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Book Now-Fresh interior & beautiful new courtyard garden, fountain & staircase!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6) Still dates available in March-May!

Newly Renovated inside & Out! Please inquire about 30 day+ rental discount

Our Baja Getaway is a beautiful traditional Mexican Casa nestled in a quiet Palm treed courtyard in the Founders Village neighbourhood of Nopolo, Loreto Bay. Your access to the sandy beach and Sea of Cortez is a mere l00 steps away.

Step through the crafted, wood front doors into an open air garden courtyard with and outdoor espresso /margarita bar, ample furniture for relaxing and a soothing water fountain. From there, double French doors lead you to the main living room, dining room and kitchen. From the garden a beautiful New Mexican tiled staircase leads to the large outdoor roof top terrace where you will find the master bedroom.

The roof top second floor deck also has patio furniture tables, chairs and loungers for relaxing or eating. The master suite's French doors open onto this expansive deck where you'll find privacy,and beautiful views of the Sierra de La Gigante Mountain range, swaying Palms in our public courtyard, ocean views and stunning sunsets.

At night, you'll never see stars like this!!! The house has traditional tile flooring throughout and locally made Spanish furniture. Both master baths have local Mexican tile, dual painted sink vanities, walk-in showers, separate water closets and large soaking tubs. A tiled coffee or cocktail bar with Mexican leather bar seats connects the kitchen through large counter windows in the courtyard.

Our home is decorated throughout with Mexican Wall Sculptures, art and surprises to please the eye.

You'll have convenient access to the Loreto Bay Inn at the end of our beach. The Inn offers everything you'll need including; sea kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling and full access to the resort pool, restaurant, outdoor bar, lounges and palm shelters on the beach in front for your use. Or relax at our gorgeous, flower landscaped community saline pool, a l0 minute walk from our home-A good place to connect with our neighbours! From the Inn you can also rent mountain bikes, schedule sport fishing, diving, whale watching. Kayak right off our beach or snorkel around Nopolo Rock 5 minutes away-the tropical sea life is rich!

Guests have special green fees at the Loreto Bay Championship 18-hole Golf Course designed by David Duval and Tom Weber with carts conveniently rented at the Inn. The golf course surrounds our neighbourhood and has delightful walking paths as well. Our main road into our neighbourhood is now lined with wonderful coffee shops, grocery stores, art stores and eateries but still retaining the peaceful ambiance.

The old town of Loreto is only 7 miles north for shopping, great dining, nightlife and sight seeing..., Baja's oldest Mission and fishing port is considered by the locals to be the peninsula's best kept secret.

Keywords: Traditional Mexican, Adobe, 2 floor Home, Rooftop Terrace, Courtyard garden and fountain, Close to Sandy Beach and Sea, Tiled Floors, Both bedrooms with full private bathrooms. Exquisite natural beauty, kayaking, fishing, golfing, snorkelling, mountain, hiking activities.

More Details

Property Manager
Jennifer O'Brien
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018

About Jennifer O'Brien

We are family of 4. Our kids are fluent in Spanish and we all have a love of Mexico. We stayed at Casa Allen in Loreto Bay and fell in love with the town, people, culture and what Jacques Cousteau called "The World's Aquarium". We love visiting our "Casa de Gratitud" in this wonderful World Heritage Site.

Jennifer O'Brien purchased this house in 2016

What makes this house unique

Happy hour watching the sunsets from our expansive rooftop deck. The short stumble to the beach for early morning wake ups. The huge variety of tropical fish to see around Nopolo Rock at the end of our beach. Kayaking along the shores or pelican filled estuaries through the golf course, star gazing, happy hour sunsets from the rooftop.

Our beautiful courtyard and bar-open in the morning to night to enjoy perched on the mexican bar chairs.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi Stuart,

What a very beautiful place you and Sally have created. We feel very happy here. We had a really lovely time staying in your beautiful house. It was hard to leave, and we look forward to returning one day.
Mar 2012
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Loreto House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , This is located on the ground level
  • Both ground floor and upper floor master bedrooms have walk in tiled showers, double sinks and bathtubs. There are 2 hairdryers! Also a 1/2 bath on main floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom 1 - ground level - 1 king , Can be made into 2 twin beds
    Master Bedroom 2 - Terrace level - 1 king
    Pull out/memory foam sofa - ground level - 2 queen
  • Upstairs Master: King size beds (1) extra large master bedroom with large walk-in tiled shower and double sinks....grand roof-top terrace and shaded pergola off the french doors. Lower Master: Configured as a King or Single Beds (2) Private garden, bathroom, 2 sinks, walk-in, tiled shower. Queen Memory foam Sofa Bed: Sleeps 2 comfortably in the living room area off courtyard
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Loreto Town has the oldest mission in the Baja in its centre square and wonderful pedestrian crafts market and farmers market every saturday for fresh produce. A seafood truck sells every Saturday in our neighbourhood main street.


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Book Now-Fresh interior & beautiful new courtyard garden, fountain & staircase!
average rating of 4.56 based on 29 reviews
Los Angeles, CA

Relaxing home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in Loreto and really enjoyed staying in Loreto Bay. The location of the condo is great, very close to the water and loved walking over to see the sunrise in the morning. The kitchen is well stocked and were able to cook our own meals frequently. (Were there during the slow season so most restaurants were closed.)

We swam at the beach and also the community pools, both were enjoyable. Water is the perfect temperature and barely any waves.

Fernando, our home manger, was a great! He was available daily for any concerns or trips we wanted to plan.

Definitely recommend renting a car. There is no public transportation and the cabs end up costing a fortune.

We would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas Gracias Maria! It was great having you and I'm so happy you had a comfortable and fun stay. Jennifer
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Very clean..Great location..Excellent cooking Utensils..Fun beach toys.

  • 5 of 5

First .time in Loreto.....wonderful town, people are so happy and Accommodating. Restaurants are within walking distance...Water is clear

And warm.

Are condo was in the perfect location...the staff was outstanding..great

Layout....bedrooms were separate from main living making it easy for

Early sleepers.

We had four people in our group and never felt crowded.

Would recommend,!!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandra! It was so wonderful to host you & I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay! Muchas Gracias and hope to host you again!
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Great location enjoyed stay

  • 4 of 5

Played a lot of golf so location close to coarse was great. Really liked the interior garden. Barbecue needs upgrading and some cooking equipment also. Very nice washrooms and bedrooms. A suggestion would be to add baskets on bikes and providing kayaks or paddle boards for guest use. Highly recommend this case.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was nice hosting you Robert and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. We'll be doing some more updating on the house this summer and are adding a new staircase and sitting area in the courtyard garden as well as a new BBQ. We hope to host you again! Gracias, Jennifer
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loved it great place and community!

  • 5 of 5

Nopolo got our hearts very friendly, we will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Josee- It was a pleasure having you at the house! Hope to host you again! Jennifer
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Relaxing fun in the sun

  • 5 of 5

This property was amazing! Very clean, beautifully decorated, fully stocked kitchen, TV, games, books. Bedrooms and bathrooms were generously sized, beds were quite comfortable. The terrace off the master bedroom was so awesome. There is a gorgeous, tropical outdoor atrium on the ground floor, a bar off the kitchen, bicycles for your use around town. The grounds are very well kept by HOA, clean, nice landscaping, many different and fun pools. Very near the Loreto Bay Resort where you can also use their pool and palapas on the beach, as well as a restaurant and bar.

An overall fun and relaxing getaway for parents and kids alike!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely home and perfect location for a great get away!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing trip. The house was beautiful, comfortable and had everything we needed. Bedrooms are spacious and the beds very comfortable. The kitchen was well supplied. The courtyard, bar and upstairs terrace make such a lovely environment for relaxing and spending time with loved ones. The location is great and so much to do! Biking, walking on the beach, paddle boarding, golfing, relaxing on the beach and so much more. We would definitely recommend this property and will definitely be back ourselves.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. It was wonderful having you!
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Loreto Airport
Car: recommended

In Loreto Bay, we have a new community drop-in center 5 minute walk away, with Spanish lessons, yoga, free internet computer use, library and general chit chat Our neighborhood has a grocery store, wine bar, 3 outdoor pools, coffee/bakery cafe, l8th hole golf course restaurant and sandwich shop all within a 5 minute walk of our home. There are boats for hire from Loreto, to take you to the local islands for spectacular snorkeling and fishing. We also have terrific, safe snorkelling down our beach around Nopolo Rock. The town of Loreto (l5 minute drive) is full of wonderfully colorful, flavorful restaurants, bars and coffee houses and taco stands Local artisans share their wares in a tree-covered lane beside one of the oldest churches in Baja. Loreto town is authentically Mexican; quaint, yet manages to service visitors with grace and charm.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $100

Our cleaning fee is $l00 per stay.
All our rates are in US dollars (not Canadian dollars, since all our bills and property fees etc are in US dollars)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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