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NEW Rosewood Mayakoba (93.41)
Riviera Maya, Mexico
The most private of the new hotels in the area, with a spa built around a cenote, a natural limestone pool.
Stats: 128 suites; 2 restaurants; 1 bar.
Rooms to book: The Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suite has a private pool, private garden, and outdoor shower.
Insider tip: Spend a day at the tree-shaded Spa pool, where attendants will bring you cooling cucumber slices for your eyes.
Cost: Doubles from $790.
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