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El Copal

Mazunte, Tonameca, Oaxaca | Playa Mermejita, Mazunte, Mexico
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Mazunte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013
MarioferCol Vancouver, Canada
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Mazunte is an old sort of hippie community and El Copal is a wonderful place to enjoy it. If you are looking for a fancy five stars resort with all the modern accomodations, you should look somewhere else. On the other hand, El Copal is not a load back packers hostel. The hotel claim to be eco friendly, that means... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

El Copal is a nice place. Spectacular views. Decent restaurant. Very helpful staff. A great beach destination that's off the beaten path. The cold water shower was a little more annoying than I anticipated. But other than that, I don't have any complaints about the hotel itself. All of that said: The access road to the hotel was completely destroyed... More

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Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

It is a nice place to to visit is all you neeed, you cannot find better place than this, Oh My GOD

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Delft, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

We stayed at el copal for three nights. We came by car and we really had to search where it was. We came by car, and it was a real challenge to get there, the last bit of the road to el copal is not good for your car, with great holes and bumps on the 'road'. We were checked... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

Our little cabana was close to the restaurant area while still maintaining a gorgeous view of the ocean!! The lounge area in the restaurant was a divine place to sit - peaceful, great place to read, wireless access, & a nice simple menu. Our room itself was simple - no frills. But had a certain charm was completely comfortable enough.... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

We spent the best time during our trip in Mexico at El Copal, the setting is perfect, the kind and friendly service from the staff is unmatched, the owners Carl and Nadia have done a great job, koru and waldo treated us as if we were at home. It all started at our arrival, from the terrace in the restaurant... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2011

El copal was everything we were lookijng for in our mexican vacation, clean, beuatiful location, wonderful food, and a friendly and helpful staff. We really felt like part of the family while staying in this eco-paradise. The part that was the most rewardong, however, was the genuinely eco-friemdliness of the hotel. From the solar panels and re-use of their water... More

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Ensenada, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

The Copal is the perfect place to stay in Mazunte: excellent service, the quality of its wonderful food, the finest music and the friendliness of the people (super nice guys) make this my favorite spot in all my journey through Oaxaca. The food was so simple yet delicious and very chic, the freshest tuna I've ever eaten. The kindness of... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

Reservation details were handled professionally and promptly by Nadia (the owner I think) via email, who was not there during our stay, but that is where our good impressions ended. After a tortuous 8 hour trip from Oaxaca we were welcomed by a perfunctory grunt from a surly American at reception tapping on his calculator and demanding the balance of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2011

It was really nice to stay at "El copal" It felt like a natural resort, like a peaceful oasis in paradise. We apreciate very much the ecological context and the care in keeping the natural balance of the place.

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Address: Mazunte, Tonameca, Oaxaca | Playa Mermejita, Mazunte, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Mazunte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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