A seven suite boutique hotel, located in Nayarita,
from a high-energy life building chic hotels and restaurants
in North America, the affable Marc Lindskog moved life and
work to a more
intimate scale building his
seven-room villa-style Casa de Mita on one of the world’s
most beautiful beaches.
Heading northward from Puerto Vallarta airport to the
northern tip of the Bay of Banderas, a short detour at Punta
de Mita lands you on the outside flank of the bay at Playa
Careyeros. Few footprints on the long, sugary beach that
fronts Casa de Mita attest to its seclusion and
A wooden door
conceals the entry courtyard and, once across the threshold,
hospitality breaks forth in the eager greeting
of two miniature Italian
Greyhounds whose collective energies ebb and surge with the
activities of the inn and its guests.
Guestrooms have private balconies with wonderful ocean views
and surround the pool, which features submerged sunning
chairs and a small fountain. Your own balcony is likely to
be the chosen spot for morning coffee while you site whales
and dolphins. Patios and intimate indoor-outdoor seating
areas on varying levels beckon for an afternoon read or an
Typical of Vallarta-style architecture and design, Casa de
Mita has white stucco walls, tile floors and patios,
thatch and tile roofs and guayaba wood balcony detailing.
Interiors are simple and elegant, with touches such as
hand-cast crown mouldings. Carved armoires, headboards and
doors from Michoacán add a rustic elegance. Bathrooms are a
fiesta in themselves with immense showers lined with
hand-painted tiles. Colourful, whimsical paintings and fine
ornaments show the owner’s artistic sensitivity.
Food at Casa de Mita is a passion and so well-executed is
the menu this is one resort where guests are happy the
formula is inclusive of meals. It is a pleasant event to
have the menu cited by your hosts — perhaps the chef himself
— as each meal is a daily surprise.
Activities center on the privileged natural setting with the
surrounding jungle and rivers a haven for hiking and bird
watching. Everyone marvels at the ritual of the sea turtle
release that takes place on this very beach. Or perhaps a
marine outing is to your taste, with the nearby Marieta
Islands a perfect destination for snorkelling, whale
watching and bird watching. If doing nothing at all is what
you choose, your hosts are expert at making that a pleasure.
Universal gym station
Health and beauty services
Marine and jungle excursions
Horseback riding on request
City and nightlife visits on
Golf course nearby
WINE AND DINE:
Elegant yet casual with
an ocean view. The menu changes daily, alternating Mexican,
contemporary and international dishes favoring organic,
locally grown produce, fresh-caught seafood and the finest
grades of meat and poultry. All meals are included for hotel
Exclusively reserved for hotel guests.
Lunch and dinner:
A fixed-price menu is available for visitors; advance
reservations are mandatory.
reservations, availability and bookings, please contact us