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Irene Swope

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
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Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights
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Puerto Vallarta Condo Rental Photos and Description

1BR/1BA Luxurious Condo with Breathtaking Ocean Views`

Luxurious, non-smoking, 11th-floor one bedroom (king-size bed) decorated by well-known Puerto Vallarta artist, Ada, with breathtaking south-side ocean views of Los Arcos and Banderas Bay, and is the best beach in Puerto Vallarta.

Large children's wading pool. Beautifully manicured tropical grounds. Picnic, jogging, and barbecue area. 24 hour, gated security, Excellent palapa restaurant on beach. Also grocery store nearby on the bus route. Local boats for fishing. Sightseeing always at beach. The most successful turtle preserve in P.V. Perfect honeymoon atmosphere. Only three condos per floor. Very quiet, private, and exclusive private owner condominium.

Excellent references. English-speaking and friendly staff.

Internet service and WiFi is provided in condo.

Amenities: Phone, Air Conditioning, Cable TV, Satellite TV, Stereo, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Cooking Utensils provided, Linens provided, Pool (shared), Gas Grill (BBQ), No Smoking, Pets Not allowed.

Activities: Hiking, Golf, Tennis, Fishing, Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Swimming, Snorkeling & Diving, Boating, Water-skiing, Surfing, Kayaking, Professional Masseuse at Condominium for $35/hour.

Freshest fruit and vegetables at the lowest prices in PV delivered to your door by one of our staff employees. Saves time shopping for groceries.!

Also, personal friend meets my guests with a sign at the airport at same price as taxi drivers.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

Irene Swope

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2004
Speaks english
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 22 traveler reviews

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Fantastic Summer Discount - July, August and September
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
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Fantastic Summer Discount - July, August and September
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p309761
530 672-8300
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
Walla Walla WA USA
5

REPEAT VISITORS

  • 5 of 5
There is no location in Puerto Vallarta that comes close to Playas Gemelas. It is the most secluded and clean of all the beach areas. The owner is a long-time environmentalist who is concerned about the cleanliness of the ocean and beaches, and actively works to that end. Her 11th floor location not only has a stunning view, but is protected from road noise by it's location in the center of the tower. All pools are kept sparkling, the grounds are a tropical park, security is absolute. Daily lunches at the neighboring palapa restaurant are a treat.

We find the local bus to town fun and convenient, and if our return from a Puerto Vallarta restaurant (many international choices) is late, taxis are inexpensive and readily available. Galleries are varied and interesting for those who find they enjoy contemporary Mexican artists.
  • Submitted: May 1, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I agree that there is no better beach and spectacular view than Playas Gemelas Beach. All the locals have always felt that this beach is the best in PV. Also, it is centrally located on the bus route to a 10 min. ride to Old Town Puerto Vallarta.
The Palapa Restaurant on the beach has outstanding fish dishes, spectacular ambiance, and reasonble prices as $10.00 a dinner.
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Fantastic Summer Discount - July, August and September
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p309761
530 672-8300
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
5

GREAT PLACE AND GREAT VACATION!

  • 5 of 5
First time in this kind of setting-renting a condo and being out of all-inclusive resort deal. This is for more adventures folks loving experiencing authentic local life and being on their own.
To make long story short, we loved the place, loved the ocean, loved long walks in old PV. For those who don’t know the area and don’t speak Spanish, or just don’t want a hassle with a taxi ride to the condo, the owner (Irene) arranges a pick at the airport and a personal chauffeur to the Playas Gemellas. At the condo complex staff is very helpful and courteous. Grand view of the ocean from 11th floor, 3 nice pools just downstairs and of course the beach! Clean and nicely decorated one-bedroom condo with a full kitchenette (you can cook if you want).Local bus running every 15 minutes takes you to PV for just 8 pesos per person. Make sure you visit local Zoo and restaurants. We travelled with our 2 year old and we felt pretty safe around the area. Just like I said we visited local villages and took long walks in old PV away from crowded tourist areas. Overall we had a great vacation and would recommend this place to our friends and family.
  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review accurately describes the Playas Gemelas setting of being surrounded by mountains, with the jungle extending to Puerto Vallarta's best beach, Playas Gemelas Beach and the easy access to bus service to town every 15 minutes. Playas Gemelas has an outstanding staff ,always with a desire to accommodate guests.The view from my condo is spectacular.Check my 24 photos on Homeaway.com My personal chauffeur is the same price as any taxi driver and willing to stop at super markets on the way to Playas Gemelas and helps with luggage to my 11th floor condo,which the regular taxi drivers don't ..
There are only 3 condos each floor.All the walls,furniture,drapes,walls,cushions,bedspreads,etc. are decorated by Mexico's leading primitive artist,Ada Colorina, who received "The Spirit of Mexico" award. All my renters state that it is such a happy place with turtles,seagulls, dolphins, and flowers everywhere..
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Fantastic Summer Discount - July, August and September
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p309761
530 672-8300
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
5

WHAT A WONDERFUL PLACE TO VISIT!

  • 5 of 5
What a wonderful place to rest and relax! From the moment that you open the door to Irene's Nirvana, you are captivated by the view, the sound of the ocean, and the bright Mexican motif of the condo. The pictures of the condo and it's location provide you with an accurate depiction of what to expect. However, once you walk through the door, your "Ah,hah" moments begin.
The condo is conveniently located on a beautiful beach and only a short bus ride to "Old Town" in Puerto Vallarta. Don't miss taking the bus...lots to be learned about the warm and friendly people who live and work in the area.
The restaurants in Old Town are not to be missed...Hacienda San Angel, The Riverfront Cafe, La Posta, Ocean Grill, and the many smaller Mexican restaurants all over the area. The food at every restaurant was so delicious!
Irene is a fantastic hostess. She is very knowledgeable about the area and the condo complex. The condo has everything that you might need for your stay. The condo is so bright and cheery, you just smile every time you return. The complex itself is beautifully landscaped. The pools are heated and lovely. Everything is very well maintained. The staff could not be more helpful. They assist with everything from advice on what to do, as well as, the day to day things like beach chairs and umbrellas. We can't wait to return!
  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is so rewarding to receive reviews constantly like the above. I have tried thru the years to preserve the "colonial Mexico" period with colors, antique furniture that is nonexistent anymore due to high labor costs, decorations by Ada Colorina , awarded "The Spirit of Mexico" for her primitve style art.and being mesmerized by the ocean crashing on the rocks below with a long stretch of white sand to the left ,mountain view to the left and across The Bay plus Los Arcos view.The staff is and always has been incredible to assist guests.
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Fantastic Summer Discount - July, August and September
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p309761
530 672-8300
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
5

FANTASTIC VIEWS - GREAT CONDO!

  • 5 of 5
Best views in Puerto Vallarta! We saw orcas, dolphins and manta rays - it was spectacular. The condo is in great condition and has all the amenities you could want. King size bed was very nice and extra blankets, towels - seriously everything you could need, cooler for the beach, etc. The kitchen is very well appointed also with everything you could possibly need, lots of dishes/glasses/pots/pans/cutlery, etc. Nice gas stove and having a dishwasher was a nice touch! You get a lot of hot water for the shower which is a great shower - lots of water pressure. Transactions were easy - I hope to rent this condo again next year! (fingers crossed!)
  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is so rewarding to receive great reviews as this one as I do focus on making improvements every time that I am there to add to guest comforts.Yes, the view is unparalleled in Puerto Vallarta with the ocean crashing below on the rocks,,gorgeous maintained gardens to my right and best beach in Puerto Vallarta to my left with mountains surrounding the area. The rainbows over the mountains are always inspiring and the sunsets spectacular.
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Fantastic Summer Discount - July, August and September
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p309761
530 672-8300
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
5

PERFECT VACATION!

  • 5 of 5
Your condo is beautiful - the view from the bed in the morning when waking up is breathtaking, and from the balcony while enjoying breakfast is fabulous. We felt very much at home and it all exceeded our expectations.
We enjoyed a perfect mix of activities, relaxation, adventure and making new friends.
The diving & snorkeling was spectacular, crystal clear water and beautiful variety of sea creatures.
We visited the botanical gardens - what a wonderful place - and enjoyed a delicious lunch there.
We kayaked out to Los Arcos and snorkeled there - sadly the water was not a clear as the first time, due to some rain storms, but we had a fantastic time.
We hiked from Boca to Ocean Grill (best Margarita ever - with mint and ginger), and what a beautiful setting. We continued on to Las Animas and found a couple of stunning beaches along the way.
We also got to release baby turtles on 2 evenings, which was a very special time.
The last couple days we enjoyed watching a school of manta rays playing in the surf from the balcony.
We went to town a couple of times and ran into the independence day festivities on our last day what a special ending to a fabulous week. Getting around with the bus was easy and a good experience.
The tortilla soup as well as the fish at the palapa next door were delicious, the setting beautiful, and the service was outstanding.
I am sure we will be back!
What a wonderful place to spend my husbands 50th birthday! Thank you Irene!
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Summer Discount - July, August and September
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p309761
530 672-8300
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
Syracuse, New York
5

CHARMING CONDO IN AN IDYLLIC SETTING

  • 5 of 5
I rented this condo from December 20th through January 1st and I could not have been more pleased. As a regular "renter" of vacation property I must say that I was so impressed by the charm and unique folklore of this property. The owner, Irene, has made great effort to give her guests a real taste of Mexico in the condo. It is tastefully decorated with beautiful Mexican artifacts, paintings and murals. In addition, the patio has a beautiful, hand-crafted glass table with chairs that are surronded with potted plants. A real slice of paradise!!!!

This property is very well equipped with everything you need to cook meals and enjoy the splendid views and magnificent beach. May properties have two plates, one cup and not much more but this condo has wine glasses, serving bowls, plenty of pots and pans and all kinds of accessories. You will not be disappointed.

The location is outside of the hustle and bustle of Puerta Vallarta but the bus system is easy, inexpensive and efficient. We took the local bus daily for some type of adventure and did not need to worry about the hassle of a rental car.

I highly recommend this property. It is a beautiful condo in a magnificent setting.
  • Submitted: May 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Puerto Vallarta Airport
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles

My condo is located on Playas Gemelas Beach, ranked top beach among the natives, view of Los Arcos, next tor the new Garza Blanca Resort and Beach,

South Side of Banderas Bay on route to Mismaloya, 15 minutes from town by bus,

excellent restaurant, La Palapa, on the beach, Intercontinental Restaurant,Garza Blanca Restaurant, all walking distance.Small grocery store in Girasol, excellent jogging trail, incredible snorkeling at Los Arcos, local boats docked for tours, etc.in front of my complex.

Other Activities: kayaking, jet skies,etc.

Golf: Golf is not directly on property but there are several courses in the North area.

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Availability & Rates

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Puerto Vallarta Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
May 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
6 night minimum stay
$79
$553
 
 
High Season
Oct 1 2014 - Nov 25 2014
6 night minimum stay
$89
$623
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 2014 - Nov 30 2014
5 night minimum stay
$100
$700
 
 
High Season
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 20 2014
6 night minimum stay
$89
$623
 
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2014 - Dec 31 2014
6 night minimum stay
$100
$700
 
 
High Season
Jan 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
6 night minimum stay
$89
$623
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Personal expenses $100
Notes Special Discount for open weeks in June - September.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Puerto Vallarta Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Shower and toilet separated from decorative lavatory commode dressing area.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size bed in spacious one bedroom condo. The Sleeps Maximum includes 2 children.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Small Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • arboretum
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
Notes:
Bottled water not included; 2 options of cleaning available, using my linen or housekeeping package. WIFI is avaialable.
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