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Playa La Saladita Surf Retreat 5 Min. Walk to Surf Break

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths with ocean views (Sleeps 7)

VRBO listing

Casa Crist is a Mexican Surf Retreat on the beach at Playa La Saladita just a 5 minute

beach walk to the surf break and it's famous 'left breaking wave' .

Built in Mexican beach style architecture, our accommodations are designed to provide a comfortable , relaxing beach vacation experience for surfers and non-surfers alike.

Casa Crist is a 3 bedroom/ 3 1/2 bath house with fully equiped open air kitchen, bar, dining and living area with ocean views. Wi fi is available throughout the casa. The 2 master suites upstairs are enclosed with ceiling fans and covered decks which provide incredible views of the surf point at Playa Saladita. Downstairs bedroom and bath has ocean views. This bedroom has 2 twins or King. 2 rollaways, crib and rollaways can be added to any bedroom to provide additional sleeping. Walk down the stairs from the main house to the pool and the garden with covered patio and an outdoor shower and bathhouse . From here walk out of gate and a few steps to sand beach and ocean.

Here you will find the enclosed bodega equipped with a collection of surfboards, boogie boards, kids surfboards and 3 SUPs for your personal use.

Your stay includes daily maid service and wi-fi.

Playa La Saladita is a low key tropical paradise, no highrise condo's or hotels, just great fishing, surfing and kayaking. With it's nice sandy beaches on a bay, it is perfect for swimming and long walks on the remote coastline. Small restaurants dot the beach with Lourdes Bar & Grill for Internet and surf rentals and accessories.

Activities are varied with surfing being number one . The point break featuring long 'lefts' is a 5 minute walk or 10 minute paddle from the house. The Ranch, a favorite spot for short boarders and long boarders alike, featuring a stronger, steeper wave is a 30 minute drive north or a 20 minute boat ride from Saladita. There are other great surfspots nearby accessible by car or boat.

Troncones, a 20 minute drive south , is home to Present Moment Retreat, a world class Yoga retreat and Spa . Here you will find many restaurants and shopping opportunities.

Playa La Saladita is 35 min. north of Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa where the International Airport is located with flights from USA and Mexico City. Airlines with direct flights from US include Alaska Airlines, Delta, American. Many other airlines have direct connections from Mexico City.Major US auto rental agencies are located in the airport as well as direct taxi service.

A one bedroom casita (sleeps 4) is also available for rent to accommodate larger parties.

Keywords: casa Crist, surf retreat, beach rental,La Saladita

More Details

Susan Crist
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 13, 2018

About Susan Crist

We built our casa here in Saladita to share with family and friends. We and our family are avid surfers and now have 8 grandchildren who are learning to surf as well.

Susan Crist purchased this house in 2007

Why Susan Crist chose La Unión de Isidoro Montes de Oca

The location, 30 minutes from Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, is convenient but removed enough on a fairly undeveloped stretch of Pacific Coast.

We have full time neighbors on each side of us.

We came for the great year round surfing with low crowds.

What makes this house unique

Warm year round temperatures with light afternoon and evening breezes make this an ideal warm weather vacation spot. Water temperatures vary from 75- 85 degrees.

Daily maid service is included in your stay.

Surf lessons , prepared meals, babysitting and in home masseuse can be arranged upon request. Wi-fi and AT&T cell service is available at this location.


La Unión de Isidoro Montes de Oca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • Poolside indoor shared bathroom plus outdoor shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (1) King or 2 twins, Queen size Beds (1) 2 Queens, Twin or Single Beds (1) 3 twins, Baby Cribs (1) pack n play
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • swimming
daily maid service, indoor/outdoor bathhouse, kids soft top surfboards, boogie boards, 2 SUP's, cooked meals, surf instruction, inhouse massage can be arranged.


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Playa La Saladita Surf Retreat 5 Min. Walk to Surf Break
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
BC Canada

Great vacation spot

  • 4 of 5

Love this beautiful casa, could use a little updating in some areas but the grounds keeper works hard everyday to maintain the beautiful place. We will definitely be back we had an amazing time here ! Such a great layout for a group or friends to hang out and chill.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review . After a busy rental season , we are coming to our Casa to make much needed improvements and repairs on the property this April.
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Beautiful beachfront property with open concept kitchen and living space, pool, and path to beach

  • 5 of 5

Property was very clean and as described. Susan was very responsive to our communications and helped fix an issue with the wifi that we experienced immediately. One great benefit of the property is a large assortment of surfboards for use which saves the need to ship one's own or rent. Very gracious of the hosts to provide such a varied quiver for guests' use! I highly recommend this rental for larger groups or the smaller one below for a couple.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded our Expectations

  • 5 of 5

Casa Crist truly exceeded our expectations. My husband and I frequent the area and have rented many other homes. Casa Crist delivers exactly how the owner, Susan describes. The caretakers, Alfonso and Alicia by far the best, most polite and friendly caretakers in the area. They made sure each day, if all is was "todo bien?" Since we ended up going with a group, we also rented the Casita below, Casa Bodhichitta, which we also highly recommend as well. The owner, Susan, was very easy to communicate with and attended to all questions with caring detail. In the beginning, we were hesitant about the open air and no AC....but it was perfecto. At times, we had to turn the fan off at night because it was a little chilly. The décor is authentic. The views are amazing. The pool was perfect. The grounds gave a feeling of true authentic Mexico...just beautiful. I will add, there was a lot more space than I had expected. Sometimes when looking at pictures, the perspective is difficult to grasp with homes. This Casa delivered so much space, the group never was in each others way. We also recommend Elena to cook. We requested her to cook the first night, and it was by far the best meal with plenty of left overs. We also met Johnny Rumbo. Although we did not rent a car, his prices are the best. The internet worked very well. Completely safe and super relaxing. If you chat with Susan, you will be at ease immediately. This is how she has set her Casa up and what a wonderful dreamy environment. Casa Crist delivers more space, better caretakers, and the most beautiful grounds around. If you are with a group, renting out the Casa and Casita below are well worth the price. The pool is shared between the Casa and Casita, which is usually fine...but something to consider if you are truly looking for the ultimate privacy for a reasonable cost. This place was well worth the money. Thank you Susan. I appreciate your communication and I will recommend your Casa to many. Pura Vida. Gracias

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Venice, CA

really enjoyed it

  • 4 of 5

The main house and lower casita are great. Beautiful clean property on the beach. Nicely decorated. Main house - Love the outdoor space (kitchen, dining space and living room). Great location... short walk to surf break. Downside... no rooms have air conditioning. It would be nice if at least the have upper bedrooms had A/C so that you can escape the heat. All rooms have fans... but not sufficient when it is really hot. P.s. the owner is very friendly and helpful. And the local property caretaker is also friendly.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Saladita review

  • 5 of 5

We're brand new to surfing but had heard La Saladita was a great place to learn. That this house was stocked with surf boards made it all very easy. To my delight, the house was also stocked with SUPs, white water kayaks, and boogie boards - a water enthusiast's dream. The presence of those ww kayaks cut my surfing career short, but the kids and my husband had a blast on the boards and now are hooked.

The house is magical and the caretakers, Alfonso and Alicia, truly gems. We fell into an easy rhythm of fresh fruit in the morning, lots of beach time, splashing in the pool, lovely meals on the covered deck overlooking the ocean, naps in the hammocks, and just generally reveling in the warm air and long sunsets. You should GO; this house is pretty much perfect.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 5 nights over semana santa, two couples and a toddler, and never wanted to leave. Everything was perfect, the house is INCREDIBLE, the waves are never-ending, and the beach is lovely for swimming or running.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Ixtapa/ Zihuatanejo
Nearest Barpub
Lourdes Bar & Grill & surf rentals
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 200
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Playa Saladita

Nearby Zihuatanejo & Ixtapa 30 km for many activities and amenities. Short drive or taxi to Troncones 15 km for dining, shopping,yoga .


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

Full Deposit refund if cancelled 30 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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