Mexico has become the ultimate trend destination for tourists due to its sparkling white sand beaches and sapphire ocean, and its bold, colourful and quirky traditions, not the mention its mouth watering Mexican cuisine.
From Los Cabos’ mountainous rugged dessert landscape and incredible rock formations to the sleepy resort town of Tulum and its astounding Mayan ruins, there’s so much of Mexico to soak in to delight all the senses!
To tickle your wanderlust within, we’ve narrowed down the Best Luxury Resorts in Mexico to ensure you’re pampered and transformed by the magic Mexico has to offer.
BEST LUXURY RESORTS MEXICO – RIVIERA NAYARIT
FOUR SEASONS RESORT PUNTA DE MITA
Address: 63734 Corral del Risco, Nayarit, Mexico (Location Map)
Located within a 400-acre manicured nature reserve on a private peninsula overlooking Bahía de Banderas, the Four Seasons Resort Punta De Mita celebrates one of the most spectacular locations in Mexico, with two of its own private beaches. It also has three large swimming pools, inclusive of a private adult pool and a lazy river wrapping around the resort for hours of enjoyment.
From the moment you step through the resort’s elegant lobby entrance, with a striking thatched roof that opens up to magnificent views of the ocean, you will feel in instant in relaxation mode. You’ll get to indulge in a choice of four stunning restaurants, be pampered in their luxurious Apuane Spa and enjoy the upscale room amenities, truly making it one of the most luxurious resorts in Mexico.
✓ Stunning private peninsula ✓ Personalised service ✓ Three swimming pools & four restaurant/bars ✓ Luxurious spa & Kids Club
- Prices for Four Seasons Resort Punta De Mita, one of the best luxury resorts in Mexico, start at approx. US $1,800 per night. Click for best available prices.
BEST LUXURY RESORTS MEXICO – LOS CABOS
Address: Carr. Transpeninsular, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo (Location Map)
Discover the scents, colour and sounds of Mexico at the elegant One&Only Palmilla resort, surrounded by vibrant blue skies and the azure sea. Bustling with energy and luxurious views so stunning it hurts your eyes, the resort’s iconic curved swimming pool set amongst the natural ocean rock will take your breath away.
Immerse yourself in the resort’s multiple gastronomy experiences with a Michelin-star chef option, or awaken your senses with a splash in one of the only swimmable beaches in the area. This seamlessly luxurious 173-room resort with your own private butler and aromatherapy turndown service is easily one of the best luxury resorts in Mexico.
✓ Stunning beachfront position ✓ Personalised service with a private butler ✓ Two swimming pools and five restaurant/bars ✓ Luxurious spa & Kids Club
- Prices for One&Only Palmilla, one of the best luxury resorts in Mexico, start at approx. US $2,100 per night. Click for best available prices.
WALDORF ASTORIA LOS CABOS PEDREGAL
Address: Camino Del Mar 1, Cabo San Lucas (Location Map)
When you enter via Mexico’s only privately-owned tunnel, the romantic Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal will blissfully take you away to another universe. The resort’s stunning artisanal blend of modern and rustic decor will have your interior-heart beating, whilst you soak in the sparkling ocean views from your choice of private infinity plunge pool or hot tub from your oceanfront casita.
The secluded 118-room retreat that feels worlds away from reality is only a convenient a 10 minute walk into the town’s bustling marina. Enjoy a choice mouth-watering locally-inspired restaurants, including the secluded El Farallon, tucked away in the cliffs overlooking the ocean.
✓ Stunning beachfront position ✓ Spectacular private-tunnel entrance ✓ Infinity pools and hot tubs ✓ Luxurious spa & multiple dining options
- Prices for Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal, one of the best luxury resorts in Mexico, start at approx. US $1,500 per night. Click for best available prices.
BEST LUXURY RESORTS MEXICO – TULUM
Address: Municipio de Tulum Boca Paila, 77760 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico (Location Map)
Let the magic and unique atmosphere of Ma’xanab’s beachfront paradise activate your senses you the moment you step into the resort, inspired by Mexico’s natural materials, textures and colours. If you’re looking for luxury with an eco twist, this resort is for you.
Guests can admire the gorgeous artisanal Mexican decor from the comfort of their eco-suite and eat consciously in the resort’s Mexican restaurant, with local cuisine carefully chosen by suppliers who respect and care for the land. You can also nurture yourself in their wellness spa to the sounds of crashing waves.
✓ Absolute beachfront position ✓ Artisanal eco-friendly rooms ✓ Conscious Mexican cuisine ✓ Wellness Spa
- Prices for Ma’xanab Tulum, one of the best luxury resorts in Mexico, start at approx. US $500 per night. Click for best available prices.
Address: Carr. Tulum-Boca Paila Km 8.7, Tulum Beach, Zona Hotelera (Location Map)
A juxtaposition to the traditional hotel model, Encantada Tulum is an eco-boutique hotel comprised of just eight intimate rooms with a cultural focused cuisine and artisanal surrounds.
Let the worries of the world float away as you enter Encantada Tulum’s private jungle sanctuary nestled along a quiet strip of Tulum Beach with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. The staff invest in the smallest details, creating memorable bonds with guests who call the property “home”.
✓ Stunning beachfront position ✓ Spacious, stylish eco-friendly rooms ✓ Native Yucatan cuisine & local craft beer ✓ Outdoor massage palapa
- Prices for Encantada Tulum, one of the best luxury resorts in Mexico, start at approx. US $1,100 per night. Click for best available prices.
Address: Rio Otate & Rio Basca, Tulum (Location Map)
Boasting one of the best swimming pools in Tulum, the elegant Hotel Bardo invites you to experience a transformation and evolution of consciousness, to awaken the deepest corners of your mind, with sound meditations and healings in their large yoga and meditation practise space.
Relax in one of Hotel Bardo’s spacious and stylish villas, indulge in a gastronomy experience at Milum or enjoy delicious cocktails at Kinky Bar, surrounded by the lush Mayan jungle.
✓ Contemporary, loft-style luxury villas ✓ Large swimming pool ✓ Sound healing, medication & yoga ✓ Spa healing centre
- Prices for Hotel Bardo, one of the best luxury resorts in Mexico, start at US $650 per night. Click for best available prices.
Address: Km 9.5 Carretera Tulum – Boca Paila, Tulum (Location Map)
Filled with art from proprietor Lio Malca’s eclectic collection, this luxury boutique hotel is absolutely beachfront surrounded by white sand, sparkling-clear waters and dense Tulum rainforest.
Overflowing with local crafts and vibrant furnishings, guests will enjoy the utmost privacy at Casa Malca, indulging in a choice of three restaurants, dishing out fiery Mexican favourites and delicious margaritas, and can make a splash in one of the property’s three swimming pools.
✓ Absolute beachfront location ✓ Art Gallery concept ✓ Colourful, eccentric rooms ✓ Three swimming pools
- Prices for Casa Malca, one of the best luxury resorts in Mexico start at US $1,050 per night. Click for best available prices.
Address: Carretera Cancún - Tulum km 265 Xpu-Ha, Quintana Roo (Location Map)
This aristocratic oasis, originally the 50-acre estate and hideaway home of an Italian duchess on the most beautiful private beach of Mayan River, has been converted into a luxury hotel, marrying Mexican tradition with all-white cosmopolitan interiors, amongst turquoise waters and a lush green jungle.
Positioned between Tulum and Playa Del Carmen, this private timeless mansion, the hotel’s remaining centrepiece and surrounding 42-suites is a sought after destination for celebrities and honeymooners, ideally situated far from the mainstream resorts. Hotel Esencia’s guests will enjoy a white sand beach, stylish thatched day beds, heated pools, an organic spa and an eclectic range of regional cuisines.
✓ Private beachfront location ✓ Heated swimming pool ✓ Three restaurants ✓ Organic aroma spa
- Prices for Hotel Esencia, one of the best luxury resorts in Mexico, start at approx. US $1,600 per night. Click for best available prices.
We hope you enjoyed our curation of the Best Luxury Resorts in Mexico.
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