Loma del Mar Thalasso Spa & Resort
Travel Blogs from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo
... Ranger (not the king cab with mini back doors like in the US.) Chevy has a unibody pickup, as does VW (think miniature El Camino.) The rest are super tiny little cars. You can choose a stick or automatic to rent. We reserved a stick for a bit of fun. We got an automatic. What can we say? It’s Mexico.
We picked up the car Sunday the twenty sixth at 0900, loaded our bags and off we went. The drive was about an hour and ...
... So we have some projects to attend to while we are here.
Merry Christmas! We had a wonderful albeit lonely and very warm snowless Christmas. There are plenty of folks around so lonely isn’t exactly the correct term. All of the folks here are very nice and fun to be around but none of them are family and that is the part that made it seem lonely. For the second day in a row there was a dock party here in the marina. We skipped it ...
... pass three islands (Tres Marias),,one of which is a prison colony,though we hadn't read that in our pilot book (until afterwards) and sailed within the exclusion zone of 20nm.We don't think anyone would've come out though,as the seas were quite high,but I did see the light of small boat now and again astern that was under the radar.I heard a story that two escapees called for help in the sea to a passing sailing boat,the skipper of which threw a liferaft to them ...
... have to wait it out.
If you look at that map above, you'll see 11am Sat. That is Puerto Vallarta, we are about 15 miles away on the north coast (where the yellow line intersects with the north coast of the bay). And yes, we are slightly nervous, I think most folks here are. But we are in the newest marina in the bay, and we ...
... hotel where we bobbed in the water. On the way back we found Kaj who was shell hunting.
April and I walked up the hill after and saw the most magnificent sunset. We encountered a very cute burro and her shy buddy at the top of the hill. I kissed at her and she came walking over where I was allowed to get my equine fix.
At home we sat with our fellow housemates watching the sunset and whales ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility