Villa Carolina Hotel
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... Tony thought we might take him and he could climb the rigging all day and night. Silly idea. Ginny had left the boat she was on, which was going to El Salvador and wanted to continue her journey.We invited her for dinner and hey ho she's onboard. A bonus is that she's a nurse,so I can talk kidneys and drug with her. The leg from Barra to here was hot,no, sultry and when the wind did come rolly with massive swells from the stern ...
... a little hostel above the fruit and vegetable markets. The hostel was nice, has a kitchen with a fridge and hammocks to relax in. Living above the markets is awesome because the fruit and veg is amazingly cheap and super fresh, however when 5:30 am rolls around you start thinking a bit differently. Our room faced onto the street so we were right in the thick of it. 5:30 am the trucks roll on in to deliver the produce, 6:30 am the tables and benches are ...
... and Paul are riding for leisure. After a well deserved rest we get back on the road. It's now midday and the sun is hot as hell. We ride the 3 or 4 kms down to the next bay where we enjoy a swim and a body surf. We hit the road again on our deadly treadlies and head back into town for refreshments and a rest. Later that afternoon we bike down to the other end if the beach. There seemed to be something happening on the beach, there were large groups of ...
... and spread the smoke and sweet scent by swooshing them around causing extra heat in the little chamber. In the middle at the top there’s a small opening that was covered with a prism, causing the light to break into a few thin straight beams of magical light, ending in a rainbow-colored spotlight, sometimes beautifully illuminating a circle of wet shiny sweaty and tanned skin. None even came close to me, I felt that I sat in the only spot of darkness, thinking my ...
... a small seed of an emotion is planted, it will grow like a weed and spread branches like it was fertilized with super-**** and the brain has no say in it whatsoever. It sure makes life interesting.
When the smallest seed of emotion of any kind is planted in you, if you don’t watch out (and probably even if you do) it may grow and spread, and could even develop roots that are hard to pull up. Although it can make life difficult, it sometimes also is what makes ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Villa Carolina Hotel Zihuatanejo
Just back from Villa Carolina, the room was amazing & we were treated as though we were guests in their home. Every request was met immediately & nothing was ever a problem.
We just completed a 12 day stay at the Villa Carolina. Our accomodations by far surpassed our expectations. The pictures on the website are lovely...but in person this place is fantastic. We stayed in the master suites. Everything was elegantly decorated and designed. You had the luxury of enjoying the open air room or cooling off in your airconditioned bedroom. We were able to view both the garden suites and the grand suite as well. The garden suites, although they don't have a view, have the same attention to detail. We also stayed a few nights in the Grand Suite, it is a must see...words cannot explain how lovely this spot is, a great choice for 2 or more couples. We enjoyed visiting with the other guests, many of them repeat customers of Villa Carolina.
We have been coming down to Zihuatanejo on vacation for over 18 years and have stayed in several hotels here. A few years ago we found Villa Carolina and have been staying here ever since.
Loved Villa Carolina
Our stay at Villa Carollina was the most relaxing vacation we have ever taken. Everything we could want was at our finger tips or a block walk to the beautiful Playa La Ropa Beach. The Staff was happy to fulfill all our requests including making arrangements for daily massages in our room and dinner reservations nightly at some of the area's incredible restaurants. Villa Carolina is one of the best kept secrets in Zihuatanejo. We have talked so much about our stay at Villa Carollina that several friends are planning to go back next year with us.
Best Place in the World
I have vacationed at Villa Carolina for the last 4 years. It's a beautiful place with a penthouse and 2 bedroom suites with a jacuzzi. The resort also has 4 garden suites (my favorite) super acomidations. Beautiful pool very private. Staff is excellent. Built only 5 years ago. I have stayed at many vacation spots in Mexico and US and this by far the very best.
Mr. & Mrs. Gale Astles
My sister and I stayed here for 4 nights recently. The room was very nice (we had a master suite) but very very noisy! Villa Carolina is directly on a busy street and tucked inside a residental complex as well. Since the place is open air - we heard everything (both day and night)...from the cars on the street to the kids in the apartment complex nearby. The staff was out scubbing the pool deck at 7:30am with no regard for how much noise they were making...it woke us up. There's no real view of the bay - only the tops of the buildings around you. Like the previous person said - they offer nothing in terms of activity information and are completely disconnected with the beach in terms of chairs, etc. Since it was our first visit to Zihua I wanted to get a nice place but was completely disappointed. My opinion is they're WAY over priced for what you get.
My wife and I just finished a week (late July-early Aug.) at Villa Carolina and we had a wonderful time. It is a small hotel with only six suites but what suites they are! Four are at pool level and are very large with king beds, ceiling fans, a small kitchen, and a big bathroom.
LOVED this hotel. We stayed in the suite and it was paradise. We would take a dip in our private hot tub (really more of a cold tub) morning and night. The hammock was perfect for reading and relaxing. The room was spacious, well decorated and comfortable. The lighting was soft and in the evenings created wonderful romantic atmosphere. We brought cds to listen to. We bought fruit (mango, banana, pineapple) from the market and ate it every morning. The staff really makes your stay memorable. Will stay here again! I think the website does not do the hotel justice, it is much better and beautiful than shown.
Just returned from 5 days at the Villa Carolina and we could not have asked for more tranquil or spacious accomodations. Being the off-season, we had the hotel to ourselves but even if the hotel was full, your stay would be peaceful. Each suite is like having your own casita. The attention to detail was impressive and the staff was incredibly gracious. We frequented the Villa del Sol (across the street) for dining and their gym, and noted that our accomodations were just as lovely for a fraction of the price. Yes, they have the views and their own beach, but you will pay dearly for it. I would certainly return to the Villa Carolina again!
Villa carolina was paradise
My husband and I and another couple stayed at Villa Carolina in April 2002 for a week in paradise. If you are looking for a quiet romantic setting this was the place. The proprietors Frank and Tim, and their staff couldn't have been more accomadating. The Villa was within walking distance of many local establishments and the fabulous La Ropa Beach. We have traveled a great deal and usually without duplication of destination, however this would be the exception we'd go back in a flash.