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Wonderful old charm Casita with private pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom 1 Bath Sleeps 4

Incredible Old Town property South of the river, enjoy staying in a true Old Town neighborhood. 2 bedrooms each with a queen size bed. Fully equipped kitchen. 1 bright and airy bathroom. The best is the beautifully furnished outdoor area surrounding the pool and the large outdoor living room with TV, internet, and lots of lounging areas.

Property Manager
Dean McConkey
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Dean McConkey

I created Casita Vida as my getaway from San Diego where I live. After visiting Puerto Vallarta for over 20 years I decided to create the type of property I so enjoyed.

Dean McConkey purchased this house in 2008

Why Dean McConkey chose Puerto Vallarta

Location, location, location. Being able to comfortable walk to everything (with no hills) was very important to me. Beach, local markets for shopping (Seafood, fresh fruits and vegetables) all just blocks away. I enjoy living in a 'working' neighborhood, most of my neighbors have been in their homes for 40+ years.

What makes this house unique

I appreciate all types of architecture but wanted to have a true old Mexico feel to my home. I did install air in the bedrooms and update the kitchen, but the overall fell is of timeless elegance and charm.


Emiliano Zapata House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • River ...
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bright airy bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms have ceiling fans and air conditioning.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 9 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Wonderful old charm Casita with private pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Awesome home!

  • 5 of 5

From the minute we walked in and saw the pool in the center of the courtyard, we knew we were going to have a fantastic vacation.

The home is in the center of the romantic zone, close to everything. We only used a cab once because all of the restaurants, bars and shopping are literally , steps from the front door.

The home was elegant, clean and very comfortable. The dining/living area is accross the courtyard away from the sleeping araes which added a great sense of privacy and spaciousness.

2 couples could stay here comfortably as well as a large family.

I have been going to PV for over 20 years and this was by far, the best experience I have hjad to date. Lovely home, great area, fantastic amenities and large space for enteretaing or relaxing.

I loved, loved loved it!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Diego

Lovely, private stay in beautiful Puerto Vallarta

  • 5 of 5

I have been to P.V. many times and often stayed at Dean's beautiful Casita! The accommodations are more than comfortable and I love the private back area with the refreshing pool and spacious pavilion. I also appreciate that the casita is on a quiet end of the street, yet very near great restaurants, night life and the beach.

If you want a great retreat for yourself, yourself and a partner or even adding another couple, this is THE PLACE to stay. You never need to leave the property if all you want is rest and relaxation.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Car: not necessary

Enjoy and experience Old Puerto Vallarta, cobble stone streets, local markets for shopping, everything is within walking distance.


Rates & Availability

Emiliano Zapata House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

One half of total for stay is needed to reserve the Casita, the 2nd half of payment is due in cash upon arrival.

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