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Penthouse, Stunning Ocean Views - Old Town, Playa Los Muertos

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Bright, Spacious, Modern, 1BR, 2Bath Takes Your Breath Away, Close To Everything

Penthouse Level Hideaway, stunning ocean views. Professionally managed with a concierge service that can provide the services of a hotel (reservations, activites, car rentals) with the convenience of a condo.

Nestled 300 feet behind Playa Los Muertos , you’ll find sweeping Bandaras Bay views and tranquility high above the action that is Old Town Puerto Vallarta. Inspired by fond memories of the Greek Islands, Casa Santorini over looks majestic blue cupolas, white washed architecture and a coastline that can only be described as awesome.

From our fully furnished, pristinely remodeled 1 bedroom 2 bath condo enjoy the best that Zona Romantica has to offer, a short walk to restaurants, clubs and shopping tastefully appointed with a hint of European style.

Located just feet away from Puerto Vallarta’s gay beach and Blue Chairs resort, you can enjoy peaceful sunsets on the private balcony or lounge by the roof top pool under a covered canopy.

While a romantic destination, our condo can sleep up to 3 persons. Stay connected with telephone, cable tv and of course wifi. Impeccably furnished with Bosh appliances (Washer/dryer, Oven and dishwasher) Air conditioned and ceiling fans. 2 Balconys.

Come visit and enjoy.

Note...Our building is built on a hill and has two entrances, one at street level and the upper entrance easily accessible by car. 1/2 flight down from the rooftop pool deck you'll find the penthouse level, our apartment is not recommended for those with mobility challenges. The most convenient access on foot is to take the stairs, people should be advised that there are 97 steps to the top.

Also Note.

At booking time vrbo offers damage protection insurance ($59). Alternatively guests may request to pay a $300 refundable security deposit. (Paid and returned by credit card).

Also, Also, note...

Puerto Vallarta is growing. New condo construction projects in Zona Romantica happen without notice and their related noises are out of our control

LONG TERM RATES (28 days or more):

November 22, 2016 - April 30, 2016 $125 per night*

*Add $50 per night from 11/22 - 11/29 and December 18 - January 3, 2016

Other periods please inquire.

More Details


Amapas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Equipped with stacking Bosch washer/dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Located just off the kitchen
  • Equipped with stacking bosch washer and dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Living room sofa is not convertible but may sleep 2 persons
  • Raised queen bed looks out onto the living room by raising the retractable shade, affording stunning ocean views while laying in bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We're here to make this a wonderful experience, simply let us know how we can make your stay better. Our professional property management service offers concierge services to help you with arranging activities, car rental or restaurant recommendations or reservations


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Penthouse, Stunning Ocean Views - Old Town, Playa Los Muertos
average rating of 4.769231 based on 31 reviews
Seattle WA

Breath taking!

  • 5 of 5

The view is stunning. The place is clean, and private. By breathtaking, it’s a view to die for. Also, close to the beach. Returning to the condo from the Amapas entrance, there are over 79 steps. That also can be breathtaking!!😆 make sure the taxi driver goes to the upper level near the highway when you come from the airport. I highly recommend this place and the concierge service was A+

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver Canada

Amazing view ! Excellent amenities! Better then the pictures.The staff from Palmera’s were great!

  • 5 of 5

The place is an ideal location and central to the Romantic zone and all it’s fun attractions yet just far enough removed that come evening time it’s very peaceful for a restful nights sleep.

The stairs up to the place keep you burning the calories from all the days buckets of Corona’s!!!

Thanks for a great stay and we will be back soon!!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The view is everything

  • 5 of 5

Every morning and evening was spent lingering on the balcony, staring out at the beauty of Banderas Bay. The pictures don't lie--they are stunning. Property was comfortable and had whatever we needed. There really are a lot of stairs, so be warned. We didn't find this a problem, but some people might. The concierge that helps with the property was extremely helpful, providing tips on eating and tours. Great location right in the Zona Romantica, close to the beach and lots of restaurants that are a bit off the beaten path. Wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely condo in perfect location

  • 4 of 5

The view from this penthouse condo is fantastic, we could watch P.V. bird activity every morning even had humming-birds, posing for us!

The location at the end of Zona Romantica is superb, party noise usually subsided by 10 pm.

One block from ocean is great for swimming and afterwards simply walking back upstairs to take a shower.

There is a mini supermarket 3 min and a French bakery about a 6 min walk from condo for daily delicious breakfast

Layout of condo is beautiful and rooms are beautifully appointed

Customer service was excellent. All staff was most helpful and provided us with a new

jug of purified water, as the one that was in the condo was empty.

They also booked a tour for us and called a taxi the day of departure.

The kitchen is equipped with everything one would need to entertain guests with all appliances performing perfectly.

Internet was fantastic at all times.

The area is safe, even at night. Possibly due to tourist police presence - we never had any issues.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver BC


  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful space. I booked expecting a lot and when the taxi pulled up in a somewhat dingy looking area I was worried. But then I went through the lobby and out onto the roof and WOW !!! The view is amazing, the common areas are very clean and well taken care of and the condo is great. Warm and welcoming, comfortable and classy, they have done a great job furnishing it.

The kitchen is a part of the space so you can visit with guests while cooking. There was some basic equipment missing, but my husband says the knives are the best he has ever seen in a condo, so he was willing to forgive the lack of champagne/wine glasses, storage bowls and a couple other things. We purchased the glasses and I let Bruce know about the rest so I think it will be fixed pretty quick.

The condo is in a great part of town. Off the really touristy row, but only 10 minute walk to it. Close to the beach, theatres, banking, restaurants, we loved it. No large grocery store but we took a taxi out to one and stocked up on essentials, the day to day is available everywhere.

Couple of reservations about recommending this space. First - from the beach it is 112 stairs (yes I counted them) to the apartment. A lot of stairs, but great for the butt. If you hike or take a taxi to the top it is only one flight up or down.

The other reservation, although we didn't care, is it is in a very obviously gay part of town. So if you have a problem with that, this would not be the place to rent. But boy would you be missing out on a great place and a great area.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Are we in heaven ??

  • 5 of 5

As soon as the door opens to the condo you are welcomed by an amazing view of the most beautiful ocean view in P V..

The condo is just as the pictures describe , even better actually. It is very comfortable and has all you will need to make it a great holiday. Clean, well supplied, roomy enough for two very nicely, everything worked perfectly, the bedroom a/c was great and the bed was very comfortable.

There are a LOT of stairs but if your in decent shape and don't mind some excercise it's quite enjoyable.

Luis the concierge was very accommodating and met us upon arrival and departure and was available the few times we needed his assistance.

Thank you Bruce for sharing your spectacular place in heaven, we will be back !!

Vince and Carolyn

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Bruce Zelony
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, thai
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Bruce Zelony

My life's motto... Nobody's perfect, if they We fell in love with this apartment because of the serene feeling we got the moment we saw it. Sometimes it's nice to be an adrenaline junkie and sometimes we just want to relax, we also like doing both in the same day. Love the nice things in life and LOVE finding the right hole in the wall for dinner. Balance is my favorite word.

Bruce Zelony purchased this condo in 2014

Why Bruce Zelony chose Amapas

After visiting for 20 years I knew that Puerto Vallarta is special and this neighborhood makes me feel at home. It's quaint and only 2 blocks away from world class dining, across the street from the beach and high enough above the street to make the world slip away.

What makes this condo unique

Always been attracted to Ocean Views. I visited newer, more modern buildings yet kept circling back to this unit, far above the street there's a remarkable feeling seeing the Ocean and the Mountains when you look out on a corner unit with wrap around windows.

Guestbook comments from the manager

When I arrived to casa santorini and the property manager opened the door to the condo it was a big capital Wow I was so taken aback by the view out of the windows that it took my breath away it took me several moments to turn around and look at how fantastic the whole penthouse was 360 degree view windows of the world all around you overlooking the bay and islands. Bruce was very very swift with his response to me enquiring about the Penthouse. During the month I was there Bruce called several times to check to make sure that I had everything I needed to me that was was Fantastic. I would recommend to anyone to stay in this penthouse Casa Santorini I was there for one month I had such peace and quiet I had such a view I could not have asked for anything more thank you once again Bruce. Janusz August 2014
Jul 2014
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Puerto Vallarta International
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Blue Chairs
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Ferry to Yelapa
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Playa Los Muertos
Car: not necessary

Located in the aptly named Zona Romantica (Romantic Zone) eclectic, bohemian and home to galleries, restaurants, nightlife and a thriving gay community, the adventurous and the open minded will have plenty to do, see, taste and enjoy. 1 block from the Blue Chairs beach resort, travel on cobblestone streets as you explore the quaint village. Sip coffee down the street for hours or lay by the pool.

Adventurous types can enjoy paragliding, banana boats or jet skiing. If action is not your scene, perhaps you'll enjoy watching it from the balcony. For your adrenaline rush, try one of several zip lining companies, swim with the dolphins or visit Chicos Paradise, a restaurant in the middle of the jungle.

Take an evening cruise aboard the Pirates of the Bay, a family friendly event complete with fireworks or enjoy one of several cocktail cruises on the bay that cater to different lifestyles.

There are a number of excellent beach front dining choices to fit everybody's budget, from Dollar Margaritas to Luxurious Private dining by the ocean. Perhaps a private chef is what you want to create a memorable evening? No matter what your taste and budget, Old Puerto Vallarta has something for you.

Our professional concierge service can make recommendations, reservations for dinners and activities.

Disfrtutate! (ENJOY YOURSELF)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $20
Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Holiday rentals are sub $25 per night additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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