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Minimountain Resort Casita 1 near San Jose´del Cabo. Peaceful desert setting.

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December Sunrise at Rancho de la Sierra
Casita 1, Savor your morning beverage while enjoying the flora and fauna, listen to the birds sing.
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Need to recharge your batteries and forget about outside pressures.Enjoy the swimming pool during the day and warm yourself by the outside fire, while gazing at the beautiful stars. … For an absolute Amazing experience, book into The Minimountain Resort, with spectacular mountain views of Picacho San Lazaro and the San Jose valley, creating a tranquil getaway. Our resort is a unique alternative to large hotels located amongst the hustle and bustle. Rancho de la Sierra encompasses 27 acres of natural vegetation and desert landscapes, known as a semi-arid tropical forest, and is a perfect sanctuary to rest and unwind. Our three cottages are strategically placed on a plateau with views of the mountains, and designed for utmost privacy and relaxation. Lay back, relax and soak up the Baja su...Need to recharge your batteries and forget about outside pressures.Enjoy the swimming pool during the day and warm yourself by the outside fire, while gazing at the beautiful stars. … For an absolute Amazing experience, book into The Minimountain Resort, with spectacular mountain views of Picacho San Lazaro and the San Jose valley, creating a tranquil getaway. Our resort is a unique alternative to large hotels located amongst the hustle and bustle. Rancho de la Sierra encompasses 27 acres of natural vegetation and desert landscapes, known as a semi-arid tropical forest, and is a perfect sanctuary to rest and unwind. Our three cottages are strategically placed on a plateau with views of the mountains, and designed for utmost privacy and relaxation. Lay back, relax and soak up the Baja sun around the outdoor heated swimming pool which includes a sandy beach area for sunbathing. The shaded poolside palapa features an outdoor kitchen with wet bar, charcoal and gas barbeque, shower and bathrooms for your convenience and enjoyment.Crystal clear nights provide an opportunity to gaze at the stars and remarkable constellations while sitting around a wood-burning campfire. Coming down here to do nothing, take advantage of our shopping service and provide us with a grocery list to pre-stock your fridge and pantry prior to your arrival. Organic chicken and eggs available for purchase.from the hostess. Rent all three cottages and have the resort to yourselves!...Do not hesitate in contacting us for a holiday that will always be remembered..... More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Smoking permitted in designated outside smoking areas.
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Britta S
Languages spoken:German, English, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
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Reviewed February 6, 2020

I was fortunate enough to stumble across this fabulous place settled in the Mexican landscape and only a stone’s throw from San Jose Airport. The owners of the hacienda greeted us at the airport and drove us to their property which is nestled at the...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank Olivia_Po93
Freedom140694, VR Owner at Minimountain Resort Casita 1 near San Jose"del Cabo. Peaceful desert setting., responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2020

We are so pleased you enjoying your stay and hope you return some day. Thank you for your rating and review.

Reviewed February 6, 2020 via mobile

What a lovely space Britta and Brett have in Baja California Sur! Stunning views, comfortable and clean rooms with your own private space and even a pool. It is very near the airport and they kindly dropped me there in the morning for my flight...More

Date of stay: February 2020
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Freedom140694, VR Owner at Minimountain Resort Casita 1 near San Jose"del Cabo. Peaceful desert setting., responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2020

It was a pleasure having you stay at the resort. Thank you for your review and rating.

Reviewed July 17, 2019

For those who's preference is quiet and a bit of seclusion , rancho de la sierra is the place to stay in the los Cabos area. Three stays at this mini resort the last several years and none have been dissapointing. Brett and Britta are...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Freedom140694, VR Owner at Minimountain Resort Casita 1 near San Jose"del Cabo. Peaceful desert setting., responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2019

Thank you for your review, comments and Thumbs Up rating. Always a pleasure having you and Dawn stay at the rancho and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed July 4, 2019

We were treated to an excellent overnight stay in the very comfy and well managed casita tucked away in the foothills near San Jose del Cabo. It is off the beaten track and was a bonus arriving to view a spectacular sunset. The casitas were...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Freedom140694, VR Owner at Minimountain Resort Casita 1 near San Jose"del Cabo. Peaceful desert setting., responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

Thank you for choosing our hidden jewel for your relaxing stay and we look forward to your return.

Reviewed November 6, 2018

I cannot recommend Mini Mountain Resort enough! I very much enjoyed my 2 week stay and the entire time I was there I was relaxed, comfortable, safe and felt welcomed. I have enjoyed many all-in vacations, including in Cabo and I much preferred my stay...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Freedom140694, VR Owner at Minimountain Resort Casita 1 near San Jose"del Cabo. Peaceful desert setting., responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2019

It was such a pleasure Having you to stay, And the fun on the ATV's will always be cherished. Look forward in seeing you again.

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Staying at the MiniMountain Resort, a little north of the Los Cabos Airport, made me feel the most relaxed and rested I've been in at least a year. I loved everything about this place and my time there. It was a beautiful and unique setting,...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank monet1232017
Management response:Responded April 9, 2018

We are so glad you loved our peaceful place in the desert and look forward to having you back. Thank you for choosing our MiniMountain Resort for you vacation.

Reviewed March 16, 2018

Rancho de la Sierra is a one of a kind vacation spot Britta and Brett are awesome hosts. Thank You!!both soooo much for making our 2nd stay memorable and special!! Even though we kept ourselves pretty busy this time, we did enjoy some relaxing time...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank 114thelane
Management response:Responded April 9, 2018

Thank you for coming back to enjoy our vacation spot and we look forward to your next visit. Best regards Britta and Brett

Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This is my third time staying and I am never disappointed. Brett & Britta are amazing hosts that are able to anticipate your every need without being intrusive. The casitas are clean and well appointed. I love to sit on the patio and drink in...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Tracy H
Management response:Responded April 9, 2018

Thank you for returning to our magical paradise. We appreciate your comments.

Reviewed January 21, 2018

Our stay was relaxing and a lovely emersion in the vegetation and birds of that area. We went to sleep to the tinkling bells of local goat herd and awoke to a chorus of doves. Be sure to enjoy eggs and chicken from their little...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank x15500
Management response:Responded April 9, 2018

Thank you for your comments. It was great having you enjoy our paradise

Reviewed January 10, 2018

Not everyone will like this place. But everyone who DOES self select for it will ADORE it. Yes, you're a bit away from San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas and the resort aspect of things. Yes, cell reception is fine but you need...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank U1378YVjeffb
Management response:Responded April 9, 2018

Thank you for your rating and review. We are so glad you enjoyed the privacy of the ranch.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Our exclusive mini-mountain resort is located just north of the Los Cabos International Airport, (SJD) 20 minutes from San Jose del Cabo and beaches, situated on the private estate of Rancho de la Sierra in the Baja ranchlands of Santa Anita. Close to local beaches, shopping and restaurants, the area offers a wide variety of activities which include whale watching, deep sea fishing, Surf fishing, snorkeling, golfing, walking on the beach, hiking, mountain biking, horse-back riding and gourmet dining. Partake in the Saturday morning Organic Market (winter season) in San Jose which offers a selection of organic foods, fruits and vegetables. Downtown San Jose has the Artwalk on Thursday evenings (October to May) .
Getting around
A rental car is suggested for day trips and commuting to the various activities in the Los Cabos and surrounding areas. We will meet you at the SJD airport rental office if renting a car. Complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off from SJD (Los Cabos International airport) located in San Jose del Cabo. If not renting a car we can organize day trips to the beach or the many small Mexican towns. Public bus service from Santa Anita to San Jose and Cabo, and beaches along the corridor.
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