About the property
- Villa6500 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay4 nights
4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, Sleeps 8 Comfortably
Arrive to serenity or excitement...the choice is yours!
Casa Marilu III is a 6,500 sq. ft, four bedroom luxury villa, on the water's edge in the exclusive hotel zone, 10 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta. The villa is located between the Presidente Hotel and La Jolla de Mismaloya Resort and Spa. The sweeping ocean views from just about every corner of the villa are truly spectacular. With unobstructed views from the north to the south with the beautiful rocks of Los Arcos as the centerpiece.
DESIGN: The look is clean and unobstructed, with few walls, lots of dramatic open spaces, skylights and an interior garden. The villa is truly an architectural masterpiece! Large glass doors, usually left open, lead to a large sunny and partly covered terrace, a heated infinity pool that is spectacularly perched over the surf below and an outdoor dining area and bar.
BEDROOMS: With 4 bedrooms, the villa comfortably sleeps eight. The magnificent penthouse covers the entire top floor with panoramic ocean views and a private bath and shower overlooking the surf below. The other 2 bedrooms also have private baths and terraces with ocean views. The fourth bedroom has a private bath and terrace, overlooking an interior garden.
STAFF: The staff at Casa Marilu III can help you realize your most rewarding vacation days. From stirring up some tasty drinks and arranging activities for you to enjoy, the staff at Casa Marilu III caters to your personal taste and desires. Casa Marilu III features an English speaking concierge, maid and cook who will greet you with smiles as warm as the Mexican sunshine.
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- within a few days
- Calendar last updated:
- Nov 17, 2017
About Keith Sklar
My family and I once vacationed at Casa Marilu III as guests. We loved it so much we decided to purchase the villa. What we love most about the villa is how it is wedged into the coast of the Pacific with a sandy beach on one side and a tropical mountain jungle on the other. Our family likes to take advantage of all the hiking and water sports available in the Mismaloya area. We welcome you to the villa and hope you have a great vacation. It is our intent that every family that stays at Casa Marilu has as great as time as we do!
Keith Sklar purchased this Villa in 2005
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Pampered by Staff and Beautiful Views
We thoroughly enjoyed are stay at Casa Marilu. All the staff members were attentive, friendly and will to go the extra mile to accommodate our requests and food allergies. Each one of them made us feel special and they truly enjoy their work. Our drink glasses were never empty and we were never hungry!
The staff recommended and arranged several outings that turned out to be very fun. The location feels secluded but is close to Mismaloya and a short ride to Puerto Vallarta. The views from everywhere in the house are unbeatable! I would stay there again.
An amazing girls trip!
We had an amazing week at Casa Marilu! The house is gorgeous and the view of the bay and Los Arcos is simply beautiful. 7 of us slept comfortably - 5 ladies celebrating 50th birthdays plus my stepdaughter and her friend. Everyone was happily spoiled by our experience here. Cesar, the house man, was wonderful and helped us make all arrangements for meals and activities including a boat trip to Yelapa, snorkeling, and taxis into Puerto Vallarta. Armando, the Chef, cooked restaurant quality meals and accommodated several people with food allergies - corn, dairy and gluten. Suzy kept the house spotless. We felt completely safe with the security guard outside at night. We enjoyed yoga in morning either on the deck or the private beach below, taking a dip in the pool after soaking in some sun and walking to the quiet little town of Mismaloya. We ventured into Puerto Vallarta two of the days of our trip. Zona Romantica for shopping and grabbing a bite to eat at a small bistro is a must. We zip-lined at Los Veranos and kayaked around Los Arcos. It was truly a perfect vacation. I would definitely recommend it for a girls trip, but it also would be great for a family with teenagers. There is WiFi at the house and there are so many things to do. The best part of the trip was the sound of the waves all of the time and looking out into the bay and seeing the whales right off of the deck. Breathtaking!
Some favorite activities: - all very close to Casa Marilu III are: 1. The “villa” beach, a 3 minute walk – for good swimmers 2. Mismaloya beach, a mile away – a great walk – lounge, snorkel, parachute ride, kayaks, food on the beach 3. Walk to the top of the hill behind the villa – head towards Mismaloya beach (south), turn left at the entrance to the village, in front on the hotel la Jolla de Mismaloya. 4. Walk to the quaint village at Mismaloya, or take a short 15 minute drive to the two riverside cascade-pools and famous restaurants (“Chino’s” and “Eden”) 5. Walk to the “Night of the Iguana” movie sets, on the south side of Mismaloya Bay. There’s a nice restaurant there too. 6. Horseback up the river, into the jungle at Mismaloya. 7. Dinner/lunch at the la Jolla de Mismaloya luxury hotel on the beach, or at the old movie set, or at “Tony’s” in the village of Mismaloya. Also try the restaurant at the Hotel Casa Iguana at the entrance to the village of Mismaloya. 8. Rent a small “panga” boat to visit Los Arcos, those huge rocks in front of the villa, or head to nearby Quimixto, Majahuitas or Las Animas beaches. These are all great beaches, with food and very good snorkeling as well. The “pangas” are 15-ft open fishing outboards and can be easily hired for an hour or the day at Mismaloya beach. 9. Vallarta has 7 great 18 hole golf courses, lots of tennis, whale watching, fishing, hiking for height active. 10. There are great running and hiking trails into the mountains. These mountains can reach an elevation of about 1800 feet.
Additional information about rental rates
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change. Please note...for those booking holiday weeks. The staff is off Christmas Day and New Year's Day. If you would like for the staff to work either of these days there is an additional fee of $300.00 due (to work both Christmas and New Year's day is $600.00). Thank you.