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Casa Cactus ~ Main House
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Casa Cactus ~ Main House
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Downstairs Living Room
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Upstairs Vista Suite Patio
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Cabo Pulmo, Los Cabos, Baja California

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Dana C
Big Sur, California
1 review
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“Away from civilization...but with all the civilized amenities!”
Reviewed 26 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013
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I love on a mountain in Big Sur California, and so don't like big city vacations. When we left the paved road and still had ten miles to go, I know I was on the right path. AND I am of a certain age and want to be comfortable! So, when I saw my beautifully tiled uber clean bathroom with a view to the sea and my cozy queen size bed and the rooftop verandah with views out over the countryside and the sea...I knew I was in the right spot. The walk to the beach is entirely on a sand road...the warm shower when you return is wonderful.

Details: I'd rent the whole Casa--one couple can stay in the upstairs that has its own entrance (my daughter and I stayed there) and another couple plus a friend can stay downstairs with a big private bedroom and a Thai day bed in the open air living area. The whole thing is surrounded by beautifully painted courtyard walls with open air windows built into the wall...and the birds are incredible.

And then there's Cheryl and her brother Matt (he happened to be there when we were there)...she is welcoming and has an incredible eye for detail. Here years in Bali have provided arched wooden doors to the courtyard and so much more. She has provided everything you can think of..and, important to me, the kitchen is outfitted really well with quality utensils and pans...do stop and shop before you come, cause the nearest real store s about 12 miles away!

Matt was a wealth of information about anything FISH related! And every day there was a fantastical fish story! We bought fish right off the boats and used the propane BBQ that was onsite...yeah! AND buy LOTS of limes, 2 bottles of tequila and 2 bottles of cointreau at the store for Margaritas.

9pm is considered Cabo Pulmo midnight...and after a day of sun and hiking, most of us were in bed by around 9pm.

--NOT expensive to fly to Cabo...NOT expensive for a group who pitches in on the stay and plan on about 400. to rent a car for the week for exploring.

I'm going back next year!

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Your age range 50-64
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Woodstock...
Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
“Private, Peaceful, Beautiful, & comfortable.”
Reviewed 26 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013

Beautiful accomodation in a peaceful and picturesque setting. The beaches are beautiful, the diving and snorkling, and kayaking superb. We had a wonderful week, and would highly recommend it.

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Liked best: Privacy and Beauty
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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talbothal...
danville, California, USA
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“We LOVED Casa Cactus! Highly recommended when in Cabo Pulmo!”
Reviewed 4 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013

We just spent 3 nights at Casa Cactus, in the downstairs one bedroom unit. The place is totally unique and beautifully designed. There's a queen bed in the bedroom and a nice sized bathroom with a glass block shower attached. You walk out the door of the bedroom and you are in an enclosed courtyard with complete privacy - there is outdoor seating next to the giant cacti that the house is built around, as well as covered seating - which is also outside, as is the very well stocked kitchen. We cooked most of our meals at Casa Cactus, and the kitchen had everything we needed.

Cheryl the owner has furnished the place with pieces from Mexico and Bali with original artwork and handicrafts perfectly placed throughout. It's one of the coolest places we have seen in Mexico, and we've stayed in a number of places (including our own condo).

It was very comfortable and cozy - we were there to dive, but one of the days we got rained out, and hung out at the casa all day reading, eating, playing scrabble and surfing the internet on her free WiFi.

Cheryl was a wonderful host and incredibly helpful, friendly and accommodating with recommendations on what to do, where to eat - whatever we needed.

We've stayed at other places in Cabo Pulmo but will definitely come back to Casa Cactus the next time we're in Cabo Pulmo.

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Liked best: The uniqueness and hospitality
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
4 Nov 2013
Thank you Larry and Rachel. I totally enjoyed having you at Casa Cactus. You were the perfect guest!!!! Hope you come back to Cabo Pulmo soon again and do more diving. And don't forget the mountain biking, too. Cheryl
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