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Casa Takywara

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pedro Joaquin Coldwel | Mcpio Lazaro Cardenas, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Ranked #3 of 15 hotels in Holbox Island
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned from a perfect week at Casa Takywara. The hotel staff -- including Marcella and Bertha--couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful to the guests. They were always available but never intrusive. We had two rooms -- the penthouse and a first floor suite (Arie). Both were nicely decorated and very comfortable. The penthouse views were spectacular --... More

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never felt this welcomed in a hotel! The staff is happy to help you with everything you desire. The location is simply amazing! It takes you 30 seconds to reach the beautiful beaches of Holbox. The "city centre" is also only a few minutes away. When you stroll down the long beaches of Holbox you will notice that... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casa Takywara is a small, quiet, well-maintained, and well-managed lodge at the edge of Holbox. It is an eco-lodge and not a hotel - it has no swimming pool but has direct access to the Caribbean/Gulf of Mexicobeach. Everything they provide is based on ecological principles, which may be inconvenient for some visitors. However, the staff extend warm hospitality including... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My teenage daughter and I just returned from 5 wondrous nights at Casa Takywara. The property is small, intimate, quiet and a lovely 10 minute stroll from the town center. We stayed on the top floor, penthouse suite and had the most amazing ocean view with incredible sunsets. Breakfast was delivered every morning around 830am, and included fresh baked bread,... More

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Bertha Ivette P, General Manager at Casa Takywara, responded to this review

Dear friends. We are happy to know that your days were nice and relaxing. Thank you for your comments and for the good recommendations to our future guests that help them to enjoy each space that Holbox and Takywara give them away. We hope to see you again. A big hello from Casa Takywara´s friends. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I choose Casa Takywara based on the reviews from this board and I must say that they are all true, this place is amazing! Tucked away in the mangroves and on a private stretch of the west beach. Very quiet and still close to town, only a 10 minute walk down the beach. The staff here are very service orientated... More

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Bertha Ivette P, General Manager at Casa Takywara, responded to this review

Dear friends. How delicious to know that you were well cared for in this home that is now your home. Takywara is a small hotel, designed for a good rest full of small details that will make you feel loved in a very discret manner. It will be a pleasure your next visit. Warm regards from Casa Takywara´s friends. More

Lund, Sweden
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

This place is like paradise! The place is kept clean and it is very beautiful. Bertha and her staff are very nice, friendly and service minded. We stayed in the bungalow at the beach, which is the only one and it is really worth the extra money, even though the main building is very nice. Breakfast was delicious and brought... More

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Bertha Ivette P, General Manager at Casa Takywara, responded to this review

Dear friends. It has been a pleasure to have you in your new home in the Mexican Caribbean. Thank you very much for your opinion. We're ready to receive you again. Best Regards from all Casa Takywara´friends. More

huron, oh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

From Lavender infused bedding , to the fruit and homemade fruit spread with warm bread each AM,.... to the daily notes and gifts.....it was heaven. We had the penthouse with the 360 degree view,....just awesome,and thanks to the gentlemen gardener who brought us fresh coconuts water on the beach. It was an easy walk to town...we really enjoyed the walk..... More

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Bertha Ivette P, General Manager at Casa Takywara, responded to this review

Dear friends. Thank you very much for your feedback. It is very important for us that our guests can have all the necessary support in difficult situations. It will be a big pleasure your visit in another time. A warm hug from all of us. More

London, UK
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We stayed at Takywara for four nights in late Jan. We arrived at 6.30am off an all night coach and were greeted with a warm welcome. Marcela was enormously helpful all the way through the stay, and we got bumped into the enormous top level suite for half our trip because of some minor works going on outside the room... More

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Bertha Ivette P, General Manager at Casa Takywara, responded to this review

Dear friends. Thank you very much for spending your holiday with us and for your feedback. It is very nice to know that our service was to your liking. Casa Takywara always awaits you. More

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

There are rare times when one stays in a place so good that you don't want to tell others for fear that it will become impossible to get a reservation in the future. Casa Takywara is such a place. Let's start with the level of customer service. The beautiful and charming Cuban manager Bertha heads up a small staff that... More

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Bertha Ivette P, General Manager at Casa Takywara, responded to this review

Dear friends. Thank you very much for such kind reviews. Holbox is a natural place where the waters of the Gulf and Caribbean are mixed to offer this wonderful space of peace. A big hello to the beautiful San Miguel de Allende. A peaceful hug from Casa Takywara's friends. Thanks a lot for your preference. More

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Gorgeous surroundings, spacious rooms, caring and conscious staff; lots of heart. Since there are only six units, the facility never felt cramped. Bertha, the concierge, is just lovely and very professional and accommodating. Everyone wants you to have whatever you need for a perfect vacation. The place and beach are peaceful, un like the hotels and beaches closer to town.... More

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Bertha Ivette P, General Manager at Casa Takywara, responded to this review

Dear friends. You're right, all our hearts ready to procure beautiful days on your holidays. It's always great achieve it and it is a big motivation to continue working with lots of love. A big hug from Casa Takywara´s friends. More

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Additional Information about Casa Takywara

Address: Pedro Joaquin Coldwel | Mcpio Lazaro Cardenas, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Holbox Island
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 15 hotels in Holbox Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Takywara 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In Casa Takywara you will be able to enjoy the nature surrounded by mangroves and native vegetation, in the comfort of an ample and calm space with terraces, hammocks and an incomparable view in front of the sea. Full unforgettable moments of encounter with dolphins, pelicans, flamenco and other species. Our small island belongs to a Protected Natural Area call Yum Balam. We participate in communitarian activities for the environmental education and protection of flora and fauna.Casa Takywara is in a calm beach, near the town, without traffic nor tourist agitation and of great privacy.Starred skies, unique sunsets, encounter of colors between the sky and the sea, to walk barefoot, to breathe pure air, all are rewarding experiences that we invite to you to share in our House.We have created a refuge of rescue, rehabilitation and liberation of fauna located within the town and you can visit it. ... more   less 
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