About the property
- Condo905 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
1 Bedroom, 2 Baths, Sleeps up to 4
You will truly enjoy your stay in our home at the Bay View Grand Marina!
Upon opening the door, you will be greeted by a continuous bank of floor-to-ceiling windows, differentiating this condo from any other. A huge pane of glass wraps the living room, and the incredible view continues into the bedroom with 4 large sliding glass doors. Neither words nor photos can begin to express how incredible this effect actually is. Caution: you may find yourself spending more time in the condo than you anticipated!
The condo has been substantially upgraded during and after construction to provide the utmost in luxury, enjoyment, and privacy for your stay.
We wanted the layout of this condo to evoke a feeling of spaciousness beyond its one-bedroom size. We removed walls in the kitchen and bathroom in order to provide the most open and airy atmosphere, and changed the shower enclosures to frameless glass. We had the furnishings custom made to provide maximum usability, while not obscuring views or pathways.
The open concept living area makes social occasions and meal preparation much more enjoyable. The gourmet kitchen features a custom 42" x 8' granite countertop and bar. While you can enjoy your meals here, you may often find yourselves dining in the open air on the patio.
On the 15th floor, the rumble of crashing waves creates the perfect ambiance for any occasion. The unit is only exposed to the beach and ocean, so noises of traffic and nightlife will not spoil your serenity. Fall asleep to the sound of breaking waves, and open your eyes to expansive vistas of the wide beach and seemingly endless ocean.
Enjoy the calm and privacy this condo offers. From its location in the North tower, it shares the floor with only two other units. For peace of mind, we replaced the hollow-core entry door with a reinforced door for safety and sound attenuation. We have endeavored in all ways to make this a tranquil home away from home both for you and for us.
The condo has air conditioning, but we have provided fans in the living room, the bedroom, and on the deck to keep you cool and comfortable throughout the day and night. The living room and bedroom windows can all be shaded with high-end sun shade blinds. The bedroom also comes with a row of blackout blinds for those mornings when 6 a.m. is just too early to awake - view or not!
If beach-combing and sun-catching ever becomes too much, you can enjoy the 42" HDTV LED and DVD library. We have also provided board games, as well as a modest library for your entertainment.
We hope you will find all the comforts of home in our Ixtapa paradise, and we endeavour to support the communities in which we do business. In this respect, we are very excited to donate a portion of our rental income to charities in the local area. If you have a favourite, please let us know!
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 23, 2018
About Carleton Pope
Hi! We are Carleton and Valina Pope. Our first trip to Ixtapa was in 2006, when we picked the location to get married! We vacationed in other parts of Mexico and elsewhere since then, but never found anywhere as beautiful or romantic as Ixtapa. We were delighted to return in 2010 and purchase this condo! You can read more about us online or at the website of our Canadian business, Starstruck Labradors.
Carleton Pope purchased this Condo in 2010
Why Carleton Pope chose Ixtapa
We were originally introduced to the BVG Residential building in Ixtapa in 2006. In 2010, as the BVG Marina neared completion, we made a long overdue trip to Ixtapa, and fell in love with building and the unit that we then decided to purchase. The view still takes our breath away every time we wake up!
What makes this Condo unique
We feel strongly about supporting our communities, and we enjoy helping out with local charities in Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo through the rental income from this condo! Thanks so much for your interest and your support!
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Great place well equipped kitchen, everything you need. Downside is the a/c only works when you are in condo unit making it a very hot return from the beach.
Beautiful property with all the comforts of home.
With gorgeous ocean views and meticulously kept grounds around the BVG Marina, we thoroughly enjoyed our two week stay at this property. The amazing restaurants most within walking distance and the friendly attitude of everyone we met was a real treat. We will definitely be back.
Glenda & Tracy
Amazing Condo in great location.
Carletons condo in Ixtapa was absolutely amazing. Every review you read is accurate about the views and amenities! To top it all off Carleton is amazing to work with and always willing to answer any questions that arise in a very timely manner. That said there are a few things about the Bay view complex that I feel are not reviewed. The restaurant and bar require a pre paid card to purchase food or drink as they don't accept card or cash for food and beverage (card costs 30 pesos, aka $2). Cards can be loaded and reloaded at any time, my experience is they took my card one time (added 3% fee) but their machine was down the other time so I had to reload with Pesos (needed to walk to ATM). Prices at the bar and restaurant are very reasonable and they don't gouge you just because you stay on site. Additionally the spa is fantastic and they give an amazing massage for about $30 USD. They only take the prepaid cards in there also, but make sure their machine is working (I added pesos to the card for the massage then was told their machine was down so had to pay in pesos, remember they don't take cash or card, then had an abundance on my prepaid card). Lastly the pool is AMAZING, but they do not allow any beverages to be consumed in the pool. So if you want to have a beer or margarita in the adult pool you will need to exit to enjoy. None of these will keep us from returning to Ixtapa nor to this amazing condo, but def would have been good to know before we arrived.
This was our first time renting a condo for our annual winter vacation. After many questions that we had for Carleton & Valina we rented their condo for 2 fabulous weeks. It was absolutely perfect for us. My wife and I have visited Ixtapa before but always done the all inclusive scam. This time we made the perfect choice and stayed at the BVGM . The condo was even better then the pictures in the ad shows. Beautiful sunsets, gorgeous views, and a 5 star suite was more then we had could have hoped for. We loved it so much that we booked next year stay after a couple of days in paradise.
A Little Piece of Heaven
This was our second time to Ixtapa but our first time using VRBO? What a wonderful first time experience. Carleton answered my "millions" of questions promptly and with humour when needed (I'm quite the worrier about first time ventures;). My worries were unwarranted. My fellow Canadian and his wife were a pleasure to deal with. When we arrived at BVG Marina we were greeted by the property manager who showed us into our little piece of heaven. The condo was very tastefully decorated and the views were stunning.
Margarito showed us the ropes and answered any questions we had. I was delighted to learn BVG Marina had an exercise class every day during the week at 9. YAY...I was able to work out in the beautiful gym to justify my over indulgence during vacation;). The instructor was so cute and the other participants were very welcoming.
The BVG Marina is amazing- great pools, great food, friendly staff and very clean.
Ixtapa is wonderful! So much to do and see. The weather is always perfect. Zihut is only a 10 minute bus ride away. The transportation system is very user friendly. Reasonable bus rates and taxi rates. There are lots of restaurant choices and shops for your 'snooping pleasure' in both Ixtapa and Zihut. Surrounding beaches make a nice day outing as well.
I think we've found our home away from home in Ixtapa.
Tammy and Mark
Everything we needed and more....
This is a beautiful condo.
It was everything we had hoped for in a rental and more!
The Bay View Grand is a very nice complex. We loved the location, the grounds,the pool and the beach.
I used the gym and the spa. We ate at the restaurant many times.
The condo itself is great - set up well and we never really needed anything.
We spent a lot of time on the patio. I will never forget that view!
Overall an excellent choice and we would definitely consider returning.
Sunny Ixtapa is the perfect getaway location if you're looking for great weather, peace, and relaxation! The area has the amenities of the larger vacation hotspots, without the crowds (except at New Year's and Easter). The town's proximity to the equator gives us 300 sunny days per year, and average daily temperatures of 73-93 degrees. Enjoy the 2-mile-long beach, and ocean temperatures that range from the mid-70s to mid-80s. For more local culture, explore the friendly nearby city of Zihuatanejo, or some of the lovely beachside towns up and down the coast. For the more adventuresome, there are 14 beaches in the area, and every watersport can be enjoyed. You can find great surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, parasailing, and some of the world's best big game fishing! For land-based relaxation, enjoy incredible golf courses and pleasant strolls down the immaculate boulevard. You will find Ixtapa friendly, accommodating, and able to cater to your every desire.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
-Please ask about our special discounted rates for stays of 2 and 3 weeks! -We even have further discounts for even longer stays during the shoulder and summer seasons!