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Absolutely Fabulous Penthouse on Famous 5th Avenue

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Cosy living room with new 46' flat screen TV and satellite programmes

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Last updated: 03/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Beautifully decorated by an Interior Decorator, our top floor Penthouse apartment/condo is situated in one of the best locations in Playa del Carmen at the junction of 5th Avenue and 34th a short walk to the famous Mamitas/Kool beaches. Enter through our secure gated entrance set back from the main road through a leafy lane. Take the elevator to the top floor. We have lots of staff on duty during the daytime for your convenience and at night we have an additional Security Guard.

The apartment has a modern fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops/work surfaces, breakfast bar and marble floors. There is a large fridge/freezer, microwave, stove, dishwasher and is well stocked with all utensils.

There are two equally large bedrooms, with King size beds making this apartment suitable for couples sharing or families. Both have ensuite marble luxury shower rooms with high quality fittings. Each bedroom has its own satellite TV and enhanced entertainment SKY package. A 42' flat screen TV has also been recently added in the living area with SKY and DVD for your convenience.

If you need to keep in touch with work or family, Internet/WiFi is provided for your convenience and a Vonage telephone line with Free land-line calls to over 60 Countries and to cell phones (mobiles) in the US and Canada. There is a US telephone number so you can receive calls costing only the normal charges to your caller back home.

The dining area complemented by a fine imported wooden table and chairs leads through to the comfortable, modern sitting room. From here you have views through the large patio doors across the terrace and pool, out to the Caribbean Sea.

Outside there is a table, chairs and parasol for al fresco dining alongside the jacuzzi plunge pool which is the perfect place to watch the amazing birdlife returning to the jungle canopy below at sunset, most evenings to be joined by the Coati family who come out to feed at this time.

If you take the stairs up to our spacious sunroof, you will be rewarded with even more magnificent views. Relax on the double sunbed to top up the tan, or enjoy the last few rays as the sun sets looking out towards Cozumel and the amazing cruise ships passing through the straits.

All the best restaurants in town are within walking distance, located along and around the pedestrianised 5th Avenue therefore a car is not necessary. If you do plan on hiring a car, our personal car space in the ground floor secure garage is at your disposal. The garage has direct access into the hallway and the elevator.

Bottled water and a weekly cleaning service are provided.






Keywords: Apartment, Flat, Penthouse, Condo, Beach, Luxury, Ocean View, Beach, Playa Del Carmen, Downtown, Shopping, Restaurants, 5th Avenue, Mamitas Beach

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Private splash pool

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    in both bedrooms and sitting room...moreless

  • Television:

    In both bedrooms and sitting room...moreless

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located in the nicest part of 5th Avenue but set back from the road in a beautiful leafy setting with magnificent views over the jungle canopy to the ocean....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Magnificent views from both the rooftop solarium and the terrace...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    secure underground garage with direct access to apartment via elevator...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    With comfy sofas and flat screen satellite TV...moreless

  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Vonage line, free calls ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High season
Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$257
$1,799
Mid Season
May 1 - Aug 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$214
$1,498
Low Season
Aug 15 - Dec 21, 2015
4 night min stay
$195
$1,365
peak season
Dec 22 - Jan 4, 2016
4 night min stay
$357
$2,499
High Season
Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$257
$1,799
Mid Season
May 1 - Aug 14, 2016
3 night min stay
$214
$1,498

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Departure clean $25
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Monthly rates are available on request

$300 to be paid to local Agent which will be refunded at check-out subject to agreed condition of property.

50% at the time of reservation and balance 8 weeks before arrival


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Last updated: 03/23/2015
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Location

  • Tour Cancun | Xcaret Park

    "This is a wonderful day out so allow yourself plenty of time. Set in an amazing natural bea..."

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  • Tulum Ruins

    "Set in a magnificent setting on the beach in Tulum a visit is well worth while for a day out..."

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  • Puerto Aventuras

    "For a complete change from the busy streets of Playa visit Puerto Aventuras to enjoy the mar..."

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  • Chez Céline

    "Located immediately next to our Condo this French bakery and patisserie makes all it's produ..."

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  • La Cueva del Chango

    "A lovely jungle garden location on 38th serving good food, fantastic ambiance. An old establ..."

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  • Aguachiles

    "This is very much a local for Mexicans and residents alike. Here you can enjoy wonderful fi..."

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  • Yaxche

    "Located on 5th and Calle 22 so a short walk from our Condo. Whether it is lunch or dinner b..."

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  • Como como

    "This small Italian restaurant is always packed and very popular with the permanent residents..."

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  • Restaurante GG Fifth Avenue

    "located immediately next to Chez Celine so probably the closest real restaurant to our condo..."

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  • La Piola

    "This is a lovely location on 38th and only 5 minutes walk from our Condo, opposite La Cueva ..."

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  • La Fragata

    "A simple palapa restaurant on 26th serving typical mediterranean food. The food is good and ..."

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  • La Pummarola

    "Good Italian on Calle 24, much better than some of the other Italian restaurants we have tri..."

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  • Las cazuelas de Espana en playa del Carmen

    "Authentic Spanish cuisine in a simple setting. Tapas all freshly made. We added a paella t..."

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  • Curry Omm

    "The last time we were there it was the only restaurant serving Indian cuisine, so if you nee..."

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  • Al Cielo Hotel

    "This is a superb restaurant located on Xpu-Ha beach a gorgeous quiet unspoilt beach in a nat..."

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  • Restaurant El Envero

    "If you are into wine and wine tasting there is a wine shop located on Ave Norte1 between 26 ..."

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  • Think Organik Boutique & Spa

    "Enjoy a wonderful massage, facial at this small Spa in Puerto Aventuras. The hot stones tre..."

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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cancun
10 Metres
Nearest Barpub
La Bodega
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Playa del Carmen
300 Metres
Nearest Motorway
The Carretera
10 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Mi Pueblo
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
Mamitas

Car: Not Necessary

Mayan archaelogical sites:Tulum Coba & Chichen Itza, Bird Sanctuary, Xcaret Eco Park, Xel-Ha Natural Aquarium, Sian Ka'an Biosphere, crocodile park, sky diving, parasailing, kite surfing, cavern diving, boat rentals, guided tours, bars and restaurants

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: We are a married couple who have been visiting the Yucutan for many years now. Our daughter and her family live in the area but we like to travel around during our frequent visits and decided that Playa del Carmen is by far the best place to have a base. We like fine dining and think Playa is the best town in the area for eating out. There are excellent top class restaurants particularly around 5th Avenue, many inspired by the Italians who live at our end of town. We are very interested in the history and the ecology of the area and have visited most of the Yucatan Peninsular but decided Playa was the place to return to after our travels. We like the beautiful beaches, visiting the wonderful eco and wildlife parks such as Xcaret or Sian Ka'an or taking trips to the various Mayan Ruins so we are very happy to own a comfortable place of our own in Playa.

Why the Owner Chose Bosque de los Aluxes:
Unlike Cancun, Playa has retained the relaxed atmosphere of a seaside holiday town while at the same time offering a fun and buzzy nightlife, so this appealed to us when choosing another home from home. After visiting many units in the area, we decided that our apartment was the best by far that we had seen. Located towards the end of 5th Avenue it offers luxury accommodation with good restaurants and shops close by. The building is relatively small unlike many blocks which look more like large hotels than homes and each unit is quite private. We are just minutes from Mamitas and Kool beaches and we preferred to be on the 5th rather than right on the beach slightly set back from the noise but at the same time able to enjoy magnificent views across the ocean. We don't need to hire a car as public transport from Playa is first class. You can visit almost all of the area in air-conditioned buses. Likewise getting too and from the airport. Taxis are plentiful and cheap so you can get around town easily and not worry about where and for how long to park.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We wanted a Penthouse, ie top floor with no-one walking around above us. The bonus was the finishes came up to standard, with a good sized kitchen and living space, but also we liked the idea of two almost identical bedrooms, so if we came with friends/family neither has to have the less desirable room. We could see at once that the interior had been designed by someone with taste making it a comfortable place to come home to. It is wonderful to be able to walk to the best restaurants, not having to worry about drinking and driving. Shopping within a short taxi ride is also important. Walmart close by and my favourite supermarket Mega is within walking distance or only a few pesos taxi ride away. The sunroof with magnificent ocean views is a great place to relax and top up the tan followed by a dip in our own private splash pool, The perfect place to enjoy a sundowner looking across the Caribbean Sea to Cozumel watching the ships go by.


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Speaks: english, french
 

Photos

  • Cosy living room with new 46' flat screen TV and satellite programmes

    Cosy living room with new 46' flat screen TV and satellite programmes

  • Dining area with seating for 8

    Dining area with seating for 8

  • Breakfast bar and chairs in spacious kitchen area

    Breakfast bar and chairs in spacious kitchen area

  • Superb sea views from the master bedroom.

    Superb sea views from the master bedroom.

  • Bedroom 2 with superking bed, SKY TV, DVD player and lots of closet space

    Bedroom 2 with superking bed, SKY TV, DVD player and lots of closet space

  • Ensuite to bedroom 2 with marble throughout and walk-in shower

    Ensuite to bedroom 2 with marble throughout and walk-in shower

  • Terrace dining with fabulous sea views and plunge pool

    Terrace dining with fabulous sea views and plunge pool

  • Relax on the rooftop solarium with stunning views across the Caribbean .

    Relax on the rooftop solarium with stunning views across the Caribbean .

  • Private plunge pool a perfect place to relax with a drink at the end of the day

    Private plunge pool a perfect place to relax with a drink at the end of the day

  • Sunset on our terrace on Christmas Day

    Sunset on our terrace on Christmas Day

  • Stunning local Mamitas beach only a few minutes walk from our Condo

    Stunning local Mamitas beach only a few minutes walk from our Condo

  • Comfortable living area

    Comfortable living area

  • Fully fitted kitchen with modern appliances, marble counter tops & water cooler

    Fully fitted kitchen with modern appliances, marble counter tops & water cooler

  • Master Bedroom with Superking bed, SKY TV, DVD player. Lots of closet space.

    Master Bedroom with Superking bed, SKY TV, DVD player. Lots of closet space.

  • Master bathroom with large walk in shower

    Master bathroom with large walk in shower

  • Bedroom 2 with Sky TV, DVD player, plenty of closet space and ensuite bathroom

    Bedroom 2 with Sky TV, DVD player, plenty of closet space and ensuite bathroom

  • Dine Al Fresco on the large terrace

    Dine Al Fresco on the large terrace

  • Looking down from rooftop Solarium to plunge pool

    Looking down from rooftop Solarium to plunge pool

  • Another view from the Solarium

    Another view from the Solarium

  • Cozumel in the morning light

    Cozumel in the morning light

  • Sunrise from the Master Bedroom window

    Sunrise from the Master Bedroom window

  • Dine at one of the local beach restaurants

    Dine at one of the local beach restaurants

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