The 128-suite Rosewood Mayakoba on Mexico’s Riviera Maya underwent an extensive four-week, $1.6 million renovation this fall. Led by renowned interior designer Jose Manuel Martinez Marquez, the renovation included the addition of 18 adjoining suites created from existing accommodations to more comfortably accommodate visiting families or larger groups. The resort’s three dining venues, [...]
During our short sojourn in Yucatan, we received vague, but, at the same time, reliable intelligence of the existence of numerous and extensive cities, desolate and in ruins … So begins John L. Stephens’ classic travel memoir Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, an instant sensation upon its publication in 1843. Stephens’ wry accounts of his party’s [...]
With the drumbeat of bad news coming out of Mexico, one could be forgiven for thinking that tourism in our southerly neighbor had completely dried up. In fact, millions of Americans continue to visit Mexico each year without incident, including members of the Andrew Harper Travel Office. Most recently, travel advisor Paula Dunlap took her 12-year-old son on a vacation to the Riviera Maya. We sat her down to chat about her experiences.