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Bedrooms 2
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

2 King Bedrooms, 2 Baths - Large Outdoor Living Space And Amazing View

Casa Gardenia is a private home perched high above the village on Nanzal Hill, with 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean. Imagine watching a breath-taking sunset from every room in the casa and listening to the soft crash of the waves along the surf. This will be the most relaxing Mexican vacation you can imagine!

Casa Gardenia offers the following

upscale features and amenities:

•Two king sized master suites, both with ocean views and private baths. Master 1 has a 47' TV with swing arm which allows viewing from bedroom or adjoining terrace.

•Serta pillow-top mattresses

•Accommodations for 4 people in beds, 6 total with sofas

•Luxurious cotton bedding and bathroom linens

•Beautiful marble counters in bath

•Gorgeous showers - one with ocean view, one with jungle view

•Air conditioned throughout

•Fully equipped kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances including gas range, oven, dishwasher, side-by-side refrigerator and garbage disposal

•Spacious open concept in living and dining room with A/C

•47' plasma TV with surround sound in living room

•Dining room seating for 8

•Wrap around bar in kitchen will seat four on bar stools

•Terrace living at its' finest with a covered, outdoor living room, three chaise lounges for tanning, a cozy seating area for two and unparalleled views of the village, surf and sea

•Infinity edge, salt-water swimming pool that appears to 'spill' into the ocean

•Weber gas BBQ grill

•Ceiling fans throughout

•Off-street parking for three cars

•Purified water and ice from refrigerator

•Wireless internet access

•SKY satellite TV in living area and Master Bedroom 1

•Washer / dryer (guest to provide detergent)

•Large guest closets, one includes a safe for personal items

•Beach towels

•DVD collection, suitable for families

•Board games

•Book collection


•Iron / ironing board

•Pet friendly with prior approval from owner

•Maid service available upon request with an additional charge of $30 USD per cleaning.

•English/Spanish speaking Property Manager will meet you upon arrival and familiarize you with the casa

More Details

Property Manager
Tom and Rebecca Smolik
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2018

About Tom and Rebecca Smolik

We are both commercial real estate professionals who live in Dallas, Texas and have fallen in love with the charm, weather, culture and views that Sayulita has to offer. Someday we hope to retire and spend many months at Casa Gardenia, but until then, we want to share our dream home with others who love the quaint Mexican Village of Sayulita!

Tom and Rebecca Smolik purchased this house in 2012

Why Tom and Rebecca Smolik chose Sayulita

After owning a condo in Puerto Vallarta, we discovered the authentic charm of Sayulita. We decided we had to become 'locals', so we purchased a piece of land with a stunning view and spent three years building our dream home.

What makes this house unique

Our casa offers a spacious, open floor plan on one level without having to maneuver up and down countless stairs. Each room in the casa provides a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean. During the warmer months, you remain very comfortable in our entirely A/C casa. Enjoy unique stairwell access to the beach, located right next to Casa Gardenia.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hello Rebecca,

We're now rested and settled back at home. We wanted to send you a quick note to say Thank you so much! And to let you know how amazing your home is.

Thank you so much for allowing us to experience such a beautiful home with an amazing view! My husband is looking at dates for us to return to Sayulita and we will definitely be staying at Casa Gardenia!

We met so many amazing people and the staff you have is amazing.
Jul 2017
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Sayulita, Mexican Riviera

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • A fully executed rental agreement is required in order for booking to be complete. Owner will email the customized agreement for your stay.
  • A $500 USD security / damage deposit is required at the time of the completed booking.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Jungle view from shower
    Master Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ocean view from shower
  • Guests will be provided a small amount of toilet paper and soap; however, guests are responsible for providing their own supplies throughout their stay.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king , With outdoor terrace and private bath
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , With outdoor living space, TV and private master bath.
  • Safe provided in closet of Master Bedroom 1. 47' TV with Sky Satellite in Master 1. TV is mounted with a swing arm, which allows viewing from either the bed or the sofas on the master terrace.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
8 minute walk down the hill to the beach. 15-20 minute walk to Sayulita Plaza and main surfing beach. Taxi service available in Sayulita. English/Spanish speaking Property Manager will meet you upon arrival and familiarize you with the casa. We can recommend chef services in Sayulita that offer privately cooked meals in the casa at your expense.


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Best view in Sayulita!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time, from the pickup at the airport to our departure everything was great. Property management handled a couple of minor house issues promptly, and communication with the owner was quick and easy. The location is unique, probably the best unobstructed view ever. Its great not looking down and seeing jet skis and parasails, just endless sunsets, and the occasional dolphin. Pool, and deck are where we spent the majority of our time while we weren't in town, plenty of room to stretch out, play some music and enjoy the sun. Bedrooms are big, beds are comfy, kitchen has everything you need to make yourself feel at home. Rent the jeep, well worth it and you'll want it to get up and down from town. Cheers!

  • Submitted: 11-Jul-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful place to unwind and relax

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my two girlfriends and it was a perfect place to relax. Although there was a Jeep that we could use, we preferred to walk down to the beach and into town. If we started in town after dark we took a taci ride back up. Rene was very friendly and was available if we needed him, but everything we needed was at the house. We are already planning our next visit back!

  • Submitted: 28-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place with amazing views!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place with amazing views of the pacific!!! The pool was perfect for hanging out and cooling off during the day, and the inside was up to date and very comfortable!! Would defiantly rent this place again!! The owners are super nice and helpful... and always responded quickly with any questions that I had! It is a big hill going up and down... so make sure you have some wheels to get back and forth to town!! Look forward to coming back and staying here again!!!

  • Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home with an amazing view

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at Casa Gardenia for our honeymoon. We were amazed when we first walked through the front door. All you see is ocean. It is breathtaking to say the least. We were here 11 days and are ready to book again for next year! Thank you Tom and Rebecca, for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: 26-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Upon entering the front door our breath was taken away. I opened my laptop and immediately sent a note to the Owners - so Spectacular. The View, the Architecture, the Furniture, the Layout - everything at Casa Gardenia is PERFECT.

Do yourselves all a favor; rent a golf cart (or bring your car - ample parking for both)and enjoy the most amazing drive up and down the North side of Sayulita; it's Disneyland without the price tag. Iguanas on your roof, a local dog (Cookie) to escort you in and out of the property, and the property manager, who makes you feel like family immediately upon your arrival.

As soon as all the excitement from your first 1/2 hour wears off, grab a cold drink, a big thick beautiful towel from the second bedroom, and step outside and really look at what you are about to enjoy. Hopefully the sun is about to go down!!!! Get ready...this Sunset will never disappoint!

The planning and architecture of this Casa is second to none. We consider ourselves Sayulita savvy, and have stayed/viewed many spots; Casa Gardenia is by far the biggest/BEST bang for your $$$$. The owner's specific planning and their world class vision is on display from the outside, to the inside, to the driveway.

For those of you who understand the North side of Sayulita, you would not believe this world class property has no stairs; brilliant. Our parents are all in their mid-seventies, and until we stayed at this property we would have never dreamed of inviting them. This place is safe for all from 2 years old to 92. We stayed a week, and have already secured our dates (10 of them, not seven) for next year. There is nothing about this property that will disappoint you; from the View, to the service, to the convenience, and most of all the private beauty of this Wonderful place.

Eat at - La Rustica for pizza and pasta, Terraviva for seafood, Burrito Revolution - for shrimp burritos. Across the road from Burrito Rev. on a side street, is an outdoor chicken bbq (mexican style) - don't miss it

Find the Tequilary on the North side of town - tastings and an explanation of Tequila

Massage and Doctor Fish on the beach - superb

The Owners, Tom and Rebecca, have put their personal stamp on this property, and should be so Proud of their creation, it is truly MAGNIFICENT!!!

We have found our Favorite spot for our winter getaway, and we are so thankful that T/R are willing to share their CASA and their Visions with us.

Respectfully submitted,

Dave and Niki

  • Submitted: 15-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible view, lovely home

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing home with a view to die for. We enjoyed our stay so very much. We will definitely consider staying here again in the future.

  • Submitted: 19-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 200
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Over 30 restaurants in Sayulita
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Sayulita Beach
Car: recommended

Sayulita is located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, approximately 45 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta airport. Puerto Vallarta (PVR) is an international airport with many flights in and out of the US and Canada each day.

In order to enjoy all that the area has to offer, we recommend that you rent a car with Gecko Rent a Car in Bucerias, which is located about halfway between the airport and Sayulita. They will arrange to pick you up at the airport and take you to their office to complete the rental process.

Things to do in Sayulita and surrounding area:

•Surfing / lessons

•Chartered fishing boats

•Whale watching (November - March)

•Paddleboarding / lessons

•Snorkeling expeditions

•Swim with the dolphins

•Excellent local restaurants

•Boutique shopping / art galleries



•ATV excursions

•Horseback riding on the beach

•Hiking through jungle



•Tequila tasting

•Golf cart rental to get around town (gasoline powered)

To view a video of what to do in Sayulita, click here:


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Sayulita, Mexican Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
May 13 2018 - Oct 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
Early High Season
Nov 1 2018 - Nov 16 2018
5 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving week
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 25 2018
5 night minimum stay
High Season - II
Nov 26 2018 - Dec 21 2018
5 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Years 2018
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 5 2019
5 night minimum stay
High Season Winter
Jan 6 2019 - Apr 12 2019
5 night minimum stay
Easter 2019
Apr 13 2019 - Apr 27 2019
5 night minimum stay
High Season II
Apr 28 2019 - May 31 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$263.98
Refundable Damage Deposit C$659.95

Maid service is available for an additional charge of $30 USD per cleaning and can be arranged with our Property Manager upon arrival.

Pool cleaning is set up for two times per week. If guests require more than two pool cleanings per week, it will be at their sole cost and arranged through our Property Manager during their stay.

Guests are responsible for providing their own food, paper goods, laundry detergent and toiletries.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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