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Casa Rainbow - This Vacation, Stay in a Real House!

Bedrooms 7
Space 5,800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Tradition Villa with Pool and Garden Studio, (Sleeps 2-14)

Casa Rainbow is a gorgeous three-story villa designed in traditional Mexican style, located just two short blocks from the ocean, in the quiet beach town of Bucerías north of Puerto Vallarta.

On the villa’s first floor we have the Lily Studio. The 2nd and 3rd floors make up the 3-bedroom Rose Suite. The villa’s studio and suite are available for rent separately, or you can rent them both and have the whole house to yourself!

And now we have 3 new options in the new Garden Studios - located just on the other side of the pool. The Sunflower, Morning Glory, and Lavender studios can be rented together or separately.

Prices listed here are for all 7 rooms together.

More Details

Richard Anderson
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Richard Anderson

I'm a software engineer living and working in San Jose, California. I bought Casa Rainbow as my retirement home, but since I'm not able to live there yet, I hope others can enjoy this beautiful home.

Richard Anderson purchased this villa in 2005

Why Richard Anderson chose Bucerías

I love Puerto Vallarta, it's such a great place to shop and dine. But I bought in Bucerias to have a quiet place to relax. As it turns out, there are dozens of restaurants to try right in Bucerias!

What makes this villa unique

One thing we can offer over resorts and condos is privacy. The pool and grounds are for guests only. And take a look at the pictures -- this gorgeous house was designed in a mexical traditional style, and built on a 1/4 acre. You'll have your own kitchen and outdoor grill, laundry, air conditioning, and all the comforts of home. Why stay at a cookie-cutter hotel when you have your own place?


Bucerías Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Sunflower Studio bathroom - toilet , shower
    Villa Studio bathroom - toilet , shower
    Second Floor bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Lavender Studio - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Morning Glory Studio bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • 3rd Floor Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Convertible to a king-size bed
    2nd Floor Bedroom - 1 double
    Lavender Studio - 1 queen
    Sunflower Studio - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Morning Glory Studio - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Villa 1st floor Studio - 1 queen
    2nd floor Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • All bedrooms have air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, Cable TV, Netflix, and alarm clocks.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Washer, Dryer, Iron & Ironing Board, Private Pool , Lounge Chairs, Poolside Palapa Bar. Beach towels, chairs, umbrella and boogie boards provided.


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Casa Rainbow - This Vacation, Stay in a Real House!
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews
Moscow, ID

Ideal Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Casa Rainbow is the ideal stay for anyone that is looking for complete relaxation during their vacation to the Mexican Riviera! It is a two minute walk to the beach and a quick bus or taxi trip to Puerto Vallarta. The location is set in a beautiful community that is calm and away from the hustle and bustle! Casa Rainbow is not just an vacation rental it is an actual home! The decor on the inside and villa design on the outside will take your breath away. If you are like me who enjoys the sun, but not so much the heat you will especially like all of the air conditioned rooms on all levels. We traveled with three couples and there was a lot of time spent by the refreshing private pool at all times of the day. The house is large enough to also spend time reading your book on the balcony while everyone enjoys a nice cold beer by the pool. There is always a house manager that we could call if we had any questions. Also, Richard, the house owner, was also extremely helpful at a moments notice. We cannot wait to book another vacation at Casa Rainbow, but next time for longer than just 4 days!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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J & D from BC

  • 5 of 5

Husband and I rented the small suite downstairs for two weeks and had a fabulous time. The pictures are exactly how the property is, a very short walk to the beach and close to everything else. The area is secure and Casa Rainbow is a quiet little oasis. We had one small problem and I emailed the owner and within 4 hours the issue was addressed. We were extremely pleased. The kitchen is so well equipped, the manager Michelle was terrific, and the cleaning staff are amazing. Would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A fabulous week!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous week at Casa Girasol.From the first email to the last day everything we needed was taken care of by first Richard and then Michelle, at the home itself.

Michelle was wonderful when we arrived and very helpful with any info we needed to know.

The studio we rented was perfect for the two of us and we would definitely recommend this villa to anyone.Thanks again Rrichard and Michelle!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary Alberta Canada

Very Nice Stay

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Casa Rainbow and enjoyed the old world Mexican style of the villa. It was great to use the pool after a walk on the beach and also after a long day of sunshine.

The caretaker/Manager met us the day of arrival and explained where all sorts of places of interest were. It was very handy to have a cell phone on loan as well. Our villa was very clean inside and very comfortable.

We would certainly tell our friends and family to stay there if they were staying in Bucerias.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a relaxing week!

  • 5 of 5

We had Casa Girasol for five glorious days and had the place to ourselves. Richard was so prompt in getting back to us and even had Michelle at the house when we arrived.she answered all of our questions and was so helpful. We loved the location and were able to walk everywhere we needed to go. Even a preloaded cell phone to use! Thanks again Michelle!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation eastern 2014

  • 4 of 5

Good Equipment for cooking, Barbecue

Well equiped to go to the beach (chairs, Sun umbrella etc)

Nice Pool clean and warm, Not recommended for Little Kids

Only short walk to the beach, clean and in the week after eastern nearly no people, beautiful Sand and no depth in the water First ten meters also useful for small children

Vers friendly employees housemate

  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
150 Metres
Highway 200
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
5 mile stretch of clean, uncrowded beaches
Car: not necessary

Located 15 minutes north of the airport, the quaint Mexican village of Bucerias is within easy reach of Puerto Vallarta, but without the hustle and bustle of its neighbor to the south.

A popular phrase says that Bucerias is like Puerto Vallarta was 20 years ago. The cobblestone streets, relaxed atmosphere, and lovely town square of the village bear this out. The locals are welcoming, warm, and friendly.

There are many good shops and restaurants in Bucerias. Dozens of open air restaurants line the beach and the four main streets that run parallel to the ocean. But if you feel the need for a more active nightlife or additional shopping, it's only a short trip into Puerto Vallarta via bus, taxi, or available car rentals.

In town are many conveniences such as grocery stoes, pharmacies, travel agencies, car rentals, currency exchange, and tour booking information. There are even several ATM's in town.

Best of all, Bucerias has a wonderful five mile stretch of sandy beaches

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Parasailing, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing

Golf: There is great golfing at the nearby Flamingos Golf Course.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.