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El Alquimista

3.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Domicilio Conocido S/N, Colonia Roca Blanca | Fin de Playa, Zipolite, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This place is a must dining stop while staying in this area. The food and service is as good as any top restaurant anywhere you may have traveled. Our host treated us to a great experience from beginning to end. My wife and I were treated to fresh and unique variations of salads and mains that were delicious. It is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic cool place in Zipolite. Right on the beach means waking up to the sound of the waves. The restaurant is really good especially the killer desserts! Daniela and David at the reception are very friendly and helpful. We booked to stay for 3 days but ended up staying for 5 days. The hotel was definitely the most relaxing place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

In my opinion, is the best place to stay and eat in Zipolite. The cabins are great and clean, the food is amazing, and they have a perfect taste in music. The people is very nice, and you can practice yoga every day. You just can't miss this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Agree with Nuria M that Posada Mexico's food is worth a look if you seek variety but El-Alquimista's food is a notch or two better at both breakfast and dinner. It is well managed and service was observant and attentive when you needed some and absent when you didn't. David and Paola at reception were on the ball. Anda, who... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Amazing spacious cabanas on the beach, friendly staff, relaxing pool and a restaurant serving some of the best food I have eaten whilst traveling threw Mexico. A strong recommendation for anyone traveling threw Zipolite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We just spent a week at El Alquimista and it was the most relaxing experience. The rooms are clean and airy, the pool is perfect, the restaurant delicious and reasonably priced. Service all around is A+. We also took yoga classes and they were fantastic. I just wish there were more umbrellas or shaded areas by the pool, but that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This was my third time to stay at El Alquamista. The hotel property is beautiful and the views are amazing. It is close to everything in Zipolite: restaurants, nightlife, etc. The property is located on the west end of the beach and is secluded. The hotel staff is gracious, kind, and friendly. The atmosphere is very relaxed and laid-back. The... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The location if fantastic. The beach is lovely but a bit dirty around the hotel restaurant. Dinner at the hotel in the evenings is romantically lit and the food is good to great. Our room was very large with an incredible balcony stretching the width of the room. Wifi is reliable in the rooms.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I spent two nights with the intention to be alone, reading and relaxing. This was the best place. a very good value. Individual cabins gave me what I wanted. The place is a magical. The location at the end of the beach incredible. Restaurant good, staff helpful, polite, with no complications. The pool quiet and clean. Definitely the best place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Stayed here with my husband in October - we had only planned to be here for two nights before moving on to Puerto Escondido but ended up staying for a week and enjoyed a lazy life....yoga in the morning...hanging out on the hammocks, lounging in the sun, reading and eating in the delicious restaurant each night. It was wonderful. We... More

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Address: Domicilio Conocido S/N, Colonia Roca Blanca | Fin de Playa, Zipolite, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Zipolite
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Hotel Class:3 star — El Alquimista 3*
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