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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Xinalani is truly a magical place. My friend and I stayed for just three days but had the most amazing experience. Everything is so well designed and planned out for you. We stayed in an eco chic suite and loved the spaciousness of the tree house (can't beat the porch and the hammock!). It was also conveniently located close to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is my first time ever taking a vacation alone. I have traveled alone before for work but having a vacation solo is a different experience. It was supposed to be a girls weekend but my friend was unable to go because she found out she was pregnant and her doctor recommended her not to go because of the risk... More 

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Thank Cathy Q
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Everything here is perfect, from the moment you get here in a boat, the warm welcome, the excellent food, great yoga classes, delicious drinks, amazing place all around, the most relaxing massage, the best ever (coming from a spa junkie) perfect vacations 10/10 the only regret is that we couldn't stay longer

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We found Xinalani on Gilt City and I can honestly say it was the most flawless vacation I've ever been on. The yoga classes were superb quality - challenging in the morning and perfectly restorative in the evening. The food was delicious and the property is stunning. From ever angle, the resort is picture perfect. The waves are your background... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2016

My wife and I stumbled upon Xinalani through a Gilt City deal and it was one of the most incredible gems we've uncovered up to this point in our relationship. The entire experience at Xinalani was amazing! The transportation was handled extremely well from the airport to the marina to the Retreat itself. We had our first meal and we... More 

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Xinalani_Retreat, Guest Relations Manager at Xinalani Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Ariel, We are grateful for your visit and you for taking the time to write a review. As you know, our efforts to deliver the best service possible is our mission and your positive feedback of our cuisine, yoga classes and the Xinalani experience in general makes our efforts all worth while. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

omaha
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing resort, amazing suite, amazing staff, amazing views, amazing food, amazing new friends, amazing yoga instructors....peaceful, calming and away from all the stress of the world. Cons: I was there in mosquito season. Can't wait to come back in the winter months.

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Xinalani_Retreat, Guest Relations Manager at Xinalani Retreat, responded to this review

Hi UniqueGetaways, Thank you for your review, to learn that you visited Xinalani and made new friends during your experience is the best feedback we could receive. We are also very pleased you enjoyed every aspect of our service, your words are very rewarding! For your next visit, winter will certainly have a lesser population of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are ever-present... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

From the boat ride to arrive to the view from the resort, it's simple magical. The location is away from the busyness of Puerto Vallarta, yet the people, food and scenery continue to exemplify and the beauty found in the area. Be prepared to walk around 200 steps, but the luxury tree houses, spa and food offering offer a unique... More 

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Xinalani_Retreat, Guest Relations Manager at Xinalani Retreat, responded to this review

Hi TayG007, Your review is most appreciated, you summarize the experience we strive to deliver and we are very happy you had an unforgettable getaway. As you mentioned, we care very much about the dietary needs of each of our guests and we even specialize on celiac menus or guests with Chron's disease, even raw menus. We do believe in... More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I've been back in the US for a week and I keep looking back at my trip photos, what a fun and memorable stay at Xinalani! I was there for a yoga retreat, I booked by looking on their website and picked the retreat that fit my dates, then they have you contact the yoga teacher directly to book the... More 

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Xinalani_Retreat, Guest Relations Manager at Xinalani Retreat, responded to this review

Hi 380amyy, Thank you for your review! We are so happy you had such a fun and memorable stay with us at Xinalani and that you were able to join a retreat that we hosted. We like to offer all of our guests the option to come on their own (choosing your dates) or join a retreat that we are... More 

tahoe
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This place is 110% as promised. It's beautiful, the service is gracious and impeccable, the location is staggering, the "tree houses" are perfectly outfitted, and you'll leave in better shape than you came from yoga, stair climbing and, if you choose, hiking, paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, all of which I did. Eco chic suite #15 was gorgeous--off on it's... More 

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Xinalani_Retreat, Guest Relations Manager at Xinalani Retreat, responded to this review

Hi TahoeskierTahoe, Wow! You really did it all at Xinalani! You should definitely visit us soon, it is our surfing season soon (from November through March). Thank you for your kind words regarding our staff, our cuisine and our service, it means a lot to us and our efforts. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This hotel is incredibly unique. It's located towards the end of Puerto Vallarta, far away from all the craziness. The rooms are very natural, no windows with amazing ocean views from each room. The only negative for some is the lack of ceiling fans or A/C but once you get used to it, you're good to go. The food was... More 

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ParisTravelfreak, Director General at Xinalani Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Manuel J, Thank you very much for your visit and your kind review. We hope to see you again sometimes soon at Xinalani. Best regards, Jean-Baptiste More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Xinalani is one of Mexico's premier retreat centers. We offer a wide range of activities related to health, fitness and fun, in an environmental friendly setting. We have 23 guest rooms in the jungle, a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner (fixed menu, 3 meals included in fare), a beachfront lounge bar, a beach club, 3 fully equiped yoga spaces, a spa with a complete array of massages and treatments, and a little souvenir store. Our 4 acre pristine beach front property is solely accessible by boat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xinalani Retreat

Address: Maria Montessori 650 Int 2 | Col Aramara, Puerto Vallarta 48290, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range: $515 - $1,021 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Xinalani Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“The Eco-suites have wifi. Prepare to walk up and down the steps a lot!”
 of 5 bubbles 129cathyq, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The eco-chic suites were stunning!”
 of 5 bubbles ariela995, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the hammocks are an added bonus.”
  • Beautiful view
 of 5 bubbles TayG007, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“At night there's ocean and jungle noises, if you are a light sleeper definitely bring ear plugs or another noise cancelling option.”
 of 5 bubbles 505amyy, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“#15 #6. Eco-suite upgrade is worth if for the hammock!”
 of 5 bubbles tahoeskierTahoe, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
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