Tropical paradise

We love our Mexican beach house on a very quiet street in the old part of Acapulco. The house has a spectacular sea view where we have watched frolicking whales, sea-turtles, dolphins and leaping manta rays who make a sound like a bad belly flop !

WE are 5 minutes from the nearest beach, cliff divers and yacht club. There are many little corner shops and restaurants as well as a brand new well-stocked Superama supermarket very nearby and just about anything else you could need is within 20 minutes such as shops, golf club, restaurants and nightlife and (traffic permitting) 45 mins from the airport. The weather varies from fabulous to wonderful with outbreaks of marvelous.

The house has 4 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, satellite tv, large dining/sitting room, open kitchen and breakfast area, home office and laundry room. It comes with a day maid who doesn't officially cook, but will peel, chop and prep for you if you are not tempted out by the multitude of local eateries.

We have a tiny but spectacular horizon pool...

You must be an animal lover although there is a daily gardener/handyman who deals with our 3 dogs and 2 cats.

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About the location

"Playas Caleta and Caletilla are two of Acapulco's traditional beaches and favorites of locals and tourists alike. The two are really one contiguous beach separated by an aquarium building called “Magico Mundo Marino”. These beaches are a great place to relax and listen to a musician's guitar, drink a cerveza, get a message, and swim in the calm waters. This was the original "place to be" back in the days when Acapulco was just a quiet fishing community, suddenly discovered by Hollywood's rich and famous. Caltea and Caletilla form a fairly small beach front, which fills up every morning with locals, Mexican tourists, and a smattering of Europeans, Canadians, and Americans. This is no longer the beach of the celebrities and of the rich. It has loads of local color. The nearby hotels (in Acapulco’s “Traditional Zone”) were once the best in town, but more recently they serve tourists on a budget. Some of them still provide an excellent vacation experience. This beach represents a pleasant exposure, not only to the sun and sea, but to the local culture as well."

Type of swap

  • Home Exchange
  • Housesitting Wanted
  • Open to Offers
  • Housesitting Offered
  • Bed and Breakfast Offered

Conditions of exchange

  • No pets allowed

Acapulco (HE15767)

Guerrero,   Mexico

  • 4 bed   (sleeps 8) 5 bath

Preferred destinations

  • London
  • Italy
  • Southern France
  • Northern Spain
  • Open to offers
We are currently looking for something (at least 2 bedrooms) in Central London from December 29th until January 13th, although my house will be available from December 9th -January 13th. This is the very best time of year in Acapulco.

Dates available

December 2015 - January 2016
May 2015 - June 2016

Swap duration: 3 - 4 weeks


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Membership expiry date: 05 Jun 2016