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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We were arriving from San Agustinillo, 10 minutes away. We had an idea of the hotel but OMG this was beautiful. We had the room 18 on the top of the hill. We could see a bit from the pool from the balcony. It was a really nice room with AC. The place was great but it come with a...

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Kingston
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We had a great stay in late February at el Alquimista, with many highlights - a few of those: The town of Zipolite - while under construction while we visited, local restaurants, stores, and the folks who live there were all helpful and welcoming. The beach - relatively small & private, with a beautiful view - a wonderful place to...

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Vancouver, B.C.
Reviewed 27 February 2014

We stayed at the Hotel El Alquimista for 5 nights in mid-Feb ($77). The hotel is located at the base and up the side of the rocky headland at the west end of Zipolite beach. It consists of a number of cabañas scattered among the palm trees on the beach, a beachfront restaurant and bar, several 2-story building housing the...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Spent a week in this real paradise and I cannot wait to go back. From the minute you arrive, you are transported into another world. Time seems to have turned back decades from every other vacation spot we know. And we've always gravitated towards non-touristy places -- spent many years going to tulum. But this is tulum many, many years...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 28 November 2013

This place is absolutely magical! I loved everything about it. Walking in, you are immediately absorbed by the mystical arrangement of discreet bungalows embedded in a jungle of palm trees and Bugambilias. The beach is idillic for both lounging and surfing. The staff feels like family and the food in the restaurant is fantastic.

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Reviewed 23 October 2013

This place is a must dining stop while staying in this area. The food and service is as good as any top restaurant anywhere you may have traveled. Our host treated us to a great experience from beginning to end. My wife and I were treated to fresh and unique variations of salads and mains that were delicious. It is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Fantastic cool place in Zipolite. Right on the beach means waking up to the sound of the waves. The restaurant is really good especially the killer desserts! Daniela and David at the reception are very friendly and helpful. We booked to stay for 3 days but ended up staying for 5 days. The hotel was definitely the most relaxing place...

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Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

In my opinion, is the best place to stay and eat in Zipolite. The cabins are great and clean, the food is amazing, and they have a perfect taste in music. The people is very nice, and you can practice yoga every day. You just can't miss this place.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Agree with Nuria M that Posada Mexico's food is worth a look if you seek variety but El-Alquimista's food is a notch or two better at both breakfast and dinner. It is well managed and service was observant and attentive when you needed some and absent when you didn't. David and Paola at reception were on the ball. Anda, who...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Amazing spacious cabanas on the beach, friendly staff, relaxing pool and a restaurant serving some of the best food I have eaten whilst traveling threw Mexico. A strong recommendation for anyone traveling threw Zipolite.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel and restaurant in Zipolite, Mexico Located in the Oaxacan coast, on the Pacific, 5 minutes from Puerto Angel. Zipolite offers the ideal vacation for the single traveler. In the far north end of the beach, they are the restaurant and cabins The Alchemist. The restaurant has an excellent international food and breakfast, lunch and dinner under the stars in their prime location on the sea is served. The cabins are regarded as the best accommodation on the beach be located a few steps from the sea and finishes and top quality design. The pool is available to guests except for children under 15 years, as it is in the area of the spa and yoga center, making an environment of relaxation and tranquility is maintained. No alcoholic beverages are allowed in the pool area ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Alquimista Yoga & Spa

Address: Domicilio Conocido S/N | Fin de Playa, Zipolite 70904, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Zipolite
Price Range: $74 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Alquimista Yoga & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Cabanas El Alquimista Hotel Oaxaca
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“The one over the restaurant is noisy at night, they play music till 12am or later.”
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