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Your stunning Baja Beach Home Awaits!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Amazing 180º Pacific Ocean view, 2 bdrm, 2.5 bath with all ammenities.


Table & chairs

Large umbrella

2 Lounge chairs

BBQ – takes briquettes

Beautiful plants & flowers

Living Room:

42” Sony flat screen TV

Cable TV

Blueray DVD,

iHome (Android friendly)

5-disc sound system

Room to dance!

Wireless internet access

Free local phone & Vonage service to USA

Great DVD & CD library

Games, cards & magazines

Ceiling fans

Fireplace (wood or propane)

Fantastic art décor

Charming handmade tiles throughout

Kitchen & Dining Room:

RO water filtration system & RO ice maker

Coffee/tea selection, sugar/creamer

Spice rack for your favorite recipes

Dining table w/seating for six

2 en-suite Bedrooms:

Sleeps five guests total (no exceptions)

1 King bed

1 King bed, 1 Twin bed

Pack 'N Play

Electric blankets

Large mirrored closet & dresser

Flat screen TV

Radio alarm clock

Bathrooms & Vanity:



Body wash

Plush towels

Hair dryer

Powder room located by dining area.

More Details

Kristi Black
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Kristi Black

“Hecha en Mexico.” Raised in Huntington Beach, CA, I was born into a family of world travelers who in 1952, lived in Brownsville, TX. I can actually say, 'Soy hecha en México” as I was conceived across the border in Saltillo, MX!

An avid traveler herself, I has visited over 30 countries which ultimately led me to explore Baja Norte, and Las Gaviotas. Casa de los Sueños, my House of Dreams was purchased in 2002.

As an established interior designer, my passion for creating environments that nourish the soul, especially using Mexican tiles, was rewarded with the cover and feature article in Baja Lifestyle and Phoenix Home & Garden Magazines.

For those new to Las Gaviotas, you can see the many 'visible signs' of Kristi's gifts to the community - through the tiling of the many fountains; special tiled benches; the back splash in the homeowners lounge, Administration Office, and the beautiful tile work in our Clubhouse. Kristi’s commitment to maintaining the beauty of Las Gaviotas is reflected in her volunteer work on the Design and Beautification Committees.

Kristi Black purchased this house in 2002

Why Kristi Black chose Las Gaviotas

If Las Gaviotas is the Jewel of Baja Norte, then Casa de los Sueños is the Jewel in the Crown. For those who have stayed in Las Gaviotas before, I welcome you to experience what you have missed... Casa de los Sueños!

What makes this house unique

When you open the door, you will say, WOW!! You feel the difference immediately because you're staying in an amazing home, not just a rental. As you explore each room, you will start to notice touches and attention to detail that you had not expected, and nuances that create an atmosphere of never wanting to leave. I welcome you to add your happy vibes to the mix from previous guests who relished their stay. Come be a part of the 'can't wait to come back' crowd. My guestbook awaits!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Kristi's authentic Mexican decor is super tasteful and impressive, and the layout of her place (including a balcony with an awesome view) makes for a very comfortable, nice and special setting. Overall, we had an amazing stay and will definitely return!
May 2016
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Las Gaviotas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , en suite, vanity with hair dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , en suite, vanity with hair dryer
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
  • Pack 'N Play Warming blankets Large mirrored closet & dresser Flat screen TV Radio alarm clock Deluxe linens
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Cleaning fee $55. Security deposit $250.00 Check-in 3pm Check out 10 am


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Your stunning Baja Beach Home Awaits!
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

Wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at Kristi's beautiful home in Baja! The house was perfect! It seriously has everything you could ever want in a rental! The house was comfortable, the view was amazing and we would highly recommend this house to anyone traveling to Las Gaviotas!

Thank you so much Kristi! We had a blast! Your home was absolutely perfect!!

- The Derham's

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for the kudos! I am so pleased your stay was perfect! It was lovely meeting you and I welcome your return to paradise.
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Lovely casita!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at Kristi's casa. The house is beautifully decorated and really comfortable. It had everything we needed for a great weekend getaway. Kristi was very helpful and friendly. We hope to stay at this casita again....

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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California, USA

Great Labor Day Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house. Great attention to detail. Everything was perfect and made for a great Labor Day mini-vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad, ca

A beautiful home in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely and well appointed house with a beautiful patio. The owner, Kristi was hospitable and helpful. The area has a lovely pool and view. One day a fisherman was catching fish. They were immediately grilled and made into $2.00 fish tacos. Delicious. A great get away. Terrific accommodations and very safe.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your comments. It makes me happy when I read that my guest's had such a wonderful stay in my home and Las Gaviotas. I welcome your return. Kristi
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Authentic and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The property owner, Kristi, is very easy to deal with and very kind. There was a little hiccup in the beginning of the stay, but everything worked out just fine. The property is extremely sensational! Everything is decorated to a T. The tile work especially! The views are to die for. I wish we had more time to stay longer. We will definitely be going back! A little slice of heaven in Baja!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Shannon, Thank you so much for your kind review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. You are welcome back anytime amiga! Kristi
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Los Angeles

Mondo Relaxo

  • 5 of 5

Q.How far from the beach?

A. From the house you can take several routes to the swimming beach where it is sandy and there are several umbrellas. 15 minute walk.

Q. Noise

A. We were here in the off season so there weren't a lot of people. It was very quiet and there was not much road noise.

Q. Kitchen

A. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need; every size bowl, wine/champagne/margarita/shot glasses, a huge array of pans and utensils, a nice blender, loads of dishes, beautiful silverware and a dish washer.

Q. The layout of the house.

A. All the rooms are on the first floor. The stairs lead up to the Host's place. Because of the architecture she can't hear you and you can't hear her except for the occasional ball throwing and fetching.

There are 2 bedrooms w/ large, comfortable beds and bathrooms w/ large showers supplied with soap & shampoo.

There's a beautiful bathroom between the bedrooms which deadens the sound between the rooms.

When you walk in the house you are in the open layout of the house; a large room broken up into the kitchen, foyer, parlor, dining area and kitchen. The bedrooms line the back of the house.

Q. Parking

A. We parked in the car port and out friends parked in front of the house.

Q. Host

A. Kristi was a pleasure to deal with. She has immaculate taste; there are so many small design details that make this house special. We felt so lucky to have this be our life if even for a short time.

She was super cool about letting us have our own space and never felt hovering. The dogs, Kiera and Jack are adorable, non-threatening and don't bark.

Q. Groceries

A. Comercial Amercicana has amazing eggs, produce, wine, and the best shrimp I have ever had. There is even a section with 8 different kinds of handmade mole.

Q. Proximity

A. We really liked Tampanco. The lamb is incredible. Puerto Nuevo is close too. The house is only 45 minutes from the border but you feel so far away.

Q. Safety

A. We felt completely safe in the bubble of Las Gaviotas. There are guards and cameras around the property.

Q. Problems

A. We really had no problems but Kristi was instantly available to answer any questions we had.


Cute animals; neighborhood pets, a cute chickadee, a roaming cat and a nice seagull.

Gorgeous fireplace

3 bathrooms

Other comments: The pool is beautiful but when we were there is wasn't particularly warm. The hot tub is decently large and very nice.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am pleased you found your stay so pleasurable. Thank you for your kind words about my home, Las Gaviotas and your Baja experience. You are welcome back anytime. Thank you too, for your thoughtfulness by giving me the beatififul gift box containing lovely toiletries. Very sweet.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
San Diego International, CA
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Olie's Pizza
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Bajamar Country Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Blue Line-San Ysidro/Tijuana Border
Nearest Motorway
Carreteria Libre/Transpennisular Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Olie's Pizza
Nearest Beach
Las Gaviotas
Car: recommended

Las Gaviotas a World-Class Travel Destination!

Known as the “Jewel of Baja”, Las Gaviotas is a gorgeous, oceanfront resort comprising of 300 privately owned homes (24 hr. gated security, & walking patrols) located just 40 minutes south of the US/MX border via the beautiful Scenic Road #1.

Many residents live year-round in exclusive Las Gaviotas, making for a “neighborhood” setting brimming with ownership pride. You too, will feel at home as you enter through the gate and pass by the lovingly maintained gardens and common areas. It is a place of incredible beauty with the magnificent Pacific Ocean as its backdrop. No wonder, Fox Studios chose this area to film the movie Titanic, and Master & Commander! Within a picture perfect setting you will be treated to pelicans, dolphins, whales, and unforgettable sunrises and sunsets…and that's just the beginning!

Laze in the sun on our private, sandy beach or under a palapa (umbrella made from palm leaves) while tidal pools beckon further exploration.

The centrally located clubhouse nestled by the ocean’s edge, boasts a heated, Olympic-sized swimming pool and a Jacuzzi big enough for you and friends yet to meet.

If you still have energy or calories to burn, feel free to enjoy our tennis courts, beach volleyball, or jog around the “compass”. One lap = one mile. Save your evenings for memorable sunset strolls along the beachfront promenade to the seagulls serenade.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55
Damage Deposit $250

Cancellation Policy: Your deposit assures your reservation will be guaranteed and confirmed. A cancellation 14 days + before your scheduled arrival date, a full refund of any deposit money paid will be granted less a $75 service fee. A cancellation less than 14 days prior to the scheduled arrival date, any deposit money paid will be returned ONLY if home is rebooked. Service charge applies.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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