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Newer ocean-view condo in lively Zona Romantica; Largest rooftop pool in Old Tow

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sun and Sea House is a stylish, new 2 Bed/2 Bath condo w/ocean-view terrace

Enjoy "Beach" Without "Boring"

Casa Sol y Mar (Sun and Sea House) at The Park is a 2-bed, 2-bath, 2-terrace ocean-view condo just one block from the beach in the most convenient section of the never-boring Old Town (Romantic Zone / Zona Romantica). No hills to climb!

Our end-unit condo features an owner-designed floorplan providing two master suites, if desired, windows in every room (including the bathrooms), a step-out balcony in the main master with views of the cathedral, an enlarged kitchen/family room area, and a double-size terrace off the living area.

Attention To Detail

Professionally decorated and featuring resort-quality linens, Casa Sol y Mar strives to provide guests the amenities they expect while on vacation, including beach towels, pool tools and our own pool cart for transporting everything you'll need for a rejuvenating day enjoying Old Town's largest rooftop pool. Our condo also provides three-step water filtration at the sink and refrigerator.

We also have a full-size, in-unit washer and dryer, 50-inch flat-screen TV with HDMI ports, in-unit WiFi, stainless steel appliances and granite/marble countertops with an island that seats 5. The family room includes a couch with pull-out twin-sized trundle bed for a 5th guest.

Gearing Up For The Sky Park

Guests can load up the pool cart with towels, drinks and snacks and head up one of our building's two elevators to The Sky Park. You won't be crowded on Old Town's most spacious rooftop terrace. Here you can enjoy the area's largest rooftop pool - a glorious semi-Olympic, heated, saltwater escape from stress. The Sky Park also features an outdoor grill and food prep area, dining tables, wet bar, bathrooms and outdoor showers.

There are covered lounging areas with a flat-screen television, couches and plenty of comfortable poolside loungers. The views of the Banderas Bay, Old Town and the surrounding mountains never get old.

New Building, With Old Town Charm

Completed in November 2014, The Park isn't a high rise. Rather it is in keeping with the architectural details of Old Town, including red-tiled roofs, white exterior and wrought iron railings. It nestles perfectly within the Romantic Zone's cobblestone streets and is adjacent to the the beach, the park, and the area's vibrant nightlife, entertainment, bars, restaurants and clubs.

Local charm doesn't need to give way to inconvenience, however, as the building features a gym with weights, cardio, televisions and bathrooms, a front desk concierge, garage parking, and 24-hour security, as well as free WiFi in the lobby and on the pool deck.

Unlike many accommodations in Old Town, this building is ideally located in the flattest area making the one-block walk to the beach an easy stroll. You can pick up a coffee on your way at Pages In The Sun.

Never-Boring Romantic Zone

Guests can also gain easy, inexpensive transportation to all of Vallarta's regional attractions by taking advantage of our convenient location on the bus route.

You can watch cultural events and Zumba classes in Lazaro Cardenas Park from our terrace, as well as the Saturday Farmers' Market (seasonal).

You can easily step out our door and go for morning walks or runs on the Malecon (seawall/boardwalk), which offers many galleries, shops, restaurants and historic reference points, monuments and statues.

We are also just a block from some of the hottest dance clubs, as well as the many restaurants and lounges on Basillo Badillo and Olas Altas (streets).

Some favorite nearby restaurants and bars include The Blue Shrimp, Daiquiri Dick's, Joe Jack's Fish Shack, The Palm, Si Senor, La Palapa, and many local dance clubs.

Be Our Guests

We can also arrange concierge services such as airport transfer, excursions, in-house chef, Spanish lessons, spa services, and extra cleanings for additional fees.

Feel free to inquire directly about dates, rates and features. We look forward to hosting you and yours at Casa Sol y Mar at The Park!

More Details

Stacey Hartmann
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2018

About Stacey Hartmann

From the Rockies to the Sierra Madre Mountains -

We live outside Boulder, Colorado, with our two daughters and dog, Charlie. We first visited Vallarta for our children's Spring Break in 2013, and were hooked on the area's feel and amenities.

At First, We Meet -

We rented a place in Old Town for the week and loved the cultural vibe and convenience of this authentic Mexican Pueblo on the Pacific, where there is a real sense of community. We decided to purchase our condo because we wanted to make the most of our time on this earth.

Future Escapes -

We also decided perhaps we could make some great family memories returning to Vallarta frequently while our girls are still home, and then after they leave, we will enjoy the area more and more until retirement, when we'll come for months at a time.

We feel very lucky when we can get well-priced 3-hour direct flights from Denver, and so far, have managed to pull that off most of the time with good planning.

Stacey Hartmann purchased this condo in 2014

Why Stacey Hartmann chose Emiliano Zapata

Casa Sol y Mar at The Park is a new 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom luxury vacation rental in Old Town (Zona Romantica), Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Just one block from the beach with no hills to climb, this modern condo features a bounty of light, an extra large terrace, 2 master suites with king and king/double twin convertible beds, a fully equipped kitchen and resort linens. We love being just 10-15 minutes from the airport and then once we check in, being able to walk to so many restaurants and shops, or simply hop on the bus (we are on the bus route) or take a cab.

What makes this condo unique

It All Came Together For Us Here - Casa Sol y Mar at The Park is 'Mexico beach' without 'boring.' Old Town or the Romantic Zone is a unique blend of old Mexican Pueblo, mountains, city vibe and ocean/beach experience.

Location, Location, Location -

We love the convenience of walking everywhere and having such a variety of restaurants, shops, galleries, activities and culture just footsteps away on the Malecon (boardwalk). We want to travel many places, but Puerto Vallarta is a second home where we will return many, many times. It is that wonderful!


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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , En suite for main master with window in shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Bathroom adjoins hallway and second master, window in shower
  • Hair dryer in each bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Main master with private bath, step-out terrace and views.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 single bed , Second master with King or two twins and ensuite bathroom.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The condo includes one weekly cleaning during stays of 7 or more days. Extra cleanings can be arranged for $50 per visit. We endeavor to conserve energy at Casa Sol y Mar. Our condo can be cooled by the A/C mini splits, which include one in each bedroom, and one in the main living area, but we ask you turn them off when you are no in the unit or have the windows open. Those renting for longer stays of 30 or more days are responsible for paying electricity.


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Newer ocean-view condo in lively Zona Romantica; Largest rooftop pool in Old Tow
average rating of 4.740741 based on 27 reviews

Great downtown location/Condo with all amenities need for great vacation/Excellent Pool

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at this property. The location is great to explore and enjoy Old Town and the building itself is a great place to stay.

Although surrounded by lots of loud bars and buses, the owners have made extra efforts by replacing glass to better protect from the sound and the AC units in both bedrooms do help to offset the noise. If you are a light sleeper, you may need earplugs here but if you're not, it's more than fine. Nothing to take away from the condo, it's just the area where it is situated.

Pool area on 7th floor is the real kicker here. Such a great pool with great views from the terrace area. BBQ area to cook if you like and lots of places to lounge in and out of the shade.

Condo has all amenities to make it a comfortable and enjoyable stay in this location. Listed exactly as is on the website. I would think that this unit would be one of the nicer ones in the entire building.

Thanks for letting us stay, we very much enjoyed!

  • Review Submitted: 03/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, Kevin. Thanks for providing a detailed review that will help other travelers make a good choice. We try to furnish our condo as a second home, with attention to detail. It feels good to know that it is noticed. Please come stay again!
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Bloomfield Hills, MI

Loved our first stay at the Park

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Park 401. The condo is roomy, has all the conveniences one could want, is beautifully decorated and is in the most convenient location one could ask for in Zona Romantica, a short walk to the beach and restaurants. The beds are extremely comfy.

The terrace is twice the size of most of the others in the building, deep enough for a large dining table. And the pool, the view and the common facilities on the roof are fabulous. The building is very secure and the concierge who greeted us and gave us a tour of the condo and its appliances was very nice and thorough. Stacey kept in touch and made sure we felt welcome and had no problems. It is true, the location is near several bars that stayed open till morning (it was a holiday weekend), and we are not bar hoppers ourselves. But Stacey warned us in advance, so we were prepared, and the windows are very sound proof and with the included "white sound" machine, we slept well even on the loudest night. The noise is the only reason we do not give 5 stars, but it will not stop us from coming back. All in all, unless you are extremely sensitive to night noise, and coming in the height of "the season", we highly recommend staying here! You will love your time here!

  • Review Submitted: 19/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your review very much, Kathie, and are glad you enjoyed our condo and The Park, especially the rooftop. Thanks for taking the time to leave your comments. We hope you'll come again!
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Wonderful condo - great location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week here with our two friends. There was ample space for everyone, and the condo was beautifully decorated. We like to cook a few of our own meals while on vacation and the kitchen had everything we needed. There were multiple small grocery stores within walking distance and a larger store a short Uber ride away. The sky terrace has an amazing infinity pool which is partially heated. We swam at least twice daily, tried to catch the sunset most nights and even saw fireworks two of the nights. The building staff and the management company's staff are wonderful to work with - as well as the condo owners. The location cannot be beat! One block from the beach, within walking distance of tons of delicious restaurants, and there is a Farmer's Market in the courtyard space diagonal from the building on Saturday morning. I don't know when we'll be back, but I know we will stay here again when we return.

  • Review Submitted: 23/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate that you took the time to write a review, Sarah. We appreciate your comments about the building and management company staff. We are also glad you enjoyed the area and were able to discover what we also love about the area. We hope you'll return and stay with us again!
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The perfect stay in PVR

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we booked the owners were terrific. They connect us with their concierge Aaron Lopez who added to an amazing time. You can’t beat this condos location. Within a 10 minute walk to every restaurant and 2 minutes to the beach. The condo is spotless and has an amazing terrace to chill at the end of the day. Strongly recommend this unit in the building

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a wonderful stay over the Christmas holiday, Dan! And I'm glad you made use of Aaron's wonderful concierge services. Thanks for leaving the goodies in the fridge for us. We hope you will stay again!
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Long Beach

Great condo and centrally located

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the Park before and like the location. We really enjoyed the layout of this condo and the larger patio than most. The views of the mountains and city were very nice and the balcony had great water views. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 02/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great modern secure condo in the center of nightlife and close to beach

  • 5 of 5

Clean, modern, and secure. Close to beach and all the bars. Rooftop pool is a nice bonus.

  • Review Submitted: 23/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport
Nearest Barpub
15 Metres
Twisted Palms Rooftop Lounge
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Marina Vallarta Club de Golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 200
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Los Muertos
Car: not necessary

Casa Sol y Mar is located in The Park, a brand new building one block from the beach in the flattest part of Old Town (Romantic Zone/Zona Romantica) Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. No hills to climb! Convenient to everything, Casa Sol y Mar is an easy, 2-minute walk to Los Muertos Beach and the Malecon (seawall/boardwalk). Restaurants, shops, galleries, grocery, bars, night clubs and cultural attractions abound in this vibrant, never-boring area. The building itself is equipped with all of the modern amenities, including a stunning rooftop pool and terrace, as well as garage parking, 24-hour security, WiFi in lobby, unit and Sky Terrace, whole-building filtered water and in-unit filtration, and two elevators. Situated on the bus route for inexpensive transport to the larger Vallarta area, Casa Sol y Mar is part of a 50-unit condo building (The Park) that sits at the corner of Lázaro Cárdenas Park, Old Town's cultural hub and home of the Saturday Farmer's Market.


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance AU$80.03

Please feel free to ask about rates, dates and other details.

We provide one cleaning per week (and for stays of 5-7 days.) Additional cleanings can be scheduled for $50 each.

Concierge services including airport transfer, chef, tours, spa services, Spanish lessons, etc., are available for additional fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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