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Ultimate Vacation in a Moorish-Style Villa by the Sea!

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Last updated: 11/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

La Penita house description

Each of the four comfortable guest rooms, located on the second and third floors, has its own private balcony, custom tiled bathroom with shower and tub, queen/king size beds, and a sweeping panoramic view of the palm lined sandy beaches while the warm Pacific is at the doorstep.

The sun drenched patios and terraces are favorite places for reading and relaxation complimented by the brilliant bougainvillea flowers and palms that grow on the hillside location overlooking the sea. Sun lounges on all balconies and large umbrellas on the lower patio provide shade and comfort. The hearted jacuzzi, for 8, provides a soothing respite after a day of sightseeing and adventure.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Massage
      • Staff


          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • The housekeeper, Martha, is also a wonderful cook. She will be more than happy to prepare meals for the guests, however, she will be charging for the cost of the food and her services. This is a very good opportunity to enjoy some fine 'authentic' Mexican food. ...moreless


              • Books:

                Small library of travel books of Mexico and miscellaneous other books....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Television is satellite Shaw Direct....moreless

              • Television:

                One television set located in Living room....moreless


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic


              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                Enjoy the 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean from Punta Raza on the south to Alligator Point on the north with the Isla de Jaltemba in the middle of beautiful Jaltemba Bay....moreless

              • Beachfront:

                Located on an outcropping of 'pillow volcanic rock' with two sandy beaches on each side of the small point. Stairs leading to the beach from the house....moreless

              • Downtown:

                The Mexican village of La Penita is only a 15 to 20 minute walk along the beachfront or by streets in the neighborhood. ...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Nestled in the bay of Jaltemba, Casa de Los Amigos is nestled between the beautiful Sierra Madre Mountains to the East and the Pacific Ocean on the West....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                All of Jaltemba Bay with the island as a landmark that can be seen when flying above the bay into the International Airport in Puerto Vallarta. ...moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                The Pacific Ocean is at the foot of the property with beaches on both sides the point....moreless

              • Village:

                The small town ambiance and friendly shop keepers offer an abundance of different services, convenient banking, ATM, and Money Exchange locations. Many fine restaurants & famous Thursday Market....moreless

              • Water View:

                The house well-situated above the shoreline offers a wonderful view of the peninsulas both north and south that hug the Bay of Jaltemba!...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Casa de Los Amigos property provides a walkway to the waterfront and the beaches both north and south....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis


              • Dining:

                Comfortable large dining area with ocean view and Mexican Folk Art....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people


              • Clothes Dryer:

                Clothes dryer available but only used in rainy weather. Housekeeper hangs the laundry on our outside lines....moreless

              • Garage:

                Option for parking when available....moreless

              • Internet:

                Internet connection with wi-fi....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Linens provided for all bedrooms....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Large comfortable living room with ocean view. Enjoy the beautiful Mexican folk art and décor. ...moreless

              • Parking:

                Secure parking available....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Telephone available for local calls....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Bath towels provided and beach towels as well....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Housekeeper takes care of all the laundry....moreless


              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony:

                Balconies on all bedrooms with views of the ocean....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                The patios are on the upper level and lower level of the house. Tables and shade umbrella and sun lounges....moreless

              • Golf:

                Many golf courses available within a 30 minute drive or less. Monteon-'Field of Dreams,' Litibu, a Greg Norman course, 'Flamingo Golf Course,' are a few in the area....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Hillside planted with a variety of Mexican plants, bougainvillea, palm trees, plumbago, bird of paradise, cacti and many other flowering plants....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Propane grill located on outside terrace by hot tub....moreless

              • Tennis:

                Tennis court in Rincon de Guayabitos is available for all guests....moreless

              Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Large hot tub on the main terrace. Can be used as a cool tub or hot tub....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included


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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter Season
                      Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                      • Taxes Not included


                      Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if reservation is cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date. I request a 50% deposit of the full rent amount to confirm your booking. I then request the other 50% 30 days before your arrival date.

                      Gratuity not included for staff.

                      Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                      Last updated: 11/29/2014
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                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Puerto Vallarta-International Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Downtown La Penita
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Field of Dreams Golf Court, El Monteon / Litibu
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 200
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Many Restaurants in La Penita & Guayabitos
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      La Penita de Jaltemba & Rincon de Guayabitos

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      La Penita de Jaltemba and Rincon de Guayabitos are

                      well known Mexican towns nested between the between the beautiful Sierra Madre Mountains and the mighty Blue Pacific Ocean. A 15 minute walk along the beach brings you into the main square of La Penita. Rincon de Guayabitos is easily reached by walking a little further south along the beach or driving or taking a local taxi. We are also only a 30 minute drive North of Sayulita!!


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1986

                      About the owner: My mother and another couple purchased the property to build a bed and breakfast in La Penita. Casa de Los Amigos was finished in l987-8 and was opened at that time. Architect Salvador 'Cachi' Perez, a Puerto Vallarta native, designed the home and in the following years has become a famous Mexican architect. My husband and I after 34 years owning a catering company in the wine region of Northern California have embarked on a new adventure as the new owners of this stunning Villa and are looking so forward to sharing this special place with all our new guests.

                      Why the Owner Chose La Penita:
                      Having traveled in Mexico with our children for many years and having a bed and breakfast business in California which did not allow us to take time off in the summer we decided we wanted to enjoy the 'warmth of Mexico' for our winter vacations. Being inn-keepers it seemed only natural to 'open a B and B in Mexico!' Our location was decided due to a small airfield north of town, with a paved 4,000 ft x 70 ft. wide runway where we could land our plane and with the military bivouacing in the bushes nearby the plane would be safe. We had vacationed in the area for 3 years prior to this decision and have enjoyed the following 28 years since!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The location with sweeping views of the bay and the island, the mountains, along with the proximity of the small town of La Penita along with the resort town of Rincon de Guayabitos, and other small towns along the Riviera Nayarit clear to Puerto Vallarta offer a diversity of activities, places to visit and enjoy and a lifestyle that is unequaled for warmth and friendliness.

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                      Speaks: english



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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, December 13, 2014

                      $257 - $300 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 11/29/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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