Our unique accommodations are in the small Sea-side fishing village of Barra de Potosi located on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in the State of Guerrero, Mexico, just 20 minutes south of the Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International airport. Barra de Potosi is a perfect spot for relax and recreation. The white sand beach that streches for miles is just a 3 - 5 min. level walk away from our vacation rental. Sitting in our cozy patio or in the tropical garden, you can feel the breeze and hear the ocean surf.

We invite you to stay at our paradise for a unique Mexican experience!.
 
The Bungalows:   Getting there:   Optional Activities:  Shopping & Supplies:   The Beach & Fishing:  
The patio is a virtual Mexican art gallery adorned with stunning pieces from the village of Metepec, State of Mexico;
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OUR EXTRAORDINARY RATES! - based on double occupancy (2 pax.)


Low season: Apr. 01 to Jun. 30 (except Holy Week) and Sep. 01 to Oct. 31
Daily Rate: $ 45.00 USD. Weekly Rate: $ 270.00 USD.
Additional person fee: $ 10.00 USD per night/ $ 60.00 USD per week.
Minimun stay: 2 Nights

High season: Nov. 01 to Mar. 31 (except Year-End and Holy Week) and Jul. 01 to Aug 31.
Daily rate: $ 60.00 USD. Weekly rate: $ 360.00 USD (1 night free of charge).
Additional person fee: $ 10.00 USD per night/ $ 60.00 USD per week.
Minimun stay: 2 Nights

Extra-High season: Dec. 15 to Jan. 15 and Holy Week)
Daily rates are: $ 75.00 USD. Weekly rates are: $ 450.00 USD (1 night free of charge).
Additional person fee: $ 10.00 USD per day/ $ 60.00 USD per week.
Minimum stay: 5 Nights

Prices include all taxes (currently 19 %). No pets please!
We offer huge discounts on long-term rentals even during high and extra-high season. Please ask for details

Note: Once you have booked your stay at our paradise, we require a 50% deposit. Payment can be made through our secure online PayPal account. The remaining 50% has to be paid upon your arrival. For cancellations up to 30 days before arrival, we will refund the deposit minus an administration fee of $50.00 USD. Any cancellation made after the 30-day mark will result in the loss of your deposit.

We look forward to having you stay in our unique accommodation "Villas-Tuparaiso" - your home away from home!


THERE ARE 4 INDIVIDUAL BUNGALOWS
Each bungalow has a bathroom, and is equipped with 2 sleeping areas, 1 bedroom downstairs and 1 loft bedroom upstairs. Each room has a double bed on the ground floor and depending from the unit a single or double bed on the loft featuring comfortable North American-style mattresses. Each comfortable accommodation is equipped with a variety of tasteful amenities such as: modern roomy bathrooms equipped with numerous large, plush towels as well as a variety of shelves, cupboards and drawers.

The interior is created with a stunning combination of Pine woodwork and Mexican-style wrought iron banisters. All rooms are non-smoking units.

You will appreciate the large ceiling fan as well as 2 powerful portable rotating tower fans in each room.

Each unit is equipped with a sink, a full set of dishes, cutlery and a variety of tea and coffee. For your convenience there is a hot water kettle, as well as a mini fridge. All rooms have a docking entertainment system for your i-Pod/i-Phone, your portable USB MP3 player and audio playback for your MP3/WMA-CDs.

There is a delightful fully-screened porch, so you don't have to worry about the mosquitos at night. The porch is like a private patio and each unit featuring its own set of tables and chairs. For added pleasure there is a variety of comfortable hammocks in the screened-in patio area. This is also a non-smoking area. Smoking is only allowed in the area of our palapa in the garden.

While you are enjoying the beach, lagune and sun, Alma will clean your room and replace your linen; she will appreciate your tip once you are leaving paradise.

         

In the garden of our unique accommodation we feature a modern, fully-equipped separate kitchen building where you may prepare a meal or make a fruit smoothie. It is equipped with a vast variety of utensils, cutlery, dishes, a modern fridge, coffee maker, juicer, blender, toaster, and microwave. There is a purified-water dispenser in the kitchen and the tap water is also filtered.

The garden is a delight! We have a large, round table and chairs underneath our fabulous Gazebo Palapa. When you come back from the beach you can step into the outdoor shower next to the kitchen building and cool off before entering your private room.

GETTING THERE is easy!
From Canada and the U.S.A. with Westjet (direct flights) or Alaska Airlines via San Francisco or L. A. to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. Upon arrival at the Zihuatanejo airport it is a 25 min. taxi ride to Barra de Potosi.

         

DRIVING YOUR OWN CAR:
Take the Federal Freeway Number 200 until you reach a small village called Los Achotes located at km 225. There you will find a sign indicating Laguna de Potosí; here you leave the Freeway and follow the paved road and continue all the way upon reaching the village of Barra de Potosi (on your left side). You will see on your left our signpost "Villas-Tuparaiso", indicating a left turn into the unpaved street. After 250 yards you will reach our place on the right.
In the case you can't find us at the Villas, please use the intercon to call to our private house, which is just at the back of the Villas (next to the church); the entrance is over the parallel street.

WITH PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FROM ZIHUATANEJO:
In downtown Zihuatanejo across the street from the Banorte Bank in Palmera Street (Calle Palmera) is the bus station.
Take the bus to Los Achotes (14 Pesos p.p.). At Los Achotes you switch to take a passenger truck called a Colectivo (13 Pesos p.p.) for a 20 min. ride to Barra de Potosí.

ACTIVITIE GALORE!
A 3-5 minute walk, or a 1/4 Mile from our accommodation there is the most beautiful beach that streches for about 10 miles.
It is perfect for swimming, body surfing, board surfing and fishing.
Beach combing for Sea shells is an extra ordinary experience specially in the morning, see local fisherman coming back with their daily catch.
Watch hundreds of blue Crabs feed in the lagoon, or stroll barefoot along the shoreline and watch hundreds of pelicans, frigate birds and boobies dive for fish! What a sight!

         

The sunset is a thing of beauty. You will enjoy the temperature of the water which is an unbelievable 26-28 C/84-88 F. Because of our close proximity to the southern hemisphere and our pitch black nights stargazing is something special here. Bring some powerful binoculars.

KAYAK RENTAL, BOAT TOURS, EL REFUGIO and LA CHOLE:
You can rent kayaks and go out on the impressive lagoon or into the ocean surf. If you enjoy adventures, take a motor-boat trip through the lagoon and see fresh water fish, crocodiles, birds and animals, as well as mangroves and many other exotic plants.

We also recommend visiting "LA CHOLE" - Soledad de Maciel, one of Mexico's most exiting archeological sites - it's a must.

HIKING the GUAMILULE GRIND:
We have the Guamilule hill which may be climbed by anyone who has the stamina to attempt it. On the top of the hill you will be rewarded with a spectacular view of the entire bay and you may see the complete extension of the lagoon.

FISHING, FISHING, FISHING PARADISE!
         


The beach is a fisherman's paradise! Bring your rod and reel for an unbelievable fishing experience right off the beach or from a fishing boat. If you are lucky you can catch a Barrilete, a 20-30 pound Curel-Jack or a Mahi mahi. Your fishing line should be 15-20 pound test, equipped with a 30-40 pound leader, and your spinning reel should hold at least 175-250 yd's. of fishing line. Live bait, sardines or anchovies are preferred, but good silvery plastic wiggly lures work as well.

We can assist you to arrange Boat fishing trips, snorkeling tours or a boat ride through the lagoon (bird watching) with guide.

WHAT'S FOR LUNCH!
On the beach and on the lagoon shore there are several enramadas or beach restaurants that offer a variety of delicious sea food and local fare.
In the village there are several typical Mexican eateries; also known as; "typical backyard BBQ eateries". For a more culinary experience you can visit the restaurants "Chula Vida" or "Lagartos" at Playa Blanca or go to Zihuatanejo, which is just a half hour ride away from this idyllic location in Paradise.

         


INTERNET WIRELESS-ACCESS POINTS and HOTSPOTS:
We have installed a free wireless access point exclusively for our guests. We will provide you with the access code upon your arrival. Verizon phones work here.

SUPPLIES AND LOCAL SHOPS IN BARRA DE POTOSI:
Small local shops called tendajones or tiendas offer basic things such as fruit, vegetables, yoghurt, beverages, cookies, lemonade, eggs, purified water etc.
There is a shop right next door to our villas. Fresh fish, fillets and prawns can be bought nearby at la Casa de Payo towards the beach along the coconut road. In the village there is a tortilla outlet where they sell tortillas. The baker comes on its bike around 8 AM. The fruit & veggie trucks come by every Saturday and Wednesday in between 10 AM and noon.

BANKS AND MONEY EXCHANGE:
In Barra de Potosi there are no banks; ATM machines are inside the Zihutanejo airport. Money Exchange in Zihua or Ixtapa only.

We look forward to having you stay in our unique accommodation "Villas-Tuparaiso" your home away from home an ideal Vacation Rental
You will enjoy the simple, rustic, off-the-beaten-track BARRA DE POTOSI!!

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION WITH US TODAY right here! or E-mail us to check availability
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