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Stunning Popular Home in Pedregal, close to all, 5 min walk to town and marina

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Pedregal House Rental Photos and Description

Large House, Open plan living areas, 5 Bedrooms, 6 Baths, (Sleeps up to 12)

Villa Kanga is very popular with visitors to Cabo who desire exclusivity, style and the freedom that the home offers yet enjoying the same qualities and amenities of a 5 star resort. Many guest reviews below are testimony and confirm this also.

A truly beautiful newly built, modern home in the popular and exclusive 24 hour manned security gated community of 'Pedregal'

The home offers complete privacy , close proximity to shopping and many bars and restaurants, has water views and mountain views. 5 minute stroll to the Marina.

Designed and built by a local renowned architect the home offers the most discerning visitor complete luxury.

Comprising over 6200 sq ft and over 3 levels of modern contemporary, luxury living, 'Villa Kanga has been carefully planned and designed and furnished in conjunction with architect Avalos Arquitectos and it's owner and finished with the quality, detail and style to be expected of a new home in the Pedregal Estate.

The home has a two street access, with one of the main benefits being it's close proximity to Pedregal 24 hour manned Security Gates. A friendly wave to the security guards and then it's an easy 5 minute walk from the home into town to nearby restaurants and taxis. No need to hire a car or work up a sweat walking up and down steep hills that many homes are situated on in Pedregal.

Arizona flagstone paved flooring sweeps throughout both the interior and exterior of the home. Open plan entertaining areas surround the home and pool, with bamboo trellis offering partial shade when required, making the home ideal for entertaining or just relaxing.

Relax and soak up the views to the cruise ships whilst lying by the infinity edge Lap Pool , complete with swim up wet bar. An outdoor dining area comfortably seats 12 people.

Open plan indoor/outdoor living areas offer a unbeatable relaxed 'Mexican' atmosphere and the general feeling of staying in a 5 star resort, yet without the price tag.

The Large gourmet kitchen , complete with double gas oven, expansive granite bench space , large two door refrigerator , dishwasher, and plenty of cupboard space will delight any chef. Chef quality outdoor BBQ is close by.

Upstairs offers a separate living area, giving extra space to get away offering privacy and access to the outside fire-pit area with 360 degree views. Cushioned benches with seating for 12 guests surround and offers a great space to enjoy the views or the Night lights to the City and over the Hills of Pedregal which are truly mesmerising. This area also has beautiful views to the Ocean and Marina and back to the city.

Complete sound system and Ipod system is piped throughout the house and all balcony areas.

The home has five bedrooms in total, with all bedrooms offering their own marble tiled en-suite and private courtyards. Two spacious Master suites are located upstairs and are completely separate to each other, making this ideal for couples vacationing together or large families.

Lower level has 3 Large private Guests suites offering a choice of Bedroom 1 with a King Bed , Bedroom 2 with 2 x Queen beds ,or Bedroom 3 with 1 x Queen bed and 1 Twin, All rooms have satellite TV, air conditioning and ceiling fans..

A Separate study with desk is located on the middle level and wireless internet is offered throughout the home.

Villa Kanga is perfect for a young family too as there is a Gated , grassed area, ideal and safe for children to play.

Housekeeping is included.

Villa Kanga's new exclusive Guest Concierge Service ensures guests enjoy every moment of their time in Cabo. Full maid service, Chef service, Catering, birthday or occassion gifts/cakes, pre shop, babysitting services, Masseuse, Golf or Fishing trip co-ordination and bookings, plus Airport Pick can be arranged at an extra charge.

Pedregal estate offers 24 hour security and use of Tennis Courts and Basketball Courts and Fitness Centre.

Keywords: Private, Modern, Large Open plan living , Entertainers Delight, Lap Pool, Resort feel, Walk to Town, Marina Water Views


More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Fiona Thiel
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
September 27, 2016
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About Fiona Thiel

My name is Fiona. I am the proud owners of this stunning home. My husband and children visited Mexico on a Cruise in 2004 and we all fell in love with Cabo San Lucas. A subsequent visit in 2007 confirmed our 'love for Cabo' and resulted in us committing to build 'our dream getaway' in this wonderful place. Even though the owners live in Australia we visit Cabo as often as possible and the long journey is well worth it. We hope to offer others the chance to experience our beautiful home and all that Cabo has to offer too.

Fiona Thiel purchased this house in 2010

Why Fiona Thiel chose Cabo San Lucas

We chose to buy land and build a home in Cabo San Lucas because of its beautiful, relaxing atmosphere. We found the people in Cabo delightful and always smiling. The close proximity is ideal for vacationers coming from the United States. Unlike many homes in Pedregal our home has the benefit of being an easy walk into town without climbing massive hills,

What makes this house unique

One of the many benefits of our home is that it is an easy walk to town , no need for a car. The home is modern , yet keeping a relaxed Mexican style. The home has been designed to accommodate a large family or a group, giving different areas to relax in , thus giving each other a feeling of some privacy. The pool is huge and ideal for swimming laps in, it is also heated in winter, which can be a bonus during those cooler months. It has a wonderful resort feel swim up bar making it a great place to sit, relax and enjoy a cool Margharita.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Fiona

Everything was perfect! The girls didn't want to leave! The pictures on the website do not do the home justice.

Also Victor the caterer was amazing, thank you for organising his services. He went above and beyond and even transported some of our excess luggage back to the airport!

We just loved Villa Kanga!
Mar 2013
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Stunning Popular Home in Pedregal, close to all, 5 min walk to town and marina
average rating of 4.964286 based on 29 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Cabo and I must admit we were a little reluctant in renting a private home, something we have not done before. However we were not disappointed and even felt we received more personalized service than had we stayed at a resort. When we saw Villa Kanga on the website we were excited and made contact with its owner Fiona. Once we had booked Fiona made sure any and all queries were answered immediately. Pretty impressive given she lives in Australia!. We were greeted by Melani at the airport and made to feel very special for the next few days. Samia made sure all our needs were met from pre shopping for us, restaurant booking, filling the freezer daily with ice, to organizing Victor the chef for our final night. Our housekeeper did not speak English so it was fun trying to understand each other, however Samia was only a phone call away to translate. The Villa is luxurious and spacious with large bedrooms and bathrooms. The pool area is the main focal point and the swim up bar was fantastic. The pictures don't speak for the villa it is truly wonderful. We certainly will book Villa Kanga again and hopefully stay longer next time. A big thank you to team Villa Kanga !

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi JJ So glad you enjoyed your time at Villa Kanga, the housekeeper said you were a delight to have stay too. Also pleased you managed to reserve a booking at Manta, such a beautiful place to have dinner and the views are to die for! Look forward to having you stay again. Fiona
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Beautiful Home but not without it's issues...

  • 4 of 5

The Good:

-The home itself is beautiful and perfectly located for an easy walk to downtown Cabo. The house is located in the hills of Pedregal and if it was any higher on the hill it would've been a much more difficult walk; especially, for the older guests in our group. So that was a huge plus! The rooms are beautiful and overall we loved being here during our stay.

-Fiona and Samia were extremely responsive the entire time during our trip. If we asked for something (and they could accommodate us) they had no issues making it happen; however, they're not mind readers and if you didn't ask for something in advance then you would have to wait. For example, our freezer ran out of ice one day but I forgot to mention it until the following day, so we had to go buy our own. Not a big deal by any means but something to think about if you're expecting daily service without asking.

-Upon arrival, we were informed about a few "issues" with the house (I'll detail those below) and to make up for the inconvenience we were set up with a private dinner at the house to be cooked by Victor and Hugo. The meal was AMAZING and definitely a highlight of the trip! Can't recommend this service enough!

The Bad:

-When we arrived we were told the heater in the pool was broken. It was early May so the water was probably about 70 degrees at the time, not unbearable, but the pool was definitely not as usable as we would've liked and it was certainly unusable at night.

-We were also informed that the fire pit upstairs wasn't working due to a gas leak and while we certainly wouldn't want to risk it, it was still unfortunate that we couldn't use such a cool feature to the house.

-There's no A/C in the main living area. There's absolutely A/C in the bedrooms but due to the large windows they removed the central air. It gets EXTREMELY windy at night so you have to close the doors, which can make the house stuffy at night.

-There was a very bad sewer smell in the upstairs bedroom. I wasn't informed about this issue until late in the trip, so Fiona was never given a chance to fix it, but the problem was so bad at some points that my father couldn't sleep!

-There were several other small issues that we weren't notified about until we arrived, so if I were to do it all over again I'd just be sure to ask about any broken items prior to booking.

Overall, we had a great time at the property and would recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Alec for your feedback and I am pleased we were able to address most of your issues. As mentioned to you during your stay, the pool heating is only provided in the winter months as is the case with resort pools in Cabo too. The firepit was simply too dangerous until the leak is detected, especially with your little ones at the house...simply not worth the risk of someone being hurt! The windows were missing rubber surrounds which have now been fixed, I am sorry we could not get materials in time for your stay. With all the beauty of owning a home in Mexico comes some negatives and unfortunately unlike a large resort with maintenance trades on standby daily, home owners do not have such luxury and are sometimes left waiting for parts. I am thrilled that you enjoyed Victor the chefs Mexican Buffet which is the least I could do. Yes you are right the home is beautiful and reflective by all the reviews to date. I look forward to seeing you again at Villa Kanga . Regards Fiona
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  • 5 of 5

My newly retired husband Tom and I have just arrived to this magnificent home and Cabo that we have the privilege of living for the next month. A dream come true for us. We have visited Cabo many times over the years and have often thought of buying a property but the years passed by. Our children and grandchildren convinced us to stay for an extended time so we searched for a home that would fill our need and wants. I have to say Villa Kanga certainly ticks all the boxes. The name in itself was catchy and then all made sense as Fiona the owner (who is a sweetheart) lives in Australia and explained the name it is a slant on their Australian Kangaroo. We were so impressed on how easy the booking process was and Fiona was constantly in contact with us, even in the early hours of the morning from Australia, making sure we were set. We were greeted at the airport by a beautiful young Mexican girl and her husband who instantly made us feel welcome.

Waiting at the house was our Concierge who was there to show us through and greet us with Margaritas.

Wow ,when we arrived Tom and I instantly thought the pictures have lied, its even more beautiful when you are actually here. The opening glass doors around the living and dining areas reach right onto the pool and create an indoor outdoor experience with plenty of space throughout the home for a large family. It was a huge decision on which master bedroom we would choose, they are equally as spacious as each other but decided to take the main living area bedroom and leave the front upstairs for when Marsha and Matt and the grandchildren arrive next week. It has another living area so the children can enjoy their own television and play games there.

The kitchen is just wonderful and the gas oven is easy to operate and so big. We feel very spoilt with the chef coming to cook for us tomorrow night for our celebration dinner with friends we have in Cabo and has promised us a Mexican spread we will remember.

The following morning we will all walk back into the Marina and have a breakfast at our favourite Solomons Landing. The other big bonus of Villa Kanga is the easy walk, we just weren't interested in climbing hills so this was perfect for us at our age.

I would highly recommend Villa Kanga for your next vacation and especially if you are wanting somewhere spacious, luxurious and close to town.

Thank you Fiona for allowing us the pleasure of enjoying your home. We will look after it like our own.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My newly retired husband and I booked an extended time in Cabo San Lucas and have just arrived to Villa Kanga where we intend to make this our home away from home for the next month. We were blown away with just how wonderful the home is, the pictures do not do it justice. The owner of the property Fiona is a sweetheart and helped make our decision an easy one when we were considering which part of Cabo was more suited to us. Being in our golden years, we wanted to be close to town so were pleased when Fiona gave us all the information we required and has put us in contact with people that are truly so helpful. We were picked up promptly from the airport with cold water supplied and escorted to the house. The security guards were friendly and we have already got to know them well. We feel very secure. Well can I say, this is all perfect as Tom and I can make our way into town within minutes, I am so pleased we did not decide to go further up the hill. We decided to take up Fiona's offer and have the home stocked with all our favourites prior to our arrival. Our son and daughter in law and 2 grandchildren will join us this week to help soak up some sun and enjoy this beautiful home with us. This is a great start to our time in Cabo. I cannot recommend Villa Kanga enough and I hope my review helps others in their search. Now excuse me while I go back to the pool :)

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Villa Kanga = Wow!!!

  • 5 of 5

I and 4 of my best friends visited Villa Kanga for a 4day, 3 night guys trip to Cabo. This villa is located in Pedregal (think of Pedregal like the Beverly Hills of Cabo). We knew the pictures looked great online, but the home was even more impressive in person (if that's even possible)! Everyone loved having their own room w/ their own private bathroom. Villa Kanga is equipped with the best of everything (from the appliances, to the AMAZING pool w/ swim-up bar (wine/beer fridge, etc), built-ins in each bedroom and more).

We had such a positive experience from the time of booking through our departure. Listed below are a few special thanks:

* Heather (the property manager) did a nice job of providing the guidance and the initial house walk-through. She was always available throughout our trip to guide us and answer any questions

* Victor helped provide a great experience through the welcome reception (including margaritas, chips, salsa, quesadillas) and aligning the chair massages. He and his family (mother and brother Julio) were very responsive and willing to help w/ anything that we needed.

*** Special story: unfortunately, our car was towed on Friday night (we did not realize that we parked in a no-parking area up the street from El Squid Roe). As you can imagine, we were very concerned and did not know how/where to locate our car and rectify the situation. Victor scheduled for his brother, Julio, to meet us @ Villa Kanga on Saturday morning. Julio personally drove us to the impound lot, helped work w/ the transit authorities and the tow truck company to get our car released. This type of service & responsiveness went way above & beyond the call of duty (and we truly appreciated his help).

* Mercedes was also very friendly and did a very nice job cleaning the home and making it appear in tip-top condition.

Fiona, thanks for opening up your beautiful Villa for us to enjoy. We will definitely visit again! If you are reading this view and planning to visit Cabo, then stop reading this now and immediately make your reservation (before someone else books your slot). It is that good!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So good we came back for more

  • 5 of 5

My in laws stayed in Villa Kanga 2 years ago and we vowed to return. The home presents as beautifully as it did back then and is a true credit to the Housekeepers and Managers. Once again we were treated like kings with a welcome package consisting of Salsa, Guacamole and cold Margaritas, lovingly prepared by Victor. Victor takes pride in making sure all guests meal requirements are catered for. Heather was on hand as always to make sure we were settled in. The weather in Cabo was true to form and shone every day for us. If anyone is looking for a beautiful place to stay in Cabo San Lucas look no further. The price is affordable and the location unbeatable. Villa Kanga and Fiona you have again exceeded expectations.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Villa Kanga has the advantage of being an easy walk to popular restaurants and the Marina. No need for a car or to seat it out walking the hills of Pedregal to town. Walk to the marina take a glass bottom boat to the Arch and Lovers Beach, walk to swim with the Dolphins center.


Rates & Availability

Pedregal House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 26 2016
5 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,200
Admin fee / cleaning fee $100

Please enquire as to any special offers. Please note we do not rent to under 25 year olds or Spring breakers. Events or celebrations require special approval and an extra fee may be applicable. Housekeeping is included and chef service is available with price dependent on meal and dietary requirements. Pool heating iand fire pit available only between November and February and an additional fee and bond applies
Feel free to email owner with queries

Deposit of security/damage deposit payable via credit card on booking and refunded within 5 days of departure. Balance payable by credit card, wire transfer or paypal 45 days prior to arrival.

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Pedregal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 6
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1) One in each master suite and one of the guests bedrooms, Queen size Beds (1) 2 Queen beds in the second of the Guest suites, and One in the other Guests Suites, Twin or Single Beds (1) One in with a Queen bed in one Guest Suite, Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa bed in the Study
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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