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Jungle Treehouse with Ocean View

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Last updated: 03/23/2017

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Villa Zanzibar is a charming, private house for rent located on a jungle-clad hillside, steps above La Ropa Beach. Enjoy the views of La Ropa Beach, Zihuatanejo Bay and the twinkling lights of the village at night.

I think you will love our place. Villa Zanzibar is situated in a very quiet small neighborhood, on a side of a mountain surrounded by lush tropical trees and a profusion of nature. Everyone has been more than thrilled with the villa. It is designed as a modern tree house, with massive wood pillars, expansive palapa roof, smooth colored concrete surfaces and tile floors decorated with rock inlay. Villa Zanzibar is beautifully furnished with Equipale furniture and filled with hand crafted Mexican art. We are always adding new pieces to the collection. The dining room and living room faces the ocean and has incredible views of the Bay, Playa La Ropa, Zihuatanejo, Puerto Mio and the Pacific Ocean. This is an excellent location to get to know the local birds. The trees surrounding the house are filled with giant exotic jays, humming birds, Mot Mots, Cacao and many others. Wild parrots are often heard and seen flying by in the mornings.

Each bedroom has its own charm and all have comfy King size beds. The two bedrooms down stairs are air conditioned and share a separate W/C and beautiful snail shaped shower done in round stones. The third bedroom upstairs is lofted and has its own shower, W/C, sitting area and hammock. The bed is draped with a tropical Pavion. There is a safe deposit box to lock up your valuables.

The kitchen is at the heart of the house, with all modern conveniences to cook up fresh Red Snapper and Tuna from the market. The breakfast bar seats 4 persons. The 'Jewel' of the casa is Naty. She cleans and takes care of all household concerns. Naty will be happy to prepare salsa's to have with chips, fruit salads for breakfast and refreshing Mexican aguas! Her hours are Monday through Saturday 9 am to 1 pm. She is especially good with children and speaks English too!

As far as the distance to the beach. Out the front gate down 15 stair steps to the sidewalk (20 yards long) to the left and down 60 stair steps to a private driveway, approx. 50 yards to the beach. That is the south end of Playa La Ropa. The house has excellent views and yes you can hear the surf.

From the house to the beach if you drew a straight line it would be about 75 yards from the ocean.

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 1 downstairs is separate w/c from shower room.


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Cell Phone...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates



You have 10 days to send your deposit after making your reservation and the balance is due 30 days before your arrival.

Write a check made out to Lois Keeth and mail to my address in California.

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Owner's cancellation policy:

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: I started vacationing in Zihua in 1985 and fell in love with the area. I have been living here full time since 1993.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Besides nature, views and uniqueness you will love the peace and quiet. The villa is not by any main roads! So the sound of the surf can massage those exhausted thoughts into jello!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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  • Garden entrance to Villa Zanzibar

    Garden entrance to Villa Zanzibar

  • Kitchen and Bar

    Kitchen and Bar

  • Upstairs loft bedroom

    Upstairs loft bedroom

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • view of Zihuatanejo bay from villa

    view of Zihuatanejo bay from villa

  • entrance


  • Downstairs A/C bedroom

    Downstairs A/C bedroom

  • Living room

    Living room

VRBO #286802

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 02, 2017

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