Fodorâ€™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 Fodorâ€™s.
Luxurious Retreat; top choices for a complete escape
Four Seasons Carmelo
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, youâ€™ll never want to leave the room.
Inkaterra Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu, Peru
Located in the cloud forest of Machu Picchu, youâ€™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..
Riviera Maya, Mexico
Beautiful views. Large, comfortable rooms. Lagoons, the beach, swimming pools with sea life views. If youâ€™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 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.
Mountain Pine Ridge, Cayo, Belize
Thatched roofs, screened showers, and open-air massages are just part of the rustic luxury youâ€™ll find at the Blancaneaux Lodge. Far from the tourist centers of Belize, youâ€™ll find comfort and service paired with privacy and nature.
Built in an old house, Casa Higueras has views of Valaparaiso Bay and the Cordillera and Concepcion Hills. The dÃ©cor is meant to evoke images of days gone by. Contemporary cuisine and Chilean wines will round out your day.
Casas Brancas Boutique Hotel & Spa
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
Sao Paulo, Brazil
From a hotel in the with a â€œclubby atmosphere,â€ you might not expect chic elegance, but youâ€™ll find it here. Thereâ€™s also a jazz bar, and restaurants known for their food.
Trusted Brand; world-class examples of international hotel chains
CasaMagna Marriot Resort
What do you expect from a Marriot Resort? Here youâ€™ll find comfortable beds and friendly service. Thereâ€™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 â€“ watch the sunset while sipping a margarita. All delivered with smiling service.