Four Seasons, Punta Mita

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t this 400-acre “hidden oasis” north of Puerto Vallarta, “staff are out of this world-we had a server walk chest high into the ocean, in his uniform, to bring us the drink we ordered. Enough said.” Red-roof garden casitas are done in a red, green, and orange palette and have Mexican art and louvered doors. “I stood in the waterfront infinity pool and watched whales feeding in the ocean below-it was an out-of-body experience.” At the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus course, one hole is on an island 200 yards offshore. Aramara’s menu combines Latin and Asian flavors in dishes such as chiles rellenos made with tofu, mushrooms, and wasabi cream.

Rooms - 94.3

Service - 94.3

Food - 93.4

Location - 91.5

Design - 92.5

Activities - 92.3