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Flipkey 2013 Award -Top Vacation Rental-PV-Best Special Ever

Flipkey 2013 Award -Top Vacation Rental-PV-Best Special Ever

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Oct 29, 2014
Villa, 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, 12 Sleeps

Villa Encantada was awarded the Flipkey Review Site Top Vacation Rental-Puerto Vallarta award for 2011,2012, and 2013.

For more Villa Encantada photos and information go to our website of the same name.

Be one of the first to experience villa lifestyle in our spacious fully staffed 5,000 square foot 5 bedroom 5.5 bathroom, kid friendly (all living areas on just two floors) villa in the hills of Amapas/Conchas Chinas. See our website at the website of the same name.

Villa Encantada was designed and built by renowned architect Arturo Ramos in 2006. This area of the city is home to some of the most spectacular villas in Puerto Vallarta. Villa Encantada is surrounded by a lush, tropical jungle and boasts amazing views of the Bay of Banderas. View fantastic sunsets from our beautiful terrace and covered sitting areas. Cool off in the solar heated pool or have a drink at the outdoor palapa bar as you watch the sun go down. Five inviting bedroom suites with private baths, large upper terraces, a relaxing living room, and a full staff -- houseman, chef, and maid-- make Villa Encantada a paradise.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards

Recent Review

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Your hacienda and staff were everything we had read about and MORE. I can't say enough and words can't put how elated me and my wife were to have chosen your place for this family get together. I would like to use your services again and will definitely pass this info onto my friends at Boeing.

Thanks for every thing and happy new year to you all.

R.C.

Mt. Vernon, Washington
Dec 2013
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Reviews

business
Flipkey 2013 Award -Top Vacation Rental-PV-Best Special Ever
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7016546
+1 -925 947 1451
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
5

Absolutely Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Villa Encantada exceeded our expectations on every level. The Villa is gorgeous with every detail thought out and every amenity you could possibly need. It’s inviting with plenty of space to lounge around, even with 13 people it never felt crowded. The Villa’s staff, Rene, Walter and Isabel were key in making our stay comfortable, memorable and over the top. This really is a personal, all inclusive resort! Rene met us on the first day with margaritas, chips & salsa and a big smile. Throughout the week, we marveled at how he thought of and took care of everything. Walter’s cooking brought down the house…we ate breakfast and dinner at the Villa every day except one (their well-deserved day off). We enjoyed the food so much, we asked if he would teach us how to make a few dishes and he happily indulged us, crowing one of our guests as his sous chef. Isabel’s presence and attention to detail was felt every day we walked into our perfectly made up rooms. I can’t say enough about the staff, they were professional and kind, but also joked and treated us like friends.

Hands down this was one of the best vacations I have ever taken. Everything is so well taken care of and the Villa is incredibly comfortable, my friends and family really got to relax and enjoy time with each other. We were in or by the pool most days with short excursions into town to find the best taco stands for lunch. The 15 minute walk down into town is super easy, but in September it can get really hot, so we usually took a quick/cheap taxi ride back up the hill to the Villa. We were always eager and happy to get back to the Villa. Being together with friends and family made the vacation very special for us, and staying at Villa Encantada made it perfect.

Without hesitation I highly recommend Villa Encantada…truly an amazing experience.
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Flipkey 2013 Award -Top Vacation Rental-PV-Best Special Ever
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7016546
+1 -925 947 1451
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
5

Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful vacation while in Puerto Vallarta. The staff at Villa Encantada and the house itself was amazing. Rene, houseman and concierge, Walter, the chef, and Isabel, the maid, made our stay feel like a home away from home. Rene was fabulous. He answered any questions that we had and just catered to our every need. Walter's food was delicious! The food offered at the restaurants in Puerto Vallarta cannot compare to Walter's cooking. Isabel kept the villa immaculately clean on a daily basis. The villa itself is in a great location with beautiful views. I highly recommend anyone to come and indulge in this experience.
  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Flipkey 2013 Award -Top Vacation Rental-PV-Best Special Ever
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7016546
+1 -925 947 1451
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
5

The Vacation of a Lifetime!!

  • 5 of 5
Where do I begin!? This vacation was the best trip of my life! From the moment we set foot in the 5,000sq/ft, luxurious villa, we felt so pampered and RIGHT at home! The villa offers sweeping views of lush jungle and pristine ocean. Palm trees shade you and provide so much beauty as you watch the gorgeous sunsets in the evening. The villa has everything you may need or want....and MORE!

The villa is incredibly spacious and has ornate features throughout. I absolutely loved the air conditioned rooms and the INCREDIBLE views the suites provided! Simply breathtaking! Everything you may need is in the rooms: Hairdryers, towels, a safe for your belongings, clean linens, tons of pillows and a lot of space for your luggage/items. Really comfortable!

The pool and lower deck area was where we spent most of our time. It truly feels like a fancy resort! The staff bring you drinks in the pool and cater to your every need. The house runs on purified water which was a HUGE comfort of home--you can eat and drink anything! Speaking of the food....it was some of the best cooking I've ever had! They offer a 7 page, gourmet menu, complete with bacon- wrapped prawns, lobster and DELICIOUS enchiladas! The staff puts any restaurants cooking to shame! The 3 staff that we had, Renee, Walter & Isabelle, were out of this world! Accommodating, polite, funny and catering every minute of every day. I didn't lift a finger! They made the experience SO worth it. Having them was one of the highlights of the trip, as we were all able to spend more time together instead of grocery shopping, cooking and cleaning. The staff is one-in-a-million! Best service ever.

The owner of the Villa is very hands on throughout the process and was extremely helpful with restaurant recommendations and places to go. One of the best thing we did while in PV was take a boat trip to Hidden Beach. It was an incredible experience!

I feel as if I could go on and on about this stunning villa and the staff who work tirelessly to keep it running. It really was the perfect way to unwind and escape the daily duties of life. I was so relaxed! I cannot WAIT to book my next stay at the fabulous Villa and lay by the pool with a margarita again very soon!

I would recommend staying here to anyone!
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Flipkey 2013 Award -Top Vacation Rental-PV-Best Special Ever
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7016546
+1 -925 947 1451
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
5

We will be back to Villa Encantada!

  • 5 of 5
We selected Villa Encantada for many reasons, including its size for our large party of nine, the fact that it was newer and well appointed, and we could take advantage of the on-site staff. We also appreciated the promptness of Paul's responses to our initial inquiries (and his patience with our many questions!). As soon as we arrived, we knew we made an excellent choice - we were greeted by Rene and the house looked exactly as it does in the pictures. Rene quickly made us comfortable with margaritas, guacamole and chips... and our vacation started as soon as we arrived. I didn't unpack my bags until 3 days in because I was immediately in vacation mode. We arrived on Saturday and had dinner prepared by Walter -- a delicious spread of chicken enchiladas. We had pre-selected our menu for remainder of the week and after dinner on our own on Sunday, we couldn't wait for the next one. We ventured out on Sunday night to Barcelona Tapas & Bar, which has panoramic views of the bay and some of the best food in town. It was back to Walter's cooking for the rest of the week, along with Rene's attentive service and we couldn't have been happier we chose to eat in every night. (We only left the house one other night - after dinner - all week to venture out and explore some of the nightlife in town.) The food was healthy, delicious, gourmet and surprisingly inexpensive for a week of 6 breakfasts and 6 dinners, including two shrimp dinners, mahi-mahi, steak fajitas and chicken tacos. We bought our own alcohol and lunches for the week at Costco on our way into town; however, Rene and Walter will graciously pick up anything for you or do all of your shopping if you want. Isabel was also great. We were so busy enjoying ourselves that we barely knew she was there until we walked into our rooms which were cleaned every day. She also did laundry for some in our group. Walter deserves his nickname "Diablo" for many reasons, one of which being the scare he gave us as we were all on the edge of our seats glued to the TV watching an intense scene of American Horror Story on Netflix. This was a great vacation and we only went to the beach 3 times during the week because the house was so comfortable, the pool was so inviting and relaxing, and the service so great. It's also a short walk to a convenience store. We will definitely rent Villa Encantada again for our next big group celebration in Puerto Vallarta. Thanks to Paul, Rene, Walter and Isabel for a memorable 40th birthday!!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Flipkey 2013 Award -Top Vacation Rental-PV-Best Special Ever
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7016546
+1 -925 947 1451
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
5

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5
I can't express how grateful I am for the wonderful stay we had at Villa Encantada for my birthday weekend. Walter and Rene are fabulous, the house is gorgeous and the overall experience blew my expectations out of the water. Thank you so much for everything and I can't wait to come back! I highly recommend this property to anyone looking to get away to PVR!
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Flipkey 2013 Award -Top Vacation Rental-PV-Best Special Ever
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7016546
+1 -925 947 1451
Puerto Vallarta Jalisco
5

Perfect Vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5
We couldn’t have stayed at a better place for our family vacation in Puerto Vallarta! Villa Encantada was everything we could’ve hoped for and more!
First off, from the beginning, Paul (the Owner of the Villa) was very accommodating and had great suggestions which played a vital role in planning the best vacation for us all. He made sure we were taken care of and that all of our requests were in order. Communication was a breeze!
As we were driven up the cobblestone street we immediately recognized our villa as we anticipated visiting it for months prior to arrival. We had a large party and it accommodated all of us comfortably. The Villa is beautiful!
Most of our nights were spent playing card games on the kitchen table, dominos on the patio, going night swimming, listening to the exotic birds from the jungle adjacent to us, looking at the views, and watching fireflies off the balcony or outside our bedroom windows. The views were truly exceptional.
Our days were spent outside the villa, but after a long day of shopping, sight-seeing, activities, etc., we couldn’t wait to get back to the comfort of Villa Encantada and Walter’s mouth-watering dinners. Our rooms would be clean and fresh, and our clothes would be washed/ folded for us thanks to Isabel. Walter and Rene would always be ready for our party with drinks and good humor. We even celebrated a very memorable birthday while we were there. Walter and Rene are the biggest pranksters, they always surprised us and we couldn’t stop laughing whenever they were around. Rene had the best recommendations for activities and arranged everything for us including our transportation which was always very prompt. He even helped get us some great prices on Coheba Cuban cigars.
Every morning we would wake up to the smell of some kind of wonderful food cooking in the kitchen and coffee waiting for us on the poolside patio…
THE FOOD: We loved EVERY single meal we had! The food was absolutely amazing! Some of our favorites (just to name a few) were the chili verde, mango crepes, coconut shrimp, bacon-wrapped shrimp, enchiladas and pozole. Walter is the best. Additionally, we had THE BEST burgers we have ever tasted, compliments of Walter (a.k.a. El Diablo).
MOST IMPORTANTLY, and what truly made our stay memorable, was the hospitality and friendship of Walter (El Diablo), Rene and Isabel. They are truly wonderful people whom we came to love! We were literally in tears when we left .. Best Vacation ever 😘
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Activity and Interests

Scuba diving, surfing, parasailing, swimming, shopping, dining,

golfing, jungle hiking, sailing, fishing

Availability

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Rental rates

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Notes

  • Nightly Rate: $700 - $1050

    Weekly Rate: $4900 - $7350

    Monthly Rate: $0 - $0


  • Current Specials:
    Value Season Special: $700 per night (May 1-October 31, 2014)
    High Season Special: $1050 per night (November 1 to April 30, 2015)

    Last minute special (for bookings within 30 days of arrival):
    $550 per night (applies to May 1 to October 31,2014 arrival dates)
    $750 per night (applies to November 1 to April 30,2014 arrival dates)
    Normal Rates:
    Value Season (May 1- October 31) $860
    High Season (November 1- April 30) $1,250
    Holiday
    (December 19- December 26,2014) $1050
    (December 26-January 2,2015) $1200

    A deposit of $700 is required.

Amenities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Bathrooms

  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bathroom 5
  • Half Bathroom

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill

Notes:

  • * Worlds Best Villa staff—these three are seriously great! Walter (aka Diablo!) our irrepressible chef; Rene, houseman and concierge; Isabel, maid, including laundry services * Gourmet seven page restaurant grade menu * Knowledgeable experienced advice about local services, restaurants, deals, etc. * Minutes from the downtown area and Los Muerto Beach, PV's vibrant southside * Minutes from Conchas Chinas Beach-the southside’s best beach * Lovely panoramic ocean view of the Bay of Banderas and the hillside jungle * Very child friendly. All living spaces are on two floors, eliminating the stairclimb that many Puerto Vallarta villas have * Solar heated swimming pool with cantera stone patio * Solar heated jetted whirlpool tub (not hot tub) * Poolside palapa bar with refrigerator * Indoor and outdoor dining areas * Custom handmade parota wood doors, windows, and cabinets, with cantera stone flooring * Custom artwork throughout * In Villa masseuse available * Sleeps up to twelve guests * Five air conditioned bedrooms each with private custom tiled bathrooms * Three ensuites with king beds * One ensuite with a queen bed * One ensuite with 2 queen beds * Two portacribs, one high chair, and one additional full size air bed * Fully equipped modern kitchen with two refrigerators * Ultraviolet water purification as well as bottled water * High speed wireless internet * Free phone calls and fax to US and Canada * Free local calling * 50 inch plasma TV in living room and one additional bedroom TV * Satellite TV with approximately 200 US and Canadian channels * Music system with Ipod hookup, DVD, and VCR * Additional amenities: hairdryers, iron and ironing board, selection of games * 2 water heaters, 2 washers, and 1 dryer * Four car gated garage * Taxi service is available within five minutes by phone call * Birthday parties and small weddings, no problem!
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