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Playa Arcadia 🐬 Beach Front 🐬 Palapa, Firepit, Upstairs Deck & New Kitchen

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Enjoy lounging on the Sundeck, and then get a Banana Boat Boat Ride.

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Last updated: 12/04/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

3800 Sf 4 Bedroom 3.5 Ba Beachfront Home - 3 Master Bedrooms & 4th Huge kids rm

Playa Arcadia is a very unique beachfront home, located directly on the Sea of Cortez, in the charming fishing village of Puerto Penasco, (also known as “Rocky Point”), that offers a multitude of amenities, located in the most desirable gated and guarded community of Las Conchas.

Playa Arcadia (which loosely means a tranquil beach) is a 3800 sf beach front home, with 4 bedrooms and 3 ½ baths. With its huge centrally located great room, this home is perfectly set up for friends and families that travel together. Professionally decorated with many locally sourced pieces of furniture and artwork, this home offers a truly exceptional beachfront vacation experience.

After passing through the private front courtyard, you enter this home through the large foyer, and are immediately greeted by views of the Sea of Cortez.
The Great room, the central gathering space, has a beautiful boveda ceiling installed by traveling artisans, and is designed for comfort. Enjoy relaxing on the large sectional sofas, the love seat, or the kitchen breakfast bar. From wherever you stand or sit in the room, you are provided a panoramic view of the beach and ocean. Open all the sliding doors, and the smell and sound of the ocean will surround you.


The Great room centers around a large gas fireplace, with whole house Satellite TV, a 55” flat screen, surround sound system that plays DVDs, music via USB or Bluetooth, and is internet connected. The Wi-Fi system enables you to surf the internet for work or pleasure. Other amenities include ceiling fans throughout and two central heating and cooling units.

Enjoy sharing meals at the large hand carved wood dining table, or the custom tiled breakfast bar. The Large kitchen is set up wonderfully and fully equipped with gas stove, microwave, fridge / freezer, dishwasher, and reverse osmosis drinking water system. All necessary small appliances are there as well, including coffee maker, toaster, blender, can opener, etc. Dishes, spices plates glasses, utensils and cookware round out the kitchen. . If outdoor cooking is your choice, enjoy the 4 burner grill on the back patio.

Able to sleep 11 comfortably, or up to 14, most notably this home has 3 “Master” bedrooms all with king size beds and glass doors that open to beautiful beach side patios with breathtaking views of the Sea of Cortez. Two of these masters have their own bathrooms with double sinks, shower and toilet. Those two masters also have their own propane fireplaces, flat screen TV’s and DVD players. Closet space is abundant, with built in drawers and shelves.

The fourth bedroom is quite large, and is set up as a kids or young adults room, with two bunk beds, with fulls on the bottom, and twins on the top. There is also a futon couch that folds open to the size of a full. A large dresser and closet allow for ample storage space, and a 44” flat screen TV with DVD player assures entertainment for those younger vacationers to enjoy.

The 3 full size bathrooms are large with custom tile and snail showers with decorative glass block. All three bathrooms have two vanities, and two have separate toilet rooms. A half bath is conveniently located off of the kitchen. A laundry room with full size washer and dryer is available as well.

You simply cannot get closer to the beach than this house. The main patio at house level offers sun and shaded areas to enjoy reading, relaxing or tanning. The expansive tiled lower patio runs the width of the property, and puts you right on the water’s edge at certain high tides. From here 12 steps take you to the beach below. The final touch is the spiral stair case that takes you up to the roof top deck. From this deck, 40’ above the beach below, the views are stunning. At times, schools of dolphins can be spotted feeding and playing.

The beach offer a spectacular array of activities. At low tide, the water may move out 1/3 of a mile. Play football, baseball, Frisbee, or explore the tide pools for octopus, lion-fish and sand crabs. When the water comes in, swim, snorkel or float literally feet from the house. Local vendors walk the beach selling jewelry and curios, and banana boat and Jet Ski rides are available, as is horseback riding. Even professional musses can set up on the beach for a massage.

Take the time at sunset to pause and watch the sun slowly descend behind the mountains of San Felipe, 70 miles to the west. You will notice most people slow down nightly and watch the sunset, either from the beach or their patios. If there are light clouds in the sky, the horizon may turn a fiery red orange, be sure to take a picture.

Pick a day and take a trip into town, as there are countless restaurants, bars, and shops that have just about something for everyone. If you go to the Old Port section, all are within walking distance of each other.

Our home is located in Section one, approximately right in the middle of Las Conchas. The beach is this area is sand, not rock as occurs in other areas of Penasco. From the lower patio, the beach is right below you , so you can sit on the patio and not worry about the kids playing below on the beach. There is a faucet / shower located at the top of the steps coming up from the beach to rinse away sand. We also provide patio tables, numerous outdoor chairs, chaise lounges and 4 beach chairs.

In addition, we provide the following items that will make your trip more enjoyable:

Satellite TV
Internet, WiFi
Phone service to the US
Bedroom clocks with USB ports
Linens and bathroom towels
Some Beach towels
paper towels and toilet paper
Soaps, shampoos conditioner
laundry soap / dishwasher soap
Patio furniture
Beach Chairs
A case of bottled water upon your arrival
A Reverse Osmosis drinking water system in the kitchen
Kitchen spices and some condiments


Our home is privately owned and privately maintained by us and a local Rocky Point resident we have known and worked with for years. The house is clean, modern, and very well cared for, with continuous preventative maintenance performed. In the event a problem arises, we can have someone at the home in a short period of time.


Owner

Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for main renter is 30, and that person must occupy the house during the rental period. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Our home is made for families. Our guests tell us the kids room is the best! ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Bedroom 4: 2 double, 2 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon, 2 bunk bed

    Each bunk has one twin and one full. Futon folds to a full...moreless

  • Master Bedroom #1: 1 king

    faces beach, ocean view, private, own bathroom, fireplace...moreless

  • Master bedroom #3: 1 king

    Faces the beach, ocean views, door to patio...moreless

  • Master Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Faces the beach, ocean views, door to patio, fireplace...moreless

  • Master bedroom #1 is located on the west side of the house, facing the ocean, with glass doors and its own patio to the beach. It has a king with new bedding, fireplace, TV with DVD, and bathroom. The bathroom has double vanities, a separate toilet room and a large walk in closet with built in cabinets. This is the most private bedroom in the house. Master bedroom #2 is located on the east side of the house, facing the ocean, with glass doors and a patio to the beach. it has a king bed, new bedding, and a huge closet. Master bedroom #3 is located on the east end of the house facing the ocean, with glass doors and its own patio to the beach. It has a king bed with new bedding, fireplace, TV with DVD, and bathroom. The bathroom has double vanities, and a snail shower. Bedroom 4 is huge and located on the NE corner of the house. it has 2 bunk beds (twin top / full bottom), new bedding, and a fold out futon. It has a large closet, dresser and 44" TV with DVD. Great for kids....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Iin master bedroom #1, 2 vanities, huge walk in closet...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Between Bdr 2 and 4, double vanity, toilet room...moreless

  • Master Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    In Mstr Bdr #3, 2 vanities, snail shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    Located off of great room. very convenient....moreless

  • The house has 3.5 bathrooms, all featuring excellent Mexican tile work and glass block in the showers. Master bath #1 is located in Master bedroom #1, and has 2 vanities, a separate toilet room, snail shower and large walk in closet with built in cabinets. Bath #2 is located between Bedrooms 2 and 4, and features 2 vanities, a separate toilet room and a large shower. Master bath #3 in located in Master bedroom #3, and has 2 vanities and a snail shower. Bath #4 is a half bath located off of the great room, and is perfect for daily use. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We have known a Rocky Point resident, Jose for years. Between him and us, we can provide information, tips and contacts for the following activities, please contact us with your questions! Restaurants Bars Grocery stores Fresh shrimp Ice Cream Shopping souvenirs Shopping furnishings Boat charter Jet ski rental Quad rental Horseback riding Banana boat Beach massage Medical needs Automotive needs...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Great room and Bedrooms 1,3 and 4 have individual DVD players....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV satellite provided on all TV's. Standard package, 150 channels, movies and sports. US system, channels in English....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Surround system in great room Bluetooth compatible and USB enabled. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screens in Great room, Master bedrooms 1 and 3 and bedroom #4. all HDMI...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Right on the water. The high tide can hit our sea wall. From the lower patio it is 12 steps down to the beach....moreless

  • Downtown:

    las Conches is one of the closes communities to downtown Rocky Point. It is 5 minutes to downtown market and great places to eat....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Rustic hand carved Mexican dining table, with chairs and a long bench seat. Candle centerpiece. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    2 central heating and cooling units, programmable thermostats. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Provided, propane...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    3 Fireplaces, located in the Great Room, Master bedroom #1, and Master bedroom #3. Propane fired...moreless

  • Garage:

    Not available, owner storage. Sorry!...moreless

  • Internet:

    Hi speed internet provided with Wi-Fi....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Full compliment of linens provided, including extra blankets and pillows located in the bedroom closets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Octagonal great room, with expansive boveda ceiling. 3 walls of glass facing the ocean. 3 sofas, loveseat, and overstuffed chair. Large fireplace, Flat screen TV with satellite....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking in front of house for 4 cars. additional parking on street allowed...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local and US phone available...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Full compliment of towels provided plus extras in the Laundry cabinets...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Provided, along with laundry soap....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    2 wood burning chimineas or fire pits provided for outside patio use. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup programmable. filters provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped with all types of dishes and utensils including serving trays, pots, pans , etc. A large amount of plates, silverware and glasses are stocked for bigger families. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Standard dishwasher, multiple cycle options...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Large family friendly, fully stocked with all amenities and appliances. has Reverse Osmosis water system, with a dedicated spout by the sink. also proved water to the refrigerator / ice maker. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Above Stove, large, clean and new...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Full compliment of spices and condiments stocked and available...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side with water and ice in the door, and an ice maker. Ice and water are supplied form the reverse osmosis system, and are safe to drink and use,. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Stove with oven, propane, works just like natural gas...moreless

  • Toaster:

    4 slice, bagel friendly...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    2nd floor deck accessible by spiral stair from back patio. Incredible views. Due to height, railing, children under 8 are not allowed on upper deck....moreless

  • Boat:

    Jet ski rentals and chartered boats for fishing or tours are available in the old port section of town. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Main patio extends off of main house level. Lower tiled patio spans entire width of property, 65' wide. Patio chairs, table and chaise lounges provided....moreless

  • Golf:

    Available at some of the resorts. contact owner for more information...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Are available to rent in town. We can send you contact information....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New propane grill on beach side patio...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
December
Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$439
Christmas / New Year Holidays
Dec 23 - Dec 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$455
January
Jan 2 - Jan 12, 2017
2 night min stay
$425
Martin Lutheran king
Jan 13 - Jan 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$435
January
Jan 17 - Jan 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$425
February
Feb 1 - Feb 16, 2017
2 night min stay
$430
President's day
Feb 17 - Feb 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$439
February
Feb 21 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$435
March
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$445
April
Apr 1 - Apr 13, 2017
2 night min stay
$445
Easter Weekend
Apr 14 - Apr 17, 2017
3 night min stay
$450
April
Apr 18 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$445
May
May 1 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$445
Memorial weekend
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$459
June
May 30 - Jun 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$465
4th of July
Jul 1 - Jul 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$435
July
Jul 5 - Jul 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$415
August
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$415
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$435
September
Sep 6 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$399
October
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$439
November
Nov 1 - Nov 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$435
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 22 - Nov 27, 2017
4 night min stay
$455
December
Dec 1 - Dec 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$439
December
Dec 22 - Jan 1, 2018
4 night min stay
$455
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$399

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $395
  • Cleaning Fee $145
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

Las Conchas, Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico
Nearest Beach
Las Conchas Beach

Car: Recommended

One of our favorite places to go is Old Port. lt is the oldest part of town, and has the fish market, lots of restaurants and bars, and lots of shopping. As it is a very condensed area, you part in a big lot to the north, and then you can easily walk the entire area. the vendors are persistent, but friendly and respectful.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Our names are Aric and Carolyn - we are native Arizonans and have 3 children. Our favorite travelling destinations are the wine country north of the Bay area, Puerto Penasco Mexico, and Pinetop Arizona. Our most recent travel experience was a cruise that took us to Aruba, the Panama Canal, Cartagena Columbia, Costa Rica, and Nassau. Carolyn has been coming down to Rocky Point since she was 6 years old, when her mom would bring down groups of Girl Scouts for weekend adventures. Those trips evolved into spring break adventures during college, then later into family trips as we continued to enjoy the timeless beauty of Rocky Point.

Why the Owner Chose Las Conchas, Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico:
We purchased the house as a new build in 2001. We loved this home from the moment we first saw it. We named it "Playa Arcadia" which means "Tranquil Beach". It is right on the water, we loved the huge enclosed patio that was perfect for large groups and many areas to lounge and gather or sit quietly and read a book. The patio has a ramp as well as stairs that lead to the sand - 15 feet from the patio! Puerto Penasco is located only 60 miles south of the Arizona / Mexico border. Crossing the border is easy, and the drive is quick. Once you have arrived in Rocky Point, you will find that most of the people in the shops and restaurants speak at least some English, are friendly, and very willing to assist you in whatever your needs are. The real reason for being here is the ocean and beaches. Generally they are never too busy, and are a paradise, whether enjoying the water or just taking a walk. Our home is located in the gated and privately patrolled Las Conchas community, one of Rocky Points most established and secure areas, and the only large subdivision of homes that has 24 hour private security. Homes in Las Conchas range in price from about $150,000, up to several million dollar beach front compounds. All cars in and out pass through the private Las Conchas guard gate, where the security officers are friendly and willing to assist with directions. Most owners are longtime residents that cherish the area and appreciate a quiet and safe environment. Many families bring their kids down to play on the beaches? Many enjoy the multitude of immediate amenities such as the fishing, snorkeling, shopping, restaurants, or just taking a walk along the beach.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The layout is perfect with a huge great room centrally located and oriented towards the beach. From there, 3 master bedrooms all open up to the beach side of the house. The 4th bedroom is huge and great for kids and young adults. The furnishings and tile work are all exceptional, and perfect for a beach home, without being too colorful. There are 2 levels of patios, all beachfront. From the lower patio, concrete stairs descend directly to the beach. The upper patio is at house level and has many areas to sit and read, in sun or shade, or watch the world go by. There is also a spiral staircase that leads up to a roof top deck, where the views are breathtaking, as you are approximately 40’ above the beach below.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

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Photos

  • Enjoy lounging on the Sundeck, and then get a Banana Boat Boat Ride.

    Enjoy lounging on the Sundeck, and then get a Banana Boat Boat Ride.

  • Fireplace and Boveda ceiling -  made up of individual bricks

    Fireplace and Boveda ceiling - made up of individual bricks

  • Kitchen bar area seats 4.

    Kitchen bar area seats 4.

  • Master bedroom #1 ocean view and patio access. Private bathroom. Walk in closet.

    Master bedroom #1 ocean view and patio access. Private bathroom. Walk in closet.

  • Master bedroom #3 Ocean view, private bathroom. Patio access. Hammock outside.

    Master bedroom #3 Ocean view, private bathroom. Patio access. Hammock outside.

  • Bedroom #4 Sleeps 8 - Bunk Beds Twins on top Full bottom and full fold out futon

    Bedroom #4 Sleeps 8 - Bunk Beds Twins on top Full bottom and full fold out futon

  • Upstairs patio. Wonderful views of sunrise and sunsets. Great star gazing!

    Upstairs patio. Wonderful views of sunrise and sunsets. Great star gazing!

  • Master bedroom #2 ocean view and patio access. Upstairs patio steps outside.

    Master bedroom #2 ocean view and patio access. Upstairs patio steps outside.

  • Enjoy the patio and sunset - even get a Massage on the beach! 😊

    Enjoy the patio and sunset - even get a Massage on the beach! 😊

  • Great room and dining table . Looks like you are on a boat!

    Great room and dining table . Looks like you are on a boat!

  • Fireplace and view toward kitchen and long bar seating.

    Fireplace and view toward kitchen and long bar seating.

  • Master bedroom #1 view of fireplace and into private  bathroom

    Master bedroom #1 view of fireplace and into private bathroom

  • Bath #2 tile work in shower

    Bath #2 tile work in shower

  • Bath #3 tile work on vanity and in shower

    Bath #3 tile work on vanity and in shower

  • Bedroom 4 looking towards TV and bathroom to left

    Bedroom 4 looking towards TV and bathroom to left

  • Entry courtyard with door to street

    Entry courtyard with door to street

  • Oceanside sea wall and steps down to beach

    Oceanside sea wall and steps down to beach

  • Our home has WIFI and your computer will work on the patio!  :)

    Our home has WIFI and your computer will work on the patio! :)

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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