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Former Home Of The Red Hot Chili Peppers!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 483 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Very Exclusive 4 Bedrooms, 4 1/2 Bath, Private Beach, 24 Hour Gated Security

Casa Cortez — Playa Del rey — Cabo San Lucas — Baja Del Sur — Mexico

This centrally located seaside VIP property, appropriately named Casa Cortez, resides within the exclusive premier community of Playa Del Rey. Perfectly situated between downtown Cabo San Lucas and the One & Only Palmilla, this gated community is hidden deep within the private and well secured neighborhood of Cabo Bello. Playa Del Rey offers double gated, 24 hour security and complete privacy. For just this reason, Casa Cortez is the former home of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Situated atop a cliff overlooking the gorgeous beach of Playa Del Rey, Casa Cortez provides spectacular views of the Sea of Cortez and the surrounding area. It is the perfect location for whale watching and taking in the beautiful sunrise & sunset. Just steps from the house is a short and well groomed sandy trail that leads you from cliff top to the secluded beach of Playa Del Rey. The beach remains mostly empty as the accessibility is very limited with no direct public access. Playa Del Rey gives you the privacy that you seek and desire. Make sure to bring your snorkel gear along and take advantage of the amazingly abundant marine life that this beach has to offer.

Casa Cortez is just minutes from Downtown Cabo San Lucas where you will find an abundance of vibrant nightlife and restaurants ranging from fine dining to local favorites. Head in the opposite direction, and explore the cultural 18th century town of San Jose Del Cabo. San Jose Del Cabo is filled with local artisan galleries, picturesque restaurants, and beautiful architecture. Venture there for a short day trip or simply a quiet night out for dinner.

Casa Cortez offers the ideal open indoor/outdoor spaces for guests in search of the therapeutic Mexican sun. Inside you will find beautiful limestone and exotic hardwoods throughout the entire 5100 sq. ft. house. Step outside onto the beautiful main terrace and enjoy gorgeous views of the Sea of Cortez while relaxing in and around the infinity pool & hot tub. If outdoor barbecuing is your passion, work your magic under the Palapa by the pool, where you will find everything you need for the perfect outdoor cooking experience. Step back inside and you will find a full chef’s kitchen with granite countertops, top rated appliances, and fully stocked cooking & service ware to entertain your family & friends. Casa Cortez also offers a personalized food & beverage prestocking option before you arrive so you can hit your holiday running. Additionally, there is a rooftop patio for sun & star gazing.

In addition to our dedicated house keeping staff, you will also enjoy three TVs with DVD players, an indoor/outdoor sound system, Wi-Fi, phone for local calls, and Dish network with music & movies. Everything you would expect from a home of your own.

Casa Cortez also boasts 4 separate & private bedroom suites, each with elegant ensuite baths. There is plenty of space for your family & friends to relax within the privacy of their own suite. Two suites offer Kingsize beds, One with a Queen size, and one with 2 twin beds. Each suite has zoned air-conditioning , private balconies, and ceiling fans. This villa can accommodate as many as 8 guests, and with fine linens and luxury bath amenities, everyone is assured a splendid nights rest.

This private & beautiful Villa offers relaxed Cabo luxury, where you can enjoy an experience comparable to a 5 star Boutique Hotel all within the comfort & privacy of your own residence. While some guests may choose to never leave the comfort of the Villa, don’t forget that you’re also in the one the premier locations on Earth for activities such as parasailing, kite surfing, sea kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking, world class fishing, and 5 star Golf.

Your Dream Vacation Awaits!!!

More Details

Luke Stickney
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, spanish, Prefiero recibir preguntas en español por email.
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2018

About Luke Stickney

Me, Luke Stickney on the right with other real estate investment partners of mine. My daughter Massiel is in the middle. We are eating lunch at Palmilla which is one of the finest resorts in Los Cabos, if not the best in all of Mexico. Life is good in Los Cabos, Life is great at Casa Cortez!

Why Luke Stickney chose Cabo San Lucas

We bought this property because of it exclusivity, privacy and security. There are a lot of homes in Cabo that are amazing, but this is the only double gated, VIP community in Los Cabos where you are truly left alone. This is what we were after, a place where our families could go and truly be away from it all. We wanted this exclusive feeling, semi private beach and security while being only 5 minutes from the downtown night life of Cabo San Lucas. We have access to everything, while being protected from it all. There are locals that don't even know this neighborhood exists and this is exactly what we wanted.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Cabo San Lucas, Baja

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 483 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • There is a neighborhood noise policy of zero noise in effect between the hours of 10pm and 10am.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half Bath Top Floor - toilet , Half bath located on the top floor.
    Upstairs Master Bathroom - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Master bathroom located in Upstairs Master Bedroom Suite
    First Floor Master Bathroom - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Master bathroom located in First Floor Master Bedroom Suite
    First Floor Front Suite - toilet , shower enclosure , Bedroom Suite located on the first floor.
    First Floor Back Suite - toilet , shower enclosure , Bedroom Suite located on the first floor.
  • Each suite has its own private bathroom. Both Master suites have built in soaking tubs. The other two bedrooms have large walk in showers.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom Top Floor - 1 extra lg. double bed , En Suite Bathroom w/ Large walk in closet, TV and Balcony.
    Mater Suite Ground Floor - 1 large double bed , En Suite Bath w/ large walk in closet, TV and private patio.
    Ground Floor Bedroom Two - 1 large double bed , En Suite Bath w/ large walk in closet and private patio.
    Ground Floor Bedroom Three - 2 single bed , En Suite Bath w/ large walk in closet and private patio.
  • Each suite has its own private bathroom. Both Master suites have built in soaking tubs. The other two bedrooms have large walk in showers.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Former Home Of The Red Hot Chili Peppers!
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 29 reviews

Absolutely Fabulous !!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, daughter & her boyfriend had the chance to stay in this amazing Villa just before the Christmas Holidays and what a way to start the season off properly !! The house is perfect, the staff is amazing and we all had massues come to the villa and take us to an even deeper level of relaxation. Cannot recommend it any higher !!

  • Review Submitted: 21/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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In a world with so many challenges, this is absolute heaven

  • 5 of 5

Spent 10 days here. My only wish is that it could be much longer. !!

  • Review Submitted: 12/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing house & location !!!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Cortez is 5 star in every way!!

I feel like royalty and am immediately comfortable.

The neighborhood is extremely rich and beautiful, and the overall sense of exclusivity is absolutely wonderful. Jaw dropping !!

  • Review Submitted: 14/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not what I expected

  • 1 of 5

I felt this property was misrepresented and that it was ridiculously overpriced for what it was. The beach is a long walk from the house and cannot be seen from the house, so I could not let my younger children go unattended, even to play in the sand. The beach is just mediocre, very rocky for swimming and small, with access allowed from the nearby (not nice) hotel, so we did not even use it. The pool area is cute but the six of us could barely fit on the deck. And the jacuzzi did not work while we were there. Except for the master, there is no view from the bedrooms (they are almost in a basement). The owner is very inflexible (we were not allowed to have another family over for the day), but the chef that he arranged brought a staff of 3 and enough food to feed an army and charged a ridiculous amount of money.

On a positive note, the proximity to the Cape Hotel and to town is nice and the house was clean.

  • Review Submitted: 26/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Ladies Getaway

  • 5 of 5

There were 6 of us in total that stayed at Casa Cortez. We had an incredible time from the moment we set foot in this beautiful house. The views from the deck were spectacular and we spent our mornings sipping coffee and watching the whales breach in the ocean directly in front of us...magical. The staff (2 ladies, Maricarmen and Suzanne) were lovely and made it the ultimate the getaway for us. They were excellent at arranging massages and for a cook to come in on a couple of occasions. The house was kept spotless and there were always plenty of fresh towels for the pool or beach excursions. The umbrellas and beach chairs provided also made trips to the beach seamless and easy. The fact that the house was located past two gated points also made us feel very safe. We would return in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: 16/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Looks great on line and is better in person

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful visit with my brothers and their wives...this home provided the perfect balance of privacy for each couple in the 4 beautiful sleeping rooms and intimacy in the living areas for us to catch up and connect. Hanging by the pool enjoying the whale watching was more than we hoped for; it became a daily ritual. The location is easy for enjoying Cabo (don't miss the boat trip to lover's beach) and day trips to the area. MaryCarmen will arrange everything for you...just ask and she makes it happen. I haven't ever had such service, truly remarkable to have a personal concierge!! Daily housekeeping made me feel like a queen, she kept everything totally spic and span.

We enjoyed Flora Farms for a special dinner and Buzzard's out east for a casual beach/lunch day trip. The nearly private beach down the road and to the right is sweet...take beer to make it perfect.

Tim Vinson took great care of us before we arrived with good arrangements for rental car and directions to the property (hint: if you ask him to have tequila there for your arrival be prepared for a fantastic selection). What ever your heart desires, just ask and it presents itself. A bit of magic. I invite you to treat yourself at the Casa Cortez. We'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: 24/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Cabo San Lucas International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
La Puerta Vieja
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Cabo del Sol Golf Club and Resort
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
La Puerta Vieja
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Playa del Rey
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance AU$124.36
Damage Deposit AU$628.1

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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