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Owner's Cabana on Velero Galeon Beach

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Last updated: 04/16/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

My wife once said: 'How is the condo at Velero Galeon any different from the 5-Star Hotel and Resort properties we've had the opportunity to visit over the years'?...'We've got large square-footage rooms, all-marble floors, two bathrooms, and fully furnished kitchen' 'Two balconies overlooking our four pools(2 adult, 2 kiddie), the Pacific Ocean, Wireless High Speed Internet in unit, Hi-Definition Sony TV, English-Spanish Cable, DVD, Washer/Dryer, our own maid, 24-Hour Bellman service, etc. etc.'...

My response was: 'I can think of some. The natural beauty here at Velero Galeon far exceeds many of those properties. The weather is always impeccable, we're located on the Penthouse Floor, the Staff is incomparable with friendly, fast service...and...the Big One...the value!!...about 15 to 20% of the cost'.

At least 20 good restaurants of all tastes, plus Convenience Stores and Supermarkets all within walking distance make 'Dining Out' or 'Dining In' equally convenient--and inexpen


THE LATEST: Things have have just kept getting better and better !

Thanks to our sons' ownership and their hospitlity, we're able to enjoy the Unit and the continual improvements they make to it ...constantly renewing all aspects : Decorating, Kitchen Appliances, Sony Hi-Def, 95 Channel Bilingual TV, Wi-Fi Internet, Balcony Door/Window Remodeling, state- of-the- art, SILENT remote control Air Conditioning, new King-Size Bed, to name just a few.

Our favorite new projects lately include: our Beach Tent and Furniture for guests' use on our Dedicated Beach (five steps down from our Pool Deck); Digital Cable, which, in addition to 95 Bilingual TV Channels adds 50 Channels of Beautiful Music; plus...to make a relaxing vacation even more relaxing...New Remote-Controlled Awnings for our TWO Balconies...which overlook our Building's Twin Olympic-Size Pools..and...of course, Beautiful Acapulco Bay itself.

Ahh...Coffee in the morning on the Balcony...

THE BUILDING AND LOCATION: The Building, 'Velero y Galeon' is universally acclaimed as 'The Most Beautiful, Best Maintained Building...in the Best Location of Acapulco'.

We're located right on the Costera, the main Boulevard of Acapulco, our Doorman can hail a Taxi for you, or you can choose City Bus Service right outside the door of our magnificent Lobby. Either alternative method of transport is very economical and a good value in Acapulco.

As for conveniences within our complex...we have three Restaurants, 1) 'The Mansion'...which a great many people say is the 'Best Steakhouse in Acapulco'; 2)'The Sushi'...which features 'Alfredo', a Japanese-trained, International Award-Winning Chef; 3) 'The Chinese Buffet' a quick, authentic and economical alternative. There are 20+ restaurants of all varieties and budgets within walking distance.

Also 'On Property' is a Covenience Store . Need Milk, Bread, Soda, Beer, etc.?

Golf or Tennis? Golf Course and Tennis Courts are directly across the street !

About Us, and Our 'Home Away from Home' : We vacationed in Acapulco over 20 years. Now thar we're retired, thanks to the ownership of the condo by our sons and their gracious hospitality, we use PHA3 Velero personally for many months each year during various seasons. We'd be there more, if it weren't for those great sons, daugther-in-law and three incredible grandkids...who all live near us in the Chicago area. Their Condo is truly our entire family's second home, and we treat it that way. When you walk in you won't have to search or shop for any of the basics, because they're all there...including little things like soap, spices, paper towels, coffee filters......and whatever happens to be in our little 'honor bar' at the time.

PHA3's delightful Maid 'Maura', will have the place ready for you.

We 'earn our keep' by helping our sons with reservations, and would love to hear from you!

Jim+Nancy Huening
239 Cheryl Lane
Palatine, IL 60067
jimhuening@comcast.net

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 14
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 3 ELEVATORS, PENTHOUSE LEVEL, 15 STORIES

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Two Children's Wading Pools. Four Total people of any age maximum in unit. Persons registering with more than four total people will be denied access....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Lobby entry ramps, 3 elevators in each of two towers of Buildong....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Private Master Bedroom Suite with own full bathroom. ADDITIONALLY...Pull out Queen-Size bed at opposite end of unit, with second full bathroom adjacent to sleeping area....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • 'Master' Bathroom is is part of a Bedroom/Bathroom Suite, with door closing it off from sleeping portion of the suite. Another door separates it from other rooms. Second sleeping area is at opposite end of condo from the Master Bedroom Suite, adjacent to its own full bathroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • In-Building Steakhouse, Sushi Restaurant, Convenience/Liquor Store, Beach Tent and Chairs, Courtesy Bar, Washer/Dryer in unit....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    100+ Channels of Spanish/English Television, plus 50+ Music Channels ...moreless

  • Television:

    Sony High Definition Flat Screen...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront:

    Go either right or left as you enter the beach and you'll find an umbrella-shaded 'table on the sand', to enjoy drinks or a meal. Walk a very few steps further and you're ready for a 'Parasail' experience or Deep Sea Fishing booking. ...moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    Look out the Looby front door at the 'Club de Golf', with Tennis Courts. It's directly across the famed 'Costera Aleman' aboutt 75 yards. Daily fee. Golf club and Tennis Equipment rentals available....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    New, extremely efficient, and QUIET. Cooling Unit machinery is outside of condo....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access:

    Hi-Speed Connection through Cable Company included in rental fee. Free Wireless internet avilable in Looby and Pool areas also....moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    See above....moreless

  • Elevator:

    3 ELEVATORS, PENTHOUSE LEVEL, 15 STORIES...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    In addition to the Wireless Internet in Condo,we have Wireless Internet in our Lobby and at our Pools. Wireless Coverage extends down to our Dedicated Beach, 5 steps down from our Pool Deck....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Dedicated Maid Service throughout your stay....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    '24/7' Switchboard....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New, private Washer/Dryer is within Condo Unit--for use of our guests and our maid only....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Yes...See above....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    'Room Service' Delivery Catering available from renowned In-Building Steakhouse, in-building Sushi Restaurant, In=Building Chinese Restaurant and several nearby multi-ethnic restaurants....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete set of pots and pans for use with Four Burner Gas StoveOven...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped. Since we use the Unit as our Second Home, you'll find Spices, Paper Towels., Napkins, Aluminum Foil/Plastic Wrap, Coffee Fiters, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, Paper Towels, Dish Cloths, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full Size Refrigerator/Freezer...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Apartment, on the Penthouse Level, has 2 Balconies overlooking Acapulco Bay....moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Golf:

    Immediately across the street from our Lobby Door, at the Daily Fee 'Club de Golf' ...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautifuly Landscaped Garden with magnificent Palm Trees surround our Pools....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Immediately across Street from our Lobby Door, at the Daily Fee 'Club de Golf'...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    2 Olymic Size Pools, 2 Kiddie Pools...moreless

  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring/Summer/Fall
Apr 6 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$75

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Late Fall
Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
$85

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Christmas Season
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay
$185

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 1 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


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  • Taxes Not included

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Location

Car: Not Necessary

Other Activities: 24Hour Bi-Lingual Switchboard, 24 Hour Bell Service,'Room Service' from in-building Steakhouse and several other nearby Multi-Ethnic restaurants

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Hi ! We're Nancy & Jim Huening from Palatine, Illinois, U.S.A., a Chicago suburb. We're a retired couple who are 25 year 'veterans' of vacationing in Acapulco. We're absolutely thrilled and thankful that as retirees it is possible for us to spend many, many weeks each year at Velero y Galeon...which is described by virtually everyone who knows Acapulco well 'as the most beautiful and best maintained buiiding...in the best location of Acapulco.' The only thing that keeps us from spending more time than we do at our place in Acapulco is wanting to spend time with our great children and grandchildren, who all live in the Chicago area.

Why the Owner Chose Acapulco:
We vacationed at Velero y Galeon in Acapulco every year for 25 years, and have NEVER had a day without sunshine or below 75 degrees.


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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, polish, finnish

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  • Owner's Cabana on Velero Galeon Beach

    Owner's Cabana on Velero Galeon Beach

  • Breakfast? Sunset Dinner? The Beautiful Pacific.

    Breakfast? Sunset Dinner? The Beautiful Pacific.

  • Master Suite-full bath, balcony w/View Aca Bay

    Master Suite-full bath, balcony w/View Aca Bay

  • Fully equipped kichen...plus dinnerware  cooking utensils, etc.

    Fully equipped kichen...plus dinnerware cooking utensils, etc.

  • Full-Size Refrigerator/Freezer

    Full-Size Refrigerator/Freezer

  • Have a drink on us ! You're welcome tow whatever happen to be  'in Inventory'.

    Have a drink on us ! You're welcome tow whatever happen to be 'in Inventory'.

  • Want to catch up on some  Reading? There's also a Library in the 'Public Area'.

    Want to catch up on some Reading? There's also a Library in the 'Public Area'.

  • Twin Olympic-Size Pools

    Twin Olympic-Size Pools

  • Queen Mary 2--Viewing  Arrival from our Pool Deck

    Queen Mary 2--Viewing Arrival from our Pool Deck

  • Sunday Sailboat Race, as viewed from one of our two Balconies

    Sunday Sailboat Race, as viewed from one of our two Balconies

  • Entryway to Front Door

    Entryway to Front Door

  • Living Room Couches

    Living Room Couches

  • Living/Dining Area, WiFi, Hi Definition TV, DVR.

    Living/Dining Area, WiFi, Hi Definition TV, DVR.

  • Microwave, Bottled Water

    Microwave, Bottled Water

  • Pantry. With lots of basic spices, George Foreman Grill for quick meals.

    Pantry. With lots of basic spices, George Foreman Grill for quick meals.

  • Queen-Size 'Pullout'...adjacent to second full bathroom.

    Queen-Size 'Pullout'...adjacent to second full bathroom.

  • Jim's favorite chair (When he's not sitting at the Pool or Beach.)

    Jim's favorite chair (When he's not sitting at the Pool or Beach.)

  • Typical Beautiful Sunset

    Typical Beautiful Sunset

  • Our Beach

    Our Beach

  • Aerial View of Velero y Galeon

    Aerial View of Velero y Galeon

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, polish, finnish
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  • Calendar last updated 04/16/2015
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