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"Arena Blanca is one of the best kept secrets in Playa del Carmen. It is centrally located less than minutes from 5th Avenue, but in a fairly quiet side of town. The condo is beautifully decorated with native art and accents and is extremely private and comfortable and within walking distance of everything. The pool and the surrounding grounds are gorgeous and impeccably maintained. The staff are warm and accommodating. This is an extremely quiet complex with only eleven units total. The guests at this complex consisted of several families with children and alot of adult couples. Dealing with Shari and Lisa throughout the entire process was a delight. They were great at providing whatever information we needed and at addressing any personal issues we had immediately. They supplied us with a handy guide to restaurants and local places to see and things to do which proved to be most helpful. We wouldn't even think of staying anywhere else but Arena Blanca on our next trip to Playa del Carmen. Thank you Shari and Lisa for sharing this magical place with us. We loved it!"
Guest: Grace C.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
"What a great place! The size of the condo was exactly what we expected and needed. It had everything anyone could ever require to make for a comfy stay. The bed was one of the best we've encountered in our travels. Lots of closet space. The living area was great. September was very warm, so even though we only used the A/C in the bedroom at night, we quickly discovered that the condo stays cool all day! Bonus!
The screened back porch with ceiling fan is such an excellent idea. Kept the mosquitos away. The pool only a few steps down. We had it all to ourselves for the week.
Location is ideal and safe. Close to everything, including the beach. No need for a car, you can walk everywhere. We made use of the beach chairs and umbrella. We visited all our favorite restaurants while we were in town (Piola, Don Chendo, Papa Charly, The Dirty Martini Bar, Zenzi, Wah Wah beach bar).
Dear Tracey and Wayne; many thanks for letting us rent your condo for that special week. See you soon."
Guest: Joanne A.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: October 13, 2015
"My family of 8 adults spent a week at Donna's condo over New Years. Even though it is just a 2 bedroom, we were all very comfortable. We would pack a lunch and spend all day at the beach. We would either access through through the Reef Club, or if they were full, walk down to the public access. Evenings, we would walk down to the shops and restaurants on 5th Ave. Even though it would be dark, we never felt unsafe. The condo was stocked with all that was needed to make it feel like home. The pool and grounds were beautiful and clean. The condos were quiet. We did have a car and were able to drive for groceries and to see some of the sites farther away, but you could get by with out one. Donna was very helpful before and after our trip providing information and answering any questions we had. Our family had a wonderful time together and made memories that we will cherish forever. I would highly recommend this condo and hope to return to it as well."
Guest: DaleneDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: March 16, 2015
"Well, you do deserve a 5 stars! I travelled a lot and I am a difficult person to get by... Love to have some for my money... But it was perfect! I had problem with the internet and they took care of it. They make sure you are satisfied!!! It's true, you are at a 5 minutes walking to a very quiet beach. Much more quiet that Playa del Carmen because you are in a gated community!!! In the morning, you can swin in a olympic size swimming pool then go walking on the beach after a good breakfast done in that nice kitchen. Get some roasted chicken in town (10 min) and have lunch... relaxe by the pool in the afternoon and you can get to a good restaurant in the evening and come back on foot with no problem! Damn, is that place for sale??? :o)... I when with my Standard Poodle and she like it a lot also but trust me, she stayed inside... too hot outside... Seriously, I do recommend it! Rent it and have fun!!! L."
Guest: Lyne V.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: June 25, 2015