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El Faro Beach Front Condo with Mayan Magic

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay nights


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About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

El Faro means Lighthouse and this lighthouse has been a landmark in Playa del Carmen for many years and is still a working lighthouse. Residences El Faro Condominiums has incorporated the lighthouse on the property.

Our BEACH FRONT condo is only 35 steps to the beach and 170 steps to the FAMOUS 5th AVENUE which is full of exciting restaurants and shops.

The beach you see from our condo offers swimming, wind-surfing, parasailing, scuba diving, jet-skiing, and just a relaxing day on the beach.

Our Condo has a fully equipped modern kitchen including a George Foreman multi purpose grill, or we have a Weber Gas grill on the balcony.

There is an onsite restaurant named Wickys that will provide room service, fine dining indoors, or treats on the beach.

We have tried to incorporate the wonderful Mayan Culture in our wall painting in the living area in hopes you feel the real sense of Mexico.

There are many activities close by including Jungle tours with zip-lines, water/activity parks, Mayan ruins, cenote diving and much more. Come join us for a great vacation.

Keywords: Condominium

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 6, 2017


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

El Faro Beach Front Condo with Mayan Magic
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 54 reviews

Christmas and New Year at El Faro, Playa del Carmen

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolute wonderful time at Terry's condo over the holiday season. We enjoyed all the little extras that was available for us. The water cooler was absolutely awesome and it even dispenses hot water for tea and coffee. The location is absolutely spot on. You can walk everywhere from here. The ferry terminal is a little to the south and daytrips to Cozumel was so easy. We watched the New Year's fireworks right from the boardwalk and had an awesome time eating at all the restaurants right on the beach with your feet in the sand. The beds were great and the kitchen is fully stocked with everything you will need to cook an awesome meal. The concierge and everyone working there was extremely helpful and always willing to help or point us in the right direction. This is the best condo rental available in Playa del Carmen and were lucky enough to enjoy every bit of it. We are for sure coming back.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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There's a reason we keep returning

  • 5 of 5

I think this is the 4th time that we've rented this particular unit. We rented once directly through Terry before RentalsYourWay/Caribbean Beach Properties managed it, and 3 times since. We like this particular unit because it is in the Reef building and just one unit in from the beach, plus the view! It is ecorated in a cool Mayan theme, has all the amenities you need for a vacation rental,, and the beds are comfortable. We'd obviously come back here again for a 5th time. The location is great too.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lois and carrie

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd time staying at the Evans condo. It was just as great this year as it was last year. Terry is so easy to work with which made our travel plans a breeze. Everything you need is right there in the condo including a gas grill. We had a fabulous 10 days with spectacular views from the balcony. The housekeeping staff did an excellent job! We are already talking about coming back next year! Thank you Evans!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Place to Stay in Playa del Carmen!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a fabulous 2 week stay at the Evan's condo. Everything was just great, and would highly recommend this condo for your next vacation. The condo is clean, well maintained and has all the amenities you could ask for! The location is also perfect for exploring the sites and sounds of Playa del Carmen! After many years of All Inclusive vacationing, we have discovered the joys of Condo vacations...and we love it! We enjoyed lazy mornings with coffee and breakfast on the beautiful balcony, afternoons lounging by the pool or ocean (and no need to worry about getting up at 7:00am to put your towels out on a chair here!), and evenings strolling along Quinta Avenue trying out the different dining experiences. You can believe all the fabulous reviews of this condo - you will get your money's worth and more here!...and working with Terry was a dream! Thank you so much to the Evan's family for sharing your piece of paradise with our family!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Condo!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week at El Faro Reef 302. This condo is in a great location, very clean and beautiful! Terry was a pleasure to work with, very easy process and the information she forwarded with regard to entertainment, food, etc. was spot on. Plus loved having access to condo's coolers, chairs, grill, water games and equipment. Condo wireless was fantastic and rental people and front desk a pleasure to work with. I would recommend this place over and over again and also will spend my next vacation in Playa at same location/condo. Thank you Terry and Stephen!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Terry's place for a week with our three kids. The location is perfect! We were right on the beach. The views were amazing. The kids loved having the pool and the ocean to swim in. The staff was always helpful setting up chairs for us. We were right off all the action of 5th, however, we couldn't hear any of the noise.

The condo was set up perfectly, very clean and had everything you could ever need. The property managers were very nice and helpful. They were always checking in to make sure everything was ok and if we needed anything. We will definitely be back, hopefully sooner than later!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
El Faro Residencies Condo
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: kayaking, boating, parasailing, health/beauty spa


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Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 1 Sofa bed (double size) and 1 Futon (double size)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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