The lobby and staircase leading to the second floor rooms.

La Nueva Posada Ajijic: a modern boutique hotel with the romance of colonial Mexico

Down a quiet village lane in Ajijic, a high blue wall hosts climbing vines sought by songbirds. A wrought iron gate opens to a spacious colonial style mansion. Designed and run by owners Michael and Maria Elena Eager, La Nueva Posada is a modern boutique hotel with the romance of colonial Mexico. A grand staircase carved from quarry […]

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Entrance hall © Ron Jackson, 2009

An oasis of comfort in Ajijic: Casa del Sol Bed and Breakfast Inn

In Mexico, it is said you never know what’s behind the walls. Typical of Spanish architecture, most homes have high walls around them, affording privacy and sanctuary. It is often impossible to tell if it is a small house or a grand estate behind the walls. This is true of the Casa del Sol Bed […]

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Puerto Escondido’s romantic Hotel Santa Fe

Your cab deposits you outside the arched entrance to the pastel stucco hotel, and as you pass through its main portal, you are transported to another dimension, another time, to a village in Spain perhaps, or to a romantic hacienda or convent of the colonial era. You pinch yourself, thinking this unusually attractive place cannot possibly be […]

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