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by SteveinDanville, Sunday, November 14, 2021, 12:15 (14 days ago)

Did anything ever open up in that property? Last time I walked up the stairs from the beach was two years ago and everything was completely overgrown, and in a couple of years the jungle will reclaim the entire property. At this point (two years ago, that is) it was bordering on being a tear-down at worst, and a complete gut renovation at best. Is it still vacant?

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by Oeste Hermoso @, Zihuatanejo, Sunday, November 14, 2021, 18:05 (14 days ago) @ SteveinDanville

It was one of my favourites. There is a new restaurant there but memory fails me as to the name. Sorry cannot help further. I am sure the new is still sensational.

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by Marty, Colorado / Ixtapa, Monday, November 15, 2021, 18:45 (13 days ago) @ Oeste Hermoso

Drove by there today and there is nothing there but and old Villa de la Selva sign that is about to fall apart.

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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Monday, November 15, 2021, 19:47 (13 days ago) @ Marty

OK, Steve, here is your chance. BUY IT!!!! Then make it into your dream home!!!

Not really kidding.....

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by Gregorio M. @, J, Monday, November 22, 2021, 09:49 (7 days ago) @ Marty

Very sad. It was one of the best restaurants in the area. Great food, great service, delightful ambience. All gone over what was reported to be a disagreement between the owner and the restaurant. If this is true hopefully the owners regret their decision.

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by Susan G @, Zihua/La Ropa, Monday, November 22, 2021, 13:37 (6 days ago) @ SteveinDanville

The owner of the property is Luis Echeverria, a former president of Mexico. He turned over management to his daughter who decided to close the restaurant 13 years ago. No reason. It was one of our favorite restaurants -- every year when we vacationed here (we moved here full-time in 2015), we ate there. Incredible menu and view. I still remember the tejones that arrived at their "feeding time" ane the waiters would toss them food.

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by Fran @, Evanston, IL, Monday, November 22, 2021, 15:22 (6 days ago) @ Susan G

I remember when the flying cockroaches came in and the waiters swatted at them with service towels while doing the cockroach dance and singing the cockroach song. Ah, good times. I was also sorry it closed. It was a very special place.

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by hromero ⌂ @, Monday, November 22, 2021, 21:10 (6 days ago) @ Susan G

Interesting about the connection to a former president. Just did a quick search on him. Seems like he was not a great president and oversaw a couple of massacres in the late 60's early 70's.

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