Experience the real Mexico with a stay at Quinta Elena in San Francisco, Nayarit. "San Pancho", as locals call it, is less than an hour from the heart of Puerto Vallarta, but world's away from its international resort town bustle ( www.sanpancho.com).

A five minute walk from town, Quinta Elena sits atop a hill with a  270 degree view of the jungle, mountains, and spectacular beach a few blocks away. The compound consists of a two bedroom main house, a two bedroom guest house, and a one bedroom bungalow. Each has its own private entrance and viewing areas. Each offers outdoor living and dining spaces.  All are connected by lighted pathways and share a swimming pool below.

Throughout the property, guests will find examples of Mexican artisanship: intricate sea stone work; hand-rubbed clay floor tiles; arched brick ceilings, punched copper cabinet facades; talavera sinks and tiles; Mexican mahogany custom doors and interior shutters; and decorative/security grillwork.


Main house:

-          Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher
-          Washer and dryer
-          Wireless internet access
-          Satellite TV, DVD player, sound system
-          Air conditioned bedrooms en suite, with king sized beds
-          Maid and pool service; cook available on request


-          Fully equipped kitchen
-          Washer and dryer
-          Wireless internet access
-          Satellite TV, DVD player
-          Air conditioned bedrooms, one with king sized bed, second with two singles; +  shared bath
-          Maid service; cook available on request


-          Outdoor kitchenette (small frig, sink, two-burner cooker)
-          Air conditioned bedroom with king sized bed + bath
-          Maid service

Rates: Low season High season Holidays

(5 bedrooms, 4 baths)

Inquire $500/night Inquire
Guest house only Inquire $225/night N/A