Mexico

Hotels in Mexico

Families love this resort, which keeps the focus on fun, poolside vibes: the infinity-edge main pool has a swim-up bar and hosts fashion shows, and kids can hit the waterslide or splash around in their own, shallow space.

Tucked squarely between Mexico’s craggy cliffs and the turquoise sea, on a secluded Peninsua, this resort offers one of the most breathtaking views of the newly-revitalized Cabo San Lucas. Whether you opt for a studio or an expansive penthouse, all guests have stunning ocean views.

After a nearly $100-million facilities upgrade in 2012, Cancún’s beachfront Moon Palace resort is putting a little luxury back into the all-inclusive model.

Mexico’s Riviera Maya is known for its sprawling resorts, but the new, 27-room Acanto Boutique Hotel proves that low-key simplicity also has a place on the Yucatan peninsula.

In Ensenada, along the Pacific coast, Cabañas Cuatro Cuatros has stylish canvas tents with open-air showers and terraces overlooking vineyards and olive groves.

Forget everything you thought you knew about Cancún all-inclusives: this glam adults-only gem blows all your preconceptions out of the water. For a start, the food is top-notch.

Few hotels along Mexico’s Mayan Riviera are as private and intimate as Le Reve Hotel and Spa. This adults-only seaside escape (perfect for honeymoons or frustrated urbanites) features 25 luxury suites—some garden-facing, others with sea views.

Ritz-Carlton's only Mexican property is a hacienda-style retreat on a 17,000-square-foot beach area—one of the largest in the Hotel Zone.

With its open-air rooms and flashy décor, Betsey Johnson’s rough-around-the-edges rental villa isn’t for everyone—but it’s perfect if you like the idea of stepping into a Frida Kahlo–meets–Carmen Miranda world.

La Vita e' Bella has direct beach access in a secluded setting near Tulum.

Luxury travel agent Natalie Nevares likes the little touches at Ocean Coral & Turquesa: "Chaise longues studded with air jets are built right into the children's pool, so parents can sit in the water with a pina colada, enjoying the bubbles and watching the kids play all day," she says.