Continuing its long-standing tradition of offering outstanding resorts and hotels, several properties in Mexico have recently been awarded by major international media publications for their excellence.
AAA Five Diamond Award – Mexico has a total of 13 Five Diamond hotels– more than the Caribbean and Hawaii combined! The properties can be found in Los Cabos, Mexico City, Nuevo Vallarta, Punta Mita, Cancun, and the Riviera Maya.
The newest addition to the list is Capella Pedregal Resort and Spa in Cabos San Lucas, joining others such as the Four Seasons in Mexico City and Grand Velas Riviera Maya. See the complete list here.
About the Award – “Representing just 0.3 percent of the total 59,000 AAA/CAA Approved and Diamond Rated hotels and restaurants, this exclusive group of AAA Five Diamond hotels provides unique experiences chock full of leading-edge creativity and highly personalized hospitality to satisfy even the most savvy traveler.”
Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2013 – Mexico has a total of 37 hotels and resorts listed on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Gold List , a jump from last year’s 33. Seven new hotels have been featured on the list, including Rosewood and Hotel Matilda in San Miguel Allende, Cabo Azul Resort in Los Cabos, THE Royal and Playacar Palace in Playa del Carmen, Le Blanc in Cancun, and Banayan Tree Marques in Acapulco.
In addition to being featured on the Gold LIst, Esperanza in Los Cabos, Ritz-Carlton in Cancun, Las Ventanas al Paraiso, One&Only Palmilla, Four Seasons Punta Mita, Maroma Resort and Spa, La Casa Que Canta in Zihuatanejo have all earned their way into the Platinum Circle (making the list for the past 5 years in a row)!
About the list – “The 19th annual Gold List is the ultimate annotated guide to the word’s finest properties and cruise lines, as elected by more than 47,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers.The Gold List is truly a global representation of real quality, no matter how far-flung. “