Elegant Contemporary Villa with Stunning Bay Views, Staff and Spacious Gardens
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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Solana is located hillside with stunning views of the Zihuatanejo bay, Playa La Ropa and Playa Las Gatas. It is operated as a boutique bed and breakfast as well as a private luxury villa rental. Solana accommodates up to 16 guests in 7 suites each with their own private bath facilities and private entrances. Solana is set on a large half acre property with over 6,000 s.f. living space. Solana is a collection of three buildings with generous garden space providing each guest with the ultimate in privacy and tranquility. It is perfect for those seeking a place for family reunions, wedding parties or a getaway with friends!
Solana is a brand new property with a contemporary, clean design, luxury touches such as fine linens, beautiful Mexican art, custom furniture and a seamless connection between guest suites and the lush tropical outdoors. Solana was planned with clean lines and a sophisticated color palette to create a modern tropical mexican design.
If all suites at Solana are rented by one party access to the kitchen facilities is permitted. For full villa rentals breakfast is not included and the group must purchase their own groceries. A grocery service is available for an additional fee. The villa and grounds are staffed by a maid and private chef. The owners live on site in a separate apartment and are available to assist with any concierge services needed.
Solana has an infinity pool, sundeck and palapa covered dining & bar area all with spectacular views of the bay. The entire property at Solana has wifi internet access but you might just forget to check in after a day or two of hammock-naps, sunset happy hours and massages on the beach.
Solana is located less than a 5 minute taxi ride to La Ropa beach, 10 minutes to downtown Zihuatanejo. Taxi´s are easily arranged. Our location is far enough away to enjoy the serenity of the tropical pacific coast but close enough to easily access the restaurants and nightlife of Z.
Solana is comprised of 2 upper-level bay-view Grand Suites, 4 bay-view Jr Suites and 1 garden view room.
Azulillo and Cocos are the Grand Suites, each equipped with a king-sized bed as well as a daybed-style sofa to accommodate up to 3 guests. Each suite has a large private terrace with lounge chairs, hammock and a panoramic view of our gorgeous bay. The private bathroom has a spacious outdoor shower area surrounded by beautiful native plants for added privacy. Ceiling fans provide a blissful breeze thanks to the vaulted ceilings and open plan design but there is also air conditioning for your personal comfort. Additional amenities include ample closet space, a desk area and a personal safe.
The four bay-view Jr Suites are named Ceiba, Ciruelo, Pinzán and Panicua. Each has a queen-sized bed and can accommodate 2 guests. The Jr Suites each have a private terrace with a hammock & adirondack style chairs. The private bathroom has a partially-open air shower with lush vegetation bringing the wonderful jungle hillside right to you. There are both ceiling fans and an air conditioner for your optimal comfort. Additional amenities include a built-in love seat, a small desk and a personal safe.
Bónete, is the seventh room with a view to our agave garden. This room has a queen-sized bed and can accommodate up to 2 guests. There is a private bathroom as well as ceiling fans and air conditioning for personal comfort. Other amenities include a built-in loveseat, and a personal safe.
The rates listed on VRBO are to rent entire 7 suite villa. Individual suites can also be rented as Solana is also operated as a boutique bed & breakfast. Contact us for individual room rates and further details.
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- 6000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Included
- Private Chef
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Not Suitable For Children:
Solana was not designed for young children as most accommodations in Mexico are not. If the entire Solana property is rented by one party there are no age restrictions for children. When run as a Bed & Breakfast, the minimum age is 12 years. A liability waiver is required when young children are present. Solana provides no onsite childcare staff however we can provide information on local childcare personnel for you to choose from....moreless
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16
Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Solana grand suite bathrooms are spacious and airy with plenty of windows and natural light. The two grand suite showers are open air and surrounded by native palms for privacy. Solana´s generous jr suite bathrooms have a separate shower with large windows opening to a private garden area. Bonete´s bathroom is compact and yet offers a full en-suite bathroom with a window to allow for natural airflow and ventilation....moreless
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Mountain View:
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 20 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Green Season Special
Jul 31 - Nov 30, 2016
4 night min stay
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2017
7 night min stay
Jan 4 - Apr 30, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 19%
Rates do not include a 19% hospitality tax.
Rates do not include suggested staff gratuity of 5-10%
Rates are subject to change until a reservation has been confirmed and a 50% deposit received. Remainder due 30 days prior to arrival.
Rates shown are to rent entire villa. We also operate as a B&B and rent individual rooms. Please contact us for individual room rates and availability.
50% DEPOSIT REQUIRED (Paypal or US Bank deposit). The remainder is due 30 days prior to arrival. Cancelled bookings will not be refunded unless entire villa is able to be re-rented
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Car: Not Necessary
Nestled between the Sierra Madre Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Zihuatanejo is on a beautiful stretch of Mexican coastline called “La Costa Grande” — “The Great Coast” — The surrounding mountains and the gorgeous protected Zihuatanejo Bay foster a sense of idyllic seclusion as this picturesque fishing village welcomes tourists from all over the world.
As Zihuatanejo has grown, an interesting symbiosis between modern convenience and cultural traditions has emerged. We have grocery stores, coffee shops, fine gourmet dining and broadband internet access but we also still have a central open-air market, wandering roosters, door-to-door vendors of freshly baked goods and Sunday gatherings in the town square for “family night” events, political speeches, markets, street food and cultural performances.
luxury, culture, beaches, shopping, cuisine, recreational activities and more.
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo is the site of several major sporting events including a international competition-level triathlon, several global surfing competitions & exhibitions, golfing benefits and an annual sailfish tournament. We are also home to the Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival which brings together guitarists from all over the world the first week of March.
Solana overlooks Playa las Gatas, an idyllic stretch of soft sand that is accessed via a rocky path or by panga boats from the town pier. There are a handful of seafood restaurants that serve the freshest fish and other vibrant Mexican flavors. Grab a hammock and enjoy your escape… or wander into the beautiful clear water that leads out to a natural coral reef that has grown over time and is a perfect spot for leisurely snorkeling.
Heading towards town, you’ll encounter Playa la Ropa, a popular “swimmers’ beach” for both locals and tourists. Playa la Ropa is dotted with beachfront restaurants and hotels, all where you can grab a table and lounge chair for the day to sip drinks, eat snacks and enjoy the view. If you can pull yourself out of your lounge chair, you can also rent jet skis, take rides on the banana boat or go parasailing.
The Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo area is serviced by an international airport (ZIH) that receives flights from the US, Canada and Mexico City daily. We are located just a 15-minute cab ride from the airport. The beach is a 5 minute drive or a 20 minute walk. Taxis are inexpensive and readily available 24 hours a day.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: My husband and I are avid world travelers and as we journeyed, we fell in love with Zihuatanejo. In fact, we loved it so much, we got married here! We had a dream of leaving the city and our breakneck speed jobs and opening a bed and breakfast. It only seemed natural to move to the place that inspired a sense of renewal and retreat in us so that we could share it with our guests. We have a wonderful group of friends that we've developed over the last few years of building Solana (we just opened January 1, 2014!). We spend a lot of time just relaxing and laughing with them - sharing dinner at one of our favorite restaurants on the beach, meeting for coffee in town and watching the fishermen bring in their catch, taking a drive out to the archeological ruins outside of town or going kayaking on the bay. We love to garden and have been learning all we can about local fauna as well as experimenting with growing our favorite vegetables, fruits and herbs on the property. We are excited to share our knowledge of the area and some good stories with you.
Why the Owner Chose Playa Las Gatas, Zihuatanejo, Gro., Mexico:
The view from our property is unmatched - we have a panoramic view of Zihuatanejo Bay and beyond. We were able to design and build our dream home, taking care to integrate it with the surrounding wildlife and amazing natural forest. Even though this is now our 'job', living and working at Solana really does feel like we are escaping the world every single day.
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Our location on the hillside provides blissful breezes all day long. As a new build, everything is fresh, clean and uniquely ours. We incorporated many environmentally friendly features into our project including grey water recycling to irrigate our gardens, building on less than a third of our land allowing for ample garden space, preserving our local trees, flora and fauna and utilizing a salt water pool. We designed our custom Mexican linens at a family-run textile factory in Patzcuaro, our bamboo furniture from a local artisan and even our lamps have a story!
- Secondary: +52 7551036107 Our number at Solana
Relax on our sundeck by the pool
The al fresco bar and dining area opens to the view and clear blue infinity pool
Relax in our open air dining area
The view from the infinity pool and palapa area
A view of one guest building with three suites. All rooms with bay view!!
The large terrace and amazing view in the Azulillo Grand Suite
Our Grand Suites feature a king-sized bed and sophisticated color palette
The terrace and view of our Cocos Suite
Cocktails under the sun!
A built in sofa converts to a twin bed in the grand suites
Sun and shade at Solana
Six suites at Solana with bay view!
Our king suite with soothing tropical decor
Our Grand Suite bathrooms with clean modern lines and outdoor shower
One of our jr suites. Tranquil sophistication.
The outdoor shower in the Azulillo Suite
Ample storage at Solana Boutique B&B
A view of the private terrace of the Ciruelo Jr Suite.
Our spacious Grand Suite terraces with hammocks and lounge chairs- siesta time
Our rooms showcase mexican elements in a contemporary style
Evening cocktail hour comes with a tapas menu and our signature Solana beverages
All jr suite showers have large windows that open to a private garden.
After sunset, enjoy the view of twinkling Zihuatanejo lights across the bay
One of four Jr suites at Solana
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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