Top 10 Luxurious Puerto Vallarta Vacation Rentals With Your Own Chef - Updated 2024

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Why stay in an ordinary hotel when you can vacation like royalty? Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, offers so many activities besides lounging on soft, sandy beaches and enjoying the bustling nightlife. The resort town sits on the shores of the Pacific Ocean and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico. Folks come from all over the world to enjoy the tropical climate and warm ocean waters. Snorkeling and scuba diving is a great way to explore the waters or just kick back and relax while catching some sun. The city is also known for its nightclubs and parties that go on till the wee hours of the morning.

Running along the beach is the El Malecón promenade, which features interesting stone statues among the many restaurants and bars. If you are looking to do some shopping head into Old Town, where you will find boutique-style shops and open-air markets. Though there are plenty of boutique hotels and Airbnb Luxe accommodations available, if you want to make your vacation truly extraordinary, check out our list of the top luxurious Puerto Vallarta vacation rentals with your own chef.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to an in-house chef. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 05, 2024.

1. Luxury villa on the beach (from USD 1200)

Enjoy the ultimate tropical vacation when you stay at the Villa Karaway. This luxury Puerto Vallarta house with a chef sits on a soft sandy beach and includes a large living room with ocean views, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The home has four large bedrooms and five bathrooms and can comfortably accommodate up to 12 guests.

Outside, you have a swimming pool on the beach with plenty of toys and floats for relaxing. Also included are paddleboards, kayaks and boogie boards for you to use in the ocean. When, or if, you want to leave the villa, downtown Puerto Vallarta is just a 15-minute drive away.

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
4.69 km (3.0 mi) from Los Muertos Beach Pier
165 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 8 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the dining room living room and patio/pool was perfect
we all fit very comfortably and loved out infinity pool ocean views
the place is amazing great infinity pool and views
the views are breathtaking you basically have your own private beach and the rooms/bathrooms/living areas were very spacious
the 2nd floor is a huge bedroom with a king sized bed and a queen
the cleaning service is amazing everything is always spotless and you get clean beach towels every day
there are plenty of clean beach and bath towels
the house was super clean and so enjoyable
the rooms were also very clean which was great
the food was amazing and the place was very clean and had everything you needed
the staff was extremely kind and helpful
the staff was all very helpful and avail for any questions we had
the staff made us feel welcomed and taken care of
the staff at the house is welcoming and eager to please
the staff was top-notch helpful kind and made you feel like you were at home
the location is fantastic
the location was perfection
location is perfect
the location is perfect super safe neighborhood
the location is on a wonderful beach which is never too busy
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2. Private hacienda in Bucerias (from USD 714)

This seven-bedroom home is located north of Puerto Vallarta, on the coast. You will enjoy the elegant hacienda that is designed to blur the lines between indoors and out. The home has been decorated to resemble a beautiful Spanish, colonial-style home, right down to the courtyard fountains. The elegant home includes all of the normal rooms you would expect, along with seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms.

The home also has many additional amenities to pamper you during your stay. The hacienda is completely staffed and they are ready to see to your comfort, they will even greet you with margaritas, upon arrival. You will also enjoy a private chef, cleaning service, and a houseman to prepare poolside cocktails. The home has a rooftop terrace with a dining area and two heated, salt water swimming pools.

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Bucerias, Nayarit, Mexico
19.52 km (12.2 mi) from Los Muertos Beach Pier
28 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 7 Beds 14 Guests 7 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the happy hour guacamole was a fan favorite
and the pool was definitely a highlight for our family
the coconut shrimp was delicious the pool was fantastic - my kids were in it every available moment
the rooms were amazing
the house was beautiful clean and perfectly set ups for multiple families
the house was kept clean and tidy throughout our trip
the staff and the place is lovely
staff: the highlight of the trip was the amazing staff
the entire staff made our stay perfect and memorable
host: shayne is great to work with
angela the house manager is kind and professional
the location was amazing
super close to everything
the location was perfect
the pool is a perfect central point for spending a wonderful afternoon
it's unbelievably gorgeous close to all the things and in the adorable somewhat undiscovered town of buceiras
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3. Glass-walled villa (from USD 399)

This three-level Puerto Vallarta Airbnb with a chef and massage services is nestled in a jungle oasis. The villa easily accommodates up to eight guests. Enjoy relaxing in the spacious living room with a satellite TV. Breakfast is provided and cooked for you daily in the fully-equipped modern kitchen and there are four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. The home features floor-to-ceiling sliding glass walls, so you can enjoy the stunning views of ocean and jungle all around you.

You have a private pool, plus access to the shared community pool, located within the community. The beaches are just a short, five-minute, walk from the villa. You are also conveniently located near some of the best restaurants and nightclubs the city has to offer.

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
649 meters (0.5 ft) from Los Muertos Beach Pier
37 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the apartment the open feel the furnishings and the view from the balcony
i had an amazing time enjoying the private pool and having breakfast with a breathtaking view
of course the plunge pool if a quick dip is needed to cool down
the condo was huge unique spotless and comfortable
the pictures are accurate in depicting a beautiful modern and clean house
staff was beyond accommodating and welcoming safe
the host was very helpful and had a great list of restaurant and activity recommendation
the staff if super friendly very quiet neighborhood
the staff made our group feel welcome without being intrusive
julien and lucy are by far the most amazing hosts i have ever dealt with
the location is safe and only a few minutes walk to the beach
the house was beautiful perfect location in pv close to downtown
hope we can come back to this beautiful place
probably best place we’ve ever stay
i would definitely recommend this place to friends/family
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4. Fully-staffed oceanfront villa

This elegant villa sits on the shore of Puerto Vallarta Bay. Casa Jade features stunning tropical paintings by local artists throughout the home. You will be more than comfortable in either of the two spacious living rooms or enjoy one of the two bars. The home has an entertainment area, a modern kitchen that comes with a chef, six bedrooms and eight bathrooms, one of which has a hot tub-style bathtub.

There are two large terraces to enjoy the sun or stars, two private swimming pools, an infinity pool on the second level and a heated pool on the ground floor, plus an outdoor barbecue area. You are close to Los Arcos, local mountains with ocean channels running through them and they are a popular place for snorkeling.

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
10.11 km (6.3 mi) from Los Muertos Beach Pier
130 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 10 Beds 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pools were refreshing with the most amazing views of the ocean
the infinity pools gives you a great view of the sunset
ample space two cool pools and amazing views of babi de banderas
the house + 2 pools were great
the beds were soft and the furniture was all very comfortable
they clean every day
it’s very spacious and kept clean (they came everyday morning to clean the place)
the house was cleaned consistently fresh towels as bed sheets
it's a very clean house but bugs are inevitable because of the environment
the house was spotless and in fantastic shape
david is a great host
lovely staff at the villa
jorge and staff are extremely helpful
jorge the house manager was so helpful
david's house and staff are quite simply wonderful
it's in an awesome location and had everything we could ever want
fantastic location beautiful place you'll love it
perfect location very safe if you're worried about that sort of thing
this is the perfect place for a family get away
the house is beautiful and in a great location along the ocean
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5. Staffed villa, ideal for large groups (from USD 399)

These fully staffed villas are ideal for a large group, like a wedding party, who want to stay together. You get two four-bedroom villas that include cleaning service, unlimited long distance phone calls and a private chef to cook you breakfast, every day. Each of the villas has the same floor plan that includes a comfortable living room, fully-equipped kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining areas, four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms.

Both villas feature a penthouse-style master bedroom that has their own balconies and hot tubes. You will have private swimming pools with the rental or you are free to use the community pool within the property. At the main entrance you will have a friendly concierge to help you transport your luggage and arrange any transportation you may need to explore the area.

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
682 meters (0.5 ft) from Los Muertos Beach Pier
15 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was perfectly accommodated for our group and julien even organized the beds as we pleased
location to everything was great
as soon as we arrived into the villas we all fall in love with the place
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6. Villa on Conchas Chinas Beach (from USD 1125)

This oceanfront home includes everything you need for a stress-free vacation. The villa sits just footsteps from one of the most popular beaches, Conchas Chinas. The home is designed for the ultimate experience in relaxation. There are several sitting areas inside and out, a large, modern kitchen that is staffed and ready to take care of you, a bar and lounge area with Wi-Fi access, four bedrooms and six bathrooms.

Enjoy relaxing on the large terrace that has stunning sea views, or cool off in the courtyard and enjoy the sound of the large fountain there. You also have a heated swimming pool for you to enjoy. If you’re looking for vacation rentals with a chef and a maid in Mexico, this property offers those services, along with a concierge that can arrange any activity you wish to enjoy; from dinner reservations to local tours - they will be happy to make your vacation complete.

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Colonia Conchas Chinas, Puerto Vallarta Jalisco, Mexico
1.38 km (0.9 mi) from Los Muertos Beach Pier
70 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning was nice to have in the bedrooms
the bedrooms were air conditioned and very comfortable
the house is sizeable and the pool/yard is great for spending days undisturbed lounging
when we had extra guests stay with us we were able to add beds and make everyone comfortable
the breakfasts were amazing
the housekeeper paola kept everything clean every day norberto helped with our luggage and kept the grounds clean
the bedrooms were beautiful and spacious (and cleaned daily)
clean home every day staff was very quiet and non intrusive
the staff is very friendly helpful and available
the staff especially barbara made us feel very welcome and was very accommodating
wonderful open layout waterfront house with even better staff
the food was amazing and the staff really lovely
more importantly the owner comes into the house at random times and eats leftovers
casa lido is breathtaking a walk away from the beach and a 10 minute drive to town
location was a nice 15 minute walk along the beach into town
amazing house in a great location the staff were outstanding
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7. Amazing ocean view (from USD 716)

Villa Mozzafiato sits on a mountainside and provides you with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean from every room. The home is built on three levels, with a grand entrance, formal living room, one small bedroom and a bedroom suite with its own private bathroom and deck attached. The second level features indoor and outdoor living areas, a fully-equipped kitchen, another bedroom suite with private bathroom and deck, plus the heated infinity swimming pool, which also has a half bathroom located nearby.

The third level includes two master suites, each with a king-sized bed, private bathroom and decks. There is an elevator provided that makes accessing all areas of the home easy to do. You get a full staff, including a bartender, to see to your every need. You are within walking distance of one of the best beaches in the area, Garza Blanca Beach.

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Puerto Vallarta, Ja, Mexico
5.65 km (3.6 mi) from Los Muertos Beach Pier
144 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 14 Beds 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
superb 4-bedroom luxury villa with extra rooms and superb views
the view from the pool is hard to beat and the house itself is wonderful
the house has an amazing view with an infinity pool that will please everybody
views sunset and pool time all rounded out the experience- highly recommend
so much room and space everything was very comfortable
very clean and stylish place with everything you needed
all rooms have dedicated bathrooms and are very spacious
the villa was really big and super clean
the home was beautiful clean and omg the chef was a rockstar
the villa is incredibly spacious and well appointed
the staff was amazing
she and the other staff were so nice and accommodating
everyone is so friendly
the staff will take care of you and give you recommendations on whatever you feel doing
mike’s staff is really incredible and went above and beyond to make sure we were taken care of
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8. Chic beach retreat (from USD 385)

Casita Camino al Mar lies on the beach in the seaside resort town of Bucerias. The fully-staffed villa is set up to provide you with every comfort you need for a memorable vacation. The home features indoor and outdoor living spaces, including a covered area designed for entertaining. Enjoy comfortable seating areas inside and outside in the courtyard and garden areas, indoor and outdoor dining areas, a large, modern kitchen that includes a private chef, three bedrooms which all have king-sized beds, plus a loft with twin beds, and two bathrooms.

You have a private heated swimming pool with an outdoor shower and the beach is right outside your front door. Besides the chef, the villa also includes maid service, to make your stay complete.

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Bucerias, Nayarit, Mexico
20.44 km (12.7 mi) from Los Muertos Beach Pier
50 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 9 Beds 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the botanical courtyard and private pool made the time there pretty magical
the space is so tasteful and comfortable
there is plenty of room for everyone and my kids ran around with total freedom
the pool itself and the patio area are relaxing for the adults and fun for the kids
my girlfriend and i loved the private pool and having a chef and maid was amazing
the space was gorgeous and very clean
this house was so awesome clean comfortable and close to everything
shayne was very responsive to our requests
great staff as well
the staff were amazing and so was the food they made
we loved our stay the staff were wonderful and the meals amazing
""working with the staff for events was amazing and so easy
the location was amazing
the location of the house is perfect
the location is wonderful just steps away from the beach
first the location is fantastic
location was really great too
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9. Staffed villa, just outside of the Old Town (from USD 1650)

This lovely home is just south of Old Town Puerto Vallarta and is owned by Mrs. Fields, who started the cookie company of the same name. The home has been designed to offer guests their privacy, so whether you are just a couple on a romantic holiday or a large group, there are plenty of spaces to enjoy some quiet time. There is a formal living room, which features a large fireplace, a large, modern kitchen that includes your own private chef, a dining room and a large deck that overlooks the beach.

Five of the bedrooms are connected to the courtyard, which features a lovely fountain, private swimming pool and covered bar. On an upper level is another master suite with its own bathroom and deck. Your staff includes a maid, gardener, laundry service and a concierge to help you enjoy the best things to do in the area.

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
3.21 km (2.0 mi) from Los Muertos Beach Pier
26 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 9 Beds 14 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
the place itself was large gorgeous clean and had every amenity
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Staffed for your convenience

One of the main reasons to go on vacation is to leave your daily routine behind. All of these beautiful Puerto Vallarta vacation rentals with a chef help you to do just that. Staying in all-inclusive hotels and party resorts is incredible, but with the staff that these villas provide, there is no need to worry about mundane tasks, like cooking and cleaning. You can just relax and enjoy this tropical paradise in style.

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