About this listing
When you experience this retreat you will relieve stress & restore your calm & serenity. We guarantee it. If your stay with us is not, refreshing,interesting and enjoyable we'll give you your first night FREE!
This Large beautiful light filled apartment is nestled at the foot of the majestic Mount Bufa natural preserve. It has a fully equipped kitchen with private patio. Free parking right in front of your door with open access laundry facilities and its own secured private entrances. The habitat is classic mexican colonial style....... There are tile floors throughout, brightly colored contrasting walls, colonial styled ceilings, private bathroom with an individual shower covered in handmade talavera tile, with very hot water. It is fully furnished with beautiful new artisan hand carved furniture and a strong Fibre-Optic Wi-Fi signal 20 MG's Internet speed. It is ideal for couples and single's who wish to stay and work on long or short term projects. It also comes with a task desk, executive chair and study corner. The view from the private patio is not only breathe taking but inspirational.Enjoy living in the country while being just only minutes away from the very heart of downtown Guanajuato.
This Historic Mexican, colonial refuge has a panoramic view of the colorful European like town of Guanajuato on one side and the natural, pristine Mountain Bufa Preserve and on the other. Our place is brand new, very clean and quiet, and is also in the safest neighborhood of the city. Speaking of safety, we're ranked one of the top 3 safest cities in the entire country. ( You will feel safe walking the streets at night.) That's no joke.......
What makes this location so unique is it's peaceful, natural surroundings. Our guests always comment on the tranquility of our location... especially when you can walk right out your back door and hike right up to the impressive rock formations of Mount Bufa . If you love to hike, run, or bike , this is the perfect place with mountain trails at every turn , clean unpolluted air and plenty of sunshine. Many sporting events are popular here, foot, and bike races, along with countless other activities that always keeps you on the go. Plus you're surrounded by an incredible array of many excellent restaurants, shops, and art galleries clubs and bistros that are only minutes away;
So you can choose to be rejuvenated and refreshed by the ambiance of our natural surroundings. Or take a 5-10 minute bus or taxi ride to the center of town for theaters, restaurants, museums, nightclubs, coffee houses and the many other fun things to do. There is a literal revolving calendar of activities each and every month of the year....Guanajuato is the main vacation attraction not only for native Mexican and Latin americans. but also for Canadians, Amerians, Europeans, Japanese, Koreans, Chinese, Australians, love it here because it's a city frozen in time. There's only two stop lights in the whole city and basically the buildings have remained the same for the past 400 years.( Member of UNESCO). Most of the native people have been here for generations which make them so fascinating to get to know. So if you want a taste of the real Mexico you'll get your fill and still keep coming back for more.... Which is our greatest complaint........We frequently hear at the end of our guests visits, " But I don't want to go".
During your stay you can arrange for local or more extensive sight seeing tours, hot spring outings, hikes to local forested mountains, culinary, art or cultural tours. Just let us know ahead of time.
If you enjoy the fresh air and sunshine, then simply take a stroll into town passing tranquil streets, ancient plazas, callejons, and outdoor markets, that will literally transport you back to the colonial days of Old Mexico. Alfredo's Market, Hamburger stand and groceries are located just a few blocks away with many nearby street side vendors selling the freshest foods at the best prices......and if you like coffee, our next door neighbor is an award winning roaster with a variety of coffees and teas that will hook you at first sip. He personally stands there with a stop watch when it's roasting time. And his famous Beso Negro is a must do.....What we offer is unlike any place else in Guanajuato. Our goal is to make Guanajuato feel like home to you. We love getting to know our guests and doing what it takes to put a big smile on their face. So please if there's any questions, just see what our previous guests have said after their stay with us in the reviews . For one of the best vacations you'll ever have, there's no place like it on earth come stay with us and experience the enchantment of Beautiful Guanajuato. We are here to serve you!!! So, call us or write us, why wait any longer ...........rest and relaxtion is awaiting you........... in English, Spanish or Italian.
Our guests have access to things that make a vacation.........a vacation.. They have complete privacy, peace, tranquility ,quiet, and a good nights sleep.. An atmosphere conducive for creation,concentration, reflection, or meditation. Easy access to all the necessary amenities, private kitchen, patio bath, local groceries, in house laundry, individual privacy, places to eat, drink, and socialize. Easy access to public transportation along with helpful, attentive and cooperative hosts, who will meet your specific needs. Plus any thing else that would require going above and beyond the call of duty. You'll feel comfortable and right at home here.
Interaction with Guests
We love people......And we love to interact with our guests. But, at the same time we're careful not to smother our guests with too much attention. We treat each one as individuals and look for opportunities to go out of our way to spend some social time over dinner, margaritas or just causal conversation depending on availability and circumstances. So we look forward to getting to know each new guest on their own terms. Don't worry about the communication. We both speak good English and Spanish and if you desire, we'll give you a crash course on the city, and it's many attractions ....Where to go, what to do, where to eat, drink and be entertained, plus all the attractions that are an absolute must see. Or if you wish to just unwind, relax and enjoy the peace, quiet and tranquility of the natural surroundings of our Mount Bufa Preserve ,your welcome....There's no place like it on earth .....You'll love it here...
Our neighborhood is a highly secured area with security patrols regularly monitoring the area several times daily. It is located in the exclusive area of the city where professionals professors, and doctors live. We are within a 20- 30 min. walk or a 5 minute bus ride to down town yet far enough away to not hear the irritating street traffic, or loud noise . The house is right at the foot of the Majestic Mount Bufa, a natural nature preserve, so you experience the serenity and tranquility of a country setting, along with the peace and quiet so important for rest, and relaxation ...The only problem is once you're here you may not want to leave.
Guanajuato is known as a walking city, with so many things to see and do along the way....Most of our guest prefer to walk once they've (URL HIDDEN) takes about 5-20 minutes to markets, restaurants, street vendors, and night clubs, depending on where in the city you want to go. We have an excellent bus transit system that runs every 10 minutes to all parts of the city. So for 5 pesos which is about $.40 USD you can virtually go anywhere you want in Guanajuato or the surrounding towns. And the taxi's are everywhere charging around 35-40 pesos which is around $3.20 USD. It's very easy to get around and enjoy the many attractions all over town, If you desire we can tell you where to eat, drink and be merry. What places are an absolute must to see. And many other ideas for your enjoyment.
Other Things to Note
We as owners of Casa de Maria, which includes the following rentals: The Big New Apartment Fully Equipped, The Fantastic Studio, The One Person Hideaway.
We treat our guests like family and will be there when you need us :) Please
Inform us of any difficulties that may arise, and take care of the room as if it were your own . Our policy is to treat others as you would want to be treated. We will exert ourselves to pamper and take care of you, in order to make this trip your dream vacation.
As a couple we love to combine our talents to make the perfect experience.
Buzz being a San Diego California born native understands the wants and needs of foreign vacationers and Maria a born native of Mexico who speaks perfect english, both enjoy pampering their guests and individualizing care for each one according to their needs. We love people and find it fascinating to get to know each one. We are both dedicated to making your experience one you'll always remember and want to repeat.