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Short walk to beach and town square, completely walled in, private and quiet.

  • 3 BR,
  • 3 BA,
  • Sleeps 6
11 Reviews

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Short walk to beach and town square, completely walled in, private and quiet.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p327070
+1 -647 361 7171
Sayulita Nayarit
5

An Outstanding Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5
We're a retired couple, in our mid-60's, who spent six weeks at Casa Duende this winter. We've traveled to places in North America and Europe as well as Asia, and Casa Duende is right at the top of the list. The premises were spotless, and housekeepers visit during the week to keep it that way. It's exceptionally safe, quiet, and cool with a wonderful garden setting. It was great at the end of each day to come back to the quiet coolness of our patio and balcony at Casa Duende. With three bedrooms and three baths, we were able to invite our adult kids to come down and visit, as well. Virginia and the staff at Primavera Properties were friendly and prompt whenever questions came up, and there were no problems whatsoever for us to deal with. The beach is five minutes' walk away, as is the downtown area. Sayulita is a friendly, accommodating town, and we actually got to know some of the local residents. If you want to experience "genuine" Mexico without the resort bubble around you, this is the place. Casa Duende was a wonderful warm weather escape for us this year. We have nothing but good things to say about it. It's a beautiful destination.
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Short walk to beach and town square, completely walled in, private and quiet.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p327070
+1 -647 361 7171
Sayulita Nayarit
Portland, Oregon
5

Wonderful stay at Casa Duende

  • 5 of 5
This is a charming house. Its location is about two blocks from either the main plaza or the beach, so it is very convenient to both, and there's a little tienda just a few doors down to buy groceries and a sweet little restaurant--Antonia's--also a few doors down with good food but slow service (on our second visit we took a deck of cards). You enter Casa Duende through a gate on the street and go down some steps through a lovely garden. There is no view of the ocean or the town but the view of the garden is delightful. After being out in the hot sun, it always was a relief to return to our shady sanctuary. The house is not large but was perfect for my wife and I, my son, and my nephew. Each of the boys had his own room with bath upstairs and my wife and I shared a bedroom and bath on the main level. The kitchen was well supplied with utensils and such, and we mostly cooked and ate at home, grilling fish and shrimp on the large outdoor grill, and whipping up papaya and mango smoothies in the blender. In the evenings we played cards on the patio. We were there during Semana Santa, when the town is inundated with Mexican tourists and the plaza sometimes has two bands battling at the same time. We were glad to be a couple of blocks from the plaza where all the noise and commotion was distant and barely audible from the house. We heard roosters and in the mornings the noisy chachalaca birds. If you hike up the road rather than down to the plaza and main beach, you can get to Los Muertos beach, which is in a cove with low surf, and Caricitos beach, which had high surf. The property managers--Virginia and Elsa at Primavera--were very helpful and their office was nearby. They met us at the plaza, accompanied us to the house, and showed us how everything worked. The owner, Joe, also was very helpful, answering a number of questions I had by email prior to our stay. The listing was very accurate. Overall, I'd say that Casa Duende is not opulent but is very charming and peaceful and well-maintained. I hated to leave and I look forward to my next visit.

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