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The private terraza for the Playa Suite with its outdoor ‘Flower Shower’ set amidst a lush garden in front of the ocean.The kingsize bed (or two twin beds.
Entire apartment

Beachfront Suite with Private Patio

Beachfront Suite with Private Patio

2 guests
1 bed
2 guests
1 bed

The space

The Playa Suite has an open plan with kitchen with full oven, fridge, blender, coffee pot, BBQ, sofa, European kingsize bed (or two twins), private patio and entrance. The bathroom has an open shower. The 3.5 meter high ceiling with a herringbone brick design along with the huancaxtle wood shutters, original works of art make this suite beautiful.

Hand carved furniture and hand painted bathroom fixtures (even the toilette!) add to the charm of this suite.

The beach in front is a very sandy, safe, swimming beach. Kayaks, a SUB (stand up paddle board) and bicycles are available for guest use as are beach umbrellas, chairs and beach towels. The beach is a great place to eat! Fresh muffins, cookies, oysters, fish prawns, pineapple filled with fruit, empanadas, nuts, etc. are all available to add to your total enjoyment of our little Mexican pueblo. One cannot go hungry here!

A massage therapist is available at our guests' request for a private in-suite massage at a very reasonable rate and yoga classes nearby.

There are a number of very good restaurants just steps away on our beach specializing in fresh fish, large prawns, tacos, margaritas, piña colladas, and fresh coconuts. In addition, the pueblo of Los Ayala has numerous shops for groceries and souvenirs.

The towns of Rincon de Guayabitos and La Peñita are within walking distance or via collective taxis only 4 blocks away. Puerto Vallarta is an hour distance and the buses leave from La Peñita every 30 minutes. The surfing towns of Sayulita and San Francisco (San Poncho) are 30 minutes away. Taxis are also plentiful and inexpensive.

There are many interesting places to explore like historic San Blas, Tepic, and the Petroglyphs,

We have three friendly dogs on our premises and are proud sponsors of Jaltemba Bay Animal Rescue (JBAR). Pet lovers most welcome!

Smoking is allowed on our outside patios or in designated areas.

The home also a one bedroom suite with a 180 degree view of the ocean, the beautiful 2 bedroom Vista Suite and another studio suite available, all with full kitchens, bathrooms, private entrances and terraces.

There are kayaks, bicycles, tennis racquets and golf clubs available along with beach chairs and umbrellas. More information is available upon request.

Come and enjoy our little Mexican puebla of Los Ayala located 60 km. north of Puerta Vallarta and within walking distance of Rincon de Guayabitos and La Peñita), all part of Jaltemba Bay located on the beautiful coast of Riviera Nayarit! Come and enjoy the warmth of its climate but more importantly, the warmth of its people.

Monthly rates are available from April to October. All rates include all hospitality taxes are are based on double occupancy.



House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM


9 Reviews

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Ina User Profile
November 2017
Casa Contenta is a gem, and you won't get much closer to paradise than Los Ayala. It's busy over the weekends, but filled with life rather than crowds, and incredibly relaxed and peaceful during the week. It was everything we wanted and more. The ocean is calm, perfect for swimmi…
Lin And Jim User Profile
Response from Lin And Jim:
Thank you so much for your thoughtfully written review, Ina. Please contact us if you do come to Vancouver! We would love to have you come for a visit! Lin
November 2017

Cheri User Profile
October 2017
We had a great stay. Lin was very quick in answering my many questions I had about the place before booking, even though she herself was traveling abroad! The care takers Maricela and Samuel made sure we had everything we needed. Coyote, the rescue turned guard dog, was super sil…
Lin And Jim User Profile
Response from Lin And Jim:
Thank you so very much for your lovely review, Cheri! I am so sorry that Jim and I were travelling in Asia not there to welcome you but am very pleased that Maricela and Samuel looked after you with loving care. I am sure that Coyote was very delighted to have your attention as he does love our guests!
October 2017

Danny User Profile
September 2017
Their place was a real treasure. It was incredibly romantic and it also offered many options of playing on the beach, hiking, or just sitting back and relaxing. Thanks so much for the experience. Danny and Sandy
Lin And Jim User Profile
Response from Lin And Jim:
Thank you so much , Danny and Sandy. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time in the Terraza Suite. I appreciate your feedback.
September 2017

Steve User Profile
April 2017
Lin and Jim were amazing hosts. Their place is incredible. It is very well decorated and kept very clean. You have easy access to the beach directly in front of the beach or you can enjoy sitting in a hammock or chair in their garden. There are also some nice small beaches a smal…

Cheryl User Profile
December 2016
Great place with an amazing beach!!! Would come back again.

Bryan User Profile
October 2016
Excellent spot directly on an excellent beach. It was very quiet during the time I went (it is busier during peak times and holidays I gather). Nice apartment(s) with charm & character. Super bonus was the 'extra' amenities that other places would either not have or would cost yo…

Barb User Profile
December 2015
Great hosts, personable and helpful

Hosted by Lin And Jim

Nanoose Bay, CanadaJoined in January 2013
Lin And Jim User Profile
30 Reviews
Lin And Jim is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
From humble and spontaneous beginnings, Casa Contenta first began as a dream for the loving owners who stumbled upon the location while traveling through Mexico. It was love at first sight. Though the original house bears almost no resemblance to Casa Contenta as it exists today,…
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 80%
Response time: within a day
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