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On the Ocean - South Shore Luxury at an affordable rate

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 4

Welcome to Casa de Olas - House of Waves.

Upgraded, gorgeous 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom Oceanfront condo located just 7 minutes south of Old Town Puerto Vallarta. You are right on the ocean! Very quiet complex surrounded by the tropical jungle and mountains. Nothing enhances the sound of the ocean filling Casa de Olas like the colorful surroundings! Beautiful furniture, WIFI, talevera floors, marble baths, local artwork, local handmade copper sinks and table tops, all giving Casa de Olas a beauty synonymous with Mexico! Large rooms will allow Casa de Olas's guests plenty of room and comfort. Dine on the fine fresh fish sold at the local markets in the roomy dining room or play cards on the roomy balcony overlooking the fabulous ocean views. Gourmet kitchen has a blender and plenty of Margarita glasses! Purified water system at every faucet, microwave, new stainless steel refrigerator with ice in the door, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Plenty of room for 4 or romantic for 2!

You will enjoy a newly elegant remodeled spacious living area, air conditioning in all rooms, large balcony, ceiling fans, washer & dryer, CD stereo surround sound system, games, DVD player with movies, Satellite TV with 50 music channels, 2 flat screen TVs, Hi-speed Internet, a beautiful swimming pool and sun deck, twice a week maid service and 24 hour security.

Purified water at all the taps, stainless steel appliances with ice and water in the door, washer/dryer, dishwasher.

My guests say they feel right at home the minute they walk in the door.... and of course, the magnificent view and sound of the ocean fills the condo.

More Details

Owner
Jesus Ornelas
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, limited Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 25, 2017

Amenities

South Zone Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Fabulous deep marble tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Marble shower!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite - pillow top mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Pillow top mattress
  • Large private master bedroom with its own bath, deep marble tub, king-sized pillowtop bed, ceiling fan (just in case you prefer falling asleep to the sound of the ocean instead of the air-conditioner!), flat screen TV w/HBO, large patio doors, overlooking the ocean, leads to the balcony. Second bedroom has a Queen Bed. This room can also be used as an office and has the second bath right next to it, almost a private suite in itself.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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On the Ocean - South Shore Luxury at an affordable rate
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
SHINGLE SPRINGS
5

Rest & Relaxation at Punta Negra!

  • 5 of 5

The beach at Punta Negra is definitely one of the nicest beaches in Puerto Vallarta. The water is clear and warm, with excellent snorkeling right in front of the condo. The pool is a refreshing change from the surf ~ always clean and plenty of room for catching some rays.

The condo has everything you will need - kitchen is complete, beds are comfy, it is lacking nothing.

The staff at the condo is very friendly, Arturo always happy to see us, and helped us with cab and buses. Definitely a safe place to stay.

We look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views from the balcony, condo and pool well maintained, great sandy beach

  • 4 of 5

Overall we really enjoyed our week stay. The condo is situated south of Old Vallarta about 15 minutes on the bus. We used the bus as much as we could and was a great way to get to and from Old Downtown (only cost 8 pesos per person each way). Picked up and dropped off in front of condo. The condo is a little secluded which is part of the charm but somewhat inconvenient at times. We had some trouble finding fresh fruits and vegetables during our stay. This may be due to our inability to communicate well with the locals (our Spanish skills are very limited). We also were a little surprised and disappointed with the limited cooking supplies available. If you plan to do much cooking plan to pick up what you need as you can't depend on things being provided. The beach along the property was beautiful sand but the area tends to be rocky but no complaints. The pool was nice and warm and kept very clean. There was enough space on the deck for everyone and we were there at a busy time of year. The staff was overall very friendly, especially the day time staff. The beds were comfy and the space was plenty for our family of 4. Thanks to Susan for our stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Brian for your nice review. I am sure I told you about the market place that has multiple local fresh fruit and vegetable vendors. But, if I didn't, I am sorry. Our front desk sure would have directed you where to buy what you need if you ask, for next time if you return! It is true I don't provide many spices, etc., I use to but no one was using them and I had to repeatedly throw them out. So, I stopped. Anyway, I hope you enjoyed your time at our beach and hope you return. By the way, I know the waves were a little high the week before you arrived and eroded some sand so the beach wasn't as sandy as normal. Take care and thanks for your visit. Susan
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Portland
5

Fabulous location and condo amenities!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Susan!

This was a great location! Far enough away from all the town hustle and street noises. And yet close enough to have any night life one would like to have during a vacation.

We went into town several times and stayed until after midnight and the taxi service was only round $5-6 bucks to get back to the condos.

I would suggest exchanging money at banks, if you plan to play in the town, in order to get the best bang for your buck. It was 14 to 1 exchange for U.S dollars at banks and only 10-1 or sometimes 12-1 when using U.S dollars at businesses. It really adds up, if you are a spender in the community.

Lindo Mar restaurant was a real treat (ocean side) and they actually provided 14-1 exchange. This was the only business that did and we played a lot around the town to know. It was a pleasant surprise and thought we would mention it, in case your hungry and only have U.S cash in your pocket, at the time. Great location for breakfast!

We were two couples and had plenty of space and both had really nice bathrooms for each couple. Lots of balcony space too!

This condo is right on the perfect beach and has a well equipped kitchen. Beds were nice and every room had an air condition, in case one might need it. We just kept the doors open and just listened to the waves.

We really had a great time relaxing by the pool side and then splashing in the ocean waves. You could not beat this location, if you want quiet, peaceful serenity. This is not the place for spring breakers and fireworks. It is an Adult community, but their were a few families with kids. All together a nice mix.

When ever we wanted, we had a easy bus ride to town for supplies, restaurants and local attractions. Less than a dollar bus ride, every 10 minutes, and they stop and pick up right in front of condo.

The taxi to and from Airport was around $25. We took a van with all 4 people and luggage and it was around $60 from Airport, but only $50 going back. They were willing to stop at big grocery store for initial supplies (20min) and we tipped driver $5 for this stop.

This is all and all a hidden gem for relaxing and enjoying beach front property without all the hoop-la the town beaches and boardwalks push onto you. You can go visit all that. But it is really nice to know you don't have to be in it everyday.

Thanks again Susan for the easy living and nice home!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Condo and Wonderful Owner!!!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about this condo or the owner!! The space is absolutely beautiful - pictures cannot do it justice. We stayed here over new years and it is the perfect location if you want to be close to old Puerto Vallarta but far enough away for a nice peaceful vacation. Like other reviewers said it is about 10 minutes to old PV by bus or taxi. The staff is amazing and will help you with anything you need. The beach is perfect and the water was warm and clear!

This was our first time not staying at an all inclusive and we absolutely loved it! We had two couples staying in the condo and there is more than enough room for 4 people. The balcony is breathtaking and opens up right onto the ocean and is only a few steps to the beach.

My boyfriend left his passport in one of the dressers, which we didn't realize until we were 4 hours south of town. You can imagine our panic!! We had cell service intermittently and couldn't get a hold of the front desk so I emailed the owner telling her of our delema. She immediately took care of it and placed all our documentation in a bag and left it at the front desk with our room number on it. She than emailed us all the information we needed including office hours and anything else we would need. I don't know what we would have done without her!! Thank you so much Susan - we had the most amazing vacation!

Even though we were two young couples staying for a week I could also see this place being perfect for a family vacation. We felt perfectly safe and at ease and the owner even left a binder with any information you would need including restaurants near by, her favorite places to eat, transportation, beach and condo information and much more which we found extremely useful and used every day!

The entire transaction was smooth and an overall pleasant experience with no problems whatsoever. The condo was more beautiful than described and the staff was so accommodating! I would definitely recommend this place to a friend and give it 5+ stars! Thanks Susan for an amazing vacation we will definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your beautiful comments. I am happy to hear you had a great time. I was happy to help you with your forgotten documents, I, myself have forgotten important items and understand the panic. I live in Vallarta full time so it was my pleasure to go and secure the papers. I do hope to see you again soon!
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5

Perfect Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Looking to leave our snowy climate for a week in February, we were inundated with options on the web, but through some divine intervention or utter luck, we happened upon this gem, and couldn' t have been happier with our choice!!

From the professional, prompt and thorough information sent by the owner on our intial requests, until the day we had to leave this paradise, we were thoroughly impressed and entirely delighted with this condo and its location!

Upon our arrival, the front desk was courteous, and reviewed all the information we needed for a great stay! We had been told by regulars to the area to pick up staples on the drive from the airport which was great information - the Mega store has everything you need and there are lots of little Oxxo markets nearby as well!

We arrived to a beautifully appointed, clean and absolutely gorgeous condo. From the stainless steel appliances (ice in the door fridge for those instant margaritas!) to the gas stove, which I loved, the kitchen had everything we needed and more! Town is only a 10 minute bus or cab ride out the front door to an amazing array of restaurants as well!

It was also great to have the amenity of a washer and dryer if needed! The bedrooms and bathrooms were roomy and the marble tub in the master was wonderful! The whole condo is very well laid out, and we loved the whimsical and beautiful artistic touches throughout!

The best part was the view though!! Right on a fantastic beach - steps from the pool, - we ate all our meals at home on the balcony gazing at the rolling waves (and occasional whale sightings as well!) - and feeling right at home.

There's no question that we plan to be back - and would highly recommend this gem to anyone - but would rather keep it a secret just for ourselves and friends!!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return visit. Your family is wonderful and thank you for leaving the premises so nice. Take care and see you in paradise again soon!
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Geneva, Swiss
5

The place to be on your next vacations in Vallarta

  • 5 of 5

OMG...We went to Vallarta for my girlfriend's wedding and we where looking for a relax vacation with a nice sandy beach. We had looked into hotels but most of the reviews said the beach was either rocky or dirty until we found this beautiful beach and house. We read the reviews and we knew right away that this was the place for us.

Casa de Olas is a beautiful home in a gorgeous setting, we could not have asked for more. The house is very well decorated with all the needs for a family or couple, with breathtaking views of the beach and sunset. The security guards and receptionists were very friendly and helpful. We loved every second of our stay there, the sound of the waves was a great way to fall a sleep and wake up in the morning every day.

We enjoyed the beach until the last minute of our stay. Sandy beach and a lot of fun for kids and adults as well and very well maintained facilities.

We took the bus every day and evening everywhere we needed to go and a taxi late in the evening (as the last bus from the center departs at 11:00 p.m).

Bus drivers are very friendly and will help you with anything. As well as the taxi drivers every time we asked for directions they were very helpful.

There is definitely a lot to do in Vallarta and lots of choices when it comes to restaurants. We tried different variations of Mexican cuisine however we loved the area of Fajitas Republic it was out of the main touristic area with great food at a good price. Also we tried Le Kliff on the way to Boca de Tomatlón, its a beautifull restaurant and they are known for there Kliff drink which is delicious. Margarita's Grill had amazing shrimp and on the Malecon we found a place with strong Margaritas for $1 or 15 pesos (unfortunately we can't remember the name).

I will definitely return, we which we could have stayed for a lot longer, but definitely it's a place I will recommend for a family or girlfriend vacations or a romantic getaway it's a gorgeous place and you will definitely what to return afterwards.

Once again thank you very much for everything Susan. I now do understand why is so easy to fall in love with Vallarta.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2011
  • Stayed: April 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review and your kind words! I am so very happy you enjoyed your stay in my home and in my beautiful city! I sincerely hope you are able to return, you were wonderful guests!
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
PVR - international airport
Car: not necessary

Puerto Vallarta is a magical town with cobblestone streets... majestic mountains... intimate villages, beautiful waters and beaches. This lively, yet quaint resort area lies on the northern coast of Mexico's Riveria, where the temperature rarely varies from a comfortable 85 degrees. Playful whales are abundant in Banderas Bay from December through April. Ever growing in popularity among sun seekers worldwide, Puerto Vallarta offers exceptional nightlife and some of the most wonderful watersports & views in all of Mexico, yet still remains it's old-world charm.

Other Activities: Swim with the dolphins, whale watch, canopy tours, jungle and city tours

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $20

Cleaning is included in rate. One time Check-out laundry fee of $20
There is a one time charge of $20 USD, check-out laundry fee.
Check with me for last minute rental specials. Also, if my dates are not open for your desired vacation, I may have neighbors in my building with your open time frame.

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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