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Penthouse at beachfront condominium. Spectacular pool. Awesome views

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, entertainment room, sleeps 6

Our condominium is located on the top three levels of Elegance Blue, a six-story oceanfront condominium complex. The guard at the gate will direct you to what, at first glance, appears to be a huge luxury hotel. From the impressive lobby you will catch a glimpse of a magnificent heated swimming pool, the largest in Manzanillo. An elevator will take you to our condo. The first floor of the condo has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a living room. There is a half bath adjacent to the kitchen. Off the living room is a terrace that offers a great view of the ocean. The master bedroom and the second bedroom are located on the second floor. Both bedrooms have fully furnished private bathrooms. The top floor of the condo has been designed to serve as a social activities or family room. This room may also be used as a third bedroom. The futon couches open into two full size beds. The family room has a private bath with a whirlpool tub and a terrace with an ocean view.

The Mexican Riviera has many great vacation spots, but more and more vacationers are discovering that Manzanillo has a special allure. The beauty and charm of Manzanillo is more than a match for any of the various resort areas along the Pacific coast. It offers all the activities, entertainment, and accommodations normally associated with oceanfront vacation sites. The unique attraction of Manzanillo is the pleasant, dignified manner in which it has absorbed tourism. Vistors can relax in a beach chair or stroll along the beaches of Manzanillo undisturbed. Unlike many tourist areas, Manzanillo's beaches, shops, restaurants, and night spots are free of annoying solicitors pushing cheap souvenirs, side trips, and time share offers. Manzanillans are cheerful, friendly, and helpful. They are cordial but never pushy in their interaction with visitors to their little piece of paradise.

More Details

Jackie Burns
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Jackie Burns

We live in Mexico half the year and Canada the other half.

Jackie Burns purchased this condo in 2003

Why Jackie Burns chose Playa Azul

We fell in love with this property as soon as we saw it. At first we thought it was a hotel until we saw a for sale sign posted and inquired. We bought our villa immediately and have never once regretted it.

What makes this condo unique

The benefits are that we get the nice cool ocean breeze all the time. We can view the ocean, mountains and pool from the decks on all three levels of the condo. The entry was enough to sell us on the property because of it's drive through luggage drop off, friendly staff and beauty. Then we saw the pool. This is the largest pool we had ever seen, the water was clean and clear and there is a stairway leading to the top of the restaurant/swim up bar where we could use the jacuzzi or simply lie in the poured lounges in the water and watch the ocean waves crash in and the boats awaiting entry into the port in the distance. Our condo is ideally located as we are situated where we only get direct sunlight onto the decks late afternoon. This tends to keep the condo cooler. Our location in the building is also close to an upscale mall and it tends to be far quieter than the other wing which is near a casino/bar.

Guests of all countries love the place and come back to rent year after year. This condo could not have a better location as it is within walking distance to so many amenities and restaurants. In other words it is a great place.


Playa Azul Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Prices can be reduced by $150.00 for long term stay as long as the renters are willing to pay the power and gas bills.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Off Kitchen
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • The Master Bedroom is located on the second floor of the condo. It has a king size bed and a private bathroom with shower. The second bedroom, also on the second floor, has another king size bed and a private bathroom with shower. The social activities/family room is on the third floor of the condo and the top (6th) floor of the building. It has two futons that convert to double beds and has a private bathroom with a whirlpool tub.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The condo is located on the fourth, fifth, and sixth floors of Elegant Blue/Gran Pacifico. The building itself looks like a huge hotel. It has elevators and is wheelchair accessible but the bedrooms in the condo are on the second and third floors of the condo and are only accessible by staircase. Under normal circumstances, the condo would not be acceptable to persons with limited mobility. The pool is heated year round and exercise and workout facilities have been added this year.


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Penthouse at beachfront condominium. Spectacular pool. Awesome views
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews

Great condo!

  • 5 of 5

This is the first time we stayed in this condo and we will return for sure. The Gran pacifico staff is great specially the security folks to make you feel like home. The pool and all the shared areas are in great conditions same as the condo all the furniture in excelent conditions. I want to highlight that my wife is really special with hotel blankets and Jackie keeps everything like brand new. Location is great close to stores and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Total what we expected

  • 4 of 5

The rooms were very comfortable, the facilities were very nice, and the pool was beautiful. We would certainly recommend this unit.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Accommodation

  • 4 of 5

This is a wonderful complex and our condo was very comfortable and clean. Jackie was most accommodating and answered our many, many questions prior to our trip. Maintenance looked after anything promptly if we had a problem. The location is ideal being close to Soriano's, restaurants and buses. Security in the complex is top notch. It is easy to get anywhere from this location. Lounge chairs, tables, palapas and chairs were ample and the pool is by far the best in Manzanillo. Though swimming isn't recommended, the beach is lovely for walking along and sunsets are gorgeous. The complex is meticulous and the setting absolutely beautiful. We will for sure be returning next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northern Mexico Traveler

  • 4 of 5

Very nice and clean place, I needed a place where to accommodate my three kids, wife and sister, everyone had its own space. The condo has all that every one need such a refrigerator, large TV and DVD with a very good collection of movies, and also books!.

Location is very good, right in front of the beach and across the street there is plenty of restaurants and tow large stores very near.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation!

  • 4 of 5

The condo very clean and had all the amenities that you will need to feel the comforts of home, along with the sound of the ocean waves and beautiful views! With three levels in the condo there was plenty of space and privacy for everyone! The staff at the condo was very nice and helpful. The condo location is right on the main road in Manzanillo with easy walking access to Stores, Restaurants and Manzanillo Night Life. We dinned out and ate in about equal amounts, it was nice to be able to wake up and make breakfast in our pajamas and then get ready to start the day! There were plenty of DVD's to watch when it was later in the evening and time to wind down, there were also some English TV channels as well. We had four people in our party, including my young son, who absolutely loved the pool! The private beach is just steps away from the pool as well! You just can't beat the price and get such great accommodations as well as amenities.

A couple of things to try:

-There is a Market on Saturdays in Santiago that you can go and find many great deals.

-If you are interested in learning to Surf there is a great little spot called Colima Surfside, just ask for Ricardo.

Lisa D.


  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2011
  • Stayed: September 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I took our 2 grown daughters and their boyfriends to Manzanillo and needed a place that was big and private but not to pricey. This condo fit the bill! Everyone had their own space but there was plenty of family space where we could all get together. The location is perfect, plenty of restaurants and shopping within walking distance. The staff was wonderful and accomodating.

A few tips:

-You can ask for bottled water at the front desk. They charge a nomial fee and will have it delivered to the room

-There are Soriana shopping carts available so you don't have to carry all of your groceries like we did!

-Internet access is in the lobby area, there is a high speed connection

-Most of the TV is in Spanish, but there are a few channels in English with Spanish subtitles. the only news channel is Fox, but who watches TV when there is a huge pool and ocean out there?

-The swim up bar is only open when they are busy, which they weren't when we visited. you can bring your own drinks to the pool, just no glass.

-There are alot of fairly steep steps in the condo, something ot keep in mind if you have mobility issues.

-There was very tight security both in the lobby and from the beach, though it didn't seem necessary! Manzanillo is very safe.

Thanks to Ingid for all the assistance- we had a great time in your condo. Our only regret is that we had to leave the beautiful 85 degree sunshine and return to sub zero temps in Wisconsin!!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2009
  • Stayed: January 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Manzanillo Airport
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Playa Azul
Car: not necessary

Our condominium at Elegance Blue is centrally located and affords easy access to anything you might desire. There are five restaurants within 200 yards. Soriano's, a large grocery/department store, is a few blocks away. A medical clinic is located right next door to Elegance Blue. Several night spots are within walking distance. Whether you wish to stroll along the beach, relax at the pool, play golf, hit the night spots, or just relax at home and watch the sun set on the ocean, it is all at your fingertips. You can truly 'Have it your way'.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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