Siesta Y Sol is a recently remodeled condominium in the Bahia Suites building, located in the historic Madera neighborhood of Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
Zihuatanejo is the dream "getaway" talked about in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption". Originally a fishing town, Zihuatanejo provides a blend of relaxed beaches, friendly people, and an easy going lifestyle, with all of the amenities of a vibrant tourist town.
Located in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, Zihuatanejo is a beach paradise that offers many activities: deep sea fishing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, biking, exploring, surfing, water skiing, horseback riding, hiking, parasailing, live music, local arts, and much more. Local cuisine ranges from authentic taco stands to fine beachside dining featuring locally caught fresh seafood.
The narrow downtown streets hide excellent local restaurants, bars, boutique shops and artisan studios. Three main beaches, Playa Madera, Playa La Ropa and Playa Municipal are all within a short walk on the beachside path, a quick bus hop or cab ride.
Zihuatanejo can be reached by air, bus and highway and has its own international airport.
Apartment amenities include:
-- Full kitchen with cook top, refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven and coffee pot.
-- Sleeps up to six. Sleeping arrangements include one bedroom with king size bed, one queen wall bed, and one queen futon.
-- Drinking water provided.
-- All linens (sheets and towels) provided.
-- Cleaning service.
-- Two full bathrooms.
-- Two balconies overlooking Zihuatanejo.
-- Swimming pool.
-- Five minute walk to Playa Madera and the Malecon beachside paved path.
-- Nighttime security guard.
-- Wireless Internet.
We had a lovely time at Siesta Y Sol. Zihuatenejo is a beautiful little town that provided rest, relaxation, phenomenal fresh seafood and lots of sun! The apartment is a great layout for many types of groups: one couple, two couples, or a family. We stayed here with our two young sons and had plenty of room and privacy. There are essentially two bedrooms (there's a murphy bed and futon in the main living area) as well as a large bed in the master bedroom, along with two full bathrooms. This made putting the boys down for bedtime easy, while allowing the parents to stay up later and have privacy. Each room also has a patio with a lovely view of the surrounding hillside. The kitchen was fuctional and fully stocked with cooking essentials (oil, salt, pepper, etc.). We also had a large supply of bottled water and fuctioning appliances. The condominium is well run and there was always someone on hand to help out with a quick fix, along with evening security guards. The pool was beautiful, with a breathtaking view of the ocean. It was nice having the option of walking downstairs for a swim in the pool, or to the beach below (Playa Madera) is about a 5 minute walk! We spent many evenings strolling the little street below the condo (Calle Adelita) and had many delicious meals. Walking to the center of town is also easy. I ran several days a week along the path that parallels the ocean. You can't beat waking up for a run on the beach just out your doorstep! We loved Zihua, the condo and everything about our stay. We hope to return someday!
O apartamento é amplo e confortável. Fomos em 4 adultos e funcionou muito bem, especialmente pelo fato de possuir dois banheiros. Achamos que faltou uma cortina na sala, já que é um espaço para dormir. A praia próxima não é tão boa para banho, mas a localização é boa para quem se dispuser a anda um pouco.
Stayed at Siesta y Sol w/ two sons and my daughter for three nights last week: what a fantastic place! Everything was exactly as advertised, except there's no way to convey what a good apartment and location this is until you actually stay there. The building is on the first row overlooking Playa Madera, a really nice beach with exceptional sand & surf (best bodysurfing spot we found in Zihuatanejo by far because of the direction of the waves entering the bay). There are a bunch of good restaurants just a block away (down a steep hill), and the main part of the town (tons of shops, other restaurants, etc.) is but a 10-15 minute walk. My only regret is that we weren't able to stay longer to enjoy more of what Zihuatanejo has to offer... thank you Siesta y Sol for helping to make the trip of a lifetime!!!
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