Icon Vallarta/Beachfront/23rd Floor/Wraparound Views/Exquisite
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Hotel Zone condo description
Phillipe Stark designed and built by American Builder, The Related Group, Icon Vallarta is a state of the art and unique property situated on Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta.
VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS. Our 2,888 square foot apartment (over 3000 square feet if you include our massive balconies) is a corner unit on the 23rd Floor in Tower One. Unobstructed views of the ocean, city, and mountains. This floor plan is not an interior floor model and has walls of glass on three sides of the unit.
All three bedrooms have fantastic views. The master bath jetted tub looks out over all of Puerto Vallarta. The wrap around balconies offer amazing views. You can see more pictures at our website.
REFINED ELEGANCE AND LUXURY. Decorated by Los Angeles based Greg Wolfson Design Group, the furnishings are beautiful, regency style, plush and comfortable. Our apartment was prominently featured for its interior design in the Banderas News.
Outdoor dining on our enormous balcony with seating for six. Or enjoy our outdoor rockers and lounge chairs.
A Cal-King bed in the master, queen bed in the 2nd bedroom, pair of twins in the third bedroom, and a queen size sleeper/sofa in the den so you can sleep eight people very comfortably, four bathrooms, three flat panel TV's, several ipod docks,security safe, 100% Cotton Linens and Restoration Hardware Turkish Towels, beach towels, Free Wi-fi, Vonage: free long distance, printer, scanner, copier.
We want you to have a fantastic experience in the hope that all who visit will want to return. We have been receiving great feedback from our visitors about the apartment and the resort. Aside from the helpful staff at Icon, we have a fantastic manager who will meet you and introduce you to our condominium and the resort amenities.
Keywords: Condo, Condominium, Beachfront, High Rise, Penthouse, Luxury Beach
- 3000 sq. ft.
- On floor 23
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Coffee Maker
- Linens Provided:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Washing Machine:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Towels Provided
- Pool Table:
- Satellite / Cable:
- DVD Player
- Free Long Distance:
Pool & Spa
- Communal Pool
- Heated Pool
- Deck / Patio
Location & View
- Mountain View:
- Beach View:
- Jet Skiing
- Sight Seeing
- Water Skiing
- Fitness Center
- There are many fantastic day trips. A day trip to Yelapa accessible by water taxi for a walk to a tropical waterfall and lunch on the Yelapa beach is a fantastic one day outing. A quick taxi ride to the romantic zone for a walk around old town and dinner is a nice way to spend the evening....moreless
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The condominium is exactly as pictured. No expense spared in providing luxe linens for the beds and baths. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen well stocked. A private elevator opens into the unit. The location of the complex is ideal with a large supermarket one block away. One block from public transportation. The beach in front of the Icon is pristine with a terrific beachfront bar/grill for the exclusive use of Icon guests and owners. The unit is spacious, beautifully decorated and everything we hoped it would be. The owner was terrific to work with as was the property manager.
- Guest Jane C. (vancouver, washington)
- Date of stay 12/16/12
- Review Submitted 12/26/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, tourists without a car.
Girl's Special Birthday Week
Girl's Special Birthday Week
My lifetime girlfriends and I spent our very "special" birthday in this "movie star" gorgeous condo. The moment we walked in we were speechless at the beautiful decor and view. Everything was just perfect. The kitchen was so well equipped, we had wine glasses, martini glasses etc. Obviously, we were celebrating!! We didn't do too much cooking as there was a wondeful little reastaurant at the beach, and of course, PV has sooo many wonderful restaurants there is no need to cook. The beds were wonderfully comfortable. There were enough towels for bathing as well as plently of towels for the pool. The furniture was beautiful and the condo's decor was stunning. The Icon Vallarta is so beautiful and we just loved it there so much that my husband and I have already rented from January - March of 2013. Unfortunately, Erwin's condo was already rented for those dates. Also Erwin is a pleasure to work with. He is very concerned that everthing will be perfect for your vacation. He is very open for suggestions and opinions should there be something to improve upon. I found everything to be perfect the way it was. The security deposit was returned promptly just as promised. Anyone who rents this beautiful condo will not be disappointed. Jan from Chicago
- Guest Janice Lynn (Chicago, Illinois)
- Date of stay 08/01/12
- Review Submitted 08/27/12
Top notch! Condo is fully stocked including the kitchen. Great views. The property has wonderful amenities: gym, spa, concierge. Can't wait to return. Hats off to the owner.
- Guest BetteNYC (United States)
- Date of stay 04/07/12
- Review Submitted 04/16/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, people with disabilities, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, tourists without a car.
Even better than the listing description, it was a magical experience all around! High atop Puerta Vallarta w/ a drop-dead, almost 360° view. Hip and stylish, yet very warm and welcoming. Beautiful architectural details and beautiful decor -- wonderful color schemes in each room. Everything in perfect condition. Comfy beds, convenience everywhere -- not one missing detail!! A real plus was that it was such a pleasure working with the owner -- he was soo accommodating and helpful -- he even offered dining ideas and driving instructions outside the property!!. The property has the most beautiful gym you've ever seen (Philippe Starck design!), and even a restaurant or two if you don't feel like staying in the condo. DEFINITELY 2 thumbs up!!! A real "TEN"! I wouldn't hesitate recommending this property to any friend or relative. Really perfect on all fronts!!
- Guest Lynne (Pacific Palisades, CA)
- Date of stay 09/23/11
- Review Submitted 12/02/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, people with disabilities, sightseeing, age 55+, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, tourists without a car, pet owners.
A Fabulous Find
A Fabulous Find
My all too brief stay at Icon Vallarta was heavenly. I'm an old Vallarta hand and I've never enjoyed more beautifully appointed, elegant, yet comfortable accommodations. Erwin's condo is stunning, with breathtaking views on three sides, that had our group of friends gazing contentedly at the horizon at all hours of the day and night. In fact, we woke up during a thunderstorm and watched the play of lightening over the water... spectacular. I would love to come back during whale watching season! The kitchen has everything a cook might need, though we used it sparingly. We were usually dining poolside or at the beach bar. Scrumptious salads and sandwiches, and wonderful breakfasts. I highly recommend the chilaquiles verdes, followed by a workout at the gym, or a romantic walk on the beach. The hotel staff was always helpful and gracious, making us feel cared for and protected. The Icon is obviously family friendly, but I think singles and couples will appreciate its sophisticated ambience and witty decor. The resort is surrounded by great options for dining and dancing, and it's a quick taxi ride to the shops and restaurants of old Vallarta... and only minutes to the airport and Costco! I would recommend Erwin's condo and Icon Vallarta to anyone who wants to escape the day to day stresses and hassles of home and enjoy a little pampering in Paradise.
- Guest Joanna (Los Angeles, California)
- Date of stay 09/23/11
- Review Submitted 11/16/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway.
My husband and I tend to stay in hotels/resorts and we're usually hesitant to rent another person's home, but for a joint anniversary celebration with another couple, our friends sent us a link to this place and we signed on. So glad we did! Like another reviewer said, the online pictures do not do justice to the breathtaking beauty of this place. The first steps into the apartment via the private elevator are truly jaw-dropping. The unique decor is right out of the pages of a high-end magazine. The building is perfectly situated near the airport, shopping and restaurants, but directly on a lovely part of the beach. All of the top resort amenities are there....concierge, excellent restaurant, spa, gym, and huge private pool and beach. As an aside, I also have to say that this place has the nicest, plushest towels I've ever used. The owner was very helpful when we asked for his help on local boating tours and restaurant options. Did I say we loved it? My husband and I are hoping to bring our kids here next summer.
- Guest AndiT (Palo Alto)
- Date of stay 09/23/11
- Review Submitted 11/16/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, tourists without a car.
Luxurious but comfortable
Luxurious but comfortable
We have just returned from a 10 day vacation at the Icon. Erwin's apartment is just like the photos; chic, luxurious but also extremely comfortable. We were very impressed with the quality of all the appliances - everything is high-end. The pool area always had plenty of beds available and having a roped off section on the beach was a real luxury. We ate at the poolside restaurant every day and were never disappointed with the food. The prices for food and drinks were very reasonable and having drinks delivered around the pool was also a real treat. The staff at check-in and the staff at the restaurant were always very friendly and helpful. Gym was very well equipped and the business centre was very useful for checking e-mails or flight information. Our kids used the watersports on the beach on many occasions; sea-doos, kayaks, para-sailing and banana boat rides. The supermarket is easy walking distance with almost everything you need, if not Walmart is also within walking distance. In the other direction is Starbucks and a number of excellent restaurants that we walked to on a regular basis (5mins). Being July and were concerned about the rain but the weather was perfect. It did rain every night but the lightning storms were amazing to watch from the balcony and we were always able to make it out in the evening for dinner. The only downside to the rain was it did make the water in the ocean brown due to run-off from the rivers and we found there was debris in the ocean on a number of occasions making swimming not so enjoyable. The only other downside was there was construction going on next to Tower 1 that created a lot of noise - so much so that we could not sit out on the balcony during the day and early evening towards the end of our vacation. Also the noise was very loud down by the pool. I would recommend checking before you go to see what stage the construction is at. Otherwise one of the best apartments/resorts we have ever stayed in and we would highly recommend.
- Guest Linda (Canada)
- Date of stay 07/12/11
- Review Submitted 07/28/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway, tourists without a car.
Even better than i imagined!
Even better than i imagined!
the photos and text in this profile got me excited about staying at this condo, but I have to say that they did not do the space justice. i was completely blown away when i arrived. As the elevator doors open, you step directly into the space and .... the view... WOW!! It was extraordinary -- ceiling to floor walls of glass that look out onto what looks like the edge of the world. It was mesmerizing and incredibly relaxing. I loved sitting on the wrap-around balcony, alternatively reading and just soaking up the seascape. The rooms are spacious and the decor is gorgeous; every need has been thought about and provided for with style and luxury. We had some great meals in town, but also cooked in for dinner one night -- the kitchen is well appointed and right in the common living space so that cooking was a fun group experience. The resort and beach are also lovely -- the resort is way cool and whimsically fun, the beach is fine sand with all the amenities, ie, chaises, bar, restaurant, water activity rentals, pools, hot tubs, etc. I definitely want to stay here again!
- Guest shannon (los angeles)
- Date of stay 07/01/11
- Review Submitted 07/09/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, age 55+, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway.
Just returned after a week of living an absolute dream! The condo is stunning to say the least. The views are absolutely breathtaking. Decor is very modern and very comfortable...loved it! The location can not be beat...Costco, Wal-Mart and Soriano's grocery store - has everything one would need. The staff at the ICON are simply amazing - so friendly and very accommodating. Pools...beautifully maintained - grounds are immaculate. Restaurant at the resort was very good and prices were very reasonable. Thanks again Erwin for making our trip one to remember.
- Guest Smith (Canada)
- Date of stay 03/30/11
- Review Submitted 04/08/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, romantic getaway.
We had a wonderful vacation at this property. Check in was seamless as we were immediately met by the property manager even though we experienced a delay In our travel time. The condo is well maintained, beautifully furnished and well stocked with the essentials for having a "home away from home". The pictures and description on VRBO perfectly reflect this property. The owner is very concerned about making your stay as pleasant as possible. The pool and beach area have comfortable beds to lie on. There is poolside and beachside drink and refreshment service. The restaurant on the beach has a good menu for a very reasonable price. The property is meticulously kept clean. This property is in a great location. Easy walking distance to shopping and restaurant areas. There are several great restaurants a 10 minute walk down the highway at the peninsula complex. There is an Argentinian steakhouse there that we went to several times. We had chicken and several cuts of beef, served with salad, average price $10. All dishes were delicious. Costco is a short $5 taxi ride away, so it is easy to stock up on food itmes if one wishes to eat "in house". All in all, our experience at this property was a positive one. It would be good to keep in mind that the elevator opens directly into the apartment so it is best to keep "valuables" well tucked away. There is currently no safe in the apartment.
- Guest Marmot ( Vancouver,BC, Canada)
- Date of stay 03/04/11
- Review Submitted 03/19/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, people with disabilities, age 55+, families with young children, tourists without a car.
Owner response: Although no one has had any security issues, we have added a safe.
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Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We reside in Southern California and have been traveling to various locations in Mexico for years. Our visits to Puerto Vallarta became more frequent and when we heard that Phillipe Stark was planning on building Icon Vallarta, we jumped at the chance to be a part of this unique and beautiful property.
Why the Owner Chose Hotel Zone:
Situated on the 23rd floor, this southern most unit in Tower One has the best views that you can find at Icon Vallarta. This is not an interior unit, so you enjoy Three walls of glass and wrap around balconies affording you unobstructed views of the ocean, city, and mountains. All three bedrooms have magnificent views. The master and 2nd bedroom have their own private balconies. While soaking in the jetted master bath, it feels like you are floating above Puerto Vallarta. The views from this perspective are truly world class. The resort amenities, and special interior design make this a truly special vacation spot in Puerto Vallarta.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
FIVE STAR AMENITIES: This is a full service resort with beautiful swimming pools, private beach club with bar, and beach activities (jet skiing). Free long distance telephone (as of 3/26/12), printer, scanner copier, safe in unit, plush all cotton Restoration Hardware Turkish Towels. State of the art ocean front gymnasium, sauna, steam, on-site Icon Restaurant or grocery shopping steps away if you prefer to cook in the fully equipped kitchen. Maid service available, washer, dryer in unit. This is a unique and beautifully designed development, everything you could expect from a beach vacation and more. Slide open the glass doors or our condominium and you will feel like you are floating over all of Banderas Bay. The beauty and serenity of Puerto Vallarta can be seen from almost every room in our condominium. Coffee in the morning on the balcony. Breakfast downstairs at the Icon restaurant is fantastic and unbelievable reasonable. Spend the day by our three enormous swimming pools overlooking the beach. Have lunch at the beach bar. Night life is only a few minutes away with some fantastic local restaurants and bars worth sampling. We keep a listing in the apartment with some of our favorites. Enjoy the luxury and amenities of a five star resort with amazing views at our beachfront property.
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Living Room and Dining Room with breathtaking views of Banderas Bay
Entry way into apartment from elevator
Luxurious Master Suite, large balcony, flatscreen TV, ocean, mountain, city view
3rd Bedroom, twin beds, bath, city and ocean views
master bathroom, private commode,stall shower, jetted tub, ocean and city views.
State of the art fully equipped kitchen with views of the ocean and city
Relax on the balcony on our lounge chairs, rockers, and outdoor dinning table
The Icon Pool
The beach at Icon
Dining Room and Living Room with Ocean Front View
Glamorous Hollywood Regency Decor throughout
Luxurious 2nd Master Suite with Queen Size bed, bathroom, city & mountain views
Den with queen size pullout sofa and flat screen tv (not pictured)
Float above the ocean in the master jetted tub, stall shower and private comode
fully equipped and beautifully designed gym
Outdoor dining table with amazing views of Banderas Bay
Horseback riding on the beach as viewed from our balcony.
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