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Penthouse at 'Paradise of the Sea' Beach Front Villa

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,998 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Master suites, two with king beds, ones/twins 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Enjoy scenic ocean views from this beachfront 3 bedroom, 3-1/2 bath 4000 sq. ft. penthouse with 1000 sq. ft. private balcony with built in gas

barbeque. 5th floor penthouse overlooks the

spacious infinity pool, Sea of Cortez, miles of beaches and the city of La Paz. Property is situated on a 1700 acre private gated peninsula, including Arthur Hills designed 18 hole golf course (just listed in Golf Digest as one of best 5 new golf courses in the world).

Conveniently located 10 minutes from La Paz airport to the private ferry dock at the Vista Coral Pier. The ferry ride is included and runs every half hour from 8 am til 11:30pm. (approx ride time in ferry is 7 minutes) The palapa pool bar is open all day for drinks and snacks, If you wish to explore the city of La Paz, whether a private driver or rental car, these are available from many places in down town La Paz. .

The private beach is perfect for a walk at sunset and collecting shells. It's a peaceful and relaxing place to unwind and enjoy the natural beauty of Paraiso del Mar.

Keywords: La Paz, Ocean View, Penthouse Villa, Beach front, Golf/Tennis over miles of virtually private unspoiled beaches. A nature lovers delight!!!

More Details

Owner
Hyland Hogan
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Hyland Hogan

Hello, My name is Hyland Hogan. My wife Rebecca and I purchased here at 'Paradise of the Sea' because of the warm and friendly atmosphere of the people, area and history of La Paz. We enjoy every minute we spend here and know you will too. Please make this your home away from home, we believe it will inspire you to return. the Hogan's

Hyland Hogan purchased this condo in 2009

Why Hyland Hogan chose Baja California Sur

Growing up, my favorite TV show was Jacques Cousteau. His specials on the Sea of Cortez always stuck with me, and now I'm here to explore for myself. So far I have not been disappointed. When you're on the property, it's like you're on a private island because of built-in rules to preserve the natural beauty. All visitors use electric vehicles to get around as well as the electric ferry boats.

What makes this condo unique

One of the most surprising things to us was how every restaurant we've tried has been exceptional. Fresh seafood and the famous Baja beef is incredible. You can hire a driver or rent a car to explore the many historic mining towns or unspoiled beaches. The sea of Cortes and Baja area offers so many varieties and options of things to choose from its hard to make up your mind what to do next.

Amenities

La Paz Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3998 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Turn off bar b que gas after each use. Hot tub is out of service do not even try to turn it on our you will damage pump, heater and will be charged.
  • Close doors during summer months if you are using the air conditioner. The electricity in La Paz is not cheap. Guests are not charged a utility fee.
  • Remember you are staying at our home, whatever you bring out or down to the pool you must bring back with you. Please clean off sand before entering.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • All three master suites have walk-in showers and master suite # 1 also has a tub. There is a half bath in the entrance area into the living room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    There is a large sectional couch in living with linens. - An air bed can be provided upon request
  • King size beds (2), Double Beds (2),(1) Large sectional sofa can be used for this purpose, linens are available. There is an extra fee for guests occupying this condo over six persons. See rate page for amounts and total fees included.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private water taxi to and from resort, shuttle rides to and from the villas included!!! The water ferry rides leave the resort on the quarter hour and leave the Cortez marina dock on the half hour. When you book with us you have a personal property manager onsite to help with all your needs. Dinner reservations, snorkel trips etc. So, you need to request a pick up from the shuttle driver at least fifteen minutes before to the ferry to catch the next boat. There are trolleys available for all resort guests use. Just ask the boat captain to grab one for you when you arrive at the dock to assist with you luggage and or groceries etc. Parking anywhere available on the streets of La Paz is free and unlimited. If you want to park on the marina property, ask for there daily or long term rates. Massage and yoga available upon request.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
5

Amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Hyland's unit for eight nights. It is a gorgeous unit with more than enough space for our family of five. The large kitchen is equipped with everything you need to prepare simple meals. There was ample bedding and towels for both showering and the pool.

We enjoyed walking on the beach, which is one of the nicest in the city, and we appreciated its relative solitude. The kayaks and paddleboards that are available to borrow were great, but you may want to sign them out the night before if you want to be assured a paddle because there is some abuse of the system by the long-term residents.

The shuttle to the ferry was prompt and reliable and the ferry ran like clockwork. Everyone who works at PDM, including Maude, Hyland's property manager, was helpful and responsive.

Thank you to Hyland for the use of his stunning unit.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Terri, Thank you so much for your kind words and input for our home in La Paz. We really want our guests to have the best time and truly appreciate all your comments. Don't forget if you are a returning guests you qualify for the friends and family discount! Hyland & Becky Hogan
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5

Top Shelf

  • 5 of 5

The view is spectacular, the staff is very friendly and accommodating. The condo has more than ample room. A great place for three couples to stay. Ride from the shuttle service from the condo can be arrange at any time; even 4 am if you give them notice. Maude was extremely helpful and courteous and met us at the ferry landing on the La Paz side when we arrived

. We caught a Dorado and the Survivor restaurant did a fabulous job preparing it. This is a nice relaxing complex, which is what we wanting. Exceeded expectations! Side note…try Onboard Baja on an excursion. They are located right next to the ferry landing on the La Paz side. That staff will bend over backwards to make your stay enjoyable and they will pick you up at the condo ferry landing. Great vacation! Thanks!!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

The condo was extremely spacious with stellar views & was the perfect lay out for our 2 families(one

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the condo & the location. Taking the el trolle into La Paz was fun. We would have liked continuous hot water. The internet Reuter was not as strong as it could be(so sitting in the master bedroom we were not able to connect with the Internet). This may not seem important but I was still trying to stay in touch with work & it was up & down. Our whole experience re Paraiso Del mar could have been more positive if we had a property Mgr who could communicate. We found Sarahi in the business office to be totally terrific!! She gets 5 stars. She got us a golf cart to rent, explained about the water bottles, kayak & paddle bd use age etc etc. it made us feel welcome & isn't that what it's all about?

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newport Beach, CA
5

Excellent place, excellent time!

  • 5 of 5

Paraiso del Mar is a fantastic place to vacation and this is one of its best units. You cannot beat the views, the whale sharks, the weather, the beach, the top-notch on-property restaurant, or the responsive service from the on-site property manager. We had three generations on board for this trip, and everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly. Hogan and Rebecca are quick to respond and lend a hand and advice. Heartily recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis Minnesota
5

Really a paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Hyland's condo the first week of April. Hyland was great to work with - got back to us immediately and was willing to answer any questions we had about the area, etc. The condo is beautiful with a terrific view. Bring binoculars to check out the bay. Everything we could ever have imagined was there. We ate breakfast and lunch at the condo and went out most nights. The pool area was large - really gorgeous and the pool bar food and drinks were great. We flew into San Jose del Cabo and hired a driver that brought us through the mountains. He took us to get groceries and helped us get our stuff onto the ferry. We didn't need a car. The ferry arrives on the 1/2 hour, so very convenient. Always on time. Then we spent our days walking the malecon, which is super long and full of activity. A beautiful city from the waterfront. We hired a panga to take us to the whale sharks - a bucket list item - amazing! And went on a snorkel trip with Marlin Adventures. Took a taxi to Balandra one day - gorgeous. Lots of long walks at the condo beach. (There really are stingrays, so shuffle!) Used the kayaks and paddle boards each day, too. Paddles aren't always there, though. The manager of the condo, Maude, helped us arrange trips. Was super helpful. We tried to get a golf cart, but none available. Would have been nice to have one to check out the peninsula, golf, and get to ferry. (You need to call for a pickup 1/2 hour before you need to be at ferry - they were very prompt and friendly, but would have been convenient to have own cart.) A fantastic trip. I would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, Canada
4

Hylands condo

  • 4 of 5

Great time at your place. Plenty of room for six. Love the beach.

Two minor issues - limited TV channels and no light over stove so kitchen dark for cooking. Some lights out in ceiling.

Staff running shuttle and Le Trolle were great and always on time.

Also equipment on the beach is poor condition, broken paddles, no paddles for paddle boards.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Resort ferry on site. Car ferry is different.
Car: not necessary

La Paz offers many nature viewing options. Hatching sea turtles, swimming with whale sharks, or snorkeling around sea lions are all within minutes of this property

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pre-clean and post clean $125 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Pet Fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.75%

All prices are subject to change, please notify owners to negotiate your price for your time. Thank you.
Also be sure to read anywhere it says "info" or "penthouse information". It describes use of items like the bar-b-que, or public and private hot tub.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.