Los Cabos Mexico City
Celebrities alike call Los Cabos their backyard playground. With two luxury A cosmopolitan city par excellence, Mexico City displays a cultural legacy,
destinations packed into one location, connected by some of the best beaches from pre-Hispanic times up to the present. Visitors will enjoy the architectural
in the world, Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo reign as Mexico’s hip and richness of downtown Mexico, a place where civil and religious colonial
pristine hot spots for pampering. buildings stand out, and be able to admire beautiful avenues, such as Paseo
de la Reforma and Insurgentes.
In a country where tourism ranks third in income-generating industries, and tourists The old fishing village of Cabo San Lucas has become a beautiful tourist center with
first-rate hotels, restaurants, retail sores and nightclubs, as well as its renowned Full of cultural activities, the city hosts the country’s most outstanding events,
who visit generate 2.5 million direct and 5 million indirect jobs, Mexico can genuinely
port. Just 25 miles southwest rests San Jose del Cabo, a commercial hub hosting such as exhibits in its spectacular museums, world-class representatives of
say that it takes itself seriously as a destination of choice. With luxury products restaurants, small hotels, beautiful beaches and art galleries — and where Eva classical and popular music, art, dance and theater exhibits. In this metropo-
probably better than any destination in the world, Mexico ranks second as the most Longoria and hubby Tony Parker make reoccurring getaways. lis, art, tradition, glamour, fun and culture coexist and beat together for one
popular luxury destination anywhere among luxury travel agents, according to a recent luxury escape.
survey conducted by the luxury travel network Virtuoso. Riviera Maya Riviera Nayarit
The Riviera Maya combines its picturesque provincial atmosphere with One of the most developed travel destinations on the Pacific, highlighted
Despite recent headlines, Mexico’s tourist destinations continue to not only be safe, but also to the modern sophistication of its tourist complexes, in addition to by spectacular hotels, luxurious spas, a marina with first rate facilities,
grow. Mexico houses over 164 thousand Five Star hotel rooms, 111 Four Diamond hotels and 12 offering Caribbean hospitality and warmth, remote destinations, gorgeous and six world-class golf courses located in Bahía de Banderas region,
Five Diamond hotels. Additionally, Mexico has over 50 Four Diamond restaurants ready to serve. landscapes and vestiges of the wise Mayan culture. It’s obvious that this four in the Riviera Nayarit and two more being constructed, sits Riviera
area of Mexico offers a wealth of spirit unlike any other. Nayarit.
Meanwhile, international travelers seem to
It is now the perfect setting for diving among coral reefs in the exclusive
luxuryAwards also agree as Mexico continues to grow as an
Punta Mita zone, for Tyrolese jumping, for surfing and sailing in the
international destination for luxury. The country,
Pacific or for an encounter with this region’s marine life.
In 2010, Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa which stands as the tenth place in the world in
and Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta were international tourist arrivals, welcomed 21.4
granted with the “AAA Four Diamonds” for million international tourists in 2009, and
comfort, quality and excellent service. Recently released results ranked Baja California Sur third in
projections for 2010 are even higher.
the categories of public safety, tourism services and transpor-
Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort, Riviera Maya
Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort in Riviera President of real resorts, fernando Garcia, tation infrastructure. La Paz and the Los Cabos area remain
Maya, named “Best Hotel Spa” in Mexico and aGrees, notinG the exPandinG luxury Cancun some of the safest places to visit.*
Central America by Condé Nast Traveler, and market at the travel Weekly mexico city Formed by its splendid, white sand beaches that combine with its crystalline
Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera leadershiP forum’s roundtable.“in haWaii, as waters, Cancun provides incomparable landscapes for the perfect luxury retreat. Riviera Nayarit has the second highest number of properties
Nayarit won the “AAA Five Diamond Award” in a Point of comParison, there are only three Its famed beaches of Delfines, Tortuga and Caracol, bring all types of with Five AAA Diamond Awards in contrast with other Mexican
the category of “Accommodations” for the fifth to five aaa five diamond resorts, While in luxury-seeking visitors, including Tom Cruise. regions.
consecutive year. mexico they’re everyWhere,” he said.
You can’t mention Cancun without talking about the shopping at Luxury
Hotel Presidente Intercontinental in Cozumel Avenue, which showcases the best brands in the world in one single place.
and Mexico City, The Royal in Cancun and Playa
del Carmen, One & Only Palmilla in Los Cabos
and Royal Hideaway in Playacar, Quintana Roo
have received the “Star Diamond Award 2010”
by The American Academy of
destinations Just how far are these border towns from luxury hot spots?
Hospitality Science. LoS CAboS:
1,085 mi from Tijuana…
2,010 mi from Tijuana…
1,097 mi from Tijuana…
1,816 mi from Tijuana…
2,010 mi from Tijuana…
Distance from LA to Distance from LA to Distance from Miami to Distance from New york Distance from LA to
Denver Chicago Washington, DC to Denver Chicago
631 mi from 1,415 mi from 678 mi from 1,123 mi from 1,415 mi from
Ciudad Juarez Ciudad Juarez Ciudad Juarez Ciudad Juarez Ciudad Juarez
422 mi from Nogales 1,325 mi from Nogales 778 mi from Nogales 1,373 mi from Nogales 1,325 mi from Nogales
446 mi from Chihuahua 1,311 mi from Chihuahua 875 mi from Chihuahua 897 mi from Chihuahua 1,311 mi from Chihuahua
Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos Contact Us: www.visitmexico.com or call 1-800-44-MEXICO. For more
educational courses about Mexico, go to www.magicofmexico.com. *According to a year-long study conducted by the Institute of Higher Studies of Monterrey
which evaluated tourism offerings throughout Mexico’s 31 states and Federal District.