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Beachfront Three Story Villa W/Heated Pool

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 195 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Newly built three story Mediterranean style villa with unobstructed views overlooking the ocean and multiple lush Coco palms. Third story roof deck allows for panoramic view, sunset wine sipping and tranquil dining. Interior decor presents authentic rustic Mexican flare of fine furniture, tiling and adobe entry ways. Decorative ceiling, wall and floor pieces indigenous from all over Mexico lend to the feel of a true Mexico experience. Private garden throughout the property with secured entry and driveway allow comfort for freedom of children and family. For more information and the property blog, - type 'vistaceleste' into a google search.

Vista Celeste is just 25 miles north of Puerto Vallarta on the beautiful, secluded Nayarit coast. This beautiful close to ocean property consists of a three story house with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, heated pool and outdoor BBQ area.

This extraordinary property is situated 1/2 block from the unspoiled white sand beaches of San Francisco (San Pancho), Nayarit. Lush vegetation and palm trees surround the beautifully-landscaped grounds. Here you can enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, breathtaking sunsets, migrating whales, playful dolphins, and sea turtles. There are a host of adventurous activities, including epic surf, pristine golf, and horseback riding at your disposal. This is the perfect destination for those who seek privacy, serenity, and/or adventure.

The charming grounds are private with key entry only and a serpentine wall securing it.

The villa is fully-equipped with all the amenities you will need to enjoy your Mexican getaway. Imagine yourself lying poolside listening to the waves crash on the shore or soaking in the jetted tub. Vista Celeste offers all that you need to relax, unwind, and enjoy a true hidden paradise.

The property is located right across from Costa Azul resort and next to Villas Paradise. The property is within walking distance of town, but is far enough away to steer clear of the daily crowds and noise. When in the small town of San Pancho, you can find many shops, grocers, and many restaurants to suit the taste of any family member. Do not miss the opportunity to mingle with the locals. They are very friendly and eager to practice their English with you. San Pancho itself is a picturesque Mexican fishing town with virtually no crime. It looks much as Puerto Vallarta did before it was discovered. Vista Celeste is professionally managed for guest's convenience.

For more information and availability please contact Nils and Denice Kristoffersen via email.

More Details

Property Manager
Nils Kristoffersen
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

About Nils Kristoffersen

Denice and Nils Kristoffersen have been in the hospitality business over ten years and are the owners of the award winning Wild Basin Lodge and Event Center in Colorado. Their love of nature and scenery find them surrounded by majestic peaks in Colorado, and embraced by warm waters in Mexico. They sincerely hope you enjoy the beauty of the area as much as they do.

Nils Kristoffersen purchased this house in 2011

Why Nils Kristoffersen chose San Francisco

White beaches, warm waters and cobblestone streets all factored into the desire to be a part of San Pancho. Add in temperate weather, fantastic local cuisine and a friendly atmosphere, and the Kristoffersens couldn't be happier to own Vista Celeste.


Nearest Beach
50 Metres
San Pancho

Just 25 miles North of Puerto Vallarta, Vista Celeste lies in the small town of San Francisco (affectionately called San Pancho by the locals). Secluded in the lush Nayarit Riviera, San Francisco’s small town charm, cobblestone streets and friendly locals comprise a unique getaway from the hectic hustle and bustle of modern life. Across the street from the beach, and adjacent to a resort with restaurants and countless activities, Vista Celeste offers something for everyone. Whether it’s snorkeling the pristine waters or an evening spent sampling the exquisite local cuisine, a vacation in San Pancho can be truly memorable.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in San Francisco, Mexican Riviera

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 195 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town ...
  • Water View ...
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Half 1 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Once a week housekeeping provided, additional services available via custom quote


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

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Beachfront Three Story Villa W/Heated Pool
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 27 reviews

Great home!!

  • 4 of 5

Great vacation home!! Owners are easy to communicate with and very kind. Rental agency was

On top of any issues that arose. Beautiful ocean view and very close to beach. Enjoyable walk to town. Maintenance man ABEL was the best!! Literally he really was. Only ever took one phone call to him and he was walking in thru the house gate within minutes!! I would rent this house again taking everything into consideration. The people associated with the house and the house itself were great.

  • Review Submitted: 15/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Most Relaxing Time In Awhile

  • 5 of 5

Once you enter the house, you feel like you are alone in the world. Surrounded by Palm tress you feel secluded, yet town and incredible food is less than 10 minutes away. Relaxing in the pool or sitting on the third floor watching the sunset, this is an incredible place to stay. We will return on a regular basis. Abel was a kind and generous onsite manager who was always asking what we needed or how he could help.

  • Review Submitted: 25/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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2nd time staying here, we fall in love with this place a little more each time!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd time staying at Vista Celeste. The owners have made some significant improvements to the property since the last time we stayed. This includes an outdoor kitchen and second guest suite. Our family loved walking down the beach to the town of San Pancho. The pool is a great hang out area. This is just what our family needed to get some much needed R&R. We truly love Vista Celeste and cant wait until the next time we can go down! The last two times we have stayed at all inclusives before coming up. The next time I think we will skip that so we can go straight to Vista Celeste!

  • Review Submitted: 20/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Would be back

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place to enjoy closeness with friends or family. Spacious, not far away from town shopping etc. Close to the ocean which you can hear clearly day and nite. Setup outside with pool area was fantastic.

  • Review Submitted: 12/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

This villa is fantastic. It's very well maintained, the local crew is very responsive to take care of any small issues that crop up, and it's very closet to the beach. The pool area is great to hang around in, with a wonderful barbecue area just adjacent to it. Having two couples and a single traveler sharing this, we were initially concerned that everyone wouldn't have their own bathroom, but were pleasantly surprised that every bedroom has its own facilities, or one right outside the door. Their is ample space on the three levels, with a great third level place to sit if one wants privacy. The secured parking is also a great feature. I can't write about the TV service, because we never turned it on, as being close to downtown San Pancho and right near the beach is ample entertainment! The owner and his crew really do a great job on this, everyone in our group was very please, and we may very well inquire about staying again on our next visit to our favorite little village in Mexico! GREAT experience.

  • Review Submitted: 28/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Aging house and deficient service

  • 2 of 5

This house is ok. The view is nice, and the rooms are a comfortable size. However, we had several problems with it.

1. When we arrived, there were dirty cups and napkins on the table near the pool

2. The kitchen was not well equipped, and was missing a corkscrew for wine. When we called the property manager to ask if one was available, she asked us to buy one ourselves and we would be reimbursed. This is not my ideal way to spend a vacation...

3. There was a lot of dust and cobwebs under beds and in corners

4. The air conditioner in the master bedroom leaked, and by morning, the suitcase that had been placed under it was soaked, as well as everything in it

5. The bathroom downstairs flooded when two people took short showers in a row, and the entire hallway and bedroom were flooded. When we called the handyman, he said he would come by and clean up and fix it while we were away at our friend's wedding, but either he came and did nothing or he didn't come...

6. On arrival, the water cooler was dirty and there were insects floating around in the water. We asked for a replacement, and the next day we got one but the person who brought it left it outside downstairs, instead of carrying it up and placing it in its proper location.

I would not recommend this property unless something was done to bring it up to standards and the service vastly improved. Especially as there are boutique hotels in town for half the price...

  • Review Submitted: 22/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anna: We’re disappointed that the house didn’t meet and exceed your expectations as it has for so many others. As rental property, there are frequently items that get mistakenly packed by guests and the staff strives to inventory and replace items as quickly as possible. Cleanliness is also something the staff prides itself upon, and we’re conducting a thorough review to ensure that the highest possible standards continue to be maintained. We regret in this instance that those practices didn’t meet your standards. Retrospectively, the home wasn’t going to suit your needs, and we wish we knew beforehand that you were planning to host a 30+ person party within it. As a residence suited for six people – the infrastructure isn’t designed for large gatherings. Acknowledging that, the listing specifically requests that the home not be used for parties. Overwhelming the home occupancy limits results in flooding and air conditioner failure such as you experienced. We also wish your discerning eye spotted guests breaking glass within the pool, as this posed a safety danger and again violated the guidelines of renting the house. The costs and effort associated with removal of glass were extensive, and at a minimum, we wish you would have informed the staff. Had you let us know your needs, we could have recommended a larger resort that would better have suited your ‘after-wedding’ party. We’d offer that the small casitas in town would also have not been suitable. We regret your stay wasn’t what you wanted, and we’ve put in place new policies protecting the home and ensuring future travelers have the experience they desire.
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in San Francisco, Mexican Riviera

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$78.37
Pool & Grounds Fee/wk AU$99.62

$400/nt US Dollars
US Dollars;
$400/night (3 night minimum)
For parties over 6 people, there will be an additional $30 per person charge. (except for children under 12)
Prior guests with 3+ more visits receive discounted pricing. Please inquire for rates.
$75 non-refundable groundskeeping and cleaning fee per week
Absolutely no parties at the home with guests not in the booking
Additional Services available upon request. (In-Home chef, pool temp above 80F etc) Inquire for details
Cancellation Policy: $200 administrative fee on all cancellations. Deposit is non-refundable if cancelled less than 30 days prior

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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