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Beach Front Elegant Condo Puerto Vallarta Prime Location

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Emiliano Zapata Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

Gorgeous 2 bedroom, 2 bath luxury oceanfront condominium (2000 sq ft) located in Central Puerto Vallarta/'Zona Romantica'. Ideal layout for privacy for two couples. Unobstructed panoramic ocean, beach and city views from every room in the home, right on PVs most coveted beach, within easy walking distance to everything. Far better value for your money----much more spacious than a luxury hotel room, and very distinctive and private. Many guests return year after year staying up to a month at a time. Your host is committed to their satisfaction and to making you feel at home.

This extraordinary home accommodates 5 people, ideal for family and friends. Two separate wings on opposite ends offer maximum privacy, each with cable TV, bathroom, ocean views, access to L shaped, wrap-around, oversized balcony w 270 deg views. All rooms in condo have amazing water views +quiet mini split A/C, but nothing beats the balcony to laze, whale or dolphin watch, take in the surf, watch the parasailing and enjoy the dramatic sunsets over Banderas Bay. CD/DVD player and washer/dryer ensuite; heated pool adjacent to beach. Beach towels/chairs/boogey boards available. Free high speed Wifi + free local and incoming calls. Many extras (dishwasher, stocked bar, filtered water and ice maker, BBQ grill, wine cooler, George Forman Grill, complimentary Gourmet Coffee and Tea, and more) Granite fully-stocked gourmet kitchen (icemaker + filtered water in fridge) with ceiling fan, oversized 6-burner stove/oven, disposal, stainless steel applicances and boasts large entertaining island and views of the ocean. Fully air conditioned, a series of sliding doors in all rooms provide unsurpassed open ocean views and excellent cross ventilation for those wanting to take in the sea breezes.

Conveniently situated on the most exclusive and quietest portion of PV's famous beachfront 'Malecon' walk, the options are plenty and include: day trips to the scenic hamlets of Mismaloya/Yelapa/Las Animas, golf, fishing and pleasure charters, diving off Los Arcos or Marieta islands, snorkeling, surfing, boogie-boarding, parasailing, waterskiing, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, health spa, five-star restaurants (one of which is located in the building), easy access to shopping and the Cuale river market, local boutiques/art galleries, horseback riding and much more. At your doorstep are great walking trails to Conchas Chinas beach and the Malecon.

Keywords: Prime BEACHFRONT Location - Central to EVERYTHING - Hear the SURF below - higher floor Sweeping Views + Privacy + Perfect Western Exposure + Lots of Light + Terrace with Sun and Shade + 3 top dining spots onsite + ceiling fans throughout + 24 Hour Manned security + adjacent covered public parking + high speed internet + free local + incoming calls

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Your HOST
Member since: 2006
Speaks: french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016

About Your HOST

Your (European) host is committed to your guest satisfaction, has been a fan of Puerto Vallarta for over 40 years, and maintains residence in Puerto Vallarta. Over this period of time and many travels throughout the world to beautiful exotic places, he has realized that few places rival Puerto Vallarta with its proximity to other under appreciated/under visited places like Guadalajara/Mexico's colonial cities with their year-round 'eternal spring weather' with endless sunshine. Puerto Vallarta is an ideal home, and is always friendly, inviting and safe. The historic part of town has everything, and is always lively.

Your HOST purchased this condo in 2010

Why Your HOST chose Puerto Vallarta

This property could not be in a more optimal location. In season, whales can be seen from the balcony where there are daily performances of para-sailing right off the beach. Watch cruise ships in the far horizon cruise in and out of Banderas Bay. Most of all, feel at home here, unwind and relax. We are committed to your total Guest Satisfaction, which is why most of our Guests are repeat customers. The Historic Zone, Viejo Vallarta, is at the heart and soul of PV, and unlike adjacent areas (Nuevo Vallarta, Punta Mita, Sayulita, Bucerias, Mismaloya) is convenient, central and full of things to see and do without having to take a taxi. Many great walks available in all directions (Malecon, Conchas Chinas Beach, Calles Miramar/Matamoros) all inviting and safe, even at night.

What makes this condo unique

Many other properties in the area are in over sized, impersonal buildings or bldgs (eg Molino de Agua) with northern exposures offering little direct sunlight. This unit is filled with natural sunlight, yet there is always shade on portions of the wrap around patio. This condo is in a very quiet intimate setting, with very friendly residents and staff, who will make you feel at home. You will never want to stay in a hotel again (at least this is what our guests write in the Guest Book), and you will probably want to come back again. No pets are allowed in building and building is very peaceful and quiet. This is a corner unit, considered one of the best in the building. Condo offers lots of sunlight, high ceilings, cross breezes, lull of surf below. Unlike other buildings and units, this condo offers prime west/southwest exposures (great for sunsets/views of Los Arcos), with balcony offering sun and/or shade since it wraps around.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Beach Front Elegant Condo Puerto Vallarta Prime Location
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 36 reviews
5

Love love love!

  • 5 of 5

I was in charge of picking a place for myself and a girlfriend and our 23 y.o. daughters. This was 3 of ours first time visiting Puerta Vallarta. My daughter had stayed at an all inclusive resort the fall before. We all absolutely fell in love with this area (romatica zone) and the condo was more than we could ask for. The breathtaking view never got old. I would stop several times a day and just look. It's just amazing! The location is perfect for whatever you want to do in p.v. Swim at the pool, ocean, walk about, go to many restaurants, catch a bus, go to the bank, just relax. This is the place to do it! I promise, you won't regret it! I may regret letting more people know how good it is.

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  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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CARY, NC
5

Little Bit of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

I traveled with my daughter, son-n-law, 2 year old grandson and 6 year old granddaughter could not wait to return to Puerto Vallarta Mexico. The last two years we stayed at the most incredible condo on the beach.

This 2,000 sq ft. condo with its breathtaking view is perfect in every way for our family of 5. The Great-room is enormous and joins the dining room and gourmet kitchen. The bedrooms are on opposite sides of the condo. Everything was supplied to cook to our hearts content, but the marvelous Mexican restaurants were once again calling our names. We ate breakfast, lunch and dinner out. Where else can you get shrimp & Mahi Mahi on a stick and sit with your toes in the sand? We tried every restaurant our host suggested and searched out a few on our own! I’m convinced there is not a bad restaurant in all of Old Town and where else can you feed a family for 5 under $25 and have a “to go” bag? Shopping, entertainment and restaurants are all within walking distance (even with two little kids). If you do take a taxi it’s only $3 or $4. Having small children with us it was nice to have the security gate at the street & poolside. The pool has a very shallow area which was great for small children.

This place has everything you could possibly need and much more: filtered water/ice system, washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, fully equipped kitchen, wine cooler, 2 safes, 2 master bedrooms and baths, coffeemaker, tons of towels, landline phone, private heated pool, unlimited free outgoing calls to Canada, USA and many European countries, over 200 channels of cable, huge wrap around balcony, high speed Internet, incredible panoramic view of Bandera Bay from the 4th floor, immaculate building, elevator, dolphins watching from the balcony, immediate access to the beach through a locked gate and NO bugs. Daiquiri Dicks and the Blue Shrimp restaurants just steps away, bank ATM in the building, coffee shop on the ground floor, immediate access to the Malecon walk way. We felt so secure that we left the front door wide open and let the ocean air flow throughout the condo.

It’s July and we experienced no rain during the day and a constant breeze from the ocean. Two sides of the condo are sliding glass doors, which has fabulous cross ventilation. At night we enjoyed sitting on the balcony and watching the stunning sunsets. One of the reasons we felt so comfortable because our host always gives us such useful information about shopping, restaurant

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best of the Best

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in Nov'2011, as one of 28 stops on an 18-country trip around the world. Host was far and away the best landlord of the entire round-the-world tour, and has since become a friend. After discovering Vallarta on this visit, I lived in Amapas (10 min walk from this property) for 2.5 yrs.

To give you a sense of Dan your landlord: We forgot my charger cord for my electric shaver at this property, and wrote it off as lost. After all, what are the chances of a landlord taking the time to return something as trivial as that, right? But on a whim, my girlfriend e-mailed Dan and said we left it behind.

I swear I'm not making this up: Our host literally organized a friend of his to bring my electric shaver charger cord with him to San Francisco, where he delivered it in person to our North Beach VRBO on the next leg of our adventure. But wait, there's even more... Our host noticed that my Norelco shaver charger matched one that another guest left behind and never claimed. So he sent TWO - both the charger I lost and a spare he had 'in inventory'. To this day I enjoy having TWO chargers for my shaver, allowing me to keep one in my travel bag and one at home!

The story doesn't end there. Our host showed us his other properties in Conchas Chinas (outside of town on the south side, with more private ocean views), and has since become a good friend.

Is there a downside? YES! This host has unfortunately been discovered as the best vacation rental landlord in PV, and all three of his properties tend to sell out a year in advance. THEY'RE WORTH IT. Unfortunately when I reached out to him tonight asking about this property for Christmas Week, he laughed and said that week has been booked for two years. But he's still a super guy, so I'm leaving a review anyway!

Thanks again, amigo, and hope our paths cross again soon!

Erik

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding Condo

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this condo, and we can't say enough about it or our host. It's a bit of an extravagance for one couple, but totally worth it in our view. View - oh, yeah! Right on the beach, with a huge expanse of the bay visible. We were here for two weeks over Christmas and New Year's, and got to watch all kinds of great shows from the privacy of our balcony: Dancers, bands and acrobats in the adjacent square, then an excellent band playing on the beach right below us on New Year's eve - followed by an incredible fireworks display that went all around Banderas Bay. Spectacular! We also love the location for its ease of access to anything and everything. Although there are excellent restaurants everywhere nearby, this time around we cooked a lot more at home, or picked up meals to enjoy on our balcony.

We were fortunate enough on this trip to meet our host, who is exceptionally generous and hospitable - not to mention lots of fun! He has a great eye, and has thought of absolutely everything you might need or want during your stay. It was a real pleasure to get to know him.

The problem with providing a review like this is that it can only lead to increased competition for this wonderful rental. We are being proactive, and have already booked our next stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Another wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time in this particular unit, and our 9th time to this complex. Once again our host made every effort above & beyond to make us feel at home. I doubt seriously that we would ever stay in any other unit in this complex. The beds are comfy, the upgrades superb, and the unit has a kitchen made for a gourmet chef. My only disappointment this time was that the pool was out of commission for most of our stay, and of course, the owner has no control over that. When it was back in commission however, it was wonderful as always. Don't miss Juan, the pastry guy that comes by the complex outside the beachside gate every morning around 8:30. Home made goodies that will make your mouth water!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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CARY, NC
5

THE WOW FACTOR

  • 5 of 5

5+ Stars All the Way! Myself, daughter, son-n-law, 9 month old grandson and 5 year old granddaughter decided on Mexico. I picked the PERFECT PLACE. When we walked in the door the first time we were all speechless. It has that WOW factor because of its size, décor and breathtaking view. Great-room is enormous and joins the dining room and gourmet kitchen. Everything was supplied to cook to our hearts content, but the marvelous Mexican restaurants was just to tempting. We ate breakfast, lunch and dinner out. Where else can you get shrimp & Mahi Mahi on a stick and sit with your toes in the sand? We tried every restaurant our host suggested! Btw - We did use the blender because it’s always Margarita Time in Mexico. Shopping, entertainment and restaurants are all within walking distance (even with two little kids). Having small children with us it was nice to have the security gate at the street & poolside. The pool has a very shallow area which was great for small children.

Just to name a few of the other WOW factors: filtered water/ice system, washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, fully equipped kitchen, wine cooler, 2 safes, 2 master bedrooms and baths, coffeemaker, tons of towels, landline phone, private heated pool, huge wrap around balcony, unbelievable sunsets, high speed Internet, incredible panoramic view of Bandera Bay from the 4th floor, immaculate building, elevator, watching the dolphins from the balcony, immediate access to the beach through a locked gate and NO bugs. Daiquiri Dicks and the Blue Shrimp restaurants immediately below, bank ATM in the building, coffee shop on the ground floor, immediate access to the Malecon walk way. We felt so secure that we left the front door wide open and let the ocean air flow throughout the condo.. At night we enjoyed sitting on the balcony (Margarita in hand) and enjoying the stunning sunsets. I would compare the sunsets to Key West- just breathtaking. One of the reasons we felt so comfortable when we arrived is because our host took so much time giving us useful information about shopping, restaurant and excursions. His attention to detail and suggestions were great! Follow his list of recommendations because they were spot on. You can tell the owner took an unbelievable amount of time turning this condo into the perfect place for a vacation. I want to thank him for sharing his little piece of heaven. We now have some wonderful family memories. Hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Puerto Vallarta International Airport
Nearest Restaurant
3 of PVs top restaurants steps away
Nearest Beach
Los Muertos Beach
Car: not necessary

This building is on the quieter end of the famous Malecon Seaside Promenade, PVs hallmark attraction. Located on one of the sandiest portions of TVs top beach. Everything is within walking distance, you will never need to take taxis to restaurants, shops or places of interest; all are at your footsteps. Para-sailing directly in front of building on beach. Condo has beach chairs and beach towels + boogie boards. Outside pool gate on beach condo has beach umbrellas set up for your use.

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Rates & Availability

Emiliano Zapata Condo Rental Rates

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High season
Nov 22 2016 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$225
 

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Tax Rate 17.0%

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Amenities

Emiliano Zapata Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (2) Pillow top mattresses in both suites. 400 thread count sheets, both suites have king beds, one has bed which can be separated in two, + trundle bed for extra person, both fitted with pillow top mattress covers, Twin or Single Beds (1) extra single mattress available for fifth person. Safes in both rooms
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Heated swimming pool on the beach, Private Gated Complex with 24 hour security, on the most desirable centrally located beach in Puerto Vallarta. You will not need a car here and will rarely need a taxi (24 hour taxi stand 1st floor). Walking distance to all of the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta. Quiet, peaceful building, not oversized.

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