Hotels in Mexico
Colonial hotel with 3 acres of gardens and an art collection that includes works by José Luis Cuevas.
Room to Book: Garden suites have fireplaces and covered terraces looking over the manicured grounds and pool.
Doubles from $224, including breakfast
Located on Playa Paraíso, this all-inclusive beach resort is one of the most family friendly hotels in the Yucatán region. The centerpiece of the resort is the lobby bar, an exact replica of the famous Kukulkán pyramid at Chichén Itzá, surrounded by carved snakes and huge stone disks.
Formerly Paradisus Riviera
Formerly Tides Zihuatanejo.
Recently reopened palm-shrouded villas and palapas on a quiet beach.
Gran Bahia Principe Tulum is connected to four other resorts in the Riviera Maya area, and has tropical gardens and native fauna that are found in Mayan forests. The 858 guest rooms differ in size and proximity to the beach.
Located in Los Cabos beside the Sea of Cortés, this beachfront resort is inspired by Spanish haciendas, with tiled roofs, a palm-lined courtyard, and an open-air lobby. A stay at the resort begins with a complimentary pomegranate margarita.
Set on a hillside overlooking the Bay of Banderas, this four-bedroom house in Puerto Vallarta was once homebase to movie director John Huston (he rented it while filming his masterpiece, Night of the Iguana).
Just a two-minute walk from Zihuatanejo Bay’s secluded palm-fringed beach, this seven-villa property designed by local architect Enrique Mueller is down-to-earth elegant and almost half the price of its neighbor The Tides.
Whether you prefer to dine in your resort suite (complete with Banderas Bay views) or at a pizza bar, an open-air trattoria, or a white tablecloth restaurant with a seasonal menu, the Villa del Palmar Flamingos is an ideal hotel choice in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit.
This Riviera Maya resort borders the eco-archaeological Xcaret Park and offers everything from snorkeling to spa treatments.