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Open the door to our Playa Caribe condo and the view of the sparkling turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean will take your breath away! You will walk into a deluxe oceanfront condo on the 2nd floor overlooking our swimming pool that is exclusively for Playa Caribe guests. You are only steps from our white sand beach on Half Moon Bay that is filled with lounge chairs and palapas for you to use. And then you walk into the warm waters of Half Moon Bay and are soon snorkeling with turtles, rays, parrot fish---an unforgettable experience.
There are many condo buildings in Akumal but Playa Caribe is the only one to have it's own reverse osmosis water system--we purify our water so that you can drink water right from the tap! If you are looking for a deluxe condo to spend your vacation you will not be disappointed when renting our condo. Amenities includes daily maid service, 24 hr. security, private parking, reception manager, full time maintenance men, purified water and much more.
Description of our condo, Playa Caribe 6: As art lovers we have filled our condo with art purchased from local artists and Mexican folk art. The white walls of our spacious condo provide the perfect backdrop for our bright, lively collection of art There are 2 oversized bedrooms (1 king bed in master bdrm. and 2 dbl. beds in 2nd bedroom) with handwoven Oaxacan spreads on all beds. There are 2 full baths with handpainted sinks, high quality lines, tiled baths in each. The kitchen is fully equipped. The living room and dining area chairs/couches are covered in bright, tropical fabrics. Our oceanfront patio is fully furnished and we also have 2 back patios looking out to the jungle with a bbq on one patio and small table/chairs on the 2nd patio.
In our living room area we have a TV, CD player, DVD player, IPOD dock, books, games, cards. We have beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards in our closet for guests to use. Hairdryers are in each bath and an iron, ironing board, safe are all in the closet for our guests.
Playa Caribe staff & their services: When you are a guest at Playa Caribe you will have daily maid service, private parking, 24 hour security, maintenance men on site and the services of our front desk manager, Agustin. He can make any reservations you need from renting a golf cart or car, arranging transportation, reserving tee times, dinner reservations, excursions including the Sian Kaan Biosphere trip, reconfirming your flights---Agustin is there to help you with any request you may have.
Why we love Akumal!: When we 'found' Akumal 10 years ago we fell in love with this charming village and Playa Caribe. We knew that this was where we wanted to own our vacation home. We have not been sorry we made this decision and continue to love the time we spend there. Akumal is in the heart of Riviera Maya, the home of the Mayan people, and they are gentle, loving, honest people and we are proud to call so many our friends. Akumal is home to many wonderful people and is filled with restaurants, boutiques, grocery stores, medical services so that you will really have all you need for a great vacation.
We begin our day walking the few steps from our door to the warm waters of Half Moon Bay to snorkel before breakfast. This is the beginning of a perfect day in our own piece of paradise---Playa Caribe and Akumal. Our days are filled with beach time, enjoying reading under a palapa/on our oceanfront patio or sipping a margarita on the beach at our own 'happy hour' before walking to dinner at La Lunita.
We have a baby crib and high chair for our small guests. We also have our staff put webbing on the railing when requested to protect the children who are staying in our condo. There are lots of beach and water toys in our condo for kids....moreless
Both of our 2 bedrooms are very spacious with lots of closet space and storage. All beds have handwoven Oaxacan bedspreads, foam 'toppers' for snuggle down comfort, high threadcount sheets and pillowcases. A local Akumal artist, Juan Indio, handpainted the headboards above each bed.
There is an additional single size air bed and linens for the airbed in needed.
Off of each bedroom is a patio looking westward to the jungle. The patio off the master bedroom has a charcoal bbq where we do our grilling. The patio off the second bedroom has a small table, 2 chairs and a tiled bench and is a great place to have coffee in the morning.
Both of these patios have hooks for drying wet bathing suits....moreless
Off of each bedroom are two full baths. Each bath has a handpainted sink, beautiful tiled showers, tiled countertops and stained glass windows. The glass shelves in each bath hold many pieces of our collection of Mexican folk art. Each bath has a hair dryer under the counter as well as a first aid kit. At the pool area there is an outdoor shower....moreless
Playa Caribe is composed of 12 oceanfront condos and 2 casitas with a street view. This is the perfect place for your next gathering whether a family or friends reunion, wedding or other special occasion....moreless
Audio Tape Player
Books For Adults
Books For Kids
Games For Kids
Satellite / Cable
Away From It All
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
Golf Course View
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Seating for 6 people
Central air conditioning keeps our condo comfortable....moreless
LOW SEASON 2015 Apr 19 - Dec 19, 2015 3 night min stay
HOLIDAY SEASON 2015 Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016 7 night min stay
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SUNSATIONAL SUMMER SAVINGS FOR 2015!!! BOOK OUR OCEANFRONT CONDO FOR 6 NIGHTS AND GET THE 7TH NIGHT FREE!! THIS SPECIAL RUNS FROM JUNE-DECEMBER 19, 2015!!
WE ALSO BOOK OUR CONDO AS A 1 BEDROOM, 1 BATH OCEANFRONT CONDO---ASK ABOUT THESE RATES!
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Mexico's Caribbean coastline is home to the charming seaside village of Akumal in the heart of the Riviera Maya. Only 68 miles south of the Cancun airport and 16 miles north of the historic Mayan archeological site of Tulum, Akumal beckons travelers interested in beautiful beaches, unforgettable snorkeling and diving, exploring ancient Mayan ruins, cenote and cave exploring, ATV trips, day trip to the Sian Kaan biosphere (listed by Conde Nast Magazine as one of the top 5 eco-tours in the world) and much more. Ya-Kul lagoon is a premier spot for snorkeling and is only a 10 minute walk from our condo (listed by National Geographic Traveler Magazing as one of the top 25 places to see in Mexico) .Our oceanfront condo is located in Playa Caribe condominiums in the center of Half Moon Bay in Akumal. Our building caters to those looking for the best place in town to stay---and our condo, #6, will not disappoint those looking for a deluxe oceanfront condo.
Other Activities: Mayan ruins exploring, ATV trips, shopping, cenote and cavern exploring, spa services, eco-theme parks, swim with dolphins, catamaran cruises
Golf: *The Riviera Maya/Bahia Principe Golf Club has opened only 3 miles south of Akumal and our condo. This is an excellent 18 hole golf course with very well priced green fees. Their all-inclusive price includes your cart, food & beverages on the course.
*Playacar Golf Club is located at Playa del Carmen, 25 miles north of Akumal. This is an excellent 18 hole golf course and also has an all-inclusive price that includes your cart, food & beverages on the course.
*The 'gem' of courses on the Riviera Maya is the Mayakoba course, the home of the only PGA tournament played in Mexico. This tournament is played in late Februrary and this course is located north of Playa del Carmen along with several other courses including the Iberostar course and the Grand Coral course. These courses are approx. 35 miles north of Akumal.
*Puerto Aventuras has a 9 hole, short course that is a fun course for beginning golfers. This course is 15 minutes north of Akumal.
Our reception manager, Agustin, can make teetimes for our guests at all of these excellent courses.