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Mexico is a 761,610-square-mile country, with lots of options when it comes to unforgettable getaways, from the beach to the jungle, along with charming colonial towns and fascinating cities. Whether you’re looking to spend time hanging around the pool, sunbathing on beautiful sands, taking part in outdoor adventures or exploring cultural attractions, there’s an Airbnb that’s sure to provide the perfect base. These options in particular are some of the best you’ll find in the entire country.
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“Pure magic” is what Sanah Villa has been called, tucked within the jungle yet just 15 minutes from the beach and a 5-minute drive to town. A slice of total tranquility, it’s the perfect spot for a wellness escape. It includes a unique steam bath that’s heated by volcanic stone and the sun, prepared using local plants and essential oils. For another stress-melting experience, your hosts can arrange an in-villa massage. Enjoy strolls through the beautiful gardens, sitting around the campfire, and with just a 5-minute walk through the jungle, you can experience two of the area’s most spectacular cenotes.
For a luxurious stay with plenty of space for a larger group of up to eight guests, Casa de las Palmas lies right along Tulum’s famous white powdery sands, with a living area that opens right up to the brilliant blue of the Caribbean. You won’t have to search for a spot on the beach as you’ll have your very own stretch, complete with palapas, loungers and daybeds. It also comes with complimentary boogie boards, sea kayaks, SUPs, and a swimming pool. There are many shopping and dining options just a short walk away, while the gorgeous home itself comes with all the essentials, breathtaking views and a friendly, helpful caretaker.
Puerto Escondito is popular among surfers and beach lovers of all types, with golden sands and crashing waves, a small laid-back town that hosts the perfect remote place to relax: Casa Tiny. Here, you won’t have to share a beach with countless others as you’ll have your own private stretch along with a private pool and hammock in a fabulous space that embraces indoor-outdoor living. The lofted bedroom offers an uninterrupted view out to the Pacific while a short walk through the garden brings you to the sand. As it is remote, you’ll want to bring your own food – don’t miss the opportunity to make a pizza in the brick oven.
If you’re looking for a budget-friendly base in Mexico City, you won’t find better than this rooftop loft in the heart of the fabulous Condesa neighborhood with lots of high-quality restaurants, bars and parks within walking distance. It’s a steal at under $100 a night, providing indoor-outdoor living in the city, with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors on two sides. You can hang out on the terrace, living area or stay in bed and still enjoy the views.
A 30-minute ferry ride or a short flight from Cancun will bring you to Isla Holbox, renowned as an unspoiled island paradise with white powdery sands edged by the turquoise Caribbean. This is where you’ll find Casa Impala, nestled among the palms just steps from the beach while offering gorgeous aesthetics. The second level loft space has a living area, full kitchen, and balcony, while the third level features a sun deck and bungalow. It’s an ideal base for exploring the island, including Yum Balam biosphere reserve, inhabited by flamingos, pelicans, endangered sea turtles and crocodiles.
The rustic Jungle Cabin is part of a collection of eco-friendly air-conditioned cabins that are close to town, but far enough away to provide a tranquil stay that feels as if you’re in a remote jungle. Ideal for a romantic retreat, it sleeps two and has a palapa roof and handcrafted furnishings along with plenty of luxurious touches like organic bath products, a Nespresso coffee machine, a private patio and complimentary bikes for an easy pedal to the beach. Bottled drinking water, fast Wi-Fi and a super comfy king-size bed are included too.
The luxurious La Baja Casa is a minimalist concrete home with highlights that include a rooftop deck that looks out to the Pacific, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, beach gear, outstanding Internet and a fully stocked kitchen. It’s just a short walk to a beach that stretches for several miles and oftentimes you’ll be able to enjoy it all to yourself or with just a handful of others. Look forward to starting the day by opening the sliders to the patio to sip your morning coffee or practice outdoor yoga. Head out at sunset and you can take part in the sea turtle releases from late fall through early spring, and in the winter, watch for whales that come close to shore.
This stunning 15,000-square-foot villa is more like having your own resort, with eight bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and spectacular ocean views. It includes three swimming pools and lush gardens for an incredibly relaxing vibe while being close to downtown’s shopping, dining, and nightlife. There are swim-up bars, beautiful terraces, and outdoor kitchens – you can even have your own private chef. Staff will ensure you have everything you could possibly need, from planning transportation and scheduling massages to excursions like a private catamaran cruise.
One of the best values when it comes to luxuries and ocean views in Cabo, Casa Playa sleeps 10 and yet it’s relatively affordable, especially for couples or any other large group traveling together who can split the price. Located in the gated Pedregal community, from here you can enjoy both sunrises and sunsets along with fantastic indoor and outdoor living spaces. You’ll feel as if you’re worlds away from the hustle and bustle in your own slice of paradise, yet all the action in Cabo’s center is just minutes away. There are plenty of added extras like a cooler, beach chairs, and an umbrella for a day at the beach, while concierge services such as arranging for whale watching excursions, parasailing or even wine tasting are included too.
This luxury penthouse is located in the gated Copala at Quivira community and includes access to the community clubhouse with a pool, bar & grill, and a gym as well as the amenities at all Pueblo Bonito properties. As it’s part of the Jack Nicklaus Quivira golf course with a beachfront clubhouse restaurant and spa, guests receive discounts on golf, spa, food and beverages at any of these sites. You’ll have your own rooftop patio, private hot tub and firepit along with a Smart TV equipped with Amazon FireTV, Echo dot devices in each bedroom, a subscription to Amazon music unlimited, and much more.
Enjoy a relaxing escape with a fantastic host who will ensure a fabulous getaway in this three-story townhouse that overlooks the Caribbean. It comes with everything you need along with plenty of extras, with the highlight the rooftop where you can swim with a 360-degree view. Located downtown, it’s just a few blocks from North Beach, the ferry and restaurants, yet away from the noise in a peaceful, safe setting.
This luxurious Isla Mujeres home has a fabulous furnished rooftop deck with 360-degree views of the Caribbean and Cancun, and all three bedrooms include a glimpse of the sea as well. You’ll have a private pool with a beautiful fountain and lights that make it ideal for a refreshing dip after dark. Expect high-end finishes throughout, with an open-plan concept, lots of windows, and a large kitchen with all the essentials inside too. Plus, it’s just a few minute’s drive from Garrafon Reef Park, Parque De Los Suenos and multiple beach clubs, with local shopping, restaurants and breathtaking beaches easily reached by golf cart.
Casa Agua Azul is a three-story home with all three of its bedrooms en-suite, featuring large furnished verandas that look out to the sea. There’s a beautiful private walled garden and pool area, with the beach just a half-block away and the town square only a four-block trek. Personalized tours and excursions can be arranged, and when you’re not taking advantage of the outdoors, you’ll have plenty of entertainment inside too, including a pool table, TVs with satellite/cable, a DVD player and a video library.
This luxury Playa Del Carmen penthouse is a bargain, located right downtown just steps from bars and restaurants, while also being close to the beaches and many other attractions. It comes complete with a private rooftop that has a Jacuzzi, sofa, BBQ grill and bathroom, as well as shared access to a swimming pool, and gym. Wi-Fi and a TV with Netflix are included too, although you’ll probably want to spend most of your time doing something other than staring at a screen.