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Old Town Pool, gym, 150 ft to beach, 5 min to nightlife/restaurants

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Ocean view, brand new 1 bedroom, great location.

This is a new apartment inside the recently completed Amapas 353.The unit is sophisticated with a bit of a loft feel and at same time, relaxing with everything you will need from fresh coffee, bottled water, and beach towels to enjoy your stay. The apartment has both a front and rear balcony which provide an incredible cross breeze and always an option of shade or sun. You will be able to sleep quietly with the balcony open and be able to listen to the crashing waves from the rear bedroom. The building itself has only 21 units which give it a boutique feel allowing space to enjoy your privacy. It is located one block above Los Muertos beach and situated conveniently to nightlife, beach clubs, restaurants, and shops in Old Town (Zona Romantica). This is a great location because it provides closeness to the beach without feeling congested and an easy walk to attractions. It is not unusual to spot dolphins or whales January through March from the apartment balcony.

If you are not familiar with Old Town, it has a village feel where you can meet great locals and foreigners who will show you a warm smile, making your stay in Puerto Vallarta a better experience, making you want to come back. Very different from Cancun or the hotel zone.

As of Aug 2016 there is something like 15 new projects in Old Town alone. Most of these are not near this building but there has been on and off renovations at eh Mantamar hotel which is directly across. Noise level can vary from nothing to annoying. However, you will not hear anything with sliding doors closed or at night if there is something they are working on. Vallarta is going through a large growth phase that is affecting noise levels throughout the city.

Amenities

Brand new 850 sq. feet condo with open floor plan

One bedroom with king size bed and new, high quality mattress

New sofa 4/1/2016

Front balcony with a direct view of the water

Back shaded balcony off bedroom

Central Air conditioning along with ceiling fans

Iron/board

Washer/dryer and detergent

Wireless Internet

Cable TV

Stainless steel appliances, imported kitchen cabinets, washer & dryer, gourmet kitchen with granite counter top. Bathroom features include marble shower with tempered glass, marble vanity top, and high end fixtures

Infinity pool with Jacuzzi, BBQ grill, shaded sky terrace area with restroom and outdoor shower in top floor

Double access to building, Amapas St. (lower access) and federal highway to Mislaloya (upper)

Guest parking off Mismaloya highway

Gym

Elevator

More Details

Owner
Rob Meehan
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish, Some french.
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Rob Meehan

Felipe and Rob reside in Mexico's 2nd largest city, Guadalajara, driving distance from Puerto Vallarta . Felipe graduated from law school in Mexico, worked at translating documents, and quickly decided to pursue entrepreneurial passions, mainly painting. Rob is originally from Boston and worked for a Boston based companies marketing into Latin America before leaving corporate world and following an entrepreneur journey.

Rob Meehan purchased this condo in 2012

Why Rob Meehan chose Romantic Zone

We bought this unit in 2012 and loved it so much, we purchased another in the same building that we spend most of the winter in. It's new with a contemporary design and clean lines. The sound of the waves is something that we didn't pay much attention to when purchasing but now realize how relaxing it is to listen to. For such a good size city, there is a definite connection to nature from this apartment.

What makes this condo unique

* Cross breeze in unit due to front/rear terrace

* Roof top pool with expansive view of the bay and city of Vallarta.

* Directly above beach.

* Close walk to town while still providing serenity from club noise.

* Double access to building providing direct walk to beach and walk to town.

* New furniture including king-size, high-end mattress

*Gym

*Elevator

Amenities

Amapas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:30 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bath has access from bedroom as well as living space.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom has a sliding door to back terrace, king size top of the line mattress, and direct access to bathroom. Diagonal, wood door can be left open for loft feel or closed for privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Old Town Pool, gym, 150 ft to beach, 5 min to nightlife/restaurants
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews
Indianapolis, IN - USA
5

awesome spot

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from an awesome spot - overlooking the ocean and Los Muertos Beach Easy was the key word! Easy to rent. Easy to get into unit upon check-in. Easy to settle in. Easy to connect with owner. Get ready for a little walk up the hill!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Gary. Would be a pleasure to host you again.
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Vancouver, BC Canada
4

Best Location

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed in this building before. The location can not be beat, close enough and yet far enough away. Yes there is construction but that is hard to escape anywhere right now in PV. The unit is very nice, extremely comfortable bed. I wish there was a safe in the suite, its the first unit I have stayed at that does not have a safe!

Also the water and ice on the fridge either did not work or it was not hooked up which was too bad. The self check in process was interesting and I was a bit concerned at first but it went smoothly.

I would stay again.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great condo with a beautiful view and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We thouroughly enjoyed our stay here. It was a quiet and relaxing stay, we enjoyed the rooftop pool and lounge area on the days when we wanted to stay in and liked that we were a few minutes walk to the more lively beach clubs below. Everyone in the building was very welcoming and the owner was responsive, though we didn't really need anything. Thank you Rob for letting us enjoy your place!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are welcome Nate. It was a pleasure hosting both of you and very glad you enjoyed the apartment. All the best. Rob
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5

Beautiful condo. Great location. I'll definitely go back next year. It has all you could want

  • 5 of 5

Exceptional value and beautiful place

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you James. Always welcome in our apartment.
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5

The apartment was a modern 1 bedroom open plan space.

  • 5 of 5

It was clean and well maintained. Rob was extremely helpful and informative. Only caveat, if you are grezers like us, the walk uphill takes some getting used to. The second week is easier. Or, take a cab. The rooftop pool was a beautiful way to spend some time.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Luxury and Convenience nestled in Old Town.

  • 5 of 5

Hosts: Wonderful and accommodating.

Condo: Breathtaking sunsets, nap while listening to crashing waves, modern, well-appointed living.

Building: Roof - amazing, second to none.

Neighbors: Didn't even hear them.

Gym: Excellent equipment.

Neighborhood: Short walk to everything.

Cost: Worth it.

Drawbacks: Construction noise, spotty wi-fi.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write the review David. With repair noise across street, appreciate you putting up with it during that project. Please let me know if you ever need a place here in the future. All the best. Rob
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Puerto Vallarta Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Green Chairs
Nearest Motorway
10 Metres
Road to Mismaloya
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Bistro Teresa
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Los Muertos

Significant advantage is double access to building from Amapas Street and road to Mismaloya. The lower access leads to beach and los altos section of town and upper access can take you to more central area of town.

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Rates & Availability

Amapas Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$130
$800
 
 
OCT 2016
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
Nov pre thanksgiving
Nov 5 2017 - Nov 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
$240
$1,500
 
 
Nov 2015
Dec 2 2017 - Dec 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,350
 
 
New Years
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 6 2018
5 night minimum stay
$240
$2,250
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,450
$6,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$130
$890
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $40
Refundable damage deposit $200

Rates are based on occupancy of 2 people. Additional rate of $20/night

Cancelation policy Strict - Reservations cancelled up until 60 days before arrival will receive 50% OF the initial deposit as a refund. That is , 50% of your deposit will be forfeited . Cancelations within 60 day time period will not receive a refund.

Payments: 50% at time of reservation, 50% one wk prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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