Lifestyle Home Kim Kardashian Reveals Why She Loves Friend Joe Francis' Mexican Villa By Mackenzie Schmidt Mackenzie Schmidt Mackenzie Schmidt is the Home and Travel Editor for PEOPLE. She's worked at PEOPLE for over five years as a writer and editor on the Lifestyle team. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on December 1, 2020 02:57 PM Share Tweet Pin Email kimkardashianwest.com kimkardashianwest.com Kim Kardashian West has friends with major benefits. “Casa Aramara is one of my favorite places in the world. It really is my home away from home!” she wrote in a new post on her website of the beachfront villa she’s been vacationing in with Saint and North in Mexico this week. “Punta Mita, Mexico, has forever been one of the places I can go to escape from the real world for a little bit.” The home belongs to Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis, who Kardashian reveals she counts among her dearest companions. “I’ve been friends with the owner of the home, Joe Francis, for a decade now!” she writes. “I’m so proud to see how much he’s grown into an amazing family man and dad. He and his girlfriend Abbey welcomed twin girls Athena and Alexandria almost two years ago, and this was the first time I got to meet them.” Kim Kardashian Kim has good reason to feel at home at the sprawling property, as she’s visited numerous times in just the last few years. Kim visited with Kanye West shortly after their honeymoon in June 2014 and again in March 2015. Kourtney took her family on a getaway there in January 2014. And younger sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner stayed at the property for Kylie’s extended 18th birthday celebration in August 2015. The 12-bedroom, 13-bath villa was designed for Francis by the Kardashian’s go-to interiors guru Martyn Lawrence Bullard of Million Dollar Decorators, and has hosted numerous celebs over the years. Demi Moore, Eva Longoria and Jennifer Aniston have all stayed at the house according to the Casa Aramara website. Kendall and Kylie Jenner Share Their Favorite Photos from Their ‘Epic’ Turks and Caicos Vacation “Thank you, Casa Aramara, for such magical memories!!!” Kim signs off on her post. Care to have a truly Kardashian-style vacay? The home rents for $15,000 per night on Home Away.