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Beachfront Condo Largest 1 BR Condo with Views

Bedrooms 1
Space 745 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Largest 1 bedroom closest to the beach w views from every room

Ocean views from every room!! The most spectacular property in Playa! Featuring a Bali & Tahitian theme, with private roof decks, outdoor kitchen and aqua-spa on the beach. Property has 1, 2, and 3 bedroom condo's as well as 2 and 3 bedroom penthouse units. Penthouses also have a private rooftop with jacuzzi, gas grill, and lounge furniture.

Best location (on the beach, 1.5 blocks from 5th Ave., and in the Premier Zone of Playa). This is a 5 star property with a private beach club (Indigo Beach) our guests can use for free. Guests of ours also have free use of The Gym at Porto Playa, 1 block away.

Nicest 1 bedroom: 341 Views from all rooms. Largest 1 bedroom, closest to the beach and only one to have a large private balcony off the master bedroom as well as a terrace off the kitchen and living room.

Nicest 3 bedroom: 333 overlooks the beach and has wrap around balconies with views from every spot.

If you'd like rates on any of the units, please feel free to email me or visit my website.

Largest 1 bedroom on beach: Property has 47 units: 1, 2, and 3 Bedroom condo's as well as 2 and 3 BR Penthouse units . Please call me for rate information and availability at 312-560-3508 or 708-267-3630

This is the largest 1 bedroom unit, closest to the beach and the only one with large private balcony off the master bedroom and private terrace off kitchen and living room at El Taj Ocean. You’ll have spectacular views of the turquoise blue waters and white sandy beaches from all rooms. There are marble floors from the terrace, throughout the unit. The high ceilings and private balcony enhances the viewing pleasure of the unspoiled Caribbean setting.

Guests receive complimentary beach chairs at, Indigo Beach Club, located onsite at El Taj Ocean, and complimentary use of The Gym, located 1 block away at Porto Playa. Indigo Beach Club is the best in Playa: beach chairs, food, service and price, as is The Gym, which recently doubled in size and offerings.

Please also see my listing for Porto Playa, El Taj Beach, Maya Villas and Villas Sacbe or visit the website

The large master bedroom has a view of the water and beach, 'heavenly' king-sized bed, flat screen television, closets, and safe. There are French doors leading to a private, 75 square foot balcony where you can sit on the outdoor furniture and take in the views of the water and beach.

The living room has windows facing the beach and water plus two huge sliding glass doors leading out to the private terrace. There is a 9 foot long built in couch, large flat screen television, DVD Player, and stereo system.

There are flat screen televisions and Ipod Stereo systems in both the living room and bedroom. Wireless internet is available. The kitchen has everything you need including a full sized stainless steel refrigerator, stove, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, cookware, eating utensils, granite countertops, and more.The bathroom has wall to wall marble and a window in the shower so you can enjoy a view of the surf and sand all the way to the horizon.

Sit outside on either the private balcony off the master bedroom or the private terrace and listen to the crashing waves of the Caribbean Sea below you and feel the soft Gulf breezes. Tap into the wireless internet while you sit outside with a cup of coffee or glass of wine.

More Details

Property Manager
Anna Carmine and Laura Leli Carmine
Member since: 2008
Speaks: french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Anna Carmine and Laura Leli Carmine

My husband and I have been going to Playa since 1993, it is our favorite beach in the world. We have a couple of condos we rent out in El Taj Ocean, Porto Playa, Maya Villa, Villas Sacbe and El Taj Beach. All are either on the beach or within 100 steps from the beach in the Premier Zone. All are within 1 - 1.5 blocks from 5th Avenue, the heart of Playa. You can see pictures and reviews from our guests at my web site. Whenever we are offered a discount, I pass that discount on to our guests.

Anna Carmine and Laura Leli Carmine purchased this condo in 2009

Why Anna Carmine and Laura Leli Carmine chose Gonzalo Guerrero

We have been lucky enough to travel to beaches in all parts of the world: Australia, the French Riviera, the Italian Riviera, California, Florida, Indonesia, etc. We love Playa because it is so beautiful and so international. Tourists come from Europe, South America, Russia, Canada, as well as the US.

What makes this condo unique

Complimentary beach chairs, Wi-Fi, use of The Gym, located at Porto Playa, daily maid service, 24 hour front desk, 24 hour security, concierge service, best location. We have 5 properties located within a block of each other. El Taj Ocean (on the water), El Taj Beach (across the street from El Taj Ocean), Porto Playa, Maya Villa, and Villas Sacbe. All guests at all properties receive the same ammenities. They are the best run, most beautiful properties in Playa. There are 3 restaurants for guests. All the conveniences of having a condo combined with all the benefits of staying in a hotel. Properties are in the Premier Zone of Playa (between Juarez and Constituyentes), which means you can walk everywhere and don't need a car (although we also have complimentary parking in each building).


Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 745 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Sleeping 1 King Amenities Air-conditioning, individually controlled and in each room of the Villa Ceiling fans in each room 2 Flat-screen LCD televisions with cable television in English DVD Player IPod stereo systems (just bring your IPod!) Custom luxury linens, 600+ thread count Hair dryers in each bathroom Gourmet kitchen with all cooking, dining, and serving equipment included Stainless steel appliances that include full sized: Refrigerator/freezer Oven with four-burner stovetop Microwave oven Automatic dishwasher Blender Coffeemaker Toaster-oven Unlimited filtered, purified water is provided (hot and cold) Digital safe in each separate bedroom for storing valuables Telephone and wireless internet service is available in this Villa Washer and dryer Iron and ironing board Large closets with wooden hangers, built-in drawers and shelves Private daily maid service every day Luxurious beach towels are provided as well as all standard bath necessities Underground, secured parking 24-hour attendants and security
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Large master bedroom has a private, 75 square foot balcony. Pillow top heavenly bed View the beach and water from both the bedroom and balcony
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • caves
  • health/beauty spa
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Daily maid service included in the rental. Complimentary beach chairs at Indigo Beach Club, located at El Taj Ocean. Complimentary use of The Gym, located 1.5 blocks away at Porto Playa Condo Hotel, a sister property For tips, recommendations and more, visit our web site., or email us at or call 630-664-3904 or 708-267-3630


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Beachfront Condo Largest 1 BR Condo with Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews


  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were just in Playa del Carmen and stayed at this property as well as at Porto Playa (owned by the same company, equally as beautiful). The unit and grounds are gorgeous and so tastefully decorated! The Indigo Beach Club just steps away is wonderful for any meal and drinks, either seated or lounging under your umbrella on one of the beach chairs that are free for your use. The white sandy beach is amazing, and being right on it makes it so easy to stroll down and stop at any one of the fabulous restaurants along the oceanfront. We spent much of our time hopping between our beach chairs, checking out 5th avenue and having drinks/food and returning to our chairs to soak up the sun. It was a perfect vacation and we will absolutely be returning!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This place has it all and is beautiful. The white sandy beach is literally steps from the front door. The unit is very clean and tastefully decorated. The staff is pleasant and very helpful. The Indigo Beach Club makes great food and even better drinks (try the grande margaritas!). I would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay with us Thanks for the nice note.
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Hernando Fl

Girls Just Want To Have Fun

  • 5 of 5

Spent a great time with friends at El Taj Ocean in Playa del Carmen. We couldn't have had a better room, #341. Ocean views everywhere! Our room was very close to the spa pool overlooking the ocean and steps away from the beach. The service at the Indigo Beach Club was fantastic , whether they where cleaning your sunglasses or repositioning your beach umbrella! If you have never been to Playa before , there is so much to do. I've enjoyed side trips to Tulum to visit the ruins and the snorkeling at Xel-Ha. And of course the shopping on 5th Avenue which is only a block away! If you are looking for an overall great vacation ,stay here, you won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winfield, IL

Playa Paradise

  • 5 of 5

El Taj Ocean was a great place for a beach getaway. Laura, who booked our reservation, couldn't have been more helpful in planning our trip. Unit 341 was beautiful and just steps away from the white sandy beach and clear blue waters of the Caribbean. We loved sitting out on the patio having coffee and watching the sunrise or sitting out in the evening with a glass of wine watching the sunset. The Indigo Beach Club on the property is awesome. Their service was amazing . Great food & drinks. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2012
  • Stayed: October 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much - we love it too! El Taj Ocean was ranked the #2 property in all of Mexico and it's an awesome place. Glad you enjoyed it
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Winfield, IL

Amazing Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

El Taj Ocean was amazing. The picturesque ocean view from the patio was so relaxing. Each morning we sat outside and drank our coffee and each evening we had drinks and appetizers while watching the sun set. We spent the day lounging in comfortable beach chairs, while every request was handled graciously by the staff. Late afternoons we languished in the aqua spa steps from the patio relaxing after a day at the beach. The evenings were so much fun as we headed down to 5th Avenue for delicious food, drinks and entertainment. We're already planning another "amazing beach vacation" at El Taj Ocean!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
indigo beach
Car: not necessary

El Taj Ocean is located on the beach in the Premier Zone of Playa del Carmen. You can walk everywhere and have no need for a car. El Taj Ocean is 2.5 blocks from the center of 5th Ave, the main street in town. 5th is pedestrian only and the place to stroll at night for dinner or shopping. You can walk to the ferry from El Taj Ocean and take a day trip to Cozumel for snorkeling.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Rates can change based on occupancy and additional special events.
Rates include daily maid service, complimentary beach chairs at Indigo Beach Club located on site, and complimentary use of The Gym, located at Porto Playa. For any additional available discounts, please email.
We have 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units in addition to 2, 3, and 4 bedroom penthouse units (private rooftop with jacuzzi,, gas grill and lounge furniture. Our 6 condo/hotel properties (beachfront and 1 block from beach) have 24 hour front desk and security, concierge, 3 restaurants, spa services, and more.
Our properties are 1-2 blocks from famous 5th Ave and we are in the Premier Zone of Playa del Carmen.
We take “our promises” listed below seriously, and are happy to answer any questions you have.
Our promises to you:
1. We respond to all emails within hours.

2. We want you to have the right property for your needs and desires even if it means renting you another unit (not ours) in any of our 5 properties: Porto Playa, El Taj Ocean, El Taj Beach, Maya Villa or Villas Sacbe, or someone else’s property

3. We will be honest with you on any and all questions you may have.

4. We are committed to getting you the best rate we possibly can and can match the Property Management’s rate on all units in all 5 properties.
Our goal is for you to have a fabulous experience and come back again and again.
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50% deposit will be due to reserve property, remaining 50% is billed 30 days prior to arrival. On arrival, you must provide valid credit card information that will be kept on file in case of damages.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.