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The Amazing And Unique Shell Castle In Quiet, Scenic San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
12 guests
Minimum stay varies 
The minimum stay for this property changes depending on the dates selected
Holiday Rental House
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
Bathrooms
3 Full baths

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Reviews (10)
Sharleen H.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
We stayed at Shell Castle while we were in San Car...
We stayed at Shell Castle while we were in San Carlos to scuba dive. The space was large and able to accommodate our gear and our dogs. Hilda is an exceptional host and answered all questions.
Written October 4, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Erik G.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
This place is unique. Unusual layout but quite com...
This place is unique. Unusual layout but quite comfortable.
Written October 4, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

Dorothy W.
by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
The Shell Castle his hands down the most creative ...
The Shell Castle his hands down the most creative and artistic place we have ever stayed. It is beyond what I could describe with all the shells, stone work and mirrors. It was like staying on a movie set. Hilda the property manager is superb and available for any needs we may have had. All the bases were covered. Have to say this is something a person should experience at least once in a lifetime. We took numerous photos and loved it so much! Everything was clean, plenty of towels and bedding, complete kitchen with more than adequate dishes, blender, coffee maker come up toaster, convection oven and mixer. Not one thing could have been better. We are grateful for our stay there!
Written October 4, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
4.0 of 5 stars
Not what Expected
I would like to share that the pictures and description of property is not what is actually provided in actual home. First of all, it was not a three bedroom home with three full bathrooms. Second the bathroom in middle and shower was totally a huge inconvenience no privacy what so ever. I mean if you were in bathroom the dinning table was right outside. There was no curtain and the shower had glass blocks but you could see I mean we are family but you need privacy. I mean it was smack right in the middle and not even inclosed. The bed down stairs was broken so couldnt be used. The lights outside would not stay if there was sensored they were totally off we could be outside it was pitch dark. the stove kept turning off and on.
Visited April 2022
Written April 18, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
4.0 of 5 stars
We love the Shell castle
This our 3rd time here. I highly recommend this home. It's very unique & spacious. Very clean & well stocked. Hilda is great. She is there for anything you may need. We will definitely return ahain soon.
Visited April 2022
Written April 13, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
Awesome Spot
Very Clean and Spacious. Had a great time in Mexico, and the property was perfect for my family of 4 and another family of 4. Has everything you need, and is close to all the good things in San Carlos. Will definitely stay again.
Visited December 2021
Written January 13, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
Beautiful house, very clean
The house is beautiful the only problem we had is that they said it was 3 bedrooms and is only 2 , 3rd bedroom was not available the Ned was broke
Visited July 2021
Written August 22, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
One of the best ways to experience San Carlos
We stayed a week at the Shell Castle in San Carlos and absolutely loved it! The pictures do not do it justice on the unique beauty and incredible feeling of this place. Our 7 year old and dogs were the main reason we booked this place and we definitely hit the Mark with keeping them entertained. The beautiful rock and shell design kept the home cool but the mini splits added comfort when needed. The windows had beautiful ironworks of marlin and other sea life on them and the grounds were beautiful to explore. Coming from Arizona in late April, we found San Carlos weather to be very mild and the atmosphere, food, and people were just what we were looking for. Hilda, the property host, is very welcoming and gracious and our dogs liked her too! The views from the top deck included sea views, city views, and Tetakawi views and that’s where we spent the majority of our time. Wayne, the owner, kept in touch with us from start to finish and was such a pleasure to communicate with. There is so much to tell that can’t possibly be written in a review but it is definitely worth the stay and we will be back again!!
Visited April 2021
Written May 16, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
San Carlos visit
Beautiful property!! We would surely rent again!!
Visited March 2020
Written March 22, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

by a verified reviewer on Vrbo.com
5.0 of 5 stars
Muy bonito todo muy pasifica donde esta la casa
Muy bien
Visited September 2019
Written September 16, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor does not check Vrbo reviews.

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What this rental offers
Indoor amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Internet access
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
Entertainment
  • Television
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Nearby
  • Horse riding facilities
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Terrace

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Map
Getting there
Gen Pesqueira Garcia Airport
124.9 km

Gen Jose M Yanez Airport
10.4 km
Restaurants
Tortuga's Bar y Bistro
3.2 km

Sunset Bar and Grill
7.6 km

Blackie's Reataurant
1.8 km

Delfines
2.2 km
Attractions
Mirador Escénico de San Carlos
6.6 kmLookouts

Nacapule Canyon
3.8 kmCanyons

Cañón La Poza Manantial
5 kmHiking Trails

Cerro Tetakawi
1.7 kmMountains
Activities nearby
Horse riding facilities

Things to know
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    Frequently Asked Questions about The Amazing And Unique Shell Castle In Quiet, Scenic San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico

    The Amazing And Unique Shell Castle In Quiet, Scenic San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico is able to accommodate up to 12 guests. See all property details.

    The Amazing And Unique Shell Castle In Quiet, Scenic San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

    The Amazing And Unique Shell Castle In Quiet, Scenic San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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