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Secluded Ocean View Palapa Compound

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Last updated: 06/12/2009

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Casablanca is a unique seaside compound offering a striking blend of old world Mexican charm combined with modern conveniences and casual comfort. Located within the gated Isla Navidad Resort and just steps from the marina, spa, and award winning golf course this unique property offers a blend of active resort living and the ability to enjoy an exotic tropical haven.

Located in the quaint village of Colimilla this secluded residential enclave with multiple buildings and private casitas sits on a 1/4 acre hillside property blending tropical gardens, stunning bay and lagoon views, and distant mountain vistas to provide you an intimate setting for your private vacation getaway. Combining artistic styling, custom architectural features, and a functional open air floor plan with full gourmet kitchen Casablanca provides a relaxed environment for casual tropical living and entertaining alfresco.

With lush gardens, tropical fruit trees, and a garden fountain, complimented by water views from every angle and two additional palapas (outdoor) living areas this multiple level, multi-patio, secluded retreat offer the perfect spot to relax and enjoy in casual comfort. Bedroom suites have large windows with balconies and patios that admit the cooling sea breezes and provide incredible postcard panoramas. Dine alfresco, relax surrounded by the sound of fountains, waves, and nature from this uniquely isolated retreat just steps from local attractions.

• Housekeeping and Garden Staff included.
• Controlled, 24 Hour Security.
• Total living area 4000 square feet spread over 1/4 acre compound.
• Main house & adjoining casita suites have a total of 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms.
• Gourmet Kitchen with custom appliances.
• Steps to Isla Navidad Resort, pools, local beaches, and waterfront restaurants.
• Multiple Lounging areas w/ chaises, chairs, tables, and outdoor dining options.
• Bedroom suites have views from bed and have air conditioning and ceiling fans.
• Purified water system. 300 year old property well on premises.
• 3 Satellite TV's, 2 DVD players, video library, direct phones, large reading library, and wireless high speed Internet available throughout the compound.

Owners John Noller and Vicki McMullan have created a spacious and airy vacation retreat, designed for privacy and relaxed tropical lounging or lively entertaining. Unusual and well-thought-out touches catch your eye everywhere throughout the property, like custom made hardwood furniture, Mexican tile work, and unique art and antiques that create a casual and uniquely comfortable vacation opportunity. Life is good as you watch the afternoon slip into evening and enjoy a cocktail from any location on the grounds that afford relaxation and stimulates conversation in this intimate setting.

This area of the Mexican Riviera has a rich cultural history and a wide variety of different activities for you to enjoy during your vacation or choose to simply hide out with style and enjoy what Casablanca has to offer the selective traveler. We invite you to relax, share, and enjoy this unique, one of a kind property.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    This facility is available for children under age 12 by special permission only....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    In garden and palapa areas only....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets will be considered on an individual case basis....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Other (See Description)


  • King size beds (1) In master suite., Queen size Beds (1) In guest suite., Double Beds (1) Two double beds or one king size arrangement in the convertible den/bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Housekeeping and groundkeeping staff included , Chef - Available Upon Request, Ask about chartering our motor yacht for fishing, diving, or snorkeling along the Mexican Riviera coastline, Transportation/Driver - Available Upon Request...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    An eclectic mix. Bring your own favorites to broadcast thru the property sound system or ensuite Sony CD sound systems....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Three Sony flat panel televisions - (1) 36' in master suite, (1) 42' in convertible den/bedroom, and (1) 24' in gourmet kitchen....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Video Library:

    A broad selection of classic, modern, and current releases....moreless


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Ocean views from all areas of the compound....moreless

  • Water View:

    Water views from all living areas....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Air Conditioning:

    Each bedroom suite has its own remote thermostatic control....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Wired connections in master suite and convertible den/bedroom....moreless

  • Garage:

    Parking for two standard vehicles....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Upgraded bedding, sheets, and linens....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local phone calls....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    GE Top Loading....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless connections available throughout the entire property....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Catering is available or you can arrange for a private chef for additional fees....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    AllClad cookware, KitchenAid mixer with attachments; a full range of cutlery, utensils, dining and flatware....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Housekeeping provides dishwashing service....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel Whirlpool appliances, Krups Thermos Coffeemaker and Toaster....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Whirlpool w/ ice maker....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Multiple decks, patios, and palapa level living areas....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Roof top and garden ocean view palapa living areas....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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Low Season ...... Apr 15-Nov 14 .. $1,500/week .. $ 3,000/month
Holiday Season .. Nov 15-Jan 14 .. $4,000/week .. $8,000/month
High Season ..... Jan 15-Apr 14 .. $2,500/week .. $ 5,000/month
50% Deposit at time of Booking.  Balance due prior to Occupancy.
$1500 Security Deposit due at time of booking.
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: As a seasoned world traveler, John bought and developed this international property in 2005. Looking for a unique, secluded, and safe ocean view environment they have created a Mexican jewel (VRBO listing #249339) that is an idyllic retreat and comfortable residence to relax, share, and enjoy. Located in the quaint village of Colimilla, inside the protected gates of the Isla Navidad Resort, and just a steps from the water, it is easy access to the golf course, marina, or hotel spa. This unique compound has provided a lifetime of memories in just a few short years. See for yourself why every visitor raves about this unique vacation hideaway, nestled above the bay and surrounded by natural beauty. Enjoy the quality of life they have enabled from this one of a kind property.

Why the Owner Chose Isla Navidad:
This property offers the best of both casual comfort and intimate seclusion. A unique private estate surrounded by a world class golf course, marina, and spa hotel within the gated Isla Navidad Resort grounds offering first class amenities while still being located in a tranquil, local Mexican seaside village just minutes from all area attractions. A short water taxi ride to the town of Barra de Navidad offers nightlife, beautiful beaches, and a selection of fine restaurants offering traditional Mexican fare, continental specialties, or nouvelle cuisine. You can revel in the privacy this home affords or participate in the best the area has to offer - as you desire. The property is a gem, with enclosed tropical gardens, sweeping bay and lagoon views, and a mix of traditonal Mexican 'Palapa' architecture and modern open air amenities that provide comfort and casual elegance. A full gourmet kitchen compliments your ability to dine in private or entertain in style.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Do you dream of an escape plan? If you are looking for a unique seaside hideaway, offering tropical privacy, in a very special place for you and that special someone then have found the perfect VRBO destination. Ideal for one or two couples to share, this compound is a casual, comfortable retreat and private hideaway within walking distance of most area attractions.

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  • Garden View of "Casablanca" Compound

    Garden View of "Casablanca" Compound

  • Open Gourmet Kitchen with Patio Dining

    Open Gourmet Kitchen with Patio Dining

  • Guest Suite with Garden and Lagoon Views

    Guest Suite with Garden and Lagoon Views

  • Casual and Convertible 3rd Den/Bedroom

    Casual and Convertible 3rd Den/Bedroom

  • Sunrise from the Main Residence

    Sunrise from the Main Residence

  • View of Master Suite and Bath from the Master Patio

    View of Master Suite and Bath from the Master Patio

  • Roof Top Outdoor Palapa Living Room with 360 Degree Views

    Roof Top Outdoor Palapa Living Room with 360 Degree Views

  • All Living Areas and Patios with Sweeping Panoramic Water Views

    All Living Areas and Patios with Sweeping Panoramic Water Views

VRBO #249339

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Date last modified - Saturday, June 27, 2015

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  • Calendar last updated 06/12/2009
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