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4 bedroom, 5 bathroom beach front villa

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms

This very comfortable and spacious Mexican home is ideal for a large family or group of friends to share. It sleeps 8 comfortably and has a nook off kitchen with king bed for overflow or children. Located on the beach in Bahia de Navidad half way between downtown Melaque and downtown Barra de Navidad. Very private setting with incredible sunsets day after day....

This 2500 sq ft bungalow was designed and built in 1995 and has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, 2 piece bathroom off of kitchen and king bed in nook off kitchen. The main house consists of a large 16 foot vaulted common area that includes the spacious kitchen, dining area and living area.

Off the common area is a quiet nook for movie watching, or bunking up last minute guests or children. Two master bedrooms in the main house have king size beds each with a full three piece en-suite.

The kitchen has a large island which allows for enjoyable meal preparation with propane stove, large refrigerator and a back-up (refreshment) fridge in the storage area.

Front courtyard includes two casitas... the lower casita has king size bed and a single bed as well as a two piece bathroom. A palapas style shower is located just outside the door where you will experience the feel of showering in the tropics.

The upper casita has two rooms... one includes a king size bed, the adjoining room includes a single bed complete three piece bathroom.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 5, 2018

About Brenda

We are Canadians who love to escape our seasonal drop in temperature and sink our toes in this incredible sandy beach as often as possible. We wish we could spend all season here but our other life commitments keep us away. Instead we are pleased to share our home away from home, with you and your family. Enjoy!!

Brenda purchased this villa in 2006

Why Brenda chose Melaque

The original attraction to Melaque was the opportunity to play tennis on red clay courts amongst banana trees and a variety of other tropical fruits. We quickly learned that Melaque was not just a tropical destination but an amazing cultural experience, without the frenetic pace that larger centers have. In Melaque you can walk or ride your bike everywhere and buy your fresh produce on your way home from a relaxing Yoga session.

The large outdoor palapas, swing hammock, beach side palapas shower, lounge chairs and numerous beach chairs make this property the perfect spot to gather with family and friends.

What makes this villa unique

Casa Zafiro is located approximately in the middle of Bahia de Navidad... an easy and enjoyable walk to downtown Melaque or short 20 minute beach walk to Barra de Navidad. Enjoy the comfort of the casa and then venture out into either town to enjoy dining, shopping, surfing, yoga, golf, horse back riding on the beach, tennis and world class fishing.

This 2500 sq foot home was purchased in 2006 by two families who have enjoyed this very large home and beach front and still maintain a comfortable privacy. This house comfortably sleeps 8-10 and offers lots of unique get away spots to read, chat or have a siesta.

Secure parking with weekly maid and garden maintenance and a very capable English speaking property manager, who will let your time in Mexico be stress free.

Perfect for the adventurer who wants to investigate nearby historic places like Colima and a variety of surf beaches like Boca de Iguana and of course the crocodiles at La Manzanilla.

Amazing sunsets “everyday” and frequent sightings of whales and dolphins are just some of the spectacular distractions that will dissolve your stresses.

Arrangements can be made to have the convenience of a Yoga Instructor and Massage Therapist come to the house.


Melaque Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Small pets only and must be well trained. Smoking allowed outside.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower , Lower casita
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , This 2 piece is located off the kitchen area
    Bathroom 1 - large ensuite bathroom with 2 head walk-in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Main house
    Bathroom 3 - Upper casita
  • 5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom - 1 king , Main house with large en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Main house
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Upper casita
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Lower Casita
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , This is a nook off kitchen area for overflow or children
  • King size beds (5), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 5 bicycles
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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4 bedroom, 5 bathroom beach front villa
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews
Ontario, Canada

Amazing beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 (grandparents, parents and teens) all stayed here for a week. What a fun week we had. The house has a ton of space with 4 separate bedrooms-all with their own bathroom and the extra king bed off the living room. Huge kitchen and dining area .The location and view are amazing and worth every penny. Right on the gorgeous playa. We waliked down the beach towards San Patricio and had drinks/lunch at Garcia's often. We used the 5 bikes. .approx 5 minutes to downtown San Patricio..15 min walk which we did as well. Highly recommend this villa. We miss it already 😁?

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mississauga, ontario, canada

True mexican holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a great new yrs holiday with three families! This house was perfect for both spreading out and coming together. Lots of bathrooms and beds. A good open space for kitchen and living area, with the option to eat inside or out ( you never want to miss a sunset as this view is fantastic). Beach access at your doorstep and bikes to use for trips to the markets. Melaque is a wonderful , authentic mexican town. The option to go into bara de navidad or take day tours keeps everyone busy! Look forward to our return visit.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

The beach house was wonderful and fun, kids love it. So did we, the adults. it was an amazing time spent listening to the waves crashing on the beach and the fun time spent under the palapa enjoying the breeze. the house was very nice and spacious and was nearby all attractions and shoping. great food sold just houses down from it, love it. the beach was very nice, and so was the fishing and restaurants on the beach just down the beach.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We Love Casa Zafiro

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay in Melaque. The location at the Casa was perfect for us. It is near the end of Melaque , so quite private, yet still close to everything. We had the beach to ourselves. Lots of people enjoyed sunrise runs on the beach, and the palapa is a perfect place for morning coffee. The covered deck was a great place for our morning yoga practice. A 20 minute beach walk takes you to Barre De Navidad. The bikes get you to the 'busy' end of Melaque in about 10 minutes. There are many restaurants within a 5-10 minute walk, and we frequented the store down the road for supplies from tequila to sunscreen .

The Casa is a good size . We had our group of 3 couples and there was still an extra room with a king and single bed. This would be great for 4 or even 5 couples, (if someone wanted to sleep in the bed off the kitchen) or families with children. Our adult kids did most of the cooking, which was awesome. The spacious kitchen is well stocked and set up. Our nutritionist daughter was impressed to see a Vitamix, as were the margarita crew. The 'happy hour palapa seats a large group to watch the beautiful sunsets.

Javier, the maintenance man, is a great resource and was there in minutes with anything we needed. His wife Sylvia runs a fabulous spa just around the corner.

We can't wait to return to this fabulous, authentic Mexican town where the culture is so apparent. (No big all inclusive resorts here) Cobblestone and dirt roads, donkeys on the corner and happy children in the streets! Our only concern would be the big waves.They are fabulous for strong swimmers, but not great for little ones.

Thank you for sharing your piece of paradise with us.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing honeymoon destination

  • 5 of 5

This place was incredible! For the second half of our honeymoon we stayed at this beach front villa and it was very relaxing. We swam every day and reclined in the beach chairs. We also loved the fact that we could ride our bikes into town for groceries or to explore. The sunsets were incredible and wandering down the beach was always fun. The house is beautiful and the vaulted ceiling in the kitchen and common space was our favourite part. Everyone we met in Melaque was so friendly and went out of their way to help us if we were lost. Javier was very helpful and friendly in showing us around and telling us the main attractions nearby. We would definitely come again and because it is so spacious maybe bring friends next time. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Monroe, WA

Great Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Our group of 8 enjoyed our time spent at Casa Zafiro. The location was perfect in our opinion because we were far enough from town to not hear all the festivities (St. Patrick days celebration -goes well into the early morning hours) yet close enough to walk or bike in and enjoy as we wanted. The house had everything we needed as our group enjoys cooking. The view each morning and evening from the patio and palapa was beautiful thus setting the stage for decompressing and enjoying our vacation. Loved the fact that we could walk each morning just down the street (at Laguna del Tule)to get fresh squeezed juice, several restaurants were also in walking distance and having 5 bicycles made further exploring around Melaque a breeze!

Thanks Lisa and Patrick for providing your home. Also a big THANK YOU to Javier, house manager, that provided any and all info that we may have needed- a great resource.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Manzanillo Airport

Melaque is host to a number of exciting activities, including surfing, sailing, golf, tennis, and yoga, as well as several fantastic resorts and restaurants, offering both local cuisine and international fair. Melaque is a quiet town with only newly emerging foreign tourism. This makes for a real entertaining cultural experience in a very clean and safe Mexican community.

Melaque is approximately 35 minutes north of the Manzanillo International Airport. A 3 1/2 hour drive south of Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific Coast. Conveniently located on a quiet bay between Barra de Navidad and Melaque.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night

Rates listed are for 4 people. Please add $200 per week per additional two people.
SPECIAL HOLIDAYS are $2500 per week for 4 people which are: CHRISTMAS/NEW YEARS/EASTER

Manager'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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