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The Sweet Life - Close to Beach and a Retreat Hideaway

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,313 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom Villa with Beautiful Views

Welcome to Villa Dulce Vida, the “sweet life”! Villa Dulce Vida magnifies all that is sweet in everyday Sayulita life with it’s stunning views; perfect location, serenity and beauty. Immerse yourself in a brand new Villa (still being built as we speak!) designed by the famous architect Miguel Valverde. This modern villa was created with ease and comfort in mind along with an honoring of the eclectic traditional Mexican charm. Situated in a perfect spot, Villa Dulce Vida is only a 2 minute walk to the center of town and a 5 minute walk to the beach. Or, if you are in need of peace and quiet from the beach and town, simply relax by the private salt water treated pool (chemical-free!) and natural space. Kids can also enjoy the shallow pool area. Enjoy the famous Sayulita sunsets or whale watching from the spacious palapa roof.

Villa Dulce Vida will have a fully equipped kitchen with all the modern conveniences including filtered water. All that you need is provided including Wi-Fi, A/C, luxury linens, towels, filtered drinking water, and daily maid service. Villa Dulce Vida has three charming bedrooms with 1 king size beds and 2 Queen size beds. Two bedrooms include a balcony with ocean views. Additional day beds are available as well for other guests and family members.

Additional services are available to your doorstep, such as a personal massage on the roof top while breathing in the rejuvenating sea air or a customized special meal for your household.

If you are looking for ways to leave the everyday world behind and drop into ‘the sweet life’, then welcome home. We look forward to serving you!

More Details

Property Manager
Terry Fowler
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018

About Terry Fowler

After a visit to Florence, Italy several years ago, my wife and I saw the motto, 'the sweet life' and it really resonated with how we wanted to live our lives. We see it as a daily remembrance to surround ourselves in beauty and heart joy. Hence, our home in Sayulita is being created with exactly that in mind. We live in Northern California with our two dogs, Freddy and Barnaby. We enjoy the outdoors and funny movies.

Terry Fowler purchased this house in 2015

Why Terry Fowler chose Sayulita

From the moment we set foot on Sayulita, we knew this IS the sweet life. Beautiful colors, landscapes, heart warming people -- come see for yourself! We felt this property incorporates all things 'sweet' of Saylita, aka, a very special oasis. We envisioned a place where people can retreat and simply let the cares of the world wash away. Villa Dulce Vida is enclosed by beauty and greenery. There are great views of land and sea mixed throughout the property and very easy living.

What makes this house unique

Brand new home! Modern high-end amenities mixed with beauty.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sayulita in North America

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1313 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Beautiful Views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ocean View
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

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The Sweet Life - Close to Beach and a Retreat Hideaway
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Paris, France

Great location

  • 4 of 5

This is a nice and private property in the heart of Sayulita. It is right in the middle of center of the town with lots of activities and close to the beach. Closing the windows totally blocks any noise from the outside. Eric, the property manager, is very nice and helpful. Each bedroom has its own full bathroom, ceiling fan, and AC unit. There are 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor and 1 on the ground level. To get to the house, there are 45+ steps to climb -- not very well suited for heavy baggage. The kitchen is equipped with basic amenities.

The property has washer and dryer, but it's not available to guests. However, guests can give their laundry to the cleaning lady who comes by every other day to wash for a small tip. The place sleeps 6 people comfortably but 8 adults will be a challenge (not enough towels, common sitting area, mattress/sleeping platform and sheets).

Note that Sayulita experiences a lot of electrical shut down. If you are traveling there during the warm season, there may be hours when the place has no air conditioning and staying indoors and sleeping without AC will be very challenging. This will be true for anywhere you stay, and there are properties without AC.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best home! We will be back! Thank you for sharing!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful just like the pictures🐬, we are sad we are leaving today. I could stay in this home forever. Thank you for sharing.,

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Villa Dolce Vita

  • 5 of 5

Charming town - perfect location.

Everything about this Villa is as advertised. It is close (a block or two at most) to the beach and town. Everything looks new, works perfect and the pool was refreshing, a perfect place to stay cool. We also appreciated the fresh water supplied for drinking, the beach towels and well stocked kitchen.

Eric was very helpful arranging transportation to and from the airport, as well as a nice day trip to Puerto Vallarta. We also rented a golf cart for two days just to see the entire town (lots of hills). It was not a necessity -- just fun.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Rafael, CA

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

Villa Dulce Vida was nothing short of perfect! The house is really nice - the beds are comfortable; the water pressure is good; each room has its own bathroom, air conditioner, and TV with Netflix; and the saltwater pool is amazing - and I would stay there again in a heartbeat. They supplied beach towels and the house was cleaned almost everyday. My girlfriends and I were there for my 40th birthday and it couldn't have been a better fit for us. There's enough privacy to sunbathe topless, even though it's right in the middle of a bunch of houses. The house is just a couple of blocks from the beach and super close to town, which was perfect for us because we didn't want to be in the thick of things but wanted to be able to walk to everything. Late May was a perfect time of year to be there. I cannot say enough about Villa Dulce Vida. I miss it already!!!

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melbourne, Australia

beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing stay in 'The sweet Life' over the New Year break. Communication with Terry and his wife was great, as well as with Eric, the house manager, who also lived just outside of Sayulita so he was there to greet us on our arrival to the house. Terry gave me contact details for a driver who collected us from Puerto Vallarta airport, we stopped at a Mega Mart on the way to stock up on supplies for the week. I loved having someone meet us, as landing in Puerto Vallarta is a little overwhelming.

The house was truly beautiful, it was 1 block back from the main square and 2 blocks from the beach. It felt like we were perched on the top of a little hill, away from the hustle and bustle of the town, but super close to pop out for coffee and window shopping. We were certainly there at one of the busiest times of the year (arrived new years eve) and Sayulita was teeming with people on the 31st and the 1st, so I really appreciated being away from the crazy. We spent the first few days lying by the beautiful pool on the lounge chairs, soaking up the sun and listening to the fabulous noises of Sayulita. The house is absolutely beautiful, only a year old so all amenities were new. The art in the house was lovely, the beds were comfortable, air conditioning in each room, filtered water provided, everything worked well and we felt completely at home. I would definitely recommend this house to my friends, I loved it so much. Thank you Terry for sharing your beautiful house with us! Karen

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect sayulita rental

  • 5 of 5

Just steps from the downtown plaza and an easy walk from the beach, villa dulce vida was the perfect vacation rental. We never felt the need for a golf cart since literally everything is walking distance. The pool is perfect for little ones or just lounging away the hot part of the days. The bedrooms were super comfy (and I'm a fussy sleeper) with effective ac for a great night sleep. Roof deck, check, pool lights for fun night swimming, check, daily house cleaners, check. Close enough to enjoy the feeling of being right in the action but also just slightly removed for relaxation. We will certainly be back.

Tim Devon Julia (6) and Kyle (4).

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: not necessary

Art galleries, artisan shopping


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Sayulita, Mexican Riviera - Jalisco

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 14 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £58 per night, per additional guest
High Season
15 Oct 2018 - 15 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £77 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £77 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.58

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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