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Penthouse at beachfront condominium. Spectacular pool. Awesome views

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Separate WCs1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, entertainment room, sleeps 6

Our condominium is located on the top three levels of Elegance Blue, a six-story oceanfront condominium complex. The guard at the gate will direct you to what, at first glance, appears to be a huge luxury hotel. From the impressive lobby you will catch a glimpse of a magnificent heated swimming pool, the largest in Manzanillo. An elevator will take you to our condo. The first floor of the condo has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a living room. There is a half bath adjacent to the kitchen. Off the living room is a terrace that offers a great view of the ocean. The master bedroom and the second bedroom are located on the second floor. Both bedrooms have fully furnished private bathrooms. The top floor of the condo has been designed to serve as a social activities or family room. The family room has a private bath with a whirlpool tub and a terrace with an ocean view.

The Mexican Riviera has many great vacation spots, but more and more vacationers are discovering that Manzanillo has a special allure. The beauty and charm of Manzanillo is more than a match for any of the various resort areas along the Pacific coast. It offers all the activities, entertainment, and accommodations normally associated with oceanfront vacation sites. The unique attraction of Manzanillo is the pleasant, dignified manner in which it has absorbed tourism. Vistors can relax in a beach chair or stroll along the beaches of Manzanillo undisturbed. Unlike many tourist areas, Manzanillo's beaches, shops, restaurants, and night spots are free of annoying solicitors pushing cheap souvenirs, side trips, and time share offers. Manzanillans are cheerful, friendly, and helpful. They are cordial but never pushy in their interaction with visitors to their little piece of paradise.

More Details

Owner
Jackie Burns
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2018

About Jackie Burns

We live in Mexico half the year and Canada the other half.

Jackie Burns purchased this condo in 2003

Why Jackie Burns chose Playa Azul

We fell in love with this property as soon as we saw it. At first we thought it was a hotel until we saw a for sale sign posted and inquired. We bought our villa immediately and have never once regretted it.

What makes this condo unique

The benefits are that we get the nice cool ocean breeze all the time. We can view the ocean, mountains and pool from the decks on all three levels of the condo. The entry was enough to sell us on the property because of it's drive through luggage drop off, friendly staff and beauty. Then we saw the pool. This is the largest pool we had ever seen, the water was clean and clear and there is a stairway leading to the top of the restaurant/swim up bar where we could use the jacuzzi or simply lie in the poured lounges in the water and watch the ocean waves crash in and the boats awaiting entry into the port in the distance. Our condo is ideally located as we are situated where we only get direct sunlight onto the decks late afternoon. This tends to keep the condo cooler. Our location in the building is also close to an upscale mall and it tends to be far quieter than the other wing which is near a casino/bar.

Guests of all countries love the place and come back to rent year after year. This condo could not have a better location as it is within walking distance to so many amenities and restaurants. In other words it is a great place.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo around the Playa Azul, Manzanillo

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Prices can be reduced by $100.00 a month for term stay (over a month) as long as the renters are willing to pay the power and gas bills.
  • No wet bathing suits or towels on furniture or in lobby. When patio doors are open, make sure that the blinds are also open to prevent breakage.
  • Patio doors and all other doors and windows are to be closed when the air conditioner is on. No smoking even on patios.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Off Kitchen
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Off second bedroom with king size bed.
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Situated off master bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Family room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The Master Bedroom is located on the second floor of the condo. It has a king size bed and a private bathroom with shower. The second bedroom, also on the second floor, has another king size bed and a private bathroom with shower. The social activities/family room is on the third floor of the condo and the top (6th) floor of the building. It has two sofa futons and a private bathroom with a jetted tub.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 3 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The condo is located on the fourth, fifth, and sixth floors of Elegant Blue/Gran Pacifico. The building itself looks like a huge hotel. It has elevators and is wheelchair accessible but the bedrooms in the condo are on the second and third floors of the condo and are only accessible by staircase. Under normal circumstances, the condo would not be acceptable to persons with limited mobility. The pool is heated year round. We supply cleaning products, toilet tissue etc for short term guests (1 week or less) but longer term must provide their own.

Reviews

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Penthouse at beachfront condominium. Spectacular pool. Awesome views
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews
4

Nice place with a great view

  • 4 of 5

We spent 2 weeks learning about the particulars of renting a suite.

1) Cab fare from the airport was $500 pesos but the return trip is $400 pesos.

2) The weather is outstanding and the room air conditioning served us well when needed.

3) All sorts of dishes cups, glasses, utensils, household cleaners etc.

4) The view is breathtaking from all 3 floors.

5) Many of the staff speak English but it never hurts to work on our Spanish.

6) The bed was very comfortable with lots of bedding if needed.

7) Mexican TV leaves a lot to be desired but we hooked into it with our HDMI cable and watched our own movies.

8) Staff come by regularly to clean and freshen the suite.

9) NOTE: In Mexico they want you to put your used toilet paper in the waste container in every bathroom and the staff are by every day to clean it. Not something we are used to doing but it obviously helps prevent sewer backups.

10) The pool is nicely heated and perfect for children and adults. the property is gated with security on site.

11) Grocery stores (Walmart and Sorieno's) very close by. Sorieno's allows us to take our shopping carts to our suite to carry heavy groceries.

12) Lots of restaurants and misc shopping all around us. The on-site pool restaurant (open Thursday to Sunday) was a pleasant surprise. Great food and excellent prices.

13)The beach walks were fun but the ocean is for viewing only. No swimming in our immediate area.

14) Manzanillo is a MAJOR seaport town and tourism is in it's beginning stages. Busfare into town centre (Centro) is 9 pesos.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: In Elegance Blue it IS permitted to toss your toilet tissue (although nothing else) in the toilet. This does not apply to everywhere but if it is not permitted due to bad plumbing, there will be a sign asking you to deposit your paper in the garbage can. We have owned the condo for about 10 years and have always flushed the toilet tissue. Other than that, our guest was pretty much spot on. Manzanillo is being found by tourists and new owners alike, but here you will not find aggressive vendors trying to sell you their wares or time shares,
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The condo and property are fabulous! Plenty of room with 3 stories! Facility is very clean, pool is heated and you can order food and drinks from the swim up bar or take your own drinks and food to have pool side. Grocery store is walking distance with plenty of restaurants in walking distance as well. Right next to the facility is a mini mall with arcade, trampoline place, movie theater and food court if feel like you’ve had too much sun it a great little break.

If it’s an adults getaway this is also a good location with two karaoke bars across the street and even a casino on the corner.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

March Break Vacation 2018

  • 4 of 5

First of all, Jackie the owner of this Elegance Blue condo is wonderful to deal with, she was very prompt with her responses and helpful along the way.

The lobby area when we arrived is beautiful and welcoming, the front desk staff spoke some English, some were better than others, but, all friendly and helpful.

The pool is fantastic!! Our kids loved it and what a bonus to have the pool side restaurant to have a snack and a drink. The beach was not suitable to swim for the kids so having the pool there was excellent.

Location: Fantastic!! We walked to Walmart and Soriana Grocery Store and there are many restaurants within walking distance. 50 pesos taxi to go to Miramar Beach and buses on a very regular basis that were easy to use.

Condo: Clean and well kept, nice patios to enjoy the beautiful view

Security: We felt very safe in this condo as there were many security staff there

All in all we would recommend this condo to anyone!

Thank you Jackie!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for being such wonderful guests. Happy you enjoyed Elegance Blue. Great to have you as my extended family.
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San Antonio Tla
5

Best ever. Not ready to go home but I’ll be back.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property. Great pool. The ocean is in view and puts us to sleep at night.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Very nice

  • 4 of 5

Great people staying at the complex. Gorgeous pool. Very handy to busses and shopping

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Guadalajara
5

Great condo!

  • 5 of 5

This is the first time we stayed in this condo and we will return for sure. The Gran pacifico staff is great specially the security folks to make you feel like home. The pool and all the shared areas are in great conditions same as the condo all the furniture in excelent conditions. I want to highlight that my wife is really special with hotel blankets and Jackie keeps everything like brand new. Location is great close to stores and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Manzanillo Airport
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Playa Azul
Car: not necessary

Our condominium at Elegance Blue is centrally located and affords easy access to anything you might desire. There are five restaurants within 200 yards. Soriano's, a large grocery/department store, is a few blocks away. A medical clinic is located right next door to Elegance Blue. Several night spots are within walking distance. Whether you wish to stroll along the beach, relax at the pool, play golf, hit the night spots, or just relax at home and watch the sun set on the ocean, it is all at your fingertips. You can truly 'Have it your way'.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo around the Playa Azul,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Spring, summer and fall
1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£252
for 3 nights
From
£84
£535
£1,683
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2019 - 30 Apr 2020
7 night minimum stay
£643
for 7 nights
From
£103
Thu,Fri,Sat
£643
£1,989
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£310
for 3 nights
From
£103
From
£103
Fri,Sat,Sun
£650
£2,142
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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