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Luxury at its finest. Private beach. 2 Infinity Pools, Beautiful Bay View!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights


About the property

Gorgeous View Of The Bay - 2 Bed/2 Bath With Private Beach!

At Alamar, you never have to worry about the basics... or the luxuries. We have it all. Our exclusive condominium offers all the amenities your heart desires: privacy,private pools (one at the condo and one at the beach), private beach club (did we mention the pool at the private beach?), private cabanas, restaurant at the beach club, wifi, exercise/weight room, one-mile running/walking nature trail, jacuzzi's, infinity pool, and did we mention the spectacular views?! Views from the balcony of the entire Banderas Bay, views of the lush mountains, views from the pools, views from the beach... All bliss. Walking distance to the seasonal and famous La Cruz Market by the marina. The toughest decision you'll have to make is pool? beach? cabana by the pool on the beach? 8th floor balcony breeze? Life is easy at Alamar. Come relax and ENJOY!!!!!!

Two bedrooms. Two baths. Sleeps 4. King size bed in the master suite and King size bed (which can be split into two twins) in the guest suite. Fully stocked kitchen (you simply provide the food). Maid service upon request. Airport pick-up and drop off service available. Satellite Cable TV. WiFi. Luxurious furnishings and linens.

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Chuck Marso
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
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Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2018

About Chuck Marso

Chuck and Jill live in a farmhouse in northern Colorado. They love the simple life - and even more, they love the simple, relaxing life in the Puerto Vallarta, Mexico area. It's a dream come true for them to have a place of their own in Mexico and they are so happy to share it with you!

They are animal lovers (they have four Golden Retrievers and two cats) and love travel, reading, and a great relaxing meal with a glass or two (or three) of wine. Chuck enjoys the occasional tri-atholon and as he says, 'digging in the dirt', and Jill loves photography, daffodils, and creating all sorts of art.

We hope you enjoy staying in our home as much as we do! ¡Bienvenido!

Chuck Marso purchased this condo in 2013

Why Chuck Marso chose La Cruz de Huanacaxtle

We love Alamar! We literally looked at dozens and dozens of properties all over Banderas Bay. We had just about given up when our fabulous Realtor suggested one more property... Alamar. When we saw the property and the natural surroundings, the mountains, the mango trees, the marina, the bay... we were in love. The pools and beach and amenities are amazing. Then, when we saw the actual condo we knew we had found what we were seeking. Paradise! The mountain breeze flows through even in the deep of summer and the pools invite cunningly... and then there's the private beach with private cabanas, hammocks, palapas, delicious restaurant, friendly staff, jacuzzis, pools... pure bliss.

What makes this condo unique

Alamar's logo is 'Different by Nature...' because the developer is a Biologist who desires to maintain the natural surroundings and incorporate them into its overall design. There is a mile long hiking/walking trail through the lush hillside on site with plans for more. Under-cover parking, weight/work out room, community center, proximity to the Marina and the famous La Cruz Market and an exclusive, private beach. No other resort has that! Our home is on the 8th floor where the view is so stunning it leaves you breathless. The furnishings are luxurious and comfortable. It truly is home in Paradise!

Guestbook comments from the owner

AMAZING! We just arrived and the pictures on VRBO don’t do your place justice! Nancy picked us up at the airport, took us shopping at Mega and showed us bits of the town. We are thrilled to be here and look forward to a memorable week! Love this place! Thank you!
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexican Riviera

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master en suite Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , dual vessal sinks, exquisite tile, heavenly spacious shower
    Guest Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , Beautiful vessal sink, gorgeous tile shower
  • Modern bathrooms with exquisite tile and spacious luxurious showers, velvety soft towels, vessal sinks - all luxury
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master King Suite - 1 extra lg. double bed , en suite bath / balcony access
    Guest Suite - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 single bed , King Bed can convert to two twins
  • Luxurious linens and plenty of closet space with built in drawers, air conditioning and ceiling fan in each bedroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We have a lovely working relationship with Gecko Rent a car. They also provide MANY vacation/travel services such as surf/paddle boards etc. If you need a vehicle during your stay, please contact Lalo or Adam and tell them Jill & Chuck sent you! Check out the ALL NEW Gecko Travel Guide:


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Luxury at its finest. Private beach. 2 Infinity Pools, Beautiful Bay View!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 15 reviews

Beautiful property in beautiful location!

  • 4 of 5

Such a beautiful place with everything you could need for a great vacation. Nancy was so nice and helpful. We stayed with another couple and had a wonderful time. This place is a perfect base from which to explore the area. Would highly recommend renting a car if you have any mobility issues as the hill is very steep to get down to the bus stop. Also having a car gave us the freedom to explore north to Sayulita (a definite must visit). Another tip Nancy gave us was the fruit and vegetable co-op across the street from the entrance to the property. Very fresh and cheap! Overall great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 16/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Maine

A little bit of paradise

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for 2 weeks and it was amazing. The condo had everything we needed and more. We were happy to leave 2 chairs and an umbrella behind for the next lucky people who stay here. The view is amazing as were the 2 pools and the beach, we hated to leave.

Nancy was very helpful and a wealth of knowledge. The people, the food the beaches were great. You cannot miss the Sunday market at the marina---you have to go to the food vendor area and taste the local food. We rented a Rav 4 (form Gecko's) so we could explore and found a private beach (Lugar Beach) and we went during the week and had the whole area to ourselves. Bucerias was fun as was Punta Mita and Sayulita. Went on the Ally Cat Snorkeling tour and saw so many whales as well as being with an amazing crew.

Thank you both for renting to us and we hope to return in the future as I cannot say enough about this area---retirement idea comes to mind.

Deb and Steve

  • Review Submitted: 29/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salt Lake City, UT

Absolutely wonderful week!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Chuck and Jill's beautiful home in La Cruz. The view from the patio was amazing. The furnishing and decor were just perfect. We never did get the TV to work beyond one sports station but didn't come all the way to Mexico to watch TV ;)

The property includes 2 pools, one with an infinity pool and a view out to the ocean, the other with the added bonus of a private beach. We also had easy access to a gym but I must admit, we never used it. The walk up and down the property, to the beach, and into town provided all of the exercise we needed ;)

La Cruz is a nice area with friendly locals and expats, good food, beautiful marina, and a fabulous market. (The fish market every day converts to a huge Sunday market with artisan crafts, street food, jewelry, live music, clothing, etc.)

I love to cook, so a vacation without a kitchen is no vacation for me. The condo includes a great kitchen with all of the necessities. Combine that with the fresh fish market, the fruit and vegetable market just down the hill from the property, and a patio with a grill and an amazing view - I was in Heaven.

La Cruz is a great jumping off point for so many things to see and do around Riviera Nayarit. We enjoyed a day with Vallarta Adventures, Puerto Vallarta's El Malecon, the La Cruz Sunday market, Bucerias, Punta de Mita, and many hours relaxing by the beach and the pool.

We did not rent a car and found we didn't need it. Taxis are easily secured and inexpensive. The real bargain though are the buses that come in all shapes and sizes and provide an opportunity to get to know some of the locals that call La Cruz home. (Example - a bus ride from La Cruz to Puerto Vallarta - a 45 mins ride - cost just over $1 USD per person!)

Can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: 01/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Luxury living indeed!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place, would highly recommend, couldn't have been happier, great communication, beautiful apartment, very high class!

  • Review Submitted: 10/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous amenities and location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four spent a wonderful week at this lovely condo. The infinity pool is spectacular and overlooks Banderas Bay--so lovely! And I'm not an early riser, but I woke up every morning to watch the sun rise over the Sierra Madre mountains and the bay. What a gorgeous sight. The condo is perfectly located, too. You can walk to the private Beach Club (loved the pool and cabanas), to a nearby hotel for dinner (great pizza and cocktails!), and even to the seafood market and many other restaurants. Easy cab ride to supermarkets, gorgeous beaches, multiple restaurants.

And one of the best parts: the condo was wonderfully stocked. Not just linens, towels, etc., but the fridge was stocked with essentials (even coffee, tea and beer), the freezer with some welcome alcohol for cocktails, and the bathrooms all had shampoo, lotions, sunblock, etc. Made life so easy! Being able to wash and dry clothes was great, and we grilled on the patio, enjoying the view, more than once. My son and daughter loved the gym downstairs and worked out every day. I just relaxed with a book--so peaceful!

This is a great area, a little away from all the tourist craziness, but easy to get there if you want to do so. We hired a car, but you honestly don't need to do so. The security guards will call up a cab for you in minutes and they are cheap. We felt very safe the entire time and found getting around very easy. Great folder of things to do at the condo, too. Thanks so much to Roberto, who was very responsive, and to the owners for one of the best vacations! Go there: you'll love it!

  • Review Submitted: 04/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic views and location, loved our stay

  • 5 of 5

Chuck and Jill's condo was perfect for us. The views are fantastic and we made great use of the balcony and grill. We appreciated the extras in the kitchen like condiments and spices, not to mention the liquor cabinet. Like previous guests, we also left something behind, and it was nice to have some variety. We rented a car, so the secure parking and location were ideal. Both pools are awesome, and it was nice to be able to walk down into town. Chuck and Jill recommended Tacos on the Street in La Cruz and it was delicious. And the fresh fish (and other goods) at the Sunday market in La Cruz should not be missed. We hope to be back!

  • Review Submitted: 09/02/2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
PVR - Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Restaurant
Beach Club
Nearest Beach
On Site
Car: not necessary

Near the Marina and close to world class Golf clubs.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexican Riviera

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr-June 2018
3 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
Jul-Oct 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
6 night minimum stay
Nov-Dec 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
6 night minimum stay
Holiday 2018
16 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
6 night minimum stay
Jan-Mar 2019
6 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
Easter Week 2019
14 Apr 2019 - 21 Apr 2019
6 night minimum stay
Apr-June 2019
22 Apr 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
6 night minimum stay
Jul-Oct 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
6 night minimum stay
Nov-Dec 2019
1 Nov 2019 - 15 Dec 2019
6 night minimum stay
Holiday 2019
16 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Administration Fee AU$40.32
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$537.56
Cleaning Fee AU$120.95

Rates and reservation are not confirmed until payment is received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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