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BEACHFRONT PRIVATE HOME ON Playa Encanto Beach-Mexico Best kept secret beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

ON Beach Private Home on Playa Encanto, Sonora, Mexico (no stairs,not a condo)

Right ON Playa Encanto BEACH. HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE. No Stairs.


Playa Encanto is the finest secluded beach in the area and the best kept secret. Come stay in our private beach house on beautiful Playa Encanto's pristine sandy beach. This is not a condo or town house.


Our 24/7 guard-gated community is safe and our home is solar powered so we use electricity very wisely but have a complete backup propane generator system for powered AC and heat. Unlike the city, our Water is delivered to us so we conserve. However, Wi Fi, and microwave are on site.

Telcel operates in this part of Mexico and T-Mobile has free text , data and email here.You can also call over our wi fi, we have internet.

(We have internet WiFi service at our beach house for those who need to stay connected! and provide the PASSWORD UPON ARRIVAL.)

Visit our home to get away from it all. We don't offer TV but you can bring any connected device that uses internet including blue tooth speakers.

Our remote haven is perfect for relaxation. No distractions here, no crowds or busy traffic. But close enough to town and medical and other services, if needed.

It is a romantic getaway for couples and it also provides great quality time for families.

Two (2) master bedrooms each have their own en-suite bathrooms.

One has two double beds and a queen sofa sleeper.

The second has one queen and a double bed.

For additional guests the pull out a queen sofa in the open concept family room. It doesn't afford much privacy but is fine for kids.

Our house sleeps 10, but if you want your own bed - then 6-8 people fit comfortably.

Sky watching and star gazing, snorkeling, kayaking, watching for dolphins are favorite forms of entertainment here.

Our covered patio runs the length of the house. It's the perfect place to sip a cool drink while watching for whales and dolphins or watching pelicans fly in formation and fish. Or watch the sun rise and set.

Step off our covered patio for a sunrise walk along miles of sandy shoreline. There are no rocks on our beach. The fresh salty breeze invigorates the body and soothes the spirit. Awesome sunsets create a perfect ending to sun-filled days boating, snorkeling, fishing, shell collecting or lounging. Wonderful tide pools reveal all types of interesting shells for children and adults alike.

Travel for 10 miles by car to Puerto Penasco for night life and the fish and curio market. Several excellent restaurants are located there.

There is an internet cafe, Spanish language classes, deep sea fishing excursions , sunset cruises, Excursions to Bird Island for snorkeling watching birds and seals. Supermarkets like LEI and pharmacies as well as a variety of craft vendors love to make deals with visitors to Rocky Point.

At Playa Encanto, a 24 hr guard-gated neighborhood, ATV's , fires, and fireworks are completely prohibited. Dogs must be on a leash at all times.

You can’t get closer to the sea than this! Walk out off our Beach Bungalow Patio and you’ll have sand between your toes. Our single family home is one level, with two (2) master bedrooms with en-suite baths, and is easily accessible for those in a wheelchair. NO stairs. This is not a condo or townhouse.

Relax on our fully covered patio. Watch the tides, dolphins, pelicans, sunrises and sunsets. Step out from under the roof and the stars at night seem close enough to touch. That’s how far away this beach community is from the hustle and bustle of the town of Puerto Penasco. But actually, it is only 15 minutes by car.

In our guard-gated community no excessive noise is permitted, after 10pm. The speed limit is very SLOW. 15 mph. Pets must be on leash at all times.

After a day in the sun, enjoy our library or play a game of chess or poker around the table. Or bring your own games.

Everyone is a gourmet chef with our 6 burner gas stove in our open concept kitchen when cooking up fresh shrimp from the local fishermen. Our great room is the gathering place for dining and enjoying a family get-together, with a sit-up wine bar, dining table overlooking the beach and cathedral ceilings.

Enjoy the solitude after a hard day playing in the salt and sand or exploring tide pools.

Our clients include writers who seek creative solitude and artists who come to paint in the clear light as well as swimmers and other outdoor activities buffs.

Our home is operated by solar power and conserving energy is important to us. Please turn off fans and lights to save electricity when not in use. Water is trucked in, too so we do our best not to waste it.

All Linens are provided, but please bring BEACH towels from home for the sandy beach.

Your own toiletries are recommended, too. You can buy just about anything in town, but possibly not your favorite brand.

Keywords: Beach front, private home, secure, beachfront,

no stairs, sleeps 10, beachfront, private, one floor, rocky point,

on the beach,

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About The Owner

We purchased this home to get away from it all. This encourages bonding during family time, with no distractions. Of course we get cell phone service and have internet access now, if we turn it on.

Why The Owner chose Rocky Point

We love our BEACH. Our private home is on a quiet sandy beach, Playa Encanto, on the Sea of Cortez. We can get away from the hurry and bustle of life and calm down here. Our home is in a 24/7 guard gated community.

What makes this house unique

We bring a cooler of iced drinks along with another cooler of partially prepared frozen meals made at home, so all we have to do is put the meals in the fridge and heat them up after they defrost.

That means no unnecessary trips to town for groceries, except if you require for more ice. Of course it's fun to go out for the night and dine in Rocky Point and there are several great restaurants for pizza, Italian, seafood and naturally Mexican food.

The refrigerator runs on electricity but we like to bring a cooler of ice for cold drinks to save opening and closing the door and using solar electricity, especially in really warm weather.

Bring lots of drinking water to use preparing food, brushing teeth etc.,

The water at our house is for flushing toilets and showers but is NOT POTABLE. Do not use to brush your teeth or cook. To reduce water waste we installed a WATER TIMER. Just twist it on for 5, 10 20 30 minutes or more -however long you need - for a shower or to flush toilets, wash dishes. . When the water won't come out of the tap it means the timer has run out. . Just turn it on again to begin. Follow the same procedure to operate our outdoor shower. Turn off the water valve outside when you finish using the outside shower.

Ceiling fans in all the rooms are usually sufficient to sleep on a warm night and don't take too much electricity. Turn them off when not in use.

The ocean breeze can be cooling and soothing if you open the screened -in window/doors all along the ocean side patio to allow the breeze to flow through the house - through the open windows on the opposite side of the house. It creates a really great draft, Make sure the front door is secured. All windows and doors are screened. So please close doors to keep pests outside.

In order to run the A/C the propane generator has to be turned on with one switch. The entire house is Air Conditioned if needed. We arrange that and house operating instructions are sent once you confirm your reservatio

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was large and clean right on the beach. The property was safe and very private.

27 playa encanto, Puerto Penasco, MEX, mexico, Mexico

Date of Stay

Jul 14, 2018

Helpful votes: 0/0

I took my family of 9 for a 5 day vacation (3 adults 6 children). The property was very private, the beach sandy and perfect. The house is large, clean and comfortable with plenty of room for the 9 of us! The back porch was amazing and the pictures don't do it justice. I was a little worried about the solar power and water but it was not a problem at all! We had cold air and plenty of water for the entire stay. We had several people checking on us and our comfort during our stay. I would definitely recommend this property and will come again.
Jul 2018
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Rocky Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • One master bath has a sit-down shower and the other master bath has a shower and soaking tub. All baths are fully tiled in ceramic and travertine.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , pull out sofa bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper sofa
  • One double bed and one queen bed in one of the master bedrooms, the second master has two double beds and a queen size pull out sofa. There's also a queen sofa sleeper in the family room with limited privacy. Both Master bedrooms have full bathrooms ensuite.
  • Books ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We are totally OFF THE GRID. That means we only operate our home on solar power and with propane appliances. We have a complete back-up generator that starts at the flip of the switch in case of a cloudy day. We use water sparingly because we have it delivered to our storage tanks. This is the perfect place to disconnect from cell phones, email, ( if you choose) television and focus on your inner spirit, partner or family. Wireless internet


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BEACHFRONT PRIVATE HOME ON Playa Encanto Beach-Mexico Best kept secret beach
average rating of 4.375 based on 17 reviews

A wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house, location and everything in it. We enjoyed the simple lifestyle of walking on the beach and swimming in the ocean....just a walk from your patio. It is really a great lay-out and I will recommend it to anyone that likes the beach! Thank you Vicki for sharing your home with us...We will be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are always welcome to visit our home. We enjoyed having you and your family as our guests!
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Willcox, AZ

The house was large and clean right on the beach. The property was safe and very private.

  • 4 of 5

I took my family of 9 for a 5 day vacation (3 adults 6 children). The property was very private, the beach sandy and perfect. The house is large, clean and comfortable with plenty of room for the 9 of us! The back porch was amazing and the pictures don't do it justice. I was a little worried about the solar power and water but it was not a problem at all! We had cold air and plenty of water for the entire stay. We had several people checking on us and our comfort during our stay. I would definitely recommend this property and will come again.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased your family enjoyed our beach house! You are welcome to return anytime. Thanks for treating our home as your own.
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Clean and well maintained on the beach

  • 4 of 5

Only issue was property was listed as 3 BR whereas it is only 2 bedroom 2 bath. Owner was very cooperative and welcoming. Overall great for small family.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Cathy We have two master bedrooms with ensuite full bathrooms and that description has always been the same for the past 8 yrs. Maybe you are referring to another property? We have never advertised 3 bedrooms. We look forward to your retraction once you've checked our property description.
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Very pleasant

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the house and especially the awesome beach!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your business. We hope to see you back on our beach in the future!
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Chandler, AZ

A dream family beachhouse come true!

  • 5 of 5

Imagine the perfect beachhouse to get away from the hustle and bustle to spend quality time with loved ones, this is honestly the place to be. The beach is literally your own backyard and so clean!! The kitchen is perfect for cooking and making memories. There's even wifi that works perfectly. I have nothing bad to say and will definitely be staying here again soon.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rental Review

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for 3 ladies between 50 and 60. Fabulous get-away! Amenities all worked ! It was clean and super comfortable. Bathrooms all worked and lines and towels were clean. They even had beach chairs and a table with chairs outside, so we did not need to bring umbrellas or chairs for the beach because the ocean is so close. Lovely to sit on the veranda with coffee in the morning watching the ocean and birds and dolphins. Very peaceful.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks to all for being such respectful guests and leaving our home spotless! We'd love to have you back to enjoy Playa Encanto anytime. We think it's the best kept secret beach in the Rocky Point area.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
15 miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
5 miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
7 miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
5 miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
5 miles
Car: necessary

15 minutes from the Mayan Palace Resort .

15 minutes from the fishing village of Rocky Point

Our beach on Playa Encanto is sandy, never crowded.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $400
additional guest over 4 $25
cleaning $80

We provide a rental agreement and operating instructions for the use of all systems in our home.
Damage deposit of $400 that is fully refundable after check out and verified
Rental fees are non-refundable.
All pets must be on leash according to our community homeowner rules.
Pet fee is $25 per pet per night

Special rates apply to holiday weekends and a 3 night min and charges of the weekend rate applies. Easter Memorial Day Independence Day Spring Break, October Break , Christmas Thanksgiving etc you may pay directly online to VRBO or with the owner using your credit, debit card or check. We return a $400 damage deposit we won't cash if you deal directly with us. If you pay thru VRBO they will refund your deposit 7 days after check out. . A rental agreement must be signed and emailed to owner before the reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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