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Charming Casita in the Hills of Oaxaca

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Outdoor living area


Last updated: 10/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Oaxaca cottage description

Wake to the sound of birds and the trickle of a fountain in this adorable casita just 20 minutes from downtown Oaxaca. Nestled on the shoulders of the Sierra Norte above the valley of Oaxaca, this is the ideal destination for those wishing to take advantage of all the city has to offer while returning home to the quiet and clean air of San Pablo Etla, a traditional Zapotec village. The casita is accessible by public transportation. A car is recommended but by no means mandatory.

Decorated in a rustic Mexican style, the casita features the best of the indoor/outdoor style of living with a sheltered outdoor living room, private terrace and gardens with loads of comfortable places to relax. This area is known for its diversity of birds and hiking as well as mountain biking. We also offer a shared in-ground swimming pool with some of the best sunsets in Oaxaca.

Your hosts Adele and John will gladly assist you in making the most of your stay at La Casita del Barco. They can help you to arrange visits to Oaxaca's famous archaeological sites, colorful native markets, and rich art and culture museums to name but a few. While you are here, you might also want to take advantage of the language and cooking schools, restaurants, and shopping that Oaxaca and its surrounding villages are known for. With a nearly perfect climate, averaging 73 degrees in the day with pleasantly cool evenings and low humidity, La Casita del Barco is the perfect place for the perfect getaway.

"We had a wonderful time! We loved the casita and we appreciated your family's hospitality. You were there when we needed you yet we felt as though this was our home as we had plenty of privacy. We couldn't have asked for a better stay. Even our dog had a great time!" —Karen and John from New Hampshire

"What a very beautiful place—each window frames such natural loveliness! I love especially, all the Mexican art and great books." —Susanna and Brian, California

"Thank you for the great views, advice, tips,and making us feel at home away from home. Milan had a great time in the pool, chasing the dogs, feeding the chickens, and he perfected his walking skills on the rocky floors! We're so glad we found you and the beautiful casita!" —Sarah, Tim and Milan, Connecticut

Keywords: Casita,retreat,country paradise, romantic getaway

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

              • Bedroom 1


              • Attached Unit


              • Double Beds (2) A second, adjacent room is available which can be used as an office or an additional bedroom for $50/week. *Layout of casita requires passing through the other bedroom to access the bathroom so not appropriate for all uses....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • catering and additional cleaning available.


                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library


                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Village

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis


                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 2 people


                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Bottled Water
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Maps
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Mosquito Magnet
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Shampoo
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:


                  • Wireless Internet:

                    For those with laptops...moreless


                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available:

                    upon request...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Bicycles
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Gazebo:

                    shared palapa in the pool area...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Patio
                  • Terrace
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Outdoor Pool

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional


                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 15 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Day of the Dead
                      Oct 25 - Nov 8, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Dec 15 - Jan 15, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $540 $1,730
                      Semana Santa
                      Apr 1 - Apr 15, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      My Standard Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $495 $1,585
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Pet Fee $20
                      • Taxes Not included


                      For bookings within 6 months we request full payment to confirm the reservation. For bookings more than six months out, we request 50% payment to confirm the reservation and the remainder two months before arrival.

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                      Last updated: 10/15/2014
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                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      OAX International
                      165 Miles
                      Nearest Beach

                      Car: Recommended

                      bird watching


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                      Speaks: english



                      • Outdoor living area

                        Outdoor living area

                      • kitchen


                      • new pool

                        new pool

                      • optional extra bedroom/office

                        optional extra bedroom/office

                      • bedroom


                      • bathroom


                      • casita garden night

                        casita garden night

                      VRBO #170310

                      There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

                      $75 - $77 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 3

                      View calendar: Updated 10/15/14
                      Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2007
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/15/2014
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                      Charming Casita in the Hills of Oaxaca

                      Oaxaca #170310

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