  And in another first, Banyan Tree Spa introduces The Rainforest concept to this resort. The Rainforest presents […]

Special package from two private luxury villas in Mexico

The Riviera Maya in Mexico is an idyllic paradise that offers white sand beaches, Mayan culture, lazy strolls under palm trees and pulsating, salsa-filled nights in Playa del Carmen.   And now there are great packages at private luxury villas such as  Casa del Agua and Villa Zacil Na.   Both villas offer the ultimate […]

Luxe for less at Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, Mazatlan

Luxe for less at Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, Mazatlan

The Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay luxury oceanfront resort, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, recently opened the doors to its new 16,500 sq. ft. state-of-the-art spa. The spacious and elegant, the new Spa is delights guests with a wide variety of pampering services. The spacious and elegant new spa delights guests with a wide variety of pampering […]

Escape a little longer with Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

Escape a little longer with Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

Dreaming of clear blue skies, peaceful sandy beaches and the sound of waves lapping at your feet? Turn these dreams into reality. Until 2nd May 2009 Rosewood Hotels & Resorts is offering guests a complimentary night at select Rosewood properties in the Caribbean and Mexico. Guests can indulge in sumptuous dining experiences, soothing spa treatments, […]

A unique twist to ultra-luxury shared home ownership

A unique twist to ultra-luxury shared home ownership

E3Escapes has created the first of its kind, a 3-dimensional luxurious shared home ownership collection in Cabo San Lucas Mexico.   Traditional Fractional Products are limited in how they focus simply on a particular unit/villa/home.   E3Escapes has expanded from the typical tradition of a fractional ownership product and added both a vacation lifestyle suitable […]

JW Marriott Residences Loreto, Baja

JW Marriott Residences Loreto is a remarkable collection of 201 luxury, whole-ownership, beachfront condominium homes that offer the best of two worlds; the warm hospitality, fascinating culture and rich heritage of old world Mexico, but with the unsurpassed elegance and refinement of today’s modern world. Watch the video to learn more.