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Ideal Family Beach Home!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home With Guest Suite, Private Pool, Yard, and Ocean Views

Vista Ballena is located in a quiet, highly desirable neighborhood of Todos Santos. Fall asleep each night to the sound of surf and awake each morning to singing birds and the fresh smell of the Pacific ocean. Grab your coffee and walk 300 yards down a sandy trail out to the beach to look for migrating grey whales.

With a large great room, fully equipped kitchen, and spacious bedrooms, our home provides a comfortable place to relax. But, more than likely, you'll find yourself spending the majority of your time in the spacious palapa patio and heated pool - an ideal place to unwind and cool off from your day's adventures.

In addition to the main house, there is a separate large guest suite located just steps from the palapa patio, above the garage. Adjoining the guest suite is an upper deck that features spectacular ocean views with whale watching opportunities by day and star gazing by night.

Our fully fenced and private yard is filled with lush tropical foliage and numerous fruit trees including Mexican lime, mango, avocado, and apple.

More Details

Property Manager
Sarah Mencke
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018


Todos Santos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , This bathroom is located near the patio and pool.
    Guest Suite bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Guest Suite - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Ideal Family Beach Home!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Beautiful Private Home

  • 5 of 5

I came with 5 friends and stayed at Sarah's place. It is absolutely magical. Just two minutes from a huge beach with nobody on it. 20 minutes walking to a grocery store and cafe. This was a perfect spot to relax and be with friends, also you can't beat the price. I would definitely recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad CA, USA

Great Place To Stay

  • 5 of 5

My family loved staying here. It was walking distance to the beach and a super cool house. Very roomy inside with a huge covered patio. We will definitely stay here again when we come back to Todos Santos. Amy the manager was super friendly and quick to reply to emails. Our only complaints were the wifi was not that great and kept turning off and the water turned off for a night. The only surprise was AC was not included. If you wanted AC, you had to pay 10. per day per bedroom. Overall we were very pleased with our time here!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just returned from a week at this lovely home. We have no complaints. It was very big and romantic. It was a short drive to beautiful downtown Todos Santos. The manager and owner were very nice. Just a two minute walk to a gorgeous beach. The local neighbor dogs kept us company and we loved it. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Huge, spacious comfortable property

  • 4 of 5

We stayed a week at this house and were not disappointed. The lot itself is enormous and is landscaped and laid out beautifully. While the property is walled and feels private, it's not really (there is a house immediately adjacent) but is in a suburban neighborhood not far from town and just a 5 minute walk to the beach (no swimming).

The great room and open floor plan was awesome and there are screened living room doors to open during the day for good airflow. The huge palapa was fabulous, especially in the daytime when it provides shade from the heat, and we used the very clean pool daily. We enjoyed learning to make pizzas in the outdoor oven and used the gas grill that is connected directly to the gas line. We ate fresh grapefruit and pomegranate from the orchard on property. We wished the gardener hadn't come for 2 hours late afternoon on our last day there but otherwise we were left alone. Amy, the property manager, was very helpful and kind.

Be sure to read Amy's binder of suggestions for shopping, restaurants and activities. Pino's was a great market and there are at least 2 farmers stands to buy produce between the house and town.

There were a few quirks about the property but just small distractions. The barking dogs next door were annoying and us "city folk" weren't used to the critters (i.e. huge bugs, a large mouse who we found feasting on our chorizo directly from the stove one night, lots of little lizards who live in the house's palapa roof - we named the two above the TV Gary and Cookie). The water in the house itself never gets hot. This was fine for 2 people as we used the shower in the garage suite but with more people it could be an issue, and the little bit of lukewarm water would go cold half way through doing dishes. Kitchen was stocked with lots of pots/pans but the utensils were a bit lacking (needs spatulas and a better cheese grater) and the light over the stove didn't work (and fell down during our stay). Other than those few oddities we were very comfortable.

There is a large TV in the living room with a few mostly kids/surf DVDs provided, there are a ton of books for beach reading and the WI-FI was good. We were grateful for use of the washer/dryer and the owner provides lots of beach and pool gear (umbrellas, towels, toys, rafts, etc.) and lots of stuff for kids. There's even an outdoor beverage fridge for extra convenience! We would definitely stay again and would like to return during whale season

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Oswego

Todos Santos Retreat

  • 5 of 5

A lovely, well thought out home-everything you need. Beach is a stone's throw away. Quiet neighborhood-except for dogs next door-who serve as a warning system and greeters. You will need a car. Management is helpful and supportive. Perfect for a couple or extended family vacation. No complaints, we will be back!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakland, CA, USA

All we could have asked for...

  • 5 of 5

We were beyond thrilled to have stumbled onto Vista Balleña, the pictures didn't quite do it justice. The house and adjoining master suite could easily have accommodated two families so there was ample space for our family of four. Regretfully we only stayed 3 nights and did not get to fully appreciate all the amenities (outdoor grill and pizza oven) but did enjoy the pool and were happy to find coolers, umbrellas, towels, beach chairs to bring to Los Cerritos beach a 20 minute drive away (rent surf, boogie boards, wetsuits from Mari, she's always there with her dogs). We were grateful for the advice and guidance of Amy, the manager, who answered all our questions and researched where to watch the turtle hatchling release from the beach nearby ( for more details). We are already planning our next trip, can't wait to stay at Vista Balleña again.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Los Cabos International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
La Esquina
Nearest Golf
50 Miles
Cabo San Lucas
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
La Esquina
Nearest Beach
0.15 Miles
La Cachora
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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