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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I are back for our second trip with Chef Ana and family. I would give them 6 stars if I could. World class food and we loved the locations but their family was the best part! We will certainly be back for another adventure at their next location.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

My week at La Bonita was a real delight, Ana was a great host and teacher. I definitely have learned lots of cooking skills, cooking a full meal for four days enabled you to really get into Mexican cooking, how to use the different chillis, improve cooking skills and generally learn how a good cook does it. The kitchen where...

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

2016 Day of the Dead week was one of the best vacations of my life! This experience is about so much more than culinary delights--though the week was full of these as well! Continually surrounded by beauty, we explored and participated in Morales culture and celebrations. Walking the nighttime cobblestone streets of Tepotzelon with our squash lanterns for illumination amidst...

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Belmont, California
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My week at La Villa Bonita took place during the Mexican celebration of The Day of The Dead. For me, a highlight of the visit was seeing how different towns celebrate this important holiday. Of course, we also learned how to make delicious meals such as chicken with two moles, three kinds of tamales, and great desserts, The rooms where...

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

I had the best time at La Villa Bonita! What I appreciated most, aside from eating so much good food!, was that it was a true cultural experience. From tagging along on trips to the market with Chef Ana, to just hanging out at the house with her and her family, I felt like I was truly exposed to life...

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calistoga
Reviewed 7 April 2016

My spouse reserved this B&B and cooking school based on information he researched about the classes and the experience of Chef Ana Garcia. We spent seven days at the property and felt like we had moved in with the family! Each morning was a trip to the market to source ingredients for the main meal of the day in Chef...

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Mount Shasta, California
Reviewed 5 April 2016

What a wonderful way to vacation and enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine. Chef Ana and her family make you feel so welcome and no matter what level you are at cooking Chef Ana makes you feel like you are doing everything perfect. The trips to the market, a trip to an artisan potter it was all interesting and very fun. Then...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Our family had a wonderful time with Ana and Robb and their welcoming staff over Spring Break (March 2016). We saw many wonderful sights (a day trip to Cuernavaca and pottery demonstration), and undertook some fun, strenuous activities (the hike up to Tepozteco is no joke), but the highlight of the trip was Ana's cooking acumen. We brought our two...

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Robb A, Owner at La Villa Bonita Culinary Vacation, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review. We really enjoy having families with us and we loved your family! Cooking and enjoying meals as a family is very important to Chef Ana. Being the parents of 3 boys, we find it very hard to find an experience that is interesting and enjoyable for everyone. The simple pleasure of preparing...

Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Spent a week with chief Ana and her staff in February when she moves her culinary school to the west coast village of Sayulita. What a great experience. Of course the menu will be primarily seafood, the best and freshest imaginable. She's a great teacher and you can bet it will be hands on for her students. From cerviche to...

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Arizona
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Having previously experienced La Villa Bonita in Tepoztlan, we took the opportunity to see Sayulita and once again enjoy the cooking classes offered by Chef Ana. We stayed for a week with her over Thanksgiving. What a wonderful time - even enjoyed turkey on Thanksgiving! The foods prepared this time were based mainly on the fresh fish that was available...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chef Ana Garcia invites you join her in a unique culinary experience created for true food lovers. Chef Ana's 6 bedroom boutique culinary home boasts an enormous open air kitchen with a spectacular view, pool carved out of a volcanic rock, and an organic citrus and vegetable garden. Enjoy a gourmet chef's table with Chef Ana made from local ingredients or try your own hand at cooking traditional Mexican delicacies with our famous culinary vacation packages or build your own package. Make tortillas from scratch, build a mole with your own hands, enjoy the best tamales you have ever had on our elevated terrace. Don't stay in a regular hotel - have a culinary adventure at La Villa Bonita. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Villa Bonita Culinary Vacation

Address: Prolongacion Aniceto Villamar # 150 | Col. Tierra Blanca, Tepoztlan 62520, Mexico (Formerly La Villa Bonita Culinary Hotel)
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Morelos > Tepoztlan
Price Range: £140 - £281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Villa Bonita Culinary Vacation 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are good, with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Sconiaw, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room number 6 is a good size but has no bathroom door! I got over it fairly quickly.”
 of 5 bubbles LoveCalistoga, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“They have six suites and they are all beautiful with their own patio - any of them are perfect”
 of 5 bubbles bkubowitz, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see the available rooms - the staff are very accommodating”
 of 5 bubbles syllett, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“you are assigned a room depending if you are couple or single. They all face the court yard and a quite.”
 of 5 bubbles karentI8118HQ, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
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