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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Wonderful Retreat Near the Ocean - Close to Parks, Beaches & Town
"My boyfriend and I were lucky to get a last-minute booking for the holiday weekend and everything about the Cottages and their staff was wonderful. Everyone was extremely friendly and returned messages quickly when we were booking our stay. The cottages themselves are lovely and very close to everything - state parks / botanical garden, beaches, town (Albion, Mendocino, and Ft. Bragg, etc.) were all just a short drive away. The cottages are clean and newly constructed, come with gas fireplace and full-kitchenette, and offer very comfy couches and beds for relaxing in after a long hike, kayak trip or bike ride! The facilities are pet-friendly, kid/family-friendly, and the owners have done a lot to make the entire operation green and eco-friendly. There is also flat-screen TV/DVD/cable and Wifi, but our internet access was a little spotty during our stay (not that we really minded since we wanted to get away from our electronics for the holiday!).
We stayed in the Gualala Cottage and enjoyed a view of the ocean from our deck. You can tell the owners and staff put a lot of thought and attention into the details, which made the cottage very inviting and us feel welcomed (welcome notes on the table waiting for us on arrival, binoculars for bird watching, luxury soaps and lotion in the bathroom, full-sets of knives/cooking utensils/flatware/plates/cups/pots & pans, public firepit and bbq grill with the best ocean view on the grounds, etc.).
There are a total of 10 standalone cottages on the grounds and they all surround a common garden/lawn area, where we could easily see the other guests playing with their children and pets and they could easily see us through the cottage windows and deck doors(!). These encounters didn't last for very long, but it was the only thing we felt might be slightly distracting for anyone looking for more a more secluded getaway.
Thanks for a wonderful stay, we can't wait to come back! My boyfriend's family are coming to visit in November and we're already thinking about booking the large cottage (sleeps 6-people) with the private hot tub!"
Guest: Lillian L.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 29, 2015
Great Place for family and pets to enjoy the Beach and views
The property manager was very helpful.
The vacation rental was spotless.
I was very happy with the location.
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
We had a great time took 4 teens from 17 to 24 and me Grandma and it worked great our plan was to use as base as we went to different places but it was so comfortable we spent most our time at the house."
Guest: Carol H.Date of Stay: November 2015Review Submitted: November 10, 2015
"My husband and I came up here for one night in the middle of the week to just relax. The house was really beautiful and clean and the view of the stars at night was fantastic. We visited the local winery Annapolis and drank wine and ate cheese at a beautiful beach. We REALLY wanted to stay longer but one night was all we had so we will definitely be back. We are also really thankful for Katrina's quick response and arrangement to rent the place since we decided to do it very last minute. Thanks again!"
Guest: Robin B.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 14, 2015
"We were a group of friends in Arcata for a wedding (not of one of the people staying in the house, but a mutual friend). The place was perfect for accommodating a large group. It is beautiful, with a fully equipped kitchen and a hot tub. Very nice location surrounded by redwoods. I highly recommend it."
Guest: Cody S.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 18, 2015