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CASA FIREFLY - Lap pool, Yoga deck, Beachfront, Views - Bungalows or Villa

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, bungalows, gorgeous pool & shaded yoga platform on the beach

Rental Availability:


May 1- Nov 15: Rent all or some of the rooms (3 bedroom/3 bathroom fully equipped house and 2 private bungalows with shared kitchen)

The beach is just steps away and the most awesome pool in Troncones even closer. Amazing ocean/beachfront views from the outdoor kitchen, dining area, living room, downstairs bedroom, upstairs 'palapa' dining room, upstairs master bedroom and bungalows.

The property has 5 bdrs (six beds) and 5 bathrooms. The main house contains 3 bdrs and 3 bathrooms and is two stories. It is available for rent May 1-Nov 15th. 2 individual bungalows, available for rent year round are close to the main house and each includes a queen bed, bathroom, outside shared living and dining area and small kitchen. Each bungalow has its own private patio.

The upstairs master ocean view bdr has a king bed and it's own balcony and is near another bdr with 2 singles for kids or 1 king for adults. Downstairs is another bdr with queen bed and ocean view. The upstairs 'palapa' room (underneath the palapa roof), has a glorious ocean/beach/sunset view - it is spectacular. Enjoy ocean and garden views as you ascend the winding, outside staircase to access the palapa room, it's round table and comfortable sofa.

Do you love to cook? You will not find a more beautiful kitchen anywhere. You're view is spectacular. This is heaven for foodies! Guadelupe, our onsite chef will even shop and cook meals for you if you like! Let us know if you'd like our special bed and breakfast rate!

The shallow part of the 50-foot-long lap section of the pool is steps away from the house, and the lap area gradually slopes deeper into a seven meter diameter, 8 foot depth deep end, with a large 'wet deck' in 2-3 inches of water for relaxing while staying cool and enjoying your favorite beverage...

You can surf, bodysurf, and boogie board, right in front of our property because we are on the clearest stretch of rock free beach; rinse off in the beachfront outdoor shower, and dip in the pool.

We have 3 glorious hammocks for hanging around in. 1 is a double for sharing lazy moments with your honey!

Troncones is a charming small town (pop. 500), 'downtown' being just over a kilometer (2/3 mile) away by beach stroll or dirt road, with restaurants, small stores, and some shopping just minutes away.

Present Moment retreat is a 5 minute walk down the beach for yoga, qigong and dance classes daily as well as evening entertainment and great food and atmosphere.

Ixtapa resort (20 minutes away by car) or Zihuatanejo (35 minutes away), a lovely port city (sportfishing, diving/snorkeling, shopping, restaurants) of about 60,000. You can hire a 'panga' to go fishing from Majahua, a quaint Mexican village 10-15 minutes away by car or beachfront road 'combi' (bus). You will love it here!! This (vrbo)site has the most current information on rates.

Refund policy: 1/2 due for deposit, the rest 60 days before arrival, full refund minus a 10% fee if cancelled more than 60 days ahead, 25% min. fee if less than 60 but we will only refund what we are able to re-book for your time, minus the 25% fee; we recommend traveler insurance.

Casa Firefly is available for full or partial rental and/or for private guided cleansing retreats. For rental options keep reading below. If you're after a private cleansing retreat with Leela's guidance November - May contact Leela at

More Details

Leela Francis and Greg Hillyer
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Leela Francis and Greg Hillyer

We are Leela and Greg from WA. We've been spending our winters in Troncones for 10 years. Greg built a house on the beach south of Troncones and couldn't get enough of this area so after he sold that we decided we had to come back. We love the pristine beauty of this place and the incredible peace and calm not to mention all the water sports and other activities available. We are avid cyclists and yoga enthusiasts.

Leela Francis and Greg Hillyer purchased this villa in 2013

Why Leela Francis and Greg Hillyer chose Troncones

Troncones has just the right mix of gorgeous deserted beach feel and the sierra madres within view, while offering easy access to authentic mexican restaurants, mellow evening entertainment, good people, good coffee, yoga classes, massage and a gournet meal if you want to splurge.

What makes this villa unique

The charm of Casa Firefly is apparent as soon as you arrive. Original design, outdoor kitchen and living room, spectacular views and stunning landscape make this not only an amazing rental house, but also give it a great home feel.

The lap pool that opens up to a round pool is simply glorious. The beachfront is free from rocks so it's safe to swim. Hammocks are ready for you to laze in under an enramada for shade. Outdoor grill for delicious fresh locally caught seafood.

From December to May each year, you can also choose to come to Casa Firefly for a personally designed 1 or 2 week cleansing retreat with Leela, Detox Coach, Yoga Teacher and Embodiment/Aging Radiantly Mentor.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Troncones in La Unión de Isidoro Montes de Oca

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Master ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , in bungalow
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , in bungalow
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Separate bungalow
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Separate bungalow
  • 1 King size bed In the master bedroom in the house, second floor ocean view balcony, etc. 2 single beds or 1 king in other upstairs bdr. 1 Queen size bed in downstairs bdr. Each bungalow has 1 Queen bed. We also have 2 cots & 3 large sofas can be utilized for sleeping.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
We're so excited about our beautiful shaded yoga platform on the beach. Wood floor fits 7 yogis! We are located on the best stretch of beach in Troncones. No rocks and great for boogie boarding, body surflng, paddle boarding and an easy walk to town for restaurants and groceries.


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CASA FIREFLY - Lap pool, Yoga deck, Beachfront, Views - Bungalows or Villa
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Property is Fabulous!!

  • 5 of 5

Host were friendly and nice ! I would stay again in a heartbeat. However , there was a very tense atmosphere with the host and children . This place is more or less meant to be very relaxed and chilled . Children will be children. We kept our children disciplined and still felt we had done something bad on the property.

Bungaló , Pool , amenities all a WOW!!!! Ocean breeze amazing at night . I recommend casa luciergnaga to anyone wanting to wind down . Local food is on point . Can’t beat that anywhere !

Thanks Leela/ Host !

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Irapuato, Guanajuato Mexico

Just What we were looking for

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in one of their Bungalows and shared the outdoor kitchen with a Guest in the other one. Very nice setup and a peaceful place to relax and enjoy what the beach has to offer. Very well planned out and you will enjoy meeting your hosts!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good Vibes!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the little bungalow! super chill spot.

Nice clean hassle free beach spot in paradise .

Lela was a wonderful hostess, gave us the full scoop on everything going on in the area.

We would have loved to have stayed longer. perhaps another time...

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Tropical sanctuary

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed with Greg and Leela three consecutive years, seven weeks total. The grounds are amazing ! The pool, covered yoga deck and beach setting are truly amazing. We highly recommend a getaway at #casafirefly

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Best guests ever, we love having you and can't wait for next year!
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Amazing first time in Troncones

  • 5 of 5

6 of us rented the main house and bungalows for 5 days. Took about 30 minutes to pick our jaws up off the floor after we first arrived; the house and lot are absolutely gorgeous. Place was superb for relaxing and there's a perfect spot for bodyboarding behind the house to the right. Everything throughout the stay went smooth and without issue. The worst thing about the trip was having to leave. We will definitely be back.

Also, the onsite staff was amazing as well. We paid to have breakfast made for us each day (amazing) and the main caretaker, Efren, went out of his way multiple times to ensure our stay was very enjoyable. A++

  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place in the middle of nowhere

  • 5 of 5

We were 14 people and 2 dogs, great stay, clean, beautiful, great pool for the kids, nobody around, enjoyed every minute of it.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Cafe Sol
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Mexico Hwy 200
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
La Mexicana, Costa Brava, Present Moment
Car: recommended

Skateboard Park, Yoga, massage, tide pools, meditation center, local school and library, volunteer opportunities, language school.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £76.83

ENTIRE PROPERTY (5 Bdr/5 bth) AVAILABLE MAY 1 to NOV 14, $360 USD ($25/pp/night for groups over 10); HOUSE (3 Bdr) $250 USD ($25/pp/night for groups over 6); BUNGALOW $65 USD (maximum 3 guests)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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