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Magical, Mystical Loreto Bay, Mexico . Ford Explorer included.

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5) Ford Explorer included.

Loreto Bay is the vision of dedicated environmentalists who wished to create a sustainable community. It is modeled after European hill towns with stunning traditional adobe architecture, charming walkways to the sea, and lovely gardens.

But there's more to see, so we include our Ford Explorer: for exploring.

Our location in the community is a treasure. I think it could not be better: so quiet, yet just a few feet from our charming coffee shop, a stone's throw to the community center and the 'greengrocer', a short walk to our new wine bar.

Our casita is unique. We wanted guests to immediately recognize that they were in a special place, not a standard condo or hotel room. We chose exotic, charming, one-of-a-kind pieces as well as the finest beds and appliances. Our high quality furnishings have caused some to wonder if we were wise to rent to the public, but we have been rewarded with respect from all of our guests. The kitchen is equipped as yours might be at home. From stemware to Cuisinart cookware, you will be more than satisfied.

The upstairs/downstairs bedrooms with individual baths provide privacy for two couples. Both bedrooms have televisions. The upstairs deck has a lovely mountain view. Although the water view is quite limited, the beach is only a two minute walk away. The very good golf course is 3 minutes walk away.

Keywords: Casita by the Sea of Cortez in elegant, new Loreto Bay community

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Susan Hill
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2016

About Susan Hill

I am a retired English teacher; my late husband a retired US Navy officer. We live in San Diego, but only came to love Baja when we discovered Loreto. This charming Mexican pueblo (12 minutes drive from our casita) provides very good international restaurants, a marina for sports fishing,cute shops, and an impressive malecon. The people are the warmest we have met anywhere. Our grown children were thrilled by our choice and enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, and just hanging at the pools. The fishing is fabulous, but we are not really fisherman. Instead, we rent various small boats to explore the nearby islands. They are amazing with their untouched beauty.

Susan Hill purchased this villa in 2005

Why Susan Hill chose Baja California Sur

We liked that the airport was a 10 minute drive from the house. We continue to be amazed by the sunsets on the mountains. As tennis players, we were impressed by the ambitious John McEnroe tennis center just a few minutes away. Although the courts are far from world class, we expect they someday will be. The attractive Inn, associated with the development, adds availability of a modest gym, restaurants, pools, tour guides and beach services.These amenities are yours to enjoy while renting our home.

What makes this villa unique

Great golf course one can walk to with special rates for renters. No cars ever drive by the homes. They are parked on the street. People are always walking by, as this is a walking community.Everything is close. So you get to know your neighbors. We like that. So far from any urban intrusion, the night sky is amazing. This is the most relaxing area we have ever visited. It is a place for renewal.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Muchas gracias! Your home was perfect. We had everything we needed. It would be nice if you could provide bicycles, though, as there is so much to see on bikes. Keep it in mind.

We will be back.
Sep 2010
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Magical, Mystical Loreto Bay, Mexico . Ford Explorer included.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 9 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The house are beautiful and comfortable. The place are amazing and very clean and relax! The owner and the manager are very kind. I will back again!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Wonderful - a gem!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful vacation, 6 weeks of perfection. Susan is lovely to work with and very accommodating. Answers questions quickly. Location of the casita is perfect. Quiet at night. Steps from the pool and not much farther to the beach, which is fabulous. A great place to stay, do yourself a favor and book it.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great value for a great villa

  • 5 of 5

The home is as described, centrally located. It is a 30 second walk to the lap pool, a minute walk to the beach, and a minute walk will take you to the Loreto Bay village amenities/shops.

The home has a wonderful, comfy master bed, and the kitchen was so well stocked with cookware, bake ware and appliances.

The opportunity to rent the SUV was a great addition, and much appreciated.

Loreto and the surrounding area offer great outdoor activities. You can hike to the top of an extinct volcano on a island, kayak to the surrounding marine park islands, snorkel around underwater cliffs, sightsee through an amazing mountain drive to an old Mission, and take long walks on the beach, meeting all the residents doggies taking their guardians for a walk!

The residents of the city of Loreto are very gracious and kind. There is a distinct small town friendliness with every one you meet.

Susan is a great hostess, and we appreciate being able to stay at her home.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lovely relaxation and great outdoor opportunities

  • 5 of 5

As an overview: we loved it!! The house is perfect. We (a family of 3 with a seven-year-old) went running in the mountains, tested out the road biking, cooked and enjoyed great fresh produce, swam in the (heated!) pools, rented kayaks to paddle in the Sea of Cortez, made sand castles on the beach, and enjoyed drinking fruity cocktails on the rooftop patio while watching the moon and stars.... It was so quiet and peaceful, and had everything we could have asked for! Safe, beautiful, and lots of fun. Thank you, Susan!!

Susan's house is absolutely lovely, and she was very helpful on email and on the phone with the details of car rentals, etc. The house is so welll designed! There is so much great outdoor space, and while the houses are close together, there is still a real sense of privacy--but also a sense of neighborliness.

The plants in pots all over the rooftop patio are beautiful, as are the vines trailing up the bannister ! The place is cosy, comfortable and sweet. Susan has decorated and furnished the place so nicely.

The kitchen is stocked with really nice pots and pans and appliances! We love to cook, and found everything we needed. The markets in Loreto are great, and the little neighborhood Fresh Market has everything you need, less than a block away.

We enjoyed our time immensely, and plan to return next year!!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taos, New Mexico

Mil gracias!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your comfortable casa! It's conviently located in the middle of things - golf course, market, coffee & wine bars, hotel & sea. We enjoyed the hotel ammenties - pool, workout room, kayaks & restaurants. The hotel concierge got us involved in salsa dancing lessons, hiking & bird watching tours. We met a lot of people (homeowners, visitors, locals) during our month long stay - Loreto is an inviting place. We'll miss the endless blues of water, mountains & sky. Thank you Susan for making the arrangements so easy and for giving us recommendations on restaurants and car rentals. We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles

Casa Muy Bonita - Love Loreto

  • 5 of 5

This home is nice and very comfortable stay. It is a home away from home. It is walking distance to the Sea of Cortez, the hotel and golf course. I would recommend staying here since the owners are very kind and good people who really appreciates beauty.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Loreto BCS
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Wine Cellar Nopolo
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Loreto Bay
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 1, Mexico
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
El Cardon
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Loreto Bay
Car: not necessary

Explore uninhabited offshore islands; enjoy overnight coastal camping with experienced guides, accessible only by kayak. Fabulous snorkeling.

Acclaimed golf course in walking distance.

Excellent place to learn paddle boarding.


Rates & Availability

Loreto Municipality Villa Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Depending on pet, there will be a totally or partially refundable deposit for pet.

30% deposit at time of booking. Personal check preferred.

Balance due 30 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Loreto Municipality Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , en suite w/MBR
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , This Bdrm. is en suite with twin bedroom
  • spacious, modern, and airy
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , There is a large patio with table & chairs off this bedroom.
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) The twins are not inexpensive children's beds. All beds are top of the line, highest quality.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
yoga classes, very reasonable, almost daily bridge games open to all physical therapy, private sessions, minutes walk manicure, pedicure, hairdresser, massage , walking distance Spanish classes, open to all, almost daily Bridge games, 3 times per wk. Free lending library: books.\, videos, etc.

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