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Beyond Beach Bars: 8 Reasons to Explore Cancun's Mayan Heritage and Yucatan Nature

Jun 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Beach bars like this one may have come to represent a Cancun vacation, but on the Yucatan Peninsula where Cancun, the Riviera Maya, Cozumel and Tulum are located, culture and nature are deeply intertwined, offering infinite opportunities to explore and learn. Here are eight ways the Yucatan Peninsula can take your Mexican vacation to the next level, beyond the beach bars. 

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From Cabo to Cancun: Discover 4 of Mexico's Best Hotels & Resorts

May 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Most people’s experience of the starter version of Mexico includes the Cabo San Lucas pool party scene, wandering the art galleries of Puerto Vallarta, snorkeling the cenotes of the Riviera Maya and navigating Cancun’s night clubs. But for those looking to delve deeper, there are fabulous resorts beyond the traditional hotel zones that provide a more authentic counterpoint to Mexico’s mainstream vacation culture. To help you navigate some of the country's best resorts, we chose four of our favorites:

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The Stylish Aloft Cancun arrives in Mexico with a Hip and Urban Attitude

Jun 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Aloft, an offshoot of Starwood Hotels, has announced that they will soon be making a hotel debut in Cancun.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun: Not Your Average Spring Break Experience

Mar 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Cancun has some of the world's most beautiful beaches, and of course at certain times of year, some of the busiest. While its reputation conjures up images of spring breakers on a partying spree, there are definitely ways to enjoy Cancun's natural beauty and considerable attractions without encountering a single Jell-O shot.... Read More

Newest Louis Vuitton Boutique is Largest in Latin America

Feb 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Fashionistas visiting or living in Cancun will be happy to learn that the luxury brand Louis Vuitton just opened its second location in the tropical destination. Located at La Isla Shopping Village, the label's newest retail shop is the largest in Latin America. The new Louis Vuitton location is the first boutique to open in La Isla’s Fashion Harbour wing, which will host the shopping center’s high-end boutiques. To help celebrate the new store's grand opening, Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr and Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana helped with the ribbon cutting on January 25.... Read More

Rosewood Mayakoba Celebrates its 5-Year Anniversary With a 5-Night Giveaway

Dec 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Lucky number 5! As Rosewood Mayakoba, Riviera Maya’s premier resort is nearing their fifth anniversary of the hotel and earning 5,000 Facebook fans.Situated along a mile-long arc of pristine white Caribbean Sand, nestled just north the sce... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun | An Elegant Hideaway on the Caribbean Coast

Dec 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Cancun has become one of the Caribbean’s top destinations, known for its vibrant nightlife, beautiful white beaches, and historic treasures. Whether you arrive for relaxation, to sight-see or to enjoy the delicious dining in the area, the central location of The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun is your passport to anything you desire. In this quaint Mexican beach town, the juxtaposed timeless elegance of the resort proves the ideal getaway for those wanting the comforts of home with the service of a luxury hotel.

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Live Aqua Cancun Debuts All-New Dining Options

Nov 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Live Aqua Cancun, an all-inclusive, adult-only resort has introduced four new dining options to compliment its already stellar dining program. Cultivated by celebrated chef, Eric De Maeyer, the new additions include four new restaurants and revised menus at the resort's existing dining options. “Live Aqua Cancun is known for providing guests with an unparalleled luxury experience – a complete immersion into serenity and comfort,” said Chef De Maeyer. “I wanted the new culinary options to reflect that caliber and attention to detail. I developed four entirely new menus with a strong focus on flavor profiles and added a fresh twist to the national and international menus of the resorts previous restaurants.”... Read More

Gran Melia Cancun Set to Reopen as Paradisus Cancun Resort December 2012

Nov 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Melia Hotels International has announced the transformation of the Gran Melia Cancun property into a luxury all-inclusive Paradisus resort, scheduled to open its doors December 1, 2012. Melia Hotels International is one of the world's largest resort hotel chains with more than 350 hotels in 35 countries on four continents. The new Paradisus Cancun will be a luxury property, different from the typical all-inclusive resort offering.... Read More

Le Blanc Spa Resort Earns AAA Five Diamond Award

Apr 19, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Le Blanc Spa Resort, one of the best luxury hotels in Cancun, has earned its second consecutive AAA Five Diamond Award. The resort continues to shine through the rating system with premium service standards, personalized guest experiences and outstanding on-site amenities.... Read More

AMResorts Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Hotel Openings and New Brands

Jan 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Secrets is the sexy adults-only collection of resorts in sun-splashed locations like Punta Cana and the Riviera Cancun. Dreams is the all-inclusive resort brand distinguished from Los Cabos to Cancun for its sparkling white-on-white décor and upscale, yet still family-friendly ambience. Zoëtry, the luxury spa resort collection whose very name hints at exclusivity and romance.... Read More

Toast Mexican Independence Day with Tequila Tasting at Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

Sep 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun is the perfect spot to celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day (Sept. 16) with its host of amenities and activities incorporating the country’s rich heritage and vibrant culture in a luxurious setting.... Read More

Le Blanc Spa Resort: World-Class Luxury

Aug 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Located on one of Mexico's most beautiful stretches of private beach, the elegant Le Blanc Spa Resort offers a world class experience like no other. The hotel boasts five international restaurants, three outdoor pools (including two infinity pools) and a luxury Apa for its guests. Inside you'll find sophisticated style, lavish personal attention, and uncompromising attention to detail.... Read More

Palace Resorts to Suit Any Mexico Vacation

Jun 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Ruth Mitchell

Hola! In Mexico you will always be greeted with a warm smile and friendly face; add to that the convenience and value of flying to Cancun in the heart of the Caribbean and you will find it all - a perfect destination for a convenient getaway.... Read More

Destination Weddings in Mexico: An Insider's Guide

Jun 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Karin Leperi  |  2 Comments

With an economy that continues to falter and no immediate relief in sight, many committed couples are looking for innovative ways to tie the knot. However, future brides and grooms still want the option to customize their nuptials. They also want luxury - albeit, luxury on a budget. An emerging trend has developed to meet those needs: the destination wedding.... Read More

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