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Casa Parota at La Puntilla - sleeps 8

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3+ Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms, Large Private Pool. Gated Community of 19 homes.

Casa Parota is 'as good as it gets!' Free unlimited phone calls to ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. HDTV and 180 movies. Satellite TV from US and Canada. 2010 Ford Expedition waiting for you at the Puerto Vallarta airport. Casa Parota is definitely for those guests who wish to go first-class, without the extra cost of staying in a hotel. Casa Parota is a stunning two-story modern Spanish home, with dome and tile ceilings, parota wood throughout, all marble floors, and contemporary-designed stained glass. Casa Parota at La Puntilla, is located in a private gated and guarded community of 19 oceanfront and ocean view homes, located between Bucerias and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, 15 miles north of Puerto Vallarta. Each house has a private swimming pool and access to a private beach, located at the development. Casa Parota is approximately 2,600 square feet, with a 15' x 30' private swimming pool and an additional 1,800 square feet of stone cantera around the pool. See personal website

Casa Parota - Large and Luxurious: Casa Parota is the largest house and among the best-furnished in the neighborhood. Casa Parota has full stereo surround-sound with CD, US & Canadian TV, five TVs (HDTV in Living Room and Master Bedroom), two VCRs, four DVDs. 150+ movies. It offers a complete kitchen with a dishwasher, disposal, microwave, gas stove/oven, and refrigerator. There is a full laundry room with a large washer and dryer; an iron and ironing board are provided. Special features include Oriental Rugs, numerous oil paintings, Italian dishware, and gourmet cookware. The dining room table seats eight, with room for three at the bar. A 2010 Ford Expedition Limited (8 seat belts) with leather, third seat, CD/MP3, and iPod jack is available as an option at a cost of $70 USD/day. We can arrange for the car to be at the airport upon your arrival, and you can leave the car at the airport upon departure. Maid, swimming pool, and yard service are included. US and Mexican property managers to help you with anything.

2+ Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms Upstairs: Casa Parota has two bedrooms upstairs; plus one room has been turned into an office with sleeping accommodations. Three bedrooms have private bathrooms, satellite TV (US and Canadian stations from Seattle, Detroit, LA, NYC, Toronto), a clock/radio and a phone. The master bedroom also has a VCR & DVD. The large master suite upstairs has a California king-size bed and a private bathroom/shower/soaking tub and patio. There is separate air-conditioning/heating in all rooms. One bedroom downstairs, plus new workroom with additional sleeping. Office with queen-size bed, and has a deck overlooking the swimming pool and bay. It offers a PC computer, fax, e-mail, phone, answering machine, and a futon. New-Highspeed WiFi Internet! Free unlimited phone calls to ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.

1 Bedroom & 1 Bathroom Downstairs: One bedroom downstairs comes with a private bathroom/shower and a California king-size bed, or two extra-long twin beds; your choice. Second room downstairs has a double size bed. There is an extra-large deck upstairs off the Master Suite and office, which overlooks the Bay of Banderas and the lights of Puerto Vallarta. There is patio furniture downstairs and on the deck upstairs, which includes a table, chairs, and lounge chaises. The Punta Mita Four Seasons Hotel with a Jack Nicklaus-designed Golf Course (includes a floating green!) is 20 minutes north of Casa Parota. Destiladares Beach Restaurant - Free - is 5-7 minutes north towards Punta Mita. Or visit the hippy surf town of Sayulita or San Francisco (also called San Pancho). BOSE iPod docking station in living room/dining room. iPOD connection in optional Ford Expedition Limited, also.

More Details

Property Manager
Amy or Bill Welch
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Amy or Bill Welch

Little did we know when we built CASA PAROTA over 15 years ago, that this was to become the hot area of the Bay of Banderas. We were isolated, now we have it all, but with peace and quiet at La Puntilla. Someone recently said that there will never be a La Puntilla, we have so much property with only 19 homes. Paradise found.

Amy or Bill Welch purchased this house in 1998

Why Amy or Bill Welch chose La Puntilla

Gated and Guarded Community

Great place for Children and Pets as we have acres and acres of garden, and over 1/2 from the main road

CASA PAROTA has over 1/4 acre grounds

What makes this house unique

Gourmet Kitchen, newly remodeled

3 Large Bedrooms + Bathrooms

Queen Bed in Office (with ocean side deck)

Large Private Pool - 15 feet by 30 feet

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hello Amy,

Just wanted to say thank you for our wonderful stay at your casa in La Cruz. You have a wonderful and comfortable home. Everybody was pleased with your place. The staff were all very nice, especially John and made sure everything was as it should be.

We will certainly consider coming back next time when we have a group that wants to head down again.
Mar 2018
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La Puntilla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upstairs Bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Downstairs Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom downstairs, 2 Bathrooms upstairs. Bathroom downstairs is accessible from bedroom or hallway. Master bathroom upstairs is accessible from bedroom or hallway. Bathrooms and master dressing room remodeled in 2013.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs - Master - Calif King (larger than King)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Upstairs - 1 Calif King OR 2 XL Twins
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Downstairs - 1 Calif King OR 2 XL Twins
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Upstairs Office with Queen Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Downstairs - Double Bed in Workroom
  • Very comfortable for 6-8 guests 4 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms. 1 Bedroom + Workroom downstairs and 3 Bedrooms upstairs.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Over 150 movies - DVD and Video. Satellite TV - US and Canadian stations (Direct feed from Detroit and Seattle). Bose iPOD docking station in living room/dining area. iPOD connection in 2010 Ford Expedition Limited. Unlimited FREE telephone calls ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! NEW July 2013: Remodeled all bathrooms NEW July 2013: Added Queen Bed in Office NEW July 2013: Remodeled Master Dressing Room NEW Nov 2010: New and EXPANDED KITCHEN NEW Nov 2010: Water Softener and Purified Water THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE NEW Nov 2010: Room added to house with Double Size Murphy Bed


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Casa Parota at La Puntilla - sleeps 8
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and well equipped accommodations. Amy is attentive and helpful. If you rent their car like we did she will have it waiting at airport and then pick it up when you leave. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for taking the time to review. thank you also for your kind words. Amy
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Peaceful relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming here for more than 10 yrs. There's a reason why. Bill and Amy are such a pleasure to work with, the house fits all of our needs, and John is just a phone call away. Never ever had a bad experience here. The pool is private , the housekeeper, cooks, and front gate guards are absolutely the best. We will be back at our usual time next year.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your gracious review, Selena. Best wishes, amy
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Casa Parota dream vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing week at Casa Parota! My husband, son, daughter-in-law and our two granddaughters spent a week at this incredible home. The house was beautiful, comfortable and had all the amenities plus more. The swimming pool and gardens are absolutely stunning, a great place to hang out with the family. Their are plenty of restaurants, shops and an awesome Sunday Market within walking distance of this home. Amy & Bill gave us some great recommendations on places to visit and fun activities for the family. We went on a cruise to Yelapa on the Chica Locca at the nearby Marina and had a wonderful time. Thanks Amy & Bill, we had a wonderful week at your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Hope to see you again, soon. amy and bill
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Boston, Massachusetts,usa

Impeccably maintained and Fun!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a great time at Parota! This house has everything you need for a small group or a big family. I almost don't want to tell you how nice the house and pool are, as we want to come back soon. Free calling to the U.S. , which made it good to keep in touch with family. Purified water throughout the house, which was good for the baby. Renting the car and having it at the airport made it easy to get to the house. The gps in the car showed us restaurants and stores and beach towns. John helped us with getting surfboards. The cook Lupita fixed a wonderful birthday dinner.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2014
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, amy
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Oceanside, CA

Perfect Week!

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect week. We arrived at the airport to the Expedition waiting for us in the parking lot. We hopped in and were on our way, arriving at the house within 25 minutes. it couldn't have been any simpler or more convenient! The house was incredibly well equipped. The owner, Amy, and property manager John, were very accommodating and John attended to our slight problem with the Internet (which was our error) immediately. He offered us excellent suggestions for events to attend and places to eat/visit during our stay. The house and furnishings were beautiful, clean and well maintained. We attended the Farmer's Market in La Cruz and it was wonderful, a great event to take advantage of if you are there at the right time. We loved the house and the complex of La Puntilla. Very peaceful and everyone could not have been more welcoming. The house is situated so it is about a 30-40 min drive into Old Vallarta and only 15 min from Sayulita. The beach was beautiful in front of the property and we rarely saw more than one or two persons on the beach, ever! We have stayed in several VRBOs in Vallarta and the surrounding towns and this is our favorite! Thank you Amy for sharing your beautiful home and to John for all your knowledge and help!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Casa Parota. After our first visit in Feb 2011, we were slightly nervous to return to the same place for fear of ruining a perfect memory....however, it was perfect once again!

We had three adults and three kids staying at Casa Parota for 11 days. We never ran out of things to do, either at the house, in La Cruz, or at the many different towns and beaches that are a short drive away. Our favourite beach was Destiladeras Beach - a beautiful, quiet beach where we often saw whales swimming by. The fish sold on the beach is delicious, and very reasonably priced.

The Sunday market at La Cruz was a great opportunity to check out local artisans - I would recommend walking there along the beach as it's very popular and parking can get a bit hectic. The kids also enjoyed themselves as there was a live band and a kids area where they could try kids yoga and do crafts for free!

The house is well set up for families, and having a pool is great for the kids to swim in the afternoons when the sun is a bit too hot at the beach. The staff were all professional and friendly, and took good care of the pool, gardens, and house.

All in all, a wonderful, relaxing vacation. We hope to be able to return again one day soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU for such a wonderful review. We are over the moon that you had a good time. We love to share the wonderfulness of Mexico with guests! Amy and Bill
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
La Peska
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Flamingoes or Four Seasons
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 200 - between Bucerias and La Cruz
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Private development with beach
Car: recommended

THIS HOUSE ON GOOGLE EARTH. KEY-IN 'CRUZ DE HUANACAXTLE' OR 'EL TIZATE'. THEN ONCE THERE, KEY-IN 'CASA PAROTA AT LA PUNTILLA.' YOU CAN ALSO SEE ALL OF OUR RENTAL HOUSES IN THE AREA. From airport, north on Hwy 200 towards Tepic-Compostela. Then at El Tizate-Punta Esmeralda, turn on Hwy to Punta de Mita, La Puntilla at Km 1.5. La Cruz de Huanacaxtle is home to the new 400-slip Marina Riviera Nayarit which includes world-class fishing charters - e.g. dorado (mahi mahi), huachinango (red snapper), sailfish, ahi (yellow fin tuna) and marlin. 7 Golf Courses surround Casa Parota. Along with numerous fabulous restaurants, beach clubs, and sightseeing. La Cruz is located in the center of the newly-emerging North Bay area, which extends from Bucerias to Punta Mita (home of the Four Seasons Punta Mita), and beyond to Sayulita and San Francisco (also called San Pancho). See Webs ite for MAPS page.

Google Earth coordinates



Other Activities: Deep-Sea Fishing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

All cleaning and IVA tax INCLUDED. Gratuity is appreciated by housekeeper, but not required.
2010 Ford Expedition Limited available at $70 US per night. All taxes and car insurance INCLUDED. Seats 8.
Prefer 6-8 guests maximum.

HOLIDAYS: 50% down to book


May 1-Aug 9 and Sept-Dec at $250 USD per night
Rate is 1-2; $275 is 3-4; $295 is 5-6; $325 is 7-8

Back to School Special at $150 USD per night
Rate is 1-2; $200 is 3-4; $225 is 5-6, $250

Christmas 2017 Dec 15-Jan 1 is $500 USD per night
Rate 1-4 guests; $550 is 5-6; $600 is 7-8;

Winter-Spring 2018: Jan 2 to Apr 30 at $350 per night
Rate is 1-2; $375 is 3-4; $400 for 5-6; $425 is 7-8

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.