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Colorful Luxury on Mexico's Pacific Coast

A May 2003 trip to Jalisco by Josh S

A perfect place for a poolside nap Photo, Jalisco, Mexico More Photos
Quote: A description of a stay at one of the most luxurious retreats along Mexico's Pacific Coast.
A perfect place for a poolside nap Photo, Jalisco, Mexico
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After 2 hours of driving along the increasingly barren coast of Jalisco south from Puerto Vallarta, we mercifully spotted the small sign indicating the turn-off for Las Alamandas. Several kilometers more along the dirt road and we reached the grounds of the resort, where a smiling guard gave us access. Green grass along the road was the first indication of the diamond-in-the-rough nature of Alamandas. As we entered the main complex, color surrounded us everywhere. From the pink-domed buildings to the namesake flowers to the blue of the Pacific, our eyes feasted on our surroundings. Sylvia and I were tired and a bit frazzled from the trip from San Francisco, but our tension immediately evaporated...Read More

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Josh S

Josh S
San Francisco, California

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