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Ocean Front Full Staff to Pamper You and Just Minutes from the Beach!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 4,572 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Five Bedroom Ocean Front Villa

Casa Nautilus features wrought ironwork, stained glass windows, and hand-painted tiles. Each room is tastefully decorated with beautiful furniture and handicrafts imported from throughout Mexico. The house was constructed in 2001 on a steep lot right on the bay. You will be sharing your own little slice of paradise with sunbathing iguanas, soaring pelicans, and gliding sting rays. Every room offers it's own private balcany. Whitewashed walls, Spanish tile, tropical palms…you are surrounded by the flavors of Mexico.


Owner
Michelle
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

This house was more than we could have dreamed! Love the sounds of the crashing waves and wale watching from the deck. Monica was an amazing chef, we never wanted to eat out. Thanks for making my bachelorette party the best ever.
Mar 2017
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Amenities

Mismaloya Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4572 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Private Balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Private Balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Private Balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Private Balcony
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Private Balcony
  • We are able to also offer an air mattress that will accommodate two persons to be able to sleep total 12 if needed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
The villa comes with a complete staff of Gourmet Chef, Houseman, and a Housekeeper. The Chef will provide two meals a day and a third for an additional cost. The staff is off on Sunday unless you arrive on a Saturday, the the staff will work for no additional cost. The Chef will do all the shopping, you are responsible for the cost of the food, drinks and tipping of the staff.

Reviews

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Ocean Front Full Staff to Pamper You and Just Minutes from the Beach!
average rating of 4.2 based on 16 reviews
League City
3

Pictures don't do it justice

  • 3 of 5

The property is absolutely amazing and we had a great time during our stay. Erick was the BEST!! He helped us every step of the way and made the trip truly magical for all of us. Chef Temo was wonderful, always stopping what he was doing to see to my demanding 5 year olds requests for a snack. There were a few problems...1st of all, the whole entire vacation was almost ruined before we even got to the house. Apparently, addresses are not a good means of finding the property. We spent 2 1/2 hours in the taxi with 5 kids and 4 adults trying to just find the place. We even stopped at the local realty office and were informed that addresses are no good and if we had a map or written directions to the property (we did not). Apparently there are 5 different properties that have the name of Casa Nautilus. We were unable to reach anyone from the house by phone or email so we finally started knocking on doors and were lucky enough to find someone at home that suggested we look down around the corner and see if it was there. I thought we had been ripped off and abandoned in a foreign country and we were going to have to find a hotel to stay in. By the time we found the place, we were all stressed to the max and tired and hungry, and I was a crying mess thinking that I had gotten us into this mess. The owner was kind enough to send a couple of bottles of wine, but it took me some time to recover from the stress of it. There is a pool ledge by the waterfall that the kids liked to jump off of, but there is not a safety rail at the end of it. We quickly discovered that one wrong step and a child would be falling into the rocks several stories below. Lastly, we had to give up one of our rooms the last 2 nights due to a creature moving in at night and using the bathroom shower as a restroom. All of that aside, the property and the staff are phenomenal and we did have such a good time, despite the set-backs. The kids are still talking about how much fun it was and that they want to go back soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastics Stay.. Couldn't have asked for more!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Nautilus was the perfect place for our group of 9! We flew into PVR for a wedding in Mismaloya and the house was fantastic! Michelle (the house coordinator based in the US) took great care of us and provided us with all of the details for the home and amenities (transportation, address, chef information, menu options, massage, etc.) before hand so that we were very comfortable and informed before we even left for Mexico.

Upon arrival we were greeted by our chef Tino, housekeeper Marie and helper / butler Eric who had margaritas and chips, salsa and guacamole waiting for us. It was such a treat! The house is beautiful! Every room has a king sized bed, private bathroom, ocean front balcony and an air conditioning unit. We often hung out on the balconies or by the pool and saw dolphins most days. The pool was beautiful and the perfect temp! Each morning Marie cleaned the house for us and Tino prepared breakfast and lunch or dinner for our group based on a menu that we discussed the previous day. We reimbursed Tino for any groceries that were purchased for our meals and they delivered all of the food and drinks that we needed (fair prices and receipts to review). Eric was wonderful and made margaritas and pina coladas during the day and arranged our taxi's, boat rides and other requests throughout our stay. We loved all of the food as well! (fresh shrimp ceviche, chile rejenos, steak, shrimp bisque, etc.). The staff blew us away!!

The house is located 3 minutes south a Mismaloya (beach with lots of water activities, sun chairs and bars available) and about 20 - 25 minutes south of Puerto Vallarta. We really enjoyed being away from the touristy, hustle-and-bustle of Puerto Vallarta (but close enough to drive to). We had friends that rented another house up the hill from us, but ocean-front is absolutely the way to go! We used the transportation to and from the airport that Michelle recommended and taxis were very fast, easy and cheap when we left the house to go to the beach, PV, the wedding, etc. There is parking if you rent a car.

Overall, we highly recommend this house for a great vacation! It's perfect for a large family or group of friends based on the layout and rooms. The price (house, food and gratuity) was a great value for the beautiful location, well kept accommodations and excellent service offered. I've already recommended Casa Nautilus to my coworker! You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Welcome Home! We are so glad that you all had a fabulous time on your vacation to Puerto Vallarta. We love our staff at the villa, it is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed them as much. We look forward to your return to Casa Nautilus. We will be keeping the water warm and the margaritas cold for you. Safe travels, Casa Nautilus Staff
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4

Amazing views and staff

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time in PVR. Eriic our houseperson did a great job taking care of us . He scheduled transfers, boat excursions, made drinks, served food, and BEST of all spoke perfect English and translated for us to the Chef. Monica was an outstanding chef. Food was great and she was able to make grilled steak to lobster and shrimp taste exquisite!

The villa set on coast and the waves lulled us to sleep each night. Bedrooms were nice with individual bathrooms. The balconys were narrow, we did wish there were more chairs on main balcony. The pool area was lower level and not very sunny. Difficult to get out of pool also.

Lot of stairs for seniors. - 4 levels . Further out of town, 25 min and about 45 min to airport! Overall, we had a great experience!😎?

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paris, France
5

Amazing weekend with great food

  • 5 of 5

We lived like 9 queens in paradise for a long weekend. If you have the opportunity to stay here- I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Christmas in Mismaloya

  • 4 of 5

The staff was wonderful. The meals were fantastic with nice presentation. Everyone was very accommodating to our needs. Casa Nautilus is a beautiful home and an architectural marvel. However, the structure is showing it's age.Begining to take on a worn look with several items in need of renovation.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Welcome Home! Thank you for your review and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Casa Nautilus. We are already underway with doing renovation and upgrading with your suggestions and much more. When you would like to return to Paradise, please let me know and we would love to offer you two free nights to experience Casa Nautilus again. Have a wonderful 2017! We will be keeping the water warm and the margaritas cold for you. -Casa Nautilus
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San Mateo
5

Amazing House with incredible Services

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for my 40th birthday celebrations. The house is amazing with impeccable views. Leo and the team are very hospitable and welcoming. I would highly recommend this house to anyone visiting PV. Michelle is wonderful to work with and answers any questions to make you at an ease.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $1,000

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed. Cancellation Policy: In the event of a cancellation 90 days prior to arrival all but 10% will be refunded. If cancellation falls after the 90 day mark there are not refunds unless we are ale to rent the property. Holiday Rental Cancellation: There are no refunds with a holiday rental, unless we are able to rent the property during your original reservation dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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