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Playa Viva

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed here twice now, once in the treehouse and once in the original hut by the kitchen. Both are fantastic and the open air lodging is extremely peaceful and relaxing. The yoga groups seem to be a big part of the business here but...More

Thank John P
Response from leventhald, Owner at Playa VivaResponded yesterday

John, thanks for your lovely review. Yes, it is so hard to understand how priceless a pristine and expansive beach is until you are at Playa Viva and can see it and enjoy it for yourself. Thanks for the warning about the ocean, we do...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Playa Viva is a very, very special place. When you first arrive, the beauty of the remote surroundings including the beach and the vegetation is very obvious. And as time passes you see how the hospitable staff really goes out of their way to accommodate...More

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Response from leventhald, Owner at Playa VivaResponded yesterday

Zingara_Gypsy, thanks for your review. You definitely hit on the balance we try to establish between immersion in nature, luxury and improving the local ecosystem and community. We hope you will be back soon. On behalf of the Playa Viva team, thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We loved this place. We stayed in the treehouse and it has been one of the best experiences we had. You are very close to nature, you sleep and feel the breeze of the sea and hear the crickets. If you are afraid to bugs...More

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Response from leventhald, Owner at Playa VivaResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you. You are right, this place is not for everyone and that's a good thing as we are lucky to have many guests like you who keep returning year after year. Thank you for all your praise of the place and especially of our...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Playa Viva is exceptional. The place itself is amazingly beautiful and laid back. The food is off the charts delicious. And the staff are second to none. We were a family of 5 with 3 small kids. It's was the best disconnected/reconnecting family vacation we...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

It was so quiet that hummingbirds visited the large hibiscus flowers blooming just off my front porch as I did yoga. If four little boys got into the hot tub and ran in the same direction, singing a silly song, the hot tub formed a...More

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Andrew T
13 December 2016|
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Response from leventhald | Property representative |
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... More
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Sheva C
11 December 2016|
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Response from leventhald | Property representative |
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... More
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6 July 2015|
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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... More
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