Magical Playa Caribe#4, Akumal Luxury Beachfront Condo on Sandy Beach, Pool(28 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Condo, 2 Bd, 2 Ba, (Sleeps 6), central air, pool, RO purified water from taps
****This year the beaches of the Riviera Maya (and the entire Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico) have had a large amount of naturally occurring sargassum or seaweed. We are solving this with daily removal. There are no health effects associated with sargassum and you can still swim and snorkel in the water. Hopefully this will all end soon.
!! SUNSATIONAL SPECIALS !!
LOW SEASON SALE FOR 2017 -- Buy 6 nights, get the 7th night free!! Valid on reservations for stays between August 1 and October 31, 2017, for 2 bd 2 ba. !! **see other pricing under RATES
***EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC!! Ethereal beauty, white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, coral reefs, turtles and abundant sea creatures, prehistoric ruins, serenity—this is the Maya Riviera and Playa Caribe #4. Ahhhhhhh....let it work it's magic on you!! Playa Caribe #4 is a second floor luxury-but-affordable-unit with 2 bd 2 ba that provides the ultimate in privacy. Yet has fabulous VIEWS OF BOTH aquamarine CARIBBEAN AND verdant JUNGLE; only the side units offer both these views. It is spacious and considerably larger than the center units. We hear no pool noise here so it really is tranquil. Our condo is just steps from the beachfront, and you have the ability to watch turtles and rays cavort in the bay waters below. The condominium Playa Caribe is generally considered to be the BEST condo in Akumal because we are unique with enticing amenities like CENTRAL AIR so that you really are cool during the hot days and warm nights, RO PURIFIED WATER from all taps so you can drink it directly just like at home and not get sick, a stunning POOL on the beach.
Playa Caribe #4 is newly redecorated in soft Caribbean colors and textures of Mexico and the Caribbean, with three custom-made stained glass windows, a Mexican mask collection, and many pieces of Mexican cultural art, it gently brings Mayan ambience into your life. Both bedrooms have private balconies that look directly onto the jungle, and a third balcony is off the living room looking onto the beach where you can dine or read while watching turtles and rays swim in the ocean waters below. There is FREE fast, dependable wireless internet service.
The unit sleeps 6: the master bedroom with a comfy king bed (and high thread count linens) has views both of the sparkling ocean and the lush jungle, with an ensuite full bath with tub/shower and two sinks. The second bedroom has two double beds with romantic mosquito canopies and a full bath also with tub/shower. Each bedroom has its own balcony. There is a new 50" SMART TV in the living room.
The kitchen is fully equipped with cooktop, microwave, convection and browning oven, refrigerator, many small appliances, serving dishes, spices, cloth napkins, and candles—everything to make your stay enjoyable . . . . and memorable. Dining is at the breakfast bar or at the dining table, with magnificent views. There is daily maid service (you do not need to do dishes or make your bed if you don’t want to!), 24-hour security, and room safe. We are concerned about our environmental impact, and have been awarded the CEA Ecological seal of approval for environmental protection.
Playa Caribe #4 is located about an hour drive's south of the Cancun airport off the 307 main highway, 40 steps from the water on the sandy beach in the charming seaside village of Akumal. Playa Caribe is within walking distance of gourmet restaurants and breakfast cafes, and abounds with activities like snorkeling or scuba diving on the offshore reefs, swimming in the unique cenotes, tours to Mayan ruins, or siestas.
Akumal is a peaceful resort, away from the maddening crowds of the “touristy” cities, yet has all the amenities you could want including many water and eco-jungle activities, delicious dining, bars, and comfort. The condominium itself has only 12 condos to preserve the small town atmosphere.
The Maya name Akumal means “land of the turtle” because turtles actually do lay eggs and hatch here during the summer; this is an incredible life affirming experience to watch.
Other activities: The village of Akumal is only 20 minutes drive south from the glitzy Playa del Carmen, which hosts the ferry to the island of Cozumel, and has many activities should you desire to leave your tranquil life in Akumal for the day or evening. The Maya ruins at Tulum are only a 20 minute drive south of Akumal.
***Walk the beach at sunrise and sunset, watch for turtle egg laying and hatching, drink a margarita under a palapa, read the book that you’ve been meaning to start, forget your troubles under the stars, and peacefully dream about your next visit to enchanting Akumal and Playa Caribe #4.
Keywords: Beachfront condominium, sandy beach, pool, Akumal, Half Moon Bay, central air, potable water, view, jungle, ocean, spacious, 2 bedroom 2 bath, turtles, kids, snorkel
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Member since: 2010
- On floor 2
- 1422 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Master bedroom has comfy King size bed (new in Aug 2014) with high thread count linens, an ensuite bathroom with double sinks and tub/shower, and private balcony that looks onto jungle. While lying in bed you can see both the ocean AND the jungle--what a way to wake up!! The second bedroom two comfy double beds with high thread count linens, decorative mosquito netting, private balcony that looks onto jungle. Baby Cribs available upon request...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
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Flat screen TVs in each bedroom, each connected independently to satellite receiver & DVD for HBO, ESPN +and instructions. Many programs with Spanish sub titles will help you learn Mexican language...moreless
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- Duty Free Shops
- Health/Beauty Spa
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- Water Parks
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- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
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- Deepsea Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
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- Seating for 6 people
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- Hair Dryer
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Everything you need to be a master chef--if you want: cook top, full frig, microwave, toaster oven, toaster,blender, juicer, coffeemaker & grinder--everything to live for 1 night or several months...moreless
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
SPECIAL 7nt,2/2, pay 6,7thFREE
May 15 - Dec 20, 2017
7 night min stay
HOLIDAY 2017: 2 br, 7 ngt min
Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2018
7 night min stay
HIGH 2018:2br/2ba, 1/1 =$260
Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2018
3 night min stay
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 19%
*****We have additional rates for stays of less than 7 nights AND for a 1 bd 1 ba configuration where you get the entire condo except for the guest bedroom. No one else is ever in the second bedroom.
Cancellations will be permitted if more than 60 days before departure and all monies paid except 20% servicing fee will be refunded. If a Cancellation for any reason occurs less than 60 days from departure no funds will be refunded. We strongly advise the purchase of travel insurance.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Playa Caribe #4 is beachfront with a fabulous view of the sparkling ocean on a beautiful sandy beach in Akumal. You can sit on our balcony or in the beachfront pool and enjoy the Half Moon Bay, see turtles swimming in the water just offshore. Just relax under the warmth of the sun, or partake in snorkeling (and scuba diving), some of the main attractions here. There are also the incredible Mayan ruins at Tulum that overlook the turquoise sea or you can swim and dive in the captivating centotes (freshwater sink holes and caves) unique in the world. A short distance away are ATVs for jungle exploration, crocodile zoos for the children, horseback riding--eco experiences.
Year Purchased: 2007
About: Ron and Shari have been married for years and share a love of the environment, scuba diving, and Akumal. We are both University professors (mathematics and biology) in Southern California and have two grown daughters who also dive. We come down to Akumal every August to stay in our blissful condo, and have tried to decorate it to provide you, our guests, with comfort, culture, and contentment in our little place in Mayan Mexico.. Please enjoy what we have created for you! When traveling around the world, we scuba in exotic locations, gazing at new animal life and witnessing the modernization of cultures. I have collected masks from these travels that represent the cultural and religious arts of the countries. You can see a portion of my mask collection on the wall above the dining table. Despite all our countries visited, we still love AKUMAL the BEST-it has the most to offer
Why Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico:
We love to SCUBA dive, relax in a quiet atmosphere that still has the amenities we want. For us, Playa Caribe is magical, and has it all--the Mexican-Maya ambience, delicious food, balmy weather, clear turquoise waters. It is a location where we bring our family to renew our loving relationships. We came down for about 18 years, always intending to buy but never doing so, and then we found #4 available in Play Caribe and we excitedly bought it. We plan to sometime spend the entire summer down here; wouldn't that be wonderful. Bliss!!!!!!!
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The beautiful view of the sparkling turquoise waters, the quiet and peacefulness of our Akumal, the diverse sea life just off shore, with fabulous views of both the SEA AND the JUNGLE from the condo--all serves to make Playa Caribe #4 special. The pool is beautiful and you can rest on the side and see the Caribbean sea; snorkeling and diving is right off the beach; purified water that is safe to drink is available from all taps; you can adjust central air for your temperature comfort. Snorkeling is right off shore and you can walk to the many restaurants that have delicious food, or even cook in our fully equipped kitchen.
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Pool on beach so you can see to horizon, almost to Africa, nearly to infinity
Gorgeous, mesmerizing, view from balcony
Beautiful sunrise--walk the beach, enjoy the quiet solitude, feel the bliss
You can see forever across the Sea from the living room
Comfy king bed and at least 500 thread count linens in master
Master bath with double sink, shower & tub, stained glass window, view to sea
Guest bath with hand-painted talavera sink, custom-made stained glass window
I painted mural in 2013 to add unique ambience to ocean-side patio
Incredible regional masks above formal dining area--can see ocean and jungle
Formal dining table sits 6, with artisanal plates and cloth napkins
Breakfast bar and complete kitchen where you can cook if you want
Playa Caribe from the beach--#4 is the second floor right
Southern view of Half Moon Bay; we are at center of the Bay on the sand
Our sandy beach, loungers, palapas, the crystal azure waters ready to embrace yo
Azure Caribbean Sea and living room
Spacious master bedroom has private balcony and views of jungle and ocean
Picturesque view-thru from master bedroom to beach
Second bedroom has romantic decorative mosquito nets, own patio, view of jungle
Hand-made sirenis (mermaid), library and games
Dining area with views of ocean and jungle; authentic Mexican mask collection
Spacious living room with 50" SMART TV and view to ocean and jungle
Atrium of condo building provides interior natural light and sense of outdoors
A baby endangered turtle hatching, Jun - Sep each year. Truly incredible!
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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