Quiet Beach Front Condominium
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Condominios Playas Gemelas is a gated complex of four medium rise buildings named Framboyan, Jacaranda, Copal and Amapa on the Bay of Bandaras. It has an English speaking staff on duty 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. These buildings are sequentially spaced along a 200 meter ocean front site. Relaxing on the beach, near the pool or walking in the well groomed gardens are favorite pastimes. The 1600 sqft unit is located one level above the ground floor in the northwest corner of the Amapa, has three bedrooms and was completely remodeled in 2004. It features custom stained glass windows depicting images of the jungle and sea.
If you prefer swimming pools to the ocean’s surf, they are located in front of Copal and Framboyan just to the south of Amapa. They include two large pools, a child’s wading pool and a small soaking pool. The rental home on the northwest corner of Amapa is adjacent to the tranquil gardens of a private residence. A deep green grass lawn is all that separates the shore of your patio from the viewing wonders of the Bay of Bandaras, the world's 7th largest bay. Sea life abounds including the majestic humpback whales, dolphins, rays and schools of fish and their pelican pursuers, all visible from the patio. The photograph of the jumping whale in the picture section was taken from the patio of this residence so make sure to bring a camera. On the patio you can dine at sunset or have coffee while enjoying the peaceful morning breeze coming from the Sierra Madres to the east or a cool drink with the afternoon on-shores from the Pacific.
The condominium was completely remodeled in recent years and a 50 meter walk through lush gardens takes you to the pool in front of Copal or the entrance to a sand beach called Playas Gemelas, shown in the pictures. Playas Gemelas means twin beaches and these pure sand beaches are among the most beautiful in Mexico. They are enjoyed by the residents of the complex as well as locals as all beaches in Mexico are available for public use. Umbrellas, towels and beach chairs can be set for you each day upon reservation putting you within steps of the ocean or for you and your children to enjoy building sand castles. A small palapa restaurant at the south end of the beach is available for simple but delicious meals all day.
The region offers day and night life activity for almost every taste. Lively Puerto Vallarta can be reached by a short bus or taxi ride as it is 8.5 km (about 5 miles) along a spectacular ocean drive. Gourmet restaurants as well as small vendors serve delicacies to locals and tourists including the likes of Kaiser Maximilian’s multicourse European inspired feasts or fish tacos and ceviche. If you prefer your own gourmet style, fresh fish, meat, fruits and vegetables are available at modern food stores. A list of favorite restaurants and their description can be found on the websites noted on this webpage. Wednesday evening art tours are a favorite pastime and feature national and international works. Saturday morning “farmers market” near the Los Muertos Beach affords bakers and local artisans the opportunity to offer their wares to the public. Other points of interest include the outdoor bazaar on Rio Cuale Island, canopy tours, Sayulita, a surfing village to the north or to Yalapa, a small fishing village nestled in the southernmost cove of the Bay of Bandaras and accessible by a half hour boat ride to the south. Visit the filming site of the Night of the Iguana, two miles south of Playas Gemelas or take a boat trip to the Los Arcos National Park, both near Mismaloya.
This home is priced according to the season. It is ideal for two couples or families with younger children. An experienced babysitter is available at reasonable rates. All rooms have mini-split AC systems although they are not needed for most of the year. Condominios Playas Gemelas is a half-hour taxi ride from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport.
Keywords: casa, condominium
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Not Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
- 2.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
Kitchen & Dining
- Catering Available
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Music Library
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Broadband Access
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Communal Pool
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
Location & View
- Mountain Biking
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Horseback Riding
- Jet Skiing
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May 1 to Oct 30 .... $125/nt Nov. 1 to Apr 30 .... $175/nt Dec 15 to Dec 29 $250 .... $250/nt (2 week min) Apr 1 to Apr 14 ..... $250/nt (2 week min)
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Property owner is an engineering professor in a major midwestern US university. He has a wife and two sons that also enjoy the property. Photo of owner and son shown.
Why the Owner Chose South Zone:
Spectacular vistas, friendly people, beautiful beaches with good swimming, great food and the ability to communicate with the world using reliable high speed internet connections.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Relaxing atmosphere and interesting, outgoing people from all over the world come here to enjoy the great amenities of Puerto Vallarta.
- Primary: (313) 506-8049 (Michigan, USA)
Photo taken from patio by owner
A day at Playas Gemelas
Nearby cove and film set of "The Night of the Iguana"
View from balcony
King bed in ocean bedroom, bathroom to the right(not shown)
Mountain side bedroom with two double beds
Patio with table and chairs, ocean to the left of photo
Swimmers at Playas Gemelas
Nearby Lindo Mar Restaurant Beach
Unit shown on second level with doors facing ocean
View of large kitchen, window facing mountain
Studio with single bed to the right, mountain bedroom and bath to the left
Single bed in studio with computer desk(right), high speed and wireless internet
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