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AJ Thompson

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

Casa Gallo & new second home Casita del Mar

5 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Nayarit House Rental Photos and Description

Casa Gallo has built an additional guesthouse 'Casita del Mar' (listing 758674)

Beachfront Casa Gallo is a 3 story home with 4 bedrooms/3 bathrooms and sleeps up to 10 people. There is a private pool, a huge kitchen with large veranda dining area, private beach access, parking and 3 private patios. The home comes fully furnished with daily housekeeping service. Casa Gallo $650/night (Nov - May) and $550/night (Jun - Oct).

Attached next door we have built the new Casita Caballito del Mar (VRBO listing #758674). It has 3 bedrooms/3 bathrooms over 3 floors and sleeps up to 6 people. The kitchen opens onto a beachfront patio with a palapa covered eating bar, a dipping pool and a private beach access and parking, and a rooftop patio for a stunning view! Casita del Mar is $550/night (Nov - May) and $450/night (Jun - Oct).

Both Casa Gallo & Casita del Mar are completely private, self contained properties from each other. The homes work somewhat like a duplex and separated by a large dividing wall, however they can be opened up and added together to make one big rental home for large groups of 10 - 16 people!

Prices are the same if they are rented together or separately. There are no other fees or taxes. There is a $500 refundable damage deposit for each rental, returned within 2 weeks of your stay. Rates and conditions are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
AJ Thompson (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english

About AJ Thompson

We wanted to spend winters in a warmer place, so we started looking at ocean-beachfront vacation homes. Since we both grew up in Minnesota and then lived in Canada - we really wanted tropical and we found it 'Casa Gallo' in Sayulita Mexico.

AJ Thompson purchased this house in 2002

Why AJ Thompson chose Nayarit

Casa Gallo has it's private beach access to Sayulita's North Beach. When we are at the house, we find there isn't a better place to be. Sunsets are amazing and the surf and sand are always changing.

What makes this house unique

The house was one of the first built on the North end of Sayulita beach. Even though it's been remodeled it still holds the hacienda charm. Cobblestone, tile, brick and stonework are throughout the house. It's just a 15 minute walk into Sayulita where there are restaurants, small shops and many things to do.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We recently stayed at Casa Gallo (March 4-8th) and had the best time! What

a gorgeous home and perfect setting for our get away. The house was perfectly situated for us and Lucy was so lovely and helpful.

We appreciated the daily maid service too - she would leave fresh flowers

on the veranda off the Kitchen area. Such a nice touch! It is a great home

for several couples or multi-generational families to enjoy as there are

places to congregate as well as space and privacy. We are thinking about

coming back for the winter holidays!
Mar 2015
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Reviews

5
based on 5 traveler reviews

Casa Gallo & new second home Casita del Mar
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Boise, Idaho
5

Beautiful home, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed here as 2 families (4 adults, 3 kids in total). The location was beautiful, within walking distance from town but far enough way to feel totally private. The house is beautiful, and Lucy (the property manager) was helpful and very sweet. She made an amazing dinner for us one night and arranged a delicious birthday cake for my niece! We can't say enough about this beautiful home, and hope to be back next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous house, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 9, family ranging from 10 yrs old to 67 yrs old and it was a great space for all. Loved how close it was to town, yet far enough away from the busy main beach. Other than the few walkers and horses you have a truly wonderful private beach. Communication with the owners and manager were very good. They answer all your questions and arrange all your travel needs, such as transportation and meal catering. Although originally disappointed that there was only an tripod charcoal BBQ we did manage to make some great old school meals. Just part of the Mexican holiday experience. Not once did we ever feel unsafe, and every night we had the most amazing unobstructed sunsets... can't beat the location!!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had 4 couples. They arranged to have a taxi pick us up from the airport. We stopped at Mega, a large grocery store, which ended up being a fantastic idea. Upon arriving at the house we were absolutely blown away. It was even more amazing than the pictures. It's a short 10 minute walk down the beach into town which was very convenient. Good communication from the owners is so important when traveling and they were so responsive. Thank you again for an amazing experience!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Satellite Beach, FL
5

Excellent home!

  • 5 of 5

Rented the main house for 6 people and easily could have slept more. Views are beautiful and home is tucked away from the main road for added seclusion. Lucy and the house staff were exceptional. Home is about a 20 minute walk from town so a golf cart would be a plus if you don't like walking. Lucy setup transportation to and from the airport for $140 total, the driver was on time picking up and spoke good English; he remembered to pickup at 6am on a Sunday without a reminder which reduced stress. Only negative is you can't flush the toilet paper due to small pipes but they pick up trash daily so it wasn't as bad as initially expected. Petra cleaned all of the dishes each day which was fantastic. There are purified water jugs in each room with extra clean water in the home. Two refrigerators which were ice cold. I would definitely recommend this home for a relaxing getaway in beautiful Sayulita!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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British Columbia, Canada
5

Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we stayed here and this time we rented both sides, Casa Gallo and the adjoining Casita. There was plenty of space and the views and ocean were spectacular. We spent our days in the pools, on the patios, and strolling into town which was only about 10 minutes from the house. We had complete privacy and the house was fantastic. Every room had a bathroom (with really cool open air showers) and the house keeping staff were wonderful. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
PV
Nearest Beach
You're at the beach - with private access.
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Sayulita House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Jun 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$650
 

Additional information about rental rates

2016 HOLIDAY SEASON: Rentals are by the week only Casa Gallo $5500/week and Casita del Mar $4500/week.

Casa Gallo is $650/night (Nov - May) and $550/night (June - Oct). Casita del Mar is $550/night (Nov - May) and $450/night (June - Oct). The prices are the same if they are rented together or separately. There are no other fees or taxes. There is a $500 refundable damage deposit for each rental, returned within 2 weeks of your stay. Rates and conditions are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Reservations are confirmed once we have received the completed booking form and 50% rental fee. Rental invoices are sent through Paypal and the remaining 50% rental fee is charged 30 days prior to arrival. There is a $200 cancellation fee if the house is not re-rented for those dates.

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Amenities

Nayarit House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Casita Bathroom - toilet , shower , Casita Bedroom 7
    Casita Bathroom - toilet , shower , Casita Bedroom 6
    Casita Bathroom - toilet , shower , Casita Bedroom 5
    Gallo Bathroom - toilet , shower , Main Floor - Bedroom 1
    Gallo Bathroom - toilet , shower , Upper Level - double sink - shared by Bedroom 2 & 3
    Gallo Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Lower Level - Bedroom 4
  • Showers are indoor/outdoor showers made tastefully exposed to the outdoor air with incredible views, yet discrete.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Gallo Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King can be made into 2 singles
    Gallo Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Gallo Bedroom 3 - 1 king , King can be made into 2 singles
    Casita Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Adjoining Casita
    Casita Bedroom 7 - 1 king , Adjoining Casita
    Casita Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Adjoining Casita
    Gallo Bedroom 4 - 2 king , Kings can be made into 2 singles each
  • There are 4 bedrooms in Casa Gallo. The upper level has 2 bedrooms with king beds that can be made into singles and share a bathroom. The middle level has one bedroom/bathroom and the lower pool level is one large bedroom with 2 kings or four singles and a bathroom. Casita del Mar is attached directly next door (like a duplex that can be opened up to one large house) and contains 3 bedrooms/bathrooms over 3 levels each with king size beds. All unit have air conditioning.
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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