Frequent Questions and Answers


Do you accept pets?
Ricardo´s Hideaway (Casita) will accept small dogs. Clean up is the guest’s responsibility. Deposit of $500.00 MXN required incase of damages.


Do you have hair dryers?
We are a casual place, you may bring one if you like.


Do you accept children?
We do during the summer season :)


Do you accept credit cards?
We accept credit card payments through paypal for reservation payments only. Cash only for bar or room charge payments.


Is there a bank close by?
Yes. Banamex is convenient located 6 blocks from us and Intercam 4 blocks.


How much does it cost from the Manzanillo Airport by taxi?
600 pesos from the airport and 400 pesos going to the airport.


In what currency do we pay our final bill?
All final bills on the property are to be paid in MXN pesos cash.


Is there a safe in our room?
All rooms are equipped with a lock drawer to store your personal belongings. We also have a safe in the office.


Is there internet access?
Wifi access is free in all studios.


How far from town are you?
Four – five blocks from the town square and shopping.


Is your website an accurate reflection of La Paloma?
Yes. We are constantly upgrading to enhance our guest experience. We paint every year and replace things as needed. We share our website images with you from the moment in time when the pictures were taken. When you get here, small things (primarily paint colours) may be slightly different. Look for our exciting changes!





Hola Amigos y Amigas!
We are looking forward to welcoming new and returning guests to our La Paloma Oceanfront Retreat and Art Center on Mexico’s Costalegre in the small town of San Patricio, Melaque, Jalisco.

It is important to have your arrival time scheduled with us as we want to make sure someone is here to help with your luggage and to greet and familiarise you with your home in Mexico. Please let us know if you will be anytime after 8pm.

Checking in... On arrival, You will be taken to your room and given a quick tour of your private residence in Mexico. Our home and property become yours to use and enjoy, and we hope you will. Check in time is after 2pm.


Check out... All Rooms checking out are to bring their belongs down to the library or office by 12pm so the girls may enter and have your rooms ready for the next arrivals.


For guests of guests.
We know that many of you have friends staying in the area and we welcome them during the visiting hours of 9am - 10pm. Your friends are welcome to your room and patio areas. Please remember that the pool is for guest use only as per our privacy policy.

Is available in your room for a small fee during the winter season (Nov - March). Please inquire for more information. A/C included in summer months (April - August)


Like everywhere else you travel, Mexicans appreciate your kindness.
At La Paloma, our staff who have been here for ages, request if you wish to leave a tip, please leave it in an envelope at the front desk on checkout. For yours and their assurance, please leave a hand written note so they know it is an original untampered envelope. Gracias!


Please be advised that Mexico is a country of fiestas and social events beyond our responsibility.

We hope you enjoy your stay here with us at La Paloma Oceanfront Retreat. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please feel free to let us know. We invite all kinds of feedback.

Ave Las Cabañas #13 

San Patricio, Jalisco, Mexico, 48980

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