Costalegre, Jalisco


  • Hotel with In-Room Kitchens
  • $US 650 per day

    Starting Based on 2-3 people

    • Category: Hotel
    • Location: Seaside
    • Standard: Luxurious
    • Style: Traditional

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    Cuixmala is the coastal estate of Sir James Goldsmith. Part of a 25,000-acre nature reserve, this is a wonderful place for a family eco-adventure. Surrounded by a jungle and private beaches, you will find crocodiles and turtles, and even open land with zebras, gazelles, and antelope. Brightly colored guest accommodations featuring Oaxacan fabrics and furniture crafted by Mexican artisans include one to two bedroom casitas and fully staffed (cook and butler) three to eleven bedroom villas. All villa units have private dining terraces and spacious outdoor living areas. Although the casita units are inland with a jungle view, the setting is stunning. Everyone on the property eats from Cuixmala’s organic farm with locally sourced (and delicious) cheeses, and dairy and meats from a nearby ranch. The calm, swimmable cove is a magical place to relax, plus there are plenty of activity options for those that want to explore the estate’s natural wonders on land (hiking, biking, horseback riding) or sea (sailing, kayaking, snorkeling).

    Favorite Features

    • Baby Ready: Crib and highchair available
    • School Age Action: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
    • Cool For Teens: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
    • Stunning setting and views
    • Variety of room options for families including fully staffed villas
    • Well-appointed accommodations
    • Wonderful wildlife viewing
    • Magical private beaches
    • Locally sourced organic meals
    • Wide variety of both land and ocean activities

    Families Should Know

    • Located 2.5 hours south of Puerto Vallarta and 1.5 hours north of Manzanillo airport
    • Car is recommended on the property – hotel can arrange rental drop off/pick up
    • Daily meal plans available
    • Air-conditioning in bedrooms only of guest units
    • Casita swimming pool is fenced and not heated
    • Villa units have unfenced private pools
    • No kids pool or kids club
    • Sea turtle conservation program runs July through April
    • Babysitting rates start at $US 15+ per hour excluding tax
    • WIFI is free
    • Nearest hospital is a 2-hour drive

    Ciao Bambino Recommends For Ages:

    • Baby Ready
    • School Age Action
    • Cool for Teens

    More To Know & Do

    Sports + Activities

    • beach
    • swimming
    • snorkeling/scuba diving/water sports
    • fishing
    • bird watching
    • mountain biking
    • tennis
    • golf
    • sailing/boating

    Local Excursions

    • Caleta Blanca beach
    • Playa Escondida
    • Manzanillo City
    • El Tamarindo Golf Resort


    • 1-2 bedroom casitas/3-11 bedroom villas
    • air-conditioning in guest bedrooms only
    • TV/DVD player
    • mini-fridge/safe/hair dryer
    • private terrace
    • private swimming pools villa units
    • cook and butler included with villas
    • WIFI some guest units/public areas
    • daily housekeeping
    • front desk for local assistance
    • restaurant
    • swimming pool
    • 2 private beaches
    • mountain bikes/kayaks
    • basketball/soccer field
    • tennis
    • beauty treatments/spa services on request
    • stables/horseback riding
    • sea turtle program
    • private parking