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DISCOUNTED Rates on Oceanfront 2 Bdrm Main floor Spectacular Unit

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Just imagine being able to spend your holidays in the perfect refuge right in the middle of what makes Playa a magical place. That's Residences El Faro – a 65-unit Condo Hotel nestled right in the heart of Playa del Carmen, steps away from the famous 5th Avenue, and right on the shores of the magnificent white and turquoise beaches of the Riviera Maya, in the Mexican Caribbean. This exclusive beachfront all-suite resort offers the best of both worlds – the comforts and intimacy of your own home and the unique ambience and services that can only be found in a high-end hotel.

The perfect home, a perfect condo; Reef 104 which is professionally managed for a worry free vacation is highlighted by beautiful marble floors, granite kitchen counter top, all appliances (including oven), premium entertainment/ electronics appointment, Wi-Fi in the condo, infinity view pool with jetted submerged loungers/ kid’s pool, housekeeping, concierge service, and 24-hour security. It is also host to one of the best destination restaurants in town, Wicky’s Restaurant and Beach Club. The condo offers two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a sofa sleeper in the living area. The private terrace offering a BBQ leads to the lush tropical garden, the pool and the stunning ocean.

Keywords: luxury, beachfront, ocean, condo,

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Lorelei

We are owners of a manufacturers representative company for HVAC products in Saskatchewan Canada. We enjoy holidaying and spending time with family and friends especially in Playa which seems like a second home to us and our three children.

Lorelei purchased this condo in 2009

Why Lorelei chose Gonzalo Guerrero

After our first visit to the Mayan Riviera in 2000 we fell in love with the area and kept returning we then decided to purchase our first property at Paseo del Sol in 2004. We enjoy the many great aspects of Playa from the diverse cultures, ease of walking to all restaurants and shops. We find we can enjoy something different every visit and still go back to do our favourite things. The ease of getting to the Mayan Riviera is just another bonus for us and our friends.

What makes this condo unique

El Faro is one of a kind in Playa as it is 1/2 a block from the entertainment district and one block from the famous 5th ave the unique parts of this as you step inside the complex you feel like you stepped into seclusion as the sounds of the action around the complex just seem to disappear. With the onsite 24 hour security your whole family feels completely comfortable day and night. The huge infinity pool with integrated kids pool and the multiple lounging areas around the pool offers a uncrowded feel. The first class Wickys restaurant make this complex totally unique with its beach club feel by day and high end steak house by night.


Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Twin Beds (2), Sofa in Living Room and Futon In Office/Den
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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DISCOUNTED Rates on Oceanfront 2 Bdrm Main floor Spectacular Unit
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
Lenexa , Kansas

This place was perfect in every way! Very very nice!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here for a week in August. We had an excellent time. The condo is perfect! It was quiet, clean, had housekeeping every other day, provided beach towels too! Directly on the beach! No rocks in front of our beach or boats. The private pool is beautiful, relaxing and clean. We had 6 people, and it does not really sleep 6, more like 4. They brought us a blow up mattress, and that worked out fine. The staff was super nice and helpful. Isaac booked us tickets to Xplor and it was a blast! It is so easy to walk to the store, ferry, taxi, bus station, wal mart and 5th ave is 100 steps away. There are so many VRBOs to choose from, and you really have no idea what kind of place you'll get or what proximity it will be, but we felt like we hit the jackpot with this condo!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location, perfect condo, wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Had an absolutely wonderful experience for our first visit to Playa Del Carmen! We have been traveling to Cabo San Lucas for the past 25 years and wanted to explore a new destination – we are now converts to Playa Del Carmen! The condo is perfectly located in both the city and the complex. We loved being ground level and the ease of getting to the pool and beach. The condo was truly welcoming and comfortable and had all the amenities one would need. Even the simple amenity of having a water cooler in the condo was a treat. It truly was very peaceful and relaxing. We loved being just a block down from 5th Avenue and how easy it was to get to restaurants, shops, convenience stores, transportation, etc. We enjoyed walking 5th Avenue every evening. Silivia Antonini, Property Manager, was very helpful. Always greeted us with a smile and willing to help us with anything we needed. The tours we took always picked us up at the front of the complex. Highlights: Xcaret – an ecotourism park – a definite must!; a tour that included the ruins Tulum and Coba, lunch, time at a beautiful beach, and a swim at a cenote; an Isla Mujeres tour that included snorkeling, lunch, time on the island, and a great boat crew; an afternoon/evening visit to Cozumel – so convenient and affordable to take the ferry over to the island. As we explored Playa Del Carmen and looked at the location of other resorts, our family all agreed El Faro was the best location. We had such a wonderful experience that even before our vacation was over we already decided we will come back next year. Thank you for sharing your wonderful vacation condo!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spokane, Washington

Perfect location and Lovely accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing girls get away trip! We had so much fun from shopping, dancing the night away, bathing in the sun, massages on the beach, riding mopeds on Cozumel, snorkeling the major reefs, diving in the cenotes, to exploring the Mayan ruins and beaches of Tulum! We did just about all you can in 6 days. This condo was perfect for us, and very beautiful! Walking distance to all the night life, restaurants, and shopping. We BBQ'd a couple of times and made one to two meals a day there. Good AC, good WiFi, customer service was excellent and security was stellar. I can only wish for one small upgrade and that is for better knifes and a cutting board. I can't wait to visit again!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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White City, Canada


  • 5 of 5

I absolutely love staying here. We have booked it for a month every February for the last 3 years and have booked again next year. It feels like my home away from home!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent room! Loved it.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week and this unit had everything we needed. Love it and I absolutely will not hesitate to book again. Thank you for letting us rent your condo!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cedar Rapids, IA

Absolutely Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough good things about Reef 104 and ElFaro. The condo was very well appointed and clean. Daily maid service was wonderful. The location of ElFaro is great with everything right outside the front door. We will never stay at an all-inclusive resort in Playa again now that we've found ElFaro and your condo. Thank you so much for letting us stay there. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Lucetta, I appreciate the positive commments. I'm glad you enjoyed your vacation in our home away from home. I look forward to hearing from you when you are planning your next vacation! Lorelei
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Zenzie--Right next door
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Hard Rock--Playacar
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Numerous just blocks away
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Steps away
Nearest Point of Interest
Reef 104 El Faro
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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