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El Faro Reef 106 - first floor poolside, great outdoor space!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 king suites and a sleeper sofa with large oversized patio, poolside, oceanview!

El Faro Condo 106 is a beautifully decorated & appointed pool-side condo (main level) with an extra large walk-out terrace to enjoy people watching, ocean views, sea breezes and the Caribbean vibe. This 2 bedroom & 2 bath vacation rental sleeps 5 guests in two king bedrooms with their own adjoining bathrooms & a pull-out sofa bed in the den/back entrance area. The spectacular terrace is surrounded by potted plants, steps to the sparkling pool & the Caribbean Sea mere feet away.

The fully-equipped kitchen it outfitted with dinnerware & glassware, cooking utensils, coffee maker, dishwasher, fridge & ice maker & microwave, along with a dining area for 4 guests. Spectacular & better than home! You are mere blocks away from Walmart & Mega to stock your condo with groceries, snacks, beer, wine and local fresh ingredients.

The master bedroom enjoys a king size bed, walk-out terrace and a gorgeous en-suite bathroom with rain shower. The guest bedroom has a king size bed with an en-suite bathroom that also serves as the powder room.

El Faro is a trendy fun vacation spot which has Wicky's Beach Club on site, along with private loungers, umbrellas and waiter service right to your lounger. On-site fine dining, free WiFi, a full service beach bar, infinity pool, massage therapy & underground parking is offered to our discerning guests. This condo hotel is considered by many to be one of the best beach scenes in Playa.

El Faro's spectacular stunning pool offers islands of palm trees, with comfortable cushioned loungers, day beds, outdoor showers, and massage services (an additional charge).

Fresh bottled water is included, as well as housekeeping, free calls to the US & Canada, free WiFi, a washer/dryer, quality audio system, satellite TV, & DVD/CD players. All this and the enjoyment of one of the largest patios at El Faro!

Playa del Carmen is an international vacation spot welcoming people from all over the world. A charming sea-side town that does not include high-rises and mega-resorts. Playa offers world-class everything: charm, cuisine, sightseeing, water sports, ancient Mayan ruins, zip-lining, boat tours, spas and shopping. A lively day-time beach scene with water activities and sports for everyone followed by a laid-back night-time scene with live music, fire shows and candle-light dining by the ocean.

Playa del Carmen and El Faro is easy to get to. Fly into Cancun & either take a 40-minute cab to Calle Sixth and the beach or a luxury bus to the Playa terminal just two blocks from your vacation home. (Alternately, you can fly into Cozumel and take the ferry across the Caribbean and land just a few blocks from your vacation home.) If you'd like, we are more than happy to arrange your airport transportation in a private van delivering you right to your condo door!

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Amenities

Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Located in den/back entryway. One of the only condos at El Faro with 2 king beds.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Golf
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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El Faro Reef 106 - first floor poolside, great outdoor space!
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
5

Excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with our stay in Reef 106! Huge patio with the pool and beach both just steps away. And a block from the action on 5th! Perfect for our family of 5. Thx.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing, quiet refreshes the soul!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place that we will love to come back to. Very clean unit. The staff around here is very kind and helpful. The ocean was naughty this trip with the kicking up of the seaweed and piling it up on shore everyday but the crew from the beach worked on it and tried to keep it clear all up and down the beach but it is an endless job. We heard that this happens certain times of the year. Loved that we were close enough to the action and vibe of Fifth Ave but could escape to quiet serenity at our complex.

The only thing I will bring back is a king size fitted sheet as they only have a flat sheet for the bottom and it always pulled out of the bottom of the mattress :).

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Billings
5

El Faro Reef 106

  • 5 of 5

Excellent dwelling with close proximity to 5th Avenue. Great pool and access to the beach. The condo itself had everything we needed, and our stay was very comfortable!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much and come back and stay any time!
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4

Clean, Comfortable, and Calm

  • 4 of 5

It's clean, modern, and well equipped. The beds are not that comfortable, but we managed. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals. We used the laundry and it worked fine. The pool is gorgeous! Very well maintained. Plenty to do within walking distance. Our water and electricity went out, but there was a downpour for most of the week that we were there. I'm sure that had something to do with it. The staff did the best they could to fix the problem asap.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Condo, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

The Condo was immaculate, location both in the complex and on the beach was fantastic.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The condo was comfortable, clean, and well stocked.

  • 4 of 5

Small beach chairs would be nice to have since fewer lounge chairs are now available on the beach compared to when we first started staying at El Faro several years ago. Although the property itself is well maintained, the beach in front of the property is not As nice as it used to be. Erosion has drastically reduced the size of the beach, and the amount of seaweed in the water and accumulating on the beach detracts from the appearance. Something really needs to be done about the erosion or very soon there will be no beach left. Playa del carmen is a fun town with lots of bars, restaurants, and nightlife. Seems relatively safe. However, in my opinion, the recent addition of the large shopping malls on 5th is not a positive thing. Too much of that destroys the atmosphere and character of the town. But overall PDC is a great place to visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Tonya Sarina
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

Map

Car: not necessary

The perfect location in Playa - walk to everything and enjoy the best pool on the beach in Playa!

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