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Fabulous Ocean Front Vacation Apartments ALL PRICES IN CANADIAN DOLLARS

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Comfortable one bedroom apartments

WELCOME TO SUNSET CASA - La Penita/ Rincon de Guayabitos

Come visit us and stay in a luxurious one bedroom vacation rental. The Aztec suite is our premier suite in our boutique style accommodation. The property is located directly on the beach and only a 5 minute walk to La Penita town centre.

Your private entrance leads to a wonderful open living area with kitchen, dining area and huge living room with stylish wicker and cane furniture. The modern kitchen has wonderful tile counter tops, custom hardwood cupboards, full size fridge, stainless steel stove with oven, microwave, pots and pans and matching dishes. The living room has wall to wall sliding patio doors to an oversized deck with ocean, pool and palapa view.

Listening to the ocean surf you will be lulled to sleep in the king size bed. The large sliding glass doors lead to a Juliet balcony. Off the bedroom is a modern tiled bathroom with large walk in shower.

There are spectacular views of the ocean and the 2 islands as well as the bordering estuary and its wild life. The property is fully secured by privacy walls and has a large heated pool with palapa and BBQ area ideal for happy hour and a view of the sunset.

Sunset Casa is located a 5 minute walk up the beach from La Penita town center a colorful Mexican town where you can find grocery stores, meat markets, fish stores, restaurants, taco stands, jewelry stores, beauty parlors and ice cream stands. The Thursday Market is a must and you can buy an array of fresh produce, souvenir items, fresh bread, coffee, honey, clothing, CDs and videos. There are usually over 100 merchants and stands. Just a short walk down the beach or an inexpensive taxi ride is the tourist town of Rincon de Guayabitos. Here you will find party boats, fishing tours, whale watching tours, jet skis, horseback riding, an assortment of beach vendors and a multitude of restaurants and taco stands.

After a hard day on the beach you can sit and listen to the palm trees rustle and let all your worries drift away. This is truly paradise. Come join us and enjoy this wonderful “inner fiesta”

Also featured on this property are The Olmec and The Toltec. These beautiful one bedroom apartments( see photos) also have fantastic ocean and beach views and are also furnished in the same high quality furnishings and amenities.They are truly made for a relaxing couples get away as this is an adult only property.

Please check our website at sunset casa La Penita.

Our prices are in Canadian and include the 16 percent federal tax and the 3 percent hotel tax.

Please contact us as there are three suites and we may have a vacancy even if the calendar is blocked off on they site

Your hosts.

Robi and Dan Smallwood

Kelowna, B.C.

Keywords: ocean front accommodation, beachfront , boutique lodging,vacation rental,La Penita,,riviera nayarit,Rincon de Guayabitos,vacation accommodation,Sunset Casa,Quince del sol,Guayabitos, Rincon de Guayabitos, Rincon,

More Details

Owner
Robi Smallwood
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Robi Smallwood

After a long winter of construction, Dan and I are ready to start the upcoming vacation season in our new winter home in Mexico. This is an exciting lifestyle change for us and we are offering a choice of 3 vacation rentals.

Robi Smallwood purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Robi Smallwood chose La Peñita de Jaltemba

We chose to build her because of the proximity to town and the beautiful beach front location. We also love the small town appeal and all the near by activities. It is truly a very active and vibrant Mexican community. We love the people and we feel extreamly safe her walking the streets

What makes this apartment unique

This vacation rental property is only minutes by foot from town center. You will enjoy short walks to all type of restaurants, shopping, market days, and sight seeing. There is easy public transportation to surronding towns and Puerto Vallarta. Sunset is perfect under the palapa or from your own ocean view balcony. All three apartments are direct ocean and beach view .

Amenities

La Peñita de Jaltemba Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2 ...
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Only registered guests are allowed at pool area including the palapa
  • Please note this is an adult property and therefore please no children under 16 on the property
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1),
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach chairs and umbrellas, Laundry service,( small fee involved)

Reviews

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average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews
5

Relaxing, Wonderful Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Robi and Dan for the wonderful relaxing stay!!! You both are great hosts and we enjoyed our visits with both of you and Milo, your well behaved dog. Casa Sunset is an amazing property with a beautiful pool right on the quiet beach of La Penita!!! The Toltec Suite was very clean and comfortable with good views of the ocean and estuary!! Our daughters and myself will cherish wearing your beautiful glass jewelry that you make Robi!!! All the best in 2017!!! Take Care. Judy and Ken

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

JOY ! RELAXING ! COULD HAVE BEEN A COMMERCIAL FOR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC!

  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely place , hate to even review it for it is already very hard to book ! Book early for high season . The town itself is a delight for it has everything you need for your comfort , the very best of butcher , bacon that was worth taking a picture of and wonderful produce . All your needs . Lovely restaurant, cozy bar with COORS LIGHT 15 pesos . Hard to believe . Shaw cable for us Canadians . My husband was Happy with his Hockey night in Canada ! Think we need another TV in the front room Robi !! Just for the gals! Loved happy hour around the Palapa with other guests including Robi and Dan . Such fun. Loved their companion Milo whom visited with us in the mornings with out a word ! 🐶

The Condo was spotless , comfortable and quite . Would , will go again !

Thanks Robi and Dan

We loved it !

Emma. Ken .

Prince George

BC Canada .

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

JOY ! RELAXING ! COULD HAVE BEEN A COMMERCIAL FOR NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC!

  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely place , hate to even review it for it is already very hard to book ! Book early for high season . The town itself is a delight for it has everything you need for your comfort , the very best of butcher , bacon that was worth taking a picture of and wonderful produce . All your needs . Lovely restaurant, cozy bar with COORS LIGHT 15 pesos . Hard to believe . Shaw cable for us Canadians . My husband was Happy with his Hockey night in Canada ! Think we need another TV in the front room Robi !! Just for the gals! Loved happy hour around the Palapa with other guests including Robi and Dan . Such fun. Loved their companion Milo whom visited with us in the mornings with out a word ! 🐶

The Condo was spotless , comfortable and quite . Would , will go again !

Thanks Robi and Dan

We loved it !

Emma. Ken .

Prince George

BC Canada .

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary
5

Fantastic Proprty and Hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 1/2 wonderful weeks at Sunset Casa in the Aztec Suite. Dan and Robi were great hosts and we quickly became good friends with them. Their knowledge of the area proved invaluable and the small town of La Penita is charming. There are enough good restaurants and a great selection of fresh produce and fish if you choose to cook in. We did not rent a car and don't see the need for one as local transportation to neighboring villages is very reasonable. We would come back here in a heartbeat! Oh, and Milo, Dan and Robi's Schnauzer is absolutely adorable.

Thanks again Dan and Robi. We hope that our paths will cross in the not too distant future.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria BC Canada
4

Great units at a quiet stretch of beach short walk to town

  • 4 of 5

Sunset Casa in La Penita Jaltemba is located right on the beach which is wonderful if you love to hear the ocean all day and night. It is a short walk to downtown over the foot bridge and even shorter if the tide is out and you walk left down the beach. The surrounding area is not, for the most part, of the same high standard as Sunset Casa. The neighborhood is a bit rundown and not tarted up for tourists. However, we certainly felt safe walking around except for the uneven cobblestone streets which are easier to navigate at night with a flash light.

There are 3 suites and we stayed 3 nights in the Olmec (#2) and 6 in the Toltec (#3). Both are well decorated with fully equipped kitchens, separate bedrooms and balconies which face the estuary. The Olmec offers a bit more view of the oceanfront from the balcony. The Toltec has a bit more privacy on the deck and in the way the unit is laid out. Both balconies provide good views of bird life and sunsets. Occasionally we saw people dumping garbage and fish guts into the estuary which was unpleasant to see.

The garden, pool, bbq and eating area under the palpa are all well cared for and make it very pleasant to sit out. It has a great pool which is about 4.5 feet deep and worked well for my daily aqua jogging. It is a solar pool with an average temperature of 70 degrees which is quite adequate for me.

I’m not a dog lover but one of the delightful things about the Sunset Casa was their dog Milo, who is an absolutely, adorable Schnauzer and thee best behaved dog I have ever seen. I loved playing with ball with Milo and having him curl up on the lounger with me. He was a real hit with everyone we met there.

The Canadian owners Robi and Dan live onsite so are available and responsive if you have questions or concerns. Robi is very particular about things, which is her prerogative though it seems to rub some people the wrong way. The guy who installed some of the locks put them in backwards and it would be helpful to replace these with more user friendly locks and keys.

The Thursday morning open air market is really enjoyable to visit with crafts people coming from many areas. There are not many things to do in the area but we were there to just relax.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sandy, Utah
5

BEAUTIFUL LOCATION

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Sunset Casa for 10 days and plan to stay longer on our next visit. The facility, grounds and flowers are beautiful and much more than we expected. We were in the beautiful ocean front apartment which was well stocked and very comfortable. We enjoyed the large deck for reading, bird watching, ocean views and beautiful sunsets. Dan and Robi are wonderful hosts and made us feel very much at home. Dan mixes dynamite margaritas!!

La Penita is a quite little fishing village with friendly people and some very good restaurants. Everything was very inexpensive and reminded me of what Puerto Vallarta was like 30 years ago. I highly recommend Sunset Casa to anyone looking for a quiet restful vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you for your wonderful review. We do hope we will see you in the future. Guests like you and Fred are always a pleasure.
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Puerto vallarta
Car: not necessary

If you love fishing than we can arrange a tour for you. We can also arrange tours to San Blas and for the jungle cruise. If you have the time a couple of nights in Guadalajara can be very enjoyable with the wonderful old world buildings and the many great restaurants not to mention good shopping.

Of course one cant miss market day on Thursday. The Mexican lady sells the best bread in Mexico also all sorts of sinful sweet treats including great pies.

For your special treat we can arrange in house massages, pedicure and manicures at very reasonable prices.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

The above pricing is for the Olmec and Toltec. The Aztec is 800 per week low season, 900 shoulder and 1000 in high season. We will have to make an adjustment in those cases. All prices are Canadian and include 16 % federal tax. Starting 2018 there will be @
a 3 % tourist tax on all new bookings

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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