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Luxury Condo Near Beach - Handmade Furnishings-Amazing Pool & Location

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

Joya (gem in Spanish) is truly a gem among the few condominium apartments in Sayulita. Bright and breezy, Joya is a picture perfect two bedroom apartment in Sayulita's fantastic Los Almendros, a small complex with 26 individually owned homes within five beautiful buildings. Known for its peace and quiet, the near north side location is ideal. A block and a half from a beautiful beach, just six blocks from Sayulita's central plaza. Easy, short walks to everything (surfing, paddle board, Spanish lessons, shopping and restaurants, yoga classes, boating/fishing excursions). No car is needed. Carefully decorated with native handcrafted furnishings, Joya is a fun place to spend your vacation. Joya is air-conditioned in every room (living as well as bedrooms), with our own high speed internet, and English speaking satellite TV.

Joya at Los Almendros also has an elevator that runs straight down to the garage - very convenient for carrying up baggage and groceries. But most importantly, we've made an effort for Joya to be comfortable and luxurious. From the native handcrafted furniture and decor, to the well appointed stainless steel kitchen (we love cooking), to the high quality bedding, Joya is comfortable, easy living. In addition, with each rental, we provide efficient, daily housekeeping. If you prefer to not be bothered, just let us know.

The pool is worth a special mention. The architect's intent was to design 'the best pool in Sayulita'. We probably haven't seen them all, but we're thinking he succeeded. Designed for beauty, lap swimming, and relaxing, the unique design is perfect for kids as well. There are four sections to the pool. A large area for swimming, a large 1 foot deep area for lounging (with or without a beach chair), a childs section, and a large section with bench seating and massage jets. The pool is surrounded by great lounge chairs and tables for dining. A large shady palapa area is also adjacent. Joya has a peaceful, relaxing feel we hope you can see in the pictures. With our two outdoor palapa roofed decks (great napping), three bancas (sofas) for relaxing, new beach chairs and umbrellas, and a concierge service to help with anything we haven’t thought of, you’ve come to the right place.


My family stayed at this wonderful property for 10 days and loved it. It is safe, clean, comfortable beds and has every amenity you need including maid service. Our 4 year old loved the pool, very family friendly. A nice touch were the chairs and umbrella that we used everyday on our daily outings to the beach, which is minutes away. Thanks for sharing your home with us.' Billings, MT -

So, turn off the TV. Read a good book. Relax by the pool. Take some great walks in the jungle or beaches. Eat some of the best (and best priced) food of your life. Or perhaps try surfing - that’s what drew so many people to Sayulita in the first place. Or...... do absolutely nothing. Joya is a perfect place for that. Trust us. We’re experts.

'Terrific Vacation. My family stayed at this lovely and clean condo for 10 days. The condo and grounds were immaculate, and everyone was very friendly and helpful. The condo is located so conveniently to the town square (and of course the beach), yet far enough away that you don't hear any noises. The owners were a pleasure to deal with. The condo had everything we needed plus more. We felt so safe and comfortable. Thanks again for a great vacation.' Donna - Linwood, NJ

“We had a wonderful relaxing week in this condo. I really loved being able to see the ocean and the sunsets from the living room and the front patio. We swam in the pool every day -- it's even big enough to get in a few laps. The beach is just a short walk away and beach towels were provided. You can buy FRESH tortillas every day from the little stores, fresh oranges for juice, papayas and mangos ripe off the tree, and all the guacamole fixings you could dream of. There is a shrimp guy that comes around in a truck and fresh fish in the market. Of course, there are also excellent restaurants of all types, both right around the corner and in town, just a few blocks away. We didn't have a car, we just walked around. The condo has everything you need. Bedrooms and baths are charmingly appointed and big enough to breathe in, the daily maid service is excellent. Best of all for us was napping on the banquettes in the living room and patio in the tropical breazes, checking out the local birds and plants, reading and doing nothing. This is a beautiful restful condo in a charming village.” Cynthia - TX

'We wanted to thank you for our wonderful trip and stay at Joya in Los Almendros. We could not have asked for a better place to stay in all of Sayulitha! Joya is indeed a gem. We absolutely loved your aesthetics, the interiors were beautiful, from couches to pillows to art on the walls and rugs on the floor. The kitchen was well equipped and everyone on the property was nice and helpful.This trip was restorative for us as a family and we come back with a great sense of well being, gratitude and appreiation for the culture and people of Mexico.Would definitely recommend it to friends and family far and wide :)' CA

Some House Features Include:

Comfy beds with luxury linens

Great artisan decor.

Close to Beach (1 1/2 blocks) and Town (6 blocks).

Best Pool in Sayulita. Really!

Views of Jungle with a peek of the Ocean.

Air Conditioning and Ceiling Fans throughout - Not just the bedrooms!

Satellite TV, DVR Player, Ipod Player, Wireless Internet

Fully Equipped Kitchen w/Stainless Appliances - Stove, Large Refrigerator with Ice-Maker, Microwave, Dishwasher

Purified Water to Sink and Icemaker

Fully gated and staffed with on-site property manager and security.

Umbrella, Chairs, and Towels provided for Beach.

Baby Portacrib.

Poolside Charcoal Grill.

Safe for your valuables.

Monday-Saturday Maid Service included.

Keywords: condo, Sayulita, beach, pool, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, full kitchen, great surfing, paddle board, yoga, Spanish

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About The Owner

Joya is the Bermans' and Hovises' new apartment in Sayulita Mexico. Both families live most of the time in the Austin, Texas area. The Hovises also own Casa Maravilla across the street from Joya.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2010

Why The Owner chose Sayulita

The Hovises followed the lead of their Surfer son, Matt to Sayulita many years ago and have owned Casa Maravilla for a few years. When the Los Almendros project got underway they convinced the Bermans to become their partners in it.

What makes this condo unique

The gentle Pacific breezes waft over the palapa patio, this sweet unspoiled little town offers wonderful restaurants, fresh fish and produce for home consumption. The exquisite pool is a great place to cool down and the clean white sand beach is a quick stroll away. We get lots of reading done, visit with friends in a new way and just chill.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you, my girlfriends and I loved Villa Joya and had a very different trip than last year when we visited with our families. Found many new spots, got to experience turtles hatching and making their way to the sea and visited some new towns. We wandered into Tequila Margarita our first evening and ended up spending most evenings there talking to Odette and Eric or listening to music. Even though the weather didn’t really cooperate (we were wrapped in tablecloths one evening trying to get warm) we had a great time!

The condo was perfect and easy to be in, hope to return in December!

Feb 2011
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Luxury Condo Near Beach - Handmade Furnishings-Amazing Pool & Location
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 19 reviews

Fabulous Condo

  • 5 of 5

Los Almendros is a stunning property, with a wonderful pool and gardens throughout! This condo is move in ready and includes beach chairs, umbrellas, etc.

These condos are immaculately clean & kept up. The beach is a short walk away as well as great restaurants and activities!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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San Francisco, CA, USA

Great Stay at Los Almendros!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at Los Almendros. The property, condo and pool exceeded our expectations. The pool was beautiful and perfect for our 5 year old, who learned to swim comfortably on our trip. And Angela was a great host. I highly recommend this property for your stay in Sayulita.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Los Almendros. The condo was lovely and well appointed. It was located in a residential neighborhood, which was mostly quiet, with the exception of barking dogs and a house party one night. Our unit faced the residential street, so it was a bit noisier than units in the other four buildings. The pool was beautiful and refreshing. We were easily able to walk into town and there were several restaurants nearby with great food. The ocean was two blocks away and was perfect. The town of Sayulita was charming, with great little shops and good restaurants. I would definitely recommend Los Almendros to friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Taos, NM, USA

Beyond our expectations

  • 5 of 5

The condo was wonderful. We lacked nothing and the condo folks were friendly and helpful. All the food in town was good. The Tropical House (1/12 blocks) was our favorite. Maria's in San Poncho was wonderful as well. Cactus Grill was the only ho-hum meal. We had such AA good time we will double our stay next year. This was our 4th trip to Sayulita. We stayed in Joya unit and it was a pleasure doing business with David.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
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Seattle, WA, USA

Beautiful and perfect

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four (kids 1 and 4 years old) and were so very pleased with our time at La Joya in Sayulita. The owners were extremely helpful in answering my questions before the trip (really, above and beyond), and responsive to requests while we were there. Unlike most other VRBO's we've rented, this one is part of a condo complex that has staff available all the times, and they were just as fantastic. The condo grounds are lush and green, and the location is close to restaurants, the town, and the beach. We walked everywhere. The apartment was spotless, charmingly decorated, and had everything we needed to be comfortable. The balcony and pool were heaven. Adequate fans and air conditioning. To other parents of toddlers: the balcony has a seat built in right next to it and a little one can climb up and lean over, so we had to watch that it was closed off when our smallest one was around, which worked fine. We would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
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Wonderful Joya!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Joya for five nights in July and had a very enjoyable and relaxing time! The condo is so comfortable and beautifully and authentically decorated down to the last detail. The grounds are lush and tranquil and we were very well taken care of by the gracious and accommodating Los Almendros staff. We rented a golf cart to better sight see and it turned out to be a great way to experience this friendly and charming beach town. Thank you for sharing your lovely condo with us! Joya is truly a gem!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Point of Interest
Los Almendros
Nearest Point of Interest
The nearest beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Town center

Great little shops with handmade local crafts and goods.

Yoga classes, surf lessons, Spanish lessons.

Surf, boogie, and paddle board rentals.


Rates & Availability

North End Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
February Special
Feb 5 2017 - Feb 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
February special
Feb 25 2017 - Mar 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
March Special
Mar 25 2017 - Mar 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Holy Week
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Easter Week
Apr 15 2017 - Apr 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Low Season
Jun 1 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
President's Day Week
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Price includes light housekeeping service every day except Sunday
Jan-March preference is given to Saturday to Saturday requests.
No smoking. No pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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North End Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom has King size beds 2nd bedroom has choice of King or Single Beds, and day bed which can be used for a child. House accommodates 4 adults. Five people are allowed when 5th is a child. We also have a fold up 'pack n play'.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
ipod/iphone dock/charger. Second bedroom can be king or two twins. In addition it has a twin day bed, which can be used for a child as a 5th person. Surfing, paddle board, shopping, great restaurants, whale watching, turtle release

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