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Casa Pelicanos: Oceanfront Home: Beach Vacation Paradise

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Casa Pelicanos is your dream beach vacation Villa, just steps from one of the great hidden beaches of the Mexican Riviera, Playa Venados. Our lovely Villa is just 45 minutes from the Puerto Vallarta airport and minutes from the town of Lo de Marcos. Step out onto the veranda and see the breathtaking panorama of ocean in front of you and the lush semi-tropical forest to the side. The air is soft, the scenery breathtaking and the ever-present sound of the ocean is ultimately relaxing.

You can whale watch from the veranda, relax while you see the pelicans soar over the house or take a dip in the pristine warm water. At night, take in the stars and the fireflies while you stroll on the safe, beautiful beach. Casa Pelicanos is a refuge from our all too busy lives and your stay here will be truly relaxing and refreshing.

Accommodations are aesthetically beautiful and comfortable with authentic art and furnishings. There are two levels to the Villa, each of which is self-contained with full kitchens and separate entrances. Casa Pelicanos, consists of three bedrooms (2 queens/1 king) and three bathrooms while Casa Venados (listing #1245147) has two bedrooms (2 queens) and two bathrooms. Rent them separately or together. For discounted rates on renting the entire Villa (sleeps up to 10!) or Casa Venados separately (sleeps 4), please go to Rates and below the calendar with prices you will see Additional information about rental rates....which will give the entire rate schedule.

Lo de Marcos is a small charming town, which is not yet a tourist destination. There are a couple of good restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacy and of course a fabulous beach with an adjoining estuary with great bird watching. Check out the town square which is the social hub: there are often fun local events.

For fine dining and shopping you can go down to San Francisco, which is 20 minutes south of Lo de Marcos or drive another 5 minutes further to Sayulita. 15 minutes to the north is La Penita, with banks, ATM’s and a fun Thursday market selling arts & crafts along with deliciously fresh fruits and vegetables.

There are taxis available to and from the airport and also in Lo de Marcos and upon request. If you really want to explore we recommend a rental car which is available at the airport or in Sayulita.

Keywords: Traditional Elegance Beach Vacation Home

More Details

Paul Jaffe and Janet Kaplan
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2018

Why Paul Jaffe and Janet Kaplan chose Lo De Marcos

We chose this location for the extraordinary coastal view, proximity to the clean beach as well as the quiet location. You can always drive down to Sayulita for some shopping and nightlife but I don't care to deal with loud music or partying when I want to sleep and only hear the sound of the surf.

What makes this villa unique

Casa Pelicanos is such a beautiful home and much care has been taken with the art and furnishings to make it feel like you are walking into a place of comfort and serenity. The kitchen is very well equipped and there is plenty of space in the living room or the veranda to read or just hang out. Just walk down our driveway and the pristine beach is only steps away. Whenever I stay at Casa Pelicanos time slows down and my vacation provides the sense of relaxation and renewal I was hoping for.


Lo De Marcos Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Casa Pelicanos: Oceanfront Home: Beach Vacation Paradise
average rating of 4.972973 based on 37 reviews

Magic Home Away

  • 5 of 5

If you want a restful holiday Casa Pelicanos will exceed your expectations. When you sit on the cool balcony, high above the almost private, and safe beach you are in paradise. The pelicans, in V formation, fly over the house from dawn to dusk and the Frigate birds soar high in the cloudless sky.

We were a family of six: grandparents, parents and teenagers and voted unanimously to return one day to this lovely house. We ate most breakfasts and lunches in the well equipped kitchen and went into the small town of Lo de Marcos to drink margaritas at sundown followed by a meal of Mexican street food.

Our week at Casa Pelicanos was not problem free. We arrived on Easter Saturday to find there was no running water in the house. However, the house keeper,Trini and her husband, worked tirelessly to get the water restored and within two days we had forgotten the inconvenience and the owner has given us a partial refund on the price.

One week does not do justice to Casa Pelicanos. You need at least two! If I can assemble the family members together at the same time we will be back = as soon as possible.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, quiet hideaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Casa Pelicanos. The house was well laid out and appointed with all of the things needed for an escape. The only con which in the end was a plus was the lack of working network/phones. We had to go back in to town to get connected, which was actually quite nice once we had disconnected. The beach was beautiful and quiet. Decent surf for body surfing/boogie boarding. Snorkeling was not ideal due primarily to visibility/surf, but there were lots of tropical fish right off of the beach. Looking forward to coming back again

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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gorgeous house and beach

  • 5 of 5

loved it; would defintely go back

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, spacious, stunning views of the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

The best vacation ever! The house was lovely and the locals were kind and helpful. The property managers (Trini and Joelle) were amazing. I need to say that again - amazing!!! I went to sleep every night feeling like I was lying on the beach (because the property is a 2 minute walk from the beach so it's almost as if we were!). I can't wait to get back there!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best time ever!

  • 5 of 5

Can't wait to do it again :)

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was so relaxing, remote and quiet...

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place, this playa los

Venados... Casa pelicanos sits right over the beautiful private beach. Swim at the beach or venture into town to lo de Marcos or a nearby beach town. We brought our own food from the mega commercial store on the way from Puerto Vallarta airport. Then we cooked most night in the house. Rent a car as you'll be happy to be mobile as this place is super remote. Check out their welcome binder for fun day trips in the area! Great place for sure...

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Casa Pelicanos rate is $260 per night/$1,700 per week 6 people maximum.
Casa Venados rate is $200 per night/$1,250 per week 4 people maximum.
Whole House rate is $400.00 per night/$2600.00 per week 10 people maximum.
December 17th-January 7th see High Season Rate listed above. Whole House High Season Rate is $3,500/wk.
Whole house cleaning fee is $150.00
50% deposit required to hold your reservation. Non-refundable balance due within 90 days of arrival.
10% fee for cancellations or re-booking.

Owner'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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