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Secluded Beach in Tropical Nayarit, Mexico, Villa Las Palmas

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Casa Las Palmas is your perfect tropical Mexican get away. In this coconut palm grove with beautiful manicured gardens, common area pool and active sea turtle sanctuary, is our home away from home. Casa Las Palmas is one of 10 beautiful Villas for rent at Playa las Tortugas.

'The villas at Playa Las Tortugas, 70 miles north of Puerto Vallarta, share 5 miles of creamy beach with nothing but a coconut palm plantation. Volunteer to rescue turtle eggs on the beach, place baby turtles on the wet sand, and watch as moonlight sparkling off the waves guides them to the sea- 'Sunset Magazine'

Our 'casa' with 2 bedrooms on the ground floor each with a full bath, walk in shower and individual beach access with outdoor shower will meet all your needs.

A winding stairwell guides you to the second floor living/dining/kitchen area with 2 covered patios and 1/2 bath. The views of the beach and gardens are easily enjoyed from this level, while you are cooking in the open kitchen listening to music and visiting with family/guests.

From the living area continue to the roof terrace with it's own thatched palapa to cook on our grill, sunbathe, play board games, read a book or just sit and listen to the crashing waves on the beach, watch the incredible sunsets, stare at the stars so brilliant you think you can touch them. The chairs and lounges are so comfortable, the breezes so pleasing and the views so incredible that you may not leave this inviting terrace other than to refill your drink or obtain a snack.

From the main living level look down through the palms onto the warm blue water and sand of the Pacific Ocean. And, yes, the sunsets are frequently as spectacular as our unique setting. You have the opportunity to either enjoy the sunning and playing in the waves, or a swim in the fresh water pool at Playa Las Tortugas, with it’s palm-roofed palapa and comfortable sunning chairs, or just sit and relax with a cool drink. Need some shade? The tall coconut palms and palapa offer you a respite from the sun. Some of our guests say they hardly ever come down from the rooftop because it’s their very favorite place, in the world.

“My Shangri-La, the place I could recommend without reservation or caveat ... I’ve been in search of the perfect beach since I first saw the ocean, decades ago. Now I’ve found it.” The Washington Post

Our entire state of Nayarit area enjoys one of the most favorable climates in the world. Average daily year-round temperatures range from highs of 80-85 degrees (perfect beach weather) to lows of 60-70 degrees(perfect sleeping weather). Swim year round, but consider packing a light sweater for the evenings in the winter months. Rain, when it falls, generally occurs between June and September as night-time or pre-dawn thundershowers.

You can visit small typical Mexican villages, enjoy fresh fish and other local seafood at small rustic beachfront restaurants, tour a tropical river and waterfalls, see historic San Blas, and drive up through the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountains to colonial Tepic where crafts of the Huichol Indians are found.

Playa Las Tortugas has kilometers of uncrowded, clean sand beach, and a number of activities both on property and nearby such as Surfing, Wave Kayaking, Boogie Boarding, Fishing, and Shelling, Canoeing, Whale Watching, Bird Watching, Walking or Running on Miles of Sand Beach, and Sea Turtle Conservation activities (during season) at the Sea Turtle Conservation Camp. Frequently there is one festival or another in small towns within an hour of our location. There are a number of excursions you might take, with or without a guide.

Playa Las Tortugas is located on a section of coastline which is nesting habitat of several species of sea turtle in the beautiful state of Nayarit, Mexico 70 miles north of the Puerto Vallarta (PVR) International Airport and about 50 miles west of Tepic, the colonial capital of Nayarit.

We are happy to arrange transportation for you in our private shuttle, you may rent a car and drive your self which a large number of our guests do, or if you'd like to be more adventurous you may decide to come by bus and local taxi. We can send you details on the numerous car rental companies, or instructions on which buses and local taxis to take. It’s quite easy to find your way from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport to Playa Las Tortugas, and the roads are normally well-maintained. Your valid driver's license is accepted in Mexico, and the driving rules are virtually the same as most countries. Write us for a copy of detailed driving instructions and a map. Your scenic drive north from the airport takes less than 2 hours and goes through areas of old-growth jungle and coastal hills.

Visit us and enjoy a tropical vacation on miles of warm pristine sand beach!

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Property Manager
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, With internet translating, any language is fine.
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
March 1, 2018

About Marianne

We are from Twin Falls, ID

Marianne purchased this house in 2006

Why Marianne chose Compostela

Villa las Palmas has all the amenities of home. Beautiful gardens, beautiful private beach with lots of shells to find. We even have the Km. markers to show how far you've walked. Just peaceful, quiet and lovely.

What makes this house unique

You can walk for miles and have the beach to yourself.


Compostela House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Colorful tiled full bathrooms attached to each bedroom. Half bath on main level.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Activities Guide, Local Activities, Local Maps, Bottled Water, Canoes and kayaks available for nominal fee, Ceiling Fans, Cook available, Daily maid service, Dining Room Seating for 6, Gardens: Private and large common area gardens with hundreds of tropical plants, Housekeeper Included, Internet high speed wireless available for nominal fee, Lounge Seating for 6, Massage available (extra charge), Outdoor shower, Patio, Private Palm-Roofed Palapa, Large Tiled and Partially Covered Sunning Terrace, Pool: Large pool with palapa for the homes at Playa Las Tortugas, Private cook available (extra charge), Restaurant dining guide, Soap and Toilet Paper provided, Beach Towels provided, Walkway to Water, No Pets Allowed, Smoking Not Allowed: No smoking inside please!


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Secluded Beach in Tropical Nayarit, Mexico, Villa Las Palmas
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Paradise on the Pacific

  • 5 of 5

We rented the villa, Las Palmas, for a week with our two young adult children and one of their friends. We had wanted to get away from busy beaches and all-inclusives and this fully- furnished, tastefully decorated house steps away from a really nice pool with an expansive, empty beach just beyond, fit the bill. We bought groceries just outside of Puerta Vallarta, as there are no restaurants very close by, but had the staff cook for us two separate days. These meals were excellent. She was also able to do grocery shopping for us further into the week so we did not have to leave the property. The beach was amazing for boogie boarding and we were able to release newly hatched turtles into the ocean from the turtle sanctuary at one end of the beach. Furthermore, a mangrove lagoon at this same end made for some calm swimming, kayaking, and paddle-boarding. The staff in this community were accommodating at all times and very helpful. We always felt very safe. We will come back again soon.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, footsteps away from the beach

  • 5 of 5

- very clean house with nice interior decoration

- rooftop terrace is great for barbecues and observing stars at night lying on the deck-chairs

- boogie boards (2) included, surfboards available for rent (150 pesos a day). surfing here is great for starters (sandy sea floor, waves not too big)

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nay.16 (toward San Blas)
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Playa las Tortugas
Car: not necessary

'Casa Las Palmas' and Playa Las Tortugas feature an uncrowded, pristine beach and swimming pool. A number of activities both on property and nearby such as sea turtle releases and finding nests, boogie boarding, canoeing, kayaking, whale watching, birding, walking and running on over 5 miles of sand beach, deep sea fishing, Sea Turtle Conservation activities, children area in our Pool. We also offer Excursions to waterfall and other sights, Wave-surfing in the kayaks or on boogie boards, Canoeing in the calm waters of the estuary, Surfing or Surf-fishing in front of the property, Enjoying a boat ride for Coastal Sightseeing, Ocean Fishing trips, Horseback Riding down several miles of the beach, Bird watching in our 1100 acres of tidal mangrove estuary; The El Cora Waterfall is found just outside the small mountain village of El Cora where you'll discover several beautiful waterfalls...the highest is over 100 feet and has a wonderful pool at the bottom of it, The closest golf courses are at Tepic (about 1 hour 15 minutes)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $350

Checks and Paypal accepted. 50% due upon signing rental agreement. Balance due 45 days prior to arrival, or 90 days for Holiday reservations.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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