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Bedrooms 2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Private House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 2-4) Private Pool: Incredible Views


Casa Owaissa, a traditional Vallarta style home featuring red tile roof and whitewashed walls is nestled in the exclusive Conchas Chinas area of Puerto Vallarta's beautiful South Shore. Your stay will include full use of Casa Owaissa, your complete home in Vallarta, featuring private pool and wet bar, two bedrooms, with king size beds, two baths, and complete kitchen. You can watch whales, dolphins and exotic birds, from every level of this Villa. There are private spaces to read a good book, or open terraces in which to spend your days lounging and relaxing.

Norma, the Maid and Memo the Moso (houseman) are the properties most valuable asset,They arrive at the house 6 days a week to pamper you.

Casa Owaissa is so conveniently located, walk to the beach in less than 5 minutes, walk downtown to shopping and world class restaurants in just minutes. A short distance outside the properties main gate is a bus stop for Puerto Vallarta's Public transportation. Or you can easily catch a Taxi.

Casa Owaissa is the perfect tropical vacation getaway you'll cherish forever.

The Villa can also be booked in conjunction with its sister Villa, Casa de la Hoja, located directly above forming a compound of five bedrooms, six bathrooms. This rental option is great for larger families or a corporate retreat. Call for details.

Keywords: Private House, Private Casa, Villa, Private Pool,2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Vacation Rental, Ocean view for Rent, Full Time Staff, Walk to the beach, Stunning Views, Conchas Chinas, Affordable, Sunny, warm, activities, comfortable, newly renovated, Close to the beach, Ocean Views, Wireless connection, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, well maintained, good neighborhood, Corporate retreats,Close to Restaurants, Close to Night Life

More Details

Lionel Cunningham
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Lionel Cunningham


I'm Lionel on the left of this photo, my partner of 24 years is Garin. In this photo we are returning with 'The Catch Of The Day' an 11 foot sail fish. Another exciting day of fishing in the Bay of Bandaras.

We also live in Southern Oregon where our Summer residence is located, as well as our Lake Home at Fish Lake, in the Rogue River National Forest. Also our business Cripple Creek Music Co. in Ashland, Oregon is where we retail musical instruments.

We share our homes with 2 very lovable Havanese Dogs, Sparky and Quesa Diva,(K.C.) .

Lionel Cunningham purchased this villa in 1995

Why Lionel Cunningham chose South Zone

We fell in Love with Puerto Vallarta in 1990. We love the people, the culture, but most, the Warm Sunny Winters of Mexico.

We purchased Casa Owaissa (our guest house) in 1995 and Casa de la Hoja (our second residence) in 2001. We recently remodeled both houses. We rent one or both houses when we are not using them, call for details.

What makes this villa unique

We enjoy the people and the diverse culture of Mexico. The beautiful white sand beaches, and all that the Bay of Banderas has to offer. Most of all, we love Puerto Vallarta's wonderful weather.


South Zone Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2) One King size bed in each bedroom.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Maid, Gardner, Pool service 6 days a week, Sparkling Pool in full sun ideal for private nude sunbathing, Beautiful lush tropical gardens, Casa Owaissa is over 2500 square ft. of area to lounge relax and enjoy, Pool side wet bar, Capture a romantic evening while enjoying a candle lit dinner, Sunset views year around, Watch whales and dolphins from your terrace, Wireless connection to a high-speed internet service, A safe is provided for your valuables as well as a paddle lock we ask that you bring your own paddle lock for your peace of mind, It is a pleasant short stroll to the beach and restaurants, very convenient to taxis and public transportation


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average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews

Great villa!

  • 5 of 5

If the perfect Villa, location, and great staff is not for you.....stay home. We had a PERFECT STAY!!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Garin and I are so thrilled to hear that you had the perfect stay! We are glad that did not stay at home! :) Lionel
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A wonderful stay in Casa Owaissa

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful 7 day stay at Casa Owaissa. Every room was very nicely decorated, beautiful art work everywhere. Both bedrooms were nice. As there were only 2 of us, we stayed in the bedroom on the second floor, which had its own private balcony.

There were ceiling fans in every room, and an air conditioner in each bedroom.

The pool was perfect to dip in on a hot sunny day, with lounge chairs to relax in.

Flowers and plants all nicely placed around the pool and down the stair (walkway) all well taken care of by Memo.

The only small negative thing for us (as we like our privacy) was the caretakers Memo and Norma are around most of the day, and the occasional guests from the home above would walk by the pool, and our kitchen window. But that is just us. As you can see from other reviews other people didnt mind at all. We had the pleasure of meeting the owners... they were very nice and very hospitable.

All in all we had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad to hear that you had a wonderful stay at Casa Owaissa. I thank you for your comments on how we can improve our home for future guests. I do hope to see you again. Lionel
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Fort Lee NJ

Awesome Stay at Casa Owaissa!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing three weeks in paradise. The layout and decor were charming and perfect for us. We loved the ocean views, gentle sea breezes, romantic ambiance, maximum privacy, sense of security, refreshing pool. The walk to town was about 10 minutes walk and always interesting. We thoroughly enjoyed this extraordinary retreat and would highly recommend Casa Owaissa to PV visitors! Lionel and Garin stopped in for a visit and gave us a number of great restaurant recommendations. PV is a developing area and there is a bit of new construction taking place. We really made the best of everything !

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for enjoying OUR paradise! It is always nice to have guests that appreciate our home, Casa Owaissa. Lionel and Garin
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Beautiful place to call Home for our vacation. So much thought given to comfort and decor

  • 5 of 5

We are so grateful to our hosts for the beautiful way they have decorated and landscaped this vacation home. Standouts were the pool, the view and easy access to town.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fort Collins, CO

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Owaissa was perfect in every way! The pictures are exactly what we found when we arrived! Being rasied in Mexico and spending a lot of time in Puerto Vallarta, I was unsure about staying in a home on the hill. Was I wrong! This house is perfectly situated on the south end of town, quiet, tropical, very Mexican in a traditional, classic way. Whales every day from the balcony! The pool is perfect as well-cool, sunny, relaxing! Lots to do, easy to get to and a getaway like I have never had and I am a world traveler! Cannot wait to return to our home in Conches Chinos! Memo is super nice and accomodating-lugging our luggage up and down the stairs without issue, Norma was great as well. The only thing that could make this better is if I owned it! Gracias por todo! If I could give it six stars, I would!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private paradise, beautiful condo with fantastic outdoor living area and pool

  • 5 of 5

The condo is everything as stated and more! It is spacious, very nicely decorated and the two outdoor living spaces are fantastic. The private swimming pool is approximately 18 x 30 feet and pristine. The lower level outdoor space is a perfect blend of sun and shade. The upper level space provides views of the ocean and beautiful sunsets. The master suite with large bathroom also has plenty of storage, comfy king bed, ceiling fan, air conditioning and TV (although we didn't use it). Both the living area and lower level bedroom (with adjacent large bathroom) have doors that open to the patio and pool area. We walked into town almost every day (15 minute walk crossing the street and heading down the cobblestone road and taking the stairs to the beach from the condo). You first encounter the Romantica Zone which is the nicest part of town with the majority of restaurants, shops, boutiques, bakeries, bars and essentially anything you need. It's an 80 Peso cab ride, if you prefer. Norma and Memo are nice and attend to their responsibilities in an inconspicuous manner, but are near if needed. Lionel made transportation recommendations and helped coordinate a poolside masseuse who was wonderful. We had an extremely relaxing vacation and look forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our beautiful home Casa Owaissa and Puerto Vallarta. Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I look forward to your return. Lionel
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Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Puerto Vallarta Airport PVR
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
La Playaita Resturant and Bar
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Highway 200
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
La Playaita Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Conchas Chinas Beach
Car: not necessary

Whale-watching with Oscar, Horse back riding with Juan, Massage can be arranged at Casa Owaissa, Bungee jumping not too far south of Casa Owaissa, Parasailing and Jet Skiing everywhere on the beaches, The Vallarta Zoo is impressive, The Vallarta Botanical Gardens is a Must see say hello to Bob, Swimming with the dolphins in Nuevo Vallarta, Surfing is great north of Vallarta in Sayulita, Zip line Canopy Tours is so much fun, Sit in the shade of a palm tree and read a good book, Go deep sea fishing with Masterbaiters all you have to do is take your pole in hand.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $35
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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