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Casa Blanca: Fabulous Views!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

The moment you enter our elegant 1,500 square foot condo in the beautiful La Casa Que Ve al Mar complex, you will experience the peace, tranquility and cool whiteness that is represented in by its name. And then you will be in awe at the gorgeous, 180-degree view of Zihuatenejo Bay and famous Playa del Ropa from every room.

The sense throughout is one of cooling breezes, light and openness. The living room, kitchen and dining are Open Air. No doors or screens to the out of doors. All of the floors are smooth white marble slabs outlined in sand-washed pebbles, with smooth white walls. This is the perfect backdrop for the bright spots of color in pillows and decor drawn from a magnificent painting by a well-known Guatemalan artist that is the focal point of the greatroom.

The living area features a huge built-in banquet where you can lounge, listen to music or simply gaze at the Pacific. It flows into the spacious covered terrace, surrounded by exotically-colored bougainvilleas, graced with lounge chairs and a marble-topped dining table. You will spend hours here-- reading, having a lovely al fresco lunch, enjoying a sunset margarita or just listening to the soothing shoosing of the ocean.

Both bedrooms feature comfy queen beds, luxury sheets and towels and exquisite embroidered Guatemalan bedspreads and pillows. The master suite has its own very private covered terrace graced with palms and bougainvillea.

From both bedrooms, you can lie in bed, sipping your coffee, and watch the sky color with sunrise. Since both bedrooms open onto the living space through sliding glass doors (with privacy curtains) and have windows overlooking the ocean, they are flooded with light and breezes (the master also has a sliding glass door onto its terrace).

Both bedrooms have large bright en-suite bathrooms, with walk-in showers, also with marble and pebble floors. And, you do not need to bring a hairdryer.

The kitchen flows into the living area, allowing the cook to chat with whoever is hanging out at the adjoining breakfast bar. If you decide to stay home and cook a bit instead of enjoying the wonderful restaurants within an easy walk—from sand-floored palapas to elegant 5-stars—you will have everything you need.

The kitchen includes new appliances including a four-burner range, a microwave, coffee maker, blender, juicer, toaster oven and a full-sized refrigerator. There is a water purifier with two filters and an ultraviolet light at the kitchen sink for the cleanest water possible. The stacked washer and dryer are conveniently just off the kitchen.

Our adorable maid Yolanda will come twice each week while you are there. She will clean and do your laundry or send it out if you wish. She often stops by just to make sure that everything’s OK and to water the plants.

At Casa Blanca, you will always stay cool. Because of its orientation, you will never be blasted by the sun or have to close the drapes to stay cool in our unit. If you wish for more than the constant breezes, all of the rooms have large ceiling fans and the bedrooms have air conditioning. For your entertainment, the casa has cable/satellite TV with a wide selection of US premium cable channels and a stereo with a 5-CD player.

Casa Blanca is on the terrace level of Que Ve al Mar. It is easily accessible by a ramp, so it’s perfect for anyone with mobility constraints, and you will never have to lug anything into the elevator or up steps. The unit is well above ground level and therefore secure. The two gorgeous infinity pools are just a moment’s walk away.

Que Ve al Mar was created by the world-famous architect Enrique Zozoya, who designed the nearby La Casa que Canta, which has graced the cover of Conde Naste Traveler and been voted one of the best small luxury hotels in the world. Like La Casa que Canta, La Casa Que Ve al Mar boasts spectacular views from its hillside location, lush landscaping and privacy, yet it is a gentle 5-minute downhill walk to Playa del Ropa. And, with only 42 units, the complex is intimate and quiet yet affords ample privacy.

There is wireless internet in the condo. The unit includes one covered parking spot. To assure your serenity, access to the complex is through a gate that is manned 24-hours, with another guard who walks the grounds around the clock. And, the bilingual staff will assure that your stay is trouble-free.

Though you will probably never wish to wander further than the beach, the quaint village of Zihuatanejo is less than a mile away. It is a quick cab or bus ride or an easy walk if you are up for it.

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More Details

Owner
Sally Gibson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 14, 2017

About Sally Gibson

I am Sally. I live in San Miguel de Allende in the mountains of central Mexico. It is about a 7 hour drive to Zihuatanejo. The telephone number is a Vonage and has a Tennessee zip code but it goes to my house in San Miguel at no charge to you.

Please call if you have any questions.

Sally Gibson purchased this condo in 2007

Why Sally Gibson chose Zihuatanejo

I loved this property from the moment I saw it because of the feeling an open air gives to a beautiful space. I love the view and the beautiful creamy feel of the floors and walls. The easy access to the front door with no steps or elevator was a bonus. The complex itself is super well taken care of by the nicest of people.

What makes this condo unique

I love having Internet in the condo instead of having to go to town to a café.

I enjoy the purified water at the kitchen sink, whose two filters and UV light are changed religiously. It makes me feel safe that I will not get sick.

The sunset is beautiful and then the geckos come out chirping. What fun!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for an incredible week in Zihua. Great views, beautiful decore and having such fantastic pools on the property! We so look forward to being here again.



Bobbie and Ralph
Mar 2008
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Amenities

Centro Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 child bed
  • Queen size Beds (2) Very comfortable beds with 'American style' mattress, A cot can be brought in
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Casa Blanca: Fabulous Views!
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 21 reviews
5

Fabulous view!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, perfect view, friendly staff. Date night at Tempanios is a must and we are thankful to Eli for the recommendation and taking care of all the details. Everything about our stay was just what we needed. Thank you Sally for checking in on us to make sure we had everything we needed. Sorry we didn't stay longer. We loved walking down to Playa Ropa and cabbing it into town.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Louisville, KY
5

Family of four. Fantastic stay at Casa Blanca.

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four with two teenage boys. Our one week rental of Sally's condo in Zihuantejno was better than all of us had anticipated. Let me just say that the condo is beautiful and the views are incredible. The condo is very spacious and open with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The kitchen was perfect and the filtered water was a nice plus and the refrigerator worked like a champ. Wifi was excellent which was important to our boys! We loved the pools in the afternoon and being up above the beach was great as it provided us with a respite from the activity when we needed it. Sally was a perfect host as well making sure our arrival was smooth and that our departure was uneventful. Fresh flowers greeted us on arrival and lasted the entire week. Having traveled with our kids quite extensively over the past several years, this condo has to rank at the top as one our favorite places we have stayed. You will not be disappointment at all with your choice.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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chapel hill, nc
4

great view with wonderful breezes

  • 4 of 5

A very nice 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo. the open air living room onto the terrace was fabulous.

The kitchen functioned well and it was nice to have toilet paper and paper towels there for our use. Sally, the owner, was a delight to communicate with and very helpful regarding restaurants, etc.. The cleaning lady, jolanda, was also excellent. The 2 pools were fabulous. The reason for not giving 5 stars is : Eli , the property manager and the person with the key to open the condo for us, was not there when we came to check in, (which was the expected time), nor did he show up for the rest of the day. After a very long trip from the U.S. we did not enjoy sitting in the heat to wait. We just happened to be very fortunate that after the long wait, the other property manager was kind enough to help us locate the condo and talk to the cleaning lady, jolanda so we were able to get in. If not for this, I would have given a 5 star rating. Once we were in the condo, I emailed the owner and she was very nice and even offered a refund if we were not happy. Needless, to say we were very happy with the condo and set up, so chose not to leave.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Casa Que ve al Mar

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment. Well furnished (furniture and kitchen accessories). Loved having a washer and dryer. Maid service was good.

Didn't like the cobblestones.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

Casa Blanca is an amazing place to spend your vacations, the pictures don't do it justice. The apartment/condo is in pristine conditions and it is very clean. The property grounds are also very clean, maintenance is top priority here. There is a full kitchen with everything you need in case you want to go to the market and buy food to cook there. The apartment is very spacious and very easily accommodated my party of four. If you're considering going to Zihua, skip the big hotels and stay at this awesome place that will feel like your home away from home. The location? Perfect! The views are exceptional from any room in the house and you're just a short walk away from the beach. There will be days when you just want to sit and enjoy the views from the apartment and do nothing else. Or you might find you way to the 2 amazing pools and just lounge for hours taking in the sun. You're also just a short cab ride from the town if you want to go out and explore and only a few miles away from Ixtapa. You don't need to rent a car if you're staying here, believe me, you call a cab and by the time you go to the pick up area it will be already be there waiting for you, they get there is a matter of minutes and you can go anywhere. Save yourself some money and skip the car rental, cab rides are so cheap and very safe to ride. There are plenty of restaurants nearby with great food. There are also many water activities you can do nearby or you can take a boat and go across the bay to Las Gatas Beach, highly recommended. This is my first time going to Zihua and I'm very pleased with my stay at this location. I have no complaints, Sally was always very quick to answer any questions that I had and she even emailed a couple of days before my arrival to just give me directions and contact information. The gentlemen that was waiting for me on my arrival was very courteous and quickly showed me to the apartment and gave me a walk through of the grounds. He explained to me how to operate the wifi, ac units and he showed me how to request a cab. The only 1 complaint that I have is that I could not stay any longer. This was a great vacation at a great location and I'm definitely looking to comeback soon and when I do I know exactly where I need to stay. Thank you Sally for letting me borrow your amazing home!!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Marvelous view and great place !!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. Nice flowers were waiting for us. Great location. We are looking forward to go back. Thanks to Sally.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Ixtapa
Car: not necessary

Deep Sea Fishing is fantastic in this area.

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Rates & Availability

Centro Condo Rental Rates

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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

50% to hold the reservation and the balance of 50% 30 days before the rental date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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