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Huge Penthouse. View from Top of the World. Private pool.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

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

.Every moment of your day at The Zihua Penthouse at Casa que Ve al Mar can be spent taking in the sweeping view of Zihuatanejo Bay with the Pacific Ocean just beyond, the surrounding Sierra Madre mountains and downtown Zihuatanejo.

In the quiet misty mornings, the calm water is a crystal clear Santorini blue that is almost indistinguishable from the dazzling blue sky. As the sun comes up, track the fun below on Playa la Ropa, with families staking out their spot in the sand or at one of many popular beachfront restaurants.

Watch the sailboats bob in the water while small panga boats dash back and forth across the bay. Parasailers will glide in front of the expansive living room and common area and you’ll be tempted to pop down to the beach to join in the fun… or you might just choose to settle down with a cold cocktail in the private pool and enjoy your perch on high.

The golden hour of sunset is truly magical, dusting the entire penthouse with a rosy glow, adding romance and whimsy to those last few moments of the day. At night, you’ll still hear the roar of the waves as you look out to see the lights twinkle from the boats on the bay and beyond in Zihuatanejo Centro.

The Zihua Penthouse at Casa Que Ve Al Mar is not just a stunning panoramic view, though!

It is a luxurious 3-bedroom condominium that is the perfect rental for your private getaway. The condo sleeps 6 with 2 bedrooms that have king-size beds and en suite bathrooms PLUS a den with twin daybeds and an additional full bath.

The spacious layout of over 2500 square feet, fully stocked gourmet kitchen and open-plan common areas makes The Penthouse ideal for friends or family to share and enjoy this unique space comfortably.

Casa Que Ve Al Mar is one of the premier condominium developments in Zihuatanejo. Located above Playa la Ropa, it was designed by acclaimed Mexican architect, Enrique Zozaya.

The common areas at the front of the complex include 2 large infinity pools overlooking the bay, a bar and lounge area as well as lush gardens heavy with bougainvillea and other Mexican flowers.

The onsite administrative and 24-hour security staff are excellent, ensuring a quiet and safe stay while also providing concierge services to make your vacation unique and memorable.

features & services at La Casa Que Ve Al Mar

* 2 infinity pools overlooking Zihuatanejo Bay

*24 hour security

*beautifully landscaped grounds

*off street parking

*easy access to Playa la Ropa (a 200 meter walk)

*bilingual onsite administrative staff

*guest services office

Includes DAILY maid service.

Please NO children under the age of sixteen. If you book instantly and have children under sixteen, then the reservation will be cancelled

More Details

Property Manager
Harriet Garfinkle
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Harriet Garfinkle

From our home in the UK, we visit our penthouse two or three times a year to meet up with friends and enjoy the local beaches & fresh seafood!

Harriet Garfinkle purchased this condo in 2005

Why Harriet Garfinkle chose Centro

Sun - Sea - Sand in an authentic Mexican fishing village. We love the slow paced life & friendly people Zihuatanejo.

What makes this condo unique

Our 2500 square foot penthouse with stunning sunset views & a private pool is regarded as the best condo at Casa Que Ve Al Mar & one of Zihuatanejo's finest also!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Very spacious, 3 bedrooms, large well equipped kitchen (the knives need to be sharpened). Superior library, I could have spent several more weeks there reading. The elevator opens directly to the suite giving a certain exclusive feel. The media room at the rear of the condo looks out to forested hillside and is a wonderfully cool place which can be important in Zihuatanejo.

We found the lighting could be improved with dimmer switches and more comfortable chairs for sitting in the evening. Also perhaps a large plant against the wall by the private pool. Casa Que Var al Mar is the most attractive of any condos that we have seen in Zihuatanejo and we have been visiting the area for 5 years. If finances permit this unit will not disappoint.
Dec 2013
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Centro Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • All bathrooms are ensuite.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Please NO Children under sixteen years of age. Management Office On Site, Private Property Manager & Maid Service, 24 Hour Security Gated Community.


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Huge Penthouse. View from Top of the World. Private pool.
average rating of 4.923077 based on 19 reviews

Amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

Fabuloso! Would highly recommend. We will be back.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great We look forward to having you again!
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Beautiful views, well stocked kitchen, very clean, excellent maid service,

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time in the penthouse and already are planning a return trip soon

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would love to have you back!
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Covington, WA

Fresh Air, Amazing View, Relaxing Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful. As two younger couples without children we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and appreciated it as the best place I've ever stayed at on vacation. We loved the open air-living room; being from the Pacific Northwest, I was a little worried about it beforehand; but it ended up being my favorite thing. It provided a lovely way to experience Zihua and gaze at the view while still be protected from the sun after being burned - it wasn't even a bummer to have to stay out of the sun. We enjoyed the private infinity dipping pool from dawn til after dusk. The AC at night in the bedroom made it easy for us to sleep, we enjoyed using the kitchen, the Wi-Fi and just kicking back. I would recommend it to any adult couples looking for a place to stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! The best place you have ever stayed is quite a compliment. We love it also and happen to agree with you! The open air living room with its soaring ceilings is a jewel. We also think that the Zihua Penthouse is spot on perfect as an above the world retreat for two couples. I also love that you took full advantage of 'Harriet's Guide' and hired a recommended driver to take you further a field for even more fun and adventure. Thanks again for having such a great vacation: it tickles us when folks have such a great time.
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Lake Forest, IL

Tan, Rested and Ready

  • 5 of 5

The penthouse is very large, well laid out and perfectly located for easy walks to La Ropa beach and into Zihuatanejo. Our family of four appreciated the three bedrooms and bathrooms, which provided great privacy, as well as the large common areas. Harriet's guide to the area is filled with invaluable information, which we followed to the letter and found to be 100% accurate. We used the dipping pool in the unit as well as the complex pools everyday. Everything was clean and kept in good working order. The road into town is currently under construction so bring good walking shoes with decent soles to traverse the perilous sidewalks.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I do not know about my guide being 100% accurate, as it is hard to keep up with all the new great stores and restaurants that are opening up! I do try to review the places as accurately as possible. It tickles me that your son even slept a night on the hammock in the open air living room: that it was on his bucket list! What a fantastic thing to do. It does sound as though you all had a great vacation and I am happy to have facilitated that. I also think that the Penthouse is perfect for a family of four or two couples. It is a retreat above the world. Future guests please note the no children under 14 are allowed. Harriet, Booking Manager
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Relaxing in Mexico

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic unit, great views, spacious, clean and perfect for sunset watching. Awesome location, close to the beach and fine dining. Everything works, hot showers, clean water, Wi-Fi, good housekeeping. We highly recommend this unit for anyone looking for a special experience in Mexico! Harriet is very helpfull and organised. This is our 5th time at Casa Que Ve Al Mar and we love the complex.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you had a great stay in our Mexican home. Your positive comments are much appreciated. It gives us great pleasure to know that others enjoy the Penthouse as much as us. We are lucky to have a great team who look after the place and I know that they all work hard to make things work. Harriet is certainly a mine of information about the town and restaurants and we know that the holiday is more than the condo. Both Patricia and I hope that you will come back and spend some more time in the Penthouse in the future. Thank you, Robert & Patricia Greenbaum
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Ojai, CA, USA

Zihua Magic

  • 5 of 5

This Penthouse exceeded expectations. It was beautiful, artsy, clean and serene. We were two couples and each bedroom was charming and comfortable. The view to the bay and beyond was mesmerizing and ever-changing. Loved the dipping pool and the other pools on the premises as well. The owner provided a very thorough and informative guide to the area's activities, restaurants and tips. There was a helpful Concierge and cleaning service provided. Very well equipped in every way. The pictures don't do it justice. Location was a short walk from the 2 best area beaches and you could walk into Zihua as well. We took a recommended snorkeling trip to Manzanillo Bay. It was as good as Hawaii and Belize in many ways for variety of fish and coral.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: LOL. I wrote the guidebook, but I am not the owner. Robert and Patricia Greenbaum are the lucky owners of the gorgeous Zihua Penthouse. I think it is one of the more special places to stay in Zihua. And of course, Zihuatanejo itself is very special. I do like to help folks have the best vacation possible, however, and I am thrilled that you loved this place so much. Saludos, Harriet
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Hwy. 200
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Hotel Catalina
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
La Ropa
Car: not necessary

Yoga classes on the beach, private in-penthouse massage service, private tour guide available, private cook can be arranged


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Please NO children under 16 years of age.
Rate includes daily housekeeping.
3% VAT tax not included.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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