Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Villa Europa - A Modern Private Home - Enjoy Views, Downtown and Beaches

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property





I offer you my new home with modern European accents, located downtown Puerto Vallarta, close to the well known beach 'Playa Camarones' and the famous 'Malecon', Puerto Vallarta´s always busy city beach promenade.

Enjoy the solar heated pool, the outdoor Jacuzzi for 8 persons, the large sundecks, partly covered, a tranquil common lounge area in front of the pool and many more amenities my property has to offer.

My exquisite home has it all on 3,600 square feet of living space: Panoramic views, a gourmet kitchen, A/C throughout, a remote controlled indoor garage.

I offer you unlimited free phone calls inside Mexico and to the USA, Canada, Middle-South America and Europe!

50" flat TV with APPLE TV, cable TV with English channels, DVD/BluRay player, sound system with Bluetooth.


I will ask for a surcharge for more guests than 4, in total up to 10 - or, if only up to 4 guests like to use all 3 bedrooms. This will be specifies in my offer.

Please note the house is up the hill a bit which does provide a beautiful view but also means that the street is steep for one small block if walking. If you know Puerto Vallarta at all, this is pretty common as the hills are one of the attractions. For those that drive, you have your own fully secure garage for parking. Also taxis and bus fares are very cheap.

If you wish I can stock my villa with requested food and beverages upon arrival.

My Mexican professional chef, Sra. Lizendy Olaine, called Liz, cooked for many foreign guests. She can prepare breakfast/lunch/dinner on request. She is specialized in traditional Mexican dishes. Please ask for availability and prices.

I suggest you purchase trip insurance on your own to cover personal possessions and any complication you man encounter on your trip.

I would be very happy to help you. Your happiness and satisfaction is very important to me!

More Details

Claus Pahlke-Cruz Garcia
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2017

About Claus Pahlke-Cruz Garcia

Welcome! My name is Claus.

I came to Puerto Vallarta first in 1995 and I fell in love with this town and its people immediately. In 1999 I moved from Germany to Puerto Vallarta to live here permanently in order to work as an architect and investor.

With my partner Eduardo Cruz Garcia, born in this wonderful city, I developed several condominium and house projects. Villa Europa is our latest edition and for sure you will love it.

I will assist you with my team wherever needed. If any questions arise during your stay, please be assured that we are proactive and will do everything possible to ensure that you have a fantastic stay here in our beautiful Puerto Vallarta.


Colonia 5 de Diciembre Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , For master bedroom and the lounge. Double shower and 2 sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Adjoining bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Adjoining bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • All bathrooms have colored glass tiles at the shower and windows.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with walk-in closet and full bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , private full bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 queen , queen bed is optional as an airbed, private full bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , optional very comfortable sofabeds at the common lounge
  • Bedrooms 1 and 2 have floor to ceiling windows with mountain, ocean and city views. Bedroom 3 has city views. Bedrooms 1, 2 and 3 have 32" flat TVs.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
For rental periods longer than 8 nights: Full cleaning of the property with the change of linen and towels every week is included in the rent. Pool maintenance is provided twice a week. The regular rental price is for up to 4 persons, using the king size bedrooms 1 and 2. I will ask for a surcharge for more guest than 4, in total up to 10. This will be specified in my offer. Depending on the season I will ask for a fee between USD 5.00 and USD 15.00 per additional guest/night. I just have 2 questions to my guests: - Please be so nice and smoke outside only. - Please do not bring glassware to the pool. Check-in time: 4 pm Check-out time 11 am Times may be variable, please ask me. And one more information: The extensive use of electricity is extreme expensive in Mexico. The A/Cs at my home are connected to a separate meter. I include the use of the A/Cs for a moderate use of 25 KWh per day of your stay. Please understand that I will charge you USD 0.35 per KWh over this range.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

85% Complete
14% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Villa Europa - A Modern Private Home - Enjoy Views, Downtown and Beaches
average rating of 4.851852 based on 27 reviews

Great Family Experience

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time a this big home. The pictures do not give you an idea how much space you have even when you come with ten people.

We loved everything and most of us did not want to leave for excursions.

We will come back, Claus!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Amazing home, great location!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful home and a short walk to everywhere. Lots of space inside and outdoor spaces are incredible. Stunning views from decks and pool, truly amazing. Claus is a great host, very helpful and home is very clean/well stocked. We will definitely be back. Thanks Claus!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Great Week!

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a week with my mother and two young children at Villa Europa. Like another reviewer said, the photos don't do this place justice. The house is enormous - spans 5 levels and had plenty of room for all of us to spread out and have our own space. There's lots of windows and light (amazing views!), but because the house faces north it doesn't get overly exposed to sun or too hot. The house was stocked with everything we could've possibly needed to cook our own meals, do laundry, etc. Beds were very comfortable. Claus couldn't have been a nicer host. He was there to greet us and show us the house, and was very responsive when I called him with questions or issues. (e.g. the wireless went out and he had it repaired within an hour. A gecko got into the living room somehow, and he was there immediately with 2 guys to help get it out of the house.) We loved the neighborhood, which was in walking distance to a great produce/fish market, as well good restaurants. We felt very safe walking around and the neighbors were friendly. We also took advantage of its proximity to the Sheraton Hotel and paid for day passes to their pool on two occasions. Only downside was an annoying rooster lives in the neighborhood, but after a couple nights we were used to it. I would definitely recommend this place for families or groups, and look forward to another visit.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Amaizing Long Weekend in Villa Europa - Puerto Vallarta.

  • 5 of 5

We spend a long weekend (Fri - Mon) in Villa Europa at Puerto Vallarta.

It was a great experience. The house has an excellent design and it is fully equipped with anything you may need, starting from the kitchen, bedrooms, living room, etc. It has 3 terraces where you can enjoy the combined view of Vallarta town and the sea. You can also enjoy of this view while you are relaxing at the pool or the whirlpool.

Everything was clean and brand new, furniture, beds, the whole house, saying the thrut. Claus the owner is an excellent host, always willing to aid you in any matters or doubts you may have for your trip to Puerto Vallarta, and your stay at his house.

We are already planning our next trip to Puerto Vallarta, and we will be looking to stay at Villa Europa again.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Amazing Space

  • 5 of 5

This home was just amazing - plenty of room - beautifully furnished and great location - just about five blocks from the ocean and certainly within a casual walk to the Malecon. Our host, Claus, was terrific. He was there to welcome us when we arrived and for the duration of our stay (5 weeks), he was just a phone call away and responded immediately to our questions.

I have already and will continue to recommend staying at Villa Europa on your next visit to PV . We miss you already Claus!

Linda Atwood & Marv Sywyk - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

It was a great house for our family, very spacious and a very convenient location

  • 5 of 5

We all loved the house (seven of us). It was well situatated to the beach, restaurants and grocery store. We could walk to all of these but taxis were plentiful if we didn't want to walk up hill. The house is well stocked and has a beautiful view. We felt very safe and at home there, I would definitely recomend it to a group of friends or family. The owner, Claus was very helpful and charming.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR)
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
El Arandiego / la Traviata / El Baracuda
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Playa Camarones
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Colonia 5 de Diciembre Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season II 2017
Nov 3 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
Christmas / New Year
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 6 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
High Season I 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Mar 23 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
Eastern 2018
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $70.46
Additional Guest Fee $5.87 per person per night
Pet Fee $46.97
Damage Deposit $117.43

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

You might like these similar properties