A Luxury Villa in San Sebastian, Jalisco

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Overview of San Sebastian del Oeste, Jalisco 

Just a little under a week ago I visited one of the smallest “Pueblos Mágicos” in Jalisco, Mexico; San Sebastian del Oeste.

San Sebastian del Oeste is a small historical mountain town on the west side of the state of Jalisco. It’s one of the smallest towns in Mexico I have visited so far.

During my stay here, I was more than happy to check into a contemporary, rustic villa home; Casa Mariposa for a few days to experience the beauty of this mountain town.

Casa Mariposa, Luxury Villa

I had the pleasure of staying in this luxury villa for a few days. San Sebastian is a small, quiet town with vibrant colonial buildings; one that is known for its historical charm and mountainside location.

Within an easy 10-15 minute walk from Casa Mariposa to the town’s main square, venturing into San Sebastian to enjoy the local cafes, restaurants, shops and attractions was straightforward.

This luxury villa home with an all-rounded rustic feel creates the ideal setting to enjoy a few days in the area. Just before entering the small town centre, Casa Mariposa sits on a hill surrounded by nature and greenery.

If you are looking to getaway from the daily grind and have some quality rest and relaxation, then this setting in San Sebastian is a great place to consider. Casa Mariposa sleeps up to 6.

The fireside was a great add to my stay. I visited here at the end of January and the Mountain towns in Mexico get a little chilly during this time.

What To Do in San Sebastián

A quick 45-minute walk will get you to a viewpoint (mirador) where you can see the entire town from a distance. From this angle, you will see how much of a mountain enclave San Sebastián truly is.

Spending a few days in the mountain town doesn’t require a heavy itinerary. It’s small, and a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of a city like nearby Puerto Vallarta. It is perfect for some quiet time and cooling off.

San Sebastián makes up one of the many “Pueblos Magicos.” It has a cobblestoned plaza and is known for its ancient haciendas and colonial architectures untouched by time.

Within an 1hr and 45 minutes drive away from the busy city of Puerto Vallarta, you can experience this gorgeous little town from the doors of Casa Mariposa.

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  • Barry Harvie
    January 10, 2018

    Can you please contact me. My wife and I are contemplating buying this property.

  • Melanie
    February 9, 2017

    How do you always get to stay in places like these?

  • Steph Ware
    February 9, 2017

    You make me want to visit Mexico so bad! This villa is just gorgeous.

  • Jessica
    February 9, 2017

    This is beautiful Shea! I enjoy following you along. Your photos are always so amazing. Cheers x

  • Lorrean Scarlett
    February 7, 2017

    Often times, we tend to formulate a stereotype, usually negative, of places and forget it’s Beauty. Mexico is indeed a beauty. Furthermore the words you use to describe the place is so soothing and causes me to want to book a one way ticket. Thanks much for showing me the world up closer. Btw you have great writing skills.

    • Shea Powell
      Lorrean Scarlett
      February 7, 2017

      Thank you so much Lorrean! 🙂

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