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Have it All: Ocean View, Beach, Pool and Style for $70 - $85 p.n.

Bedrooms Studio
Space 603 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio Condo, sleeps a max. of 2 adults, beach front studio apartment

It's a beautiful summer day at your Manzanillo vacation condo on the pacific coast in Mexico… Sailboats are cruising; their sails flapping in the ocean breeze. Palm trees are waving while providing extra shadow to some people sitting around the nearby pool. When breathing in the air, you smell a scent of flowers, sea salt, and spicy food. And when listening carefully, you can even hear some Mexican music coming out of a nearby restaurant. Life feels good at the famous Manzanillo - Las Hadas area… That’s why we gave our luxurious apartment the name ‘La Vida Libre' or 'Freedom for Life'.

But, let's stop the 'sunny side' of things here for a moment. What you want to know is: What exactly do I get for my dollars? Just visit our website where we answer all your questions - Exactly. Like: What does it look like? Availability and cost? How to get there? Etc... We invite you to visit our website for more information.

More Details

Astrid van der Lee
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, dutch, A bit of Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 8, 2018

About Astrid van der Lee

When WE are looking around for a rental vacation home, we certainly like to know more about the owners, so we can imagen that you would like to know 'about us' too! Okay then, here we go: We are Jack & Astrid van der Lee, both born and raised in the Netherlands and currently living nearby Calgary - Canada. Besides running our own marketing company, we're raising the 2 best kids in the world. (Granted, we ARE a little bit biased here!) Now, we heared them say that we're also the best parents in the world, but we're pretty sure that has a lot to do with our frequent trips to our condo in Manzanillo, Mexico...

We truly enjoy every minute of our stay - time and time again. We like to share that with you and invite you to visit our vacation condo and enjoy it as much as we do! Visit our website for more information and pack your bags, book your flight and book Condo La Vida Libre today!

Astrid van der Lee purchased this studio in 2007

Why Astrid van der Lee chose Las Hadas

It's been our dream to have 'our own place under the sun'. And we feel very privileged to have found such a wonderful spot.

What makes this studio unique

This vacation rental apartment has been renovated completely in 2008. Its in a prime location in Manzanillo close to all the amenities and it has an amazing view. The Moorish architecture of Las Hadas gives it a uniqueness together with the cobble stoned streets and the privacy of the bay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a fantastic time in Manzanillo and enjoyed every minute of our stay in your beautiful condo. Everything is exactly as it looks on your website. Each and every day was like a paradise with the ocean, the warm breezes and lots of sunshine. The radiant colors of the flowers everywhere, lush greenery and the sun glittering on the water were even more beautiful after leaving the snow and winter weather.

Our first night in Manzanillo there was a large parade in observance of Lent. We were lucky enough to ride in the parade with the Puerto Las Hadas condo owners and pass out candy

to thousands of people lining the streets for miles. The smiling faces and "high fives" made us feel welcome.

Each night was a new and exciting restaurant with delicious meals. Everywhere we went we met so many awesome Mexican people and they were happy, friendly and loved the "Gringo's".

Many thanks again for sharing your Manzanillo condo so others can enjoy the beauty of the area. We plan to come back again.
Feb 2010
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Las Hadas Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 6
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 603 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom has a spacious shower, toilet, sink and lots of cabinets.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 queen , Queen is a Murphy bed
  • The living room has a Murphy bed that sleeps 2 adults comfortably.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We like to invite you to visit our website, for more information!


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Have it All: Ocean View, Beach, Pool and Style for $70 - $85 p.n.
average rating of 4.4 based on 7 reviews

2star accommodation for 3star price

  • 3 of 5

The views from condo were lovely and the patio very intimate and cool. The pool and area looked over the bay where one could watch the ships come and go plus a reasonably priced cafe and bar poolside. We found the property manager responded quickly to our requests. Lots of DVDs movies, no tv hookup.

The condo was not ready for guests, no toilet paper, water, one wine glass and dirty dishes and micro. The towels in the bathroom on arrival were dirty and threadbare. The bed linens were worn and the bed and pillows had no covers on them so had a well used smell. There is no kettle and a temperamental toaster. There many stairs up and down, 1/2 of the elevators aren't working, plus hilly cobblestone roads so one needs to be in good physical shape. There is an a all inclusive hotel next door, lots of evening entertainment noise plus 2 Mexican weddings on beach , in 4days, with huge speakers. Very loud until 12. Some animal noises in kitchen ceiling. Possibly raccoons as whole condo complex has issues with them.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kasilof, Alaska

Clean condo. Friendly staff

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful location. Loved the pool and the view from there. Easy to get into town by bus or taxi. Buy your pesos with bank card at ATMs for best exchange rate. Oasis Beach Club was superb for swimming, sun, and food. Day trips to Colima, Canoas, and Rancho Peña Blanca (ATV tour) were lovely

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious Studio with a gorgeous view

  • 5 of 5

I was impressed with the studio and all the communication before my rental with Astrid. It was very well furnished with all the amenities needed for a perfect stay. The kitchen was well stocked. There was bottles of water in the fridge and ice in the freezer. The bathroom was well stocked with lots of towels, shampoo & conditioner and other medical supplies. Many little restaurants within step away and a very secure place to stay. The onsite restaurant by the pool had wonderful food and great margaritas Overall it was a perfect little getaway with great views from the balcony & pool. The people at the security call me a cab anytime I needed transportation. I would love to stay again and again. Thank you so much for you hospitality. Sylvie T from Vancouver

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sylvie, Thank you so much for being our guest and I hope to welcome you back in the future! Just let me know whenever you like to use the condo again. Saludos, Astrid
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Boise ID

Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We spend an amazing week in Manzanillo. The condo was perfect in every way and the views were amazing! We tried the Pizza place below the condo in the harbor and it was the best pizza I have ever had. The hospitality of everyone we met was so refreshing. Astrid was great in the communication in renting the condo, which I have to say is refreshing:-) We have been going to Mexico for the last 15 years and have not found a scenery as beautiful as it is in Manzanillo and can't wait to go back!!! Thank you so much for letting us rent your place.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and for being a guest of Condo La Vida Libre. I sincerely hope to welcome you again in the future! :)
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Gabriola, BC, Canada

quiet holiday

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and clean unit. Quiet location with relatively easy access to the shopping areas in Santiago. The balcony afforded a cool place to relax. The beach was very close, clean and safe to swim in. The view from the balcony was great- onto the beach below. Appreciated the use of the DVD player and movies.

Security at the complex is good and staff very friendly.

Recommended for persons wanting a quiet holiday and enjoying walking a lot.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2012
  • Stayed: January 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much being our guests and please don't hesitate to contact me whenever you like to use the condo again! I sincerely hope to be able to welcome you again in the future!
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Manzanillo Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
At the Marina and in the Las Hadas Hotel
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Highway 200
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Several at the marina
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Las Hadas Beach
Car: not necessary

Manzanillo is located in the state Colima on the Pacific Coast in Mexico, also known as the Mexican Riviera.

If you prefer the 'beach life' then there are more then enough beaches to choose from. With shopping centers like Plaza Manzanillo and Soriana's every 'shopper' will be more then satisfied. And when you get tired of shopping, relax in one of Manzanillo's many restaurant or bars.

For the sports minded among us, enjoy a game at one of Manzanillo's golf courses (walking distance), tennis courts (at Puerto Las Hadas) or watersports. Whether you like to relax, be active or prefer to explore, there's more then enough for everyone to enjoy.

Visit our website for more information!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $118.74

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.