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Panoramic Delight in Paradise

Bedrooms Studio
Space 350 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Very Large Studio Apartment. Sleeps 2.

Modern rooftop studio apartment with all the amenities of home. Close to beach. Wifi, A/C, purified drinking water system, stove, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender, full-sized fridge, washer and dryer, granite counter tops, large closet. Located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta, this wonderful apartment is the perfect location. It boasts a panoramic ocean view and opens up right onto the infinitky pool. This level offers tables and chairs, chaise lounges and a comfy couch area. There are stairs to reach this unit and worth every step as the views are second-to-none. The building contains just four units.

Elaine Edington
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, spanish, A little French
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

About Elaine Edington

We first came to live in Puerto Vallarta in 2004 and bought a townhouse in the Marina area where we lived for six months of the year. Shortly thereafter, we realized that we wanted to be downtown in the heart of everything, so we sold the townhouse and bought a house. We are so happy with our decision. In 2014, we decided to buy another house and remodel the existing lower part and build up higher with new units. Its beautiful and we can't wait to share it with our guests.

Elaine Edington purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Elaine Edington chose Colonia 5 de Diciembre

Oh my goodness!! The question has to be why not!! You can do everything from this location, or you can do nothing at all. The unit is comfortable, extremely clean and well maintained. And because we live across the street, everything will be taken care of.

What makes this apartment unique

We, the owners, will be here to check you in and out. If there is something you need, we can help you obtain it. If there are any problems with the unit, they will be taken care of immediately. In-house sight-seeing and fishing charters are available on our private boat. Use of the upper levels of the building is included.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Colonia 5 de Diciembre, Mexican Riviera

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Hand-crafted queen size wrought iron bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(13 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks at the beginning of April in the rooftop studio condo. It was amazing. Views were spectacular! The condo was small but very well equipped and had everything we would need. Pool was steps from our door. Lots of stairs, so heads up about that but the reward was at the end when we could grab a cold cerveza from the fridge and hop in the pool to cool off. We didn't meet Elaine, but Rick came to say Hi twice on our stay. Armando was a great help and answered all our questions. We used housekeeping once on our stay and Maria did an AMAZING job! The only con was the constant dog barking/ howling but we closed our windows at night and that solved that! Close to the Malecon and small corner stores for basic necessities like beer ;). Bus stops very close by. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A real gem

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Great suite. Great view. Clean and tidy. Great tenants

Only issue we had was a bit of noise middle of the night but that PV.

We will come again.

  • Submitted: 24-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in top floor 'Neptune' condo and it was just what the Dr. ordered. Relaxing, secure, breathtaking views. I couldn't have asked for anything more. I was especially happy to see that Rick and Elaine had provided coffee, sweetener and coffee mate. I hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Penthouse suite in PV!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Puerto Vallarta, but it didn’t take us long to realize that Casa Adriana is a hidden gem!

We traveled as a couple, so our review is based on two young adults who enjoy exploration, authenticity, and also some nice creature comforts.

The location is terrific, especially if you’re not drawn to the big all-inclusive resort hotel scene. In the Zona Central, you are just a couple blocks from the Malecon (boardwalk), which we frequented almost every day, and you are a short taxi ride to Marina Vallarta, where most of the boat and day trips meet. We loved the location.

The studio suite is on the top floor with a breathtaking view, 2 pools, 3 balconies, tons of seating and places to lounge, laundry, and everything you could ask for. Armando and Luis are the groundskeepers, and we didn’t get to know Luis, but Armando is a saint! He maintains impeccable gardens, pools, and conditions, and also carried our bags up and then back down when we left, and even hailed our taxi for us.

The room itself was perfect. Comfortable, well-equipped for all of your needs, and everything worked flawlessly.

Rick and Elaine are very helpful and Rick was there to show us around and make sure we had everything we needed. He also lives across the street, so if you ever have a request he’s just a few steps away.

Overall we were blown out of the water by this place and after a week in PV, wouldn’t consider staying anywhere else!

  • Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Stayed second time.Had an awesome time again.Met many great people at our condo and around this beautiful city.The staff are top notch and very nice.Elaine and Rick our hosts are very welcoming and are attentive you're needs.stayed Jan4 to Feb8

  • Submitted: 21-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely awesome, views, location and accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

The studio suite was very comfortable and well equipped for all of our needs. The outdoor space outside of or door was fabulous. Eating breakfast poolside with the ocean view was remarkable. We loved BBQing dinner when we weren't checking out the great restaurants close by. Christmas morning brunch at Hacienda San Angels was definitely a highlight. We felt close to everything and walked for miles along the Malecon and throughout town. We loved the market nearby Saturday mornings. With the bus stop at the corner we were able to travel easily throughout Puerto Vallarta and beyond. New Years Eve on the upper deck watching the fireworks was truly amazing. The climb up the stairs everyday was definitely worth it! This was our first trip to Puerto Vallarta and I must say I have never felt safer in any place in the world day or night.

Thank you Elaine, your studio suite was everything you promised and more!

Tim and Jannie Stoodley

  • Submitted: 6-Jan-2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles

Within three blocks of the ocean and Boardwalk. Perfect walking distance to everything you could want or need. Magnificent ocean views. Close to large grocery Store. Brand new in April 2015.


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