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El Sol La Vida

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Avenida Ernesto Coppel #520 | Nuevo Mazatlan, Mazatlan 82100, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013
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Yellowknife
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We had a wonderful stay. Ray and Linda were very accommodating and made our stay one to remember for the rest of our lives. The location was quiet and absolutely fantastic. The food at the Surf's Up Cafe was excellent and would highly recommend the burger. I would recommend to anyone who want a quiet and beautiful vacation to definitely... More

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SunandLife, Owner at El Sol La Vida, responded to this review

Sorry for the delay in replying, thank you for your review, you guys were truly great guests, who became great friends, good times!!! Ray, Linda, Leanne, & all at El Sol La Vida, and Surfs Up Cafe More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

What can I say about El Sol la Vida that has not been said before, Linda and Ray go way beyond what is expected of hosts and make your stay memorable, welcoming and unforgetable. As previous guests have said the hotel is spotless, the room fabulous and the beds are amazing. Each morning when you go to breakfast the view... More

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Thank you for your review! We truly enjoyed your company, and look forward to your return visit. All the Best! Ray Linda Leanne & staff at El Sol La Vida. More

Woodstock, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

What can I say about El Sol La Vida that hasn't already been written? First of all, your hosts Linda and Ray, and Chef Leanne are jewels unto themselves. You'll feel welcome and treated like family, without any hovering. Ray picked us up at the airport, and brought us to this beachfront beautiful jewel... While the photos are gorgeous, nothing... More

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SunandLife, Owner at El Sol La Vida, responded to this review

Hi Guys, thank you for writing a great review! It was brilliant hanging out with you, talking about music & art around the bar in the evenings, it was cool we became such close friends in such a short time!!! Still hate goodbyes at the airport, look forward to your return!!! Cheers And All The Best from Ray Linda Leanne... More

Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I won a trip to Mazatlan Mexico for 2 at my staff Christmas party, i had no idea what to expect as it was my first time in Mexico. Ray and his family made my stay better than i could have imagined. The room was amazing,always kept spotless, king sized beds, Canadian cable and nice Samsung HD t.v.'s. The veiw... More

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SunandLife, Owner at El Sol La Vida, responded to this review

Cheers for taking the time to write a glowing review Mate! Glad you had a great time we aim to please, hope see you again, All The Best Ray & all at El Sol La Vida, and Surf's Up More

Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I loved the way we were treated by the owners. We were able to check in super early (like 9am) so it made all the difference on how we enjoyed our first day of vacation. Starting it right made it all right. The B&B is removed from the action, so plan on renting a car to make it more convenient.... More

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SunandLife, Owner at El Sol La Vida, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure having you stay with us, looking forward to seeing you again soon, Cheers and All The Best. Ray, Linda, Leanne & all the staff at El Sol La Vida and Surf's Up Caf'e! More

Ham Lake, Minnesota, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

If you love serenity, peace, beauty, respite, relaxing, generosity, and kindness you will love El Sol La Vida and Ray and Linda who make it so. They are "the life" of El Sol La Vida. My husband and I had an absolutely wonderful time there. The place itself is gorgeous and removed from the hustle, bustle and noise of the... More

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SunandLife, Owner at El Sol La Vida, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing El Sol La Vida for your vacation destination and your much appreciated review! it was truly a pleasure having you stay with us, and look forward to our "race on the beach" when you return!!! Cheers & All The Very Best, Ray Linda Leanne and all the staff at El Sol La Vida and... More

Santiago, Chile
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Hidden yes, but we must share the secret because Ray and Linda, along with their daughter Leanne and the rest of the amazing staff, go above and beyond to create a true relaxing vacation. We decided to go to Mazatlan just to stay at El Sol la Vida and we were not disappointed. Mi casa es su casa. Upon arrival... More

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We so enjoyed having you as guests, thank you for the lovely review. More

Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We met the owner Leanne last year in Mazatlan after enjoying a wonderfull dinner at her beachside cafe. This year we stayed a night after checking out of a larger resort down the beach. I really noticed what a difference the small personal nature of this hotel provided as compared to the mega resort we just came from . There... More

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SunandLife, Owner at El Sol La Vida, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it means a lot to us to here back that what we set out to achieve is being accomplished, giving new found friends what they are looking for in a vacation! Hope you will be back next year, All The Best from Ray Linda Leanne, & all the staff at El Sol La Vida and... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

The Sun, the Life. El Sol La Vida. The best hotel experience I've ever had. You instantly feel like you're part of the family. From the moment I walked into the hotel area I knew I was in the right spot. Greeted by co-owner Ray with a big grin je says, “You must be Hugh.” You know right away you... More

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Ray and Linda , the proprieters, treat you like family! It is like staying with close friends. The rooms are gorgeous and so clean, Ours had a private courtyard!!. The pool and ocean are like having private access. I know we weill stay at el Sol la Vida very time we go to Mazatlan!!

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Address: Avenida Ernesto Coppel #520 | Nuevo Mazatlan, Mazatlan 82100, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Sinaloa > Mazatlan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — El Sol La Vida 4*
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The translation of 'El Sol La Vida' is: The Sun The Life. That's what you get when you visit us! We offer a luxury Bed and Breakfast directly on the beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We are in a secluded bay, where you can stroll for miles along the seashore. Each room has its own private entrance. Mazatlan has a lot to offer those seeking adventure, relaxation, or a romantic getaway. Our Boutique Resort is an oasis for the perfect vacation on Mexico's Gold Coast. ... more   less 
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