Casa Oaxaca

Oaxaca, Mexico

At a Glance

  • Fabulously inventive cuisine in the hotel restaurant

  • An oasis of tasteful art and artifacts

  • The hotel organizes some great tours in Oaxaca that go beyond the surface

  • Beautiful swimming pool and gardens

  • Very professional and friendly service

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Oaxaca and the surrounding highlands have a temperate climate, and daytime temperatures generally remain warm all year round. Nights can be pleasantly cool in summer (June-October), but in the winter you’ll be glad there are blankets and fires in the rooms. Nestling in front of an open log fire can be very romantic - just bear in mind the nightly drop in temperature when you book your trip. The rainy season lasts from June to September.

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Insider's View

If you're staying on a Saturday night don’t miss the live Mariachi music at the hotel’s Las Bugambillas restaurant.

Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Casa Oaxaca or take a look at our itineraries to Oaxaca and Chiapas

Description

Casa Oaxaca is an 18th-century colonial house in the heart of Oaxaca, which has been completely remodelled to create an oasis of tasteful calm. The hotel also has one of the city's finest restaurants - a temple to the inventive cuisine of Oaxaca.

Casa Oaxaca has a distinctly Mediterranean feel and is otherwise known as Oaxaca’s art hotel due to the many paintings and craftwork by local artists on display in each room.

There are seven exquisitely designed traditional rooms providing a unique experience of contemporary Oaxacan culture. Five of these are in the main house, which all lead on to a pretty central courtyard with vibrant local plants, and there are two further rooms in an annexe by the swimming pool. The hotel also has one of Oaxaca's finest restaurants, no mean feat in a city famed for its cuisine. Here you can enjoy inventive dishes such as rack of lamb in a pineapple and vanilla sauce and venison tamales with mole (pronounced mo-lay).

Casa Oaxaca not only makes a great base for exploring wonderful Oaxaca, but is also a lovely place to relax. Choose from a variety of traditional massages, steam and herbal baths, or enjoy a private yoga class. The hotel can also arrange a number of interesting tours that allow you to get beneath the city's skin. Join a market tour and cooking class with one of Casa Oaxaca’s chefs, go shopping at one of Oaxaca’s famous handicrafts markets, or visit local artisan studios.

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Accommodation

Casa Oaxaca has seven rooms and suites set around the gardens, patios and pool area. The rooms are divided into Deluxe Rooms, Club rooms and Junior Suites and are either interior or exterior facing. They have been carefully designed to retain the original character of the property and most feature huge beams, stucco walls, native Oaxacan handicrafts and bathrooms with beautiful Mexican tiles.

Childcare

Children are welcome to come and stay at the Casa Oaxaca. There are no formal children's facilities or activities available, although cots and babysitting can easily be arranged upon request at the hotel.

Facilities

The Casa Oaxaca has a lovely outdoor heated pool, surrounded by gardens, patios and graceful arches. The El Refectorio restaurant serves typical Oaxacan specialties together with continental dishes and there are two bars, Las Novicias and Las Bugambilias, with a candlelit patio, perfect for relaxing a glass of wine or a cocktail after a day strolling round the city.

Activities

Casa Oaxaca is perfect for exploring the colonial city of Oaxaca, whose cobbled streets are lined with beautiful buildings and churches. Oaxaca has become renowned for its superb and imaginative cuisine and no visit would be complete without trying out some of the fabulous restaurants and perhaps taking a cooking class. Visits can also be made further to the impressive ruins of Monte Alban and to local villages with colorful markets and handicrafts.

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Camino Real Oaxaca is a grand, 16th-century former convent with 91 rooms, stunning indoor courtyards, a heated outdoor pool and an elegant restaurant. It's the fanciest spot in town.

Experiences

  • Magic of Oaxaca

    Explore the charms of Oaxaca on foot with your very own private guide. Oaxaca is famous for its vibrantly colored buildings, rich cultural attractions, culinary delights, colonial relics, churches and bustling Indian markets - a delight for the senses!

  • Magnificent Monte Alban

    Monte Alban was one of the most important archaeological areas of Mesoamerica, located 10 kilometers from the city of Oaxaca. Explore this ancient Zapotec city with your own private guide, one of the greatest monuments of the continent.

  • Oaxaca Cookery Classes

    Learn the secrets of one of Mexico's top chefs, and take a cookery class while staying at Casa Oaxaca. Chef Alejandro Ruiz will take you through the incredible variety of Oaxacan cuisine, and you can make your course as intensive as you choose.

Vacation Ideas

  • Culinary Mexico

    Mexico City, Puebla, Oaxaca & Soliman Bay

    from $7800 pp 12 nights

    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach

Location & directions

Oaxaca, Mexico

Casa Oaxaca is located in the city of Oaxaca, 500km south of Mexico City.

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Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Casa Oaxaca or take a look at our itineraries to Oaxaca and Chiapas

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