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Architectural Digest Logo By Condé Nast of Architectural Digest | Slide 1 of 5: Just opened in December, Hotel Xcaret was the first recipient of the EarthCheck certification in planning and design. Eighty percent of the property was sourced locally, including building materials. Nearly 60 percent of all Xcaret’s purchases are made in the Yucatan Peninsula: hand-painted bathroom tiles, pillow coverings sewn by women from Chiapas, even the artisanal candies on your pillow at turndown.

Hotel Xcaret (Riviera Maya, Mexico)

Just opened in December, Hotel Xcaret was the first recipient of the EarthCheck certification in planning and design. Eighty percent of the property was sourced locally, including building materials. Nearly 60 percent of all Xcaret’s purchases are made in the Yucatan Peninsula: hand-painted bathroom tiles, pillow coverings sewn by women from Chiapas, even the artisanal candies on your pillow at turndown.
© Photo: Courtesy of Hotel Xcaret

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