UPDATE JANUARY 2015: THE POINT IS NOW CLOSED. CALAFIA RESTAURANT HAS TAKEN OVER THE SPACE AND SERVES DRINKS AND FOOD.
A new restaurant, The Point, has opened up at the historical Calafia Hotel. There’s an outdoor patio and an indoor space, all with views overlooking the ocean. We popped in for happy hour (which actually goes all day) and enjoyed $2 Modelo’s on draft and a few tasty appetizers. The baked panela cheese was refreshingly delicious with flavors of Mexico and the Mediterranean. There’s a large selection of burgers and seafood on the menu. The atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming.
There’s also a back room, appropriately called “The Joint,” with another bar and cabaret tables facing a stage where musicians, DJs and karaoke provide entertainment on a regular basis at night.
The rest of Calafia has not been remodeled yet and remains in a rather neglected state. Don’t be discouraged by having to pass through the old town plaza and hotel (which haven’t been updated in decades) to get to The Point.
If you go:
-Closed Monday and Tuesday
-Wifi is available upon request
-Now accepting credit cards
The Point at Calafia
KM 35.5 on the free road
GPS: 32.268200, -117.020964