Join ESCAPE TO SHAPE takes you on an exclusive beach- chic holiday to the understated yet sophisticated jet-set playground of Careyes, Mexico. With only 10 suites in our luxurious private villa, space is very limited so that each person receives the attention and quality of service they deserve. Join us and experience the charm and natural beauty of this ocean side oasis, located on the white sands of the Pacific ocean; a combination of luxurious accommodations, daily yoga, boot camp & hiking, yacht trips, rich Mexican culinary traditions, secluded beaches, polo matches and charming casitas splashed with color. Experience the unparalleled natural beauty of Careyes, set on the crystal clear waters of the Pacific ocean, with long strands of sandy beach, lush vegetation, exotic fruits and palm lined shores. Guests will also enjoy relaxing massages, sea kayaking and cooking classes on how to prepare traditional Mexican favorites at home, yet with an ESCAPE TO SHAPE,healthy twist.
While in Careyes guests will stay in an exclusive cliff side villa with sweeping views of the dramatic Pacific coastline. Each suite is uniquely decorated and spacious, with deluxe amenities, air conditioning, ceiling fans and private en suite bathrooms. With an abundance of open-air rooms for lounging, well thought-out meals reflective of the region and the season and an attentive staff to attend to each guests needs, relaxation and well-being will be easy to achieve. The villa is complete with two infinity swimming pools, a jacuzzi, beachfront access and a garden view yoga palapa ideal for practicing and inspiring each yoga practice.
Priced at $4000 US per person based on 2 people per room. We can pair you with a roommate if traveling solo. Private rooms are available at the rate of $5000.00 per private room, single occupancy. All rooms based on availability please inquire Space is very limited.
A BIT MORE ABOUT CAREYES
Costa Careyes is a 4,000-acre area between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo in the state of Jalisco, Mexico- a 1.5 hour drive from Manzanillo and 2.5 hour drive from Puerto Vallarta. Its wild natural coast, named Careyes for the thousands of turtles that lay their eggs on its deserted stretches of beach, is sprinkled with fifty exceptional houses, fifty casitas (small houses) and a forty-room beachfront hotel. All are painted in the vibrant colors of tropical flowers and wild parrots, so they exude fantasy yet still blend in with their beautifully preserved environment. The area is known for it's exquisite architecture, breathtaking view and discerning crowd.
The history of Careyes is as colorful as its signature architecture. It was developed over the past thirty-six years by Gian Franco Brignone, an eccentric Italian artist from a prominent Turin banking family who dreamed of creating a Sardinia-esque resort, only in a better climate. In the early 1970s, before the hotel and cliff-side houses were built, such well-traveled Europeans as Gianni Agnelli would camp out in Gian Franco's small beach bungalow. "It is so beautiful here; you don't have to do very much," said the late billionaire Sir James Goldsmith, who rented houses at Careyes in the 1980s and then bought a 25,000-acre ranch just south of Careyes. Gian Franco's Pacific playground became a magnet for the jet set, who flew in on private planes and proceeded to party for weeklong stretches. The resort back then was as legendary for its revelry as for its brightly colored villas, which Gian Franco designed to be as dramatic as the jagged cliffs on which they sit.
Combining elements of Mediterranean design and Mexican craftsmanship, with an emphasis on outdoor living, Gian Franco worked with various architects to develop a distinct Careyes style. The houses have no front doors, only steps leading to vast open-air living areas. Soaring forty-foot thatched roofs, or palapas, supported by columns made of local tree trunks encased in strangler vines, provide shade without obstructing the breezes or the views. At once theatrical and organic, the architecture sets a casual but celebratory tone that has consistently drawn fashion photographers such as the late Herb Ritts and designers like Giorgio Armani. (A particularly memorable photo shoot featured dozens of supermodels for Sports Illustrated 's 25th-anniversary swimsuit issue.) However, as gorgeous a backdrop as the houses make—the most amazing ones were built in the past eight years by the Brignones—it's the laid-back lifestyle you can enjoy in them that is drawing a new crowd of pleasure-seekers.
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