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Dreamy Condo .....

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Last updated: 05/07/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms (Sleeps 4 total); 2.5 Baths; private balcony

One short flight of stairs up from the complex's grassy courtyard and cooling pool, you enter our recently remodelled 1200 square foot condo which overlooks both. Opening the door you find a spacious open-plan living/dining/kitchen area. Filled with soft filtered light from the floor to ceiling sliding glass doors leadibpng out to the balcony, the condo has traditional Mexican decorative touches integrated alongside sophisticated contemporary furniture.

We have renovated the condo several times in the past seven years and have created a calm sophisticated environment. Spacious and airy, it is beautifully furnished and decorated in both Mexican and International styles. We have avoided the usual basic tourist decor: it is instead - to quote others in the complex - quite ‘beautiful.’

As I am an artist, we have focused our attention not only on the ambiance we wanted to create but especially on integrating artwork into the space. You will find traditional Mexican folk art and pottery pieces alongside drawings and etchings by internationally known contemporary artists. We have recently started to collect drawings by local Playa del Carmen artist Roa, whose work is handled by galleries here and in other locations in Mexico, New York and London. (see his work at

The two large bedrooms are located off the living room. They are away from either of the complex's street sides which makes them immune to any disturbance from street noise (which might be a problem in other rental units). Each bedroom has its own attached full bathroom with which includes a large walk-in shower. Both of these rooms are furnished with queen size beds with luxurious Sealy pillow top mattresses.

The living room and each of the two bedrooms have a ceiling fan as well as new individually controlled high-efficiency air conditioning units to keep things cool and comfortable when the sun is at its hottest.

Our bright, spacious and exceptionally clean second floor unit, B208, has everything you expect from a quality vacation rental property but at a rate that is nowhere near that of a full service hotel.

We are sure a relaxing week or two spent in our condo will take you away from the hustle and bustle of everyday work life, so that you can just get on enjoying your vacation and not worry about much of anything at all.

We know you will find Playa to be as fantastic as we do - and are very sure your time spent at our condo will help ensure you do so.


Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch, swedish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/07/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    We welcome families with children, couples and small groups....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking IS permitted but on the balcony only....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Renters are not allowed pets anywhere in this condo development as per Board of Directors regulations. Sorry....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Sealy pillow top mattress, with quality linens. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Sealy pillow top mattress with quality linens provided...moreless

  • One Queen size Bed in each of two private bedrooms. Extra comfy beds in restful environment. Each bedroom has a private attached bathroom with walk-in shower. Built-in custom closets and drawers in each bedroom. Calm quiet places to laze away your time......moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Attached private bathroom with large walk-in shower...moreless

  • Guest powder room: toilet

    Powder room off living room for quests...moreless

  • Bathroom 2

    Attached private full bathroom with large walk-in shower...moreless

  • 2.5 Baths

Other Amenities

  • Artist owned, Margaritas II is located in the sophisticated Italian/European area off 5th avenue. Our just renovated 1200 square feet 2nd floor condo overlooks the beautiful 50' pool from our balcony. Furnished in urban/contemporary style, restful palm-treed courtyard, 24 hour security guards, built 2008, exceptionally clean, 2 large bedrooms each with queen sized beds, Italian leather sofas in living room, granite countertops in kitchen, keyed entrance, near supermarket, 2 blocks to organic and fresh fruit and vegetable market, 4 blocks to numerous international restaurants and elegant boutiques, 2 blocks to numerous local restaurants. Maid service available. Oh, and the beach? It's a leisurely ten minute walk away....moreless


  • Books:

    Several beautiful coffee table books on Mexican art and culture. Tour guide books and maps also available....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Blueray player in living room and DVD player and TV in guest bedroom....moreless

  • Games:

    Several board games are available from Scategories, to Crainium, to even a cribbage board....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Sky TV Cable with numerous channels in both Spanish and English....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    New 46' Flat panel hi def LCD in living room. Second TV in guest bedroom....moreless

  • Toys:

    Pool noodles for the kids! Or yourself!!!...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Nintendo Wii (first generation) in second bedroom....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Library of 50 or so DVDs of various genres from kids movies to action thrillers....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Our centrally located condo is just a few blocks west of Playa's famous Agenda Quintan filled with numerous restaurants, bars, boutiques. We are a 10 minute stroll to the sandy beach and blue waters....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    A ten minute walk takes you to the beaches where you can relax your day away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Beautiful Italian glass and wood dining table with woven leather chairs, under a sparkling white crystal chandelier....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Individual remotely controlled air conditioning units in living room and each bedroom. Overhead fans in living room and bedrooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer and dryer combo...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Quality linens throughout. At least two sets for each of the beds. Blankets are available for the rare night it gets chilly....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room with one Italian leather sofa and one custom made leather sofa. Designer side chairs and Italian coffee table. Large comfortable space with beautiful ambient light in the daytime. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Assigned parking on site complex parking lot. Guarded day and night....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Luxurious designer towel sets for 6 occupants as well as numerous beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer combo...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    We have a regular drip coffee pot. A coffee grinder is in place so you can make the freshest brew....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots and pans. Numerous kitchen gadgets. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete dishware, glass ware and cutlery. Dish sets in both ceramic for indoor and unbreakable melamine for outdoor. Numerous gadgets and gizmos. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Recently renovated kitchen with granite countertops, expresso cabinets, stainless regridgerator, panty/storage attached, laundry room attached...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    gas oven...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full sized stainless steel LG refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    6 burner gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Comfortably cushioned white wicker furniture set with beautiful Mexican mosaic sides tables, overlooks the courtyard and blue blue pool....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Communal gazebo in beautiful palm tree and flower-filled courtyard beside pool. Has table and four chairs....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Well cared for palm trees, grass and flower gardens surround the pool...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    2 large pools with clean clear water: 6' deep at one end with relaxing shallow circular soaker pool at the other. Perfect for cooling down on hot days....moreless

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
May 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 1 - Dec 16, 2017
7 night min stay

Holiday Season
Dec 23 - Jan 6, 2018
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $292.72
  • Tax Rate 0.001%




Long term rates are available.


● Rates DO NOT include drinking water (purchasable onsite by the huge jug).

● Rates DO include electricity to 160 kWh per week (Overages are paid by the tenant. This is standard with most Playa del Carmen rentals).

● No further taxes or fees.

● 50% of the total rental amount due on booking will hold the condo for you. The remaining 50% is due on arrival.

● A US$ 300.00 damage deposit is required that is returned on check out provided there is no damage to the condo or its contents.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/07/2017
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60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Cozumel Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Carretera Nationale from Cancun to Beliz
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
El Fogon, Don Sirloin, La Ciebe
0.3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Mamitas Beach

Car: Not Necessary

We first arrived on the bus from Cancun, not knowing what to expect but having heard a lot of positive things about Playa del Carmen from word of mouth. Within minutes of walking down Avenida Quinta (Fifth Avenue), the main tourist pedestrian street, my wife and I turned to each other and said; “This is it”

Our feelings about Playa back then ten years ago have not diminished at all. On the contrary they have been strengthened. From a lazy little fishing village, it has grown into a sophisticated tourist mecca with luxury boutiques, fabulous restaurants, great beach clubs and endless activities to enjoy. Days spent suntanning on the white sand beaches or engaged water sports are contrasted by nights spent dining at or perambulating along Agenda Quinta which now is the exciting and even glittering focus of all things Playa.

A few blocks west of Quinta is our condo. Situated in an ultra-safe location in the tourist zone, we purchased it seven years ago after looking at many others around town. We liked its more quiet location slightly off the main tourist streets, the ambiance of the complex, the pool and grounds, the super cleanliness of everything, the spacious condo layout itself, the nearby shopping and dining…I could go on.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Location, location, location! Not only is our complex centrally located in Playa but our particular condo is centrally located in the complex. Within a few blocks of our condo, you will find numerous local restaurants of exceptional quality serving everything from the best cuts of meat (the famous 'El Fogon' which is written about in most guidebooks is just two blocks from us), to the freshest of seafood (the best ceviche in town is also just down the street), to organic smoothies and meals served at Playa's only 'health food' market (again, just two blocks away). As we are also in the area of Playa where European tourists and especially Italian tourists like to stay, you will find all kinds of bistros and fine European restaurants within a short walking distance. There are several Italian dining establishments just down the street and numerous coffee houses as well. Just one or two blocks away from our condo's location in Playa, you will the Mega hypermarket, which is similar to Walmart only larger. Their in-store supermarket is phenomenal as well as their selection of clothing, electronics, houseware, etc.. If Walmart is more what you want, it is only four blocks away. Playa's two main attractions are its beaches and Fifth Avenue. Mamitas Beach is the closest beach to our condo - just a few minutes walk away. It is one of the most sophisticated of the beaches in Playa where you will find clubs and restaurants right on the beach each offering beach loungers rentable by the day or hour.

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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch, swedish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/07/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 14, 2017

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