Beachfront house with private pool

3 bedrooms

3 bathrooms





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Beachfront Casa Terra with private swimming pool at La Puntilla,
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Oceanfront with private pool, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom Casa Terra comfortably accommodates six (or seven) people and is the perfect vacation residence with comforts you will not soon forget.  Located just 20 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta airport, Casa Terra is beachfront #9-A at La Puntilla--a gated and secure complex of 19 luxury homes spaciously set on 7 acres.  Casa Terra is minutes from Bucerias and within walking distance to the fishing village of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle on Mexico's Pacific coast--an area that is quickly becoming known as the Riviera Nayarit. 

Casa Terra is not just another beachfront rental property, but a place where you can leave your cares at home and relax poolside in this privately owned beachfront villa that was furnished by owner for his vacation comfort as well as yours. 

"Knock your Socks Off" view from the patio, looking over the pool to the ocean

The living room and master bedroom open directly onto the patio and your own private swimming pool with the beach just steps beyond.  Relax and enjoy your morning coffee at the table at the end of the pool, taking in the beautiful sunrises and the start of another peaceful day in paradise.    With the ocean at your front door, explore tide pools and comb the beach.  You can walk along the beach (or on the road) to La Cruz, or during low tide, casually walk to Bucerias in under an hour.  The new luxurious Marina Riviera Nayarit is an easy 10 minute walk along the beach and 5 more minutes will take you to the village of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle (La Cruz) where there are several very good restaurants, some evening entertainment, shopping and fresh fish markets.  The Sunday market at the Marina (November through April) is not to be missed and is a good place to pick up quality gifts, crafts, bakery and food items, produce, fresh flowers and of course, fresh seafood from the vendors at the marina.


Relax on the comfy couch
in the living room while you
listen to music,
watch satellite TV
or enjoy the view
over the pool
to the ocean



Another view of the living room
looking towards the
fully equipped kitchen.

Recent upgrades include new sectional sofa and chair,
new lamps, artwork and updated decor



 Spacious and open
living room and dining area
 with comfortable furniture
allows for easy TV viewing
and opens onto to the outdoor patio and
swimming pool

Note the sparkling white
marble floors
throughout the house



New 60" flat screen LED TV with
full subscription ShawDirect Satellite service and BlueRay disc player

New wall unit contains
i-Pod docking station with CD Player
selection of CD's and books.

High speed modem and
secure Wi-Fi service
accessed throughout house & yard 


Comfortable, quality furnishings in the living room allow you to relax and enjoy the view or watch the NEW 60" flat screen LED TV with full subscription ShawDirect satellite service.  For added enjoyment there is a BlueRay disc player and an i-Pod docking station with CD Player, a selection of CD's and books.  There is COMPLIMENTARY high speed internet service accessed from the modem in the bedroom office and secure Wi Fi service accessible throughout the house and yard.  There is a phone for local calls and we also provide FREE PHONE CALLS TO CANADA AND THE USA. 


Beautiful stained glass
in the entrance door
and graceful arches
in the front hall
welcome you
to Casa Terra


A dining table with six chairs is conveniently located across from the kitchen.  Glasses for any kind of drink imaginable as well as serving dishes can be found in the china cabinet along with table cloths, placemats, napkins and candles for a formal family dinner or a romantic dinner for two!


Fully equipped kitchen at Casa Terra with
new 3 door stainless steel fridge/freezer,
new 6 burner gas stove with oven and hood fan
and new stainless steel dishwasher
(not shown in above photo)
New full sized washer and dryer are located in the laundry area
to the left of the kitchen

Whip up a gourmet meal in the fully equipped kitchen complete with cookware and utensils, bottled water for your convenience, new 3 door stainless steel refrigerator/freezer, new stainless steel dishwasher, new 6 burner stainless steel gas stove with oven and new hood fan, microwave, coffee maker and toaster.  And of course, no vacation home is complete without a blender and glasses for those frosty margaritas! 

From the moment you step into Casa Terra and look through the graceful arches in the entrance way you will be struck by the elegant and spacious open floor plan of the living room, dining room and kitchen.  The interior incorporates dramatic open spaces, sparkling white marble floors and marble bathrooms and high ceilings.  Air conditioning in the living room and three bedrooms and new remote controlled ceiling fans as well as comfortable ocean breezes keep the Casa cool.

The master bedroom suite opens onto the poolside patio and the ocean beyond, and features a king sized bed with a new mattress and master en-suite bath with soaker tub/shower.  The wall-to-wall sliding doors across the master bedroom have screens.  Air conditioning and new ceiling fans allow for a comfortable night's sleep. 

A home office in the master bedroom offers complimentary internet access with high speed modem or Wi-Fi accessible throughout the house and yard.  There is a Magic Jack for FREE PHONE CALLS to the US and Canada (no computer required) as well as a phone for local calls and a safe to store passports and valuables. 

The second bedroom features a king sized bed (with new mattress) while the third bedroom has twin beds (with new mattresses), convertible to king bed.  Both bedrooms have large dressers and large closets, so plenty of storage space.  New (quite) remote control ceiling fans have been installed in the three bedrooms to allow for a restful sleep.  Two main bathrooms, both with marble showers are located just outside the bedroom doors. There is a new good quality blow up air bed, if required. 

The second and third bedrooms open onto the landscaped front garden and have wall-to-wall patio doors with full screens. New remote controlled ceiling fans guarantee a restful sleep without having to use the air conditioning in the second and third bedrooms.


Roof overhang
provides a shaded patio
across the full width
of the house

Enjoy tasty meals
at the comfortable
poolside patio table,
play cards or board games,
work on a jigsaw puzzle,
surf the 'net
or simply
take in the view!


As well as two shaded eating areas on the pool deck--a shaded area tucked under the roof overhang, and a patio table with umbrella and chairs near the water--there is also a spacious dining area and a laundry room with full sized washer and dryer.


Ample outdoor seating
allows you to enjoy
your morning coffee,
a cool refreshing drink
or a delicious meal
around the pool

Relax with a good book
or soak up the sun
in one of 4 chaise lounges
and numerous comfortable chairs

No shortage of comfortable seating here!


Comfortable outdoor furniture on the large partially shaded poolside patio lends itself to a bit of daydreaming, a relaxing snooze or day of basking around the pool to work on your tan--or just settle back on one of the lounges with your favourite book and look up to watch the sea birds plunge into the bay for their next meal.  You might also want to settle into one of the four chaise lounges and soak up some rays!

After a day in paradise, casually walk the beach to one of the many fabulous restaurants in La Cruz or Bucerias for dinner, or prepare your meal in the fully equipped kitchen.  You might decide to fire up the built-in stainless steel gas barbeque and grill up a feast of freshly caught fish or shrimp purchased that morning from one of several fresh seafood vendors at the market at the marina..  Savour your meal with a glass of wine and dine poolside while you admire the evening sky with the lights of Bucerias and Puerto Vallarta twinkling across the bay.  Midnight dip in the private pool, anyone?

It's an easy 10 minute walk along the beach (15 minutes along the road) to the village of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle (La Cruz) with the new 400 slip upscale Marina Riviera Nayarit where there are restaurants, shops and several fresh fish market as well as a wonderful Sunday Market (November to April).  The village of La Cruz has some VERY GOOD restaurants, some evening entertainment and some shopping.  The town of Bucerias is a 5 to 8 minute drive/taxi or bus ride away for many more very good restaurants, shopping and services.  While we do recommend having a car during your stay at Casa Terra it is not absolutely necessary as there are taxis in the village of La Cruz and the bus service is excellent with buses running every few minutes from the top of the driveway.  For just a few pesos the bus will take you to all points in the Bay of Banderas. 


Grill up a storm
on the
stainless steel
gas barbeque


Walk over
to the new
Marina Riviera Nayarit
in La Cruz
 and buy
fresh seafood including many varieties of fish, lobster,
oysters -- and shrimp
for the barbie!


There are many activities for both daytime and night time lovers in La Cruz, Bucerias and downtown Puerto Vallarta.  La Cruz and Bucerias have a number of great restaurants, souvenir shops, and small grocery stores which are within walking distance of the house (10-30 minutes).

We can help you arrange for a fishing, snorkelling or sightseeing trip around the Bay of Banderas.  For a nominal fee plus the cost of the food, we can help you arrange for a local couple to come in to prepare a special meal for you.  You do nothing but sit back, relax, and enjoy!  We can also help you arrange for an onsite massage or facial.  A perfect way to relax for a VERY reasonable fee!

A security guard is at the gated entrance 24 hours a day, and a security patrolman is on the beach in the evenings and throughout the night.  As Casa Terra is located between the village of La Cruz and the town of Bucerias, you won't be bothered by vendors or timeshare sales people on the beach.

Our English speaking property managers live in nearby La Cruz and are available to answer any questions you might have.  A welcome letter in the house details pool, lawn, and housekeeping service and a Guest Handbook lists some of our favourite restaurants, things to do and important phone numbers.  About a month before you arrive we will send you an information package with directions to the house, contact phone numbers and the code to the lock box.  We will also provide grocery shopping tips and money and currency basics. 

Casa Terra is wheelchair accessible and as a non-smoking home, we invite you to smoke outside or on the patio only, please.

With prior approval, a well behaved pet may be allowed.

Activities onsite or nearby include: Swimming, Snorkelling and Diving, Whale Watching, Fishing,  Kayaking, Boating, Surfing, Wind Surfing, Parasailing, Boogie Boarding, Horseback Riding, Eco-Touring, Golf and Shopping.  Beachcombing is at your front door!

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Casa Terra, 9A La Puntilla, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Nayarit, Mexico
Contact:  Marilyn Hadley  |  Phone:  250 752-6304  | e-mail

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