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Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 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:
August 21, 2017


Colonia 5 de Diciembre Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events 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
  • Alarm Clock
  • 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 Hot Tub
  • 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.


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average rating of 4.647059 based on 17 reviews

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: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Getting away with friends

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I have been staying in this part of Puerto Vallarta for about 6 years now . We love the area we choose this condo because we were traveling with friends and needed the extra space. The condo and staff were great we did take advantage of the private chef and throughly enjoyed it

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kelowna BC

Great location, great condo, great staff!

  • 4 of 5

if you are looking for a condo on the beach and wish to be close to town Puerta al Mar is THE choice. We found the condo unit very well equipped, clean and spacious. In particular we enjoyed the large outdoor patio table for meals with our family and friends. Communications with the owner were timely and very clear. The friendly on site staff provided excellent service . We plan on staying here again and would strongly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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everything you want in a condo and more

  • 5 of 5

14 days was not enough, could see myself living here. Staff is exceptional, all the amenities you ever need and more. Laid back but yet right at the action, did I mention incredible sunsets and most importantly " your on the beach"!!! A hidden Gem!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. Looking forward to seeing you again at Puerta al Mar.,
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Would definitely recommend to my friends & family

  • 5 of 5

Had a most enjoyable stay! The staff was wonderful, totally helpful and considerate. Lovely ocean views, the convenience of the supermarket only 2 blocks away worked beautifully. Also the fact that the Malecon is only 10 minutes away, it couldn't be a more desirable location.

I also had an extraordinary Massage Therapist come in, she

did excellent work.

Very much appreciated the fact that there was a washing machine and dryer in the Condo - super convenient.

Would definitely come again!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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An ecellent condo in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here five (5) nights, April 10 - 15, 2016.

This was an excellent choice! The property was just as described, very clean, modern and well maintained. It has everything you would need in the Kitchen, laundry machine and nicely appointed rooms and bathrooms. It is really close to everything (shopping, dining and a grocery store. The manager, Berenice will also help arrange tours and excursions.

What really made this a great stay was the attentiveness of the Owner and her staff. They were very friendly, helpful and always willing to help make sure everything was taken care of.

The location is fantastic, only about 20 minutes through the town from the airport. The Owner arranged transfers to/from with a stop on the way in at a local grocery store to pick up necessities and food, which was very convenient. The driver also helped carry everything up to the third floor (elevator was being repaired while I was there).

The beach is very quiet during the week, but a little busier on the weekends as it is a public beach. The Owner's staff put out beach chairs and umbrellas each day to lounge under the palm trees. The beach is literally right there in front of you, and very swim-able.

The pool was very nice, clean and warm. My only suggestion would be to have some umbrellas available to use on the pool deck if you don't want to be on the beach, as the orientation does not allow for any shaded areas on the pool deck.

The interior furnishings were very clean and comfortable, the bed was great and I slept good every night.

I would highly recommend this place if visiting Puerta Vallarta. It is close (walking distance) to many shops, excellent places to eat and a large grocery store. I would most recommend it for the Owner and her staff who did an excellent job of taking care of everything from the initial reservation and arrangements all the way through my return to the airport.

I have stayed at many similar type of places through VRBO and Home Away, and this particular one is one of the best I have found so far. You really can't top it for the price!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
PVR - Lic.Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport
Nearest Golf
3.6 Miles
Marina Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Route 200
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Car: not necessary

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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

Cleaning Fee $130

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


ALL major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Amex, and Discover) are accepted as well as checks.

Deposit: $300 - This is separate from the rent itself. Your deposit is promptly returned when I receive my keys & cleaning service says everything is in good order

The rent itself is not due until 60 days prior 2 arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.