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Luxury Penthouse, Private Pool, Unobstructed View 20% DISCOUNT FOR 7 NIGHT STAY

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 9 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps maximum 6)

While Puerto Vallarta is seemingly awash in condominium rentals and deals, I have been renting our home in Vallarta since 1998, with the same staff that I have had from day one, namely Lette. I have also just completed my third full renovation in 13 years, bringing everything up to new quality, again, with all new bathrooms, kitchen, hand cut stone floor tiles, electrical fittings, appliances, and furniture. The vast majority of our guests are returning guests, which underscores the overall value for money not to mention quality. In addition to Casa Ventana (my very first vacation rental), I also own a luxury 10,000 sq/ft villa in Vallarta on this VRBO site (Villa Ventana) in addition to a beach cottage in Hawaii, and a 5 star boutique resort in the beautiful Fiji Islands in the South Pacific.

While the quality of amenities and furnishings are important, and they are certainly top notch at Casa Ventana, by far the most critical factor when choosing a rental, is LOCATION. This is one of the main reasons why Casa Ventana has been such a success year after year, and in spite of significant competition. It is because we are walking distance to town, beaches, have incredible views, and full sun on our private pool deck, even in Winter.

On the first floor of Casa Ventana, bi-fold glass doors fold away onto the deck that wraps around the living and dining room area, and boasts a fully equipped gourmet stainless steel and granite kitchen, two master bedrooms each with private baths, guest bathroom, laundry room and more.

On the top floor of Casa Ventana you will find a spacious conterra stone tiled sunning deck with lush tropical gardens, and your very own private infinity plunge pool. This level also has a bar, studio size master bedroom with cathedral ceilings and entertainment center, marble bathroom, and a covered living room with built in furniture that opens onto the deck and ocean views.

During your stay you will be pampered by Lette, our house manager and professionally trained beauty and massage therapist, who will make sure you are always comfortable. On arrival, Lette will prepare complimentary welcome margaritas to accompany homemade tortillas, salsa, and guacamole. Feel free to make arrangements with Lette to shop for groceries, prepare exquisite and authentic gourmet Mexican meals, as well as for a massage or facial treatment. (Please note: meal preparation and spa treatments are an additional charge paid directly to Lette).

And if it is just a lazy day you are after, stay home and watch cable TV channels, maybe read one of our hundreds of books, or just sit back and enjoy a view that will take your breath away. Casa Ventana is truly a unique property – perfect location, unsurpassed views, luxurious appointments, all amenities, and outstanding service with a personal touch.

Casa Ventana’s reputation precedes it. The vast majority of our guests are returning guests or referrals from former guests and we believe this says a lot about not only the quality of the accommodation and services we offer, but also overall value for money.

Keywords: Condominium, Luxury, Mexican, Penthouse.

More Details

Ron Eckstrom
Member since: 2001
Speaks english, german
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

About Ron Eckstrom

I purchased Casa Ventana new in 1999, and since then it has underwent three renovations. We are also the owners of Qamea Resort & Spa, a luxury resort in the Fiji Islands. The bulk of our guests are repeat visitors, which says a lot about the overall quality of the property, and value for money.

Ron Eckstrom purchased this condo in 1999

Why Ron Eckstrom chose Amapas

On my first visit to Puerto Vallarta in 1999, as a property investor, I was inspired by a small condominium block perched on the edge of a cliff over town that was under construction. I walked up the hill to have a closer look, and was amazed. Two weeks later I owned the Penthouse (still under construction), and was involved in all aspects of the final design and fit out. Ten years later, I am still amazed.

What makes this condo unique

This romantic hideaway on the Mexican Riviera features a private infinity plunge pool and expansive and unobstructed views of all of Puerto Vallarta, the Bay of Banderas, and the Pacific Ocean beyond. Casa Ventana is a 3,500 sq/ft, 2 level, 3 bath luxury executive penthouse suitable for up to 6 adults. Casa Ventana is an easy 10 minute walk to the best of Puerto Vallarta’s restaurants, night clubs, shopping and beaches. While staying at Casa Ventana you will be pampered by our staff, including a beauty therapist and chef for those nights that you choose to dine at home.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Amapas, Mexican Riviera

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5+
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
water purification system, second covered outdoor pool deck entertainment room with wet bar, fridge, and stereo


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(44 traveller reviews)

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Luxury Penthouse, Private Pool, Unobstructed View 20% DISCOUNT FOR 7 NIGHT STAY
average rating of 4.8863635 based on 44 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Stayed at Casa Ventana January 29 to February 10. Casa Ventana is outstanding. Amazing views of the ocean, city and sunsets. Very clean, comfortable and welcoming. Pictures do not do it justice, much nicer in reality! Much bigger property than expected. Linen, beds and facilities are first class.

Lette and team (Ruby, Rafael) were amazing from arrival throughout vacations, from airport arrival through departure, and able to address issues (even though only minor ones) quickly. Available, responsive yet very discreet, what more to ask, you've made these two weeks a dream to remember.

We have rented properties throughout the world and Casa Ventana rates amongst the best for quality, service, availability of staff for cooking, cleaning and help with anything, and what about the views throughout the property!

The property is not as far as some reviews state, and taxis are available and fast. Be ready for just a nice walk to town, if needed.

The property is large, very comfortable and well equipped. Lette's cooking is so good! Arrived and groceries were done as requested, and more.

Thank you all for making our holidays a success and exceeded our expectations!

Looking forward to be back at Casa Ventana which I will recommend to all friends who go to PV.

  • Review Submitted: 18/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hola Marc, I am so happy you enjoyed your stay at Casa Ventana, and thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. I have owned Casa Ventana for 18 years, and even though I live in New Zealand, I don't mind the 22 hours it takes to get there from the other side of the Pacific Ocean, because it is such an incredible experience for me and my family every time. I am so proud of our team and that they really made your experience exceptional an in particular Lette, who has worked for me for 18 years, trained in my 5 star resort in Fiji, and is very much part of my family. We hope to welcome you back to Casa Ventana soon! Best, Ron Eckstrom-French
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Morro Bay, CA

Perfect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about the property was perfect. The home iteself, the amazing staff, the views, the location. We could not have asked for anything more, we will highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: 06/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing location, beautiful house, and great hosts

  • 5 of 5

This property was absolutely amazing. The views are incredible, and the place is set up with absolutely everything you could need. The host and house managers are incredible as well, and were so helpful throughout our stay. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 19/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Stunning property on the hill!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing condo with a spectacular view! A short 10 minute walk to the beach or downtown is well worth it. The view and property itself were amazing. Clean, spacious and a gorgeous rooftop deck with dipping pool. The staff were friendly, courteous and attentive. The owner Ron was prompt in returning messages and ensured all questions were answered. We would highly recommend this property to anyone going to PV!

  • Review Submitted: 17/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Goffstown, NH

Amazing 10 days at Casa Ventana

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from 10 amazing days at Casa Ventana. The entire experience was perfect from the beginning to end. Ron Eckstrom, assisted me and answered all questions before we made the reservation. Before our check in day Ron contacted me and put us in contact with Lette, the house manager. Lette did some shopping for us prior to our arrival and coordinated transportation from the airport to Casa Ventana.

We were welcomed with margaritas and fresh guacamole and salsa. The place is beyond beautiful; Casa Ventana provides you a bird’s eye view of Bandera Bay and the Romantic Zone. Binoculars are recommended to watch whales and dolphins. The location is very close to the beach, shops and restaurants. At the main road, steps are just across the street to the beach, and cabs/uber are always available.

The house has all you need for an unforgettable time with your family and friends. The unit is extremely clean and the staff is awesome. We spent many hours enjoying the view and relaxing by the pool.

We can’t wait to return to Casa Ventana.


  • Review Submitted: 19/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus, Ohio

Amazing Views!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location - looking down on all the action but secluded enough to feel relaxed. Lette and her staff are so attentive and took great care of us! The layout and private pool were perfect for our whole family. Would definitely rebook next time we find ourselves in PVR!

  • Review Submitted: 18/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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canopy zip lines nearby


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit AU$335.97

Maximum Number of Guests: Up to 6 adults. Note, discounts may be provided during certain times of the year when only two persons are staying at Casa Ventana. If this is the case, an additional charge equal to the discount that was provided for the full stay will be levied at check in (or when the additional guests arrive) should more than two guests stay at the house.

Entertainment Policy: Casa Ventana is located in a residential condominium community. Loud noise or loud music is not permitted after 10PM. Please respect the privacy of our neighbors and the tranquility of the Las Amapas area. Parties or functions are strictly prohibited at Casa Ventana, and the house under no circumstances should not be used for entertaining more than six persons, including the registered guests, unless the owners have agreed.

Damage Deposit: $250 (fully refundable within 7 days of departure)

Pet Policy: Pets of any kind are not allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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