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Gated & Patrolled Oceanfront Villa w/ Private Beachfront Terrace

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, accomodates a max. of 6 people

Casita Barranca has a rich history. Built by Nobel Peace Prize Physicist and widely read author Richard Feynman, it sits on the side of a low beach cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. A private stairway, from two intimate ocean front patios, allows for immediate access to a sandy, solitary beach. Spacious ocean-facing windows throughout the property mean you will never miss a great break, or a sunset.

At Casita Barranca, you are only a few steps from one of the best beaches in Baja. Walk in the surf, sunbathe, dig for clams, fish, build sand castles, swim, surf or ride horses on the house's isolated and romantic beach. Guests are afforded an extraordinary view of the Pacific Ocean from this one of a kind house, hidden from view in a gated community. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets can be observed from the interior of the house, the patios or the beach.

Casita Barranca has been newly decorated and completely remodeled. Exquisite Mexican furniture and new appliances, including a Smart TV which can be used to sign into Netflix and your other media accounts, add to your comfort.

The three bedroom, two bath house sleeps six comfortably.

More Details

Amelia Kienzl
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
October 12, 2017


Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Tijuana International Airport (TIJ)
Nearest Train
57 Miles
San Diego Santa Fe Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
Transpeninsular/Rosarito - Ensenada/México 1
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The La Fonda Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Playa La Mision, Baja California
Car: necessary

We have a smart TV for our guests to use which allows you to sign into your Netflix and other accounts directly. Dogs are welcome at both the Casita Barranca Rental home, as well as on our beach! Our fire-pit allows for evening beach-side bonfires, something restricted to nostalgia in many other beach locations.

Other Activities for those visiting the Casita include boating, surfing, fishing, Wildlife Viewing, Kitesurfing, hiking, as well as sightseeing in Rosarito and Ensenada. The scenic drive south down to Ensenada is a wonder in and of itself.

A visit to the La Fonda restaurant is a staple for our guests who wish to satisfy their culinary cravings with excellent Mexican cuisine served up in gorgeous beach-side environs. Travelling inland, the nearby Baja Wine country offers a plethora of options for a lovely day excursion.

Tijuana has seen a resurgence of microbreweries, and if you are driving down from San Diego to visit us, a stop at one of them is well worthwhile. Especially for those inclined to indulge in the occasional premium craft cerveza.

Opportunities to purchase coffee and chocolate from Chipaas should not be passed up, especially for those with a proclivity for these "necessities for life".


La Misión House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Alarm System
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Gated & Patrolled Oceanfront Villa w/ Private Beachfront Terrace
average rating of 4.943182 based on 88 reviews

Serene, Lovely Beach House Stay

  • 5 of 5

As we were packing up, our almost three-year-old daughter said, "I don't want to leave the beach house." We all agreed. Four days of watching the waves crash, making sand pies, interrupted only by jaunts to the Via de Gadualupe wine country and Ensanada Fish Market made for a perfect Baja family vacation. Casa Barrega was even better than we expected. Cozy home just above the spacious, private beach with friendly neighbors. The detailed instructions on journeying to, and getting in to, the beach house were the best we've ever had with a vacation rental. We hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Right on the beach, cozy and charming, and great owners

  • 5 of 5

I just love this place and come whenever I can.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Landmark Cassita on the Baja Beach

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at Casita Barranca. We took many long walks on the beach, took day trips to Valle De Guadalupe for wine tasting at El Cielo and a fabulous dinner at Deckman's. We spent a day in Ensenada to visit the flea market and The Bufadora. We dug for clams in the surf and fixed a feast, ate at great nearby restaurants, or just grilled steaks on the grill and relaxed over a domino game. The highlights of our trip must have been the horseback rides on the beach provided by Jose's Horses and rides on Javier's power glider. To procure your own ride, just flag them down.

A word of caution on the steps to the beach: These steps are steep and somewhat irregular. I would not consider them safe for small children and they are a challenge for those such as the reviewer with a bad back and weak legs. But I took them slowly and had no incidents.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location, great amenities - all we had hoped for!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had such a wonderful stay with our two children. The place was exactly as described, and the location could not be better. The beach was quiet and the we could hear the ocean from the house all day and night long. We plan on returning for sure!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Loved it!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

1 week constitutes 7 nights/8 days
3 nights minimum ; 50% deposit required to reserve
The balance due and $500 security deposit is required 2 weeks prior to reservation
We also accept Paypal.
$500.00 security deposit will be refunded after inspection.
Please speak to a reservations specialist for more details.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund