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Beautiful Oceanfront Property in Luxurious Punta Esmeralda

Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Office, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This is a great property for a totally stress-free break beside the sea. Our home is on the ground floor, beachfront with stunning views on Banderas Bay and the Sierra Madre mountains. The only thing between you and the ocean is the private splash pool on the large terrace, and a huge pool for shared use.

The unit is tastefully furnished inside and out. The two large bedrooms, both opening onto the private terrace, have en-suite bathrooms and king-size beds. The office can be used as a third bedroom (sofa bed) and also has its own bathroom.

The unit is fully equipped to comfortably meet the needs of six people.

Keywords: beachfront, child friendly, private terrace, gated community, Riviera Nayarit, Bay of Banderas, ground floor, easy access, apartment, condo, Mexico, beach vacation, tropical, ocean front, luxury, North Shore

More Details

Wendy or John Credland
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, dutch
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Wendy or John Credland

We are a retired English couple who fell in love with this part of Mexico. The arrival of grandchildren in Europe is curtailing our visits!

Wendy or John Credland purchased this townhome in 2005

Why Wendy or John Credland chose Nayarit

By chance we spent a week here in 2000. After travelling all over the world, we felt we had found the perfect location for rest and relaxation. When we saw these units being built we bought one on the spot and have never regreted it.

What makes this townhome unique

The climate is fabulous, the scenery diverse and enchanting. The ocean is a constant delight and watching whales from your own terrace never fails to thrill. A wide variety of restaurants to meet every taste from local Mexican to French haute-cuisine, all within easy reach, is a huge bonus. The 24 hour security of a gated-community dispels any anxieties about safety. The beach offers an easy walk to nearby Bucerias in one direction, or La Cruz with its spectacular new marina in the other. The excellent facilities at Punta Esmeralda include 8 swimming pools, tennis courts, a Spa and a fully equipped gym for those who are feeling energetic. Light lunches and drinks from the bar at the pool are another delight. For the more energetic there is every possible water sport available nearby.


La Cruz de Huanacaxtle Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Master bathroom equipped with a bath and shower, 2nd and 3rd bathrooms with shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Both double bedrooms have full-size king beds - one is leather, and the other rattan, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) This is a sofa bed that sleeps two. It has a comfortable mattress.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There are folding beach chairs and a parasol for beach trips and an extra large cool box for picnics and days out.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Prince George

Wonderful stay - will definitely be back!

  • 5 of 5

Punta Esmeralda is a beautiful and very secure property. Our suite in Caracol was amazing and had it's own dipping pool. It was spacious, clean and well layed out. We ordered from the on site restaurant one evening and the food was very good. The beach is rockier than in central Bay of Banderas due to loss of sand from storms but they are working on replenishing it. The owners were very accommodating and even allowed us a late check out for our flight. People were friendly and there were plenty of chairs/space by the pools. Overall, great stay and would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is stunning - and spacious -- with many comfortable seating areas, all with lovely views. The photos don't do this place justice. The outdoor grill, the pool in back, and the ocean was all we needed for a restful and restorative week but the neighboring towns offered great options for further adventure. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria BC

Our Hosts John and Wendy

  • 5 of 5

We were thrilled to find our suite exceeded by far the photos that were in the VRBO advertisement. Our owners were so gratious and were immediately responsive to our needs. The property is incredibly secure and provides all the amenities. Our own personal patio infinity pool optically spilled into the community infinity pool and then into the ocean. Every morning we were greeted by a rosy sunrise over the seascape of Puerto Vallarta. We spent 5 short weeks on this property and with another couple, the costs were very reasonable. This is by far the best vacation property value we have ever seen, safe, secure, reasonable and first class. We hope this remains a secret!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing in luxury!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a wonderful stay! This really was the perfect stress-free holiday. The house exceeded all expectations, there was so much space and I loved the style in which it's been decorated. The kitchen had every appliance needed, the bathrooms are luxurious and having internet and TV available in English was a real plus. Most of our time was spent on the beautiful terrace with its comfy sofas, sunbeds and splash pool. BBQs on the terrace in the evening were a perfect way to end the day.

Punta Esmeralda is a beautiful complex, the surroundings with swimming pools and perfectly kept gardens are just stunning. The beach club had delicious food which was great for those particularly lazy pool-side days.

The location is perfect, a walk along the beach takes you to Bucerias which has tons of beach side restaurants and a wonderful market full of handcrafts and jewellery. We also rented a car and did a two-day trip to Guadalajara, Tonala and Tlaquepaque which was brilliant.

This really was the most incredibly holiday and I'll definitely be back for more!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Jan 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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London, UK

Beautiful property, fantastic location, amazing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this beautiful condo three times and each time enjoyed a wonderful holiday. The property is spacious, clean, well equipped and very tastefully decorated.

The beach front location of the property is spectacular and we really felt it was the best on the complex.

From the private terrace you can have a relaxing meal, use the private plunge pool, work on your tan on one of the comfortable sun-loungers, or as we did many evenings, enjoy a margarita on the outside couches listening to the ocean!

Punta Esmeralda itself has more swimming pools than you could use in one vacation, as well as tennis courts and a gym.

You are well located to access the local town, Bucerias, which has a number of lovely restaurants (conveniently found due to the tourist information available in the property!) as well as the main town of Puerta Vallarta.

We have also been whale watching, swimming with sea lions and horse back riding on our various trips!

Highly recommended for a fantastic vacation experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12.5 Miles
Puerto Vallarta International
Nearest Barpub
Punta Esmeralda
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Mexico 200
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Bucerias or La Cruz de Huanacaxtle
Nearest Beach
Punta Esmeralda
Car: recommended

Whale-watching, boat trips, canopy tours and quad biking available nearby.


Rates & Availability

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Apr 29 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017/18
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

For bookings longer than 14 days please contact us for rates.

35% non-refundable deposit at booking, balancedue 8 weeks before arrival. $500 security deposit required 8 weeks before arrival refundable within 14 days of departure subject to satisfactory inspection of thre property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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