The Best Hotels to Visit in 2023 for Every Traveler
With only two weeks left of the year, many things are top of mind: new year’s resolutions, the perfect holiday gift, family gatherings and so much more.
But what many should look forward to is a new year filled with incredible travel adventures and creating everlasting memories – whether solo, with loved ones, friend groups, or even a furry four-legged friend!
From hotels offering ultimate luxury built in the vast vineyards of Mendoza or on the edge of Punta Nizuc in tropical Cancun, affordable beach vacations along the west coast of Mexico that won’t break the bank, to up-beat lifestyle properties where the fun never ends in St. Lucia and Las Vegas, below is a curated list of the best hotels to 2023 for any traveler.
NIZUC Resort & Spa – Cancun, MX
Travelers looking for an extravagant vacation will settle for only the best, and NIZUC Resort & Spa offers nothing short of spectacular. The AAA Five Diamond resort, located on the edge of Punta Nizuc, was designed with style and modern luxury in mind, down to every detail. With influences from the local environment, NIZUC fuses Asian architectural forms with Mexican materials and Mayan iconography to create an intimate and luxurious atmosphere. With extravagant offerings like a Dom Perignon Wine Cellar Experience and the luxurious ESPA-branded NIZUC Spa, as well as elegant accommodations, NIZUC provides nothing less than a supreme lavish vacation in Cancun.
The Vines Resort & Spa – Mendoza, ARG
The perfect blend of rustic elegance and modern comfort, the resort features spacious private Villas, a luxurious Spa, world-class service, and breathtaking views of the Andes at every turn. Legendary Argentine chef Francis Mallmann serves up inspired regional fare and traditional asado feasts at the signature restaurant, Siete Fuegos. In their vineyards, you can harvest grapes or make your own custom wine, working side-by-side with world-renowned consultant winemaker Santiago Achával. As their guest, you may find yourself exploring the rugged countryside by horseback, saluting 300 days of sunshine in a yoga class, taking a fly-fishing excursion on the Rio Mendoza, stargazing from your private deck, or even blending your own Malbec. Along the way, they’ll share the warmth and magic of Argentina with you like only a local can.
Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace – Las Vegas, NV
A hidden gem of the Caesars empire and situated inside a separate tower at Caesars Palace, Nobu’s boutique hotel has a distinct feel with its Japanese-inspired décor mixed with modern touches. As the world’s first-ever Nobu Hotel, Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace boasts ultimate luxury with sophisticated accommodations, upscale suites, and even a three-bedroom villa for those looking for the best of the best. Guests of the hotel can even enjoy access to its exclusive fitness center and in-room Pelotons, Qua Spa and Baths, as well as priority seating at the world-famous Nobu Restaurant, conveniently located adjacent to the Nobu tower.
Las Brisas Huatulco – Oaxaca, MX
At Las Brisas Huatulco, travelers will enjoy active adventures where service is personal and the hospitality is authentic, all without breaking the bank. This all-inclusive resort is situated into a coastal hillside on the coast of Oaxaca, making it a paradise for vacationers, family travelers, adventurers, and surfers alike boasting four exclusive, white sand beaches and its own coral reef. The village-style resort is surrounded by 50 acres of lush tropical gardens and sits along the coast of the western side of the Tangolunda Bay, allowing guests to feel ultimate relaxation and solitude. While on property, visitors can enjoy free nightly shows and entertainment, 7 authentic and delicious restaurants, a variety of active land and water sports like tennis and squash, a semi-Olympic pool, kayaking, sailing, and snorkeling, and two pools – a sports pool to splash around and play all day with games for kids and families, and an adults-only pool.
Las Hadas by Brisas– Manzanillo, MX
Nestled into the Santiago Bay, Las Hadas by Brisas is a serene and sophisticated resort and one of the most luxurious properties within the Las Brisas Hotel Collection. Las Hadas, which translates from Spanish to “The Fairies,” is a magical escape destination overlooking the idyllic beachfront in Manzanillo on the Mexican Pacific Riviera. Guests will enjoy the luxury of an exclusive beach, sparkling pool, complimentary paddleboards, snorkeling equipment, kayaks, and paddleboats for an eventful beach day, a piano bar that offers live music, and all white and marble décor plus four exclusive restaurants allow guests to relish in delicious cuisine.
Harbor Club St. Lucia, Curio Collection by Hilton – Gros Islet, LC
Located along stunning Rodney Bay of St. Lucia and known as the lifestyle property on the island, The Harbor Club is the place to be for travelers and will have you feeling like a local throughout your entire stay. With daily live dockside entertainment, exquisite cuisine with nine restaurants 115 rooms overlooking the bay and bars four cascading pools. The hotel also offers several off-site tours that allow guests to explore all that the island has to offer from the iconic Pitons to the Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens and more. Harbor Club is well suited for couples, girls’ getaways, multi-gen travelers and more!
Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino – Las Vegas, NV
Lights. Planet. Action! Vacation like a true A-lister at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. Each upscale room has hip Hollywood vibes, from its furnishings to eye-catching art. During their stay, guests can bask the Las Vegas weather poolside and enjoy an adults-only pool party at THE SCENE Pool Deck, equipped with full-services cabanas and day beds, top hits blasting and floaties to roam around the pool, unwind in a glamorous, modernly-styled room, or catch a headliner like Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban at the iconic Zappos Theater.