Last updated on July 8, 2021
Cancun, Q.R. — A recent publication by TripAdvisor listed the most popular hotels in the world and in Mexico according to their readers.
Although Mexico didn’t take any global titles, the sun and sand destination of the Mexican Riviera in Quintana Roo, home to the popular vacation spots such as Cancun and Playa del Carmen, took 15 of the top 25 luxury hotel titles in Mexico.
The 2018 Traveler’s Choice Awards for luxury hotels in Mexico rated Rosewood Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen as the most popular in the country. Cindy Crawford reportedly vacationed at Mayakoba in January.
The second most popular voted as Grand Residences Riviera Cancun located in Puerto Morelos. Third went to A Rosewood Resort in Cabo, however Beloved Playa Mujeres (Isla Mujeres) scooped up fourth.
Other Quintana Roo hotel favorites include Banyan Tree Mayakoba Playa del Carmen, La Blanc Spa Resort in Cancun, Excellence Playa Mujeres at Playa Mujeres, Excellence Riviera Cancun at Puerto Morelos, Viceroy Riviera Maya at Playa del Carmen and Nizuc Resport and Spa at Cancun, Fairmont Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen.
The last hotel named was The Ritz-Carlton in Cancun.
On a global scale, the 2018 TripAdvisor most popular luxury hotel in the world rated by its readers was Viroth’s Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Other hotel destinations in the global category included Costa Rica, India and Vietnam to name a few.