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Luxury Villa/Castle/Bay Views in Old Town- Stunning Villa in Downtown Vallarta

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 5.5 Baths (Sleeps 8 comfortably)

“Imagine yourself in a world apart, an oasis of color and fragrance, trickling fountains, and candles that light your way through the courtyard. Imagine being awakened by cathedral bells and tropical birdsong. Your view upon first light is incomparable: the Pacific Ocean, framed by multicolored azaleas. This and more is Casa de la Torre.” – Dr. Terri Dobbs, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Casa de la Torre is located in El Centro, home to some of Vallarta's finest restaurants and art galleries. It is a signature property and is referenced in several guide books. The house is built of stone on many levels and has an open air Mediterranean feel with spectacular views and a secluded garden and pool area. Most everything is within walking distance.

This 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath house has 3 “master suites” but can accommodate 8 people comfortably. Each bedroom has an in suite bathroom. There is a full-time maid and houseman. And a complimentary full breakfast is provided daily. Other arrangements can be made for lunches and dinners (at an additional cost), as our cook is very versatile.

Rates:

Low Season: $600 USD

High Season: $700 per night (depending upon size of party)

Holidays: $1200

Keywords: House/Villa/Castle

More Details

Owner
Kim and Debie Stuart
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2017

About Kim and Debie Stuart

We are active yoga and sports enthusiasts. We love to travel, adore Mexico and are very proud of our beautiful home. We welcome you to Casa de la Torre, in the heart of Old Town Vallarta.

Kim and Debie Stuart purchased this villa in 2013

Why Kim and Debie Stuart chose Centro

The architecture is stunning. We are located walking distance to dining, shopping and wonderful sites. Views of the Bay and Sierra Mountain range make this a very special villa.

What makes this villa unique

We have daily maid service and serve a tremendous Mexican style breakfast to all of our guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mary Serphos posted on Casa de la Torre's timeline

"Casa De La Torre is an Exquisite Oasis with immaculate attention to detail. A truly luxurious, sacred, and nourishing place to call home while in Puerto Vallarta. I felt like a queen as I stood out on the tower balcony to watch the sunset over the Bay of Banderas then took a dip in the refreshing pool, and came back after a wonderful dinner only to find myself nestled among a most comfortable bed with high thread count sheets. I didn’t want to leave!"
Feb 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Cafe des Artistes
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Francisco Medina
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Si Senor
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Los Muertos
Car: not necessary

Amenities

Centro Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Town ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Fireplace Bath - toilet , shower
    Studio Bath - toilet , shower
    Ground Floor Bath - toilet , shower
    Guest Bath - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Studio Apartment - 1 double
    Library - 1 double , Murphy Bed
    Ground Floor - 1 double
    Fireplace - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Studio apartment on top floor has double bed, private bath and separate kitchen; French press coffee maker.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.979592 based on 57 reviews
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A DREAM COME TRUE

  • 5 of 5

It was a dream come true for our 50th anniversary celebration. The staff, Monci, Marta, and Martin treated us like royalty. The breakfasts were always superb. The villa was always clean and taken care of immaculately daily. Aerial was a wonderful care taker and very pleasant to be with. I certainly would highly recommend a stay there.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Stunning, wonderful location, top notch hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Staying at Kim and Debie's villa was a special, wonderful experience

High points:

*Incredible aesthetics in the architecture, artwork and design detail, scenery, and landscaping. There are many thoughtfully designed seating areas that allow you to take it all in.

*Hospitality - the housekeeper Monse, landscaper Martin and chef Marta are warm and do a wonderful job. Our host arranged for us to be met when we arrived, served us drinks and snacks, and made sure we had what we needed.

*Comfort - the beds and linens are comfortable. AC in the bedrooms works great, and there is good air flow in the main rooms.

*Location - a perfect launching place to explore the Romantic Zone. We mostly walked, but there are plenty of taxis available.

What really put this experience over the top was the support we received in hosting a large family dinner party to celebrate our anniversary. Our hosts pre-arranged for Marta and Monse to meet us for planning. Marta is a gifted chef - the food she served was outstanding. Marta, Monse and Martin went above and beyond to create festive decorations including many things to amuse the kids and made all of our guests feel welcome.

We had a great time and now have a wonderful shared family memory.

Note: I do not recommend this house for small children due to the tower stairs and other drop offs.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exquisite!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is even more beautiful than the photos show. And the staff are so helpful and friendly that they feel like family. We thoroughly enjoyed our week and can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely amazing accommodations!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The best accommodations my family and I have ever experienced. The castle is incredible. Monse (care taker) Martin (ground keeper) Marta (Chef) and Ariel (property manager) were all very kind and helpful to us. The experience we had would have cost $5000-10,000 a night in the US. Do yourself a favor and experience this amazing home for yourself. We will be back. Thanks for everything Monse!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best of the best: elegant, location, clean, servic

  • 5 of 5

Why stay anywhere else? We had the good fortune to stay there recently and what a stay it was! The photos, while great, understate what an elegant throwback to another time when fine presentation, exceptional work/detail, style, discrete but thorough service, and convenience mattered. This place has it all & is centrally located so beaches, culture, shops, music, are all within a few minutes walk. All conveniences in the kitchen, the pool is terrific, the views amazing. Don't hesitate!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our fairytale castle for our honeymoon!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better honeymoon at Casa de la Torre! The house itself is right out of a movie. The house is absolutely breathtaking. All of the flowers, plants, and shrubs are meticulously cared for by Martin and Monse is the sweetest, kindest, house-keeper! We hope to stay at Casa de la Torre again in the future!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $79

Additional amount for larger parties

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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