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CASA CALETA - Barefoot Luxury on the Sand!

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Space 9,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

PRIVATE Villa, 6 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 7.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

At Casa Caleta you will combine the best features of a luxury vacation villa with the services and amenities of a five-star hotel stay to create the ultimate vacation experience .

You’ll enjoy complete privacy, additional space and all of the conveniences of home, from our fully equipped kitchen complete with Personal Chef to comfortable furnishings, plus legendary service and easy access to extraordinary facilities and amenities of Puerto Vallarta.

Just bring your dreams of an unforgettable vacation, and we’ll take care of everything else. A Luxurious Beachfront Villa set in a privately gated enclave, located directly on the tropical sandy beach in prestigious Lower Conchas Chinas, boasting truly unsurpassed views of the Bay of Banderas by day and the lights of Puerto Vallarta by night. Featuring heated Spa and Swimming Pool, wireless internet, media room, indoor/outdoor sound system, concierge, maid, houseman and Personal Chef to cater to your every need. The best white sandy beach in PV and endless activities all within minutes - or right at your own beach!

Distinguished by a private, jetted 10-person spa overflowing into an infinity edge pool with spacious covered terraces and patio areas, gourmet kitchen and a luxurious six-bedroom-suite design, Casa Caleta radiates quality and detailing at every glance.

Casa Caleta is a Two-level six-bedroom, six plus two 1/2 bath villa, with private pool, Jacuzzi, and adjacent garage for two cars. It encompasses 9,200 square feet of living area, with 6,100 square feet of bright, air-conditioned space.

Interiors feature quality Mexican interior-design, with touches that include furnishings and artwork from Mexico's finest artisans. The Villa features abundant use of rough-hewn granite rock walls, exquisite antique-marble flooring, hand-crafted floor-to-cieling stained-glass and magnificent tropical-hardwood doors and cabinetry to enrich your vacation experience.

Attention to detail is the hallmark of this Villa from its 'all Viking' gourmet chef's kitchens (in-door and out-door), meter by meter solid-slab marble flooring through-out, individually controlled central air-conditioning in every room, high-speed wireless internet, purified water system, plush pillow-top mattresses, top-of-the-line linens and bath accessories, flat screen TVs and zone-controlled sound system indoors and out.

Casa Caleta promises the privacy, intimacy and understated elegance you have been looking for. A perfect luxury getaway for world travelers, honeymooners, family events, groups of friends, or business retreats.

Bedroom Summary: With its all-suite bedroom configurations, beautiful furnishings and full electronics, including a separate media-room -our highly-trained staff will pamper you unobtrusively. Welcome to BAREFOOT LUXURY at Casa Caleta! Boasting over 9,000 square feet of architectural artistry! Relaxed living at the beach, Casa Caleta features 6 exquisitely decorated private-suites with 6 full-size, all-marble bathrooms, 2 half-baths, a large media room, marble flooring throughout, over-sized living and dining areas and gourmet Viking kitchen. Adjacent to the breathtaking Infinity Swimming Pool, Hot Tub, and Pool Terraces is a large Al Fresco dining/bar area featuring, Viking Barbeque, Bar Sink and Refrigerator and ambiance-enhancing outdoor fireplace .... all overlooking the beautiful Bay of Banderas!

Casa Caleta is conveniently located in a private and exclusive gated oceanfront community of only 3 stand-alone Villas in the prestigious neighborhood of Lower Conchas Chinas, less than 5-minute drive (or 15-minute walk along the beach) South of Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone. The Villa's address on Calle Sagitario, a quaint narrow cobble-stone street means that the property does not face the main highway as so many South-Side properties do. This affords a uniquely quiet and very private location that makes provides a very covetas location for Casa Caleta. A few of the Villas’ features include:

L' Occitane de Provence bath amenities

Indoor/outdoor zoned sound system

Wireless high-speed internet

Purified water system throughout the Villa

Instant-hot water system

3 flat screen, satellite TVs

Media room

High-Efficiency AC through-out

High-quality beds, duvets and linens

Marble slab flooring through-out

Personal Chef Services (Breakfast & Lunch included/Dinner $100 fee) personal menus*

Full-time Housekeeper & Houseman

Personal Concierge on call

12-Person Spa water-falling to Large Infinity Pool

Kayaks (2) Included

Endless activities nearby - golf, fishing, yoga, fitness and in-Villa Spa Services

Pristine sandy beach

Five minutes to fine dining and shopping in Puerto Vallarta.

Gorgeous Sunsets included!

*Chef Services include preparation only and not inclusive of food/beverages. Guests design their personal menu preferences with Chef who does all shopping for a nominal fee. Guests sign all receipts and pay at checkout against formal statement of account with all receipts attached including taxes and nominal service charge.

Casa Caleta is the perfect luxury getaway for world travelers, honeymooners, family celebrations, groups of friends, or business retreats.

Distinguished by a private infinity-edge, saline-filtered pool with invigorating 12-person spa, sweeping covered terraces and patio areas, gourmet kitchen and an inviting 6-bedroom, all-suite architectural design, the Villa radiates quality and detail at every glance. Masterfully carved, thick antique Mexican wooden doors welcome you to your private courtyard entry, which reveals a villa that is a showcase for sophisticated, yet relaxed west-coast Mexican architecture.

Relax as you experience the wonderful charm and luxury of Private Villa Living as our pampered guest. Whether you are looking for total R & R and privacy or non-stop activities, our capable staff and Concierge will ensure your every request. The special features and amenities of this newly completed 6-bedroom All-Suite Villa will await your every discovery and will guarantee that you will have the vacation of your dreams.

Attention to detail is the hallmark of this Villa from its 'all Viking' gourmet chef's kitchens (in-door and out-door), meter square-solid-slab marble flooring through-out, individually controlled central AC in every room, high-speed wireless internet, purified water system through-out, plush pillow-top mattresses, top-of-the-line linens and bath accessories, flat screen TVs and new Sonos sound system indoors and out.

Our guests can choose from an array of activities as the area is known for excellent deep-sea fishing, coral reefs, (you can snorkel in the waters directly in front of the Villa), top-rated restaurants, golf courses, and shopping that includes more than 90 art galleries showcasing local, national, and international artesans.

Bedroom Summary:

With its all-suite bedroom configuration, beautiful furnishings and full electronics, including a separate media-room let our highly-trained staff pamper you unobtrusively.


* 6 Bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom, individually controlled Sound System and zoned central AC.

* 2 Bedrooms (Master and Presidential), feature Jacuzzi Spas.

* Presidential Suite features totally private dual ‘al-fresco’ showers and double-sized Jacuzzi as well.

* 4 Bedrooms feature King-Size beds, 2 feature Queen-Size (US) beds.

* Maximum Occupancy 14 persons (including children) converting Media Room to extra bedroom at additional charge.


* Upper Level

Presidential Suite facing the view with King-Size bed, 32 inch LCD TV, large walk-in closet, bar, bar-sink and bar-fridge, bathroom with enclosed w/c, double sinks, glass enclosed indoor shower, dual outdoor showers and large 2 person Jacuzzi spa.

Bedroom Detail:

* Second Level

- Master-Suite facing the view with King-Size bed with private terrace overlooking the pool and beach, built-in bar, romantic fireplace, his and hers walk-in closets, luxurious marble, glass and granite bathroom with enclosed w/c, double sinks, glass enclosed shower, Jacuzzi spa.

- Two Individual Guest-Suites with King-Size beds - each with large private terraces overlooking the beach and bay views, each with walk-in closets and gorgeous marble, glass and granite.

- One Guest-Suite with Queen bed, private garden views, terrace, closet and gorgeous marble and granite bathroom.

* Main Level

- Entry foyer featuring grand circular staircase to Second Level under a dramatic 30 foot high ceiling.

- Large Living Room with fireplace, Dining Room, Gourmet Kitchen, Media Room and 6th Bedroom Suite with Queen-Size bed, closet and gorgeous marble, glass and granite bathroom.

- Powder Room with solid rock walls and leaded glass windows.

* Terrace Area

- Tropical garden with dramatic night lighting.

- Feature fountain

- Infinity edge, heated swimming pool and waterfall spa.

- Outdoor Dining and Kitchen area with working fireplace and Viking Barbeque and bar fridge.

- Interior staircase to secured sandy beach-access, beach shower and pool area/beach bathroom.

* Outdoor Features

- Heated Saline Infinity Swimming Pool.

- Outdoor ‘al fresco’ Dining.

- Viking Gas Grill, Viking Bar Fridge, Bar Sink and Outdoor Gas/Wood-burning fireplace.

- Oversized Spa on Pool Terrace with waterfall feature into swimming pool.

- Secured and gated Parking Court with security cameras throughout.

- Remote-controlled and Secured entry from street.

- Breathtaking views of Banderas Bay and the lights of Puerto Vallarta.

* Staff & Services Included

- Full staff with daily housekeeping service as follows:

- Chef available for shopping and preparation of breakfast and choice of lunch or dinner daily.

- Butler/Mixologist prepares fresh custom fruit and vegetable juices to order as well as designer drinks and quality wine suggestions.

- Housekeeper to clean and freshen bedrooms and baths daily, launder towels, linens and provide light pressing service

More Details

Brock & Bonnie Squire
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Brock & Bonnie Squire

My wife Bonnie & I fell in love with PV in 1984 when we first moved here from Vancouver, BC. During our time in PV we have traveled extensively, raised a couple of great kids and worked in the real estate and fitness business respectively.

Our philosophy is to provide our guests a full-service vacation experience similar to that which they would have in a very high-end boutique hotel - but having the whole hotel to themselves. In order to consistently achieve this objective, we understand that we must consistently be replacing and upgrading everything through-out the Villa to meet and exceed the experience our guests are expecting!

Brock & Bonnie Squire purchased this villa in 2010

Why Brock & Bonnie Squire chose South Zone

We have been in the Real Estate and vacation rental business in PV (Coldwell Banker) for many years and have seen have seen the great and not so great experiences vacationers have had in this area over the years. Our objective with Casa Caleta was to create and deliver the highest level of vacation experience our guests could possibly expect. This meant finding the perfect, private location, creating the best architectural design and delivering the highest level of service and cuisine possible. By having each guest-suite completely separate from the other, the living arrangements are completely private one from the other. At the same time, our guests experience the total freedom of in-door/out-door barefoot living - all right on the beach. Our objective was to try evoke a fusion of an old-world structure of stone, concrete, marble, hand-crafted wood and granite with quality finishes of cabinetry, window systems, high-efficiency air-conditioning systems, kitchen systems, lighting systems, bathroom equipment and amenities that one would expect in a multi-million dollar residence such as Casa Caleta - all right on the beach. Mexican charm with 21st Century conveniences.

Of course your Private Villa experience would not be complete without a fully trained staff ready to pamper you unobtrusively anticipating your every need. This coupled with 5-start dining experiences is guaranteed to make your Private Villa your next Mexican destination making you want to re-book before you leave!

We invite you to make our Casa su Casa!

What makes this villa unique

One of our favorite things our guests enjoy when staying at the Villa is the easy access to some of the secret places along the beach that you would only find if you actually walked along the Conchas Chinas Beach. For example, there is this classic little beach restaraunt-bar at the bottom of the Conchas Chinas Hotel about 500 yards South of Casa Caleta along the beach. This little place has old wooden planked flooring, railings, a big tree overhanging a palapa roof - all on stilts over-looking the beach and the water. The food is good and the service is great. This must be the original Margaritaville I think!

When we ask our guests if they have enjoyed getting out to some of the great restaurants in town, they ask why - and tell us that our Private Chef prepares such great meals and drinks that they couldn't imagine ever wanting to leave.

Of course one of our most favorite things to do is to walk or run along the beach first thing in the morning towards town. We generally make it as far as the La Palapa restaraunt and then head back detouring to 'do the steps' a serious aerobic workout of about 120 steps up the hillside at the end of Los Muertos Beach! The reward is a jump in the ocean when we get back to the Villa to cool off a bit and marvel at the clear blue water with the sun filtering through the palm trees and the beauty of Vallarta!

But just chilling' by the pool with all-day service featuring cold-pressed natural juices and exotic cocktails is pretty hard to beat. Be sure to ask the Chef to pick up a couple of dozen fresh oysters down the beach for a special treat!

This year (2017) we have added a new Sonos Sound System through-out the interior and exterior of the Villa allowing for 10 different - or all the same - sound zones depending upon your personal preferences. We have also up-graded the pool and spa systems to a saline filtering system eliminating the chlorine. And, we are now featuring L'Occitane de Provence amenities throughout.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We would like to extend our appreciation for the attention and services that were given to our family by the staff of Villa Caleta, Sagitario 108. The staff was at all times courteous and as helpful as possible, therefore making our stay at this residence a comfortable and enjoyable one."
Aug 2011
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South Zone Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Included in Price
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 9000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Jacuzzi Tub, Double Sinks
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , outdoor shower , Double Sinks, dual Jacuzzi outdoor tub, indoor & out showers
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , Main Level Powder Room Adjacent to Media Room
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , Beach Entry Level below Swimming Pool & Spa
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main Level Garden Suite with en-suite marble bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second Level Garden Suite with balcony & ensuite marble bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Second Level Ocean Suite with balcony & ensuite marble bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Second Level Ocean Suite with balcony & ensuite marble bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Second Level Master with balcony & ensuite marble bath
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Upper Level Presidential with balcony & ensuite marble bath
  • King size beds (4) New Pillow-top King-Size Beds in four of the suites, Queen size Beds (2) New Pillow-top Queen-Size Beds in two (2) of the suites, Baby Cribs (1) On request
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
daily maid service, filtered water system throughout the Villa, private chef, jacuzzi tubs, L'Occitane de Provence bath amenties provided.


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CASA CALETA - Barefoot Luxury on the Sand!
average rating of 4.9534883 based on 44 reviews
St. Louis

Great experience from start to finish!

  • 5 of 5

From the booking process through our stay it was a great experience. The owner was very responsive. The staff was outstanding. The property is beautiful and in a nice location. We were a party of 10 active adults (mid-40s to mid-50s) and if we had to make the choice again, we would do so.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rick - We are gratified with your review great review - Thanks! We look forward to welcoming you back to Casa Caleta soon. Warm Regards Brock & Bonnie
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Amazing property and AMAZING STAFF!

  • 5 of 5

We staying in this house for 5 days for my 40th birthday and WE HAD SO MUCH FUN! The staff was amazing! I work for Sonos so I loved that there was Sonos in the home!

The staff became our friends and were really amazing! I am a crazy planner and Patty totally appreciated all the detail I gave her and Daniel followed my meals to a tee and there were so delicious! Sergio was amazing always making sure the house was in perfect condition. Ivan - everytime he gave me a drink he said "Happy Birthday Shannon". He made sure everyone was happy! Anna is the house whisper, she made sure everything was clean always! Brock the owner makes sure your payment through VRBO is correct and is on it! This is a 6 bedroom house. I will say the main floor room is not the best; it is kind of outside the house, to get there you have to go thought the kitchen or the front door. I think it is the prefect house for 10 people. We literally can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional Luxury

  • 5 of 5

My brother's family and ours (eleven of us) had our family reunion at Casa Caleta. The house is a gem of a property on right on the beach. The luxury and comfort of the house was only surpassed by the friendliness and hospitality of it's staff. Daniel, the chef, prepared the most outstanding meals. Mexican, italian, surf & turf, dishes... he has a broad spectrum of dishes. Ivan, the bartender, is a mixologist extraordinaire. He prepared the most exotic drinks for us and made sure constantly made sure we were well served. Ana and Sergio run the house and made sure we had everything we needed. Patty, the concierge, coordinated our fishing and snorkeling trips and ordered taxis for us to pick us up within minutes. With this level of food, drinks, and service we had no desire to go out to eat in town. The kids are all wondering when our next trip to Casa Caleta will be. We would highly recommend a stay at Casa Caleta.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Javier Sounds like it was a great reunion and we are extremely gratified to hear that the Casa Caleta team delivered above and beyond! We will be sure to share your kind words with them as they love to get this kind of feedback. Thanks again for your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you and your family back again soon! Thanks! Brock
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Wonderful and beautiful setting. Staff is amazing and very responsive.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing, beautiful, romantic. Great for couple as well families.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Paul Thank you so much for your great review. We love sharing this with our entire team! Looking forward to seeing you again soon back at Casa Caleta. Thanks Brock & Bonnie
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Orange, CA

5-star accommodations, service and hospitality

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't be happier with our stay at Casa Caleta. From welcome margaritas and greeting by five uniformed and smiling staff members, to the unparalleled views of beautiful Banderas Bay beyond the glistening Infiniti pool, we were enchanted by this piece of paradise at first sight.

By the time we chose our bedrooms and settled in, we knew this was by far the best and most beautiful vacation home we have ever stayed in. Nothing else comes close, and we have experienced some amazing places in different parts of the world. Beautifully appointed, decorated, with everything we could ever ask for, this beautiful home is everything you're looking for in a vacation rental and more.

A perfect location on Banderas bay, and a short walk from busier beaches, we felt secluded and private, yet close to all the action if we wanted.

Although Casa Caleta itself far exceeded our expectations, the best part of our stay was the incredible staff. Each of them so willing to go above and beyond to accommodate our every wish, they were friendly, approachable, and always at our beck and call. We were beyond spoiled! None of us know how we will ever be able to go back to "real life" after this incredible experience.

Sergio in maintenance is always working and available to answer any questions about the house. Anna, the housekeeper, keeps the place sparkling clean and you never see her. Daniel, the chef, whips up delectable dinners, breakfasts and lunches, which made our decision easy not to go out most evenings. Fernando, the mixologist, delighted us with his creative garnishes and scrumptious cocktails. We even met the house manager one day, who happened to drop by to check on us, and Bonnie the owner was a delight.

We were so happy to have found this incredible getaway, and we all told ourselves that we will be back !

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cheers from all the team at Casa Caleta! Thank you so very much for your tremendous review of our property. We are very happy that you enjoyed yourselves as much as you did as you were the perfect guests. We truly look forward to welcoming you again soon! Brock & Bonnie
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Staff is Wonderful, Home is Beautiful, Beware of Upcharges

  • 3 of 5

The home is beautiful, spacious, & the views are unbeatable. There was plenty of room for the 5 adults & 7 children in our party. The Main floor bedroom, feels like it is outside of the main house, we were hesitant to put kids in it. The penthouse on the third floor has an amazing bathroom, but the carpet is starting to show it's wear.

Sergio, Ana, Daniel, & Fernando were AMAZING. At the end of the week it felt like we were saying goodbye to family. Sergio helped us with anything & everything. He would arrange our beach chairs, help us get out on the two kayaks, and even made necklaces with our daughters. Ana kept the house spotless. She managed to clean our room without us ever knowing. The food that Daniel makes is out of this world. One of the most talented chefs we have ever met. The entire house would count down to 2 pm to taste the amazing concoctions that Fernando would create! The biggest heartfelt thank you to Ana, Sergio, Daniel and Fernando for making Casa Caleta a home and making us feel so special. If we could give each of them 10 stars we would!

When we arrived the concierge, was very rude to us because we we had arranged our own transportation from the airport and our own excursions during the week. I let the owners know and they came the next day to apologize & offered us dinner for one of the evenings, which was very nice of them.

On the last night, the owners emailed us a bill. For the majority of the stay we bought our own food, which in retrospect we are very happy we did as the food they bought was upcharged by 68%, by the time you added the concierge fee, service fee, and poor conversion rate they give you. They also charged us for things which we did not buy. They did correct this.

Few things to know:

They charge you for EVERYTHING in the house. Before we arrived they went to Costco and bought items in bulk. We did not use all of the items during the week (oil, milk, heavy cream, cleaners, butter etc.....) But they charged us for everything , even what we did not use, and then upcharged it by 68% on the final bill. They did have receipts, but it left a bad taste as we were paying a lot of money for items that we never used.

There is a camera in the kitchen, to keep an eye on employees. It is uncomfortable not knowing who could be watching your children.

The camera & money upcharge would prevent us from renting this house again. Too bad, as the house is beautiful & the 4 employees are wonderful.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Vic We are pleased that you enjoyed the Villa as much as you did. Our team will be happy to hear your kind words. We were also pleased to provide you with a peak-season week in replacement of the low-season week you originally booked but were unable to use. We are somewhat mystified by your comments of what you refer to as up-charges. We always make it a point to be as clear and transparent as possible to all our guests as to what the options are available to them in terms of shopping and other services we offer and the fees associated for those services. These fees are printed in bold on the arrival form which you did actually acknowledge with your signature prior to your arrival. Most of our guests love these services as it provides them with a carefree vacation experience - but it is very clear that they are not mandatory and completely optional for our guests to avail themselves of them - or not. More specifically, the amount of the service fee we charge is 15% - NOT 68% as you state. I am not sure what your agenda is by making this statement - or whether you may have possibly made a serious error in your calculations. Casa Caleta - and our business in Puerto Vallarta - are registered with the Mexican Tax Authority (SAT) and we pay our taxes and are also required to charge taxes on all goods and services we provide. Unfortunately that is the law. In any case, we hope that this somewhat clarifies your understanding of this situation and do trust that you will return again. Warm Regards Brock & Bonnie
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Puerto Vallarta International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Zona Romantica, Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Marina Vallarta Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Highway 200
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Zona Romantica, Puerto Vallarta
Car: not necessary

mountaineering, paragliding, cycling, walking, beachcombing, gambling casinos, whale watching, bird watching, sound/bay fishing, pier fishing, deepsea fishing, hunting small game, freshwater fishing, water tubing, fine dining, golf, shelling


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 19.0%

Rates do not include 19% tax.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.