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

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Large 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Condo, Sleeps 4 or 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. 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. Master has a king size bed and a large, built in desk area. The econd bedroom has two twins that can be kept separate or pushed together for a king. This second bedroom also has a daybed which can be used for a child.

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.


**Large crowds of young people looking to party are not encouraged to book with us. We have strict rules and regulations that are enforced**


**Los Almendros no es recomendable para grupos de jóvenes buscando un lugar para hacer fiestas**

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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2018

About The Owner

We are retirees who also live in the Austin area. We feel like Sayulita is our sister city and love how we can walk everywhere. The community is special.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2010

Why The Owner chose Sayulita

The owners followed the lead of their Surfer son, Matt, to Sayulita, which they also found to be a very special place to spend time.

What makes this condo unique

This sweet little town offers wonderful restaurants, fresh fish and produce for home consumption. Plenty of shopping nearby. 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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Sayulita Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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
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, jungle hikes, horseback riding


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Deightful Condo Near Beach - Handmade Furnishings - Amazing Pool & Location
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 24 reviews

PERFECT for a few days in paradise! Or perhaps a lifetime!

  • 5 of 5

This is just a beautiful condo that I could stay in forever!

Great location! Great construction! Great details! Great pool area! Great comfortable furnishings!

Truly a wonderful "home" while staying in Sayulita as a Romantic get-away or with children and family.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Awesome Condo. Would love to stay again.

  • 5 of 5

The unit is awesome and the pool is fantastic. The daily house cleaning a definite luxury.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, Alberta

While the property and condo are very nice - La Joya needs some improvements to live up to ”luxury”

  • 3 of 5

La Joya is a lovely condo and we enjoyed our stay. However, a few improvements are required to really call it a luxury condo:

- The safe is not functional (no door)

- many of the dishes are chipped and should be replaced for sanitary purposes

- New glassware and a new non-stick pan are needed

- It would also be nice to have a luggage rack for a suitcase

It was great having some beach equipment supplied- but only two of the chairs are the back pack style. The other two need replacing. The daily maid service was nice but didn’t seem to include changing out the towels. Neither of the toilet seats fit the toilets properly and so didn’t function properly. The master bath seat was replaced the last day of our stay. The rooster across the lane is very noisy and woke us up every morning. The palapa was very nice and we spent a lot of time there, at the pool, at the beach and walking and shopping in town.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay in Sayulita. Thanks for letting us know about the items you noted. Regarding the safe, unfortunately it broke just prior to your visit and we were waiting for a part. The other issues have also been addressed. Our manager is making those purchases this week. Regarding the beach chairs, we’re not always able to find the backpack style and sometimes have to go with the flow on those. Regarding towel changing, we generally do washing at the end of the stay, and generally have plenty of towels to last the week. Again, we pride ourselves on making your visit as nice as possible, and we truly appreciate your feedback.
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Burnaby, B.C.

Beautiful well maintained gorgeous pool and a security made us feel very safe 24/7

  • 5 of 5

It's not often that a place more than meets expectations but LA Joya was everything it promised and more. The suite was beautifully appointed, the location couldn't have been better; far enough away to be nice and quiet at night but yet close enough to walk to the beach or Centro within minutes. The staff were very helpful and arranged taxis , recommended places to eat, drink, and shop and a real bonus was they allowed us a late checkout on our last day so that we could enjoy our final day without having to pack up and vacate the condo early. We simply can't wait to come back again it was definitely a 10/10 in all respects!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thousand Oaks, California

Great place to stay👍

  • 5 of 5

We loved the condo it was exactly how it was described. Close to the beach and nicely decorated. Would stay again and Angela was very helpful with her recommendations for restaurants another great restaurant was El Jackel..

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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.

Many excellent restaurants


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

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

  • 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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