This was an extended-family vacation for 5 adults and 2 teens, a Christmas present "experience" to ourselves.
Pros: nice big pool, great terrace up top for sunset happy hour, quick walk to beach, attentive caretaker that helped with everything, quiet location, a great experience to be in a village rather than bigger city or resort.
Cons: outdoor kitchen was okay (bugs & beasts, but you just have to keep food contained), wifi was slow (but our teens may have maxed it out),
I really wanted to love this place but...
My adult sons and I stayed at Casa De Oro for 8 nights over New Years. Athough the property is beautiful, it is not beachfront. It is set back off the beach behind a empty lot next to a road that is well used daily for parking and beach access and it gets very loud.
Since the house is set back you do not have the ocean breeze of being beachfront. The home is an open concept with a pool next to the living area which gets extremely hot with minimal sun protection. There was only one umbrella by the pool that worked and this is your main patio. They had 2 beach umbrella's laying on the deck but flopped over in the stands provided and did not keep the sun off. The deck on the top is beautiful with a nice view and a palapa for cover but the plastic lounge chairs were broken. There are no beach chairs to take to the beach to escape the heat so I would suggest bringing your own.
On a positive note the staff was wonderful, the home was very clean and we really appreciated their suggestions and cooking!
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