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Playa Viva

Carretera Zihuatanejo-Acapulco | Playa Icacos Juluchuca, GRO, Petatlan 40834, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 1 Petatlan B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a sublime luxury eco-resort. My wife and six-yr-old and I spent six days there recently and loved it. The beach was clean, wide, and secluded, the cabanas were beautifully designed and appointed, the food was superb, the staff were both delightful and professional, and we enjoyed the other guests. There is a nearby turtle sanctuary, and our son loved... More

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Culver City, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First let me start by telling you that this place is AMAZING ! Playa Viva is a sustainable boutique hotel in the middle of NO WHERE ( literally you have to drive a 4 miles dirt road to get to the hotel). It is surrounded by nature and right ON THE BEACH. The personnel is super friendly and yet we... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

My stay was ... Well it just about leaves me speechless. It's indescribable with words and only barely captured in photos. I've never been to a more amazing place. The welcoming feeling upon arrival is overwhelming. It's almost like being at a rich friend's vacation house. The common area is spot where all travelers can gather, eat, drink, play dominos,... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This was our second trip to PV - last time it was just my husband and me, this time we brought our kids (8 and 11) and another family. It was just as glorious and relaxing as we remembered and surpassed everyone's expectations. The kids had such a great time building sand castles, playing in the ocean, and swimming in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Our stay at Playa Viva was great! The size and amenities of this eco-resort fit our preferences very well. The staff couldn't have been better. The food was wonderful, both delicious and healthy, and the kitchen folks were a delight. My wife thoroughly enjoyed the cooking lesson on mole, and me as the taster, it was the best ever. The... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I just got back from 5 days in paradise at Playa Viva, I was stalling so much to leave we literally almost missed our flight back to Denver. The food was incredibly delicious, so fresh, as most of it comes from Playa Viva’s own garden. The chefs, Abram and Olga are so talented, every meal was better... More

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Portland, Maine
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

My daughter and I recently returned from a 6 night vacation at the unique Playa Viva resort. I found this resort while searching for hotels near Zihuatanejo. When I read the reviews on TripAdvisor I was sure this was the place I wanted to go. What a great decision it was! The reviews were very accurate. This place has everything... More

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I had a inspiring time at Playa Viva over 2013 Thanksgiving break. Don't know quite where to start with the many highlights - walking the grounds admiring multi-colored butterflies and birds, strolling the isolated beaches where I often encountered no one, enjoying the hammocks and pool, long conversations with other guests in the lobby lounge, reading and reflecting in the... More

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SF Bay Area
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Playa Viva is a place to truly unplug....where all you can hear are the birds and the ocean. This 8 cabana boutique property joins warm Mexican hospitality and a sense of family with privacy and a space to BE. There are numerous activities ranging from cooking classes (amazing chefs here!) to visits to local pueblos to horse back riding on... More

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Additional Information about Playa Viva

Also Known As:
Playa Viva Hotel
Playa Viva Hotel Petatlan
Playa Viva Mexico/Petatlan
Address: Carretera Zihuatanejo-Acapulco | Playa Icacos Juluchuca, GRO, Petatlan 40834, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Guerrero > Petatlan
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Petatlan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Playa Viva is a sustainable boutique hotel with 8 rooms on a private beach located 30 minutes from Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa International airport. Play Viva is located on 200 acres with 1.3 kilometers of beach front. 85% of the property is in a Private Reserve for use of guests and includes a turtle sanctuary, archaeological site, working permaculture farm, forest restoration, estuary and much more. Come enjoy yoga, surfing or any of the many local activities. Playa Viva is off grid, operating 100% on solar power, solar thermal water heating, grey and black water management systems and built with local materials and craftsmanship. We specialize in farm to table, sourcing much of our food locally and can handle a wide variety of dietary concerns from vegetarian and vegan to many types of allergies. ... more   less 
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