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Private Condo in a Hotel Beachfront Resort

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4 adults

New owners, Jim and Pat, have just upgraded the decor of this delightful condo. The previous owners had completely renovated our living area and kitchen in the fall of 2010 to modern standards. Our 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo is within the Camino Real Zaashila Resort with full access to all hotel amenities. We have an ocean view and sunset view from our private plunge pool (14 X 18 feet), just off our living room. Patio doors fold completely into the walls so the living room extends onto our patio and pool area - beautiful any time of day!!!

The Camino Real is situated on its own secluded beach in Tangolunda Bay. There are 3 restaurants, 2 bars, an enormous freeform pool, beach palapas, beach bar service, jet ski/kayak/sailing rentals onsite, Spa services beachside, travel concierge onsite, 24 hour room service....Everything you need in one location. Check in like a hotel guest, but with all the amenities of a home.

Our condo has a full kitchen complete with fridge/freezer, range, oven, microwave, wine fridge, and all the appliances and essentials for ease of cooking. The master bedroom is extremely large with full ensuite and private lanai with hammock for siesta time. The second bedroom has a new queen bed complete with flat screen TV/DVD combo and armoire. Our living room is complete with large flat screen TV, blue-ray DVD player, and DVD library.

Come and enjoy our little piece of paradise!

More Details

Jim Howard
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2018

About Jim Howard

Jim and Pat are retired Canadians living in British Columbia. After searching for 'snowbird' properties in the Huatulco area, they fell in love with this condo and bought it. They have now spent their second winter enjoying their lovely private space within the beautiful Camino Real Zaashila beach resort. Pat and Jim are happy to share their piece of paradise when they cannot be there themselves.

Jim Howard purchased this condo in 2012

Why Jim Howard chose Santa María Huatulco Municipality

This condo stood out from the other properties Jim and Pat reviewed because of its convenient location near the two Huatulco towns of Santa Cruz and La Crucecita while being far enough away from the hustle and bustle to enjoy peace and quiet at home and within the beautiful resort property. Access to the resort's private beach and pools as well as the hotel amenities like daily maid service, room service, restaurants and bars, was a big attraction.

What makes this condo unique

The Camino Real Zaashila resort is a special place with its Mediterranean architecture, lush grounds, and beautiful setting on its own beach on Tangolunda Bay. The condo nests delightfully within this distinctive environment. The condo itself is spacious and attractive with partial sea views. The private plunge pool is a special feature, big enough to frolic in while cooling off. The nested sliding doors create a wide opening between the living room and the patio/pool, merging indoor and outdoor living.


Santa María Huatulco Municipality Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Large ensuite with separate shower and bath, two-sink vanity.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Large master bedroom with king-size bed, ensuite, closet, television, and private patio (with access to the plunge pool). Separate A/C controls.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Huatulco is a relatively new, environmentally friendly resort area in the southernmost part of Mexico's Pacific coast. Its best feature is its nine bays, four of which remain pristine within a national park. The area is clean and safe. (You can drink the water.)


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Private Condo in a Hotel Beachfront Resort
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
san diego, CA

Beautiful facility and close to all!

  • 5 of 5

I will definitely return. The staff is very attentive and the food is incredible. The benefit of being in a condo with ell the amenities of a hotel, including tennis court,swimming pools, restaurants and a bar.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Once again, we are pleased to receive another five-star review! We, along with the Camino Real staff, strive to make the experience of our rental guests as comfortable and pleasurable as possible. Jim and Pat
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  • 5 of 5

Thanks Jim ! We have the best time in your condominium is so beautiful with everything you need and more ! You were always available for any questions! Great ubication and a wonderful resort! Everyone in the resort was wonderful! Always feel very safe!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always happy to have such satisfied renters!
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Clean, practical, comfortable place

  • 5 of 5

If are looking for a nothing to worry about place, this is it! The hotel service was great, helping as needed.

The condo is decorated with taste and has all the things you may need, including the kitchen equipment if you’d like to cook a meal!!

We recommended it and Jim is great guy!


  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The view from the unit was not as expected.

  • 3 of 5

The plunge pool was very cold, making our use of it limited. Front desk staff was not well informed, nor very helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: After an unbroken string of five-star reviews, we were disappointed to see this less than perfect one. The renters did not contact us directly with any of their concerns. For the record, the condo is advertised as having a "partial ocean view." In a climate where the temperature hovers around 30C (85F) or more year round, pools are not heated in Huatulco. Sometimes the plunge pool water gets a little chilly after the staff top it up with fresh water each day. The Camino Real staff have regularly received very positive comments about their helpfulness and friendliness from previous renters, so we are surprised by the remarks about the front desk staff. However, we will pass these concerns on to the condo manager.
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Lovely and very special vacation

  • 5 of 5

The place was very comfortable and spacious. Huatulco is a great place to vacation with the whole family.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always pleased to hear our guests express their satisfaction after they have enjoyed their stay in our condo in beautiful Huatulco!
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Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a 2 week vacation at this condo located at the Camino Real Zaashila Resort in Huatulco Mexico. The condo is very well maintained and has all the amenities you need for a very relaxing stay. The kitchen is fully equipped and provided us with options to shop in nearby town (La Crucecita) and prepare our meals or take advantage of the many excellent restaurants in nearby or in town. The living room area, bedrooms and baths are well appointed and comfortable. The housekeeping and plunge pool service staff are top notch and are incredibly friendly and accommodating.

With the temperatures in the hovering in the low 30 degree celsius, the condo air conditioning worked extremely well in maintaining a very comfortable temperature throughout the day and evening. But the addition of the plunge pool directly on the patio was the best part. A refreshing dip was had throughout the day and relaxing around the pool during the evening was a very nice touch; and with the condo facing west, provided many stunning sunsets.

We had full access to the hotel's pool and beach area including towel service and had no problem finding shaded palapas at any time.

Due to the condo's location, there is a steep climb to access and maybe challenging to some with mobility issues. There is bell boy service available that can provide rides on the property golf carts.

Overall the vacation was great and a big thank you to Jim and Pat for the opportunity to stay at your beautiful condo and look forward to future stays.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate yet another five-star review! We work hard, along with the hotel staff, to keep our condo at the highest standard, and are so happy to hear about our guests' enjoyment of it. Future renters may enjoy our condo even more after we complete our upgrades in May, including the installation of pretty tile in the plunge pool.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Huatulco International (HUX)
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Highway 200
Car: not necessary

Condo is part of a beautiful beachfront hotel property (Camino Real Zaashila) with some services available nearby with easy taxi access to the two towns La Crucecita and Santa Cruz.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $77.21

The hotel charges a daily housekeeping fee of 180 pesos for two people (one bedroom) or 300 pesos for more than two (two bedrooms).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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