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Playa Escondida

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Ave Playa Escondida # 1 | Sayulita Nayarit, Sayulita 63734, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Greenup, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at Playa Escondida mid July. She wrote a short review of the resort and how great it was. We wanted to review again......From the moment we stepped out of our shuttle until the moment we left, we felt like we were with friends. You just can't say enough about the staff and how accomodating and... More 

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San Diego, California
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot even begin to describe the frustration and hurt that this resort cost me and my fiance. I talked with the manager approx. 20 times on the phone about holding my wedding there. NEVER once did he mention that I had to rent out the entire hotel. How would something like that escape his mention is beyond me? After... More 

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zen_geist, Owner at Playa Escondida, responded to this review

I am truly sorry for the misunderstandings that have caused you so much of a problem. We sometimes accept weddings of up to 20 persons for which we can segregate part of the resort in order to not disturb the rest of our guests. For more than 20 persons it is necessary to take the entire resort as it would... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so glad we chose to stay at Playa Escondida for our baby moon this July. This was our last chance to get a little romance and privacy in before becoming parents and we weren't disappointed. The hotel arranged a private shuttle from the airport for us and was very communicative by email, constantly telling me not to stress... More 

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zen_geist, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Escondida, responded to this review

Amy, you can not imagine the joy we all felt when reading this. It is for getting to know people like you and your husband that our days are well spent. Please do not feel that your generosity wasn’t enough, the value of the tip is only the recognition of a good service. Your kindness with everyone is more than... More 

Cranford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing escape. The staff is incredible, the location is a 20 minute hike to town (over rocks) or a short cab ride, the town of Sayulita is booming with quaint shops, and the beaches are stunning. The rooms are private, clean, warm casitas, with mostly all having ocean views.

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Greenup, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is truly a hidden paradise! We loved every minute of our stay. I can't say enough about the staff. The bar staff, Juan and Jose, made our trip. The service was excellent and the food was great! We stayed in Cabana. We loved it. If you don't like nature, then this may not be the place for you.... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I'm not sure what I can add that others haven't already said. The location is a beautiful, jungle-like setting with ocean views and a beautiful beach. The staff is incredibly helpful, quick, and genuinely caring. The food is first rate, and I was not expecting the dishes to be so delicious. The folks songs from Pablo de Rayo y sus... More 

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We absolutely LOVED Playa Escondida. From our room up in the jungle with a view of the ocean from our hammocks, to days on one of the most gorgeous private beaches Ive ever seen, to happy hour at sunset with the best ceviche and guacamole, ending with a WONDERFUL dinner, only to get up the next morning to do it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My wife and two kids and I spent four days and three nights at Playa Escondida in July 2014. We stayed in a private cabin called Chachalaca at Bird Canyon overlooking the mountain sides covered in lush jungle. Plenty of birds, lizards, crabs, etc to see. The cabin came with a Canopy queen bed, 1.5 baths, sofa-bed, a huge deck... More 

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Austin,TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Spent a week here in April in one of Bird Canyon casitas resembling a set from a Tarzan movie- Birds, monkeys, iguanas, but no bugs. Wonderful grounds and views of the Pacific Ocean. Secluded private beach with private rooms a stones throw from the surf. Romantic restaurant perfect for sunset views over the negative edge pool and beach serving gourmet... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Playa Escondida far exceeded my every expectation! To list the highlights of our trip: The customer service was so much better than we could have dreamed. As honeymooners, we were just happy to have finally be in paradise, but from the moment we arrived every single staff member made us not only feel at home, but treated us with the... More 

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