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Traveling with friends is always exciting. Enjoying a private villa is sublime. This luxurious 10,000 square foot oceanfront villa that features 5 guest rooms, of which 4 have their own private terrace overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Zihuatanejo Bay.
Villa Encantada accommodates 10 guest in sublime luxury. Each guest room has its own ensuite bath. The Palma and Faro Suites feature oceanfront private terraces. The Oceano and Playa rooms have the amazing Sky Lounge over looking Zihuatanejo Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The Jardin Suite is perfect for the late sleeper with a garden view.
Villa Encantada has a Grand Salon over looking a beautiful infinity edge pool. The Grand Dining Table seat 10 guest and is a few steps up next to the Grand Salon. The open air living / dining area is inviting and social.
Villa Encantada includes the services of both a full time chef and maid. Let our staff take care of your every need. We take making your vacation "the vacation of a lifetime" serious with our service. No visit to Zihuatanejo is complete until you have been to the local markets. Pick from the "Catch of the Day" and the fresh "Farm to Market" produce for an amazing meal personally perpared by our chef. Coconut Shrimps, Whole Grilled Red Snapper and Filet of Mahi Mahi are just a few of the specialties of the house.
Enjoy the privacy of a luxury resort all your own. Here you will vacation in paradise without forgoing the conveniences of modern technology. You may watch cable TV in your room and view CNN and other US stations. Relax by the pool and check your email via wireless Internet. Free calling to Canada and the USA to share your vacation with friends and family. Enjoy surround sound music poolside. All rooms are air conditioned and fully furnished, including TV, DVD/CD player, toiletries and mini-fridge. The oceanfront villa is gated and has 24 hour security.
Villa Encantada was designed by renowned architect Enrique Zozaya and beautifully blends modern and traditional Mexican style architecture.
High Season Spring 2015 Jan 5 - May 31, 2015 4 night min stay
High Season Fall 2015 Nov 1 - Dec 11, 2015 4 night min stay
Holiday Season 2015 Dec 12 - Jan 3, 2016 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 4 night min stay
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La playa principal, which is the public beach located in front of the town. The municipal pier is located at one end. The local fisherman beach their skiffs here during the day. They fish at night and in the morning display and sell their catch to the local market and restaurants.
Playa la madera “wood beach” gets it’s name from the spanish colony days when it was the shipping point for mahogany, oak, pine and cedar wood cut from the local forests. This beach is reached by walking along a narrow, seaside trail which you can pick up on the other side of the museo arquelógico.
Playa la ropa is the longest beach in the area. In the 16th century a spanish galleon called the nao made the mistake of entering the bay, which was then a den for british buccaneers. The pirates fired on the galleon without even having to pull up anchor and the galleon was scuttled. It’s cargo of chinese silk clothing washed up all over the beach, which is how “clothes beach” got its name. To reach this beach it is easiest to take bus from downtown zihuatanejo.
Playa de las gatas, which is at the extreme southern end of the bay, is accessible by water taxi from the municipal pier or a footpath along the rocky coast from la ropa. There is no road. According to local legend a tarascan king named iréhpan and his family used this beach as a winter vacation retreat. An invasion of man-eating sharks in the bay prevented his family from swimming. So iréhpan ordered his slaves to build a stone breakwater off of the beach to keep the sharks out. Today this breakwater is overgrown with coral and offers the finest snorkeling and diving in the area. This beach gets it’s name from a species of harmless, whiskery nurse sharks that used to be common in the area. Open air fresh seafood restaurants line the beach and lounge chairs are available for rent.
Palma real golf course:
Ranked as one of mexico’s finest golf courses, this 18-hole course was designed by robert trent jones, jr. And has spectacular scenery and natural wildlife.
Marina golf course
The marina golf course in ixtapa was designed by robert von hagge, renowned golf course designer. This exclusive 18 hole, par 72 course is 6,793 yards long and is situated on 55 hectars of land characterized by attractive landscaping and natural canals requiring 12 bridges.
Offshore ixtapa zihuatanejo is mexico’s newly discovered, exciting sport-fishing destination and is home to many big game fish such as pacific sailfish, dorado (mahi mahi), black and blue marlin,
Wahoo and yellowfin tuna. Inshore species such as roosterfish, grouper, snapper, spanish mackerel and yellowtail jacks are also available throughout the year.
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: I am a fisherman at heart and fell in love with Zihuatanejo on a fishing trip over 20 years ago. The area is wonderful and I come down at least once a month. My villas are labors of love and I take great pride in the pleasure they provide myself, friends and family.
Why the Owner Chose Zihuatanejo: I met Enrique Zozaya and began building Villa Encanatada in 2002. It took almost two years to complete. In the end what was created is a work of art. It is truly a little piece of heaven that was created here on earth.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa: The fourth floor sundeck has amazing views and is a great place to have some private sun tanning time.