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Casa de Las Palmas . . . like your own beachfront estate on the Sea of Cortez!

Bedrooms 6
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

Beautiful beach estate with pool & spa-4, 5 or 6 Bedrooms, 6 Baths, Sleeps 12-16

Bienvenidos! Relax and enjoy “Baja time” at Casa de Las Palmas, a private, gated beachfront estate located on the beautiful blue Sea of Cortez in Baja, Mexico. The villa is situated on over an acre of land in a quiet, convenient neighborhood that is a 5-minute trip by car or quad to the center of Los Barriles.

With 6-bedrooms and 5,500 square feet of living space, Casa de Las Palmas is one of the largest beachfront homes in Los Barriles and is perfect for large or small groups. We invite you to enjoy, relax, and unwind at our roomy family-friendly compound that sits on the edge of a white, sandy beach where you can swim, snorkel, kayak, fish, or paddleboard.

The beautifully designed heated pool and spa with a lush landscaped deck area is fully fenced, gated, and protected with child-safety locks, an added benefit for families with small children. The pool area was designed to be enjoyed year-round and is protected and out of the wind, which is especially nice during the cooler winter months!

As you enter the arched doors of the large, airy great room, your first sight is a gorgeous view of the Sea of Cortez framed by arched porticos and swaying palm trees. An extensive remodel in 2009 continued the elegant style of a sprawling single level traditional Spanish hacienda with private patios, outdoor seating areas, and large verandas with spacious dining areas. A wall of sliding glass doors on the beach side afford views of the sea from anywhere in the room.

One side of the great room has a large, well-equipped modern kitchen with a dining area that seats 12 or more. Comfortable couches, chairs, and a game table provide a separate conversation area at the other end of the room where you can enjoy major channels on the satellite TV. Equipped with a DVD player, an Xbox, and connection for computer to television, everyone is sure to be satisfied. Connect to high-speed internet anywhere throughout the property, including the pool area and outdoor verandas.

The main house has four bedrooms (perfect for a smaller group) with the two Casita bedrooms just across the courtyard. The house comfortably sleeps 12 - 16 people yet still provides privacy if desired. The bedrooms are furnished with king or queen beds and all have private baths, other than two bedrooms which share a large Jack n’ Jill bath.

At Casa de Las Palmas, our fantastic staff will satisfy your every need. We have chefs who are available to cook for you on a daily or nightly basis. Traditional Mexican flavors combined with flame-grilled steaks, BBQ ribs, or grilled shrimp are always a favorite!

Max handles our transportation and is one of several English-speaking drivers who can provide you and your group round-trip airport transportation in large, air-conditioned passenger vans. You will arrive relaxed and ready to start your vacation at the Casa.

Tere and Lugarda are your housekeepers during your stay and come to the house on a daily basis to keep everything neat and tidy. Rene, our gardener and caretaker, maintains the property and grounds in an impeccable picture-perfect state while Beto keeps the pool in pristine condition.

As you sip your morning coffee on the veranda, you may catch sight of whales and their calves passing by, rays leaping out of the sea as they try to fly, or a school of porpoise traveling through. You will experience spectacular sunrises over the Sea of Cortez, as well as enjoying fabulous food and great conversation with family and friends under the starry night skies. The activity in and on the sea is non-stop and will provide daily thrills and excitement for everyone.

Before you know it, you will be in “Baja time” – a slower paced lifestyle where the days slip one into the next and daily cares become less important, where people are friendly, and life goes at its own pace. Remember, there is always mañana . . . so come enjoy, relax, and create memories of a lifetime at your home away from home . . . Casa de Las Palmas.


4-bedroom rates cannot be calculated with VRBO. Please email me for a detailed quote.

The villa with all amenities is available on a weekly basis (4-night minimum stay) or for up to a month. You will find several excellent restaurants in Los Barriles, a Saturday market with organic fruits, veggies, and fresh baked goods, a deli, grocery stores, and tourist shopping just five-minutes away in town. With all of the modern conveniences available, Los Barriles still maintains the quaint charm of a small fishing village, which you are sure to love. Your hosts live year round in town and are more than happy to help you plan everything to make your time here as perfect and stress-free as possible.

ATV’s and 2- or 4-seater side-by-sides are a great way to get around town and “live like a local.” (Ask about the discounts available to our guests.) These vehicles provide adventurous rides up the arroyos to picturesque waterfalls.

In an excellent area known for big game fishing for marlin, sailfish, yellow fin tuna, and Dorado, there are many boats and crew available for day trips. We will be glad to recommend our personal favorites.

Drivers and vans are also available for day trips, shopping, or other excursions. A day trip to Cabo Pulmo, a national marine park with one of the most beautiful reefs, is a great place for a picnic lunch where you can swim and snorkel with the sea lions and the many diverse species that inhabit the reef.

During the months of December through late February/early March, kiteboarding and wind surfing are the sports “du jour” due to the on-shore north winds. A short walk south from the house will take you to ExotiKite Kiteboarding School whose friendly, experienced instructors are all IKO trained and certified. All gear and equipment can be rented through them and your personal instructor will have you up and riding the wind and waves in no time.

Keywords: Large private beach-front home and casitas Baja California, Pool, hot tub, spa, family reunions, large groups, wedding parties, pool and spa, kite boarding, wind surfing, fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, white sands

More Details

Mary Kufeldt-Antle
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

Why Mary Kufeldt-Antle chose Baja California Sur

We love the area, the weather, and the warmth and friendliness of the people here. We are fortunate to have found such a lovely property and are happy to share it with you and your family!

What makes this villa unique

Our home is 'front row' - on the beach! With all of the activities that come with that - dolphins leaping, whales breaching, fish jumping, gorgeous sunrises, privacy, space, private heated pool with spa, and all the tranquility that comes with staying at your own private retreat . . . on the beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mary,

We had a wonderful time staying at your house. The house, the veranda, the grounds, the pool, the electronic stuff were all first class. All the people that work with you were great. Kathy, Mac, Ian, Max, Lupe and Lucia, and the house keepers and gardeners were all extremely helpful. The food was fabulous. Lupe and Lucia brought their children by to meet us all on the last evening of the Yoga retreat. Several of us arranged a trip to Santiago with Max. He took us to the Zoo, the church and the waterfall, and we had lunch at the hotel int the garden. Kaaren took a two hour paddle board lesson with Peter Boot, one of your neighbors who lives several doors away down the beach. I fly fished up and down the beach. Caught some needle fish and and one rooster fish. Another day we went on a snorkeling trip up past Punta Pescadero to the "narco hotel" area and we had lunch at the hotel at Bahia de los Suenos. A lot of the hotel's electric and water was destroyed by the hurricane, but they were still able to feed us.

We are sending a link to flicker, where there is a slide show of photos that were taken by one of our class mates at the Yoga retreat.

We appreciate how hard you work to make this all happen. And we hope at some time in the future to come back to Los Barriles again.

A Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours,

Kaaren and Joe
Oct 2012
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Buenos Aires Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 16
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 - New bathroom at pool area complete with shower.
  • 5 full bathrooms with large showers plus new bath and shower facilities at pool area.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Extra twin bed in room available upon request.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Extra twin bed in room available upon request.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , King bed converts to twin beds.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , King bed converts to twin beds.
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Extra twin bed available in room upon request.
  • King size beds (3) - Bedrooms 4, 5, and 6 (all king beds can all be converted to twin beds.) Bedroom 4 also has an additional twin bed. Queen size Beds (3) in main house. Bedrooms 2 and 3 can accommodate twin beds upon request. Twin beds (4) which can be placed in other bedrooms as described above. Baby Cribs (2) portable cribs
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 18 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Casa de Las Palmas . . . like your own beachfront estate on the Sea of Cortez!
average rating of 5.0 based on 49 reviews

Casa de Las Palmas - we will be back

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed at Casa de Las Palmas two years running now and absolutely love this place. There were 14 of us staying there and at no point did we feel cramped or under foot. The location is incredible with beautiful views and areas for the family to rest and play. The kids loved the pool and hot tube and had tons of fun spotting whales and dolphins right from the house. As other reviewers have said it can get windy (which is great as I kiteboard) there but the back of house at the pool area is incredibly sheltered and warm.

Not only is Mary very nice and personable she is extremely professional in how she manages every aspect all of her properties. The house is very well stocked with just about kitchen utensil imaginable being stocked. Mary has a wide network of folks she knows in LB so just ask if you want advice on something.

In summary the house is great, amenities are great and the location is great. Particularly so if you kiteboard or windsurf.

We will be back next year !!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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super villa!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly awesome property... our second time there! We had 8 adults and 6 children ages 6 months to 9 years of age. Enough space for everyone, with the villa and casita. Plus the property is so large that, between the beach/huge front facing the ocean/quiet side areas/large pool, there were lots of places for kids and adults to hang out. Mary (the owner) has an awesome chef for catered meals, and if you feel like going to a restaurant... there is a great one you can walk to in about a minute! The villa comes with a well equipped kitchen, lots of beach towels, life jackets, snorkel equipment, sand toys, etc.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Casa de Las Palmas really was our own beachfront estate for a week. The location, the home, the facilities, that cooking staff (well worth it! ) Everything was first rate! Mary made sure we had everything we wanted, and arranged what was needed. Our only regret was that we stayed 1 week and not 2! Sea Turtles hatching next door, ATV's to get around town and on the beach, kitesurfing, deep sea fishing, snorkelling, swimming pool, hot tub, all meals outside under the stars, perfect weather, great little town, it was a most excellent get away.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Supreme location, supreme service - what a relaxing delight.

  • 5 of 5

I have been offering small yoga retreats(6-12 students) at Casa de las Palmas for the past five years. Every single guest that I have brought with me has gushed at the atmosphere. It is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. Mary has created such a unique home. Besides the perfect location, with the amazing view, the bedrooms provide a lot of privacy and can host singles, couples and families. The pool and hot tub are such a treat. It can get windy in Los Barriles. The pool is shielded from the wind and can provide a nice option when the beach is too windy. And the hot tub is great in the late afternoon. It is such a sanctuary to relax in the hot tub while hummingbirds feed on the many flowers in the poolside gardens. I could not have asked for a better home to rent, and will continue to come down every year. You cannot go wrong with this house. It is great for groups wanting to get away together.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another great stay at Casa de las Palmas

  • 5 of 5

My family and friends (4 adults and 4 children under the age of 7) just had another wonderful trip at Casa de las Palmas. We particularly enjoyed the chef provided meals for lunch and dinner (slightly more cost, but completely worth it - - - world class food) as well as the attention to detail of the home for our needs (helped arrange fishing trip and also ATVs for us to tour the amazing country around the home, also found paddle boards for us to exercise and explore). Our kids loved the pool, and really enjoyed the collection of vintage Disney VHS tapes (they had never seen several of the shows, and the adults got nostalgic too -- great to have a way for kids to rest after so much fun in sun).

We will certainly be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Best Vacation

  • 5 of 5

17(13 adults and 4 kids) of us converged at Casa de las Palmas to celebrate my moms birthday. All I can say is wow, this was one of the best vacations I've ever been on. The pictures do NOT do the place justice. It is an incredible place that easily handled our large group. The way the bedrooms are separated from the main great room allows the folks that stay up later than others to enjoy and not worry about disturbing anybody. Some people would hang by the pool, others would head to the beach, and if the hammock was open you could chill there. We opted to have our dinners cooked by Rogelio and his assistant. The meals were unbelievable! We had Mexican dishes the first 4 nights and then we gave him free reign to make what ever he wanted. Outside of choosing this house, it was one of the best decisions we made.

Now let's talk about Mary which is another reason to choose this house. I was the coordinator of our large group and worked with Mary on everything from Round trip airport transportation(Max), stocking of the house with food and beverages before we got there, lining up the cook and menu, getting a 4 seat quad for people to take turns using, reserving a snorkel trip with Claire and Simon down to Cabo Pulmo, and on and on. Lets just say that I felt like I knew Mary before I even got there. Mary is very well connected with the community and can help with anything while you are there. She would email me once in a while to make sure everything was going well. She is what makes this place special.

In closing, if you are comparing properties with this one there is no comparison. I really don't know how you could do any better. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
41 Miles
San Jose del Cabo
Nearest Beach
Right in front of the house!
Car: not necessary

Kayaking, fishing, ATV riding through the arroyos and to the waterfalls, kite boarding, surfing, stand-up paddle boards, mountain hiking, zip lines, and more...


Rates & Availability

Buenos Aires Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 8 2017 - Jul 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $200

4-BEDROOM Rate: $675/night Regular Rate (minimum 4-night stay)

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Maximum number of people allowed is 16.
Pet fee: $150 and with prior approval of owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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