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CasaCaracol -50steps to Beach, 5min walk to downtown 5thAve.

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 3,100 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms 4 ensuite bathrooms, Sleeps up to 10

This newly Constructed, Playa del Carmen, luxury two-story home is conveniently located in the private gated community of Playacar Phase One. Just 50 steps from the beach and a short walk to town and the famous Fifth Avenue or the ferry to Cozumel.

The accommodations in the house are 'turn key' (you just need to show up); maid to do dishes, maid to wash your clothes, house manager to run errands. Casa Caracol has a large swimming pool and deck overlooking the ocean. The four bedrooms are large and comfortable as are the four bathrooms. You will have the comforts of home with the sparkling blue Caribbean just steps away. Go to sleep at night with the sound of the ocean or enjoy the air conditioning with separate room controls. Enjoy the views and night lights from the island of Cozumel from the decks and pool. Gourmet kitchen. All Travertine counter tops. A Bose stereo iPod docking station was recently added and a Bose bluetooth speaker. One of the nicest rental homes in Playacar Phase One. Maid Service Monday to Saturday.

Keywords: Private Home, Villa, Villas, Casa, Vacation Rental, Beach Rental, Beach Home, Beach Rental

More Details

Owner
Ed Landau/Nancy Mandel
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Ed Landau/Nancy Mandel

Ronnie, Ed, Nancy and Bob - Caribbean Souls

Ed Landau/Nancy Mandel purchased this villa in 2008

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Playa del Carmen in Solidaridad

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • town ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , double sinks
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , double sinks
  • This is a newly constructed home with all new furnishings. It will exceed everyone's expectations
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , King or 2 Twin + Trundle
  • This is a newly constructed home with all new furnishings. It will exceed everyone's expectations
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 8 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Pack N Play for infants and Highchair available. Recommendations for private chef, airport transfer and babysitting available.

Reviews

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CasaCaracol -50steps to Beach, 5min walk to downtown 5thAve.
average rating of 4.952381 based on 84 reviews
5

Casa Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 6 adults and 3 teenage girls were squealing with delight as we wondered every room! Casa Caracol was prettier than the pictures made it look, was the best appointed home we've ever rented with all the cooking items you need, not just 6 forks and knives, all the linens you can use- I think over 20 beach towels that were routinely cleaned, folded and replaced, and places for everyone to sit whether out on the covered patio or at the dining room table. There were beach chairs and umbrellas for the us, chaise lounges for the pool area- just awesome! We've been going to PDC for many years but this was the first time we'd stayed in Playcar, it was close enough to town, yet quiet and the location to the beach was perfect. The beach was often windy so the private backyard with pool was perfect for us to enjoy. You'll get a lot of helpful hints from the owners on eating, etc. They recommended several restaurants we haven't tried and HC mets was the best!

You will walk a lot to the gate- a tip is to get your taxi's outside the gate coming and going to save 100 peso's each time- only about 10 more steps than at the Playcar hotel.

We hope to be back next year- a great time was had by all!!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spartanburg, SC
5

Beautiful home, great location!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Caracol in mid-March shortly after the travel warning to this area was issued. Fortunately the neighborhood is gated and patrolled during the day and throughout the night as well. We felt very safe and had no issues in Playacar or Playa del Carmen.

The house is spacious and tastefully decorated. All bedrooms have a private bath, air conditioning, and a tv. The outdoor area has ceiling fans, lounge chairs and a quaint little pool. The beach is a very short walk, and we enjoyed the (new) comfortable beach chairs, umbrellas, and large towels.

An extra bonus was having Veronica purchase groceries prior to our arrival and Constantina cooking dinner two nights. As suggested we coordinated our airport transportation with Felipe, as well as a day trip to Coba and Tulum. (We had three different drivers but all were timely and very friendly.)

It was a great vacation, and I would definitely recommend this house and area to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sag Harbor, NY
5

Perfection for families

  • 5 of 5

Our 3 rd year in Playa with our family of 9 and it couldn’t have been better. The staff here is wonderful and the owners are concerned and caring. The Casa is perfect, beach is beautiful, shopping fun, people are friendly and great restaurants. Can’t wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
5

Wonderful accommodation & perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful property! The house is well outfitted & the privacy of the pool is an added bonus. We liked being so close to the beach yet away from the crowds. And it was a short walk to 'town' where the shopping was something everyone participated in.

We had Constantina (chef for hire) cook all of our dinners while we were there & she provided us with some delicious authentic Mexican cuisine (and there was always lots of left overs for lunch the next day!). It was decided by all that she made the best guacamole in the world.

Adriana was our housekeeper & we certainly appreciated her keeping the house in tip top shape. She provided us with excellent service.

We would definitely return to Casa Caracol & certainly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Place for Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house! It was perfect for our family gathering and the staff you have are wonderful.

The place was artistic and elegant but also easy care and comfortable for all 10 of us to be together: 2 Grandparents, 4 parents and 4 children. Everything was set up so well and generously appointed with all we needed including bedrooms and bathrooms for all, fresh clean water to drink and all children’s needs from crib, highchair, and even baby spoons to swimming pool with swim noodles, as well as plenty of thick 'gi'normous towels. Beach was close and so much fun with water deliciously warm enough for all ages to enjoy. And an amazing bonus was being in the midst of ancient Mayan ruins right outside our door to explore.

The owner Nancy was exceedingly helpful and gave us good advice regarding taxis, trips, and multiple tips about the area that made our stay even more enjoyable. Thank you to all who made our stay so special.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Property!

  • 5 of 5

It has been a lovely stay, with Constantina being an incredible asset for this home.

Charm, great location, safe and beautifully appointed. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Cancun Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
10 min walk, 800 meters
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Ferry to Cozumel is 10 min walk, 800 meters
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Hwy 307
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
10 min walk, 800 meters
Nearest Beach
50 steps
Car: not necessary

Casa Caracol is located 800 meters south of the main square and 5th Avenue in Playa del Carmen. Casa Caracol is in the gated community of Playacar Phase One and only 50 steps from a beautiful white sand beach. Playa del Carmen is located about 30 miles south of the Cancun Airport. The town has many wonderful restaurants. The warm Caribbean water is beautiful and the Playa del Carmen white sand beaches are second to none. The beaches are uninterrupted for miles north and south of town. The beaches are child friendly and European sunbathing friendly. 5th Avenue is a pedestrian mall and evening dining and strolls along 5th Avenue makes for great people watching. Many Mayan ruins day tours are available to Chichen Itza, Tulum and Coba. The world’s second largest barrier reef is located just off the coast. Snorkeling and Scuba are easily accessible. Many family oriented amusement parks with zip-lines, cenotes and swimming with dolphins are located within minutes of Playa del Carmen. Sailing, wake boarding, kite boarding, wave runners and other water sport activities are available within a 10 min walk (800 meters) of Casa Caracol.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Playa del Carmen, Yucatan / Mayan Riviera

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
MAY SPECIAL
21 Apr 2018 - 30 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 5 nights
From
£340
£2,125
 
 
Spring
31 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,530
for 3 nights
From
£510
£3,613
 
 
Summer SPECIAL
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,403
for 3 nights
From
£468
£3,145
 
 
Fall
1 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,721
for 3 nights
From
£574
£3,783
 
 
Late Fall
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,721
for 3 nights
From
£574
£3,783
 
 
Holiday Season
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£8,458
for 7 nights
£8,458
 
 
Winter
6 Jan 2019 - 27 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£1,913
for 3 nights
From
£638
£4,246
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,148
for 3 nights
From
£383
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £357.15
Tax Rate 19.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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