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Beachfront Three Story Villa W/Heated Pool

(25 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Newly built three story Mediterranean style villa with unobstructed views overlooking the ocean and multiple lush Coco palms. Third story roof deck allows for panoramic view, sunset wine sipping and tranquil dining. Interior decor presents authentic rustic Mexican flare of fine furniture, tiling and adobe entry ways. Decorative ceiling, wall and floor pieces indigenous from all over Mexico lend to the feel of a true Mexico experience. Private garden throughout the property with secured entry and driveway allow comfort for freedom of children and family. For more information and the property blog, - type 'vistaceleste' into a google search.

Vista Celeste is just 25 miles north of Puerto Vallarta on the beautiful, secluded Nayarit coast. This beautiful close to ocean property consists of a three story house with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, heated pool and outdoor BBQ area.

This extraordinary property is situated 1/2 block from the unspoiled white sand beaches of San Francisco (San Pancho), Nayarit. Lush vegetation and palm trees surround the beautifully-landscaped grounds. Here you can enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, breathtaking sunsets, migrating whales, playful dolphins, and sea turtles. There are a host of adventurous activities, including epic surf, pristine golf, and horseback riding at your disposal. This is the perfect destination for those who seek privacy, serenity, and/or adventure.

The charming grounds are private with key entry only and a serpentine wall securing it.

The villa is fully-equipped with all the amenities you will need to enjoy your Mexican getaway. Imagine yourself lying poolside listening to the waves crash on the shore or soaking in the jetted tub. Vista Celeste offers all that you need to relax, unwind, and enjoy a true hidden paradise.

The property is located right across from Costa Azul resort and next to Villas Paradise. The property is within walking distance of town, but is far enough away to steer clear of the daily crowds and noise. When in the small town of San Pancho, you can find many shops, grocers, and many restaurants to suit the taste of any family member. Do not miss the opportunity to mingle with the locals. They are very friendly and eager to practice their English with you. San Pancho itself is a picturesque Mexican fishing town with virtually no crime. It looks much as Puerto Vallarta did before it was discovered. Vista Celeste is professionally managed for guest's convenience.

For more information and availability please contact Nils and Denice Kristoffersen via email.


Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


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

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Once a week housekeeping provided, additional services available via custom quote...moreless


  • CD Player


  • Romantic


  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    San Pancho's quiet beach is across the street....moreless

  • Beach View:

    House is one house away from the sand (1/2 block). Is higher than the house in front for unobstructed views....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Panoramic unobstructed views...moreless

  • Town:

    Town is only a 15 minute walk on the beach, or a 2 minute drive by car....moreless

  • Water View:

    Across the street from the beach...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C units in each room...moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Stacked Unit...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi and ethernet connectivity....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Bath and Beach towels, hand towels, bedding, blankets and pillows....moreless

  • Living Area
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Gated indoor parking...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Stacked Unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All basic utensils supplied....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Glasses, flatware, cups, plates and saucers for 6....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Fridge, microwave, oven, gas range, coffee maker, blender and utensils....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Freezer and fridge combo...moreless

  • Stove:

    Grill and cooking surface on gas range....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf:

    Courses with 20 minutes drive...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane Gas Grill by pool...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Heated pool with two sitting stools and bench....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.7
from 25 traveler reviews
Relaxing in this beautiful location with lullabies of the ocean waves 03/16/2013

VRBO Bear stayed here:

Three straight cloudless sunny days in a fabulous house with an absolutely fabulous location! Tucked away behind views of lush palm trees and calming lullabies of the ocean waves, there was not a chance that any worldly stresses could interfere. This sweet house packed all the amenities one could ask for; from the heated saltwater pool, full kitchen and comfy queen beds, to the long-stretched tiled viewing porches on every level of this three story gem. There was always something wonderful to gaze upon! The mornings would start nice and slow sipping coffee, enjoying the cool morning breezes and taking in the various sounds of jungle wildlife. In the afternoons, we could laze in the warm pool and grill our meals as the local fisherman would stop in to offer the catch of the day. As fresh as it gets! In the evenings we could enjoy our favorite tunes on the IPOD stereo system in the kitchen/dining area and then open the fully glassed sliding doors to enjoy the sea breezes and cloudless starry nights. Every level had ocean views! The owners, Nils and Denice ever so graciously explained the ropes and some of the impressive elements of this little surf town. They are in the hospitality business so they are a real treat to converse with! It is such a wonderful place to vacation when you want to escape the tourist element and enjoy the overabundance of friendly and cultural atmosphere.

The food was absolutely to die for! The shopping was great and San Pancho is just minutes away from a popular tourist destination, Sayulita, if you wanted to indulge in even more trinkets, surfing and people-watching. On a day excursion we enjoyed snorkeling, which was fantastic and we even got to see Humpback whales in the wild!

Getting to the house is easy as it is one main highway straight from the airport to the town. The home is gated and has its own yard so you can be as private as you would like. Everything was stress free! Whether you are looking for a place to relax or go adventuring, you can do it all here. Don’t miss out on this little slice of Mexican heaven!

The VRBO Bear
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pool & Grounds Fee/wk $75


$300/nt US Dollars

US Dollars;

$300/night (3 night minimum)

For parties over 6 people, there will be an additional $30 per person charge. (except for children under 12)

Each 7 night stay receives $150 discount

$75 non-refundable groundskeeping and cleaning fee per week

Cancellation Policy: $200 administrative fee on all cancellations. Deposit is non-refundable if cancelled less than 30 days prior

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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50 Metres
Nearest Beach
San Pancho

Just 25 miles North of Puerto Vallarta, Vista Celeste lies in the small town of San Francisco (affectionately called San Pancho by the locals). Secluded in the lush Nayarit Riviera, San Francisco’s small town charm, cobblestone streets and friendly locals comprise a unique getaway from the hectic hustle and bustle of modern life. Across the street from the beach, and adjacent to a resort with restaurants and countless activities, Vista Celeste offers something for everyone. Whether it’s snorkeling the pristine waters or an evening spent sampling the exquisite local cuisine, a vacation in San Pancho can be truly memorable.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

About: Denice and Nils Kristoffersen have been in the hospitality business over ten years and are the owners of the award winning Wild Basin Lodge and Event Center in Colorado. Their love of nature and scenery find them surrounded by majestic peaks in Colorado, and embraced by warm waters in Mexico. They sincerely hope you enjoy the beauty of the area as much as they do.

Why San Francisco, Nay., Mexico:
White beaches, warm waters and cobblestone streets all factored into the desire to be a part of San Pancho. Add in temperate weather, fantastic local cuisine and a friendly atmosphere, and the Kristoffersens couldn't be happier to own Vista Celeste.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

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  • Visa Celeste seen from pool

    Visa Celeste seen from pool

  • Kitchen w/Island

    Kitchen w/Island

  • Siting area and Balcony

    Siting area and Balcony

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Outdoor view at sunset

    Outdoor view at sunset

  • San Pancho Water Fun

    San Pancho Water Fun

  • From BBQ looking South

    From BBQ looking South

  • Planters and beach chairs around pool

    Planters and beach chairs around pool

  • San Pancho Sunset

    San Pancho Sunset

  • Pool at dusk

    Pool at dusk

  • Sunset reflected in Pacific and pool

    Sunset reflected in Pacific and pool

  • Upstairs living room

    Upstairs living room

  • Kitchen and Dining Area

    Kitchen and Dining Area

  • Downstairs Sitting Room

    Downstairs Sitting Room

  • San Pancho Beach

    San Pancho Beach

  • Pool and BBQ area

    Pool and BBQ area

  • Pool and BBQ area

    Pool and BBQ area

  • View from Balcony

    View from Balcony

  • Front of house from inside Pool

    Front of house from inside Pool

  • Front Door and Private Garden

    Front Door and Private Garden

  • Pool and Beach across street

    Pool and Beach across street

  • Front Entry as seen from Pool

    Front Entry as seen from Pool

VRBO #197801

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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