Luxury Complex, Semi-Olympic Pool, All Amenities, 2 Minute Stroll to Beach.(15 Reviews)
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- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
Named "VIA 38", it has an especially large common area with semi-Olympic pool, hot tubs, gazebos, gym, our own private parking spot in our underground parking, and manned, 24 hour security. Our unit, A-13, is on the second floor, with it's own private elevator that opens directly into the condo. Large at 1150 square feet (125 square meters), it has two bedrooms, each with large private bath, large closets, and balcony. A third half bath is close to spacious living and dining area. Our condo has marble floors and granite counter tops throughout. Full kitchen with all appliances, including gas stove and oven, large refrigerator, microwave, everything a kitchen needs, private laundry room with full sized washer and dryer - not the little stack units found in most condos - and all else you'd find in a home. Next to kitchen is a granite bar, then the living and dining areas which look out thru a full condo-width glass wall with wide sliding doors and curtains, then past the extra large front balcony down to the pool area below. Lots of light! Room independent conditioning, private wifi, 3 flat screen LCD TVs with cable, beach chairs, extra large beach and pool towels, and more. Our host agency can arrange anything: tours, car rental, diving and snorkeling, chef prepared meals in condo, nurse, more. A one minute walk to the beach. We are in the quiet end of town, on famous 5th Avenue pedestrian mall. Stroll down the pedestrian mall to city center, by shops, restaurants, and coffee houses.
Unlike so many travel destinations, Playa does not feel 'touristy'. It is also a real Mexican town so you can spend time with the friendly local folks, go to their stores, restaurants, etc. A height limit of three stories eliminates towering hotels as in Cancun. Yet Playa is much nicer: very international, it has everything from luxury shopping to local handicrafts, restaurants of every cuisine from fine seafood to French, Italian, Japanese, Argentinian steak houses and more, to sandwiches, vegetarian, inexpensive local fare, and still more. Explore nearby Mayan ruins, (Tulum, Citchen Itza, Xcaret, or, others equally as large, but lesser known - and less crowded), Xian Kaan Biosphere Reserve, Palancar Reef (second largest in world), Cozumel Island. Diving, snorkeling, swimming in warm tropical water, complete relaxation on white sand beaches. Nap in shade by the pool. Have a local chilled cocktail. For a few days, or a month, A-13 in Via 38 is time very well spent.
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Member since: 2008
- On floor 2
- 1150 sq. ft.
- Elevator : Private elevator opens directly into condo.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Eco Tourism
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Table, 4 chairs. Three bar stools at granite bar, living area couch & chairs. Hutch w/ all plates, glassware, table linens. Glass wall, sliding doors open onto condo-width balcony overlooking pool....moreless
- Dining Area
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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- Catering Available:
Absolutely. Gotta have the morning eye opener & afternoon refresher, no? Go to the large store MEGA for a coffee selection or stop in one of the many coffee houses nearby, get some there to take home....moreless
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- Ice Maker
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Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool:
- Shared Hot Tub
Apr 16-Dec 19 .. $195/night .. $1200/week. Dec 20-Jan 05 .. $400/night .. $2500/week. Jan 06-Apr 15 .. $260/night .. $1600/week. Stays of more than a week negotiable.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Car: Not Necessary
Dozens of ancient Mayan ruins, some of which are huge but not well known to public, diving and snorkeling (Palancar Reef - second largest in world), cave diving, Xian Kan Biospheere Reserve just south, in town shopping from luxurious to local handicraft, restaurants of virtually any cuisine walking distance, Spanish schools, more...
Year Purchased: 2009
About: Bruce & Sharon live in Denver, Colorado, have travelled extensively and finally found a place they like enough to have second home roots.
Why Zazil-ha, Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico:
Bruce first went to Playa in 1980 when Playa was a sleepy fishing town with sand streets, no electricity, no banks, no hotels, only a few palapas for accommodation, a population of a few hundred. At the time I never dreamed that I'd have a condo there or that Playa would become so much bigger and have so much going on/to do.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Not a big city feel in Playa, yet it has just about any activity, accommodation or cuisine you could possibly think of. It is a real Mexican town with all the local activities, stores, food and such then the touristy area nearer to the beach with everything imaginable. It is so nice, has so much to do that there is a sizeable expat community of folks from North America, Europe and elsewhere too, that have chosen Playa as either a part year or all year residence.
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Huge, semi-Olympic pool with shallow section for kids.
Part of front area, bar, kitchen and private laundry in back.
kitchen; gas stove & oven, full sized fridge, everything a kitchen should have.
Other bedroom has one Queen, also opens onto back balcony, private bath beyond.
Front balcony overlooking pool. May condos have absentee owners so is quiet.
One end of central area has tree shaded deck.
From our entrance it is a short walk, down a quiet, tree shaded street to beach.
Our beach looking south. Many restaurants and bars along the way.
Many, many ancient Mayan ruins to visit.
Pool level showers, restrooms, workout room, staffed office at far end.
View from bar, kitchen to left, full-width balcony thru glass doors.
One bedroom has 2 Queen beds, flat screen TV, opens onto rear balcony.
Both bedrooms have huge, walk thru closets, into marble and stone bathroom.
Back balcony overlooking 5th Av., bedrooms thru sliding doors.
Our private elevator opens directly into the condo.
Hot tubs and shaded lounges, also.
Our beach looking north. Some of the world's softest, white sand.
Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve in south. Empty beaches, miles long lagoon, tours.
Ah, yes, just another crummy day in Playa del Carmen.
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017
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