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Icon Vallarta is one of newest and most luxurious destination in Puerto Vallarta. In fact, it was featured on the April 2010 cover of Architectural Digest for its design by award-winning firm Arquitectonica and unique style of Philippe Starck. In keeping with the exterior, the interior of the condo was professionally designed and is accessible by private elevator. It features a large leather sofa in the den with a large flat screen TV with all cable channels. The bedrooms are equipped with flat screen TVs and cable as well. There is also wireless access to the entire condo. The bed in the 2nd bedroom can be separated into 2 twin beds. The sliding glass doors open to an amazing view of Banderas Bay, downtown Vallarta as well as the mountains. The view at night with the lights of old town light up is just as beautiful as the daytime views.
Location Located beachfront with mountain and ocean views of the Bay of Banderas. Icon Vallarta is located on the pristine shores of Bahía Banderas in Puerto Vallarta on Mexico´s Gold Coast. Made famous by the infamous affair of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton during the filming of “Night of the Iguana”, Vallarta has evolved from a quaint fishing village into a modern luxury oasis for jet setters and adventure-seekers alike. Boasting 300 days of sunshine a year, it shares latitude with Hawaii and panoramic views of mountains, beaches and the sea. Vallarta is heaven on earth the idyllic location for Icon Vallarta, the most exacting modern beachfront luxury condominium project to land in Mexico yet. Situated only 10 minutes from Old Vallarta and 5 minutes from the airport, Icon Vallarta-World-renowned designer Philppe Starck´s first venture in México- is central to all of the city´s attractions.A large grocery store is located right outside the compound. Also, one of the most respected hospitals in Mexico, San Javier Hospital, is 5 minutes away and accepts most major insurance.
Romantic and fun Whether strolling through its celebrated galleries, hiking to a serene water fall or dancing to the music of a mariachi, Vallarta is the ultimate cosmopolitan retreat for those seeking an address in paradise. Beach combing, Bird-Watching, Cycling, Deep Sea-Fishing, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Jet-Skiing, Mountain Biking, Mountain-Climbing, Paddle-Boating, Paragliding, Pier-Fishing, Sailing, Scuba Diving or Snorkeling, Sight-Seeing, Snorkeling, Sound/Bay-Fishing, Surf-Fishing, Surfing, Swimming, Tennis, Walking, Water Skiing, Water-Tubing, Whale-Watching, and Wind-surfing. My wife & son were just here in Oct and found a baby sea turtle with the eggs in the sand. If you'd like to see the pics w/the condo in the back, let me know. There's also a kids playroom on-site with games for toddlers and young kids.
Architecture and design Unique, contemporary architecture by award-winning firm Arquitectonica. • Modern interior design by Yoo by Philippe Starck—creator of world-renowned buildings such as the NW8 in London, Icon South Beach and Icon Brickell in Miami and the Downtown by Starck in New York. • 3.5 acres of stunning oceanfront property with exclusive beach access. • Lavish gardens featuring an exquisite collection of Mexican art sculptures. • Majestic and entirely open 2-story lobbies in each of the three towers characterized by a surreal ambiance designed by Yoo by Starck. • Spectacular pool deck surrounding a 500 feet infinity-edge pool. • On-site private gourmet restaurant with lavish dining area designed by Philippe Starck. • A 20 seat exclusive state-of-the-art theater adjacent to a multi-use, multi-functional room for residents’ private use. • Private golf course privileges. • Ocean-front gym lined with top-of-the-line cardio equipment and full spa with sauna and steam rooms.
We have used Icon's baby sitting services and will use them, again. Since we have a newborn, the baby sitter even agreed to spend the night, so we could get some rest. There's also a kid's playroom that has an Wii and Xbox to use if you bring your games. In Tower 2, there is a cinema which can play movies you bring and has seating for up to 8 people....moreless
King size beds (1) The master bedroom has a Sealy Posturepedic king size pillow-top mattress. The guest bedroom has two Sealy pillow-top twins mattresses that can be set up as a king with a duvet, mattress pad, and linens for either set up., Twin or Single Beds (1) A full size bed is located in the study....moreless
The entertainment center has an Iphone/Ipod docking station, so you can listen to all of your music....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
The den and each bedroom are equipped with a flat screen TV and cable....moreless
The den has an Apple TV with over 50 movies for viewing. There's also a Blue Ray player. The den has a universal remote, so it's very easy to use all of the features....moreless
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Sports & Activities
Duty Free Shops
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The condo is situated on the 16th floor of Tower 2 which is strategically angled on the beach so you can open the sliding glass doors to expansive teak decks and amazing views of the ocean, the mountains, old town, as well as the marina. The view at night with the lights of old town is just as beautiful as the day time view. We have seen dolphins swimming in front of the condo almost every morning....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Seating for 6 people
Full size and is located in the 3rd bathroom....moreless
$240/night, $1,495/week, $2,895/month for May 1 to Nov 15
$275/night $1,695/week, $3,495/month for Nov 16 to Dec 19
$295/night $1,955/week, $3,995/month for Jan 3 to Apr 30
$395/night $2,395/week, $4,500/month for Dec 20 to Jan 2
$500 refundable security deposit required
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Golf: Golf privileges available at Marina Golf Club. Taylormade golf clubs available for rent.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: My wife, our son, and I live in Texas. The profile picture is from Oct 2010. My wife took our son to the beach, and they found a baby sea turtle and a nest full of eggs. The 'Ecological Police' are always notified, so they can come and take the eggs and turtles and release them at night so the birds don't eat them. We were at the condo in Nov 2010 and they found 75 baby sea turtles which they allowed us to help release that evening just right down the beach from Icon.
Why the Owner Chose Hotel Zone: My wife is from Guadalajara, Mexico, and her family went to Puerto Vallarta every summer when she was a kid. She took me there several years ago, and I fell in love with it so much that we decided to buy a place. Icon was the obvious choice for location, quality, and views.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: It's amazing how transforming it is when you experience being in the condo. When you have views of the ocean, the mountains, and the marina, it's hard to feel rushed to go outside. The view at night is incredibly romantic. Tower 2 is positioned so that you get the best of all worlds. From the front of the condo, you can see Old Vallarta, the mountains, and the ocean whether you are on the balcony or inside of the condo. From the back, you can see the marina whether you are on the balcony or inside. It's a lot of fun to just watch the cruise ships come and go as well as the pirate ships. When we bought our condo, we bought it for us to use as a second home and not as 'a rental.' We wanted it to be a luxury get-a-away for ourselves and not just a place to stay. So, we used a professional designer to design it and chose high quality and designer furnishings. We hope that you will enjoy it as much as we do!