Lo Sereno Casa de Playa
Design-forward beachfront boutique hotel with beautiful views on the mellow shores of Troncones, Mexico.
Nestled in abundant greenery between the Sierra Madre mountains and the Pacific, Lo Sereno Casa de Playa is a boutique hideaway located on a three-mile stretch of unspoiled beach with plentiful nearby surf on offer.
The hotel is effortlessly chic and excels in the art of balance – it’s sophisticated yet relaxed, modernist yet comfortable. Clean contemporary lines and natural materials are mixed with elements of Mexican artistry and handcrafted accents.
Ten generous guest rooms all feature large terraces with sliding wooden doors, views of the pool or ocean, and a glass encapsulated bathroom complete with a spa raindrop shower head and a private bathroom patio.
When you’re not surfing or exploring, lounge around the black-tiled infinity pool, at the on-site restaurant/bar, or on a beach hammock in front of the hotel with your feet in the sand and a cocktail in your hand.
VIBE: Laidback modernist sophistication
LOCALE: Beachfront bliss
ROOMS: 10 (three different types available)
FAMILY FRIENDLY: Partially / guests 13 years old and up are welcome
CLOSEST AIRPORT: Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH)
PRICING: from $240 per night + taxes
Minimalist white-washed rooms feature handmade textiles, Mexican-inspired furniture, down-filled mattresses, and a tropical rustic flair. Each room has a private terrace, and comes with wifi, A/C, and luxe toiletries for your stay.
The hotel sits right on the sand and offers beautiful views throughout. Lush palm trees and landscaping are a stunning contrast to the property’s concrete/wood accents and beachfront black-tiled infinity pool.
Eat & Drink
The on-site restaurant and bar is open-air and offers gourmet Mexican fare, sourcing fresh local ingredients daily. Thanks to the stellar beachfront location, feel free to enjoy adult beverages from the bar right on the beach. Breakfast is included with all stays.
Troncones is surrounded by a surf-rich area known for fun year-round waves and breaks for all styles and abilities. You’ll find waves all year long, but the most consistent time is when the S/SW swells roll in between April and October. There are plenty of beach break peaks along the three-mile stretch of Troncones, but the right reef at the south end is the standout in a moderate SW swell. Other nearby winners are Manzanillo, the epic long lefts at La Saladita, and consistent rights and lefts at The Ranch (fastest access is by boat).
WATER TEMP: 78 – 85 °F (25 – 29 °C)
PEAK SURF SEASON: April – Oct
SHOULDER SURF SEASON: Nov – March
SURF EXPERIENCE: Beginner to advanced
All stays include complimentary wifi and daily breakfast.
CHECK IN: 3 pm
CHECK OUT: 12 pm
from $240 – $290 per night + taxes
Fly into the Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (ZIH) in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. From the airport, it’s about a 45-minute drive to Lo Sereno in Troncones. We recommend renting a car at the airport, or you can also take an authorized taxi at the airport for $60 (one way).
The Small Print
Terms and Conditions
Payments for bookings are made upon arrival. All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card which is valid on the day of arrival. Non-guaranteed reservations are not accepted.
Reservations must be cancelled or modified 72 hours prior to arrival day to avoid a fee of 1 night excluding tax. No-Show fee: 1 night excluding tax.
Photos courtesy of Lo Sereno, and Vanessa Fuentes and Nada Lottermann for Design Hotels™ – Made By Originals