Los Arcos with oceanfront terrace, saltwater infinity pool, infrared sauna
Description from the manager
Los Arcos is a beautiful Italian-style villa on the waterfront overlooking the arched rocks in Banderas Bay, Peurto Vallarta. Just north of Mismaloya, your view includes the famous Los Arcos Amphitheater. During your stay at this bijou villa, you will be conveniently situated just fifteen minutes south of exciting Old Town with all its charm, shops and restaurants.
Los Arcos has been designed with health consciousness in mind. Owned and operated by the renowned integrative medical doctor Leigh Erin Connealy, the villa integrates a spa and wellness atmosphere across the entire property. The residence offers a number of unique amenities including an infrared sauna that provides healing waves, a natural salt purification system for the infinity swimming pool, one of the best water purification systems in the world and a breathtaking air-conditioned exercise room with ocean vista. Organic foods are offered as well. Housekeeping, a personal cook, a butler and a manager are also included with your reservation.
Incorporating modern architecture with authentic Italian decor, Los Arcos villa offers the casual resplendence you would expect of a premier oceanfront property. From the exposed beams to the furniture, rich tones of wood provide feelings of warmth throughout the interiors. The impressive kitchen features a lovely breakfast bar.
Los Arcos villa features five master bedrooms, each with an-suite bathroom, air conditioning, a ceiling fan and luxury furniture. Up to ten guests can stay, including a maximum of six children. Each bedroom provides an uncompromising view of Los Arcos and the ocean. All beds have Tempur-Pedic mattresses to ensure ultimate comfort, rest and relaxation.
Slip into the pool day or night and watch the ocean surrounding you. Look over the infinity edge and you may just see whales, dolphins, large sea turtles, manta rays or other sea life swimming just below the villa. From the moment you walk through the front door and hear the rhythm of the sea, you will feel the calming and soothing breezes, and your heart and mind will truly be on vacation!
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Bedroom 1: King bed, En-suite with tub and shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, TV
Bedroom 2: King bed, En-suite with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan
Bedroom 3: King bed, En-suite tub and shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan
Bedroom 4: Queen bed, En-suite with shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan
Bedroom 5: King bed, En-suite shower, Air conditioning, Ceiling fan, Traditional wooden shutters (no screen or glass)
Please note: the windows in bedroom 5 feature traditional shutter style windows without screens or glass.
iPod docking station
Oceanfront terrace - please note that the terrace only receives sun in the late afternoon
Heated pool (Length 30 ft; Depth 5 ft)
Daily housekeeping (Monday to Saturday)
Cook (Monday to Saturday)
At Extra Cost (advance notice required)
In-villa spa treatments
Points of Interest :
20 minute walk to Zoo
15 minute drive to town of Puerto Vallarta
20 minute drive to Botanical Gardens
Beach Access :
There are just over 100 stairs to the ocean level sundeck where you can fish and kayak, but swimming is rather difficult.
20 minute walk to Mismaloya beach
40 minute drive to Puerto Vallarta airport
Maximum 10 guests
Children welcome (maximum of 6 please)
Pets are not allowed
Security deposit may be required
Weddings accepted; please inquire
Rental car recommended
Puerto Vallarta lies along Banderas Bay, the second largest bay in the Western Hemisphere. It is located 352 kilometers (219 miles) from Guadalajara, the state capital of Jalisco, and is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountain range. The region has many forests, rivers and waterfalls, with an average temperature of 27C (80F).
Playa Mismaloya, gained fame from the film "The Night of the Iguana", and became a popular celebrity hangout at the time. Now, visitors flock to see the impressive rock formations of Los Arcos emerge from the bay's crystalline waters, which are great for diving and discovering incredible underwater mountains and steeps. The City Hall has murals painted by Manuel Lepe, and the Malecon (sea wall) is adorned with romantic bronze sculptures. Whats more, the streets of downtown offer shops and galleries that sell local paintings and sculptures of local artists. The city, known for its top-notch services, also has golf courses, boutiques and a marina.
In Puerto Vallarta you can enjoy the exquisite regional cuisine of Jalisco, that so many people have come to love, and the terraces of open-air restaurants, where you can watch cruise ships roll in as you take in an incredible sunset.
Sport fishing is just one of many activities you can do during your stay in Puerto Vallarta. Each year, during the month of November, the International Sailfish Fishing Tournament takes place. Other activities available in this region are eco-tourism, extreme sports, snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, boating, golfing and nightlife.
Additional amenities include: beach towels, private chef, housekeeper, whirl pool spa, manager, golf nearby, cd player, alfresco dining, butler, snorkel equipment....Read more
Left on 01/03/2014 for a stay in January 2014 | NatalieReviewed Jan 3, 2014Stayed Jan 2014
Los Arcos is a beautiful place with great views and a wonderful atmosphere! But the real magic is in the staff--Alfonso, Chuy, and Berta...We have never had better food or service. Alfonso was always available to take us anywhere we wanted to go, make fabulous drinks, or help out Chuy. He could almost anticipate what we wanted before we did plus he listens really well and was more than dependable:) Chuy is a complete doll--she made so many wonderful dishes all with a smile on her face. Berta worked her tail off, our rooms spotless, and our laundry done if we asked for it. We could not of asked for a better get-a-away from reality! We want to go back!!!
Left on 12/28/2013 for a stay in December 2013 | DanielleReviewed Dec 28, 2013Stayed Dec 2013
We really enjoyed the villa. Views were amazing. There were some drawbacks however. Lots of bugs, bats and critters. Typical of that type of house but not up my alley. Alfonso was awesome with the adventures. He took the kids everywhere, But he was just ok with keeping things flowing at the house. We all pitched in for clean-up in the morning. Table still dirty with table cloth and dirty glasses. Lounge chairs with wet towels, nothing straightened. Everyone sort of disappeared after breakfast until 2:30 or 3. We often made our own margaritas and I did my own laundry. Maria was amazing. Best food and always a smile. We had a great time, I'm just pointing out some things that could be improved. Also, I had asked in advance about the sun on the deck and they assured me it would be there from 10am until around 2 or 3. The only place that got any sun was the hammock area which has a cover (I would remove that) and the pool. So I guess I would rather have someone be honest about it.
Left on 05/10/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | RalphReviewed May 10, 2013Stayed May 2013
After dealing with a few other places on the phone and not feeling the attention and care I was willing to pay for. I called Luxury retreats, I was greeted by a polite and intelligent young man named Matthew, and from there it was smooth sailing. within minutes, things were taken care of, responded to, and in general, relieved all my tension about booking. - Ralph W., California, USA
"Absolutely amazing experience that exceeded our expectations!"
Left on 03/21/2013 for a stay in January 2012 | Jenny .Reviewed Mar 21, 2013Stayed Jan 2012
Villa Los Arcos was so beautiful, the views stunning, and house staff (Alfonso, Chuey and Berta) made our stay absolutely perfect. I honestly cannot say anything bad about our stay other than it was way too short! - Jenny R., Minnesota, USA
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