Great Beach, Super Surfing, Beautiful Home, Private Location Near Punta Mita(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
On The Beach, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Large Pool And Gracious Outdoor Living Spaces
Constructed in 2015, Casa Torre is perfect for couples or a large family. Its 3 master suites frame broad views to the ocean and lush gardens -- and each suite’s 5-piece bath is a sumptuous surprise. The main floor master includes a private terrace, while those above share a large terrace -- and amazing views of the Bay of Banderas. The spacious 4th bedroom with private bath overlooks a lush front garden, soothing waters dripping from pond to pond, and the casa’s namesake, a stone bell tower. The suite is furnished with twin beds that can be converted to another king.
Outdoor living areas overlook the beach and include a large infinity-edge pool; huge palapa- covered terrace with seating for shaded lounging, whale-watching, and sunset cocktails; and outdoor dining beneath a classic wood pergola. Your stairway to the beach curves through beautiful gardens to a private, pergola-shaded seaside spot complete with hammocks!
Shared time indoors at Casa Torre will be spent in a super-sized great room with beautifully defined areas for living, dining, and kitchen -- and floor-to-ceiling views of the outdoor living areas and ocean beyond. The presentation-style kitchen includes upscale appliances, handmade copper sink, antique chopping island, and slab granite counters that extend to spacious serving, socializing, and bar areas. The dining area features authentic Mexican dining and serving furnishings, and a few steps below, the large living area offers tropical furnishings and Mexican decor. There’s whole-house air conditioning and water purification. Wifi is also provided.
Check out the virtual tour of Casa Torre at the link at the bottom of our owner story. Please note that the video link on Casa Torre's listing page is a composite of Casa Torre and the owners' home, the next door neighbor.
Guest Services and General Rental Information
Services for Casa Torre’s guests include Puerto Vallarta airport pick-up and delivery for up to 8 persons; complimentary toiletries in each bathroom; and daily housekeeping and pool service. Housekeeping and pool service schedules can generally be adjusted at your request. Laundry facilities are included.
Arrangements are generally available for use of our 9-passenger Suburban; or the car and a driver. Other than airport pick-up and delivery, use of the Suburban and a driver are additional services, not covered by the rental price. Taxis and bus service are also available. With prior notice, a cook’s services can generally be arranged, as well as various other conveniences or services
Children are welcome, but guests should anticipate supervising them closely. Pets are not allowed, and smoking is not permitted indoors.
Please note that Casa Torre's pricing does not apply to Christmas, New Year's, and the Easter holiday weeks, when weekly prices are increased by $2000.00 and a weekly minimum applies.
Member since: 2015
- 3500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Car Available
Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Ours is an upscale home designed for couples looking for a relaxing, well-appointed spot to vacation together -- or for families. Punta del Burro is an upscale community. We are not a party place....moreless
Children are welcome but guests should anticipate supervising them closely. Running wet feet and stone floors are a slippery combination. The pool has no "kiddie" area. Beach shoes are good for helping kids explore the tide pools and to enjoy surf splashing that's mostly on live rock. We have many pool floats, boogie boards, and beach games....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- Perfect spot for surfing and paddle-boarding right from your own beach! Or the Burros break is just a short walk. Whale-watching from your palapa and terraces is amazing. Sunsets too! Beach walks are another favorite past time. Nighttime beach bonfires and star-gazing are a tradition for many residents and guests....moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Water Sports Gear:
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
- Housekeeper Included
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Winter/Spring- EXCEPT HOLIDAYS
Nov 19 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 1 - Nov 18, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Taxes Not included
Rates for Christmas, New Year's, and Easter holiday weeks are excluded from the listed Seasonal Rates. Holiday weeks are $8000.00/week, minimum stay one week.
50% due to reserve. Balance 2 weeks prior to rental date. Wire transfer to owners' US or Mexico bank or by Pay Pal.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Your private casa in Punta del Burro is perfectly located for exploring the beautiful, fun, and surprising places and adventures of Riviera Nayarit -- or just hanging out in your own pool, palapa, or beach pergola! Punta Mita, Sayulita, and La Cruz are minutes away; Puerto Vallarta is 40 minutes. Anclote Beach at Punta Mita has a great restaurant collection -- also surf and paddle board gear and lessons. Nearby Punta Mita Resort golf courses are outstanding -- and the newer Littibu golf course is beautiful and surprisingly affordable. Sayulita and its quirky charm and popular beach are only a few minutes farther away. Lunch on the beach at Don Pedro's is as good as it gets. For a surprising adventure, drive a bit further up the coast and check out a polo match in San Pancho!
Driving from Punta del Burro towards Vallarta, La Cruz is home to beautiful Marina Nayarit, its popular Sunday Market, and more good restaurants. Only minutes beyond La Cruz -- on the main highway to Vallarta -- Bucerias has a fun tianguis market, art galleries, and more great places to eat!
Puerto Vallarta, about an hour's drive to Centro, is a beautiful city with walkable streets and an art-studded pedestrian Malencon stretching from Centro to Old Town. It passes the main plaza, where you can "detour" to Vallarta's lovely Our Lady of Guadalupe Cathedral. Cuale Island is another possible detour, a shaded and enchanting stroll. Too many galleries to visit in one day -- but you can hit many of them on Wednesday's Art Walk evenings. A favorite shopping -- and eating -- street is Basilio Badillo, extending from the Federal Highway intersection to the Los Muertos end of the Malencon.
Driving south from Vallarta, day trip possibilities include El Nogalito, Los Arcos, Mismaloya Beach, Boca de Tomatlan, the zoo, Chico's Paradise, and Vallarta's amazing Botanical Gardens. All worth a visit -- but not possible in one day! We often combine one of them with a trip to the Gardens.
About the owner: Your hosts are from Colorado, but live nearly year-round in Punta del Burro -- next door. Retired design firm partners, they have built 3 additional homes in Punta del Burro -- as well as basically reconstructing their own home.
Why the Owner Chose Bahía de Banderas, Nay., Mexico:
Casa Torre's owners discovered Punta del Burro in the late 1990's -- after they had already purchased a small home on the beach in La Cruz. Mexico had been their family's gathering place for holidays since the mid 1980's, and now, even though the "children" were adults, all wanted to continue to come to Mexico TOGETHER -- with their young families! We were lucky enough to discover Punta del Burro while we were trying to decide what to do about our too-small home. A real challenge in those days, because the dirt road into the neighborhood changed its course and/or became impassable with every major rain! And then, as today, there was nothing at the highway identifying where that road might lead! It was basically access to a beautiful beach, a great surf break -- and a few homes scattered along and above the beach. We were also lucky to find a modest 8-year-old home on that beach that had scared everyone else away -- because of it's "design challenges." It was mostly unattractive, and it's small 1-bedroom living area sat on top of a maze of storage and utility rooms. Outdoor living area was nearly non-existent. But the challenges were solutions to our growing family's desire to gather as often as possible in Mexico -- and we just happened to notice that the house was on one of the most remarkable lots in the neighborhood! Amazing views, private access to the beach, and the ability to build a "new house" under the old -- even closer to the beach! It wasn't long after we settled in and built and sold a house on the upper street that we decided to purchase the property next door -- which is where Casa Torre now sits! We built 2 additional homes on the upper street before Casa Torre. We also own the adjacent vacant lot
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Very few vacation locations offer the unique benefits of Punta del Burro and Casa Torre. You are literally "away from it all" on a gorgeous beach -- but not so far to be inconvenient or to suffer any discomforts. The neighborhood is small and lovely, with a gated entry and 24-hour security. The beach is long and walkable -- and Casa Torre "owns" its own piece of it with private access and a shaded pergola. Casa Torre is luxurious -- yet casually furnished for comfort and convenience. Its walls and niches are adorned with colorful art and artifacts. Its kitchen is a place to gather and cook and drink and celebrate your wise choice of rentals -- or you can move your celebration outdoors to the large social palapa or outdoor dining room!
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Casa Torre's entry from the street.
Living room with view to the pool, terrace, and Bay.
Terrace, shaded palapa for lounging, and dining pergola.
Palapa, pool, and living room entry from the terrace.
Seating and garden area adjacent to stairs to the beach.
Living room and adjacent dining.
A kitchen designed for cooking and socializing.
More bar space and more room for kitchen socializing.
A master suite bath -- all are 5-piece, custom cabinetry, marble counters.
A bath with a view -- one of the upper level master suites.
Twin bed suite can be converted to a 4th king suite. Overlooks garden entry.
At the end of the day, there's not a better sight to view our amazing sunsets!
Casa Torre from its beach.
Casa Torre's entry and koi pond.
Infinity pool, viewed from upstairs level.
Dining pergola and lounging area viewed from upper terrace.
Your private beach pergola -- hammocks have been added!
Dining room with authentic Mexican furnishings.
Bar adjacent to kitchen and dining.
One of 3 king master suites -- ocean views, terraces, charming decor.
Two master suites on upper level share private terrace and amazing ocean views.
Two master suites on upper level share private terrace.
A local you might meet on the beach.
A beach that goes on and on ...
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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