Robin Scott

Casitas Maraika

with Robin Scott
  • Where:Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

  • Why:Celebration with burners from NY and Mexico City's finest.

  • When:NYE 2017

  • Who:Cream of the Mayan warriors and cosmic gang from New York...20 of us in total.

Highs & Lows

  • While most are familiar with more mellow Atlantic Ocean Mexican beaches like Tulum, the Pacific gives a rawer, more real experience.

  • Being a 30 minute boat ride from the nearest road, one really has the feeling of being totally disconnected from the chaos.

  • The owner and staff are a motley beautiful bunch, very hospitable, look forward to lots of laughs over Mezcal.

  • Visits from flashy groups in large boats can be beneficial or negative depending on who rolls up that day.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Mini Bar

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 49/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Cabana’s in the jungle with some recent luxury villa style spaces.

  • Vibe

    Super laid back, jungle chic.

  • Location

    30 mins by boat into the jungle from Puerto Vallarta. No roads so you're really off the beaten path here.

  • Rooms

    15 Cabanas, which generally sleep three.

  • Music

    Eclectic psychedelic rock, always something to get the hips moving.

  • Year Opened

    5 years ago.

  • Designed By

    Calos Cole

  • Pool/Gym

    No pool or gym but sizable ocean right in front.

  • Restaurant

    Yes, super fresh local seafood catches, pastas and ceviches.

  • Bar

    Yes with fantastic collection of local mezcal’s as well as some very interesting local brews.

  • Minibar

    No mini bar.

  • Wifi

    Yes and Yes.

  • Children


  • Price

    Mid-range but with current dollar / peso exchange pretty damn affordable.

Casitas Maraika

Playa del Caballo, Las Animas, 44500 Boca de Tomatlán, Mexico

Must Bring

More AHL

Melbourne, Australia

United Places

by Katya Wachtel

San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico

Viceroy Los Cabos

by Kate Hennessy

Get A Room from ---

Rome, Italy

Hotel Vilòn

by Tansy Kaschak

Curitiba, Brazil

Nomaa Hotel

by Tansy Kaschak

load more
Best way to book?Hotel Website