CASA MELISSA- OCEANFRONT, FABULOUS VIEWS, HEATED INFINITY POOL, PRIVATE TENNIS

Melissa McCann

Speaks spanish, english
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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CASA MELISSA- OCEANFRONT, FABULOUS VIEWS, HEATED INFINITY POOL, PRIVATE TENNIS

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Casa Melissa has 4 Bedrooms, w/detached 5th bdrm suite -4 Baths, (Sleeps 10 max)

Casa Melissa is a unique private estate featuring breathtaking 180 degree views of the Pacific. Located on a point overlooking the Pacific, the views from Casa Melissa are uninterrupted and spectacular. Yet you can easily walk to San Pancho on the wide sandy beach

To the north and south you can view the coastline from Punta Sayulita in the south to the outline of San Blas to the north. If you move your gaze to the east, you can view the beautiful tropical palm jungle.

Casa Melissa is tropical Mexico as you dreamed it would be. During the day watch whales, dolphins and rays pass below as you enjoy a drink on the terrace or relax in the pool. In the evening the sunsets are breathtaking!

Amenities of the villa include 4 beautifully appointed bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a private lighted tennis court and a heated 'Infinity' swimming pool.

All rooms in Casa Melissa have ocean views.

The Casita, a 5th bedroom suite, features a queen bed, ceiling fan, air conditioner, full bathroom and a kitchenette. Its large ocean view terrace and overlooks the tennis court.

Casa Melissa is for those who want to get away from it all, and to relax in luxury surrounded by the natural beauty of the Mexican Riviera.

All the bedrooms are air conditioned and the property has a whole house water purification system. Plus the bedrooms have ipod docking stations. All windows have screens to keep out the bugs during the summer months. And all rooms have ceiling fans.

Maid service is included Monday through Saturday and a cook is available to prepare dinner Monday through Friday evenings. You just pay for the groceries!

The staff will even grocery shop for you before you arrive - again, you just pay for the groceries!

We want to make your stay at Casa Melissa a true vacation.

Whales migrate along the coast between December and April. See them from the terrace or get close-up on a boat in the Bay of Banderas.

Nature lovers can enjoy tropical birds flying by at eye level or go on a bird watching tour. See iguanas, geckos, tejones or tour the turtle nursery and help release baby turtles into the ocean. Ocean kayaking, snorkeling and hiking in the palm jungle or walking on the mile long sandy beach are a few of the best ways to enjoy this tropical paradise.

The small town of San Pancho is unique. It has an active polo community and a polo field, a yoga center, a nine hole golf course and fabulous restaurants. There are many shops and a variety of restaurants within easy walking distance of Casa Melissa.

Events during the year include a national surfing contest, annual music festival, and Art Walk Friday nights in the winter. Or rent a car and explore the whole area.

Besides fabulous views, Casa Melissa has a private lighted tennis court. The tennis court is a special Australian product that is used in the tropics, a synthetic grass surface topped with sand. It plays like clay but is ready for play 15 minutes after a rain shower (very important in the summer). The other great thing about the court is that it slows the game down - great if you are playing mixed doubles. What makes this tennis court unique is that it has an ocean view! Try not to get distracted by the pelicans flying by as you play the game.

Casa Melissa has three bedrooms for the quoted price. The fourth bedroom in the main house and the nearby Casita bedroom suite are available for rent for an extra charge. The Casita is only rented as part of Casa Melissa. You would never share this beautiful estate with other renters.

Keywords: House, villa, tennis, pool, oceanfront, views, ocean, beach, polo, golf

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Melissa McCann (Owner)
Advertiser since 1999
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Speaks spanish, english

About Melissa McCann

We are a family of 4. We have always spent part of the winter in Mexico. When we discovered San Pancho we knew this was the place where we wanted to build a house. We built the house to fit our family, so each of the kids had their own bedroom and could have a friend come down and vacation with them, plus we have an extra bedroom for the parents.

Melissa McCann purchased this house in 1999

Why Melissa McCann chose San Francisco

We were lucky enough to visit San Pancho before it was 'discovered'. When we saw this property with its incredible views we knew we had to buy it. We see more of the coast/ocean then any other property in the area! It is magical. Arriving at Casa Melissa and looking at the view is immediately relaxing. My favorite thing is to swim in the pool mesmerized by the views in each direction.

My husband and I disagreed on only one thing - which was the better view, the view to the south looking at Punta Sayulita or the view to the north looking at a series of small beaches. So most of the house has views to the south, but the master bedroom has views in both directions and has a balcony on the north side as well as opening to the terrace on the south side. In the mornings I sit in the dining room looking north and he sits at the opposite end of the table looking south. We worked it out.

What makes this house unique

Besides the fabulous view, we had to have a tennis court. We built one made out of an Australian product that is sand and astro-turf. It plays like clay but is ready for play 15 minutes after the rain ends (very important in the summer). The other great thing about the court is that it slows the game down - great if you are playing mixed doubles or singles with your husband. Oh and the other great thing about the court is that it has an ocean view. Try not to get distracted by the pelicans flying over the ocean as you play the game.

Guestbook comments from the owner

You know we are looking forward to spending our 25th anniversary at Casa

Melissa as much as we enjoyed our 15th,17th,19th and both of our birthdays at

various times. This year will mark the 10th anniversary of our first visit to your

piece of paradise and we can't thank you enough for giving us every opportunity

to visit the best place on the planet for so many memorable occasions.
Nov 2011
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
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Casa Melissa- Oceanfront, Fabulous Views, Heated Infinity Pool, Private Tennis
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
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Casa Melissa- Oceanfront, Fabulous Views, Heated Infinity Pool, Private Tennis
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1952vb
(707) 874-9345
San Francisco Nayarit
Santa Cruz, Ca
5

Guestbook Comment

A stay in paradise. We will return again and again.
  • 5 of 5
A stay in paradise. We will return again and again.
  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2007
  • Stayed: Nov 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Casa Melissa- Oceanfront, Fabulous Views, Heated Infinity Pool, Private Tennis
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1952vb
(707) 874-9345
San Francisco Nayarit
Santa Cruz, CA, USA
5

Once-in-a-lifetime

  • 5 of 5
My mom and I spent five wonderful days at Casa Melissa. It was a peaceful getaway with everything you could possibly need. There was a delicious meal ready for us when we arrived (shrimp and cheese chile rellenos to die for, salad, beans, guacamole, and killer margaritas), and the house caretakers made sure to check in on us and make us feel at home. The house and surrounding property were beautiful, comfortable, and very well maintained.
Leading up to the trip, Melissa was in regular contact with me to tell me about the house and things to do in the area. Her tips came in handy when we were deciding what to do and where to go.
During the stay, we enjoyed days lounging around the pool and watching birds and fisherman go by in the Pacific. The views from every room, patio and balcony are absolutely picturesque. If you decide to eat in (you can either make your own food or have it prepared by the house chef), there are numerous places to dine to enjoy the natural beauty surrounding you.
I would return to Casa Melissa in a heartbeat, and recommend it to anyone looking for a fun and relaxing getaway.
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you and your mother had a good time. We look forward to having you at Casa Melissa again.
business
Casa Melissa- Oceanfront, Fabulous Views, Heated Infinity Pool, Private Tennis
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1952vb
(707) 874-9345
San Francisco Nayarit
5

Relaxing hacienda stay!

  • 5 of 5
We really needed a quiet, private, place to get away to and that is exactly what Casa Melissa was for us.
  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review of Casa Melissa. I am glad you were able to sink into the peace that the expansive view offers.
business
Casa Melissa- Oceanfront, Fabulous Views, Heated Infinity Pool, Private Tennis
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1952vb
(707) 874-9345
San Francisco Nayarit
5

Casa Melissa

  • 5 of 5
We have visited Casa Melissa several times and it remains our favorite family getaway. Isabel and her family do a wonderful job of taking care of anything that we need -- I think they know everyone in town -- and having Yeyo cook dinner is a wonderful experience, except that his chile rellenos have pretty well ruined the chance of our ordering them anywhere else. Going to sleep and waking up to the sound of the surf makes it seem like you are a world away. We will be back again.
  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to review Casa Melissa. We really appreciate your choosing to return to Casa Melissa each year for your vacation.
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Casa Melissa- Oceanfront, Fabulous Views, Heated Infinity Pool, Private Tennis
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1952vb
(707) 874-9345
San Francisco Nayarit
Denver, CO
5

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5
Our three-generation family stayed at Casa Melissa last month and I will never find enough nice things to say about it! Even before our vacation started, Melissa was incredibly helpful in providing us with informaton about the area and making sure the bedrooms were set up in the way that would most comfortably accomodate our 7-person family.

Our arrival on the property is something we will never forget. From the moment we entered through the gates we were amazed at the beauty of the grounds and the home. Then walking around to the front to see the infinity pool looking over the ocean made us all giddy. Truly, the pictures to not do this view justice. The house itself is extremely comfortable and provides the perfect blend of space for privacy and for gathering. The kitchen is extremely well-appointed - in fact we cooked most of our meals at the house. And Isabel and the rest of the staff could not have been more friendly, helpful and efficient.

While we spent the majority of our time lounging by the infinity pool, enjoying the sunshine, incredible bird watching and unbelievable view of the water beneath, we did venture into San Pancho and Sayulita (just a short drive away) where the locals were wonderful and where we found some top-notch restaurants.

I could not have wished for or even imagined a better place to spend our vacation than Casa Melissa.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to review Casa Melissa. I am so glad you had such a wonderful time. I hope you are able to return again in the future.
business
Casa Melissa- Oceanfront, Fabulous Views, Heated Infinity Pool, Private Tennis
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1952vb
(707) 874-9345
San Francisco Nayarit
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5

Wonderful family vacation!

  • 5 of 5
Our family [grandparents, grown kids and 4 grandchildren] chose Casa Melissa because of three things: LOCATION - Casa Melissa is near Puerta Vallarta airport, yet the house is peaceful and quiet sitting high atop a hill overlooking the sea just outside the charming village of San Pancho. CHILD FRIENDLY - We have 4 children in our family [15 months to 8 years] so a pool was essential. The immaculately clean infinity pool had grassy areas around it where the children could play. The tennis court was a bonus! – THE WONDERFUL MELISSA of Casa Melissa gave us quick and thorough responses to our many questions. We could tell she genuinely cared about our concerns and gave us so much useful information to make our stay successful. The house is very comfortable with large rooms and every bedroom has it's own bathroom. We rented the Casita as well for our sister-in-law who visited for a few nights. The friendly staff is very attentive and helpful in every way. The weather was overcast and very humid for some of our stay, but we loved jumping in the pool to cool off! The children practically lived in the pool and didn't seem to mind the humidity because they were constantly in the water! Thanks to the tennis court, my sports - minded 5 year old grandson developed a passion for tennis. We highly recommend Casa Melissa for families with children. Thanks so much Melissa!
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to review Casa Melissa. I really appreciate it. I am glad the young children loved the pool. Five is not too young to start a tennis career!
I am glad I could answer all your questions about the house and the area. We hope you will return again soon. Maybe in the less humid winter months.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Beach
0.12 Miles
San Pancho
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Mar Plata
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Las Huertas
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Mar Plata
Car: recommended

Bird watching, swimming with dolphins, ancient petroglyphs, yoga center nearby. Massage at the house by arrangement, Watch whales and dolphins from terrace, private heated infinity pool, private lighted tennis court onsite

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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San Francisco House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer season
Jun 1 2014 - Oct 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$325
$2,250
 
 
Fall shoulder
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 13 2014
2 night minimum stay
$375
$2,600
 
 
Winter season
Dec 15 2014 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$500
$3,450
 
 
Spring shoulder
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$375
$2,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$375
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Rates quoted are for a maximum of 6 guests using 3 bedrooms. The fourth bedroom in Casa Melissa is available for $30 nightly additional, max 8.
The 5th bedroom Casita suite is available for an additional $50 nightly.
Maximum guests staying on property is 10 including children.
No pets allowed.

Holiday surcharges: Christmas/New Years 20% additional. Thanksgiving and Easter 10% additional.
Non-refundable 50% deposit due at booking and the balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.
Refund is possible if we can rent the dates to another group. Credit Card charges will be deducted from refund.
We recommend Traveler's Insurance.
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Amenities

Amenities

San Francisco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Fabulous marble bathroom with ocean and garden views
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Beautiful hand painted tile - upstairs, ocean & garden views
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Downstairs bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Hand painted tile bathroom in the Casita.
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , This room has ocean views in 3 directions and a private bath
    Middle bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , This room can be either 2 singles or 1 king. Ocean view.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , This end bedroom can be 2 singles or 1 king. Ocean view.
    Downstairs bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , This room can have 2 singles or 1 king bed. Ocean view.
    Detached Unit - 1 queen , Casita - 5th bedroom suite overlooking the tennis court.
  • King size beds (4) Master bedroom is only king sized bed and the other 3 bedrooms can be either king beds or 2 singles, Queen size Beds (1) Casita bedroom suite has a queen size bed, Twin or Single Beds (6) 3 bedrooms can be either 2 single beds or a king
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
  • Games
  • Books
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • tennis
  • golf
  • surfing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • basketball court
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • deepsea fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
Ipod docking stations with CD player (5)), Whole house water purification system, Private Lighted Tennis Court, heated infinity pool, Cook, English-Speaking Maid, staff can shop for your requested groceries before you arrive so the kitchen will be stocked for you - including a pitcher of margaritas waiting for you in the freezer!
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