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Las Mananitas - Beachfront Groundfloor 1BR Condo, Semi-Private Pool

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

This spacious, ocean view condo is in the beautiful luxury beachfront resort of Las Mananitas, which is right on the beach of the sparkling clear blue Sea of Cortez. It is an extremely peaceful and quiet, comfortable, well-stocked unit with a semi-private pool about 10 steps from back sliding door. Spectacular, vast, white sand beach is about 100 steps from unit. Views of beautiful Sea of Cortez from living room, kitchen, dining room and bathroom. This condo was completely rennovated in August furniture, countertops, tile and paint--it's brand new! Enjoy satellite TV (2 LCD flat screen TVs - living room, bedroom) and free wi-fi in this unit which is also fully air-conditioned and equipped with a UV water purification system as well as all amenities consistent with a luxury resort. The living room sofa pulls out to a double bed to accommodate 2 more guests if needed. Spacious master bedroom with huge closet, 2 large dressers, flat screen TV and safe box. Tiled bathroom with very large shower and extra large water heater. Large kitchen with granite countertops, large stainless sinks and full-sized self-clean oven with Ceran glass cooktop, OTR microwave, dishwasher and full-sized refrigerator with ice-maker. It is very well-stocked with plates, cookware, pots and pans, glassware, silverware, cooking utensils, placemats. Washer/Dryer in condo. Very cozy but spacious - over 1000 sq feet. Maid service available on request. Handicapped accessible. 24-hour security.

The lovely pool and ocean view patio have chairs for reading and a table for outdoor dining where ocean can be easily seen. Tucked in a quiet corner, the condo has a wonderful terrace overlooking a lovely garden, private pool and sparkling blue water views. Beautiful place to enjoy the Baja sun and watch the moon rise at dusk. Very peaceful and quiet--perfect place for a relaxing, fun-filled vacation! Direct walk-in/out access to entire property including vast white sand beach, 4 pools, hot tub, swim up bar and 3 poolside barbecue areas (one about 50 steps from condo).

This 5-star resort, a gated community with 24 hour security guards, also has a fully equipped, air-conditioned fitness center, tennis court and putting green, all on-site and complimentary for guests. Las Mananitas has 4 beautiful pools with waterfalls and poolside jacuzzi spa as well as swim-up bar and refrigerator for your in-pool use. Professionally landscaped and grounds are always beautiful and immaculate. Activities close by are: golfing, sightseeing, sailing, jet skiing, surfing, fishing, tennis, swimming, windsurfing, kayaking, parasailing, snorkeling/diving, biking, ATV riding, horseback riding and shopping (information in condo to help you plan activities). Located walking distance from large shopping center with premier grocery store (Mega), Starbucks, Walmart and new Pescador corridor (great restaurants and shops). Also walking distance from beautiful, quaint San Jose for excellent local dining, night clubs and shopping. $5 bus ride to Cabo San Lucas (20 minutes away) so no need to even rent a car here if you don't want to! If you do rent a car, there is plenty of free parking available right in front of our condo.

This condo is perfect for anyone who desires the ease of first floor access as well as families where children can be seen in the pool from inside the unit. Perfect vacation home for anyone!

Las Mananitas is the only non-timeshare, non-hotel resort in the area so, unlike at other properties, our guests won't be hassled by vendors of any kind. Long term or short term rentals. Children welcome. Please, no pets or smoking. 90 day refund policy. Flexible rates---email me!

More Details

Meredith Savadove
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2017

About Meredith Savadove

We love to travel and see the world. When we went to Los Cabos many years ago, we fell in love with it. Consistently beautiful sunny days and pleasant evenings along with great water sports, relaxation and incredible food are all things we love. Mexico is a beautiful place for a wonderful vacation and we are happy to share our home with you!

Meredith Savadove purchased this condo in 2001

Why Meredith Savadove chose Baja California Sur

Las Mananitas is the most beautiful, premier, luxury properties in San Jose del Cabo and we wanted a comfortable little place there to enjoy the beautiful Mexican sunshine, beaches and people. Our unit is perfect! The living is so easy, all on one level...private pool right out our back door and the miles of beautiful, powdery, white sand beach and Sea of Cortez is steps away. The property is incredibly well-maintained and we love every minute we spend there! We can easily get into Cabo San Lucas if we want night life, and the restaurants walking distance from our place are fantastic. The location is absolutely ideal. It is a perfect haven for a relaxing, stress-free vacation filled with sunny days, gorgeous sunsets and beautiful evenings....just spectacular!

What makes this condo unique

Very close to the quaint little town of San Jose del Cabo, yet very easy access to Cabo San Lucas as well. Semi-private 10 steps from back door and right on the beautiful white sand beach. Walking distance from great grocery store and excellent restaurants. Perfect location with full compliment of ammenities to make your vacation the perfect one!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Meredith--your condo was wonderful and we had a GREAT stay at Las Mananitas. Great location!!! Your place and weather were perfect and we had a nice relaxing vacation. Hated to leave! Gracias!
Nov 2012
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Car: not necessary

Las Mananitas is the premier, 5-star resort in San Jose and located right on the beach. Very quiet and relaxing and walking distance to food shopping and excellent restaurants. Beautiful place for a relaxing holiday in sunny Baja!


San José del Cabo Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa in living room pulls out to double bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Las Mananitas - Beachfront Groundfloor 1BR Condo, Semi-Private Pool
average rating of 4.9 based on 72 reviews

Beautiful accommodations, friendly staff, so relaxing, wonderful vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for a better vacation!!

The condo was beautifully decorated, fully stocked with everything we needed, and in a great location - grocery store, some restaurants & car rental within walking distance. The work out facilities were also very nice. The biggest surprise was the wonderful semi private pool - although listed in VRBO description we didn't understand just how private it was until we got there. We split our time between the main pool and the semi private pool.

We came to Cabo for relaxation, but night life and restaurants aren't too far away if you are looking for that. We took a couple day trips to some beaches: Cabo San Lucas and Santa Maria and had a wonderful time there too.

We were there in May 2017 and the weather was perfect and not crowded at all. I would definitely come back to this condo again! HIGHLY RECCOMMEND!!!

Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: J--we are SO HAPPY that you had such a great time! Exactly what we love to hear from our renters. Yes, the pool is almost totally private, isn't it? Very happy that you had a very relaxing vacation in beautiful Baja. We are very excited to hear that you want to return. It was a pleasure working with you and we would love to have you back. In the meantime, take good care and Happy Summer! -Meredith and Gary
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We loved our stay!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 5 days at Las Mananitas, and had an incredible time. This was our second time in San Jose, which is a destination we absolutely love. We came to the property for 5 days, as our yearly trip without kids just to relax and regroup. We were absolutely able to do that. The condo was perfect - well equipped with high quality wares. Right outside the door was a small pool, which I must have gone into 6+ times per day. The main pool was incredible as well. Given that the property is ocean front, it was an incredible site to be in the pool while looking at the ocean. We also were able to spend each evening watching the sunset by just leaving our condo and walking to the beach right in front of the unit. As usual, the food in San Jose was incredible.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place, quiet location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Las Mananitas #113 8/6/17-8/10/17. Decided on a last minute vacation and was able to book this unit without a hitch. Our email communication with the owner was always prompt and she was very informative, helpful and really nice.

This was the low season in San Jose del Cabo so it was 1: very hot and 2: no one was around the complex. I think we saw a total of 5 different families/couples the entire time, and never at the same time. Speaking of the complex, it is well maintained with BBQ areas, a workout room/gym, tennis courts, basketball, putting green, three large pools and a small hidden pool right outside this unit. That small pool was the highlight of our trip. Not once did anyone other than us use this pool and it was awesome. We felt like we had our own villa with a private pool.

The unit was nice. Big enough for the three of us. We had planned on cooking most of the time but Cynthia's Organic restaurant changed all that. We had researched before we left and we wanted to try this place that is literally up the street. A very short walk. Well, we ended up eating there two of our four nights and got tacos to go before we left for the airport! Best food we had there. We also tried Javier's at Cabo Azul (a pretty far walk considering the heat, otherwise not bad) and La Lupita in downtown (took a taxi, $7 US there and $8 US back). Both were good but Cynthia's was better. La Comer (grocery store), Starbucks, Mc Donald's and some other shops are a very close walk, less than 5 minutes.

Wanting to just relax on this trip we didn't do much other than workout, be in the pool and eat. Honestly, is was pretty hot to do much else. We did utilize the facilities the complex provides. We went and swam all the pools at our sons request and there wasn't a soul around the upper two pools. It was nice to not be in a crowded hotel with a bunch of screaming kids and drunk adults. Maybe this changes in the high season but I doubt it.

Overall, our stay was very nice. The unit was nice and easy to access. It was clean, not big, but big enough for the three of us. The owner was very responsive and helpful. The location was perfect for walking to shops/restaurants as we chose not to rent a car. The ocean is pretty far from the unit as the beach is wide here, but you still have an ocean view. Yes, ocean is rough and mostly not swimmable. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria Canada

A great retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We spent almost 3 weeks in this unit at Las Mananitas in the off season June/July 2017. There are three complexes on the beach front property. This is complex 1, which is closest to the beach. The other 2 are set back aways but still a short walk. Our unit was not right at the beach, but tucked in behind the main building, about 100 steps to the beach. You can see the ocean from the room, and pool is literally 10 steps from the patio door. The wind would blow fairly hard some days, and the main pool and courtyard area would be quite windy. This unit, with its location, actually never had any of the wind and was sheltered to create our own little oasis. We actually grew to love the location and think its one of the best spots in the complex. Also the pool is shared by only a small number of other condos, and when we were there, we were the only ones, so we had a private pool! It was awesome.

The condo interior is well kept, and more than enough room for a couple. It really felt like a home away from home. The kitchen has everything you need and stores are close by if you have to walk. We rented a car, and drove to the municipal market for fresh local seafood and produce. It was cheaper than the Megastore near the condo. The Megastore, La Comer, has everything you could need like a giant Walmart. The shared BBQ is a bit of a walk, but no big deal. It works excellent, is large, clean and well maintained.

Security on the site was excellent, not like you felt you needed it, but we always felt safe to leave our belongings locked in the room when out. The grounds are kept pretty much immaculate and the staff are all friendly and helpful.

The actual location within the city of San Jose is also excellent. It is really close enough to walk to get any essentials, unlike a lot of properties further away along the coast line.

Two of the best restaurants we enjoyed were Guacamaya's for cheap eats Mexican. Great food. We went 3 times. Floras farm is a must. It is a dining experience like no other. Its on the expensive side, but well worth it.

Overall, we had no complaints and would return in a heart beat, especially in off season when the complex is so quiet. Meredith was great to deal with, and had all the details organized for us. Checking in and out was a breeze. Thanks for the great stay Meredith!

PS: We fed the resident Iguana some fruit by the pool every morning. We named him Eduardo.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ted--thank you so much for staying with us and for your great review. We are THRILLED that you had such a nice vacation in our condo--exactly what we wanted! We look forward to having you return when you can. It was a pleasure working with you. We are sending you and your family all the very best, Meredith and Gary
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Portland, Oregon

Look no further - this is the quiet place to stay in San Jose del Cabo

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for a quiet and peaceful place to rest and recuperate and I found it at Meredith's place at Las Mananitas. No crazy parties, no loud music, no lines and sometimes no one in the pool - I had it all to myself all afternoon. And there are three big pools to choose from. Heaven! Even better, when some kids got in the pool and started playing "Maaarco Polllo!!" at their loudest (aargh!), I got out and went to the small pool right outside the sliding glass door in the condo. Never saw anyone in that pool. Glorious.

You can step off the grounds to the beach and walk about 50 yards to the ocean. Don't plan on swimming as the waves are big and the rip tides dangerous. But the sand is soft and the beach is clean.

The condo has everything you need - A/C, full kitchen with all the kitchenware you'll need if you feel like cooking, microwave, full size fridge with ice maker (the water is safe to drink), blender, toaster, washer/dryer (bring your own soap), Satellite TV in English, dining room table, couch and chairs, and patio table and chairs (where I spent a lot of time). They also have free Wi-Fi, a king size bed (pretty firm) and a nice bathroom with excellent water pressure.

This is a condo complex, not a hotel, so there are no restaurants on site. But there is a huge "Mega" store up the hill across the street where you can get everything you need. Bring your own sturdy shopping bag if you don't have a car so that you can safely carry all that tequila and mix you're going to bring back. There is also a McDonalds and Subway in the same complex. I got a nice club sandwich at the hotel restaurant across the street, so that's an option. Also in the same area is a convenience store (OXXO) and a place to exchange your money into pesos, which is handy and you probably get a more favorable cost for items if you use pesos, but U.S. dollars are widely accepted.

You can pick up the local "Urbano Bus" right outside the hotel to take you to downtown San Jose del Cabo. It's a funky old school bus the locals use to get around. You just have to wave the bus down to have them stop for you. When I was there is was 12 pesos ($0.66) to go downtown one way. Definitely bring pesos for that.

Plan to spend money when you go shopping. I didn't find any deals, and the coconut shrimp with a coke was $32.00 at Jazmin's (even a bottled water was $3.85!). If the mararachi band plays for you they expect a tip, so be prepared.

I definitely plan on coming back!! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, Beautiful and close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just finished a one week stay at Las Mananitas. The place was very clean when we arrived and it was a perfect size for ththe two of us. Lots of pools to choose from for swimming or catching some sun. Merediths place is a great location with a semi private pool steps from the back door. If you want to head to the beach it is about a one minute walk to the beautiful sand where you can walk for miles in either direction. The Mega grocery store is about a five minute walk so we could get some things for meals.We loved making our own meals in the kitchen and eating outside on the patio while listening to the crashing waves. We took Meredith's advice on a few restaurants for dinner and she was spot on most within walking distance from the condo. Getting to downtown San Jose was an easy and cheap bus ride and the Art Walk on Thursday evening was great with more fantastic restaurants to choose from him. We felt very safe and secure at Las Mananitas and everywhere else we went in Cabo. The security at Las Mananitas is very nice and very helpful with any questions we had. Thanks for a fantastic stay in Cabo it was everything we had hoped it would be!

Tim and Carrie

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $70

No smoking, no pets. 90 day cancellation for 100% refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.