Punta Mita Development – Porta Fortuna
Porta Fortuna is a luxurious residential community nestled between two golf fairways and fronting the Pacific Ocean, on the southern edge of the Punta Mita peninsula. This magical setting provides each residence with Banderas Bay views across to the Sierra Madre Mountains and the skyline of Puerto Vallarta in the distance. Porta Fortuna sits in between the Lagos Del Mar development to the east and the La Punta Estates to the west. The prime location and varied community amenities make these vacation rental villas and town homes among the most desirable in Punta Mita.
The architecture of Porta Fortuna’s luxury properties was inspired by Punta Mita’s perfect year round climate. A combination of Mexican, Mediterranean and Italian design allows for for elegant yet casual living and entertaining. There are three areas of homes within the development; there is a row of beachfront homes, a row of ocean-view homes and 14 ‘Zen Casitas’, with each residence offering wonderful golf course and ocean views.
Features and Amenities
Features and amenities of the Porta Fortuna residences include pools and hot tubs, satellite TV, centralized air conditioning, wireless internet, BBQ grills, outdoor dining pavilions and washer/dryers. The residence’s usually include daily maid service, and additional services can be arranged upon request. Some of the villas also have golf carts available for guests, making transportation extra convenient within the Punta Mita community. Be sure to check with your agent or villa manager to verify exactly what is included in your rental.
Porto Fortuna Beach Club is exclusively available for residents and guests to enjoy throughout your vacation. The beach club features a stylish pool and lounge area, offering direct beach access and a relaxing garden sanctuary. Guests can recline by the pool, sip a cocktail and enjoy gorgeous water views, without having to get in a vehicle. The views span from towards the Ranchos Estates to the south, and Puerto Vallarta in the far distance.
Dining Options and Resident’s Beach Club
Residents and guests can also enjoy dining is available at Sufi, an award winning restaurant located on the beachfront at Porta Fortuna that is extremely popular with Punta Mita regulars. The menu includes mouth watering items including ‘Ceviche Vallarta’, ‘Tacos Gyross’, extensive fresh, local seafood options and house made pizza, Sufi will also deliver room service to your door if you are a Porta Fortuna guest.
Guests may also have access to the Residents’ Beach Club of Punta Mita, located just a few minutes drive away. This must be reserved in advance, so please ask your concierge for more details. The Residents’ Beach Club is just a few minutes drive from the Porta Fortuna development, and offers guests heated adult’s and kid’s swimming pools, direct access to a private beach, men’s and women’s locker rooms, dining facilities and complimentary beach equipment such as surf boards, boogie boards and kayaks. There are also tennis facilities and a medical center located within the Punta Mita gated community, also just a few minutes drive from this enclave.
Residential concierge services include pre arrival itinerary planning, airport pick up and drop off, pre-arrival grocery shopping, in house or villa spa services, babysitting, car rentals, restaurant reservations and booking of tours, activities and excursions. Be sure to ask about specifics of inclusions and exclusions when reserving a specific villa.
Punta Mita is perhaps most well known for the world class golf course on offer. The Four Seasons and St Regis Resorts have two Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course – the Pacifico and Bahia golf courses. Guests of Porta Fortuna enjoy preferential tee times and a special greens fee rate.
Punta Mita Weather
Punta Mita’s climate is an outdoor enthusiasts dream, with year round temperatures averaging 80 degrees. With a latitude the same as Hawaii, it’s hard to choose a bad time to visit this part of Mexico with winter temperatures averaging 75 degrees and summer temperatures averaging 85 degrees. June through October tends to be the rainy season, where humidity and moisture increase. During the winter months, the Pacific winds maintain a refreshing on shore breeze.
Entry to the Porta Fortuna community is via gated access, with 24-hour welcome and security staff. Like all Punta Mita developments, your safety and security are of primary importance throughout your stay. If you have any concerns, please discuss this with your villa or vacation rental manager.