Overlooking miles of golden sands along the Mexican Pacific coastline, Cuixmala, Mexico, is a legendary private estate surrounded by 25,000 acres of lush vegetation, lagoons, and beaches that offers discerning guests an unforgettable vacation experience. Built as a private home for family and friends, Cuixmala features a variety of luxurious accommodations, ranging from Moorish Palace-inspired casas and casitas, and luxury villas.

Guest lodgings have multiple bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, outdoor Jacuzzis and large decks overlooking the ocean, spacious lounges and living areas, elegant dining rooms, and modern movie rooms. Deluxe amenities and facilities at Cuixmala include on-site beauty treatments and massages, a fully stocked DVD library for guests to use, a communal lounge and full service bar, and 25,000 acres of beautifully manicured grounds with tennis courts and an airstrip for private planes. All villas have their private swimming pools and sun decks with gorgeous views over the surrounding coconut groves and the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Guest Accommodations

Cuixmala features an array of luxurious accommodations, including 13 casas, nine casitas, and four private villas, all of which have stunning garden and ocean views. Accommodations vary in size and layout with different levels of luxury, however, all feature multiple bedrooms with plush king or queen-size pillowtop beds dressed in luxurious Egyptian cotton linens, comforters, and pillows, and en-suite marble tiled bathrooms with rain showers, soaking tubs, thick towels, and designer bath products. Villas have spacious, open-plan living and dining areas, fully equipped kitchens with staff on hand for cooking and serving, libraries and lounges in which to relax, and outdoor living terraces with spectacular views. Modern amenities abound, including central climate control with cooling and heating, flat-screen televisions with cable channels, DVD players, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, and complimentary wireless Internet.


All casas at Cuixmala have fully equipped kitchens that are ideal for self-catering, while guests staying in the casitas can dine at the Casa Gomez clubhouse, which serves a creative menu of classic Mexican cuisine or at La Loma restaurant, which also offers an ever-evolving menu of gourmet organic Mexican fare. The food is accompanied by an extensive list of fine wines from around the world and guests can dine in the elegant dining room or out on the ocean-view terrace against a backdrop of spectacular vistas. Each villa has a stylish bar area where casa staff can mix cocktails and other drinks, while Casa Gomez has full service bar with signature cocktails, imported spirits, artisan beers and wines from around the world.

Amenities and Recreation

Cuixmala offers an array of amenities and luxurious facilities, ranging from private swimming pools with sun decks, the Casa Gomez clubhouse which has a restaurant and bar, and the La Loma restaurant, which serves a delectable selection of gourmet organic Mexican cuisine. Cuixmala’s stylish boutique sells a wide range of chic resort and designer wear, along with a variety of high-quality Mexican arts and crafts by local artisans.

In addition to the deluxe amenities and facilities offered at the hotel, activities in and around the area include horseback riding and horseback jungle tours, polo, hiking and mountain biking on the surrounding plantation trails, kayaking, snorkeling, and fishing charters. There is an 18-hole golf course at the nearby El Tamarindo resort; tennis can be enjoyed day and night on lighted courts, there are volleyball areas on the beach and massage and yoga are available.

Playa Cuixmala is the resort’s private beach which is perfect for horseback riding, beachcombing, jogging and sunbathing, as well as water sports such as swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, volleyball, and fishing charters. Other beaches include Playa Escondida, a pirate’s beach with hidden caves and fantastic surfing, picnicking and bird-watching.

Local Attractions

Local attractions around the resort include a Marine Turtle Sanctuary and Conservation Program, which protects more than 10,000 turtle nests and the newly hatched turtles which arrive between July and April. Visitors can help release newly hatched turtles into the sea after they hatch. There is also an animal sanctuary located at the foot of Casa Cuixmala, which is home to an array of exotic animals, including eland, gazelles, and zebra.

Carretera Melaque-Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, 48893, Jalisco, Mexico, Phone: +52-31-53-51-60-50

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