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Casa Carolina

Certificate of Excellence
Beach road "Calle Costero" | 2 kms north of Xcalak pueblo, Xcalak 77940, Mexico
Casa Carolina
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great stay. Accessible snorkeling from the deck that Ben just built. Amazing facilities considering the remoteness of the location. The wi-fi was lighting fast. Ben gave us an amazing introduction to the hotel and town. The hotel is very eco-friendly. Unfortunately, we only stayed two nights as we had already other plans but given the beauty of the dive sites... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Who is looking for remote great diving and/or fly fishing this is the perfect spot. Casa Carolina has only 4 rooms with sea view and the beach is absolutely amazing. The owners, a lovely US/Mexican couple makes u feeling at home. Breakfast is a surprise every day, either American or Mexican style. A view hard facts: Watersports (canoing for free),... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A buddy of mine stayed here for a fishing excursion. We were only going to stay a week but stayed on a couple of extra days. Ben and Ester were so helpful and welcoming that I felt like I was staying with family. The town of Xcalak is exactly what I envisioned. Quiet, friendly, and very safe. The polar opposite... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had a lovely time at Casa Carolina Paraiso! Ben and Esther are so friendly and welcoming. We loved the coffee and brekfast in the morning plus snorkeling and kayaking out to the reef in the afternoons. The views from the end of the pier, our balcony, and the rooftop of the stars at night are breathtaking. The sound of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

thanks, Esther and Ben, for the wonderful time in Xcalak! At Casa Carolina you can go snorkeling with free kayaks, grill Lobster, enjoy delicious breakfasts and most importantly - relax on the private beach with a fresh coconut........ ;)

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Our third time to the lovely Casa Carolina....need I say more?! Thank you to Esther and Ben for the warm welcome, the beautiful accommodation and the delicious margaritas!! If you travel to Xcalak, paradise awaits you, and I urge you to give Casa (Carolina) Paraiso (soon to be renamed) a try...you won't regret it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Totally loved our stay at Casa Carolina! We used Canada Transfers to Tulum and stayed overnight there, picked up our tiny car in the morning. The drive down was super easy and fun, a little adventure of its own :) Loved our room and the breakfasts are heavenly! Ben and Esther are lovely hosts, you never know when Ben will... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We just got back from our second stay at Casa Carolina, havng stayed there and loved it last year. We weren't sure what to expect since we knew there were new owners, but we were relieved and happy to find that Esther and Ben are warm and welcoming and that Casa Carolina is as wonderful as ever. They have made... More 

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vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

My husband and I would love to keep Xcalak, Mexico and Casa Carolina Paraiso, a secret. But we decided to share this special place, where we spent four, way too short, days in February. To begin with, the new owners, Esther and Ben Sutton, are the consummate hosts. They strive to make everything about your experience at Paraiso perfect. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We just returned from a three-week trip to the Yucatan Peninsula and Casa Carolina was the perfect way to end the voyage. Ben and Esther were wonderful and made us feel at home in this beautiful part of the world. Each day allowed us to snorkel from shore or the kayaks and saw an unbelievable variety of fish. Can't recommend... More 

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