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Oceanfront, Poolside Serene Tropical Breezes Condo

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

This serene oceanfront, ground-floor condo is located at the quiet north end of the quaint fishing village of Puerto Morelos, in the Mayan Caribbean. Enter the tropical garden courtyard of your Casita Blanca condo, with its wild orchids, birds of paradise, banana trees, and coconut palms. Your living room and private patio overlook the sparkling pool and the calm, turquoise ocean just steps away. Walk out the sliders onto the fine white sandy beach that is never hot, and into the warm sea, or head out in a sea-kayak. Lie in your hammock and dream, or sit on the lounge chairs under a palm-frond palapa and watch gentle waves breaking over the renowned Great Barrier Reef, which offers outstanding snorkeling, diving and kite-surfing opportunities. Go fishing or tour the reef in a glass-bottom boat. Take a guided tour of the jungle by ATV, take a zipline from treetop to treetop, and swim in the warm, clear cenotes. Walk along the beach to the local markets and excellent traditional Mexican and international restaurants at the town square. Visit the pier to see the fishing boats and the pelicans soaring in formation and diving into the sea for fish. Take a short drive along the coast to bustling Cancun or Playa Del Carmen, or venture to the magnificent Mayan ruins and many theme and zoological parks in the area.

This bright, breezy unit offers one large bedroom with one queen-size bed with Sealy mattress and box spring, and two twin beds; plus a double futon in the living room for additional guests. The kitchen is fully equipped, and the living/dining room has WiFi for your convenience. There are ceiling fans and dual zone air-conditioning to keep you cool. The bathroom is decorated with Mexican Talavera tile. The rental managers speak English well and will graciously assist you. Drinking water included and maid service provided once each week.

Entries to the complex, the unit, and the beach are ramped for wheelchair access; and the unit has a walk-in shower.

Come experience the magic of this friendly fishing village hidden on the Caribbean coast, only 20 minutes from the Cancun airport.

Keywords: Condominium, condo

More Details

Property Manager
Lauren
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 11, 2018

About Lauren

I live in upstate New York, in a Victorian house I saved from the wrecking ball, but haven't yet restored to its original glory, it's a work in progress, and some part of it always seems to be a work site. I rented this condo during a personal vacation 3 years ago, and fell in love with it. This is my first real estate venture outside the U.S.

Lauren purchased this condo in 2009

Why Lauren chose Puerto Morelos

Located exactly a half mile north of the town square, the Casita Blanca condominium is an easy walk to restaurants and shops, yet quieter than downtown. My unit, B2, is located on the ground floor, and has an ocean view from the living room and patio.

What makes this condo unique

When I stay at my condo, I usually spend most of my time improving it, but I keep hoping there will be time to lie in the hammock on the patio and simply soak up the warm moist sea breeze and watch the pelicans. It's also fun haggling in my very basic Spanish with shopkeepers on the village square (sometimes my lack of language skills results in unplanned humor!), snorkeling at the amazing reef, and taking day trips to nearby ancient ruins. On the village square, I always stop to say hi at Alma Libre, a most helpful bookstore run by Canadians; and at the Artesans' market and the women's jungle market, to buy traditional Mayan crafts from the artists who make them. A short drive or bus ride south takes me to a Mexican (Talavera) tile warehouse, where they are skilled at packing delicate hand-painted ceramics in underseat-sized boxes; and to the elegant seaside pedestrian mall in Playa del Carmen. My local rental managers can tell you the best way to get around.

Amenities

Puerto Morelos Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower, no tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1) Sealy posturpedic mattress with a box spring, Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Oceanfront, Poolside Serene Tropical Breezes Condo
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
5

Perfect location! Right on the beach. Our condo was clean and the entire property was beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

Very pleased with the property overall!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, come back to Paradise any time!
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Beachside Heaven for us

  • 4 of 5

We just spent our second two-week vacation at Lauren's charming condo and hope to return next year. The condo complex is beautifully landscaped and maintained, situated right on the beach, and is generally quiet, private and secluded. We usually walk or bike the mile from the condo to activities downtown. While the kitchen is small and lacks hot water like most beach condos, I cooked several Mexican-inspired meals there and found it quite adequate for our purposes. I heartily recommend this condo, assuming you're not looking for a luxury condo experience in which case you probably should stay at a resort. Lauren, if you ever want to sell, please let us know! It is perfect for our middle-aged, laid back, simple vacation style.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

a great place to stay, perfect for the two of us

  • 5 of 5

We dropped our bags and opened the curtains to take in the view: sunshine, palm trees and blue water. Oh yeah. The condo was decorated with lots of local art and fabrics, kitchen had everything necessary to make a meal. A big jug of water on a stand.....Hallelujah! We don't have to lug 110# of water!!! (ok, just a bit of an exagration, but those dang bottles are heavy!) The whole place was immaculate, the towels were big lengths of thick terry, the shower had hot water, queen bed was quite comfortable. The grounds are immaculately kept by Cesar, he works constantly! Also, much appreciated, was the WIFI booster in the room. We had good service in the room and out on the patio when other residents were complaining of spotty service. We had a good time here and would come again.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! Glad you had fun. Come back!
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Casita Blanca B2

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed in a number of condos at Casita Blanca and have never been disappointed. C2 has beautiful view of the grounds and pool. Which are kept up daily. Beds are comfortable (2singles and one double) in bedroom. The kitchen has adequate plates and utensils but pans should be replaced.

We had no problem securing our key when we arrived. Check out was simple .

Owner was very helpful with making sure everything went smoothly.

Would not hesitate to rent B2 again.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay! In the interest of accuracy, my unit is B2, and has a queen bed and two twins.
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5

Beautiful beach

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I have been to PuertoMorelos several times. This is a great location& tends to be quiet, which is nice. The condo has everything you need to enjoy the beach. We had bikes delivered& it makes getting to town very easy.This location is near a beach bar, although we had made a trip to the store& had our own beer& wine. Bring your own snorkel, mask & fins & you can snorkel right out front of the condos.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it, and I hope you will want to return to Paradise soon!
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Philadelphia
5

Perfect, quiet week

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in PM! This was our third trip to Casita Blanca and we will be back again and again. The condo is just as described, comfortable and clean, with everything you need to prepare a simple meal. The AC worked great, as did the wifi. The grounds are kept impeccable by Ceasar and his staff. The location is ideal because it's a little removed from town (though an easy 10 min walk for anything you need) which keeps it quiet but has an awesome, friendly beach bar right next door for afternoon cocktails. The pool and beach are perfect. We will be back soon I hope!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
next door
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
highway 307
Nearest Beach
at your front door
Car: not necessary

Magnificent Mayan ruins in easy driving distance, zoological and amusement parks, Playa del Carmen and Cancun within easy driving distance.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
refundable sec deposit $500

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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