Isla Navidad, Mexico – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
What better time than the holidays to reconnect with family and friends, especially when you can reconnect during a luxury getaway to a private villa in Mexico. Imagine a festive holiday dinner celebration under the stars on your own outdoor private terrace overlooking the Pacific Ocean and mountains. Casa Colina’ staff can set up floating candles in the pool and holiday decorations to make the dinner one you and your family will never forget. Or how about a fun-filled New Years Eve party catered by your own personal chef and staff and set up in a chic dining area with a beautiful Estrella chandelier and fully stocked bar for pre-dinner cocktails. Casa Colina, one of Mexico’s most stunning private villas, has all of this and more this holiday season making it one of the most sough-after destinations for family and group getaways.
To make your holiday vacation even more fabulous, the ultra-posh Casa Colina, located in the majestic Isla Navidad area of Mexico near Puerto Vallarta, is offering guests a special deal: Between December 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013, guests who stay at Casa Colina six nights get the seventh night free.
With a whole private villa to themselves, families or groups can have the vacation of a lifetime. Casa Colina has its own private staff that caters to all of their guests’ needs, as well as a private chef who makes fresh meals daily. Families can also enjoy Casa Colina’s on-site amenities, including an infinity edge pool with plush lounge chairs and umbrellas and views of the Pacific Ocean below; poolside massages; a private gym with state-of-the-art machines, chilled towels and water; and a chic indoor/outdoor Top of the World Palapa with a custom-built Estrella chandelier, fully stocked bar, and panoramic views of the mountains and ocean.
Casa Colina also has six spacious and private guestrooms, each impeccably designed and furnished, including junior and master suites with balconies, private gardens, Jacuzzi tubs, and panoramic views of the ocean and mountains. Guestrooms can be tailored for families and children.
While staying at Casa Colina families can spend the morning and early afternoon lounging by the villa’s infinity-edge pool overlooking the mountains and ocean and dining on a gourmet lunch served poolside and created by the villa’s private chef. After lunch, Casa Colina’s can staff tidy up the villa so mom and dad don’t have to lift a finger and can enjoy an afternoon of adventure with their kids. Opportunities include snorkeling, diving and fishing in the sea. Families can also kayak and horseback ride along the area’s miles of unspoiled beaches and breathtaking lagoons. Or take a visit to the five million-year-old Colima volcano. For a quieter day, tour the quaint town of Barra full of local flavor and authentic shops, as well as seeing the surrounding areas including the famous Playa La Audiencia on Santiago Peninsula (the beach where Bo Derek’s movie “10” was filmed).
For dinner, mom, dad and the kids can return to Casa Colina for sunset cocktails and hors d’oeuvres arranged by the villa’s staff and then enjoy a specially made dinner in one of Casa Colina stunning dining areas, including the chic indoor/outdoor Top of the World Palapa with a custom-built Estrella chandelier, fully-stocked bar and 250-degree views of the mountains and ocean and the Lagoon View Lounge with a hand-laid brick cathedral ceiling and Balinese furnishings.
After dinner, Casa Colina’s staff can set up the villa’s entertainment system to play music out on the patio by the pool or they can pop in a movie for the family to enjoy Casa Colina’s surround-sound home theatre with a 65” Panasonic plasma TV.
High season rates start at $4,900 December 1, 2012 – January 31, 2013.