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michael jacks

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, marginal Spanish

Tranquility on the beach at prestigious Punta Esmeralda

18 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Bucerías Condo Rental Photos and Description

beachfront, 4 ensuite bedrooms. 1 king, 1 queen, 4 twins, sleeps 8

Coral 2 is a luxurious 3190 sq foot villa on the beach in Punta Esmeralda. Kid friendly, with serene spa, beachfront restaurant, 8 pools, well equipped gym, tennis courts, 24/7 gated security and on site management. Whole house water filtration, WIFI enabled, cable TV, X BOX 360, washer/dryer and Weber gas grill. Living room doors open completely to private terrace and infinity plunge pool creating dramatic living space.Ocean views from both master bedroom suites. Mable floors throughout. Weekly maid service included.

The world class surfing, yoga retreats and meditation centers in Sayulita are 15 minutes north. Six quality golf courses within 30 minutes drive, including El Tigre, Litibu, The Nicklaus and Weiskopf courses at Vista Vallarta. The art and find dining in Puerto Vallarta are 30 minutes south.The sculptures on the Malecon are wonderful. The sand artists are simply amazing!

Zip line, scuba, windsurf, catch your marlin or catch your rays with a good book on the beach. There are no bad choices. Renew your mind, body and soul. Enjoy espresso on the terrace as the sun rises above the mountains or dine al fresco to the twinkling city lights. Disfrutas!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
michael jacks (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, marginal Spanish

About michael jacks

Michael has spent his life in investment banking. Robin has successfully raised

two great sons, Alex and Michael,Jr. In her spare time she manages our investment properties. We were both granted MBA degree's. We have lived in San Francisco and Marin county for the last thirty years.

michael jacks purchased this condo in 2007

Why michael jacks chose Nayarit

After visiting PV for decades we decided that it was time to find something to call

a second home. It was love at first sight. We bought it the day that we first saw it.

What makes this condo unique

Peace of mind due to the high level of security

The joy of waking up to such a beautiful view

The joy of relative seclusion from the madness of crowds

Surprised by the number of extremely high quality restaurants within a twenty minute drive

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just returned from my third visit and it is just as amazing, even better, than before. The villa is even more beautiful than shown (see other comments). Lots of room, great kitchen, views of Puerto Vallarta, stunning at night, a beach out front, stunning pools and all the peace and tranquility you could hope for.



What made this trip better is the entire area around Esmeralda has improved. The towns of Bucerias and Sayulita show a marked improvement. They are cleaner and livelier than before. Lots of fun places to eat; even the street food is great.



Had a banner fishing day out of PV aboard one of the Masters' boat company; trophy rooster fish! Golfed near Punta Mita. It's as nice a locale as I've visitied and I"ve stayed in many first-class resorts around the world.
Feb 2013
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Reviews

5
based on 18 traveler reviews

Tranquility on the beach at prestigious Punta Esmeralda
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
5

Beautiful and Tranquil - Perfect Beachfront Villa

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 hot days in August in this beautiful space - the view of the ocean, the decoration of the outdoor and indoor spaces- we were completely blown away. This is a gem in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle - a small town that really makes you feel like you're at a paradise getaway.

Waking up in the morning and looking out the window from the bedroom where we were made us so happy. The breakfast at the Punta Esmeralda restaurant was delicious and then walks/meditation/swimming right on the beach or from the patio was surreal. The house has strong air conditioning units and fans in all areas so though it was hot/humid outside, inside was so cool. There were only two of us so we only slept in the master bedroom but the other rooms were very nice too. Mike and Robin have great taste in furniture, which was very comfortable and unique style.

Thought it was difficult to leave Coral 2 it was the perfect location and we were able to easily walk several times along the beach Bucerias a nearby town and able to explore nearby beach cities -beach town Sayulita, famous Puerta Vallarta, and Mismaloya for snorkeling. Jumping on the local bus is so easy right from the highway, which made transport quick and reliable.

This is the kind of place you will like if you want a one-of-a-kind experience, it really is a treasure. It's not your typical Puerta Vallarta resort with over-development - it's more secluded, but also also centrally located so you can go in either direction to great little towns/cities.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 10-days during HOT August and loved it! 4 adults and 4 kids with plenty of room. The property is beautiful and we enjoyed three of the eight large pools, plus our private plunge pool which is bigger than it looks. The restaurant is really close and it's very good. It has a big pool next to it making it convenient with little kids. And they also will deliver food and drinks to the villa or even if you are hanging out at one of the other pools. Prices are super reasonable too (cash only and pesos preferred). The spa was simple but nice and we enjoyed massages and facials for about $25-$30 US. The gym is good sized with good equipment. There weren't many people staying there and sometimes we we were the only people at the pools. This property is closer to La Cruz (5 minutes) than Bucerias but Bucerias is still not far and has more. We went to both towns frequently to eat. We drove to Sayulita twice and it only took about 20 minutes and it is a pretty drive and fun town. Definitely recommend going there.

This villa was very nice and comfortable. We slept in the smaller "master" and the bed was really comfortable. I loved how each room had their own bathroom. Wifi worked well as did everything. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Perfect vacation!

  • 5 of 5

All the rentals in Punta Esmerelda are luxurious, comfortable and beautiful but THIS one stands above the rest. The plunge pool, the electric curtains, art work, furnishings and location make this a must-have vacation spot.

We stayed a month and enjoyed every minute.

Punta Esmerelda is the crown jewel of Busarias and this unit is the crown jewel of Punta Esmerelda.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your thoughts. You are kind to take the time to reflect on your stay with us. Should you ever choose to revisit us, your kindness will be rewarded. Humbly Mike
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Pasadena, CA (Soon to return to San Francisco)
5

Escape to Paradise

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I planned our first vacation together to Coral Two with high hopes for a serene, inspiring, beautiful, luxurious escape. Our experience surpassed anything we could have imagined!

The condo, the property, the location, the amenities, the view, the beach, the pool, the quick trips to Sayulita and Bucerias, all of it, magnificent.

Robin and Mike have paid every attention to detail in this vacation home. It is luxurious, welcoming, and comfortable. Perfect for a family or just a couples get away.

Whether your 1st time to Mexico or your 30th, you must experience Coral Two at Punta Esmeralda. Annette and I are forever grateful and will return.

Roger Mason.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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San Francisco
5

Top notch home and location!!!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn’t have been more pleased with not only the perfect location, but the awesome set up with a very spacious four bedroom, patio, and our own little pool with the sandy beach right beyond that. There is also a larger pool steps away perfect for longing in the sun, play with our 18 month old (part of the pool is designed with shallows for exactly this purpose). The home has everything you could possibly need for your stay.

I unfortunately had to get work done while away and the internet wifi work perfectly. No one had to know that I was away. That along with the cable smart TV we were more than well set for a lengthy stay.

This is a great place for families. It offers great privacy and is a 20 minute drive south to Puerto Vallarta or 20 minutes north to Sayulita (where we ended up half of our days).

The staff is nothing but super friendly and helpful. There’s also a very helpful guest book that will give plenty of suggestions for things to do and places to eat.

TOP NOTCH!!!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Description and pictures of condo were spot on....there were 7 of us, and all 4 bedrooms were clean, spacious, and well-appointed...

the view from the patio out to the Bay of Banderas was incredible, and to enjoy the view from the infinity pool with a pina colada was something else!

condo was clean, and well-stocked....kitchen had everything we needed for breakfast, lunch, dinner, BBQ, and drinks...

housekeeping and property manager were just a phone call away should we have needed them, but we were fine, as nothing needed attention.

we would recommend this property for anyone wanting a care-free resort vacation

anyone visiting be sure to check out all the restaurants nearby in Bucerias and La Cruz, as well the snack-shack at the resort, where the menu was huge, and the food really good

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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Map

Malecón
Vallarta Adventures
Vallarta Zoo
Mark's Bar and Grill
Frascati
Tacos on the Street
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Barpub
the palapa at the main pool
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Flamingos Litibu,El Tigre
Nearest Motorway
front gate
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
ours but also visit my favorite Distilladeras
Car: recommended

Coral 2 is located in the prestigious Punta Esmeralda resort. The resort is located approximately 20 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta airport. A short ride to the south is the cityscape of Puerto Vallarta with it's night life, tourist attractions and culture.

Fifteen minutes to the north is a completely different experience. Sayulita is a lovely, quaint Mexican village seemingly lost in time. Cobblestone streets, small stores and surf shops situated around an old time town square. The beach is broad and deep. There is both a left and right hand surf break. A stones throw from the villa is the wonderful little town of Bucerias. It offers an opportunity to shop for authentic mexican handicrafts. There are several high end restaurants and great beach shacks to satisfy your culinary desires.

The new deep water marina in Las Cruz is ten minutes away. The Polo matches in San Francisco are thirty minutes away. They shouldn't be missed.

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Rates & Availability

Bucerías Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
$10,000
 

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Amenities

Bucerías Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3210 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • European style drip shower heads. Deep soaking tub in master bedroom. Very large walk in showers in all bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , crib
  • The master bedroom offers sanctuary. Ocean views from your bed, cool marble floors, deep marble tub or glass shower. Open the sliding glass doors to let in the breeze, relax under the ceiling fan or use the separate air conditioning. Lounge in the chaise and watch cable, maybe a movie in the DVD. Simply enjoy quiet privacy. The second master features almost all of the same, sans tub. Slide open the door and enjoy coffee on the terrace as the sun rises over the mountains and reflects off the bay. The secondary bedrooms each have complete bathrooms with walk in showers. The back bedroom is perfect for the kids. It has the X BOX, etc. and is somewhat removed from the living room. They can be as loud as they want and not bother anyone! Each bedroom has separate air conditioning controls to assure individual comfort. Abundant quality linens and towels to enhance serenity. Crib available
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
baby crib Weekly maid service is included but additional service can be arranged as desired Original artwork, 50 year old camel from a carousel in Oaxaca Overhead lights in the living room are on a dimmer to allow you set the right mood

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