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Escape to Paradise 3./3.5 Home with Private Pool

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 8-12)

3 bedroom, 3 1/2 baths balcony in each room with the baths being in the rooms. On a cul de sac within walking distance to 5th Avenue and the beach. Internet provided with cable TV. Complete kitchen with all appliances. House keeping, Gardner, and pool keepers. Private pool. Golf Course View. Reef Club privileges with or without per day all inclusive privileges. Safe within Playacar with extra security on Retournal Uxmal. Beautiful gardens with solarium on top.


Owner
Derek Schneider
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Derek Schneider

I have 4 grown children who are presently unattached. I have been a volunteer for all of their school years and continue to volunteer in my community.

Derek Schneider purchased this house in 2005

Why Derek Schneider chose Quintana Roo

We chose this location because of the huge amount of things to to do. We love going down to Tulum for dinner or riding horseback at sunset on the beach. The people of the area want you to be there. The climate is always tropical. Our administrators are perfectionists who love the house as much as we do.

Amenities

Playa del Carmen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
    Full 3 - toilet , shower
    Half 1 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Convertible Bed, Crib
  • Beds * King Bed * Queen Bed * Double Bed * Convertible Bed * Crib
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Activities (on site and nearby) o Golf o Tennis o Theme Park (Amusement Park) o Zoo/Wildlife Park o Shopping o Sightseeing o Restaurants o Rafting o Kayaking o Sailing o Boating o Waterskiing o Parasailing o Jet Skiing o Shelling o Swimming o Snorkeling/Diving o Surfing o Windsurfing o Biking o Wildlife Viewing o Hiking o Fishing o Rock Climbing o Spelunking o Fitness Center/Gym o Health/Beauty Spa o Live Theatre o Museums o Horseback Riding o Hot Air Ballooning * Other Activities o Access beach through Mayan ruins while with in walking distance to 5th Avenue and the ferry to Cozumel

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Escape to Paradise 3./3.5 Home with Private Pool
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
5

Practical, cozy paradise...

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful, whymsical space near fifth avenue-but not too close, giving you the conveniences without the loud, after hours mayhem that is quite noisy in the condos and hotels around fifth.

This house is a lovely, pretty little gem-with all the conveniences and privacy that make your stay special.

My daughters thought they were in a castle, and loved the pool-and the birds singing every morning. The bedrooms are ample, and there was plenty of room for our family of five to spread out-even have alone time if needed.

We loved the rooftop seating, but it could be more fun with a bit more furniture. Everything else we felt lie it was a dream. I only wish the photos of this property were more flattering-its waaaaay prettier in person.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Look no further

  • 5 of 5

Casa Phyllis was a great place for our vacation. It is walking distance to the town of Playa del Carmen inside of a gated neighborhood. Inside of the neighborhood are also a few great restaurants and small stores for convenience. The house was a good base for our excursions away from Playa del Carmen - a few hours from Chitzen Itza and about a half hour from Tulum. The pool/bbq area is nice, and we enjoyed using the rooftop patio in the evenings. The kitchen is a little small and doesn't have a dishwasher, but was functional enough for our purposes. Overall, the accommodations exceeded our expectations.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Enjoyable Stay

  • 4 of 5

Three of us rented this home for a golf trip for a week. It was perfect for our needs. It is a spacious home with three bedrooms with baths and a separate small sleeping area perfect for kids if needed. It has multiple comfortable sitting areas with comfortable furniture. The internet works well, with a couple repeaters in the bedroom areas to spread the signal. It was beautifully cleaned when we arrived.

The kitchen is functional but a bit small, with no dishwasher. The cabinets are showing their age, as this is an older home, but they all work. Lighting is functional although mostly fluorescent, pretty typical for Mexico. The dining room has a spacious table for 8.

Outdoors is a small, pleasant pool. The area is pretty closely packed with homes, so if privacy is a concern, this is not the place. Landscaping is well maintained, with a peek at the golf course through the trees. Unfortunately, the outdoor furniture is white plastic of the thin variety, the type that bends a bit when you lean back. Never felt quite safe in it.

The location is perfect if you want to enjoy the main part of downtown Playa del Carmen. No need to drive as it is an easy walk to town and restaurants. Supermarkets are a short drive away.

The home is in a gated community called Playacar. It seems relatively secure, with a number of large hotels, a golf course, and many homes. A book in the house trumpets discounted golf, but at the golf course we found that only applies if you rent for 6 months or more. That same book also highlights that you can use the Reef hotel facilities as a renter, but when we went there we found that they limited that amenity to 20 people a day, with a line forming at 8:30 each day. Not something we used.

Getting to the beach is a bit problematic. The beaches are public, but getting to them is difficult. There is very little parking in Playcar, so you walk. Once on the beach, virtually everything on the beach is all-inclusive, so it's difficult to buy any food or drink on the beach. So when you go, take all you need with you. Certainly, the house has all the beach chairs and towels you need.

In general, we loved the place. Their are some broken lampshades that need replacing. A number of lamps were unplugged and didn't seem to work. The water pressure in the shower in the back room was pretty poor. A water cooler with bottled water was a pleasant surprise. We would certainly rent this home again, although a number of details could be cleaned up.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice home, loved our month in the warmth

  • 5 of 5

Our family and invited friends really enjoyed our February 2016 time in this beautiful home. The home is so comfortable, and attractive that we hated to leave.

We were very impressed with the responsiveness of the property managers to deal with minor plumbing and lighting issues that occurred. They were quick to address the issues, sent the repairmen right away. Additionally, the cleaning woman arrived punctually at nine each Thursday morning, did a fantastic job of cleaning, and all with a pleasant smile. Pool guys were there at least once a day to clean the pool.

The location is a bit far from the beach, but is a quick drive to the inexpensive parking on avenida 10. We were amazed at how warm the ocean is in Playa del Carmen.

There are so many good restaurants in Playa del Carmen. Our favorites....Mediterranea, great Italian food and inexpensive, and Piola for a great pizza.

We highly recommend this property.....we had a great time here.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived we feel in love. This was the PERFECT place for our family of 5 kids, ages 24-13, and 2 adults. Plenty of room, clean and in a great location. We enjoyed the pool after a hot day of ruins or just sitting around and relaxing in the house. The beach was a bit hard to find at first, maybe a little further than we had anticipated, but great nonetheless. This was our second time in Cancun area and we loved Playa, so much more central than Cancun itself. The home was right in the middle of everything. We enjoyed the town just 5 minutes away. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice Home! Beautiful Pool! Excellent Location!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property! Excellent location - within easy walking distance of 5th Ave restaurants & shops. The pool was VERY refreshing, and was used daily. Good location within easy driving distance to Xcaret and Tulum. The A/C was very much appreciated - especially when sleeping! Kitchen was well equipped. The BBQ grill in the backyard made for easy and quick dinners.

Only suggestion I would make is that the pool furniture needs to be replaced. 3 of the 5 loungers were unusable (broken).

Would most certainly consider renting here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
59 Kilometres
Cancun International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
PlayaCar Golf Club
Nearest Beach
1.3 Kilometres
Playa Car Phase One

Other Activities: hot air ballooning, shopping, boating, kayaking, shelling, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa

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Rates & Availability

Playa del Carmen House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
summer
Apr 16 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,475
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$180
$1,200
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
$240
$1,750
 
 
December
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$240
$1,550
 
 
Christmas/new years
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 7 2018
6 night minimum stay
$345
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$245
$1,540
$6,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Discount for more than 1 week.;
Prices are negotiable.;
VI,MC
Dates Available: Year Round
Long term do not include electricity

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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