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El Alquimista Yoga & Spa

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Domicilio Conocido S/N, Colonia Roca Blanca | Fin de Playa, Zipolite 70904, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I stayed at El Alquimista last December for 5 days and it was perfect. I got a second floor room (number 11) and had a great view of the gardens and the ocean, while not being too close to the noise of the restaurant and bar. The room was big, comfortable and had everything you need for your stay (AC,... More 

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California
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

As some people already said on other reviews. The owner did not made a choice of what he wants. A hotel, or a restaurant or a bar or a yoga practice place, or a nice place on the beach. But for wanting it all, everything is quite average. If you want to enjoy the day from your balcony on the... More 

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Red Deer Alberta
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We spent four nights here early January. The location to the beach doesn't get any better. You could swim in the ocean and go straight to the room for a quick shower after. There is a good restaurant on sight or many more within 5-10 minutes walking. It is a bit pricey but not in comparison to here at home,... More 

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Mexico City
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I just visited the hotel this January 2015 and I had the best holidays ever! The place is neat, comfortable and charming. The kitchen is delicious. The personnel is kind and efficient. I really recommend it! The room #17 is incredible, the beach is clean and beautiful and my boyfriend and dogs were as happy as a hippo!

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Longueuil, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We revisted the El Alquimista from Dec. 9th to 16th 2014. The resort has been improved with the addition of swimming pool and spa facilities. It is still a nice and quiet place to stay. We visited the resort in 2008, 2010 and 2014. Since our first trip, new resorts had emerged, meaning there are now new players. We did... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Came across this place by chance, having tried and failed to get dinner at the nearby La Providencia. Liked it so much we asked about rooms and were in luck. Great room, amazing view, super helpful staff, laid-back atmosphere, very good restaurant and a good yoga class too. Very highly recommended.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Stayed for three nights and had a very nice time. The hotel/restaurant staff is helpful and friendly. The pool is also nice and relaxing. The hotel is located at the most nudist part of Zipolite. Food was good and had a nice menu, but nothing too great. Drinks menu was good too. Rooms were ok and clean. Wish there was... More 

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Luzern
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115 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I stayed in El Alquimista one week in December 2014. The hotel is located in the best part of Zipolite Beach where also nice rocks are on the sea. The bungalows are also well adapted with the landscape and constructed in a tasteful manner. I think it is probably the best located hotel and one of the most romantic hotels... More 

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MXDF
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The hotel is super open minded, the pool is amazing, the beach side lofts are super tranquil and the staff is unbelievable. We stayed for two night and it was totally fulfilling. Will return for sure.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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83 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

I believe this hotel wants to be everything and at the same time it can't. It is sort of like an eco hotel with a bunch of amenities and staff. But it is not quite a resort. So I was confused. Maybe many people will this halfway point between the two. I also believe that there was too much staff... More 

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