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Casa Tranquilidad;Family Home with Adjacent Guest House.

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Last updated: 08/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Barra de Navidad, on the Costa Alegre, midway between Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta, is a picturesque, friendly little fishing town built on a sandbar that extends into the Bahia de Navidad. The town is a 20 minute drive to the Manzanillo International airport with direct flights in season from Calgary, Toronto, Houston, Phoenix, Los Angeles and, of course Mexico city. Barra, as it is familiarly known, is a charming, safe town which is sleepy in the off season and bustling at Christmas and Easter Week. For swimming and water sports, you can choose between the calm waters of the lagoon, the beach on the bay or one of the spectacular neighbouring beaches. At the far end of the Bahia de Navidad is the busy town Melaque. For those looking to explore and visit , Barra is 2 hours from Colima, 3hours from Puerto Vallarta and an easy 4 hours to beautiful Guadalajara.
Many of the cobblestone streets are open to pedestrians only and the village is easily explored on foot. Across the bay, accessible by road or water-taxi, in Isla de Navidad, is the 5 star Grand Hotel, with marina and a world class golf course. Barra abounds in good restaurants, great sport fishing, excursions and all variety of water sports.We have breathtaking sunsets,a tremendous variety of birds and we are blessed with warm, delightful people. Time for REAL REST.

Our casa is a spacious, well equipped and comfortable two-storey family home. We have neighbourhood shopping a few steps from the house, we are five minutes from the beach and within easy walking distance to the town centre. The property which is on a large double lot, is fully enclosed for complete privacy and security. Within the 8-to 10 foot walls are the large palapa, two separate outdoor eating and bbq areas, tropical garden, a fountain and a good sized pool. The living/dining area on the ground floor is open and spacious...we have recently added a pool table! There is also a full kitchen and bathroom downstairs.Ceiling fans throughout. Upstairs; the den/ TV area, 2 full bathrooms and 3 bedrooms (king, double and 2 twin; all with fans) with large front and back balconies. The house is fully equipped, plenty of towels and linen, lots of books, games CD's and DVDs for relaxed and easy living. A WIFI connection has recently been installed and is available to visitors.
We have recently completed construction of lovely guest house next to the main building on an adjoining lot, also fully enclosed. The new casita has a king bedroom with adjoining full bath and a small kitchen as well as an indoor living area a palapa covered dining area. The guesthouse is completely independant of the main house, however the two properties can be opened up to share the garden and pool.The two houses can be rented together for larger groups (max 10).
NB. THE RENTAL RATES QUOTED BELOW APPLY TO THE MAIN HOUSE ONLY. COST OF THE GUEST HOUSE, IF NEEDED, IS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.
Housekeeper, gardener and pool maintenance come twice weekly.
A no smoking house
No pets please.

More photos available upon request.

Keywords: House

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    en suite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    with balcony overlooking the pool...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) sofas(2)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    master bedroom suite...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    shared bedrooms 2 and 3...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    main floor of main house...moreless

Attractions

  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Seating for 8 people
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low season
Apr 16 - Nov 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$755
high season
Nov 2 - Apr 15, 2017
7 night min stay

$944
Christmas week
Dec 21 - Dec 27, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,132
flat fee
New Year week
Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,132
flat fee
Easter Week
Apr 13 - Apr 19, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,132
flat fee
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
$108

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $226.44

Notes:

Rental on a weekly basis only.

Rates quoted are for the large house which accommodates a maximum of 6. To accommodate larger parties, if the guest house is required ,the rate will be increased accordingly.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 08/14/2016
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21 Unavailable
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
manzanillo
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Grand Bay; Isla de Navidad (by water taxi)
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
200
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Taqueria Ramos
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
Bahia de navidad

Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

Why the Owner Chose Barra de Navidad, Jal., Mexico:
On our very first visit to Barra we were completely smitten. The location, the sun, the sea, the relative social stability, the delightful people, the enchanting village, the energy and the hospitality were overwhelming. Within three days we bought our wonderful casa and we have not regretted that impulsive decision for a moment since.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
One of the marvellous aspects of spending time in Barra is the many alternatives which are possible. You can stay put.... totally... hang out around the pool, shop in the barrio, eat at home, play pool, listen to music or you can explore the village and immediate surroundings; Melaque, La Manzanilla,La Colimilla, lunch at the Grand Bay, golf, fishing or water sports. For those curious folks who can stay longer, we are two hours from the wonderful, colonial town of Colima, four hours from Ajijic and Guadalajara, the artisanat center of Mexico, and La Ticla, some of the best surfing on the coast. Bustling Puerto Vallarta is only three hours north along the coast with marvellous beaches and exclusive hotels along the way.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • palapa and pool

    palapa and pool

  • hidden in  garden and surrounded by bougainvillias

    hidden in garden and surrounded by bougainvillias

  • living area, pool table

    living area, pool table

  • indoor dining area

    indoor dining area

  • poolside

    poolside

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • 3rd bedroom

    3rd bedroom

  • pool anyone?

    pool anyone?

  • 2nd bathroom

    2nd bathroom

  • perfect day

    perfect day

  • cool

    cool

  • guest house

    guest house

  • garden and fountain. main house

    garden and fountain. main house

  • sieste time

    sieste time

  • living room

    living room

  • palapa, outdoor dining

    palapa, outdoor dining

  • side, main house

    side, main house

  • 2nd bedroom

    2nd bedroom

  • mexican kitchen main house

    mexican kitchen main house

  • stairwell

    stairwell

  • a day at Tenacatita

    a day at Tenacatita

  • garden and pathway to guest house

    garden and pathway to guest house

  • guest house bedroom

    guest house bedroom

  • perfect sunset

    perfect sunset

VRBO #26152

This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french
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