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Secure, Luxury Condominium Located Right On The Pacific Ocean

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,240 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, modern, spacious, fully equipped condo with ocean view

Warm sunshine, clear blue skies, all while staying in a peaceful, modern luxury condominium right on the Pacific Ocean.

Our spacious, self-contained 2 bedroom condo is located in the newly built, secure Playa Grande resort, located directly on 26 km of pristine sand beach near Barra de Navidad, Mexico.

Your relaxing vacation will combine all the modern amenities with a safe area, rich with old Mexican charm. The weather is perfect for your retreat: it is reliably sunny and rarely rains in the winter.

Your 1240 square foot open air condo is fully equipped, with a large kitchen, private laundry, A/C, TV, DVD player and a wonderful ocean view. Housekeeping services are available.

The Playa Grande resort offers 24 hour security, 3 huge cascading infinity pools, tennis, fitness centre, convenience store, dining, wireless internet, hot tub, incredible sunsets from the beach, or from your roof top palapa and bbq area. There is a world championship golf course just down the road.

Playa Grande is only 20 km away from the Manzanillo International Airport, and has an excellent rating. It is perfectly located to provide seclusion without isolation.

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Michael Lyon
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2018

About Michael Lyon

We live in Alberta, Canada, and although we love our Canadian winters, we also really look forward to getting away to our relaxing second home in Mexico for some warm sunshine. We have been coming down to the condo every year since it was built.

Michael and Pirjo

Michael Lyon purchased this condo in 2008

Why Michael Lyon chose Manzanillo

We had a great opportunity to purchase one of the condominiums in this new 63 unit project that was built in 2007-2008.

The entire construction project and finished resort have exceeded all of our expectations. We really love being a part of the family of individual owners of this complex, and value the lasting friendships we have made. It is a well managed operation, with many experienced people working at keeping it a very special place, and we are very happy here.

What makes this condo unique

The weather is predictably sunny in the winter, and the resort has all the amenities for you just stay and relax.

It really is a great place to unwind and enjoy the sunshine, and the incredible open ocean. There is a peaceful feeling that grows inside of you as the waves on the beach soothe your soul.

For us, it is a nice change from the busy 'all inclusive' scene. We love that we can choose to do our own cooking, or eat out at the many affordable restaurants nearby.

The surrounding area has all the charm of old Mexico, the people are very warm and friendly. The near by town of Barra de Navidad is a very special place, that embraces visitors, yet, it has not been overwhelmed by crowds of tourists.

There is world class golf is just down the road at the 27 hole Championship Isla de Navidad golf course.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Manzanillo, Mexican Riviera

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1240 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Huge shower, big enough to dance in!
    Sunrise Bathroom - toilet , shower , Another huge shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Patio doors directly to deck, 3 piece ensuite bathroom.
    Sunrise Bedroom - 1 queen , Right beside second bathroom.
  • Master bedroom has a comfy king size bed, and ensuite 3 piece bathroom with a huge shower. There is an in room safe, closet space and drawers. The private patio doors open right onto a deck overlooking the pools and ocean. Sunrise bedroom faces east, and is located right beside a 3 piece bathroom with a huge shower. A comfortable queen size bed, closet space and drawers make life easy here. All linens are provided. There is an additional queen size hide-a-bed in the living room. From all beds, you can fall asleep listening to the waves of the Pacific Ocean roll gently onto the beach.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • 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
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The peace and tranquility, the soothing open sea and the tropical climate will help you to relax and re-charge on this vacation.


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Secure, Luxury Condominium Located Right On The Pacific Ocean
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Fabulous vacation in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a month at this beautiful property just south of Barra de Navidad and we had the most fabulous time! The condo itself is beautiful. Tastefully decorated, well equipped, comfortable and the resort is so well maintained with a staff that is wonderful. Everything that the owners said in the description of the property is accurate - but it is so much more than we even imagined! The condo was very clean and the maintenance staff worked so hard to ensure the grounds and pool we immaculate. The beautiful beach out front of the condo, though it is not a swimming beach, is so amazing. My husband fished from shore (we had to go and buy a fishing rod - best investment ever!) and while he didn't catch a ton of fish, he had hours of enjoyment! The owners, Mike & Pirjo, were so helpful leading up to the trip. I was very concerned about the travel advisories, but from the moment we landed in Mexico, I felt so safe. The swim up bar, with Benny, Anna & Rosario is an absolute highlight. It was so nice to get to know them and the service they provided was great. I can't wait to come here again! One month is certainly not long enough. Thank you Mike & Pirjo for opening your beautiful property to us and allowing us to experience the little slice of paradise! We will certainly be back!!

  • Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Raye, Thank you so much for staying at our condo, and for taking the time to post a review. We are so happy that you got to experience the magic of that very special resort and area of Mexico. We are glad you felt safe; in the 10 years we have been going there, we have never had any security issues that concern us, either at the resort and travelling around the area. We look forward to you visiting again. Mike and Pirjo
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Kirkland, WA

Beautiful Condo just outside Barre de Navidad

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful condo in a private resort condominium community. Very quiet and well kept grounds. Condominium is in pristine condition with all of the amenities. There are not many families or young kids around but we enjoyed our stay playing in the pools. The beach is not swimmable so you need to visit other beaches around the area. Close enough to take a water taxi to Barre de Navidad. A car is a must to get around because the resort is isolated. Thank you for sharing your condo with us.

  • Submitted: 7-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for staying with us, and for taking the time to post a review of our condo. We appreciate the feedback, and look forward to your next visit. Michael
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Friendly, clean, well kept

  • 5 of 5

This 2 bdrm. Condo was exactly as advertised! Clean, tidy, well kept, everything worked, and all the folks at the condo units were friendly, especially Benny, at the pool bar, who makes some of the best Piña Coladas and Margaritas ever! We bought some groceries, because we were a bit of a drive out of town, but again, Benny is a great cook and we WERE on holiday! It really wasn't as far away from town as we thought.

The condo, the grounds and pool are beautiful, very well maintained. And seeing a 'turtle release' is fantastic!

Great place to holiday! Thanks Michael, for advertising this condo as it truly is!

  • Submitted: 9-Jan-2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of our vacation condo. We are so happy you had a good time, and that you found that everything there was as wonderful as advertised. It truly is a very special place. We hope you will come visit us again sometime soon.
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Our best beach rental on Costa Alegre yet!

  • 5 of 5

We actually live in Mexico and have been visiting the Costa Alegre for some years, as far north as Puerto Vallarta and down to Cuyutlan. Decided to give this one a try based on great reviews and the big pools. We couldn't have been more satisfied with both the complex, the unit and the very amiable owners. Staff of the complex very nice and helpful, I really appreciated having a gym and overall this was the best vacation we've had in 9 years on the Costa Alegre. The unit has a very well equipped kitchen and the big balcony was in the shade until nearly 2PM and really caught the ocean breeze. The ocean beach is OK, you really can't ocean swim there but the resort was so enjoyable we didn't miss it. Great views from the rooftop terrace sunrise and sunset, do not miss!

  • Submitted: 19-Dec-2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of our vacation condo and this very special resort. It is very comforting for us as owners to know that the wonderful team of people (as well as other owners) take such good care of our guests. I do love the roof top 360 degree view of the ocean and area. We would love to have you stay with us again.
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Minneapolis, MN

Very Nice Unit, grounds and pool!!!

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived at the hotel the security guard was very helpful, he immediately told us to leave our food that we had purchased at the grocery story and he brought it all up to us. When we got to the room the view was gorgeous, the entire unit and patio looks out over the pool and towards the ocean. The unit was large and spacious and very clean and just as much can be said for the grounds, as the entire complex was cleaned everyday. Benny at the bar made great drinks and even better food. The other owners at the resort were great and offered us rides and even to come to different beaches when they went. The only downfall is the ocean has very large waves that cannot be swam in. There are other beaches in the area by taxi. Overall we had 92 degrees and sun the entire week, so it was great even as we are in our mid 30s, we loved the relaxed atmoshphere!!!

  • Submitted: 9-Mar-2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your stay at our condo, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay in our sunshine paradise. It is very comforting to know that any guests we send to our condo are so well taken care of by our incredible family of owners and all of the wonderful staff at the resort. We hope you will come back and stay again soon.
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Luxurious Resort, Friendly guests and owners, Meticulously Clean, Totally AWESOME

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Mexico many times but this was our most enjoyable stay and trip. Our condo was equipped with everything you would need and more. Loved the view from the unit, used the rooftop terrace and BBQ all the time for relaxing at sunset. Totally relaxing sitting on the poolside deck, sunbathing, or watching whales & the sunset. Three gorgeous infinity pools, the restaurant and bar was such a great perk , plus there is a handy store and Lupita at the desk, who is wonderful, arranges all your outings for you. Couldn't be better. Did not rent a car but sharing taxis and other guests offering us rides made it very handy to get to neighbouring towns and restaurants. Secure and friendly, this resort is superb.

  • Submitted: 19-Feb-2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your great experience at our condo. There are so many wonderful things about staying at Playa Grande, and it is always nice to hear that our guests enjoy all it has to offer as much as we do when we are there. Hope you will stay with us again!!
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Manzanillo International Airport (ZLO)
Nearest Barpub
Red Turtle Beach Cafe - on resort property
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Isla Navidad
Nearest Motorway
6.5 Kilometres
Highway 200
Nearest Restaurant
Red Turtle - on resort property
Nearest Beach
Playa del Coco - we are right on the beach!!
Car: recommended

Relaxing and enjoying a peaceful vacation is a very important activity here. Along with the sunshine, blue skies and warm waters of the pools and ocean, it is a very special experience to be in an area of Mexico where the people are so very friendly, helpful and warm. The pace of life here is so very laid back, and you are far from the hassle of crowds and line ups. Just enjoy the peace. You can watch whales swim, jump and play. This beach is also a favorite for many sea turtles to lay their eggs. A walk down the beach will bring you to a sea turtle sanctuary, where you can learn more about them.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Manzanillo, Mexican Riviera

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Low Season 2018
Apr 15 2018 - Nov 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$50

We do offer DISCOUNTS for stays longer than a week. Please e-mail us at for more details or a discounted long stay quote.

To confirm your reservation, we require a deposit of 50% of total cost of your booking. The balance of the booking fee is due 4 weeks prior to your arrival date. There is a 10% cancellation fee (on the total reservation fee) after 48 hours. There will be no refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

Rates are subject to change without notice on unconfirmed or tentative reservations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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