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Playa Viva

Carretera Zihuatanejo-Acapulco | Playa Icacos Juluchuca, GRO, Petatlan 40834, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second trip to Playa Viva. Last time I was there in early November (still rainy season) for 4 days, but this time was highlighted by clear skies and less humidity. Surprisingly, even though December is the start of their high season, the resort was not full; in fact I was the ONLY guest for 3 nights of... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like the last review from SLV2007 (well put SLV2007), our pick-up at the Ixtapa airport began the adventure into Mexico and to Playa Viva. Playa Viva exceeded our expectations and was a fantastic family trip with our 3 kids ages 10, 7 and 3. We arrived and were offered a cool hibiscus drink, and went on every adventure available at... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

From the first moment we arrived and were offered a cool hibiscus drink, to the last moments spent hugging their wonderful staff, who felt like old friends after just 4 days, Playa Viva far exceeded my expectations. We loved the staff so much. They were all amazing! Beyond amazing! Georgette is so wonderful as a yoga instructor/massage therapist/ gracious host!!... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Leigh, I want to thank you for the wonderful opportunity to visit PLAYA VIVA. It was one of the most wonderful times we spent as a family. The place the staff ...everybody and everything was beautiful. We just had the time of our lives. From Johnny , Armando, Georgette, Lu Lu and Wyla, Julia...everybody just made it a great time.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I spent a beautifully quiet four days at Playa Viva. As a solo woman travel, it was wonderful to have people to share meals with, but also had plenty of quiet walks on the beach and peaceful swinging in the hammock. The staff is helpful and invested in you having a great experience!

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Playa Viva has it all; over a four night stay we became completely relaxed, nourished, and reinvigorated. Meals by Abram and Olga and the kitchen team, where we learned how to make tamales (if you don't know the secret ingredient, you probably don't want to know), tortillas, and fruit flambes. Massages by Brooke that unwound all of the stresses. Walks... More 

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I came here on a women's yoga and meditation retreat for a week in May 2014 and it was a truly special experience. The staff are amazing and you are greeted with smiles, cold aqua fresca and cooling ocean breezes. The food is plentiful, delicious and incredibly fresh, prepared by the highly talented and professional chef, Abram. Every detail of... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

I just returned from my first trip to Playa Viva. It was unlike anywhere I ever stayed. Beautiful accommodations, a private beach, and delicious food. Julia and her staff were absolutely wonderful and felt like family by the end of the trip. Between promoting physical, mental, and emotional health with yoga and meditation, and supporting the environment, you will leave... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This was my husband and I's second trip to Playa Viva, and it was just as magical as before. The open-air huts and images of baby sea turtles drew us in the first time. The sound of the ocean and delicious food filled my soul, and the genuine love of life and sense of peace from the locals of Juluchuca... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My husband and I, and several friends, went down a few weeks ago, for a week at Playa Viva. It was the second time for us, and the first time for 6 of our friends. It was as wonderful as I had remembered it, and even better because it felt even more like family. My husband and I only left... More 

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Address: Carretera Zihuatanejo-Acapulco | Playa Icacos Juluchuca, GRO, Petatlan 40834, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Petatlan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 5
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