Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards 2011

Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards 2011

November 10, 2011

Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards 2011 have been announced, and a full tenth of the hotels that made the list are in Latin American countries. The categories are Fodor’s.

Luxurious Retreat; top choices for a complete escape

Four Seasons Carmelo
Carmelo, Uruguay

Whether you want to relax at the spa or at the pool, cozy up in the library or giddy-up on a horse, Four Seasons Carmelo will have something that appeals. Some guests have said that the only problem is that if you stay in a 2-floor suite or a bungalow, you’ll never want to leave the room.

Spacious room with sofa, coffee table, small dining table, and comfortable chairs. Room opens onto a large patio surrounded by plants. Ceiling is two stories tall, showing a bit of the upstairs.

Living room of bi-level suite at
Four Seasons Resort, Carmelo Uruguay.
(c)Peter Vitale/Four Seasons

Inkaterra Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu, Peru

Located in the cloud forest of Machu Picchu, you’ll see hummingbirds from any window. The gardens host birds and butterflies, and has ancient cliff paintings you can find. Some rooms have fireplaces, private gardens, and tropical showers..

Rosewood Mayakoba
Riviera Maya, Mexico

Beautiful views. Large, comfortable rooms. Lagoons, the beach, swimming pools with sea life views. If you’re looking for a place full of beauty and service, Rosewood Mayakoba may be your answer.

Casual Chic; effortlessly stylish hotels with rustic-modern appeal

Be Tulum
Tulum Mexico

Be Tulum boasts comfort and sophistication in their 20 suites. The hotel is designed with beauty and nature in mind, using colors, lines, and materials that compliment the surroundings. Each suite has a private pool or Jacuzzi.

Blancaneaux Lodge
Mountain Pine Ridge, Cayo, Belize

Thatched roofs, screened showers, and open-air massages are just part of the rustic luxury you’ll find at the Blancaneaux Lodge. Far from the tourist centers of Belize, you’ll find comfort and service paired with privacy and nature.

Casa Higueras
Valaparaiso, Chile

Built in an old house, Casa Higueras has views of Valaparaiso Bay and the Cordillera and Concepcion Hills. The décor is meant to evoke images of days gone by. Contemporary cuisine and Chilean wines will round out your day.

Casas Brancas Boutique Hotel & Spa
Buzios, Brazil

Located in the heart of Buzios, this hotel is makes getting to night spots easy, yet acts as its own oasis. Many guests claim that it feels more like a villa than a hotel. Rooms are large and comfortable,; make sure to ask for one with a view.

Clubby Atmosphere; hip urban pied-a-terres

Hotel Fasano
Sao Paulo, Brazil

From a hotel in the with a “clubby atmosphere,” you might not expect chic elegance, but you’ll find it here. There’s also a jazz bar, and restaurants known for their food.

Trusted Brand; world-class examples of international hotel chains

CasaMagna Marriot Resort
Cancun Mexico

What do you expect from a Marriot Resort? Here you’ll find comfortable beds and friendly service. There’s a big pool with a pool bar. You can catch the bus or a taxi right outside the hotel and enjoy a trip into the city.

St. Regis Punta Mita
Punta Mita, Mexico

With three pools, a golf course, snorkeling, and more, the beautiful St. Regis Punta Mita offers an array of activities for its guests. There are beach chairs and beach service – watch the sunset while sipping a margarita. All delivered with smiling service.

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