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Diane Varney

Member since: 2007
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Speaks english, french, spanish

El Nido-- Gorgeous 2/2 Apartment in Guadalupe

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of the Colonia Guadalupe vacation apartment rental

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 1250Sf Apartment Only 12 Minute Walk to the Jardin

El Nido is our stunning 2 bedroom/2 bathroom apartment located in Casa Caramba, our compound which includes the owner's home (Casa Calaca), a 1/1 apartment (La Sirena), an art studio, plus rooftop gardens filled with herbs, veggies, flowers, plus incredible sunset views.

The property was transformed from a hovel in 2012 to an imaginative, inspiring and artfully green home away from home. With it's gorgeous colors and finishes, guests say it is like living in Diane's paintings.

El Nido is spacious with approximately 1250sf and includes a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, with private patio with built-in barbeque, overlooking courtyard. Includes access to roof top garden with fresh herbs, vegetables and flowers. Solar electric and hot water with many green features.

The Master Suite is romantic with King bed, handmade metal headboard and original hand painted furniture, plus a balcony. The adjacent master bath is features iridescent hand painted tiles.

The guest bedroom is flexible with a Queen Murphy bed and a comfortable desk and chair so it can be used for sleeping or can be set up as an office/studio. Bath is adjacent.

The great room has an open plan with kitchen, dining area and living area. Living area has large TV with DVD, sound system for your iPod, cable TV. The patio is off the great room is furnished for outdoor dining or reading and overlooks a beautiful courtyard with mosaic fountain.

Casa Caramba and El Nido are located in the desirable neighborhood of Guadalupe--The Arts District, with fabulous murals...about 5 blocks to Via Organica and 12 min. flat walk to the Jardin. There are two tiny markets within a 1/2 block.


2 BR/2 BA

Comfy King bed and Queen beds with mattress warmers

Gourmet kitchen

High Speed Wifi

Cable TV, DVD and some movies

Sound system for your ipod or computer

Local cell phone

Utilities included

Filtered water

Solar powered

Safe in bedroom for valuables

Private patio with gas grill

12-15 minute flat walk to the jardin

Roof terrace for sunbathing, sunsets, reading...

Weekly cleaning

English speaking manager

Guide with favorite restaurants/shops

Cooking classes available

Laundry facilities

Portable beds available

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Diane Varney (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, spanish


Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Colonia Guadalupe, Central Mexico / Colonial Circuit

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas 2016
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Jan. - Mar. 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan. - Mar. 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 18.0%

10% discount for more than one month.
Holidays: Sept. 13-15 ;December 23-31 $185/night plus tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Colonia Guadalupe, Central Mexico / Colonial Circuit

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Handpainted vanity, iridescent tiles in shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower , Handpainted sink and tiles in shower.
  • Both bathrooms are gorgeous and functional with high quality linens.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 murphy bed
  • Master Bedroom is 'muy romantico' with King bed, hand-painted Armoire and Dresser, original art, plus a beautiful mosaic fireplace (we heat with ethanol, an eco-fuel). The bathroom is adjacent with privacy since there is another bathroom for guests/children. Linens are super high quality, includes safe for valuables, mattress warmer and balcony. Guest Bedroom can be used for sleeping with its Queen Murphy bed, or as an office or art studio. The guest bathroom is adjacent so Master bath is private.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • tennis