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Casa del Encanto

Barra de Potosi, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Quebec City, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Our stay in Casa del Encanto was the highlight of our trip to Mexico mainly thanks to Laura. First her place is absolutely charming, then the rooms are huge, peacefull, comfortable and affordable. Besides, Laura helped us to organise a kayak trip to the Lagoon at dawn with a local guide and that was a fantastic experience. Laura is an... More 

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Talent, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

What a wonderful discovery. Casa del Encanto is enchanting, relaxing and lovingly decorated. The owner/operator Dona Laura is very accommodating, fun to talk to, helpful in many ways, and a great source of knowledge about the area, including politics, tourism, and local history. My friends and I stayed at two hotels in Zihuatenajo before visiting Barra de Potosi and Casa... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A nice quiet place well away from the buzz of Zihuatanejo, but Zihua is a short trip away if you want to go for a cruise. If you looking for laid-back, quiet, and friendly, this is it. English is not widely spoken in Barra, but somehow it all seems to work out. Laura is a relaxed and accommodating hostess who... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My 14 year old son and I stayed at Casa del Encanto for 2 weeks. I gave it 4 stars for the graciousness of host and the ambience she has created there. There is a sort of magical feel about the grounds with her many gurgling water fountains and the plethora of lights and candles that are lit each evening.... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Laura's place is fantastic. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here and secretly don’t want anyone to know how great it is for fear it will be all booked up the next time I want to go! The decor is amazing with all the little Mexican touches. Love how the whole place is lit up with lights and candles at night,... More 

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Jasper, Oregon, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Casa del Encanto is a great place to stay. Me and my wife had a wonderful relaxing week there between Christmas and New Year. Laura was very welcoming. She know a lot about the community and provided us with excellent advice and translation for our scuba, birdwatching, snorkeling and fishing as well as great suggestions for beach places. I am... More 

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Morelia, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

i went this weekend to Barra de Potosì, and i visit Casa del Encanto, its such a beautiful and magical place, i really hope to go back soon, love that place, and Doña Laura, such a great person!!!! Handry Pantoja.

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I had a wonderful experience at Casa del Encanto this past spring. It was my first accommodation after arriving in Barra de Potosi (also for the first time), and I was struck by the unique charm of each room and the welcoming feel of the common areas and outdoor patio space. It's a peaceful place to relax, read a book,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We are familiar with Casa del Encanto from our many trips and extended stays in the area. We were excited to spend some time at the luxurious candle lit inn on our most recent trip, which included two grandmothers, two teenagers, my husband and myself. The amazing thing about slipping into Laura's world is that it is so welcoming and... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Arriving in Barra de Potosi and looking for a place to stay a few nights I met a local person and asked if he knew of a spot. He took me to Laura's B and B in the village. What a treasure in a local village. A very unique experience to be able to be immerse in the local culture.... More 

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