Mandarin Oriental's first property in Central America is on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula and set in 36 acres of tropical forests. It features seven dining outlets serving international cuisines and includes a 2,600sq ft presidential villa.
Owner: Desarrollos Marinos del Caribe
General manager: Patrick-Denis Finet
Executive chef: Ignacio Granda del Gallego
Facilities: include a 25,000sq ft spa featuring eight treatment rooms, two swimming pools and a range of heat and water experiences. Conference and meeting facilities include a 2,021sq ft ballroom for up to 200 people.
Price: from $700 (£356)
Address: 307 Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo 77710, Mexico
Telephone: 00 52 984877 3888