About this listing
Puerto Escondido house description
Rest and relax in this 2 acre property on the beach. Beautiful newly built suite with a fully equipped kitchen, hand- carved furniture, tile and stone work done by local craftsman. There is a refreshing pool and an endless beach only seconds away on which you will rarely see another person.
You can have a glass of wine and watch the sunset from your open living room, or at the beach.
This isn't a resort with crowds and lots of rules. You are a 10 minute walk from a small village, La Barra, where you can sit for a drink and a meal by the river front, and you're a 10 minute drive to Puerto Escondido. You can take a long walk on the beach or relax and barbecue around the pool or lay in the hammock with a good book.
There are taxis or 'collectivos' (A very inexpensive mass transit to bring you between areas).
The house owners downstairs are also able to help with some transportation.
There is cellular service from Telcel so no communications issues.
Internet (WIFI) is included with the price of the rental.
Flat screen T.V. satellite dish and DVD Player are also included.
Contact us and look at the pictures and we can give you a great overview of what it will be like living in your own oceanfront suite!
We also rent from april 1 to dec 1,but must commit to this full term.Very low rent,while we are in canada for the off season.
We welcome you to our house for a memorable stay.
-Ivan & Barb
Guests will have the 2nd floor and the pool area,also the gardens and decks.You can pick a hammock or a lounger and relax.
There is a small town,La Barra, a 15 minutes walk were the people are very welcoming.There are restaurants along the river where it is cooler to have a good meal and a drink.
A 15 minute walk to the small town La Barra.There is collectivos (a truck with benches in the back to sit)also small cars that do the same, that is very cheap
Other Things to Note
We also have a self contained cabin in the back,with a queen size bed ,bathroom,shower and kitchen.we will rent it for 30.00 a night
no smoking in the bedroom
We spent 6 nights at Barb and Ivan's place and we absolutely loved it. It was the perfect spot for us, and Barb and Ivan were just perfect hosts - they were super helpful and treated us like neighbors but at the same time they really respected our privacy. They picked us up and dropped us off at the airport, shopped at the store with us, and had great suggestions for places we'd never have found on our own. The apartment (it's the top half of their house) was really beautiful with sweeping views in all directions and a great breeze. It was just a perfect spot for a couple looking for a secluded vacation. They are directly in front of a lovely and almost totally deserted beach. Getting into town involved a ten minute walk and then about 15 minutes on public transport (in the back of a truck) - we didn't mind at all and the location is certainly worth it. You could always rent a car as well. We can't wait to go back!
This house is wonderful - the upstairs is all yours ad offers great privacy. The bedroom is very comfortable and you can hear the pounding surf as you drift off to sleep. The kitchen is very well equipped, I like to cook and I found everything I needed; and if you ask, Ivan will let you use the BBQ. Also, the place was spotlessly clean.
Thee serene beach just out the door is stunning - and there is no one on it. We would go for long morning walks and see only the occasional fisherman, sea turtle tracks and there was always lots of surfers at the river mouth - about 1 1/2 miles down. Every evening was spent watching the sunset and the breakers hit the shore - again we were usually the only ones on the beach. And of course there is the pool - excellent doesn't do itjustice.
The house is not on the beaten track - walks from the collectivos in La Barra are a good 10 minutes - but the reward is well worth it. If you are out after dark - be sure to take a flashlight - we had to stumble home in the dark one night! Taxis are available - costing around $100 pesos and you will need to rely on Ivan to call one - unless you carry a phone.
Barb & Ivan are really great people - full of information and willing to help. Great Hosts. We would stay with them again without any hesitation - and I will highly recommend their home to my friends.
Barb & Yvan are very welcoming and generous hosts and we appreciated their respectful yet attentive way of providing access to their rental property.
The miles of open beach at the foot of the property provided an opportunity for amazing morning and sunset walks.
The upper floor apartment is clean, spacious and accommodated our every need.
If you are looking for a private, quiet place in the sun, this is the spot.
Thanks Barb & Yvan
About the Host, Barb
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: Hi our names are Ivan and Barb. We are Canadians and built this beautiful house to spend the winter months. We love to scuba and spearfish and go to the beach, so very fresh fish is usually available. Sometimes if we get lucky there could even be a lobster feast downstairs! We are very down to earth and easy going people and look forward to seeing you there
Why the Owner Chose Puerto Escondido:
We have spent many years in Puerto Escondido and have long ago fallen in love with the town and the people. When we found the property on the ocean we couldn't resist owning a small piece of paradise. Palm trees and flowers around the pool really complete the setting.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property is its own little bit of mexico, and there are no crowds and few rules. The first time you watch the sunset go down from the beach you will understand.