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Marilyn Martin

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english, spanish

Beautiful Private Oceanfront Hacienda; Pool and Tennis Court

5 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms6
Property type villa

Overview

Baja California Sur Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 4 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 1-16)

Flora del Mar is a lovely 4 bedroom B&B hacienda by the sea; a compound, with 2 additional casitas, a pool, and tennis court on 3 palm strewn acres that go down to the dunes. A wide expanse of sand and surf and sea life beckons on the other side of those dunes.

Each suite has its own private entrance, bath and deck. And all rooms have views of the ocean. All suites and casitas can be rented individually.

Decor is an eclectic mix of antiques, cozy furnishings, local art, and 2 long dining tables.

The kitchen is an open room, with large central cooking island and two sinks.

Keywords: Beautiful private beachside hacienda on 3 palm strewn acres that go down to the dunes.

The main house features 4 bedroom suites, each with a private entrance, bath and deck. Ocean views from every room. Pool and tennis court are on the premises. Large open kitchen, fully accessorized, with island of old world concrete, or pulido.

2 dining tables that each seat 8-10.

It is surrounded by lush plantings, a bar and a seating area under a ramada, enveloped by jasmine vines.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
Marilyn Martin (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

Reviews

4.4
based on 5 traveler reviews

Beautiful Private Oceanfront Hacienda; Pool and Tennis Court
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews
portland oregon
5

Wonderfull

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights in the casita with balcony while exploring & enjoying Todos Santos . Beach is a short walk, sunsets from the casita were gorgous. Accommodations were great and Marilyn was most helpful with many suggestions of where to eat (sushi ran was terrific) enjoy a sunset or whatever we thinking about. Hope to return.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our party of five, with two young children (3 & 5) stayed in the large main house for three nights. It was a wonderful place to stay for a family vacation. It is right on a beautiful, isolated beach, but is minutes from town. There were two bedrooms downstairs, and two upstairs, each with its own bathroom. The main house has a pool just steps from the front porch. You can hear the waves crashing as you fall asleep at night. The kitchen is well-equipped, and there is a washer and dryer behind the main house. There is a tennis court on the property as well. Marilyn greeted us warmly and was easily available if we had any questions. There were other parties staying on the property, who we saw only infrequently, but every casita is far enough removed that we never heard anyone. We already planning a return trip with our extended family and couldn't think of a better place for everyone to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pasadena
5

Loved Flora Del Mar

  • 5 of 5

This review is a little late, but better late than never! First of all, Marilyn was great hostess! We arrived late at night due flight delays. We were greeted warmly, immediately felt welcomed and she made us margaritas. FDR is not a resort, but a great B&B. We found it beautiful, clean, comfortable, and great place to relax. There's a nice pool and hot tub. The beach was amazing. You can walk for miles a barely see anyone. Other guests were there, but it was not over crowded by any means. Marilyn was low key, had great suggestions on where to eat, etc... Also, nice to chat with. Great location to explore! Will definitely make back again, and hopefully for more than a week!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great get- away!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Flora Del Mar!! 7 of us stayed at this out of the way spot (a crazy isolated beach so close to town!) The place lent itself well for a group experience - a great place to gather with friends and family, and privacy when we needed it. We hung out at the pool - a lot! and met new friends! The owner, Marilyn was so nice and helpful. She set us up with surfing lessons at Cerritos beach and a whale shark expedition in La Paz. We rented the entire house this time around and my husband and I have already reserved a week in one of the casitas when we come back without the rest of our family next winter! We can't wait!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Be Warned ...

  • 2 of 5

1. You could be sharing the small pool with lots of other people.

2. You will not get on the tennis court because all the owners friends from the neighborhood will be playing on it all the time.

3. Strangers may walk into your house at any time, so hide your valuables.

4. The owner is constanly poking around and it feels creepy.

5. There is a spa advertised. I do not know what that is. There is no spa. There is a hot tub that is cold.

6. The house and especially the kitchen is not particularly clean.

7. The beach is fantastic.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There seems to have been a misunderstanding as to the accommodations, here at Flora del Mar (FDM). By way of clarification, FDM consists of a main house with 4 bedroom suites, that sleeps 9. In addition, there are two separate "casitas" that sleep a total of 7. Guests have the option of renting the compound in its entirety -as often happens- for family reunions, small, exclusive yoga retreats, receptions, etc. When only the main house is rented, there is a chance, especially during Christmas or New Year's holidays- which is when these reviewers came- that other guests will be staying on the property, as well. It is usually a festive time here at FDM. Even so, FDM, is on 3 acres, with a 30 acre orchard on it's south side, and the ocean in front, and thus, affords privacy. Flora del Mar has a beautiful new tennis court, one of the prettiest in the Baja, and the only one in Todos Santos. My guests, always have priority and can reserve times for any and all days, at no charge. There is a sign-in book at the court, and I will reserve times for guests before they arrive if they wish. On Sunday mornings there is a round robin where guests can meet locals who play tennis. It is casual, and usually quite popular. I often have guests at FDM who don't play tennis. When that is the case, locals can sign up and play for a small fee. I do not advertise a spa. I'm sorry if this reviewer felt I was too "present". I like to make myself available to answer questions to insure that my guests have the best possible experience. I'm sorry if these people were negatively affected by that. Flora del Mar offers a safe, friendly, casual and tranquil environment for all my guests
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
La Esquina
Nearest Ferry
65 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Sushi
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Car: recommended

While Flora del Mar is by a quiet beach, away from the hustle bustle of town, it is only 2 miles to the center for shopping and great restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

Todos Santos Villa Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay
$475
$2,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Above pricing is for main house which sleeps 9. Additional price of $100/night added for each of the two separate casitas.

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Amenities

Baja California Sur Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5, studio - toilet , shower
  • Each suite and apartment has a full bathroom. there is a powder room off the living area of the main house.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Detached Unit - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , also a kitchenette and two decks
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    detached studio - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , also a full kitchen and private deck
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (6), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
In addition to pool, Flora del Mar has a beautiful tennis court.

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