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Casa Sorrento - Experience Real Mexico! Aticama Style!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • children welcome


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Situated 80 miles or a two-hour drive north of the Puerto Vallarta airport, the small 1000-person fishing village of Aticama is located just off the beaten tourist track.

Aticama is known for its tranquility, charm, and beautiful sunsets. The beaches are uncrowded with panoramic vistas of the majestic Pacific Ocean and tropical jungle that surround the village. If you like small town atmosphere and the appeal of beaches that seem to be 'all of your own,' treat yourself to a vacation at Casa Sorrento.

Suitable for artists, plant enthusiasts, birdwatchers, surfers, and hikers this lovely home on its quiet hillside setting presents wonderful Pacific coast views to the south and the Sierra Madre foothills to the east. Enjoy morning coffee or exercises on the palapa-covered, roof-top terrace at sunrise. The terrace offers a shady outdoor living area to view the sweeping tropical landscape and village below.

Aticama's plaza and a string of casual seafood restaurants are located along the shore - ideal for a cold drink, taco, or fresh catch of the day at sunset. The internet cafe is a five-minute walk. Pacific Ocean swimming and recreation at the sandy beach of Matanchen Bay is less than a ten-minute walk from the house.

Airport transfer and local buses are available from Puerto Vallarta (two-hour drive) and Guadalajara (four-hour drive). It is less convenient, but it is quite possible to visit without a car.

Keywords: House, casa, casita, bungalow,beach, ocean, San Blas, Mexico, Aticama, Matanchen Bay, Riviera Nayarit

More Details

Jorge Gonzalez
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2017

About Jorge Gonzalez

I am a 44 year old Mexican citizen living in Aticama, Nayarit, Mexico. I speak English fluently. I live here year round and am available to help you with your needs. The rental unit is a free standing house with its own separate lot and landscaped garden. It is part of a larger estate known as Villa Sorrento. I look forward to meeting you.

Jorge Gonzalez purchased this house in 1998

Why Jorge Gonzalez chose Nayarit

I love to garden. Aticama is a tropical paradise where plants love to grow. I collect Orchids, Heliconias, Gingers, Anthuriums, Palms, Cycads, Pachypodiums, and other rare species. I would love to show you my gardens.

What makes this house unique

You get the best of both worlds when you stay at Casita Sorrento! You get the advantage of a safe neighborhood and the privacy of your own house. You have beautiful mountain and ocean views. You can walk to the beach but have the security of not being next to the beach.


Aticama House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1) Brand new comfortable pillowtop!, Double Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Rooftop Palapa Covered Terrace, Tropical Gardens, King-size Bed, Coffeemaker


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Casa Sorrento - Experience Real Mexico! Aticama Style!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Quite, secluded casita with great hosts. Excellent birding in the surrounding region as well as from the rooftop veranda at the casita. We really enjoyed the the town, beaches, and the cultural experiences of Aticama and San Blas as well as great scenery. And lovely gardens!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Best

  • 5 of 5

We have now stayed at Casa Sorrento four times. It is the most relaxing Mexican beach vacation you could ask for. The hosts are fabulous and do anything and everything to make your stay enjoyable. Don'e expect a typical Mexican tourist place. Aticama is nothing like Puerta Vallarta. The casita is the perfect place to relax.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely delightful! Th...

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely delightful! The hosts were wonderful - attentive and informative. The house for rent is the guesthouse for a large estate. We even used the pool at the main house and the oceanviews at the main house were stunning! The house we stayed at was very secure and was surrounded by beautiful gardens. The ocean and mountain views from the rooftop terraza were very nice. We spent a lot of time just hanging out and relaxing on the rooftop! The nearby beach was great. Mostly deserted and one of the widest and sandiest beach we have seen in Mexico. Highly recommended!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2008
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Aticama House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Aticama, Nayarit
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nayarit State Highway 12
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Aticama, Nayarit
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Playa Matanchen
Car: recommended

Birdwatching, La Tovara Jungle Boat Ride, El Cora Waterfalls, Shopping for Regional Folk Art, Colonial State Capital City of Tepic, Mexcatitlan (Mythical Origin Island City of the Aztecs, only accessible by boat), Huichol Cultural Center in Santiago, Coffee Plantations, Banana Plantations


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