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Last updated: 11/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Casa Purnell is a self catering 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, Las Gaviotas villa with an 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean. It is situated next to a walkway which leads the beach, oceanside association pool, jacuzzi and shuffleboard. The tennis court is located about 5 houses away. (See map for precise location)

The villa comes with a kitchen which is stocked with dishes, utensils and condiments. Appliances include a gas cook top, toaster oven, microwave, dishwasher, blender and coffee maker. There is a master bedroom with a king bed and private bath. The second between has two twin beds. The bathrooms come with linens and towels. (No beach towels, though)

The patio has a BBQ and fire table for your enjoyment. Other luxuries include a flat screen TV with local cable, DVD player, fireplace and of course, WIFI.

Las Gaviotas is the "crown jewel" of Baja California. It is a gated community resort with 24 security located about 45 minutes south of the U.S/Mexico border between Rosarito Beach and Ensenada about 5 minutes away from the Puerto Nuevo lobster village. If you are looking for a stress free relaxing environment, this is the place to be. Sorry, no pets are allowed.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    The HOA has a strict no pet policy...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    This bathroom is attached to the master bedroom...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    There are some board games....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Bring an HDMI cable and your laptop and hook into Netflix and Amazon Prime....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Basic San Diego channels including some basic cable channels such as CNN, Fox News and HBO....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    One parking spot is included...moreless

  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker:

    Stocked with coffee and creamer....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils are all included....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully contained with basic cooking items including pots, pans and utensils. There is no full sized over, however there is a toaster oven....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic cooking items such as oils, herbs and spices are included....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas powered stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Community tennis court....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • One time cleaning fee $30
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $125
  • Taxes Not included


There a refundable $125 security deposit. Any cancellations within two weeks of your schedule stay will result in a forfeiture of your security deposit ($125).

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 11/15/2015
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66 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
San Diego International Airport

Car: Necessary

Las Gaviotas is a gated community located about 15 minutes south of Rosarito Beach and about 5 minutes north of Puerto Nuevo.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1977

About the owner: My wife and I live in Long Beach, CA and currently starting a family with our 1 year old son, Keegan.

Why the Owner Chose Las Gaviotas:
Casa Purnell was purchased as an empty lot in the mid 1970's when Las Gaviotas just got started. My parents were regular visitors to Rosarito Beach and Ensenada, and ended up making one of the best investment choices in their lifetime.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Casa Purnell is used primarily for friends and family, then rented out the rest of the time. Therefore, you will notice that the house has a personal touch rather then a generic look and feel that one would get in a full time vacation rental.

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Speaks: english

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  • Views from the patio

    Views from the patio

  • Self contained kitchen

    Self contained kitchen

  • Living and dining area

    Living and dining area

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Association pool and jacuzzi at the clubhouse

    Association pool and jacuzzi at the clubhouse

  • Surfing and paddleboarding

    Surfing and paddleboarding

  • Views from the patio

    Views from the patio

  • Views from the patio

    Views from the patio

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bathroom


  • Private association beach

    Private association beach

  • Association Jacuzzi

    Association Jacuzzi

  • Kids playground

    Kids playground

VRBO #584188

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Saturday, November 28, 2015

Minimum stay: 2 nights
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