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Home of the Dolphins - Oceanfront Luxury in the Center of Town.

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The Living Room Is Elegant, Spacious And Opens Onto The Terraza............

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Last updated: 07/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Downtown (Viejo Vallarta) condo description

MY WONDERFUL HOME, which I have named Home Of The Dolphins (Casa De Los Delfines) is directly on the water overlooking the Malecon. It is situated in the middle of Puerto Vallarta 2 blocks from the main plaza, Plaza Grande, and because of that is walking distance to virtually every shop, restaurant and attraction that Puerto Vallarta has to offer. Its perfect for parties of up to 4 people, and of course is completely air-conditioned.

THE VIEW IS FABULOUS, looking south all the way down the coast to Cabo Corrientes and north all the way to Punta Mita, the northernmost point of Banderas Bay. The dolphins delight in swimming directly in front of my terraza every day (hence the name 'Home Of The Dolphins'), and early in the morning the local oyster divers collect their day’s catch on the rich reef in the crystal blue waters directly in front of my home. With its abundant underwater sea life, snorkeling and swimming are unsurpassed in this area.

BOTH BEDROOMS HAVE OCEANFRONT VIEWS, and the sunsets are truly amazing. If you are like me, you will spend both mornings on my main terrace, drinking your coffee and eating your breakfast watching the divers work and seeing the various seabirds hunt for their morning meal, and your evenings eating dinner at my handmade dining table which is situated outside on the covered balcony.

The colorful waterfall fountain with its koi carp on my balcony can only accent the delight you will experience while taking in the 180 degree view of the ocean and coastline from one end of the bay to the other. Every night there is a fireworks display that is mounted from the Spanish galleon named the Marigalante, and usually the ship passes about 500 feet away from my balcony when it starts its show.

There are 2 bedrooms each with its own separate bathroom. The bathrooms are all hand-crafted in marble. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, and the second bedroom has a queen size bed. Both bedrooms have cable TV and DVD players.

HAND HEWN GRANITE countertops accent the custom designed kitchen, which is complete and has all the amenities to make preparation of meals a delight. UV Filtered water, Microwave, Blender, Coffee maker, 6 Burner gas stove, Large side by side refrigerator and dishwasher are all there, and various spices are always on hand.

THE SWIMMING POOL is located on the roof of the building, just one floor above me, and the water is always warm and the view is unforgettable.

We also have Free Long Distance Telephone, Hi Speed Internet DSL with the wireless option, so just bring your laptop and plug in or connect through your wireless connection and you are ready to go surf the Internet or call home at no charge anytime of the day or night.

!!Things To Do!!
Virtually every water sport is available for you here in Puerto Vallarta. Also, there are horseback rides that take you back into the jungle where you will see waterfalls and flocks of parrots flying overhead. Golf is a major attraction here with several world-class courses. There are canopy tours in the jungle, you can visit the set of 'Terminator', and you can also swim with the dolphins, race mini cars and go to the local Seaworld, where the kids will have a great time. There are concerts every night by local artists in the main plaza, flea markets galore and special events where the local people from areas outside of Puerto Vallarta bring their local food and wares for you to taste and buy. There are numerous fabulous nightclubs and discos that are open until 4 in the morning, so you can dance the night away every night and never go to the same place twice.

Parking is secured under the building, as my condo has the only underground parking in the city center, and the building has 24-hour security personnel to serve you.

WE ALSO HAVE ONE of the best restaurants in all of Puerto Vallarta located on the ground floor of our building facing the beach on the new Malecon. Its name is VITEA, and you will be delighted when you have your lunch or dinner there. It is truly a 4 star restaurant and believe me, their Margaritas are the BEST in town!

About the only detail I left out is that it takes 50% of the rental amount to confirm the booking and the rest is due 45 days prior to your arrival date. My property manager will greet you and show you around upon your arrival. Please email or call me to make arrangements.

PLEASE NOTE: When you are checking the availability calendar, if HOME OF THE DOLPHINS is not available for your desired dates, please look at my other wonderful home named PENTHOUSE OF THE DOLPHINS because it may be available for the dates that you want. It is located just one floor above Home Of The Dolphins on the roof and is simply fabulous! Its listing number is 116585. You will have a great time no matter which of my 2 great properties you choose for your vacation.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO is bring your Smile and a Swimsuit to have a GREAT TIME!

Gracias from Your Owner!
Michel Rubini

The Rates are:
Jan 4 - Mar 31 $350/nt Monthly: $9,500
Apr 1 - Apr 30 $300/nt Monthly: $7,000
May 1 - May 30 $200/nt Monthly: $5,000
Jun 1 - Sep 30 $200/nt Monthly: $5,000
Oct 1 - Oct 31 $250/nt Monthly: $6.000
Nov 1 - Dec 17 $250/nt Monthly: $5,500
Dec 18 -Jan 4 $500/nt (Christmas/New Years)
Regular Holidays: $350/nt (Spring Break Included)
Please add a 9.5% Hotel tax to the above figures.
There are no security deposit or cleaning fees.

Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 1450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage
          • Housekeeper

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            30...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            The Handcrafted Kitchen is a delight; Granite Countertops, Hardwood Cabinetry, large Gas stove, Large side by side refrigerator, dishwasher and garbage disposal. All Matching Flatware and Silverware....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            The Deluxe GE Side By Side Stainless Steel Refrigerator Also Has An Icemaker And Double Filerted Water....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Pantry Items
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            All the linens are matching and provided for you. Extra pillows are located in the closets for your comfort....moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Fitness Room / Equipment
          • Iron & Board
          • Garage
          • Air Conditioning
          • Hair Dryer
          • Covered Parking
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • • local activities guide • restaurant dining guide • local maps • fitness room • filtered water • linens provided • alarm clock • ceiling fans • staff • safe • hair dryer • paper towels • cold water dispenser • toilet paper • air-conditioning • towels provided • soaps - basic • laundry soap • massage • ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ DINING: For the finest in dining, VITEA, one of the very best restaurants in all of Puerto Vallarta is located facing the ocean on the ground floor of our building. ******* I know that there are many Mexico vacation rentals, vacation condo rentals, pet friendly vacation rentals for you to look at, but I hope that you can see how wonderful my home truly is. It is my pleasure to help you in any way that I can....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Stereo:

                Stereo: We have wonderful mini component stereo system (LG Model FA166) and it has an Iphone/Ipod dock, CD player, portable USB flash drive and lots more. ...moreless

              • Video Library:

                We have about 40 titles from G to R rating, something for everybody. Our policy is bring a DVD and take a DVD. That way the library is always changing....moreless

              • Music Library:

                We have various CDs for your listening pleasure, or bring your own!...moreless

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Free Long Distance! Just Pick Up the phone and dial home any time of day or night. No extra charge....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                We have WIFI. Just turn on your laptop and you are automatically connected!...moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                We have high speed cable access DSL....moreless

              • Internet
              • Free Long Distance

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                      • Balcony

                      Theme

                      • Adventure
                      • Romantic
                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Budget
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Location & View

                      • Beachfront
                      • Oceanfront
                      • Waterfront

                      Activities

                      • Cinemas
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Paragliding
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Racquetball
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Surfing
                      • Hunting
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Sailing
                      • Fishing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Boating
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Restaurants
                      • Churches
                      • Marina
                      • Water Parks
                      • Zoo
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Duty Free Shops
                      • Forests
                      • Pond
                      • Rain Forests
                      • Kayaking
                      • Reefs
                      • Waterfalls
                      • Live Theater
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Ruins
                      • Cycling
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Jun 1 - Aug 31
                      Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      $200
                      $5,000
                      Sep 1 - Sep 30
                      Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      $200
                      $5,000
                      Oct 1 - Oct 31
                      Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      $250
                      $6,000
                      Nov 1 - Dec 17
                      Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      $250
                      $6,000
                      Christmas/New Years
                      Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2015
                      7 night min stay
                      $500
                      Jan 4 - Mar 31
                      Jan 4 - Mar 31, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $350
                      $9,500
                      April
                      Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $300
                      $7,500
                      May 1 - May 31
                      May 1 - May 31, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $200
                      $5,000
                      Jun 1 - Aug 31
                      Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $200
                      $5,000
                      Sep 1 - Sep 30
                      Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $200
                      $5,000
                      Oct 1 - Oct 31
                      Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $250
                      $6,000
                      Nov 1 - Dec 17
                      Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $250
                      $6,000
                      Christmas/New Years
                      Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016
                      7 night min stay
                      $500
                      My Standard Rate
                      5 night min stay
                      $350
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 9.5%

                      Notes:

                      Regular Holidays: $350/nt (Spring Break Included)

                      Easter Week: $350/nt

                      Thanksgiving Week: $300/nt

                      Christmas/ New Years: $500/nt with a 7 night minimum.

                      ---5 NIGHT MINIMUM PLEASE---


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 07/30/2014
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                      Location

                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      PVR
                      25 Metres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      15 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      beach
                      Downtown (Viejo Vallarta)
                      Nearest Barpub
                      VITEA - Located on the Malecon in our building.
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Downtown (Viejo Vallarta)
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      VITEA - Located on the Malecon in our building.

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      PRIVATE YOGA CLASSES: For those of you who feel like relaxing and stretching a bit, we have a a fine, certified Hatha Yoga Teacher that is available in the privacy of the condo. Just give her a call 24 hrs. in advance and she will sooth your body and mind.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: Hi, I'm Michel Rubini. the very happy owner of Home Of The Dolphins. I am a musician by trade, and I have been playing piano since I was 3 years old. I came to Puerto Vallarta in 2000 and fell in love with it immediately. I have been blessed with the good fortune to be able to live here with the wonderful Mexican people and share in their relaxed style of living, where everything slows down just a notch or two from the “hurry up” pace of America. To be able to sit on my terrace and view the ocean and listen to the sound of the birds and waves is a wonderfully relaxing experience that I look forward to every morning that I am here. I am very happy to be able to share my little piece of Heaven with you. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Aloha, Michel

                      Why the Owner Chose Downtown (Viejo Vallarta):
                      When I arrived at my future home, walked through the entrada of the building and looked out and saw the azure blue waters of the Pacific and the incredible view of Banderas Bay right in front of me, I fell in love immediately. Being in the center of this wonderful town, I knew that this was the best location in all of Puerto Vallarta. I couldn't resist it.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      I Found Out that I could be just as secluded as I wanted as our building is very quiet, or I could enjoy a bounty of cultural and ethnic delights just by stepping outside. It was just up to me to decide what I would do on any given day, be a sun worshiper on the beach or at the pool, or join in the party that is always going on somewhere in this wonderful old colonial town. The views from my terrazas are unsurpassed, I can see the tourists strolling on the Malecon and I can also look out to the Pacific and see whales, dolphins, and even the oyster divers who like to work directly in front of home here.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • The Living Room Is Elegant, Spacious And Opens Onto The Terraza............

                        The Living Room Is Elegant, Spacious And Opens Onto The Terraza............

                      • The King Bedroom Opens Onto The Terraza And Has A View Of All Of Banderas Bay.

                        The King Bedroom Opens Onto The Terraza And Has A View Of All Of Banderas Bay.

                      • Sunrises And Sunsets Filter Through The King Bedroom Windows....

                        Sunrises And Sunsets Filter Through The King Bedroom Windows....

                      • The Living Room Is Spacious And Comfortable, And The Views Are Fabulous!

                        The Living Room Is Spacious And Comfortable, And The Views Are Fabulous!

                      • Hand Hewn Granite Graces The Custom Designed Kitchen.

                        Hand Hewn Granite Graces The Custom Designed Kitchen.

                      • Our 2nd Bedroom And Balcony Overlooks The Beach And Ocean.

                        Our 2nd Bedroom And Balcony Overlooks The Beach And Ocean.

                      • The New Malecon Is A Delight And Extends All The Way Down To The Romantic Zone.

                        The New Malecon Is A Delight And Extends All The Way Down To The Romantic Zone.

                      • This Is Your View. Boats Of All Sizes Cruise In Front Of Our Terraza Every Day.

                        This Is Your View. Boats Of All Sizes Cruise In Front Of Our Terraza Every Day.

                      • This Jellyfish Always Catches Everybody's Eye! .....(Right On The Malecon)....

                        This Jellyfish Always Catches Everybody's Eye! .....(Right On The Malecon)....

                      • Enjoy The 5 Star Restaurant 'Vitea', Located In Our Building Morning Or Night

                        Enjoy The 5 Star Restaurant 'Vitea', Located In Our Building Morning Or Night

                      • Stroll On The Beach Or On The New Malecon.........

                        Stroll On The Beach Or On The New Malecon.........

                      • Every Day Is Like A New Beginning..........

                        Every Day Is Like A New Beginning..........

                      • Sunset Dining On Our Terrace Is Spectacular.

                        Sunset Dining On Our Terrace Is Spectacular.

                      • Our Koi Pond Waterfall Is A Real Crowd Pleaser.

                        Our Koi Pond Waterfall Is A Real Crowd Pleaser.

                      • Handcrafted Marble Graces All Of The Bathrooms.

                        Handcrafted Marble Graces All Of The Bathrooms.

                      • View Looking South Down The Beach Toward Mismaloya.

                        View Looking South Down The Beach Toward Mismaloya.

                      • Cooking And Chatting Is A Delight At The Bar.

                        Cooking And Chatting Is A Delight At The Bar.

                      • Our Rooftop Pool Overlooks The Complete Bay Of Banderas.

                        Our Rooftop Pool Overlooks The Complete Bay Of Banderas.

                      • Our Wonderful View Of The Malecon And Beach Looking North.

                        Our Wonderful View Of The Malecon And Beach Looking North.

                      • Wonderful Works Of Art Are Seen Up And Down The New Malecon

                        Wonderful Works Of Art Are Seen Up And Down The New Malecon

                      • Don't Let The Giant Eel Scare You, Its Harmless!

                        Don't Let The Giant Eel Scare You, Its Harmless!

                      • Have Breakfast, Lunch Or Dinner, Or Just Enjoy A Margarita In Vitea

                        Have Breakfast, Lunch Or Dinner, Or Just Enjoy A Margarita In Vitea

                      • You Just Can't Beat This For Fun In The Sun!

                        You Just Can't Beat This For Fun In The Sun!

                      • It Just Wouldn't Be Complete Without A Sunset Photo From Our Terraza............

                        It Just Wouldn't Be Complete Without A Sunset Photo From Our Terraza............

                      VRBO #20700

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                      Date last modified - Sunday, June 29, 2014

                      $200 - $500 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

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