As certain countries begin to open up for international travel, we wanted to highlight one of our team’s favorite warm weather destinations. Known for its beautiful beaches, an array of adventure activities, and renowned warm hospitality, Mexico is always top on people’s lists. With no current air travel restrictions for tourism, and hotels taking great care to ensure social distancing and safety protocols, Mexico is an ideal option for anyone looking for a relaxing getaway.
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This bohemian chic property in Xpu-Ha, once the private home of an Italian duchess, is the perfect place to get away from it all. This 30-acre estate set on a secluded stretch of beautiful white sand beach is made up of 45 whitewashed suites and villas. Both Tulum and Playa del Carmen are only 30 minutes away in case you are looking to get out and explore. Fun fact: sea turtle hatching season goes until November in case you want to witness nature at its best.
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This top luxury hotel in Riviera Maya is known for its excellent service and wealth of amenities. As the property is set within a high-end gated community, you have easy access to nearby restaurants at the Banyan Tree, Andaz, and Fairmont hotels, plus facilities like a championship 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman. A top of the line kids club, private eco-tours, and babysitting services make this a great option for families as well. If looking for the Rosewood level of service on the West Coast, Rosewood Las Ventanas in Cabo is another fantastic option.
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This boutique property, set across 250 acres of lush rainforest and private beach located just north of Punta Mita, is the perfect social distancing getaway. With just ten standalone accommodations and two three-bedroom villas, this chic property feels like a world away. With a focus on nature, activities range from jungle hikes and kayaking to waterfall experiences and horseback riding. The unique open-air spa is not to be missed.
Four Seasons Los Cabos at Costa Palmas
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One of the newest luxury options to open in the Baja Peninsula on the untrodden Eastern Cape, this contemporary retreat is set along half a mile of stunning swimmable beach – a rarity in the Cabo area. With unobstructed views of the Sierra de Laguna mountain range, this stunning property comprised of both rooms, suites, and residences, offers six (!) pools onsite, plus a wide range of activities for those who are more adventurous, such as diving, ATV tours, kiteboarding, horseback riding, and mountain biking.
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Deep in the Yucatan Peninsula, this intimate hotel effortlessly combines modern luxury with Mayan traditions. Centered around a natural spring-fed cenote in the jungle, this wellness focused property complete with an incredible spa is made up of 40 large casitas and villas, all with private plunge pools. With chef Jorge Vallejo of acclaimed Quintonil at the helm, the food and beverage options here are out of this world. Its sister property, Chablé Maroma, is another great hotel in Rivera Maya if guests are looking for a beachfront retreat.