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Relaxation At Its Finest

Bedrooms 1
Space 640 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Highly recommended one bedroom apartment with brand new sofa bed for children or other guests. Recently installed free international telephone line and fiber optic Internet for faster, more reliable connections. Relax at the pool or walk the beach. Free gas barbeques at poolside. Cook in or eat out - supermarket and good restaurants 5 minutes walk.

A small complex with very friendly atmosphere. Usually long term return guests and owners.

Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018

About Pete

My wife and partner/owner are realtors who have owned here since it was new. As realtors we understand that homes should be kept up to date, and we do this constantly to ensure an accommodation for our guest with all reliable facilities. We love the quiet, community atmosphere to get away from all the hustle and bustle and enjoy a quieter Mexican life style with the opportunity to occasionally enjoy the activities of a simpler tourist town, to swim, golf, fish and eat out.

Pete purchased this condo in 1997

Why Pete chose Zona Hotelera

A very small complex of only 48 units where there is a very friendly atmosphere but exceptionally close to shopping for everyday items and great restaurants.

What makes this condo unique

Quiet times on the beach watching the fish jump, the whales swimming by or watching the surf roll in. Life at 'Viva' is GOOD.

A family atmosphere where small groups of owners and guests often join together for social time.


Zona Hotelera Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Newly renovated bathroom with full sized shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Double California Queen sized bed. Lots of storage, with safe for documents and money.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • 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:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Newly listed but numerous satisfied guests over the ownership of 17 years


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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Relaxation At Its Finest
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Boulder CO

Location and condo both excellent

  • 5 of 5

Perfect condo for our needs...clean, well stocked, ground level, beautiful ocean side location. We are seniors+.. :) from Colorado and decided to not rent a car since our stay would be short and a test of the area. Using the Urbano bus was easy....just hailed and paid $1 USD each every time we boarded..rustic ride but taxis are also parked and several restaurants very close by...we each took our own shopping bags and shopped daily. Our Mexican neighbors could not have been more gracious and always helpful even though we speak very little Spanish. We'll be back.....gratias!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. Glad you enjoyed your stay and everything was good in our "home"
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Nice property in a very good location.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the stay with the exception of our arrival when the property manager was not aware we were booked. April and Steve our next door neighbors took care of getting the hurricane shutters up and helping turn on the breakers for lights and contacting the property manager. The property was well equipped with spices, utensils and everything needed to fix meals. At the pool area there is a gas and charcoal grill that is convenient for grilling. La Comer a couple blocks away is a nice grocery store where you can purchase everything you may need for your stay including liquor. The beach was uncrowded and always a nice breeze, the pool area was very nice with palapas and plenty of umbrella's and beach chairs. Invited to Happy Hour by the residents every evening at 6:30 which was very enjoyable. The beach chairs and umbrella supplied by the owner was also a nice touch.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time at Viva Condos

  • 5 of 5

Spent 15 days at owner Pete's condo first two weeks of Jan. 2018. We had a terrific time. I had very good email contact with the owner answering my questions while arranging our trip. I used a service for round trip airport transfer that Pete had suggested. Smooth transaction. You will have a parking space on the grounds should you have a vehicle. Condo has everything you need, is clean and nicely decorated, nice little patio with table and chairs right outside with an ocean view. If it's something you personally need or want, there is a huge store (La Comer) within an easy short walk where you can buy just about anything. No need to pay for a taxi to the historic district. Take the Urbano buses (they look like yellow school buses) that run seemingly all the time. Our cost was a bit less than $1.00 U.S. per person each way. Catch them up on the main drag above the condo. Just wave them down and they will stop. Just tell the driver where you want to go. Great restaurants all over town in various price ranges, and several very close to the condo complex (even 4 or 5 at the La Comer complex). Other complex residents were actual visiting owners, first time visitors, or repeat renters and are very friendly and helpful. Temp. was a sunny 75 to 80 degrees every day. The pool was great and the ocean right out front was beautiful. Charcoal and gas BBQ, and restrooms at the pool area for your use. Security guard wanders the property all night. BTW, on this trip, (and a past trip) I walked all over town. I never felt unsafe or personally saw any trouble. Just use common sense like you should be doing anywhere. I also always saw lots of patrolling municipal and federal police. One day we took a nice easy bus trip down and back to Cabo San Lucas. I recall it was about $2.50 U.S. each way per person. Catch the Cabo buses across the highway at the front side of La Comer. My wife is a cancer leg amputee, so this ground floor unit worked out perfectly for her. She got around everywhere at the complex and around town with my help at times and her crutches and/or wheelchair. This was our second trip to Viva Condos (the first time in a different unit). We didn't want our vacation to end either time. We hope to return. Thanks Pete.


  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Paul. So glad your wife and yourself were able to relax. This is a second "home" for us and we are happy that you found it the same for yourselves.
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a nice, quiet stay at the condo. The people are very friendly at the condo complex and welcomed us to their annual Christmas Eve buffet dinner. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Little Place

  • 5 of 5

The Viva Condos is located perfectly for a wonderful time in San Jose del Cabo. This particular unit is well kept, clean and easily accessed. There's a parking stall too, if required. All amenities are within walking distance, including grocery stores, restaurants, corner stores, and most of all, the beach. The beach is wide and expansive, not crowded, so you'll have plenty of space to soak up the sun and the sights -a truly relaxing experience. If you feel like it, there are horses too for a little riding. A little further, a longer walk or short taxi ride is el centro San Jose. There is the old Spanish built church and town square. There are many restaurants and artesan shops as well. Overall, you can't go wrong here if you're looking for relaxing trip away. We had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Langley, B.C. Canada

Great Place for true relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We were there for 8 nights and had an awesome stay. I would recommend this one bedroom place to anyone over an all inclusive. It has everything you need. It's right on the beach. Grocery store and restaurants are all within walking distance or short cab rides. We ate in 4 nights and out 4 nights and it cost less then it would have at an all inclusive. It is not a huge place so would be tight with more than two people in it. Especially once the couch is opened. But we like travelling this way as we both hate hotel rooms. The other owners that were there were very friendly. We were invited to join in their happy hour every night which was fun. We will definitely go back. We may even look at renting 4 units soon and take our 3 adult boys and their significant others.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
San Jose Del Cabo
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Valentino's, Cynthia's
Car: not necessary

This is a very quiet complex of one bedroom apartments. Relaxation is key with your own pool on the beach. There are numerous activities within easy reach. Swimming, surfing, horseback riding, fishing, whale watching as well a large number of world class golf courses.

The local town is within walking distance with first class restaurants and Classic Mexican food. Walk the town and visit the church, the Art district and the wildlife sanctuary. Swim with dolphins at the pool within 100 meters.

Excellent grocery shopping is a 10 minute walk offering everything you would need to cook at home or barbeque.

Rent a car and visit Cabo San Lucas. Todo Santos or La Paz.

WiFi and TV services available with laundry facilities on site.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning fee $50

***Please note rates are to be charged in US DOLLARS not Canadian dollars. Please call owner at 1-604-612-5415

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.