Bali-by-the-Beach Retreat--Time for You--at Rio Del Mar Beach(35 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)
Expansive windows in the Great Room, upstairs, reveal spectacular whitewater ocean views and a vast, luminous sky. Here you'll find lovely living and dining areas, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a half bath, plus a flat screen HD TV with DVR and cable (including HBO, Showtime), and easy access to a sun-drenched deck.
At the end of the day, when you've had your fill of stargazing, slip downstairs and let the waves serenade you to sleep. The ocean's lullaby can be heard from two spacious bedrooms, each one boasting a full bath, Queen bed and exotic furnishings.
And best of all...this serene, private getaway is only 50 yards from the longest beach (10 miles) in Santa Cruz County! Restaurants, shopping, deli, coffee are all within walking distance. Golf course, supermarket, Chinese, French, Italian, Sushi, Mexican and Indian restaurants, nail salons, and 4 Pilates studios are all just 1 mile away.
So don't wait! Plan your retreat at Bali-by-the-Beach, now...
Come lie on the warm sand...
watch dolphins, sea lions, and otters frolic in the water...
write a story, paint a picture...stretch out...
People feel a deep peace here. You will too.
PS: Boogie board and wet suit in the garage
Keywords: Beautiful beach house, tranquil, lots of light, 1-minute walk to the beach, whitewater ocean views.
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Member since: 2010
- 1470 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Beach View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Coffee Maker:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning $150
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 11%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Short Day Trips to the Monterey Aquarium, John Steinbeck Center in Salinas, Big Sur (Henry Miller Library and More), Carmel White Sand Beach, San Francisco.
In the neighborhood are wineries, golf courses, and beaches galore.
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: Beach lover. Bali lover. 40-year resident of Santa Cruz and 4-time visitor to Bali. I enjoy creating environments. Living at the beach has been a lifelong dream of mine. Bali-by-the-Beach is a gift to be treasured...and offered. With gratitude, Joan
Why the Owner Chose Aptos, CA, USA:
I've always wanted to live in a beach house. When I saw this home, I fell in love with it and bought it on the spot. What I enjoy: walking on the beach, walking to the famous Cement Ship at the Seacliff State Beach, walking to the quaint village of Aptos. I like the sweet and small Visitors Center, also located in Seacliff State Park. You just walk right to it! I love the food at the Pixie Deli around the corner. They make it easy to take a picnic to the beach. There's nothing like lying on a beach blanket on the warm sand. I read my book—for about 10 minutes. And then...I feel relaxed and dreamy, imagination in free rein. The waves, the birds, the breeze. I'm in a deeply restful place, and when I return I feel renewed, refreshed, and happy. And it all happens without getting into a car. Just a minute's walk from the house and there it is. My joy.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
At Bali-by-the-Beach, I enjoy peace of mind and serenity. So much so that sometimes it is hard to leave! I'm so entranced by the view that it's just as good to see the view as it is to be in the view (i.e. on the beach). I feel in harmony with existence here. My wish is the same for you.
- Primary: (408) 504-9998 (California, USA)
Links to more information:
Do you love the sunset? It's thrilling right from the living room.
Chaise by the Sea
Steps from the sand...and what a view! Listen to the waves serenade you at night
Hand-Carved Bali Bed - Ocean View from Bed
Dining room, Balinese furniture
Happy guests made this collage
the Boudoir room
The Cement Ship at Sunset
A beautiful place to relax
Rumah Joan (house of Joan, as they say in Bali)
It's all about the view
Drink in the view...
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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