Tulum’s Tranquil Casa Violeta Expands Their Offerings

A Riviera Maya institution bolsters its culinary and wellness offerings

Casa Violeta embodies the ethos that Tulum tourism was once built upon. With 16 rooms, two of which are new garden-facing palapa-style options, there’s an elegant intimacy to the independent hotel. Directly on the beach, along Carretera Tulum, there’s no better location to access the local splendors. Karla Gutierrez founded the eco-friendly boutique 14 years ago as a reprieve. And while the Mexican destination as …

Tulum’s Charming Casa Pueblo

This 16-room hotel offers community atmosphere, and a sanctuary from the beach scene

Hacienda-style hotel Casa Pueblo—helmed by Derek Klein and Omar Rodriguez—offers a lush oasis just meters from Tulum’s bustling downtown. Right on Av Tulum 106, the central hotel still feels like a retreat, from the sun-dappled backyard to the bright atrium. And, with just 16 guest rooms and a friendly team, there’s a decidedly familial atmosphere. The mood is nothing if not laid-back and natural; in …

Riviera Maya’s Exquisite Andaz Mayakoba Resort

Luxury accommodation resting in the Yucatán's natural ecosystem

To understand the depth of beauty at Andaz‘s newest luxury resort along Riviera Maya, one must know a little about the area’s history. The Yucatán peninsula was home to a part of the Mayan civilization, which was eventually overrun by European explorers. Deep within the dense jungles of the Yucatán, some of the Mayan people found refuge and sanctuary. They were able to continue to …