Discover the finest hotels and journeys in Mexico, Central America, and South America

Luxury Latin America is the premier source of information for the
best Latin American Hotels and best luxury tours in Mexico, Central America, and South America.

This is the only luxury travel website dedicated to the Americas from Mexico down to Patagonia, with articles on special travel tours and excursions that are a big step above the standard adventures. We filter out the noise and just present to you the best luxury vacation experiences and adventure opportunities in these exciting travel destinations.

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Pikaia Lodge—Ecuador

Review by Karen Catchpole, photos by Eric Mohl.

A luxury highlands hideaway in Ecuador's top tourist destination: the Galapogas Islands

Thompson Boutique Hotel—Playa del Carmen

Review and photos by John Lamkin.

A luxury hotel as well as a beachfront bungalow, this stylish new Thompson Hotel provides the best of both worlds.

Hotel Santa Lucia—Cuenca, Ecuador

Review by Karen Catchpole, photos by Eric Mohl.

Colonial bones combine with full service facilities to create an atmospheric place to stay that's as historic as the city itself.

Acanto Boutique Hotel & Condos—Playa del Carmen

Review and photos by John Lamkin.

This small boutique, condo-hotel is located in a Hacienda-style building just steps from Playa's “happening” Avenida Quinta.

Bosque del Cabo — Costa Rica

Review and photos by Joe Bauer.

This Costa Rican rainforest lodge in Cabo Matapalo has no shortage of jungle to hike, animals to spot, and sea air to enjoy.

Zahir 360 Hotel — Ecuador

Review by Karen Catchpole and photos by Eric Mohl.

In a sea of historic hotels, Zahir is the only game in town for travelers looking for a modern place to lay their heads.

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In this online travel magazine, you won't find endless listings of every so-called 5-star hotel or resort in each location. Only the outstanding ones. In our reviews of the best hotels, we'll tell you what's great, leaving out the resorts that are not so great.

We apply the same criteria to the luxury tours and adventure excursions we cover in Latin America. We'll write about the best tours in detail, without shying away from what could be better. We want to ensure you have a great vacation or holiday by booking a getaway that will exceed your expectations.

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