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Casita Annie, DATES AVAILABLE IN MARCH! Views, Cool Breezes,

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Casita within my house. Separate entrance, kitchen, bath and tons of privacy.

This wonderful casita is located on a quiet 1/4 acre on the hillside in Lo de Marcos. The views of the mountains and peek coastline views are spectacular.


A 10 minute walks puts you right into town!

There are plenty of grocery stores offering everything from fresh fruit and veggies to good coffee to coffee milk or half and half.

The casita has an air conditioned bedroom, outdoor (covered) kitchen and a full bath. A very comfy bed, nice linens, air conditioning and ceiling fans. An outdoor patio/seating area

It is fully furnished. Including 2 beach chairs, one beach umbrella and beach sheets for the sand.

The casita comes with good, sometimes great, WiFi (Mexico!)

There is secure storage area attached to the house.

The gardens and landscape are well established, lush and beautiful! Lots of birds to watch in the mornings and afternoons.

Housekeeping services and clean linens weekly.

The lot is 1/4 acre. There is off street parking. Although a car isn't a necessity. Lots of people rent golf carts for getting around. Cart reservations are recommended well in advance.

Steps are involved! Must be able to walk the steps to the casita!

WELL behaved pets are welcome!

Keywords: New private casita. Attached to my house. Wonderful views. Close to beach. Quiet area. Privacy. Air conditioning. Breezes. Ceiling fans. Bird watching. Comfort. Time to unwind.

More Details

Annie VerSteeg
Member since: 2011
Speaks: spanish, English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 7, 2018

About Annie VerSteeg

I enjoy this area of Mexico. The weather is perfect, it is quiet (most of the time, it is Mexico!)

My dog loves it.

I love to walk the beach, swim in the warm ocean and enjoy the many little restaurants on the beach or in town.

Annie VerSteeg purchased this studio in 2004

Why Annie VerSteeg chose Lo De Marcos

I chose Lo de Marcos because it is easy to get to from Puerto Vallarta airport but far away from all the crowds! It is such a nice little town with lovely local people and enough Snow Birds to make some nice friends. Lots of community services to get involved with if desired!

What makes this studio unique

I never get tired of the views, The light on the mountains changes all day long, it is never the same and always beautiful. The birds are plentiful and very entertaining.

I love the short walk to the beach and the short walk to town.

There is music in the town square every Wednesday.

Dance Lessons, Yoga, Pilates, and the restaurants have music nights that are so popular reservations are required!

We have some amazing musicians here so, if you play, bring your instrument! There is an open Mic night ever 2nd Monday.

It can be a very busy place.


Lo De Marcos Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • All new! Hot water and great water pressure. Towels changed weekly
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Closet and storage area available.
  • Queen size Bed, great linens. Very Comfortable. A closet and plenty of storage. There is only one bed.
  • Books ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
There are stairs involved to get to this unit. They keep you in shape!


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Casita Annie, DATES AVAILABLE IN MARCH! Views, Cool Breezes,
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews

Beautiful Location, Excellent Value

  • 5 of 5

The casita apartment attached to Casa Annie was the perfect couple's getaway and exceeded our expectations. We found the location to be ideal, an easy walk to the beach about 4 blocks straight down the road, and a pleasant stroll through rural pasture into town. Perched on a hillside at the edge of town in a quiet neighborhood, the typical Mexican town noises (roosters, dogs, music) were softened, adding ambiance without being in our face. The casita itself is compact, consisting of a single air-conditioned bedroom, with the kitchen and bath partially open to the outdoors. The bed was the most comfortable we have experienced on our travels. We appreciated the fully functional outdoor kitchen, with two burner gas range with small oven, many quality small appliances, and all the pots and utensils needed to cook at home. As we believe that eating is the most important part of a vacation, we loved the territorial views from the kitchen and patio while preparing and enjoying meals. While you do need to be mindful of jungle critters and keep the outdoor kitchen clean, we encountered surprisingly few bugs, likely due to being elevated so far above ground level. Lo de Marcos has many options for dining out also, although some of the nicer restaurants catering to tourists and expats close during the summer starting around the first week of May (just after our arrival). We arrived at Casa Annie in a car with our dog, and the walled parking area at the bottom of the property were idea for both. Although we never met Annie in person, she was always available by phone and extremely helpful tips and information.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The casita was built to be enjoyed the way you did! I thing quality appliances, bed, bedding and towels can make or break a stay! Mi casa es su casa! Thanks for the great visit. Annie
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Little Piece of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Casita Annie was wonderful, all we needed for our 21 day holiday. Luvia the manager speakers perfect english is is very helpful. A few stairs up to the Casita (just 43), after stuffing ourselves everyday with Tacos & Beer we needed the exercise. property was well lit at night. Very comfortable bed, tons of water pressure & hot water, ice cold A/C, huge towels, nice patio with fan and a great view. Say hi to our resident Iguana who was living in the clay tile over our patio. We think he might have been the one who ate wholes in some of our bananas one night that we left out. keep kitchen counter clean to keep away ants.The beach is 6 or 8 minutes, just come down the stairs , turn left and keep walking right onto the sand. The beach chairs provided were great. the new chest freezer out on the patio was very handy. Small fridge so do not buy too many things. Very quiet neighborhood and a pitch black sky at night to stare at the stars. Streets are mostly lit by street lights, Lo De Marcos itself is a wonderful little town, very safe, we sat in the plaza almost every night until 11 pm. LDM has everything in the way of stores that you will probably need. Bakery (hard to find but we managed), several small butchers, lots of small well priced corner stores, produce and several sit down restaurants and lots of street food vendors (they have the best prices on food).

For an affordable day time meal go to the beach restaurant at the far south end of the beach. $7 CAN for a fried fish dinner (it was delicious). Its also a nice shaded area so you do not get too burned. They have very rustic bathrooms as well but clean , bring your own TP always in Mexico.

Donuts on the beach, 20 pesos, 7 pesos at the corner stores, want beer on the beach? 25 pesos!

1/2 liter bottles of soda . 12 pesos

There is the Pacifica Compostella bus line that departs at the top of the hour from the plaza, very cheap, if you have a bad back do not use it!! departs LDM and heads south and goes as far as PVR. 40 pesos to San Pancho, 80 pesos to the Mega and Walmart (in Mexcales), runs at approx the buttom of the hour coming back. if you need specialty shopping go to Mega. Getting bus back from Walmart was hairy, due to the dozens of other buses that use the same pick up area..

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Kim and I enjoyed our stay so very much. Annie's was there to welcome welcome us upon arrival and her casita was absolutely beautiful. The open air kitchen was so perfect, everything clean, well equipped and some basic supplies(coffee, yogurt & milk) in the fridge for our arrival. It was an easy walk to the beach and town with lots of alternative areas to explore as well. Annie was the best host ever always available when we needed some info or directions. we only wish we could have stayed longer but the short time we were there we enjoyed every minute. Thank you Annie

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A perfect suite, with a well equipped small kitchen open to the morning sunshine, private entrance, a view balcony, and a super comfortable bed with high quality sheets and pillows. The house is up a small hill and has the advantage of fabulous views, a nice breeze and lots of birds. A pleasant walk to the beach, 3 blocks, and a lovely truly Mexican village, with surprisingly good restaurants and grocery shops. Good bus service to surrounding towns for touring and markets. Annie knows how to get around and keeps the operation running smoothly. A great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review. Happy to hear you had a nice time. Hopefully see you in November! Annie
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Pacific Beach

Everything Annie promised and more!

  • 5 of 5

What a sweet casita. It's a paradise for sure.

The kitchen truly is fully equipped!

Close to town. Amazing restaurants, food and nice people.

Close to the beach 🌊

Beach chairs, umbrella, beach sheets!

And amazing water pressure and hot hot water!

Can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Fantastic accommodations with up-to-date appliances and maid services twice a week. Great location with a 180 view from the private patio and a 5 minute walk to El Centro and the beach. Annie is very helpful regarding her knowledge of the town and surrounding areas as well as her wonderful personality!! A relaxed and charming experience and I look forward to coming again next winter.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marty was my first renter in the new Casita/bungalow. I thought it worked out well and I'm happy to hear he did too! Annie
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
In town
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
8 miles north
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Lots in town and on the beach
Nearest Point of Interest
The town of Lo de Marcos
Nearest Point of Interest
Turn off for lo de Marcos
Nearest Point of Interest
PEMEX station
Car: not necessary

Great boogie-boarding just down the street. The water access is EASY and kid friendly. The point has a sweet little left that goes off pretty frequently. For the die-hard surfers, there is surf all around, here. You will want a car.

The bird watching from the open dining area is VERY entertaining!

There are plenty of yoga classes in town too.

The ocean breeze felt while relaxing on the porch is relaxing and refreshing after a hard day at the beach or a shopping excursion to the 'tianguis'' (markets in every little town). Ours is on Saturdays.

Great hiking groups, bocce ball, volley ball, dancing in the square on Wednesday nights.

You get to chose... relax or go for it!

Really no car needed.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25
Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $500

The deposit due will depend on length of stay.
Deposit money will be charged for all trash left behind and any damage done.
Prices may change at any time before booking. Prices are guaranteed once booked.
Deposit is fully refundable at the owners discretion. If your cancellation has left me in a real bind, your deposit will be forfeited.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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