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El Faro Condo in Gorgeous Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

El Faro is the newest beach front condo complex in the center of Playa del Carmen. If you are looking for luxury, location and amenities...this is the place!

HOME AMENITIES: Our condo is on the 3rd floor in the Reef building. The building is designed so that each condo has a fabulous ocean view. Our 2bed/2bath home is 'beach contemporary'. It is ideal for 2 couples. Our foyer offers a reading area with a lending library of books that you can borrow from or exchange. Each bedroom and the living area offers a flat screen tv. We also have a selection of dvd's to view when you feel like relaxing at home. We have wireless internet so that you can stay in touch on your vacation or even get some work done if needed. The full kitchen is set up for casual dining or even more formal entertainment. Our covered patio is comfortable and a great place to relax. Enjoy the ocean breeze and beautiful Caribbean sea with a cup of coffee or a drink. A bonus feature for our condo is a washer/dryer located in the master bath. Not all condos at El Faro have this option.

RESORT AMENITIES: El Faro has the most elaborate pool in Playa del Carmen. Multiple water features, infinity edge and a children's wading pool with an ocean theme mosaic make this pool unique - especially for an oceanfront resort. There are beach chairs on the beach in front of our condo. Walk on the beach and you will find places to rent wave runners, parasail, sail Hobie cats or kayak.

PLAYA ACTIVITIES: XCaret,XPlor, Xel Ha, a ferry over to Cozumel, ATV tours in the jungle, zip line tours, cenote and cave tours, Mayan ruin tours to Coba, Tulum and Chichen Itza...you name it! Ask our front desk personnel for help planning these or walk around 5th Avenue and see videos of these activities and book them with the tour operators. Eating and shopping in Playa is great fun especially with all the fantastic choices. Playa restaurants have a large European influence as well as Asian and South American. Evenings bring a variety of strolling musicians and several restaurants offer live entertainment. The balmy, tropical weather is perfect for walking around and taking in the sights and sounds of Playa no matter the time of day. Whether you are searching for the best margarita, mojito or cold cerveza, dig your toes in the sand and enjoy the best that Playa has to offer!

El Faro is a non-smoking property. You must be at least 25 years old to rent our property and no pets are allowed.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2002
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 January, 2018

About The Owner

This is the 2nd condo we have owned in Playa and we know it is the perfect one. The location, the amenities, and the views make this a fabulous 'home away from home' for us. We also have rental properties in Maui and Sedona. Playa is the best vacation spot whether you are a sun seeker, a thrill seeker or just searching for the perfect margarita...it has everything. Bienvenidos!

The Owner purchased this condo in 2009

Why The Owner chose Centro

El Faro is located right on the beach between the 2 piers. The location couldn't be better. Morning beach walks and sunrises are perfect. There are restaurants everywhere but the ones right on the beach are the best...especially Zensi.

What makes this condo unique

El Faro is located next to several dive shops. The dive shops are so convenient for snorkel and dive tours. You can wake up, walk next door and then head out to the beach to get on your dive boat. 5th Avenue with all of the restaurants and shopping is steps away. A taxi stand is right at the intersection of 5th and 10th. We get to see the lights of Cozumel at night from our balcony. This is an ideal location in one of our favorite places in Mexico.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Centro in Playa del Carmen

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

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El Faro Condo in Gorgeous Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
average rating of 4.7 based on 20 reviews
5

Great Location with Beautiful View

  • 5 of 5

We loved the condo, it had everything we needed and the location was great. The beach was just a few steps away along with fun beach bars and restaurants. The pool area was large and very nice. On a mundane note, it was great having a washer and dryer in the unit, which meant we could pack a little lighter.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you liked our condo and the easy proximity to everything. I don't think having laundry is mundane. I think the reason so many people prefer condos now over hotel rooms is the kitchen, laundry and living space with friends and family. Makes your vacation feel more like 'home'. Come back and explore more of the area. So much to see and do in Mexico!
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5

Fantastic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Can’t say enough good things about this place. Planning on staying again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

El Faro Reef 304

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing as always. We will return next year just like the last year. Love the kitchen and Uno Events for groceries awaiting our arrival. This condo was beautiful, well equipped and everything worked like it should. Linen was new and AC' s were well appreciated! The owners was very easy to get a hold and responded quickly! Thank you so much!!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: so glad you enjoyed another trip to Playa. I think having your kitchen stocked when you arrive is such a great way to begin relaxing and enjoying your vacation. Thanks for sharing your experience. Hope to hear from you again next year!
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El Faro

  • 4 of 5

Stayed here again in early Feb 2017; still great location + complex.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Do not rent this unit

  • 1 of 5

Do not rent this unit - 2 A/C units do not work and refridgerator does not work and owner will not respond. In addition - property management company will not assist with issues.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry the a/c units broke. The refrigerator works they just needed to adjust the thermostat to make it colder. We are in New Zealand and our property manager is handling our property and problems. We were out of touch for a day due to no internet access but our property manager is replacing both a/c units today. I understand their frustration and we are deeply sorry for their inconvenience. Our manager has authority now to address concerns without waiting for our consent. Again this was an isolated incident in 8 years of renting our condo
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5

Best Place Anywhere

  • 5 of 5

Corresponded with Sherry and got the condo for 11 days/10 nights. Have travelled to Mexico, Panama, and many other countries.

The condo was, by far, the best I have ever stayed in. Has everything you need to make you stay as comfortable as possible. In addition, the grounds are fantastic and you are close to everything you need.

Was a daily visitor to Starbuck's , 1/2 block away, for morning coffee and people watching, and also enjoyed afternoon tea there for more people watching.

Great restaurants nearby. Had seafood or Mexican food every night except one. GREAT.

Alex, of the management company, is one of the nicest persons there. She goes out of her way to make sure your stay is great. KUDOS Alex!!!

The staff and security on premises also ensure your needs are met.

Will definitely return. Thank you Sherry.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. At El Faro it is truly a team effort to make sure your vacation is a great experience. Thanks for mentioning the front desk and Alex. I always make sure I pass on those comments! Look forward to hearing back from you for your return trip!
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Playacar
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Centro, Quintana Roo

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
 
Winter 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£533
for 3 nights
From
£178
 
 
Summer
1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£435
for 3 nights
From
£145
 
 
Holiday
20 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
6 night minimum stay
£1,740
for 6 nights
From
£290
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£489
for 3 nights
From
£163
 

Additional pricing information

2% charge for credit cards

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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