Food & Wine Aficionados
Savor the distinctive flavors of Mexico, with a side of international sophistication.
Secrets The Vine Cancun: This chic high-rise hotel — very à la Miami — sits on a white-sand beach, and has 497 rooms with luxurious contemporary decor (all have balconies with stunning Caribbean views — the perfect spot to enjoy room service). Multiple dining options include eight restaurants (from Mediterranean to Asian) and a Mexican buffet, plus top tipples and inventive cocktails at the six bars and lounges. Sign up for special wine tastings or complimentary mixology classes or head out to one of Cancun’s culinary hot spots for dinner out on the town. Room rates start at $401 a night.
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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit: This 267-suite luxury all-inclusive has a prime location on the edge of Banderas Bay where foodie couples can dine at three gourmet restaurants (Frida for Mexican, Lucca for Italian and Piaf for French), as well as the oceanfront restaurant and a palapa-topped snack bar. Free tequila tastings are offered once a week and cooking classes are available upon request. Head to romantic Puerto Vallarta (just 25 minutes away by shuttle) for a three-hour food tasting and walking tour where you’ll discover the city’s authentic regional flavors. Room rates start at $308 a night.
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