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One Bedroom Retreat Near Old Town PV

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

One Bedroom, One Bathroom Just A Minute From The Beach

The Carriage House is a beautifully decorated one bedroom, one bathroom apartment located on the property of the famous Villa Estrella Mar. Just minutes from the center of Old Town, Puerto Vallarta, a minute to the beach down a private stairway, the location is hard to beat. The apartment consists of a living room and kitchen as well as the bedroom with a king size bed, and ensuite bathroom. There are two small terraces that look out to the Villa and the Bay. Can also be rented with the Villa to provide additional sleeping for two.

Property Manager
Jordan MacPherson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2017

About Jordan MacPherson

Roger and Nancy MacPherson along with their daughter Jordan MacPherson have worked to make this vacation destination an unparalleled experience. Together they have owned properties in Puerto Vallarta for over 25 years now and have always loved the friendly family culture and inviting environment. Villa Estrella Mar in Puerto Vallarta was built with the idea of having an authentic rustic Mexican architectural experience. The Carriage House is a lovely addition to Villa Estrella Mar, but we happily rent it out separately. Jordan handles all of the rentals for the property.

Jordan MacPherson purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Jordan MacPherson chose Romantic Zone

The Romantic zone in Puerto Vallarta is a true treasure of Mexico, nestled below the plush jungle hillsides with its cobblestone roads and beautiful homes with phenomenal views. As the city has grown it has maintained its friendly personality and rustic feel, you will see families strolling hand in hand down the Malecon and will always feel safe. Whether you are looking for an escape for the stresses of your every day life or a trip full of adventure, Puerto Vallarta will not disappoint.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

One Bedroom Retreat Near Old Town PV
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Amazing pv villa

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay. Right near the beach as well as walking distance to old town! Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Seattle WA

Gorgeous apartment, great staff

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a week and it was absolutely gorgeous! It's even more beautiful in person than in the pictures. Very comfortable and close to town as well as the beach. The staff was extremely helpful and nice. Definitely recommend this place for anybody staying in PV.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely find with lots of charm

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I rented the Carriage house for 4 nights over New Year's. We agree with many of the sentiments expressed by others. It is a lovely place, comfortable with charming decor. We loved that there was access to two types of beaches. At the bottom of the stairs, you can go to the left and be on a quiet, relatively unused beach. Or you can go to the right and be on the most popular PV beaches (Los Muertos). We were at the Carriage house on an extremely busy weekend in PV and one of the lovely aspects of the area of the beach that the stairs lead to is it has a small area of shade - one of the few shady areas on the beach and is quieter than the otherwise really busy, crowded beach. We appreciated the fact that the MacPherson's had a couple of beach chairs in the Carriage house so that we could spend long, lazy days comfortably sitting reading books on the beach, where you can rent an umbrella or buy yummy food, such as ceviche, from any one of numerous vendors. This beach is a pleasant alternative to walking the cobblestone into town. Speaking of the cobblestone, I recommend having some sturdy shoes. I wore thin-soled flats the first time and it was a little rough. The one downside is that the house is quite noisy. It is right near a very busy street and there is the constant noise of cars in the background. While we were there, a lot of construction was going on in the neighborhood, which started relatively early.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just the perfect spot!!

  • 5 of 5

Wow!! My husband and I were looking forward to coming here in the first place but we REALLY loved it. It's such a cute little place - quiet, peaceful, and with a beautiful private staircase that leads to both a small, peaceful beach (Amapas) AND Los Muertos beach! So handy. To get down to the action (bars, restaurants, clubs) you can walk down the street, but we just took the stairs down and walked across the beach to get there every time. Just as easy.

Apart from the great location, we loved hanging out on the balcony in the morning, and we REALLY loved grabbing the awesome lounge chairs provided (and a 6 pack), walking down the stairs, and lazing the day away on the beach. The daily maid service was also a huge bonus that we weren't expecting!

Overall, literally no down sides to this place. The perfect spot if you want to explore and have fun in the romantic zone, but come back to a peaceful abode at the end of the night. Thanks Jordan!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little golden paradise

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we entered the Carriage House adjacent to the Villa Estrella Mar we realized we were in for an extra special treat. Golden glowing light fills this charming and spacious private paradise…we would have loved to stay forever! From swimming in the ocean at dawn (accessible by way of a private path down to the beach), to walking down the hill to explore Puerto Vallarta at midday or sipping a glass of wine on the balcony and gazing at the ocean in the evening, our days were filled to the brim with delights. Paco and his team make sure that all their guests receive 1st class treatment and we especially appreciated being able to rely on him to book a restaurant or call a taxi for us non-Spanish speakers. We went home feeling replenished and are still basking in the afterglow of being in this paradise-on-earth.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Texas

Wow!!! Perfect location for the perfect vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from spending 5 days at The Carriage House in Puerto Vallarta and could not be more pleased. The stand alone apartment in front of a separate gorgeous villa. The interior is simple but beautiful. It is in the perfect location which was quiet and peaceful but just a short walk to all of the action in Old Town. Anything you could want is nearby (bars, shops, groceries, coffee, name it). The beach access to the small secluded beach is a climb so be prepared but easily manageable for anyone with decent mobility but the walk down the cobblestone street is easy for anyone as it is a gentle slope into town. The staff is especially attentive. We asked about a flashlight as the pathway to the beach at night was a little dark but they only had a commercial size unit but the next day mini-flashlights appeared on our nightstands. Amazing attention to the guests. I always worry booking something site unseen because it can make or break your vacation experience but the moment we walked through the door and saw where we would be staying, I did a major touchdown dance on the inside!!! If you want a beautiful retreat near all the action, book the Carriage House. You won't be disappointed!!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR)
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
many restaurants w/in minutes!
Nearest Beach
0.02 Miles
Amatas Beach (right below Villa Estrella Mar)
Car: not necessary

Wonderful location just far enough away from the hustle and bustle of Old Town that you get a good night's sleep and the retreat you deserve, but close enough to the action that you can visit the fantastic restaurants by just walking down the beach, or take a quick cab ride down to the Malecon for some entertaining night life.


Rates & Availability

Amapas Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
Nov 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Non Peak Season
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Nov 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 16.0%

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Amapas Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1070 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom has a shower, sink, and toilet. Sorry no bathtub! If you have any dirty clothes during your trip, just toss them in the hamper and our staff will wash them and return them to you the next day, free of charge!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 king
  • Bedroom has a comfortable king size bed in it, two nightstands, a closet and a flat screen TV.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • 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
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

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