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Playa del Carmen

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Recent Playa del Carmen property reviews

  • Quiet, Relaxing, Home Away From Home...

    "Excellent place to stay. Very clean and well maintained. Arena Blanca is steps away from the busy 5th Ave. Its on the northern quieter side of town. If you want to come relax and stay away from all the noise, this is the place to stay. There is an Oxxo (like a 7/11) right across the street for quick snacks, water or over the counter medicine. Clubs and bars are just a walk away. The beach is a block away. The famous Mamitas Beach Club is about a 10 minute walk. I rented two beach layout chairs and a palapa for $9USD. They also have staff to take food and drinks out to the beach. Places I recommend to eat... (all on 5th Avenue) La Parilla, La Vagabunda, La Cueva del Chango, Bip Bip. Short cab ride - La Mission (Mexican Food), and El Fogon (Outstanding Tacos) Recommended Tours You must go to Tulum and Akumal Beach (awesome snorkeling). Visit Chichenitza and Xcaret."
    Guest: Gabriel M. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 11, 2014
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  • The perfect place to stay for small families and everybody else! BEST value for money!!!

    "We loved the place from the first second on. Even before staying there it was already the perfect vacation. Tracey, the owner, is sooo helpful, patient (we've had quite a view questions beforehand :-)) and friendly and answered almost within minutes. She had lots of tips and tricks finding the best and cheapest stuff in playa. Restaurants, car-rentals, groceries, activities, day trips, etc. We saved huge money with all of her tips! We traveled the first time with our two little kids and had some concerns how it would be. But we've had certainly the best time there with the kids. They loved the (clean) pool and the fact, that the beautiful beach was just a few minutes away. Actually the location is perfect. Almost everything is in good walking distance. It's just half a block away from 5th avenue, not loud ad all, though... The condo itself was very clean and the kitchen facilities perfect for cooking our own stuff. It comes with everything you need: Fly screen (very important :-)), (beach)towels, washing machine (also very important with kids :-)), beach chairs, cooler, books, wifi, air condition...Almost like at home. We loved the deck with the direct access to the pool. Especially in the evening when there was a nice breeze we loved to sit out there having dinner and some drinks. The property manager also was very helpful and friendly. We also felt very safe and didn't have any bad experiences. But actually the best thing was by far the price. You can't find something similar for that price...!!! So the far trip all the way from Germany was certainly worth it and we recommend the condo not just for young families but also for everybody else. Thanks for the best family trip in paradise!!!"
    Guest: agentlucky Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: May 6, 2014
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  • Love this place!

    "I have rented this condo several times over the past couple years and I keep coming back. It is a nice modern unit with everything you need. Being up on the 3rd & 4th floors gives it constant access to the tranquil Playa breeze coming off the ocean. If you've spent time in Playa de Carmen, you know how seductive that breeze is - especially in the warmer months. On lower floors, that it gets blocked by the buildings and trees. Having a fresh margarita while watching the sunset from the patio or rooftop deck are a highlight of my day. But, for me, the best thing about this unit is location, location, location. I love being right on 5th Street - but not just anywhere on 5th Street. Being on the north end of 5th is absolutely perfect. You feel completely connected to the sexy / chic energy of Playa without being bothered by it! If you've ever stayed further to the south and laid awake all night listening to the thumping bass of the night clubs and the loud-talking foot traffic, you know what I am saying. Down here at 30th, you are surrounded by fantastic restaurants, bars, coffee houses, shops - and by 12am, there is still great liveliness, but it's beautifully quiet. A+ The owner has been great to work with and there is a local property manager to call if you need something. I was really lucky to stumble on this place when I did and I hope to be able to return for years to come!"
    Guest: Adam Date of Stay: March 2011 Review Submitted: April 7, 2011
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  • 1 Bedroom Penthouse @ Xaman Ha

    "This is very nice ocean front property just south of the original ferry pier. Excellent beach with good access and nice pool area. Well groomed and maintained grounds, quiet, guest friendly with what appears to be many regulars. Convenient to walk to stores and restaurants. Has all you need for a nice stay. Also famiiar with 2 Bedroom loft penthouse and 4 bedroom Casa Foto. All nice properties in same area."
    Guest: Jack and Jan M. Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: January 4, 2014
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Playa del Carmen Travel Tips

Vacation Rentals by Owner in Playa del Carmen

If you’re dreaming of a Mexico vacation, start making plans to get away to the white sand beaches, ocean breeze and sunshine at Playa del Carmen condos and villas. VRBO vacation rental owners offer an amazing selection of Playa del Carmen lodging on the beach and perfect for your romantic beach vacation, your family reunion or wedding. Choose from Playa del Carmen resort condominiums, beach villas or sea front vacation houses that provide you and your travel group with full kitchens, beach access, swimming pools and accessibility to a wide variety of activities, tours and entertainment, plus far more space and comfort for relaxing together than you get at Playa del Carmen hotels. Playa del Carmen is a great destination with or without the kids - find the perfect Playa del Carmen beach house, and start making your dreams a reality.

Things to Do Near Playa del Carmen Vacation Homes

Vacation in Playa del Carmen for the beautiful beaches and warm weather, and you’ll find lots of ways to enjoy the sun and water. There are many dive shops near Playa del Carmen vacation houses, offering a variety of dives and instruction for all levels. Arrange for deep sea fishing with one of the many fishing operators in Playa del Carmen and experience world-class sea fishing. Go snorkeling, sailing or rent wave runners for fun out in and on the Caribbean. On land, play the challenging 18-hole golf course near Playa del Carmen villas and apartments; explore the history of the Yucatan at the many Mayan ruins sites or the geography of the peninsula by touring the many caves and cenotes. The islands and attractions near Playa del Carmen vacation homes are also a great day trip option: roam Cozumel or go horseback riding, snorkeling and inner tubing at one of the eco parks on the Riviera Maya. Play, relax or both - you won’t run out of fun ways to enjoy your time on vacation in Playa del Carmen.

Restaurants and Shopping near Playa del Carmen Luxury Vacation Rentals

Playa del Carmen condos and beach houses are within walking distance of many options for satisfying your hunger or thirst. Stroll pedestrian-friendly 5th Avenue, known locally as La Quinta, and find a variety of world cuisine and fresh seafood at sidewalk cafés, and enjoy a meal with plenty of people watching. La Quinta is also home to a variety of bars for a tropical thirst quencher or a night out with live entertainment and dancing, and Playa del Carmen homes and resorts are close to it all. Go inland a few blocks and discover great local restaurants featuring authentic Mexican food and a non-touristy atmosphere. Enjoy the laid back atmosphere and delicious food selection dining in Playa del Carmen.

La Quinta (5th Avenue) near Playa del Carmen vacation rentals is also home to many boutiques, clothing and souvenir shops. Find gifts and treasures among the handicrafts, silver jewelry, clothes and much more. Take a bus or taxi to Puerto Aventuras, about 20 minutes south of Playa del Carmen lodging, and enjoy the marina’s shops and restaurants. Or head north from your Playa del Carmen beach rental to Cancun for a variety of shops and malls, or to visit the market, Mercado 28, to barter great deals on Mexican handicrafts. Your Playa del Carmen condominium or villa rental will have plenty of space to store your shopping treasures.

Travel To and Around Playa del Carmen Lodging

Cancun International Airport is about 45 minutes from Playa del Carmen resorts and rentals, or fly into Cozumel and take the hourly ferry to Playa del Carmen. Busses and taxis are plentiful and easy to take to your condo in Playa del Carmen, or arrange for a private transfer service to whisk you from the airport to your Playa beach house. Rental cars are available at Cancun airport or in Playa del Carmen, but be sure to do your homework to learn about driving safely in the Mayan Riviera - websites and travel guides can give you pointers about the quirky traffic, road rules and common-sense guidelines. Playa del Carmen is small enough, that you’ll be able to walk almost everywhere from your beach house rental, and taxis are inexpensive and an easy way to get around the area.

Best Times to Book Playa del Carmen Vacation Rentals

Most Playa del Carmen beach rental houses and condos are available year round for your vacation to the Mayan Riviera any time of year. Winter and spring are the high season and have ideal temperatures for a warm weather getaway to the beach, and Christmas break and spring break are popular times to visit Playa del Carmen. Summers are hot and tropical and fall can bring rain and get cooler, especially at night, and both are great times to find good deals on vacation in Playa del Carmen. Plan your beach vacation and choose the Playa del Carmen beach house or resort condo that suits you and your group perfectly right here on VRBO.

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