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Bliss=Playa Caribe #5 Half Moon Bay Luxury Condo

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Last updated: 01/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Akumal condo description


LOW SEASON SALE -- Buy 6 nights, get the 7th night free when you rent the 2 bedroom/2 bath condo!! Valid on reservations for stays April 20, 2015 and December 20, 2015.

Lovely, private Half Moon Bay is home to Playa Caribe #5. Located midway between the points of the bay, the views from your balcony of the second floor center unit are breathtaking. The ocean can be viewed from everywhere in the condo!

The Playa Caribe building, which contains 12 units and 3 casitas, is beautifully maintained and provides purified water from our own onsite Reverse Osmosis plant. You will never have to worry again about accidentally brushing your teeth with the tap water. The water even tastes good.

Playa Caribe #5 is a luxury condominium providing all the amenities you would have at home: linens, full kitchen, pool, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, satellite TV, DVD, iPod player, CD player, etc. Add to this the daily maid service and you will not want to back home! Just because you have a kitchen doesn't mean you have to cook. A short walk up or down the beach leads to two excellent beachside restaurants: La Lunita and La Buena Vida. There are many restaurants to chose from.

Half Moon Bay is a premiere snorkeling spot. Turtles build their nests on the beach and, if you are visiting during the summer months, you may see the babies hatch and make their dash to the water.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                All the condos are smoke-free. ...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king


              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 double


              • King size beds (1) The king bed is in the master bedroom., Queen size Beds (1) The queen (1) and double (1) bed are in the guest bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) Provided by the management upon request....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


              Other Amenities

                  • Purified drinking water from all taps provided through Reverse Osmosis plant on site., Safe in main bedroom for valuables....moreless


                  • Books:

                    Lots of books about the area, fish and critter ID books, great selection of children's books, and more...moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Backgammon, Scrabble, RummiTiles, Cards, Mexican train, Chess, La Lotería, Apples to Apples and more...moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    We have provided CDs of music we enjoy. We 'came of age' in the 60's, so you may prefer to bring your own. We also provide an iPod player for your use and for recharging your iPod....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    One television in each bedroom. Full package of movie and sports channels....moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Toys:

                    Check the office for sand toys. ...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Library located in office. ...moreless


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    We provide three palapas for shade, modern adjustable chaise lounges, and beach towels....moreless

                  • Oceanfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Rafting
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis


                  • Dining:

                    Lovely view of the bay. We, also, have a table and chairs on the deck for outdoor dining....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Air conditioning in all rooms, plus four ceiling fans....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All sheets at least 400 thread count. All linens provided....moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    Off street parking lot for our guests....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • Catering Available:

                    Meals can be catered. Ask Agustin in the office for details....moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Everything from electric beaters to corkscrews....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Everything from plates to margarita glasses....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Stovetop and microwave for cooking, no oven....moreless

                  • Microwave


                  • Balcony:

                    Our second floor center balcony has a padded chaise longue, a table and four chairs. It, also, provides a stunning view of Half Moon Bay....moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Agustin rents bikes....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    There is a shared space next to the pool with two umbrella covered tables for dining with friends....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Great nearby golf courses....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Ask Agustin to bring this to your balcony. ...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        Lovely pool located on the beachside of the condos....moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included


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                          from 27 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          High Season (2 bedroom/2 bath)
                          Jan 4 - Apr 19, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          Low Season (2 bedroom/2 bath)
                          Apr 20 - Dec 20, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          Holiday Season
                          Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2016
                          7 night min stay
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Taxes Included


                          Our condo can be rented during High Season as a 1 bedroom/1 bath (with the second bedroom locked off) for $260 per night. During Low Season the condo is rented as a 2 bedroom/2 bath only. During Low Season, we offer a 7 night stay for the price of 6. One night is free.

                          We prefer a check, but we can take a credit card through PayPal. PayPal charges us a fee. Guests pay a deposit of 1/2 the total cost of their stay. The balance is due 60 days before arrival.

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                          Last updated: 01/12/2015
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                          The snorkeling and diving are fabulous! We are in the perfect spot for easy access to Mayan ruins, EcoParks and many other adventures.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: Hi from John and Annie. We are happily retired* in Bishop, California, after thirty plus years living on Donner Summit, in the mountains above Lake Tahoe, enjoying the skiing, hiking, climbing and coping with massive amounts of snow. Bishop is on the eastern side of the Sierras and is a playground for athletes. We moved here to rock climb year round and to get away from the snow. We love spending August in the condo and enjoying our Half Moon Bay. We are in or on the bay for most of every day. *John was a ski school director and climbing instructor. Annie was a teacher, mainly in kindergarten.

                          Why the Owner Chose Akumal:
                          One morning in early Jan. 2005, after it had been snowing for a week and road closures were eminent, I decided I needed to get somewhere warm and welcoming. I had a photo of a condo on Half Moon Bay up on the 'frig that a friend had given to us at a Christmas party. After staring longingly at the photo, I started looking for a place to stay on HMB, not having any idea it was high season. Of course, nothing was available. One wonderful travel agent told me she had found a hotel room for us but told me to see if I could find a flight first. Oh, my. By the time I secured the flight and confirmed the hotel room, it was about 2:30 in the afternoon. We ran around throwing things in a couple of suitcases, jumped in the car and made the 3 1/2 hour drive up to Reno with white knuckles. Cars were spinning out all around us. We spent that night in Reno and flew out the next morning. We had our feet in the sand that afternoon. It was love at first sight! Half Moon Bay is an absolutely magical place. One day we wandered into the realtor's just to check out prices. When Tony asked if he could show us some properties, we thought it would be fun to look around. One of the properties was Playa Caribe #5. We fell under the spell of that fabulous view of Half Moon Bay from every room in the condo. We love to share our place with family and friends. It is our hope that our visitors will want to return often and think of it as their private get away.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                          There seem to be two types of visitors to Half Moon Bay. Some fill every minute of every day with some new adventure: cenotes, diving, driving around, shopping, restaurants, cultural events, ruins, etc. Believe me, there is no end to all one can find to do in this area. We fit in with 'the others' who just love to hang out at Half Moon Bay. We bring about a million books and, when we aren't in the water snorkeling, swimming or SUPing, we have our noses pressed to the pages. The diving is wonderful, but we just can't get enough of the snorkeling. I should add that another bonus to staying at Playa Caribe is meeting some of the very interesting people who stay there often.

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                          • Bliss!


                          • Looking north from our second floor center condo.

                            Looking north from our second floor center condo.

                          • Life is good.

                            Life is good.

                          • Cook if you want.  There are restaurants within minutes of the condo.

                            Cook if you want. There are restaurants within minutes of the condo.

                          • Slip into the warm bay for some fantastic snorkeling.

                            Slip into the warm bay for some fantastic snorkeling.

                          • Notice all the turtle nests, marked with coral debris and signs.

                            Notice all the turtle nests, marked with coral debris and signs.

                          • Looking south...

                            Looking south...

                          • Everything you need to make a killer margarita!

                            Everything you need to make a killer margarita!

                          • The arches to the right and left are the bedroom's private balconies.

                            The arches to the right and left are the bedroom's private balconies.

                          • Cool off in the pool.

                            Cool off in the pool.

                          • Akumal means place of the turtle and you will see many.

                            Akumal means place of the turtle and you will see many.

                          • Watch the miracle of a turtle hatching right in front of the condo.

                            Watch the miracle of a turtle hatching right in front of the condo.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, January 27, 2015

                          $195 - $385 per night (USD)
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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