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Luxurious Oceanfront Penthouse Formal Model Home - FREE night with 6!*

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,616 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

A truly luxuriously furnished and exceptionally appointed Penthouse with soaring ceilings, skylights & most everything for your enjoyment. Indoor and Outdoor Kitchen and dining rooms, TV's with VCR in each, X box, Extended Cable package, Bose Stereo system, outdoor canterra stone fountain, beach and pool toys, even snorkel gear for you!

This exceptional home is at El Zalate Resort, with some of the finest beachfront Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo have to offer. White sand beaches, overlooking Pamillia resort.

The Beachfront El Zalate Resort has an excellent location on the sand and is close to town, shopping, activities, world class fishing, Championship Golf Courses, and is within walking distance to several fine restaurants. SCUBA at Cabo Pulmo...Taxies or bus lines right outside 24 hour security complex. We are located on a 7-mile white sand beach that is perfect for fishing, swimming, sunbathing, surfing, wake boarding or just relaxing.

Massage and Horseback riding just next door at the Coral Baja Resort. Beautiful extra large balcony/patio with living area, dining area, kitchenette, and Canterra Stone water fountain.

Nearest Airport : San Jose Del Cabo (SJD) at 15 Miles

Carretera Transpeninsular No.1, Km #28.5,

This 2-bedroom Luxury Condo has an excellent beachfront location, amazing ocean views from every room and is close to world class fishing, activities, and 5 signature Golf Courses, with the Sea of Cortez as your front yard. It has 2-bedrooms 2-baths, satellite TV, full kitchen with all stainless appliances and utensils (including dishwasher), local and Vonage telephone, private washer and dryer, 2 heated swimming pools, and a large Jacuzzi. This is a former model penthouse condo larger than most of the units here, (1616 sq. ft.) with all custom made furnishings, art work, luxury linens, and a huge terrace overlooking the ocean, with a water feature, and outdoor kitchen. See the whales from the kitchen while you make your coffee in the morning...

Both indoor and outdoor dining areas, 2 masters, extra square footage, and soaring ceilings, skylights, pot shelves...fabulous decor and appointments!

Other Activities: wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa, boating, miniature golf, shopping, kayaking, surfing, fishing,snorkeling, zip lining...

More Details

Valerie Evans
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Valerie Evans

We are a California couple who purchased this condo when our three kids were very small...spent our summers living here for years. We just loved the beautiful uncrowded beach, and the laid back lifestyle here.

Kids are grown, and now we travel every chance we get. We live near San Luis Obisbo, CA. Bill is in Television, and Valerie is a Flight Attendant out of San Francisco.

Valerie Evans purchased this condo in 2008

Why Valerie Evans chose Baja California Sur

We love the small size of El Zalate, less like a hotel and more like a home! The grounds are beautiful, and we have everything we need right here, with none of the crowds and loud parties... We have traveled extensively throughout Mexico and have found no better place.

What makes this condo unique

Our condo is a penthouse, so it has vaulted ceilings and skylights. We also have about 300+ extra square feet inside, so we can have a full dining both inside and out. We are technically an end unit, and have nothing above us so it's private, and quiet.

It was a model (show) home so all the furnishing were custom made for this condo by Atlantis House. It's just beautiful.

Guestbook comments from the owner

5 of 5

Comfortable Luxury in an Ideal Location!

Our family of 3 stayed here in early July and felt at home in Valerie & Bill's beautiful penthouse.

We are frequent travelers, and use Vrbo when traveling with our 4 year-old son. This is by far the nicest condo we've ever stayed in.


* comfortable luxury. Valerie & Bill have spared no expense with the furniture and decor.

* incredible patio! A large ~500 sqft space with a Million $ view. Large sliding glass doors allow for indoor-outdoor living.

* incredible views! The penthouse has a sweeping view of the coast, with Zippers surf break and Palmilla Point in the distance.

* peaceful. Quiet all-owners Property. No timeshares!

* the pools. Kudos to whoever designed the dual-pool layout. There are 2 pools - one with a "zero-entry" area (great for little kids), and another deeper one. There is also a hot-tub. Landscaping is appropriate for Baja, with large boulders, agaves and palms. High-end lounge furniture is plentiful.

Location. Placement was perfect for our needs. Outside of the noisy town center, yet downtown SJ is a 10-min drive/taxi/bus ride away. Beach is beautiful (but note remarks below on safety). When you want a little more action, the Coral Baja resort is right next door.

* unit location. The condo is in Bldg 3, away from the highway noise. We've heard newer Bldg 4, near the highway, can be noisy.

A few other points/tips:

* Beach, as with so many in Cabo, was not safe for swimming. Nice to look at, but stay away from the water. Might be safer other times of year. But to be expected almost anywhere in Cabo. There are other beaches nearby (Palmilla, Chileno) which are safer.

* rent a car in advance! We reserved online and paid $178 for 1 week. If you wait till you show up, you'll spend much more.

Finally, Valerie & Bill were great resources who helped with many local tips. Rental process was easy.

We really loved our stay, and we highly recommend.

We'll be back! More...

· By WorldWanderers from San Jose, CA on 7/28/2010 for a stay in 7/1/2010
Jun 2010
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San José del Cabo Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1616 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Canterra Marble baths. Master Bath has ocean view!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Bedroom 1 - 1 Queen, Bedroom 2 - 1 Queen. Convertible Sofa Bed in Living Room. Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Combination, Tub/Shower, Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower. Marble and stone baths...


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Home Away from Home!!

  • 5 of 5

We love of our exotic vacations--by far, this is one of the best that we have had!! The accommodations were perfect for our getaway with another couple for the first 10 days and then on our own for the remaining 11 days. The unit was immaculate, stocked with ample towels, great laundry facilities (so don't bring a lot of clothes--no need). Valerie (the owner of the condo) was beyond accommodating. If we had any questions of any kind, she always got back to us promptly.

The views from this condo were incredible!! As other reviews have stated, "everything was just as described." We will be back!!!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Shaunie! It was a pleasure having you! Come back anytime!! Valerie
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Vista, CA

Amazing Costa Azul Condo !

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time staying in this deluxe 2 bdrm condo at the El Zalate property in the Costa Azul zone of San Jose. The location and views are outstanding and the condo has everything we needed and more ! Overall the El Zalate property is a cut above the surrounding properties. It's close enough to everything we wanted to do, but in a very upscale and peaceful setting.

I would highly recommend this condo to anyone coming to Cabo who would like to be close to San Jose and wants to have a deluxe and relaxing experience !

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing condo in San Jose Del Cabo

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 had a wonderful stay at Valerie's condo and can't wait to return!

The condo overlooked the 2 pools, gardens, and ocean. You could hear the waves crashing and watch the ocean all day on the balcony. The patio furniture was so comfortable you'd never want to leave. There was a built in BBQ and table for 4 outside on the patio (we didn't use), but was a nice amenity. Inside the entire condo was clean, beds comfy, very spacious, A/C cooled down the condo quickly when we returned, and kitchen had everything you could need. You could tell that Valerie and her family take pride in their home and keep everything perfect for travelers. Plenty of beach and pool toys in the guest closet along with chairs and an umbrella (super handy for beach days).

El Zalate's pool was nice and warm, horseshoe pit on the beach, plenty of chairs, tables, and umbrellas for everyone. Beach is not considered "swimmable" due to the riptide, but we still put our feet in and played in the surf.


-We ate 3 times at Sardinia (just walk up towards the security guard booth and turn right), wonderful fish/steak tacos and pasta. Use the coupon for buy one get one 1/2 off for breakfast or lunch for a great deal. Happy Hour is 2x1. Great service!

-Zippers, walk out to the beach and go to your right, lots of surfers to watch, food and service was "meh". Wouldn't go back, there's too much good food around the area. Probably be ok just for beers and watching surfers.

-The District, across the street to the right (near La Marea and Starbucks) probably a 5 minute walk, you must run across the highway (be careful, you'll see other people running across but it's dangerous during rush hour). Really great food and selection of beer on tap, upscale sports bar vibe.

- Walked to La Comer (supermarket), probably a good 15 min walk, grab your groceries and take a taxi back for about $10 bucks. There's a McDonalds and Starbucks at the shopping center.

- There's an OXXO at the top of the hill too in case you want to grab snacks.

Lastly, ended up renting a car for a few days from the place at the top of the hill (Fiesta Car Rental?), because it's about $40 each way to take a taxi to Cabo San Lucas. Taxi to San Jose downtown is around $10. You can also hop on the bus in front of the condo.

You must visit the Art Walk on Thursdays in downtown San Jose! Amazing vibe and excellent

food at Jazmin's and La Dolce.

Thanks again Valerie for providing a great rental!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Wonderful Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to El Zalate and staying in a number of condos. All of them have been absolutely great, but when it comes to outdoor cooking this has been the best by far. I appreciated the high end outdoor grill mounted into the outdoor kitchen with plenty of counter space for plates and cooked food, in addition to the exhaust hood for smoke and the sink for quick cleanup. The view was absolutely wonderful from the patio and we look forward to staying again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words...We love grilling too! Please know you are welcome back anytime. Valerie
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Oregon City

beautiful condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo is beautiful and welcoming. We felt at home the minute we walked in. The balcony has wonderful views and an outdoor kitchen. The beds are very comfortable and the kitchen has everything you could possibly need. El Karate is a wonderful complex, very clean and friendly employees. Getting into town is a 10 minute drive to excellent restaurants. A perfect spot in laid back Mexico

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salt Lake City

Perfectly beautiful condo!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just as described. Lots larger than the last 2 bedroom we stayed in!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind review! We are so glad you had a great time. Please come back antime!
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
San Jose Del Cabo
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: SCUBA at Cabo Pulmo! The Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park is located about 40 miles north of San Jose del Cabo on the eastern cape of Baja, 'the interactive peninsula'. The abundant coral growth on the rocky reefs provides shelter and food for countless colorful reef fishes, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. The marine boundaries are Bahia Las Barracas to the north and Bahia Los Frailes to the south, encompassing approximately 7,111 hectares. This nutrient rich water results in a profusion of plankton that forms the base of a vast food web of invertebrates, fishes, birds and mammals making the Sea of Cortez one of the most productive waters in the world. The reef is the only hard coral reef found in the Sea of Cortez formed by multi-fingers and lies in 18 meters of water. It is one of only three living reefs in North America. A Mexican fishing vessel (the Colima), sunk during a storm in 1939.

We provide snorkels and pool floats! Beach chairs and toys!


Rates & Availability

San José del Cabo Condo Rental Rates

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Thanksgiving Holidays
Nov 18 2017 - Dec 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Damage Deposit $500

FREE night for every 6 nights!! Please view calendar - it is up to date! *Free night does not apply on holidays.

Paypal, check, 3% extra for credit cards. All stays prepaid 90 days prior to arrival, Monthly stays paid 120 days prior.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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