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It’s difficult to think of Cancun and not imagine a long stretch of beach laid out at the base of towering resorts. If a visitor ever gets their toes wet, it’s a cinch that the No. 1 vacation activity will be claiming to spot on Cancun’s glittering strand. From that position, a world of leisure pursuits waits to be discovered.

NET-A-PORTER
SER CASASANDRA, HOLBOX ISLAND, MEXICO

If your idea of romantic relaxation is to kick off your shoes and pad around in a sarong all day, then Ser Casasandra is your boho beach paradise: think gauze-draped four posters (where staff leave you a Frederico García Lorca poem on your pillow at turn-down), veranda hammocks and sunset mojitos at the bar.(more)

CONDÉ NAST
ISLA HOLBOX: ELECTRIC ISLAND

Ultra-personalised service from artist-owner Sandra Pérez Lozano and front-of-house Antonio Llinas makes a stay here rather special. There’s a brilliantly positioned beach bar, top-notch food (yucca salad with lobster) and morning yoga. (more)

FORBES
11 VACATIONS WHERE YOU CAN DISCONNECT AND CHANGE YOUR LIFE

You can easily recalibrate at CasaSandra, set on Holbox, a Mexican island off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula that’s known for its spectacular nature, endless sun and barefoot sensibility. The island is separated from mainland Mexico by a shallow lagoon that is home to thousands of flamingos, pelicans and other exotic birds. (more)

NEW YORK TIMES
NEW YORK TIMES

By general consensus, the best restaurant on the island is at Casa Sandra hotel, where diners sip mojitos by candlelight and the Cuban chef visits each table to describe the specials. (Be sure to try Grandma’s meatballs for 125 pesos.) Sandra Pérez Lozano… (more)

TRAVEL AND LEISURE
CASASANDRA HOTEL

WHAT IT’S LIKE: The island of Holbox (pronounced “Ole-bosh”) is a tiny spit off the Yucatán Peninsula with sand roads. At the chic 16-room CasaSandra Hotel, Cuban-born owner and artist Sandra Pérez wanted the property to feel more like a residence… (more)

CITIZEN FEMME
SUITCASE SERIES: SANDRA PÉREZ LOZANO IN HOLBOX, MEXICO

It wasn’t too long before she opened up CasaSandra to paying guests. With 18 rooms only, Sandra created a place you may never want to leave. (more)

HUFFINGTON POST
9 POST-ELECTION GETAWAYS FOR EXHAUSTED VOTERS

Liberate yourself from the tyranny of tiny flags and zip down to CasaSandra in sunny Mexico where the water is crystalline blue, the beach is white… (more)

USA TODAY
WHAT TO DO IN CANCUN MEXICO

It’s difficult to think of Cancun and not imagine a long stretch of beach laid out at the base of towering resorts. If a visitor ever gets their toes wet, it’s a cinch that the No. 1 vacation activity will be claiming to spot on Cancun’s glittering strand. From that position, a world of leisure pursuits waits to be discovered. (more)

TRAVELINGMITCH
SUITCASE SERIES: SANDRA PÉREZ LOZANO IN HOLBOX, MEXICO

“The CasaSandra Boutique Hotel is simple, one of my favorite places on the planet. I stayed with my fiancee Briana for three days, and I could not imagine how they could have done anything better. Saying that as a turn of phrase, I literally can not imagine how anything could have been better. ” (more)