A Celebration to Remember
We stayed at Casa Bonita as part of a group of nine people ranging from age 30 to age 55 (single and married couples). From the start, this place was perfect. During the online booking process, Diana was lovely to deal with, and when we arrived at the property, Lisa (the manager) couldn't have been more welcoming, helpful, and available. Lisa went above and beyond any expectation of a property manager for the several days we were there. She brought this great house to the level of perfection. In her amazingness (new word), she even arranged a last-minute personal chef for us. This was a tremendous feat, as she only had a few hours to put it together. It was a meal that we will all remember for the rest of our lives. Further, when there was a weather-related, late-night, island-wide power outage, she got out of bed and brought us battery-operated lighting.
Upon arrival, all members of our group remarked about how much they loved it all - the house, the grounds, the pool, and the beach. Each person/couple found a bedroom that was perfect for them on each of the three floors of the house. Every room has a great view of the beautiful, lush grounds and/or the crystal blue waters below. We loved how the house has an authentic Mexican feel, but with all of the comforts of a modern home. The pool is large enough for our whole group, in addition to the guests of the villas. There is a private beach area with more than ample seating that is perfect for the terrific sunsets, morning coffee, outdoor yoga, and just hanging out with friends. The outdoor dining area is also a true sell! When we first saw the huge palapa with the outdoor kitchen, we couldn't believe it was part of our rental. Having a house with daily housecleaning was amazing. Every member of the staff was friendly. Casa Bonita has all of the comfort of renting a house combined with the amenities of staying at a hotel.
The location of Casa Bonita is also terrific. I have stayed in the airport strip area on the east and west sides of the island and on the southern end of the island. Even though Casa has the secluded feel that we wanted, it is within walking distance of several restaurants and Punta Sur.
Several of us are already planning our next escape to Casa Bonita!