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Directly on Pristine Sandy Beach, Charming Oceanfront 3BR/2BA Condo

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Have breakfast overlooking Banderas Bay


Last updated: 06/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

South Zone condo description

This Beachfront/Oceanfront 1500 sq. ft, 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo offers spectacular panoramic views of Banderas Bay and backs onto the verdant jungle of the Sierra Madre Mountain range. It is situated on the finest beach (away from crowds and vendors) in the Puerto Vallarta area. Off the Master Bedroom is a balcony where you can greet the morning sun rising over the green hills with a delicious cappucino. A long balcony overlooks the ocean where you can watch dolphins at play or whales passing by during season. Nothing separates you from the white sandy beach other than the 3 inviting, heated swimming pools. These are child friendly with shallow ends and separated areas for the kids. There is also a shady kids' pool with a small waterfall.

The exquisitely maintained grounds and gardens are rich with tropical trees, plants and flowers. There is a turtle sanctuary onsite with baby turtle releases at sunset during hatching season. Reception will call everyone to let them know when this is happening.

There is a mini-mart next door for all your basic needs and well as a wonderful Palapa beach restaurant. Taxis are conveniently located and buses could not be easier, running every 10 minutes and will take you directly into town. This is a perfect location, away from the noise and the crowds but only 10 minutes from all the exciting restaurants, cafes, shops and galleries in the quaint town of Puerto Vallarta.

There is very friendly and helpful 24 hr. reception (English speaking) as well as security 24/7. Friendly staff are ready to help with any of your questions or concerns. There is a library with private phone booths and very cheap int'l rates (eg: 20 cents USD/min to Canada and US). The library is also equipped with computers with internet connection or wi-fi for your laptop. There is a nominal charge for this. We have a washer/dryer in the condo as well. Please feel free to call with any questions and we wish you a wonderful time in PV!

Be sure to take advantage of our restaurant grade margarita maker and our cappucino/cafe latte machine! Nothing is better than sipping your favorite drink while watching the amazing sunsets that Puerto Vallarta offers! Enjoy!!

Keywords: Condo

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 4
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge
          • Staff


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            23 years old...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Margarita maker; cappucino/cafe latte maker Gas Range, condiments, spices, coffee, tea, ice and water provided...moreless

          • Dining:

            Indoor dining for 6 plus outdoor for 4...moreless

          • Catering Available:

            private cook available for hire...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            espresso, latte maker, grinder...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Child's Highchair
          • Toaster
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Clothes Dryer:

            in condo...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Living Room seats 6
          • Covered Parking
          • Linens Provided
          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • 3 heated pools include toddler pool with shady area available, marine turtle hatchery with sunset release program, small mini-mart next door, palapa restaurant next door, bottled water provided, pre-purchased groceries can be arranged, wonderful cook available for very reasonable price, very friendly English-speaking staff 24/7 that can help with all your questions, taxi and bus serviced very conveniently located, condo has eating area on balcony with panoramic ocean and jungle view, dining room seating for six, blow-up camping bed available for one extra guest; minutes by bus to the charming town of Puerto Vallarta or to quaint fishing villages...moreless


              • Books:

                Wide assortment of novels and children's books...moreless

              • Games:

                Board games, cards, craft material for kids...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (2) over 20 stations many in English...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Video Library


              • Telephone:

                free local calls; very low long distance rates available in private phone booth in condominium's library...moreless

              • Computer Available:

                available for guests use in library with a nominal fee of approx. $5 USD/hour...moreless

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                (3) 3 heated swimming pools shallow end for kids...moreless

              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony:

                (2) 2 balconies, absolute gorgeous panoramic views of ocean, can also see the jungle, Puerto Vallarta, Los Arcos...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Beautiful Tropical Garden adjacent to our building. Perfect for strolling....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo


              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Adventure

              Location & View

                  • Beachfront:

                    directly on white, fine sandy beach. Great for swimming. Amazing view of the entire Bay of Banderas and Los Arcos. ...moreless


                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Swimming
                  • Surfing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Golf
                  • Parasailing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Hiking
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Sailing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Zoo
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Cinemas
                  • Churches
                  • Shopping
                  • Fishing


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 18 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $665 $2,400
                  Peak Season
                  Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,225 $4,500
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,225 $4,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Taxes Not included

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                  Last updated: 06/25/2014
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                  • A

                    Palapa Restaurant View on map

                    Fantastic Outdoor Restaurant right on the water with great food and prices. Just 2 minute walk by beach or 4 minutes along roadside. Located at Girasol Sur Condos.

                  • B

                    Convenient Store View on map

                    Located next door at Girasol Sur Condos is a great little convenient store that sells all the basics, from bread eggs and milk to water wings and aspirin. Great for whatever you need.

                  • C

                    Bus stop View on map

                    2 minute walk to the bus which runs every 10 minutes. Costs about 60 cents to ride into town. We love it. Also taxis are always available for about $9.

                  15 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Playas Gemelas Beach
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Palapa restaurant right on beach
                  100 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Palapa restaurant right on beach

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  canopy tours - zip lines; swimming in river; deep sea fishing; horseback riding to waterfalls, water-taxi, parasailing; snorkeling; swimming with dolphins


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: Our family is crazy about traveling the world over, but our favorite place hands down is our beach condo at Playas Gemelas, Puerto Vallarta. Kent's background is in antique conservation, mostly in northern Europe while at home in Alberta he works in Oil and Gas Land reclamation. I, Cheryl Lee, love working as a home support for a young woman with multiple disabilities. Annika, 12, loves to carve wood and climb trees. Lukas 14 loves to act and sing. That's a little about us :)

                  Why the Owner Chose South Zone:
                  We chose to buy our condo at Playas Gemelas because it is the loveliest beach, with unarguably the finest sand in the whole PV area! It is so peaceful here, the waves are great for swimming and body surfing, the pools are delightful, there is never a crowd and we are so close to the 'action' of PV - just a quick 10 minutes away by bus or taxi. Many days we never leave our place as there are restaurants and a mini mart next door. We also found PV and area to be so safe. We feel more secure walking the streets of PV than we do in our own city of Calgary.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Have breakfast overlooking Banderas Bay

                    Have breakfast overlooking Banderas Bay

                  • Beach right below our balcony

                    Beach right below our balcony

                  • Breezy and Bright

                    Breezy and Bright

                  • Master Suite with King Bed

                    Master Suite with King Bed

                  • Queen size bedroom #2 with TV

                    Queen size bedroom #2 with TV

                  • More dining al fresco

                    More dining al fresco

                  • Enjoy a romantic evening

                    Enjoy a romantic evening

                  • South view from balcony

                    South view from balcony

                  • Beautiful grounds

                    Beautiful grounds

                  • Turtles come back every year to lay their eggs. You can help release the babies.

                    Turtles come back every year to lay their eggs. You can help release the babies.

                  • Fully equipped kitchen, with Margarita maker, of course!

                    Fully equipped kitchen, with Margarita maker, of course!

                  • Private Balcony off Master Suite

                    Private Balcony off Master Suite

                  • Bedroom #3

                    Bedroom #3

                  • Enjoy an evening swim

                    Enjoy an evening swim

                  • Shady kid's pool

                    Shady kid's pool

                  • Pool #3

                    Pool #3

                  • Tropical flowers everywhere

                    Tropical flowers everywhere

                  VRBO #202564

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                  $95 - $175 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 06/25/14
                  Minimum stay: 4-5 nights
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