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THE DREAM CONDO--SPECTACULAR OCEANVIEW STUDIO IN THE AMAPAS AREA OF OLD TOWN

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 678 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The Dream Condo at 353 Amapas which is one of Puerto Vallarta's newest studios.

This contemporary, fourth floor unit is in a new condominium that has a spectacular ocean view of Banderas Bay—third largest in Mexico. You can even hear the waves breaking on the beach in the studio!

It is ideally located in one of the most desirable and safest neighborhoods on the south side of Puerto Vallarta that is known as Old Town which is part of the Romantic Zone. Getting around Puerto Vallarta is very easy. You can walk everywhere you may want to go except for a supermarket, Walmart or a cinema. There is also a taxi stand within a couple minute walk from the building. Access to public transportation is just outside of the main entrance. Both modes of transportation are inexpensive.

The condominium is just a flight of stairs from the world-famous Los Muertos Beach in the area behind the well-known Blue Chairs resort. It is very convenient to local restaurants, bars and boutiques.

The studio is filled with high-end finishes such as custom-made parota furniture and indirect lighting. There is a very large balcony with a complete set of rattan furniture including a screen which protects you privacy—perfect for dining and entertaining. The windows running the full length of the balcony are equipped with blackout roller shades.

The king size bed has 600-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets for extra comfort. There are also beach towels.

There is a smart 3D television that is connected to high-speed Internet for video streaming via Android device of many channels including most US and Canadian networks. Netflix, Amazon Prime, an all-region Blue Ray DVD, Wii, and Echo as well as Sonos wireless voice/sound systems are also available which can be controlled by a cell phone, pad or laptop. All of the above are housed in a dresser that also serves as a room divider. It also contains a leaf that pulls out which can be used as a work space and/or a dining area.

The beautiful kitchen has a granite countertop, a double stainless sink, and all the small appliances are Cuisinart.

Both the toilet and shower are in separate glass enclosures and the bathroom entrance has a folding door for privacy. The shower has a marble bench as well as a marble surround and the cabinet around the sink has a marble surface. All fixtures in the kitchen and bathroom are Moen.

This condo has an ensuite digital combination safe that can accommodate up to a 13” laptop and other valuables as well as a peep hole in the entrance door. The studio is equipped with a hard-wired smoke/fire alarm, carbon monoxide/natural gas detector and a fire extinguisher. There is also bottled water for guests to drink and cook with.

The condominium complex has a fitness center, infinity pool, Jacuzzi, a professional stainless steel BBQ; and Wi-Fi on the roof garden which has an excellent view of the surroundings.

This complex is very safe and is equipped with an entry intercom as well as security cameras at both the Amapas and Highway 200 entrances. The side of the condo balcony that abuts another one is protected by a privacy/security barrier. There is also an Administrator as well as a maintenance person on site.

More Details

Owner
George Eagan Ginther
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Shane,



Aaron tells me you and Paul were wonderful guests. I really appreciate the fact that you took great care of my studio. Hopefully, you will give me the opportunity to host you again.



I have had a problem giving you a 5-star rating, but VRBO will manually post it for me in the near future.



Best regards,



George
Nov 2016
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Amenities

Amapas Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 678 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Check-in 3 pm or later & Checkout 10:00 am or earlier unless other arrangements are made with the property manager. One cleaning per week is included in the rental rates. Guests are subject to condominium rules. Please note that this studio is available for long term rentals. Kindly inquire for special rates.

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THE DREAM CONDO--SPECTACULAR OCEANVIEW STUDIO IN THE AMAPAS AREA OF OLD TOWN
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 14 reviews
5

Excellently appointed studio in a fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

The Dream Condo is in the perfect location, just one block from the beach! Set back enough so it's quieter but still only 3 min from the sand. Also close to shopping & the bars!

The condo is really well appointed with plush towels & top of the line kitchen items. The infinity pool on the roof is gorgeous & the view is magnificent!

We will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A perfect spot on Amapas for an incredible PV getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 10 days in the Dream Condo and we could not have asked for better accommodations. The room was perfectly sized for the two of us, and the terrace had a great view of the water (and the new construction across the street). The amenities in the room and the rest of the building were beyond anything we have had in other rentals. We used the gym and rooftop pool everyday.

One of the things I pray the most for in a vacation rental is a comfortable and well dressed bed, and the Dream Condo definitely delivered. Compared to other rentals we have had, the large king sized bed was perfection. The owners provided large bottles of water to refill the water dispenser in the living area, so there was plenty of safe drinking water. We used the Amazon Alexa and Sonos to play music while we were enjoying our stay.

I have to say, the BEST part of our stay was the cleaning service. Because we stayed longer than a week, a cleaning mid way through our stay was included, but you can arrange to pay out of pocket for additional cleanings if you want them. I have stayed in many hotels, and been lucky enough to stay in some very luxury hotels that pride themselves on great service and amenities. The cleaning person at the Dream Condo put all of those luxury hotel staffs to shame. He/she did the most thorough, thoughtful, and extravagant job, from rearranging the items we had strewn out on the bathroom counter by size to doing a perfect accordion fold on the beach towels before hanging them over the appropriate hooks. We were surprised to find the room clean when we came back from the beach, and the more we discovered that the person had done, the more impressed I was.

There was construction across the street during our stay, but wasn't really that much of a challenge with the sliding glass doors closed.

If I am going to be absurdly critical, the two negatives we had were:

-The lighting in the bathroom for the vanity is a bit lacking if you have the bathroom doors open and the blinds up on the windows (you get a beautiful backlight, but it is hard to see yourself in the mirror as you are getting ready).

-The doors to the closets can prevent you from opening the built in drawers, so you have to be very precise angle to use the drawers.

All in all, on our next trip to PV, I hope this place will be available because I can't wait to come back. The location is great. The building is great. And the service was great.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome place and location!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Very comfortable and close to everything needed - beach, restaurants, shopping etc. Planning to stay again next year! Many thanks to George and the PVRPV team!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis
5

This is the dream condo!

  • 5 of 5

This studio is located in a new secure building in the Los Muertos Beach area. It is nicely appointed, with large panel glass sliding doors and a large outdoor deck. There is a view of the bay and the area is quite. Reaching the beach is down one flight of public steps and groceries, restaurants, shopping and entertainment are just blocks away in old town Puerto Vallarta. We will happily return for a future stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC Canada
5

Great Condo!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for two weeks. We were already familiar with the area as we have stayed and have always said we were going to try this building. Firstly George was always quick to respond during the booking procedure and to answer any questions we had.

His unit is very nice and was perfect for our stay. It is a large studio, we normally book on bedrooms and never did we regret our decision. I loved everything about the unit. The kitchen as well stocked and I can not say enough about how comfortable that bed is! The roof top pool is amazing! We met many people staying in the building and even made some new lasting friends. The only few issues we had was that we had arranged to be picked up by Aaron and there was a bit of confusion with this as he was not there but someone else came instead and I was not aware this was happening. Plus she was late due to traffic. Not a big deal in the grand scheme of things but it did add some confusion to the beginning of the trip.

We had a few requests during our stay like we had no drinking water on arrival and a few other supply related concerns but Aaron dealt with them promptly!

We visit PV at least two times a year and we will stay in this unit again!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Friendswood, Tx
5

Perfecto!!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed for 6 days in this great condo! The whole building is great! Very clean and up to date! The view of the ocean was great from the room. Enjoyed eating breakfast on the patio every morning listening to the ocean! The kitchen has every thing you need to cook! There's a little market a few blocks away where we bought everything we needed! There's a lot of water provided so you don't have to buy any! Bed was comfy with great feeling sheets! Plenty of linens and large beach towels! We didn't feel like it was too far as we walked everywhere! The bus will pick you up in front of the condo. Yasmin greeted us and was great! I got an ear infection while I was there and she even called a doctor for me to make sure I got the right medicine! The infinity pool is amazing! Can't say enough about how nice it was watching the sunset every day from the pool! Everyone we met in the unit was very friendly! We will be back soon as possible and will choose this condo again!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I began renting my studio soon after the condominium was completed in 2013. There have been no more than a handful of guests that were truly exceptional such as Kasee and her boyfriend. They really deserve the highest rating possible. Kasee booked her reservation 3 months in advance of her arrival. She arranged the trip to celebrate her boyfriend’s birthday. My studio is ideal for such special occasions and Kasee took full advantage of the concierge services available. Kasee checked with me on a number of things in advance of her trip. My property manager and I both noticed on how appreciative Kasee was for any assistance we provided her. It makes a difference when a guest like Kasee is so pleasant.
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Motorway
10 Metres
200
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Blue Chairs & Ritmos
Nearest Beach
0.1 Kilometres
Los Muertos
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

INITIAL DEPOSIT

•50% deposit is due at time of booking if your arrival date is more than 30 days away.
•100% payment is due at time of booking if your reservation arrival date is within 30 days.

FINAL PAYMENT

•Final payment is due 60 days before your arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.