Veracruz, Oaxaca + The South

Hotels in Veracruz, Oaxaca + The South

The bare-bones hotel serves simple food and drink.

In the town of Puerto Escondido, on the Pacific coast, the 12 cliff-top bungalows overlook a cove with the area’s prettiest beach, Playa Carrizalillo. Villas have curved Spanish-style roofs, but each is unique: some have exposed stone walls, others come with dark, polished cement floors.

A cooperative of eight villages located in the forested Sierra Norte region outside of Oaxaca. Reserve accommodations and guide services through their Oaxaca office.

A 17th-century hacienda that was once owned by Harvard University, this boutique property exudes a baroque air: stained-glass windows and heavy oak furniture.

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.

Originally a Dominican convent built in 1576, the Camino Real is filled with history. Bougainvillea spills over the cloister archways; a stone basin where nuns once laundered their habits is now a courtyard fountain.