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Porto Playa 100 Steps from Beach/5th Avenue in Premier Zone

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Porto Playa has 21 units, large sanctuary filled with walkways, tropical plants

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Last updated: 07/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Porto Playa condo description

Corner of First Ave and Calle 16. 100 steps from the beach and offers complimentary beach chairs and umbrellas at Indigo Beach Club, located at El Taj Ocean 1 block away.

Porto Playa is a boutique condo hotel with 21 condos with numerous amenities including daily maid service, complimentary use of The Gym, (located in Porto Playa), concierge service, spa and more. Porto Playa has one of the best pools in Playa del Carmen: an upper and lower 70 foot long pool with waterfalls from the upper pool to the lower pool.

Unit 216 is the largest 2 bedroom on the more desirable second floor with large, private balcony with tables and chairs for your enjoyment. Have coffee in the morning on the balcony overlooking the pools. Great Gulf Breeze and a glimpse of the Gulf Waters. Flat screen Televisions in living room and both bedrooms, IPod Stereo system in living room. Large bathrooms have glassed in showers for two. Marble floors and counter tops.

Master bedroom has pillow-top, king-sized bed, and french doors that open to a private balcony. 2nd bedroom can be set up as twin beds or pillow-top, king sized bed.

Porto Playa has 1 and 2 bedroom condo's as well as 2 and 3 bedroom penthouse units. Penthouses also have a private rooftop with jacuzzi, gas grill and lounge furniture.

All units have large private balconies off kitchen and living room. Some also have private balconies off master bedroom.

I own a couple of units in Playa and I am authorized to rent any of the units in Porto Playa, El Taj Ocean, El Taj Beach, Maya Villa, and Villas Sacbe, all in the Premier Zone of Playa del Carmen, within 1 block of each other

Porto Playa is steps from 5th Ave, and steps from the beach in the Premier Zone.

I extend any owners discounts that might be available, please email me.

Our promises to you:
1. We respond to all emails within hours.
2. We want you to have the right property for your needs and desires even if it means renting you another unit (not ours) in any of our 5 properties: Porto Playa, El Taj Ocean, El Taj Beach, Maya Villa or Villas Sacbe, or someone else’s property
3. We will be honest with you on any and all questions you may have.
4. We are committed to getting you the best rate we possibly can and can match the Property Management’s rate on all units in all 5 properties.
Our goal is for you to have a fabulous experience and come back again.
Laura Leli Carmine

Keywords: Boutique,luxury condo in the Premier zone of Playa del Carmen. Property has 21 units: 1, and 2 bedroom units, 2 and 3 bedroom penthouse units are also available. Penthouse also has private rooftop with jacuzzi, gas grill, and lounge furniture. Great units and pools.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Housekeeper
          • Daily Maid Service
          • Massage
          • Concierge
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Limited Accessibility:

            This property does not have an elevator and there are 20 stairs to the first floor. We are happy to assist you, but it would be challening in a wheel chair. Our other property, El Taj Ocean, is handicapped accessible...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We have a mix of singles, newlyweds, families and empty-nesters who stay with us. There's something for everyone. ...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renters must be at least 21...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            ...moreless

          • 2nd bedroom: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            king or 2 twins - your choice...moreless

          • living room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (1) Heavenly bed in master bedroom.
 2nd bedroom can be a king or twin beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: shower

            his and her sinks, glass shower for 2...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: shower

            glass shower...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            large kitchen, full-sized appliances, toaster and all other kitchen amenities....moreless

          • Catering Available:

            We can stock your unit with food and drink or get you a chef!...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            MAid does dishes daily...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            full-sized...moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Microwave

          Amenities

          • Garage:

            complimentary parking in underground garage...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Towels Provided
          • Fitness Room / Equipment
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Complimentary beach chairs at Indigo Beach Club and complimentary use of The Gym, located on site. Porto Playa is located in the heart of Playa del Carmen, in the Premier Zone of Playa. Porto Playa is 1 block from the beach, 1 block from 5th Ave., 2.5 blocks from clubs. The second floor units of Porto Playa overlook 2 pools, 2 Jacuzzis and garden sanctuary. Daily maid service. Concierge on staff. Daily exercise classes (Yoga, Tai Chi, etc) on the beach. We will stock your kitchen for you before you arrive - just give us your shopping list. We are happy to help you with spa services, transportation or anything else you need. Our unit is 216, the largest 2 bedroom with the best views, but we are authorized to rent any of the 1, 2 or 3 bedroom units, including penthouse units. Master bedroom has king-sized, pillow-top bed. 2nd Bedroom can be twin beds or king-sized, pillow-top. Our promises to you: 1. We respond to all emails within hours. 2. We want you to have the right...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Music Library:

                We have iPod stereo system in living room and iPod clock radios in both bedrooms...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (3) flat screens in living room and both bedrooms...moreless

              • Shared Hot Tub:

                (2) Upper and lower hot tub...moreless

              • Video Library:

                DVD's and books to read...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Books

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Phones connect to all 5 properties: Porto Playa, El Taj Ocean, El Taj Beach, Maya Villa and Villas Sacbe, front desk, concierge, spa and more. Optional $5 per day unlimited calls to US and Canada...moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                High-speed wireless internet is complimentary...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                High- speed wirless internet is complimentary...moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                (2) 70 foot long upper pool has 4 waterfalls into lower pool. Lower pool also has built in chaise lounge in the water...moreless

              • Spa Whirlpool
              • Hot Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                open, outdoor courtyard is filled with tropical plants and flowers...moreless

              • Balcony:

                Every unit in Porto Playa has a large private balcony or terrace...moreless

              Theme

                  • Family

                  Location & View

                      • Beach View

                      Activities

                      • Cinemas
                      • Groceries
                      • Swimming
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Medical Services
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Hiking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Tennis
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Water Parks
                      • Coin Laundry
                      • Reefs
                      • Ruins
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Boating
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Walking
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Low Season
                      May 1 - Dec 21
                      2 night min stay
                      $227
                      $1,407 $5,250
                      Holiday Season
                      Dec 22 - Jan 3
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,745
                      High Season
                      Jan 4 - Apr 30
                      2 night min stay
                      $370
                      $2,329
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $250
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 19%

                      Notes:

                      Reservations may be made by major credit cards; American Express, Visa, Master Card, Discover Card and Paypal. When booking a reservation with a check in date more than 60 days before the check in date, a payment of 50% will be required to confirm the reservation. The remaining balance will be automatically collected 31 days prior to the check in date. A reservation booked with a check in date les


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/07/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
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                      Location

                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Cancun International
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      To/From Cozumel
                      Porto Playa
                      Nearest Beach
                      beach

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Here are some of the 'Things to do' In the area. For a better list, as well as Restaurant Tips and a blog, please visit my website (sorry, VRBO won't let me list the website here.

                      Golf, Swim with Dolphins, Cultural tours to Mayan Ruins, Tulum, Chichen Itza, Xcaret, snorkeling (area is in the top 5 snorkeling spots in the world), scuba-diving, ferry to Cozumel, swim with whale sharks, cooking classes, wine tasting, swimming, walking the beach for miles, zip lining, horseback riding (jungle or on the beach), ceynotes (underground rivers), ATV's, sailing, catamaran sailing, wind-surfing, jet skis, and more!

                      Please visit my website to see more activities.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: My husband, Terry, and I have been going to Playa del Carmen since 1993. We've been to beaches all over the world (Australia, France, Cabo, Puerto Vallarta, etc) and Playa is my favorite beach (I am a beach girl). We fell in love early with Porto Playa Condo/Hotel because of the great design, beautiful landscaping, fabulous pools, and overall charm. It is the single best location in Playa. Since I started renting units three years ago I have made hundreds of reservations for guests like myself, and I love doing it. I've been rated Excellent on Trip Advisor and you'll see lots of good reviews on my and the property. I believe in giving you what you want and live My PromisOur promises to you: 1. We respond to all emails within hours. 2. We want you to have the right property for your needs and desires even if it means renting you another unit (not ours) in any of our 5 properties: Porto Playa, El Taj Ocean, El Taj Beach, Maya Villa or Villas Sacbe, or someone else’s property 3. We will be honest with you on any and all questions you may have. 4. We are committed to getting you the best rate we possibly can and can match the Property Management’s rate on all units in all 5 properties. Our goal is for you to have a fabulous experience and come back again. es to you: . Playa and Porto Playa are paradise. Come join the party! The address of Porto Playa is 1st Ave. and Calle 16. Please visit my website and blog (VRBO won't let me list them here, so you'll have to go to that part of the listing to link over. Thanks Laura Leli Carmine

                      Why the Owner Chose Porto Playa:
                      The beaches in Playa are white, soft sand, no rocks and the water is crystal clear. They are very clean beaches and you can see Cozumel on the horizon. You can walk for miles. Playa has a law that no building near the beach can be taller than 4 stories, so you'll not see any tall buildings which is part of Playa's charm. We love the international flavor of Playa. At any time you'll hear Italian, Portugese, German, English, and, of course, Spanish. It is European in architecture and lifestyle. You can walk north on the beach for at least 10 miles (that's as far as we've ever walked). The water is crystal clear, about 78 degrees. There are numerous restaurants right on the beach and lots of places to get chairs, drinks, etc. You can walk south for about 1 mile, but after that, there is not as much beach and the water goes all the way to the buildings. That's where a number of all-inclusives are, so there's not as much to see anyway. On the beach you can do boogie boards, parasailing, wave runners, etc. Snorkeling and deep sea diving and fishing are very popular. If you want to go snorkeling, I'd take the ferry to Cozumel (rated one of the 7 best in the world) and go snorkeling there. You can also take a tour bus or rent a car once in Playa and go south to ancient mayan ruins or a water park that has snorkeling, tubing in an underground river, and swimming with the dolphins. My son and his girlfriend went zip lining in the area and raved about it. We have noodles in the condo for your use in the Gulf and/or the pool. You don't need a car in Playa You only need a car if you want to go off-site for something. Even zip-lining comes and picks you up. Fifth Avenue is about 2 miles long, is pedestrian only, and has open air restaurants and shopping. You can walk up and down and find a place you want to eat dinner or go shopping.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      No other property in Playa del Carmen has the ammenities, the perfect location, the attentive staff or the stunning architecture of Porto Playa and our sister properties: El Taj Ocean, El Taj Beach, Maya Villa and Villas Sacbe Our condo's have high ceilings, zoned air conditioning, ceiling fans in every room, full-sized appliances and large kitchens stocked with cookware, blender, toaster, coffee maker - everything you'd want to make you feel like it's yours and not a hotel room.. We have noodles in the condo for your use in the Gulf and/or the pool. Couple of tips: You don't need a car in Playa You only need a car if you want to go off-site for something. Even zip-lining comes and picks you up. Fifth Avenue is about 2 miles long, is pedestrian only, and has open air restaurants and shopping. You can walk up and down and find a place you want to eat dinner or go shopping. Playa is very European - half the tourists are American, the other half are a mix from all over the world: South America, Asia and Europe. It's fun to walk 5th or be eating a meal and hearing all the different accents. You can walk to Wal-Mart or Mega from our condo-(6 blocks). I know how that might sound, but they are great stores with fresh food. We typically walk over there the first day (in the morning before it gets too hot), and buy fresh fruit, wine and snacks. We then have breakfast on our balcony. Before dinner we open up a bottle of wine and have drinks and snacks on the balcony. We've done all-inclusives and liked them, but prefer Porto Playa. Everything is in such close proximity that it's similar to an all-inclusve, but with much more variety.


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                      Photos

                      • Porto Playa has 21 units, large sanctuary filled with walkways, tropical plants

                        Porto Playa has 21 units, large sanctuary filled with walkways, tropical plants

                      • Gulf waters from balcony.  The building is 100 steps from the beach

                        Gulf waters from balcony. The building is 100 steps from the beach

                      • We are 100 steps from the beach and from 5th Ave, in the Heart of Playa

                        We are 100 steps from the beach and from 5th Ave, in the Heart of Playa

                      • Second bedroom twin beds or king size bed, overlooks pool. 2nd bathroom connect

                        Second bedroom twin beds or king size bed, overlooks pool. 2nd bathroom connect

                      • 2nd bathroom also has glass shower for 2

                        2nd bathroom also has glass shower for 2

                      • A view of the upper pool. Our unit 216 overlooks the upper and lower pools

                        A view of the upper pool. Our unit 216 overlooks the upper and lower pools

                      • Pool is almost Olympic in length

                        Pool is almost Olympic in length

                      • We offer free beach chairs at Indigo Beach Club and free use of The Gym

                        We offer free beach chairs at Indigo Beach Club and free use of The Gym

                      • Living room with pocket doors opening out to balcony.  Flat screen TV and more

                        Living room with pocket doors opening out to balcony. Flat screen TV and more

                      • Master bedroom has balcony overlooking pools and sanctuary with view of Gulf

                        Master bedroom has balcony overlooking pools and sanctuary with view of Gulf

                      • Master bathroom has his and her sinks, and large glassed in shower for 2

                        Master bathroom has his and her sinks, and large glassed in shower for 2

                      • Full Kitchen opens to living room with same views of pools, sanctuary and Gulf

                        Full Kitchen opens to living room with same views of pools, sanctuary and Gulf

                      • Balcony extends the length of the living room, kitchen and master bedroom

                        Balcony extends the length of the living room, kitchen and master bedroom

                      • View of our balcony from upper pool.  We are the middle floor - great views

                        View of our balcony from upper pool. We are the middle floor - great views

                      • kitchen looks out at private balcony, sanctuary, pools, jacuzzi

                        kitchen looks out at private balcony, sanctuary, pools, jacuzzi

                      • View of Gulf

                        View of Gulf

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

                      $227 - $535 per night (USD)
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                      Sleeps 5

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