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Vista Suite at El Encanto- Views, Privacy, Close to Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

King bed, bathroom ensuite, large private covered patio with ocean views

El Encanto's Vista Suite includes a large bedroom with King bed and bathroom with large covered patio with incredible views. Watch the sunrise or the full moon rise from the sea. Keep drinks and snacks in the small refrigerator. Coffee and tea service included. Read or lounge in the comfortable hammocks. We're only a 2 minute walk to the beach, and no more than 5 minute walk to all dive shops and restaurants. You have use of snorkeling gear, beach chairs, umbrellas, and ice chests. Use the outdoor shower to clean salt and sand off after the beach. Watch whales from the patio in season. Includes wonderful attention to detail, original art, native craft, a safe for your valuables and much more. Beautiful handmade palm frond palapa roof. Air conditioning available for an extra charge. There's plenty to do in Cabo Pulmo: diving, snorkeling, swim, hike 20 miles of trails, rent a mountain bike, go sport fishing, whale watching or go on a rancho tour.


Comfy Queen bed w/ 100% cotton sheets

Private patio with ocean and sunset/sunrise views


Solar powered

Cell phone service available

Mini-fridge and coffee/tea service (no cooking)

Filtered water

Palapa (palm thatched) roof

Original art

English-speaking managers

2 minute walk to the beach

Outdoor shower

Safe for valuables

Beach towels, chairs, umbrellas and snorkeling gear for guests

Off street parking


More Details

Property Manager
Diane Varney
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Diane Varney

We designed El Encanto to reflect our love of nature and art, with integrated living spaces that open onto covered patios and gardens, making the most of the mild climate. The home features original artwork by Diane and other favorite artists, plus heaps of traditional handicrafts collected over years of Mexico travel. We conceived of the home and gardens as a giant art project. It was truly a labor of love manifested over two years, working closely with local craftsmen.

Diane Varney purchased this villa in 1993

Why Diane Varney chose Cabo Pulmo

We discovered Cabo Pulmo in January of 1993, a sleepy Mexican fishing village and well-kept secret among a handful of adventurous gringo fishermen and watersport enthusiasts. When we purchased our property later that year, we aspired to a simpler life, closer to nature and away from the frenetic pace of city living. Two years later, we were able to sell our business in California and move to Mexico to realize our dream!

What makes this villa unique

If you love nature, if you love art, if you love the tropics, if you love the water, if you love Mexico, you will be in heaven at El Encanto; with details that will surprise and delight you for the entire duration of your stay! A vacation experience you're sure to cherish. Enjoy!


Cabo Pulmo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Vista Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , Ensuite, artful finishes and details...
  • Richly detailed with Mexican folk art, carved travertine sink, and an amazing view from the 'throne!'
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Vista Suite - 1 king , The master suite with ocean views and large covered patio
  • Four-poster kingsize bed with paddle fan, handpainted furniture, original art, bathroom ensuite. Large covered patio with dining table, bar sink, hammocks, sundeck, star gazing platform.
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(3 traveler reviews)

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Vista Suite at El Encanto- Views, Privacy, Close to Beach
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

Amazing artful casa and beautiful location!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do this art justice. One of the most amazing places we have ever stayed in. The house and gardens are art at its best. Cabo pulmo is a magical location. A self sustaining community of wonderful people. If you are looking for miles of beaches to yourself, waking up to the sound of songbirds, and miles of wilderness to wander, this is the place for you. This is the best way to experience the Baja. Cabo is great for catching the majority of the tourist to keep this place magical for years to come. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for being our guests and for such a lovely review. We're SO glad that you enjoyed our home so much. We tried to design it to be the kind of place we'd love to stay in. We have the same taste! We hope you'll recommend El Encanto to your friends, and we hope, like many guests, you'll return again. Warmest saludos, Diane and Rob
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Peaceful with Stunning Decoration

  • 4 of 5

This is a wonderful place to relax and reconnect to nature. We truly enjoyed the starry nights and the solitude of the town. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA, USA

Exceptional Vacation Site

  • 5 of 5

I chose to vacation in Cabo Pulmo so that I could relax in a quiet setting, take morning walks through the desert, snorkel and dive on the reefs. (The water was 85F.) Certainly I got all of what I expected...and it's what I didn't expect and yet received...that made this vacation wonderful. The Vista Suite is a work of art. I realized I had stumbled into an artist's and intellectual's realm. Literally, it was like being inside the head of an artist and seeing the world through their eyes. Every wall has fascinating original art and is painted in dramatic color. The furniture is hand painted. All details (door hinges, bottle openers, window frames and even the toilet paper holders) are hand crafted, intentional and stunning in their detail. Really interesting--thought provoking books filled bookcases and are piled here and there to enjoy. The grounds are enclosed by tall colorful walls that create a (yes) sacred and private space that is filled with gardens of tended native plants, birds, lizards and butterflies. With evening came dark--real dark. I hadn't seen real dark forever and I embraced it each night from the open roof terrace where I was lucky enough to greet the full moon and marvel at the Milky Way and shooting stars. And although it took a little while to comprehend, I also realized that along with the art, books, comfy bed, and outrageous desert, that quiet was also included. Real Quiet. I slept deeply every night; I was inspired by the natural beauty of the desert and sea; I was stimulated by the art and books; I relaxed and at the same time became rejuvenated. The Vista was large enough for four of us to ramble about and have plenty of space. If any of us experienced any inconveniences I don't recall them. I'm a business man who generally finds it difficult to unplug...accept for here. I recommend this experience to revitalize and connect with art, architecture, nature, dark and quiet. I''ll return to the Vista Suite. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you SO much for being our guests and for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We hope you'll return again and tell your friends about El Encanto. Warmest saludos, Diane
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Los Cabos
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Coral Reef
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Coral Reef
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Cabo Pulmo
Car: recommended

Over 20 miles of trails to hike or bike.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Vista Suite $125/night or $765/week, plus tax


Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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