Beautifully Appointed Condo

Beautifully appointed condo in paradise with a quiet setting, gorgeous views, and the best pool bar ever! We are already planning our return trip!

An Absolute Dream Vacation

This was our second time staying here, and we absolutely love it! The condos are spacious and extremely comfortable! We loved this one as it is right on the corner and your view is the ocean. The Survivor Bar restaurant has delicious food. The staff are all extremely friendly and helpful! We had so many adventures from swimming with whale sharks, releasing day old turtles to the ocean, surfing, paddle boarding, swimming with sea lions, daily tennis games, pool side yoga classes and so much more! There is so much to do here! This is the ideal vacation spot for people who enjoy a combination of adventure and relaxation. It is our home away from home. We will be back next year!

Highly Recommended Resort

My wife and I selected this Penthouse property along with another 3 bedroom condominium in the E building for our 50th anniversary family reunion for our three married children and our six granddaughters ranging in age from 3 to 21. Everyone loved the accommodations. While the Penthouse could not sleep all 14 of us, it worked great for our family gatherings. The fabulous on-site Survivor Bar (extraordinary restaurant) delivered food to the Penthouse for selected dinners. (It's not open every day.) Chelle and Penny make great hosts and are most hospitable and accommodating! The property is very private and quiet but a short 10 minute free ferry boat ride from this interesting city of LaPaz. The whale shark snorkeling is a must --even for those who choose to just watch from the boat. This was our second visit to this property; we certainly hope to return!

Enjoyable Vacation

From beginning to end this was one of the most enjoyable vacations my family and I have had. The booking process was smooth and Chelle always responded our questions within one day. The final details about arrival and recommendations about our stay were kindly and timely provided by Penny, who welcomed us at Marina Cortez in La Paz. The condo was even better than we expected. The pictures do not do it justice. It is very spacious and comfortable. Great location just steps away from the beach! All the personnel at Paraiso Del Mar were very friendly and responsive to our requests. Having to take the water taxi and the shuttle to travel to and from the city takes some getting used to but it is well worth it. The complex is absolutely beautiful. Other people staying there were very respectful and we did not have any issues with loud neighbors or anything of the sort. The pool is very nice, and you can rent out a kayak or a paddle board for free to take out into the ocean which is very calm, no crazy loud rolling waves. If you prefer to stay in, there won't be any fights over the remote because there is a TV in every room and one in the living room. The kitchen was fully equipped, though we mostly ate out at the multiple restaurants that are walking distance from Marina Cortez. The dock at Marina Cortez is right where the malecon starts, which is perfect to walk around. The experience was overall really great and we would as a family highly recommend this to anyone.

Paraiso Penthouse with Best Views

My wife and I selected this Penthouse property along with another 3 bedroom condominium in the E building for our 50th anniversary family reunion for our three married children and our six granddaughters ranging in age from 3 to 21. Everyone loved the accommodations. While the Penthouse could not sleep all 14 of us, it worked great for our family gatherings. The fabulous on-site Survivor Bar (extraordinary restaurant) delivered food to the Penthouse for selected dinners. (It's not open every day.) Chelle and Penny make great hosts and are most hospitable and accommodating! The property is very private and quiet but a short 10 minute free ferry boat ride from this interesting city of LaPaz. The whale shark snorkeling is a must --even for those who choose to just watch from the boat. This was our second visit to this property; we certainly hope to return!

Fantastic Spacious Condo with Beautiful Views

This condo is perfect for those who want a beautiful, peaceful vacation away from crowded, noisy resorts while still keeping resort-like amenities and décor. The space and layout of the condo is superb, with lots of room for everyone and views (and sounds) of the Sea of Cortez from every room. While we appreciated the modern appliances (including a dishwasher!), we loved the Survivor Bar beside the pool even more. We had intended to cook every day, but once we got a taste of the food served up by the fantastic bar staff, we were hooked and ate there every night it was open. The pools on the grounds are large, clear, and clean, and the grounds are wonderfully maintained. The condo and property look and feel like a resort without all the hustle and bustle. Best of all, the beach is right there! Miles of secluded, beautiful, sandy beach with millions of shells to collect. We loved that the condo included almost everything we could need so we didn’t have to pack it. There are beach towels, hair dryers, dishes, coffee, sugar, and more, so you don’t need to buy it and tote it back. We also loved relaxing at night watching the American satellite TV because it was one of those nice touches that make you feel a little more at home. Five-gallon water jugs are available for a nominal fee and trucked in regularly. The office staff are super helpful. Most of all, we appreciated the prepaid, local cell phone and the information Chelle and Penny gave us to prepare us for what to expect and what to do (including all the best restaurants!). All in all, this is a spacious, comfortable condo with fantastic views, grounds, and staff and much quieter than staying in the city. We highly recommend it!

Golf Trip for 4

The condo was great. Lots of room for 4. The outside facilities were fantastic! The pool and hot tub could have been a little warmer, but after a round of golf both were great. The Survivor Bar met all your needs for food and drinks. Couldn't ask for better treatment from the staff. The golf course is well laid out to challenge any golfer, but is fun to play. The greens are in excellent shape! Looking forward to playing the course again. Marco and his assistant Maria treated us with the utmost respect and professionalism! Chewy, the chef at the restaurant and bar, provides tasty food and great drinks! We are looking forward to visiting again.

Excellent Condo in Quiet Resort

We visited La Paz over Spring Break to do some fishing and relaxing. We stayed in Unit E304 , a 3 bedroom, 4 bath condo with excellent pool and water views. Paraiso Del Mar is a very nice resort comprised of 5 different buildings, buildings A-E, each housing privately owned condos. The resort sits alone on a peninsula known as the El Mogote and requires a water taxi to transport you to and from the main strip of La Paz, known as the Malecon. The water taxi runs back and forth all day based on a published schedule and you can catch one every 30 minutes which we found to be very convenient and an excellent way to meet some of the friendly Ex-Pats staying/living there who were all willing to share information about local restaurants and things to do.

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The Condo was Perfect

The Condo was PERFECT! once we arrived we called Penny our contact and met her at Marina Cortez, where she gave us a list of the times the water taxi runs at. We arrived to the Condo at the Mogote and it was great, we loved it. There were 6 people in our group and each had a big room each with bathroom and shower, not to mention huge beds. The condos are great, clean and peaceful! and the staff was always on time and attentive to our needs!! We will definitely be coming back to La Paz and we will be staying here again!! I do recommend you buy food first since there is no huge market stores on the Mogote. Overall the pool is clean, the Jacuzzi is warm and the condos are perfect and clean!! You will not regret staying here!

Relaxed Couples

Can't say enough about the condo lots of room for four adults. Beaches you could walk for miles. Shuttle bus drivers the boat captains all were so helpful. Golf course was not busy was like having our own private golf course. Great golf course very helpful great food. We can not wait to go back.

Extraordinarias!!

Estas vacaciones fueron sin duda extraordinarias!! El penthouse es mucho más que en las fotos!! Es un lugar súper acogedor, las instalaciones increíbles!! La vista la mejor que pudimos haber imaginado!! Increíbles acabados! Increíbles baños cocina!! El asador lo disfrutamos al máximo en la terraza viendo bellos atardeceres!! Los nos estuvieron felices en el jacuzzi... No tengo palabras para expresar la tranquilidad y La Paz que uno experimenta en Paraíso del Mar.. Sin duda un lugar increíble!! Pudimos disfrutar en el campo de golf el día de la Pascua donde los más pequeños tuviera la experiencia de recoger sus huevos de pascua!! La playa es Maravillosa!! Si te levantas temprano y tomas una caminata podrás encontrar cantidad de caracoles hermosos!! Gracias por tan grande experiencia!!!

Beautiful Area and Great Condo

Two couples shared a condo for a week. Enough space for privacy and a nice kitchen for preparing meals in case we choose not to eat at the Survivor Bar, but the food was so good there we made that our usual choice for dinner. What a great place to relax and enjoy the peaceful ocean setting! We loved the pool and were fortunate that it wasn't terribly busy, so we could get chairs any time. Transportation was prompt and courteous. The water taxi between La Paz and the resort is always on time. We'd been at Cabo San Lucas the previous week. The contrast between that location, which is very busy and super developed and the condo at La Paz was striking. We'd go back to La Paz over Cabo anytime! Property Managers Penny and Jon were great and responsive to our questions and needs.

Simple, Easy, Very Out of the Way

It takes a bit of work to get there (flying to SJD, then a 2.5-3hr shuttle) but it is so very worth it. You're in a unique biome, on a beautiful beach, and ferrying between the resort and mainland (La Paz) is quite easy. There is a full time staff on hand to help with the transfers. The condos are very nice, and it's easy to spend a ton of time at the pool and pool bar. For trips for fishing, whale sharks, etc, you are often going to a place you can see from the condo! (Pro tip: try asking the guides to pick you up at the dock and even drop you off on the beach:). Loved our time there, will definitely return. Check out the season you are thinking about: There are a few great times for fishing, whale sharks are Dec-Mar, there is a whale-watching season and a sea turtle season, etc.

This Place is not to me Missed

My husband and I stayed for a month in the ground unit (A104). The condo exceeded all our expectations. It was gorgeous! The beach is right there, with dolphins and whales giving a show (almost every day) that we could see from our terrace. Chelle was great to deal with and made the booking process easy. Penny and Jon promptly took care of anything we needed and were a pleasure to deal with.

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Love Love La Paz

We spent a week in an area without electricity! Arriving at Paraiso Del Mar was beyond our wildest expectations. The unit was immaculate! And allowed for our large family to stretch out without tripping over each other. The accommodations were first class. The bedrooms and bathrooms were like being at an expensive hotel. Great kitchen with spices, oil and sugar. The TV in the living room was exceptional! We watched a lot of SHARK WEEK!

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This Condo is Unbelievable

Five of us decided at the last minute (a month early) to fly to La Paz for a week of relaxation and tequila. Where to stay? Check TripAdvisor for hotels and condos. Find pictures that look great but have seen others that weren't as advertised. Enter Chelle Miller, the owner who assured me that it was "as shown". That is 3 bedrooms/4 bathrooms/4 patios/large stocked kitchen (no food but all the condiments, spices and utensils you could ask for). We struck a deal and made ready to fly. When we arrived we were met at the dock by a charming representative who gave us the keys, a cell phone for local use and instructions and phone numbers in case of any unexpected need, This was followed by a short boat ride across the bay and a shuttle to our door. When we walked in we all said "Wow" several times.

Exceeded My Expectations

What a beautiful vacation rental. We enjoyed everything about Paraiso del Mar, from the ease of booking with Chelle, to the luxurious condo, to the amazing beach, ocean view, lovely pool. All the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Alissia was very helpful in arranging fishing excursions, the chef cooked us delcious meals with the fish we caught! La paz has many very good restaurants and shopping. We are definitely planning to vacation here again!

Affordable Yet Luxurious Trip

The condo was much larger than expected.. We had rented all 3 bedrooms with 3 couples and had plenty of room. We were able to cook a lot In the condo and have sunset dinners on the enormous deck... The condo really has everything you need... In the kitchen, bug spray if you need it, Beach towels, etc. You cannot beat the location and the amenities for the price!

Wonderful Penthouse and Wonderful Stay

This was truly an exceptional place: a beautiful penthouse overlooking the pool and the sea, with a poolside restaurant that served outstanding food at very reasonable prices. The penthouse itself was artfully decorated, spacious and luxurious, with great bedding, bathrooms, outdoor decks, etc. Getting around the resort and the peninsula was a breeze, thanks to the excellent transportation crew. And the water taxi to La Paz was really easy and always enjoyable. Super-helpful property managers and rental representative, too -- they made sure everything worked out great for us. And it did. Could not recommend this place more highly.

Beautiful Condo

We had a wonderful time staying at this condo. The condo itself is absolutely gorgeous--huge bathrooms, beautiful kitchen, breathtaking views, large balcony, and beautiful bedrooms. I think it was the nicest place we ever rented on Vrbo. We rented the third bedroom unit as well and we had sooo much room for our family of 6. The condo pool, hot tub and bar were great! We saw dolphins right off the beach one morning and my boys swam right out to them. Amazing! La Paz itself was so much fun. The boardwalk area is a lot of fun, and there are plenty of grocery stores for supplies. It is so easy to take the ferry to and from the condo, and the staff are all so nice as well as the other condo residents and guests. We did the snorkeling with sea lions tour and it was a great experience. Thank you thank you for a wonderful time!

Perfect Place and Perfect Vacation

Our first trip to Baja was nothing short of perfect. A friend recommended Paraiso del Mar and we are so glad we took her advice. The whole complex was terrific and we thoroughly enjoyed lazing around the infinity pool overlooking the Sea of Cortez, trying our hand at the paddle boards, walking on the beach and swimming in the wonderful warm water. What a fabulous location!

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Amazing Place!

We absolutely loved it here! The condo was amazing and so huge! Furnishings were really beautiful and up to date. The kitchen had all we could need and more. We loved eating breakfast on our balcony each morning and looking out on the incredible view. We so appreciated the little details...They left us a huge bottle of water, they gave us a Mexican cell phone with credit on it so that we could easily make our local calls. They had a print out with answers to all the questions we could ever think of. Penny, the caretaker, was so helpful and even helped my boyfriend plan a wonderful Valentine's experience for me (recommending a romantic restaurant and making a reservation for us) and had red roses waiting for me when we arrived at the condo. We loved staying on the Mogote away from the main drag.

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Happiness in La Paz

We are a French family of five people who had long dreamed of knowing the Baja California ... so after a long journey across the peninsula (but you can arrive directly by plane!) Here we are in late July to stay and rest a few days in La Paz, and there wonderful surprise ...
We were greeted like kings of the harbor and we were taken aboard a small boat quite charming on "El Paraiso del Mar" ... Happiness!  Our apartment was large, luxurious, comfortable, with great views of the Sea of ​​Cortez ... Great pool ... great restaurant ... great service always attentive and friendly to transport you into town (a few minutes) .. the beach , dolphins ... How to summarize all the wonders we have seen and experienced?  Chelle thank you, thank you for your kindness and efficiency ... Everything was perfect!

Summer Vacation 2013

We had a wonderful experience in La Paz and especially loved our condo at Paraiso del Mar. It had everything we wanted plus, it was beautiful and spacious.

10 Days in Paradise

The location can't be beat! The condo is fabulous (clean and luxurious). The view from the balcony (beach and pool area) is spectacular! The pool bar (drinks and food) is a must visit!! I would recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing getaway.

Perfect Family Vacation

We decided to vacation in La Paz for the first time this summer. We stayed at Paraiso del Mar for one month. It was wonderful! Our four kids loved to paddle board, snorkel and kayak in the Sea of Cortez. It is a great place for walks along the quiet beaches, collecting shells, and enjoying the magnificent sunsets! The pool was very large with a view to the ocean. Our condo was well appointed and had ocean views from every bedroom. The decor and appliances were all new. Everything was exactly as we hoped it would be! Everyone at Paraiso was extremely friendly and helpful. They had wonderful suggestions about places to eat and things to see and do! It was the perfect place to relax and unwind! We will definitely be back!

Unforgettable Experience - MUST GO AGAIN!!

I am not too much into doing reviews. I already have to do that for 6 direct reports at work and takes too much time, which is the only truly non renewable resource we have. But this is different, and as a La Paz native, I think I can give an honest assessment of what this place is, and is not. From the onset the process was smooth, the owner responsive and courteous. Our arrival was uneventful and with the proper directions after arriving at LAP airport provided by the owner, within 35 minutes we were at the condo. The views are spectacular, the beach is clean and pristine. The pool huge (50 meters) and the people at the swim-up bar friendly and accessible.

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