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Platanitos Ocean Front Villa 4BR/2.5+BA, Private Pool, Wi-Fi

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Last updated: 11/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Platanitos house description

We invite you to the vacation of your dreams on the Riviera Nayarit at CASA SOLEDAD in Platanitos. Jaw dropping views, lush gardens, seclusion, private heated infinity pool, 5 minute walk to sand beaches, eco tour possibilities, gorgeous sunsets, perfect location, whale watching, fishing, all paved road accessibility, and more make this a perfect romantic or family “get away” vacation spot. The fare here is luxurious simplicity, with reading, swimming, beach activities, relaxing, etc. taking center stage. You can hire a local fisherman to take you fishing or sightseeing along the coast. Helping to release baby sea turtles into the wild at nearby Turtle Beach might be your choice. Or you might want to arrange for a whale watching tour.

Casa Soledad has a stairway leading to the sea. From the main patio area watch Pelicans flying in formation just above your head or whales breaching off shore. The covered outdoor living area will protect you from the mid day sun while the steady cooling sea breezes will gently caress you within a temperature range and weather pattern that is usually simply ideal.

Three bedrooms have queen beds, and one, the crow’s nest, has two bunk beds. The three main bedrooms have air conditioning, if needed. The Palapa covered master suite has views you can only dream about waking up to.

The beach area has Palapa covered restaurants offering mainly local fare and pescado seranado or fresh fish grilled over an open fire. A food/meal package is available, with our maid Alicia, providing two meals per day. The corner “store” has a few limited items (eggs, chips, beer, etc). Freshly caught fish is available at the beach. However, Casa Soledad has a fully equipped kitchen, and should you choose to totally self-cater your meals, we will be glad to give you necessary information on how and where to find food markets upon leaving the airport in Puerta Vallarta or in the neighboring villages of Las Varas and Zacualpan. Some advance planning is necessary.


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Massage
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking only on outside terrace....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 4: 2 bunk bed

            Private half bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master Suite...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Opens to patio with ocean view...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (3), Bunk Beds (2)

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • A stay at the casa can be as quiet and private as you like, or filled with local activities. Prepare a gourmet meal using the delicious and fresh local ingredients of bananas, tomatoes, chilies, pineapple, watermelon, etc. Or choose the catering package and have our staff prepare the meals for you. Fish can be purchased at the beach from the local fishermen when they come in with their freshly caught fish....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                A variety of books are available - novels, travel guides, biographies, teen books, etc....moreless

              • Games:

                Games for all ages - chess, dominoes, checkers, cards, etc....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Massage Therapist

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View
                  • Ocean View
                  • Oceanfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    The open air dining air allows guests to enjoy the outdoors while dining. The sala features a fantastic view of the ocean, pool area, and gardens....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Three bedrooms with Queen beds have Air Conditioners....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Indoor and outdoor living areas. The indoor area is comfortable, but the outdoor area is the place to be!...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Private parking....moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen:

                    The fully equipped kitchen is stocked by owners who love to cook. ...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Basics...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    The casa has a 6 burner gas range....moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    The large upstairs balcony provides yet another panoramic view of the ocean and overlooks the activities in the pool and lower gardens....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Arrangements can be made to hire a boat and Captain for fishing, whale watching, or sightseeing. They will pick you up at the beach....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    We offer two beautiful garden patios. The upper patio is next to the pool and the new lower patio overlooks the ocean and is THE place to view the birds flying overhead, whales, and boats....moreless

                  • Gazebo
                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    The entry gardens feature a fountain and a secluded area for reading....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    The luscious flowers and gardens surround the pool and patio area. Pick a bouquet of tropical flowers for the table. Banana, mango, and coconut trees create a sense of isolation....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Gas fired weber grill....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Boogie boards available at the casa along with beach toys for the children....moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Eurocard
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Private Pool:

                    Our private salt water infinity pool is solar heated to keep it at a constant pleasant temperature....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas Season
                      Dec 17 - Jan 5, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,300
                      Regular
                      Jan 6 - Mar 6, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $275
                      $1,900
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $275
                      $1,900

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      We require a $300 Damage/Security Deposit OR Damage Protection Policy ($49) upon booking. The $300 deposit is refundable once our staff has determined that there has been no damage. The Protection Policy is not. In addition, 1/2 of the total rental amount is due upon booking with the remainder due 30 days before arrival. Note: Until confirmed, all rates are subject to change without notice.


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                      Last updated: 11/23/2014
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                      Location

                      76 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Puerto Vallarta
                      0.2 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Platanitos Beach

                      Car: Recommended

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: Casa Soledad is owned by a partnership of 3 couples. (1) Richard and Lindsay; Richard is a contractor and Lindsay is an artist. (2) Rick and Linda; Rick is an artist (sculptor) and Linda his Business Manager. (3) David and Joy; David is an artist(he makes commercials) and Joy is an Organic Farmer. In the photo, I (Rick) am the one behind the camera. We all feel that the chance to spend time at Casa Soledad is a dream come true.

                      Why the Owner Chose Platanitos:
                      Casa Soledad is about 60 miles north of the Puerto Vallarta airport in the small fishing village of Platanitos. We like it because it is not yet overrun with tourists but is close enough to a major hub so that transportation is not a problem. It is a 3 hr. flight from Denver. An $8 Taxi ride takes you to the Bus Station. A $12 Bus ride gets you to Las Varas, and another $20 Taxi takes you to the front door. It is accessible seclusion in an unbelievably beautiful location. Literally within walking distance to undisturbed beaches. Fresh fish right off the boat is available from the Restaurants at the Beach. You won't believe the thrill of watching dolphins and whales splashing offshore.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Platanitos Beach and the Restaurants are a short 5 minute walk. A bus runs hourly to nearby Towns and Villages for shopping if needed. The 'Corner Store' Abborotes Gonzalez, is 100 yds. away. Platanitos Beach is safe and a favorite of the local population as a family area. The people are exceptionally friendly. And then there is the sound of the constantly pounding surf for the deepest sleep you have ever experienced.


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                      • Great family vacation spot!

                        Great family vacation spot!

                      • Master bedroom with a panoramic ocean view and large terrace.

                        Master bedroom with a panoramic ocean view and large terrace.

                      • Master bath, shower, and large dressing area.

                        Master bath, shower, and large dressing area.

                      • The third bedroom.  Small but cozy!

                        The third bedroom. Small but cozy!

                      • The indoor living area.

                        The indoor living area.

                      • Outdoor dining area.

                        Outdoor dining area.

                      • Pass though/bar area.

                        Pass though/bar area.

                      • Patios and gardens.

                        Patios and gardens.

                      • Winter sunset over Platanitos Point.

                        Winter sunset over Platanitos Point.

                      • Playa Platanitos restaurants.  Enjoy a cervesa while watching the ninos play.

                        Playa Platanitos restaurants. Enjoy a cervesa while watching the ninos play.

                      • Buy fresh fish from the local fishermen as they bring in the daily catch.

                        Buy fresh fish from the local fishermen as they bring in the daily catch.

                      • Local lobsters.

                        Local lobsters.

                      • Outdoor living spaces, main patio, and pool.

                        Outdoor living spaces, main patio, and pool.

                      • Wake up to this view from the Master Bedroom!

                        Wake up to this view from the Master Bedroom!

                      • The large second bedroom has an ocean view thru the terrace.

                        The large second bedroom has an ocean view thru the terrace.

                      • The 'crow's nest' area, with two bunk beds, half bath, and fantastic views!

                        The 'crow's nest' area, with two bunk beds, half bath, and fantastic views!

                      • The covered outdoor living area.  It's a great place to have meals. What a view!

                        The covered outdoor living area. It's a great place to have meals. What a view!

                      • The kitchen is newly updated with marble countertops and new pantry.

                        The kitchen is newly updated with marble countertops and new pantry.

                      • Circular staircase to master bedroom and Crows Nest.

                        Circular staircase to master bedroom and Crows Nest.

                      • The view from the upper deck of the main patio area, the pool, and lower patio.

                        The view from the upper deck of the main patio area, the pool, and lower patio.

                      • Playa Platanitos.  Casa Soledad is to the left of the beach.

                        Playa Platanitos. Casa Soledad is to the left of the beach.

                      • Turtle release at the nearby turtle camp.

                        Turtle release at the nearby turtle camp.

                      • Nothing like a fresh watermelon.  Buy one from the field.

                        Nothing like a fresh watermelon. Buy one from the field.

                      • The vegetable truck will deliver fresh fruit & veggies directly to Soledad.

                        The vegetable truck will deliver fresh fruit & veggies directly to Soledad.

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                      4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/23/2014
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