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Chileno Bay's infinity pool

Chileno Bay, Cabo San Lucas

My family traveled to Cabo San Lucas for spring break this year. I chose Cabo so we could see whales, ride camels (yes, you can ride camels in Cabo!), and sail around the famous Arch of Cabo San Lucas, but also to stay at recently opened Chileno Bay, the newest hotel in Auberge Resorts’ collection. For those of you familiar with Auberge hotels (think Auberge du Soleil, Calistoga Ranch and Esperanza to name a few), any property that falls under their umbrella is guaranteed to be extraordinary, and Chileno Bay proved to be no exception. The service, setting, design, and cuisine are outstanding.

Chileno Bay, Cabo San Lucas
Arrival at Chileno Bay, Cabo San Lucas
Las Villas Akumal pool

Akumal and Tulum: The Southern Riviera Maya

I’ve just returned home from a special trip with my family to the southern Riviera Maya of Mexico. I’d been to the Riviera Maya a number of times before but never ventured this far south, where the crowds are sparser, the beaches are prettier, and the pace of life is generally slower.

Akumal Beach
On the beach in Akumal with my children
Chichen Itza

Exploring the Yucatan with Journey Mexico

One of my bucket list trips has always been a cultural tour of Mexico.  When the time came to plan it, I knew exactly who to call – Journey Mexico, a Virtuoso on-site partner who specializes in creating memorable vacations for luxury travelers throughout Mexico.

Chichen Itza
Chichen Itza
Ping pong Dreams Riviera Cancun

Dreams Riviera Cancun

I’m just back from a visit to the Riviera Maya with my family.  After much deliberation (there are many hotel choices in this part of Mexico!), I finally settled on Dreams Riviera Cancun as the best property for us.  It did not disappoint. Dreams Riviera Cancun offered the perfect blend of amenities I was seeking …

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Outdoor terrace of a Capella Suite

Capella Pedregal, Cabo San Lucas

I’m just back from a magical property located in the heart of Cabo San Lucas called Capella Pedregal.  The Capella chain is a relatively new player in the luxury market, so I wanted to learn more about their brand and the experience they offer guests. Upon arrival at their massive wrought-iron gates, which magically opened …

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