Akumal Bliss=Playa Caribe #5 Half Moon Bay Luxury Condo
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
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LOW SEASON SALE FOR 2017-- BUY 6 NIGHTS, GET THE 7th NIGHT FREE! Valid on 2 bedroom reservations for the months of August, September, and October.
LOW SEASON (MAY 1/DECEMBER 17, 2016) 2 bedroom only rate is $195.00 per night.
HOLIDAY (DECEMBER 18/JANUARY 1, 2017) 2 bedroom only and HIGH SEASON RATES 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom rates (JANUARY 2/APRIL 30, 2017), PLEASE SEE the RATE PAGE.
Lovely, private Half Moon Bay is home to Playa Caribe #5. Located midway between the points of the bay, the views from your balcony of the second floor center unit are breathtaking. The ocean can be viewed from every room in the condo!
The Playa Caribe building, which contains 12 units and 3 casitas, is beautifully maintained and provides purified water from our own onsite Reverse Osmosis plant. You will never have to worry again about accidentally brushing your teeth with the tap water. The water even tastes good.
Playa Caribe #5 is a luxury condominium providing all the amenities you would have at home: high thread count sheets, full kitchen, pool, central air conditioning, free dedicated Wi-Fi, satellite TV, DVD, iPod player, CD player, etc. Add to this the daily maid service, and you will not want to leave! Just because you have a kitchen doesn't mean you have to cook. A short walk up or down the beach leads to two excellent beachside restaurants: La Lunita and La Buena Vida. There are many restaurants to chose from.
Half Moon Bay is a premiere snorkeling spot. Akumal Bay and Yal-ku Lagoon are both in walking distance from the condo.
Turtles build their nests on the beach and, if you are visiting during the summer months, you may see the babies hatch and make their dash to the water.
Keywords: Condo, Akumal, Half Moon Bay, Riviera Maya, Playa Caribe, sea turtles
Member since: 2009
- On floor 2
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- The master bedroom has a King bed with high thread count sheets and a selection of pillows. There is a TV and CD player, a small private balcony and an adjoining bathroom. The guest bedroom has a Queen bed and a double bed, both with high thread count sheets and a selection of pillows. The guest room also has a TV and CD player, a small private balcony and an adjoining bathroom. Both bedrooms have ceiling fans and reading lights above the beds. Both bedrooms have beautiful views of Half Moon Bay. The small bedroom balconies are very private for a early morning cup of coffee. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Both bathrooms have been remodeled using beautiful Mexican Talavera tiles on the counters and showers. The bathrooms both have two sinks and under the counter storage. Our onsite Reverse Osmosis system provides purified drinking water from all the taps in the condo. The colorful towels and washcloths dry quickly. Each bathroom has a hairdryer....moreless
- FOR YOUR SAFETY: We provide purified drinking water from all taps through the Reverse Osmosis plant on site. There is a password protected safe in the master bedroom for your passport and other important things. When Agustin leaves for the day, we have a night watch person on the grounds. The private, off street parking lot is well lit. ...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
We provide three palapas and many umbrellas for shade, modern adjustable chaise lounges, and beach towels. We have a fresh water outdoor shower so you can rinse off before enjoying the pool...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided:
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
You will find pots and pans, bowls, mixing utensils. We even have things like a salad spinner. Did I mention the powerful blender and electric juicer? Also provided are glass storage/cooking container...moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
We have dishes and flatware, plus some cute dishes for kids. Our glassware is blown glass from near Akumal. We have wine, margarita, water and champaign glasses. There are coffee mugs, too. ...moreless
Our kitchen has been remodeled using bright Mexican Talavera tiles. There's good lighting & plenty of counter space to prep food and mix drinks. It's a pleasure to cook with that incredible view!...moreless
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North Akumal now has a brand new tennis court which is available for public use! The rate is $20.00 US an hour if you bring your own racket and tennis balls or $35.00 US an hour if you need to rent te...moreless
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Low Season (2 bedroom/2 bath)
May 1 - Dec 17, 2016
3 night min stay
Holiday Season FULL
Dec 18 - Jan 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Jan 2 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Low Season (2 bedroom/2 bath)
May 1 - Dec 18, 2017
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 19%
Our condo can be rented during High Season as a 1 bedroom/1 bath (with the second bedroom locked off) for $260 per night. WE NEVER RENT THE LOCKED OFF BEDROOM. During Low Season the condo is rented as a 2 bedroom/2 bath only. During August, September and October, we offer a 7 night stay for the price of 6. One night is free.
We prefer a check, but we can take a credit card through PayPal. PayPal charges a fee. To figure out your fee: https://www.google.com/?client=safari#q=paypal+fee+calculator
Guests pay a deposit of 1/2 the total cost of their stay. The balance is due 60 days before arrival.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
The snorkeling and diving are fabulous! We are in the perfect spot for easy access to Mayan ruins, EcoParks and many other adventures
Xel-Ha – 17 miles/11 kilometers:
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Puerto Morelos – 69/43
Coba – 70/44
Cancun – 105/65
Chichen Itza – 251/157
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Hi from John and Annie. We are happily retired* in Bishop, California, after thirty plus years living on Donner Summit, in the mountains above Lake Tahoe, enjoying the skiing, hiking, climbing and coping with massive amounts of snow. Bishop is on the eastern side of the Sierras and is a playground for athletes. We moved here to rock climb year round and to get away from the snow. We love spending August in the condo and enjoying our Half Moon Bay. We are in or on the bay for most of every day. *John was a ski school director and climbing instructor. Annie was a teacher, mainly in kindergarten.
Why the Owner Chose Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico:
One morning in early Jan. 2005, after it had been snowing for a week and road closures were eminent, I decided I needed to get somewhere warm and welcoming. I had a photo of a condo on Half Moon Bay up on the 'frig that a friend had given to us at a Christmas party. After staring longingly at the photo, I started looking for a place to stay on HMB, not having any idea it was high season. Of course, nothing was available. One wonderful travel agent told me she had found a hotel room for us but told me to see if I could find a flight first. Oh, my. By the time I secured the flight and confirmed the hotel room, it was about 2:30 in the afternoon. We ran around throwing things in a couple of suitcases, jumped in the car and made the 3 1/2 hour drive up to Reno with white knuckles. Cars were spinning out all around us. We spent that night in Reno and flew out the next morning. We had our feet in the sand that afternoon. It was love at first sight! Half Moon Bay is an absolutely magical place. One day we wandered into the realtor's just to check out prices. When Tony asked if he could show us some properties, we thought it would be fun to look around. One of the properties was Playa Caribe #5. We fell under the spell of that fabulous view of Half Moon Bay from every room in the condo. We love to share our place with family and friends. It is our hope that our visitors will want to return often and think of it as their private get away.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
There seem to be two types of visitors to Half Moon Bay. Some fill every minute of every day with a new adventure: cenotes, diving, driving around, shopping, restaurants, cultural events, ruins, etc. Believe me, there is no end to all one can find to do in this area. We fit in with 'the others' who just love to hang out at Half Moon Bay. We bring about a million books and, when we aren't in the water snorkeling, swimming or SUPing, we have our noses pressed to the pages. The diving is wonderful, but we just can't get enough of the snorkeling. I should add that another bonus to staying at Playa Caribe is meeting some of the very interesting people who stay there often.
Links to more information:
Looking north from our second floor center condo.
Life is good, even on a blustery day~
Cook if you want. There are restaurants within minutes of the condo.
We have lots of local handicrafts on display.
The master bedroom has a small balcony, as does the guest bedroom.
The center units stick out for better views (IMHO).
Slip into the warm bay for some fantastic snorkeling.
Notice all the turtle nests, marked with coral debris and signs.
Watch the sun rise from our balcony.
We have views of Half Moon Bay from every window!
Everything you need to make a killer margarita!
Dine inside or out on the balcony.
This painting in the LR was created by Sergio, an Akumal artist.
The view of Playa Caribe as you swim back to shore after your snorkel~
Cool off in the fresh water pool. Outside fresh water shower and beach towels:)
Akumal means place of the turtle and you will see many.
Watch the miracle of a turtle hatching right in front of the condo.
The sun sets over the jungle. This was taken on the roof top of Playa Caribe.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016
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