The TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database reveals the true scale of Mexico’s pipeline, which includes high-profile projects such as St Regis and Rosewood.
Over the next few years, 139 hotels with 33,137 rooms will open across Mexico, according to our research. We take a closer look at these projects and highlight the ones you really should keep an eye on.
Hotel openings in Mexico by year
For the remainder of 2021, another 46 properties with 9,786 keys are expected to open as a remarkably busy fourth quarter comes to an end. Another 46 hotels with 10,293 rooms will follow in 2022, while 20 projects and 6,407 keys are to be completed in 2023. Finally, 27 projects and 6,651 rooms are already planned for 2024 and beyond.
Of the 139 new hotels in Mexico, 58 will be in the four-star segment, of which 81 will focus squarely on the five-star sector.
Main urban growth markets in Mexico
The popular beach destination of Tulum will receive 16 new hotels with 4,067 keys, according to our data. That puts it just ahead of capital Mexico City, which can expect the start of 15 projects with 2,305 rooms.
Elsewhere, Cancun’s already considerable hotel supply will increase by 11 properties and 4,931 keys. Playa del Carmen follows with nine hotels and 2,136 rooms, with Puerto Vallarta rounding out the top five thanks to its tally of six projects and 1,436 keys.
Stunning Mexican Hotel Projects You Should Know About
Located in Riviera Nayarit, the Susurros del Corazon resort will feature 62 ocean-view guest rooms and 30 ultra-luxury beachfront residences designed in harmony with nature. Three scallop-shaped pools will stretch down to the beach, where clear blue waters invite surfing, snorkeling and fishing against the backdrop of the volcanic Marietas Islands, a protected wildlife refuge. Its opening date is set for early 2022.
Around the same time – early 2022 – Rosewood Resort & Spa Mandarina will open in Riviera Nayarit. Located just 30 minutes from Puerto Vallarta International Airport, the project will offer 130 rooms, suites and villas with panoramic views. There will also be an enticing array of dining venues, three swimming pools, a fitness center, spa and stylish event spaces.
Finally, Mexico will celebrate the launch of The St Regis Los Cabos in late 2022. Part of Quivira, an 1,850-acre planned luxury residential community, its 120 rooms will offer stunning ocean views. Travelers will be able to choose from a specialty restaurant, beachfront grill with all-day dining, and an open-air poolside restaurant, while other outstanding facilities will include a fitness and wellness center. be, swimming pools, a saltwater lagoon, luxury cabanas, a destination spa, and elegant meeting and event spaces.