Mexico is one of the prime-time travel spots for American travelers, so why not spend this Valentine’s Day relaxing along the coast of the Riviera Maya?
The recently opened Hotel Cacao in Playa del Carmen is offering a sexy Valentine’s Day menu at its in-house Nibs restaurant. The menu is created by Martha Ortiz, one of Mexico City’s most inventive chefs, and Nibs chef Alejandro Cuatepotzo, formerly the chef at Hotel Matilda’s Moxi restaurant in San Miguel de Allende, one of the best hotel restaurants in the world. Cuatepotzo studied under Enrique Olvera, the renowned chef who operates Moxi and helms the famous Pujol restaurant, which The Daily Meal ranked #1 on its 101 Best Restaurants in Latin America and the Caribbean list, and Cosme in New York, among many other restaurants.
“Hotel Cacao promises the most sensual and mouthwatering Valentine’s Day through the masterful innovation of Martha Ortiz, the culinary skills of Chef Cuatepotzo, the chic and edgy style of Hotel Cacao, and the fun and romantic vibe of Playa del Carmen,” said Hotel Cacao Director Bruce James.
The Valentine’s Menu runs $1,800 pesos per person, or about $123 USD, including wine pairing. The menu is not yet revealed but will channel desire, mystery, and seduction into its courses.
Opened in October 2014, Hotel Cacao is a 60-room property located along Playa del Carmen’s exclusive 5th Avenue. Nibs restaurant offers an exciting and innovative marries the fresh, indigenous ingredients of the region with favorite Mexican seafood and meat dishes. The Hotel Cacao features an expansive roof-top bar where guests can order creative cocktails blended with Mexican ingredients — herbs, spices, flavorings, fruits and alcohols — and enjoy the panoramic views of Riviera Maya.
For more information visit the Hotel Cacao website.