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La Paz, Mexico

Welcome to La Paz, Baja California Sur Mexico!

Welcome to La Paz, Baja California Sur Mexico!

This wild grey whale calf was so friendly, he came to us for pets!

This wild grey whale calf was so friendly, he came to us for pets!

Bird watching is incredible!

Bird watching is incredible!

Beautiful beaches!

Beautiful beaches!

SCUBA or snorkeling in the warm sea!

SCUBA or snorkeling in the warm sea!

Pet a wild grey whale calf, if you are lucky!

Pet a wild grey whale calf, if you are lucky!

Gorgeous beaches.

Gorgeous beaches.

The main square in the central district is a historic meeting place - beautiful!

The main square in the central district is a historic meeting place - beautiful!

The beach is 1.5 blocks from the villa!

The beach is 1.5 blocks from the villa!

Enjoy a walk and watch the sunset from the malecon, beachside path.

Enjoy a walk and watch the sunset from the malecon, beachside path.

Ancient petroglyphs can be found... if you look!

Ancient petroglyphs can be found... if you look!

Mexican people love fiestas!

Mexican people love fiestas!

Help save the turtles by helping with hatchling releases.

Help save the turtles by helping with hatchling releases.

Día de Muertos - Cultural Center in La Paz BCS!

Día de Muertos - Cultural Center in La Paz BCS!

Guadalajara Jalisco!

Guadalajara Jalisco!

Some of the best beaches in the world!

Some of the best beaches in the world!

Beautiful seaside path to stroll and enjoy life, Mexican style.

Beautiful seaside path to stroll and enjoy life, Mexican style.

La Paz Bay, City of Peace...

La Paz Bay, City of Peace...

Larry and Ronda in Amsterdam

Larry and Ronda in Amsterdam

Welcome to La Paz, Baja California Sur Mexico! This wild grey whale calf was so friendly, he came to us for pets! Bird watching is incredible! Beautiful beaches! SCUBA or snorkeling in the warm sea! Pet a wild grey whale calf, if you are lucky! Gorgeous beaches. The main square in the central district is a historic meeting place - beautiful! The beach is 1.5 blocks from the villa! Enjoy a walk and watch the sunset from the malecon, beachside path. Ancient petroglyphs can be found... if you look! Mexican people love fiestas! Help save the turtles by helping with hatchling releases. Día de Muertos - Cultural Center in La Paz BCS! Guadalajara Jalisco! Some of the best beaches in the world! Beautiful seaside path to stroll and enjoy life, Mexican style. La Paz Bay, City of Peace... Larry and Ronda in Amsterdam
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Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
February 01, 2020 - February 26, 2020 3 weeks

We prefer warm locations. Non simultaneous exchanges are always possible. Make us an offer!

April 15, 2020 - October 19, 2020 3 weeks

Welcome to Mexico!

Penthouse waterview villa on the Sea of Cortez! Available for whale watching in February!

Casa Sarena is our beloved second home. It is truly a home and not a rental property. We share with family and friends, including home exchange friends. ❤️

Please see all available dates below. (Smoking on the property is strictly prohibited. We are allergic to cats. Allergy free home.). Our villa is not suitable for people with limited mobility or small children. We have many stairs to each level.

Beautiful water-view location. Walking distance to all amenities. Casa Sarena is a lovely penthouse villa in a traditional Mexican hacienda - 2 bedrooms (king master room, queen 2nd room), one bath with two covered terraces. The villa systems accommodate FOUR PEOPLE MAXIMUM. Exchange includes private high speed internet wi-fi.   Our housekeeping style is very clean without clutter.

The Sea of Cortez offers fantastic whale watching, deep sea fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, SCUBA, sailing, SUP, amazing beaches, and more! Land-lovers will enjoy tennis, golfing, cinema, theaters, culture, art, hiking, biking; the list is endless. We believe Baja California Sur offers the finest seafood in the world. You'll surely enjoy incredible cuisine in La Paz. Baja California has also made unprecedented advancements in the production of wine. Baja has won many awards for our fine wines and we expect to win more!

La Paz is home to one of Mexico's most prestigious marine biology universities, many excellent language schools, and offers year-around concerts, museums, live theater, and VIP cinemas. Eco-tours offer diving with sea lions on Los Isotes Island, wreck diving, snorkeling with whale sharks, kayaking with wild dolphins, sport fishing, and whale watching -- All in the warm and inviting Sea of Cortez!

Casa Sarena is our second home.  Non simultaneous exchanges are easiest to arrange. Simultaneous exchanges are possible to preferred locations.   Please see the availability schedule below.  ***All inquiries are welcome and encouraged?
NON SIMULTANEOUS IS ALWAYS POSSIBLE!

2019
21 December - 4 January, Natasha, Denmark
January, family
7-18 February 2019, Iryna, Canada
9-23 March, 2019, family
8-14 April, 2019, Gordon & Betsy, Canada
16-19 April Lorraine, USA
24-30 October, 2019 Rodrigo y Cecilia, Mexico
2020
Now - 31 January, 2020, Family
1 -26 February, 2020 AVAILABLE this is a great time for seeing whales!
28 February- 5 March, 2020 Matt, USA
6-30 March, 2020, Family
1 April - 15 October, 2020 AVAILABLE

Whales can be seen all year, high season for seeing whale calves is Feb-mid April. Sea turtles can often be seen while snorkeling! Do you want to help with hatchling releases? See http://www.todostortugueros.org/index.html

A travel video about La Paz can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=3to6CRnAGwA#t=43

Another wonderful video about La Paz and its more natural side can be found here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsYhdVR2Z9Q

Booking priority is given to generous exchange partners we "owe."  The list includes Claudio (Argentina), Franco (Argentina), Nack (Bangkok), Niki (Greece), Andrea (Italy), Teresa (Italy), Ale & Sarah (Italy), Eibhlin (Montenegro), Miguel (Mexico), Lola (Mexico), Sandi (Spain), and Serap (Istanbul).

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 29 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Artist, glass fusion, flamenco, and organic gardener
  • Antique Auto Enthusiast

Our Home

  • House Type: Holiday home
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: By the sea
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 4

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Not allowed

Exchange Types

  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Television
  • Guitar
  • Other musical instruments

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Seclusion/Privacy
  • Use of boat

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Ireland
  • Greece
  • Hawaii, USA
  • Malta
  • French Riviera, France
  • British Columbia, Canada
  • Mexico

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Español

Occupation

  • Artist, glass fusion, flamenco, and organic gardener
  • Antique Auto Enthusiast

Children

  • We do not have children.

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

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