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The Amazing and Unique Shell Castle in quiet, scen

The front of the Shell Castle
10 reviews
The front of the Shell Castle
A wall of shells in the main bathroom
Looking out the front window
Outside on the second level, a great view of the surrounding area
Third bathroom in bodega
Fountain in center of house
Entrance to main bathroom
TV in living room
Free standing winding staircase to the outside second level
Center of house looking at the fountain
Lots of shells
Looking down from the staircase
Back of the Shell Castle
Side of Shell Castle
View of high ceiling from the top of staircase
View of Tetakawas from upstairs patio
Master Bedroom
Guest Bedroom
Trees in the yard
Side entrance to the Shell Castle
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
San Carlos, Northern Mexico
Vacation in beautiful San Carlos, Mexico.
Stay at the amazing San Carlos Shell Castle. The Castle has over 3000 square feet of living space under roof to enjoy a tranquil and inspiring life style while enjoying all the comforts of American comfort and convenience.
The Shell Castle is made entirely of volcanic rock and stone gathered from the mountains surrounding San Carlos. It is located a half mile from the beautiful sandy beaches around San Carlos Bay. The fishing is some of the best in the world. Snorkeling & scuba diving is very popular. The Shell Castle sits on a half acre of stone wall enclosed secure property. It is located in Ranchitos on Avenue H. The grounds have many native trees and plants. It can serve as a retreat for those looking to experience serenity and rejuvenate ones spirit.
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About the Owner, Wayne W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #FKN2525346
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Excellent - based on 10 reviews
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English first
Heather S
Hastings, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed May 24, 2017 for a stay in August 2015

this was such a mazing place must go to believe it food fantastic shell musem took us a while to find but was gobsmacked to see all the shells millons millons the whoe pace was fill of shells very steep steps to walk round beach was fab go visit this place you will see what i mean margate town was...

kyle r
Queen Creek, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed May 7, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

The home was clean and secure. We were, I believe only a mile or so to the docks for SCUBA diving. The caretaker set up areas for us to rinse off our equipment. It was a very enjoyable stay.

Tucson, Arizona
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The shell castle is by far the best deal in san carlos. I stayed with my girlfriend for three nights at $89 a night!!! this is a big beautiful home with all the bells and whistles. who cares that its not on the beach when you have MITCH who lives on property and helps keep this shell castle beautiful. Mitch...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Full baths
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    1 King
    1 Twin
    1 Queen
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Nov 1, 2017 -
Apr 30, 2018
Snow Bird
2 nights
  • Damage Deposit: $100 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $50 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
The Shell Castle is located north of central San Carlos in an area called the Ranchitos. The beaches are just a half a mile away. The golf course is also very close with very low rates including cart. All the restaurants and shopping are very close. Mitch, the onsite manager is very knowledgeable about the area. He is a qualified Tai Chi instructor. There is lots of parking onsite. There are many fruit trees as well as lots of other beautiful foliage. Around the corner is the San Carlos Gym which has lots of exercise equipment and a large outdoor pool. Rates are very low and are available daily and weekly.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Guaymas: 9.9 mi
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