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Casa Parota at La Puntilla with Private Pool - 3+ bedrooms + 3 bathroom

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3+ BR Oceanview Vacation Rental Puerto Vallarta, UNLIMITED FREE PHONE CALLS

Casa Parota is 'as good as it gets!' UNLIMITED FREE PHONE CALLS TO ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. This is a great family vacation rental. It is also great for three couples or a group retreat. Casa Parota is a stunning two-story modern Spanish home, with dome & tile ceilings, parota wood throughout, all marble floors, and contemporary-designed stained glass. Casa Parota is definitely for those guests who wish to go first-class. Casa Parota was completed in August 1998 at La Puntilla (updated in 2011), a private gated and guarded community of 19 oceanfront and ocean view homes, located between Bucerias and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, 15 miles north of Puerto Vallarta. Each house has a private swimming pool and access to a private beach, located at the development. Casa Parota is approximately 2,600 square feet, with a 15' x 30' private swimming pool PLUS an additional 1,800 square feet of cantera stone around the pool to extend your living space. 2010 Ford Expedition Limited available - seats 8.

Casa Parota - Private Pool: It is the largest house and among the best-furnished in the neighborhood.

Casa Parota has full stereo surround-sound with CD, US & Canadian TV, five FLATSCREEN HDTVs, two VCRs, two DVD, 3 BluRay. 170+ movies. It offers a complete kitchen with a dishwasher, disposal, microwave, gas stove/oven, and refrigerator. There is a full laundry room with a large washer and dryer; an iron and ironing board are provided.

Special features include Oriental rugs, numerous oil paintings, Italian dishware, and gourmet cookware. The dining room table seats eight, with room for three at the bar.

A 2010 Ford Expedition Limited (8 seat belts) with leather, third seat, iPod jack, and CD/MP3 is available as an option at a cost of $70 USD/day. We can arrange for the car to be at the airport upon your arrival, and you can leave the car at the airport upon departure. Maid, swimming pool, and yard service are included. American/Mexican property managers are at your service. No gratuity expected.

3+ Bedrooms- 3 Bathrooms & Amenities: There are three full bedrooms; one room has been turned into an office with sleeping accommodations; one new room (the new workroom) has additional sleeping. Three bedrooms have private bathrooms, satellite TV (US and Canadian stations), a clock/radio and a phone. The master bedroom also has a VCR.

The large master suite upstairs has a California king-size bed and a private bathroom/shower/soaking tub and patio.

There are separate air-conditioning units in every room.

The second bedroom upstairs comes with a full bathroom/shower and a California king-size bed or two extra-long twin beds; your choice. The third bedroom upstairs has been made into an office, and has a deck overlooking the swimming pool and bay. It offers a PC computer, fax, e-mail, phone, answering machine, and a futon couch for extra sleeping. New-Highspeed Internet! Wi-Fi throughout house and yard

Two bedroom downstairs; one bedroom with a private bathroom/shower and a California king-size bed, or two extra-long twin beds; your choice.

There is an extra-large deck upstairs off the Master Suite and office, which overlooks the Bay of Banderas and the lights of Puerto Vallarta.

There is patio furniture downstairs and on the deck upstairs, which includes a table, chairs, and lounge chaises.

The Punta Mita Four Seasons Hotel with a Jack Nicklaus-designed Golf Course (includes a floating green!) is 20 minutes north of Casa Parota - Conde Naste rated the Four Seasons golf as the best in the world.

Destiladares Beach is five minutes north - great boogie boarding and surfing.

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La Puntilla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Study Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , downstairs guest
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , upstairs guest
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , master upstairs
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , guest downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , guest upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , master upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Office with queen size Murphy Bed (Wall Bed)
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , workroom - double Murphy Bed (Wall Bed)
  • Bedroom #1 - downstairs: 1 Calif. King or 2 XL Twins and semi-private full bathroom with shower Bedroom #2 - upstairs: 1 Calif. King of 2 XL Twins and private full bathroom with shower Bedroom #3 - upstairs - Master Bedroom - 1 California King with semi-private bathroom with shower and bathtub Office/Bedroom #4 - upstairs - additional sleeping with queen size Murphy Bed (Wall Bed). UNLIMITED FREE PHONE CALLS TO ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. Crib and high chair and Infant car seat available at house - no extra charge. BOSE iPod docking station in Living Room/Dining Room. iPod adapter in car. Flat Screen HDTV with Satellite TV and Air Conditioning in each Bedroom.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • In Ground Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Housekeeper 2 days per week, cook upon request. UNLIMITED FREE TELEPHONE CALLS TO ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. Babysitter available. Cook available. DSL WIRELESS INTERNET throughout house and outside PC COMPUTER, FAX, PRINTER - in office US PROPERTY MANAGER TO ASSIST YOU 24/7. BOSE iPOD speakers in Living Room/Dining Room. iPOD adapter in Car. 2010 Ford Expedition Limited - waiting for you at Airport. Seats 8. NEW Aug 2013: updated bathrooms and master bedroom NEW Aug 2013: Office/Bedroom - new desk and Queen-Size Murphy Bed NEW Feb 2011: NEW and EXPANDED KITCHEN NEW Feb 2011: Water Softener and Purified Water THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE NEW Feb 2011: Room added to house with Double Murphy Bed NEW Aug 2011: Each Bedroom has Flatscreen HDTV + Satellite and Air Conditioning


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Casa Parota at La Puntilla with Private Pool - 3+ bedrooms + 3 bathroom
average rating of 4.9375 based on 22 reviews
Portland, Oregon

Wonderful, Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

February 2009

Everything about this experience was more than I expected. Amy and her husband, Bill were extremely easy to connect with as we were getting dates to rent Casa Parota. Amy was always prompt in getting messages back to us with our questions about the house or the area. Very helpful and kind.

The car upon our arrival was exactly where it was supposed to be and we were very happy to have a safe and big car for the week. A great benefit to this house rental.

The house itself is gorgeous. The pictures look exactly like the house. The condition of the house is spotless and clean. Fully stocked. Good beds and bathrooms. The pool and garden area were breathtakingly beautiful. All the sitting areas were used! We sat on the deck upstairs for sunrise and sunsets and used the patio during the late afternoon for a cool down swim. The BBQ worked out wonderfully when we did cook but we LOVED having the option of Lupita, the delightful house chef. She is amazing and her disposition is very sweet and kind. I highly recommend her.

We loved Sayulita and Playa D, as we called it. La Cruz was an easy spot to pick up fish, get Tacos in the Street and go to a few Blues Bars. Excellent music in La Cruz and it's so close to the house. We shopped at the Mega grocery store but really I think you can pick up most everything you need in La Cruz. A lot easier and more fun to be close to the “village life.”

The weather was perfect, no bugs at night. We enjoyed the friendly neighbors surrounding the house and felt comfortable asking questions about the area. Very nice people.

We loved our stay at Casa Parota and look forward to another week of paradise in the future! Thank you Bill and Amy for sharing your beautiful home! We understand why you love it there so much.

Kristin - Portland, Oregon

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2009
  • Stayed: January 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for all the wonderful praises, Kristin. We hope that everyone has a great time at Casa Parota!
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Mc Kinney, TX

Great family home for perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the location, the pool and proximity to beach.

The owners were very responsive to any request and we felt welcome . The property manager, the cook lupita and the maid, were all very professional and caring.

We had a great time with our children and grand children . The best attraction was the sailing trip we took with Ada sailing, this was truly the highlight of our holidays. Plenty of beaches around, small villages and shopping within minutes by car. And the weather was perfect...

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate that you liked the house and had a good time. Generally, the weather is perfect from November to July or August - in the 80s during the day and cooling off to high 60s at night. Best wishes amy and bill
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Winnipeg, MB

Ultimate Family Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Casa Parota is the third home we have rented in the La Cruz/Bucerias area and is hands down the best property we have stayed at. Our group consisted of my wife and I, our two teenage children and my parents. The layout of the house provides an open concept on the main floor along with access to the pool area.

The pool area was everyone's favourite place to be with a breath-taking view and plenty of sun until late in the day. The pool itself is huge and was always the perfect temperature.

The bedrooms provided a great deal of privacy when needed. Three bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms & the office made for the perfect bedroom for our 13 yr old son.

The house itself is extremely well maintained and very clean. Unlike other homes we have rented in the past, the kitchen was well stocked from pantry to down to utensils.

The Property manager was available for any requests/concerns we had and he was prompt to provide assistance.

Some unique advantages to this property:

1) Yard size - The pool and yard area are enormous when compared to available properties in the area and the patio is well furnished. The owners made a point of having new pool float chairs after we asked if they had any on hand. The upstairs patio provides the best view of all as well as sun shade to the lower level with 3 ceiling fans to make even the hottest days comfortable outside.

2) Entertainment - While we don't go to Mexico to watch TV, having options at night or on the occasional cloudy day is appreciated. Most TV's in the house are Smart TVs with access to Netflix. All TV's are connected to satellite. The house has WiFi throughout including the patio area.

3) Information available. The owners have gone to great effort to ensure renters have access to information for everything they may need to know. This is often a shortfall of other properties.

The La Puntilla community is well managed and maintained. We would often take the short walk down to the Marina to pick up fresh shrimp, crabs & lobster for our dinner.

Of all of the properties we have considered or stayed at, Casa Parota would absolutely be one we would return to. We miss it already!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW! Thanks, Ryan, we appreciate your enthusiastic review. We hope to see you again. Glad you liked the new salt water pool. Amy and Bill, owners Gloria, housekeeper John, manager
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moreland hills oh


  • 4 of 5





  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU SO MUCH, Marsha, for your lovely review of the house. I'm glad you and your family enjoyed your vacation - and hope to see you again soon. In January, we're changing the pool to a salt water pool - should be fun. We always look for ways to enhance our guests' stay. Best, amy and bill
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Perfect house for us

  • 5 of 5

Casa Parota was the perfect house for our family. We had great communication with Amy during the planning stages of our trip. She told us about all of the local sights and things to do. We took advantage of as much as we could while we were there. The weather was spectacular! We walked down the beach to the fish market every day so we could have fresh fish for dinner every night! We sat out by the pool every day and enjoyed relaxing with our children and grandchildren. The house was very well stocked with everything we needed, plenty of glasses and dishes. I hated to leave! We loved the area and would love to return. I miss the view of the mountains and the water!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks for writing the review. We love the house, our little community of 19 homes and the area. We're pleased that you had a good time. I know the new on-demand hot water system was not working perfectly, but we go down tomorrow to the house - and if need be, we'll throw out the expensive new system and go back to the old-fashioned hot water heater which worked perfectly but was more expensive to run. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with potential guests.
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Truly your Home away from Home!!

  • 5 of 5

First off we would like to Thankyou, Amy, for all that you have done for us during our month long vacation. Your attention to detail from booking the property, to our last day, made our stay very comfortable. 

This guarded, quiet, well manicured property, is located walking distance along the ocean, to the charming town of La Cruz Huanacaxtle. As you enter the property you instantly appreciate the spacious cleanliness. The view from the deck off the master bedroom is stunning. As you look past your private pool, you have a courtyard view followed by the ocean, with the Sierra Madres as a backdrop. We made use of the gas range and BBQ but very much enjoyed the 2 meals that Lupita prepared for us. Thankyou Lupita! On our next visit we will bring half the amount of clothes thanks to the main floor laundry. We appreciated having air conditioning and ceiling fans in every room as it was hot for every one of the 28 days. The private pool was cleaned three times a week, and was used every day. A short walk along the ocean takes you to the town of La Cruz where you will enjoy countless dining establishments and entertainment. Make sure you take in the sunday market at the Marina from 10-2. Some of our favourites were Philo's (ribs), Roberto's (view), Oso's (oysters Rockefeller), and our favourite is Frascati's, ask for Carlos and enjoy their freshly made pasta (11 thin layered lasagne). We rented our vehicle from Gecko and highly recommend them, Adam and Lalo are great to deal with and they arrange for pick up and your return to the airport. We drove to Sayulita, Rincon de Guayabitos and love the beach at Destiladeras. We very much enjoyed "Rythym of the Nights" to las Caletas, the Ally Cat catamaran to the Marietas islands, deep sea fishing and golf at the Flamingos. 

We look forward to returning as we felt very much at home at La Puntilla estates.

Dave and Betty Anne

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Dave and Betty Anne. We are glad you liked staying at La Puntilla, it is a nice and quiet development of private homes - something quite unique for the north side of the bay. There aren't too many neighborhoods like La Puntilla. Thank you also for taking the time to review one of the houses. Best Wishes, Amy and Bill
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Property Manager

Amy or Bill Welch
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Amy or Bill Welch

Little did we know that in driving around the Bay of Banderas 15+ years ago, that we were moving into the hot area of the bay. When we built the house, there was a field of cows next door. Since that time, the Four Seasons, numerous golf courses, the La Cruz marina, and a new highway have been built to the north area of the bay where our house is located.

Amy or Bill Welch purchased this house in 1998

Why Amy or Bill Welch chose La Puntilla

Updated and Remodeled

Gourmet Kitchen

Extra Large Pool

1/4 acre Grounds, surrounded by 5 acres

Quiet and Peaceful Surroundings

What makes this house unique

No vendors or timeshare people

Housekeeper and Property Manager to help you as needed


OPTIONAL 2010 Ford Expedition waiting for you at the airport

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi Amy

Just thought I'd drop you a quick email to thank you for sharing your La Cruz place with us... You have a great place there, very comfortable, amazingly stocked, super clean!!!

Didn't utilize Gloria for the short time we were there, John was super helpful. Thanks again for all your great info and communication.
Sep 2017
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Vallarta Adventures
"Good tours, order online and receive a discount. Las Caletas, whale watching, Marietas, Jung..."
"Nice walk (or bike, skateboard) along the waterfront."
Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens
"Lovely drive south of Puerto Vallarta to El Tuito area. Nice lunch spot."
Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Archie's Wok
"One of our favorite dinner houses, fusion asian."
Cafe de Olla
"Good lunch spot, Mexican food."
Fredys Tucan
"Good for breakfast and lunch."
"Great ambiance. Fabulous pasta. seafood, steaks. Italian-Argentine. One of the finest din..."
Tacos on the Street
"How fun - Tacos on the Street, an institution. Tacos, Tostados, Quesadillas, Flan, Jamaica,..."
La Cava familia Martinez
"Small restaurant, family-run. Open late. Wonderful Chiles Rellenos, Pozole, Seafood, chicken."
Organic Farmer's Market
"Sundays, 10 AM-2 PM, November through April."
Kaiser Maximilian
"My personal favorite! Great Dinners - Austrian-German food. Great desserts."
Black Forest Restaurant
"German owned. The meats and spaetzle, cesar salad - are wonderful. Gypsy music on Friday ni..."
Langosta Diez
"Fabulous food - probably the best in town. Warm hospitable owners."
The Octopus's Garden Cafe
"Primarily Lunch and Dinner. Alfredo and Marichuy, new managers - nice for live music, informal."
La Peska
"Friday - free margaritas and martinis for the ladies beg. at 7 PM Wonderful food by Frascati..."
Sufi Restaurant
"Very good restaurant, inside the gates at the Four Seasons at Porto Fortuna Condos. Make a ..."
Casa Teresa Ristorante Italiano
"Wonderful hidden gem"
Tuna Blanca
"This restaurant is owned by Cafe des Artistes in Puerto Vallarta. The latter is probably th..."
Los Xitomates
"new restaurant in 2017 lovely place to hang out for lunch or dinner wonderful food and charm..."
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Puerto Vallarta (PVR)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Philo's in La Cruz
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Flamingoes or Four Seasons
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 200 - between Bucerias and La Cruz
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Frascati's, La Cruz Bistro, La Cruz Yacht Club
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Private beach front
Car: recommended

Casa Parota at La Puntilla. Located on the Bay of Banderas (Puerto Vallarta) between Bucerias and La Cruz - on the road to the Four Seasons Punta Mita. 12 miles north of the Puerto Vallarta (PVR) airport. Casa Parota is located near the new La Cruz Marina - great charter fishing with the Osuna Brothers or Gecko. We can make a reservation for you at no charge.

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Other Activities: ATVs, Zip Line, Bungee Jumping, World Class Charter Fishing leaving from the new La Cruz Marina


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50

HOUSEKEEPER - 2 days per week
Ford Expedition 2010 - $70 USD per night, which INCLUDES all taxes and car insurance.

May 1-Aug 9, 2017; Sept 2-Dec 14 at $250 USD per night
Rate is 1-2; $275 is 3-4; 295 is 5-6; 325 is 7-8

Back to School Aug 10-Sept 1 at $150 USD per night
Rate is 1-2; 200 is 3-4, 225 is5-6, 250 7-8

Christmas 2017 Dec 15-Jan 6 is $500 USD per night
Rate is 1-4 guests; 550 is 5-6; 600 is 7-8

Winter-Spring: Jan 7 to Apr 30, 2017 at $350 per night
Rate is 1-2; 375 is 3-4; 400 is 5-6; 425 is 7-8

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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