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View of Life! Penthouse - Reasonable Rates

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms (king size bed, and queen and twin, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)

Two-bedroom penthouse with an incredible view of Banderas Bay. The 'Girasol' condominium is located five miles south of downtown Puerto Vallarta. We are surrounded by a beautiful sandy beach which is great for laying in the sun, throwing Frisbees, or playing in the waves. The pool and our romantic restaurant both sit right on the ocean and also have a spectacular view of the bay. If you are looking for charm and beauty, you cannot beat this.

There are two different balconies in our unit to sit and enjoy the ocean and the beaches as well as a wonderful view of the city.

2 incredible Canopy Tours are within 25 minutes of the condo.....and Mismaloya Bay (the most famous beach in Puerto Vallarta with spectacular snorkeling, parasailing, and jet boating) is less than three miles down the road.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Wendee Truman Arnold
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Wendee Truman Arnold

We love our time at the Girasol. We try something new every visit, from zip lining, to para sailing, to snorkeling, to deep sea fishing. There is something for everyone. We know you will love staying in our 'home away from home'. Give us a try!

Wendee Truman Arnold purchased this condo in 1995


South Zone Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 13
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Grocery Store onsite, restaurant onsite, full maid cleaning and partial maid cleaning are available mid stay if you desire. You can also save money and use the laundry area and wash your own. Call the front desk to sign up for a time. You provide your own detergent/cling free sheets, etc.


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View of Life! Penthouse - Reasonable Rates
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Thank you Weende for all your information and service. You Rock! And your condo in amazing.

Beautiful views and I still cannot stop hearing the ocean from the master bedroom. My stay in your condo was pleasant and my familia had no issue. My kids love it! This was my first stay out of the hotels world and your service and guidance made it worth it. My stay was too short, but if I visit Puerto Vallarta again, I will definitely stay at your PH again (if available), but for more days. THANK YOU!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Francisco! I'm glad you had an awesome time. You are welcome back any day! Our Casa is your Casa!
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We were very happy with our accommodations and would be happy to stay again. Thanks Wendee!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very clean and comfortable. Wendee answered all of our questions quickly.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plymouth, MN

Better authentic feel staying at Girasol than other places.

  • 5 of 5

We loved Wendee's place and everything about it. Watched whales from the balcony. Everything is on premises that you need and so relaxing. Restaurant is good, you must have Roberto and Miguel make Mexican coffee at your table for you, great entertainment provided by those 2 Pro's.

Thank You Wendee foe sharing your place with us.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rocky Point, NY

Excellent Stay. Relaxing and Enjoyable

  • 5 of 5

Loved everything about Girasol Sur. Location, staff, pool, restaurant and price.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing - Beautiful - Charming

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is nestled between the Twin beaches (playas Gemelas), which are perhaps the best you can find in Puerto Vallarta without hopping into a boat. Located 5.5 mi from old town, the 15 minute ride will not stop you from enjoying the thrill of the Malecon. The amenities of the complex are very good: pool, small gym, restaurant and even a mini-mart. Condo employees are very educated, caring and attentive.

We had a few hiccups with the air condition which Wendee offered to get us a new one while there, but it was not necessary… sleeping with the windows opened brought a true silver lining: birds waking you up while waves crushing into the rocks smoothened the night. It was great!

One thing to notice is that while it is fantastic, it is also small. Perhaps the circular shape of the building, which creates wedge-like apartments, is the culprit to the odd space distribution. If you’re a big person, you will have some fun using the restroom and going up the stairs in the 2-storie penthouse.

PS: our experience was interrupted due to electric work in the building, which damaged the other AC (in the kitchen and living room) and also the cooktop. Hard to predict, but it was unfortunate the work was scheduled for peak season.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad to hear this family had an over all great time. I always like to make our guests as comfortable as possible. I wanted to mention that last week we purchased and later installed a very efficient, quiet, new air conditioner so things are nice and cool and ready for our guests upstairs. We also wanted to mention that we apologized for the electrical work that was completed at an inopportune time for floors 9-12. The air conditioner downstairs was not damaged but just not hooked to power while electrical wiring in the building was being updated. The downstairs air conditioner is new from this summer and very efficient as well. Our penthouse is a fun, comfortable, and quaint place to vacation. We hope everyone reading this sees the 5 star rating and checks us out! You'll love it.
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Orem, UT, USA

Absolutely Amazing Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay in PH14. My husband and I went for out honeymoon and it was amazing! Wendee is one of the most sweet, amazing and wonderful people that I know! She told us all of the places that we had to see and eat at and who to get good deals from for snorkeling and ziplining! The penthouse was incredibly comfortable and clean. The location was great! It has a great pool and restaurant and it's own little beach! We rode the bus everywhere that we went and loved every minute! The bus stops right in front of the condo. There is a mini market at the condominium in case you forget anything at walmart! We used it a couple of times! The front desk people are so helpful with any questions that you have. The balconies had incredible views! The kitchen was fully equipped and we enjoyed making our own meals on the nights we didn't go out to eat. I HIGHLY recommend booking a vacation here! You won't regret it!!! :)

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

I request that my guests pay on vrbo with an e-check if possible. There are extra processing fees when using a credit card, and none when paying by e-check.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.