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8 Best Hotels in Mexico for a Romantic Getaway

You don’t have to cross an ocean to find paradise. Fly just a few hours south and you'll be among picture-perfect beaches, turquoise waters, and luxuriously romantic hotels. Whether you're honeymooning or simply treating your S.O., these 8 dreamy sleeps in Mexico were made for twosomes.

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Hotel San Cristóbal, Todos Santos

Located in the sleepy fishing town turned bohemian enclave of Todos Santos, Texas hotelier Liz Lambert’s newest venture, Hotel San Cristóbal, is a true stunner. As with her stylishly boho El Cosmico in Marfa and Austin's Hotel San José, every detail has a stylist’s touch—think colorful tiled floors and potted cacti in the 32 adobe-style rooms and a glittering pool angled towards the sea, where bronzed guests sip mezcal margaritas and work on perfecting their tan. Like Lambert's previous properties, providing a sense of place is key: the staff is largely local, volunteer activities include helping baby sea turtles, and the food, courtesy of native chef Edgar Palau, is as authentic as it gets.

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Hotel Esencia, Tulum

With its freestanding beach and jungle cottages tricked out with white cotton linens and driftwood and terraces for taking in the sea, Esencia is every bit the bohemian escape of your dreams, but with a location—secluded Xhu-Pa Beach, to be exact—that steers clear of Tulum’s increasing crowds. Everyone from Kate Bosworth to Gwen Stefani has sought out the property’s surplus of hammocks and stellar spa, while a new Japanese-Peruvian restaurant led by top chef Dimitris Katrivesis gives couples all the more reason to check in and dread checking out.

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The Resort at Pedregal, Cabo San Lucas

A favorite for romantics, the Resort at Pedregal feels more like a Mediterranean village than a hotel: guests enter through a dramatic tunnel to an infinity pool that blends seamlessly into the horizon and 66 rooms that cascade down a mountainside, all featuring locally made ceramics, fireplaces, private plunge pools with staggering ocean vistas, personal assistants who can arrange everything from local farm visits to vow renewals, and complimentary tequila delivered straight to your door. Follow up a visit to the spa (whose treatments follow the lunar cycle) with a tipple at the champagne lounge—a perfect prelude to what awaits at El Farallón, the open-air seafood restaurant cantilevered over the cliffside where live music accompanies your meal.

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Viceroy Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen

If ever there was a resort designed for honeymooners, Viceroy Riviera Maya is it. This adults-only hideaway is every couple’s vacation fantasy—from its 41 secluded, thatched-roof villas tucked away in the woods (each with their own outdoor shower, hammock, and plunge pool) to the gloriously pristine (and notably undeveloped) white-sand beach—a far cry from the overrun sands elsewhere in Riviera Maya. The pool is ringed by loungers and hovering butlers, the restaurant bar stocks a particularly impressive selection of tequilas, and, if sharing a dining room with strangers isn’t quite your cup of tea, private dinners can be arranged on the beach. Best of all? There’s not a kid in sight.

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Holbox Hotel Casa Las Tortugas, Isla Holbox

For better or worse (probably worse), booming tourism has all but rid Tulum of its off-the-grid bohemian ethos. Fortunately, you can still find that kind of barefoot lifestyle this side of the Yucatán—if you know where to look. Just fly into Cancún, drive two hours north to Chiquila, then board a ferry bound for the island of Holbox, eight miles off the coast. The journey rewards visitors with a tropical paradise seemingly frozen in time: sandy stretches that barely pass for roads, protected preserves filled with flamingoes and whale sharks, and empty beaches home to just a handful of hotels. Our favorite is palapa-style Casa Las Tortugas for its treehouse-esque villas, custom-made organic soaps, artist residency program, and quiet address on the outskirts of town.

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Hacienda Xcanatun, Merida

A careful five-year restoration of this 18th-century former sisal hacienda has made Xcanatun—dare we say it?—even better than it was before. Inside its 18 suites, you’ll spot original building details from handcrafted oak doors and ironwork to local marble and ticúl stone. As romantic as the interiors are (some guest rooms feature bathrooms with carved stone waterfall tubs), it’s the quaint but verdant grounds that truly impress. Take a stroll through the property's nine acres of gardens, which are scattered with fountains, hammocks, two freshwater pools, and bridges spanning ponds and streams, before tucking into Yucatecan-Caribbean cuisine at the former machine room turned Casa de Piedra restaurant.

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Cala de Mar Resort & Spa, Ixtapa

Looking to avoid the tourist-filled beaches of Riviera Maya and Baja? Ixtapa, on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, offers resort-town luxury without the price tag. Built along a cliff face, each one of Cala de Mar’s 54 rooms enjoys a sweeping sea view—not to mention private terraces and plunge pools and a contemporary-meets-Mexico design that juxtaposes handmade clay and stone with polished marble and wood. There’s a lot to stay in for, but you’ll want to make an appearance at one (or all) of the hotel’s three restaurants, two freshwater pools, Tequila Room, and spa, where treatments incorporate local ingredients like lemongrass and Xochitl flowers.

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Las Ventanas al Paraíso, San José del Cabo

With a guest list that reads like an Oscars invitation list (Leonardo DiCaprio, Charlize Theron, George Clooney), you can rest assured that Las Ventanas al Paraíso lives up to its “windows to paradise” moniker. Like the company they keep, all 71 suites (including 12 beachfront villas) are glamorous and private, with wood-burning fireplaces, patios toting telescopes for stargazing and whale watching, and outdoor Jacuzzis in the best of them. While kids are welcome on property, it’s the adult-minded perks that really sell, including an indoor-outdoor-spa and attentive pool service.

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