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El Palmar Beach &Tennis Resort

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Esmerelda & Zafiro | Villa Obregon, Melaque 48980, Mexico
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Finally after many delays, El Palmar become home for one month stay,John and his wife Dr.Rosa are one of kind hosts. Their hospitality was first class, top notch, top drawer,having a Doctor right there was priceless. This courtyard retreat of 10 units or so was so relaxing and quiet and secure.No need to lock your doors..(great views from the top... More

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Sidney, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

El Palmar was a wonderful place to stay. John, Dr Rosa and Cathy's hospitality was first class. A fresh bun at the door in the morning was a real treat and the pot luck dinners on Wednesday evening with live entertainment was a great way to get together with all the guests. The place was very secure and I did... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I've stayed all over Melaque and this place is the best. Lovely courtyard, gardens and pool, comfortable rooms, and best of all the care and hospitality of hosts John and Dr. Rosa. All kinds of extras, bikes, fresh bolios delivered every morning, tennis in a neighboring town and weekly dinners around the tiled bbq area. For a special experience, ask... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We loved Melaque and felt very spoiled staying at el Palamar enjoying John and Rosie's generous hospitality. Our rooms (#5) were spacious, attractive, and spotlessly maintained, as was everything at le Palamar. The bikes were invaluable (bring your own clip on lights) as le Palmar is at the far end to town, perhaps 20 minutes walk from the main square... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I stayed a whole month in the Penthouse/Honeymoon suit and found it luxurious, comfy and nice. I wanted to have extra music and they lend me their home stereo for the month. The food was great and the weather perfect. I liked the Tennis courts and really enjoyed John LaPointe's (owner) humour and personality. The staff was super friendly. I... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

My husband Tom and I stayed at El Palmar in Feb 2013 for a week. We fell in love with the Costa Alegre towns of Melaque, Barra de Navidad and Villa Obregon which are all adjacent to each other. They are lovely, small Mexican towns where there is a sense of community, serenity, safety and hospitality. We played tennis in... More

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Following a two year hiatus, we were happy to return to John and Rosa's hospitality at el Palmar. Other places are nice but el Palmar is home! A combination of the friendly staff, including Kathy, Oso, Gatito, (we all miss Chato...) and the bikes for quick trips on the much improved roads of "metro" Melaque, wonderful restaurants, hotel Wi-Fi, great... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Highly recommended! Tennis every morning on 4 beautiful red clay courts - who could ask for more! El Palmar is very laid back and relaxed, and the price is right! John, Rosa, and Cathy are welcoming and helpful, and Oso (the dog) and Gatito (the cat) helped make us feel right at home. We made new friends, explored a new... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

John and Rosa (and Katherine) are fantastic hosts. The upper suites are spacious with great views and are immaculately clean. There was a friendly group at the courts every morning and a good range of abilities. We will be back. Gerry

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

For a tennis addicted single woman looking for a safe, intimate place to stay over the Christmas holiday I couldn't have dreamed for anything better. John and Rosa are the perfect hosts, and over my three week stay included me in many of their dinners and activities. John drove every morning to the wonderful red clay courts in Cihuatlan, about... More

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Address: Esmerelda & Zafiro | Villa Obregon, Melaque 48980, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Jalisco > Costalegre > Melaque
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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El Palmar Beach & Tennis Resort is a small boutique resort located in Melaque, Mexico on the golden sands of Bahia de Navidad. Intimate and beautiful, El Palmar offers 10 luxury one-bedroom and two- bedroom accommodations in a peaceful setting, making it the perfect spot for a relaxed, informal getaway. Enjoy free wireless internet, pool, also FREE use of our montain bikes. We are across the street from the beach. ... more   less 
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