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

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

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, close to Mismaloya. 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 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! Nothing is better than sipping your favourite drink while watching the amazing sunsets that Puerto Vallarta offers! Enjoy!!

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More Details

Owner
Cheryl Lee Andersson
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Cheryl Lee Andersson

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 :)

Cheryl Lee Andersson purchased this condo in 2008

Why Cheryl Lee Andersson chose Puerto Vallarta

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.

Guestbook comments from the owner

When searching for the perfect vacation rental,



the sheer volume of possibilities can be overwhelming. At some point,



you have to take a chance. My husband and I and our 3 kids stayed



here from March 10-19 (2009) and had such a lovely holiday. Playa Gemelas



is the cleanest, most beautiful beach I have ever seen in Puerto Vallarta.



It was also quiet and allowed us to truly relax and take in the surrounding



beauty without being distracted by throngs of noisy people. The apartment



is huge, airy, and comfortable and even had a cupboard filled with drawing



paper and felts for the kids - we also found water toys which was a huge hit.



The pool is sparkling clean, the grounds around the apartment are lush with



flowers and immaculate lawns. There is a restaurant right next-door which



offers good food, excellent drinks, and warm service. If your children are



old enough, you can even have a quick "date night" without the kids as you're



literally in whistling distance. A short bus or cab ride takes you into town



where you can spend the day shopping, eating, and enjoying a real cultural



experience. And at the end of the day, it was so nice for us to return to our little spot



in paradise, put the kids to bed, and sit on the deck with a

cup of tea, looking

up at the stars and hearing the waves crashing the beach right below.



I am so looking forward to returning to this place. We took a chance renting



this condo and are so glad we did - the owner, Cheryl-Lee, is an enthusiastic



host and was always available to answer any questions or concerns. If you



rent this condo and are not completely satisfied with your holiday, I would



be truly shocked. This is perfect for families - I will never stay in a hotel again.
Mar 2009
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Palapa Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Convenient Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Bus stop
Car: not necessary

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

Amenities

South Zone Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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DIRECTLY on Pristine Sandy Beach, Charming Oceanfront 3BR/2BA Condo
average rating of 4.882353 based on 35 reviews
5

The Condo was everything as described

  • 5 of 5

The condo is great. It has 3 nice bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a family room, a dining area and 2 balconies. It is tight on the beach and there are 3 pools in the complex. It was nicely furnished with everything that we needed.

There is a good restaurant and a mini market next door that had everything that we needed. There is a nice zoo nearby and the area where Night of the Iguana is just down the highway.

My only recommendation would be to go there in the fall, spring or winter when it would be cooler.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Port Angeles
5

Just gotta come back!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay, and this time for a month. It's the perfect location away from tourist zone, but close to town. The staff is so helpful and friendly and Cheryl Lee is always very accommodating. Grandkids loved the pool and the condo has everything beach needs and pool. If you like snorkeling and fishing connect with Javi at Mismaloya. Can't wait till next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston, SC
5

Perfect! Off the beaten path!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our 5 night stay and would recommend it to anyone looking for the perfect beach just off the beaten path. We rented a vehicle and loved how easily accessible everything was from Playa Gemelas! Security gated access with free parking was a huge plus.

Very comfortable accommodations with tons of space for the 5 of us. Loved everything from the clean spacious grounds to the super clean pools to the wonderful staff ready and willing to make suggestions on travel distances and best places to eat.

Cheryl was great to work with and always communicated/answered questions in a timely manner. Would recommend this condo to any and everyone and look forward to coming back soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful views, clean and comfortable!

  • 4 of 5

Perfect place to stay. Off the tourist path and close to PV by bus. I would stock up at Costco on the way there as there was no real food at the mini mart. The condo was safe, everything provided and the margaritaville maker was perfect!!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Los Angeles, CA
5

THE BEST!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 6th time in Puerto Vallarta. We used to stay at a condominium next door, Girasol Sur, but since we found this condo 5 years ago, we will never stay anywhere else. It is PERFECT! The view from every room is gorgeous, the balcony overlooks the beach and the ocean. The living room and dining room are very spacious and comfortable. The kitchen has everything one might need. There is a washer and dryer in the unit! The property grounds are immaculate and beautiful. The beach at your doorstep is perfect with white sand and warm ocean. You can even call the front desk and have beach chaises, tables and umbrellas brought out for a nominal fee. You can't go wrong with this condo. Cheryl Lee, the owner, is delightful and very accommodating. We had to change our dates a few times and she was extremely nice and patient about it. We are going back next October, which will be our 3rd time at this condo. We highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Council Bluffs, Iowa
5

Beautiful view, Beautiful location!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful...sums up this 3 bedroom condo unit! We enjoyed our stay from start to finish...wishing we could have stayed longer! The owner communicated with us prior to our departure and shared with us all we needed to know about the accommodations as well as the area. We would absolutely book this condo again!! 5 stars PLUS!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $239.64

20% discount for bookings of a month. Talk to owner before payment to get discount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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