Casa Anita in the Sueno del Mar complex was a fantastic home away from home. It felt safe, clean, well maintained, and the staff is helpful. Birgit provided detailed information up front about the location, grocery and restaurants, beaches and many places to explore. When we arrived, her administrator Maria checked us in and provided a cell phone for local calls, and offered to help with arrangements for tours and special Christmas dinner; we really appreciated her professionalism and availability while we were there.
We are not fond of all-inclusive resorts, preferring to get to know the people and culture of the local community. At Sueno del Mar, you can meet other condo owners and guests around the beautiful pool and then get out easily explore the area. This location is convenient to walk to either La Crucecita or Santa Cruz, or if you prefer it’s a $2 cab ride to either town center. There are many great restaurants and things to see. Playa Chahue is just in front of the complex and is a lovely beach, although swimming is dangerous there so beware.
Our family enjoyed an all day private bay tour by boat, arranged via Maria, where we had a blast snorkeling and checking out all the bays west of Santa Cruz. Our also teens enjoyed spending a day at the Las Brisas resort; we paid $250 MX (about $20 US) for use of their facilities/towels/pools/beaches, and they give you $250 in resort credit to spend in restaurants, bar or gift shop. All the restaurants Birgit and Maria suggested were great and affordable. We visited the Terra Cotta three times!
Casa Anita is tastefully decorated with all the comforts for your stay, including individual air conditioners in the bedrooms if you prefer a.c. over the ocean breezes. The second floor view is beautiful. There were only a couple of surprises to roll with: the outdoor grill was out of order the entire week, and the “pillow top” mattresses are more firm than one would expect.
Loved Huatulco and Casa Anita, and hope to return soon.