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A centrally located beach front oasis with the best pool in town!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Amazing 3 bedroom penthouse condo located right on a Mexican Riviera Beach.

The penthouse condo spans 3 floors with living space and kitchen on main, 2 bedrooms on second floor and master bedroom on the top.Full bathrooms are attached to each bedroom and there is a half bathroom on main floor. Decks are on each level, with rooftop patio off master bedroom. Our condo is distinctive for its location on the ocean end of the building allowing for 180 degree ocean views out over the Manzanillo Bay! Every room consists of fantastic ocean views from the Las Hadas Peninsula to Downtown Manzanillo,

The complex has a large and beautiful pool with whirlpool, waterfall, kiddie pools, swim up bar and tanning pool. There is a swim up snack and drink bar open Wednesday-Sunday in high season. Available for guest use are tennis, basketball and badminton courts, soccer nets and beach volleyball. Wireless internet is available in the lobby. A games area in the Palapa and friendly and helpful front desk staff complete your stay at the most popular condominium complex in town!

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Sara Perizzolo
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 3, 2017

About Sara Perizzolo

The Perizzolo Family includes Steve, Sara and three children. We live and work in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Sara Perizzolo purchased this condo in 2014

Why Sara Perizzolo chose Playa Azul

We have been travelling down to Manzanillo every year since 2008. Up until now we have stayed with Sara's parents in their 3 bedroom condo in the same complex. Our 3 children are getting bigger and every time we went down we looked at the condos for sale. This year we finally took the plunge and bought our own slice of paradise. Our family looks forward to the quality family time we spend there while escaping the winter weather back home! We feel safe and secure both in the complex and out and about in the town of Manzanillo. We are comfortable with our children roaming around on their own within the gated complex and 24 hour security.

What makes this condo unique

We are in love with the rooftop patio right off the master suite. We even have a little bar fridge in the bedroom so we don't have to traipse back down stairs for that next drink. Our condo is distinctive for its location on the ocean end of the building allowing for 180 degree ocean views out over the Manzanillo Bay! Every room consists of fantastic ocean views from the Las Hadas Peninsula to Downtown Manzanillo.


Playa Azul Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Floor - toilet
    Queen Bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Twin Bedroom - toilet , shower
    Master - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis


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A centrally located beach front oasis with the best pool in town!
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

Fantastic location, Family friendly, Absolutely Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great. The condo was perfect for our 2 boys and daughter, hubby and I. We have a rental condo in Orlando and have realistic expectations when staying in someone else's place, especially on the ocean. Everything worked well in the condo- shades, fridge, water cooler and we loved sitting on the third floor patio to watch the sun rise every morning with our coffee. There were plenty of plates, cups, cutlery and storage containers- it seems like we can never have enough of those when traveling with a family of five! The staff was amazing- check in was easy, the keys worked great, our kids got to practice their Spanish when asking for the "la mesa de futbol"- absolutely not the Spanish word for foosball, but they got the message across. The house cleaner came twice and loved seeing the kids, asking if it was ok for her to stay and clean. I tipped her $20 pesos each time and she seemed genuinely grateful (I never know how much to tip in these cases bc it is so different in the States). The complex was wonderful. We played tennis and swam in the pool everyday. We walked the beach and the kids jumped in the water down the way bc when they went to the water at the complex, the guards waved them out. I appreciate their concern for the kids' safety, there is quite an undertow. We did go to Miramar Beach our last day (only 12 minutes away) and the waves were much more user friendly. Your binder was a great asset and Chris and I had an amazing dinner at Puerto Viejo. We had thought about going snorkeling, but decided to go the more relaxing route and stay put at the resort. There was a great mix of Americans, Canadians and Mexicans and everyone was super family friendly and well behaved (kids and adults alike). The bar was open every afternoon with a good selection of bar food: guac, fries, nachos, hamburgers, club sandwiches. Having Soriana so close was amazing and we cooked most meals in. We had a wonderful time and would love to stay in your place again. (PS- There is a night life- we met up with 20/30 somethings and hit one of the clubs and danced the night away, well I did, Chris stayed back with the kids. Maybe we'll get a sitter next time. :) -- Anne Marie, Chris, Colin, Ellie and Patrick

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Longview Wa

Great condo in a super complex!

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in several units in this complex, this one did not Disappoint. The unit was in great condition and the views were awesome! We have stayed in other hotels and condos, including some all-inclusive resorts in Manzanillo but this is our favorite and we highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful spot Oceanside

  • 4 of 5

Stayed 3 weeks in Villa 223. The property is extremely well managed and clean. The villa is well equipped and comfortable. Beware of the stairs though. My son said it was like living in a treehouse.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property is well maintained, right on the beach, and the pool is magnificent

  • 4 of 5

The condo could use a little updating, but is a beautiful place to stay in Manzanillo. Beach views from every floor, the top floor terrace as nice as one could want. Located within walking distance to restaurants and groceries. Manzanillo isn't Puerto Vallarta, but that's part of the point of going--the beaches, restaurants, activities are not crowded at all. We went directly to a table every time, every place. Did I mention the pool? Really--Wow. The front desk is very attentive, the parking underground secure, and our almost 2 week stay was not regrettable in the least! Sara, the host, outlined all expectations, and compliance is not an issue. Northern Illinois was a distant memory the whole time. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. We are slowly updating the unit doing things each time we are down. During Spring Break, after your visit, we replaced the wood flooring in the queen and twin bedrooms with tile. So glad you enjoyed your visit.
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Wonderful location and complex.

  • 4 of 5

The unit was large, comfortable and had an amazing view from almost every window. The kitchen was well stocked and all appliances were in good repair. The owner responded very quickly to any emails and was a pleasure to deal with. The pool was amazing, very large and well maintained. There were lots of tables and chairs around the pool so it was easy to pick a place to spend the day either in the shade or the sun. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The location is perfect as the complex is close to a large grocery store, shopping and wonderful restaurants. The buses are easy to use and very inexpensive. We throughly enjoyed Manzanillo as there are so many day trips to go on. Would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maple Grove, MN

Loved Manzanillo and great condo!

  • 5 of 5

We had a amazing time and loved Manzanillo. The condo was very comfortable for 3 couples and It worked out great for us. Everything was in perfect working order in the condo and we loved the location. We all agreed the pool is the best in Manzanillo and so well kept. The views from the condo were incredible. Never needed to turn on the air conditioners and it was always comfortable. All staff at the property were very friendly and helpful. The front desk staff helped us arrange a larger vehicle to get the 6 of us back to the airport. We never saw maids in the unit but could tell they had been there - did leave them a tip each time. Pool bar staff were fun to visit with and drinks were delicious - just sad to hear they are going to leave the condo to open a restaurant but they said one of the waiters was going to take over the business at the condo- so maybe much won't change. We also found other guests and owners at the condo to be very friendly and willing to offer advise on restaurants and activities.

We ventured out to several beaches - Mirimar and La Boquita. It was so easy to take the bus but taxis were so inexpensive that we took a taxi to La Boquita beach. Jorge (recommended by Sara) arranged a snorkeling and fishing trip for us. The snorkeling trip was a blast - we saw so many fish and enjoyed it so much. The fishing trip was fun too - just caught a few small fish - the best touch of the fishing trip was on the ride back to shore they made us ceviche from the fish we caught - so delicious.

We were surprised at the great value of everything - our dollar is so strong there. The grocery store across the street, Soriana, is large and has everything you would need. Many great restaurants within walking distance.

This was our first trip to Manzanillo and I can't wait to go back and hope to stay longer next time.

The information provided by the owner Sara was really helpful.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $312.06

Long Term Rentals (more than 4 weeks) - Final payment due 120 days prior to arrive.

All renters are required to complete a rental agreement before reservation is confirmed.

Owner'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.