Casa Las Tortugas: Mexico's Hidden Treasure

We have discovered a place where rest meets reality - where romance, peace and breathtaking views are all part of the experience.

+9 imagesCasa Las Tortugas: Mexico's Hidden Treasure
Away from the hubbub of the well-known tourist destinations, in the north of Yucatan, is hidden the 42km long island called Holbox. Its virgin beauty is the perfect environment surrounding Casa Las Tortugas (The House of the Turtles) - a boutique, eco-oriented hotel featuring 21 apartments.

Since its grand opening in 2003, and now after its renovation in 2011 - this place has managed to wow tourists the world over with their professional team, their attention to detail and excellent service. In 2013, Casa Las Tortugas won the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award and has since enjoyed very high ratings in the comments section of the website.

The hotel is the epitome of bohemian chic interiors, created by Italian architect Gianni Golinelli and his wife Greta, the owners of Casa Las Tortugas. The apartments and huts along the beach greet the guests who come to island looking for enjoyment and relaxation. Each part of the space is designed with nature in mind, decorated with a selection of elegant antiques and artwork from local artists. The bathrooms at Casa Las Tortugas are a definitive accent in the overall concept of the place - they feature striking stone walls, hand-painted sinks and eco-friendly toiletries.

Mandarina, the emblematic hotel restaurant, is right on the shore, allowing the ocean view to become an integral part of the entire gourmet experience. The organic menu includes handmade bread, fruits and vegetables, which get delivered to the hotel twice a week. In addition to the tempting restaurant menu, Casa Las Tortugas also provides a variety of activities with which their guests can entertain themselves. Windsurfing, Kiteboarding, horseback riding, diving and spa procedures - these are only some of the fun things that can help you tap into the beauty of the island itself in an unforgettable way.

Prices per evening start at $155 on weekdays.

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