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Fabulous Ocean Views

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3+ Baths

This private residence is for rent to guests who want to enjoy the peaceful tranquility of Sayulita. Enjoyed by those with a taste for the finer style of beachtown enjoyment. Spacious rooms, terrific views and easy walk to beach & town make it one of the most popular rentals.

The house sits above the coconut palm grove with expansive views of the beach and quaint village below. You can check the surf, watch the whales, and even root for the locals on the baseball field all from the comfort of the huge palapa covered rooftop terrace. No need to rent a car as both the nicest beaches and central Sayulita are within short minutes walk from your doorstep.

Our home has two air conditioned master bedrooms with private baths; one opens to the very private swimming pool , the other has a private terrace with full view of the ocean, the town and Punta Sayulita. This main floor has a fully stocked gourmet kitchen with 10 foot high ceilings and is adjacent to the pool area, which has an outdoor shower. The adjoining dining room and living areas are furnished in Mexican coastal flavor with lots of leather and wood, including Mexican antiques.

Casa de la Colina will accommodate up to 7 house guests. We can add other small beds for children. Families are welcome.

The true jewel of Casa de la Colina is the palapa covered terrazzo on the top floor with a bar-b-que, service kitchen, bar w/fridge and dining table for up to 10 people. This is where most time is spent swinging in a hammock when not swimming in our pool or at the beach. Watch the birds and wildlife from this panoramic tree top vantage point. There is plenty of room here for everyone. Another one of the three bathrooms is located on this top floor and the beautiful semi-outdoor bedroom has cabana curtains, for privacy, a king bed and a single bed. View the beach and romantic sunsets and count the stars from the beautiful rooftop patio.

Casa de la Colina is suited to accommodate many size groups. Multiple couples with children can have beds moved to their best advantage as the large bedrooms and open floor plan is very flexible, and we have a few extra single beds, available on request for groups larger than 7.

More Details

Doug Downs & Ruth Bardini
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2017

Why Doug Downs & Ruth Bardini chose Nayarit

We love this house because it is located in a quiet corner of town, easy walk to the beach and the town center. Spacious hi ceiling rooms, expansive views, lovely kitchen and private pool. great for entertaining or just relaxing at home.

What makes this house unique

The gigantic views from the top floor palapa covered patio. Very private courtyard pool.


Sayulita House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , beautiful tile
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , beautiful tile
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , beautiful tile
  • 3.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (3) 3 king beds , Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 extra beds available available, Child Beds (1) baby crib available, Baby Cribs (1) rental available in town,
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
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
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
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average rating of 4.2 based on 10 reviews

Ten days in paradise with amazing hosts!

  • 5 of 5

A group of six of us spent ten days at Casa de la Colina in December, 2014. Firstly, we love Sayulita. It was at least a second trip there for most of our party and we will all go back again. It is a beautiful, magic, little town with a great atmosphere and fantastic food and bars.

Casa de la Colina is an absolutely gorgeous house. We rented the main floor and had the rooftop palapa included. It was more than enough space for six people and all the bedrooms, including the rooftop palapa bed, were comfortable and lovely rooms. The rooftop itself is a phenomenal space, on which we spent most of our time. The pool is great for a soak also.

Doug and Ruby were incredible hosts. They were there for everything we needed in the house and are very knowledgeable on restaurants, bars, nightlife, culture and activities in the area.

Whether you are traveling with friends or family, this is an amazing house.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home, close to town but away from the hustle and bustle. Perfect roof top living & view.

  • 4 of 5

This home is a great place for 2 couples or 4 people to share., unless you want to sleep outside. There is a wonderful private outdoor bedroom, however it may not suit everyone. The style of the home is decorated in very traditional mexican style and is lovely. Enjoyed our stay very much.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home!!

  • 5 of 5

I would definitely recommend Casa de la Colina to anyone planning a vacation to Sayulita! The home is really fantastic with a very authentic Mexican feel. (It's even cooler than it looks in the pictures. The rooms are so large and the palapa so expansive that its hard to capture in photos.) The view from the palapa is absolutely beautiful, looking down on the entire city with a stunning ocean view in the background. The home is only blocks from the main downtown area of Sayulita and the ocean, so it is convenient for any activity you are planning. Ruby and Doug are very nice and helpful with anything you need or any questions you have.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The roof-top palapa is out of this world!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of six spent 10 days here over Christmas. Doug and Ruby were absolutely delightful to deal with. They took care of so many details for us, which was helpful at this particularly busy time of the year. They arranged a driver to pick us up at the airport for a very reasonable price, and made numerous reservations for us for dinners (Los Corazones was so good that we went there three times!!). Having them onsite made it so easy to ask questions about the town and they were very accommodating of any of our questions or requests. The two king size bedrooms were large and very comfortable. The kitchen was very well stocked and fresh water was always available for us. The rooftop was where we spent the majority of our time. It is truly gigantic,and has gorgeous views that allow you to enjoy the sound of the surf, without the bother of the busy town below. Not all of our party enjoyed the outdoor bedroom, but some were happy to sleep outside with the benefit of mosquito nets, lulled to sleep by the ocean waves. The town and beach were crazy busy, but the house offered a welcome refuge only a 5 minute walk away. This is an ideal location if you are travelling to Sayulita.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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would have been nice, but ...

  • 1 of 5

also read the review from "Warren" from Canada. owners "are not pleasant people to deal with", etc.

we had an experience (approx $1600 in cash missing from the place while we were out) -- and though the owners acted concerned and even recommended we contact the local police -- then they were OUT-RAGED that I brought said Police to investigate "the scene of the crime"! Now, wouldn't THAT be expected in, say, the U.S. or Canada? It seemed that they valued THEIR piece of mind and oh-so-tranquil vibe over the inconvenience of their guests. Verrry UN-COOL. Maybe $1600 isn't a big deal to them, but it sure clipped the wings (almost tore them off!) of our vacation.

not recommended for young children. the balcony on the roof-top terrace is very easy for kids to fall off from. we moved some plants and a couch to try to deter any such possibility.

plus, another family member who actually made the rental arrangements, was very inconvenienced by the cumbersome payment/transaction method the owners insisted on.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We certainly were and are very concerned that these guests money went missing while they were renting our house. We strive to make all guests vacation as great as we can. Unfortunately one of the guests did not lock the door to the outside when they all left the house to go to town. It is very important for guests to follow instructions on locking the house, close & lock windows and doors when they leave the house to go out to the beach or to town. We did request that they report the theft incident to the police. We did not expect that they would return with the police and go thru our house when we were not there and had not been notified that they were coming. After they checked out they came back in when the housekeepers were cleaning. they could have phoned us as they had 2 phone #s for us in Sayulita. Their payment method was to pay a deposit to hold the reservation, bring the balance with them in cash & pay refundable deposit on arrival. Not unusual. We have had many families with children of all ages, have great vacations at our house. The pictures show that it is a 3 story house with stairways, a pool and balconies. maybe not suitable for some but there are many homes to choose from in Sayulita. We try to address any questions & concerns renters may have. I think this family had a good time at the house & the kids had fun in the pool & and we did enjoy having them as renters. It is very unfortunate that the unlocked door caused a very unhappy incident for them and for us. And yes, lots of things in Mexico are different than in Canada or in the U.S.A.
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Perfect spot to enjoy Sayulita

  • 5 of 5

Doug and Ruby's place is a fabulous home base from which to enjoy all Sayulita has to offer. Both bedrooms are spacious and well-appointed, and the rooftop is spectacular, including the bedroom. We were in town for a wedding, with friends staying at villas in different spots all over town - our place became the central hangout because you can't beat the rooftop at Casa de la Colina. It's an easy walk into town, to the beach, and to whatever else you may need. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

Sayulita is located on the Mexican Riviera Nayarit, pacific coast, 30 miles north of Puerto Vallarta. Telephone & Internet connections are excellent. we offer wifi at Casa de La Colina. Originally a quiet fishing village & cocoanut plantation, still an active fishing village, Sayulita has become a very popular spot for family vacations, surf vacations, destination weddings and a great couples get away vacation. You will find restaurants, night clubs for music & dancing, stores for groceries, pastries, veggies, liquor, beer & wine& Lots of fresh fish. for activities you can go fishing or on a guided surf trip, Yoga, Child care service and baby gear rental, massage & facials and at home cooking or catering. Sayulita is a very comfortable walk-around town.


Rates & Availability

Sayulita House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Jan 6 2017 - Jun 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Season
Jun 27 2017 - Oct 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
Holiday weeks
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
High season
Nov 1 2018 - Dec 19 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99

summer rates are negotiable

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

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