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Al and Amy's Oceanfront Getaway!

Al and Amy's Oceanfront Getaway!

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 9, 2014
Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Costa Bonita is a beautiful condominium complex on Mazatlan's best beach, just north of the Golden Zone. Close to Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, yet costing a fraction of the price. The complex offers big resort amenities in a small and intimate environment. On-site lobby concierge service, gift shop, minimarket, internet access, restaurant, bar, beach snack bar, pool, jacuzzi, tennis, gym and sauna (for a small fee), volleyball, beach palapas, children's playground, fish cleaning facilities, gas BBQ, massage, etc. Our place is peaceful and quiet, yet only 10 minutes into the Golden Zone, with its hundreds of restaurants, bars, and shops, via frequent bus and inexpensive taxi transportation. Historic old town Mazatlan, with it's beautiful museums, majestic cathedral, colorful market place, and daring cliff divers, is an easy 20 minute cab trip away. You'll never have to rent a car when staying at Costa Bonita! This freshly painted, recently remodeled, ground floor unit comes fully furnished. Queen beds in each bedroom, huge walk-in closet (specially installed for our long-term renters),sofa bed in living room, full bathrooms, kitchen with full-size fridge, oven, stove, dishwasher, coffee maker, blender, toaster, microwave, etc. Utensils and place settings for 6. Our garden patio overlooks the pool, and is directly adjacent to the nearby outdoors hot tub. Stay in touch with friends and family via our apartment's cellular phone. Bring your laptop to take advantage of our hard-wired apartment (specially installed for our business guests) and on-site WiFi capabilities. Equipped with TVs and DVD players in the livingroom and each bedroom, our condo offers a video library with hundreds of movie titles available on DVD, so you won't have to go out and rent your own. Don't forget to check out our wide variety of music CD's for your musical enjoyment. We also have a stack of board games and jigsaw puzzles for your indoor entertainment, a large collection of paperback books for your intellectual stimulation, tennis racquets and lots of pool and beach toys for your fun in the sun. Walk out onto 3.5 miles of Mazatlan's most sought-after beachfront, virtually at your doorstep. Sunbathe on the soft sand, or take a nap on a lounger under the shade of a palapa, specially reserved for guests at Costa Bonita. Swim and play in gentle waves on the soft sandy bottom of our beach. For a change of pace, Playa Bruja is a casual fifteen minute walk away, with its awesome surfing beach, and rocky point, great for cast fishing. When you go to Playa Bruja, make sure to visit our favorite casual dining spot, Mr. Lionso's Restaurant, which features lobster tails and giant prawns for 130 pesos (about 10 bucks), ice cold Corona and Pacifico beers, 2 for 1, cost a buck and a half, and huge margaritas, 2 for 1, cost 50 pesos (less than 4 bucks). Also check out Ginger's Bilingual Horses right next door (yes, they understand commands in both English and Spanish) for rides on the beach at about $25 an hour. Enjoy a cool drink on our patio or by the pool after a long day of sightseeing or frolicking in the water, and witness some of the world's most beautiful sunsets over the calm Pacific Ocean. Take a moonlight stroll on the beach, and let the soothing sound of gentle waves put you into that very special relaxed mood. Return to your unit, slip into "his and hers" terry cloth robes (provided specially for our romantic renters ;-), and dip into the hot tub, directly adjacent to the patio of our apartment ... how seducingly convenient! The only part of renting from us that we can't truly describe is the intangible feeling of being "at home" while on vacation. Most other condos are sterile, cookie cutter units, painted in hotel white, with exactly four identical hotel towels, exactly six matching dinner plates, etc. When you walk into our place, you'll immediately notice the personality of the apartment. Amy has decorated the unit in bright pastel colors and traditional Mexican motifs. Al's personal touches are musical, including a hand-made Mexican guitar made from world-famous Paracho, Michoacan, as well as the antique cornet sitting on the livingroom cabinet. The kids have their favorite seashell collections for all to admire, and we've left a few photos of our family for guests to see with whom they are sharing their very unique Mexican experience. Are we exaggerating? This all may sound too good to be true, but seeing is beleiving! Email us, and we'll send you a big batch of pictures of us, our kids and family, and our apartment, as well as the great town and resort complex we've chosen as our very special home-away-from-home. "Al and Amy's Oceanfront Getaway" is available for long weekends, weekly, monthly, or long-term rentals. Utilities and taxes (17% extra at hotels and resorts) are always included. Our local rental manager is available 24 hours a day, as is the friendly staff at Costa Bonita.Before you arrive, we'll send you a list of vacation recommendations, a list of "what there is to see and do" in and around town, and a bunch of money saving tips, only known by the locals ... and some special secret ones not even known by them. Past renters report having saved hundreds of dollars on our specific referrals to local doctors and dentists, pharmacies, artisans, sailing cruises, fishing expeditions, sigh

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool

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Notes

  • Nightly Rate: $50 - $150

    Weekly Rate: $500 - $1000

    Monthly Rate: $1500 - $2500


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    Ask about last-minute deals for that spur-of-the-moment vacation!

Amenities

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2

Notes:

  • Full kitchen with microwave, toaster, blender, coffee machine TV's and DVD players in the livingroom, and one in each bedroom, with 100's of movies Tons of beach and pool toys for both adults and kids Closet full of indoor board games and paperback books Heated pool directly adjacent to condo Beach 30 seconds walk away from your front door Nearby parasailing, horseback riding, surf board rentals, shopping, sightseeing Hot tub just steps away from your own private patio Pool-side full service restaurant and bar with best prices in town Bilingual property manager and staff available 24 hours a day
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