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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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More Details

Sara Perizzolo
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2018

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.


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

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
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • 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 4.6666665 based on 15 reviews

Beautiful Complex!

  • 4 of 5

4 of us (retirees) stayed for 4 weeks in Feb. 2018. The Gran Pacifico's pool, security, staff, grounds, location to restaurants, groceries, banks, transit are exceptional. People were very friendly. The views from this condo are beautiful. The owner answered any questions we had quickly while we were there. Front desk staff are very helpful and accommodating. The kitchen was well supplied with pots, pans, dishes, glasses, blender, bullet, coffee maker, kettle, cutlery, spices - everything you need. The fridge is new and large. All the bathrooms and showers were great with large rain shower heads and plenty of hot water. The middle floor bedrooms were nicely done with new tile floors and very clean. The upper floor master bedroom mattress was like a thick foamy covered with a fabric covering - too low and too soft for us. The other beds were good. The surf sound was pounding, not lulling, and at times at night you could feel the building actually shake. You don't hear it so much in the mid flloor bedrooms. The main part of the MBr floor was a bamboo wood which had split and lifted due to humidity. Needs to be replaced, as does the laminate flooring and baseboards on the main floor. (A breeding ground for bugs). I believe the owners will be doing this as they have boxes of tiles in one of the closets. The patio door and screens in it on main floor are awkward and don't work well and we choose to leave them closed rather than fight with them, however the owner advised they will be replacing the door and screens. Overall the condo was comfortable and with a pool like this one and the sand and ocean steps away there is no way one can't have a fabulous vacation at this complex.

  • Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. While we were down we replaced the wood flooring in the master bedroom with tile. The main floor door and screen were fixed. Flooring on the main floor is next on the list. Glad you had a great time.
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Great location and exactly what I expected

  • 4 of 5

The condo is in a perfect location both within the complex and within town. First within the complex you are near the stairs so have easy access to the beach and the pool. The whole complex is located in the perfect place in town for eating and shopping. So many great restaurants within walking distance or a short cab ride away.

The condo itself is a bit older and some updates have been done and as I could see the owner are upgrading things a little as the go along. This I knew before we went so it was not a surprise and the price of the condo reflects that you are not renting a new modern looking condo. I enjoyed its charm and it is kept up and clean.

The view from the top master deck is probably the best part of the condo and makes the daily climb worthwhile also reduces the guilt of the extra calories from the vacation food and drink going up and down the stairs a few extra times a day.

The staff at the front desk is friendly and helpful.

We enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: 1-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: 21-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: 13-Jun-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: 21-Apr-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: 1-Apr-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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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Playa Azul, Mexican Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas 2018
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 5 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Easter 2019
Apr 19 2019 - Apr 22 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$400

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.
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