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The moment we entered Steve and Sanda’s lovely hacienda, I felt the Zen vibe I had envisioned and hoped for. After spending 9 perfect days seaside in Sisal I had worried that we would miss the incredible majesty of nature at it’s finest, but Casablanca dispelled any reservations immediately. Casablanca is truly an oasis of sublime, sensual luxury; with the rich culture of Merida at your door step, what’s not to fall in love? Steve and Sanda are outstanding hosts who go the extra mile (and then some) to assure an experience worthy of dreamy memories. And no detail is missed – from a much appreciated welcome tour of the amenities and workings of this well appointed “casa” (much more like a five star resort than casa but with the feeling of “mi casa”) to the kitchen equipped with a bounty of fresh fruit and refreshments – “Oh yesssss, please!!!!” is all I can say. Travel anywhere you can imagine within the magical city of Merida is a quick, inexpensive Uber ride away (or brief stroll if you are so inclined). A wonderful bakery is just around the corner for morning treats. Several of Merida’s parks are within easy reach, as are numerous cultural sites and events. The hardest decision you will have to make will be tearing yourself away from Casablanca. If you decide to hang out and relax, no worries, the kitchen can handle any meal you want to prepare, with well stocked supermarkets a short ride away ( or delivery of excellent homemade pasta and pizza a phone call away ). Treat yourself and don’t hesitate in choosing this amazing spot – “return worthy” for us!!! Thank you Steve and Sanda.
Karen S. and Roy.
Everything was great ! Thank you so much Steve and Sanda. We loved the house.
CasaBlanca is a large colonial era house with high ceilings and a large floor area. My wife and I stayed there for four weeks and really enjoyed the experience. The house has been brought up to modern standards with a tasteful, artistic renovation. Further, the art work throughout the house is quite impressive. CasaBlanca is maintained at a very high level and is immaculately clean on one’s arrival. The kitchen is large and exceptionally well equipped, and the adjacent dining area is a delight. Among the most impressive features are the outdoor spaces. In the back, outside the kitchen and dining area, there is a large yard which is well lit and particularly enjoyable during the evenings. The lighting throughout the house and in the backyard is little short of inspired. We found the cabana near the pool delightful in the mornings and the court yard particularly inviting during the afternoon. The owners, Steve and Sanda, are wonderful people who go out of their way to insure a completely enjoyable experience for their guests.
Steve and Sanda’s home was spectacularly beautiful! They did a fantastic job on the renovation. The outside area is equally as gorgeous as the inside with the pool, fruit trees, plantings, all professionally landscaped. The birds calling in the morning were a special treat.
Loving to cook, the kitchen was set up to very high standards.
I have to say that both Steve and Sanda are wonderful people and is apparent that they love and take very good care of the home. We can’t wait to go back!
We highly recommend Casablanca Living!
This luxurious property was architecturally stunning. Five hundred year old stone walls, exquisite pool and outdoor living space that flow seamlessly with the indoor spaces made staying here an experience for all of the senses. Every detail was thoughtfully attended to and of highest quality. Casblanca’s simple elegance is a sanctuary within a magnificent city of a million people. From cleanliness to linens to kitchen needs, everything was provided generously. Our hosts were responsive to our queries and needs from our first emails confirming our stay until the morning of our departure. Their highly regarded expertise in the service industry and event planning in Vancouver, Canada was clearly evident. Original artwork through out the home resonates with the beautiful place they have created in Merida. It was a wonderful experience!
Our friends shared this home and from the moment we arrived, everything was taken care of. With a warm welcome and drinks at the ready, then after a quick refresh from traveling, we were given a light tour of the home. We were also given a local map, a quick orientation and directions, for easy walking to get to the main market and some local restaurants. This was a really nice way to start our perfect holiday knowing we were completely taken care of. As for the house – it’s Stunning! It’s completely unique and offers all the privacy, comfort and calm you want, when you want it. We already miss being there and hope we can make this happen again. Thank you both!
It is a truly a wonderful experience to stay at this serene oasis in the heart of Merida. The home is spacious, luxurious and meticulously kept. No detail was left unattended, and our stay was most relaxing and tranquil. Aside from the fabulous suspended king size beds, the well stocked new kitchen and the large pool in a quiet tropical oasis, what impressed us the most was the attention that the owners gave to the lighting, both in and out. It was created with romance and relaxation in mind. These owners have done a GREAT JOB, and we would love to return someday. Muchas Gracias
Exceptional! A most unique home with a mix of Old Colonial and Modern. All the amenities one would come to expect and nothing but total privacy right in the heart of everything. I can’t say thank you enough for all the care, attention to detail and advice from the owners. My family and I will certainly be back.
I don’t even know where to begin. The home is stunning, spacious, clean with all the amenities you want or need; the service staff were extremely polite, nice and professional and the little start off/welcome items were a really nice touch. There is nothing you wanted to do more than stay at the house to completely relax in total privacy. Thank you so very very much!
Stunning home with all the amenities and walking distance from everything, your property is beautifully appointed. As there were 4 of us staying, we had all the privacy we could want and the space to enjoy. Even though we couldn’t go anywhere on the one rainy day, the massive 5 meter x 3 meter projection screen and movie selections allowed us to stay warm, dry and cozy in what felt like our own private movie theater. A remarkable home. We’ll be sure to stay again the next time we visit Merida. Thank you!