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WOW!!! Gorgeous Views, Steps to Beach, tranquil private home in Premier Location

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3500 Sq Ft. 2 Bd, 2 Bath; Kitchen/Living Rm Upstairs, 2 Br, 1 Bath Downstairs

4 large Bedrooms, 3 complete bathrooms, fully stocked kitchen, Wolf Range, Beautiful Ocean Views from Living room, bedroom and upper decks, private lower enclosed patio with lush garden. Beach access directly in front of house. Flat screen TV with Kodi and Netflix capable, high speed internet. Dine and bar b q on the upper deck while enjoying the beautiful views of the ocean and village scene.

Rick or Marlene James
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2018

About Rick or Marlene James

I was lucky to discover this great village and surf spot back in the 60's and have come back every year since then. My wife fell in love with the area, the great people and the beauty and told me to build her a house here and so our story began. I built this home for family and friends to enjoy. It's a private home where you can be comfortable in a safe area but only minutes away from all the action and restaurants. This quaint village has everything you need for a great get away. NO, we do not have a swimming pool but right in front of the house is the best pool you could ever ask for, the great 'Pacific Ocean'. Great Location and the only private home in the area at this great price.

Rick James

Why Rick or Marlene James chose Emiliano Zapata

The area has the best surf spots and Golf courses around. Close to Puerto Vallarta, major shopping areas, quaint villages of Sayulita, La Cruz and Bucerias.

What makes this house unique

This is not a Condo! A private affordable home with all the amenities of home.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Emiliano Zapata in Punta de Mita

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • 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
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • bath towels provided; hair dryer
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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WOW!!! Gorgeous Views, Steps to Beach, tranquil private home in Premier Location
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews

Fantastic vacation home.

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained and close to downtown. Definitely would go again.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice property with excellent location

  • 4 of 5

Large and very comfortable living/dining/kitchen area, well-equipped kitchen with everything you could need; four good-sized bedrooms with comfortable beds and modern baths. Appealing terrace for meals and cocktails. Tile floors. 30 second walk across street to a lovely beach; 10 min. walk into main part of town with many restaurants, shops and supermarket. A feel of the real small-town Mexico. Family member lives across the street to take care of any problems or questions.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Local Experiece

  • 3 of 5

My family visited Punta Mita for the first time. What we quickly learned is that the community is defined by the location of your property. Most vacationers come to punta mita to relax "behind the gates" of the 5 star hotels . This home is outside the gates among the locals and some ocean front condos. The house nicely fit a family of 6 . There was one deck that afforded a partial ocean view.

We did not have access to an umbrella or beach chairs which made our beaching lounging a bit difficult. The owners should consider providing some for their guests. The house gives a local experience to your visit. You can walk to town but a car is essential.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family Vacation at this amazing home!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying at this amazing home. We stayed with another family and it was perfect. All of the bedrooms are so comfortable and the spacious living room is an awesome gathering place for everyone. The kitchen has all of the conveniences of home (actually even better!) which made cooking for our families so easy. We loved being right across the street from the beach and within walking distance to Punta Mita. We felt very well taken care of and all of us can't wait to visit again. We highly recommend this beautiful house-you won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely stay in Rick and Marlene's house. The living space was very comfortable, the kitchen was spacious and well appointed, and the bedrooms were comfy.

We loved being right across the street from the beach, and Punta Mita is such a great place to take a family for vacation.

Marlene was a great host - great communication, and also good property management by the folks in Mexico. We felt very well taken care of. We can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous family-friendly home in the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our family had the most wonderful time at this home! We were a big group, and the main floor was amazingly spacious and beautiful, perfect for us to all be together. The kitchen was stocked with high-end everything, with plenty of room to stow our week's supply of groceries(purchased at Costco about 45 minutes away in Puerto Vallarta). We loved being able to walk to everything, which was perfect for the laid-back vibe of Punta de Mita. We ate multiple times at Casa del Pintor, just steps away from the house and so delicious! The mini-super on the main street has fresh corn tortillas and this amazingly delicious cheese(just ask the guy at the counter for cheese to make quesadillas). Our favorite activities were getting surf lessons from Tranquilo Surf and exploring Isla Marietas. This was one of our favorite places in Mexico!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
4 Seasons(Nicklaus); Litibu (G.Norman):Flamengo's
Car: recommended

Beautiful home for rent in Punta Mita, Mexico. 4 bedroom, 3 bath, fully equipped kitchen, spacious living quarters, washer/dryer. Fully stocked kitchen with all the amenities of home. Ocean views in living room, dining room, master bedroom and kitchen. All utilities included, local telephone, WiFi, DVD with available movie Cd's in bedrooms. Beach entrance directly in front of the house leads to beautiful white sand beach, perfect for swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, kayaking, surf fishing or just relaxing on the beach with a good book. A short walk (5 minutes) takes you to one of our many beachfront restaurants where you can enjoy a great Margarita while whale and bird watching.

Punta Mita is located about 40 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta and is a small tranquil fishing village with excellent restaurants, and a variety of watersports. Walking distance to convenience stores, buses, and some of the best surf breaks in the state. The village has a choice of surf shops that rent boards, paddle boards, kayaks, bicycles, yoga classes, and surf/paddle board instruction for the beginner. Also, nothing better than a massage from Tranquilo Massage Therapies (291-5114) who will come right to the house after a hard day of play. The area has famous Jack Nicolas Courses minutes away, fishing and diving expeditions are also available. Located minutes away from Sayulita and other fascinating villages in the area. This is the perfect home for a family or couples getaway. sleeps 8.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £144.42
Damage Insurance £71.49
Damage Deposit £180.52

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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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