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Luxurious Oceanfront Home in Exclusive Gated Community

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 11,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 6 Full Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom, Sleeps 12+

Welcome to the awe inspiring Casa Peña del Mar boasting more than 11,000 square feet of architectural opulence. Designed by renowned architects Alvarez & Garcia Arquitectos & Associates. Casa Peña del Mar features 6 bedrooms, 5 1/2 bathrooms, gourmet kitchen, game room, luxurious swimming pool, hot tub, and a grand palapa all overlooking the beautiful Bay of Banderas and the famous Los Arcos with spectacular views.

The recently added 6th bedroom is a 1,000 square foot private master suite including kitchenette, maintaining the architectural opulence, tasteful interior decorating, and spectacular views of the Bay of Banderas and Los Arcos.

Casa Peña del Mar is conveniently located in the exclusive gated oceanfront community of Sierra del Mar at Los Arcos only 10 minutes south of Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone.

As one of only 9 custom built estate homes within the esteemed Sierra del Mar at Los Arcos community, Casa Peña del Mar guests will enjoy exclusive privileges at the Private Beach Club, just a short walk away. In addition to the pristine private beach, the Private Beach Club also features a café, gym, grandiose pool, jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room.

11,000 sq. ft. Opulent Ocean Front Living

6 Bedrooms, 5 1/2 Bathrooms

Gourmet Kitchen w/ Viking Appliances

Large Infinity Swimming Pool & Hot Tub

Personal Chef Services Included (Breakfast/Dinner)*

Live In Housekeeper Providing Daily Service

Game Room with Pool Table

Large Palapa with Wet Bar & Staircase to Ocean

Canadian Star Satellite Television

Wireless Internet

* Chef Services are for preparation only and not inclusive of food/beverages. Guests can request menu and provide payment for purchase of food/beverages.

More Details

Karol Aune
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Roger, First of all, could you send us the mailing address for the crew at “Casa Pena Del Mar”? We want to send them a note. Thanks.

How can I say it adequately? Our joy and satisfaction with our second visit exceeded that of our first, if that is possible. During the past two years, Elena has graduated with honors from the School of Maria. She is a wonderful and knowledgeable force with a tremendous sense of responsibility.

I particularly give her credit for preparing the hand-over. From a distance, we saw her mapping out her plans days early. The day before, as we left the house to go about our business in town, her team swooped in and did much of the preparatory work. She gently asked if, Friday morning, they could make the beds early in the day, but of course, only if that was convenient for us. We took the opportunity to have lunch at the club. (Love the club!) When our final group departed at 2 pm, it literally was time for the next group to arrive. The house was immaculate and the fringe on every carpet was combed and ready.

And then, there was Sondra! Carmen was good, but Sondra was great. What a treasure. On our third visit to PV, between Sondra’s cooking and the club, there was little reason to dine in town, except for our two dinners at El Arrayán.

The house, of course, looks great. We particularly noticed the orchids, which were a nice addition. I must say, the floor plan for your neighbor’s new house baffles us a bit, but à chacun son goût.

We declared this the year of the whale. At the request of one of our sons, my wife and I took the opportunity to read Moby Dick, shamelessly overdue for both of us. Literally at the moment I first read “Thar she blows!”, one of your own whales appeared breaching just offshore. We had another visit later in the week, this time from a family group. (If you paid the whales to do this for us, it was money well spent!) Thank you, too for the boat. We headed to the south shore this time, so no whales there. The dinghy was a major convenience.

Thanks from our family to both of you, once again, for sharing with us your beautiful home and your exceptionally warm staff. Please put us at the top of your reference list.

Best wishes for a happy new year.

Dec 2012
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South Zone House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 11000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom 1 (BR #1) - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    2nd Master Bathroom (BR #2) - toilet , combination tub/shower , Jack and Jill bathroom shared with BR #3
    Bathroom 3 (BR #4) - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 (BR #5) - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 (Powder Room) - toilet , Located on the main level of the house
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , Located near the Palapa. Convenient when by the pool
    Bathroom 7 (BR #6) - toilet , shower , In the newly added Master Suite, lower level
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom Suite (BR #1) - 1 king , Full bath, terrace, private outdoor sitting area,upper level
    2nd Master Bedroom (BR #2) - 1 king , Shares bathroom with BR #3 Jack & Jill style, upper level
    Bedroom #3 - 2 twin/ single , Jack and Jill bath shared with BR #2, upper level
    Bedroom #4 - 1 king , Upper level, lovely sitting area overlooking indoor atrium
    Bedroom #5 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Main level, has it's own lovely terrace
    Bedroom #6 Master Suite - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1,000 s.q. master suite with kitchenette & salon,lower level
  • Owner's Suite features breathtaking ocean views and terrace overlooking the swimming pool and jacuzzi. In-Suite bathroom boasts a double vanity plus make-up vanity and an over sized tub and separate shower. 3 Blow up beds for children for at least 4. 2 Pack and Plays.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews

Did we have a good time?

  • 5 of 5

It was the absolute best EVER, from the house, view, food, staff, etc.... Ellana is just hands down the very best, Sarah and her cooking are truly amazing, in fact she made us an extra bowl of guacamole every night just for a late night snack (and you CANNOT say no to her guac), bust salsa that I have ever had. Victor and the rest of the staff, what can I say???

We saw whales, dolphins, flying fish all from the pool deck, went kayaking, went into town, etc. The house was always in tip top condition, clean, beautiful, I REALLY can't think of all the right words to say how extraordinary this vacation was!!!!!! But it starts with Karol, she started us off with kindness, she told us what to expect, and made our trip work in the schedule. But ELLENA, my gosh, what a diamond in the rough, needle in the haystack. She made sure that our only job was to RELAX, to leave everything to her, she even got the ladies messages on the patios and decks. We had a total of 12 adults and not one, not one, wanted to leave her or leave at all. Better than any resort, cruise, B&B. 6 stars on a scale of 5.

Thank you Casa Pena Del Mar!! Its owner, Karol and all the staff.

Tim N

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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most beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

great staff, clean, delicious food

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Awesome Staff and Home

  • 5 of 5

Elena and Victor were awesome hosts and very knowledgeable about the area, restaurants, taxis, party spots, etc. Elena is fluent in English and Spanish, and such a friendly and kind person. We felt very welcomed and comfortable.

Sara was an excellent chef, every meal was amazing.

Looking forward to future stays.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Tucson, AZ

Fabulous home plus a wonderful staff, all adds up to a vacation we will never forget!

  • 5 of 5

It all started with Karol and all of her help. She was easy to reach and knows the area well. Everything was just as she explained. Elenna and her staff at the house could not have been more accommodating. I don't think she knows the word 'no'. Everything we requested was done with a smile. She was so friendly and we felt right at home from the moment we met her. Elenna arranged for any activity we wanted. We were able to try zip lining/tequila tasting, cooking classes, trips into town, and in room massages that were done at the house. The house chef, Sara, prepared amazing meals. We were able to request what we wanted for upcoming meals or ask her for one of her favorites. We were never disappointed and always looked forward to the next meal. The remaining staff, Dario, Amanda and Victor were all great. The house is beautiful, clean, and very well maintained. It all added up to a vacation that we will never forget, and hope we can experience it again!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Puerto Vallarta, MX

Beautiful Spacious Home and Attentive Staff Made for an A+ Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house is amazing, tons of space, air, light and every amenity. The views of Vallarta's bay are expansive and Los Arcos glow during the sunsets. We had 12 guests and never felt crowded. Each room is large and comfortable and in great shape. The staff is top-notch, the house manager Elena is a pro, everything was in order and as planned. She has a way of always being around when you need her but never imposes. The chef Sarah cooked us delicious meals with every ingredient and detail we asked for. The housekeeper Amanda kept everything tidy and the maintenance man Dario clearly does a great job as the pool was sparkling every morning!

The booking experience with Karol was a breeze and she was quick to follow up post-stay as well. I cannot thank the entire team at Casa Peña del Mar enough for allowing us to stay there and treating us like luxury. It will be a top memory for all of us for a long time. :)

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Dream home and vacation of a lifetime

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rent VRBO home 3 to 4 times a year. We been to all inclusive and many cruises. This vacation tops it all. The home is unbelievable. The location, the home, the staff made the vacation. I never got to relax as much as I did this time. Karol was very nice and extremely easy to work with. Elena took care of all the details that was needed, Sarah the chef, words cannot express how delicious her meals are. Housekeeper kept our rooms clean and we never knew when she was around. We will definitely be planning a return trip to this beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Puerto Vallarta International (PVR)
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Marina de Golf
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Blanca Blue at Garza Blanca Resort
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Sierra del Mar at Los Arcos (Private Beach Club)
Car: recommended

Casa Peña del Mar is conveniently located only 10 minutes south of Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone.

Other Activities: Beach Club

Golf: Club De Golf.... Marina, Vista Golf, El Tigre. Falimgos.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $0

50% - upon booking confirmation.
Balance Due - 30 days prior to arrival.
Security Deposit ($1,000.00)– 30 days prior to arrival. (Security Deposit is returned 14 days after completion of stay provided no damage has occurred.)
CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS: In the event of a cancellation after the deposit is received all payments and deposits are non-refundable unless the accommodations are re-rented by Casa Peña del Mar for the same exact period cancelled and at the discretion of the villa owner. A facilitating fee may apply. Any refunds shall be limited to funds paid directly to Casa Peña del Mar and in no circumstance shall refunds exceed funds received by Casa Peña del Mar. All cancellations shall be submitted in writing and sent to No refunds will be made for unused accommodations or services. Any deviation from this policy shall be arranged at time of reservation in writing. All Holiday reservation/booking deposits are non-refundable. This includes Christmas, New Years, Thanksgiving and Easter Week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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