5.07.2013

Cesiak in Sian Ka'an, Tulum

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He's pretty cool I guess.
Breakfast on the rooftop at Ceasiak. / Kurt's ubiquitous local beer vacation photo. / Reading at the beach shack. 
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Who needs electricity and running water when the ocean is in your front yard? 
Sunrise chilaquiles
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Sunrise over the Carribbean
Beautiful sunrises!


When it comes to beach vacations, I'm a girl gone mild. Who am I kidding, I'm basically non-stop mildin' out, unless prescribed codeine cough syrup, but those are not stories for a public forum. My point is, if our travel destination involves crystal clear waters and powdery white sands, then you better believe my corn-fed, landlocked ass is gonna want to look at the ocean until my eyes shrivel up, sun-dried and salt-cured from the ocean air. I've discovered that this is best done without the distractions of modern conveniences. Wi-fi, electricity, private bathrooms - all over rated when the ocean is crashing a stone's throw from the hammock of your candlelit beach hut.

Before we met our friends for a week in Tulum, we spent the weekend at Cesiak, an eco resort located down a quiet dirt road in the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. Our private thatched roof shack was essentially a furnished tent on a wood platform, perched on a jungle ridge overlooking the ocean. I could have lived on the hut's porch alone, facing the shore with Kurt in the hammock, I in the rocking chair. What more do you really need? All of the huts were off the grid, with shared access to a bathhouse at the resort's solar/wind powered restaurant and welcome center.

Of all the beaches we've visited, Cesiak's was the most beautiful. Extra plusses for the friendly staff, delicious chilaquiles, and enormous sunbathing iguanas.

5 comments:

  1. *sigh* that really does look like paradise.

    So what's the next trip planned? That's one of the first things i do when i get back :)

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    1. Not certain, but we are leaning toward Spain/Greece next year.

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    2. But before that, we're going to ALASKA!

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    3. I want to go to all of those places! Why does Australia have to be so far away from EVERYTHING?!

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    4. You guys can get to SE Asia and India pretty quickly! That's a pretty good deal.

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