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Intimate, Creative Retreat in a South Texas Natural Setting 3 Miles to Mission.

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Casa Luna Entrance


Last updated: 05/29/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

An 18 acre natural setting near the World Birding Center headquarters & NABA (North American Butterfly Association) are walking or bicycle distance from El Rocio Retreat. Year around golfing at the adjacent Meadow Creek in the Valley 18 hole golf course. Rio Grande River and all the water activities that brings visitors to our area in the winter, spring, and fall.
The beauty of nature and the unique home offered at El Rocio Retreat is what has won it numerous awards.
Casa Sol, is used for weddings, reunions, and conferences are also welcomed at El Rocio Retreat with the meeting room that seats 80 comfortably.
Casa Luna, the main house some unusual features that bring guests coming back time and time again. The tree in the dining area, the master bath with the unique soaking tub are signature features.The house has 3 bedrooms and sleeps 6.
with 2 full bathrooms.
Casa Jardin is a darling self-contained cottage with a queen bed, full kitchen and bath.
Wi-Fi & AC property.

Birder's Paradise: El Rocio Retreat has 18 acres of private birding and nature within its gates. Wildlife photography is popular at El Rocio Retreat as well as the spectacular accommodations. Each guest is tantalized by the natural South Texas natural beauty of El Rocio Retreat both inside the buildings and out. There are bicycles and helmets available to use in order to seek out the birds and butterfly parks adjacent to El Rocio Retreat. A cowboy camp with a working chuckwagon to recreate memories of the yesteryear living. A Labyrinth on the grounds to bring about personal introspective healing.
Honeymooners delight in the quiet privacy that El Rocio Retreat offers them.

Weddings are an added attractive feature as well as small groups of birders traveling thru the area.
South Padre Island is 80 east of El Rocio Retreat, for a day of beach and fun.
McAllen Miller International Airport is 10 miles from El Rocio Retreat which makes this a perfect location for retreats for religious,nature,missionary tri


Property Type

  • Lodge

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Bedroom 4: 1 king, 1 queen


  • Bedroom 5: 1 double


  • 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms are in the Casa Luna, the main house. There is a lovely step down living room and a dining room with 2 Harvard Law Library tables pushed together to seat 12 comfortably. 1 bedroom/1 bathroom in the Casa Jardin with a cozy sitting area, full kitchen and bathroom. 1 antique mobile home with a full bedroom and bath room....moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 6: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 4 of the 6 bathrooms are complete with tub. The master bathroom in Casa Luna has a large soaking tub....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • River
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Arrival Day

  • Flexible

Communication / Internet

  • Fax


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
McAllen-Miller International Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Pepe's on the River
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Los Ebanos Last Hand Drawn Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Meadow Creek in the Valley
250 Miles
Nearest Train
San Antonio
14 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 83 and US 281
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
Water Ski in the Rio Grande River
80 Miles
Nearest Beach
South Padre Island

Car: Recommended

World Birding Center headquarters is 3 miles south west & NABA,( North American Butterfly Association) headquarters is 3/4 miles southwest. Meadow Creek in the Valley 18 hole public golf course next door and the Texas State Veteran Cemetery across the road. A large public park 1/2 mile north for tennis, baseball, soccer. El Rocio Retreat is 1 mile north of the Rio Grande River.

The McAllen-Miller International Airport (MFE) is 10 miles east of El Rocio Retreat. Harlingen International Airport (HRL) is 45 miles.

Bird and butterfly watching is the highlight of the area. Migrating birds are the attraction to the area. River rafting, kayaking, bicycling, golfing,hiking, or traveling into Mexico are popular activities.

South Padre Island is 80 miles east, San Antonio is 234 miles north.

A cultural experience is to be had with our proximaty to Mexico. Great Mexican food restaurants in the area. Mission is the home of the Ruby Red Grapefruit, thus our mild weathered winters


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  • Casa Luna Entrance

    Casa Luna Entrance

  • Casa Luna Living Room

    Casa Luna Living Room

  • Kitchen in Casa Luna

    Kitchen in Casa Luna

  • Casa Luna Mesquite Tree support in the dining area

    Casa Luna Mesquite Tree support in the dining area

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 40%
  • Calendar last updated 05/29/2014
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Intimate, creative retreat in a South Texas natural setting 3 miles to Mission.

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5 BR  6 BA  Sleeps 12

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