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Playa Viva

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Playa Viva is a sustainable boutique hotel with 8 rooms on a private beach located 30 minutes from Zihuatanejo-Ixtapa International airport. Play Viva is located on 200 acres with 1.3 kilometers of beach front. 85% of the property is in a Private Reserve for use of guests and includes a turtle sanctuary, archaeological site, working permaculture farm, forest restoration, estuary and much more. Come enjoy yoga, surfing or any of the many local activities. Playa Viva is off grid, operating 100% on solar power, solar thermal water heating, grey and black water management systems and built with local materials and craftsmanship. We specialize in farm to table, sourcing much of our food locally and can handle a wide variety of dietary concerns from vegetarian and vegan to many types of allergies.
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Extapa-Zihuatanejo Internacional Airport24 mi
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I left my heart and soul in Playa Viva...at least that is what it feels like.
WOW!!!!
From the seamless transport to this magical location, the delicious basil margaritas, the food, the beach, the amazing staff, the turtles and the bioluminescence. I think I could write a whole
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Playa Viva is a “regenerative hotel” in every sense. Before visiting I thought this would mean I would leave regenerated (which I did!!) but didn’t realise it refers to a style of hotel that doesn’t damage the local environment but goes a step further to repair and contribute pos
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Response from leventhald, Owner at Playa Viva
Responded May 18, 2018
Thanks for your wonderful review. Yes, regeneration can be as simple as lying on the beach and regenerating your spirit. Yet, the more you do, the deeper you engage in the community and the more you regenerate everything around you. So thank you for being so engaged in the landscape and local community. Plus, I'm sure you felt the same way as I did, Zumba was never so much fun! We hope you will come back and visit. David
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Wow! Playa Viva just blew my mind! Everything there was intentionally designed to be ecologically and culturally sensitive. The food was amazing, The staff and owner were kind and generous with their time and knowledge. I cannot wait to go back!
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The very best thing about Playa Viva is its people. They are genuinely caring and deliver a great experience. Julia and her team make you feel at home, cater to your needs & help - and are never intrusive. The place is away from it all - with the sound of the crashing waves being
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Response from leventhald, Owner at Playa Viva
Responded Apr 10, 2018
Thanks for the wonderful feedback. 95% of the improvements we make come from guest feedback...so we definitely hear you about more beach palapas with loungers underneath. Thank you for all the great comments about our team, we really appreciate your visiting with us. We are proud to source as much food locally as possible, we definitely get many of our greens and are harvesting more and more fruits and vegetables from our garden, however we are a long way from being 100% sourced from our land. We are proud to develop relationships with local farmers, ranchers, fishermen, etc. for milk, cheese, eggs, fish, etc. Also, thanks for pointing out that this is not a place for those who need A/C but rather for those who reconnect to nature.
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I absolutely LOVED everything about my stay at Playa Viva. It exceeded any of my expectations. We stayed in the Treehouse and it was magical to fall asleep each night to the sound of the crashing waves. I loved sitting on the little deck and watching the stars and the waves at n
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The view from the waves
Our suite overlooking the ocean
kitchen area with yoga studio above
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Hola, hay aire acondicionado o ventiladores en los cuartos?
Where would we fly into? Any other travel recommendations?
You fly into ZIH - Zihuatanejo Ixtapa International Airport. Then to get to Playa Viva you take an airport taxi. If you book a room at Playa Viva for 3 or more nights, airport ground transport, to and from hotel is included. With your reservation, let the hotel know your flight arrival and departure information and Playa Viva will arrange for pick up at the airport. As for other travel recommendations, let us know what specifically you are interested in and we are happy to provide recommendations.
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Which airport do you fly into? How do you get to this location?
You fly into ZIH - Zihuatanejo Ixtapa International Airport. Then to get to Playa Viva you take an airport taxi. If you book a room at Playa Viva for 3 or more nights, airport ground transport, to and from hotel is included. With your reservation, let the hotel know your flight arrival and departure information and Playa Viva will arrange for pick up at the airport.
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What time is bar service each day? What types of activities are offered in the evening?
Bar service officially starts around 5pm. You can get a beer anytime or even pour yourself a drink on the honor system anytime. I don't think they offer any activities in the evening- other than sunsets, and quiet personal time.
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Hola Buen día !!! Que costo tienen las habitaciones y a qué teléfono me puedo comunicar? Gracias 😊
hola, se quemaron unos postes de telmex y el telefono y internet no sirve desde ayer. Tarifas se encuetran en nuestra pagina de internet en playaviva adonde dice "tarifas" y todo los precios se las cotiza nuestra sistema de reservaciones en vivo sin cobrar hasta que estas lista para reservar. Que otras preguntas tendran? David
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"All room have an amazing ocean view"
"The treehouse is great but really they all offer something fantastic"
"The Tree House is very unique"
"Ask for a room closest to the main dining area"
"Of course the Tree House is the signature room!"
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