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Carretera Zihuatanejo-Acapulco
Playa Icacos
40834 Juluchuca, GRO
Mexico

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San Mateo, CA 94402
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Playa Viva News Archive

Playa Viva, un hotel de exito sustentable
July, 2013 - Las Paginas Verdes / Noticias Verdes - Playa Viva, un hotel de éxito sustentablePlaya Viva, un hotel de éxito sustentable
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AFAR's Jen Murphy shout out for Playa Viva
July, 2013 - AFAR Magazine - Playa Viva mentioned as highlight in AFAR magazine coverage of Zihuatanejo/Mexico
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Playa Viva Named in top 7 deluxe tree-house hotels
April, 2013 - CNN Travel / Travel+Leisure - Playa Viva named one of "7 deluxe tree-house hotels."
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Playa Viva Named Top Conscious Getaway by Elle Magazine
March, 2013 - ELLE Mexico - Playa Viva featured in Elle Magazine "Conscious Book" 6 page photo spread - including list of top "Conscious Getaways."
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A Semi-Secret Surfing Oasis South of Zihuatenejo, Mexico
July 26, 2012 - Jaunted.com - A Semi-Secret Surfing Oasis South of Zihuatenejo, Mexico.
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10 Places Where You Can Sleep on a Beach
May 3, 2012 - Frommers.com - 10 Places Where You Can Sleep on a Beach.
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Green Getaways - Includes Playa Viva
April 20, 2012 - CBSWatchMagazine.com - Peter Greenberg Travel Editor on Green Getaways and a list that includes Playa Viva, Ritz Carlton and Kimpton Hotels.
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Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Unplugging Family Vacations
April 11, 2012 - PeterGreenberg.com - Window Seat or Aisle Seat columnist Kerri Zane looks at the growing trend of family unplugging vacations and shares the top five tips for going offline when you travel.
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Paradise on a Budget - Eco Retreats that Will Not Break the Bank
April 12, 2012 - BootsnAll - by By Zoë Smith - Story on Eco Hotels that won't break your budget
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Family Vacations That Will Get Your Kids Into Nature
March 1, 2012 - iVillage - by Abbie Kozolchyk - Features Playa Viva as great location for Lorax loving families.
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Soiree in the Sand
January 7, 2012 - Los Angeles Times - Features Casa Viva as great location for beach-side weddings.
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Destination Rejuvenation
November, 2011 - Whole Living Magazine - Playa Viva featured in 6 page photo spread - tops list of "life-changing destinations."
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Best Places to Be When the World Ends
December 21, 2011 - Smarter Travel - Playa Viva listed as best places to be when the world ends .
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7 Green Getaways in Mexico, Including a Budget Option
September 14, 2011 - San Francisco Chronicle - SF Gate - Includes Playa Viva in list of 7 Green Getaways in Mexico
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Viva La Playa!
July 2001 - Ocean Home Magazine covers expansion of new EcoCasitas at Playa Viva.
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Brilliantly Traveled: Viva Mexico!
April 22, 2011 - Brilliant Magazine - The Luxury Lifestyles Magazine of Texas DoGood Getaways - Feature on EcoLuxe - The Luxury of Living at Nature's Pace
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A World Apart - Un Mundo de Diferencia
April 15, 2011 - Expressions Magazine by American Express Features Playa Viva - "Un Mundo de Diferencia"
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Playa Viva Featured in VIA (AAA) Road Journals
February 17, 2011 - Relaxing Vacations: Everyone Comes Around Eventually
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Parents Magazine Features Playa Viva
March 2011 - Parents Magazine - DoGood Getaways Combine a vacation with volunteer work for an experience your whole family will never forget.
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Playa Viva Partners with Lexus Hybrid
March 2011 - Lexus Hybrid Living Features Playa Viva as Visionary Parnter
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Budget Travel Features Playa Viva as All Inclusive Dream Trip
March 2011- Opened in November 2009 on Mexico's Pacific Coast, the Playa Viva eco-resort feels more like a jungle hideaway than a typical all-inclusive.
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ShermansTravel "SMART Luxury" features Playa Viva
February 8, 2011 - Smart Luxury Travel Magazine features Playa Viva in TheLuxeList for 2011.
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Conservation International's Verde Ventures to Fund Next Growth Development at Playa Viva
November 3, 2010 - Playa Viva Invites Travelers To Help Preserve Mexico's Endangered Sea Turtle Population at “La Tortuga Viva”
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Sal Viva Mention On NBC LA by Napa Valley Grill Chef Joseph Gillard
October 2010 - Sal Viva mentioned on NBC LA - featured video - Pumpkin Salad Recipe
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Wandermelon features Playa Viva's support for "$20 Save a Turtle Program"
December 2010 - Wandermelon - Features La Tortuga Viva as perfect last-minute holiday gift.
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Innovation Award Features Best Practice Examples of Sustainable Tourism Projects
Aug 12, 2010 - Playa Viva named finalist for Sustainable Tourism Innovation Award
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Miller-McCune: Smart Journalism, Real Solutions
Aug 11, 2010 - Artists of Restoration at Playa Viva, Kristian Beadle on the move in Mexico, part of the Voyage of Kiri series.
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Today's Diet and Nutrition features Playa Viva recipe for Grilled Nopal
July 2010 - Today's Diet and Nutrition - Includes Playa Viva's recipe for Grilled Nopal (cactus) grown on site and served fresh for healthy and nutritious meal.
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Budget Travel Features Playa Viva for Summer Special
July/August 2010 issue - Budget Travel - Real Deals - Get Your Summer on Issue Features Special 4 nights for the price of 3 at Playa Viva - Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo.
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Wandermelon features Playa Viva's support for "Pack for a Purpose"
June 24, 2010 - Wandermelon The Pack For A Purpose organization makes doing good when you travel as easy as bringing a few needed supplies along for the ride.
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DailyCandy - Covers Zihuatanejo including Playa Viva
May 5, 2010 - DailyCandy Travel Guide to Zihuatanejo, Mexico - A Trip to the Coast with the Most
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HotelChatter.com promotes our Organic Basil Margarita Recipe
May 5 - Cinco de Mayo - HotelChatter.com publishes Playa Viva's Organic Basil Margarita Recipe
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Spa Celebrates Mom and Me
May 1, 2010 - Organic Spa Magazine mentions Playa Viva's Mother's Day Special
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Canasta Viva: A Basket of Local Organics Delivered to Your Door
April 2010 - "Another Day in Paradise" the Zihuatanejo/Ixtapa based magazine mentions Playa Viva and our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) initiative - Canasta Viva - in the issue focusing on the environment.
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Every Day is Earth Day at Playa Viva
April 22, 2010 - Playa Viva featured in Hotel Chatter for Earth Day
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Regenera: En Busca de la Joya Verde
Abril/Mayo 2010 - Revista 4Vientos - Una Joya Verde, Playa Viva, un nuevo hotel boutique que invita a reencontrarse en equilibrio con la naturaleza. Texto y fotos: Omar Reyes Solorzano
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La Vida Es Bella (Life is Beautiful)
Abril 2010 - Mexicana de Aviacion - LOOP. El hotel Playa Viva tiene varios argumentos para sostener que es amistoso con el medioambiente. Mas que ubicacion, tiene habitat: las playas de Guerrero.
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Travel green for Earth Day
April 10, 2010 - Playa Viva part of story in CNN.com Travel Section on traveling green with the family....
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Great winter trips in the West
February 2010 - Playa Viva mentioned in Sunset Magazine list of 20 Great Winter Getaways.
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Eco-hotels all the rage
Dec 13 - Playa Viva named finalist in EC3 Seed Award along with winner - Maldives Banyan Tree and and runner up - Dubai's Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa
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The Privilege of Nature - Privilegia la Naturaleza
December 13, 2009 - Playa Viva featured in Sunday Travel Section of Reforma Newspaper in Mexico.
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Permaculture in Playa Viva - Sustainable living in practice
Original Print Publication: September, 2008 - By Jonathan Jucker - Permaculture in Playa Viva
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Poverty Alleviation Leaders to Attend Local Economic and Environmental Development Excursion in Juluchuca, Mexico
August 5, 2009 - Opportunity Collaboration Conference Field Trip to Playa Viva Announced
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Playa Viva - an eco luxe resort in Mexico
July 2009 - Alternative Consumer - write up and update on Playa Viva
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A Respite for the Mangrove
Article in CNNExpansion.com in Mexico features Playa Viva work on mangrove restoration and environmental commitment in toursitc development.
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Good Preachers
Herons mark the estuary’s edge, freshwater feeds the Pacific Ocean and dolphins dive and rise in the distance. Playa Viva, is nestled beside the La Tortuga Feliz turtle sanctuary...
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Catching up with ... Julia Butterfly Hill
Julia Butterfly Hill is...taking a step out of the public eye and moving to Playa Viva, a beachfront sustainable resort in Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
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Organic Spa Magazine Winter 2008
An in-depth and personal interview with the founders of Playa Viva, husband and wife team David Leventhal and Sandra Kahn
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Autodesk Sustainability Report
Autodesk Sustainability Report on Playa Viva highlights the eco friendly and regenerative work of our design/build architect, Michel Lewis, and Natural System International's Michael Ogden.
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Ozolife
Playa Viva gets highlighted in Ozolife travel section
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CNN.com
Casa Viva, sister property to Playa Viva and located in nearby Troncones, is mentioned by CNN.com
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Three Shades of Green: Wild, Welcoming and Wintry
Summer 2008 - BeE Woman Magazine
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World's Best Treehouse Hotels
May 2008 - Travel & Leisure
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Paradise Under the Palm Trees
May 2008 - Away.com
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Fractional Popularity Blooms
3/31/08 - Crittenden Resort Report
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Spring Travel 2008 - Mexico and Central America
3/30/08 - New York Times Magazine
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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
3/14/08 - Street Talk Blog
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Playa Viva
3/6/08 - Creative Synthesis blog
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Playa Viva and eConscious Market Expand Green Consumer Options in Healthy Living and Relaxation
3/4/08 (Press Release) - Playa Viva and eConscious Market form a partnership to help consumers shop, live, and vacation in more responsible ways.
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Playa Viva Resort Strengthens Local Living Economy in Mexico Community
2/26/08 - Environmental News Network
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Playa Viva Strengthens Local Living Economy in Mexico
2/12/08 (Press Release) - As consumers embrace ecotourism as ‘travel with ethics’, one resort is actively investing in its community and strengthening the area’s long-term economic viability.
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Sustainable Paradise: Playa Viva, Mexico
1/24/08 - Style Saves the World
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Sustainable Paradise: Mexico's Newest Green Communities
1/22/08 - Halogen Guides Real Estate (formerly Helium Report)
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Eco-Tourist: Playa Viva
January 2008 - EcoStructure Magazine
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Playa Viva Living Tree Houses Protect and Inspire
12/17/07 (Press Release) - Building a sustainable resort and residence community requires both creativity in protecting the ecosystem and ready access to responsible building materials.
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Sustainable Perspectives: Participatory Green Building is Regenerative
12/3/07 - Environmental Design + Construction Magazine
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Eco-Resort Playa Viva Offers Tree Houses and True Sustainability
November 2007 - Autodesk Sustainability Center
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Playa Viva Delivers New Class of Sustainable Vacation to Conscious Consumers
11/29/07 (Press Release) - As consumers make informed decisions about the food they eat, the cars they drive, and the clothes they wear, their attitudes towards vacations have evolved.
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Playa Viva Website Helps Visitors Explore Sustainability
11/12/07 (Press Release) - Playa Viva announces launch of its new website at www.playaviva.com providing visitors with a virtual window into the sustainability.
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