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Todos Santos - Ocean View Villa in 'CalyCanto Casitas'

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
14
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Todos Santos House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-14)

CalyCanto Casitas consists of a boutique compound of only three Villas. All in a spacious yet intimate setting.

This listing is for the villa 'Casita del Pescado' located on five gently sloping acres of desert terrain, 700 yards above the Pacific Ocean. The property is 2.5 miles from the town of Todos Santos, offering magnificent ocean views and generous terraces. This villa is tasteful in every detail and appointed with modern amenities, it is spacious and fully furnished.

Embodying the architectural heritage of Mexico, rustic design seamlessly blends with modern conveniences to stimulate the senses. Expansive and richly appointed, the casita offers an indoor-outdoor flow, with colorfully painted designs and finishes, decorative wrought-iron, and antique mesquite furniture painstakingly handcrafted by Mexican artisans.

Walk barefoot on Saltillo floors. Enjoy breakfast on colorfully hand painted Talavera tiles. Siesta in a hand-woven hammock for two as gentle shadows from the Palapa roof drift across the room and the ocean breeze blows gently across the terrace. Take an indoor/outdoor shower while watching the silhouette of Royal Palms and native catcti dot the sunset.

These lavish accommodations offer the perfect rooftop vantage point to contemplate the moon’s reflection on the deep blue waters of the Pacific. From the master bedroom or your private terrace, gaze upon a pristine, white sand beach, or simply enjoy a refreshing siesta in one of the shaded hammocks under a Palapa. Or, if you prefer, enjoy a moonlit dinner on your private terrace before you sneak inside to the comfort of 500 thread count sheets.

While some guests choose to never leave the premises, others prefer to participate in limitless adventure and exploration. Look out your window to watch the annual migration of the Humpback and Gray Whales or check the surf. Witness pottery being first hand, with the same process used for centuries in the nearby Sierra de la Laguna mountain range. Take a Yoga or a Spanish class in the timeless town center. Savor some of the best restaurants in Baja. Relax to a custom compilation of music in your own sensuously elegant and comfortably spacious private palapa.

CalyCanto Casitas are not about high-speed internet or cable television (although broadband and a flatscreen TV is available). What we offer is an escape to simplicity, a path to tranquility, a destination where time stands still. Where you can be lulled to rest by the rhythm of waves in the distance or simply lean back and look toward the heavens to gaze at the shimmering stars. Where you can share and build memories. Where you can find yourself.

Keywords: House, Villa, Casita, Casa, Bungalow, Luxury Rental

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2016
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About The Owner

Passionate about sustainable tourism, Baja, travel, surfing, sailing, diving, creativity and passion. Lover of Todos Santos.

The Owner purchased this house in 2009

Why The Owner chose Baja California Sur

Todos Santos is one of the last special places on earth. It is not Cabo San Lucas. No time-shares, no strip clubs, no jet skis, no beach vendors, and no traffic. Just a relaxed style of living that is very hard to find in the hectic 21st century. Underneath the town’s sleepy exterior there exists a vibrant microcosm of many activities you might find in any city. Todos Santos has always been considered a special place, as reflected by its live theater, art galleries, centers for workshops and seminars, and historical homes. Todos Santos boasts high-speed Internet cafes, access to wireless networks, DSL and satellite connections. But, primarily, it is a place for people to find peace and to pursue individual self-expression.

What makes this house unique

In addition to the unique architecture and meticulous attention to design, the property was developed by people that care about the community of Todos Santos and preserving the special values that it fosters. There's an advanced water treatment facility that allows us to use grey water for irrigation for the indigenous vegetation. All light bulbs are low voltage. There's only organic cleaning products used on the premises. Guests are provided with recycled shopping bags when they arrive.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Todos Santos - Ocean View Villa in 'CalyCanto Casitas'
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Great stay at Calycanto Casitas

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Calycanto Casitas, the location was wonderful and the property was fabulous. Laurie the property manager welcomed us and gave us great recommendations for places to eat. The upstairs balcony was an enjoyable way to spend evening with drinks/snacks; the view of the water was spectacular. Would reserve again when we're in Todos Santos.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The best!

  • 5 of 5

We spent three wonderful weeks here this winter. Calycanto is a fabulous property a short walk from the beach and a short ride from town. Laurie, the property manager, welcomed us with open arms and was attentive to our every need although there was little to need as our casita was magical. The outdoor shower in the master is to die for. We spent many nights on the second floor "drinking porch" watching the sun go down. We would highly recommend. Tons of Gringos in Todos Santos area so Spanish fluency is unnecessary. Great Resturants abound. A must go.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Felt like home for a week

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Casita Tortuga - which has a master bedroom upstairs with a queen bed and AMAZING outdoor shower. Second bedroom downstairs has 2 twin beds. The house is beautiful and comfortable. We really loved the indoor/outdoor feel of it. Located just a short (5 ish minute) drive north of Todos Santos. It is even a shorter drive to the sweet surf spot, La Pastora. 5 minute walk to the beach. The beach is beautiful, but it is not recommended as a swimming beach because of currents. About a 15 minute drive to the swim and beginner surf spot, Los Cerritos. Kathy, the caretaker, is very kind and informative. Kitchen is fully stocked with pots, pans, blender, etc. There are several grocery stores nearby. The upper deck was great for reading in the hammock or a morning yoga sesh. The ground floor wrap around patio had a nice big dining table and a couple of really comfortable lounge chairs. WiFi was great. TV with a few English speaking stations. It was really nice to show up and they had stocked the house with 2 large bottles of drinking water. The surrounding area was really quiet - we rarely saw or heard anyone. The weather/temperature was perfect. It was hot a few days, but mostly warm (80s) with a little wind here and there to cool things off. Cool at night - enough for a hoodie. Only turned on AC one of the warmer nights but had to turn off in the middle of the night as it cooled off.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Todos Santos Villa Calycanto Casitas

  • 5 of 5

Rave reviews for this incredible rental property! Beautiful and well maintained villa 5 minutes by car from DT Todos Santos and a 5 minute walk to the beach where you can walk for hours. Five women on a girls get-a-way enjoyed a week of watching stunning sunsets over the ocean from the upstairs deck, eating at incredible restaurants, shopping at local markets and preparing our own meals and visiting local attractions in the area. The property is every bit as beautiful as pictured. We especially appreciated the flexibility and helpfulness of both the owner and the property manager. Would love to return with the family!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hola Fran, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed CalyCanto as much as we do. Looking forward to many happy returns. Saludos, the CalyCanto crew
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5

Everything claimed it would be....and more!

  • 5 of 5

We are frequent visitors to Todos Santos but this was our first stay at Calycanto Casitas. Dealing with Jim (the owner) via telephone and e-mail to make arrangements was very positive. He was helpful and made the process very easy. The property itself was above and beyond the description. A pleasant surprise to find an outdoor private shower off the upstairs master suite where we stayed. Enjoyed daily private outdoor hot showers watching the whales go buy. Nice way to start a morning! House is fully furnished and very comfortable with three outdoor areas to relax. Two furnished patios downstairs and one up (with hammock and table/chairs). The property is nicely landscaped and the house fully stocked with items needed to prepare and enjoy meals you might want to prepare at home. Breakfast bar for meals and cocktails. Full dining table on the front patio. Big comfy lounge couch for evening reading, etc. Beautifully appointed architectural touches throughout the home. Conveniently located to town, restaurants, groceries and all Mexican or Gringo needs. Wifi worked very well. No report on satellite TV and I-pod playback system as we didn't use. No hesitation considering this property when we return next year. Keep this one on your very short list!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place all around!

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed my stay in Todos Santos, and the Calycalnto casitas was a great venue from which to appreciate all that baja has to offer... I look forward to my next visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fortune cookie says you will be welcome at CalyCanto Casitas again... anytime. We always enjoy your company.
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
La Paz or Cabo San Lucas
Nearest Beach
700 Metres
Car: recommended

Whale Watching, Turtle Releases, Surfing

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Rates & Availability

Todos Santos House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $15
Refundable damage deposit $500

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Todos Santos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Queen size Beds (2) We also have double beds available, upon request., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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