Viva Villa La Estancia

The Vallarta Nayarit resort recently held a soft opening

By: Jamie Wetherbe

The highly anticipated Villa La Estancia in Vallarta Nayarit held a soft opening of phase one of its 135 beachfront villas. Fifty suites of the three-phase project are now available on a limited basis as an upgrade to guests arriving at the adjacent Villa del Palmar Flamingos. Bookings are being accepted on stays starting Nov. 1.

The property's snack bar will open at the end of March, while the main lobby and restaurant will open in November, along with 35 additional units. The final phase of 50 units is slated for completion in May 2008.

Similar in design to Villa La Estancia Cabo San Lucas, the Vallarta Nayarit property features floor plans that range 1,950-3,500 square feet and include two bedrooms with three full baths or three bedrooms with four full baths.

Special services will include a full-service spa, gourmet restaurants, multi-level swimming pool, 24-hour concierge-style check-in, wireless communication throughout the property, a hospitality room, guest activities desk, business services, lighted tennis court, medical services, 24-hour security, laundry services and in-suite dishwasher as well as washer and dryer.