Mexico

Hotels in Mexico

This adults-only all-inclusive resort is just a five-minute stroll from Playa del Carmen, so if its activities—tennis, biking, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, even basketball—aren't sufficient, there's always city entertainment nearby. But why leave?

The choicest accommodation in town, with 204 mod-chic rooms, a buzzing poolside scene, and prime location on Sandy Beach.

The hotel offers 68 bungalows overlooking gardens, and a full-service spa.

Several years ago In the colonial town of San Miguel de Allende, expat Nancy Lane Hooper stumbled upon a collapsed 17th-century mansion with original cantera-stone lintels and two-foot-thick walls. She envisioned a tiny East-meets-West retreat, and has turned the ruin into a refuge.

Only a world-class hotel like the Four Seasons could make Mexico City, a hectic metropolis of 21 million, feel relaxing.

Formerly Capella Pedregal

The nine palapa-style bungalows have ocean views, rocking chairs, and enormous rain-forest showerheads in the bathrooms. The qigong classes in the oceanfront pavilion are a big draw, as are the Thai massages by the water and plantain-crusted mahimahi at the restaurant.

Custom built in 2001, the Hotel Secreto is not signposted, yet it is one of the best-known accommodations on the five-mile-long Isla Mujeres.