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One of the best views in all of Mexico.

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy the ocean in our 2-bedroom beachfront casita that offers spectacular ocean views and authentic Mexican furnishings and construction. Besides being a private home (not condo), what sets this home apart is a prime location in the middle of Santiago Bay and the rustic charm of palapa living. In addition to the main casita, a second 20’ x 20’ open-air palapa located next to the sea wall offers a dining area and simple outdoor kitchen with sink and gas grill. Attached to this outdoor palapa is the bathroom with shower. The simple but clean casita has 2 bedrooms, a dining/kitchenette area, and a small living room area. Authentic “rustico” furniture and Mexican dishes, glassware, and decorations add to your experience. Appliances and cookware are all newly purchased. AC, high speed Internet connection, safe, and two additional twin size mattresses are provided as well.


Location: Situated on a gently sloping sandy beach, children and adults will enjoy safe swimming, body boarding, stunning sunsets, and few foreign tourists. The 3 mile long beach is also perfect for walks, playing in the surf, or watching fishermen in pangas lay their nets. At times dolphins and whales are visible. The Mexican community of Santiago is two blocks away. Here you can explore a traditional market with fresh produce and seafood; you can also board inexpensive taxis or buses to various sites including two large nearby “American style” grocery stores.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Two separate twin size mattresses are also available for use.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: outdoor shower

    ...moreless

  • Outdoor shower is provided in addition to indoor one.

Other Amenities

  • iPod/iPhone Docking Digital Music System and 4 Body Boards

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beach umbrella....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low
Apr 2 - Dec 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$90
$630
High
Dec 4 - Apr 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$850
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$90
$630

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Location

Car: Not Necessary

The town of Manzanillo (pop. 100,000) is located between Puerto Vallarta and Acapulco on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Manzanillo, with warm and wonderful people, still holds traditional Mexican flavor and is considered one of the safest cities in Mexico. Santiago is in the northern quiet end of Manzanillo, close to many great seaside restaurants and local taco stands. World-class fishing and highly rated golf courses are nearby. A short 15 minute drive puts you in Manzanillo Centro with its great shopping, market, and local life.

Direct flights are available to Manzanillo (ZLO) from most major cities in the US and Canada. Our casita is located 25 miles south of the airport. At times, less expensive flights are available to Puerto Vallarta or Guadalajara.

Other Activities: ATV use, banana boating

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I'm currently a Professor of Education at Bethel University in Minneapolis, MN. My love affair with Mexico began when I visited Vallarta with my wife and children about 15 years ago. Since my first exposure to Mexico I have returned seven times with groups of education majors from Bethel. In addition to these yearly visits our family purchased beachfront property in Manzanillo (Santiago Bay) about three years ago. In July of 2009 we completed construction of a simple casita that we use as a family and for rental purposes.

Why the Owner Chose Olas Altas, Manzanillo, Col., Mexico:
When this beautiful beachfront property became available our family moved immediately to make the purchase. We loved the traditional Mexican setting, low crime rate, and the friendliness and warmth of the people. The relaxed living and easy access to taxis and buses was a benefit as well. The established ex-pat community helped us navigate the construction and furnishing of our casita. The fact that Manzanillo is not overly touristy added to the appeal of this location.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our friendly English-speaking caretakers, the Maritnez family, will greet you at the casita and are available day or night if needed.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • One of the best views in all of Mexico.

    One of the best views in all of Mexico.

  • Santiago Bay - a three mile walk from end to end.

    Santiago Bay - a three mile walk from end to end.

  • Main entrance area to casita and property.

    Main entrance area to casita and property.

  • Bathroom and outdoor palapa with hammock.

    Bathroom and outdoor palapa with hammock.

  • Dining and living area decorated in vibrant Mexican colors.

    Dining and living area decorated in vibrant Mexican colors.

  • Main bedroom. Let the ocean waves lull you to sleep.

    Main bedroom. Let the ocean waves lull you to sleep.

  • Gated parking area for two vehicles.

    Gated parking area for two vehicles.

  • Enjoy Manzanillo - Low Off Season Rates

    Enjoy Manzanillo - Low Off Season Rates

  • Sea wall right by ocean - spectacular beach.

    Sea wall right by ocean - spectacular beach.

  • Outdoor dining area with gas grill and sink.

    Outdoor dining area with gas grill and sink.

  • Front lawn for sun bathing.

    Front lawn for sun bathing.

  • Front view of casita from seawall.

    Front view of casita from seawall.

  • Dine Inside or outside by candlelight.

    Dine Inside or outside by candlelight.

  • Second bedroom with twin beds.

    Second bedroom with twin beds.

  • View from casita.

    View from casita.

VRBO #259250

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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Speaks: english, spanish
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