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Beachfront! 35% Off! Ocean View! Pool! 4 Big Beds! El Faro

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,075 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Save up to 35% off of the rates charged for other comparable properties. Please contact us for these great rates as they vary depending on the dates you want and are always competitively priced throughout the year.

CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TAB OF OUR CONDO WHICH IS ABOVE THE MAIN PHOTO TO THE LEFT.

OUR CONDO HAS FOUR LARGE BEDS INCLUDING ONE KING BED, TWO QUEEN BEDS AND A SOFA SLEEPER AND IS PRICED BELOW MOST TWO BEDROOMS!

This BEACHFRONT condo is in the EL FARO luxury suites and has the best location in all of Playa Del Carmen as it is located at the landmark Lighthouse site on the beach and only steps to the famous 5th Avenue where you can walk to everything nearby. With spectacular unobstructed OCEAN VIEWS our condo is one of the most sought after units as it is located in a prime spot on the second floor and is the second unit from the ocean in the desirable Reef building. This prime location allows for endless views overlooking the amazing pool, beach, ocean and even Cozumel Island off to the distance.

The condo is a GREAT VALUE in El Faro as it is the only 2 bedroom condo that has FOUR LARGE BEDS including the Sofa Sleeper. There is one King Bed in the Master Bedroom, TWO Queen Beds in the large second bedroom, and a sofa sleeper in the living room allowing great flexibility for families or groups looking for comfort for more people.

*Top Vacation Rental Winner! RATED EXCELLENT

*Numerous 5 star reviews from satisfied customers for over 5 years.

*4 Large Beds: 1 King Bed in the Master Bedroom and 2 Queen Beds in the Large Second Bedroom, Plus a Sofa Sleeper in the Living Room for 1 Adult or 2 children.

*Fully equipped luxury kitchen: refrigerator,dishwasher,stove,oven,microwave and much more.

*Housekeeping, purified water, dish soap and laundry detergent, sponges, paper towels, TP, shampoo, soap, linens and towels all provided.

*FREE WIFI internet inside Condo. Just upgraded the WiFi system with a long range signal device to provide the best signal at El Faro.

*FREE Phone in Condo with unlimited calls to USA/Canada

*FREE Bottled Water Provided

*Air conditioning. Modern style.

*Washer and Dryer in Condo and BBQ Grill on the terrace.

*Half block to 5th Avenue and shops, restaurants, Starbucks. Walk to grocery store and ferry.

1 Block from Calle Doce with restaurants and night life. You don't need a car!

*Quality mattresses, bedding, finishes and tasteful furnishings throughout.

*Amazing POOL and BEACH with complimentary beach chairs all only a few steps from the condo.

*Direct Ocean Views from the Large Terrace, Master Bedroom, Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen.

*Security on site 24/7. Large electronic Safe in the Condo and you program the code.

*Flat screen TV's, DVD players, Ipod Docking Station.

*Front Desk Check In and local management company to assist you.

*On Site Massage Available

*Our Condo has been very popular so please see the availability calendar.

*Family Friendly!

When we were looking for a vacation home in Playa Del Carmen the biggest consideration was to find the property that would make the best vacation rental and we believe we found this with the newly constructed El Faro luxury suites. El Faro is truly unique in that it has the best combination of everything people are looking for in a vacation rental. Being beach front is a great benefit and not only is it on the ocean but its central location in Playa is simply unmatched. Being located on the beach in the heart of Playa at the famous Lighthouse on 10th street is absolutely perfect. You may leave your car behind as you can walk to everything and transportation is excellent. El Faro is situated on a long stretch of the beach so it is like you are tucked away in an oasis right in the heart of all the action. The famous 5th avenue is so close that you probably won't even break a sweat on the short walk up there even on a hot day. But don't worry even if you do start to perspire the ocean is literally only a few steps away waiting to cool you off. Or if you can't make it past the hot sand to the beach you can stop and take a swim in the amazing pool. All joking aside the setting is quite spectacular and you simply won't find another property in Playa that has such a large pool and garden area that is so close to everything and is situated on such a large section of the beach.

The condo itself has one of the best locations in El Faro and has breathtaking unobstructed views of the ocean. There are direct ocean views from the master bedroom, living room, dining room, kitchen and large terrace. The condo is new and is tastefully decorated with a little Caribbean fun but overall it is fairly neutral and has a universal appeal. There is a full size kitchen that is completely equipped with everything that you would expect. Everything is new and high end with nice little touches down to the 300 thread count sheets, however, the condo still maintains a relaxed and comfortable feeling. You'll find all of the amenities to make you feel at home such as air conditioning, wireless internet, flat screen TV's or you can just sit outside on the terrace listening to the waves roll onto the shore and watch the people and boats go by as the quiet breeze whispers to you that this is nothing like home at all...

TIPS: You may want to click onto the 'View Calendar' icon on the right hand side of the page of our listing to check on the availability for the dates you want. You may also click onto the 'View Map' above the calendar to see the exact location of El Faro.

We hope you are able to create some great memories in Playa just as we have and we would be thrilled if you were to choose our condo to use as your home when you visit this special place.

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More Details

Owner
Shawn
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Shawn

Hi, My name is Shawn and I am originally from California and went to school at the University of California San Diego where I first felt the mysterious draw to the ocean. I now live in Vail Colorado where I was drawn over fifteen years ago by an equal passion to the mountains and skiing. My real estate investments and skiing have kept me in Vail, however, I have never been able to shake the fondness for the ocean. Now with a place in Playa I am fortunate to be able to escape to the ocean once in awhile and live in the mountains that I enjoy the rest of the time.

Shawn purchased this condo in 2010

Why Shawn chose Playa del Carmen

I chose Playa Del Carmen as it is easy to get to and yet still allows me to experience something so much different from my life in the mountains of Vail Colorado. A four hour flight from Denver allows me to put on a T-shirt and shorts and breath in the ocean and experience the good natured people and the character of Playa.

I can only use the condo myself once in awhile so I wanted to find the property that was the most appealing for a vacation rental. Although the property is new I think it will be the most popular property in all of Playa Del Carmen because it is so unique in that it is a high end property with a central beachfront location in the heart of Playa with a large pool area and right on the ocean. I haven't seen another oceanfront property that offers so many benefits in Playa so it was a natural choice.

What makes this condo unique

It is nice to be only steps from the famous 5th avenue to walk to all of the great shops and restaurants. We have found it more relaxing to have everything so close so you are not running around the whole time while on vacation. It is also ideal to be able to walk to Walmart to stock up on groceries and bring something back to the condo to BBQ out on the terrace. We recently put a washer and dryer in the condo so this has enabled us to travel with lighter suitcases.

Amenities

Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1075 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
  • The Master Bathroom has a Jacuzzi Tub with jets and a separate stand alone shower with a rain forest shower and marble slab vanity with double sinks. European fixtures, marble stone and high end finishes. The Second Bathroom has a European style glass enclosure with rain forest shower and quality fixtures and finishes. Everything is new and high end.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Bed in Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Two Queen Beds in Second Bedroom
  • *4 Total Beds: 1 King Bed in the Master Bedroom , 2 Queen Beds in the Large Second Bedroom and 1 sofa bed in the living room which pulls out to 59' wide x 73' Long. Having 4 large beds has given great value and flexibility for families or groups looking for comfort for more people.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Beachfront! 35% Off! Ocean View! Pool! 4 Big Beds! El Faro
average rating of 5.0 based on 87 reviews
5

Gorgeous property in a beautiful beach

  • 5 of 5

The property is very centrally located being just about a block from 5th and more or less in the middle of the street. Everything we needed was within walking distance including the Walmart grocery/super store. There are a ton of restaurants in the area - do yourself a favor and go a little "off strip" though for better food and better deals.

As for the condo, the property couldn't have been nicer. Very clean, very attentive staff, awesome sized bed and bathrooms, and overall everything we were promised. The owner was really easy to work with and gave us great information.

There are different types of accommodations in Playa. This one's a little quieter and not a club surrounded by rooms. There are plenty of bars and clubs around though. It's a great place for families but we weren't innundatd by little tikes. We also didn't have to contend with 10 college age kids squeezing into a condo. It was perfect for our family.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That is wonderful to hear that the condo worked out so great for Damon on his trip. Our guests really seem to enjoy so many aspects if the location in the center of everything but where they get the beautiful views and buffer from some of the busier and tighter properties as El Faro has a nice setting. It is always great to hear too that the management company was taking good care of the condo for our guests. Thanks so much! !
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5

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION...

  • 5 of 5

2ND YR IN A ROW I STAYED AT SHAWNS. SAW SOME UPGRADES WHICH WERE NICE. WIFI, WASHER N DRYER, FULL BLOWN KITCHEN, AC IS ICE COLD, PLENTY OF DRINKING WATER. NO ISSUES AT CHECK IN WHICH ARE KEY WHEN YOU TRAVEL WITH SCREAMING KIDS AND EVERYONE IS TIRED...

GREAT LOCATION, POOL IS NICE, BEACH IS RIGHT OUTSIDE...ADO BUS STATION IS CLOSE BY..

I WILL BE STAYING AT SHAWNS AGAIN...AS ALWAYS TAKE CARE OF THE PLACE AND IT WILL TAKE CARE OF YOU........

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was great to have Danny and his family stay at the condo and I definitely appreciate when guests return. Nice to hear that they were so satisfied with the Location as this is key and we try to think of the thinks that our guests will like in the condo to make them feel at home for their stay. We look forward to your next visit. Thanks!
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5

Outstanding condo and outstanding location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and kids (both age 15) enjoyed a great week in Reef 202 at El Faro. The responsiveness and care by the owner Shawn was evident from the time we booked to the day we left. We'll definitely be back to Playa Del Carmen and we'll definitely look to stay at Reef 202. Thumbs up all around.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is nice to hear that Tom and his family had a great week and it is always good to hear that the process felt smooth from start to finish. That would be great to have a return visit!
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5

Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was my third stay in this condo and it never disappoints. The condo is immaculate, the kitchen is well stocked, and everything about the property is perfect. You cannot go wrong staying here.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We definitely appreciate when guests stay for their return visits to Playa with so many options and we look forward to Greg returning again year after year.
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5

AMAZING VACATION NEVER GONNA FORGET

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very beautiful. My husband and 3 amazing kids had so much fun especially in the pool! The view was extraordinary!! All the workers that came were very sweet and helpful and full of spirit! The beds were so comfortable and the perfect place to go if you just wanna explore around! The fifth avenue is only 1 block away so you have everything to tour! Walmart is only 5 blocks away. This vacation will never be forgotten. Shawn (owner) was very organized and helped us immediately when we had any questions. We are 100% sure we'll be back sooner or later to this amazing paradise.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that Zoraida and her husband and 3 kids had so much fun and really enjoyed the large pool. It is always also nice to hear that the staff was helpful and friendly. Many of my guests get to know some of the workers over the years and enjoy seeing familiar faces when they return and it is a nice energy that many of the people have. That would be terrific to have Zoraida and her family return for another great visit to this little paradise. Thanks!
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5

The Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We rented Shawn's condo for one week for our first trip to Playa. We could not have had a better time. We were steps from a large and beautiful pool. The balcony faces the sunrise with a breath taking view during our morning coffee. The condo was spotless and well maintained. The staff was attentive and friendly. The ocean was steps away and always had a nice breeze to keep us cool. We ventured into Playa several nights for shopping and entertainment as the famous Quinta Avenida is half a block away. We would recommend El Faro and especially Reef 202 to our friends and family who wish to spend some time in paradise.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to hear that Warren and his wife had such a great stay for their anniversary trip to Playa. Its also great to hear that the staff was so attentive and they really enjoyed the condo and surrounding area. We definitely appreciate the recommendation to their family and friends for a little time in paradise and we look forward to their return visit next year which is always great to have guests return. Thanks!
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Lots of Restaurants and Shops within a short walk
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
5 Blocks up the Beach
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Many golfing opportunities
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Many close restaurants within a short walk
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
On the Beach. Just steps from condo.
Nearest Point of Interest
El Faro Condo Reef 202
Nearest Point of Interest
Famous 5th Avenue
Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry to Cozumel
Nearest Point of Interest
WalMart
Car: not necessary

We are located on 1st Avenue and 10th Street which is right on the beach in a central location of Playa Del Carmen and just a half block to the famous 5th Avenue where you will find all of the shopping and restaurants just a short walk away.

Other Activities: Shopping, kayaking, boating, paddle boarding

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

LAST MINUTE DEALS AND SPECIALS!
MONTHLY RATES AVAILABLE
MY BEST RATES ARE FOR PERIODS THAT LEAVE FEWEST GAPS IN MY CALENDAR AND LEAVE DESIRABLE DATES FOR OTHER TRAVELERS SO RATES MAY VARY DEPENDING ON HOW THE CALENDAR IS FILLED

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund