It would be a splendid gift to yourself to stay at least eleven days to fully relax and rejuvenate. Casa Mar Azul photo

The Magic Number of Vacation Days

When I worked as a divemaster at a family-run scuba resort in the Bahamas, the owner taught me something about vacations I never forgot…

Casa Mar Azul San Pancho Vacation Rental_Mexico dancers

What’s It Like to Live in Mexico?

Whether you’re planning a Mexico vacation or fantasizing a relocation, these books belong on your reading list.

Circo de los Niños encourages the artistic, technical and personal development of more than 100 local children and teens by teaching them circus disciplines and performing arts

Events In & Around San Pancho

Events include cherished traditions, fundraisers for local nonprofits and entertaining celebrations. All are delightful ways to jump into San Pancho living.

"Fifty-Four Reasons to Love San Pancho" by Bridges and Balloons

San Pancho in the News: Articles & Blogs

Once people have discovered San Pancho, they can’t stop talking—or writing—about it. Here’s a collection of articles and blogs about our magical corner…

Things to Do in San Pancho: Half Day

One of the rewards of travel is experiencing new things and interacting with new people. Exploring San Pancho and its environment provide both.

Entreamigos translates to "among friends." You are welcome to explore, shop, eat—and volunteer!

Things to Do in San Pancho: 2 Hours or Less

Doing nothing is highly respected at Casa Mar Azul (we are masters at it!). Yet we encourage you to explore this magical pueblo.

Mexico is a cash society and its currency is the Mexican peso. You’ll want a steady supply of pesos for purchases and tips while you’re here.

Money in Mexico

Mexico is a cash society and its currency is the Mexican peso. You’ll want a steady supply of pesos for purchases and tips while you’re here.

"Propinas" is "tips" in Spanish. Conserve coins and small denomination peso bills for tips

Tipping in Mexico

In Mexico, U.S. and Canadian dollars as well as euros go further because of Mexico’s comparatively low cost of living.