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House with Spectacular Picturesque Estuary + Ocean + Mountain Views

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,280 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

MainHs 3Bdrm/2Bth(Sleeps 6) and GuestHs 2Bd/1Bth (sleeps 6) - Water front

This gorgeous and spacious house has Spanish/Mexican style architecture featuring arched doorways, tall arched hardwood doors, niches, large kitchen, 3 outdoor patios perfect for enjoying the views and relaxing. One of the patios is large enough to host a gigantic family gathering. It is perfect for your family vacation.

But most important are its magnificent views of the most picturesque estuary+ mountains + ocean views all right in front. Makes you feel like you are worlds away from hectic city life. Come and breath the fresh air, smile as you take in the surrounding beauty and become renewed once again.

Main House sleeps 6 people:

Master BdRm-1 cal-king bed with master Bthrm and small Bonus room with Double bed, 2nd Bdrm-1 queen bed and 2nd bathroom next to it. Open floor plan. The kitchen is fully stocked w/cooking & dining utensils. The kitchen has plenty of granite counter-top space for preparing family meals and a large island with extra seating.

Basics such as internet/WiFi, TV, DVD, Microwave, Fridge, Gas Stove. cooking pots and pans, bowls, dishes, spoons, forks, coffee maker, toaster, gas outdoor BBQ, lots of blankets and warm comforters, 1 car garage + fenced front yard with additional 3 cars parking. Gated, safe, friendly community.

The completely separate Guest House is available for rental separately

sleeps 4-6 people:

2 BDrms with cal king beds in each, 1bath, and fold out queen couch in livingroom, plus lightweight mattress kept in closet, open floor plan/full kitchen/dinning room/large wrap around roofed porch, with amazing river-estuary and ocean views.

Basics such as internet/WiFi, TV, DVD, Microwave, Fridge, Gas Stove. cooking pots and pans, bowls, dishes, spoons, forks, coffee maker, toaster, gas outdoor BBQ, lots of blankets and warm comforters, uncovered parking withing fenced front yard.

$50 cleaning fee

Pets: Extremely well behaved and completely potty-trained small or older, very calm pets that do not scratch doors or chew things while you are gone are welcomed.

The calendar shows booking availability schedule for main house only.

If you need to book guest house as well or separately please email or text me first before choosing instant booking on site. Dinora (951)529-4067

Additional information:

hose is located appx. 500+ ft. from the beach (5 minute walk). The estuary is full of white egrets and many other birds. Beach lovers will enjoy strolling on our secluded, clean, sandy beach, where they can swim, surf, boogie-board, horseback ride, or simply relax.

You can also walk inland along the river and even walk into the middle of the river/estuary where large trees grow on high points of soil build up. Standing in the middle of a lush estuary will feel like you have been transported away from city life and back to nature. Of course, when you are ready, modern day comforts will await you back at the house!

5 min. walk to beach. (rent a horse there while you are at it)

5 min. drive to world famous La Fonda Hotel/Spa/Restaurant.

5 min. drive from Best surf in Baja [K58].

10 min. drive to ATV rental at sand dunes.

5 min. drive to great world class ocean front golf course (ranked 3rd in Mexico & 7th in the world).

25 min. drive to Ensenada: fine dinning/shopping/dancing/lively boardwalk/quaint shops district.

45 min. drive to Guadalupe Valley Wineries/Spas ( Mexico's own beautiful Napa valley)-beautiful vineyards and gourmet restaurants plus spas.

25 min. drive to Rosarito: restaurants/shopping/pottery mile/night clubs.

For golfers: La Mision is located 5 min drive from the impressive ocean front Baja Mar Golf course (ranked 3rd in Mexico and 7th in the world). This golf course is often compared to California’s Pebble Beach’s golf course.

Activities: fishing trips out of La Salina marina (located 5 mins. south) or out of Ensenada, fine Restaurants or tasty local mom and pop restaurants, Kayaking in river(BYO kayak), Sailing, Boating, Swimming, Surfing, Mountain Biking (BYO), Hiking, Fishing, Horseback Riding. Ultra-light flying available (take offs from the beach), Wildlife Viewing (especially Birds), nearby dune buggies/ATV rentals, Art Shopping, huge Lobsters for $10 just 8 minutes away in Puerto Nuevo, and Shopping-dining-and dancing in Rosarito or Ensenada located 25 minutes north/south. See you there!

Keywords: Main House (sleeps 6) + Completely Separate Guest House (sleeps 6)

More Details

Dinora Marroquin
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

Why Dinora Marroquin chose Baja California Norte

We have visited many comunities along the baja coast in the last two decades and La Mision was the one we loved the most. The fresh water river pooling into a huge estuary right next to the ocean is very rare. The fresh water keeps the entire area around it lush and green year round when the rest of baja is dried up and brown. The rugged mountains to the east are beautiful. The wild life is as atracted to La Mision for the same reason as the humans are. Plus we love the convenience of being less than an hour away from the USA border.

What makes this house unique

At first glance it is a peaceful community but once you start meeting the neighboors you realize that there is always a fun gathering happening for one reason or onother. This gives you the option to have a quiet weekend or join the party for a few margaritas and dancing. La Mision is inhabited by americans who have been here for a long time. Many of the younger residents inherited their homes from their parents and they intend to keep them for their own kids. Our community has a very lived in feeling.


La Misión House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1280 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 9
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bonus Bedroom 3-accessible through Master BDrm - 1 double
    Separate Guest House-BDrm 5 - 1 king
    Separate Guest House BDrm 4 - 1 king
  • Main house: Master Bedroom -1 cal king bed+ small bonus bedroom 1 full size bed (attached to master bdrm) 2nd bedroom -1 queen bed Separate Guest house: Master bedroom -1 cal king bed 2nd bedroom - 1 cal king bed Livingroom fold out couch - queen size
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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House with Spectacular Picturesque Estuary + Ocean + Mountain Views
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
Riverside, California

Beautiful and peaceful home!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely are in love with this place. Close walk to the beach, great restaurants nearby, private secured community. Overall a great place to get away and relax!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house is in a secluded place and it looks so much better than the pictures. We received directions from Dinora on how to get to house but we still manage to get a bit lost and we called Jose and he gave us directions how to get to house and stayed on the phone until we were in the direct path. I though that was really nice.

We were only lost for a few minutes so it wasn't a big deal.

We walked around the property and met some locals that were really nice, lots of retired folks out here since is such a secluded place.

We didn't mind driving about 30 minutes to Rosarito beach and all famous lobster restaurants at all.

I want to make this trip a yearly trip and would definitely rent this house again before I choose another one.

I felt so in love with the area that I didn't want to leave and I would buy myself a vacation home in the same neighborhood 😎�

I definitely recommend this house for a family that likes to stay in secluded locations but still close enough to all craziness around it.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We fell in love with La Mision beach community as well because of how beautiful and peaceful it is. You feel like you are away from busy city life while here yet only a short drive from shopping and restaurants and fun activities. It's the best of both worlds. We welcome you back anytime.
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Simply lovely

  • 5 of 5

Sadly we only we able to spend one night here, but we made the most of our time. The house was beautiful and sparkling clean.... It felt like a true escape! I wish I could drink my morning coffee and evening wine on the patio every day: pure bliss! We rode horses on the beach, took a nice long walk along the river, and got some delicious shrimp and fruit from the stands along the beach. Thank you so much for being so accommodating and for sharing your beautiful home with us!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love La Misión - great location

  • 5 of 5

5 of us squeezed into Elsie's sweet guest house (the back house) and had a delightful time. Leticia was very helpful but also not ever in our way. We explored the beach, rode horses, went to eat at a restaurant and cooked a lot at home.

Elsie's directions and suggestions were SO precise and detailed and personal and terrific! We all loved referring to them.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Returned for Thanksgiving!

  • 5 of 5

I returned with some friends and rented both of Elsie's houses for the 2nd Thanksgiving in a row. We had an excellent time. The property is well maintained, spacious, and Leticia is there if you need her and busy with her other jobs if you don't. The beach is an easy walk, my elderly dog (15 and counting) enthusiastically walked to the beach and back every day while we were there. It is one of his last true pleasures in life. All utilities functioned perfectly this year, and we will happily recommend this property to others. Elsie is always responsive and attentive. Thanks for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Temecula Ca

Nice home but pics are better

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our overall stay back in June 2012. The owner easy to communicate with but the place was very hard to locate at night and it was a bit scary since it is dark and the roads are not paved. Once we finally made our way to the property, we were greeted at the driveway with the keys which was nice since we arrived an hour late due to being lost. Very challenging to make a cell call in Mexico and theres no Wifi service once you get to the house. Daytime, scenery not so lovely as there is a lot of dirt around and even some discarded trash nearby. Also the locals said this area "rarely" sees any sunshine which was very disappointing considering it was summer and my husband and daughter and I had to endure a cold gloomy weekend. The pictured hammock wasnt there which was fine due to the chilled weather but if you look forward to relaxing in it, check to see if owner has replaced it first.

The house was roomy and clean, plenty of towels and blankets. Problem with both showers though is the water drains were clogged up so we were stuck taking showers while our feet bathed in backed up water below and it smelled "sewagey". Not pleasant. There were videos to keep our daughter entertained but no cable. Price was great but word of advice, be ready to rough it a bit.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 1) I am so sorry that the weather did not cooperate with your vacation. The weather in La Mision is identical to Southern California weather: it is usually sunny and beautiful but occasionally you get some gloom or even rain (example: coincidentally, today (August 30,2012) it rained hard in sunny Pasadena/Los Angeles during the middle of a heatwave: it happens sometimes!). And global warming will probably only bring more crazy weather. You were just unlucky during your vacation weekend. 2) We do not offer WiFi but lots of neighbors leave their WiFi open and it is accessible from the upper patio. 3) I am very sorry about the hammock not being out. Leticia puts it away when each guest leaves to preserve it from salty air and sometimes she forgets to put it back out (it was in master bedroom closet). 4) Leticia (the caretaker) is always available to fix any maintenance issues that come up as it does with ANY home. If you had told her immediately about shower issue, she would have had her husband who is but a few houses away, fix it immediately. It is what she is there for. 5) Our ad/web page does not claim that we have cable service. 6) I have tried my best to show in the pictures and in the description that we are located in a nature setting/community and we are surrounded by an estuary, lots of native shrubs, hiking paths, etc (This is shown on pictures). This is a vacation home meant for enjoying nature and the description does not say in any way at all that we are surrounded by concrete. Describing it as"be ready to rough it a bit" is far from it. I handle the rental of 2 houses in this community and this house gets the most compliments from many of our guests. They love the house's architecture, views, the tranquility and peacefulness, proximity to restaurants, shopping, wineries, sand dunes, etc. 60% of our rentals are returning guests, who book as much as 4 to 5 months in advance (Thanksgiving week is already booked by a returning guest). I try very hard to take good care of all our guest and I am sorry that you were not pleased. I highly recommend that for your future vacations, you should read the description of house, location, amenities, etc, very carefully so that your vacation meets all your expectations. Sincerely, Elsie
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Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
La Fonda and others
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Bajamar Golf course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
283 Metres
La Mision
Car: recommended

For wine lovers: The Beautiful Guadalupe Valley wineries are about 45 minutes away.

ATV rentals at Sand Dunes just 10 minutes north of our community.

Lobster dining galore at nearby Puerto Nuevo - 15 min drive

Pottery mile shopping on south side of Rosarito - 25 mins away


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One time Cleaning fee of $50 for main house/$45 for guest house.

1 Night rentals: Main House $175/ngt(2adults+2-4 kids)
Note: slightly higher cost for groups consisting of all adults.
14 day cancellation notice required for full refund.

Guest house rents separately from main house at additional cost. Prices are same as main house since it is a full size 2bdrm house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.