We were incredibly lucky to book into this hotel the week before Christmas just before their high-season starts and we had the place to ourselves - the summer season begins the weekend before Christmas and from that point I believe all the hotels get busy but in low-season the area is a wonderful get-away. The hotel is located at the end of a private road within 20 metres of the beach. The beach is in front of the hotel is beautiful golden sand and the water beautifully clear ( I had seen comments that the beach is not sandy but rocky but that's really not true - at either end of the beach there are rocks but not for the most part). The hotel is beautifully built into the rock face of a hill overlooking the ocean with winding stone staircases throughout bringing you to each level - we had a junior suite - all nice cool stone interior - a covered outdoor seating area with TV (directtv) - and an open balcony with loungers looking straight out onto ocean for wonderful sunsets. Sure not the biggest junior suite ever but appropriate to the style and place. Staff were all very friendly and helpful - although being off-season some things didn't seem to be available (such as some food items on menu and activities like horse-riding on beach). Nothing really to do at night around here in the immediate vicinity - it's very much a getaway - an escape for walks on the beach, relaxing on the loungers, cooling off in the swimming pool (again small but sufficient), and has wifi if you need to stay connected. And I nearly forgot the food - the chef was very good - and the food of a relatively high standard.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Very cozy hotel, family atmosphere, all in white, Mediterranean style, has eight rooms built on staggered levels all with sea views. Medium sized adult pool and small swimming pool for infants located on the third level with an unsurpassable view of the sea and the beach Due to its location, a kilometer from the entrance arch of Punta Sal, the hotel is located in a quiet and peaceful place,from its arrival the guest is greeted with a delicious Pisco Sour (typical peruvian cocktail), the rooms are comfortables and functional, the beach in front of the hotel is long and wide, ideal for long walks or just letting yourself go and relax, if you are looking for peace and tranquility, this is the ideal place to disconnect from everything and enjoy the peace and tranquility that offers this cozy lodging. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Smiling Crab Peru/Tumbes