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    Travel and Leisure Announces the 2019
    • The Top 5 Cities in Mexico,
    • The Top 15 Cities in the World,
    • The Top 5 City Hotels in Mexico,
    • The Top 100 Hotels in the World,
    • The World's Best Awards 2019.


    The Top 5 Cities in Mexico
    All talk of walls aside, Mexico remains one of the most compelling destinations for American travelers. Reasons to love the nation are many on the food front alone — tacos, conchas, sotol, pulque, mole, and did we mention tacos? — but chief among the factors that draw Travel + Leisure readers on a regular basis is the diversity of experiences they find there. And nowhere is that more evident than in Mexico’s cities, which are richly varied, each offering a cultural experience you won’t find anywhere else.
    The Top 5 Cities in Mexico

    The Top 15 Cities in the World
    When it comes to urban charms, Travel + Leisure readers just can’t get enough of Mexico. San Miguel de Allende, which topped our list for the past two years, may have been unseated this time around — it now comes in second — but it still draws gushing admiration. One reader called it “a unique art community in the mountains, with a mix of rich history and amazing food.” Another fan of the city praised its architectural diversity: “Gorgeous, sumptuous modern interiors are mixed with 500-year-old façades. You never know what delights you’ll find behind one of the beautifully carved doors.”
    The Top 15 Cities in the World

    The Top 5 City Hotels in Mexico
    Last year’s blue-ribbon winner — the colonial-inspired Rosewood San Miguel de Allende — took fifth this year, but still impresses with its enormous rooms and over-the-top service. One reader was also struck by the property’s grounds, describing them as “gorgeous and filled with beautiful sculpture and art.” No. 4 Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada, another San Miguel favorite, oozes old-fashioned, hacienda-style charm with its 18th-century buildings, which wrap around lushly planted inner courtyards.
    The Top 5 City Hotels in Mexico

    The Top 100 Hotels in the World
    Rounding out the list are 39 more top-notch hotels and resorts. Some are in well-traveled locations, such as the Lowell (No. 98) in New York City, Meadowood Napa Valley (No. 75) in California’s wine country, La Réserve Paris Hôtel & Spa (No. 55), and Hotel Matilda (No. 18) in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Others are destinations in themselves, like New Zealand’s the Farm at Cape Kidnappers (No. 4) and No. 15 Tierra Patagonia in Chile.
    The Top 100 Hotels in the World

    The World's Best Awards 2019
    All of the Travel and Leisure Magazine's 2019 Best Awards.
    The World's Best Awards 2019

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