Exceptional (on so many levels)
Ever find one of those places you just know you'll visit again? Welcome to Casa Zama. If you're looking for a Dwell Magazine-worthy home in a setting that is truly incomparable, look no further. From our initial contact with Mel, to a wonderful welcome by Ron, complete with restaurant recommendations and a list of do-not-miss destinations, we couldn't have been more pleased with these accommodations and the hospitality of this wonderful couple.
Our family of five spent a week in Casa Zama. The house is a highly functional architectural work of art, with numerous spaces that will appeal to a wide range of personalities. Yes, we were there with a couple of teenagers. Load up on groceries from Chedraui and you're set for lunches and dinners - if you don't want to venture out.
Breakfasts are prepared for you each day. Make sure to order the "comida típica." You will not be disappointed. There's a large gas grill at the house. Ron will coach you on where to buy the best fish. The pool and palapa are beautiful. Walk just a little ways and you're on your own secluded beach. Don't forget your snorkel gear.
Speaking of Ron, he's the MacDaddy of Isla Mujeres. Casa Zama is wired...bring you iPods. Yes, there are speakers poolside. And about that iPod we accidentally left behind? It's being mailed to us next week. See "wonderful couple" comment above. ;-)
We've vacationed in Costa Rica, BVI, all over Florida, and in numerous Mexican resort areas. This one is it. If you truly want to get away and make memories that will last you a lifetime, check in with Melanie and Ron and spend some time in Casa Zama. But please, not during the first week in April.
Owner's Response: Thank you Michael and family. It was such a pleasure to share Casa Zama with such a delightful family, and we welcome you back with open arms. Such a great couple and the sweetest, well mannered kids! It is guests like you that bring us so much joy in sharing our home and our beautiful island! We look so forward to your return! Best Regards from Ron, Mel, the staff, and Jack the dog.
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