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Question on finding a great condo

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Question on finding a great condo

We have been to Mexico many times and have always done the AI route and we would like to try renting a condo for next Feb or March in the Ixtapa area.

When I look on VRBO there are many with no reviews, is that a huge red flag? Some look very nice but absolutely no reviews, which kind of makes me wonder if I should stay away from them?

If anyone has one we should look at, please let me know! We enjoy beach walking, golf, an ocean view and two bedrooms.

Thanks!

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1. Re: Question on finding a great condo

We stay at the Bay View Grand Marina in Ixtapa and we love the property. Unfortunately the place we rent is only a 1 bedroom. I would recommend you look at this property or the Bay View Grand Residential in Ixtapa. Both are great locations and properties. There are only 2 golf course in the area located at either end. The beach is a great walk and the views are incredible. Hope this was helpful you can always pm me for any other information.

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Ixtapa
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2. Re: Question on finding a great condo

We have stayed in tne BVG Residential, it is a very nice facility and in a convenient location. It was several years ago so I don't recall the specific unit.

We have booked other locations as well off VRBO type sites and for us, no reivews is a red flag. It's always nice to see what folks have to say about the accomodations.

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3. Re: Question on finding a great condo

You said 'Ixtapa area' so I'm assuming you are open to staying in Zihuatanejo?

A great condo complex I've stayed at 4 times now is Casa Que ve el Mar- up on the hill above La Ropa, great bay views.

here are some of the 2-BR units- I've stayed in the first one, it's gorgeous:

https://www.vrbo.com/133103

https://www.vrbo.com/407898

https://www.vrbo.com/628773

https://www.vrbo.com/90862

I also stayed in this one with two other couples but I believe it can be rented as a 2 BR- it's just spectacular:

https://www.vrbo.com/403184

In the Ensueno 10 complex- other units available there too.

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Zihuatanejo
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4. Re: Question on finding a great condo

We have stayed at purto vento condos for the last 2 years for a total of 10 weeks. Have been very pleased. It is about a block off the beach

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5. Re: Question on finding a great condo

Jonesy, You mention Ixtapa but are you firm on only looking in Ixtapa area? Toss out some of the names of places you mentioned as we might be able to direct you in another spot to find reviews. VRBO has them, TripAdvisor, expedia, Vacasa etc....

Good luck with your research.

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Ixtapa
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6. Re: Question on finding a great condo

Hi,

If you're open to staying in Zihuatanejo instead, check out this VRBO condo: Property ID# 238332.

It's amazing!

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9. Re: Question on finding a great condo

We have used AirBnb the last few years to book a condo. We have had great luck using that site. We have stayed at the Nautica and Pelicanos complexes. Neither are on the beach, but not a bad walk from the main commercial area. Good luck on your search!

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10. Re: Question on finding a great condo

I have recommended this unit many times. Ground floor with it's own yard and dipping pool. It is very close to the pool area and dining etc.. https://www.vrbo.com/110344

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