Mexico is a booming destination that’s only increased in popularity now that much of international travel has been limited. And when it comes to travel, where you stay matters and can truly make or break a trip. No one knows this better than Brandon Berkson, the founder of Hotels Above Par, an expertly curated online guide of under-two-minute articles designed for the savvy traveler with an emphasis on high-end, design-forward boutique and independent hotels.
This website is unique for many reasons, but one of the best things is that it offers the traveler is easy-to-read, 300-word narratives written by travel journalists, alongside beautiful imagery. And a visually stunning, informative Instagram page, @HotelsAbovePar, which has garnered over 70k followers since its April 2020 launch.
We chatted with Berkson on some of his top picks for coolest boutique restaurants and bars.
From Spanish colonial-style interiors and sprawling courtyards to innovative gastronomy, wood-fired grills, and insect-driven dishes, here are eight of Mexico’s must-try hotel restaurants and bars, as told by Brandon Berkson, Founder of Hotels Above Par.