now this is a place that brings out your inner beach bum, and surfer if you're heroic enough to brave the nearby perfect waves. we're talking the rather idyllic hotel escondido on the mexican pacific coast. it's yet another brilliant hospitality concept by grupo habita, one that features an intimate bohemian-style resort on a pristine and tranquil stretch of beach northwest of puerto escondido in oaxaca. the town and its environs rank among the most popular of surf spots on the planet. similar to other grupo habita establishments, hotel escondido is high on enticing style, comfort and authenticity. architect federico rivera rio has designed 16 beachfront bungalows with local traditions in mind, fusing rustic elements with contemporary design. each bungalow features a traditional palapa rooftop and tropical wooden floorboards, all locally sourced.
the interior design is clean and simple yet pushes all our style buttons. natural light filters through louvered wooden slats and regional curio ornaments adorn each room. a private plunge pool is situated directly outside on the veranda, and comes with sun beds and canvas hammocks. hotel escondido may have a peaceful, relaxing setting, it's got a set of facilities and services that provide plenty of action, pampering and jolly banter whenever you feel like it. surfing, boating, and kayaking lessons occur right on the premises, while those in search of relaxation can make use of a soothing in-room massage. the centrally located bar is the perfect spot to chat with the neighbours, and should your urban habits resurface and get the better of you, there's a subterranean dance club where to let your hair down. indeed, this place almost sounds too good to be true. location: carretera federal salina cruz-santiago pinotepa nacional km 113 [lago rio grande].