Hotel The Place
No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel The Place Mal Pais
Travel Blogs from Mal Pais
It was a nice typical breakfast of eggs, gallo pinto, cheese and toast. They also served orange juice and unlimited coffee, an added bonus!
After breakfast, Jerry wanted to go snorkeling so we all walked down the road we had checked out earlier and watched as he snorkeled for awhile. He said the current was strong as went out a ways and really pulled him along. After he had snorkeled he went back to the room and ...
... toward the road.
Just as we got ready to leave the area, the trogons flew into the tree right where we were standing and so were able to get some very nice pictures of them. A gentleman came up but told us the place was not open and so we decided to continue on down the road to see if we could find some place else or reach the harbor.
By this time the sun was higher and the road was not in the shade and we were glad when ...
... got that good.
Anyway, the place we stayed was amazing and our surf instructor, Chito, could not have been more helpful. The town is 100 yards off the beach, with a dirt road. This is the anti-Mazatlan. Concrete is seldom seen and a high rise is a four story house. Navigation is by foot, bike and ATV.
... read. Even Brian was reading!
It really was a little disconcerting to have Brian just sleep and read in a hammock for almost two days... =)
The sunsets were great though. There are a lot of dogs and two really big ones took Brian as their buddy and he played with them through the sunset. That was while we were at the first place.
Once we moved to Casa Azul (our second place) where we were ...
... toward the beach and found a pleasant looking house where a young lady was sweeping the porch and talking on a cell phone. She was startled and indicated that she needed more time to finish the house cleaning. We sat quietly on the porch while she finished and then explored the house and the property. There is an outdoor living room and dining room, attached to the kitchen. Behind the kitchen is an indoor family room. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms, one more like a dorm room with 3 twin ...