Winds of Change in the Caribbean

Atypical towers and modern butterfly-roof cottages at the new Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa — designed by San Francisco’s SB Architects — buck the nostalgia trend in the Cayman Islands.

A Rising Tide

Overlooking the Sea of Cortez, home to whale sharks, dolphins and sea turtles, the town of La Paz, Mexico, has a distinctive outpost that lifts the architectural bar.