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'Penthouse' At 5 Star Ocean Front Resort Velas Vallarta

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,771 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 6-8 Sleeps

You will be in for a real treat when you first walk into our 'Penthouse' Condo. It is on the 6th floor of an 8 story building, but due to the end units not having anything above the large patio and the exclusiveness of the oversized patio/balcony we call it the 'Penthouse'. The patio/balcony is one of a select few that is very oversized at around +/- 1,000 square feet. It is also on the most desirable side of resort, and building as you will have views of El Centro or Downtown PV (and all of the Bay of Banderas from the balcony) as well as the pool etc. out of every window! This Resort is now unique among the new modern resorts and Condo's that have been built in recent years. It has the feel of a more original style Mexican Resort with lush tropical vegetation as well as Peacock's, Iguana's and many types of Birds stopping by. You will not feel like you're in Miami here....if you want that all modern look go to Miami!

The Condo Unit has had a recent Kitchen remodel, The A/C system was completely replaced in 2015, Also the Mexican Decor and decorations redone recently.

Velas Vallarta participates and assists the Giant Turtle Sanctuary in protecting and assisting the baby turtles, during the hatching season, at 8-8:30 every night that they have them, (I have seen between 4-250 at a time) you and or your children can go down to the beach and security will let you have a baby giant turtle to release into the ocean! A once in a life time experience that will be one of the most memorable from your trip!

Included Amenities include:

-Concierge Services in Lobby

-Special VIP check in area for 'Residences' or owners, separate from hotel and timeshare users

-24 hour a day room service

-2 full service restaurants at resort

-Free Parking

-Walking areas

-Room cleaning service once a week (Saturday) Additional cleaning can be done for 450 pesos per cleaning, Best to schedule in advance...but can be done last minute depending on how busy they are.

-Pool access (all 3 pools)

-Beach access

-Pool /Beach towels

-Pool/Beach umbrellas

-Tennis courts usage – 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

-Water aerobics

-Water volleyball


-Ping Pong

-Mariachi’s and other events such as Casino Night etc. nightly in lobby

-Gym on site

-Full Gym Sauna, Jacuzzi and Spa Access at Casa Velas (including short shuttle ride, or 7-10 minute walk)

Amenities with a fee:

- Wireless high-speed Internet available for a few devices for $400 pesos for a week, about $20 USD.

-Additional room cleaning service

-Laundry service (pick up and delivery in your room)


-Use of hotel computers 10 pesos for 10 minutes

-Tennis courts usage 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

-Fiesta Mexicana dinner party – Sunday arrival



-Spa including cardio equipment (ask for courtesy)


-Telephone (local and long distance calls)

More Details

Steve Davis owner/property manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2018

About Steve Davis owner/property manager

We (4 families) bought this unit in 2000, we just used it for our family and friends until we decided to start renting it out middle of 2014. We all live in The San Francisco Bay Area.

Steve Davis owner/property manager purchased this condo in 2000

Why Steve Davis owner/property manager chose Marina Vallarta

Velas Vallarta has amazing service from the staff and the Authentic Mexican Style...different than many of the newer style buildings that make you feel like your in South Beach, Miami!

What makes this condo unique

The Amazing views out of all windows and Veranda...and of course The Baby Tortugas !


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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2771 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Newly Updated Frame-less Shower glass enclosures ** Not Shown in Photo's**
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom has 1 King Size Bed. Sleeps 2 Bedroom #2 We call the Cave, no window (which is great for those that like to sleep in! It has a Queen size bed which sleeps 2. Bedroom #3 Has 2 Twin Beds..sleeps 2. Which can be pushed together for a King Size Bed. Also have an 18" Tall Queen Size air mattress with electric built-in air pump in the Closet of Bedroom #2. Please get extra sheets from Housekeeping, they will charge you about $5 for them, extra blankets in Bedroom #2 Closet. This is a *Bed but is not included in the sleeping in Bed total. this is the extra 2 for 8 total. There are also 3 couches (but we prefer people don't sleep on them) and roll away's that can be "rented" from the resort.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The Resort offers Full Service amenities all of which are included in the cost of rental, except for All-Inclusive meals and drinks and or high speed internet (basic wireless internet is free). You can add the All Inclusive plan if you would me or email me for details. I would suggest NOT doing All Inclusive....There are so many wonderful restaurants in the Area, why limit yourself to just the Resorts! Also, HOUSECLEANING is ALWAYS ON SATURDAYS...this cannot be changed. If you want additional Housecleaning mid can call housekeeping and they can do it for additional charge...i believe it is 450 pesos, or about 25$ US.


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'Penthouse' At 5 Star Ocean Front Resort Velas Vallarta
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 30 reviews
Indian Creek, IL, USA

Amazing view, great property

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect choice for our family. Plenty of room for everyone to have their own space. Amazing patio for entertaining. The property was in a great location, and the resort had some good activities when we just wanted to stay on the property. The owner’s were helpful and very prompt with answering questions. Would definitely come back!


  • Submitted: 6-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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an amazing stay and Steve is just wonderful to deal with

  • 5 of 5

Loved this place - it is beautiful- the view from balcony is a dream. Steve is so wonderful to deal with and attends to anything you need. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: 13-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandra, thanks so much for being a great guest! Looking forward to having you back next year!
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Fergus, Ontario, Canada

Great view, but........

  • 2 of 5

We love the Velas Vallarta! Have been vacationing there for many years and intend to continue as long as we can. The staff at this hotel are amazing!

This is not a penthouse. It is on the 6th floor of an 8 story building. Penthouses are top floor units! We rented this unit, sight unseen, from the pictures posted on the VRBO site. We would never have rented it if we had actually seen the unit. The kitchen and bathrooms are extremely outdated. The marble floors have some awful chips. The closets are dirty and full of junk. Some of the dresser drawers were falling apart, we had to fix them in order to use them. The safe is not usable and a new one is sitting in a box on the floor......the bedding is terrible and dirty.....upholstery on the couches and chairs are stained and dirty...curtains need to be cleaned.....I could go on.....

This whole unit needs a total update and cleaning. Other than the view, it is not worth the price!

  • Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely 3 bedroom/2 bath condo, nicely furnished, & right on the ocean.

  • 5 of 5

Hotel is beautifully landscaped, with all amenities. Staff is attentive, & the food is good.

  • Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful penthouse at a fabulous resort

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the Velas Vallarta many, many times over the past 20 years and have always booked directly through the resort as all inclusive...eating at their restaurants and enjoying drinks and food by the pool plus enjoying restaurants at the Marina and downtown. This was our first time booking independent of the resort and without all inclusive; we did not miss it at all! We BBQ'd on the balcony, cooked in the kitchen and had everything we needed. The accommodations are exactly as shown in the photos, the balcony allows you to experience sunrise and sunset but also escape the heat from the sun while enjoying both. During our stay we had up front seats from the balcony to multiple firework displays from a business conference party on the beach and a couple weddings. One of our guest's enjoyed the 3rd bedroom that has no windows...she stated that she doesn't take naps but that all changed on the 2nd day! Her room was so quiet and dark and she was napping in no time at all! We have always had first class service from the Velas Vallarta staff and this vacation was no different. We will definitly contact Steve again when we are ready for our next get-a-way!

  • Submitted: 15-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ocean front / ocean views

  • 3 of 5

Being a rental owner ourselves , Steve was our contact person , transaction was a expected , when we arrive ,there were maintance men working on the unit and the one next door nothing bad . This unit is located on the sixth floor of a 8 story building penthouse would be exaggerating a little bit . The unit is on the end with a lanai ,useable really early in morning or after the sun goes down ,great ocean and sunset views otherwise way to hot , flip flops required , there is a grill out side , table 4 chairs and 4 lounge chairs , The inside of the unit we have to give it a b minus , everything is a little too outdated. Some ceiling fans were working some not , One sqeeky. A C air handler in the main room needs a new fan. Motor really loud . Needs to be attended too,bearing going bad . Two single beds in back room , one queen in other back room , king in the master. Recommend to replace all your bedding poor shape , chairs and blankets had stains ,Kitchen is average condo a little miss match appliances . Floor tiles were chip . The owners have a list of things to do and visit , restaurant reviews the book last updated 2006 it goes with the whole condo needs a up date . The owners have random stuff in all the closet some are completely full , recommend having one single storage For your owners closet. Iron board had no cover on it we did buy one and a iron we found at a later date just so much junk in all the closets. The resort itself is for a family attomsphere , staff friendly and nice , grounds maintained . If you are going to puerto Vallarta with your family I would recommend it , great views just needs a little money sunk into it . Uber rides into town are about 140 pesos.

  • Submitted: 5-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Puerto Vallarta International Airport
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Marina Vallarta, Mexican Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late High Season 17
Oct 24 2018 - Dec 19 2018
4 night minimum stay
Christmas NY 2018/2019
Dec 20 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
Early high season 2019
Jan 6 2019 - Apr 14 2019
4 night minimum stay
Easter 2019
Apr 15 2019 - Apr 28 2019
7 night minimum stay
Late High Season 2019
Oct 23 2019 - Dec 18 2019
4 night minimum stay
Christmas NY 2019-2020
Dec 19 2019 - Jan 5 2020
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$127.09
Damage Deposit C$320.93

Guests will have access to all of the resort amenities, (please see for detailed infomation) including onsite Gym (Larger Gym with full Sauna, Hot Tub/Jacuzzi and Full Service Spa are a short walk or free shuttle service away at Casa Velas ( Housekeeping is included, but takes place only on Saturday's. You may pay extra for more frequent house cleaning which costs about $400 Pesos or 22$ USD per additional cleaning which includes changing all sheets etc.

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.
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