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Amara Ixtapa - Paradise!

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Welcome to Ixtapa and our little slice of paradise! The Amara is a privately owned luxury beachfront condominium resort. This luxury 2200 sq .ft. unit provides amazing views and spectacular sunsets, while the calming sound of the ocean waves will sooth you to sleep every night.

The Amara has the best location on the beach, and is just a few steps away from great restaurants, shopping, local markets, grocery stores, movie theatre, and the unique Ixtapa nightlife! The Amara is just 10 minutes away by cab from Zihuatanejo, and only 20 minutes from the airport. No need to rent a car as everything is easily accessible by foot or by a short taxi ride.

Our unit is located on the 10th floor, is one of only 90 within this quiet, gated complex, with 24 hour security. Being on the 10th floor offers spectacular 180 degree views of the ocean and coastline, with mountain and golf course views out the back.

Tastefully decorated, our unit is finished with the highest quality materials. The main living/dining room area has floor to ceiling glass doors that slide open on to your private balcony. The living room has a 55' LED TV, DVD player, Xbox gaming system, Apple TV with Netflix and our personal WiFi for your enjoyment. The balcony has a patio table for 4 and a comfy seating area with a couch, two swivel chairs and table. the perfect area to enjoy the sunsets or drink your morning coffee.

The three master bedrooms (two on the ocean side and one on the mountainside) all have king size beds, TV's and attached ensuites. Bedroom #4 on the mountainside is uniqually equipped with a queen bed, a twin bed and a second lofted twin bed. Although this room is intended for children, it can comfortably sleep 3 adults and one child. Both mountainside bedrooms are outfitted with dual pane windows to reduce the evening noise to ensure you have a comfortable undisturbed sleep. Each bedroom has it's own private bathroom, and all have control of their own air conditioning unit. The owners master bedroom has a 47' LCD TV with DVD and Apple TV with Netflix. The second ocean side bedroom has a 46' LCD TV and DVD with Netflix while the third king bedroom has a 42'' LCD TV, DVD with Netflix and a Nintendo Wii. All TV's are equiped with an Ipod adaptor cable that allows your Ipod movies to be shown on the TV's. There is also a 5th bedroom off of the kitchen that has bunk beds, perfect for the kids or nanny. This room also has a private bathroom, and is where you will find the full size washer and dryer. In total, the unit sleeps 12 comfortably. All towels and linens are provided, and daily maid service is available on request.

Your kitchen is fully equipped with first class stainless steel appliances - gas oven/range. dishwasher, and double refrigerator w/ filtered water and ice. Additional appliances include: microwave oven, coffee maker, toaster, blender, as well as all the utensils, plates, pots, pans, etc... needed to satisfy the cook in your party. Or just walk across the street to any of the many excellent local restaurants available for your dining pleasure.

The beautifully landscaped grounds include three pools - one huge pool with beach style entry for families, another infinity pool for adults only, and a small wading pool for kids. Guests can enjoy very reasonably priced drinks and snacks at the palapa bar. Walk down just a few steps and through the private gate out to one of the most beautiful beaches you will every see, where private palapas and lounge chairs await you for a relaxing day on the beach.

A personal chef and daily maid service can be arranged when you arrive on site for an additional charge.

Other amenities include: paddle ball courts, fitness facility, private parking stalls, and a business centre. Wi-Fi wireless internet service is provided throughout the property.

We welcome you, and hope that you enjoy our little slice of paradise as much as we do!

* Our unit can accomodate a maximum of 9 adults and 3 children. There is an extra nightly charge for groups over 9 guests.






Keywords: Condominium, Amara, Luxury Condo, Family Condo, Ixtapa Home Rental, Rental,

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 10
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking in the unit or on the balcony is NOT allowed....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Guest King Bedroom: 1 king

    Guest Bedroom - Mountainside, Full ensuite...moreless

  • Master King Bedroom: 1 king

    Master Bedroom - Oceanside, Full ensuite with dual sinks....moreless

  • Guest King Bedroom: 1 king

    Guest Bedroom - Oceanside, Full ensuite...moreless

  • Kid's Guest Room : 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Lofted twin above a queen bed and a second twin. ...moreless

  • Spare Guest Room: 1 bunk bed

    Two single beds, Full ensuite....moreless

  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1) Bedroom #4 is primarily used for children as it is equipped with one queen bed and has 2 twin beds (one lofted). This room can sleep a maximum of 3 adults and one child (in loft)., Twin or Single Beds (2) These twin beds are located in bedroom #4. One twin bed is lofted above a queen bed. See the queen bed description for more details., Baby Cribs (1) A collapsible playpen style crib is available if necessary., Bunk Beds (1) These bunkbeds are located in bedroom #5 off of the kitchen. This room is usually used for children or teens....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Master Ensuite (attached): toilet, shower

    His and Her sinks....moreless

  • Guest Ensuite (attached): toilet, shower

    Single sink....moreless

  • Guest Bathroom (detached): toilet, shower

    Single Sink. Bathroom is accessed off the main hall....moreless

  • Spare Ensuite (attached): toilet, shower

    Single sink....moreless

  • Guest Ensuite (attached): toilet, shower

    Single sink....moreless

  • The master and 3 guest guest bathrooms have a combination adjustable shower wand and fixed rain shower head. extra storage cabinet space for toilettries and towels. Hair dryers are not guaranteed....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Various books for your use....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Located in family room and one in guest bedroom #2 (oceanside)...moreless

  • Games:

    Some board games are available as well as playing cards, however they are not guaranteed to be there....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Sky cable is included in the main family room and in the master bedroom only. These TV's also come equipped with Ipod cables for your use (Ipods not included)....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Ipod docking station....moreless

  • Television:

    (2) TV's located in oceanside bedroom #2 and bedroom #3 have Ipod hook-up cables only. Personal video devices are necessary to use these tv's....moreless

  • Toys:

    Some pool and beach toys can be available. Boogie boards can be available. All items are not guaranteed....moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    One X-box gaming console and 4 controllers are available for your use. Please bring your own video games....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Located right on the beach in the midle of Ixtapa Beach....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The rear of the unit faces the mountains and downtown Ixtapa...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    A beautiful 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean from our 10th floor unit....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Highchair is available for a nominal rate....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All bedrooms have personal remote controlled air conditioners....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Laundry basket is provided....moreless

  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Shared fitness facility on main floor....moreless

  • Internet:

    A patch cable is available to connect your laptop to the router for better signal strength....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    55' TV, X-box, DVD, Ipod docking station...moreless

  • Parking:

    One stall available....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    Beachtowels are supplied and must be the only type of towels used at the pool and beach area....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry detergent is supplied....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    This unit is equipped with our own personal WiFi for your use. This connection is much stronger and reliable than the signal provided by the Amara. Amara wireless available through out the property....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Can be arranged on site....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Single pot coffe maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    STandard pots & pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Stabdard kitchen dishes & utencils...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel, below counter standard dishwasher....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Granite countertops, mountainside view....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Some spices, condiments, dry goods...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless Steel Dual door, freezer refrigerator with drinkable water and ice dispenser....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    A glass dining table complete with umbrella, 6 chairs and 2 lounge chairs....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2015 Low Season Spring
May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

2015 Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
4 night min stay
$350

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

2015 Low Season Fall
Sep 1 - Oct 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

2015-16 Christmas/New Year
Dec 23 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay
$800
Feb 2016 Break
Feb 13 - Feb 27, 2016
4 night min stay
$500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

2016 Easter
Mar 23 - Mar 28, 2016
4 night min stay
$500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$350

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Departure Cleaning Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The resort fee is a per person, per stay fee. For example: If 4 people are staying at the complex, the resort fee will be an additional $120 total (4 x $30) and would be added to the total rental fee (regardless of the length of stay) - Not the per day cost.

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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Car: Not Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I own my own business in Calgary Canada. My family and I love to come to our home in Ixtapa and we visit here often. We enjoy sharing our home with family and friends.

Why the Owner Chose Ixtapa:
We chose Ixtapa for the weather (a very consistant 30+ degrees year round!) and we chose Amara because of the individual unit sizes and its location in Ixtapa. You can't beat Amara's location - directly off the main area of downtown Ixtapa and in the middle of Ixtapa beach.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We travel with our 3 children and we have found it very difficult to find accomodations that suit our lifestyle and provide us with enough individual space to truly relax. We like the comforts of home and what better way to have them when you travel then to have your own place. We have outfitted our unit with many upgrades and with only the finest furniture and beds for our casa. We like the conveniences that TV and WiFi bring and I love to send my business associates views from my 'office' when i'm working remotely from the balcony in Ixtapa!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The beautiful view from the balcony.

    The beautiful view from the balcony.

  • Living room with 55' TV, Xbox, Apple TV, DVD and Net Flix.

    Living room with 55' TV, Xbox, Apple TV, DVD and Net Flix.

  • Master Bedroom - Oceanside king bed with attached ensuite.

    Master Bedroom - Oceanside king bed with attached ensuite.

  • Master Ensuite - Dual sinks, walk in shower and plenty of storage.

    Master Ensuite - Dual sinks, walk in shower and plenty of storage.

  • Bedroom #2 - Oceanside king bedroom with attached ensuite. 46' TV, DVD, Netflix

    Bedroom #2 - Oceanside king bedroom with attached ensuite. 46' TV, DVD, Netflix

  • Bedroom #4 - Mountainside queen and 2 twin beds. Fun loft bed for the kids!

    Bedroom #4 - Mountainside queen and 2 twin beds. Fun loft bed for the kids!

  • Laundry area. Don't worry we have laundry service!

    Laundry area. Don't worry we have laundry service!

  • Adults only infinity pool, and pool deck, so close to the Palapa bar for drinks.

    Adults only infinity pool, and pool deck, so close to the Palapa bar for drinks.

  • View of the building from the family pool deck.

    View of the building from the family pool deck.

  • Exercise Facility - Treadmill, Stationary Cycle, Free Weights, Universal Machine

    Exercise Facility - Treadmill, Stationary Cycle, Free Weights, Universal Machine

  • A cozy seating area on the balcony to watch the sunset.

    A cozy seating area on the balcony to watch the sunset.

  • Living room with sliding glass doors that open to the balcony.

    Living room with sliding glass doors that open to the balcony.

  • Kitchen - Equipped with all you will need.

    Kitchen - Equipped with all you will need.

  • Master Bedroom - 46' TV, DVD, Apple TV, Netflix

    Master Bedroom - 46' TV, DVD, Apple TV, Netflix

  • Rain shower head and shower wand in all 4 bedroom ensuites.

    Rain shower head and shower wand in all 4 bedroom ensuites.

  • Bedroom #3 - Mountainside king bedroom with ensuite, 42' TV, DVD, Netflix, Wii

    Bedroom #3 - Mountainside king bedroom with ensuite, 42' TV, DVD, Netflix, Wii

  • Bedroom #5 - Bunkbeds with attached 3 piece ensuite.

    Bedroom #5 - Bunkbeds with attached 3 piece ensuite.

  • Electronic door lock. No more keys to carry around!

    Electronic door lock. No more keys to carry around!

  • Family pool and pool deck.

    Family pool and pool deck.

  • Sunset from the infinity pool.

    Sunset from the infinity pool.

  • Palapa Bar - Serving cold drinks and finger foods all day long.

    Palapa Bar - Serving cold drinks and finger foods all day long.

  • 2 Paddle tennis courts.

    2 Paddle tennis courts.

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
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