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CASA FIREFLY - Lap pool, Yoga deck, Beachfront, Views - Bungalows or Villa

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, bungalows, gorgeous pool & shaded yoga platform on the beach

Rental Availability:


May 1- Nov 15: Rent all or some of the rooms (3 bedroom/3 bathroom fully equipped house and 2 private bungalows with shared kitchen)

The beach is just steps away and the most awesome pool in Troncones even closer. Amazing ocean/beachfront views from the outdoor kitchen, dining area, living room, downstairs bedroom, upstairs 'palapa' dining room, upstairs master bedroom and bungalows.

The property has 5 bdrs (six beds) and 5 bathrooms. The main house contains 3 bdrs and 3 bathrooms and is two stories. It is available for rent May 1-Nov 15th. 2 individual bungalows, available for rent year round are close to the main house and each includes a queen bed, bathroom, outside shared living and dining area and small kitchen. Each bungalow has its own private patio.

The upstairs master ocean view bdr has a king bed and it's own balcony and is near another bdr with 2 singles for kids or 1 king for adults. Downstairs is another bdr with queen bed and ocean view. The upstairs 'palapa' room (underneath the palapa roof), has a glorious ocean/beach/sunset view - it is spectacular. Enjoy ocean and garden views as you ascend the winding, outside staircase to access the palapa room, it's round table and comfortable sofa.

Do you love to cook? You will not find a more beautiful kitchen anywhere. You're view is spectacular. This is heaven for foodies! Guadelupe, our onsite chef will even shop and cook meals for you if you like! Let us know if you'd like our special bed and breakfast rate!

The shallow part of the 50-foot-long lap section of the pool is steps away from the house, and the lap area gradually slopes deeper into a seven meter diameter, 8 foot depth deep end, with a large 'wet deck' in 2-3 inches of water for relaxing while staying cool and enjoying your favorite beverage...

You can surf, bodysurf, and boogie board, right in front of our property because we are on the clearest stretch of rock free beach; rinse off in the beachfront outdoor shower, and dip in the pool.

We have 3 glorious hammocks for hanging around in. 1 is a double for sharing lazy moments with your honey!

Troncones is a charming small town (pop. 500), 'downtown' being just over a kilometer (2/3 mile) away by beach stroll or dirt road, with restaurants, small stores, and some shopping just minutes away.

Present Moment retreat is a 5 minute walk down the beach for yoga, qigong and dance classes daily as well as evening entertainment and great food and atmosphere.

Ixtapa resort (20 minutes away by car) or Zihuatanejo (35 minutes away), a lovely port city (sportfishing, diving/snorkeling, shopping, restaurants) of about 60,000. You can hire a 'panga' to go fishing from Majahua, a quaint Mexican village 10-15 minutes away by car or beachfront road 'combi' (bus). You will love it here!! This (vrbo)site has the most current information on rates.

Refund policy: 1/2 due for deposit, the rest 60 days before arrival, full refund minus a 10% fee if cancelled more than 60 days ahead, 25% min. fee if less than 60 but we will only refund what we are able to re-book for your time, minus the 25% fee; we recommend traveler insurance.

Casa Firefly is available for full or partial rental and/or for private guided cleansing retreats. For rental options keep reading below. If you're after a private cleansing retreat with Leela's guidance November - May contact Leela at

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Leela Francis and Greg Hillyer
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2017

About Leela Francis and Greg Hillyer

We are Leela and Greg from WA. We've been spending our winters in Troncones for 10 years. Greg built a house on the beach south of Troncones and couldn't get enough of this area so after he sold that we decided we had to come back. We love the pristine beauty of this place and the incredible peace and calm not to mention all the water sports and other activities available. We are avid cyclists and yoga enthusiasts.

Leela Francis and Greg Hillyer purchased this villa in 2013

Why Leela Francis and Greg Hillyer chose Guerrero

Troncones has just the right mix of gorgeous deserted beach feel and the sierra madres within view, while offering easy access to authentic mexican restaurants, mellow evening entertainment, good people, good coffee, yoga classes, massage and a gournet meal if you want to splurge.

What makes this villa unique

The charm of Casa Firefly is apparent as soon as you arrive. Original design, outdoor kitchen and living room, spectacular views and stunning landscape make this not only an amazing rental house, but also give it a great home feel.

The lap pool that opens up to a round pool is simply glorious. The beachfront is free from rocks so it's safe to swim. Hammocks are ready for you to laze in under an enramada for shade. Outdoor grill for delicious fresh locally caught seafood.

From December to May each year, you can also choose to come to Casa Firefly for a personally designed 1 or 2 week cleansing retreat with Leela, Detox Coach, Yoga Teacher and Embodiment/Aging Radiantly Mentor.


Troncones Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , in bungalow
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , in bungalow
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Separate bungalow
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Separate bungalow
  • 1 King size bed In the master bedroom in the house, second floor ocean view balcony, etc. 2 single beds or 1 king in other upstairs bdr. 1 Queen size bed in downstairs bdr. Each bungalow has 1 Queen bed. We also have 2 cots & 3 large sofas can be utilized for sleeping.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
We're so excited about our beautiful shaded yoga platform on the beach. Wood floor fits 7 yogis! We are located on the best stretch of beach in Troncones. No rocks and great for boogie boarding, body surflng, paddle boarding and an easy walk to town for restaurants and groceries.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

CASA FIREFLY - Lap pool, Yoga deck, Beachfront, Views - Bungalows or Villa
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Tropical sanctuary

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed with Greg and Leela three consecutive years, seven weeks total. The grounds are amazing ! The pool, covered yoga deck and beach setting are truly amazing. We highly recommend a getaway at #casafirefly

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Best guests ever, we love having you and can't wait for next year!
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Amazing first time in Troncones

  • 5 of 5

6 of us rented the main house and bungalows for 5 days. Took about 30 minutes to pick our jaws up off the floor after we first arrived; the house and lot are absolutely gorgeous. Place was superb for relaxing and there's a perfect spot for bodyboarding behind the house to the right. Everything throughout the stay went smooth and without issue. The worst thing about the trip was having to leave. We will definitely be back.

Also, the onsite staff was amazing as well. We paid to have breakfast made for us each day (amazing) and the main caretaker, Efren, went out of his way multiple times to ensure our stay was very enjoyable. A++

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place in the middle of nowhere

  • 5 of 5

We were 14 people and 2 dogs, great stay, clean, beautiful, great pool for the kids, nobody around, enjoyed every minute of it.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Piece of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

My husband and 2 year old son stayed in one of the bungalows for over 2 weeks in March and fell in love with the town, people and this property. Greg and Leela are very hospitable and can help you if you have any questions in regards to the town, restaurants, etc. My husband surfs and drove up to the surf every morning (highly recommend a car if you're planning on surfing on a regular basis as it's about a 20 minute drive). We absolutely loved the beautiful beach that we often had to ourselves and we used the pool regularly. We'll be visiting Troncones again for sure!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Stay On the Beach

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time we had been to Troncones, and were bringing our kids and grandkids. So we rented the main villa and the two bungalows. It was an amazing adventure. First off, let me warn you, the month of May is HOT! But we lived in the pool and took many walks on the beach. The views are stunning and to sit in the pool and watch and listen to the ocean is such a treat! There were 10 of us total and we had them cook our dinners every night. Food was amazing!!! Food was above and beyond, and our host, Efren made our stay so enjoyable. He gave directions, referrals, suggestions, etc that we wouldn't have known otherwise. Troncones is off the beaten path and is the perfect place to relax and enjoy your time. What a great experience. Will be back. Would like to try a different time of year!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Green Valley AZ USA

Secluded Garden Paradise a Stones Throw from Lovely Beach

  • 5 of 5

This was our 1st trip to Troncones, a remote town about 20 minutes north of "Z". With a 3 mile long unspoiled beach front bordered by coco's, cozy seafood restaurants, a yoga facility with amazing restaurant(Present Moment Retreat), horseback rides, moderate surf for boggie boarding, and miles of bicycling(dirt or road),,,plenty to keep you busy all day and return to your bungalow or villa ready to relax. We stayed a week in one of the bungalows. Cooking facilities were available including a shared refridge with all the necessities. A beautiful pool, yoga deck, lounging area and gardens keep you cool when the sun gets hot at midday. Sunsets are gorgeous and can be enjoyed on the immediate property or down on the yoga deck. Evenings are quiet(except for the sound of the surf which lulls you to sleep) but a short walk to town provides nightly entertainment. If you want to go into Z or Ixtapa there is public transportation. Greg and Leela have gone overboard to make their bungalows and villa comfortable and clean. If you would like to go bike riding with a local expert then Greg is your guy-but be prepared to be challenged on the hills! 1st class surfing is just up the road a few miles and getting there is a fun adventure in traveling through villages and farmland.

My wife and I had an incredible time at Casa Firefly. As birders we appreciated the numerous guidebooks and information available on-site, as well as the assistance of Greg and Leela in learning about the local area's birding opportunities. And the locals are friendly(helps to know a little Spanish) and gracious.

I could go on and on about our trip to Troncones and staying at Casa Firefly. In short we had a great time and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to visit the rural but beautiful part of Mexico. Life's a beach.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Troncones Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season Bungalow
Nov 16 2016 - May 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100

ENTIRE PROPERTY (5 Bdr/5 bth) AVAILABLE MAY 1 to NOV 14, $360 USD ($25/pp/night for groups over 10); HOUSE (3 Bdr) $250 USD ($25/pp/night for groups over 6); BUNGALOW $65 USD (maximum 3 guests)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Cafe Sol
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Mexico Hwy 200
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
La Mexicana, Costa Brava, Present Moment
Car: recommended

Skateboard Park, Yoga, massage, tide pools, meditation center, local school and library, volunteer opportunities, language school.


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