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New 2nd Floor 2 Bedroom Apt.W/Kitchen, 6 Blocks from Ocean

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
1 - 5 nights

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Casa de los Jardines, is tucked across the river to the south of Tercer de Mundo. if you are walking it is a left at the Soccer Field(heading from the hiway to the beach) then you go over the river on the foot bridge after two blocks then you are on Primavera, go a 1/2 block and turn right at Indonesia, we are the second house on the right. If you are driving coming from Puerto Villarta, you go down to San Pancho's exit, but, circle back south and go to the first right hand turn. Turning left on a two lane in Mex. is a no no too dangerous, so then you are on Primavera on the other end of the one block long street. you go to Indonesia turn left and it is the second house on the right. Two story Brick, upstairs windows are arched. the house has a new separate two bed room apartment above a gracious home. Full kitchen set up for cooking the tasty meals you want to prepare. Nice balcony to enjoy your coffee and watch the sun rising over the mountain. The apartment has one bathroom with a deep tile bathtub to soak in after a hike or long day at the beach. Refreshing ocean breezes and fans keep the apartment a comfortable temperature. The quiet neighborhood is 6 blocks from the ocean and a little off the beaten track. There are friendly Mexican, American and Canadian neighbors. Casa de los Jardines is near Arroyo los Izotes River, the jungle and bordered by San Pancho Resort and Cultural Center. The river and jungle provide perfect habit for many varieties of birds that can be watched from the 2nd floor balcony. The large walled in lot with a locked gate provides privacy and a cozy safe feeling. Casa de los Jardines means home of gardens. There is a productive organic vegetable garden with greens almost always available. You will enjoy the gorgeous Ylang Ylang tree and many interesting native plants of Mexico. The apartment is very quiet with no sounds traveling between floors. The owners live downstairs and one is a retired chef who is available to prepare some meals with a local flair. A suggested menu and price list will be provided. WiFi available.

A 3 block walk brings you to downtown where you will find shops, groceries, internet cafes and good restaurants. Continue walking a few more block and you are at the beach. For more adventure, Sayulita is only a 10 minute drive and Puerto Vallarta is a 45 minute drive.

Keywords: 2nd floor apartment, 2 bed rooms, sleeps 4, fully equipped kitchen, quiet neighborhood, 6 blocks from beach.

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Pat McMahon
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About Pat McMahon

We are Randy and Pat, retired building contractors now busy with art and weaving. We enjoy gardening and nature. Most mornings we can be found tending our organic garden. Most evenings we can be found at the beach watching a beautiful sunset. We enjoy meeting new people and balance that with respect for their privacy. We love the integrated Mexican and Expat community of San Pancho. We live here from October through mid- May. In the summer we live in La Veta Colorado, a small mountain village in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. But, we continue to Rent during the winter with our lovely caretaker Managing the property

Pat McMahon purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Pat McMahon chose Nayarit

We love the people here and the beach. San Pancho is a sweet little town built up around fishing.

What makes this apartment unique

We get to watch birds, see the jungle and enjoy beautiful clouds at sun set. We enjoy the quiet in the garden we've created.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We received the sweetest email from Paul and Sharon after their stay in our apartment in San Pancho...they appreciated our garden and breezes through all the windows and views of the Jungle...they seemed to really enjoy the space. We love guests like them. Pati and Randy
May 2016
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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New 2nd Floor 2 Bedroom Apt.W/Kitchen, 6 Blocks from Ocean
average rating of 4.9 based on 11 reviews

Its just the best

  • 5 of 5

For anyone who enjoys traveling, wants a chill experience, and really great people, this is for you....

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful 10 days with my teacher friend at Casa de las Jardines. After hot humid, but very interesting exploration of San Pancho, it was so good to comeback to the pleasant apartment. Fridge and small range made storing and cooking food easy. Beds were super comfortable and fans in all the rooms alleviated the heat well. Only two left turns got us easily to the Main Street. Felt safe the entire time, even walking home after dark. Nice neighbors and friendly dog and cat made it feel like home. You'll love the place. Roomy, quiet and filled all our needs. Thanks Pati. I foresee coming backs little earlier in the year.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magical Tree House

  • 5 of 5

What a great place!!! At times we felt like we had the keys to the castle with the big brick arched windows all around. Other days it felt like a magical tree house with all the comforts of home. The open floor plan allowed for refreshing breezes from all directions. Located in a quiet and safe neighborhood just a short walk to the beach. The lush tropical gardens created an environment of peace and welcome. We would most definitely stay here again!!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous find in San Pancho.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our cozy upstairs apt. Perfect for the two of us. Quiet and comfortable, super great hosts! Would certainly recommend, and we will certainly be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tom and Collette, we really enjoyed you two also. I am thrilled at the work you are doing everyday for the Cora Indians. We certainly want to visit next year, and perhaps do a project with the kids!!!!xoxoxo Pati and Randy
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A lovely apartment in a peaceful neighborhood with fabulous landlords

  • 4 of 5

I stayed with Pati and Randy -- the most gracious landlords ever! -- for nearly three months during the winter of 2016. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience living in this space. It was nearly perfect. The apartment is spacious, the beds are comfortable, the kitchen is well enough appointed to cook an actual meal, and the location is far enough away from the main street to be tranquil but close enough to walk easily to the beach and the town's many attractions. My local friends told me that the wifi signal was extraordinarily good for San Pancho. I stayed alone for most of the time. When guests visited, I noticed that sounds carried very easily throughout the house. In addition, there are numerous stray dogs in the neighborhood and, of course, roosters who make noise at all hours. The house is also close enough to the highway that truck noises can be heard. I am a light sleeper and I was very happy to have brought a white noise source with me. There is a gorgeous bathtub, but I prefer showers. I had a bit of a struggle with the water coming in hot, then cold, then hot, then cold over the course of a single shower. On the plus side, the grounds are lovely. During my visit, I harvested and ate fresh vegetables from the garden nearly every day.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kathryn, we enjoyed your stay and had fun watching you blossom like one of the jungle flowers here. Yes, Mexico is noisy. I am always amazed how we quiet mountain Colorado folks can adjust so easily to noise!!! Happy Trails Pati and Randy
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Great place to be

  • 5 of 5

The little apartment was very cute, clean and in a quite area. We were only 10 min from the beach and it is a great location if you would like to be out of the buzz in town. The owner was very friendly and helpful to provide information around the area. I would return and recommend it any time

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Cesar, we hope to see you two in the neighborhood again next winter or fall or spring....we enjoyed you alot. Pati and Randy
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San Francisco Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double
  • Queen size Beds (1) New pillow top, Double Beds (1) New memory foam
  • Books
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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