The OHL Classic at Mayakoba, Mexico’s only PGA TOUR event, is taking place this November 11-17 on the El Camaleón Golf Club course located in the Riviera Maya’s Mayakoba resort complex. The tournament will feature 132 professional golfers participating in four rounds of stroke play competition on a Greg Norman-designed, 7,000-yard 18-hole championship course. [...]
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, [...]
Taj Boston “Extremely helpful and courteous staff. Beautifully updated.” Four Seasons Hualalai, Hawaii “We return to this hotel almost annually.” Ca’ Sagredo Hotel, Venice “Cannot imagine staying anywhere else.” Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur “This is a unique and splendid property. Provides an ethereal experience.” Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii “Great golf. Food mediocre and costly.” [...]
Las Alamandas, Mexico: “Our stay was absolutely wonderful. The property is right there with Il Pellicano, Le Sirenuse, and Inverlochy Castle. We loved it!” Rosewood Mayakoba, Mexico: “This resort is so special and luxurious that even when something goes wrong, they go to extreme levels to make it right for you. We had a [...]
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.
In the American media, the flow of bad news out of Mexico doesn’t seem to stop. Amid all the sensationalism, the latest update to the American government’s Travel Warning barely registered as news. From the tourist’s perspective, the report is as notable for what it leaves out as much as for what it warns against. Rather than issuing a blanket Travel Warning for all of Mexico, it describes which states have no travel advisories and which do.
As promised, here is the next 10 of our readers’ top 20 beach resorts. Stay warm, everyone! 11. Four Seasons Lana’i 12. The Meridian Club 13. One & Only Palmilla 14. Maroma 15. Sandy Lane 16. Four Seasons The Biltmore 17. Amankila 18. Peter Island 19. Rosewood Mayakoba 20. Caneel Bay
Accommodations, the spa, restaurants, beaches and the nearby golf course at Rosewood Mayakoba are all accessible via boats that navigate the property’s canals and lagoons. From the Harper Collection: “Striking resort in extraordinary 1,600-acre jungle and beach development featuring a remarkable maze of canals, lagoons and pools, a half-hour south of Cancún. Electric-powered launches or [...]