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Beachfront w/private pool/yard in beautiful Gated/Guarded community-4a

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6-8

2013 remodel included all new cabinets throughout, new appliances, fixtures Living Room furniture. Lawn furniture and more!

This can be your own private retreat....Surround yourself in this spacious oceanfront villa.... marble floors throughout, Mexican wildlife theme, great architectural design.....

beautiful grounds.....

Relaxing private atmosphere....

Distinguishing features of this neighborhood are, all private pools, gated/guarded 24 hour security, beautiful tropical large private park for 18 intermediate neighbors only. You won't find surroundings like this anywhere in the area. Very private. You won't be stacked on other people around you. Step directly out from your private yard onto the beach. Rarely can you find that at this price level.

We have our own private Concierge Team who will help you with things like: tours, massages, private cook or chef, fishing excursions, restaurant reservations, help with Spanish, babysitting and much more. They will also be your go-to with unit questions or issues you may encounter.

See amenities tab for what we offer, but one feature lots of people love is our Roku player with streaming programming including Netflix, Premium USTVNow - which includes 32 USA most popular stations:

ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, My9, NBC, PBS, A&E, AMC, Animal Planet, BBC America, Bravo, CNBC, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, ESPN, ESPN2, FX, Fox News, Freeform, History, Lifetime, MSNBC, National Geographic, NBC Sports, Nickelodeon, Spike, Sundance, Syfy, TLC, Universal, USA

More Details

Property Manager
Joni Knutson
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Joni Knutson

From Minnesota. Have managed this and our other 3 Puerto Vallarta area properties starting in 2002. We'd love to add you to our family of repeat guests.

We even made a business of it - owning 4 similar units in the area. We use a unit in high season, but that leaves 3 for you! Jenna will be your personal concierge before and while you're there. Reid helps with any questions and Rob oversee's property maintenance.

Joni Knutson purchased this villa in 2004

Why Joni Knutson chose La Puntilla

Well kept, safe, beautiful and quiet relaxing area.

The Beach is where it's at! This is a great beach location yet an easy 10 minute walk to the La Cruz marina which has lots going for it from markets, to shops to restaurants and entertainment.

What makes this villa unique

Besides our unit, there aren't many direct beachfront private houses in this area anymore. Many have been taken over by big high rise hotels. Have your own single level (not a high rise condo) private beachfront slice of paradise in this rare find.

Private pool for your group only and directly on the beach.

We have our own private Concierge Team who will help you with things like: tours, massages, private cook or chef, fishing excursions, restaurant reservations, help with Spanish, babysitting and much more. They will also be your go-to with unit questions or issues you may encounter.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Buenos dias Joni, queremos agradecer su confianza y comentarle que nos agrado mucho la estancia en su casa, esperamos poder volver a visitarla, estoy a sus ordenes, no dude que la recomendaremos y le reintero mi agradecimiento, y tambien a la srita Patricia que fue muy amable, hasta pronto
Apr 2012
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Amenities

La Puntilla Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Extra Large Bathtub
  • Master Bathroom complete with bathtub Bathroom 2 - sink, toilet, shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master - pool/ocean view
    Inflatable - 1 queen , Inflatable bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Parkside view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Parkside view
  • Normal sleep capacity 6; Two people in each of the 3 bedrooms. Can fit 2 more on an inflatable bed placed anywhere in the house.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This area is great if you like a more quiet setting. Yet only a 10 minute walk to the town of La Cruz and it's new marina and close to 60 restaurants in the town. We have our own private Concierge Team who will help you with things like: tours, massages, private cook or chef, fishing excursions, restaurant reservations, help with Spanish, babysitting and much more. They will also be your go-to with unit questions or issues you may encounter. Roku stations include: Netflix, USTVNow = ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, My9, NBC, PBS, A&E, AMC, Animal Planet, BBC America, Bravo, CNBC, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, ESPN, ESPN2, FX, Fox News, Freeform, History, Lifetime, MSNBC, National Geographic, NBC Sports, Nickelodeon, Spike, Sundance, Syfy, TLC, Universal, USA Notable amenities or some not noted above: - Whole house filtered water - Directly on the beach - Not a High Rise Condo - Not a stacked hillside condo - Your own private pool for your group only - Ceiling fans in addition to A/C

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beachfront w/private pool/yard in beautiful Gated/Guarded community-4a
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews
5

Awesome beachfront paradise

  • 5 of 5

Joni's house in La Cruz was exactly what we were expecting from the listing detail and pictures. The property was beautifully located on the beach and the pool and and backyard were very private with the beautiful view. Everything was clean and extremely well maintained. We had a few minor questions come up and Joni, Jena and Reid were quick to respond and help us with those. We can't say enough about their customer service.

LaCruz is a quiet little town with plenty of restaurants and the Sunday market is awesome! We didn't even rent a car, as cabs would arrive within 5 minutes and were very inexpensive to take us anywhere we desired to go.

The community is quiet and very safe and secure.

The beach is uncrowded and great for walking, the marina is a short walk down the beach.

We really enjoyed our time at this rental and hope to come back again.

I definitely would recommend this property for your next vacation in LaCruz.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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5

Absolutely enjoyable!

  • 5 of 5

The listing is exactly as the images portray. It is such a lovely and warm home. The house gives the impression that it actually was someone's home at one time and not just an investment purchase. There are little touches of personality throughout the property. I have to say this is one time when after looking at the photos advertised and then arriving, it did not disappoint. The property is quiet and lush overlooking the bay. The beach nearby is safe to swim. There's even a property next door (Vallarta Gardens) where within 5 minutes you can enjoy breakfast or lunch (at your own expense, of course), but it's convenient. The bedrooms are large and the beds comfortable. The kitchen has all the necessary accommodations for cooking - you just have to bring the food. That is, there are plenty of dishes, glasses, cups, pots, pans, silver, bowls and utensils, etc. The pool is clean and refreshing and serviced regularly. The neighbors are quiet and the neighborhood is guarded and safe. There's even a community pup that wonders around who is a delight to encounter. If you are seeking a home away from home for vacation, this is the place. My husband, who is as fussy a vacationer as anyone can imagine, indicated on our departure that he'd like to return. Now for the town. Albeit the marina slips some of the most magnificent boats - sea worthy and then some - the town is a sleepy quiet Mexican village with some of the best eats I've had in the 25 years of traveling Mexico. On the cheap, the presentations were spectacular, the portions enormous, and the taste? A little slice of heaven. There are enough restaurants and selections to cover our crew for the 12 days we stayed. There's even a fully vegan ice cream parlor as well as an organic smoothy shop serving delicious daily specials. La Cruz has it's own daily fish market and I'm quite certain the local restaurants serve up fresh daily from that market. It's a 7 minute walk down the beach to the fish market from the house which I did on several occasions. The on-site manager is friendly and well-informed and the concierge services provided with the house are thorough and both are lovely people to deal with. They know La Cruz from top to bottom. All the recommendations panned out without a flaw. This was our first vacation rental home, having stayed in hotels in Mexico over the past 25 years, and I'm so happy this was the house we chose.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Another day in paradise

  • 5 of 5

We arrived, we relaxed, this villa was perfect.

Plenty of room, well equipped kitchen, although we mostly ate out at some local restaurants and had the villas chefs come in and cook for us, which was lovely after a hard day at your private pool or walking along the beach collecting shells.

We felt very safe, and enjoyed the peace and quiet.

Thanks to Joni for a wonderful stay and we will definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well Maintained, quiet unit with beautiful beach

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed the unit. It has recently been remodeled from the looks of it and is in great shape. The pool was really nice and our kids loved playing in it all day. This is a private and very quiet place to stay. Perfect for a get away and recharge. The beaches right outside the unit are quiet. If you are looking for a little more action walk 5 minutes towards the marina and there is a big beach perfect for families. La Cruz has a great dining scene and all the people are very friendly. We would highly recommend this to anyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
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5

Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to spend 2 weeks with friends! Perfect way to start your day with a cup of coffee watching the beautiful sunrises everyday. Looking for a quiet place to stay and have your private pool-this is the place. We had everything right at our finger tips. Went to the Farmers market in town on Sunday. We had 6 people in our group and did not feel cramped at all. We had people come in to provide massages and a chef to prepare dinner one evening. It all was fabulous. Joni was great to work with. I will be back. Great for friends and families with children- no worries. Thanks Joni!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
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My Stay

  • 5 of 5

This property was really unique. The house was very clean and it was kept up very well. I found that everything was very clean and tidy, which was very enjoyable. The owner was very nice and polite. They made my experience here very worthwhile. I would highly recommend this property to anyone who is interested. My experience was one like no other. The location was right on the beach and it had a great view. It is perfect for lounging around and enjoying yourself. I felt very secure knowing that I was in a gated community. I really enjoyed my stay here and I would recommend it to everyone I know.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2011
  • Stayed: December 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Puerto Vallarta (PVR)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
At entrance of complex
Car: recommended

We have our own private Concierge Team who will help you find hidden gems in the area such as: tours, massages, private cook or chef, fishing excursions, restaurant reservations, help with Spanish, babysitting and much more. They will also be your go-to with unit questions or issues you may encounter.

Starting out 100 years ago as a small fishing village, then in 2009 a new marina was built and consequently the town is growing fast. Over 60 restaurants (most family run) with anything from extremely tasty street tacos, to restaurants with trained chefs. This dusty little town will surprise you if you venture behind many of the doors.

La Cruz is also famous for it's music scene. Many expat's who have made a past living as musicians perform regularly at the local bars.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Clean Fee $70

Pets considered

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund