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Vidanta Plans Two New Luxury Mexico Resorts

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grupo Vidanta is planning to add a pair of high-profile boutique luxury resorts to its portfolio in Mexico. The company has announced the introduction of The Estates a new luxury development that will debut at …

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Mayakoba’s New Toes-in-the-Sand Eatery

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a hip toes-in-the-sand eatery in the heart of the tony Mayakoba community on the Riviera Maya in Mexico. The Andaz Mayakoba Resort has debuted its new Sotavento beach restaurant, under the stewardship of executive …

The Easiest All-Inclusive Vacations in the Caribbean

 There’s something to be said for easy all-inclusive vacations: a nonstop flight, a reasonable drive from the airport, all-inclusive food and beverage and unlimited sun and sand. But some vacations are even easier than others. Several Caribbean destinations have particular …

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all-inclusive riviera maya new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a sea of large resorts, a new boutique all-inclusive is coming to the Riviera Maya in Mexico. The new La Casa de la Playa Resort, which will be set in the Xcaret eco-adventure community, …

lvmh belmond

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a move sure to shake up the global luxury hotel market, luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has announced an agreement to acquire hotel brand Belmond. The purchase of Belmond shares represented an …

all-inclusive grand velas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Velas Riviera Maya, one of the leading all-inclusive hotels in the wider Caribbean region, has officially joined independent hotel brand Preferred Hotels and Resorts. The property is one of 17 new members for Preferred …

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 While the Caribbean coast of Mexico is filled with everything-included hotels, finding the more authentic, European-plan hotels is not always an easy proposition. But if you look closely, you can find them. Indeed, tucked away in the sea of megaresorts …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of the hottest new hotels in Mexico is adding a host of new offerings and initiatives, from culinary journeys to new sustainability drives. The Andaz Mayakoba, set in the heart of the Riviera Maya, is …

Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a lot to choose from on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. There are all-inclusives near Cancun; hip urban getaways in Playa del Carmen and rustic-chic retreats in Tulum. But our favorite place to stay …

all-inclusive mexico

 It’s Mexico, but it’s also the Caribbean. The Mexican Caribbean is a whole different universe on the western side of the Caribbean Sea, with a different energy, culture and hospitality philosophy. And just as the eastern Caribbean is filled with …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new all-inclusive option in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean’s hippest enclave: Playa del Carmen. The Reef 28 has opened its doors on the Riviera Maya, a adults-only option just a short stroll …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Viceroy Los Cabos has officially opened its doors. The brand’s 15th property is set in the heart of San Jose del Cabo, the product of a collaboration with the Rodina Group, one of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hospitality giant AMResorts is planning a major expansion in Mexico, including the Mexican Caribbean. The all-inclusive titan has announced the signing of four new resort management contracts, including Secrets Punta de Mita; Dreams Punta de …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s leading all-inclusives has debuted a major new offering. AMResorts’ Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Rivera Maya has unveiled a new “villa” concept, with the addition of nine oceanfront sanctuaries. Each suite …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Nickelodeon hotel brand is expanding to the Mexican Caribbean. Karisma and Viacom have announced the planned debut of the new Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Riviera Maya in the spring-summer of 2019. The property will …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new all-inclusive has opened its doors on the Riviera Maya of Mexico, but it’s not quite like the all-inclusive hotels you’re used to. Yes, the new Xcaret is centered around an “eco-archaeological park.” …

best honeymoon destinations

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a major new museum in the Mexican Caribbean. The Museo Frida Kahlo has expanded with a new museum in the beach town of Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya. The Museo Frida Kahlo …