We love and spoil them… and often take them on vacation, too! For many people, dogs are part of the family, and increasing numbers of travelers don’t bat an eye at the notion of toting them along on their adventures.
Of course, it’s important to do your research ahead of time and book accommodations that are pet friendly. That’s the first step. But some hotels have taken the idea of pooch pampering and elevated it into an art form.
Here are the hotels that truly roll out the red carpet for your furry best bud.
1. W Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Special perks for fluffy friends are the norm at W Hotels and Resorts. The upscale chain, known for its fresh, stylized spaces, truly celebrates your pup. Its P.A.W. (Pets Are Welcome) Program offers guests a welcome packet with toys, treats, a specialized W Hotels pet tag, clean-up bags, and a list of available pet services. Pet-friendly rooms feature a custom pet bed, food and water bowls, and turndown treats just for the furry kind.
W Fort Lauderdale offers a “Dogs Are A Girl’s Best Friend” package, which includes all the extras and treats needed to create your very own yappy hour, including a chilled bottle of prosecco for the pet parent, as well as a bottle of dog-friendly champers for the lucky pooch. And if you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’re also covered. The property has bacon ice cream on the dog-friendly menu!
2. W Punta De Mita
Punta De Mita, Mexico
It’s no surprise that W Hotels and Resorts has two locations on this list. Set on Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit, W Punta de Mita offers a beautiful beach escape for travelers who want to be treated like a VIP when they have pets along for the fun. If you take your pup to the property for their birthday, they’ll even be treated to a special birthday cake!
3. Thompson Zihuatanejo, A Beach Resort
Thompson Hotels, known for its sleek, stylish vibe and gorgeous settings, is super pet friendly.
Thompson Zihuatanejo, nestled on the beach near the charming fishing village of Zihuatanejo, Mexico, is a great destination for those looking to unwind with their pup. There are plenty of grassy dog play areas for pooches, and so many places to explore! Hit the beach and hike past waterfalls, along the bay, and straight into marvelous mountain views.
Don’t Miss: ‘Barcuterie’ Boards On The Beach
After all that excitement, you’ll probably want to indulge in delicious food and cocktails and order a treat for your pup as well. The Thompson Zihuatanejo Barcuterie Board is complete with boiled eggs, turkey ham, spinach, carrots, and tuna and is sure to get your dog’s tail wagging. It doesn’t get much posher than this!
4. The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
On the white sands of Mexico’s Pacific coast, overlooking the…