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Montecristo Luxury Villa-Christmas/New Years-Highest Pt/Best View-12/16-1/16

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 3 Bedroom Suites + Sofa Beds, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

MONTECRISTO ESTATES: Nestled in the mountainous area above Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Resort - 10 minutes from downtown Cabo.

VILLA #11 UNIQUENESS : Quiet private end villa nestled in top row of villas at absolutely highest point in the Resort with KILLER panoramic view of entire resort, Sea of Cortez(sunrises), Pacific Ocean(sunsets), and newly completed Jack Nicklaus/Quivira 18-hole golf course. Most top row villas require check-out New Years Day (1/1). With Villa #11 you can check-out day after New Years (1/2) or even later.

This entire luxury, two-story 4,500 square-foot Villa (2800 under roof & 1700 terraces) in gated Montecristo Estates is yours! Three direct terrace-access ocean view bedrooms, 3 bedroom suites, 3.5 baths, 5 flat-panel TVs and free WiFi! Sleeps 10 people comfortably.

Enter your marbled floored Villa through a private stone courtyard with bubbling fountain to the first level that includes a full kitchen and dining room, living room with fireplace, and master bedroom suite with king bed, large walk-in closet, private bath, and Jacuzzi. Proceed onto your terrace with partially-shaded dining area, gas BBQ, lounge chairs, and outdoor hot tub. The lower level is complete with two junior suites (one with king bed; one with two queen beds), and a family room with queen sofa and entertainment center(DVD/CD/TV) and with free WiFi. Each suite has direct access to a large terrace with private infinity pool and lounge chairs.

This time of year, mornings start with beautiful sunrises and views of local fishing boats heading out for the catch of the day. Also, whales can frequently be seen from your terrace breaching as they feed and raise their young. Your daylight ends with spectacular Pacific Ocean sunsets, just in time to hit the fun and festive nightlife 10 minutes away in downtown Cabo.

Guests staying at Montecristo Villas are given 'full-access' to all the amenities at 5-Star world class Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach/Cabo Pacifica Resort that include: daily maid and personal concierge services, car rental, baby sitting, airport pick-up/return (reservation required), fine-dinning restaurants(2), bars(3), delis(2), European Health Spa/Fitness Center, market and sundries shop, 16th Century Chapel, Medical Center (24/7), 5 pools(w/ swim-up bars), lighted tennis courts, daily Kids Club Activities, Personal Resort Chef/Wait Staff (upon request) and Montecristo's new community center with Fitness Center including Exterior Pool/Terrace and Bar/Food (Interior/Exterior), and 25% discount at Jack Nicklaus Quivira Resort Golf Course.

You have FREE SHUTTLES to and from Medano Beach(downtown Cabo), and FULL ACCESS to Pueblo Bonito sister resorts Rose, Los Cabos, and Pacifica....all with room charging privileges to your Villa as well as free 24-hour shuttle service any where within the extensive Sunset Beach Resort, i.e., Montecristo, Pacifica(Holistic-adults only facility) and Quivira.

The resort's published rate for this peak season period is are significantly higher than our rates. Our rates include all taxes and fees.

Keywords: Private Villa, Gated Community, Pueblo Bonito Montecristo Estates Villa, Baja, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico @ 5-Star Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Resort, Cabo Pacifica, Quivira.

More Details

Owner
Jerry and Judy Parmenter
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Jerry and Judy Parmenter

Jerry(retired Civil Engineer), Judy( Retired Physician Recruiter) and daughter Jessica. Photo taken at Marina (downtown Cabo). Originally from Maine. Lived in Portland, OR since 1974 except for 5-year sojourn to Stuttgart, Germany where Jerry worked for the US military and Judy for the American Red Cross. Once in lifetime opportunity to travel and learn about cultures from Scandinavia to North Africa and Eastern Bloc countries to Mid-East. Recent travels include Viet Nam, China, Mongolia, Kenya, Portugal, Peru and India.

Jerry and Judy Parmenter purchased this villa in 2004

Why Jerry and Judy Parmenter chose Paraiso Escondido

Visting Cabo since mid-70's to enjoy beautiful weather, whale watching, sailing, snorkeling, sunset cruises, fishing, hiking, golfing and entertainment. Wanted both the convenience and amenities of a 5-star Resort with quiet retreat while enjoying a panoramic view of the ocean, relax in our own private infinity pool and villa with friends and family once retired. Our Montecristo villa at Pueblo Bonito Resort gives us all these and more. Guests have free use of three other Pueblo Bonito sister resort facilities (Pacifica, Rose, Los Cabos) in Cabo and 25% discount at Quivira Resort Golf Course all with charging privileges directly to our Villa.

What makes this villa unique

In 2004 only two Montecristo Estates top row villas were being built nestled into the mountainous ridge high above the main Pueblo Bonito Sunset Resort. We were lucky to have the 'pick-of-the-litter' and chose Villa #11--the most private villa on the end of top row, at ABSOLUTELY the highest point in the Estates/Resort including a KILLER panoramic view of the Sea of Cortez, Pacific Ocean & entire Resort. Downtown Cabo is 10-mins by car. Free Resort shuttles available within Resort and to downtown Cabo. Villa includes daily maid & personal concierge services, 24/7 Medical services & Daily kid activities.

Our goal: Answer questions & provide whatever assistance to our guests to make their stay a pleasant & memorable experience. Provide a 3-page Guest Information Sheet: Resort information; Transportation between San Jose del Cabo (SJD) airport and Resort (unless you rent a car); Concierge Services telephone number and email address; Where to buy groceries/beverages w/directions; Golf courses & making advanced reservations on-line; Favorite restaurants, day trips and other activities. We hope we have met these needs with our past guests. We invite you to review our Guest Comments. Thank you for considering our Villa for your future stay in Cabo.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Just wanted to express our thanks again for all your help and working with us. We had a wonderful 10 day stay. Villa #11 was very nice. We enjoyed the amazing view and the privacy the villa afforded us"
Dec 2011
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Artesano
"Large store, excellent selection of Arts & Crafts from all over Mexico and Central America. ..."
Latitude 22
"Favorite LOCAL pub w/great food @ reasonable prices and great view of the Cabo waterfront. C..."
Baja Brewing Company
"Baja Brewing located at downtown Cabo Marina. Excellent brew pub both food and beer and grea..."
Cabo San Lucas Marina
"Lots of great restaurants, bars, galleries and shops around the marina and easy access to th..."
Costco Cabo San Lucas
"Eastbound from downtown approx 1.5mi to first traffic light(get onto frontage via "slip-lane..."
Nueva Wal-Mart De México
"Great place to buy groceries, adult beverages(wine, beer and liquor) and all usual items Wal..."
San Jose del Cabo
"Be sure to take part in the Thursday evening art walks in the main square of Old Downtown Sa..."
Todos Santos(TS) 50mile Day Trip
"TS(north Hwy 19) is "laid-back" active artist community & restored famous Hotel California w..."
The Office
"Located right on Medano Beach with easy access from Pueblo Bonito Rose resort (sister resort..."
Cabo Wabo
"Cabo Wabo located in the heart of downtown Cabo's night life."
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
San Jose Del Cabo(SJD), Baja Sud, Mexico
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 1, Cabo San Lucas
Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Cabo & Marina Area
Nearest Point of Interest
WalMart SuperCenter/Sam's Club(New)
Nearest Point of Interest
Costco Warehouse on Hwy 1
Nearest Point of Interest
Latitude 22 Roadhouse
Nearest Point of Interest
Todos Santos(TS) 50mile Day Trip
Nearest Point of Interest
Old Downtown San Jose del Cabo(SJDC)-Art Walk
Nearest Point of Interest
Puerto Los Cabo(PLC) Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
The Artesan's(Extensive Mexican Handcrafts)
Car: not necessary

Golf: New Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach/Quivira (Jack Nicklaus) golf course (25% Guest discount); Cabo Real-featuring Jack Nicklaus&Robert Trent Jones Jr golf courses; Cabo Del Sol-featuring Jack Nicklaus&Tom Weiskopf golf courses. Drive (1 hr) to Todos Santos(artist community ) to lunch at Hotel California. Browse art galleries & shops. Thursday Evening Art-Walks- main square old downtown San Jose Del Cabo(SJDC). Many galleries(Amber and African Art especially), shops and great restaurants. Baja Brewing downtown Cabo and SJDC excellent microbrews, food and sports TV.

Amenities

Paraiso Escondido Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Master Suite (entry level)-Large walk-in closet, rain shower, WC, Jacuzzi tub(double size), double lavatories with lighted make-up mirror and hair drier; Junior King Bath Suite(lower level)-WC, shower, lavs and lighted make-up mirror with hair dryer; Junior Double Queen Bath Suite (lower level)-WC, shower, lavs and lighted make-up mirror with hair dryer. Half bath-entry level-near kitchen.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King Bedroom Suite-Lower Level
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Double Queen Suite-Lower Level
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite-Entry Level
  • King Bed- Master Suite(Entry Level), King Bed-Junior Suite(Lower Level next to Infinity Pool), Queen Beds (2) Two Queens in 2nd Junior Suite(Lower Level next to infinity pool), Sofa converts to Queen. Baby Cribs and Roll-Aways are available. Contact Concierge.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Montecristo Villa #11 updated in 2015 with ALL new wall-to-wall furnishings including TVs/DVD/CD systems & Internet & WiFi. Newly furnished kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Counters, Master Suite (w/separate Jacuzzi tub and shower), Junior Suites(w/combined jetted tubs/showers). Each suite has hair dryers & make-up mirrors. Private Infinity Pool, Gas BBQ, Marble Floors and 'Hacienada-style' furniture & decor throughout the Villa. Resort offers a Full/Half-Day Kids Club. Free personal daily Maid & Concierge Services provided. Contact Concierge for golfing, restaurants, shuttles, taxi, car rental, transportation (airport-Resort) reservations, cribs, roll-aways, Chef and wait staff, or all-inclusive meals. (concierge_montecristo@pueblobonito.com.mx).

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Montecristo Luxury Villa-Christmas/New Years-Highest Pt/Best View-12/16-1/16
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Even better than advertised.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great property in a great location with an owner who is easy to work with. Our first stay on the Pacific side of Cabo and will definitely go back. Even though we arrived on Christmas day our refrigerator was stocked with the food and drinks we had ordered in advance and our concierge was waiting to make sure everything went smooth at check in. We were able to see more than two dozen whales from the deck during our stay - most of them right by the shore in front of the property. We visited most of the other PB properties during our stay, but hated to leave the view from the pool so ended up cooking in several nights. Would recommend this property and specifically this owner without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This villa & property over all is amazing, 5 star luxury all the way. We had a great time & didn't want to leave. There were 9 of us, the villa was very comfortable for all of us. The pull out couch that my teenage son slept on for the week needs a new mattress & the fan in the downstairs king bedroom didn't work. But everything else was awesome!! Really loved the pool. The views were amazing as the photos show. Being that high up made it difficult to get down to the rest of the property below but, the staff make every effort to not keep people waiting. The shuttle service is convenient & it seems they are always upgrading & improving the property. Thank you, to the Parmenters. Highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you had a great stay at our villa. Thank you for not only making a guest comment but also for letting us know about the two issues you mentioned. Apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. We have contacted Montecristo Villa maintenance folks to make sure they fix these issues promptly. We will be staying there ourselves Jan 5-14 so will make sure these two items have been addressed and will do a thorough inspection of our villa for any other maintenance issues needing attention.
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this property was amazing. It offers the perfect mix of luxury, privacy and convenience of resort amenities. The owner and resort staff were extremely helpful. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago
5

Family Holiday at Monte Cristo Estates

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 adults and 3 little ones, ages 4,5, and 6, had a wonderful stay at the villa in Monte Cristo Estates this holiday season. The villa was high up which afforded outstanding views of the ocean and the surroundings. There was plenty of space for all of us - three large bedrooms, a living room with dining area and full kitchen, and a family room downstairs. The furnishings were fresh and comfortable. The hot tub and pool, all private, gaves us all hours of fun right there. We also had full use of Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach resort below us, so the little kids had plenty of varied entertainment. We are grateful to the owners for making this outstanding experience available to us.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlton, Oregon
5

Unforgettable Vacation

  • 5 of 5

January 2013

We recently visited Cabo for the first time and decided to stay at Montecristo. While the pictures were amazing they don't do the place justice. The moment we walked through the front door was when we knew we walked into paradise. You are greeted with a soothing fountain and then swept away with a view that instantly takes your breath away.

It is the only place we have ever stayed where you can see the sunrise and sunset from your bedroom while looking at the blue Pacific Ocean! Our entire stay was complete relaxation from the personal infinity pool to the hot tub. The amenities are top notch and service from the resort made this the total package especially for our whole family.

There is no question we will be back.

Michael

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from our annual family vacation. We have stayed at many properties throughout Hawaii and the Caribean

This year, we chose to stay at this property. It was our first time at such a property that has the privacy of a home and all the convenience of an all-inclusive resort. We found this very nice as we always prefer to avaoid the crowds of the large resorts but found the relatively close location of the resort very nice.

The maid, shuttle, and conciere service was exceptional and beyond expectations.

The view from the deck was exceptional, again, beyond expectations. We had our morning meal every day on the deck and spent many afternoons as well. Nearly every day we could see whales in the ocean. Field glasses would be of great benefit in this regard. We also had many evening meals and after dark dips in the hot tub. The view of the lights below, again really is exceptional.

Our three mid-teen kids made great use of the pool and community fitness centre.

Gerry, the owner, was very helpfull in ensuring our vacation was without problems.

I highly recomended property in our opinion.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2013
  • Stayed: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 3.1%

AVAILABILITY:Annually
Pre-CHRISTMAS: Dec 16-23 ( $550/night w/5 nights minimum)
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS:Dec 24-Jan 2($1000/night w/ 7 nights minimum)

Post New Years JAN 2-16 .......$500/night w/ 5 nights minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund