The Royal Hideaway Playacar combines modern design with a classy vibe and - thanks to a minimum-age requirement - a serene beach. With its sleek, cascading infinity pool, the resort also boasts split-level ocean front sun decks, relaxation plunge pools, six á la carte gourmet restaurants, a PADI-certified dive center, a full-service spa, live entertainment, and even private villa concierges. www.LHW.com/
In Nuevo Vallarta, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit offers an all-inclusive experience, plus Pacific Ocean views, fine dining and a 16,500-square-
In the Marine National Park, home to one of the world's largest and richest reef systems, Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa is a best-of-both-
With its stunning seaside setting, sprawling layout over 25 acres and authentic Mexican design scheme, the One & Only Palmilla strikes a perfect balance between laid-back and uber-chic. Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Market restaurant thrills foodies while an ESPA with 13 private treatment villas, three picture-perfect pool areas and access to some of the area's top golfing – including a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus signature course – keep everyone entertained. Butler service is provided to all rooms, with dedicated butlers assigned to each suite. www.LHW.com/
On the Riviera
Banyan Tree Mayakoba celebrates the stunning natural setting of the Riviera Maya's ecologically sensitive Mayakoba development. Interiors offer a mix between authentic Mexican touches and Asian serenity, and the property's many lounge areas, with striking ocean views, invite relaxation. The award-winning spa is a major draw, as are the villas with their own pools and guests' access to the Greg Norman-designed golf course. www.LHW.com/
At Secrets Marquis Los Cabos it's difficult to decide what is more beautiful: the sweeping vistas of the Sea of Cortez or the colourful, comfortable interiors complete with original works of art. Spa Marquis, a Leading Spa focused on mind-body wellness, is one of the best - and largest - in Mexico. Equally acclaimed is Canto del Mar, the property's fine-dining restaurant. Restricted to adult guests, Marquis is a perfect enclave for escaping the winter blues.
About The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd.
The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. is the largest luxury hospitality organisation in the world, representing over 430 of the finest hotels, resorts and spas in over 80 countries. Its mission is to curate and champion an exclusive collection of independent properties, including grand palaces and intimate city hideaways, luxury tent enclaves and expansive self-contained resorts. Established in 1928 by several influential and forward-thinking European hoteliers, it started with 38 initial members. Its loyal customers demand levels of quality they have come to expect of the brand, while seeking authentic and enriching travel experiences. Leading Hotel members are utterly unique and boldly independent. To be considered for inclusion, a hotel must adhere to strict quality standards and master the art of extraordinary hospitality. For reservations visit www.lhw.com, or ring 00 800 2888 8882 (toll free) in the UK
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