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Casa Ziesta - Stunning views in a quiet complex above Playa La Ropa

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2BR, 2 Bath with spectacular views of Zihuatanejo Bay

The breathtaking panoramic view of Zihuatanejo Bay is only the start for Casa Ziesta. This recently completed 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit is in the fabulous eco-friendly development of Ensueno 10.

Nestled in the hillside above Playa La Ropa, Ensueño 10 is a quiet 6 unit complex offering all the amenities that you will require for your relaxing vacation experience. A short 5 minute downhill walk to this beautiful beach, you will find numerous activities and restaurants. The energy of downtown Zihuatanejo is a 20 minute walk or a short cab ride.

With your own private dip pool, you can choose to stay in the comforts of your unit and enjoy the gardens and relaxing view of Zihuatanejo Bay. Alternatively, you can go down to the main salt water infinity pool which at times will feel like a private pool. Common area palapa provides a bar area and barbecue.

Casa Ziesta was designed with privacy in mind. Units in the complex are staggered so you only share one wall with your neighbor. No worries about hearing the footsteps above you. Bedrooms are located on either side of the living area. Relax on your private deck as the soothing sounds of gentle waves resonate from the beachfront.

Granite fully-stocked gourmet kitchen with central water filtration system, ceiling fans, 6-burner stove/oven, microwave, wine fridge, dishwasher, disposal and boasts large entertaining island and views of the ocean. Fully air conditioned bedrooms, a series of sliding doors in all rooms provide spectacular ocean views and excellent cross ventilation for those wanting to take in the sea breezes.

WiFi, laptop, Satellite TV in the living room with a 46' LED TV, blu ray player and video library, phone and a Sonos music system. We have our own washer and dryer, iron and ironing board.

Casa Ziesta is conveniently located above Playa La Ropa, a picturesque mile long sandy beach. Spend your days relaxing on the beach, and enjoying the many water sports and activities ranging from sailing, boogie boards, water skiing, parasailing, jet skis, and beach volleyball. A short walk from Casa Ziesta, you will find a wide selection of great seafood and international restaurants of all price ranges. The waves on La Ropa are generally mild and allow for great swimming.

Downtown Zihuatanejo is an authentic Mexican fishing village with a relaxed atmosphere. Here you will find a wide range of restaurants from gourmet to family run. Take a stroll downtown on the main beach to see the fishermen with their daily catch. If you prefer to eat in you can stock your kitchen at the vibrant Mercado or at the one of the two modern super markets. You will often find family events at the main square (basketball court), ranging from musicians, dancers and artisans.

More Details

Owner
Allen Eng
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Allen Eng

Allen and Colette reside a stones throw away from Beautiful Vancouver British Columbia in the suburb of Port Coquitlam. Allen is a Network Consultant and Colette is a Financial Planner. We're both passionate travelers which brought us to Zihuatanejo.

Allen Eng purchased this condo in 2012

Why Allen Eng chose Zihuatanejo

Our travelling in 2010 brought us to Zihuatanejo and it didn't take us long to fall in love with the area. We realized that Zihuatanejo was a very special place in the world and soon after, our second trip was booked. It was on that second trip that we decided Zihuatanejo was a place where we needed to spend more time. It was on this trip that we met Tara and Andres who were developing the Ensueño 10 project. The concept was refreshing in that it was designed with green initiatives and sustainability in mind. We decided soon after that Ensueño 10 was for us and haven't looked back since making the decision to buy. We hope to share the beauty of our unit, complex and Zihuatanejo with other travelers who we believe will love it as much as we do.

Zihuatenajo has a year round average temperature of 78.8 degrees and 340 days of sunshine per year.

Amenities

Playa La Ropa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sealy Posturepedic Mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Sealy Posturpedic Mattress twins convertible to form a king
  • Master has King sized Sealy Posturpedic bed. Second bedroom 2 twin beds which can be put together to make another king. Please inform us of your requirements so the beds can be prearranged prior to your arrival.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Casa Ziesta is equipped with a UV Water Purifier and the Ensueño 10 complex has a central water filtration system. We have a laptop available for your use and provide safes in both rooms. We provide a collapsible cooler and ice packs for your use. Grocery shopping service available prior and during your stay. Ask our rental manager about massage and other services available.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Gatineau
5

DETAILS COUNT!!

  • 5 of 5

This is the third time that my husband and I have stayed in Zihuatanejo and Casa Ziesta is the perfect location. A short walk to the beach, a short ride (bus or taxi) to the markets. Restaurants within walking distance...

Everything about this condo is so well thought out. The condo itself is beautifully decorated. Pictures alone do not due it justice. The kitchen has high quality appliances and everything you need to prepare a meal. The pool area is both beautiful and relaxing. The balcony has a small dipping pool that is private, with a breathtaking view that can also be seen from every room in the condo. The view of the ocean fringed by the roof top garden is beyond spectacular. We will miss seeing this on daily basis. Loved staying here, it had everything we needed and more. I would definitely rate this place more than 5 stars if I could.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver
5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We were so fortunate to spend 2 weeks at Allen and Colette's beautiful Condo. It was perfect for 2 couples . Lots of room and plenty of privacy. The view was incredible and the sunsets beautiful. ( We also enjoyed the early morning sunrises. ) It was so peaceful and quiet at the Condo and really gave us that relaxing and stress free vacation we were looking for.

Evelyne had cold towels and icy Margaritas waiting for us when we arrived from the airport and it was sure welcomed ! Ana did everything to make sure the Condo was cleaned and looked after and Armando kept the incredible infinity pool ( one floor down ) and the mini dip pool right outside the Master bedroom clean and in perfect condition to enjoy.

We always felt safe and secure as Augustine the security guard was there throughout the night. Sephius the resident house cat also kept an eye on things and even joined me one morning to share the sunrise.

Everything in the Condo was wonderful and it even had a wine fridge ready just in case. ( replace before you leave ) The cupboards were well stocked and we just shopped nearby for what very we would want to cook. In reality though it was so cheap to go out that we often ate just down the hill ( 7 minutes ) at Elvira's .Super service and great people. We took a panga one day over to Playa Las Gators and had a great day snorkelling and enjoying the sun. Food was so good wherever we went and truly enjoyed the Shrimp ! Try Bandidos in the town centre.

We actually walked to Playa Las Gatos one day along the beach. Trail a bit rough in places but was alright and took only 20 minutes. Kept us in shape for the class my up the hill to the Condo ( 10 miles notes from beach ) The view always made it worth it. Taxis were always available should you decide to cab it for 45 pesos which is less than 3 bucks. We have already befriended Francisco and will look him up on our next trip.

We really loved Zihuatanejo and have already made plans to return for 3 weeks next year. Colette and Allen made everything so easy and had so much information in a visitors book in the Condo. Though we had planned to check out the sights and see Ixtapa (4 miles away ) we didn't venture out at all ! I think we enjoyed Zihua so much it was just nice to stay " home "!

We had a perfect vacation and would highly recommend Casa Ziesta to all !

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Holly and sending the spellcheck corrections.... Wow spellcheck got me. The walk down the hill was an easy walk and the walk back to the Condo from beach only 10 minutes ( not miles ) and kept us in good shape. Forgot to say too that everyone in Zihuat was so friendly and accommodating. Loved that it wasn't the " touristy " busy vacation that an all inclusive gives you. We will definitely be back.!
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Belcarra B.C. Canada
5

The nicest place we have ever stayed.

  • 5 of 5

This was our third visit to Casa Ziesta. This year we took our son and his wife and we had a great time as usual.The apartment is set up for maximum privacy with the 2 bedrooms being on opposite sides and the living room being in the middle.The weather was perfect with 14 days of sunshine.The new rooftop garden makes sitting on the balcony,looking at the view, even more pleasurable .

The staff kept everything clean and neat and were very helpful in making our stay as comfortable as possible. We will definitely be back for a fourth stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver Canada
5

Everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 1 week at Casa Ziesta. It measured up to more than I anticipated. The setting and casa are beautiful, everything you could think of is there, everything works and it's so comfortable. We have done a lot of travelling through the Caribbean but limited travel on the West Coast. We love Zihuatanejo and Playa La Ropa the people are lovely and while in town you may be approached to buy something they are polite and not pushy is you say no thank you. The setting exudes serenity and it's a little piece of heaven. I was very impressed with the Malin & Goetz hair and body products, they smelled and worked great and is just one of many ways the homeowners make the stay more special, very nice detail by the homeowners. I loved the dip pool, for those times when you just wanted to lay down and read it was a quick way to cool off. The staff work hard at keeping the property in great condition and they were very helpful. I enjoyed going into town for dinner and felt safe at all times. We took the public bus system into town, they picked us up right at the base of the hill which made it really convenient. I enjoyed a massage on the beach which cost $20 for an hour. I wish I had found this out earlier into my vacation. We will definitely be back and stay at Casa Ziesta.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place in the world

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and another couple just returned from ten days at Casa Ziesta. It was as beautiful and well kept as the photos and reviews state. Although we certainly loved the city of Zihuatanejo and Playa La Ropa the apartment was so quiet and peaceful that we spent several days just lounging there, never wanting to leave. It is incredibly quiet and peaceful. The only sounds you wake up to are the surf, roasters and a donkey down the hill. It is well furnished and everything worked. The staff was very friendly and helpful and there when we needed them. The owners created a guide for things to do and where to eat that was very helpful. Zihuantanejo has grown a lot since we first visited 25+ years ago! but it is still peaceful and easy to get around. Taxis are plentiful and inexpensive. The walk to and from the beach is short but the hill is very steep. But again, taxis were easy to get and cheap. We highly recommend Casa Ziesta. My only hesitancy is that I don't want to have to share this gem with anyone else. We are already making plans for our next stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unbelievable Casa

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in the Zihuatanego and staying in this casa was definitely unforgettable. It has all the comforts of home but with a stunning view and Mexican hospitality. The staff were very gracious and accommodating whenever we asked for anything. The town has a very distinct Mexican flavour and charm. We would highly recommend this casa.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Loot
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Ixtapa
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Loot
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Playa La Ropa
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Playa La Ropa Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Green 2016
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Shoulder Season
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Christmas / New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 3.0%

- 50% deposit is required at the time of booking.
- Remaining balance to be paid 30 days prior to arrival.
- Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
- Includes mid week cleaning, WIFI and satellite TV.
- $500 Damage Deposit may be required

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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