One&Only Mandarina is an ultra-luxury beachfront resort sanctuary situated in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit shoreline, designed by Studio Rick Joy. Uncommon is the mixture of an exceptionally well-designed property matched by breathtaking surrounding vistas in equal measure. A lot of this integration was by design, with the resort working alongside botany specialists in preserving the pure habitat.
The doorway options an historic Higuera tree and an open-air area centered round a reflective black pool. Furnishings embrace woven settees and rocking chairs manufactured from native woods, enhancing the reference to nature. Company are welcomed by the sound of a custom-made bronze gong, crafted by the Mexico-based Grez household, famend for his or her work in cathedrals throughout Mexico.
The property encompasses 33 hectares located alongside untouched coastal cliffs amongst a lush rainforest. The all-villa resort boasts 105 luxurious, standalone Treehouses and Villas going through the ocean, all strategically perched on the cliffside amidst the timber. These models emphasize indoor-outdoor dwelling, that includes personal swimming pools, terraces, and expansive loos. The supplies used – akin to clay, wooden, and stone – are indigenous to the area, reflecting the native Cora and Huichol cultures.
The Treehouses exhibit a constant use of Cumaru wooden, whereas the Cliff Villas have concrete flooring and excessive ceilings. Every villa’s rest room affords distinctive experiences, akin to outside showers or soaking tubs, integrating the encompassing jungle or ocean views. Different notable options embrace outside hearth pits and aspect tables by Peca, including to the resort’s emphasis on pure supplies and textures.
Images by Rupert Peace/One&Solely Mandarina.