When we renovated our hotel, we wanted to create some great outside areas for both sun and shade seekers, but we also wanted to try to capture some of the magic of the island within our own little space. We are proud to share the features that make Las Palmas especially relaxing and welcoming for a week or a month.....let time disappear for awhile.
Hotel Las Palmas features our beautiful, private terrace on the roof with a refreshing dipping pool, which is open 24 hours a day. Our rooftop is spacious enough to provide areas of quiet to read, or spots to greet the morning sun while doing your yoga. Hammocks sway in the gentle ocean breeze, tempting an afternoon siesta. Our open-air communal kitchen is fully equipped for any kind of culinary adventure, big or small, or to simply reheat leftovers. There are tables and chairs for afternoon guacamole or happy hour! Soak in the sun on our padded sun-lounges or find shade on our new beach bed. Many of our guests have expressed their appreciation of the private rooftop as a great alternative to the sand and salt of the beach. Catch a breath-taking island sunset just steps away from your room. There are several power stations for those who want their music or laptop available while still enjoying the view. The pool is light at night and all the lamp posts can be turned on or off to create the atmosphere you want, to enjoy the night air. Luckily, mosquitoes are a rarity!
Our courtyard was once a haven for morning conversation over a cup of good coffee, but now that has moved up to the rooftop, in our communal kitchen and surrounding areas. Many guests enjoy coming up from their rooms to meet each other and chit-chat about travels or plans before going out on their daily adventures. Our guests themselves create an interesting international flavor to Las Palmas. Travelers of all ages and backgrounds; couples, families and singles; working and retired; arriving from every continent. Some are here only for a few days between other jaunts and others stay for a few months. Diversity is what they share. Many guests have found new friends, shared golf carts and meals. Laugh, listen and share your stories, if you choose. If you're not into socializing, don't worry, we have many areas and 'nooks' throughout our hotel for those who seek solitude. Feel free to browse our library of books & magazines - use the dominoes, games and playing cards during your stay. Get in touch with home on your laptop or device with our free wireless internet.
We also have a shaded deck on our middle level, overlooking the market and neighborhood. Some of our guests are particularily fond of this area, to sit and people watch, or while you're waiting for a friend to drop by. You'll often find someone reading on the futon or taking a siesta in the hammock.
Hotel Las Palmas has a welcoming, friendly atmosphere. The feeling is comfortable and homey, and our location is unbeatable. During the day, our street (Guerrero) feels like a friendly local neighborhood, which includes a golf cart rental, post office, the municipal market, loncherias and even a Mexican cantina! All of these business establishments close before sundown, which makes for a sleepy, quiet street in the evening. We're a block from the ocean and beaches and a half a block from Hidalgo Ave (the main street full of restaurants and live music). We are a short walk from the main grocery store and the town square where there are often celebrations, food, and music going on.
Our courtyard has now grown into a lush tropical garden area. Rooms open into the scent of Jasmine flower, the brilliant colours of Hibiscus and a massive traveler palm. See if you can spot the pomegranate growing, or the little papayas. This is also where you'll often find one of us, in or around the "office". We live here also, so you'll likely meet our family and island friends. If you've never been to Mexico or the island before, we have maps and travel guides to help you plan trips, or can offer our personal experience on where to go, what to do and what to eat. If you're just into doing your own thing, grab a beach towel and be on your way. We know that your vacation is about what YOU want!