Mexico has always been the epitome of luxury for those who would like to go on vacation. It has all the elements of an upscale destination, from glistening white sand beaches to Pacific coastlines, thriving towns and gorgeous, luxurious restaurants, the look is for everyone, not just visitors.
In fact, Mexico has the 15th largest economy in the world, which means that even if you’re not part of the intimate community of locals here, some of the best places you can go and stay in Mexico are up for grabs. Whether you are staying in 5 star hotels in Cancun or heading to Los Cabos or Zihuatanejo, there is always somewhere to stay. Let’s take a look at Mexico’s favorite luxury destinations.
If there’s one destination in Mexico that’s truly dedicated itself to being a luxury destination, it’s Punta Mita. Located on a private peninsula at the northern end of Banderas Bay in Nayarit, it is just 16 km north of the famous tourist destination of Puerto Vallarta. Being located at the same latitude as the Hawaiian Islands, the year-round mild temperatures make it an ideal vacation spot. The Peninsula is a 1,500 acre luxury resort and residential community surrounded by white sand beaches, lush tropical flora and the Pacific Ocean. It is also home to a variety of luxury resorts, high-end residential offerings and a magnificent golf course. A truly wonderful and luxurious holiday treat in Mexico.
Cancun and the Riviera Maya
Mexico’s most famous vacation destination is Cancun and that’s because its design is perfect. It was designed using computer models, that’s why it looks so perfect! The weather is fantastic, plane tickets are cheap and the beaches are perfect. If you want to think big while vacationing here, the Ritz Carlton is one of Cancun’s most iconic and best luxury resorts. It’s one of many mega-resorts here, but it’s a classic for guests who like to stay here with a luxury spa and gorgeous beach that stands out. Cancun in general has plenty of options, with Isla Mujeres being a gentle island just offshore and the Riviera Maya teeming with resort options.
Cape San Lucas
At the southern end of the Baja Peninsula, Cabo attracts many wealthy jet-setters. American partygoers and their families and anyone interested in living luxuriously along the land of the Pacific here for spring break, summer break and everything in between. The outdoor attractions are amazing and include things like surfing, sailing, scuba diving and sport fishing. If all you want to do is play at the beach, this is the place.
The fine dining options and nightlife here shouldn’t surprise you considering Cabo has some amazing upscale resorts. One place that stands out the most, however, is the resort town of Pedregal. It’s lavish inside and out, and the resort has 113 rooms, with plunge pools, local decor, digital amenities, and more, and still counts as a boutique hotel. It is an unforgettable place to go.
Zihuatanejo is located on the Pacific coast, just 240 kilometers northwest of Acapulco. It is not specifically marked on the typical travel map when visiting Mexico, but has established itself as a luxury vacation spot. If beauty is what you seek, hit the store with the Amuleto. High-end travelers love the bohemian outposts here in Zihuantanejo, as they’re beautifully appointed. This bamboo and thatch hotel stands out in Mexico and Zihuantanejo is home to some of the most beautiful beaches with the clearest oceans.
San Miguel de Allende
For the perfect vacation in Mexico, San Miguel de Allende is one of the favorite luxury destinations for those who love to travel. Did you know that Chef Marco Cruz creates magic every week at Nomada de San Miguel? It is an artistic and historical place with a refreshing climate. The UNESCO Historic District makes this magical mountain town a magnet for adventurous travelers and wealthy Mexican families. You get both quality of life and quality of vacation here, with gourmet restaurants, gourmet hotels and an eclectic nightlife.
If you really want to make your vacation amazing, choosing one of these resorts in Mexico is something you should do. Mexico should be on the bucket list of anyone who loves good food, beautiful beaches, and swimming in warm, clear oceans. If that’s not your bag, then Mexico might not be the place for you because that’s what you get when you visit here.