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Hacienda-Style Luxury One Block From The Beach

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Private 3 Or 4 Bedroom* Ensuites

Casa Coati in Sayulita - an exquisite private, luxurious hacienda-style villa in Sayulita. A one minute walk to the beach, this spacious three or four bedroom* ensuite with private pool is truly one-of-a-kind. No need to rent a golf cart or car to manage the steep hills on this - Sayulita's most desirable north beach setting. This secure private villa is located just steps from a level path to the beach, where turtles are released at sunset.

In a marriage of past and present, decorated with a mixture of traditional artisanship and local art, this villa tells two stories simultaneously. One honors Mexico’s rich history of architecture and artisanship. The other speaks of the more recent history of Sayulita through contemporary art.

Watch the morning sunrise over the foothills of the Sierra Madres lighting up your spacious tropical courtyard as it shines in through French doors to your talavera-tiled eat-in kitchen. A large mango tree stands in a garden on the cantera-tiled patio. As you sip your morning coffee you wonder if you should have your breakfast inside, or in the generous poolside courtyard?

Later, as you enjoy a cold drink by the pool, the rock garden flows soothingly beside you. A couple of Mayan doves fly in for a quick dip in the fountain. In the tropical garden, hummingbirds sip nectar from the honeysuckle and the resident baby iguana nibbles at the bougainvillea. Flowering vines crawl up a tall rustic shuttered brick wall that provides a timeless retreat from the road. Statues stand in alcoves. Palms line the patio. The leaves of a fan palm clatter in the large expanse of sky as you watch the magnificent frigate birds soar overhead.

After a day at the beach, you head up to the rooftop palapa to enjoy appetizers and a frozen beverage at the wet bar, as you watch the sun set over the palms. From the crow’s nest, you have a sublime view of the ocean and the pelicans making their journey along the surf. Cozy up with a book in the hammock and enjoy the cool breeze.

When dinner-time arrives, you grill a delicious meal of fresh fish or carne asada on your pool-side industrial grill and share it with friends at your antique-style mesquite dining table, sitting on chairs and benches in the open kitchen.

At night, under a full sky of stars, you are lulled by the waves crashing on the shore.

You retreat to your private bedroom and open the screened French doors to a private garden patio where you hear the soothing sound of another majestic fountain. Or you swing open your French doors and walk out onto your stone cantera-pillared terrace. This, you tell yourself, is where you will have your morning coffee tomorrow.


Enjoy the tasteful Mexican decor of your sunny entertaining kitchen with its Delores Hidalgo talavera tile, pounded copper farm-sink from Santa Clara del Cobre, breakfast bar, hacienda-style mesquite dining table surrounded by long benches and unique mesquite artisan chairs (seats 8), high-end stainless-steel appliances and a walk-in pantry. Windows and two sets of double French doors open out to the pool and courtyard.

Main Floor Living Room

Open the French doors in the living room to the courtyard and you have a fluid outdoor-indoor main floor living space that combines kitchen, dining and relaxing with the outdoors. The living room has a Mexican equipale love seat and chair and two mesquite game chairs. Large-screen television with blue-ray DVD player and sound system pipe your music through the main floor and outdoor speaker system. The walls are adorned with Tocuaro masks and stands of ocean driftwood.

Second-Floor Lounge

The traditional tiled stairway leads into a cantina-style lounge area. A hand-carved high-back mesquite bench and equipale chairs around a mesquite coffee table provide a gathering spot for a board game or a chilled drink with friends. Choose a book from the lending library or enjoy a quite game of chess at the table under the large arched window that looks down to the courtyard below. Colorful hand-blown glass chandeliers decorate the walls with a mosaic of shadows at night.

Rooftop Palapa

This third and fourth-story lounge area is ideal for dining, entertaining or relaxing. A large hammock, hammock chair, dining table and chairs (seats 6) and wet-bar with mini fridge make this a favorite spot for guests. From here, a palapa-wood ladder leads to a one-of-a-kind fourth-story crow's nest with two sling chairs with views of the seabirds soaring over the sea, or the sun setting over the palms.


Each bedroom is furnished with comfortable queen-size beds, full private bathrooms and terraces and are equipped with air conditioning and ceiling fans. Screens on the French doors eliminate the need for mosquito nets.


A fabric-draped palapa wood built-in bed sets a romantic exotic tone in this west-facing bedroom. French doors lead out to a terrace where the sunset over the ocean peaks through the palms. The full bath is decorated with a nature theme. A cantera mission window in the shower looks out onto a favorite tree for migrating birds.


This room facing the foothills of the Sierra Madres has a queen-size bed. A wooden ladder leads to a palapa-railed loft with additional single bed. French doors open to a terrace overlooking the pool and courtyard. Enjoy a view of the sky and a large fan palm from the open-air shower in this room.


The Frida Kahlo-themed main floor bedroom is decorated with festive Mexican colors and patterns. The sound of the fountain just outside the window provides a restful setting. It has a private bathroom with colorful Delores Hidalgo talavera sink and tiled shower. A large window and French door open out to sling chairs sitting in front of a cantera stone lion's head fountain in the private garden patio.


This optional fourth bedroom, only available as an additional space for current guests, is a studio space accessed by an outdoor staircase off of the second floor, is perfect for the creative in your group. Two hammock chairs hang from the high ceiling aside a truly unique driftwood table. A wrought-iron ladder leads to a loft space with queen size bed and driftwood enclosure. Found-object art adorns the walls. Tile in the bathroom is intermixed with sea glass and the shower floor is composed of beach stones. French doors open to a terrace overlooking the courtyard below.

*(fourth bedroom is available for an additional $75/night)

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Property Manager
Member since: 2017
Speaks English, French, Spanish, some Japanese
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

About Meagen

We are a family of four from Denver, Colorado. Robert is a designer-builder and musician. Meagen is a visual artist and singer-songwriter. We moved to Sayulita with our boys (5 and 9) in 2010 to give them the experience of living in a foreign culture. They attended CVIS, the local dual-language green school while we designed, built and decorated Casa Coati.

Meagen purchased this villa in 2010

Why Meagen chose Sayulita

We had traveled to many other spots in Mexico (and the world) when we first visited Sayulita. While other places in Mexico felt like nice vacations, Sayulita felt like an authentic travel experience. So, we decided that Sayulita would be our designated family vacation spot. Every year that we returned, we dreamed of building a vacation home, and after seven years of dreaming, we finally found the perfect location for our family - one minute from the beach, far away enough from the town center to avoid the noise of the restaurants and clubs, but close enough to walk there.

What makes this villa unique

Together we wanted to design a space that honored the traditional art and architecture of Mexico. During the two years that we lived in Sayulita, we visited many beautiful Mexican towns and cities, rich in traditional culture and history. We drew inspiration from those travels to design what would eventually become Casa Coati.

Because we lived in the house with our young boys for two years, it was important to us that the property be child-friendly. The pool is visible from most spots on the main floor and in the yard. There is a wading area in the pool for little ones. The stairs have railings, and all the doors to the balconies have latches.

We have put our hearts into creating an experience for our guests that combines modern luxury and comfort with the rich Mexican culture we discovered. We love sharing those discoveries with our guests, and get the greatest joy out of the stories we hear from people who make their own memories at Coati. We can't wait to hear about your stay!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We recently spent a week in this beautiful paradise. The house was amazing, very well laid out and great for a large family or group of friends traveling. We were three couples and each one had a large bedroom with master bath. The house was very well appointed and had great areas throughout to all get together or find a nice space to be alone and read or rest. The owner was very well prepared and had a book in the house with tons of useful information so everything was at our fingertips. The pool was an added bonus and used everyday after shopping downtown or a nice swim before bed time to cool off and relax. The location of the house is great and perfect walking distance to great bars, restaurants and shopping. After sampling all the wonderful food, you'll be ready for the nice walk!
Sep 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Sayulita in Bahía de Banderas

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Pajaro - 1 Large Double Bed , private ensuite with romantic canopy bed and terrace
    Cielo - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Ensuite w/ open-air shower, addit. loft, pool view terrace
    Frida - 1 Large Double Bed , First floor ensuite with private patio and fountain
    Tortugita - 1 Large Double Bed , Ensuite with bed in loft and terrace (optional add-on)
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Hacienda-Style Luxury One Block From The Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Beautiful house near the beach, safe and sound!

  • 5 of 5

We went for a family vacation with 2 couples and one young child and had an amazing time. The pool isn't too small (it might look like it from the picture), but you could hang out in there and enjoy the afternoon heat. It was nice at night so we slept with the windows open and the fan on, Air conditioning wasn't even necessary. The linens and towels smelled AMAZING and were changed throughout our stay. Beautiful kitchen ware, nice big dining room table. Wifi and hot water were excellent the whole time, and keypad access for the front gate and front door meant we felt super secure. The property owner was fantastic hooking us up with a local chef (who made enough amazing food to last us for 2 dinners), recommending trips, golf carts (I love the golf cart in sayulita, much easier to get around because it is a pretty big beach town), etc etc. Lots of great advice and correspondence with Meagan. The bedrooms were beautiful and nice big bathrooms. The top floor had a great place to spend the evening outdoors in the trees playing cards. We'd love to go back! A great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great time great house

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Tropical House
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £150.38
Damage Deposit £375.95

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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