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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

LODGING GUIDE - Sleeping Around in Baja and Sonora

Exploring Lodging Optionsby Stockton Hill and Lucy E. Jackson


When traveling, one of the most important aspects of the trip is your accommodations, and they are as varied as the people traveling. And unlike traveling in other parts of the world, Mexico, especially Baja and Sonora, have about the widest selection of of places to hang your hat as anywhere. From the thatched palapa on a white sandy beach to a mountain cabin, from a historic inn that once housed generals to world-class luxury.


Mexico's great variety of accommodations goes hand and hand with it's vast array of environments; mountains and jungles, deserts and beaches—from 5 Star luxury resorts and fully furnished vacation homes to sensible, economy lodging. Fall asleep listening to the ocean, an active street on a historic village square or whatever brings music to your ears. Walk to shops and restaurants, or enjoy being pampered in your room—it's all here.


No matter if you’re on your honeymoon, family vacation or group retreat, you’ll find something that suits your every need and budget. You can sit in a rocking chair on the front porch and enjoy a great book, or you can party all night long. Location and ambiance is for you to decide.


Want to bring Fido or Fluffy along? No worries. You will be able to find pet-friendly lodging in almost every major city and we've highlighted the pet-friendly lodging options. This month's guide features a sampling of the great choices you will find in Baja and Sonora, from the bed and breakfast, budget hotels and resorts to vacation rental homes and condos.


When planning your trip to Baja or Sonora, we suggest that you check with these accommodations first; we are familiar with most of them on a personal level and can tell you that they are some of the best available. Be sure to let them know Mexico Living sent you.