In order to give you a fuller sense of the experience of staying in La Punta at Palace by the Sea, and a flavor for the beautiful area that is Manzanillo,
this post provides a short pictorial tour from the airport to La Punta and the Palace. Enjoy, relax! You’ve entered paradise.
In addition to it’s natural beauty, the people in Manazanillo are friendly, happy and relaxed. Crime is almost non-existent because there is plenty of work and plenty of food growing everywhere!
The airport is right on the ocean and we enjoyed spectacular views of mountains, ocean and beach during landing.
Landing at Manzanillo Airport
Getting on the main highway we drive towards Santiago, passing along the beach. You can see the location of Palace by the Sea at the end of the peninsula (indicated by the arrow).
Highway from Manzanillo airport into town
- Just outside the town of Santiago, the highway runs along the beach. You can see the location of Palace by the Sea (arrow).
Turning off the main road we are greeted by ocean views and picturesque cobblestone streets.
This Road leads down to Santiago bay, we are about to turn left towards Las Hadas and La Punta
Driving along the coast of Santiago Bay we see a cruise ship and birds eye glimpses into a new construction of 3 high-rise condos. Manzanillo continues to develop and expand. Very exciting.
Condos and homes on Santiago Bay
View through old hotel to new 3 building condo construction on Santiago Bay
Spectacular views of Santiago bay right from the road.
Looking over Santiago Bay to the Pacific
We drive past the famous Las Hadas Hotel and less than a quarter mile come to the 24 hour gated entrance to La Punta.
Past Las Hadas towards La Punta
24 hour security gate of La Punta
The drive through La Punta is filled with views of the lovely homes and lush scenery.
Driving in La Punta
Beautiful homes and landscapes driving through La Punta. Take the next left to get to Palace by the Sea
And at last we are within view of our destination, Palace by the Sea.
Palace viewed from the hill above