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NOW BOOKING FALL 2017!! Penthouse Unit in Most Desired Romantic Zone

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

On The Sand!! Vista del Sol Los Muertos Beach!! Amazing Ocean Views!!

ON THE SAND!! LOS MUERTOS BEACH!! BREATHTAKING OCEAN VIEWS!! Villas Vista del Sol - Zona Romantica - Prime beachfront location, Centrally located on the Malecon - Puerto Vallarta.

Life simply doesn't get any better than this!!

Penthouse condominium with breathtaking views located right on the most desired Los Muertos beach in the Zona Romantica, Old Town Puerto Vallarta!

Vista del Sol condominium is located in old town pv, specifically in the most desirable Zona Romantica (romantic zone) just south of the Rio Cuale river, directly on the malecon on Los Muertos Beach, which is considered the premier beach in Puerto Vallarta (pv)!! The building, which is widely recognized as the best managed in pv, is comprised of 9 floors of privately owned condominiums, with a beautiful rooftop terrace and pool (with 360degree views of the ocean and seirra madre mountains), and 24 x7 friendly, helpful, building staff. Your condo has daily maid service (everyday except sunday.) the beach in front of the condo offers all day food/beverage service as you sit in shade under a palapa or soak up the glorious sunshine and fabulous Mexican culture.

This luxury unit is on the penthouse floor (9th), and is a 1500+ square foot, 2br/2bath unit. Each bedroom has a king size bed, with private full bathroom off each bedroom. The large bedrooms have individual air conditioners & ceiling fans, and each has a king sized bed, bedside tables, dressers, and large closets for your use. The condo has a fully equipped, recently renovated kitchen (all stainless) and is equipped with everything you will need to cook/dine in, if you so choose. The dining area seats 6, the living area has shelves, mexican couch, and tv; and the fabulous balcony overlooking the ocean is perfect for whale/dolphin/sunset watching over cocktails, or relaxing and enjoying a good book after a day on the beach. In addition, out the front door of the condo unit, there are amazing views of the beautiful sierra madre mountains! The building is staffed 24 hours per day, 365 days per year with wonderful and longtime professional staff who are there to make your stay the best you've had anywhere. The concierge is there round the clock to answer any questions you may have during your stay or to hail cabs for you, and a full maintenance staff to assist with anything you may need!

Whether you want a serene getaway from the hustle and bustle of daily life or you want the adventure trip of a lifetime - you can have it all here! Sit on the beach, enjoying yummy margaritas or go on a zipline ride through the jungle. Go for a fabulous snorkeling adventure or spend your afternoon exploring the local shops, or get a great bargain from the on-street vendors. Play golf at world class courses or explore world renowned and eclectic art galleries. Make meals in the condo or explore any of the amazing food options, from small street food stands to world class and international dining, just steps from the condo. Get a massage or go for a horseback ride. Take an atv tour or get scuba certified. Watch whales breaching and dolphins at play or hit a mexican nightclub. Finally, fall asleep early to the sounds of the surf just outside the master bedroom window or party till dawn. Its all here in pv!! You decide.

Villas Vista del Sol is widely known as 'the priemier place to stay in PV. Until you are there, no words can describe this beautiful amazing place with the friendliest local people on earth. Whether you are new to pv or have been there many times, I am happy to answer any questions that still remain and know that if you choose to stay in my condo at vista del sol - you are sure to make memories that will last a lifetime.


- 1500+ square foot condo on the penthouse top floor!

- fully furnished

- amazing views!!

- 2 bedrooms, each with king size bed

- cable television in each bedroom, and in the livingroom

- 2 full bathrooms - one off each of the bedrooms

- fully equipped updated kitchen w/ stainless steel refrigerator, stove, microwave

- dishes, silverwear, pots & pans, etc., all you need to cook

- dining area, seats 6 very comfortably

- kitchen counter bar stool seating for 4

- livingroom/sitting area, with cable television (& english speaking channels)

- balcony with table and amazing views (watch the dolphins & sunset daily!)

- access to heated rooftop pool & deck

- beach towels

- books, boardgames & cards in condo

- guitar in condo

- telephone in condo

- air conditioning in each bedroom (but you probably won't need it, it's lovely all the time!)

- ceiling fans in living room and both bedrooms

- chandelier in dining area

- computer room in condominium building (a nominal fee for internet use)

- reading room (with books to share) in condominium building

- daily maid service (except sundays)

- concierge on staff 24 x 7 for any needs

- door person at entrance to building 24 x 7

- open air, beach front full service restaurant/bar

Please note: during the summer months of June – September, most condominium associations in Puerto Vallarta, including vista del sol, allow owners to schedule remodel work between the hours of 9am – 5pm on weekdays. This is one of the reasons that rates are generally lower during the summer months. Most of the time, this is a non-issue as they only work when most are likely to be out and about, on the beach, or on some daytime vacation excursion, so to date, renters have had no issue with this at all.

More Details

Kathy Norwine
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About Kathy Norwine

I LOVE PV!!!! The amazing beach, whales & dolphins playing, the unbelievable cuisine, the sunsets, the music, the great adventures on sea or land, and most of all, the kind, gentle, always smiling & friendly Mexican people!! I have been going to PV since I was a girl, and buying my penthouse condo was a dream come true for me! It is truly my second home, and I love to share it - and PV - with others! ANYTHING about PV you want to know -- please ask as I'm so delighted to tell you anything about PV paradise!!

Kathy Norwine purchased this condo in 2006

Why Kathy Norwine chose Puerto Vallarta

As a girl, my parents and I vacationed in PV at the very few small hotels that existed at the time. When Vista del Sol was built, we gave it a try - and never ever looked back!!! We found paradise!! Several years ago, I purchased this penthouse unit in the building. I have renovated it throughout, but it was imperative to me to keep the Mexican feel and style. It is simply beautiful, the staff is wonderful and there to assist in any way they can (& always genuinely happy to do so!), its right on the sand on Los Muertos Beach which is considered the best beach in PV, and in the heart of the Zona Romantica (the 'Romantic Zone') where all the best restaurants are within walking distance!! No need to rent a car when staying in my condo (in fact, dont!!) as you can walk to most anywhere, and cab or bus to any places you choose! Vista del Sol is widely considered the BEST building in PV, and for me, it is simply HEAVEN ON EARTH.

What makes this condo unique

The Vista del Sol condo building is right ON THE SAND and the views from my penthouse condo are simply amazing! From the kitchen and the front door, you see the mountains of PV, from my balcony its ocean forever! There are breathtaking sunsets at night and being lulled to sleep each night by the ocean waves below the window...heavenly. My condo is well equipped with all the amenities of modern life, but I have absolutely kept the Mexican feel, style, and architecture that is Mexico. Vista del Sol is widely recognized as one of the most well-managed buildings on the beach, and the friendliest as well! We feature a fantastic rooftop pool, daily maid service (except Sundays) and an outstanding staff. My unit also has complementary WiFi service for those who choose to bring their computers.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Emiliano Zapata in Romantic Zone

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 9
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , With dresser, spacious closet, and 2 bed side tables
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , With dresser, spacious closets and 2 bedside tables
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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NOW BOOKING FALL 2017!! Penthouse Unit in Most Desired Romantic Zone
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Totally AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

Spent 4 memorable weeks in this lovely condo. A true Mexican experience. Wonderful views from the master bedroom, living room and balcony. Fell asleep to the sound of the ocean every night! Kitchen is equipped with everything you might need and a view of the Sierra Madres. Beds and linens make for the best nights sleep. All condo staff are most helpful, friendly and welcoming and Mattie makes sure the condo is pristine 6 days a week. She doesn't do dishes but we loved that time enjoying the view. One floor up to the salt water pool, crystal clear and beautifully cared for. Tanning loungers are plenty and a lovely shaded area for the non sun worshippers. The Mexican decor and personal touches Kathy put in the condo, make you feel at home from day one! Next year ......5-6 weeks? Best vacation ever!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best place to stay in PV!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay (and definitely not our last) at this Condo at Vista del Sol. The first time, in 2015 was with another couple and it is definitely fine for 4 adults with the 2 bedrooms (very comfortable beds) and 2 bathrooms. This time it was just the two of us. I thought it was great that first time, but the owner, Kathy (who is great to deal with, and very, very helpful) made a few upgrades and now it is perfect! Great location, close to everything, no need to take a cab every time you want to go somewhere. I've been coming to PV since the 70's. I would always go by this building from the beach side and say I would love to stay here, not realizing that I actually could. When I found this on VRBO I was ecstatic and it surpassed my expectations. The pool is great, the views are great, and the condo has everything you could possibly need. And although I've been coming for decades, I still found the info she has in a notebook very helpful. Love the security of the building, love the walking path in front along the beach, love it all, and can't recommend it any more highly. There's no way anyone can go wrong booking this place.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonton, Alberta

Great location and turned out to be everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at Vista Del Sol. The condo is spacious, very clean and we'll appointed. Easy for 2 couples to feel comfortable there with the bedrooms very similar in size, both with king beds and both attached to bathrooms. The kitchen has everything you need for preparing meals although many great restaurants are just steps away. Although the balcony is on the side it still has a great ocean view, is a good size and is in the shade and not the hot sun, which was nice for us. The view of the city at the front door is stunning also. The pool was large and warm and you could find loungers in the sun or shade. We've stayed in many condos in old town but we hope to come back to this one for our next visit. Kathy was easy to communicate with as a host and you can tell she takes great pride in her place in paradise.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Puerto Vallarta many times and mostly have stayed at a hotel north of downtown. We decided to try something different and found this wonderful place on VRBO. The owner was wonderful to work with and sent us a long description about use of the condo and recommendations for restaurants, transportation, laundry and things to do. The condo has a lovely balcony with views of the ocean and pedestrian walking area below. This is a two bedroom, two bathroom place and is nicely decorated. It has a well stocked kitchen with any possible utensil and cooking item that you might need. The air conditioning works great, so you are always comfortable. The rooftop pool is a quick walk up a few steps. The panoramic views from the pool area are totally amazing. The location is so perfect. We took a bus from the airport that left us off a few blocks from the condo and than took the bus back that had a stop only a block from the condo. We really enjoyed being able to step out of the building and have so many great restaurants in walking distance. Also the pedestrian walkway is right in front of the building, so great for a nice walk after dinner. This is a secure building, with someone available 24 hours a day to let you through the gate. Whether you are going for a first visit, or returning to Puerto Vallarta, this is a great place to stay. The price is so reasonable and the place is perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, tx

What a Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 6 day stay at this condo in PV. This condo is in a great location and everything you need in walking distance. We spent most of our time on the beach in front of the condo where we had an umbrella and chairs set up for us daily on the beach when requested. The service in this building was perfect. We received an email prior to our trip detailing everything we needed for our stay and even some suggestions as to what to do in town. The condo is well decorated, plenty of room and the morning view of the bay and beach was wonderful to wake up to every morning. You must spend time at the rooftop pool. Its very large, well maintained and we met so many nice people. We didn't use the kitchen at all but for making coffee but seemed to have everything needed to cook a meal. Every morning from the balcony, we watched dolphins (more than 20) in the surf put on a great show. This is a wonderful place to stay and if I don't purchase a place of my own next year in PV, I will say here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Finlayson, MN


  • 5 of 5

My husband, a friend and I had a 2 week stay here in March; the location was absolutely ideal as we wanted to experience the real Puerto Vallarta vs. a hotel experience. We could easily walk to the Malecon, grocery markets, restaurants (many exceptional places!), the Saturday Farmer's Market, bus stops for other excursions, water taxi's and of course, the ocean is right in front of the building! The pool was delightful and a good place to meet other guests and owners. Thanks for responding to my inquiry so quickly, Kathy, I really appreciated that! We hope to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

In addition to dolphin watching & whale watching (in season), sail/power boating and every water activity you can think of, Canopy/zip lining, scuba/snorkeling, day trips to various islands and activities (e.g., The Mariettas Islands or Yelapa), world class art galleries & art gallery walks, live music; live theater; botanical gardens; farmers markets and amazing international cuisine to enjoy (oh, I could go on and on here!), THE CONDO HAS A NOTEBOOK FULL of all kinds of of GREAT info on fantastic restaurants, wonderful excursions, things to do, places to see!! There is enough to do to easily fill up 365 days per year and never get bored!!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Emiliano Zapata, Jalisco

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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