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Paraiso Azul's Casa de Gopala - The Jewel of "Old Playa"...

Conveniently located in the heart of Playa del Carmen, Paraiso Azul's Casa de Gopala is a small hotel that for years has been a favorite destination of budget minded travelers from around the world seeking clean, comfortable, and economically priced accommodations. The hotel, located in a secure walled garden, is approximately 2 blocks from the white sandy beach and blue Caribbean water, only a short stroll past interesting shops and restaurants. The bus station, banks and post office are only a block away.

Casa de Gopala has 16 unusually large spacious rooms. Rooms are bright and airy with 10' / 3 meter high ceilings, large arched windows and ceiling fans for maximum ventilation. Rooms with air conditioner and cable TV also are available. All rooms are double and are furnished with two matrimonial size beds and a refrigerator. All rooms have private bathrooms that have been completely remodeled with new ceramic tile and fixtures. A security box is installed in each room. A terrace area outside every room is furnished with table and chairs and is the perfect place to just sit back and relax.


The studio suite is the perfect nest for honeymooners. It is furnished with a queen sized bed, sofa, fully stuffed kitchen corner and lots of little extras.
The master suite is the perfect accommodation for small families or groups. Amenities include a separate kitchen, dining area with table, large bathroom, king and single sized beds, sitting area with a sofa that converts to a double bed, cable TV and air conditioning.

Many of their guests are repeat visitors that first stayed with them years ago, well before Playa evolved into the popular tourist resort of today. New upscale hotels and modern resorts have sprung up everywhere in the past few years, however, once you step from the city street, pass through the large wooden portals and enter into their private walled jungle, you will immediately sense that special feeling and atmosphere that only time can bestow. If you are looking to experience some of the "Old Playa" while enjoying the excitement and vitality of the "New Playa"