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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Well by now you have likely read many other descriptions of how beautiful and friendly Zihuatanejo is, and how close the lovely La Ropa beach is to all the vacation rentals there.

You have also likely read that La Ropa beach is very good for swimming, so on any given day you will likely see a couple hundred folks in the water having fun. Su Escapada has all this just like the more expensive places, but there is something here that you will not likely find at other rentals in the La Ropa area…peace and quiet and PRIVACY.

And here’s why- at Punta Penasco (the building name) there are ONLY four units in the whole building (just four!). What you will be renting are the TWO top floors with the TWO top ocean-view decks. Unlike larger condo developments, you do not have people coming and going day and night...no hotel atmosphere here.
Su Escapada is QUIET and PRIVATE.

The upper deck is off the bedroom and the next one down is off the living room. The other three units here are occupied by other gringos who may or may not be here when you are.

The building is usually totally yours to enjoy during the day, and mostly at night as well. You might find it nice to not have others around when you wish for a private swim in the pool as the pool is rarely used.

These two decks, one off your upstairs bedroom and the one off the living room (both with 100% beach/ocean views) are totally private and not seen from other units
(wink-wink).
Su Escapada, in the four unit Punta Penasco complex, has something else that you will long remember…it is at just the right height above the beach that allows only the pounding sounds of the small surf to be heard day and night - NOT A PEEP of the jet skis and parasail powerboats can ever be heard unless you are down near the beach itself.

And here’s another nice feature of Su Escapada- you have a 99% guarantee that you will have a nice sea breeze coming in from the ocean year around. What this means for you is that the air conditioning is rarely needed.....or even the many ceiling fans for that matter.

Just keep the huge glass doors on both the upper and lower decks open and the back windows open and the cooling effect is usually perfect as it flows through the house to keep you cool and free of A/C noise.

Of course the A/C is always there should you wish it. Even the many fans will not be needed as a rule thanks to this gentle breeze. All this adds to the peace and quiet of your vacation that you will long remember.

And if you are the type that enjoys keeping in touch while you are on vacation, Su Escapada offers high-speed DSL wireless internet. In fact, you will be able to even use the wireless signal poolside if you wish. And you will find all the news you can stand and hundreds of commercial-free music stations with the WiFi internet radio on the living room level.

Taxis are cheap in Zihua IF you agree on the price before you get into the cab. With a one minute walk down to the main (only) road you can snag one of the many taxis going by day or night. Su Escapada phone works for local taxi and pizza calls and incoming calls from home. The city bus for downtown stops nearby as well.

But if you want to skip a taxi, just another four minute walk from there will get you to the many waterfront restaurants. One of which is Paty’s- known for the best shrimp cocktail and tortilla soup in all of Zihua.

Zihuatanejo, besides being a safe clean friendly town, it has one of the most user-friendly airports you will ever use. And La Ropa beach is just 20 minutes away.

At this point it’s necessary to bring up a few things you should know about the Su Escapada so you will be well informed as to what is being offered here. First, be aware that there are a fair number of stairs from the parking lot up to the pool area, and then there are another three level of stairs to the front door.
If you have problems with stairs do not consider staying at Su Escapada. Next- This well cared for condo has never known the smell of a cigarette- absolutely no smoking inside or on the decks- in fact this is a no smoking building in total. Please, if you are a smoker do not rent here. You will loose your security deposit if you smoke here.

Finally, please no pets of any kind.

Sleeping arrangements- the upstairs bedroom has one huge bed (8’ wide x 6.5’ long) and there is one full bathroom on this level. The two sofas downstairs serve as twin beds and can sleep two adults or children (over 13 only please because of the drop from both decks is considerable).

There is a full bathroom on this level as well. The kitchen is well equipped to dine four people. To keep rates low, maid daily service is not included with stays under 10 nights. Should you wish daily maid service, please let me know so I can arange the level of service you wish to have. Maid service is $20 USD/day used.

Remember- you have a clothes washer and dryer right in Su Escapada so personal items and sheets are done easily by you if you wish.

RATES: There is a 10% discount for stays 10 days or more. Minimum stay is five nights, and seven over Christmas/New Years. Weekly rates shown are based on five nights. For stays of 30 days or more, please contact owner for special rates. There is a $250 fully refundable security deposit requested with final payment 30 days prior to arrival. Lock in your dates with a 50% deposit. Cancellation policy- 100% credit for future stay up to 90 days prior to arrival/no credit or refund after 90 days prior to arrival.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Email is the best contact method for questions and reservations. And we can do a Skype call should you wish. Once here you can use a local line (provided) to call me. We are fulltime Zihuatanejo residents living just a 5 minute away should you need anything.

Keywords: Condominium, condo, ocean view, La Ropa beach, economical, view, private, quiet

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 08/24/2016

Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    At least 13+ please for safety reasons...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This four unit building is total No Smoking as well as the pool area. If you are a smoker you will not be happy here....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Because of the circular staircase drop off, and the great falls from the decks, kids over 13 only please....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No Pets- sorry...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) The bed is the next size up from California King- called Western King...HUGE, Twin or Single Beds (2) There are two downstairs sofas that can be used for two extra guests as full sized singles...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Su Escapada has a small book exchange...moreless

  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    You can see from the pictures the great beach view. To get to the beach it's just a four minute walk...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The hills around Zihuatanejo Bay at night with all the lights are quite beautiful from either of the decks....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    See the pictures- Ocean view or what!...moreless

  • Water View:

    No obstructions.....period!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Both floors have a remote controlled air condition unit should you wish to use. However, most folks find opening the windows and doors on both the front and back sides allows the great daily sea breeze to flow through. And this also allows you to hear day and night the pounding surf....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    WiFi on both floors and down at the pool...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Private Su Escapada dryer in laundry room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Yep, all provided, and for the two single 'sofa beds' down stairs as well if there are four of you...moreless

  • Living Room:

    With a great 180 degree view...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking lot for the building below the pool area...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Phone provided for local calls...taxi-pizza etc...and you incoming calls for emergencies from home...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Both bath and beach...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Su Escapada has it's own laundry room- it is not shared. Laundry soap provided. Electric iron provided should you wish to REALLY get fancy....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    24/7 broadband TelMex WiFi. As with all internet in Zihuatanejo, to be honest, you will find times with lightning-fast speeds and times with slower speeds (but in general it is very good most of the times)....moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    You will find up-scale cookware and good knives, a juicer for the very inexpensive oranges here, blender, timed coffee pot, and a gas range with griddle for hotcakes or tortillas, and a nuker....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Yep...new this year (2011)...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    This is above the lower deck and with the same great view to the sea. Two cocktail tables and lounge chairs are there to watch the great sunsets nightly....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) As the daily breeze usually dies off just before dinner time, most folks dine on the lower deck using the four seater glass table. The view is beautiful there for dining and candles are provided for the table....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Brand new gas BBQ on lower deck handy to the kitchen...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Shared only with the three other units...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 1 - Nov 30, 2016
5 night min stay
$99
December
Dec 1 - Dec 21, 2016
5 night min stay
$145
Holiday 7 Nights
Dec 22 - Dec 28, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,260
Holiday 7 Nights
Dec 29 - Jan 4, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,260
Spring 2017
Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$145
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$145

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Notes:

For bookings of 10 nights or more a 10% discount is offered. A 15% discount is offered for 30 nights or more.

Please note- the Christmas and New Year 7 night blocks are offered as a 7 night block minimum but can certainly have add on nights at the normal rate of $145/night.

To reserve your dates and set them in stone I ask for a deposit of 50% of the total. The final payment + the $250 security deposit is due 30 days prior to arrival. Your security deposit is refunded at your departure or mailed from a US bank.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
ZIH is just 15 minutes away
400 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Paty's and Elvira's/ fun sandfloor dining-4 min.
400 Metres
Nearest Beach
La Ropa Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Often enjoyed is spending the day at one of the seven La Ropa beach 'on-the-beach' restaurants on one of their lounge chairs with unbrella while people-watching or reading. Several restaurants offer the chairs/umbrellas at no charge when ordering a beverage now and then.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: My wife Barbara and I live in Zihuatanejo full time. We were first attracted to live here because of the safe and economical living conditions, and that is still what keeps us here.

Why the Owner Chose Centro, Gro., Mexico:
We bought in Zihuatanejo because it is a friendly easy area to get around. It is clean and safe with good medical care available. And when we stumbled on this condo, with a view like being up in an airplane, it was all over.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
One of the great delights of Zihuatanejo is the 'mercado publico', the public market in the Centro...downtown. The fruits and vegatables come in from the local farmers...really, just a BIG farmers market. And the fish market there has everything and soooo fresh. And because we are just a four unit building, the atmosphere is quiet, private and friendly. AND have you ever seen a better view?


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 08/24/2016

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Photos

  • Upper deck off the bedroom

    Upper deck off the bedroom

  • View from the kitchen towards the livingroom

    View from the kitchen towards the livingroom

  • Beach as seen from livingroom deck

    Beach as seen from livingroom deck

  • Photo taken from the livingroom deck

    Photo taken from the livingroom deck

  • Sunset from the bedroom deck-  Hohumm...just another day in paradise  ;~)

    Sunset from the bedroom deck- Hohumm...just another day in paradise ;~)

  • The best fruits/veggies come from the public mercado in El Centro

    The best fruits/veggies come from the public mercado in El Centro

  • Pork-lamb-beef...you name it at the public mercado in El Centro

    Pork-lamb-beef...you name it at the public mercado in El Centro

  • Just one of many inexpensive mom-n-pop restaurants that offer great food

    Just one of many inexpensive mom-n-pop restaurants that offer great food

  • Paty's- your closest restaurant, a 4 minute walk.  You will love it!

    Paty's- your closest restaurant, a 4 minute walk. You will love it!

  • We are fulltime Zihua residents...just a 5 minute walk away from Su Escapada.  Your condo has a phone to call us should you need something or have a question....I think she's trying to push my stomach in for this photo ;~)

    We are fulltime Zihua residents...just a 5 minute walk away from Su Escapada. Your condo has a phone to call us should you need something or have a question....I think she's trying to push my stomach in for this photo ;~)

  • The view of the kitchen from the livingroom

    The view of the kitchen from the livingroom

  • Taken while on the big 'oversize' king sized bed

    Taken while on the big 'oversize' king sized bed

  • Ah...the perfect BBQ next to the perfect table for tonights dinner

    Ah...the perfect BBQ next to the perfect table for tonights dinner

  • In the mornings you can buy fish right from the boats as they come in

    In the mornings you can buy fish right from the boats as they come in

  • Fish-shrimp-lobsters are fresh and inexpensive at the public mercado everyday

    Fish-shrimp-lobsters are fresh and inexpensive at the public mercado everyday

  • The public mercado has chickens from local ranches brought in daily

    The public mercado has chickens from local ranches brought in daily

  • Try out the new BBQ at Su Escapada with one of these yummy critters

    Try out the new BBQ at Su Escapada with one of these yummy critters

  • Nuff said!

    Nuff said!

VRBO #192186

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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