This Way In >>

I tested the “Anything” Button at Casa Aramara, a celebrity hideaway in Punta Mita


I jetted down to Mexico last weekend primarily, as you’d expect, to use the phone.  All of the beach homes, hotel rooms and golf courses in the tony resort enclave of Punta Mita near Puerto Vallarta have phones, but only one, as best I could tell, has a phone with a speed dial button labeled “Anything.”

“Anything?” I asked the house manager of Casa Aramara, my weekend beach house.

“Yes, anything.”

The 40,000 square foot home fronting the Pacific already came stocked with good wines, liquors, twelve bedrooms, a marble-clad kitchen, a wood-burning pizza oven, three pools, fire pits, a game room, a media room with 3D TVs, a gym and ten full-time staff.  I already knew Hollywood celebs had vacationed at the home, so I figured drugs, sex and rock ‘n’ roll were taken.

So, of course I asked for a sea lion.

sea lion 2 at casa aramara sea lion at casa aramara

And tres leeches cake.

casa aramara tres leches

I ought to be careful with this much power.

My arrival had been marked by a serenade of Mexican troubadors and what must have been a custom-oredered sunset. Understandably exhausted, the next day I luxuriated in a massage by the ocean, played golf on the nearby Bahia Punta Mita course, and dined on fresh mahi mahi and tres leeches cake for dinner.

That’s when I asked for a horse.  By the pool. At sunset. Because, you know, I might want to take a romp down the private beach.

horse at casa aramara

horse 2 at casa aramara

Pretty sweet digs, if you can pony up the $30,000 a night for the home. Anything included.

You can read more about my visit to Casa Aramara in an upcoming issue of 360 West Magazine

 

 

Mesero
Haywire Plano
The Ranch Las Colinas

Recently Published

»

Southern-inspired Ida Claire restaurant in Addison rolls out new menu with crazy good fried chicken

Southern-inspired Ida Claire restaurant in Addison is rolling ...

»

Cane Rosso has finally opened in Arlington!

VPN pizza darling Cane Rosso has finally opened its new ...

»

Promising new restaurant with Mansion on Turtle Creek, Fearing’s, Haywire vets opens today in Southlake

A group of familiar Dallas restaurant pros are running the show ...

»

Nosh Bistro to transform into area’s third Primo’s MX Kitchen

The owners of Nosh Bistro on Hillcrest Road didn’t have much ...

»

Oak’d BBQ opens today, bringing uncommonly good BBQ to Dallas’ core neighborhoods

We got a VIPeek of new OAK’D BBQ, which debuts today in Dallas ...

»

Restaurateur Nick Badovinus opens Yo! Lobster in Dallas’ Highland Park Village

Prolific Dallas chef Nick Badovinus has quietly opened Yo! Lobster, ...

chef of fort worth maestros tacos
»

New handmade taco joint opens in Fort Worth with a Monterrey, Mexico chef and street taco menu

Maestro Tacos Food Plate A new taco joint opens this weekend in ...

»

KFC and WalMart are now selling the perfect winter gift – a fireplace log that smells like KFC’s fried chicken

What’s better than milk and cookies by the fireplace? Fried ...

»

Greenville Avenue Pizza Co. intros special pie to benefit Cafe Momentum

Greenville Avenue Pizza Company and Café Momentum are partnering on ...