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Karen Rutherford

Member since: 2014
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Speaks english

Remote, romantic jungle palapa overlooking the ocean with 3 beds, kitchen + bath

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of the Chimo vacation cabin rental

LBS is a 1500 sq ft jungle palapa with 3 beds, two couches and panoramic views

Our 'Little Big Sur' is an off-the-grid, in the jungle, palapa with many modern conveniences for those travelers who want an ecological, private and natural vacation. This palapa is in the eco-preserve, Chonchos, located one hour south of Boca de Tamatlan. Boca is about 45 minutes south of Puerto Vallarta. Chonchos is accessible only by water taxi. The palapa and immediate area are exceptionally beautiful and private, but not for everyone. This is for active people who want to literally be “in nature.'

ACCOMMODATIONS: 'Little Big Sur' (LBS) is on a jungle cliff directly overlooking the Bay of Banderas. It is about 1200 square feet, which is open to the bay/jungle, except for the master bedroom and bathroom. LBS has a full kitchen including solar powered refrigerator, stove, oven and all the plates/utensils/pots needed. There is a covered living room/dining room and outdoor deck overlooking the Bay. VIEWS ARE STUNNING FROM ANYWHERE IN THE PALAPA.

Sleeping arrangements include the master bedroom (queen), an upstairs loft bedroom (queen) and an outdoors bed (king) on the deck overlooking the Bay. On additional person could sleep on the large couch. All bedding is included.

HOW TO GET THERE: A typical visit to Little Big Sur includes flying into Puerto Vallarta, staying the night while shopping for provisions like food and drink, and catching the 9:00 AM morning water taxi to Chonchos. About an hour later you’ll arrive at the Chonchos beach and will be greeted by the staff. Sometimes – depending on how many people and how much luggage you bring – you’ll be helped up to LBS by mule.

WHAT TO DO : There is plenty to do – including doing nothing. During the migration season, its not uncommon to see 50 whales glide right beneath the deck. Walk down to either of two beaches for snorkeling, fishing or just plain sunbathing. Kayaks and swimming equipment are available. There are plenty of trails through the jungle. The nearest village, Chimo, is a two-mile hike along the beach and mountains. Sometimes the best thing is to just chill by reading a book and taking in the spectacular mountain jungle and ocean, which surrounds the palapa.

LBS is a also a great place for a family and friends vacation. There is enough room to sleep 6 pretty comfortably, 8 including coaches. There are also other palapas nearby that can be rented for overflow.

For those who must, the LBS has electricity, some cell phones work, and there is Internet in the centrally located restaurant.

CITY/JUNGLE COMBINATION PACKAGES: Because we own a Bed & Breakfast in downtown Puerto Vallarta (The Corona Adobe), we can offer a week-long combination package that offers a unique blend of the out-in-the-middle-of-the-jungle natural experience that is LBS combined with the charm of Mexican metropolitan living in Puerto Vallarta’s oldest neighborhood that Corona Adobe offers. A typical stay might include bookending your LBS stay with overnights in the Corona Adobe in downtown Puerto Vallarta. There is much to see and do in Puerto Vallarta.

A LA CARTE PRICES: An LBS stay is $125/night for 2 people, $20 for each additional person, with a three night minimum. This includes the full palapa that can sleep 6 comfortably. It does not include: travel to/from the airport and Boca de Tomatlan, your food/beverages, the cost of the water taxi ride ($15/each way per person), and the cost of a hotel for an overnight stay in Puerto Vallarta.

COMBINATION PACKAGE PRICES: The weekly Combination Package described above includes two nights in Corona Adobe's Adobe Suite - in the El Centro district of Puerto Vallarta. The Corona Adobe has a pool, beautiful 360 degree views of Puerto Vallarta, and all the modern conveniences nestled inside a 100 year old Adobe. Does not include: food or drink at the Corona Adobe or Chonchos, water taxi to/from Chonchos. Contact us for pricing information.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • children not allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Karen Rutherford (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks english

Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
PVR

The water taxi stops twice daily. You can take an excursion to Yelapa, a great 2 mile hike to the small fishing village of Chimo where you can buy groceries, explore and eat at a seaside restaurant.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Chimo, Mexican Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season Rate
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$197
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest
 
Semana Santa
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$197
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$165
C$1,152
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$78

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Chimo, Mexican Riviera

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • Fully functional bathroom with a shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , Enclosed bedroom
    Loft bedroom - 1 queen , Upstairs sleeping loft and sitting area
    Outdoor bedroom - 1 king , Outdoor bed sleeping under the stars
    Couches - 2 twin/ single , There are two couches big enough to sleep on
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • children not allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming