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Luxury at its finest. Private beach. 2 Infinity Pools, Beautiful Bay View!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Gorgeous View Of The Bay - 2 Bed/2 Bath With Private Beach!

At Alamar, you never have to worry about the basics... or the luxuries. We have it all. Our exclusive condominium offers all the amenities your heart desires: privacy,private pools (one at the condo and one at the beach), private beach club (did we mention the pool at the private beach?), private cabanas, restaurant at the beach club, wifi, exercise/weight room, one-mile running/walking nature trail, jacuzzi's, infinity pool, and did we mention the spectacular views?! Views from the balcony of the entire Banderas Bay, views of the lush mountains, views from the pools, views from the beach... All bliss. Walking distance to the seasonal and famous La Cruz Market by the marina. The toughest decision you'll have to make is pool? beach? cabana by the pool on the beach? 8th floor balcony breeze? Life is easy at Alamar. Come relax and ENJOY!!!!!!

Two bedrooms. Two baths. Sleeps 4. King size bed in the master suite and King size bed (which can be split into two twins) in the guest suite. Fully stocked kitchen (you simply provide the food). Maid service upon request. Airport pick-up and drop off service available. Satellite Cable TV. WiFi. Luxurious furnishings and linens.

More Details

Owner
Chuck Marso
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Chuck Marso

Chuck and Jill live in a farmhouse in northern Colorado. They love the simple life - and even more, they love the simple, relaxing life in the Puerto Vallarta, Mexico area. It's a dream come true for them to have a place of their own in Mexico and they are so happy to share it with you!

They are animal lovers (they have four Golden Retrievers and two cats) and love travel, reading, and a great relaxing meal with a glass or two (or three) of wine. Chuck enjoys the occasional tri-atholon and as he says, 'digging in the dirt', and Jill loves photography, daffodils, and creating all sorts of art.

We hope you enjoy staying in our home as much as we do! ¡Bienvenido!

Chuck Marso purchased this condo in 2013

Why Chuck Marso chose La Cruz de Huanacaxtle

We love Alamar! We literally looked at dozens and dozens of properties all over Banderas Bay. We had just about given up when our fabulous Realtor suggested one more property... Alamar. When we saw the property and the natural surroundings, the mountains, the mango trees, the marina, the bay... we were in love. The pools and beach and amenities are amazing. Then, when we saw the actual condo we knew we had found what we were seeking. Paradise! The mountain breeze flows through even in the deep of summer and the pools invite cunningly... and then there's the private beach with private cabanas, hammocks, palapas, delicious restaurant, friendly staff, jacuzzis, pools... pure bliss.

What makes this condo unique

Alamar's logo is 'Different by Nature...' because the developer is a Biologist who desires to maintain the natural surroundings and incorporate them into its overall design. There is a mile long hiking/walking trail through the lush hillside on site with plans for more. Under-cover parking, weight/work out room, community center, proximity to the Marina and the famous La Cruz Market and an exclusive, private beach. No other resort has that! Our home is on the 8th floor where the view is so stunning it leaves you breathless. The furnishings are luxurious and comfortable. It truly is home in Paradise!

Guestbook comments from the owner

AMAZING! We just arrived and the pictures on VRBO don’t do your place justice! Nancy picked us up at the airport, took us shopping at Mega and showed us bits of the town. We are thrilled to be here and look forward to a memorable week! Love this place! Thank you!
Jun 2014
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Tacos on the Street
"Hands down the best tacos you will ever eat. A family operated local favorite. "
yoyo mo's
"Great pizza! Best local place to stop in and watch a game. "
Philo's Bar
"Best place for live music with dinner and wine. "
Alamar Private Beach Club
"Alamar private beach club has everything you need to relax in the sand. The food is great! ..."
Oso's Oyster Bar
Sonora a la Parrilla
"Very good steaks! Great discounts for dinner before 6pm. "
Gecko rent a car
"Will pick you up/drop off at the airport. Good rental rates and high quality vehicles. "
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
PVR - Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Restaurant
Beach Club
Nearest Beach
On Site
Car: not necessary

Near the Marina and close to world class Golf clubs.

Amenities

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master en suite Bath - toilet , shower , dual vessal sinks, exquisite tile, heavenly spacious shower
    Guest Bath - toilet , shower , Beautiful vessal sink, gorgeous tile shower
  • Modern bathrooms with exquisite tile and spacious luxurious showers, velvety soft towels, vessal sinks - all luxury
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master King Suite - 1 king , en suite bath / balcony access
    Guest Suite - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King Bed can convert to two twins
  • Luxurious linens and plenty of closet space with built in drawers, air conditioning and ceiling fan in each bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have a lovely working relationship with Gecko Rent a car. They also provide MANY vacation/travel services such as surf/paddle boards etc. If you need a vehicle during your stay, please contact Lalo or Adam and tell them Jill & Chuck sent you! Check out the ALL NEW Gecko Travel Guide: http://www.geckorentcar.com/GTG_Design_Dec%206_low.pdf

Reviews

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Luxury at its finest. Private beach. 2 Infinity Pools, Beautiful Bay View!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 13 reviews
Salt Lake City, UT
5

Absolutely wonderful week!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Chuck and Jill's beautiful home in La Cruz. The view from the patio was amazing. The furnishing and decor were just perfect. We never did get the TV to work beyond one sports station but didn't come all the way to Mexico to watch TV ;)

The property includes 2 pools, one with an infinity pool and a view out to the ocean, the other with the added bonus of a private beach. We also had easy access to a gym but I must admit, we never used it. The walk up and down the property, to the beach, and into town provided all of the exercise we needed ;)

La Cruz is a nice area with friendly locals and expats, good food, beautiful marina, and a fabulous market. (The fish market every day converts to a huge Sunday market with artisan crafts, street food, jewelry, live music, clothing, etc.)

I love to cook, so a vacation without a kitchen is no vacation for me. The condo includes a great kitchen with all of the necessities. Combine that with the fresh fish market, the fruit and vegetable market just down the hill from the property, and a patio with a grill and an amazing view - I was in Heaven.

La Cruz is a great jumping off point for so many things to see and do around Riviera Nayarit. We enjoyed a day with Vallarta Adventures, Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon, the La Cruz Sunday market, Bucerias, Punta de Mita, and many hours relaxing by the beach and the pool.

We did not rent a car and found we didn't need it. Taxis are easily secured and inexpensive. The real bargain though are the buses that come in all shapes and sizes and provide an opportunity to get to know some of the locals that call La Cruz home. (Example - a bus ride from La Cruz to Puerto Vallarta - a 45 mins ride - cost just over $1 USD per person!)

Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Luxury living indeed!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place, would highly recommend, couldn't have been happier, great communication, beautiful apartment, very high class!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gainesville
5

Fabulous amenities and location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four spent a wonderful week at this lovely condo. The infinity pool is spectacular and overlooks Banderas Bay--so lovely! And I'm not an early riser, but I woke up every morning to watch the sun rise over the Sierra Madre mountains and the bay. What a gorgeous sight. The condo is perfectly located, too. You can walk to the private Beach Club (loved the pool and cabanas), to a nearby hotel for dinner (great pizza and cocktails!), and even to the seafood market and many other restaurants. Easy cab ride to supermarkets, gorgeous beaches, multiple restaurants.

And one of the best parts: the condo was wonderfully stocked. Not just linens, towels, etc., but the fridge was stocked with essentials (even coffee, tea and beer), the freezer with some welcome alcohol for cocktails, and the bathrooms all had shampoo, lotions, sunblock, etc. Made life so easy! Being able to wash and dry clothes was great, and we grilled on the patio, enjoying the view, more than once. My son and daughter loved the gym downstairs and worked out every day. I just relaxed with a book--so peaceful!

This is a great area, a little away from all the tourist craziness, but easy to get there if you want to do so. We hired a car, but you honestly don't need to do so. The security guards will call up a cab for you in minutes and they are cheap. We felt very safe the entire time and found getting around very easy. Great folder of things to do at the condo, too. Thanks so much to Roberto, who was very responsive, and to the owners for one of the best vacations! Go there: you'll love it!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic views and location, loved our stay

  • 5 of 5

Chuck and Jill's condo was perfect for us. The views are fantastic and we made great use of the balcony and grill. We appreciated the extras in the kitchen like condiments and spices, not to mention the liquor cabinet. Like previous guests, we also left something behind, and it was nice to have some variety. We rented a car, so the secure parking and location were ideal. Both pools are awesome, and it was nice to be able to walk down into town. Chuck and Jill recommended Tacos on the Street in La Cruz and it was delicious. And the fresh fish (and other goods) at the Sunday market in La Cruz should not be missed. We hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place, with everything you need. Awesome location

  • 5 of 5

If you haven't explored the area North of PV, you need to start googling. This area is not a reflection of what you see and feel in PV. The area is incredible, and the further north you go, the more amazing it gets. The trinkets and trash you buy are replaced by more hand crafts. The pushy vendors of PV are replaced by a wonderful people who just want to make a living, with less pressure. The landscape starts to resemble Hawaii the further north you go, with bigger waves and small towns lend themselves to great food and good times.

The condo could not be located better. You have the ability to go to Punta Mita in 10 minutes. Sayulita in 12 minutes, (if you drive the same speed as most do here) More towns north of Sayulita . If you don't know Sayulita, google it....I have second thoughts about promoting it , in hopes it stays exactly the way it is!!! Rent a car. Don't listen to crazies who tell you not to drive here. The car gives you ultimate freedom to drive anywhere at a whim. Rent from Gecko.

About the condo there isn't much to say except that this condo is beautiful. Great view, good security, great beds.....all was perfect. We cooked meals a lot, and then went for nice dinners. Really nice restaurant in La Cruz. Bucerious also has some nice places to eat. Bucerious is nicer than PV too. 10 minutes from Condo. The Mega Store the has everything you need for groceries, at great prices. Great pool at the building and also at the beach. There is a huge gorgeous long beach West of the condo, towards Punta Mita, called Disilerados. Extremely nice beach to get the best sunset shots with Marietta Islands in view.

One thing is wasn't totally sure about was the distance to the beach, but once you are there, you realize just how close you really are. the walk to the beach is less than 5 minutes, once you find the shortest route on foot.

I have nothing bad to say about the place. Very comfortable. Chuck was very timely in his responses and Sally as well.

Great place, great people. Wonderful holiday. :)

would recommend to anybody, but again, most important for a trip to this area...be willing and courageous enough to rent a car. It will change your vacation dramatically.

Steve, Steven and Lee

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Québec, Canada
5

Great view

  • 5 of 5

Nous sommes demeurés un mois dans ce magnifique condominium avec une vue imprenable sur la baie de Banderas et sur la marina de La Cruz. Nous avons été impressionnés par la propreté et l'entretien des lieux. Les deux piscines à débordement sont situées à des endroits stratégiques avec une vue sur la baie. Le beach club avec ses petits salons et son restaurant est l'endroit idéal pour relaxer sur le bord de la mer. L'accès au village de La Cruz est seulement à quelques minutes de marche et on y trouve tout ce dont on a besoin, incluant restaurants, bars et épicerie. Le dimanche, nous avons droit au marché de la marina ou nous pouvons découvrir l'artisanat local et la nourriture de différentes régions et les produits du terroir.

Nous avons aussi dégusté du poisson frais et des fruits de mer achetés au marché de poisson de La Cruz.

Nous avons passé des vacances inoubliables.

What a wonderfull place to spend an unforgettable month!

Thank you Chuck and Jill

Great place and great service.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your month! Hope you will come back and relax! Best, Chuck & Jill Translation of your review in English: We stayed one month in this beautiful condominium with stunning views of Banderas Bay and the marina of La Cruz. We were impressed by the cleanliness and maintenance of the premises. The two infinity pools are located at strategic locations with a view of the bay. The beach club with its small rooms and its restaurant is the perfect place to relax on by the sea. Access to the village of La Cruz is only a few minutes walk and we find everything we need, including restaurants, bars and grocery store. On Sunday, we are entitled to the market by the marina where we can discover local crafts and food from different regions and regional products. We also enjoyed fresh fish and seafood purchased at the fish market of La Cruz. We spent an unforgettable holiday.
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Cleaning Fee $90
Administration Fee $30
Refundable damage deposit $400

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