Mexico Properties Included in Forbes Travel Guide List of World’s Top Hotels and Spas

In Cancún, Los Cabos, Playa del Carmen & Tulum, Puerto Vallarta, Stay, Stay, Stay, Stay by Suzanne Koch

Every year Forbes Travel Guide releases its list of Star Award Winners based on an intense 900-point inspection (read more about it here). The list features Five-Star, Four-Star and Recommended hotels, all of which are home to the world’s top level of service and facilities. 

But this year, Forbes Travel Guide took it one step further and released their first Verified Lists, which recognize the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels (read: the top 6% of 2018’s Star-rated hotels) and World’s Most Luxurious Spas. These are the crème de la crème, the world’s best, the top tier’s top tier. Those properties recognized include 58 of 1,017 Star-rated hotels across 17 countries and just 30 of 269 Star-rated spas across six countries.  

Of the 58 hotels and 30 spas to make the list, there were only eight — in the entire world — to double up that recognition and earn the title in both the hotel and spa categories. Of those eight, there was only one in Mexico to earn the dual title: Rosewood Mayakoba. Take a look below at all the Mexico resorts and spas to earn the title of World’s Most Luxurious Hotels and World’s Most Luxurious Spas.


World’s Most Luxurious Hotels

  • Las Ventanas al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort
  • Rosewood Mayakoba
  • The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort (feature photo)

World’s Most Luxurious Spas

  • NIZUC Spa by ESPA
  • Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Mayakoba
  • Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Maya
  • Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

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