Mexico City's sophisticated boutique find
112 Rooms / 23 Suites
Nestled in Mexico City’s Bosques de las Lomas neighborhood, Live Aqua Mexico City Hotel & Spa provides a sophisticated, adults-only boutique hotel environment. The moment you walk into the hotel’s lobby, you leave behind the bustling city and retreat into a world of striking artwork, towers of books and wellness-minded amenities.
Adjacent to the iconic Arcos Bosques shopping and commercial building — lovingly referred to by locals as “el Pantalón” (the trousers) on account of its two-legged shape — Live Aqua offers both luxury and convenience. Ten minutes away from Santa Fe, one of the fastest growing financial areas in the city, business travelers can attend work meetings and be back for an early evening hydrotherapy routine at the hotel’s spa.
You may not want to leave after spending the night in one of the 135 majestic rooms and suites. As you exit the elevator onto your floor, you’ll notice a table with coffee, snacks and a record player (yes, these amenities are on each level).
Once you cross the doorway to the sleek, contemporary room, you’ll be greeted by a soothing aromatherapy scent. Take a moment to appreciate the modern accents that provide each room with a unique personality, from colorful velvet chairs to wrought-iron lamps, before collapsing into the feather-top mattress of a king-sized bed.
The most lavish of the room categories are the Sol and the Luna Presidential Suites. They are full-size apartments equipped with a kitchen, living and dining rooms, a bar, two luxurious bathrooms and a walk-in closet. All accommodations have bathtubs, 46-inch Smart TVs, stocked minibars, Nespresso coffee machines and safes. You can also choose your bed companion from a plush pillow menu.
Consider setting aside a few moments of your day to experience the calming properties of Feel Urban Day Spa by Aqua, a full-scale oasis. Experienced staff will welcome you with a wide range of treatment and massage options.
Choose how you want to be pampered in one of the many treatment rooms: Enjoy a honey and yogurt body wrap, an anti-aging incense facial or one of nine different types of massage. If soaking in warm water is more your thing, you’ll want to hit up the hydrotherapy system — restore balance by starting the routine in the sauna, moving on to a steam bath, lounging in a Jacuzzi the size of a small pool and finishing up in a pressure shower.
Live Aqua has direct access to the upscale shopping mall and some of the city’s finest restaurants are within walking distance.
Combining elegant décor emulating a private library with an onsite art gallery, each of the cozy lounges peppered throughout the lobby has a unique personality. An outdoor terrace open for Sunday brunch, a refined restaurant specializing in international cuisine, 24-hour room service and a specialty Nespresso lounge are some of the more enjoyable amenities here. The Mexico City hotel is equipped with a 24-hour gym and a barbershop. Secluded from the comings and goings of revelers, the meeting rooms and business center provide cutting edge technology.