About The Villa
A 5 Star Classical Colonial Puerto Vallarta Villa Rental
The Best Luxury Rental Home Value on The Beach in Puerto Vallarta
RETREAT TO YOUR PERSONAL VILLA
The Villa - 6,500 square foot floor plan provides plenty of room for everyone in your party Built on 4 levels cascading down a spectacular hillside in the lower Conchas Chinas residential area that takes full advantage of the surroundings, including ocean views and lush gardens all around. Casa Carole is only one-and-a-half miles (5 minutes) south of downtown Puerto Vallarta.
Beach and Tropical Gardens - Our Villa has direct access to a secluded sandy beach and tropical garden
Guests - Sleeps up to 12 guests. Children welcome.
Pets - Sorry we do not allow pets.
Accessibility - Parking at the top level. Our villa is not handicap accessible and has steps only, no elevator.
Bedrooms & Bathrooms - 5 beautiful large Mexican inspired decorated bedrooms each on a separate level with individual controled AC, an en suite bathroom and balcony. 4 bedrooms have king beds and 1 bedroom has a queen bed. You can rent 4 or 5 bedrooms. 6 full luxury appointed bathrooms and 1 half bath
Infinity Pool - 1,500 sq ft pool terrace features a huge (12'x 25') heated infinity pool overlooking the beautiful Banderas Bay with an adjacent Jacuzzi spa plus a palapa covered wet bar with refrigerator. Enjoy your margaritas served on the pool deck at 4:30 pm
Kitchen & Dining Room - Open air fully equipped high end kitchen and open air dining room with seating for 12 guests and smaller open air dining areas near the pool.
Living Room - Open air spacious Living room with its beamed cathedral ceiling, marble floors and exposed brick arches features stylish wicker furniture and traditional Mexican art and locally crafted sculptures
Media Room - Spacious Media Room with a flat screen smart TV which delivers local cable including CNN, and other US channels and a DVD player. Bluethooth and CD player available.
Internet - Wifi information is located in the Dining room. Booster WiFi provided in each bedroom
Staff and Meals - Full time staff of four including a chef come six days a week. Mari, a great chef, cooks two gourmet meals a day that you have selected from her extensive menu. Our guests say Pepe, our English-speaking house manager is 'the perfect host'. His margaritas, served on the pool deck at 4:30 pm, are outstanding. Rosario, our housekeeper, cleans the rooms every day and can do your personal laundry as well. We also have Crispin 3 days a week to keep the pool perfect
Menu - Mari can prepare meals from our extensive menu offerings. Our menu items include: Appetizers, soups, salads, fresh fruit, coffee and tea, breakfast, sandwiches and dinner entrees
Booking - We maintain our availability calendar on our VRBO listing. Although you can book Casa Carole directly on VRBO, our rental rates* on our website are LOWER than VRBO because of the service fee charged by VRBO.
*Our rental rates include all applicable taxes,fees and our full time staff Food costs and drink costs are not included in our rental rates.
Villa Concierge Services
Pepe, your personal concierge at Casa Carole, knows all the best deals. He can arrange any of the following activities to keep you busy:
“Art Walks” to local galleries every Wednesday night from November to April
Vallarta Botanical Gardens for horticultural tours and elegant lunches
Marina Vallarta Golf Club and the Vista Vallarta Golf Club, plus 4 more Championship courses
Playa Los Muertos, the beach at the lively Olas Altas district for jewelry bargains on the beach
Los Arcos, National Aquatic Park to swim with the fishes
Whale watching from mid December to March
Bird watching, turtle hatching and other Eco Tours
Tequila making workshops and tasting
Party boat trips from the Terminal Maritima, Daytime Pirate Excursions, Evening Dinner Cruises
Private boat tours aboard the Vikingo with Captain Juan Santana for deep sea fishing
Chico’s Paraiso on the bank of the Tomatlan River
Chico’s Dive Shop Scuba Outfitter
Several zip-lining locations
ATV and dune-buggy jungle rides
Horseback rides up jungle trails to secluded mountain retreats for lunch amd swimming
The Vallarta Zoo with personal animal petting opportunities
THE TROPICAL GARDENS & SECLUDED SANDY BEACH
Serpentine steps lead through a lush tropical flower garden with bananas, coconuts, limes, and papaya trees. Stroll 50 feet along our cobble stone path past the agave garden to the secluded sandy beach. Enjoy great snorkeling among the volcanic rocks in front of the beach. It’s also possible to charter a boat and be picked up from the beach for deep-sea fishing or an excursion down the coast to swim with the fish at the Los Arcos National Marine Sanctuary.
Our Villa secluded beach
THE POOL DECK TERRACE
The 1,500 Sq. Ft. Pool Deck is a favorite at Casa Carole. Enjoy its natural cantera stone tile floor and the multitude of “masetas” full of flowers. The large 25’ x 12’ heated infinity pool has an adjacent Jacuzzi pool, with benches and a fountain. The infinity pool features a unique toehold ledge along the outside wall about 4 feet below the water level. Relax on this ledge and enjoy the ocean views with a margarita in your hand. The tall palm trees and other plants shade part of the pool from the afternoon sun. Count the many birds flitting from tree to tree. Enjoy the lounge chairs or relax in the traditional “equipale” chairs. If it gets too hot, retire to the Pool Deck alcove with its cooling ceiling fan. Serve yourself from the refrigerator behind the palapa covered bar, stocked with the beverages you have ordered, or enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres served by Pepe daily after 4:30 pm.
Pool area with Palapa covered bar
THE DINING ROOM & KITCHEN
The Dining Room features hand-carved traditional Mexican furniture, plus hand-crafted Mexican dinner and glassware. The table seats 10 for elegant meals prepared by the chef twice a day. There are 2 highchairs available. Enjoy breakfast on the Dining Room balcony under a protective palapa roof. Watch the early morning fisherman catching your dinner or look for dolphins frolicking right in front of the villa. Pepe, the English-speaking houseman, serves breakfast and dinner. An after-dinner coffee and Kahlua on the balcony will finish off a wonderful day. The well-equipped kitchen, with a large refrigerator, six-burner gas stove and a host of small appliances, is where your personal chef Mari prepares the two meals you have selected each day from her extensive gourmet menu. She will purchase the food you have ordered each day to ensure the freshest available ingredients. Each evening she will present you with the receipts for the food and drink you have ordered. It’s a courtesy to reimburse her each day in pesos.
Open air dining for upt to 10 guests
THE LIVING ROOM
The spacious Living room with its beamed cathedral ceiling, marble floors and exposed brick arches features stylish wicker furniture and traditional Mexican art and locally crafted sculptures. The interior garden and potted plants bring nature indoors and the balcony affords views of the Pool Deck, the infinity pool, the palms and the beach beyond.
Living area open to the pool terrace
THE MEDIA ROOM
Step up into the spacious Media Room with its marble floors, traditional hand-crafted furniture, comfortable equipales chairs, vaulted ceiling and ceiling fan. Gather around the flat screen smart TV which delivers local cable including CNN, and other US channels. Plug your favorite movie into the DVD player. We have some classics, like “Night of the Iguana”, or bring along your own movies. The TV is VHS tape compatible, if you still have some. There are books to read and traditional Mexican toys for the kids. For the tech-savvy, plug your laptop into the TV and stream your favorite movie from Netflix, Hulu or other sources.
Relax and enjoy some TV or music
THE ENTRANCE & NEW SOLAR PANELS
The entrance to Casa Carole welcomes you with two towers, flowers, and ample parking. Our staff will greet you and take your bags to your room. Only the unique towers are visible from the road. The towers form a circular staircase that takes you down through the villa to the pool deck and the beach below. The 60 new solar panels provide all the electrical power the villa requires. Puerto Vallarta is uniquely positioned to support our commitment to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Our use of renewable, solar energy ensures that Casa Carole remains the Best Value on the Beach in this beautiful, tropical paradise.