Best Preferred Hotels & Resorts in Mexico

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With more than 750 independent properties across 85 countries, Preferred Hotels & Resorts offers its guests unique luxury experiences and quality customer service. Each hotel must conform to the brand's high-quality standard through its Preferred Hotels & Resorts Integrated Quality Assurance Program – an anonymous, annual inspection carried out by third-party experts to ensure top-notch service is provided – to remain a Preferred property. And within each global collection (Preferred Legend Collection, Preferred LVX Collection, Preferred Lifestyle Collection and Preferred Connect Collection), travelers can expect amenities like locally inspired restaurant menus and full-service spas. Several Preferred properties also feature kids clubs, swimming pools and beach and ski slope access. What's more, members of the brand's I Prefer Hotel Rewards program can earn points – which can be redeemed for free nights – and perks, such as free Wi-Fi access and welcome amenities, during their stays. Popular collections in Preferred Hotels & Resorts appear on our Best Hotels in the USA, Best Hotels in Canada, Best Hotels in Mexico, Best Hotels in Bermuda and Best Hotels in Europe rankings lists; the U.S. News-ranked Preferred Hotels & Resorts are listed below.

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    Montage Los Cabos
    Los Cabos, BCN
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Set on 39 acres of beach just 8 miles up the coast from central Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, this resort impresses guests with its plethora of on-site activities, excellent service and sleek design. The 174 rooms and suites are outfitted in neutral tones of tan, white, blue and mocha, and come equipped with marble bathrooms, sitting areas, Nespresso machines and terraces that overlook the desert or beach. Outside the accommodations, travelers can choose to relax at the spa, go for a dip in the pool or chill out on the beach. Montage Los Cabos also offers ample recreational opportunities, including snorkeling, Jet Skiing, horseback riding, tennis and swimming with dolphins. When it's time for a meal, the property houses two restaurants, Mezcal and Marea, which serve casual Mexican and American dishes. However, some previous visitors wished there were a few more dining options on-site. Part of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts brand, this resort participates in the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program.
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    Grand Velas Los Cabos
    San Jose del Cabo, BCN
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Situated about 35 minutes southwest of Los Cabos International Airport, Grand Velas Los Cabos receives a glowing recommendation from recent guests for its attentive and caring staff, and tasty dishes served at the resort's seven restaurants. In fact, some reviewers said this is a prime property for foodies. The all-inclusive resort's suites, which measure more than 1,100 square feet, also earned praise from past lodgers. Along with spectacular ocean views, rooms feature Nespresso coffee makers, welcome bottles of artisanal mezcal, red and white wine, 65-inch flat-screen TVs and bathrooms with Jacuzzis. Outside the rooms, travelers can enjoy three tiered infinity pools (including one exclusively for adults), kids and teens clubs, a holistic spa, a fitness center and nightly entertainment. But aside from the amenities and facilities, it was the 24-hour personal concierge service that had travelers planning a repeat visit. The only downside? The beach that Grand Velas Los Cabos is located on is not swimmable.
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    Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
    Nuevo Vallarta
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit touts itself as a "Beyond All Inclusive, Beyond All Compare" retreat, and guest sentiments tend to affirm the resort's claim. Each of its one-, two- and three-bedroom suites features at least 1,000 square feet of living space and comes appointed with teak furniture imported from Bali, a Jacuzzi, a Nespresso coffee maker and a private terrace that overlooks either the ocean or the pool. Guests say that a sumptuous atmosphere pervades throughout the entire property, from the towering ceilings and serene fountain in the lobby to the memorable meals at the six gourmet restaurants. Activities at the infinity pool and on the beach – like boogie boarding and scuba diving classes – are also included in this Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, property's all-inclusive plan. Though spa treatments will cost extra, guests say that the spa facilities are excellent and recommend indulging in a massage during your stay. Part of Preferred brand of hotels and resorts, the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit participates in the I Prefer rewards program.
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    Grand Velas Riviera Maya
    Playa del Carmen
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    This 85-acre, all-inclusive property approximately 5 miles northeast of central Playa del Carmen, Mexico, garners rave reviews from its guests. The accommodations impress with whirlpool tubs, 42-inch plasma-screen TVs and at least 1,100 square feet of space. Meanwhile, guests consistently praise the resort's excellent customer service, its gourmet cuisine and its revitalizing spa services. During your stay, you can sign up for invigorating treatments like the Mayan Jade Facial or the Coffee & Cocoa Experience. If you're more interested in staying active, consider breaking a sweat in the fitness center, signing up for a free fitness class or borrowing complimentary kayaks and boogie boards at the beach. The all-inclusive rates also cover meals at the property's eight restaurants and other privileges, such as kids and teens club activities, 24-hour concierge services and drinks. Plus, the hotel is part of the Preferred hotel group, so members of the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program can earn points and use free night certificates here.
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    Hotel Mousai
    Puerto Vallarta
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    All-inclusive perks are abundant at this Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, property, ranging from unlimited alcoholic beverages and meals at one of four on-site restaurants (a few more are housed at the resort's neighboring sister property, Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa, and are covered by the all-inclusive room rates) to private beach access and use of the on-site tennis, squash and basketball courts. For those looking for a bit more relaxation, take a dip in the rooftop infinity pool or book a massage at Spa Imagine. But if that's not enough to keep you on the property, wander into central Puerto Vallarta, located about 10 miles north. In addition to offering several natural and architectural marvels, the city provides plenty of delicious eats. If you'd rather dine on-site, recent visitors said you can't go wrong with any of the resort's eateries (although they caution that the restaurants can be a bit pricey if you don't opt for the all-inclusive plan). The accommodations were another point of praise for previous guests. Each includes a walk-in rain shower, a terrace with a hammock and a Jacuzzi tub, a 55-inch LED TV and electric curtains controlled by the in-suite iPad. Keep in mind: Hotel Mousai is an adults-only property, so leave the kids at home during your stay. Since this property falls under the Preferred umbrella, it allows members of the I Prefer program to cash in or accrue points for stays.
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    Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa
    Ixtapa
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    At this exclusive resort – located about 4 miles northwest of Ixtapa along Mexico's Pacific coast –traditional meets modern. Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa's adobe-style clay exterior and thatched roofs are complemented by marble floors and hardwood furnishings. The hotel's mix of conventional and contemporary extends to its 54 accommodations, which feature authentic Mexican patterns coupled with top-notch conveniences like satellite TVs, complimentary wireless internet access and private plunge pools. For some visitors, the best part of the suites was the sense of privacy afforded by the rooms' spacious thatched terraces. Still, with the property's ample on-site amenities and gorgeous surroundings, you'll want to carve out some time to explore the rest of the resort's grounds. Start by soaking up the rays along one of two freshwater pools or by playing a round of chess in the library. Or to treat your senses, spend an afternoon at the spa getting pampered with a Xochitl-flower inflused treatment or lemongrass body wrap. (Bonus: The resort's infinity pools are some of the world's most beautiful.) And when hunger sets in, take your pick between four restaurants, dishing up everything from sushi and tapas to traditional enchiladas and ceviche. According to past guests, the food at all three dining spots is excellent and reasonably priced. Members of the I Prefer rewards program can enjoy special deals at this Preferred Hotels and Resorts location.
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    Grand Solmar Land's End Resort & Spa
    Cabo San Lucas, BCN
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    Nestled within the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, Grand Solmar Land's End Resort & Spa charms travelers with its prime ocean views and Mexican-inspired decor. Suites are highlighted with bright red, green, blue or orange accents and outfitted with wooden furniture and private terraces that face the ocean. When you're ready to engage with your surroundings, you'll find infinity pools, shaded cabanas and plenty of water sports activities (for an extra fee). After you've gotten your fill of the great outdoors, sample the traditional Mexican fare served at La Roca or one of five other on-site dining venues. If you're still seeking an extra dose of luxury, step out of the sun and into the spa for a replenishing treatment. You can also count on total pampering outside of the spa; previous visitors said the friendly resort staff makes you feel welcome with extras, such as remembering guests' names and arranging nightly dinner reservations. And remember, this property's Preferred ties means I Prefer Hotel Rewards program members can earn and redeem points here.
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    Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences
    Cabo San Lucas, BCN
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    Overlooking the Sea of Cortez, the Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences impresses guests with its authentic Spanish colonial architecture and attentive service. Recent visitors can't stop raving about the resort's home-away-from-home feel that's created with personal touches, like resort staff remembering guests' names. The warm, inviting atmosphere extends to the accommodations, which are adorned with bright colors, local artwork, handcrafted wood furnishings and private balconies. During the day, sun-worshippers can stretch out along the sand or lounge by one of several swimming pools before escaping to the Hacienda Encantada Spa or the Temazcal (a heated room similar to a sauna). Meanwhile, adventure seekers can sign up for a zip line tour or spend the day parasailing or diving. And with five restaurants and two swim-up pool bars – not to mention the eclectic array of bars and restaurants situated around the nearby Cabo San Lucas marina in the Golden Zone – there are plenty of culinary options to choose from.
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    Villa La Estancia Riviera Nayarit
    Nuevo Vallarta
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Situated just 10 miles northwest of Puerto Vallarta's Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, Villa La Estancia Riviera Nayarit overlooks the sparkling waters of Banderas Bay. Guests say they come to this Villa La Estancia for its relaxing atmosphere – a massage at the Tatewari Spa, a soak in the two-story pool or a refreshing cocktail at the swim-up pool bar can melt away any lingering stress. Those seeking more active pursuits can find ample outdoor activities as well. Guests can swing a racket on two championship tennis courts or a club on one of many nearby golf courses. As for dining, guests can choose from formal dining at La Casona or casual poolside fare at La Parilla (or head next door to the resort's sister property, Villa del Palmar Flamingos, for more options). And when the sun goes down, lodgers can escape to their colonial- and hacienda-inspired villa or guest room; all accommodations are appointed with L'Occitane bath products, minibars, flat-screen TVs and balconies or terraces.
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    Casa del Mar Golf Resort & Spa
    Los Cabos, BCN
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Upon entering this hacienda-style retreat (situated 13 miles northeast of downtown Cabo San Lucas), guests are greeted with breathtaking vantage points of the surrounding Sea of Cortez. Though previous guests said Casa del Mar Golf Resort & Spa's Zen-like atmosphere induces repose upon arrival, R&R-seekers looking for an extra dose of luxury should head straight to the Sueños del Mar Spa to take advantage of a relaxing massage. You'll also have access to stimulating enrichment programs and facilities, such as cooking lessons and wine tastings, as well as two swimming pools, two tennis courts and fitness classes. And as far as dining is concerned, you can recharge at one of three on-site venues before kicking back in your digs. Accommodations feature 42-inch flat-screen TVs, Jacuzzis, BVLGARI bath products, daily replenished minibars and expansive outdoor terraces. What's more, members of the I Prefer program can earn or redeem points for bedding down here thanks to the hotel's Preferred ties.
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    Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort and Spa
    Cabo San Lucas, BCN
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    Sitting pretty on Medano Beach, Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort and Spa is situated within walking distance of Cabo San Lucas' abundant shops and restaurants. But there's plenty for R&R-seekers, too. You can unwind in your lofty accommodations, appointed with private Jacuzzis, plasma televisions and desert-inspired accents before claiming a chair at one of the two hotel pools. Just be sure to arrive early; recent visitors cautioned that poolside seating tends to go quickly. Craving more adventure? Embrace the elements with a scuba diving expedition or get your heart racing on a zipline at Wild Canyon. Both activities can be arranged through the resort concierge. Afterward, you can ease any lingering tension with a deep tissue massage at the Saltwater Spa. And when your stomach starts to rumble, you can count on tasty entrees available at the hotel's five on-site dining venues; 12 Tribes receives a thumbs-up from recent patrons for its zesty flavors. If you're a member of the I Prefer rewards program, you can use or earn points for stays here.
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    Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa
    Cabo San Lucas, BCN
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Welcoming luxury-seekers to its secluded perch along Medano Beach, Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa seeks to provide a warm, inviting atmosphere. Guests believe it achieves this goal with it its authentic Spanish-colonial architecture and upscale amenities. Upon entering the lobby, guests are surrounded by sweeping views of Land's End and the Sea of Cortez. The serene ambiance extends to the hacienda-style suites, outfitted with spacious bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, kitchens and private balconies. Previous visitors strongly recommend splurging on an ocean view room, claiming the ambient sound of the ocean waves guarantees a good night's sleep. If you're a sun-seeker, you can kick off your day by staking out a spot along the beach before taking a quick jaunt to The Desert Spa. At this 31,000 square-foot spa, you'll find an extensive selection of specialty treatments, such as the "Sea of Cortez" body scrub. And when it comes to dining, you'll have your pick between La Parrilla (for breakfast and lunch) and La Casona (for breakfast and dinner), along with casual bites at the Palmita Market & Deli.
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    NH Collection Guadalajara Providencia
    Guadalajara
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Located in Guadalajara's financial district, the NH Collection Guadalajara Providencia is a towering modern high-rise with an all-glass exterior. It's also across the street from the Golf and Country Club, a few blocks from Pablo Neruda Park and about 4 miles northwest of the city's iconic cathedral and Hospicio Cabañas, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Inside this Preferred outpost, guests can sip cocktails on the outdoor terrace, work up a sweat in the fitness center or order international cuisine at the on-site restaurant, which is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The hotel's modern guest rooms are decorated in a gray and orange color palette with contemporary art on the walls, and feature hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, minibars, complimentary Wi-Fi access and flat-screen TVs. Recent guests had high praise for the accommodations' cleanliness, style and comfort, as well as the attentive and warm staff and the delicious breakfasts, plus members of the I Prefer loyalty program can redeem or accrue points by choosing to stay here. Keep in mind, because this hotel is located in the business area, it's a bit removed from the city's historical attractions.
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    HS Hotsson Hotel Leon
    Leon
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The HS Hotsson Hotel Leon, which is just steps from downtown shops, restaurants, event centers and historical attractions, offers a bevy of on-site amenities. The property houses an outdoor heated pool, a large fitness center, two tennis courts, a spa, a kids club and the Los Vitrales Restaurant, which serves authentic Mexican cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guest rooms are equipped with either two double beds or a king-sized bed, complimentary minibars, coffee makers, complimentary Wi-Fi access, iPod alarm clocks and balconies. There is also expansive meeting space that can accommodate up to 1,300 people for business meetings and events. Recent guests raved about the bilingual staff, the fitness room and the complimentary bottled water offered in the "beautiful" accommodations, though reviewers recommended requesting a room with a view of the pool, as the rooms facing the street pick up outside noise. You'll find the property about 16 miles northwest of the Del Bajío International Airport.
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    Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta
    Puerto Vallarta
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    About 10 miles south of downtown Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, this all-inclusive resort exclusively for adults occupies a prime swath of shoreline. In fact, it's the beachfront locale and location – just removed from the buzzy PV – that previous guests loved most. Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta's sleek accommodations and warm, welcoming staff also received praise from past travelers. The hotel boasts all-suite accommodations decorated with all-white decor, colorful paintings and pillows, plus views of the beach and ocean. Accommodations also come equipped with rainfall showers, separate sitting areas and balconies. (Some suites even include a Jacuzzi on the balcony.) This Grupo Posadas property is home to an infinity pool, a spa and a gym, which offers services like body scrubs, massages and facials. When it's time for a meal or some drinks, the hotel has 14 restaurants, quick-service venues and bars, serving everything from Asian fusion to Italian to authentic Mexican cuisine. And while there are ample eateries, many say the food on-site could stand to improve and suggested heading into town to explore some local bites during your stay.
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    Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa
    Cabo San Lucas, BCN
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    Surrounded by 8 acres of golden sands, turquoise waves and Cabo's striking Land's End rock formation, this hideaway impresses visitors with its authentic hacienda-style decor and ocean views. All 260 guest rooms and suites boast private balconies, custom-made furniture, kitchens (or kitchenettes) and satellite TVs. Travelers also commend the versatile array of food specialties available at the resort's handful of restaurants, giving particularly high marks to the tasty Mexican steak and seafood dishes served at The Brigantine Restaurant. Luxury-seekers looking to stay closer to resort grounds can drop off the children at the Kids Club before claiming a spot by the adults-only pool or escaping to the luxurious Playa Grande Spa. Meanwhile, adventurous types looking to venture off the property will have their pick of a variety of outdoor activities that can be arranged through the hotel, including sport fishing, scuba diving and golfing. And because of its ties with the Preferred brand of hotels, the Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa allows guests to use or earn I Prefer points.
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    Sandos Cancun Luxury Resort
    Cancun
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Sandos Cancun Luxury Resort's culinary offerings stand out among Cancun's versatile dining options. Guests heartily approve of this all-inclusive resort's five restaurants, pointing to Gaijin as especially memorable for its inventive sushi creations. After you eat, hit the hotel's white sand beach or its three oceanfront infinity pools. But take note: Previous guests said that after 2 p.m., the pool area is cast into shadow by the neighboring Secrets The Vine Cancun. While guests say that there is some entertainment offered on the pool deck, they add that Sandos is not the place for glitzy evening productions or loud nightlife. However, seekers of a quieter stay will enjoy these guest rooms and suites, which feature marble bathrooms, coffee makers, minibars, Wi-Fi access, 32-inch flat-screen TVs and 24-hour room service. What's more, during your stay, you can take advantage of the 15,000-square-foot Spa del Mar, which offers soothing treatments such as hot stone massages and mineral spa therapy body wraps. And should you crave more activity, enjoy windsurfing, kayaking or a deep sea fishing expedition (for an additional fee).
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    Grand Sirenis Matlali Hills Resort & Spa
    La Cruz de Huanacaxtle
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Located about 15 miles northwest of Puerto Vallarta, this boutique hotel is built into the hills bordering Banderas Bay, giving guests panoramic views of Mexico's picturesque coastline and the mountains. Travelers have described the Grand Sirenis Matlali Hills Resort & Spa as tranquil thanks to its secluded location among the verdant nature preserve that surrounds the property. Visitors can hike or bike along trails within the nearby vegetation, or take a complimentary 10-minute shuttle bus to the hotel's Eva Mandarina Beach Club, which serves drinks and snacks. Back at the hotel, all rooms come with free Wi-Fi access, Molton Brown toiletries, a scents and pillow menu as well as 24-hour concierge service. Guests, however, recommend springing for a villa, which are nearly twice the size of the suites and feature a private terrace with a pool and a fully equipped kitchen. In terms of out-of-room amenities, the hotel comes up a little short compared to its nearby resort counterparts, with only a fitness center, two pools and a spa, but that didn't bother guests much. The hotel's relaxing atmosphere and smiling staff were enough, according to past visitors. Although, a few noted that when it came to arranging off-site activities, some employees were a little clueless. Cuisine, however, didn't disappoint at the Raixes Restaurant, which serves Mexican fare. Care to dine in your digs? Guests can arrange for a private chef to cook for them if they booked villas.
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    MS MileniuM
    San Pedro Garza Garcia
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Located in Monterrey, Mexico's Garza Garcia business district, MS MileniuM gives visitors easy access to many of the city's shops, restaurants and attractions. Past travelers loved having the opportunity to take daytrips while staying here, plus the top-notch customer service and the delicious on-site cuisine also received high praise. The breakfast buffet offered at Los Continentes was especially popular. However, some former guests said that their accommodations, which feature neutral color schemes and hardwood floors, could benefit from a refresh. All come with modern amenities like 42-inch flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi access, minifridges and work desks with ergonomic chairs. For those interested in conducting business outside of their rooms, the hotel has multiple event spaces to choose from, including a 12-person conference room, five offices and an expansive outdoor terrace. Plus, this hotel is part of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts family, so members of the iPrefer Hotel Rewards program can earn or redeem points while staying here.
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    Las Hadas by Brisas
    Manzanillo
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Located on the small peninsula that juts into the Pacific Ocean from Manzanillo, Las Hadas by Brisas specializes in all things coastal. Guests say that this resort's quarter-mile-long stretch of sand is calm and ideal for snorkeling, and its marina makes a great jumping-off point for fishing excursions. And because of this resort's close proximity to Las Hadas Golf Course, guests can opt for a specialized golf package that grants them complimentary greens fees. The resort itself is gleaming white, featuring Arabian-inspired architectural elements like graceful arches and spires. And though some previous visitors say the decor is a bit outdated, most agree that Las Hadas' 234 guest rooms and suites are comfortable, and approve of the private terraces or balconies and Gilchrist & Soames bath products (some accommodations also boast private plunge pools). In terms of dining, the resort houses four restaurants. While Los Delfines Restaurant earns high praise from past patrons, some do caution that the food leans toward the pricier side. I Prefer rewards members will be glad to find they can earn perks for staying at this Preferred Hotels & Resorts outpost.
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    Galeria Plaza Reforma
    Mexico City
    3.3 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Visitors of the Galeria Plaza Reforma say its enviable location is its best asset. Situated in chic Zona Rosa (just a block from the Paseo de la Reforma Financial District), Galeria Plaza Reforma sits surrounded by some of the city's most popular restaurants and shops (and only a short walk to the El Angel de la Independencia). The hotel's 433 rooms and suites feature a sleek, contemporary design, with city views, marble bathrooms, minibars and satellite TVs. For more panoramic vistas, head to the rooftop and enjoy a dip in the pool. And when you're ready to dig into some authentic Mexican cuisine, take advantage of the hotel's prime real estate and sample the neighborhood's flavorful food. Though the hotel houses two on-site dining venues, Almara and Plaza Restaurant, recent visitors say Zona Rosa's eateries offer more authentic (and less expensive) plates.
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    Quinta Real Oaxaca
    Oaxaca
    0.3 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Occupying a former 16th-century convent in central Oaxaca, this colonial-style property wows visitors with its elegant archways, high ceilings and tranquil patios. The accommodations – with their custom artwork, flat-screen TVs and Salvatore Farragamo bath amenities – also receive high marks from recent visitors for their beautiful colonial decor. During your stay, you can take advantage of this Quinta Real's heated outdoor pool and fitness center. If you're feeling famished, head to El Refectorio Restaurant, which serves up zesty local specialties along with globally inspired fare, or try out one of the hotel's three other restaurants and bars. If you're a globetrotting foodie looking to eat your way through Oaxaca, you'll also be happy to know that plentiful restaurants are conveniently located within walking distance of the hotel. What's more, I Prefer members can cash in or accrue reward certificates for choosing to bed down here.
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    Las Brisas Acapulco
    Acapulco
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    Sprawling across 40 lush cliffside acres overlooking Acapulco Bay, Las Brisas Acapulco boasts spectacular views and an atmosphere that is both romantic and kid-friendly. All casitas (bungalow-style guest rooms) include a semi-private or private plunge pool, a secluded terrace and complimentary sweet rolls and coffee delivered every morning. Venture to the resort's private beach club and you'll have your pick of two saltwater tide pools overlooking the scenic bay or a large freshwater pool with a swim-up bar. While you're sipping tropical libations poolside, the kids can have some fun of their own with Little Angels Club. Children ages 4 to 12 can play team games, build sandcastles or burn off some energy on the playground. And when it's time to fuel up, you can grab a table at one of three hotel restaurants. If you're celebrating a special occasion, you can also arrange for a private candlelit dinner in your casita.
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    Haven Riviera Cancun
    Chetumal
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Guests say a stay at Haven Riviera Cancun will exceed all of your expectations. At this adults-only, all-inclusive Preferred LVX property, you'll find the luxurious atmosphere you've come to expect from the Preferred brand. Inside the resort's 333 suites, you'll discover contemporary Mexican decor, balconies or terraces with whirlpool tubs, Nespresso machines and welcome bottles of mezcal. Select suites even boast swim-up access to a pool, while Serenity Club accommodations come with exclusive extras like butler service, invites to a weekly cocktail reception and waived green fees at a nearby golf course. After a restful night's sleep, head to the beautiful (albeit seaweed-filled) beach to play volleyball or sunbathe, or take a dip in one of three pools (two of which have swim-up bars). You can also enjoy a treatment at the spa (charges apply) and take advantage of multiple fitness facilities, including a gym, jogging trails, and tennis and basketball courts. For meals, the resort offers five restaurants that serve everything from buffet-style Mexican dishes to Japanese cuisine prepared on teppanyaki grills. Plus, there's an on-site nightclub for post-dinner drinks and entertainment. Haven Riviera Cancun, which is part of the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program, can be found 15 miles south of downtown Cancun in Chetumal, Mexico.
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    Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort Golf & Spa
    Cabo San Lucas, BCN
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Travelers who flock to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, every year in search of some sun and fun will love staying at Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas Resort Golf & Spa. Guests can opt to sunbathe at the property's secluded private beach or by its infinity pool. After some time outdoors, visitors can unwind in their spacious accommodations. Standard rooms boast an impressive 828 square feet of space and come equipped with private terraces, kitchens, Jacuzzi tubs and complimentary Wi-Fi access. When vacationers need to satiate their appetites, they can choose from six on-site eateries and bars. Anica, the property's main restaurant, features Baja-inspired dishes on its menu. Deli Café and Aqua Grill & Bar offer lighter items like salads, wraps and sushi. And at the Lagoon, Tide and Sunset bars, diners can choose from Mexican staples like fajitas, fish tacos and ceviche. Recent guests praised the resort's friendly staff; however, some bemoaned the ongoing construction that has plagued this property since it opened in early 2018. Keep in mind that this hotel is part of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts family, meaning I Prefer Hotel Rewards program members can pay for rooms with accrued reward certificates.

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