Luxury Hotels in Mexico

Whether it’s a secluded thatched cottage in the heart of the jungle, a traditional hacienda in a coffee plantation, a peaceful villa on the Caribbean coast, a luxurious hideaway with Mayan ruins on the doorstep or a converted 16th-century convent in a beautiful colonial city, each of our Mexico hotels has been specially handpicked by our Central America experts.

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Hotel Esencia

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

On those icing-sugar sand beaches of Mexico’s Riviera Maya, tucked away, far, far away from Cancun’s crowds, is Hotel Esencia, the epitome of the boutique hideaway. Chic and stylish yet understated, Hotel Esencia combines Mexican charm and hospitality with impeccable service and laid-back luxury to create one of our favourite hotels.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Boutique Hotel, Beach

Jashita

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Jashita is a heavenly hideaway in Soliman Bay, one of the most spectacular parts of the Riviera Maya. With its own white sandy beach, and surrounded by the pristine wilderness of the Sian Ka’n Reserve, this is a beautiful place to spot wildlife and connect with nature. Enjoy panoramic views from your luxury suite, feast on fresh seafood, indulge in the treetop spa, which overlooks a private lagoon, and swim, snorkel and dive in the bay, which is protected by a reef teeming with tropical fish.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Beach, Setting & Views, Snorkelling & Diving

Chable Resort & Spa

Location: Yucatan & Campeche | Mexico

Chable Resort & Spa is a luxury design hotel near the city of Merida, on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. ‘Shamanism meets luxury’ is how the hotel describes itself, and the world-class spa is built around a natural cenote sinkhole and offers a range of therapies based on ancient Mayan healing traditions. There’s even a traditional Mayan garden, where produce for the restaurant is grown using centuries-old techniques.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Service & Hospitality, Peace & Quiet, Spa & Wellness

La Zebra

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

La Zebra is a member of the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World and is one of our favourite places to stay on the Riviera Maya. Combining luxury and style with an attractive laidback beach vibe, with beautiful suites lining a pristine white sand beach and a renowned restaurant serving up delicious Mexican cuisine, you’ll never want to leave… but La Zebra is also perfectly placed for exploring, and it’s well worth making the effort to check out the nearby ruins of Tulum, Coba and Chichen Itza.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Beach, Setting & Views, Food & Wine

Rosewood San Miguel

Location: Colonial Mexico & the North | Mexico

Rosewood San Miguel is a luxury hotel in the city of San Miguel de Allende, in the highlands of central Mexico. In the style of a grand, colonial hacienda, this attractive terracotta-pink hotel features large open courtyards, several bars and restaurants, and beautiful views over the colonial city of San Miguel.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views, History & Heritage, Food & Wine

Casa Real de la Aduana

Location: Colonial Mexico & the North | Mexico

Casa de la Real Aduana is a luxury boutique hotel in Patzcuaro in central Mexico. Housed in a 16th-century manor, the property has been lovingly restored and offers luxurious accommodation across five guest rooms, which each have a unique, historic character.

Best for: Service & Hospitality, Peace & Quiet, Seriously special, Secret / In the Know

Hacienda Santa Rosa

Location: Yucatan & Campeche | Mexico

Hacienda Santa Rosa is a luxury boutique hotel in Santa Rosa, in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. Housed in a former nobleman’s private estate, this is a beautifully restored property dating back to the 17th century. The surrounding area is rich in Mayan history, and the hotel is committed to eco-friendly principles, meaning you can rest assured that your stay is doing some good.

Best for: Peace & Quiet, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion, Romantic

Rosas y Xocolate

Location: Yucatan & Campeche | Mexico

Rosas & Xocolate is a luxury boutique hotel in the colonial city of Merida. Housed in two adjoining colonial mansions, the hotel’s something of a feast for the senses: its pastel-pink walls catch the eye, while if you follow your nose you’ll find your way to the in-house perfumery. Sweet teeth can be satisfied at the chocolate shop, complete with an in-house chocolatier.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, City Hotel, Romantic, History & Heritage

Cuixmala

Location: Mexico's Pacific Coast | Mexico

Cuixmala is a 25,000-acre private estate acquired by the late Sir James Goldsmith as a private home. Now its villas and casitas set in lush vegetation on a three kilometre golden sand beach offer the ultimate in privacy, luxury and pure relaxation. A treat.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Private Villa

Las Ventanas al Paraiso

Location: Baja California | Mexico

Las Ventanas al Paraiso is an ultra-luxurious hotel and first class spa and golf resort right on the beach in Los Cabos, Baja California. Think all-suites, sublime infinity pool, cinema nights on the beach, impeccable service and gourmet dining under the stars.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Seriously special

Hacienda de San Antonio

Location: Southern Mexico | Mexico

Built on a coffee plantation at the end of the 19th century, traditional Hacienda de San Antonio sums up everything we love about luxury travel. It’s off the tourist trail in a stunning location. It’s small with exquisite and intelligently luxurious interiors. It has a strong sense of place, from the food and staff to the excursions. Put simply, Hacienda de San Antonio is more than a hotel: it’s an experience.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views

Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Banyan Tree has finally landed in Latin America. Mayakoba, meaning “village on water” in Mayan, may be a little larger than your average Mayan village but is nevertheless a sensitively designed development of four hotels nestled between mangrove lagoons and waterways behind a simply stunning beach.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Spa & Wellness

Quinta Chanabnal

Location: Southern Mexico | Mexico

Hidden amongst jungle and the croaking call of toucans, Quinta Chanabnal echoes the design of a magnificent Mayan palace, and provides a rustic base for exploring the famous archaeological site of Palenque.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Off the Beaten Track, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Las Alcobas

Location: Mexico City & Around | Mexico

Every inch a sleek, boutique hotel, Las Alcobas is also an expert at making you feel at home. After throwing yourself into vibrant Mexico City, it’s the perfect place to re-charge and admire whatever steal you’ve picked up from the nearby markets.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, City Hotel, Food & Wine

Be Tulum

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Be Tulum is a funky new boutique hotel designed to blend in with the stunning natural surroundings: sublime white sands and turquoise waters out front with lush jungle as a backdrop. Tulum is for those seeking an unspoilt barefoot beach experience and Be Tulum is our pick for the ultimate stylish retreat.

Best for: Honeymoon, Chic Design, Boutique Hotel, Beach

Casa Oaxaca

Location: Southern Mexico | Mexico

A stunning contrast from the busy, colonial city of Oaxaca, Casa Oaxaca hotel is a boutique, stylish and minimalist property with one of the best local restaurants and decorated throughout with authentic modern art.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, City Hotel, Service & Hospitality, History & Heritage

One & Only Palmilla

Location: Baja California | Mexico

A thoroughly upscale resort that nonetheless pays homage to its location with a style based on the rich building traditions of Mexico. It’s perfectly situated to explore the ravishing beaches and forests of the Baja Peninsula.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Beach, Spa & Wellness

Rosewood Mayakoba

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Rosewood Mayakoba is a luxury beach resort that’s won international accolades for its amazing service and style – with a setting to match!

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Spa & Wellness, Water activities

Explorean Kohunlich

Location: Yucatan & Campeche | Mexico

Culture and nature are rolled into one at Explorean Kohunlich, a beautiful jungle resort located within a Mayan archaeological area. Spend days discovering little-visited Mayan sites or kayaking through serene lagoons before heading back to your comfortable thatched cottage for peaceful nights in the jungle.

Best for: Lodge, Off the Beaten Track, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

One of the first luxury boutique hotels in the area, Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa is the granddaddy of Mayan Riviera hideaways and enjoys arguably the best beach on the whole stretch of coastline. Belmond gets it just right as usual - this resort has luxurious, stylish accommodation, plenty of local character, friendly, attentive service and effortless elegance.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Beach, Snorkelling & Diving

Guaycura

Location: Baja California | Mexico

Guaycura is an architectural gem of a hotel with a winning combination of fantastic service and artistic flair in the heart of Mexico’s Baja California region.

Best for: Honeymoon, Boutique Hotel, Hideaway, Cultural Immersion

Casa Ikal

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Get in touch with nature without sacrificing your creature comforts at Casa Ikal, a contemporary Caribbean villa in the heart of one of Mexico’s most pristine nature reserves.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Private Villa, Beach

Imanta Punta de Mita

Location: Mexico's Pacific Coast | Mexico

Clear blue waters of the Pacific lapping on an idyllic beach all backed by unspoilt tropical jungle teeming with wildlife. Sounds like the ultimate escape? Imanta Punta de Mita is without a doubt the new exclusive jewel in the crown of Mexico’s Pacific Coast.

Best for: Honeymoon, Beach, Hideaway, Food & Wine

Casa Nalum

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

In the heart of the pristine Sian Ka’an nature reserve sits Casa Nalum, a rustic, thatched roofed villa hidden with a 2 ½ acre estate, with 300 feet of Caribbean seafront on its doorstep.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Private Villa, Beach

Las Alamandas

Location: Mexico's Pacific Coast | Mexico

Las Alamandas is a small and exclusive retreat, developed by socialite Isabel Goldsmith-Patino, offers the epitome of seclusion in paradise and has become the secret retreat for some of the world’s most famous celebrities.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design

Posada de las Flores

Location: Baja California | Mexico

Posada de las Flores is a beautiful luxury hotel in a historic colonial building in the heart of Loreto, on the eastern coast of Mexico’s Baja California. The rose-pink, hacienda-style building has been restored to be comfortable and luxurious, while retaining elements of its heritage with exposed woodwork, works by local artists and antique decorations.

Costa Baja

Location: Baja California | Mexico

Set along the untamed Baja coast overlooking the sublime Sea of Cortez, the Costa Baja Resort & Spa is a five-star retreat with a palm-fringed freeform swimming pool, a relaxing spa and an incredible location, renowned for its sports fishing, scuba diving and whale watching.

Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

Location: Mexico's Pacific Coast | Mexico

Built on high stilts, the serene Asian inspired luxury villas of Banyan Tree Cabo Marques offer the perfect Pacific hide away. Nestled in the secluded harbour of Punta Diamante, Acapulco, the villas overlook dramatic cliffs with stunning mountain backdrops.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views, Service & Hospitality

Four Seasons Punta Mita

Location: Mexico's Pacific Coast | Mexico

Sprawled on white sand beaches, with fantastic surfing, diving and a picturesque fishing village nearby, Four Seasons Punta Mita offers an exclusive cocoon on Mexico’s Pacific Coast.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Beach, Service & Hospitality

La Purificadora

Location: Mexico City & Around | Mexico

La Purificadora is a brilliant combination of Mexico’s edgy contemporary design, and the fascinating history that surrounds it. Built in a former ice factory in the colonial city of Puebla, it has been restored and brought to extraordinary life by renowned architect Ricardo Legorreta.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Boutique Hotel, City Hotel, History & Heritage

Viceroy Riviera Maya

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Viceroy Riviera Maya, with its luxurious private villas nestled in lush jungle and miles of white sand beach, is the ultimate eco-conscious hideaway, and radiates peace and tranquillity along Mexico’s stunning Caribbean coastline.

Best for: Honeymoon, Boutique Hotel, Beach, Hideaway

Casa Sandra

Location: Yucatan & Campeche | Mexico

Charming Casa Sandra is a peaceful retreat situated in the sleepy fishing village of Holbox Island. Run by Cuban artist, Sandra Perez, this homely owner-run property attracts visitors looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle, in search of a little slice of paradise on Mexico’s Caribbean coast.

Best for: Beach, Hideaway, Rustic, Wildlife & Nature

Safari Endeavour

Location: Baja California | Mexico

At long last: a luxurious way to explore the pristine islands in Mexico’s Sea of Cortés. Step aboard the luxury yacht, Safari Endeavour, and set sail for an amazing wildlife safari with the ultra-knowledgeable guides. Along the way, you’ll kayak past colonies of sea lions, snorkel coral reefs, and even use the yacht’s on-board sound equipment to listen to passing whales.

Best for: Cruise, Setting & Views, Wildlife & Nature, Snorkelling & Diving

Viceroy Zihuatanejo

Location: Mexico's Pacific Coast | Mexico

Adorning the scenic Pacific Riviera, Viceroy Zihuatenejo is a beachfront property offering exclusivity and tranquillity. Ensconce yourself among the coconut palms, and enjoy the 1000-foot private beach that engulfs the property.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Beach, Water activities

Casa Lecanda

Location: Yucatan & Campeche | Mexico

A rare oasis in the heart of the city of Mérida, Casa Lecanda strives to create a home-from-home atmosphere for all its guests. Hidden behind an inconspicuous street, its facade gives away no clues as to the splendour that lingers behind its doors. Carefully constructed to resemble a luxury home, the hotel is a sanctuary for relaxation after a busy day of exploring the city.

Best for: Chic Design, Boutique Hotel, City Hotel, Service & Hospitality

Hotel Bo

Location: Southern Mexico | Mexico

Bringing innovation to San Cristobal de las Casas, Hotel Bo is a stylish hotel flaunting trendy architecture. Priding itself on eco-friendly objectives, the design incorporates wooden panels and geometric lines into an original turquoise-painted colonial building.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Off the Beaten Track, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Esperanza Resort

Location: Baja California | Mexico

Spectacular views abound at Esperanza Resort, with a dramatic mountainous backdrop on one side and Baja’s only private beach on the other. Esperanza offers something for everyone, from the tranquillity of the adults-only Casitas side of the resort, to the welcoming luxury of the family villas. With an award-winning spa, stunning location and impressive choice of restaurants, Esperanza is the perfect place to relax in luxury in Baja California Sur.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Seriously special

Hacienda Chichen

Location: Yucatan & Campeche | Mexico

Hacienda Chichen is a unique eco-hotel in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. The hotel aims to present its guests with the full Mayan experience, and it can certainly claim something that most others can’t: the gardens include an entrance gate to the ruins of Chichen Itza, meaning that the access to one of the wonders of the world is pretty unrivalled.

Best for: History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion, Family-friendly, Rustic

Casareyna

Location: Mexico City & Around | Mexico

Casareyna is a luxury design hotel in the city of Puebla in central Mexico. The hotel is housed in a historic building, parts of which date back to the 16th century, which has been lovingly restored into a modern design hotel.

Best for: Food & Wine, Cultural Immersion, Service & Hospitality, History & Heritage

Four Seasons Mexico City

Location: Mexico City & Around | Mexico

Four Seasons Mexico City is a luxury hotel situated on the grand avenue of Paseo de la Reforma in the Mexican capital. The hotel’s central location makes it perfect for exploring the fascinating museums and beautiful parks which make North America’s oldest city such a fantastic destination. You can also sample delicious cuisine, from across Mexico and beyond, at the hotel’s four restaurants and bars.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, Service & Hospitality, History & Heritage

Hacienda Puerta Campeche

Location: Yucatan & Campeche | Mexico

Hacienda Puerta Campeche is a boutique hotel in the Mexican city of Campeche. The hotel is housed in a collection of pastel-hued colonial houses dating back to the 17th century, and features beautiful original or restored features throughout, from the huge, heavy wooden doors to the rough stone walls.

Best for: Romantic, Secret / In the Know, Spa & Wellness, Cultural Immersion

Hacienda San Jose, Mexico

Location: Yucatan & Campeche | Mexico

Hacienda San Jose is a boutique hotel in the northern Yucatan peninsula, near Chichen Itza archaeological site. The hotel is housed in a colonial plantation house and retains much of its original character; rough tree-trunk beams criss-cross the ceilings, many original walls still stand and cobbled paths are lit by candlelight.

Best for: Lodge, Peace & Quiet, Romantic, Seriously special

Hacienda Tamchen

Location: Yucatan & Campeche | Mexico

Hacienda Tamchen is a luxury boutique hotel near the city of Merida, in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. Built in the 17th century, the property has been restored to the status of a luxury hotel while retaining its historic character. Its location is perfect for exploring the region’s rich Mayan history, with the ruins of Uxmal and Chichen Itza close by.

Best for: Setting & Views, Private Villa, Seriously special, History & Heritage

La Valise

Location: Mexico City & Around | Mexico

La Valise is a luxury boutique hotel in the trendy Colonia Roma district of Mexico City. Created by the aptly-named collective Chic By Accident, the hotel is characterised by the edgy beauty of its design, nowhere more prevalent than in its three unique suites. While the property’s size means it lacks some traditional hotel features, such as a restaurant and spa, the fantastic location means you have everything you’ll need on your doorstep.

Best for: Chic Design, Boutique Hotel, Secret / In the Know, History & Heritage

Mi Amor

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Mi Amor is a stylish boutique hotel on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, near the ancient ruins of Tulum. Inspired by the films of Mauricio Garces and the ‘Golden Age of Mexican Cinema’, the hotel has a feel of vintage glamour designed to evoke 1950s Acapulco. With the jungle on one side, and the Caribbean Sea on the other, this hotel feels in its own world but is well-placed for exploring famous attractions such as the ruins of Tulum, which lie nearby.

Best for: Romantic, Snorkelling & Diving, Water activities, Honeymoon

Nizuc Resort & Spa

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Nizuc is a stylish luxury hotel in Punta Nizuc, surrounded by beach, jungle and mangroves yet just a stone’s throw from the city of Cancun. Consistently rated as one of Mexico’s finest, this hotel is home to several fantastic restaurants, a luxurious spa, and a variety of bars and lounges, and offers a range of activities whether you’re looking to flop on the beach or get your heart racing.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Food & Wine, Spa & Wellness

The Cape, Baja California

Location: Baja California | Mexico

The Cape is a stylish boutique hotel in Cabo San Lucas, in Mexico’s Baja California. The hotel was designed by Mexican architect Javier Sanchez, and radiates an atmosphere of relaxed 1960s SoCal glamour. It’s perfectly located for exploring Cabo’s vibrant nightlife and the beautiful coastline, and every room overlooks the Pacific Ocean.

Best for: Food & Wine, Spa & Wellness, Water activities, Snorkelling & Diving

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