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Beachfront Estate seamlessly blending adventure and serenity.

Bedrooms 6
Space 6,500 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Estate: 2 Villas + 3 Bungalows

South Villa -2 bedroom, 2 baths, sleeps 7

North Villa- 2 bedroom, 2 baths, sleeps 8

Bungalow 1: Sleeps 2

Bungalow 2: Sleeps 2-3

Bungalow 3: Sleeps 2-3

There are three configurations in which our property is available to you:

1. Rent both the North and South Villas and any additional bungalows.

2. Rent only the North Villa and any additional bungalows

3. Rent only the South Villa (additional bungalows only available when the North Villa is unoccupied)

Playa Loma Bonita is a breathtaking estate just 40 minutes south of Zihuatanejo. The property boasts magnificent views, a mile long stretch of gorgeous beach, privacy, numerous water sports and activities, and close proximity to the excellent local seafood restaurants of La Barrita. Whether sipping margaritas by the pool, stand-up paddling with migrating whales or surfing, Playa Loma Bonita offers a special experience for everyone. Surf and kite boarding instruction, a surf tour, a spear fishing guide, massage and cook are also available. If yoga is an inspiration, practice in our huge open air palapa directly on the beach. Inquire about yoga retreats by renowned yoga instructor Malachi Melville. A festive overnight in Zihuatanejo proper is easily arranged with use of our condo located directly behind La Perla Restaurant on Playa La Ropa. Additionally, we can arrange an optional airport pick-up and drop-off service for our guests. We guarantee a memorable vacation for all.

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Liz McElroy
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 3, 2017


Petatlán Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 23
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • Villas 1 and 2 each have 2 full baths. Each bungalow has a full bath.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23
  • South Villa Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    South Villa Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    North Villa Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    North Villa Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , This is a loft style bedroom.
    Bungalow One - 1 king
    Bungalow Two - 1 king , Additional twin bed available upon request
    Bungalow Three - 1 king , Additional twin bed available upon request
  • Villa 1 consists of 2 large bedrooms. Villa 2 consists of 1 large master suite and a huge loft which can sleep 6. Bungalow 1 can sleep 2 guests. Bungalow 2 and 3 can sleep 3 guests.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Beachfront Estate seamlessly blending adventure and serenity.
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Our week at Playa Loma Bonita was wonderful! We spent the days lounging by the pool, strolling on the beach, doing yoga, eating, reading, playing, fishing, surfing, napping, and hanging out with friends and family! What a beautiful vacation retreat that comfortably slept our 18 people. We had Karina cook dinners for us and we have the home stocked with food upon our arrival which was such a treat!! We walked down the beach to enjoy the lil restaurants on the beach and swim with the locals. We went to Petatlan town to see the shopping and church and the tortillaria! ! We felt like at home with our own watch dog "Monster" who was so sweet! The locals are so friendly and the fishermen loved to show off their daily catch! We brought some school supplies and met a few of the students also. The villas were perfect for spending time together and we even had 18 around the giant dining table in the awesome open-air kitchen! Days by the pool under the umbrella and evenings on the grass under the stars! wow! Everyone had a fantastic time and we will return again next year :)

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous gem in rustic Mexico

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's first vacation to Mexico, and it was muy bueno!

Liz and Ron's property sits oceanfront on a remote beach with stunning views. The main villa is incredibly spacious, with a gorgeous pool overlooking the beach below. This is everything you would get at a 5-star hotel!

What truly makes Loma so special are the staff: We loved everyone who helped make our stay so special. We found the perfect babysitters for our young son, our surf guide was incredibly knowledgable, the chefs cooked our food with love, the cleaning woman did a great job, and the foreman and driver were very patient and kind. Everything we could have asked for, we got.

We were there for my 40th birthday, and Liz even made sure we got a special dinner and cake for me that day!

We are so happy to have found this gem in Mexico. Muchos gracias, amigos!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unplugged in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Staying at Playa Loma Bonita is an opportunity to unplug from craziness of life and reconnect with a the beauty of nature, friends, and family. I have stayed in all of the accommodations at Playa Loma several times with my husband, friends, and two young children. I have even hosted a yoga retreat here.

Every time I go I want to stay and once I leave I can't wait to come back .

Miles of stunning beach and only occasional sightings of other people.

Fabulous pools overlooking the ocean.

Gorgeous accommodations mixed with rugged grounds (dirt roads and rolling mountains)

The ability to have massage, horses, food, fishing guides, surf lessons, and babysitting all brought right to you at such a fair price you feel (moderately) guilty.

Playa Loma is a place where you can define exactly what kind of experience you want to have while surrounded by sun, ocean, solitude, and an amazing staff that will support you in your vision....

*Packing more than a bathing suit/cover and sun protections for kids always seems like overpacking...

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I am not sure there are words to describe our week at Playa Loma Bonita but I will try. My husband and I, together with four other couples, all long- time friends and frequent travel companions, arrived at Loma Bonita for our last week of our travels in Mexico. We reached paradise. As we settled in the beauty and peace of the place worked its magic. It was the simple pleasures of life that filled our days. Long walks on the beach, meeting only the occasional fisherman. Having the joy of watching baby sea turtles hatch and make their way to the ocean. Watching the whales breaching in the ocean. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The sound of the ocean to put you to sleep at night and wake you in the morning.

We rented the two villas and two bungalows so had plenty of places to spend individual time or time together as a big group. We arranged some of our meals with Karina and Thomasa from the restaurant down the beach and what meals they were! The tres leches birthday cakes were an outstanding end to two great birthday meals. We gathered around the large table in the small villa nightly. We all had the best massages ever next to the trickling fountain in the back patio of the large villa. Yoga under the beautiful palapa down by the ocean took a new meaning of mind, body, spirit. Think, Shavasana with the sound of the ocean waves and the feel of ocean breeze.

At all times we were in the very special care of Jesus, Rita and team. Whether we needed to book massages, or arrange a trip to Patatlan for groceries, or get the yoga instructor, Jesus was there for us. The place was kept beautifully and we were left to enjoy and relax. And of course, what can I say about Liz. During our planning stage she answered every question asked of her, and continued to help make sure our stay was the experience of a lifetime while we were on site – in other words she helped create magic.

We had arrived with great plans to go to the archeological ruins, into Patatlan, and to spend a day in Zihua. In the end we spent a morning in Patatlan to get some supplies as well as visit the church,(which was well worth it), and gold market. We did a few hours in Zihua on our way to the airport as we were leaving and though enjoyable, we were glad we didn’t take time away from our "Shangri-la" during our stay. If you want a place to gather as family and friends and reconnect at a deeper level, rest and recharge this is the place.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loma Bonita is a dream place

  • 5 of 5

I went with my family ( my parter, my parents, siblings, brother and sister in law) and we shared a wonderful time at Loma Bonita. A beautiful and super comfortable place to enjoy nature, to rest, to have fun. The food was delicious. We are definitely planing to live this Loma Bonita experience soon again!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this house!! The house and palapas have excellent taste, the beach is completelly private and the ocean is clear and warm. Karina, the cook, is excellent! Ideal place to get away from it all, rest, read in hamocks, play ping pong, sunbathe, eat delicous seafood, watch beautiful sunsets...

Our dogs could run free and happy.

Very recommended!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles

Playa Loma Bonita is located 40 minutes (25 miles) south of the Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo airport. The area is rich in natural beauty, offering unique experiences and fun activities for all kinds of travelers. Loma Bonita, Mexico is a small community in Guerrero. The name means 'beautiful mound' in reference to the area's lush green hills.

The estate consists of:

South Villa -2 bedroom, 2 baths, sleeps 7

North Villa- 2 bedroom, 2 baths, sleeps 8

Three Bungalows- Each 1 King Bed, 1 Bath, Sleep 2

There are three configurations in which our property is available to you:

1. Rent both the North and South Villas and any additional bungalows.

2. Rent only the North Villa and any additional bungalows

3. Rent only the South Villa (additional bungalows only available when the North Villa is unoccupied)


Rates & Availability

Petatlán Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
5 night minimum stay
Mar 10 2018 - Apr 8 2018
5 night minimum stay
Nov 24 2018 - Dec 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 5 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $500

Individual Bungalows may be rented by the same party for an additional $100/night.

*Holiday Rates include use of full property including main villa and 3 bungalows.

Our condo in Zihuatanejo may also be rented for an overnight in town for a nominal fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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