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Luxurious Poolside Condo Close to Beach & Town Center

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Casa Margarita is in a new gated condominium complex close to the beaches and the central shopping & nightlife areas. Located in the Playa Madera district between the famous La Ropa beach & El Centro. Playa Madera is a short two minute walk away, La Ropa beach is an 8-10 minutes walk. The town center, a short 8-10 minute stroll away, has a bustling, vibrant central food, farmers & artisans market with many local restaurants. The town beach has a fishermens' market. There is a central square which hosts many local sporting & cultural activities.

The town hosts an Annual International Guitar Festival & Saifest.

The complex has a unique look with modern Mexican architectural influences utilizing tropical hardwoods, river stone accents and polished concrete. The apartment comprises bedroom with king size bed & en-suite bath, living room and kitchen plus a large private patio - your outdoor living space for al fresco dining , napping on the sofa or relaxing in the king size hammock- perfect for lovers. The furnishings are designed for your comfort and visual delight with a contemporary Mexican feel. Your condo is equipped with everything you might expect: high thread count sheets, fluffy towels, luxurious soaps and a hair dryer, plus quality kitchen & table ware, beach towels, weekly cleaning service and a welcome pack. The owners live in Zihuatanejo for most of the year & can respond quickly to their guests.

Zihuatanejo enjoys a warm, sunny climate year round with a short rainy season between July & October. Although most visitors come between mid-November & April, the low season offers wonderful opportunities for a relaxed vacation at a discounted price. The seasonal rain usually falls in the early evening with sunny days. The vegetation is lush & tropical with an abundance of flowers. It's our favorite time of year.

Zihuatanejo has a very Mexican feel. No high rise buildings or hotel chains: no fast food chains. Great night life scene with live, mellow music. Marina has an array of sports-fishing opportunities. Snorkeling/diving outfitters & trips to local beaches & beauty spots available. Zihuatanejo has direct links with major US cities. The airport is ten minutes by car from the city, taxis are cheap and plentiful so you can forget about the rental car -just come and relax.

We hope to welcome you here to our lovely paradise.

More Details

Peter Lagoe
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Peter Lagoe

A British couple who lived in San Francisco for many years: now retired in Zihuatanejo. We spend most of the year here enjoying the 330 days of sunshine, food, the beaches & the vibrant Mexican community.

Peter Lagoe purchased this condo in 2009

Why Peter Lagoe chose Zihuatanejo

Zihuatanejo is the ideal vacation place for people who need a relaxing beach vacation in a genuinely Mexican environment away from high rise hotel developments & fast food outlets. Four sandy beaches around a spectacular azure bay. Plenty of activities to keep you happy. Wonderful fresh food, farmers' market, sport fishing & live music. You will love it here.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Luxurious Poolside Condo Close to Beach & Town Center
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews

Quaint building and good location

  • 3 of 5

The owners are a very nice couple and helpful with anything we needed. The condo complex is small and quaint with a beautiful courtyard and pool area lush with trees and vegetation. The other condos are mostly owned by retired Canadians and Americans who are all very friendly. Our only issue is with the shared internet. It was very slow and would not allow me to work or do Skype calls so this was a problem.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful vacation - from the time of our initial contact to the day we had to pack up to come home! Peter and Carol were fantastic hosts. The casa was just perfect. The kitchen had everything you could need, and we loved hanging out by the pool. The bed was very comfortable (important when staying somewhere for any length of time). The grounds were kept up beautifully, and the neighbours were very welcoming. We were given lots of information of what to see, where to dine, and what to do in Zihua. We walked to the beaches, took a water taxi to Las Gatas, and a bus to Ixtapa! The people are very friendly everywhere. We miss it already. Thanks again for your hospitality! Peace!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time at our property. Hope you will return again to continue enjoying all that Zihuatanejo has to offer.
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Excellent Location

  • 5 of 5

Casa Ceiba is a great complex, it is walking distance to beaches, restaurants and shopping, the other condo owners were very friendly and helpful, the unit is spacious and very comfortable. We enjoyed having a full kitchen as we cooked breakfast every day, we walked everywhere, each day was a new adventure, we shopped in the local market and dined every night in a different restaurant. The locals are great, the food is so fresh and this little town is a gem. Peter and Carol are very friendly and easy to deal with. If you are considering Zihuat and would like to be within walking distance to everything this is the place to stay.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us Carole. Hope you will return soon.
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One of my Favourite places

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, spacious 1 bedroom unit in a very pretty condo complex. Able to walk to everything in town so no need to rent a car. Taxis are plentiful and affordable.

Peter and Carol are gracious hosts....made sure our stay was perfect.

Will return and would highly recommend this property

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Glad to hear the property and Zihuatanejo met your expectations.
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Really Lovely Complex!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Ceiba is just lovely. The pool is right outside the indoor/outdoor space to the condo. (That indoor/outdoor space is where we spent most of our time.) So great to have a full kitchen with a fridge for all of the wonderful fresh fruit you'll want to buy at Commercial Mexicana or the Market in Centro. The Playa la Madera area is as centrally located as you can get - a short walk to all the restaurants and the 2 main beaches. Make sure you get massages on the beach - only 200 pesos - under $20 for an hour! Owners Peter & Carol are delightful and what a treat to be picked up at the airport. :}~

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us hope to see you again soon.
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Best Vacation EVER!!

  • 5 of 5

Casa La Ceiba was recommended to us by a friend who has stayed there several times. He had nothing but great things to say about this place and it did not disappoint!! This was our first time in Zihuatanejo and we couldn't imagine a better place to spend our vacation. Our condo, Casa Margarita, was impeccable. The owners greeted us at the airport, shuttled us to our unit and gave us a personal tour of the condo. They even gave us a few beers, a bottle of wine and some cheese and crackers as a welcome gift. Soooo nice!!! The pool and grounds within the casa community were well-kept and enjoyable. I highly recommend Zihuatanejo as a vacation destination and Casa La Ceiba as a place to stay while you are there. We will definitely be back without a doubt!! Thank you Peter and Carol for your wonderful hospitality!!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed our property. Hope to have you back here soon.
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Zihautanejo International
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Shawshank Redemption
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Playa Madera
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

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Low season
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%

Cancellation policy: Return of deposit less 10% handling fee up to 90 days before departure. Within 90 days no return of fees unless an alternative renter can be found.
Check in 4pm. Check out 11am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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La Palapa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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