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Hacienda La Rusa B&B: where Jungle meets Beach


Our Beach is only steps away

B&B | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

It is getting almost impossible to find beach destinations which have the feeling of “old Mexico” through the cultural offerings, affordable pricing and good old fashioned hospitality.

Barra de Potosi, 30 mins south of Zihuatanejo and 100 years behind, is the pace of life here is slow, relaxed, causing even the most hustle and bustle of visitors to slow down to the peaceful rate of the rhythmic ocean waves in the bay and sounds of sensual and passionate salsa at night.

Step back in time to a place filled with romance, music and laughter and enjoy the sanctuary of your own private mini-hacienda! Hotel Hacienda La Rusa has 3 colorful delightful and comfortable palapa roof bungalows, each are able to accommodate 2 guests, set in a breathtaking lush tropical garden of hibiscus, jasmine, roses and bougainvilleas.

One of the Bungalows is named Betsey. It was named after the previous owner - Betsey Johnson, a famous New Yorker, a fashion designer best known for her feminine and whimsical designs, who has created this charming hotel.

1. Bungalow Betsey - king bed, full bath, shower, upstairs, max 2 adults and child sharing a bed

2. Bungalow Maria - king bed, full bath, shower, small private terrace, max 2 adults and child sharing a bed

3. Bungalow Condessa - king bed, full bath, shower, ocean view, max 2 adults and child sharing a bed

If you'd like to rent just one bungalow you are welcome to do so.

Common TV room, Common Dining room, Common Breakfast Gazebo.

Hacienda, uniquely decorated, with antiques brought by previous and current owners from Europe and Mexico, has an atmosphere of peace and tranquility. Completely walled for privacy, with 2 pools and tropical garden, it is perfect for honeymooners and couples.

The beach is a stone throw away. During the low season when the village is quiet, you will fall asleep to the sound of roaring waves. During the holidays, every day in the village is a fiesta, parties and music.

Wander the sands, swim, snorkel, hike the jungle or sit back next to the pool with a delicious margarita La Rusa and listen to the birds, watch dolphins and whales, frigatebirds, osprey, turtles and exotic vegetation play against that limpid lagoon, those marble sands and the sunsets of rubies and gold.

Hacienda La Rusa - where Peace, Tranquility and Joy awaits

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Playa Blanca
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Utilities Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms
Furniture Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available


Barra de Potosi is one of the last rustic, small, lost in time and space, mexican fishing villages, so close to the "big city" Zihuatanejo and hundreds of years behind with its wonders of nature, sanctuary, lagoon, deserted beach and sunsets of rubies and gold.

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Calendar last updated:21 Oct 2014

Based in Mexico

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian