Cold Set to Smash Records! Wind Chills 50 Below Zero! Frostbite in Minutes! Ski Resorts Close Because It's Too Cold!
These are actual descriptions of bitter cold in the US and in Canada.
The deep freeze is back with a vengeance. Warm up at the Sand and Surf of beautiful Beach Resort at Punta Esmeralda.
Four bedroom plus four bathroom furnished condo with the luxury, service and amenities of a five-star resort. The charm and character of a private residence. The space and intimacy of your own vacation home, without the confinements of a hotel room. All this and more at a fraction of what you would expect to pay.
Sweeping views of the bay and lush tropical gardens and pools. Punta Esmeralda is a beautiful complex consisting of a mix of luxury condominiums, townhouses and villas on 20 plus acres of oceanfront property located between the quaint seaside towns of La Cruz and Bucerias. The complex boasts eight large pools, one of which in the winter months are always heated on a rotating basis; for added comfort, tennis courts, fitness center, beach club and restaurant along with on site administration offices and 24 hour security. The gardens at Punta Esmeralda are lush, well-kept and provide the perfect complement to the beachfront setting. The architectural design allows for the unit to have a sweeping ocean view over the Bay of Banderas with the lights of Puerto Vallarta in the distance.
Punta Esermeralda´s location makes it the perfect choice for vacationing and living in the Puerto Vallarta area. Only 15 minutes from the airport and less than 30 minutes to downtown Vallarta, Punta Esmeralda offers a quieter laid back lifestyle while being close to the amenities of Puerto Vallarta. Being located between Bucerias and La Cruz also offers unique benefits. Bucerias is a lively beachfront town that has numerous restaurant options ranging from 5 star dining on the beach to funky street-side vendors offering homemade Mexican specialties. There are shops, bars, local markets and art galleries to enjoy while exploring this safe, friendly town. The town of La Cruz is a smaller, quieter town with some great restaurants and a fresh fish market where you can buy fresh seafood everyday to cook on your terrace while enjoying the evening sunset views over the ocean.
With eight pools, tennis courts, nearby golf courses, and massages—you're bound to find something to entertain you at this magnificent Puerto Vallarta area property. On the pristine tip of Cruz de Huanacaxtle, overlooking the white sands of its private Beach, sits the luxurious Punta Esmeralda resort. As the sun rises over Punta Esmeralda, stroll down to the beach for a peaceful walk through the gentle surf and soft sands. Lay down under the sun for a relaxing day of tanning, or dive beneath the waves to splash in the warm tropical waters.
After a relaxing on site massage, with body and mind at peace, wrap yourself in the plush accommodations of your balcony and drift off to sleep dreaming of the next amazing day at Punta Esmeralda.
The master bedroom has a king size bed with a private jacuzzi, the second bedroom with queen size bed and the third bedroom has two full beds. Each bedroom has its own A/C and fan. Three bedrooms feature sliding glass doors with their own balconies and open views of the ocean. The Media/4TH BEDROOM has 2 futons with private full bathroom. The unit can accommodate a total of 8-10 people. The balconies have great views of the ocean and surrounding mountains. The floors have been decorated with exquisite marble throughout, with granite kitchen and bathroom counter tops. The kitchen is equipped with dishwasher, stove, refrigerator, microwave & cookware, a purified water system, washer/dryer.
This condo has an infinity pool below and you can swim at 8 other shimmering pools, they're all yours too! And the beach is only steps away.
Spend the day on the beach, enjoy lots of water related amenities like kayaking, jet skiing, parasailing, windsurfing or sailing. There is an amazing water slide close by where you can swim with the dolphins or sea lions; world class golf courses are minutes away. At the end of the day sip a margarita and watch the evening lights of Puerto Vallarta and the cruise ships in the bay from the patio balcony.
You can shop at your favorite stores: Wall Mart, Sam's Club, and Costco and dine at Outback's and at gourmet Mexican restaurants with world class cuisine. Two minutes away is Yo Yo Mo's in Bucerias which has your favorite NFL Team on its many TVs and it has the best pizzas you have ever eaten this side of Italy.
North of the resort is Punta de Mita where you can spend the day and dine at the Four Seasons Restaurant or at Sayulita, a surfer's paradise. The area and Puerto Vallarta enjoy a very low crime rate. Public transportation is safe to use. A rental car is recommended but there's alternative transportation: taxis, and the safe local bus into town is very reasonable ($1.00 USD) and local musicians may serenade your trip
Cleaning $75 per stay Cleaning Fee
Damage Deposit $500 per stay
Rates are based on the season, length of stay, number in your party, and the number of rooms required.
Extra Services: Cook or Private Chef; Maid service; Transportation
Low Season is Discounted
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Left on 04/19/2012 for a stay in January 2012 | Berntt FamilyReviewed Apr 19, 2012Stayed Jan 2012
The ten weeks spent in Punta Esmeralda Huanacaxtle 201 were a joy. The accommodation was excellent for our family and friends to visit and enjoy. Our Property manager attended to all our requests,although few, as the condo is well cared for by the owner and propery manager. We loved the location as we were between two towns of Bucerias and La Cruz that provide all the amenities one could ever need. We truly love Mexico and this provided us with everything one would need for a wonderful winter hiatus!
"It's nice to experience luxury from time to time"
Left on 03/10/2011 for a stay in December 2010 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 10, 2011Stayed Dec 2010
We had a spectacular vacation in Puerto Vallarta recently. We stayed in a beautiful, new 4-bedroom condo in a great development north of the city. It featured 8 pools, one right below our unit, and was right on a protected cove on the bay. The kids loved to swim in the pools, each of which had its own unique style. They went to the cove and swam a couple times there.
The unit was luxurious with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, safe drinking water, white tile floors and excellent high-end furniture. Two of the bedrooms were set up with queen beds, one had two doubles and the other had a futon and it also served as the TV room. Three of the bedrooms, and the main open-plan living-dining-kitchen, had great views of the bay. There were four very high-end bathrooms so we never had to climb over the kids' junk to use a bathroom.
I cannot say enough positive things about the vacation.
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