About the property
- Villa3000 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 5 nights
House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
A fantastic vacation experience awaits you. You can indulge yourself on one of the private villa decks and enjoy time with the rest of your party on the covered alfresco outdoor dining area that overlooks the resort lush open areas. Located in a beautiful and intimate private villa resort it is perfect place for families and couples alike. The villa is just steps away from the recently upgrade pool and the nearby sandy resort beach.
The resort was selected for it's beauty in 2016 for the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders did a photo shoot for their annual calendar.
RESORT AMENITIES WITH PRIVACY: The resorts blends the best of both worlds, the seclusion of a sumptuousness villa and the services of a resort. The resorts 12 acres offers you uncrowded beach and resort (4) pools (no need to rush to reserve a chair by the pool or beach) filled with ample deck chairs. You can also walk though the acres of gardens or enjoy the full spa, restaurant, tennis, basketball, complimentary maid service and more. You will feel pamper from the beginning to end of your stay. Unlike other resort you will not be subject or asked to participate in a time share presentations. If you require more than one villa I am in charge of a private rental pool of other quality villas at the resort which are also listed here on this site.
In addition to the reasonable and tasty resort ocean front restaurant there are two restaurants(that deliver) and a modern mini-mart just outside of the resorts front gate. Also the resort offers a grocery shopping service.
It has been freshen up with new interior furnishings, new patio furniture and new paint,. Also the resort itself was refreshed with a new pool directly in front of the villa and new hot tub close by.
FAMILY FRIENDLY amenities include free wifi, DVD player, BBQ, maid service, laundry facilities in the villa Although a car is not required for your convenience there is covered parking at the villa. Also you will find at the resort a affordable beachside restaurant, two restaurants just outside the resort full-service spa and ocean-front health club.
Enjoy personal outdoor space, stunning views of the turquoise ocean and gardens. Relish your time on the roof top terrace that offers sweeping views of the bay and perfect for sun bathing, a drink at sunset at the bar or relaxing for with family and friends.
The spacious 3,000 square foot villa has amble space and large indoor and outdoor dining tables. The kitchen is equipped with premium modern equipment including coffee maker, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Living room is spacious with ample seating. At the resort find both activity as you like or a laid back atmosphere. There is tennis, basketball, four pools (one just a few steps away from the villa), volleyball, ping pong and a putting green. Also available is a restaurant, spa and gym. Wifi, complimentary twice weekly maid, resort fees and all required fees are included in the rate.
LOCATION: In addition to nearby Bucerias the villa is only a 10 minute walk to the La Cruz Marina and town which features a wonderful weekly open air market with friendly purveyors that offer quality local goods, freshly grown produce and baked goods. Mega, a large grocery store is located in Bucerias. Here you will find a wide a clean comfortable store that offers you a wide assortment of fresh produce, deli and many of the products you find in the USA, Canada and Mexico. The airport is approximately 20 minutes away with a number of reasonable transportation options to the resort.
FOUR BEDROOMS & BATHROOMS: The master bedroom suite is offering a modern comfortable experience. In addition to the the master bedroom king their are three other bedrooms. The second offers a king bed, a third offers another king bed that can be set up as two twins and the fourth on the ground floor offers two twin beds. There are four full bathrooms in the villa.
THE SANDY BEACH is close by making it a magnificent setting for adult and family gatherings. Enjoy walking though the gardens in the resort. For payments I am happy to accept credit cards
In addition to nearby Bucerias and La Cruz the Marina Riviera Nayarit at La Cruz, and La Cruz Square. Playa Bucerias and Flamingos Golf Club are also within 6 mi (10 km).
The villa has it own distinctive qualities and elements, contemporary furnishings, and artwork. Within the villa find spacious rooms and plentiful windows brighten the interior. The floor plan integrate several areas for family and friends to gather, but also provide individual retreats to relax with your own thoughts. As you sit on your terrace overlooking the horizon, time stands still and seems even sweeter at Vallarta Gardens.
Spend the day catching some rays at Vallarta Gardens Resort and Spa - Luxury Villas's private beach, relaxing by one of the resort's 4 outdoor swimming pools, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa.
Uncomplicated yet compelling, Vallarta Gardens embodies the ideal of resort living. The Mexican Coastal style of architecture incorporated open spaces and outdoor living to take advantage of the nearly perfect climate of Banderas Bay.
The stately whitewashed homes are a striking contrast to the rich natural colors of the grounds, while the wood and stone details blend well with the tropical surroundings. This architectural detail dates back over 2,000 years, reflects a strong Mexican tradition, and is admired for its beauty, utility and environment-friendly construction.
I am in charge of a private rental pool of other quality villas at the resort. Please check out my website listed here on HomeAway for more photos of the villa and resort along with additional area information.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 24, 2018
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great family getaway!
Stayed here for 2nd year in a row w/our family. Villa is great. Roomy, well stocked, and in close proximity to beach, pools, and restaurants/bar. Would definitely stay here again!
Amazing Family Vacation
This property worked out perfect for us. The unit has everything you would ever need. It fit our party of 6 plus 2 kids perfectly. The check in check out process went smoothly. Everything worked (internet went down after 3rd day and wants fixed but really didn't bother any of us). It was nicely furnished and Fernando and the cleaning staff did a great job. The only issues we had was with the property itself. It is absolutely beautiful. Very clean and just pristine. Lots of pools, grassy areas, no problem ever finding chairs by the pool but the hot tubs by the unit were not working so that was a bummer. The other thing was with the staff. We were continuously getting charged more then what we had purchased at the restaurant and bar. They even came by the day after we had dinner saying they were going to add $40 bucks to our bill because they accidentally charged us incorrect. Then we would find extra drinks and food on our bill so I started watching them very carefully. They also told us we were allowed to exchange $100 dollars into pesos each day. They only let us do this once then every day after that they would tell us something different- we only do this for guests of the property- well obviously I am, they had our credit card and unit number, then they would say they ran out of money but we saw other people go in and exchange money, so Im really not sure what that was all about. It did get irritating though. The location of the property is excellent. Great restaurants around, convenient to the stores and the Mega and you could catch a bus or taxi right in front. This will totally be a going back place.
I am delighted you enjoyed the villa, resort and area. I am sorry to hear that the staff did not charge you correctly. This is the first time I have ever had this concern mentioned. I have sent your note directly to the GM of the resort for his immediate attention. Knowing him he will have this addressed immediately. I hope to host you again soon. Rick
This villa surpassed my families expectations. The view from the roof top bar was spectacular. Nice quiet property. Beautiful rooms with AC. Washer, dryer and dish washer. Beautiful kitchen. The pool is steps from the belcony. Perfect. Absolutly what we wanted. Property was close to many nice places to eat and stores. Short drive to many more. We would definitely stay here again!
Thank you for your kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at the villa and resort. Looking forward to hosting you again soon. Rick
Beautiful, relaxing, perfect
Our party of 6 adults had a wonderful trip at Coral Villa 48. The Villa is beautiful and has plenty of room. There is a lovely pool steps away from the villa. Also a great little snack bar for food and drink. The resort staff is very attentive and friendly. Any questions or problems were dealt with immediately. Concierge was very helpful in booking taxis and giving information. The grounds of Vallarta Gardens are gorgeous. Lots of pools and hot tubs to choose from. We have been to All Inclusive resorts, but have decided this is the way to go.
The Villa was nicely equipped with most anything we needed. My husband has a bad leg so the first floor master was great. Our 2 boys and their spouses loved the upstairs accommodations. The main master with balcony upstairs is gorgeous. Many a coffee and drink was had on the rooftop deck.
We went to the main pool mostly and it was not a long walk at all.
We rented the paddle boards and played ping pong and tennis. We rented one kayak, were disappointed the other kayaks were broken.
La Cruz is close by, walkable or cheap taxi ride. The Sunday market in La Cruz is a must. Also recommend Frascati restaurant in La Cruz. They deliver and have a beautiful place on the marina.
We will definitely return to Vallarta Gardens.
Thank you for your nice note. I am delighted you enjoy the villa, resort and the area. I also love the weekly market in La Cruz and glad you had time to explore that. Look forward to hosting you again. Rick
Wonderful, relaxing, & beautiful surroundings
The condo was everything that it showed in the listing & the resort was so beautiful, lush & relaxing. The staff was attentive with only a few minor hiccups. The food, spa & beach were awesome. We walked the beach to the local market in La Cruz. It was a wonderful adventure where we purchased some of the local merchandise, fresh fish, and vegetables that made for wonderful dinners. We took a trip into PV for a walk on the warf, a drink at the Lighthouse, & dinner at Victors. A must do. Our day trip with Vallarta Adventures is a must do too. We went out on the sea yacht & were treated to an amazing day. The crew, food & drinks were great. While on the yacht we saw many hump back whales "Bonus Day", snorkeled, power snorkeled, paddled boarded, & just had a wonderful time!
Delighted to read you had a wonderful trip and enjoyed the villa and resort. Looking forward to hosting you again. Rick
Lovely place with plenty of down time.
The condo is four stories if you count the open deck area on the roof top... so that needs to be understood when booking this property. The property is clean... not spotless, but overall in great condition for a fun stay. We never saw anyone to take our $300 deposit nor to get a code for the front door, so I'm not sure how that is suppose to work with others. It was unlocked when we arrived, we couldn't lock up when we left and the maids took over when we checked out. The complex itself is very safe, quiet, spotless, full of fun pools, jacuzzis, restaurant, and wonderful help. The spa treatments are wonderful, but plan on having one on the deck as the spa is under renovation. It was a beautiful experience. This resort is located outside populated areas and works great if that is what you want as your vacation. About a 40 minute drive to Sayulita... Punta Mita... and an hour to old town Puerto Vallarta. Buses run both ways. There is not much immediately around the resort... but the fish market is great for a home cooked meal. Overall, a wonderful stay with a few quirks.
Thank you for your kind words and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay. I am surprised you felt it was not near populated areas as the resort is very close to the cities of La Cruz and Bucerias which are filled with restaurants and bars. By car per google maps it is 20-25 minutes to Punta Mita and Sayulita and 35 minutes to old town Puerto Vallarta by car or taxi. You are correct that the public bus that stops outside the resort gates take longer but it is nice that you had the local experience which is available right outside the gates.
No doubt this is a much more relax stay which is perfect for family and friend getaway verse a traditional large bustling resort hotel. In fact right in our headline we state: "Perfect for Families." I share with renters if are looking for a non-stop action/party that this is not the right place for that type of get-away.
I hope you will return again and this next time we are able to earn a five start rating from you. Rick
Just a short 10 min walk to La Cruz and the new Marine this is the perfect location to get away from it all, but be close enough to not only La Cruz but Bucerias and Puerto Vallarta that you can get out and experience it all. And just 20 minutes from the airport.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Tax & twice weekly maid service INCLUDED for seven night stay, Credit cards accepted-Gated & 24/7 security. All required resort fees and taxes are included in the rate. HomeAway and VRBO or their other sites fees are not include. A cash damage deposit of $300 USD or $300 CAD or the equivalent Mexican peso's to the USD is required at checkin. This will be refunded when you check out if there is no damage. . Read the rental agreement for all the terms and conditions as it governs your rental. Cancel more than 90 days in advance (in written and during a normal U.S. business day) and receive a refund less 15% of your total rental. Cancel more than 60 days through 90 days and receive a refund less 50% of your total rental. For Holiday time periods (Thanksgiving both U.S. & Canada, Christmas, New Years, spring break Easter time periods) and for bookings greater than 7 nights the following cancellation policy applies: Cancel more than 120 days in advance (in written and during a normal U.S. business day) and receive a refund less 15% of your total rental. Cancel more than 90 days through 120 days and receive a refund less 50% of your total rental. Within 90 days there is no refund. It is strongly suggest that you consider travel insurance to protect you against unforeseen events. These fees do not include charges that your booking site may impose on their fees. This would be in addition to our charges. Our charges are based on the full fee less the sites charges. This is widely available at local travel agencies, as well as www.afctours.com/.