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Estate Guesthouse

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)+optional 2Br/1bath (sleep 12)

Luxury estate on the sandy beach of Punta Pescadero (point of the fisherman) where the sun shines 350 days per year. Enjoy world-class fishing on the Sea of Cortez where the only waves are generated by the wind. No wind and this is like a lake! No swells, no sea sickness, and no long trips in the boat. One to three hours of fishing with pick up on the beach in front of the house at 8 AM is usually enough to catch your dinner! Want fresh fish or lobster caught that morning without you going fishing, just ask and it will be delivered, and even cooked for you if you wish. Add a two-person guitar background to your dinner by the pool and you will truly feel you are in heaven, the hustle of life has been left behind.

Walk the beach for 'miles' without seeing anyone! No one selling anything, just walk and enjoy undisturbed nature at its best.

The house is finished with travertine floors, marble and granite countertops, marble bathrooms, and slate around the pool with palapa bar. The palapa sitting area on the beach is the place to be with a nice book to read. This is the life!

Griselda will be your maid for your entire stay, washing your dishes and clothes while keeping the property immaculate. Jose Maria is the manager of the property who will also be there every day to look after your needs. Jose Maria speaks fluent English, so no need to worry about language. Just relax and let him worry about your activities.

There are two master bedrooms with queen-sized beds. One has its own private bath and the second shares the full bath with the bunk room where four can sleep. Additional sleeping is possible on the couches or pool lounge chairs.

OPTIONAL rental of the lower floor of the main house with the extra 2 bedrooms and kitchen results in beds for 12 people. Inquire about extra costs and your needs.

**NO ONE will be in the 'main house' when you are in the guesthouse and vice versa. I adjust my trips around when there is a guest.

Bring with you: passport, notorized authorization for any minor children not accompanied by both parents, sunscreen, hats, swimsuits, sunglasses, sandals, light windbreaker (December to March only), get international access for your cell phone before leaving, buy your own liquor and food on your drive from the airport. Order fresh tortillas from the village of Cardonal to be delivered daily (Jose Maria, the house manager and your conscierge, arranges). Do not try to import beef or chicken into mexico. If you wish, you can ask to go to Costco on your way to the property and stock up for a long stay.

Enjoy the property and the beauty of Mexico. You will return 'walking slow, thinking slow, and talking slow' guaranteed!

Keywords: house, guesthouse

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2017

About The Owner

I am a dentist, orthodontic educator, and I live to fish, my number 1 hobby. I found this location by being a private pilot, Punta Pescadero has the #1 paved airstrip in Baja outside of controlled airports.

The Owner purchased this house in 1994

Why The Owner chose East Cape

The best fishing in the world, no one selling you anything, the fantastic attitudes of the locals, and of course the airstrip. I do not have a plane anymore, having crashed it in 2001 (no one hurt).

What makes this house unique

Remote elegance and luxury. Whatever you want, just ask and my house manager will make it happen.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sept 7-14, 2007: Don, We had a great time. It went so fast though! Jose Maria and Griselda were wonderful, as you said. Jose is a gem.The food in at the little town,Cardonal? On the road, was the best we have ever had.

Snorkeling to the left of the house was the best, so many fish! The fishing was good too, they brought home sea bass, we grilled and it was great. Had lobster too, wow.

We found 2 giant conchs!! They were as big as my head!! I think that was my highlight, so so cool!

Once again,Thank you for letting us stay.
Sep 2007
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Amenities

El Cardonal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • One bathroom is shared, the other is adjacent to the '1st master' bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2) 2 bedrooms have a queen bed. if you need to accomodate more people, then inquire about the additional 2 bedrooms in the 'main' house, each with queen size beds and shared bathroom. Additional charge applies. , Bunk Beds (2) 3rd bedroom has two bunk beds (total sleep 4)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Paved Private Airstrip adjacent to the property for fly-in of private planes, Palapa Bar at the Private Swimming Pool, Additional Freezer, Daily Maid Service, Two Kayaks, telescope for starviewing, Los Cabos Airport (SJD) Pick-up and Drop-off, 22-foot Fishing Panga $200 1/2day, 24-foot Cruiser with Toilet $350 1/2day,$400 full day including All Fishing Equipment but Bait extra $30-40, Day Trips to Los Barriles, Cabo San Lucas, Cabo San Jose, La Paz available. We take care of you from arrival to departure. Just ask Jose Maria, the Full-time House Manager and it will be done

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Estate Guesthouse
average rating of 4.952381 based on 26 reviews
Bend, Or.
5

AWESOME

  • 5 of 5

This place is a great place to stay. Very, very clean, maintained daily.

Their is a multitude of things to do in a place away from the crowds.

Don, the owner set us up and told us everything we needed, and what to expect. Jose Maria the manager was awesome, and speaks great English. He also picked us up and returned us to the airport! I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking for more of a secluded

non touristy, peaceful vacation.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is my first year sharing this property with others and it has been a pleasure. We do "take care of you", not just expecting a guest to jump off the plane and find the true beauty of Baja, Mexico. I love this part of Mexico and others are now finding the same. Thank you for the nice words.
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5

My second home...

  • 5 of 5

It is always a pleasure to come visit this place. Everything is always clean, the property is breathtakingly beautiful and Jose Maria is more than anybody could ask for. My only hesitation on writing a review here is that more people will find this hidden jem...see you again soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Although our trip was cut short due to family emergency the 3 days we were there were great. Rent ATV's from Sergio! It was so easy to get around on those. Take the road along the shore to town. When we return it will be a different time of the year. December-February is crazy windy! 3 ft waves couldn't fish or swim. But house & Jose Maria & Griselda were amazing. All locals were very welcoming!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place for a group

  • 5 of 5

8 of us had a great time for our 2 nights here. Jose and Griselda were very helpful and accomodating throughout the trip. I'd highly recommend getting home cooked meals delivered to the house for at least a couple nights; the convenience is unbeatable. Our only regret was not staying longer.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

O M G Outrageous

  • 5 of 5

Where do I begin, anywhere anytime because every moment was great. We were greeted by Jose and he was wonderful. Anything we needed he got., including electricity. Yes the electricity went out but a generator is available if needed. Only out for about 45 minutes. But we just went outside and enjoyed the evening. The house and grounds were spotless. They were there every morning to inspect and work the property. We rented ATV's from Jose brother or brother in law not sure. But it was great. They delivered the Atvs for our 24 hr rental period. The air conditioning in the house rocks but not so much in the little bedroom with the bunk beds. Next time we will rent the entire house. The main house was beautiful as well. The beach has rocks that are buried so wear shoes. Please read all information given to you by the owner it was the best ever. If you are renting a car and driving there GO THE LONG NON SENIC ROUTE it is the best on our vehicle and less bumps. Well worth the price. Oh yeah get a chance to have Jose wife cook for you do it because I don't like Mexican food and I loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property, Great Staff and Owner

  • 5 of 5

"First Cabin" in all respects. So relaxing and quiet. El Cardonal a special treat for those hankering for the old Mexico.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
San Jose Del Cabo (SJD)
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Highway 1
Car: not necessary

Flying Private Airplanes from the Adjacent Paved Private Airstrip, ATV Tours to Waterfalls or on the Beach

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Rates & Availability

El Cardonal House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Easter plus/minus 1week
Mar 24 - Apr 7
2 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Christmas plus/minus 1week
Dec 18 - Jan 5
2 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,450
$9,000
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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