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Margaret

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english, spanish

Vida Mar - Casa Tres Vidas - Beachfront Villa

3 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

South Zone Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This beautiful, 5,000 sq. ft. (464 sq. meter) beachfront villa is positioned on a quiet beach accented by swaying palms, warm sand and gentle surf. This open-air 3-level villa fuses modern comfort with colonial Mexican charm. Add a refreshing private pool, Jacuzzi and private staff, and you have found the perfect private beachfront hideaway.

Vida Mar can be combined with Vida Sol for a 7-bedroom villa or with Vida Sol and Vida to accommodate up to 24 guests in 10 bedrooms making it the perfect location for family reunions, retreats, birthday celebrations or weddings.

Vida Mar (The Sea Life) @ Casa Tres Vidas highlights:

- Beachfront on Playa Conchas Chinas, a 10-minute beachfront walk to downtown Puerto Vallarta

- 4 air-conditioned bedrooms, 4 bathrooms

o 3 king-sized beds & 1 queen bed

- Living room

- Dining room

- Kitchen

- Beach terrace

- Private Pool

- Heated Jacuzzi

- Sun terrace

- Access to computer/Internet and to a high-speed DSL line

- Direct-dial phone

- Private beach access

Keywords: House - Villa

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Margaret (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

About Margaret

Your hosts Margaret Parrish and Jon Christopher Jones welcome you to their perfect beachfront escape in sunny and warm Puerto Vallarta, Mexico! Margaret, an army brat that has lived all over the world, first fell in love with Vallarta during her honeymoon in the mid 80's. After selling a thriving small café in Salt Lake City, she quickly became bored. Her dreams always brought her back to Vallarta, the place that she fell in love with the minute she arrived. Jon was a friend of Margaret’s from Salt Lake City where he owned a successful travel agency - the Travel Zone. Ever since a spring break trip to Mexico in high school, Jon’s goal was to one day move there. Jon’s extensive background in hospitality as the Director of Coca-Cola’s Global Hospitality program for the 2002 Olympic Games and many other projects for the Olympic and Paralympics Games, was the perfect training ground as part owner of a pair of hotels. Together, in 1997, they rescued a diamond in the rough on the perfect beach in Vallarta and Quinta Maria Cortez became a reality after months of renovations and improvements. Just three years later, the neighboring property became available, and Casa Tres Vidas joined the enclave that makes up Villas in Vallarta. Margaret, Jon, Jose Ruiz de Anda, their bilingual and humorous General Manager who joined the group in 1998 after leaving the Fiesta Americana, and the entire Villas in Vallarta team, look forward to welcoming you!

Margaret purchased this villa in 2000

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

Vida Mar - Casa Tres Vidas - Beachfront Villa
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 10, and had the need for many different changes before our arrival. Margaret, the American owner, could not have been more accommodating. Each time I contacted her, she responded immediately, and made sure my requests were honored. She had great patience with me!

The house is beyond beautiful. The pictures do not do it justice. Very clean. Charming, yet modern. Spacious and welcoming. You can walk out to the ocean. The beachfront is not for swimming, but relaxing in the provided chairs, playing in the sand, getting your toes wet, was all wonderful.

The staff is superb!! Every need taken care of, with out even asking. Our meals were wonderful, and the chef went out of his way to please every guest, even the 2 year old. Food and presentation 5 star!

Wonderful location. One warning: lots of stairs. 54 just to get down to our villa. This was no problem for us. We needed the exercise after eating huge breakfast’s and dinners.

We all loved it!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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5

Splendor & Relaxation Surprise in Puerto Vallarta

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time to PVR in many years and my traveling companions had highly recommended Vida Mar - Casa Tres Vidas villas where they had been to in the past. 6 of us arrived on the same flight and after a short pleasant ride from the airport we arrived at this charming hillside-beach villa. The charming staff greeted us with chilled bottles of water, took our suitcases and we were escorted to our rooms. The room was a complete pleasant surprise...spacious as a hotel suite, clean, large bathrooms, ample towels/linens, beautiful exposed red brick walls, and elegant white fabric draped above each bed frame that gave it a "palace bedroom" look. Our group opted for a meal plan where the creative chef prepared meals on several of the days we stayed there. The food was delicious and something you would have only expected at a fine dining restaurant. At the adjacent villa, we met friendly neighbors who raved about their breakfast only plan similar to a B&B. The villas have several small clean pools, multiple levels that have beautifully decorated outside living areas with TVs, music, games, books, and couches to escape to. Just a short 20 minute walk or $6 USD cab ride is the south end of PV that was filled with wonderful restaurants, cafes, shops, and nightlife. It was authentic Mexico! We all felt extremely safe. The streets were clean, people very friendly. This week was a complete surprise! I was awed by the charm of the destination and thrilled by the wonderful accommodations. It was truly a vacation to be remembers and I would only stay at this villa again on my return.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Casa Tres Vidas was the most soulful, artful, beautiful,

comfortable, convenient and well situated place I've ever stayed. From the

the roof top to the beach every single detail was exquisite. And the staff

were most definitely the most professional, warm, helpful, expedient and

knowledgeable as well. You can look at the photo gallery here all you want

but it only barely captures the incredible magic of this one of a kind

place. I plan to return again and again. Thank you for creating such an

unforgettable place.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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Map

Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
La Playita
Car: not necessary

Beachfront Property on the south side of Puerto Vallarta on Playa Conchas Chinas a 10 minute walk along the beach to the center of town.

Other Activities: Boating, shopping, kayaking

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Rates & Availability

South Zone Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer/Value
May 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$770
$3,080
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 21 2016
5 night minimum stay
$970
$4,850
 
 
Holiday
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,195
 
 
Winter
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$970
$5,820
 
 
Value / summer
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$770
$3,850
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
$970
$4,850
 
 
Holiday
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,195
 
 
Winter
Jan 4 2018 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$970
$5,820
 
 
Value / Summer
May 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$770
$3,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$770
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Weekly Rates; Summer 2016 Special; Pay for 4 nights & stay for 7 nights with a Saturday Arrival/Departure (for a limited time). / Winter 2016-2017 Pay for 6 and Stay for 7 (Winter) with Saturday or Sunday Arrival/Departure - Not valid on Holiday bookings - Call for Other Special Rates & Rates for longer stays - 888 640-8100 or 801 263-9500. You can book on line on our website and see property Videos

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Amenities

South Zone Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 147 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 148 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 149 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 150 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 147 - 1 king , + Sofa Sleeper
    Bedroom 148 - 1 king
    Bedroom 149 - 1 king
    Bedroom 150 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fully staffed with Private Chef, English speaking houseman & maids.

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