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Beautiful Waterfront Penthouse with pool & best view in Barra!

Barbara Durham

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: spanish
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Barbara Durham

Member since: 2007
Speaks: spanish
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Calendar last updated:
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Beautiful Waterfront Penthouse with pool & best view in Barra!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Barra de Navidad Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-10)

This beautiful fun packed waterfront Executive Villa Penthouse suite boasts one of the best views in Barra from from every angle and perfect for 4 to 5 people or add another suite for 2 or 4 more people.

It is about an eight minute walk to the beach, restaurants and shopping, $3 cab ride or a $6 boat ride from the private dock. We also have bikes for your use on a first come first serve bases.

From this gorgeous spacious private suite you will watch the lights sparkle from the Grand Bay from everywindow,see the yachts passing and wake up to have your morning coffee steps away from the local fisherman in their boats going by on the seaway.

If you like to cook, the well equipped dynamite kitchen has it all including a indoor/our door bbq, gas stove top and wall oven. The dining room doors open wide onto the deck and a million dollar view. The living room has a king sofa bed, perfect for relaxing and gazing at the view. The master suite has a king size bed(or 2 single) and there are shutters that open out to the view. The second bedroom has a king size bed (or two individuals)with TV and views of the canal, pool, palapa,water and out door kitchen. The master bathroom is located between both bedrooms and the other full bathroom is located off the kitchen.

Enjoy fresh baked goods delivered each morning to the dock and open the gate to find fresh veggies delivered to your door or catch a boat to town. You can find exceptional high end restaurants or have tacos in the village or dinner in one of many sidewalk cafe's. Surf the warm water, or a drink on the beach, splash in the pool, shop the weekly market or nap in the hammock. Spend afternoons relaxing in the shade of the palapa and enjoying your favorite beverage from the built-in bar overlooking the canal. How about a pedicure, manicure or massage? We will bring it to your service.. Let us fill your fridge before you arrive(Dec 15/March 30th) so the shopping will be done and you can start your vacation,just tell us what you want and we will have it here for your arrival! Enjoy a traditional Mexican dinner cooked for you by locals along with other guests or take a sunset cruise or snorkeling tour in our private ponga. This vacation paradise is close to all the shops,eateries and beach,no need to rent a car,you can walk to everything.It is all at your finger tips.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Barbara Durham (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2015

About Barbara Durham

The dream of having a place in Mexico started to come true in 2007 when the decision was made build a wonderful vacation home on the water to share with guests as well as family. After vacationing here,we seen a serious lack of vacation accomidations that were well equipt with all the comforts of home so we decided if we are going to do this it has to be perfect. Having a career in the sevice industry helped us to think of every detail so everyone could enjoy and have a perfect vacation on this large waterfront property that is surrounded by green space and privacy.

Barbara Durham purchased this villa in 2007

Why Barbara Durham chose Barra de Navidad

The lot is one of three situated on the end of the canal,walking distance to the centre but far enough away you do not hear noise or cars. The only sounds you hear are boats and birds!

What makes this villa unique

Watch the fisherman go by while sipping your morning coffee! From your bed to the pool to the palapa, you can sit on the pool bench and continue enjoying the views from every angle.You know you are in paradise when cooking in the fabulous outdoor kitchen and enjoying the view of the famous Grand Bay lights dancing across the water while your steak is sizzling on the bbq.At around 5:00 each day,the the many different kinds of birds start to sing,then before sunset they all travel in flocks to a nearby island where they spend the nights.This is truly spactacular and we can take you to see this spactacular site in our boat from your own private dock.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 27 traveler reviews

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Beautiful Waterfront Penthouse with pool & best view in Barra!
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
Vancouver BC Canada
5

Villa Santa Barbara

  • 5 of 5

My big family (10 adults!) went down to Mexico and stayed with Barry & Barb in their villa for a week of fun in the sun... it was fantastic! B & B went out of their way to ensure we all were comfortable and happy, including a huge delicious lasagna (including veggie version) for our first dinner upon arrival. They gave us lots of good tips about where to eat out, what to see, and do; arranged for massages and pedicures, let us use their bikes, took us on a boat trip thru the canal and around the lagoon, and lots more. But they left us to enjoy their villa and pool on our own most of the time. We hung out pool side or in their huge palapa most of the time into the wee hours of the morning. And enjoyed the beautiful beaches just 3 blocks away every day. Barra is a great town, especially if you are tired of the resort scene as we are. Quiet, simple, authentic, friendly. We had an amazing week!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
5

The world stood still for three days...

  • 5 of 5

We spended three days and four nights in Villa Santa Barbara with friends and our dogs and just had many relaxing hours. The suites are so lovely kept and decorated that you feel at home from the first moment on. The King size beds are very confy, specialy for lazy back's...

The highlight was to go to the beach and then to buy fresh vegetables, fish and shrimps, and make a barbecue in the outdoor kitchen... And eat watching the sun going down...

But there was one problem: we had to leave to soon, back to reality....

I would have stayed there if I could...

Thank you Barb and Barry for your nice chats and leting us enjoy your beautiful house!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Awesome vacation getaway*****

  • 5 of 5

Our Hosts, Barry and Barb were amazing and so accomodating to our every need. Anything from arranging spa day beside the pool to hiring our own personal chef to cook us and our guests an authentic Mexican Meal. We were two couples, renting the two bedroom Penthouse suite and it was roomy, clean, private and very cozy - honestly it felt like home the minute we walked thru the gates. It is only a 10 minute walk into the village of Barra where there are several restaurants and shopping . Many of the restaurants have happy hour available so your able to sit and enjoy a few cocktails and take in the breathe taking sunsets in the evenings. We loved how the accomdations were located right on the lagoon, where each morning the French Baker arrived by boat to our private dock with freshly baked pastries, bread, quiche, etc. Also available is a water taxi. Such a great bonus! A short taxi ride will take you to some nearby beautiful beaches (La Manzanilla) and the lively little town of Melaque, where you will also find lots of restaurants and shopping. We would highly recommend this accomodation to anyone. Thank you so much to our Hosts again for such a wonderful vacation :)

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Oasis in a charming fishing village

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a month at Villa Santa Barbara and could not have been more pleased with our stay. Barb and Barry are absolutely terrific hosts; we met them after staying at their other wonderful property in Gibsons, B.C. and decided to visit this property too. They went out of their way to accommodate us by helping us to set up the Premier suite so that my husband could conduct his business for part of the time that we were there. It worked wonderfully well. When we arrived, after a long day of travel, it was such a treat to find to a grilled chicken dinner, plus coffee, fruit, eggs, and bread waiting for us. The property is lovely and beautifully maintained, with a nice pool area and a great oversized palapa. It's at the end of quiet street, and we felt completely safe during our entire stay. The best part is that you can do as much or as little as you like: ride the bikes on the great town bike path, peruse the weekly market, take the bus over to Melaque, or just enjoy the beautiful view of the Grand Hotel and enjoy the peace and quiet of the pool deck while you read a book. There's lots of shade under the palm trees, or you can work on your tan while the panga boats go by, and the stars at night are gorgeous. We give our highest recommendation of the Villa to anyone - we'd keep it a secret if we could, but everyone else should have a chance to experience what a great place it really is!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Beautiful villa, excellent location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at Villa Santa Barbara and couldn’t have been happier. We love the area and have stayed in quite a few hotels/houses. VSB is by far our favorite place in Barra de Navidad. The suites are beautiful, actually nicer than the pictures. Barb, Barry, and Dora helped as much as we needed, and left us alone when that was what we wanted. The swimming pool was cool, but not frigid (which we often find to be the case). Having the French Bakery come by boat every morning was really fun. We could get things for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and deserts (beautiful pies). Looking at the Barra map, we thought it might be a long walk to downtown. It turned out to be an easy 10 min walk. Hector’s was even closer, and a good spot for cervezas. We would highly recommend VSB.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

You should go!!

  • 5 of 5

You will get exactly what you see in the pictures.Villa Santa Barbara is beautifully appointed with everything you need and more. Scrupulously clean,attentive hosts, and so close to the town no car is needed.

We stayed in the Penthouse which was extremely comfortable,Barb and Barry included us in their Christmas celebration, and we spent New Year's Eve across the water at the Wyndhym Grand Bay Hotel.

The kitchen are was perfect for cooking but there is so much choice in town for great food (try Marlanas) that it was hard to decide what to do for dinner.......

Bathrooms, closet space, TV, internet,everything we needed.

A wonderful place.You should go!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so fun to have you with us over the holidays ,lots of laughter, fun and great company!We so enjoyed having you!

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Manzanillo International Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Hectors
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
by boat 10 min. By car
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Barra De Navidad
Car: not necessary

Private panga for fishing,enjoy manicures,message right in your suite. Plan a traditional Mexican dinner prepared in our out door kitchen and seved to you in the Palapa.

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Rates & Availability

Barra de Navidad Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High
Dec 15 - Jan 4
7 nights
$1,395
 
 
Mid High
Mar 1 - Mar 30
3 nights
$179
$1,250
 
 
Spring
Mar 31 - Apr 30
3 nights
$71
$895
 
 
Shoulder
May 1 - Jun 1
3 nights
$106
$745
 
 
Summer Low
Jun 2 - Oct 13
3 nights
$92
$645
 
 
Shoulder
Oct 14 - Dec 14
3 nights
$121
$845
 

Additional information about rental rates

air conditioning May/Dec $12
Notes These prices are based on four people,there is an additional charge of $25 for up to six. After May 1st there is a charge for air conditioning, you will not need it as there is ceiling fans in each room but if you do it is $12 a day for each bedroom but if you need it we have it.. Electricity in Mexico is very expensive.

Cancellation Policy

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

Barra de Navidad Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom and shower by pool
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Sleep (1)King Sofa or Futons (1) King size sofa bed in living room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
During high season Dec 15th to March 30th we provie maid service 2 times weekly. If you want more we can arrange it but more than 2 times a week is paid by guest. April through Dec 14th we provide cleaning once a week.

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