Gloria's Shambhala

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Gloria's Shambhala Zipolite Reviews

delfinerosado delfiner…
3 reviews
Unbearably beautiful view May 15, 2011
My entire experience with this accommodation was amazing. I love the philosophy of this place. It is a very serene place, hippie like, great for yoga and such, right on the top of the hill overlooking Zippolite beach. I felt I was in a dream, the beds are divided from each other with shields, bathrooms are OK. It's more natural place to stay, people there are friendly. I totally recommend it!
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geokid geokid
146 reviews
Gloria's Shambhala Dec 06, 2009
Gloria's Shambhala is very cool and laid back place on a very beautiful section of the Oaxacan Pacific coast. Gloria's Shambhala offer accommodations that include hostel style patios with beds and hooks to hang hammocks, several private rooms, at least 3 cabanas. One of the cabanas has a private bath and shower and is set up for 2 people, 1 cabana can handle 4 people, all the cabanas rent for about $25.00 per night. The hammocks were $1.00 per day with the beds in the private rooms starting around $7.00 per day. The bathrooms and showers at Gloria's Shambhala are communal, but provide privacy. They also offer luggage storage and and a safety deposit service.

Gloria's Shambhala has an on-site restaurant and coffee shop. The menu is slanted towards the vegi, vegan type of food. The prices are reasonable and the food is well prepared.

Gloria's Shambhala is not a wild party place. The wild party scene can be found a very short beach walk away. It is spiritually oriented with the owners requesting no drug and alcohol. It is one of the first places in Zipolite offering housing and occupies a beautiful hill and cliff face adjoining the beach. This area of the beach is the only official clothing optional beach in Mexico. However, this is not a nudist camp. Gloria's Shambhala is an ashram disguised as a cool tropical beach hangout. Gloria's Shambhala has a number of meditation areas maintained. There are classes offered in meditation and yoga.

I have stayed here on numerous occasions and have never seen or heard of anyone turned away. I return for a short stay each time I visit the Oaxacan coast. It is a great place and a good experience.
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sylviandavid says:
nice review... sounds like a great place. Sylvia
Posted on: Dec 07, 2009

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