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Eco-friendly, Cliffside, Villa Mandarinas with salt water pool & exceptional staff

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms11
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
11
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

Description

Mismaloya Villa Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedrooms, 11.5 Bathrooms, 10 Sleeps

Villa Mandarinas is one of the brightest jewels in Mismaloya. This architectural masterpiece cascades down six beautiful tiers of native vegetation, dramatic cliffs and colorful gardens overlooking the beach and cove featured in the classic motion picture The Night of the Iguana. Villa Mandarinas offers its guests the ability to arrive by land or sea. By water, the homes earthy and vibrant colors draw your eye from miles away.

The propertys dramatic castle walls rising to the terraces, gardens and lawns above grow more impressive as you pass Los Arcos and continue to the estate. As you step off the boat onto Villa Mandarinas pier, you arrive at the private beach on one side of the property that balances itself against a spacious natural salt water pool on the other. These features are expressions of architect Alberto Alvarezs vision of what an tropical getaway deserves. Inside this eco-friendly villa, you will find a home entertainment system, a computer and Wi-Fi. Your reservation includes housekeeping, a cook service, a butler service, a manager and 24/7 security.

Soaring ceilings and capacious rooms open onto terraces and landings throughout the residence. The cathedral-like vastness of the property allows your cares to drift away. Four custom, handblown chandeliers complement the loftiness of the home. The chandelier in the dining room hovers below the ceiling illuminating the one of a kind sabino wood table carved from a single tree. The stairs, made from beautiful dark stained haya wood, act as the visual hub of the home. The base of the stairs flows organically into a massive boulder that bisects the kitchen and dining area from the main living room.

Each of the seven master bedrooms has a spectacular view of the bay and individual private terraces shaded by bamboo. The unique features of each master bathroom speak to the creativity and artistic inspiration of Villa Mandarinas designers. In one bedroom, a half ton sink has been carved from a volcanic boulder so massive that the piece was installed and the room built around it.

Villa Mandarinas can accommodate up totwenty fortunate guests, and children are welcome. From corporate retreats, to families and friends, this villa makes an ideal spot to rejuvenate and refresh ones spirits. From golf to water sports, shopping and nightlife, there is something for everyone under the Riviera sun!

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Villa Mandarinas'pier is currently unavailable due to strong ocean waves.

Guests of this villa canpay for food and beverageswiththeir credit card at a 3% fee.

Due to thenumber of stairs, the villa may not suitable for those with mobility issues.

BEDROOM BATHROOM

Bedroom 1: King sizebed, En-suite bathroom with shower/Jetted tub, TV, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Phone, Coffee maker, Private terrace, Ocean view

Bedroom 2: King sizebed, En-suite bathroom with shower/Jetted tub, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Phone, Coffee maker, Private terrace, Ocean view

Bedroom 3: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower/Jetted tub, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Phone, Coffee maker, Private terrace, Ocean View

Bedroom 4: King size, bed, En-suite bathroom with shower/Jetted tub, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Phone, Coffee maker

Bedroom 5: King sizebed, En-suite bathroom with shower/Jetted tub, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Phone, Coffee maker, Private terrace, Ocean View

Bedroom 6: King sizebed, En-suite bathroom with shower/Jetted tub, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Phone, Coffee maker

Bedroom 7: 2 Queen beds, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Safe, Phone, Coffee maker

Bedroom 8: 2 Twin beds (can be converted into King), En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Fan, Coffee maker, Private terrace with hot tub, Ocean View

Bedroom 9 - Chocolate: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Living area, Private terrace, Ocean view

Bedroom 10 - Black:King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Alfresco shower, Living area, TV, Private terrace, Ocean view

FEATURES AMENITIES

Eco-friendly villa

DVD player

CD player

iPod docking station

Wi-Fi

Free local long distance calls

Washer dryer (laundry service at extra cost)

Baby crib high chair

Air conditioning

Ceiling fans

Hairdryers

Toiletries

Safes

Luxury amenities in every bathroom

Kitchen:

Blender

Microwave

Toaster

Toaster oven

Coffee maker

Food processor

Juicer

Dishwasher

Table-top grill

OUTDOOR FEATURES

Heated pool (12 meters by 3.5 meters)

Hot tub

Gated property

Ocean view

Alfrescodining

Brick pizza oven

Beach chairs/loungers

Beach towels

Snorkel equipment

Flotation devices

Kayaks

Ocean level terrace with manmade tidal pool

Pier (Please note that the pier is currently unavailable due to strong ocean waves)

STAFF SERVICES

Included:

Daily housekeeping from approx. 8:00am to 5:00pm (2 times per day)

Daily cook service from 8:00am to 8:00pm

Butler service from 9:00am to 9:00pm

Manager available from 9:00am to 5:00pm and also provided concierge services

Security Guard/Maintenance man: 24/ 7, resides on the property

Staff works Sundays and Holidays for no extra charge

Welcome tropical drink upon arrival for the entire group

Cold tea-infused refreshing clothes upon arrival

Free turned down service provided nightly

Meal plan service - must be confirmed 7 days prior to arrival (cost of food not included)

At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:

Grocery pre-stocking service

Cost of food - meal plan service

Airport transfer

LOCATION

Points of Interest:

5 minute drive to village of Mismaloya with small grocery store

5 minute drive to restaurant and church

15 minute drive to hospital

15 minute drive to town at Puerto Vallarta

20 minute drive to tennis court

30 minute drive to golf course

Beach Access:

1mile drive to beach

Airport:

40 minute drive from Airport at Diaz Ordaz

VILLA POLICIES

Maximum 16 guests

Children welcome

Non-smoking villa

Pets permitted (upon request)

Minimum 7-night stay over each holiday:

Christmas week must depart on or before December 28th

New Years week must arrive on or later than December 27th

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

2 pull out couches can be used for minors

Great location for Family Gathering, Corporate events, Water Sports activities

Weddings are allowed up to a maximum of 35 persons at an additional cost

Grocery pre-stocking services are offered at additional cost (10% of total cost of groceries) list must be provided 14 days prior to arrival

Meal Plan services must be confirmed 7 days prior to arrival - Cost of food not included

Boat Charters, Spa Services, Personal trainers, Private bilingual guides and cars for Excursions and Tours can all be arranged at additional costs

Puerto Vallarta was once a sleepy little town where the locals made their living without tourists, timeshares or even an airport. Visitors were so infrequent that the locals could tell you how many were in town on any given day. Strangely enough, Puerto Vallartas tourism boom did not come from Puerto Vallarta at all but from Banderas Bays most coveted jewel, Mismaloya.

In 1963 John Hustons The Night of the Iguana was filmed using Mismaloyas virgin coasts and unspoiled jungles as a backdrop. John Huston once wrote that he was the only person who cared for the place; he was of course, very wrong. The legend, surrounding the production and the many twists and turns of the casts romances while filming, had Americans flocking to theaters in droves, turning once unknown Puerto Vallarta into the dream destination for millions of Mexicos Northern neighbors. The incredible influx of tourism over the years changed Puerto Vallarta into one of the worlds most popular vacation destinations, and while Puerto Vallarta grew, the people who wanted to retain the ambience and feel of Banderas Bays once virgin coastlines rediscovered Mismaloyas beauty and tranquility. While Puerto Vallartas landscape and terrain allows for more and more expansion, homes in Mismaloya are rare. Most of Mismaloya exists in a single tier walking inland from coast, to home, to the road and finally to the Sierra Madre mountains.

Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Luxury Retreats International
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, arabic
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Eco-friendly, Cliffside, Villa Mandarinas with salt water pool & exceptional staff
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5

Fantastic experience overall for myself and my friends.

  • 5 of 5

Luxury Retreats provided great service from start to finish. The villa lived up to the pictures and descriptions. The villa's staff was tremendous in making sure that our stay was perfect.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Villa Mandarinas

  • 5 of 5

The villa was better than promised by the pictures and the staff were wonderful. The house easily accommodated 12 people and could have handled a few more. It was spotless and comfortable. The food prepared was amazing! You are a little "land-locked" in this location so I suggest renting a car. The views are amazing. Our only negative was in the handling of the money for the food and drinks. The daily request for cash and invoice review, especially at the end of the day, became a grind. And, there should be no need to request payment in cash - the villa accepts credit cards. It would be better to allow the guests the opportunity to provide a credit card that can charged daily, as needed, and the guests can reconcile at the end, after the trip.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Joyful!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is as shown in the photos which we appreciated. Everyone loved the staff-Alberto, Miquel, Reuben, Manuel, Gabriella and the housekeepers all of whom were superb both in their service and as people. We rented the villa to celebrate our 92 year mother's birthday and although the stairs were challenging for her ( we knew this before we rented) both she and the staff rose to the occasion to insure her the wonderful week she deserved. Our age group ranged from 92 to 24 and each of us loved the experience of the villa, Mismaloya and the surrounding area. Because of the staff, we were able to have a quality and fun filled family week to cherish.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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5

Luxury living at its best.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I took 4 other couples to the Villa Mandarinas on what would be all of our first experience at a villa vacation. The staff at the villa was nothing short of excellent. The pictures barely do the place justice as it is stunningly beautiful. I dont believe there is a bad bedroom in the place. Being built on a cliff there are alot of stairs to navigate but that was not an issue with our group. Luxury Retreats had every detail taken care of and the concierge I dealt with made it a breeze to set everything up. If you get a chance gather 10 of your closest friends and make the trip!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Amazing stay with top-notch service

  • 4 of 5

The service and food were outstanding. The villa layout, mix of privacy and common space, décor, pool and view were all stellar. Location south of town was nicely non-commercial with good access to a more “genuine” Mexican feel. Of our activities, ziplining was the stand out. The ocean was quite a bit less accessible than expected, with dock in disrepair and currents too intimidating for kayaking or even lagoon exploring – didn’t really feel like we wanted to spend time on the waterfront since the most impressive thing was the surf and that could be seen and heard from above. The wireless internet didn’t work beyond the living room and nearest parts of the terrace. Food was very high quality and taste – everyone raved about just about every meal, and we wouldn’t have even gone out to dinner once if we had known how wonderful it would be.Thank you for a memorable stay. We look forward to returning and hope you will keep prices competitive (especially for lovely repeat guests)!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Incredibly Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Many times you see photos of a place you are about to visit and once you arrive you are quite disappointed--this was NOT THE CASE. Every statement about the property and services were exceeded. The house was definately indicitive of an architect's vision and the location was perfect. But the staff was truly the icing on the cake--perfection in every way. From the moment we entered the property, they made us feel welcome (the cool scented towels probably helped). This continued throughout our stay--we wanted for nothing and knew we were only a request away if we did need something. Our meals were comparable to any five star restaurant that I have ever been to dine. Excellent variety, excellent presentation, and most importantly excellent taste. I can only sum up my experience by saying that I will be a repeat customer!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Minutes
Nearest Golf
30 Minutes
Nearest Restaurant
2 Minutes
Nearest Beach
1 Minutes

Rates & Availability

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Amenities

Mismaloya Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 11 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 5 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 6 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 7 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 8 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 9 - This is a full bathroom
    Bathroom 10 - This is a full bathroom
    Bathroom 11 - This is a full bathroom
    Bathroom 12 - This is a half bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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