Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Mexico, North America Hotels
El Nido de  
Quetzalcóatl
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Javier Senosiain was the first Mexican architect to introduce organic architecture in his country. One of his first creations was the Casa Orgánica, a bio house with curvy surfaces wherever you look and a green roof. Then in 2007, he completed his masterpiece in Naucalpan, the Nido de Quetzalcoatl (Quetzalcoatl's …
Accommodation types: Art   Concept
La Valise  
Tulum
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La Valise is a dream for anyone looking for extraordinary raw beauty. This hotel has only nine rooms under hand-thatched palapa roofs and feels like your own little secret paradise. The beach is outside the door, so here you are, awakened by the breeze from the Caribbean sea, to gaze …
Accommodation types: Beach
Location: Tulum  Mexico  North America
Casona Sforza  
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The state-of-the-art architecture of Casona Sforza invites adults (only) to an elegantly minimalist getaway at a secluded beach of Southern Puerto Escondido. Alberto Kalach, architect and mastermind behind the design, created an inspirational set of buildings with millenary and bio construction techniques. The pretty and functional antiseismic arches can withstand …
Accommodation types: Beach   Villa
Cavas Wine  
Lodge
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The high-altitude vineyards of Mendoza are the beating heart of the country's wine-making industry. The famous region is responsible for two-thirds of Argentina's entire wine production. Casa Wine Lodge is set in this pretty part of the world, surrounded by natural and manmade beauty. The resort is nestled in a …
Accommodation types: Nature   Wine
Los Cabos Pedregal  
Waldorf Astoria
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Mexico's most dramatic sea and landscape is located on the territories of Baja California. The region is famous for its rich natural diversity, from vast deserts to dormant volcanoes and gorgeous sunset beaches on the Pacific Ocean's shores. Much of Baja's coastline is composed of beautiful beaches, including the ones …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury
Casa Kimberly  
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Famed Hollywood stars of the 1960s, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton went on a quest to find the perfect hideaway from the prying eyes of the press. If their names wouldn't ring a bell, they enjoyed their most significant on-screen success starring in the movie 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Villa
Viceroy  
Los Cabos
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This stunning Miguel Ángel Aragonés-designed resort is just minutes from San José del Cabo. The striking minimalist design highlights the white concrete and large glass surfaces. The eight blocks of buildings are surrounded by water mirrors all the way to the edges of the concrete walls with pathways leading to …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
Azulik  
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If you’re active on social media, you might have seen photos of AZULIK before. This picture-perfect eco-retreat in Tulum has become Instagram famous thanks to its surreal architecture and jaw-dropping landscape. The retreat combines luxury with total immersion in nature, hanging over the cliffs right on the Caribbean Sea coast. …
Accommodation types: Beach   Fairytale   Luxury   Treehouse
Location: Tulum  Mexico  North America
Hard Rock Hotel  
Vallarta
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Situated at the legendary beaches of the Bahia de Banderas in Nuevo Vallarta, the Hard Rock Hotel is an all-inclusive resort with a wild heart. The two beachfront pools come with bar service with unlimited drinks, as it should for the rock star you are! After a long night out, …
Accommodation types: Design
La Purificadora  
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A former 19th-century water purifying factory, Hotel La Purificadora, is located in the historic city of Puebla, Mexico. The retention of many of the building's original elements, including exposed stone walls and stone aqueducts, lends La Purificadora an air of history and authenticity. At the same time, modern influences like …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Puebla  Mexico  North America
Hacienda  
Cerritos
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Mexico, the land of tequila, beaches, fun, and excitement is home to many historic sites and exquisite hotels, including Hacienda Cerritos. Cerritos is located on a private bluff about 40 miles north of Cabo San Lucas outside the historic colony of Todos Santos (All Saints). It is also home to …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Palace
Hacienda  
Uayamon
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Hacienda Uayamon is a beautifully restored colonial Spanish mansion tucked away in the Yucatan Peninsula. Located only 14 miles from the Campeche airport, this spacious hacienda highlights the natural beauty of its flourishing gardens and offers easy access to many points of interest. With luxury accommodations and superior service, you …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
The Shell  
House
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You know when you hold a shell to your ear, listen and hear the sea? What if you could live inside the shell? The Shell House is such a place. Inside, you will always hear the sea and smell the sea too, because the Caribbean waters are just footsteps away. …
Accommodation types: Beach
Tubohotel  
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This hotel does exactly what it says on the tin, I mean, tube. Ever wanted to sleep in a concrete tube? No? Well you wouldn’t be unusual in that respect but these aren’t just any concrete tubes, they are the latest in hotel design with glass fronting that open straight …
Accommodation types: Capsule   Eco-Friendly   Hostel
Rosewood San Miguel  
de Allende
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This 67-room resort, in thrall to courtyards, cloisters, and luxuriant gardens, has the vibe of an old Spanish colonial mansion, even though it was entirely constructed in recent years. It has a spacious spa with seven treatment rooms, a rooftop lounge, and tapas bar, and two swimming pools. The resort …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Rosewood  
Mayakoba
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This resort was opened in 2008 and is located along a tusk of white sand on Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Its eco-design blends with the environment but still offers luxurious suites, pools, and sundecks. The resort has so married to the needs of the environment that with its guests, it has …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury
Majahuitas  
Resort
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Set in the sleepy town of Chacala (which means “where the shrimp are” in the native tongue), this resort is located in a secret cove only accessible by boat. There is no wifi or television, and the little electricity needed is produced from solar panels. There are several private houses …
Accommodation types: Beach   Eco-Friendly   Nature
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Boca Chica
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Acapulco, Mexico, in the 1950s was a glamorous haven for rich dudes with grey-haired chests and beauties in white bikinis. But recently, some people have said it is in decline. Lucky, then, that Hotel Boca Chica has arrived on the scene. Located in a vintage Acapulco hotel, new owners overhauled …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design
Deseo  
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Located in the Mexican Caribbean and achingly hip, this hotel is built around a courtyard swimming pool: the blue iris in an eye of chicness. Around the pool are the designer day beds and a Jacuzzi. There is a DJ playing ambient music, hopefully with gratuitous lashings of DJ Shadow. …
Accommodation types: Design
Distrito  
Capital
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Grupo Habita is well-known for producing hotels that have style gurus levitating in amazement. This one is located in Santa Fe, Mexico City’s high-retail and business district, so it is one of their more swish creations. Acclaimed interior designer Joseph Dirand masterminded the interior down to the vintage furnishings and …
Accommodation types: Design   Skyscraper