Mexico

Hotels in Mexico

The property has 308 suites, each with a private terrace; three swimming pools; and five restaurants.

Set amid lush foliage between Cancún and Tulum, Maroma is one a clutch of standout hotels along a prime swath of Riviera Maya beachfront.

This doyenne of Cancún luxury resorts is best known for the view it commands from every room: a 270-degree sweep of bay where the roiling Caribbean meets the placid Bahía de Mujeres.

Built into a hillside on a private cove and refreshed to the tune of $20 million in 2007, this seaside oasis lies just south—and yet worlds apart—from Ixtapa’s strip of high-rise hotels, but it’s still just a 10-minute taxi ride from either the nightlife and restaurants of Ixtapa or old Zihuatane

The Villa Las Palmas delivers the exclusivity of a grand private residence for up to 20 beachgoers. But the 13,000-square-foot property offers more than just access to Baja’s sandy shores and the area’s world-class diving.

Specializing in vacations in and around Los Cabos, the company organizes private-jet charters to Cabo; arranges in-villa yoga and Pilates classes; and hires babysitters or coordinates kids-friendly activities on nearby beaches.

Acclaimed hotelier Carlos Couturier—part of the team who helped create Mexico’s Habita and Deseo hotels—is breaking new ground with Azúcar, a three-hour drive from Veracruz.

Formerly the Tides Riviera Maya

This collection of more than 700 Spanish-colonial mansions, traditional haciendas, and modern beachfront retreats is spread across Mexico, with the most offerings in the Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, and Los Cabos.

The area's top hotel has 28 stylish—and affordable—tented suites and a Japanese onsen–inspired spa, complete with bamboo furniture, burning incense, and serene fountains. Don't miss the 90-minute Shaman Healing session, which includes an energy-balancing massage.

Open since 1999, the first luxury resort on the Punta Mita peninsula continues to enchant guests with its sweeping views (naturally, it claimed the peninsula's choicest spot when it opened) and pamper them with its famously perfect service.