La Casa de Marita—the first place on the crescent-shaped beach you'll see when you arrive from the port—has pretty, relaxing ocean and garden view rooms that make it one of Puerto Villamil's top hotels. It has a very homey feel to it, and the restaurant, which features organic vegetables from the owners' plot, is upstairs, with a lovely view of the ocean. Downstairs, sofas make for a welcoming lounge; just outside, hammocks and deck chairs invite you to a siesta just off the cream-colored, sandy beach. Rooms are comfy and tend to be brightly painted in shades of blue, green, or violet, the smaller ones overlooking the gardens, with two single or one double bed. The more exclusive rooms have ocean views. The Mediterranean Suite, in particular, boasts a high ceiling, its own kitchenette and dining area, and a beautiful private terrace.