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Experience Cultural Immersion and Breathtaking Views at CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

Jul 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

There is nothing quite like a vacation to an exotic foreign land, especially one that immerses you in the local culture so you can enjoy the essence of the region in an authentic way. The CasaMagna Marriott Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta delivers this in droves, offering guests the opportunity to partake in a bevy of genuine experiences that exemplify why Puerto Vallarta has become a very popular Mexican destination.

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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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Summer Soup You Have to Try: Capella Pedregal's Gazpacho de Piquillo

Jun 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

When temperatures rise, eating light and fresh is the secret to joyful summer dining. Gazpacho (chilled vegetable soup) is a seasonal staple of innumerable restaurants and home kitchens, particularly those in hot Mediterranean and desert climates. Though tomato is usually the predominant flavor, no two gazpachos are exactly alike, largely because each preparation is reliant on the availability of ripe ingredients at the peak of their flavor. 

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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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Stop Dreaming & Let Black Tomato Finally Plan Out Your Bucket List Vacations

May 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Everyone has a bucket list, seriously, everyone. And somehow we’re always adding to them but rarely crossing things off…mostly because, who really has time to plan these things anyway? Well the good people at Black Tomato, a luxury lifestyle and travel service company, has made it easier to start checking off those boxes. Launching My Bucket List, the company has begun offering its clients a chance to fulfill their goals and finally take part in the experiences they’ve been dreaming about.

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Diving & Snorkeling Are Out: These 6 Deep Sea Submarine Tours Are In

Apr 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Okay, so you’ve traveled the world enough to be over the traditional tours that are offered at each different country, and are probably in need of something a little different on your next adventure. Growing in popularity among travelers is submarine tourism, which isn't a new concept per se, but has picked up speed in the last few years. 

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Exploring the Sumptuous New Signature Villas at the Viceroy Riviera Maya

Apr 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

There is quite simply no other luxury boutique property on Mexico’s captivating Playa del Carmen to compare to the Viceroy Riviera Maya. There are bigger hotels, flashier resorts and properties with crowded bars and longer swimming pools, but nothing can match the Viceroy’s sheer beauty, perfect harmony with its natural setting, privacy, romance and great design. 

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Balloon Rides, Tequila Tastings & Mexican Cuisine at San Miguel de Allende

Apr 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

There’s never been a better time to visit San Miguel de Allende. The historic town in the hills of the central highlands is renowned for its perfectly preserved Spanish colonial architecture (now a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and bustling arts scene. Around town, the large expat population makes the rounds appearing at endless openings, lectures and art classes. In this city, one of the country’s finest luxury hotels, Rosewood San Miguel de Allende, opened near the town center in 2011 and has become a byword for elegant vacationing. 

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Natural Beauty, Captivating Cuisine and Laid Back Luxury on Mexico's Riviera Nayarit

Feb 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

You could easily spend several years worth of winter vacations in Mexico without going beyond the confines of Cabo San Lucas, Cancun or the Riviera Maya. But to do so would be to miss out on some of the very best scenery the country has to offer. The Riviera Nayarit, stretching over some 200 miles of picture perfect Pacific coastline, arcs up over Puerto Vallarta—a convenient place to fly in to but best left to the cruise ship crowd. That includes over 190 miles of beaches and oceanic wonders, but also several lakes, rivers, mountains and rainforest well worth exploring.

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Where to Go If You're In The Know: Three Awesome Destinations for 2014

Jan 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Dorothy Cascerceri

When planning a trip for 2014, whether you’re looking for the best food in the world, a tropical paradise or a wildlife-filled adventure, look past the typical destinations and check out these three must-see places off the beaten path, recommended by Lia Batkin. Batkin, along with Seth Kaplan, is the co-founder of In The Know Experiences, a travel and lifestyle company that prides itself on catering to clients who want more than just a flight and hotel but instead are seeking a unique one-of-a-kind experience. She gave us her thoughts on the location, accommodations, dining and activities to do while visiting these three hot spots.

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Capella Pedregal Named #1 Hotel in Cabo San Lucas by Travel + Leisure

Dec 31, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Capella Pedregal has reason to celebrate other than the ball dropping this New Year’s—the property has been named #1 Hotel in Cabo, Mexico by Travel + Leisure for the third year in a row, along with making the “Top 50 Hotels in the World” list. If that wasn’t enough, Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List recognized Capella Pedregal as one of the “World’s Best Beach Hotels.” 

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Casa Velas Boutique Hotel and Ocean Club Debuts Exclusive Handbag Bar

Dec 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Women can now worry less about packing and more about enjoying their vacation with Casa Velas Boutique Hotel and Ocean Club’s newest guest amenity. The “handbag bar” allows ladies to select from seven different purses supplied by luxury brands like Carolina Herrera, Tory Burch and Michael Kors. Once a bag is chosen for a particular evening’s ensemble, the guest simply reserves it and picks it up for a fabulous, and stylish, night on the town.

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The St. Regis Mexico City to Sponsor The St. Regis Team in 23rd Annual Mexican Polo Open

Oct 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

The St. Regis Mexico City has decided to get involved in the 23rd Annual Mexican Polo Open this year, sponsoring The St. Regis Team in the high-profile event taking place October 31-November 9, 2013. Hundreds of Mexico’s biggest celebrities, athletes, government officials, and socialites will be in attendance ready to cheer on the four participating teams—St. Regis, Audi, ESPN, and Fisher’s restaurant group—whose players will be announced on October 30 during the Opening Cocktail party at Simon’s Restaurant in Mexico City.

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5 New Signature Villas Unveiled at Viceroy Riviera Maya

Oct 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The Viceroy Riviera Maya, one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive and romantic luxury resorts, is set to become even more luxurious with the debut of five newly built Signature Villas designed to appeal to celebrity and VIP clientele (for whom privacy and perfection are a must).... Read More

Escape to Mexico for a Wine Series Among the Beaches of Riviera Maya

Sep 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Instead of heading to Napa this year, why not head to Mexico for a chance to experience an amazing food and wine series?... Read More

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