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Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms - King + Queen + Full Sofa / 2 Full Baths + Half Bath - SLEEPS 6

Hi:) A quick note to everyone.. We have noticed positing’s that state “Downtown Puerto Vallarta” and yet you still need a car or a taxi to get to downtown. We are 100% DOWNTOWN and DIRECTLY on the BEACH so you can walk to everything - NO car/taxi needed, just an FYI.

Beautiful, modern, waterfront condo, a perfect place for a great vacation. Completed in 2009 located on Camarones Beach in downtown Puerto Vallarta and just steps away from the Malecon sits Puerta al Mar. This boutique beach front Mexican style building offers a total of eight units, have traditional Mexican finishes and offer Mountain and beach front views. Puerta al Mar also offers elevator service, swimming pool, jacuzzi, outdoor bar, direct beach access, covered parking with attendant and 24 hour security.

Paradise may be considered a state of mind, but when visiting Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, one definitely experiences a real life paradise.

Marina Vallarta Golf Club Located in Marina Vallarta, 3.6 miles, since most of the fairways are lined with palm trees and guarded by water, a premium is placed on accuracy.

Flamingos Golf Club Located in Nuevo Vallarta, this traditional-style course enjoys the reputation of being the easiest to play because of its wide-open fairways. Phone:

Punta Mita Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Located 40 minutes to the north, there are two 18-hole courses. Pacífico eight picturesque holes bordering the ocean. Hole #3b, called the “Tail of the Whale,” is a 194-yard, par 3 that plays across the ocean to a rocky island green. Bahía has seven oceanfront holes and is a little more challenging than

Mayan Palace Golf Club Located in Nuevo Vallarta, this is a fun course, though bunkers and water hazards are everywhere. The #14 signature hole is a beautiful 166-yard, par 3 with the ocean on the left and a lake on the right.

El Tigre Golf Club Located in Nuevo Vallarta, this is a lengthy course protected by traps and water throughout. The mammoth finishing hole is the par 5, 621-yard “Tiger.” Most golfers find it untameable because water runs all the way down the left side and the multi-tiered green is surrounded by sand.

Vista Vallarta This is actually two spectacular golf courses at one location, 5.2 miles, just 10 minutes east of the airport. The Nicklaus course has garnered worldwide recognition since hosting the 2002 EMC World Cup Championship.

More Details

Property Manager
Paulette Zdanow
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018


Colonia 5 de Diciembre Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Luxury fixtures, marble tiles with granite counter.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Sleep sofa - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Luxurious furnishing
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Housekeeper service service is included once a week, daily maid or additional days could be arranged. Smoking allowed only on the terraces and outdoors Management office on-site with English-speaking staff to assist renters We can offer airport transfers, and/or a private chef for a rate.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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Christmas at Puerta Al Mar

  • 5 of 5

We spent Christmas week 2017 at Puerta Al Mar (#302) and loved it! The condition of the unit the staff and the location were perfect. There were five of us, all adults and we had plenty of room - never felt like we were bumping into each other.

The kitchen was very well equipped with all the comforts of home. We usually prepared breakfast in the unit (preferring to take in the best of PV for lunch and dinner), but, wow what a view to eat breakfast on the patio and take in the views.

The location is as advertised and very central to everything. You do not need a car, in fact I think it would be a liability to have to deal with the hassle of parking. One day we did rent a jeep from a place just around the corner and drove to Sayulita. You are only blocks from the Malacon with great restaurants all around you. Marta in the lobby will point you in the right direction if you are looking for recommendations.

We would definitely recommend staying here to anyone and are looking forward to our next trip at Puerta Al Mar.

Thanks Paulette and all the staff for providing us a great vacation.

Eric Tarter

Carlsbad, CA

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 always

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have been going to PV at least 3 times a year for the past 7 years. We have stayed in many places during that time. We have done the all inclusive vacation and have stayed in many other condos in PV. Our last 5 visits, we have stayed at one of Paulette's beautiful condos on the beach. Why?....Because its perfect. The condo is in 5 Diciembre which is my favorite part of PV. Everything you could ever want is right there, and It is a short walk to the Malacon. Most important, when you rent a place through VRBO, or any other site, you want a Owner you can trust. Paulette is even more than that..she is like renting from your sister or favorite aunt. Trust me...if you stay here, you will love it, and you will return.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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san diego

Amazing Location

  • 5 of 5

What a great location with unbelievable views. We where able to walk most places. Enjoyed amazing sunsets and nightly fireworks from the pirate ship. Condo was beautiful and the staff was super friendly and helpful. We will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place, great location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was great. Plenty of room, with views! The on site staff were awesome (Marta, Jorge and Felipe) and always helpful. The location was great as well. Just a short walk to the old town area. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Ajijic Jalisco Mexico

Awesome trip!!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is centrally located to all the Vallarta fun. Paulette was an amazing host and we will definitely be booking this place again in the very near future..

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Enjoyed the stay. Sunsets were spectacular. Great ocean view.

  • 4 of 5

Great unit. Very clean and great location. Only downside is noise at night from nightclub located close to the building. Not devastatingly loud but at times annoying enough to make some nights a bit noisy.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Playa Camarones
The nicest and the only certified beach in Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
PVR - Lic.Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
El Barracuda
Nearest Golf
3.6 Miles
Marina Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 200
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Car: not necessary

Located on Camarones Beach in downtown Puerto Vallarta, also known as 'Viejo Vallarta,' which is the site of the original fishing village that turned into a world-renowned tourist destination. With cobblestone streets, a pretty town square, and Puerto Vallarta's most famous landmark, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 'El Centro' has a unique charm and character of its own. A mile-long boardwalk known as the 'Malecon' runs along the downtown oceanfront street, Paseo Diaz Ordas, where you will find shops, restaurants, galleries, specialty stores and traditional marketplaces facing the ocean.

This boutique beach front Mexican style building offers a total of eight units. This unit has traditional Mexican finishes and offer Mountain and beach front views. Puerta al Mar also offers elevator service, swimming pool, jacuzzi, outdoor bar, direct beach access, covered parking with attendant, and 24 hour security.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning $130
Property Damage Protection $59

Cancellation: 60 days prior to arrival with a $300 cancellation fee.

After I receive the deposit by credit card or check through PayPal. I send you a letter/contract, a copy of which you return. Then after I've received the rent, I send check-in e-mail with instructions and my local recommendations :) Enjoy!!

Also see our OCEANFRONT Villa in Puerto Vallarta (sleeps 12) - HomeAway # 962737

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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