Maison Couturier, San Rafael, Mexico
Make the “French connection” in Mexico at Maison Couturier, a 19th century farming estate turned into a chic 9-room hotel near Veracruz, Mexico.
The traditions of the French immigrants who originally settled the area have been preserved at Maison Couturier. Surrounded by lemon and banana trees, the hotel offers guests a remarkable opportunity to “travel back in time” and enjoy the simple luxury of a lush tropical lifestyle. Guests have the option of staying in the landowner’s suite or one of 8 bungalows, each with their own private terrace and hammock. Each room has air conditioning, wireless internet, and a plasma screen television.
The pool lies at the center of the hotel’s garden, surrounded by the bungalows and the bar’s terrace. There is plenty of outdoor spaces for lounging and enjoying French inspired meals and drinks made from locally grown fresh fruit. The hotel staff are happy to arrange excursions to nearby archeaological sites and the town of San Rafael.