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Playa Viva

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Reviewed 25 July 2012

My girlfriend and I went to Playa Viva earlier this summer and were completely wowed by the experience. Not only did we enjoy the amazing facilities, the gorgeous landscapes and ocean views, but fell in love with the personal touch - the people and community....More

3  Thank Eric B
Reviewed 17 July 2012

My wife and I don't mind traveling rough. It's often worth giving up the conveniences of the tourist-zone to get a truer sense of your destination and its people. But I'll never claim that the first hot shower, well-cooked meal, and comfortable bed on our...More

10  Thank Eric L
Reviewed 17 July 2012

It wasn’t a perfect trip. After two hot and humid days and nights, we were hit with a hurricane. Howling winds blew rain into our room. The ocean roared so loudly I had to wear earplugs. Four of us ended up in one damp bed....More

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Response from leventhald, Owner at Playa VivaResponded 25 July 2012

Thank you for the wonderful review. Yes, we all lived through hurricane Charlotte and have great memories to share. Playa Viva is powered by solar for our energy and hot water (solar thermal for water and solar panels with battery storage for solar electric), Playa...More

Reviewed 16 July 2012

If you desire a truly unique, relaxing, luxurious resort experience, then visit Playa Viva. The remote location was magical. From the minute we arrived, it was the perfect blend of nature, comfort and personal attention. I think the staff outnumbered the guests most days that...More

Thank RhettCummings
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Where to start when describing how much we loved Playa Viva? How about the fact that when we got home from our trip we named our new puppy Viva, in honor of the best vacation of our lives! When we were searching for a place...More

1  Thank Veronica L
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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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Lcole2511
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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