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Fantastic Oceanfront in paradise! Unit 414

Bedrooms Studio
Space 465 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

4th floor studio ocean front

Welcome to a quit undiscovered treasure. This non-smoking studio is right on the most beautiful beach (Playas Gemelas) in Puerto Vallarta with white sand and blue water! The view from the balcony is stunning. Facing north you see the ocean and can look east to see the city lights at night. During the season we see whales right from our balcony. Though this is not a 5 star resort, it is quiet and old Mexico style. Not for everyone. If you want to get away from the hustle and noise, this is the place.

Town is a short bus or taxi ride away (5 miles).

Girasol Sur is very charming with an excellent restaurant right on the water next to the pool for a romantic evening. Very quiet and relaxing. Or you can go to the market and prepare your own meals.

-Cable TV, DVD Player

-Dishes, Glasses, Cutlery, Cookware, Coffee Maker

-Refrigerator, Toaster oven, Microwave, Stove Top,

- Electric Grill (no gas)

-Air Conditioning and Ceiling Fan

-Free use of Library

-WiFi in Building

-Queen size bed

-Pool with swim up bar (happy hour daily)

-Mini Market on premises

-Restaurant and Bar on the beach

-Bus and Taxi Stand in front of Girasol

-Free use of Laundry Facilities (provide own detergent)

-Maid Service available through Front Desk for fee

More Details

Terry&Jackie Bell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Terry&Jackie Bell

We are newly retired this year and have been going to Puerto Vallarta since 1997 and have loved it all this time. We own a timeshare at Paradise Village since 1997. We have always wanted to own a place on the ocean ourselves.

We spend our summers in northern Michigan in the great City of Alpena right on the 45th parallel. We just moved back here from Phoenix AZ where we worked as nurses at the Mayo Clinic.

Terry&Jackie Bell purchased this studio in 2014

Why Terry&Jackie Bell chose South Zone

We found this place 2 years ago while exploring real estate there. We fell in love with Girasol Sur as soon as we walked in! The grounds are well kept and a pleasure to walk through. We found as soon as we walked in to our unit we couldn't believe what we saw. Our timeshare is on the north side of the bay and it's very nice, but the beach is nothing like Girasol. There is a good sense of community here also. We see the whales right from our balcony as well as the sea rays jumping out of the water!

What makes this studio unique

Quiet, and newly updated with a great little restaurant. The staff here is so very helpful. Transportation is quite simple here. The bus stops in front about every 10-15 minutes. All the units at Girasol have great views of the ocean. Ours faces north and is one of the most desired views. So we also have beautiful night views of the city. We have already installed a new mini-split AC which also expands the view a little more. We have a nice screen door on the entrance for great cross breezes. The ocean side is all glass to take advantage of the view. The living area has a mirror that looks like a window and reflects the view while lying in bed. Of course the ocean sound is great too. Swimming in the ocean on the north beach is wonderful.


South Zone Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 465 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Toilet and shower separate from sink
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • 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
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
2 adults


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Fantastic Oceanfront in paradise! Unit 414
average rating of 4.862069 based on 29 reviews

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at other properties in different areas of Puerto Vallarta but keep returning to Girasol Sur. It is located right on the ocean with 2 great beaches on either side. Pool is in the middle and what can be better than relaxing pool side, looking out at the ocean, listening to the surf and being shaded by palm trees . Very laid back location, but only a 15 minute bus ride (bus stop right outside the condo) to town where you have an endless choice of restaurants. Terry and Jackie were great to deal with and were very responsive to any enquiries we had. Would be difficult to stay anywhere else!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing and absolutely beautiful

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable bed a fully stocked kitchen a beautiful balcony right on the beach we listen to the waves every night as we went to sleep a wonderful restaurant and a bar great Happy Hour 2 for 1 .The ground where impeccably clean didn't have any problems whatsoever we would definitely stay here again thank you to the owners Terry and Jackie we had a wonderful time

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This unit has all you need to enjoy your PV vacation. Wonderful location! Great views! Well equipped. Outstanding!!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! Thank you for sharing your condo with us! We would highly recommend your condo to anyone wanting to stay in Puerto Vallarta!! If we come back we will would definitely like to rent from you again! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time. We have spent many vacations in pv, always enjoyed our time there. Thank you

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful and Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Where do I begin! Terry and Jackie's place is just the peaceful retreat my boyfriend and I were looking for, close enough to downtown so that we could grab lunch and go shopping, but far enough away for quiet-time relaxation. The condo itself is very cute, and the view from the porch is absolutely stunning. We loved being able to hear the waves crash and watch the evening rain roll in (as we were visiting during the rainy season). The rain didn't bother us as it was mostly in the evening, with sunny days spent right downstairs at what I think is the best beach in the area! Condo has all the ammenities and we really enjoyed taking the bus (which stop right out front), to town and back every day. I would go back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Puerto Vallarta
Nearest Restaurant
Girasol sur
Nearest Beach
Playa Gemelas
Car: not necessary

kayaking and paddle boarding on north beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $30

First renter gets a 10% discount for up to the first 2 weeks in December 2014.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.