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Casa Toscana de Baja

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights


Las Gaviotas House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, 8 Sleeps

A Taste of Tuscany in Baja, Mexico Opened March 1st 2004!

BAJA MEXICO - People who are familiar with the spectacular Baja

Pacific Coast will be pleased to discover one of the newest

properties in Los Gaviotas is open for rental. Los Gaviotas, for

the uninitiated, is a 30 year old gated community of private

residences and rental properties nestled along the beautiful Mexican

Coastline just 45 minutes south of San Diego, California. Long

popular with California vacationers, as well as savvy surfers around

the US and the world, Los Gaviotas and the surrounding Rosarito area

offer a wide range of activities for the entire family.

This newer property, lovingly called Casa Toscana de Baja by the

owners, is awash in charm, comfort, and functionality. Facing

almost due west, this 2,400 square foot property offers a 180 degree

view of some of the most stunning sunsets anywhere in the world,

from the two spacious balconies along the front of the house.

The gorgeous white water views even make morning coffee an extra

special occasion!

The owners told this reporter that they decided to make the main

theme of this home reminiscent of the Tuscany Region of Italy

because of their affinity for all things wine-related, including

pairing interesting wine with interesting food. Upon reaching the

top floor of the home, the guests will be struck with an abundance

of appealing furniture and decorations. This floor holds the fully

equipped kitchen, a spacious living area with a large brick

fireplace, a 'Second Master' bedroom with a King-Size bed and a

private bathroom, another half bath just off the Living Room, and a

terrace with outdoor furniture and a gas grill. The living area

has a large screen TV, a DVD/VCR Player with Surround-Sound, and a

better than average DVD and VCR collection with selections for all

ages. A good variety of amusing and entertaining games are also on

hand. The owners also invite their guests to bring their favorite

CD�s for playing on the stereo system.

When it's finally time to rest up for the next day's activities, the

visitor can go down stairs to the three other beautiful bedrooms.

Each bedroom at this level has its own private bathroom, and is

decorated in a unique and interesting theme. The Master Bedroom,

with its King-Size bed, is on this level and provides the guest with

a 'Taste of the Tropics'. The beautiful bathroom has a double

vanity and large shower, complete with a bathtub - unusual in

traditional Mexican architecture. Romance abounds in this

private 'retreat', which includes a fireplace and an inside

conversation area for those few chilly evenings, a large ocean view

terrace, and even a large television with DVD/VCR player for cozy

late night viewing.

The other two bedrooms on this level are also decorated in

distinctive style. The 'Nautical' room, with its Queen-Size bed,

is a whimsical tribute to the stunning Pacific Ocean just steps away

from the home's front door. The 'Safari' room gives the weary

traveler a taste of the wild jungle without leaving the safety and

beauty of the Baja Coast. This sanctuary has two Twin-Size beds

that are perfect for the kids in the group. There is a gaming

system on the TV in this room. There is a completely unique

feature in the 'Safari' room. If the group includes all adults,

the owners have thoughtfully provided a 'gadget' that will convert

the two twin beds into another King-Size bed so no one has to sleep

alone! Private baths in both rooms insure a 'no-waiting' policy in

this Paradise on the Pacific.

Although content to enjoy the amenities of this awesome property,

this reporter is well aware that most vacationers will want to know

about what is available in the area. He is happy to inform the

guests, that unless you are staying for several years, you may never

run out of things to do in the Rosarito, Los Gaviotas, Puerta Nueva

areas. And even if that does happen, there is always Tijuana - 25

minutes north, or Encinada - just 30 minutes south.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Kathy Moylan
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, spanish by email only.
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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based on 16 traveler reviews

Casa Toscana de Baja
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Huntington Beach, CA

Great weekend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Toscana over a long weekend in October with two families including a 3 year old and two 1 year olds. We couldn't have asked for a better setup. Everything in the house we could have needed was available, it was clean, quiet, and close proximity to the pool and beach. It was really nice having the garage as well, which fit two SUVs just fine. Kathy and Gary were wonderful hosts and provided everything we needed to enjoy the weekend stress-free, including detailed directions and info to get across the border and to the house safely (it took only 2 hours from Orange County). Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do our best to make our home away from home; feel comfortable and relaxing for ourselves and our renters. We are so pleased to hear that you have enjoyed yourselves as we hope all our renters do. Thank you so much for your high remarks and hope to see you and your family back again soon.
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Amazing Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This home has plenty of space, gorgeous views and lots of little well thought details that made it a fantastic place to stay. We filled every bed in the house, yet we never felt crowded! The kitchen is great, and the layout with open area to the dining room made everyone feel included no matter what you were doing. The outdoor shower was perfect for the surfers in the group, and having use of the garage made it so easy to store stuff away for the night. We played tennis, shuffleboard, used the pool, the jacuzzi, and were on the beach every day. There is something for everyone here. The owner's were so wonderful and provided all sorts of great info so that our trip would run smoothly.

Side note - Ruben's Sabor de Baja restaurant in Peurto Nuevo was fantastic and we highly recommend to everyone!

We can't wait to go back to Casa Toscana De Baja!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We love our home away from home and do our best to make our renters feel like family. Enjoying your vacation in our beautiful Casa Toscana is what we wish for. We look forward to your next vacation with us. Thanks again.
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Beautiful place, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and this place is beautiful. Great location with it being Just 15 minutes south of Rosarito beach. The home is well furnished, clean and nice kitchen. Looking forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for the Family!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a clean, safe, fully-equipped, and spacious home-away-from home in Las Gaviotas... then Casa Toscana de Baja is the place for you!

Last month, my family of four (along with another family of five) shared this property for a long weekend. Aside from its breathtaking views and close proximity to the tennis courts, we were very impressed by the amount of room we had to “spread out!” Every possible kitchen necessity was available, each room had its own bathroom (or one nearby), the main living room was comfortable, and we had plenty of space for dining, playing games, and/or just relaxing with a margarita!

Gary and Kathy were extremely friendly, responsive, and informative as we made arrangements for our stay. We are grateful to them for opening up their home to us!

Thank you for such a great kick-off to summer!


  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for kind words. We are so glad you have enjoyed your stay at Casa Toscana. Making it a pleasurable experience is our goal for all renters. We are so glad you chose Casa Toscana to "Kick-Off" your family's summer enjoyment. Sincerely, Kathy A. Moylan
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Beautiful escape!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Toscana in February for my boyfriends 30th birthday party. The weather was awesome and the rental was amazing. We had the master bedroom on the first floor that had a private balcony, it was perfect. The house was very clean and well kept. We really enjoyed our time here and can't wait to visit again! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Amazing Place with Gorgeous Views

  • 5 of 5

We rented Casa Toscana de Baja for a girls weekend and it did not disappoint! The property is amazing. Everything is fully stocked (including a coffee grinder!) and there is a bathroom in every single bedroom (really great feature for an all girls weekend!). The views off both decks were unbelievable and the Spanish flare in the design was just perfect. Thanks for an excellent weekend full of memories, we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. We take pride in making sure our renters are comfortable and happy. Your always welcome to come back. Thank you so much for choosing Casa Toscana. Kathy A. Moylan
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Eat Well.

* Walk along the beautiful shops.

* Visit the Rosarito Hotel.

* Relax from the hustle of life.

* Puerto Nuevo is only 5 minutes away.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Relax on our veranda.

* Play Tennis.

* Swim in community pool or relax in the jacuzzi.

* BBQ overlooking the ocean.

* Read, watch TV or just take a nap.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Cook together in our beautiful home.

* Play games.

* Play Volley ball, swim in the pool or in the ocean.

* Play shuffle board, tennis or go for a nice quiet walk.

* Eat in one of Rosarito's fabulous restaurants.

Hiking, Golf, Tennis, Fitness Center, Amusement Parks, Fishing,

Shopping, Restaurants, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving,

Sailing, Surfing


Rates & Availability

Las Gaviotas House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Oct-April - $250/night (2 night min - 3 night minimum on Holidays)
May-Sep - $290/night (3 night min - 4 night minimum on Holidays)
December Christmas/New Years - $325.00 a night, (4 night stay we can offer a discounted rate)
All Holiday weekends - $300.00 a night.
$60.00 Cleaning Fee
$300 Refundable Deposit

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Las Gaviotas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Internet
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Half Bathroom -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Safari Room - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Marine Room - 1 queen
    Tropical Island Room - 1 king
    Tuscan Room - 1 king
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Casa Toscana de Baja : Four bedrooms with private baths, a half bath off the living area, two terraces with furniture for relaxation and gas grill, large living area with fireplace complete with television, DVD/VCR player, surround sound and stereo, master bedroom with deluxe bathroom, fireplace and conversation area, fully equipped kitchen with all dishes and utensils, pots, pans, gadgets, coffee maker and grinder, and blender. Los Gaviotas : Olympic-Size (heated) swimming pool and Hot-Tub overlooking the ocean, tennis courts, shuffleboard, sandy beaches, tidal pools, slate walkway along the ocean stretching over the entire community ocean front, and a well-known surfing location with both a right and left reef 'break' making the area perfect for the novice surfer, and yet challenging enough to keep the veterans captivated for their entire stay. Rosarito Region : Fox Studios Tour and Entertainment Park, Puerta Nueva Lobster Fishing village, Surfing, Windsurfing, Swimming, Golf ('Real Del Mar' - 15 minutes north and 'Baja Mar' - 30 minutes south), Beach Combing, Snorkeling/Diving, Horse-Back Riding, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Street and Mountain Biking, Spas, Fishing, Whale Watching, Shopping, Art Galleries, Antique Shops, Traditional Mexican Pottery and Wrought-Iron Gift Shops, Boating, Sailing, Jet Skiing, Sightseeing, Wineries.

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