El Nido is our stunning 2 bedroom/2 bathroom apartment located in Casa Caramba, our compound which includes the owner's home (Casa Calaca), a 1/1 apartment (La Sirena), an art studio, plus rooftop gardens filled with herbs, veggies, flowers, plus incredible sunset views. The property was transformed from a hovel in 2012 to an imaginative, inspiring and artfully green home away from home. With it's gorgeous colors and finishes, guests say it is like living in Diane's paintings. El Nido is spacious with approximately 1250sf and includes a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, with private patio with built-in barbeque, overlooking courtyard. Includes access to roof top garden with fresh herbs, vegetables and flowers. Solar electric and hot water with many green features. The Master Suite is romantic with King bed, handmade metal headboard and original hand painted furniture, plus a balcony. The adjacent master bath is features iridescent hand painted tiles. The guest bedroom is flexible with a Queen Murphy bed and a comfortable desk and chair so it can be used for sleeping or can be set up as an office/studio. Bath is adjacent. The great room has an open plan with kitchen, dining area and living area. Living area has large TV with DVD, sound system for your iPod, cable TV. The patio is off the great room is furnished for outdoor dining or reading and overlooks a beautiful courtyard with mosaic fountain. Casa Caramba and El Nido are located in the desirable neighborhood of Guadalupe--The Arts District, with fabulous murals. About 5 blocks to Via Organica and 12 min. Flat walk to the Jardin. There are two tiny markets within a 1/2 block. Features: 2 BR/2 BA Comfy King bed and Queen beds with mattress warmers Gourmet kitchen High Speed Wifi Cable TV, DVD and some movies Sound system for your ipod or computer Local cell phone Utilities included Filtered water Solar powered Safe in bedroom for valuables Private patio with gas grill 12-15 minute flat walk to the jardin Roof terrace for sunbathing, sunsets, reading. Weekly cleaning English speaking manager Guide with favorite restaurants/shops Cooking classes available Laundry facilities Portable beds available WE KEEP OUR CALENDARS UP TO DATE!