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Cuixmala, Mexico | Plan South America

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Located within a 25,000 acre nature reserve, Cuixmala boasts impressive architecture and an abundance of wildlife. Once the home of Sir James Goldsmith, Cuixmala is now in the hands of his daughter, Alix.

What we love about Cuixmala

  • The rooms – four suites in Casa Cuixmala, 10 freestanding casitas, six bungalows and three private villas
  • The focus on sustainability, including a wildlife sanctuary and a biodynamic farm that grows fruit and vegetables for the hotel’s restaurants
  • The food – meat and dairy products come from Cuixmala’s sister property Hacienda de San Antonio
  • Casa Gomez, a relaxed spot to enjoy a cocktail at sunset

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What to do at Cuixmala?

Spend your days at Cuixmala exploring the vast nature reserve and three pristine beaches. Enjoy yoga with jaw dropping views of the ocean. Go riding through the jungle or along the beach. There are trails for those who prefer hiking or cycling to riding.

For those looking to get active in the water, there’s kayaking, snorkelling, and surfing. Spend the day aboard Cuixmala’s 47ft sailing boat, or their smaller boat which is available for fishing excursions. 

Wildlife is a highlight at Cuixmala. Depending on the time of the year, see whales, dolphins and the releasing of baby turtles. Zebras and horses roam the grounds at Cuixmala.

Map & location

Cuixmala is located on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, between Manzanillo and Puerto Vallarta. Manzanillo International Airport is just over an hour from the hotel, and Puerto Vallarta just over three.

When to Travel

The best time to visit Cuixmala is between November and April. The rainy season runs between June and October, so the surrounding nature reserve will be particularly lush in November. Go whale watching in January and February. See turtles nest and hatch between November and March. Dolphins can be seen between December and March.

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