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Speaks: english, french, spanish
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Beautiful Villa with Pool, Garden, Waterfall & Jacuzzi

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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La Cruz de Huanacaxtle House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Sleeping Lounge, 2 Baths, (Sleeps up to 6)

Casa la Kasbah is located in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, a quaint village in the state of Nayarit and just 20 minutes to the north of the airport in Puerto Vallarta.

Visit the local market for your produce and fresh seafood, stroll through the town to take in the scents and watch the locals as they tend to their daily tasks.

This single-level Moroccan-style home offers the perfect environment for snowbirds looking for an alternate vacation style and enjoy a true piece of paradise. It is located in a typical neighborhood just 1 block from the new Marina La Cruz where endless activities await.

Casa la Kasbah is spacious and tastefully decorated with a focus on an indoor-outdoor lifestyle. All of the living areas open onto a 6,000-square-feet lush grassy lawn with terraces, a large free-form multi-level swimming pool and a natural stone waterfall. The patio off the kitchen has a beautiful Cantera fountain and a large Jacuzzi tub in the master bathroom.

Kitchen has everything you'll need! appliances, dishes, bake ware, linens.

Beyond the kitchen, you will also find a washer and dryer area as well as your own pantry.

The town of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle boasts everything from funky spots where you can enjoy all types of music to a number of fabulous world-class restaurants. Punta de Mita with the Four Seasons resort and world class golf course are just 10 minutes away by car and Sayulita, the well known surfing village is just a 15 minute drive. Shop with locals at the Wednesday market for your fresh veggies, pad into town daily to pick up fresh tortillas, dine on superb street food or elegant cuisine, stroll the marina malecon with locals & vacationers alike, partake in the seemingly-constant local celebrations & festivals in the plaza, become a part of the energetic la Cruz music scene at night! Of course there is always the choice of just staying at home; indeed that is exactly what many of our guests choose to do!

Keywords: Gorgeous one-level house with swimming pool, jacuzzi, large manicured garden, waterfall, disabled-access, pet friendly

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Rick (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, spanish

About Rick

La Cruz has been our second home for many years and we love spending weekends here when we do not have guests. We spend hours in the pool or the stone waterfall at night looking at the stars, or just take a steamy hot jacuzzi after a whole day at the beach.

We love animals and adore all of our cats. This is a pet friendly home if you want to bring your little companions.

Rick purchased this house in 2006

Why Rick chose Nayarit

La Cruz is still considered a small Mexican village and it oozes charm and culture. Casa La Kasbah is situated just one block to the marina and its boardwalk, 3 minutes walk to the beach and yacht club, a 15 minute drive to Sayulita and Punta Mita, 25 minutes to the Vallarta airport and a 30-minute drive to downtown Puerto Vallarta.

What makes this house unique

The location is ideal, this quaint fishing village is tranquil yet interesting and strolling the cobblestone streets, buying fresh seafood from the fishermen as well as local produce will give you a taste of life in the slow lane.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time ! The house and the location have been fantastic. Thank you for being so accomodating and helpful everytime we needed something. that made a big difference in our trip. We loved everything, and especially the swimming pool, the waterfall and the jacuzzi. We spent most of our days basking in the sun and walking along the marina. Great location as well, and thanks for recommending all the restaurants. see you next year !!
Apr 2010
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Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)
Beautiful Villa with Pool, Garden, Waterfall & Jacuzzi
average rating of 4.5333333 based on 16 reviews

Just OK

  • 3 of 5

The pool was very very nice and cool but the waterfall advertised was not working and neither was the cantera fountain :( Gardens very pretty. House was just ok. I did not like the fact that it does not state anywhere in this page that the air conditioner is an extra 8 dollars per day and only in the master bedroom. There is no other air conditioning available in the house and if you are planning to travel in the summer the weather is very, very hot so it is not possible to be anywhere in the house because it is too hot and the ceiling fans are just not enough. Kitchen was kind of shabby. The cooking utensils are kind of old and I felt like if things weren´t clean. The toilet was leaking and would always flood the bathroom. The shower would also leak and would flood everything when you took a shower. I arrived and had to wash all the towels because they were dirty and smelled bad. I must admit the house was a little of a disappointment from what I had expected. As soon as I arrived the owner called me everyday to get his money for the A/C but didn´t fix anything that didn´t work. I did not appreciate that. All in all great pool, lovely garden, house just OK, weather extremely HOT in the summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4 weeks at Casa La Kasbah

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as advertised. The pool and garden is amazing. Our small dog had the time of her life.

Would not hesitate to come back!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nanaimo, B. C.

Private Villa

  • 5 of 5

Casa la Kasbah is a lovely private home in the heart of La Cruz. Only a short walk away are the town plaza, gourmet restaurants, fresh fish and vegetable markets and everything else you could possibly want to enjoy your time in the sun. The house itself is secure, clean, and comfortable. The pool and garden are both large, well maintained and a true oasis of tranquility.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nanaimo, B. C.

Garden oasis

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 5 months in Casa La Kasbah. The pool was to die for, the kitchen was very well equipped and the beds were comfortable. We had a couple of small maintenance issues and the owner responded immediately and addressed our concerns. It is within easy walking distance of many fine restaurants, a wonderful fresh fish market and a weekly market and Tianguis. We had such a wonderful stay, we are returning next season for another 5 months.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walnut Creek, CA

Casa La Kasbah

  • 3 of 5

The pool was great--deep so was nice and cool. Gardens very pretty. House was ok. No air except in one bedroom and it was hot and humid. Kitchen was a disaster--the refrigerator froze the eggs in the bottom part and it took 2 days to make ice in the freezer. We had to throw away fish we had bought. Could only get one burner to work on stove. Sink stopped up and had to get the gardener to fix it. Couldn't get tv to work. Have rented in Bucerias and La Puntilla and this house was a disappointment. But this was the best pool we have ever had.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 1) We strive to keep Casa La Kasbah in perfect conditions at all times, but to our sadness we could not exceed our guests' expectations in this occasion. 2) Regrettably we do not have control over the air temperature and humidity in Mexico, and particularly in the summer season when the climate can be hot, humid and rainy between July and October. 3) The refrigerator has been inspected right after our guests departure as per our regular procedures, and didn't show any deficiency. We can only assume that due to the abnormal heat in October, the refrigerator got overheated and didn't work in a normal way, hence the inconveniences that we sincerely apologize for. Had we been informed, we would have resolved the issue the very same day by sending a technician or changing the refrigerator. 4) Burners were inspected after guests' departure and were all functioning perfectly. We have just completed a professional revision and cleaning of the oven and its 6 burners. 5) Sink was draining properly prior to our guests checkin, according to our checkin checklist. Indeed our caretaker responded in a quick and efficient way to remove guests' fresh food residuals in the sink pipe. 6) TV instructions are sent by email prior to every checkin and available at all times near the TV for our valuable guests' comfort and peace of mind. 7) We sincerely regret our guests' disappointment and have taken note and extra care and precautions to prevent these inconveniences from happening again. We are very grateful and value feedback and comments, we strive to provide our guests a memorable and fantastic experience at Casa La Kasbah at all times. Thank you for sharing your comments.
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San Luis Potosi

10 wonderful days at the coast

  • 4 of 5

We were delighted to see the house upon arrival...exactly what we were hoping for and lots of privacy too. Having the well equipped kitchen was great as I love to cook. we had a great time around the pool everyday and the best beach we have been to in years is just ten minutes away.

Regis and Nicole were very welcoming and made our stay very comfortable. Rosa their housekeeper is really nice and very friendly. she did such a good job at keeping the house looking good.

this is a perfect house for one or two couples or a family with kids ..the yard is big and lush green. the walls make it very private and secure. it was a great ten days by the coast.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer-fall 2016
Aug 19 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Fall 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Easter Holidays 2017
Apr 10 2017 - Apr 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 25 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer - Fall 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 16.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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La Cruz de Huanacaxtle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 includes jacuzzi / jet tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Lounge - 1 queen , convertible oriental lounge
  • 3 Queen size Beds
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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