Top Hotels and Resorts in Mexico (Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2013)

Posted: December 12, 2013

Author: Jessica S.

Readers voted, scores were tallied, and Mexico came out a champion in this year’s Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2013. A record-breaking 80,000 travelers took part in the survey, casting a total of  1.3 million votes.

Most impressively,  Mexico took the number one spot on the “Top 25 Cities in the World” list with San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. Another outstanding achievement were the number of properties listed on the “Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World” list.  When Condé Nast Traveler (CNT) first started polling their readers in 1986  the highest scored hotel had a rating of 87 points; but in today’s list, the lowest rating for a hotel  is a 95 which means the listed hotels really are first-class.

To see the complete list of “Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World” click here. To see what properties in Mexico made the cut, continue reading.

 

85. CAPELLA IXTAPA
Capella Zihuatanejo Luxury Hotel

Capella Ixtapa is set upon a breathtaking cliff – a resort so private and secluded the mere mention of it is like sharing a well-kept secret.  CNT  says:  “These are the best-trained staff I’ve come across in a long time.” >>

 

70. EL DORADO MAROMA YUCATÁN

El Dorado Maroma is an exclusive Caribbean resort for romantic couples and active vacationers alike on one of the prettiest beaches in the world. CNT says it is  “is second to none” for its “impeccable sand and incredible staff.”  This hotel was also voted by Condé Nast Traveler as  “Hotels with Best Locations”. >>

 

70. LAS VENTANAS AL PARAÍSO (ROSEWOOD), SAN JOSÉ DEL CABO
las-ventanas-10

Las Ventanas al Paraiso is a superb beach resort situated with redefined luxury and pampering, reaching out with special touches that are the hallmark of refined hospitality. CNT says: “There’s nothing like it in Los Cabos, from the pool butlers to the airport host.” >>

 

63. CAPELLA PEDREGAL, CABO SAN LUCAS
Luxury resort Los Cabos Capella Pedregal

Encompassing 24 spectacular mountainside and oceanfront acres, Capella Pedregal rests at the very point where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez in Los Cabos. CNT says:  “a real nirvana.” >>

 

63.MAROMA RESORT & SPA, YUCATÁN<
Maroma Riviera Maya

Set among verdant jungle beside a white, sandy beach, Maroma Resort and Spa is pure escapism with a touch of Mayan magic. CNT says:  “You’ll experience the real Mexico.”  >>

 

52. BANYAN TREE MAYAKOBA, YUCATÁN
Bayantree luxury resort in Mayakoba Mexico

A harmonious blend of nature and luxury, Banyan Tree Mayakoba, on Mexico’s famous Riviera Maya coast, takes the Caribbean lifestyle to new heights. CNT says:  “Staff are attentive without hovering.”>>

 

51. ESPERANZA, CABO SAN LUCAS
Luxury resort in Cabo

Esperanza is a secluded, world-class resort that pampers with luxurious accommodations and the finest amenities that epitomize the relaxed spirit of the Baja lifestyle. CNT says: “It’s the perfect mix of luxury and beachside casual.”  >> 

 

46. LAS ALCOBAS, MEXICO CITY
Luxury business hotel in Mexico City

Las Alcobas is in the fashionable Polanco district of Mexico City and warmly welcomes an international business and leisure clientele. 

 

38. ROSEWOOD SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE
Luxury hotel in San Miguel Allende Guanajuato

Rosewood San Miguel de Allende is a city resort unlike any other that brings a new level of sophisticated, quiet elegance just blocks from San Miguel Allende’s El Jardin. CNT says: the beauty and richness of colonial Mexico and all the comforts of a state-of-the-art luxury hotel” >>

 

22.One & Only Palmilla, San Jose del Cabo
Luxury resort in Cabo

One&Only Palmilla Resort was created exclusively for luxury travelers where azure waters greet the mountainous desert and the Pacific Ocean merges with the Sea of Cortez. CNT says: “Nothing compares” >>

 

15. Rosewood Mayakoba, Yucatan
Rosewood Mayakoba Playa del Carmen hotel

Surrounded by the jungle’s emerald embrace, Rosewood Mayakobá is imbued with the spirit of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. CNT says: “where there is never a rush to get anywhere,” guests are “immediately transported into relaxation mode.”  >>

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