ca·​si·​ta | \ kə-ˈsē-tə How to pronounce casita (audio) \

Definition of casita

: a small house

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Maraika has six casitas, simple in design but artfully decorated. Los Angeles Times, "On vacation in Puerto Vallarta? Head south on a jungle path for secluded beaches and pristine views," 7 Sep. 2019 Listed by Diane Boyd with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Premier Properties, the 1½-story plan at 4915 Lagos Lagoon Way offers a three spacious downstairs bedrooms, each with private bath, and a fourth bedroom that is a private casita. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "Waterfront home available in Spring/Klein on cul-de-sac," 17 Aug. 2019 Private and spacious accommodations The sumptuous 550-square-foot casitas include luxurious new bathrooms and private patios offer tranquility and a personal oasis for guests to contemplate nature, relax and sleep. Meghann Finn Sepulveda, azcentral, "Boulders Resort & Spa," 23 Apr. 2018 This home features a casita with a full bathroom and separate entry and ideal for guests or even a home office. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Thrive in the lifestyle of your dreams — soar to Eagle Ridge," 8 July 2019 The 2,691-square-foot home was originally built as an adobe in 1946 and underwent a major renovation and expansion in 2011 to include a main three-bedroom house and a smaller one-bedroom guest casita. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Cute 1946 cottage in Santa Barbara asks $2.9M," 27 June 2019 Bring a board to hang ten all day, or take a lesson at the Pescadero Surf Camp (boards provided), which offers overnight accommodations ranging from campsites to casitas. Jenny Peters, National Geographic, "Baja California Sur: The ultimate road trip," 25 July 2019 Elsewhere, a detached casita adds a lounge and game/memorabilia room. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Former Charger Darren Sproles puts Poway mansion on the market," 22 July 2019 Accommodations are scattered throughout the 60,000-acre property, with individual casitas, as well as cozy salas. Kimber Westphall, Dallas News, "These Instagram-worthy hotels are the main attraction," 22 July 2019

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First Known Use of casita

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for casita

Spanish, diminutive of casa

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