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Alma de mi Tierra Apartments

New photos!

The new photos show the recent bathroom renovation where we doubled the size of the bathrooms in each apartment. We also enhanced the back area and offer new furnishings!


Alma de mi Tierra offers 2 furnished apartments for rent that are attractively appointed and include a wide range of conveniences designed to meet the needs of vacationers to Oaxaca.


Our apartments are centrally located in the heart of Oaxaca and just a 15 minute walk to the Zocolo, in the Barrio by the name of Jalatlaco.


Jalatlaco, one of the coolest places in the world

The property contains the apartments and our private home in the rear where Nora Valencia conducts her Alma de Mi Tierra Cooking Classes.


Everyone shares the same access to the main street but each apartment has their own key to the main door as well as to the apartment. Our location also has a private rooftop terrace, beautiful plantings, and ample seating to enjoy the beautiful Oaxacan sunsets.


Our housekeeper is on property daily and comes to clean and change your linens once a week. Both innkeepers speak fluent English as well as Spanish and are always available in case you have any questions or problems. 


Located on the same grounds where Nora conducts her cooking classes at Alma de mi Tierra cooking school, is where you will find two, fully furnished smoke free, single story apartment (@ 525 sq. ft. ), 1 bedroom, 1 bath, with living and kitchen/dining area (See Map) . The master bedroom can be set up to have either one king size or two single beds. The very quiet Hampton Bay ceiling fans (52") in the bedroom and living area helps keep you cool. Kitchen is complete with 4 burner gas stove and oven, refrigerator, toaster oven, coffee maker/press, microwave and blender. Common patio area is adorned with potted plants. An embedded stone and cement staircase provides access to our rooftop terrace complete with seating and mountain view. A perfect place to pass the day reading or taking in some sun. All utilities are included and yes, WiFi is even accessible on our terrace. You only pay for your drinking water, food, and personal items. Once your starter kit runs out then you are responsible for the consumables. Perfect for mature couples or singles. TV and wireless high speed cable included. Cables available for laptop hook-up for T.V, so bring along your access codes for Netflix, HBO, NHL Live etc. Non-smokers only and no pets. No children under 15 years of age. Minimal rental age is 21 years. Located at Aldama 205, in the neighborhood of Jalatlaco. Our apartments accommodate two persons to each apartment, maximum.


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Services and Amenities

  • Free WiFi

  • Apartments are well-lit by natural light and are well ventilated

  • Utilities - electric, gas, water - turned on for your arrival and included in price

  • Once-a-week Housekeeping

  • 24 hour Customer Service

  • Trash Service

  • Recycling Bins

  • Taxi service by our own licensed taxis

  • Certified Tours led by Nora

Living Room

  • Sofa Love seat or chair

  • Hampton Bay® 52" ceiling fan

  • Coffee table

  • End tables

  • Custom-Made Lamps

  • Color 21" HD TV with remote

  • Framed art

Dining Area

  • Dining table

  • Dining chairs

  • Place mats

  • "NEOFLAM" Antibacterial cutting boards

  • Gibson and Bormioli Rocco Glassware

  • Rubbermaid storage containers

  • "FARBERWARE" Pots and pans


Fully-Outfitted Kitchen including essential cookware, all major and counter-top appliances including microwave, drip coffee maker/press and toaster Dinnerware - glassware, wine glasses, mugs and flatware Complete serving pieces - bowl, pitcher, salt and pepper shakers. Food preparation items - mixing bowls, colander, cutting board, cutlery, measuring cups and spoons, pots, pans, cookie sheet, utensils, linens and storage containers. Starter kitchen package with coffee packets, filters, creamers, sugar, sweetener, tea bags, paper towels, sponge, dish soap, trash bags, disinfecting drops for fruits and vegetables, and a 5 gallon bottle of purified water.



  • King-size or 2 single bed set-ups with headboard

  • AMERICA® and Simmons Orthopedic Bedding

  • Dresser and mirror

  • Hampton Bay® 52" ceiling fan

  • Nightstand and lamp

  • Framed art

  • Area wool rugs from Teotitlan del Valle

  • Vaulted ceiling with skylight

  • Clock radio


  • Complete linen set including bath and hand towels, wash clothes and bath mat

  • Starter supply of shampoo, conditioner, lotion, bath soap, toilet paper and tissue

  • Hot water 24 hours

  • Enclosed Glass Shower area

  • Hair dryer

  • Waste basket

Utility Closet

  • Iron and ironing board with cover

  • Cleaning tools - mop, plunger, broom, dust pan, toilet brush/holder

  • Clothes hangers

  • Laundry basket






























































































Low Season rates

Weekly: $449.00 U.S.D plus tax.

Monthly: $1699.00 U.S.D plus tax.

High Season rates*

Weekly: $599.00 U.S.D plus tax.

Monthly: $1999.00 U.S.D plus tax.

We have a 3.5 year old ( born May 2019) English Bulldog by the name of Bella. She too is up-to-date with her vaccines and is extremely friendly.


* High Season: Oct. 25- March 31, July 15 - July 31

Reservation and Cancellation Policy


By booking an accommodation with Best of Oaxaca, the guest hereby authorizes Best of Oaxaca to charge the presented credit card all deposits, payments and all outstanding balances as per the submitted invoice and final settlement of this account. The guest also acknowledges that BEST OF OAXACA is entitled to charge a deposit, which represents a commitment to have the room guaranteed for the booking party and to utilize the room for the booked length of stay.


A valid Visa or MasterCard is required to secure your reservation.

The booking is confirmed and guaranteed from the point in time when the requested valid Visa or Master Card information has been received and processed.

When confirming, your credit card will be initially charged a deposit and will be applied to your projected bill. This amount will of course be applied to your final room bill.

You may cancel your reservation at any time up to 30 days prior to your date of arrival with a penalty of 100 USD per apartment. If cancelled within the 30 days prior no refund is given.

If a no-show occurs your credit card will be charged the full amount of the reserved room bill.

Payment is for the original length of the reservation. Please inform us as soon as possible prior to your arrival if you should decide to alter your reserved dates. Any reservation changes after reserved arrival date, i.e., arriving later or leaving earlier than booked for, (shortened stays), will be looked at on an individual basis.

Breakfast is not offered at our apartments.

For the dates of the Guelaguetza, Day of the Dead, Christmas and New years the full amount of your stay will be charged in advance. 

No cancellation refund is possible during specifically indicated periods, for example Day of the Dead (28 October through 04 November), Christmas and New Years (22 December through 03 January), Easter (04 April through 13 April) and the Guelaguetza (16 July through 28 July).

Current room prices are subject to increase without notice.     

The reason for cancellation is solely an issue for the booking party. BEST OF OAXACA cannot be held liable for any circumstances, which do not allow for arrival and use of the provided accommodation.


The guest of BEST OF OAXACA agrees to remain personally liable for the payment of all losses to the supplied contents of the apartment, damages other than normal wear and tear, repairs due to abuse and /or misuse of electrical equipment, insect screens, and other items provided by the renter.hH



Minimum rental stay is for 1 week. After a 1 week stay the price is pro-rated. A full cleaning is conducted weekly if you plan to stay over 7 days which includes a change of linens. All utilities are paid for. The apartments are turn-key rentals. You are responsible for your consumables once your starter kits run out, including drinking water. Wifi is throughout the property and the two apartments are hooked up to cable TV. These rentals are located in a private home where the owners resides so respectfulness is required for all. There is a laundromat right down the street which make is very convenient for doing laundry. A deposit of $100 usd is required to secure your reservation, which will be applied towards your final bill. When reserving we accept funds through Paypal as well as with your Visa or M/C. Your final bill can be continued using Paypal, credit cards or with Mexican Pesos. USD and checks of any kind are not accepted. Room balance is due within 72 hours of arrival. A passport and one other form of picture ID required when checking in.

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