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Paradise South of the Border

(27 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath House Located In Locally Famous Las Gaviotas

Casa Purnell is a self catering 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, Las Gaviotas villa with an 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean. It is situated next to a walkway which leads the beach, oceanside association pool, jacuzzi and shuffleboard. The tennis court is located about 5 houses away. (See map for precise location)

The villa comes with a kitchen which is stocked with dishes, utensils and condiments. Appliances include a gas cook top, toaster oven, microwave, dishwasher, blender and coffee maker. There is a master bedroom with a king bed and private bath. The second between has two twin beds. The bathrooms come with linens and towels. (No beach towels, though)

The patio has a BBQ and fire table for your enjoyment. Other luxuries include a flat screen TV with local cable, DVD player, fireplace and of course, WIFI.

Las Gaviotas is the "crown jewel" of Baja California. It is a gated community resort with 24 security located about 45 minutes south of the U.S/Mexico border between Rosarito Beach and Ensenada about 5 minutes away from the Puerto Nuevo lobster village. If you are looking for a stress free relaxing environment, this is the place to be. Sorry, no pets are allowed.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    The HOA has a strict no pet policy...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    This bathroom is attached to the master bedroom...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    There are some board games....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Bring an HDMI cable and your laptop and hook into Netflix and Amazon Prime....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Basic San Diego channels including some basic cable channels such as CNN, Fox News and HBO....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    One parking spot is included...moreless

  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker:

    Stocked with coffee and creamer....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils are all included....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully contained with basic cooking items including pots, pans and utensils. There is no full sized over, however there is a toaster oven....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic cooking items such as oils, herbs and spices are included....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas powered stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Community tennis court....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.8
from 27 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Rates
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$125 $145
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $125
  • One time cleaning fee $30
  • Taxes Not included


There is a refundable $125 security deposit. Any cancellations within two weeks of your schedule stay will result in a forfeiture of your security deposit ($125).

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/17/2017
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66 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
San Diego International Airport

Car: Necessary

Las Gaviotas is a gated community located about 15 minutes south of Rosarito Beach and about 5 minutes north of Puerto Nuevo.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1977

About the owner: My wife and I live in Long Beach, CA with our two sons Keegan and Cooper. I've been visiting Las Gaviotas since I was little and currently visit 5-6 times a year with the family.

Why the Owner Chose Las Gaviotas, B.C., Mexico:
Casa Purnell was purchased as a vacant lot in the mid 1970's when Las Gaviotas was just developed. My parents were regular visitors to Rosarito Beach and Ensenada, and ended up making one of the best investment choices in their lifetime.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Casa Purnell is used primarily for friends and family, so you will see a personal touch to the decor of the home from the masks on the wall and local trinkets throughout.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/17/2017

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  • Views from the patio

    Views from the patio

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bathroom


  • Association Jacuzzi

    Association Jacuzzi

  • Kids playground

    Kids playground

  • Views from the patio

    Views from the patio

  • Self contained kitchen

    Self contained kitchen

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Association pool and jacuzzi at the clubhouse

    Association pool and jacuzzi at the clubhouse

  • Private association beach

    Private association beach

  • Views from the patio

    Views from the patio

VRBO #584188

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017

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