Escape to Manzanillo
From the gated entry to the cobblestone drive, around the bend awaits the perfect blend of Mexican architecture and contemporary décor in a stunning quad level 9,000 sq. foot open-air villa. Perched high upon a cliff, this magnificent beauty opens to a luxurious fountain and traverses down the hillside, through lush tropical flora, and ends at a lower palapa just above the crashing waves of Santiago Bay.
This well appointed home contains all of the finest furnishings and amenities that you would expect of a luxury vacation villa.
A full service chef is included in your rental cost. From both coastal and regional cuisine, Chef Hector will keep you wondering what possibly lies ahead for the next culinary delight as he prepares signature dishes unique to this home. Sit back and relax while Hector does all of the grocery shopping and meal preparation to cater to your every need. (guests reimburse for food/drink costs)
Free Wifi/Phone/Satellite TV
The house is equipped with Wifi and a free vonage phone system with unlimited calls to the United States. We offer Satellite TV in every suite and living room.
A full time gardener keeps the grounds in spectacular condition. Enjoy your private balcony or one of the two palapas as you take in the sights of mangos, papayas, coconuts, bananas, and citrus.
Novices will appreciate the many varieties of flora and tropical plants that are perfect for photographing in natural light.
You will fall in love with Mode' and her infectious smile as she and her assistant take care of daily housekeeping chores as well as full service laundry for normal washables. This home offers a true "vacation" for each of our guests to not lift a finger on daily necessities that is required in your own homes.
The villa is complete with a heated infinity pool, wrapped in bougainvillea, that looks out over Santiago Bay. Adding to the tranquility are unobstructed nightly sunsets from the pool and swim up bar to enjoy your cocktails and appetizers.
Van and Driver Service
Our local manager owns a van and driver service that is for hire. His driver, Alan, will be your full time English/Spanish speaking tour guide and will assist with all of your excursions including airport pick-up and drop-off.
La Punta has 4 private tennis courts for your use or to schedule a lesson with Salvador.
Nearby Golf Resorts:
at Las Hadas Resort, 18 hole
1 hour drive from the villa, 27 hole
1 ½ hour drive from the villa, 18 hole
30 minute drive, 18 hole
There are two volcanoes located between Manzanillo and the city of Colima--1 ½ hour drive.
One is active and the other inactive.
On a clear day, you can see the active volcano in action.
Farm to Table ATV
Visit rural Manzanillo farmlands/coffee plantations, and learn about the local culture. Drive across rivers and through towns. At the end, lunch will be served, with organic grown vegetables and beef including fresh made cheese, salsas, hand made tortillas and incredible sausages.
Manzanillo has a PADI dive center named Underworld Scuba
with numerous sites and dive packages available.
Manzanillo has been named the “Sailfish Capital of the World” and hosts international tournaments every year in November and February. With advance notice, our manager can arrange for you to charter a private boat. Enjoy your day out on the water, and bring your catch to be prepared by your chef for dinner.
Sit back and relax aboard a 50 ft. Yacht while enjoying appetizers and drinks prepared by your chef for a sunset cruise.
Beach or mountain excursions
Guests of Casa Dos Palapas have full access to La Punta's private beach club that is walking distance from the villa and within the gated community. Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch by our staff on the beach, enjoy a swim in the ocean or large swimming pool, enjoy a game of beach volleyball, have jet skis delivered, or take a lesson from a SUP champion.
The Alondras are a pair of new traditional panga boats, that can carry up to 12 people. They will take you to a protected coral reef where you can observe many types of fish and a diversity of sea life. On your way back, stop at a sunken ship for a look at one of Manzanillo ́s best snorkel and dive sites.
This is Alan's best kept secret!
“Amazing staff, beautiful home, amazing view, awesome fishing, overall one of the best vacation spots I have ever been to!! Love it!!! Would go back in a heart beat!!!!”
-Elaine K. October 2015