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From Beachfront to Boutique: The Top 10 Luxurious Hotels in Latin America

Embark on a luxurious journey across Mexico, Central, and South America as we unveil the Gold List 2024, featuring the top ten hotels and resorts that exemplify the pinnacle of hospitality in this vibrant and diverse region. These distinguished properties have been carefully selected by our global editors for their unparalleled service, exquisite architecture, and unique cultural experiences that make them stand out as the finest places to stay. Discover the destinations that have captivated our hearts and are sure to inspire your next adventure.

  1. Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: This sensory oasis blends 17th- and 18th-century architecture with the finest in hospitality, offering cooking classes, luxurious suites, and a deeply human touch. From $630.
  2. Cirqa – Relais & Châteaux, Arequipa, Peru: Nestled in a former monastery, Cirqa offers a serene escape with modern comforts, historic charm, and an invitation to explore Arequipa’s beauty. From $450.
  3. Copacabana Palace, A Belmond Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The iconic beachfront palace that has shaped Brazilian culture offers timeless elegance and a gateway to Rio’s vibrant lifestyle. From $441.
  4. Explora Patagonia National Park, Chile: In the heart of Patagonia’s untamed wilderness, this lodge offers chic accommodations, exceptional food, and access to breathtaking natural wonders. From $920.
  5. Rosewood Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico: A luxury retreat set amidst the enchanting landscapes of the Riviera Maya, offering pristine beaches, world-class golf, and rejuvenating spa experiences. (Suggested addition)
  6. Palacio Duhau – Park Hyatt Buenos Aires, Argentina: A blend of Belle Époque elegance and contemporary luxury, this hotel offers an urban oasis in the heart of Buenos Aires with exquisite dining and a renowned spa. (Suggested addition)
  7. Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo: Perched on a Pacific coast hillside overlooking golden beaches, this resort redefines luxury with its nature-immersive experiences and unparalleled service. (Suggested addition)
  8. JW Marriott El Convento Cusco, Peru: Set in a restored 16th-century convent, this hotel offers a unique blend of historical grandeur and modern comfort in the heart of the Inca capital. (Suggested addition)
  9. Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort, Los Cabos, Mexico: A window to paradise, this resort combines striking natural beauty with luxurious accommodations, offering an unparalleled escape to tranquility. (Suggested addition)
  10. The Singular Patagonia, Puerto Bories, Chile: At the gateway to Torres del Paine National Park, this hotel marries industrial history with contemporary luxury, set against the dramatic backdrop of Patagonia’s wild landscapes. (Suggested addition)

Each hotel on this illustrious list offers a gateway to the rich tapestry of cultures, landscapes, and experiences that define Mexico, Central, and South America, promising travelers unforgettable stays that go beyond the ordinary.


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