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CASITA CELESTIA with Palapa, pool, and placed n a tropical paradise designed by a master gardiner.
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CASITA CELESTIA with Palapa, pool, and placed n a tropical paradise designed by a master gardiner.
A private stairway leads through the garden down to the CASITA CELESTIAL.
Even as you approach the VILLA DE VISTAS you can tell that this place has quality.
You can feel youself being drawn to this magical experience.
Walking up to the stone welcome mat you can see all the way through to the Palapa.
Step inside and you are greeted by stars and vibrant Mexican colors.
A gracious space to sit and relax, read, watch TV, or pull up some chairs and chat.
The Mexican arts and crafts are all over the CASITA.  Behind those doors is a large-sceen, hi-def TV
The kitchen is equiped wth a Bosch stove and oven.  It's a very pleasant place to cook.
Looking backwards just a bit and you get a perspective on the space.
There are two bedroom suites.  This one honors the sun.  It's bright and sunny.  And it faces east.
Another perspective on the sun bedroom.  The mattresses are kig sized, new and very comfortable.
The artwork has been commissioned to fit perfectly in this bedroom.  The roosters are very quiet.
Don't you just love it.  The lucky person or couple who stay in the east bedroom havse a sunny bath.
You guessed it.  This bedroom honors the moon as she rises and sinks over the Pacific Ocean.
The owls quietly watch over you as you fall asleep to the sound of the surf.
Double sinks in this bathroom.  They honor the gentle moon.
Ahhhh.  Now we go to the most spectacular part of CASITA CELESTIAL -- the Palapa.  Cool all year
Palapas are indigenous to this area.  They catch the cooling breezes from the ocean.
The map helps you orient yourself.  We are going down the garden path to walk over to the beach.
You can see how the CASITA is located right in the midst of the jungle, with birds, flowers, animals
Notice the Palapa roof; it's 'a low hanging roof,' which creates an amazing intimacy, sorta saced.
The garden path takes you safely down the hill through a garden which is both wild and cultivated.
This is one of the several places to sit and relax.  You are in the midst of this tropical paradise.
While you're sitting there you will be surprised by the sight and sound of exotic birds.
The great old trees were left standing.  They've been here for a long time.  We want to honor them.
The path continues.  It is so peaceful to walk on it.
But it is even more peaceful to stretch out in the hammock and rock yourself to nirvana.
Several families of long-tailed blue jays live on the property.  They share their home with you.
This is the gate at the bottom of the property.  You are now two or three minutes from the beach.
After a very short walk you arrive at the north end of the pristine San Pancho beach.
A short walk down the beach -- about 20 minutes -- and you come to the center of the pueblo.
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
San Francisco, Pacific Coast
LA CASITA CELESTIAL, as the name implies, is a Heavenly Place. From the moment you approach the stone-embedded welcoming mat, you’ll know that you are in for a “stellar” experience.

Its GRACIOUS CENTRAL ROOM is filled with stars – and a very comfortable sitting area, a high-definition, large-screen television with American and Canadian programming, a DVD player, wi-fi, a cozy kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, and an eclectic library with books on Mexico – its rich history and culture, its politics and tourist attractions, and, especially, its remarkable arts and crafts.

A large sliding glass door allows you to walk onto THE TERRACE WITH ITS MAGNIFICENT PALAPA, a thatched roof structure used since the time of the Mayans and Aztecs to capture sea breezes and keep COOL.

Under the palapa is your own private, cooling plunge...
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

I’d rate this a 4.5 stars if I could. The Casa Celestial is a beautiful little cabin set into a jungle hillside. Very private. Very quiet. Nicely configured for two couples, each having their own bath. The beds were very comfortable. Well appointed kitchen. Lots...More

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melissa R, VR Owner at Secluded Home, Lush Garden, Palapa, Pool, by Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

We were delighted to have your foursome on our property last week in our Casita Celestial. So happy you enjoyed the pools for cooling off, the birds in the jungle, and the restaurants in our little town. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 14 November 2017

We stayed in the smallest of 3 residences, which is perfect for 2 couples. It’s charming, with the kitchen (with a small seating area) and 2 bedrooms/bathrooms comprising the indoors area. The living area is under the palapa, which butts to the kitchen through double...More

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Management response:Responded 6 April 2018

Bill and I are so happy you enjoyed your stay and no doubt have stronger leg muscles having gone up and down those stairs! We hope to have you on property again.

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Reviewed 12 March 2017

What an incredible home in the jungle. It feels like you are perched in the tops of the trees. The beautiful palapa with dipping pool is a tranquil oasis. Owners are friendly and helpful as are the caretaker. It is about a 6-7 minute drive...More

Thank lid10
melissa R, VR Owner at Secluded Home, Lush Garden, Palapa, Pool, by Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you on property. And it's always satisfying to have guests appreciate Mexican design and arts.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Full baths
    2 Kings
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
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R 2 994
R 2 994
R 18 631
US$1 400
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About the neighbourhood
The Villa is located at the north end of the beach on a quiet hillside in a tropical jungle, a bird lover's paradise. It is just a few minute walk to the ocean. There are several other houses in the 'neighborhood', but all are behind our property basically out of view. There is ample parking.
Getting around
Probably half of the people who rent for us do rent a car. We recommend they rent from Gecko car rental in Bucerias. If you have a car it is very easy to get around. San Pancho is a small town and you will be sufficiently familiar with everything within a day or two.
And about half of the people do not rent a car. They walk to the beach (it's just five minutes) and they walk to town (it's about twenty five minutes). If they get tired, they hire a taxi. If they prefer, they can rent a golf cart.
Again, because our pueblo is small, you will know your way around in just a few days.
If you wish to go out of town and don't have a car, you can hire a driver for the day or use a taxi.
We'll send you LOTS OF INFORMATION for 'getting around!
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Puerto Vallarta (PVR): 60.0 km
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Nearest Beach: 0.8 km.
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