Gorgeous Oceanfront Villa Set in Stunning Nature, Surrounded by Ocean 3 Sides

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Last updated: 06/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Villa Estrella is a gorgeous oceanfront villa set in stunning nature, surrounded by ocean on 3 sides, incredible natural surroundings, 14 km of unspoiled sandy beach, superb surfing. 2 swimming pools, including heated infinity pool on the ocean's edge.

Fly to Puerto Vallarta and get picked up, we are 65 miles north, a bit past Sayulita, at Platanitos, in an area of stunning beauty, away from the masses of tourists, high prices, traffic and vendors, set in wondrous ocean landscape, with the Sierra Madre Mountains behind us, an eco preserve estuary brimming with fish, turtles, and exotic birds.

Villa Estrella is an open type, architect designed palapa designed for you and nature to commune in wondrous style and luxury, live the soft warm ocean breezes, blue ocean is everywhere, three bedrooms, three baths.

A stunning salon with 30 ft high ceilings, roofed with an incredible palm thatch basket weave, festooned with romantic lighting for the night. The villa is furnished and decorated with comfort, imagination, warmth and style. Bring your ipod and let your musical dreams soar on our space filling stereo.

Rosa the queen of your kitchen will take care of you; feed you, clean for you. Ismael your host will attend to all your needs for adventure, excursions or any other requirements you may have.

Our meal plan provides all the food snacks and drinks; your refrigerator is stocked just like at home. Rosa cooks up tasty home cooked fare, all you need do is sit down and enjoy. Come to be pampered, come to be spoiled, come to relax.

Come to see the whales, come to help release the baby sea turtles, come to surf, come to ride horses on the beach, come to hike in to the waterfall, come to fish, it’s all here.

Come for the real Mexico, no tourist traps here, see the simple villages, go to a fiesta in the town square, go to the village market, go to the rustic restaurants in Platanitos for mesquite grilled snapper, camarones al mojo de ajo, icy beer, barefoot in the sand. Watch the Mexican families and the children, it’s absolutely wonderful.

Visit the historical Spanish naval port of San Blas, see the old fort and cathedral, buy trinkets in the square. Go to the market. San Blas is the port from which the King of Spain launched all exploration of the Pacific Northwest, and resupplied all the missions of California.

Villa Estrella is one of 15 lovely villas on the peninsula known as Punta el Custodio, a beautiful village-like community with winding cobbled footpaths, vehicles are discouraged, gardens and jungles predominate, many houses almost invisible behind the masses of palms and flowers.

Excellent management ensures that the villa is perfectly maintained and that guests are treated with attention, respect and dignity. There is 24 hour support, gate access is controlled. Villa Estrella is in one of the safest regions of Mexico, theft and crime are unknown in this community, the local Mexicans are warm hearted, friendly, outgoing and charming.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Children Welcome:

    Children love this place. Care must be excercised with toddlers. We can easily arrange for a daytime nanny to come in and help out with the kids so you can kick back and relax...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Please only smoke outside the villa...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    the villa is wheelchair friendly, but there is one step at the entry to the villa, and one step up to the bedroom....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ensuite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ensuite bathroom...moreless

  • Sleep Banco in Salon: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    The beautiful 12 ft long living room banco can handle two...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    adjacent bathroom. Beds can be combined to form a King bed...moreless

  • Oceanfront master bedroom with king size bed, stunning panoramic views, and large ensuite bathroom...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Villa Estrella offers all-inclusive meal plans designed to individual tastes and special dietary requirements. The meal plans is required as part of Villa Estrella’s rental package and represents a terrific bargain in terms of price, quality and convenience. The meal plan includes private chef. The chef arrives at 7:30AM and will prepare your breakfast, which includes fresh fruit, handmade flour tortillas, fresh salsa, guacamole, eggs, bacon, sausages or whatever other foods you request. Fresh juices and “aguas”, or sweetened wild fruit extractions, are always on hand. The main meal of the day is prepared for you between 1 – 2PM and is called “Comida”. You can choose to eat your meal then or wait till later in the evening – the choice is always yours. Villa Estrella’s Meal Plans include all the food and produce, drinks and snacks that you can reasonably consume. The menus have been designed over time, and are healthy, delicious and varied. ...moreless


  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo:

    Space filling sound, hook your mp3 player up and start the party....moreless

  • Toys:

    boogie boards...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    View the surfing beach right outside the window. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The beautiful Playa Las Tortugas, 10 km of unpopulated beach, accessible by stair2, a few steps from the villa offer gorgeous safe swimming and great surfing...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Ocean on three sides, ocean everywhere, all the time, if you love ocean, this is the place...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Power of the sea surrounds you, let yourself be recharged...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    beautiful oceanside dining, custom crafted marble table seats up to 12...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    All bedrooms air conditioned...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet:

    Log onto the 3G signal available at the villa. Turn your smartphone into a hotspot and everyone can have wifi. Guest wifi also available at the gatehouse 1 minute away....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Bring your own cell phone. Purchase a Mexico data roaming plan before you arrive, 3G signal available on the Villa Estrella terrace...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped, full service kitchen, complete with Rosa your full time maid, and your wonderful meal plan cook...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas 2016
Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2017
7 night min stay

Spring Break 2016
Mar 5 - Apr 16, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates



Meal plans are additional. Pricing dependent on number and age of guests, contact owner for rates.

Airport pickup and dropoff are available. Pricing dependent upon number of passengers, contact owner for rates

Pool heating available, contact owner for rates

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 06/09/2016
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65 Miles
Nearest Airport
Puerto Vallarta
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
70 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Nuevo Vallarta
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
Playa Las Tortugas

Car: Not Necessary

Lie in the Hammock

Ride horses on the beach

Walk or jog the beach

Hike to the El Cora jungle waterfall

Surf right beside the villa

Kayak into the estuary

Release baby turtle hatchlings

Whale watching boat trips

Fishing Excursions

Mangrove wildlife jungle boat trip at La Tovara

Saturday pizza night at Casa Manana

Barefoot shrimp and beer in Platanitos

Craft market on Thursday in La Penita

Petroglyphs at Alta Vista

Tianguis in Zacualpan

Village festivals

Spanish fort in San Blas

Day trip to Mexcaltitan

Overnight trip to Isla Isabel

2 Day excursion to Tequila or Guadalajara

Day trip to the state capital Tepic

Banana bread and Sunday market in Aticama

Mangrove wildlife estuary expedition


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Villa Estrella was lovingly designed, built and furnished by its Architect owners for eventual retirement. The villa is beautifully decorated in an intimate personal manner. The love for nature, and the way the villa brings nature inside is stunning.

Why the Owner Chose Platanitos, Nayarit, Mexico:
We love nature. We disdain mass tourism. We look for escape from commercialism. We seek individuality of experience. We have traveled the globe and have rarely encountered a more beautiful or unspoiled setting. Rare and hard to find seclusion combined with luxury, service, safety, community.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Incredible natural setting. Ocean on 3 sides, beautiful swimming pools. Your own full time maid who also cooks for you. A host manager to take care of all your needs. Whales in winter, turtles in summer.

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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, hungarian



  • Breakfast by the sea

    Breakfast by the sea

  • Amazingly beautiful Palapa interior living area

    Amazingly beautiful Palapa interior living area

  • Your own beautiful pool hangs above the crashing surf

    Your own beautiful pool hangs above the crashing surf

  • Your own spectacular private ocean edge terrace

    Your own spectacular private ocean edge terrace

  • Your dining room

    Your dining room

  • Stunningly beautiful pool surrounded by ocean

    Stunningly beautiful pool surrounded by ocean

  • Stonefish from Michoacan

    Stonefish from Michoacan

  • Fabulous surfing swells

    Fabulous surfing swells

  • Your own endless ocean

    Your own endless ocean

  • Kingbed master with ensuite

    Kingbed master with ensuite

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Hammock


  • View from inside the open palapa, the interior and exterior flow seamlessly

    View from inside the open palapa, the interior and exterior flow seamlessly

  • the 'Banco'

    the 'Banco'

  • glassy infinity pool right at the edge of the terrace with stunning ocean views

    glassy infinity pool right at the edge of the terrace with stunning ocean views

  • View from the hammock

    View from the hammock

  • Your gate to the big pool area

    Your gate to the big pool area

  • Terrace and pools overview

    Terrace and pools overview

  • sunset beach

    sunset beach

  • Stunning sunrise over our estuary

    Stunning sunrise over our estuary

  • The Villa Estrella Kitchen

    The Villa Estrella Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom View

    Master Bedroom View

  • Queenbed second bedroom

    Queenbed second bedroom



VRBO #558388

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, September 23, 2016

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