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Amazing Ocean Views, Near Beach, Peaceful, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Biking, Wi-Fi

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Last updated: 03/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Los Barriles cabin description

'Rapunzel's Tower' is a 1200 sq. ft., private Casita (guest house) with enchanting views of the turquoise sea and the rolling mountains of Los Barriles. 3 miles from town, it is the perfect get-away from the hustle and bustle of the States.

A 2-minute walk down a magical, meandering arroyo path brings you to a tranquil beach with great snorkeling reefs, kayaking, wind-surfing, kite boarding and fishing.

The casita features dramatic high ceilings and arched windows.  Smooth Saltillo tiles add Mexican charm and beauty. 

The cozy bedroom and full bath are located on the third floor, and offer amazing views.  Downstairs is the kitchen/living room, and right out the door is a family-sized stone hot tub!  There is nothing better than relaxing in the stone bath at night with a cool drink while looking at the sea and the stars.

The two outdoor patios offer beautiful views of the sea of Cortez, and provide a great place for meals, basking in the sun, or just reading a book. Since we are located in the banana belt, the winter temperatures are much warmer than other areas of Los Barriles.

Share our recreational 'toys': 2 mountain bikes, 2 kayaks, and a 12 foot surf fishing rod. One kayak is set up for fishing, and the other is good for touring or wave riding. These goodies are all free!

Windsurfers, kite boarders, surfers and scuba divers: lessons and rental equipment are available. Standup paddle boards are also available at a local rental shop.

Since we have been coming here for the last 20 years, we can direct you to our favorite beaches, mountain bike trails, fishing holes, snorkeling reefs, kayaking trips, private surf breaks, restaurants, and other secret spots.  We love helping our guests have a great vacation!

Kite boarders: our Casita overlooks Turtle Cove, one of the least crowded kite boarding launches. This beach provides one of the few wave breaks in the area.

Turtle Cove also features the best snorkeling reef in Los Barriles. You will see hundreds of tropical fish just a few yards from shore.

Kayakers, our secluded beach gives you a perfect starting point for your ocean adventures. Imagine beginning your day paddling among hundreds of beautiful Manta rays. Whale and dolphin sightings are also common and can provide kayakers with the thrill of a lifetime.

Fishermen! We know who the good skippers are, and can get you a discount on a boat. Excellent guide service is available for fly and surf casting fishermen.

The Casita is close to some of the best beach fishing in the area.  Watch for the pelicans, grab your rod, and go catch some Roosterfish, Sierra, Pargo, and Jack Crevalles. 

If you would like to rent an ATV, we can recommend the best rental agency. For getting around town, and exploring, an ATV is all you really need.  It's also just a lot of fun!  One of our favorite adventures is an ATV trip to the waterfalls. Pack a picnic lunch and swim in the secluded pool, surrounded by beautiful rock formations. Most of the time you'll have the whole place to yourself.

If you're a fishermen, an ATV gives you a huge advantage in chasing down those rooster fish.  Racing down the beach in pursuit of feeding game fish is an adrenaline producing experience!

You are welcome to help yourself to our bountiful fruit trees.  Imagine fresh grapefruits, oranges, limes, papayas, and mangoes right outside your front door.

If you need more space for family and friends, Casa Turtle Cove is right next door, and will sleep up to 7.

Rapunzel's Tower features high-speed Wi-Fi, and a telephone that you can use to call and receive calls from the United States, for free.

Come relax and let your hair down in Rapunzel's Tower!

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Long Distance:

    The upstairs bedroom has a magic Jack phone, which allows you to call the United States for free. You can also receive calls on this phone from the United States....moreless

  • Internet:

    We provide a high-speed ethernet cable to the upstairs bedroom. If you prefer Wi-Fi, that is available also....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

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If you stay longer than 3 months, the monthly rate is $1500 per month. If you stay for longer than one year, the monthly rate is $1000 per month.


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Location

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Photos

  • View from your bed.

    View from your bed.

  • Stone hot tub in the garden.

    Stone hot tub in the garden.

  • Southern Baja offers hundreds of miles of secluded beaches.

    Southern Baja offers hundreds of miles of secluded beaches.

  • The kitchen and living room are downstairs, bedroom and bathroom are upstairs.

    The kitchen and living room are downstairs, bedroom and bathroom are upstairs.

  • Beautiful stonework blended with Saltillo tile.

    Beautiful stonework blended with Saltillo tile.

  • We love taking our guests  fishing, as well as providing them with fresh fish.

    We love taking our guests fishing, as well as providing them with fresh fish.

  • Beautiful bougainvillea arch.

    Beautiful bougainvillea arch.

  • World-class kite boarding beach is just minutes away

    World-class kite boarding beach is just minutes away

  • Another sunset from your terrace.

    Another sunset from your terrace.

  • Sunrise from your bed.

    Sunrise from your bed.

  • Watching kiteboarders is almost as much fun as kiteboarding.

    Watching kiteboarders is almost as much fun as kiteboarding.

  • Cozy bedroom.

    Cozy bedroom.

  • Dining room/Kitchen.

    Dining room/Kitchen.

  • This is how we get around in Baja

    This is how we get around in Baja

  • Mexican hardwood furniture in the kitchen.

    Mexican hardwood furniture in the kitchen.

  • Indian Kiva ladder leads to spectacular high altitude view.

    Indian Kiva ladder leads to spectacular high altitude view.

  • Beautiful sunrise from your bed.

    Beautiful sunrise from your bed.

  • The sunsets are spectacular as the sunrises

    The sunsets are spectacular as the sunrises

  • Mexican architecture features graceful arches throughout the property.

    Mexican architecture features graceful arches throughout the property.

  • Cows, horses, goats, and burros are often seen in front of the Casita.

    Cows, horses, goats, and burros are often seen in front of the Casita.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/19/2015
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