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Beach Front, Ocean Front Living, Affordable Price - Family Friendly

People10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 2-8)

Pack your bags and treat yourself to total rest and relaxation at Casa Colibri (Humming Bird House) a lovely beach house situated at Costa Cumana one of Puerto Escondido's most exclusive communities.

This lovely architecturally designed home is literally on the golden sand beach which stretches for kilometers in either direction. Built for comfort and relaxation, Casa Colibri is beautifully decorated and landscaped, yet is family friendly. Call us today, its as simple as that!

Costa Cumana is an ecological beach resort just outside of Puerto Escondido.

Fronting directly on to the beach, Casa Colibri is the place to watch the waves, count the pelicans, enjoy the mantas that dance in the surf and 'ooh' and 'aah' at the dolphins and whales that make regular appearances. The beach is an active nesting area for turtles and if you are lucky you will get to see a 'nido' or turtle nursery as the baby turtle’s hatch and make their way to the sea.

Casa Colibri is a perfect rental for families with kids; girlfriends on 'retreat' or anyone who wants to escape the hustle & bustle of day-to-day life and soak up the sun, sleep in a hammock, sip margaritas in the pool or walk the beach at sunset. Our wonderful staff, Pablo, Juana and Mauricio will take great care of you!

Humming Bird House is great for families. The outdoor living space and dinning area allow you to soak up the heat whilst staying in the shade (and keeping an eye on your kids)! The kitchen is fully equipped and opens to the palapa so if you are cooking you can hang out with your friends & family. Our beautiful palapa is the heart of the home providing indoor/outdoor living. With a constant light breeze from the ocean, and two overhead fans this is a delightful space. Lounge on the comfy bancos, hang out in the hammock swing, watch the waves and count the dolphins!

The house comes with two pools - a back garden pool and a large pool facing the beach. Choose where you want to spend your time!

The master bedroom is light and airy and sophisticated featuring a King-sized bed, lounge area and gorgeous onyx lighting . With an en-suite bathroom, plenty of closet space and a lovely private patio- which is perfect for morning coffee - this space is bound to please. Wake to the morning sun and sleep to the sound of the ocean. Patio doors open directly on to the ocean at the front and and on to the pool to the right.

The guest bedroom features two queen sized beds, a large closet and a safe. With its own private patio, and a great view of the beach, this is a relaxing space for your family or friends. With both air-conditioning and an overhead fan it is wonderfully cool on the those hot Mexican nights. The guest bathroom is cool and calming featuring plenty of cotton towels, and all the amenities you would expect.

The media or TV room is a multi-purpose space. By day it is a work space or TV room. There is a flat screen TV, Sky satellite, internet, DVD player, IPod Dock and space for two computers. With double doors at both ends, during the day you can open it up and make it part of the outdoors. At night it converts to another bedroom comfortably sleeping two adults and one child. With air-conditioning and an overhead fan this is a cool comfortable space at night.

All bedrooms have Sealy pillow top mattresses and 100% cotton sheets. Whilst the bedrooms and media room have air conditioning all of the rooms have ceilings fans - so you never get too hot! With two bedrooms in the main house (1 with a King, 1 with 2 Queen’s), a media room that can comfortably sleep two and a single bed that can be placed in any room as required there's space to spread out!

The kitchen is clean, bright, comfortable and functional - the owner is a foodie and always makes sure to leave the pantry with some of the basics you'll need for your stay - olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, sugar and some spices. Bottled water is provided, the fridge produces ice on demand, and there is a second fridge to hold all those important beverages you'll want to keep cold! Our housekeeper is a wonderful cook and worked at a restaurant for many years, she is available to cook at an extra cost, give us a call to find out more!

The pool deck provides both sun and shade. The pool is designed to be family friendly with a lovely shallow area for toddlers. The pool can be seen from everywhere in the palapa, so children can be in view but not underfoot. With sun loungers and hammocks and fabulous views of the ocean, this is where you'll spend much of your time soaking up the rays and enjoying a cold Corona.

The sunset bench is the perfect place to sit and sip aperos, snack on appies and watch the magnificent sunsets

Our staff is available during the day. Pablo takes care of the landscaping and pool, and Juana takes care of the house keeping, including your laundry, the dishes, and cleaning. They are both super sweet and helpful. There is a laundry room with a washer, dryer and iron - so no need to pack too much!

Our manager Mauricio is fluent in both English and Spanish and he and his team are available to ensure your stay is perfect offering first class concierge service. If you need something special, ask Mauricio he can help arrange:

Massages out on the patios

Manis and pedis

Yoga in the sun

Deep sea fishing

Dolphin watching

Lagoon kayaking tours

Birdwatching at Manialtipec with a naturalist

Paddle board or surfing lessons

Cooking classes

Market tours

Taxis in to town

Whilst many people rarely leave the house, Casa Colibri is just 10 minutes from Zicatela beach and all that Puerto has to offer - surfing, deep sea fishing, bird watching, kayaking, and dolphin watching, sailing, and hiking.

Puerto is home to loads of good restaurants (everything from Japanese, Argentinean, Italian and of course Mexican) and oodles of fresh seafood. The local mercado is a lively authentic daily market with everything from food to flowers to artesania available; and the Adoquin and Zicatela offer up lots of shopping.

Whether you want to listen to the ocean waves at night, relax in the pool, entertain under the large palapa in the spacious living/dining room areas, enjoy the sun in the poolside lounge chairs, or watch the sunset over the ocean, Casa Colibri and owners Penny & Joe welcome you, your family and your friends to a vacation you won't forget!

Casa Colibri offers the perfect vacation mix – sunshine, sea, and sand in a luxurious, relaxing setting with all that Puerto has to offer just 10 minutes away. We invite you to come and discover this wonderful part of southern México. Welcome.

More Details

Owner
Penny Loome
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 January, 2018

About Penny Loome

Penny & Joe have lived and worked all over the world. They are both educators and currently own and operate their own education business on Vancouver Island, Canada and in Miami, Florida . They first came to Puerto in 1995 and fell in love with the area. After searching high and low for a location to build their dream retirement home they found themselves back where they started in Puerto Escondido in 2008 and after buying land began building in 2010. It was really important to them to build a house that had enough space that visitors and renters could find privacy, but also wanted it to have the feeling of a home not a hotel. With elderly parents and grandchildren it had to be not only family friendly but easy to get around. Penny and Joe love escaping to the peace and quiet that Cumana offers, and particularly love being so close to nature – seeing turtles, dolphins, whales and rays up close on a regular basis is a real treat. They also love exploring the local area. Oaxaca is rich in culture and is the centre for artesania in Mexico. Equally important, particularly to Penny, is the food! She loves to cook and is enjoying exploring the markets and learning to cook with new ingredients. The abundance of fresh fruit, produce and seafood is a definite plus. The house is pet friendly – we wouldn’t dream of going anywhere without our two dogs Gordo and Dushi, who have come to love the beach and playing in the waves as much as we do. Penny & Joe both speak some Spanish and are working hard at improving their fluency. Their staff Pablo, Juana and manager Mauricio who take care of the house and guests have been great at helping them with this goal

Penny Loome purchased this villa in 2008

Why Penny Loome chose Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido (Hidden Port) is a unique location on the Pacific Coast in that it is an authentic Mexican town where tourism has developed slowly and organically. There are no ‘all you can eat’ inclusive resorts or high rise hotels. It is the destination of folks who are interested in the environmental activities the area has to offer (bird watching, hiking, climbing, kayaking etc), the surfing - Puerto has one of the most famous surf beaches in the world, the culture and the food. The town has all the fun amenities and activities you would want on vacation, but at the same time it is a relaxed and restorative place. We found Puerto in 1995 and are so happy to have a home here. There is so much to do, so many beautiful beaches and just enough foreigners with out feeling like you live in an expat enclave. There is a great mix of North Americans, Europeans and folks from across South America. It is great place to re-charge your batteries, but if you are up for adventure there are lots of places to visit from Oaxaca City to Hutaulco to the villages around Pinotepa Nacional or the coffee plantations in the Sierra mountains that frame Puerto. Oaxacan's also have to be the nicest people in all of Mexico!

What makes this villa unique

The endless sea vistas, the peace and quiet, the privacy all make Casa Colibri unique. Enjoy a siesta on the patio, or stargazing at night.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for the hospitality that you, David and Macri have shown our family. We have enjoyed a lovely and very relaxing time at Casa Colibri. We loved watching the sunrise and set each day, and listening to the pounding of the waves! We enjoyed watching dolphins and whales swim by as we ate breakfast and the pelicans play in the surf all day. The kids spent countless hours in the pool and at the beach building sand castles and fairy houses in the sand. The big hammock was a favorite place for our baby to sleep and play. You truly have a family friendly layout!

Now we head back to the snowy north and will keep warm with our sunny memories of Mexico. We wish you all the best in your home and your little piece of paradise!

Many thanks again

Christine & Alex

Juliana Grace, Josh, Miriam, & Matthew

Grampa Mike, Omi Iru of Ypsilanti Michigan

Abuelito Alejandro y Abuelita Angela of Temixca Mexico
Jan 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Puerto Escondido in San Pedro Mixtepec

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Full 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Master
    Full 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Guest
    Half 1 - Toilet , Powder Room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed , Guest. 2 queen beds. Sleeps 4
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master. A play yard/corralito that can be placed in any room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Media room converts to Bedroom. Sleeps 3
  • Lovely airy bedrooms. Fully airconditioned and equipped with fans and mosquito nets. Air conditioners operate on timers throughout the night. 100% cotton sheets throughout. Great views from bedroom patios.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Catering Available: Drink & Snack on arrival. Excellent cook available at extra cost. Please contact us for details. Six days a week maid service and pool service are included in the rental. This is a self-catering rental, and not a hotel. Well behaved pets welcome. Please confirm at time of booking. Pet fee applies. Any damage caused by pets will be charged for. Air-conditioners operate on timers for three hours per night included in the rental price. Air conditioners can be left available at all hours for an additional $20 dollars per day. Minimum Age Limit for Renters: Renters must be 21 or over. Smoking is allowed in outdoor rooms (palapa, patio's pool deck) only.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beach Front, Ocean Front Living, Affordable Price - Family Friendly
average rating of 4.9 based on 21 reviews
5

Well maintained and peaceful 'Slice of Paradise'

  • 5 of 5

My 2 week stay at Casa Colibri was outstanding! I enjoyed dining and relaxing in the open air living room and dining room - always comfortable with the breeze off the ocean and the ceiling fans. Having an air-conditioned bedroom made sleeping very pleasant. Juanita made delicious and fresh meals, and she and Pablo did a great job keeping the Casa maintained and in good order.

My favourite part was being able to relax in the sun with a good book, and then being able to slip into the pool, float about and cool off. Heaven! The Casa is beautifully decorated and well appointed - lots of options for where to relax...deck chairs...hammocks...bancos. The Media Room offered the option of TV, but, for me, I preferred to just read or listen to mellow music.

The wide, sandy beach, immediately accessible, provided opportunities for pleasant beach walks. It was fun to watch the pelicans fly in formation, skimming the waves, and sighting a pod of dolphins swimming close by the shore. I missed seeing the whales, ‘cause I’m not an early morning person. As Puerto Escondido is only 15 minutes away by car, it was easy to ‘go to town’ for shopping and dining.

For me, the experience was a blissful ’time-out’…like staying at my own ‘private’ resort. All needs taken care of and nothing to do but ‘go with the flow’ which was peaceful, easy, and relaxing. Again - a memorable and soothing experience… And, thanks to Penny and Joe for sharing their piece of paradise…a place I’d love to revisit... Highly recommended...

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your time at Casa Colibri! It is like a private resort, isn’t it? We’re so lucky to have great staff in Juana and Pablo. Hopefully you’ll come back again and maybe, this time catch the whales!
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5

Quiet and private paradise

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful beachfront home with everything you need to have a peaceful get away. You do need a vehicle.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Luxurious Villa & Casita with superb pools!

  • 5 of 5

We've rented many properties on Mexican beaches and this one is in a class by itself! It was well represented but the photos did not do justice to all the amenities - including the ocean proximity and amazing view of the surf. The main pool is large even without the attached wading pool (which is ideal for kids under 5). The new Casita pool offers another option for older kids or for star-gazing after kids are put to bed. There is plenty of lounging space for 10 and the beds are all very comfortable. We used the media room as a bedroom, too, and it was convenient to share the guest bathroom & shower since it opens to the hallway. Everyone had privacy and quiet solitude when they desired a nap. David and Macri were especially helpful and the owner was available by email daily to answer any and all questions. We managed fine with one small rental car for 11 people, by taking turns to town for groceries and small group outings. For transporting the entire group, we found taxis or a large van easy to summon. This is an ideal extended-family rental. It also worked well with 3 couples -- we did both. We flew into Puerto E. from Oaxaca and left via the Huatulco airport. Taxis and rental cars are both easy to arrange. There were some great restaurants and the owner provides a handbook with recommendations. We cooked (and BBQ'd) many meals and found the kitchen to be well-equipped. You can pack light -- it is wonderful swimming weather during the day and cool enough at night to sleep well. We'll return as soon as we can!!!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Exceeded our expectations in every way - magical!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Casa Colibri in real need of a relaxing vacation and Penny's home delivered on every level! The accommodations are more lovely than the photos can convey; the openness of the palapa is exquisite! Imagine an enormous living room, dining room and kitchen/sit-down bar area which is integrated with a beautiful pool, hammock draped patio and a breath-taking broad beach on the blue Pacific! Not to be overlooked is the "sundown couch", roomy, comfortable and perfectly situated for that magical close to the day.

Sleeping suites are spacious, clean, VERY comfortable and each has its own outside porch with table and chairs. Kitchen and pantry are quite well equipped and open to the palapa. There is also a media room but we were never able to tear ourselves away from our oceanfront quarters, lounging in a hammock, sitting in the pool with a cool beverage, or dining on fresh tropical fruit from the colorful market.

And I must add that we had a couple of special needs that Penny kindly accommodated. Finally, her caretakers, David and Macri, are gentle, helpful and lovely. This is an exceptional property owned and operated by good, respectful people. I have already inquired about availability in 2017. Penny is adding and upgrading accommodations in the rear garden - can't imagine that it can get better but I plan to find out!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfection

  • 5 of 5

Simply amazing. This house was perfect for our vacation. It is sophisticated, yet comfortable. You can't beat the view. And the beach was just gorgeous and completely secluded. It was our own private paradise! I loved that the house was a few miles from town, providing a quiet place to relax and unwind. Penny made the planning process super easy and responded quickly to all of our questions. David & Macri were so sweet and took great care of us while we were there. They made us feel so welcome! We felt so safe at the house, despite it being an open air style house (which allowed us to soak in the views from every room!). I highly recommend this house to anyone looking for a relaxing beach vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: November 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely fabulous place!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Colibri is simply a wonderful place to stay, beyond all of our expectations! We came for a week and stayed for two. Macri and David look after the place perfectly and helped us sort out details that made our vacation run smoothly. The place is very clean with all the comforts of a wonderful vacation home. A short car ride from Puerto Escondido, a bustling town with lovely restaurants, markets and all we needed throughout our stay. The owner, Penny, provided excellent information before and during our stay. Highly recommend this beautiful place for a romantic getaway or a family gathering!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

12 Kilometres from Puerto Escondido, 1 hour from Huatulco.

Casa Colibri is an ocean front villa located on the golden sand beach at Costa Cumana, and ecologically friendly development 14 kilometers outside of Puerto Escondido in the state of Oaxaca.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
8 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£890
for 4 nights
From
£222
 
 
Semana Santa
1 Apr 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,734
for 7 nights
£1,734
 
 
High Season
9 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£890
for 4 nights
From
£222
 
 
Low Season
1 Jun 2018 - 14 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£809
for 4 nights
From
£202
 
 
High Season
15 Oct 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£890
for 4 nights
From
£222
 
 
Christmas
15 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,982
for 7 nights
£1,982
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£890
for 4 nights
From
£222
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £57.78
Refundable Damage Deposit £173.35

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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