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'Paradise Found!' Downtown, Mexican Style,

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Large one-bedroom, open walls, central location

Peace and quiet in a lush tropical setting in the foothills of Puerto Vallarta! Welcome to my home away from home located downtown within walking distance to all that PV has to offer. With gated entrance and 24 hr. security the condo also provides a full staff for your convenience. This condo is authentically decorated in the Mexican style. With terracotta floors, tiled kitchen counters and newly remodeled tiled bath you will be transported to the vacation of your dreams. The open walls along the rear of the unit, leading to the planted balcony off living room and patio for alfresco dining off the bedroom, allow for tropical breezes both day night rarely needing to use the air condition or remote controlled ceiling fans. The patio is a great place for coffee or cocktails and overlooks downtown and Banderas bay beyond .

Each condo is privately entered from the outside by covered walkways lined with tropical plants leading directly to the unit. The kitchen with new gas stove is completely equipped with everything needed to make your stay a memorable one; seperate filtered water faucet, microwave, toaster, toaster oven, blender, barware, dishes, flatwear, pots, pans - its all here! Whether sitting at the kitchen counter or opening the pull-down 'Murphy' dining set, or out on the patio -- this kitchen can accomodate your whims.

If you prefer to dine out -- the choices are endless! Within walking distance are countless restaurants offering a variety of menus and atmosphere. From small little family run places tucked away on a little street to the most elegant 5 star restaurant with increible sunset views! You will never tire of discovering your next favorite place to dine.

The beach and the Malecon (boardwalk) are a short walk from the condo. In between, there are many shops and lots of art galleries (don't miss the 'art-walk' - Wednesday nights when the galleries stay open late and feature local artists and offer wine and cheese. Centrally located, you can walk from the condo to most anywhere in town. Great exercise walking down the steps from the condo which puts you right in the heart of town and within walking distance to various beaches, shops etc. At the end of the day should you decide you have burned enough calories for the day, taxi's are readily available to get you back up to the condo. You can go almost anywhere in town for $4.00, tops! The local bus costs 60 cents! Great for bringing groceries back from the market!

On the days you want to relax at home, you can sit by the beautiful pool in the lushly landscaped gardens. To help plan your days, the front desk offers concierge service -- anything you might need from getting directions or locating a restaurant , tickets or taxi - they will be glad to help. The increible staff is always happy to answer any question you may have and all speak both English and Spanish.

Keywords: Condo, Open walls with city and ocean views, each unit accessed from outdoors.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Bruno

Love to travel and have done so extensively for the past 30 years. Returning often to Italy and Mexico - two of my favorite spots.

Bruno purchased this condo in 2011

Why Bruno chose Centro

After returning every year and renting for the past 18, we finally bought a place with the best location of all that Puerto Vallarta has to offer and the best run association and staff we've found.

What makes this condo unique

The natural beauty, location and the incredible people of Mexico make me want to return time and again! The location is authentic Mexican while offering all the conveniences you would want . Cobble stone streets with smiling locals and excellent weather, sophisticated dining and a wonderful expat. community that makes Puerto Vallarta special!


Centro Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • New, large, walk - in shower with built in seat.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Long distance ocean view: and city view,


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(26 traveler reviews)

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'Paradise Found!' Downtown, Mexican Style,
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
Winnipeg, Canada

A Time in the Sun

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Bruno for providing a beautiful condo in the heart of Puerto Vallarta. It's exactly as shown in the VRBO pictures. There was great information provided for restaurants and shopping. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Really appreciated the weekly cleaning and was pleased to have free laundry facilities close to the condo.

Our mornings and evenings were spent on the balcony enjoying the Banderas Bay view, the locals, and watching the evening fireworks. Days were spent exploring what PV has to offer. Loved the art galleries, numerous other shops and restaurants all within walking distance. The Saturday market was amazing and certainly worth the walk and the taxi back with all our purchases. Also spent lots of time at the pool and chatting with other condo renters.

Hope we can get back again.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review Linda! Your time spent at the condo includes some of my favorite things also. Love having coffee on the balcony and watch the town come alive in the morning and of course the fireworks each night. The same thing for the Saturday market - buying fresh bread and pastries and seeing what the vendors have added to their weekly offerings. Like you, we take the cab back with our goodies and usually head for the pool or beach after lunch.
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Great Getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

Our first trip to Puerto Vallarta could not have been better. Desperately seeking a winter break, Bruno made our first trip to PVR a pleasure. As our taxi made its way up the steep cobblestone street, we really didn't know what to expect. Wow! As the gate swung open ... with the gardens before us and a beautiful view of the city, a better reception could not have been provided.

From the staff working at the front counter to the residents who stay there for longer periods of time and the visitors ... all were very friendly and helpful.

The condo was great with all of the amenities we needed including a well stocked kitchen, an airy bedroom and living room. The internet was great along with the television reception in the sitting room and bedroom. The balcony was pleasant to sit on and nibble away at breakfast.

We enjoyed relaxing around the pool, where we had an opportunity to meet many people throughout the week.

The Malecon (the promenade) is a short distance away. There are ninety steps up to the property (if you have mobility problems it could be a challenge). However restaurants are nearby. We enjoyed Melissa's for mahi mahi and Gabi's several blocks away was a great breakfast place.

We enjoyed the nightly strolls along the Malecon which is a beehive of activity from restaurants to buskers and many shops with Banderas Bay in the background.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish (church) stands proudly just off the Malecon. In front is a square where many of the local residents gather offering great food at great prices if your timing is right.

If you are interested in more fine dining Hacienda San Angel, up behind Our Lady of Guadalupe is just that! It is pricey but quite elegant for that special meal.

Further down the Malecon, is Old Town. Again another section that has many restaurants, shops and art galleries. From handsqueezed orange juice on the street to fine art .. it has it all. The Pancake House (doesn't sound very Mexican) but hard to beat the value ... heaping pancakes any variety, coffee and fruit. A great way to start the day.

All in all a great week, Thank you.

Don and Cheryl

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed the central location, the pool area/grounds as well as the unit itself. The staff was very attentive and helpful when needed.

I would definitely rent here again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Location is one of the top reasons my guests give when reviewing my condo. Being in the center of all that Puerto Vallarta has to offer while offering a beautiful park like setting is a rare treat. Within walking distance to beach, restaurants, shopping and art galleries is an added plus! Thanks Mike, looking forward to your return.
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Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed the central location, the pool area/grounds as well as the unit itself. The staff was very attentive and helpful when needed.

I would definitely rent here again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Second Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed this year again for two months. Bruno's condo is very well appointed and quite comfortable. We ate out most evenings but found that cooking in the condo was very easy with a good supply of pots, pans, dishes, utensils, etc. The staff at the condo is excellent and very friendly. Even though the condo is located on a hill requiring someone to climb about 90 stairs, the taxis are very plentiful and reasonable. We found the other residents to be very hospitable. Thanks, Bruno, for all of your assistance.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

When they say Paradise Found, they are referring to staying in this condo in Puerto Vallarta. We spent two great weeks here and loved the location; the condo was clean and comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked with pot and pans, cooking utensils, plates and glasses. The only item to be concerned about is the walk from town to the condo, it is not far but steep, so if you have any leg or knee problems you would need to take a cab (which is cheap) or look for a different rental. I found the owner Bruno easy to talk to and he would respond very quickly to my inquiries. Here is the bad part, with this recommendation it may be harder for me to rebook in the future but the condo was great.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jerry; So glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you returning again. The location is great and as you said so convenient to all that P.V. has to offer. The cabs are so inexpensive that you can use them any time you need to. Most anywhere in town is less than four dollars.
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Car: not necessary

All of downtown is walking distance; restaurants, shops, galleries, supermarket, convenience stores etc.




Additional information about rental rates

Payments made with credit cards will require an additional fee added to the rate charged.

Rentals for longer periods - please call for rate. 215 803 9495

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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