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Casa Tres Vidas - Beachfront Villa on Playa Conchas Chinas - Gourmet Chefs

Bedrooms 10
Space 15,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 10 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 10+ Baths (Sleeps 24-26) Casa Tres Vid

This beautiful beachfront villa is situated on Playa Conchas Chinas, a quiet beach accented by swaying palm trees and offering some of the best views in Puerto Vallarta. This open air 8 level villa with 10 bedrooms features a 18-ft high architectural dome design that bestows the charm of traditional colonial Mexico and brings the spectacular view right into the villa. The Casa Tres Vidas features 3 pools and 3 heated Jacuzzi along with 3 spacious living areas. It offers the opportunity to enjoy a group dinner or function and also have privacy or a quite moment. The villa comes fully staffed with English speaking houseman, daily maid service, nightly security as well as a private chef to prepare two meals a day, generally breakfast and dinner.

Imagine awakening in your private luxurious and finely appointed Mexican villa to the calming sounds of the ocean just outside your window.

After enjoying a leisurely cooked-to-order breakfast, the only decision you need to make for the day is whether to go shopping, lay by your private pool, take a walk along the beach, or enjoy one of the many adventurous tours available to you. This is your vacation — spend the days as you desire. Casa Tres Vidas allows travelers to experience Mexico as they wish while enjoying privacy in peaceful and plush surroundings.

Casa Tres Vidas, featured in Architectural Digest, offers the flexibility for families and groups of multiple sizes in a luxurious setting making for a unique choice for your vacation getaway.

Don’t just take our word for it — our many guest raves say it all;

“This was an unbelievably terrific and unmatched vacation experience…” Vancouver BC, Canada

“From the moment we walked in the door, we were treated like royalty.” Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

“I was overwhelmed at how wonderful our stay was. From the beautiful villa with breathtaking views of the ocean to the gourmet meals… and roof top deck… Casa Tres Vidas is the place to stay with friends or family.” Seattle, WA, USA

Villa Information:

- Beachfront on Playa Conchas Chinas

- 10 air conditioned bedrooms with 11 king & 1 queen beds and private baths - sleeps 24

- 2 Bedrooms have 2 king beds each

- 3 Living rooms

- 3 Dining rooms

- 3 Kitchens

- Staff includes house manager, housekeeper, villa chef (prepares two meals a day)

- 3 Pools & 3 Heated Jacuzzis (Beach level & upper level)

- Private Beach access – Beach furniture

- Cable TV / DVD / Sound System

- Access to computer/Internet and access to DSL line

Casa Tres Vidas is the perfect location to host your next special celebration. From weddings, family reunions or special birthdays, our unique architecture and beachfront setting provides you with the perfect backdrop for your memorable day. In our enclave of 3 villas, Casa Tres Vidas can offer overnight accommodations for up to 24 people. Combined with our sister property next door, the beachfront boutique hotel Quinta Maria Cortez, we can host an additional 18 guests making Casa Tres Vidas and Quinta Maria Cortez the perfect location to accommodate (up to 42 Guests) and host your special celebration from 20-80 people. If your party needs overnight accommodations for more than 42 people, we can offer advice and help accommodate them in nearby hotels and villas that we have relationships with.

More Details

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2017

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 80s. 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 Paralympic 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

Why Margaret chose South Zone

Location, Location, Location. Vida Sol at Casa Tres Vidas is located on the quiet beach of Playa Conchas Chinas a short walk to the center of Puerto Vallarta and Playa Los Muertos

What makes this villa unique

Beachfront Villas with Great Staff including Gourmet Chef to prepare meals for your group.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is another follow-up review for Casa Tres Vidas in Puerto Vallarta. This is our tenth year in a row at CTV, and we have been coming to PV for 20 years. You can read my prior reviews of CTV for details about CTV and Quinta Maria – the adjoining suites next door.

For the past four years we have been a party of 6-8 people and stay in Vida Mar, with any overflow in Quinta. We always stay two weeks in early July. The weather has been mostly sunny for the past three years, with the occasional welcomed thunderstorm.

Once again, the staff is the same folks, providing the same wonderful service.

Although always well-maintained year to year, each year the physical site is upgraded. Several of our prior rooms have had make-overs. The new additions in Mar this year included new kitchen counter surfaces (a veined granite/marble), which was also used to resurface the built-ins in rooms 147,148 and 149, and new cabinets. Room 149 has a new tile wall, the ceiling beams were refinished, there are many new electrical outlets, and new air conditioning (chilly). There is a new cable TV service, but we had trouble with English language stations, which is being addressed. Fortunately, they have very good internet WIFI and we lap-topped when we needed a dose of news, movies, or Wimbledon.

One thing I wish to review further is the food. Over the years we have eaten in many PV restaurants, the high end and the low. Twice each trip (there is no staff on Sundays) we dine in one of PV’s high end places, and they can disappoint. An alternative is one of our favorite Mexican food restaurants (Red Cabbage or El Arbol, ect). I suspect we may not have eaten in its best places in town – there are so many and we don’t seek them out. But all this is mostly irrelevant to our stay at CTV where the food is always the best, and an incredible value – you pay only for the raw ingredients, as the service is included. We have enjoyed both CTV chefs, Eduardo and Pablito, and both are professionally trained, and with these skills and great pride they prepare memorable meals. This year’s chef was Eduardo, our regular.

Once we set the menu after breakfast, the staff purchases all the ingredients from their preferred markets; everything is super fresh, and all salad, vegetables and fruit are super clean/disinfected. Grocery receipts are settled the following morning.

One more thing: each plate is beautifully dressed and presented - like what you would expect in an upmarket venue.
Jun 2017
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South Zone Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 15000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 26
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 26 people
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 121 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 122 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 123 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 134 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 135 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 136 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 147 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 148 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 149 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 150 - toilet , shower
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Bedroom 121 - 1 king
    Bedroom 122 - 1 king
    Bedroom 123 - 1 king
    Bedroom 134 - 1 king
    Bedroom 135 - 2 king
    Bedroom 136 - 2 king
    Bedroom 147 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 148 - 1 king
    Bedroom 149 - 1 king
    Bedroom 150 - 1 queen
  • 10 air conditioned bedrooms with 11 king & 1 queen beds and private baths - sleeps 24
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 30 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • 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:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fully staffed with private chef, houseman and maids.


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Casa Tres Vidas - Beachfront Villa on Playa Conchas Chinas - Gourmet Chefs
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

The BEST Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about how great my time was at Casa Tres Vidas. My friends and I were spellbound from the moment we walked into the main floor and that continued as Ruberto took us around the villa. The accomodations were impeccable. The service was outstanding! Pablo got offers from each of us to come back to the states and cook for us. Everything he served was delicious! Romero anticipated our needs from having coffee ready by the time we woke up to having the hot tub ready when we came back from time in the city. Ruberto was so great with his suggestions and helping make sure everything was perfect. The three of them are amazing!!! I forget the cleaning lady's name but she was great as well. She moved in and out so quickly but you knew she was there by the cleanliness when you returned to any room! It's been almost 2 months and I still talk about this trip. All of us plan to come back together and separately. Lastly, I must also mention the owner, Margaret! She was so willing to answer any questions and always prompt. Our experience was memorable on so many levels! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
PVR - Puerto Vallarta, JAL, Mexico
Car: not necessary

Casa Tres Vidas in located on the beach on the south side of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. On Playa Conchas Chinas a 10 minute walk to the center of town.

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, wildlife viewing, Health/Beauty Spa


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Weekly Rates; Special Weekly rates for Winter 2018 (pay for 5 Nights & Stay for 7). Summer 2018 Special - Pay for 4 and Stay for 7 with Saturday 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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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