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Casa de Sonrisas 10% off all remaining 2019 dates - 1/2 block to beach; pool

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Welcome to Casa Pacífico in beautiful Nayarit, Mexico. This unit (Casa de Sonrisas) is one of two on the property. Tired of the 'walk to everything' descriptions? I could walk across the country if I really wanted to. This property is truly a walk-to-the-beach home. Stand in the street in front of the house, turn to your right, and the Pacific Ocean beckons you -- 100 steps away. In addition, there are several cafes in the neighborhood as well as small markets. 6 blocks will take you to the center of La Penita where you will find shops, markets, banks, restaurants and bars - just about anything you need. The home itself is a one bedroom with a queen bed, one bathroom unit with a great private terrace. Sit outside in the morning for coffee, or in the evening to watch the sunset w...Welcome to Casa Pacífico in beautiful Nayarit, Mexico. This unit (Casa de Sonrisas) is one of two on the property. Tired of the 'walk to everything' descriptions? I could walk across the country if I really wanted to. This property is truly a walk-to-the-beach home. Stand in the street in front of the house, turn to your right, and the Pacific Ocean beckons you -- 100 steps away. In addition, there are several cafes in the neighborhood as well as small markets. 6 blocks will take you to the center of La Penita where you will find shops, markets, banks, restaurants and bars - just about anything you need. The home itself is a one bedroom with a queen bed, one bathroom unit with a great private terrace. Sit outside in the morning for coffee, or in the evening to watch the sunset while listening to the waves and catching the ocean breezes. Private entrance to your second floor home! A full kitchen allows you to eat in whenever you like but you are still close enough to town to head in to one of the outstanding cafes and restaurants. A short walk down the beach will take you there in minutes. Or purchase tamales and tortillas from the street vendors in the neighborhood. A large bathroom, built-in wardrobe, and a roomy living space make Casa de Sonrisas the perfect home base while you explore all that Riviera Nayarit has to offer: colonial buildings in nearby towns, surfing in Sayulita, jet-skiing, mountain drives, ancient ruins, hot springs, volcanos, markets, and miles and miles of beach. You can easily explore the nearby towns in the area - San Pancho, Rincon de Guaybitos, Los Ayala, and Lo de Marcos. You will be about an hour from Playa las Tortugas and the turtle camp there. San Blas is another hour beyond. All linens and towels are supplied (including beach towels). I have tried to equip the home with everything you will need - basic spices, cooking oil, bottled water, etc.) but if there is anything else you require, just ask. The property has two rental units as well as the owner's home. They all share a courtyard and garden as well as a pool. Beach chairs also available for guests. I am located in Colonia Pescadores in La Penita. This is an authentic Mexican village, not a flashy resort town. It is a quiet, laid-back neighborhood with a true flavor of Mexico. The street is a mix of homes, small local businesses, a few hotels/rentals, a school across the street, and lovely neighbors! More
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About the Owner
Lissa Y
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2016
Interaction with guests
I live on the property. I will leave you to your privacy, but if you need anything, you only need to ask.
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Reviewed 5 February 2019

This place had everything. It was very well equipped. The kitchen had everything we needed, even a blender for pina coladas. The beds were very comfortable. The pool was great. It was very clean. Lissa ,the host, was super accommodating and very knowledgeable about the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Trek674572, VR Owner at Casa de Sonrisas 10% off all remaining 2019 dates - 1/2 block to beach; pool, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2019

Thank you so much for the kind review. I so enjoyed hosting you! I’m looking forward to your next stay. I’m so glad you enjoyed La Peñita as much as I do. Great visit!

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 2 weeks in November. The kitchen was very well appointed. The large beautiful covered terrace gave us lots of privacy and we spent lots of time eating our meals on it and enjoying our morning coffee. The pool...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Trek674572, VR Owner at Casa de Sonrisas 10% off all remaining 2019 dates - 1/2 block to beach; pool, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Thanks so much for the great review! It’s so nice to host such wonderful guests! I really enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful property! Awesome pool! So close to the beach and short walk to restaurants and shops. And the owner is very helpful with everything you might need. I hope to go back some day!

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank koxelgren
Management response:Responded 5 April 2018

So glad you had a great stay! It was great to meet you all and I enjoyed having you here. I would love to have you back anytime! Thanks for the kind review! I hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 April 2018

We loved the neighbourhood, the easy walk into town, to the weekly artisans’ market, to our favourite restaurants, and when properly timed, relaxing in beach chairs (provided by the landlord) to take in the amazing sunsets. A well equipped kitchen, including large fridge and stove,...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Ray I
Management response:Responded 4 April 2018

Thanks for the great review! I thoroughly enjoyed having you! So glad your time here was enjoyable and comfortable. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We can’t say enough about Casa de Sonrisas! This was our second time staying here and we are booked again for next year. The casa is lovely, well equipped with everything one would need! We enjoyed the courtyard with a lovely saltwater pool and loungers....More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank dunsy2018
Management response:Responded 3 April 2018

Always love having you! So glad you're coming back!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Dryer
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Deck
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Would you recommend this rental to someone looking for an "authentic" experience?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The beach is 100 steps away. The main street in town is a 5-10 minute walk depending on whether you like to wander through the neighborhood or stroll along the beach. Many activities await you: beach time, hiking, turtle camps, ruins, volcanoes, petroglyphs, hot springs, jungle and mangroves, Huichol villages, local markets and artisans, snorkeling and other water sports - so much to see and do! You will be staying in a lovely neighborhood with local businesses and families.
Getting around
Walking within La Peñita is easy. I am 5 blocks to el centro through town or a quick 5 minute walk along the beach. There you can find anything you will need during your stay - banks, shops, groceries, restaurants, bars. If you want to visit a nearby town, attraction or beach, taxis are plentiful and inexpensive. Many of my guests stay for several months and walk or take taxis. Others want to venture farther afield so they rent a car, or schedule an outing with many of the available tour guides. The choice is yours, depending on your plans.
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