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Susan Crist

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Playa La Saladita Surf Retreat 5 Min. Walk to Surf Break

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

La Unión de Isidoro Montes de Oca House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths with ocean views (Sleeps 7)

VRBO listing

Casa Crist is a Mexican Surf Retreat on the beach at Playa La Saladita just a 5 minute

beach walk to the surf break and it's famous 'left breaking wave' .

Built in Mexican beach style architecture, our accommodations are designed to provide a comfortable , relaxing beach vacation experience for surfers and non-surfers alike.

Casa Crist is a 3 bedroom/ 3 1/2 bath house with fully equiped open air kitchen, bar, dining and living area with ocean views. The 2 master suites upstairs are enclosed with ceiling fans and covered decks which provide incredible views of the surf point at Playa Saladita. Downstairs bedroom and bath has ocean views. This bedroom has 2 twins or King. 2 rollaways, crib and cot can be added to any bedroom to provide more sleeping. Walk down the stairs from the main house to the pool and the garden with covered patio and an outdoor shower and bathhouse . From here walk out of gate and a few steps to sand beach and ocean.

Here you will find the enclosed bodega equipped with a collection of surfboards, boogie boards, kids surfboards and 3 SUPs for your personal use.

Your stay includes daily maid service.

Playa La Saladita is a low key tropical paradise, no highrise condo's or hotels, just great fishing, surfing and kayaking. With it's nice sandy beaches on a bay, it is perfect for swimming and long walks on the remote coastline. Small restaurants dot the beach with Lourdes Bar & Grill for Internet and surf rentals and accessories.

Activities are varied with surfing being number one . The point break featuring long 'lefts' is a 5 minute walk or 10 minute paddle from the house. The Ranch, a favorite spot for short boarders and long boarders alike, featuring a stronger, steeper wave is a 30 minute drive north or a 20 minute boat ride from Saladita. There are other great surfspots nearby accessible by car or boat.

Troncones, a 20 minute drive south , is home to Present Moment Retreat, a world class Yoga retreat and Spa . Here you will find many restaurants and shopping opportunities.

Playa La Saladita is 40 min. north of Zihuatanejo and Ixtapa where the International Airport is located with flights from USA and Mexico City. Airlines with direct flights from US include Alaska Airlines, USAirways, Delta, American. Many other airlines have direct connections from Mexico City.Major US auto rental agencies are located in the airport as well as direct taxi service.

A one bedroom casita (sleeps 4) is also available for rent to accommodate larger parties.

Keywords: casa Crist, surf retreat, beach rental,La Saladita

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Susan Crist (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Susan Crist

We built our casa here in Saladita to share with family and friends. We and our family are avid surfers and now have 7 grandchildren who are learning to surf as well.

Susan Crist purchased this house in 2007

Why Susan Crist chose Guerrero

The location, 30 minutes from Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, is convenient but removed enough on a fairly undeveloped stretch of Pacific Coast.

We have full time neighbors on each side of us.

We came for the great year round surfing with low crowds.

What makes this house unique

Warm year round temperatures with light afternoon and evening breezes make this an ideal warm weather vacation spot. Water temperatures vary from 75- 85 degrees.

Daily maid service is included in your stay.

Surf lessons , prepared meals, babysitting and in home masseuse can be arranged upon request.

AT&T cell service is available at this location.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)
Playa La Saladita Surf Retreat 5 Min. Walk to Surf Break
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
Venice, CA
4

really enjoyed it

  • 4 of 5

The main house and lower casita are great. Beautiful clean property on the beach. Nicely decorated. Main house - Love the outdoor space (kitchen, dining space and living room). Great location... short walk to surf break. Downside... no rooms have air conditioning. It would be nice if at least the have upper bedrooms had A/C so that you can escape the heat. All rooms have fans... but not sufficient when it is really hot. P.s. the owner is very friendly and helpful. And the local property caretaker is also friendly.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

La Saladita review

  • 5 of 5

We're brand new to surfing but had heard La Saladita was a great place to learn. That this house was stocked with surf boards made it all very easy. To my delight, the house was also stocked with SUPs, white water kayaks, and boogie boards - a water enthusiast's dream. The presence of those ww kayaks cut my surfing career short, but the kids and my husband had a blast on the boards and now are hooked.

The house is magical and the caretakers, Alfonso and Alicia, truly gems. We fell into an easy rhythm of fresh fruit in the morning, lots of beach time, splashing in the pool, lovely meals on the covered deck overlooking the ocean, naps in the hammocks, and just generally reveling in the warm air and long sunsets. You should GO; this house is pretty much perfect.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 5 nights over semana santa, two couples and a toddler, and never wanted to leave. Everything was perfect, the house is INCREDIBLE, the waves are never-ending, and the beach is lovely for swimming or running.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great House!!

  • 4 of 5

Playa La Saladita is the perfect location for a group of surfers to stay. We had five surfers in our group and found the house to be spacious and completely adequate and well supplied. The bedrooms are large the beds are very comfortable and the ocean views from the bedrooms and patios are fantastic. The gardens surrounding the house are beautiful and well maintained. The pool and outdoor shower and bathroom are yet another plus that completes this fantastic property.

The waves are fantastic long lefts most of the week 3' to 4' great shape limited crowds we found the best surf at the ranch a secluded river mouth point break just north of the left everyone talks about. We surfed this spot for the hour or two with not one else in the water. It was like surfing trestles on an epic day with no one else in the water. We owe a big thanks to Wax for setting up a great surf session and 300 great surfing photos. Many thanks to the owners that went out of their way to set up transportation for our group with Wax.

Adolfo and Alicia the caretakers they are Great! they make sure you have everything you need and are a wealth of information about the area. Alicia cooked for us during our stay the food was fantastic.

The downside to the stay was communication to the outside world was a little tough. There is no wifi at the house and getting out on the telephone is very difficult. If you have someone that needs to be in constant contact with you I suggest purchasing international satellite service.

Without a doubt if you are looking for a great surfing holiday this is the location you want to stay at. I would not hesitate to stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego.
5

Best Casa in Saladita

  • 5 of 5

I have to say this House is amazing. It feels like a home. COmpletely equipped to have the ultimate surf vacation. The rooms, the views, the gardens...everything is just beautiful and cozy. The house keepers Adolfo and Alicia are willing to help you out in anything you'd need and they are super sweet. We had both casas rented at the same time and accommodated 3 couples and other 3 members of our family and there was still room for 4 more friends if we needed more room. Roger and Susan are really cool surfer folks and we are very grateful to have stayed in their lovely mexican home.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

surfer

  • 4 of 5

everything was as advertised. Air conditioning , especially in the bedrooms would be a major benefit.

Helpful staff.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Ixtapa/ Zihuatanejo
Nearest Barpub
Lourdes Bar & Grill & surf rentals
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 200
Nearest Restaurant
Ilianets
Nearest Beach
Playa Saladita

Nearby Zihuatanejo & Ixtapa 30 km for many activities and amenities. Short drive or taxi to Troncones 15 km for dining, shopping,yoga .

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Rates & Availability

La Unión de Isidoro Montes de Oca House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low season
Jun 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$250
$1,550
 

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning fee $75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

La Unión de Isidoro Montes de Oca House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • Poolside indoor shared bathroom plus outdoor shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (1) King or 2 twins, Queen size Beds (1) 2 Queens, Twin or Single Beds (1) 3 twins, Baby Cribs (1) pack n play
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
daily maid service, indoor/outdoor bathhouse, kids soft top surfboards, boogie boards, 2 SUP's, cooked meals, surf instruction, inhouse massage can be arranged.

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