Mexicans stand out at the Versailles Prix

Cd. de México (03 mayo 2017).- Three Mexican design proposals were selected for this year’s Prix Versailles: Chablé Resort, by Jorge Borja and Paulina Morán; Mar Adentro, by Miguel Ángel Aragonés, and the flagship store of Massimo Dutti in Mexico City, by Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos. These last two people received a special mention in the categories of hotels and stores, respectively, while the first one, located in Yucatán, obtained the first place in the category of hotels of North America. This international award, promoted by UNESCO and the International Union of Architects, is awarded to the best commercial project proposals …

The best hotel in the world in 2017 is in Yucatan | Forbes

The Prix Versailles 2017 Prize on May 12 chose the Chablé Resort & Spa Hotel, located in Chocholá, Yucatán, as the Best Hotel in the World. This international architectural prize is awarded by the International Union of Architects in conjunction with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), where they award the design in its two aspects: interior and exterior.   The prizes are awarded to four different industries: Hotels Restaurants Stores Shopping Centers In addition they are divided in 6 regions around the world: Africa and West Asia Central and Northeastern Asia South and Pacific Asia Central and …

This Restaurant Was Built Within The Walls Of Old Farm Buildings

Central de Proyectos SCP, Jorge Bolio Arquitectura, Mauricio Gallegos Arquitectos and Lavalle / Peniche Arquitectos, have collaborated to design the Ixi’im Restaurant located in Chocholá, México. The restaurant has been built inside of a 19th century engine house of a farm that was in disrepair. Several independent structures have been joined with beams and glass to form the restaurant that has many different rooms, each featuring touches of the old.   Read more

Checking In at Chablé, Mexico’s Newest Jungle Retreat

A private cenote and food by one of Mexico’s best chefs are among the highlights at this Yucatán hotel. In the Mexican city of Mérida, where I have a vacation home, the chatter has been building over the last few years about a mysterious hacienda hotel less than an hour out of the city. There have been hacienda hotels in the Yucatán jungle before now, but what sets Chablé — one of Travel + Leisure’s best new hotel openings of the year — apart is the sophisticated dance between historic and modern, along with a sense of drama that infuses …

The 12 Most Anticipated Hotel Openings of 2016

When limestone collapses around a sinkhole, networks of groundwater beneath are suddenly exposed. These cenotes, as they are called, were sacred places to Mayan communities living on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. Chablé opens in May, featuring a destination spa built upon one such sacred ground. Guests will stay in either one of 38 expansive pool villas or one of two three-bedroom presidential suites; or, they may opt to stay in the restored 19th-century hacienda for easy access to Mayan-inspired treatments at the spa. The spa itself will feature nine treatment rooms that seem to float among the waters and massive rock …