One of the mansions of the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar — founder of the Medellín Cartel that inspired the Netflix series "Narcos" — is now a colorful, sprawling, luxurious boutique hotel in Tulum, Mexico.
Located in the coveted area of Quintana Roo, close to Cancún, Casa Malca now offers 71 suites and rooms from 60 to 120 square meters, the latter built on the beach and in the gardens, annexed to the original mansion.
It wasn't always like that, however. When it opened in 2014, it only had eight accommodations for visitors.
Before the various renovations that . . .