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Casa Mariposa @La Puntilla, house 7A, ocean front with private pool

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, FREE WIFI, Canadian and US TV

Oceanfront with private pool, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Casa Mariposa is a luxurious vacation home located in the exclusive 19-home residential community of La Puntilla, just 30 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta airport.

Casa Mariposa offers the best of both worlds–easy access to the hustle and bustle of Puerto Vallarta and all the popular tourist destination offers, as well a peaceful and quiet private oasis for those looking for the perfect vacation in the sun.

Casa Mariposa is decorated with whimsical artwork and Mexican folk art throughout. Sliding glass doors across the living room, dining area and master bedroom span the entire width of the house and provide a spectacular view over the pool, the gardens and the ocean.

In the air conditioned living room, in addition to comfortable furniture, you will find a new 48″ Flat Screen TV with English Language Satellite, and a docking station for your DVD’s, CD’s, and iPod, as well as a collection of books and board games. There is a high speed modem as well as WiFi service accessible throughout the house and yard–bring your own laptop. There is a phone for local calls and a phone for free phone calls using Magic Jack to the US and Canada — no need to plug into your laptop.

In the dining area there is a large glass-topped dining table surrounded by four high back wrought iron chairs, accented by a mirrored wall and artwork.

The king sized master bedroom and en-suite master bath with soaker tub and shower open onto the poolside patio where you can watch the spectacular sunrises over Banderas Bay from the patio, or right from your bed!

The second bedroom has one queen bed and the 3rd bedroom has two twin beds that can be converted into one king bed. Both bedrooms look onto the landscaped front garden. There are two full bathrooms with marble showers adjacent to the second and third bedrooms. The three bedrooms are air conditioned and there are ceiling fans and sparkling white marble floors throughout the house.

The fully equipped white tiled kitchen is complete with fridge, a new six burner gas stove with oven, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and blender. As well, there is a laundry room off the kitchen with full size washer and dryer. Step outside to your own private oasis surrounded by shimmering waters and a spectacular oceanfront view. The exterior grounds and landscaping reflect the meticulous care and pride of ownership evident at this spectacular vacation home.

A security guard is at the gated entrance 24 hours a day, and a security patrolman is on the beach in the evenings and throughout the night.

Our English/Spanish speaking property managers will answer any questions you might have. Housekeeper comes 1 time weekly.

Roof overhang provides a shaded patio across the full width of the house. Gas barbecue. Patio table with umbrella and 4 chairs near beach. Pool side Patio table and 6 chairs in shaded covered patio area. 4 chairs that can be used on patio area or near beach. Your own private swimming pool with 6 Pool lounge chairs.

Multiple houses available at La Puntilla or in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.

House also available at the Four Seasons; condos in Mismaloya.

More Details

Property Manager
Amy or Bill Welch
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english, dutch
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Amy or Bill Welch

Bill and I manage this house for a friend. We also live at La Puntilla, a private home community outside La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. Our neighbors are primarily from the US and Canada, and have also lived at La Puntilla a number of years. Multiple houses at La Puntilla are available for rent.

Amy or Bill Welch purchased this house in 2010

Why Amy or Bill Welch chose La Cruz de Huanacaxtle

La Puntilla is the perfect mix. We are half mile from the main road, so the development is quiet. Only 19 homes, few rentals. Each house has a private pool. This house, Casa Mariposa, is one of 10 houses on the beach.

What makes this house unique

Quiet and Peaceful Surroundings.

On the Beach.

No vendors or Timeshare.

OPTIONAL Cook or Chef.

Housekeeper and Property Manager included in rental price.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a great time at Casa Mariposa. The house was wonderful. It was immaculately clean and we were so surprised at how well equipped it was.

Every day as we lounged in the pool, we played a game where we tried to think of something that we didn't like, but could never come up with anything!
Apr 2017
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La Puntilla House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite in Master
    Bathroom Garden 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom Garden 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 full bathrooms, one with tub, all with showers
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom Garden 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King or 2 Twins, bathroom with shower in adjacent room
    Bedroom Ocean Side Master - 1 king , Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom (shower and tub)
    Bedroom Garden 2 - 1 queen , Queen Bed, bathroom with shower in adjacent room
  • PackNPlay Crib and HighChair available. Private locking cabinet in each bedroom. Each bedroom has air conditioning and fans.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Lots of great activities nearby - boat cruise, whale watch, swim with the dolphins, pirate ship, surfing, boogie boarding, horseback riding, mountain biking, tennis, golf, pickleball. Gourmet Chef (Paul) or Mexican Cooking (Lupita), available. We can book for you, you pay Paul or Lupita directly. We send out a 60-page booklet of activities, beaches, suggested restaurants, etc


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Langosta Diez
"Fabulous food - probably the best in town. Warm hospitable owners."
Sufi Restaurant
"Very good restaurant, inside the gates at the Four Seasons at Porto Fortuna Condos. Make a ..."
le Bistrot
"This place hands down has the best food around the bay. Owned by a French couple. Bring your..."
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La Peska
"Friday - free margaritas and martinis for the ladies beg. at 7 PM Wonderful food by Frascati..."
Black Forest Restaurant
"German owned. The meats and spaetzle, cesar salad - are wonderful. Gypsy music on Friday ni..."
The Octopus's Garden Cafe
"Primarily Lunch and Dinner. Alfredo and Marichuy, new managers - nice for live music, informal."
Los Xitomates
"new restaurant in 2017 lovely place to hang out for lunch or dinner wonderful food and charm..."
Casa Teresa Ristorante Italiano
"Wonderful hidden gem"
Tuna Blanca
"This restaurant is owned by Cafe des Artistes in Puerto Vallarta. The latter is probably th..."
Don Pedro's Restaurant & Bar
"On the beach, restaurant. Music some nights. Lunch and Dinner. Casual."
Chica Loca Boat Cruise
"Fun cruise on a catamaran - eat, drink, snorkel. View whales, turtles, and dolphins. Includ..."
Karen's Place
"Restaurant on the beach. Great soups, salads, fish tacos. Noted for Sunday Brunch."
Mark's Bar and Grill
"Great ambiance. Sometimes live music. Great soups, salads, lobster ravioli, lamb, steak."
Gecko rent a car
"expensive but dependable and honest. will give discount if you pay cash."
Vallarta Adventures
"Good tours, order online and receive a discount. Las Caletas, whale watching, Marietas, Jung..."


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Pet Fee $50

All cleaning and taxes INCLUDED. Gratuity is appreciated by housekeeper, but not required.
Property manager available, on call as needed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund