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Colleen Murphy

Member since: 2011
Call Manager
Speaks: french

Loreto Bay Villa, 3 BR, 3 Baths, Sleeps Six, 'Casa Maria'

8 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Loreto Municipality House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 3-6)

Casa Maria is in a fully secure development right near the beach. We have 24 hour security. We are away from the business of Downtown Loreto yet can get there in 5-10 minutes by car. There is a great beach front cafe with pool side service, daily palapa usage, kayak and snorkel usage right out in front- what more could you ask for? There is also Loreto's only championship 18 hole golf course. Take your golf clubs and walk to the Clubhouse for a round of golf at the Troon championship golf course, designed by David Duval. Our guests have special green fees and you have no RESORT FEE.

The casa was newly constructed in 2007. It is 2100 sq feet, including beautifully appointed rooms with a fully landscaped interior courtyard with a fountain. It is available for rentals for 3 night minimums, or by the week or month(s).The casa is 800 feet to the beach and about 500 feet from the community pool. Our entire casa faces the West towards the mountains with a golf course and water view.

Access to all resort amenities including pools, bar and cafe, palapa usage, poolside lounge chairs, kayaks, snorkel gear, championship 18 hole golf course, and tennis club.

The home has three keyless entrances into the home and courtyard. Exquisite details such as handcrafted Saltillo tile flooring, top of the line cabinetry with hand forged iron detailing, towel bars, artisan wooden french doors and windows. French doors open up to the interior courtyard from the dining and living room area. Ceiling fans in both bedrooms and living room and remote control air conditioning/heat are present throughout.

A 32 inch flat screen is in the common area and each bedroom is equipped with 27 inch flat screen TV's, clock radios, and phones.

Upstairs bedroom suite is furnished with a luxury king size bed and has a beautiful view of the Sierra de la Giganta Mountain. It has a large adjacent bathroom with a separate Mexican tiled shower, toilet, a full size soaker tub and two hand painted sinks along with a large double vanity and mirror.

Downstairs includes 2 large bedroom suites with comfortable queen beds with adjacent tiled bathrooms and step in showers.

Upstairs deck has a lanai with a cook center, sink built-in gas barbecue, 3 lounge chairs, patio seating with 4 chairs under the ramada shading. It is great for the sunset club.

The viewing tower, accessed via a spiral staircase, is on the 3rd level. It has equipaje furniture with a spectacular 360 degree view. It is a great spot to read, relax, and enjoy breezes.

Downstairs includes a spotless kitchen with all appliances including fridg/freezer, microwave, stove/oven, blender, toaster, coffeemaker, cooking and eating utensils, cutlery, glassware, dishes etc. The kitchen has a talavera tile bar that opens up to the dining room and living room with open beam ceiling. The dining area has a large table that seats 6. It is a great entertaining space.

The Villa also has a stacked washer and dryer.

Walk 5 minutes to the Loreto Bay Inn Resort, where you will have peaceful surroundings with easy access to all amenities. Walk down to the beautiful private 3 mile sandy beach, and lounge on the chairs below the Palapas, or snorkel or kayak in the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez. There are rental facilites right on the beachfront.

The Inn has 2 pools, a bar poolside restaurant, and a dining room restaurant, which you can enjoy while renting the casa. There is kayaking, windsurfing, and snorkelling.

There is a tennis club a few minutes away. Ask about the local activities at Bahia Management on the Paseo and they will assist in making this a very enjoyable holiday.

You may wish to take a trip to the Mission of San Javier high up in the mountains behind Loreto.

You may enjoy cooking a meal or having all your meals at the Inn, or going into the quaint historic fishing town of Loreto for shopping, great dining, nightlife and sight-seeing. There are many restaurants, grocery stores, banks, rental car agencies and cabs available. The Town of Loreto is about 10 minutes away by car and has a long seawall along which there are numerous restaurants and bars.

Loreto is in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, catering mostly to travelers, with frequent flights arriving at Loreto International Airport. Many of the Tourists enjoy fishing in “pangas”. Local restaurants will even prepare the daily catch of the tourists. Loreto has an excellent museum alongside the active historic Mission.

Enjoy this quiet Casa location tucked away in the wonderful Loreto Bay Resort situated at the base of the stunning Sierra de la Giganta mountains, on the water’s edge of the Sea of Cortez. This can be your home away from home to come visit, relax, to enjoy the sun and the surf amidst the friendly local culture.

Bienvenidos!

Keywords: 'Casa' attached to other beautifully appointed homes in the Founder's Neighborhood of Loreto Bay

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Colleen Murphy (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Call Manager
Speaks: french

About Colleen Murphy

A health care provider who moved to Alaska in 1987. Learned french when it should have been spanish in retrospect! An avid hiker, kayaker, swimmer and skiier.

Colleen Murphy purchased this house in 2005

Why Colleen Murphy chose Baja California Sur

I choose Loreto because of its extraordinary beauty (a mix of Arizona and Hawaii), it's terrific community, and uncommon serenity. Alaska whales even like it. They birth their babies in the warm waters!

What makes this house unique

Beauty, peace, simplicity, safety, and travel value.

Reviews

4.8
based on 8 traveler reviews

Loreto Bay Villa, 3 BR, 3 Baths, Sleeps Six, 'Casa Maria'
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
Northern California, USA
5

Wonderful home & location

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful house tucked away from the main street, yet easy walking access to all the amenities of the community as well as nearby resort. Interior layout is great for family or group of adults, plenty of space with nice common areas.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary Alberta Canada
3

Casa Maria

  • 3 of 5

Having rented homes in Loreto Bay in the past, Casa Maria was somewhat of a disappointment. We are a family of 6 including a baby. The dishwasher was out of commission when we arrived and even after it was "repaired" 5 days later, did such a poor job that we had to hand wash the entire stay. As well, with only 6 place settings, we seemed to always be washing dishes!

The air conditioner in one of the downstairs bedrooms was not working upon arrival, fixed a couple of days later, but made for uncomfortable sleeping for a couple of nights.

Dozens of tiny ants crawled on the kitchen counter tops, the window blinds were in terrible condition and would not open, making for a rather dark living room and kitchen.

The Wooden coffee table and two chairs in the viewing tower were falling apart so badly they were not usable. We never used the area as a result.

The upper patio BBQ sink and counter were very dirty, as was the patio itself. We spent part of our first day cleaning that area and the downstairs flooring.

This property needs paint, repairs, some new furniture, and a good cleaning. It is in a great location, however, very spacious, and with some TLC, would be lovely.,

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ouch! Previous guests have had a much better experience. I have immediately contacted my property, Dahir Parra of Bahia Management about these observations. He stated: "Good morning Mrs. Colleen Yes the home was cleaned before her arrival, I am not sure what happened with the BBQ area but I checked before their arrival and it was fine, even when I saw them they did not report it but I will keep an eye on this to make sur(e) this is not happening. The dishwasher is fixed (it) already and this works properly we tested it. The air condition stopped working when they were in the home, she reported that it was working fine and that afternoon stopped working, this was fixed the same afternoon. The problem was the capacitor and we put more Freon. Yes, we are doing the pest control service every month, when she reported the ants, I asked her if we could go and spry the area but she preferred wait but I suggested to her don’t leave food on the counters. We were in your home yesterday to make sure the home is ready and I did not see any ants, however, we sprayed already." Please note that I personally (the homeowner) visited Casa Maria in November 2015 and confirmed that it was in excellent condition. I brought new kitchenware & inventoried the furniture & furnishings. The blinds were in working order with some signs of fray around door handles. Adjustments were made. I plan to replace the blinds in the low season of Summer 2016. I hope this information allays any concerns. I take great pride in Casa Maria and can assure you of a wonderful stay there in beautiful Loreto Bay. If you have any questions or concerns, please call me by phone (Alaska time) or e-mail. Gracias! Colleen Murphy
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Snohomish, Wa. USA
5

Highly recommend rental.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I extended our loreto vacation by renting this beautiful home and in doing so have decided that the next visit to Loreto we will most definitely stay here again. It is close to town, the airport and has a beautiful golf course. We highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had a great time in Loreto Bay Villa - a perfect vacation.

  • 5 of 5

I took my daughter and her family to this house for a week over Christmas. My daughter and her husband had the upstairs bedroom, I shared one of the downstairs bedrooms with my granddaughter and the two boys shared the other room. It was a lovely vacation and everything in the house worked well. The layout was easy, privacy if needed was available, views (sunsets) were gorgeous. We really enjoyed the pool close by and went there everyday for the kids to romp in the water. We used taxis to get into town for shopping and some dining out. Took advantage of kayaks and paddle boarding on the beach and did two day trips: one to an island for snorkeling and seeing seals and one to a mission in the mountains. Both were great days.

We ate at all the restaurants in Loreto Bay Villa where service was fine and food good. Our favorite was the Corazon Cafe for breakfast or lunch.

My only suggestion about the house would be to have twin beds in one of the rooms. The two boys were not happy about sleeping together (16 and 13) but they managed. Twin beds would have been nicer for them.

Otherwise, everything went smoothly and we would recommend the house and the community to anyone looking for a quiet, laid back vacation with enough to do but not too much. It was beautiful there. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay in a Gorgeous Place

  • 5 of 5

It was our 3rd trip to Loreto Bay, so we were familiar and love it. This house is very big and lovely and met all our needs. There were 6 of us, so three bedrooms/bathrooms was perfect. Loved the location, central to all the activities and yet very quiet and peaceful. The furnishings are beautiful, complete, comfortable and everything you can want, including tv's in every room. Thank you so much for making your property available - we are very grateful.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Would go back in a heartbeat

  • 5 of 5

Loreto is amazing in itself. This house was great. The owner was very helpful with directions and information. The house had great bedrooms. Very close to the pool and the beach and a great community. Could have had a couple more pots and pans for cooking but I've got lots of kids so you probably won't have that issue. Very close to restaurants. I can't say enough. I'm honestly booking another vacation back to Loreto soon and would stay there in a heartbeat. Had plenty of sheets, towels, even robes.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Loreto International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Local Wine Bar
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
World class golf course
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Paseo restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Across the Paseo

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Rates & Availability

Loreto Municipality House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low season
Aug 22 2016 - Oct 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
$100
$700
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$110
$770
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

housekeeping $110

Additional $110.00 for housekeeping fee at checkout.
Payment may be divided in 2-3 installments depending on date of reservation & length.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Loreto Municipality House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , 2 sinks
  • Beautiful handcrafted tiling throughout
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Adjacent bathroom & shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Adjacent bathroom, 2 sinks, soaking tub, & shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , adjacent bathroom & shower
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1) Incredibly comfortable beds Each room equipped with flat screen TV
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A beautiful location, truly restful, not overdeveloped like other Mexican resorts. The Milky Way is stunning!

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