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Puerto Vallarta, Mismaloya, Ocean View, Large Groups, Families, Close to Beach!

Bedrooms 6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Villa, 6 View Bedrooms, Den.5 Bathrooms. Heated Pool. A/C . PRIVATE .Sleeps 14

Our Luxury Villa is perfect for Families, Large Groups or a Romantic Getaway. Very private and quiet neighborhood in the lush green hills of Mismaloya.

Ocean View and a short walk or drive to the local Playa Mismaloya beach.

A/C newly installed in upper bedrooms!

Local restaurants in the village, a fully equipped kitchen and Casita Dorada also offers a cook service upon request.

Enjoy your vacation with peace and privacy and listen to the soothing sounds of the forest that surrounds you and do some stargazing on the incredibly clear nights away from the lights and the hustle of the city of Puerto Vallarta. Only 15 minutes away south of the city on the new road...

Enjoy the authentic and friendly mexican village experience in Mismaloya. Shops and restaurants and plenty of tourist activities right in the neighborhood.

A short 15 minute walk or 3 minutes drive, to the calm waters of Mismaloya Beach with many small, charming and inexpensive restaurants. Water taxis at 5 minutes to Los Arcos National park diving and snorkeling site.

Mismaloya is the starting point for travel to the pristine wildlife and beaches of the South.

El Eden Canopy tours are right up the road , plus river swimming, jungle hiking in the numerous trails and horsebackriding all within walking distance.

This Villa is perfect for small or large groups and especially family groups looking for a relaxing place, a celebration and activities at nearby tourist attractions.

Casita Dorada is an exceptionally built property completely fenced. No houses on either side of the property. Just ocean and jungle views!

It has 2 independent living areas in the same compound.

The house has 4 floors (6 bedrooms=1 King+5 Queens) plus a 'kids room' with bunk beds, and an additional den that can be used as extra bedroom. The entire area is walled and private.

The house is subdivided with an Upper House with 3 bedrooms, with Terraces, 3 bath rooms, Media Room with Satelite TV.

In addition there is a large Deck area with Pool,Palapa Bar, BBQ. Large Kitchen and Living Room. 2 Car garage.

The lower House has an independent apartment with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and kitchen, plus kids room/bunk bed.

Large court patio that can be used for children play area, sports, special events. High Speed Internet.

Basic Daily Maid Service Included. Hiking guide, Tours Concierge available upon request.

At Casita Dorada you can relax in our pool, lounge under the palapa bar, enjoy the stunning ocean and jungle views from all rooms. Cook your own meals or use our Chef service to prepare International and Mexican dishes.

TOURISM IN THE AREA: El Eden Zip Line Canopy Tours and River swimming, Horseback Riding, Snorkeling at Los Arcos Dive Site, Local Mismaloya Beach water activities and Restaurants, Local Beaches, Rent a boat driver by hour or day, Water Taxi to South Beaches, Hiking to South Beaches, Nogalito Canopy Tours, Vallarta Botanical Gardens, El Tuito historical village, Tequila tasting and tours, just a few of the activities around our house.

The perfect combination of Adventure and Relaxation awaits you at Casita Dorada!

Keywords: Puerto Vallarta, Ocean View, Beach, South Beach, Luxury Villa , Family, Casa, Palapa, Friendly, Romantic Get Away, Reunion, Weddings,Spring Break,Vacation,Mexico, Affordable, Best Deal,Private,Views,Peaceful, Bahia de Banderas, Los Arcos ,Mismaloya, Jungle ,Sierra Madre Mountains, Zoo, Canopy Tours ,Botanical Gardens,Terrace, Media Room, Satelite TV. Pool,Gym.,Kitchen,Bar ,garage. Sports, Special Events,Maid Service,Relaxing,

Cook, Tour Concierge ,Snorkel, Hiking,Horseback Riding, Biking,

More Details

Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018

Why Susan chose Mismaloya

We chose Casita Dorada as our house because it is between civilization and nature. We wanted a spot that was away from the rush of PV and Northshore but close enough to all amenities, attractions , beach, mountains and authentic Mexican village life. We like the independent living areas in the house, so we can invite friends and still enjoy privacy.

What makes this villa unique

We enjoy walking to the beach and spending the day swimming and lounging, playing tennis, horseback riding, river swims and jungle hikes, scuba diving/snorkeling ,

staying at home by the pool with a nice cool drink and watching the parrots and amazing

array of birds on the trees in front of the

deck. Quiet nights watching stars on the terrace or fun nights down in the village restaurants.


Mismaloya Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Arrival 3pm- 8pm. Late fee may apply for late arrivals. No entry after 8pm unless organized in advance. Check out : 11:30 am.
  • Please treat our house as your own and leave it in the condition you arrived to. Place used towels in bathroom. No Towels can not be taken to Beach.
  • Please consider leaving a tip for our housekeeper’s great work at the end of your trip. Suggested tip $10 per person in your group.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • River ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 8 - 1 bunk bed , Gym room turned in to Kids Room with Bunk Beds
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Sports Court, can be used for Paddle-Tennis Badminton Court, Yoga. Special Events


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Puerto Vallarta, Mismaloya, Ocean View, Large Groups, Families, Close to Beach!
average rating of 4.894737 based on 38 reviews

Great views, fun house.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great and we had a fun time. Super cool house basically in the jungle. Nice pool and deck area. I rented a car so it was a quick drive to any of the great beaches nearby. Glad we stayed and would like to stay again someday.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A most memorable trip!

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to Puerto Vallarta for over 25 years and have always been particularly fond of Mismaloya, but this trip was by far the best.

We were at Casita Dorada with three generations and everyone had a wonderful time.

We spent many afternoons on the local beach but also easily hopped the bus the Puerto Vallarta and Boca de Tomatlan. We hiked to Las Animas, a group enjoyed the Botanical Gardens and another had a VERY successful fishing trip from the beach at Mismaloya with a guide suggested by our lovely housekeeper Esther.

The house itself is a jungle oasis. We were able to see many different birds from the pool deck and able to take a refreshing dip in the after a hot day. You can even hear the occasional lion roar from the zoo.

We were sad to have to leave and everyone hopes to be able to go back again soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Spacious house, great hosts

  • 5 of 5

We greatly enjoyed our stay at Casita Dorada! Susan was very responsive to my questions about the property before the trip, and was able to arrange a cook service for brunches and dinners. We ended up loving Lilli and Giovanna's cooking so much that we ate almost all our meals in the house with them.

The house is a up a steep hill, but this is no problem if you are still blessed with good joints and are looking for some exercise. We were also always able to find taxis up when we weren't feeling like making the trek. We were able to hire a boat from Mismaloya to take us to Las Animas for a nice beach day, and also take a short bus ride to Boca de Tomatlan and even to go out in the main city of Puerto Vallarta one night.

In general, I was very happy with the house and all of the staff that helped us out. You never know just from looking at pictures if you will end up being disappointed by a vacation home rental, but nothing about Casita Dorada was disappointing. There is plenty of bedrooms and separate living spaces throughout the house for everyone to get their own space (although some bathroom sharing is necessary), but also enough common space in the living room and around the pool for everyone to be together too. I liked feeling like we were a bit in the jungle as well, there were plenty of tropical birds and iguanas around to greet us in the morning and when walking about. I definitely recommend walking through the town of Mismaloya as well, where I met some very friendly people. Overall, the trip was great, and I hope to be able to make it back one day.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing vacation in paradise.

  • 5 of 5

The pictures are great, but the house is even better!!! We travelled as a group of 5 couples for 2 weeks and had a wonderful time. All the rooms are very comfortable, and lots of spaces for everyone to spread out. The main level was were we all spent most of the time and made great use of the heated pool, BBQ, dining area, speakers, kitchen (awesome blender!!!!) and lounging areas outside. It is up a steep hill, but that is what gave it the amazing views!!!! Very peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. Its a small community so it was easy to get to know some captains for water excursions, and taxi drivers for a ride up the hill. The location was perfect, away from the hectic tourist areas, but close enough to several restaurants, busing it to PV, or south to more fishing communities and beaches. We did chef service several nights, I highly recommend it. Delicious meals and a great way to taste authentic cuisine. The chefs really worked hard and it showed. Ask for dessert, you will be delighted by her creations. Esther, our house keeper, did a awesome job, kept the place super clean and helped us with translation. Also a very hard worker, but always with a smile!

I can't say enough, we love, love, loved it! Can't wait till we can go back!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect vacation for a group

  • 5 of 5

The house is perfect for a group of people...great common area with pool off the kitchen/living room. The bedrooms are dispersed throughout the house so if you need quiet time, it's easy to find. The house is well kept, the staff are very thorough and very nice to have around. Would really recommend having the chef prepare dinner for the night you arrive. We opened the door to margaritas, chips and salsa, and dinner was ready an hour after we arrived. Perfect beginning to a perfect holiday. The road up to the house is very steep, most of us walked it fine but those with mobility issues can get a taxi easily. Close to Mismoloya town and beach, close to bus stop to Boca or Puerto Vallarta.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't stop coming back!!!

  • 5 of 5

Casita Dorado is a beautiful house nested above Mismaloya Playa with a great ocean view. We had six adults and stayed from June 1st through June 9th. Belen welcomed us with fresh guacamole and salsa and had prepared margarita drinks upon our arrival. This is my third time visiting Casita Dorado because you can always count on the comfort, cleanliness and stocked house with all the essentials that you need. The information book provides places to visit, taxi information and restaurants to call “El Jalisco” if you don’t feel like cooking. Another option, which we used, is to have Giovanna and Carlos come and prepare a traditional Mexican meal for dinner. If cooking is completely off the table, Susan the owner can arrange for you to have someone come a cook during your stay. As for restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, La Palapa is my favorite. Belen kept the house clean during our stay and she helped with any information we needed about the area.

Our party opted to not rent a car, but you should consider it if you have kids or individuals that might have problems walking. The Lomas del Pacifico is cobble stone and it takes about a 10 to 15 minute walk down the hill to Playa Mismaloya and the bus stop. The local bus is currently eight pesos ($0.44) and runs from Boca to Puerto Vallarta until 11 pm. You’ll want to make sure to hop on the white and orange bus. Our party typically taxi back from Puerto Vallarta when we opted to go out eating, dancing, shopping and just checking out sights.

There are three “must do” when you stay. The first is to take the bus to Boca then take a water taxi to Las Animas. You get to relax on the beach, eat fresh food at the restaurants (ask which one is more reasonably priced before you get off the boat), and swim to your delight. Your return to Boca is on “your” time, so you just tell the driver when you want to go back. The second is to sign up for Paddle Boarding at “Paddle Zone” at Playa Mismaloya ( The owner and his staff are wonderful and are always there to help me paddle back from Los Arcos. The third is to get a great massage for $20 after paddle boarding that is next to “Paddle Zone”.

I would definitely recommend Casita Dorado if you're looking for a place in Puerto Vallarta. It's a little off the beaten path, but allows for more of the local flavor of the area.

I’m looking forward to my return back to Casita Dorado.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Miles
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: recommended

Zip Line, Botanical gardens, WaterTaxi to south beaches,tennis,horseback riding, restaurants, hiking,scuba,snorkel, kayak, boat, beaches,river,


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
housecleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $300

Rates are subject to changed based on number in party and until reservation is reserved. Please contact owner for a complete quote based on your group.

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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