About the property
- House2500 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay4 - 5 nights
2 King Bedrooms, 2 Baths - Large Outdoor Living Space And Amazing View
Casa Gardenia is a private home perched high above the village on Nanzal Hill, with 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Imagine watching a breath-taking sunset from every room in the casa and listening to the soft crash of the waves along the surf. This will be the most relaxing Mexican vacation you can imagine!
Casa Gardenia offers the following
upscale features and amenities:
•Two king sized master suites, both with ocean views and private baths. Master 1 has a 47' TV with swing arm which allows viewing from bedroom or adjoining terrace.
•Serta pillow-top mattresses
•Accommodations for 4 people in beds, 6 total with sofas
•Luxurious cotton bedding and bathroom linens
•Beautiful marble counters in bath
•Gorgeous showers - one with ocean view, one with jungle view
•Air conditioned throughout
•Fully equipped kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances including gas range, oven, dishwasher, side-by-side refrigerator and garbage disposal
•Spacious open concept in living and dining room with A/C
•47' plasma TV with surround sound in living room
•Dining room seating for 8
•Wrap around bar in kitchen will seat four on bar stools
•Terrace living at its' finest with a covered, outdoor living room, three chaise lounges for tanning, a cozy seating area for two and unparalleled views of the village, surf and sea
•Infinity edge, salt-water swimming pool that appears to 'spill' into the ocean
•Weber gas BBQ grill
•Ceiling fans throughout
•Off-street parking for three cars
•Purified water and ice from refrigerator
•Wireless internet access
•SKY satellite TV in living area and Master Bedroom 1
•Washer / dryer (guest to provide detergent)
•Large guest closets, one includes a safe for personal items
•DVD collection, suitable for families
•Iron / ironing board
•Pet friendly with prior approval from owner
•Maid service available upon request with an additional charge of $30 USD per cleaning.
•English/Spanish speaking Property Manager will meet you upon arrival and familiarize you with the casa
Tom and Rebecca Smolik
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
About Tom and Rebecca Smolik
We are both commercial real estate professionals who live in Dallas, Texas and have fallen in love with the charm, weather, culture and views that Sayulita has to offer. Someday we hope to retire and spend many months at Casa Gardenia, but until then, we want to share our dream home with others who love the quaint Mexican Village of Sayulita!
Tom and Rebecca Smolik purchased this House in 2012
Why Tom and Rebecca Smolik chose Sayulita
After owning a condo in Puerto Vallarta, we discovered the authentic charm of Sayulita. We decided we had to become 'locals', so we purchased a piece of land with a stunning view and spent three years building our dream home.
What makes this House unique
Our casa offers a spacious, open floor plan on one level without having to maneuver up and down countless stairs. Each room in the casa provides a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean. During the warmer months, you remain very comfortable in our entirely A/C casa. Enjoy unique stairwell access to the beach, located right next to Casa Gardenia.
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:30 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
THIS EXQUISITE CASA WILL STEAL YOUR SOUL
Upon entering the front door our breath was taken away. I opened my laptop and immediately sent a note to the Owners - so Spectacular. The View, the Architecture, the Furniture, the Layout - everything at Casa Gardenia is PERFECT.
Do yourselves all a favor; rent a golf cart (or bring your car - ample parking for both)and enjoy the most amazing drive up and down the North side of Sayulita; it's Disneyland without the price tag. Iguanas on your roof, a local dog (Cookie) to escort you in and out of the property, and the property manager, who makes you feel like family immediately upon your arrival.
As soon as all the excitement from your first 1/2 hour wears off, grab a cold drink, a big thick beautiful towel from the second bedroom, and step outside and really look at what you are about to enjoy. Hopefully the sun is about to go down!!!! Get ready...this Sunset will never disappoint!
The planning and architecture of this Casa is second to none. We consider ourselves Sayulita savvy, and have stayed/viewed many spots; Casa Gardenia is by far the biggest/BEST bang for your $$$$. The owner's specific planning and their world class vision is on display from the outside, to the inside, to the driveway.
For those of you who understand the North side of Sayulita, you would not believe this world class property has no stairs; brilliant. Our parents are all in their mid-seventies, and until we stayed at this property we would have never dreamed of inviting them. This place is safe for all from 2 years old to 92. We stayed a week, and have already secured our dates (10 of them, not seven) for next year. There is nothing about this property that will disappoint you; from the View, to the service, to the convenience, and most of all the private beauty of this Wonderful place.
Eat at - La Rustica for pizza and pasta, Terraviva for seafood, Burrito Revolution - for shrimp burritos. Across the road from Burrito Rev. on a side street, is an outdoor chicken bbq (mexican style) - don't miss it
Find the Tequilary on the North side of town - tastings and an explanation of Tequila
Massage and Doctor Fish on the beach - superb
The Owners, Tom and Rebecca, have put their personal stamp on this property, and should be so Proud of their creation, it is truly MAGNIFICENT!!!
We have found our Favorite spot for our winter getaway, and we are so thankful that T/R are willing to share their CASA and their Visions with us.
Dave and Niki
Incredible view, lovely home
This is an amazing home with a view to die for. We enjoyed our stay so very much. We will definitely consider staying here again in the future.
GREAT PLACE TO KICK BACK
My wife and I just spent 10 days at Casa Gardenia and we really enjoyed the entire experience. This home is very nice and appointed with beautiful wood tables, chairs and wonderful vases that are gorgeous. The kitchen is first class with all the up to date appliances. The towels are very nice and heavy. The pillows are very soft and comfortable. The beds were a bit hard for us but everything else about this Villa is very nice. The pool was cooler which we loved as it got very hot during the day and to have a pool like this was invigorating. The VIEW is SUPERB and relaxing. We did not watch too much TV but it was there if you need to get back to reality. The beach was nice. The town of Sayulita is very busy with lots of activity with people eating at all the restaurants. We left a list for all to see and visit. The town of San Poncho...AKA San Fransisco is very quite and the Barracuda restaurant is the the best and has TUNA that is AAAAA+++. Try it. Nelson who is the house attendant is a great person and has a wonderful family and he waited for us to arrive at the Subway on Rt 200 just outside of Sayulita. He introduced us to a couple of restaurants that were incredible and priced right...$18 for 3 people, 5 tacos and 4 beers. Awesome. If you want to chill and relax, this is the right Villa. We also did the Zip line and this was great. We recommend that you buy the Tequila at the end of the tour as this was the best Tequila that we have ever had in our lives, ever!!!
Yes, it is 5 star!
My wife and I recently spent a WONDERFUL week in Sayulita and we were lucky enough to have stayed at Casa Gardenia. From the moment you walk in it's WOW! The spectacular home the spectacular view it's All BREATHTAKING! Everything is arranged to add to the comfort of your stay and to make everything as easy and effortless as possible so as to maximize the enjoyment of your time in Sayulita. We loved the little town and were able to enjoy some out of the way surf spots and little secret places THANKS to LALO and ADAM at Gecko car rental. Rebecca even suggested we try La Palapa restaurant in Puerto Vallarta and we had a WONDERFUL meal and evening there with a front row seat for a spectacular sunset! We will definitely return to Sayulita and we won't consider staying anywhere but Casa Gardenia and renting our vehicle from anyone but Gecko. THANKS Rebecca and Tom you made EVERYTHING better for our trip.
My husband and I stayed at Casa Gardenia as part of our honeymoon and it was pure bliss. Having all of the doors on the back side of the house open made for magical breezes and amazing views. I had been worried I wouldn't be able to hear the waves since it's up the hill but boy can you--and it's wonderful! The furniture is all extremely comfortable and well appointed. We often brought leftover home from dinner or lunch (or just got burritos from Burrito Revolution) and had breakfast and lunches at the Casa. The kitchen is great and being able to drink the water out of the fridge was a huge bonus. The hill up to the house is a little precarious but not really any worse than you'd expect and our little 2 wheel drive VW made it fine. Sayulita itself is delightful and charming, you couldn't ask for more. Nelson was great and super helpful getting us settled. I recommend the Casa to anyone and everyone!
What Paradise May Look Like
As soon as you enter the home, your breath will be taken away by the view. The entire rear of the home opens up and allows you to really maximize the view and take it all in. I cannot stress just how beautiful the view is.
Tom and Rebecca were very accommodating to our party making a few minor exceptions for us. Thanks Tom & Rebecca!
The home has absolutely everything you'll need and want, my fav. part was being able to grill outside with my fav. music playing in the background and cold Mexican beer always in hand while watching my family enjoy the pool and the view.
The town is not far, but we took a taxi about 85% of the time due to the climb of the hill, but the view more than makes up for it.
We loved Sayulita and Casa Gardenia made it just so perfect and memorable!
Thank you so much!
Sayulita is located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, approximately 45 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta airport. Puerto Vallarta (PVR) is an international airport with many flights in and out of the US and Canada each day.
In order to enjoy all that the area has to offer, we recommend that you rent a car with Gecko Rent a Car in Bucerias, which is located about halfway between the airport and Sayulita. They will arrange to pick you up at the airport and take you to their office to complete the rental process.
Things to do in Sayulita and surrounding area:
•Surfing / lessons
•Chartered fishing boats
•Whale watching (November - March)
•Paddleboarding / lessons
•Swim with the dolphins
•Excellent local restaurants
•Boutique shopping / art galleries
•Horseback riding on the beach
•Hiking through jungle
•Golf cart rental to get around town (gasoline powered)
To view a video of what to do in Sayulita, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmy1yO_5xGQ
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Maid service is available for an additional charge of $30 USD per cleaning and can be arranged with our Property Manager upon arrival. Pool cleaning is set up for two times per week. If guests require more than two pool cleanings per week, it will be at their sole cost and arranged through our Property Manager during their stay. Guests are responsible for providing their own food, paper goods, laundry detergent and toiletries.