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Romantic 3 Story Villa Magnificent Views from 4 Master Suite

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Casa Joanne is a unique romantic, exquisitely furnished, three-story penthouse overlooking the ocean. Located in Conchas Chinas, Puerto Vallarta's most exclusive neighborhood, it is just five minutes south of town. This property features dramatic unobstructed views of the bay from all of its more than 5,000 square feet.

Each of the four totally private and spacious, air-conditioned master suites have views and romantic ambiance in abundance. All four bedrooms have King Size beds, and all master sutes are on separate floors and share no common walls.

Each suite has a different theme, design and decor. Each elegant bathroom offers the opportunity to indulge the fantasy of showering with a view of the sea.

The living room, dining room and kitchen are all open to the outdoors on the ocean-side of the house, which blurs the distinction between the indoors and outdoors. This is a classic example of the Vallarta Lifestyle which is so envied by much of the world.

Two of the four large and inviting terraces lead the eye to where the heated infinity pool blends seamlessly with the sparkling water of the bay below, the perfect place to savor a fine tequila, chardonnay or margarita and to watch Vallarta's famous sunsets.

Terry and Joanne, the owners, have furnished their home throughout with wonderful examples of Mexican fine art.

Because of its ideal location, 'Penthouse Joannne' is constantly bathed by gentle breezes which add a sensual pleasure to the warm sunny days and starlit nights around the pool and patio.

The gentle sound of falling water comes from two charming fountains which grace the dining area and the private terrace off the master bedroom. Some people have to return a second time to see the sights of Vallarta because they never leave the house.

Spoil yourself and someone you love. Take time to experience and enjoy the magic of Puerto Vallarta, with a vacation at the very romantic and elegant penthouse, Casa Joanne.

Keywords: Penthouse 3 and 1/2 story Villa

More Details

Owner
Terry Hale
Member since: 2005
Speaks: spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Terry Hale

Terry is a retired dentist who sells and develops real estate for Douglas Elliman/Josjhua & CO, in Aspen and Puerto Vallarta and ownned the Agave Grill restaurant and tequila bar in PV for 12 years. Joanne is a Phd Psychotherapist and published author of 'Parenting is a Contact Sport. We have found that having a place in both Aspen and PV allows us to have and enjoy our ultimate fantasy lifestyle.

Why Terry Hale chose Lower Conchas Chinas

We built Penthouse Casa Joanne in 1998 because from our deck we can watch, whales and dolfins and the everchanging beauty of the entire bay. And, Vallarta has Mexico's finest restaurants, golf, surfing, sport fishing, boating and a large number of our friends live there. What's not to like?

Unlike a lot of other places, Vallarta is a real town with cobblestone streets and

a colorful history. It is not just a resort, but a real community, with a vibrant lifestyle that we find incredibly charming.

What makes this villa unique

We have fabulous views of the entire bay, from each and every separate suite and room in the property, which gives us an ideal seat for viewing Vallarta's legendary sunsets, whales and dolphins. We are close to town and yet totally private and secluded from anyones sight and sound, which allows us to enjoy totall privacy, inside the villa, and on its many decks and terraces, It's paradise for us. They say best way to enjoy Mexico is to spend the day doing absolutely nothing, and then end it with a nap. While there is a ton

of things to do in PV we have to agree with the previous statement!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Good morning Terry!

I wanted to take a moment to tell you about our week in your home. We really had the best time. It was one of the best vacations we have ever had. You were so accommodating and your recommendations were just what you said they were. We dined at Blanco Blu twice. That place was fantastic from the service to the meal. The chef came out the second time and visited with us which made it super special. We bought jewelry at Cassandra Shaw. That was the shop that we went to last time we were there and couldn't think of the name of it. We got pretty good navigating Puerto Vallarta and felt very comfortable. The day trip you planned for us was so fun. We had breakfast at La Palapa which was very good. The atmosphere was perfect. Our boat ride to the beach was fun and the snorkeling was amazing. We were so full from breakfast that we drank our lunch with appetizers. Really fun. Some of us also went to Barcelona Tapas and were stuffed when we left.

Our ladies that cooked for us were nice and great cooks. They helped us with our language so I think I could survive there now. Everyone took such good care of us.

We love your house. It was the perfect location and the view was amazing.

I am in the hospitality business and understand what it takes to make someone feel comfortable in a different place. Thank you for the guidance. I never worried or gave thought to planning our time and wasn't disappointed....you gave us wonderful information.

I have recommended your place to others and hope that works out for you. I hope to work with you again in the future.



Thanks again!!!​



Thanks!
May 2016
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Amenities

Lower Conchas Chinas Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (4)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Casa Joanne comes staffed with a maid as well as a gardener, It features a heated infinity pool, a Jacuzzi in the master suite, a professionally equipped kitchen and gas grill, purified drinking water, fax, online hook up for your computer, CD stereo, and direct TV, All four master bedrooms and the living room are air conditioned, A private driver and or a chef can be arranged to further enhance your stay

Reviews

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Romantic 3 Story Villa Magnificent Views from 4 Master Suite
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

Great Week at Penthouse Casa Joanne

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to PV and hopefully it won't be our last! Magnificent weather, great beach time, and a beautiful home treated us during our week in Mexico. We have used VRBO for numerous trips and vacations and this was the nicest home we have yet to stay in. Nestled in the hills of Conchas Chinas, we had an incredible view of the ocean, the bay, and the beaches. We had one of the best views of the many firework displays on New Years Eve from the porch and patio area.

We generally started the day with a run down to the beach and up the boardwalk into old town PV. We spent our afternoons just down the hill at the Conchas Chinas beach. FYI...its a pretty good incline up and down the hill but we did it 2-3 times a day without issues. For those not interested in the walk uphill, it was easy to catch a $3 taxi ride from Linda Mar hotel which was located right next to the beach.

After the beach, we would spend the afternoons quietly around or in the beautiful infinity pool. Again, the pictures are great but the actual view is even better! The casa is very private and you will not be bothered by anyone as you are in the top villa.

The house is very open and we found the accommodations perfect for the three couples that stayed at the house. Each bedroom is a suite with a bathroom and shower, all with views of the ocean. We opened all the windows and doors on arrival and did not have to close them the whole vacation. It was so peaceful sleeping at night overlooking the ocean with fans overhead and the netting pulled down around the beds. No bugs either!

For meals, we stopped for provisions on the way from the airport and did not have to shop again. There are lots of eateries close by and downtown and we enjoyed a number of them. We arranged to have Guadelupe and friend cook two dinner meals and the food was fantastic (filet and salmon one night and fajitas the second night). We could have easily stayed at home for every meal but wanted to get out and try the local restaurants...it was fun to be down on the boardwalk in the evenings as there were always lots of activities and people milling around the beach.

As for making arrangements with the owner, Terry is first class and is quick to respond and very thorough on his preparations. We had each member of our traveling party read through the guide to the home as well as area recommendations before the trip. We literally had no surprises and everything worked and was in place as it was said to be!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic experience - great property & staff makes you feel at home...

  • 5 of 5

First and foremost, this is a great property for small group stay...everyone has their privacy, a great view and when together in dinning room, on the patio or by the pool there is room for all and the views are never ending.

Terry was spot on with his 'lay of the land' and PV recommendations. Alfredo was great with property logistics and amenities use. Rosario keeps the place looking great &

Lupe's cooking of local favorites is fresh and delicious.

Thank you Terry for the first night set up service, allowed us to arrive with food and beverages waiting making our arrival a relaxing evening. Conchas Chinas is a quiet, safe community and local taxi is familiar w/property and ver prompt on the few times we ventured into town.

My wife is happiest when her children are all under the same roof, this place was perfect for our family Christmas getaway.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful! Great amenities and beautiful views!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything we could have hoped for....

  • 5 of 5

I cannot express how beautiful this villa was. Everything in the description is spot on. The views from every room were truly amazing. Every picture I shared would receive a Wow or Incredible response.

There were 4 adults, 2 teens, and one eight year old child during our stay and we all have nothing but positive things to say. We were afraid the "teens" were going to be bored in the teen eyes since they are use to staying at resorts which is a whole different atmosphere but they were happy to have Wi-Fi and a quick taxi ride into town and that's all they needed.

Guadalupe cooked us some amazing meals that near the end of our vacation we questioned why we were going out to eat some days.

I'd like to thank the owner for responding quickly to my numerous questions and for providing us with so much information regarding the Villa and the area.

Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your Villa and we hope to return in the near future.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA
5

Tree Top Views of Banderas Bay - Luxury Style!

  • 5 of 5

One of the best vacations ever! This is the second time staying at Casa Joanne and it was as wonderful this time as it was 4 years ago. This is one of the premier residential buildings in Puerto Vallarta's Conchas Chinas neighborhood and after 20 or more stays in Puerto Vallarta it's difficult to stay anywhere else. Excellent service and you can't beat the open feeling of being on top of this enormous building living in the lap of luxury yet feeling very much at home. The owners provide a beautiful environment for a great family/friends getaway vacation where you are actually paying less to stay with people that you know and love than you would in a hotel yet provided with twice the service, amenities and appeal. The best beach in PV is a 5 min. walk down the cobblestone streets or you could just soak up the views from any room in the house. Rosario takes great pride in providing friendly service while taking care of the villa and stays out of everyone's way as much as possible. Guadalupe prepared delicious meals for us everyday that we are all sorely missing. No regrets here and we will definitely be staying at Casa Joanne again!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles, ca
5

BEST

  • 5 of 5

All I really want to say is: This is the single greatest most beautiful place I have ever stayed. If you are considering this property-rent it! Amazing views, wide open airy space with beautiful decor, minutes from downtown, polite-friendly maid and pool service, and amenities galore. I can't say enough so I won't continue to try. Going back every year!!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2012
  • Stayed: September 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Wildlife Viewing

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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