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Magic of Mexico Secret Seven

Luxury Destination Enclaves

1. Los Cabos Corridor

Noted for: Desert & sea extraordinaire; world-class golf, AAA Five and Four Diamonds abound
Nearest Airport: SJD
Factoids: Haven for Hollywood celebs; six superb golf links; generally open-ocean swimming conditions, but Chileno Bay for cove swimming
2. Riviera Maya/Mayakobá

Noted for: Gated home to Fairmont, Rosewood, BanyonTree properties; Greg Norman golf
Nearest Airport: CUN
Factoids: From Mayakobá, easy access to adjacent Playa del Carmen, eco-adventure parks; African-Queen like canals and lush mangrove setting; actual ‘beachfront’ accommodations limited
3. CostAlegre & Careyes

Noted for: Get past the gated resorts off main highway to polo fields, opulent mansions and resorts catering to global power brokers and celebs
Nearest Airport: ZLO
Factoids: Most resorts adjacent to or within protected nature reserves, seclusion and privacy are assured and much of coast is inaccessible to passersby; use PVR airport for CostAlegre access
4. Riviera Nayarit/ Punta Mita

Noted for: Exclusive community for signature-designer golf, rental villas, mansions, and luxury resorts
Nearest Airport: PVR
Factoids: No better beach+ luxury + golf experience in the Americas; adjacent El Anclote adds village charms; beaches some of Mexico’s most private; excellent surfing
5. Zihuatanejo/Playa la Ropa

Noted for: Tropical beach cove setting, with fine dining and boutique luxury options
Nearest Airport: ZIH
Factoids: Beach scene is open to public and crowded on weekends/Mexican holiday; excellent nouvelle Mexican dining within walking distance from discrete luxury options like Viceroy and Casa Que Canta
6. Mexico City/ Polanco

Noted for: Leafy neighborhood with designer shops, boutique hotels and luxury high rise options
Nearest Airport: MEX
Factoids: Polanco can seem like an urban oasis from city’s legendary urban challenges; look to find artsy, concierge service havens along residential streets; generaly safe for strolls at all hours
7. Puerto Vallarta/ Zona Sur

Noted for: South of downtown are small tropical coves, hillside villas and Pacific Mexico at its finest
Nearest Airport: PVR
Factoids: Sprawling ocean views, ‘private’ beach seclusion and abundant variety of boutique hotel + villa rental option, including full staff options
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