Experience the vibrancy of the Pacific Coast at two resorts where brightly painted villas and verdant surroundings combine for an unforgettable getaway.
Rates start at $320; careyes.com.
A bright stairwell leads to the rooftop Observatorio (left), which has arguably the best view of the resort's descending villas, patios, and plunge pools overlooking the private beach. Also in the Observatorio tower, guests can enjoy tapas or a pampering Thai massage.
Rates start at $600; 877/370-5427 or imantaresorts.com.
Seafood from the resort's restaurants, like the dish pictured at left, is all locally caught.