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Gorgeous Virgin Beach 16 Kilometers, Birds, Whales, Adventure

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Barra de Potosí House Rental Photos and Description

Unique Wonderful Virgin Beach With Fishing Village 1 Mile Walk Away

Terrific for family vacation, adventure, and nature, waves, great walking, jogging, fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, and eating fresh fish! The property is located very close to the mega resorts of ixtapa and zihuatanejo. Sleeps 12, 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms.. Large 6000 square foot home, very comfortable... Full services, wonderul mexican cuisine. Easy to get to town, either ixtapa or zihuatanejo.. But most people prefer to stay here at playa blanca!

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Carl Rianhard
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2016
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About Carl Rianhard

we have had this in the family for 40 years, enjoying it more every time. we are americans that came to mexico 50 years ago and stayed! this is a true adventure paradise.

Carl Rianhard purchased this house in 1975

Why Carl Rianhard chose Guerrero

there are many beach resorts in mexico... we prefer nature and adventure... although we are close to resorts for those inclined! this property has 16 kilometers of virgin beach in front.. hard to beat.. great marine and bird life... just go and enjoy

What makes this house unique

Hard to beat the freedom and serenity of this pacific coast paradise, best sunsets in the world.. Get away from it all ...


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous Virgin Beach 16 Kilometers, Birds, Whales, Adventure
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Laguna Beach, California

Incredible house, incredible beach, incredible place

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the most amazing places I´ve been to for a family vacation. It has it all: a great house, a semi-deserted beach, a fantastic pool and staff and cooks that you´ll want to take with you... There is something for everyone to do. We stayed with three other couples and all our kids had a blast at the beach and in the pool. My wife and I could jog in the morning, swim and kayak in the ocean during the day and walk watching the sunset in the evening. If you´ve never had a siesta on a hammock, this place is perfect, and they have the perfect hammocks for it.

The house is a 10 minute walk from typical local Mexican restaurants and incredible mangroves and fresh water lagoons. During our one week stay, we really had not one single boring day.

The staff is incredibly friendly and they get everything. You just tell them what you feel like eating and the go buy it and prepare it for you. Real Mexican food: quesadillas, seviche, huevos rancheros, enchiladas... just for the food alone I would go back.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Reno, Nevada USA

Quiet paradise.

  • 5 of 5

This was a jewel find for us. I found the house and grounds expansive enough to handle many guests and the views, sights and sounds immediately put me in a peaceful mood. Morning walks on the beach, sight seeing, and lazy afternoons and evenings at the palapa with friends and family made for a wonderful trip. I look forward to a return trip.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City, MO, USA

Peaceful, Relaxing, Pacific Paradise

  • 5 of 5

An amazing location, large palapa and beautiful pool area from which to watch the sunset. Expansive beach front good for walking, running, frisbee and swimming. The house has everything you need and is very comfortable. Short walk into the village is a great outing. You couldn't ask for a more idyllic place to relax and forget about the world. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unbelievable Escape

  • 5 of 5

This home is fantastic. I had the best time there with classmates and spouses from long ago. The home is very comfortable and the grounds and location are wonderful. The infinity pool overlooking the ocean was so impressive, with a great palapa, with comfy chairs, tables, hammock and restroom and outdoor kitchen to stock accessible beverages - one can stay there all day.

The beach is called Playa Blanca I am told, and it was empty the entire week we were there, so it was great for long walks - several times per day. This location is very close to the airport, but little else. If you wish to actually go into Zihuatanejo, it is 20 to 30 minutes drive north, so very accessible, but really no reason to go there, compared to what this home offers. A little village is at the near end of the beach, about a 20 minute walk down the beach from the home. This is authentic Mexico - very nice people, with some tourist offerings, like restaurants and kayak rentals for the nearby lagoons - but this is primarily serving Mexican tourists (which is why I liked it).

The home has a chef and every meal is fantastic. The staff is very accommodating to any request and schedule.

Now that I have discovered this place, I plan to go back - especially given it is a direct flight from LA, (3 hours) and right near the ZIH airport - it is far easier to get to than almost any other options, which are far less appealing.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, secluded, private.... Worth every penny!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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Mexico city

Unbelievable place. It is a dream

  • 5 of 5

Great place. The house is rustic, but super clean. It has a great palapa with a wonderful pool that has a shallow place for kids.

Great service and they cook great. I recommend the shrimp taco, ceviche and pescado a la talla.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
ixtapa zihuatanejo
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
la condesa
Nearest Beach
playa blanca
Car: not necessary


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Barra de Potosí House Rental Rates

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Barra de Potosí House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • mexican tile bathrooms, 5 bathrooms..
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, very comfortable, rustic
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming

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