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"NUMERO UNO" Rates reduced $100 day "APRIL SPECIAL"

Bedrooms 5
Space 8,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms 6 baths (sleeps 8-11) "La Casita" (Sleeps 3)

Overlooking the beautiful 'Bahia de Banderas' and the Pacific Ocean is the spectacular penthouse villa 'Numero Uno'

This villa is four floors of pure luxury, five bedrooms, six baths, pool, sundecks, and fireplaces.

Located in 'Celebrity Row,' just a five-minute walk to the center of town (beaches, restaurants, markets, boutiques, discos). The villa is central to everything!

This is one of the finest villas in the world, the rooms are filled with paintings, sculptures, and ancient Indian art. The villa's interior is decorated with lush tropical plants.

The views from the terraces on the third and forth floors are unsurpassed anywhere. The villa is completely staffed, and has a gourmet cook, housekeeper and pool maintenance man and concierge who if needed, will arrange guest activities

Guest villa "LaCasita" sleeps 3 "CHARMING VILLA" totally independent of the main villa "Numero Uno"

More Details

Jerry Monte or Irene
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

Why Jerry Monte or Irene chose Centro



What makes this villa unique


Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Jerry,

We had a wonderful time at Casa Maricielo. Leo and David cooked us many meals. Once we had one meal from them, we were hooked! Leo was great, we would give her money for groceries and she would itemize it all and bring back any change.

The house was awesome. You can’t beat the view and the staff was excellent!

Thanks for everything!! Until next time!

Apr 2014
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Centro Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
  • Cancellation Policy 100% Refund if re-booked for those date
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • La Casita - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Guest villa that sleeps a minimum of 3 people.
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Pool, Charcoal Barbecues


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

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"NUMERO UNO" Rates reduced $100 day "APRIL SPECIAL"
average rating of 4.733333 based on 46 reviews

Wish we could have stayed longer...

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful house for a family vacation. I just spent 5 nights with my wife, 2 children and 2 sisters. The main floor is an exceptional space to spend time together and the staff is amazing. Leo and her family are all fantastic and all food and service was top-notch. Would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Will, Thank you for your wonderfully review. Greatly appreciated. Regards, Jerry
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Perfect for our 2 families!

  • 4 of 5

There were 8 adults that stay Labor day weekend 2017. We had an amazing stay. The villa was perfectly located. A nice easy walk to the malicon. The staff were more than accommodating. Leon (female) makes the best chicken enchiladas. In fact everything she made was Great! The only negative is there is no air conditioning, and this may have been my fault for not noticing when I booked but we were all happy and would stay there again. The price is more then right for what you Get! Huge home!! 20 + people can sleep. Thank you Jerry for being there with all my questions. This was our first experience with a VRBO and would do this again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We Loved the Whole Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay! The perfect place for a family vacation. The view and location were truly amazing and the kids loved swimming in the pool every evening after a long day of exploring Puerto Vallarta. We created great friendships with Leo (the cook) and her family. They were a source a good conversation and insight, and the meals they created were authentic and delicious. We miss being there already and will be back again soon. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Home - Tremendous Staff

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks at Casa Marcielo beginning the end of June. You can see from all the site photos and other reviews what a tremendous home you have the opportunity to stay in.

The view is captivating and the location can’t be beaten. You get to kick back and watch Vallarta ‘happen’. And bonus: there are fireworks from the pirate ship every night. New Years has to be priceless, as you’ll see the entire Bay of Banderas light up.

But what we found was that the staff REALLY made our stay. Leonor and her team were stellar. The meals were incredible. We had local and US ‘foodie’ friends join us for meals and all were blown away. It was really stressful when Leonor asked us what we wanted the next day. Do we risk trying something new or repeat the ecstasy? Hint: roll the dice, you won’t be disappointed. Leonor truly loves cooking and her dish’s effects on you.

When the staff had Sunday’s off, we went out to Casa Kimberley and Trio. Great, but no Leonor. It just made us miss her more.

Isabel is possibly the hardest working woman you will rarely see. When we returned to the house after a day of adventure (hint: Margareta Grill is where it can start…or end), our laundry was magically transformed from a crumpled pile by the bed to a fresh, folded, lightly scented gift on your neatly-made bed. I never got tired of the folded end of the toilet paper. My wife NEVER does that.

The neighborhood also added to the experience. If you want to experience Vallarta and its culture, Casa Marcielo’s location allows for that. My wife talks to everyone, despite her unintelligible Spanglish (mine is worse, but still hope she doesn’t read this). She’s out making friends with the neighbors, their pets and exchanging Facebook info. You don’t get this opportunity with the resorts and hotels.

Last but not least, Jerry and Irene were personable, super responsive, quick with the recommendations and helpful. I would encourage people to stay with these great people and amazing property…just don’t do it on my weeks ;-)

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved the place!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was big and we had plenty of room. This house is perfect for big groups. The staff was very nice.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing! So happy to have stayed here!

  • 5 of 5

We searched far and wide for a place to stay with 7 people for a 5 day group vacation and we found the perfect spot! The villa is very centrally located perched atop the center of town. The views are absolutely breathtaking, not just of the ocean, but also of the jungle filled hills behind the house and surrounding area. All of the bedrooms are huge, and there is a ton of space to spread out throughout the property. The food was spectacular, we had 2 meals a day prepared for us and they were all fabulous and hassle free. Two of us celebrated our 30th birthday's while we were here which was amazing. The staff helped arrange for a boating adventure with fishing and snorkeling one day (highly recommend), and arranged for 3 masseuses to come to the house and give us all massages and manicures another day (which was very affordable) on the open air balcony overlooking the ocean. The roof pool was the perfect temperature and we spent a good deal of time there. Not one complaint, everything was perfect for us. Trying to find an excuse to come back!!!!

One thing to note as others have mentioned, the views makes it well worth it, but the house is on top of a somewhat steep hill. This was fine for our group, but note that for those not able to trek up the hill it is very easy and cheap (like 60 pesos) to get a quick cab ride up the hill from the surrounding areas.

Truly wonderful! Thanks!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Los Muertas
Car: not necessary

Located near the Elizabeth Taylor home a excellent residential area with good street parking. The villa

was built by a famous architect with security and safety

in mind. Close to the Beach, Restaurants, Boutiques and directly above the famous 'Gudalupe Church'.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

wifi internet telephone $35
cleaning fee $40
Property Damage Protection $59

Large Villa sleeps 11 people. "La Casita" villa sleeps three. Both villas sleep a total of 14 people.

Prices are based on 6 guest or less, over 6 guests is $35 per guest/per night.

Special pricing available for Christmas and New Years weeks Dates flexible at $550 day for up to 8 guests. Seven nights min.

Contact owner for additional information.

Cooking staff is not required. Without cooking staff deduct $40 less per day.

Cancellation policy, full refund if the dates are rebooked. There is no refund, unless the days reserved are rebooked.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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