Priceless Views

Temperley is smitten by the remoteness of the property dotted with pristine, secluded beaches, cloistered grottos, and lagoons framed by a verdant forest. Wildlife—crocodiles, Roseate spoonbills, zebras (yes, zebras), and the occasional jaguar—roam the property.

Natural Surroundings

“It’s an incredible place with hectares of unspoiled private land, beaches, and beautiful private houses and casitas,” says Temperley of Cuixmala, which translates as “the soul’s resting place.”

Casitas with Style

While the luxurious setting is certainly the star, its deluxe accommodations may have guests opting for an indoor holiday. Charming private casitas peppered with exotic patterns and vibrant colors offer serenity without neglecting style.

Sit Back and Relax

Suites, bungalows, villas, and private casitas are scattered throughout Cuixmala’s 25,000 acres. Both cozy and lavish, each venue shares an unspoiled setting and personalized service.

View from the Top

Pillow-laden banquettes beg guests to stretch out, put up their feet, and enjoy the panoramic view.

Style Lives at La Loma

Suites and bungalows at La Loma, the estate’s opulent main house situated on a bluff overlooking the ocean, are lavishly appointed—sumptuous fabrics in brilliant hues pop against stark white walls and high, arched ceilings.

Exotic Flair

Bold tropical colors saturate Cuixmala’s casitas and La Loma.

Luxury with a Purpose

And there’s an added perk: The property has an eco bent. The Cuixmala Ecological Foundation was established in 1988 to promote conservation in Mexico and protect the vast number of animal and plant species that reside within Cuixmala.

Local Cuisine

“You can go whale watching, ride through herds of zebras, and have homegrown, organic food,” says Temperley. “Cuixmala is paradise on Earth.”

Horse Stables

Horseback riding allows guests to experience the natural landscape surrounding Cuixmala. On-site stables make daytime excursions convenient.

Where the Designers Unwind

Lela Rose, Lela Rose
“I love to be in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, more than almost anywhere else in the world. Every time I go, I’m continuously astounded by the majestic beauty of being surrounded by mountains. Also, I love the ‘outlaw’ attitude of the West.”

Michelle Smith, Milly
“My favorite getaway is Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, http://www.verduraresort.com/ in Sicily. It’s near Agrigento in a remote area along the sea. It has enormous outdoor mineral pools with healing elements, and you can sit in the open-air under the sunshine with a view of the sea and mountains. There is nothing like it.”

Nanette Lepore, Nanette Lepore
“I’m in love with the island of Panarea (off the coast of Sicily). I fell in love
at midnight while floating in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The sky was glowing with more stars than I’d ever seen. The sea was lit from within by the twinkle of plankton. It was all at once prehistoric, romantic, and magical.”

Kelly Wearstler, Kelly Wearstler
“The We Care Spa in Palm Springs is a great place to cleanse and detox. I go there to get balanced and purify from the toxins and stress of everyday life.”

Find It

For additional details and information, visit Cuixmala’s Web site or call 866/516-2611.

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Body and Soul: Time Out in Mexico

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