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Playa Escondida

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vallejo, ca
Reviewed 30 December 2013

My wife and i seek out boutique hotels exclusively and this place is simply amazing! Location? Like falling asleep to the sound of the ocean? CHECK Spa? Like getting good massages or spa treatments? CHECK Decor? Like unique decor reflecting a certain "feel" or "ambience" that fits in with the locale, surroundings and desires of the boutique hotel crowd? CHECK...

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ventura, ca
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Beautiful beach, beautiful rooms (stayed in jungle and upgraded to beachfront) and beautiful grounds, extremely friendly and helpful staff! We stayed here for our anniversary and was a wonderful trip. The evening happy hour was great with beautiful sunsets!

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2Thank stampsinthepassport
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Playa Escondida is one of the most relaxing and well ran places I've ever been too. The people that work there couldn't be more sweet and accommodating, and the location is beautiful. The rooms are either located right on the beach with the ocean as your view, or in a jungle setting, if your a bird watcher. The minute you...

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1Thank susan s
West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 30 November 2013

We have stayed at Playa Escondida on 4 occasions and will continue returning to this tropical gem for a small break from civilization. The setting is on a very private little beach surrounded by a lush tropical forest just a 20 minute walk from the vibrant yet charming surfing town of Sayulita.. The accomodations range from luxurious oceanfront suites to...

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5Thank Bob M
Gardnerville, Nevada
Reviewed 16 November 2013

We had 2 rooms ~ Luna Allegre and Studio ~ One on the beach and one up the hill in a jungle setting. The open air rooms and outdoor showers made for a true getaway and change of pace. Good food, lovely beach and pool, plus a friendly , helpful staff made for a relaxing vacation. The catamaran trip with...

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1Thank Linda O
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Playa Escondida is the most relaxing place I've ever been too. Once you arrive and sit down your world slows and you breath deeper slower ocean fresh air. This place far exceeded our expectations which were already high given two of our friends recommended it. This is not what you'd expect from mexico - it so much more and so...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 27 October 2013

We just returned from a week in paradise. This property is wonderfully small, quirky but comfortable with great service. All the staff learn your name, are very friendly and helpful. Whoever hires for this property does a wonderful job choosing people that love what they do. I can't say enough about them. The evening chef does a fabulous job, everything...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Playa Escondida is a truly magical place. Unique rooms dot the property...some steps from the surf...others perched into the hillside...all with superb views. We were in Sol2...cozy and intimate...to say the least...with a bed built into a rock wall...and an outdoor shower..and 10 stair steps to a great beach and a direct shot to the crazy, warm, swimmable Pacific....makes the...

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1Thank JC F
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Reviewed 27 October 2013

My husband and I decided to celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary here. We are so happy we did. Everything was amazing!! Everyone who works there truly loves their jobs and it is evident in the type of service you receive. Everyone was more than willing to go out of their way to make sure we were happy and enjoying ourselves....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2013

From the welcome (including a great Marguerita from Jorge!) to the food, atmosphere and surroundings, Playa Escondida is the perfect place if you want to hide from the world for a few days. I loved the whole experience so much that I have been two years in a row and will definitely go again!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An intimate experience with nature in eco-chic comfort on a private jungle-beach. Playa Escondida is a secluded private resort, nested in a beachfront setting surrounded by hills covered with jungle. We feature 30 unique rooms, perfectly integrated with the natural surroundings. Playa Escondida is located one mile from the quaint fishing village and colorful surfer enclave, Sayulita, on the Riviera Nayarit...and a world away from anywhere else. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Escondida

Address: Ave Playa Escondida # 1 | Sayulita Nayarit, Sayulita 63734, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > Sayulita
Price Range: $135 - $641 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Playa Escondida Sayulita
Playa Escondida Hotel Sayulita
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