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El Alquimista

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Domicilio Conocido S/N, Colonia Roca Blanca | Fin de Playa, Zipolite, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Zipolite
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2011
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2011

A cabana on the beach was ideal for convenience, view, and relaxation! When we opened the door to our cabana, we were literally on the beach, front row! So incredible to have our porch with a "hamaca" right there, almost surreal. Listening to the Pacific's powerful waves crashing was such a sweet lullaby. Tears came to my eyes upon arrival... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2010 via mobile

Really great location we had a cabana right on the beach front (there are only 2 like this). The rest of zipolite is really disappointing it looks like a bomb has gone off here I think a lot of places have closed down or something as the sea is encroaching at high tide along the centre of the beach. Food... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2009

Zipolite is a cozy boutique hotel at the end of the Zipolite beach. I´ve been there 3 times and always enjoyed a lot. It is one of the "upscale" places to stay in the area. They have both beach cabins and backward lofts (with private terraces overseeing the Pacific), all are vey clean and with a stylish decor. The restaurant... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Alquimista 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Cabanas El Alquimista Hotel Oaxaca

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