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DISCOUNTED Rates on Penthouse 2storey 3bdrm with Exceptional View

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

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; Coral 302 which is professionally managed for a worry free vacation is highlighted by beautiful marble floors, granite kitchen counter top, all appliances including oven and dishwasher, internet Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, washer/dryer, infinity view pool with jetted submerged loungers/ kid’s pool, housekeeping, concierge service, 24 hour security, and is host to one of the best destination restaurants in town; Wicky’s Restaurant and Beach Club. The condo offers two stories, 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and a sofa sleeper in the living area. The private beachfront terrace complete with BBQ overlooks the pool below and the spectacular ocean.

Keywords: beach, beachfront, oceanview, downtown, luxury, family, resort,

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Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 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 2010

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.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi Lorelei!

I just wanted to say thank you for allowing us to stay at your beautiful home in Playa del Carmen! We had a wonderful week there and loved staying at your place. The view was amazing and the staff was very helpful. Jorge, the concierge, was very kind and helpful and immediately fixed any items that we needed repaired (e.g., the shower on the main floor needed to be re-caulked, as it kept leaking water during a shower). We are looking forward to our next trip to Playa del Carmen!

Thank you again,

Jun 2017
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Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1) Convertable to a King, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon Located in Upstairs Living Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
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


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DISCOUNTED Rates on Penthouse 2storey 3bdrm with Exceptional View
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
Phoenix, Arizona

Great stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience at the El Faro. Eduardo was an awesome concierge. He greeted us promptly and he helped us with everything we needed throughout our trip. Lorelei was a great hostess through the booking process. The condo itself was very nice and well appointed. We could not have asked for a better place to stay. It was close to everything. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tempe, AZ

Coral 302 is awesome!

  • 5 of 5

After looking around for a place in Playa Del Carmen, I came across this condo. It was perfect for my group of 8. It had 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and a sleeper futon. The condo is 2 stories and it has an amazing balcony patio overlooking the pool and ocean. You can even see Cozumel. We loved the patio and grilled a few times. This condo is right in the middle of all the Playa fun, but it is very quiet. Everything from great restaurants and bars is within a short walk. Lorelei is the owner and she was so helpful. She recommended excellent restaurants. We loved laying by the ocean ordering drinks from Zenzis right next door. We went to Cozumel one day and had a blast. Another day we hired César Ortega from

Transportadora Renace 9841050614 cell and he took my group of 8 to Tulum to see the ruins. We also snorkeled in a cenote, which was amazing. We had a nice lunch in Akumal and had a great day. Cesar was awesome, and he also picked us up from Cancun airport for round trip transfer. The rest of the time we were in Playa, we checked out 5th Ave. There is so much to see and there are so many good stores and restaurants. It is a fun place. My boys parasailed and it was a blast. The condo is very secure, and there is 24 hour security. The staff is always sweeping and cleaning the complex. We shopped for food at Mega, and also used LoQsea for grocery delivery. We had a good experience using both. This was our first visit to Playa Del Carmen, but it won't be our last. This is a Beautiful condo in the great location. No car is needed. Thank you Lorelei and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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No Brainer

  • 5 of 5

This condo is exactly what any family or group visiting the area is looking for. Brand new interior- great view, and very secure-well taken care of grounds. You can throw a baseball and hit the ferry docks, the location couldn't be better. I will never stay in Cozumel again after staying here. The best of playa is out back and ferry to Cozumel out front. First class condo. Don't rent a car, no need

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southeast WI, USA

Outstanding week!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have been vacationing in Playa at least once a year for eight years now. We started with AIs, moved on to boutique hotels and had been very happy at Playa Maya (down the beach from El Faro) for four years now. They are, however being renovated so we couldn't get in there this year - what a blessing in disguise. We found a few condos here on VRBO and all three of the couples in the group ranked Lorelie's as our #1 choice. After a couple helpful emails we booked it and couldn't wait for our trip. After a quick tour of the condo by the mgmt company we were officially on vacation! The condo was cleaned daily, linens changed once during the week, kitchen is fully stocked with everything you'll need. The condo itself is spacious, well decorated and beautiful. We spent a lot of time at night on the patio listening to the ocean and unfortunately the rain. It did rain every day we were there thanks to a slow moving tropical depression which would have made the trip much worse had we not been in the condo. I was off diving every day so the rain didn't bother me as much but for the non divers it was great to have the big living room area and patio to hang out between showers. The pool and beach were great, as were the massages next to the pool! Wickie's is unfortunately gone but with all the great places to eat near there, Zenzi right across 10th and the coolers in the room we never were wanting for pool/beach refreshment. (Take advantage of the 10% Zenzi discount cards from the front desk). We couldn't have asked for anything more and look forward to this being the new spot we stay on our annual trips!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular condo, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We come to Playa del Carmen every year and prefer to stay at El Faro. The location is perfect for everything: beach, night life, dining... We have stayed at some nice condos so far but this one beats them all. It really is spectacular: very spacious, clean and the view is breathtaking! We had some minor problems / questions in the beginning and they were all resolved very quickly. Their management company is efficient and available. We did not have a phone that worked in Mexico, so the front desk contacted management company for us; it was that easy. The condo is also very quiet which was my concern since I don't like noise at night. The pool is very nice. We also feel safe on the beach because security guards are right there. Beach chairs, umbrellas - everything is available.

We love to eat at Zenzi restaurant next door. The food is amazing and it is so convenient: get out of the water, go eat lunch and jump right back in the water. We also discovered a great Italian restaurant this time: Romeo. It is located on the 4th street between 10th and 15th avenue. The salads, pasta, pizza - to die for! We visited it 3 times in a week and would happily go again!

Overall, we had an unforgettable vacation and this condo was a big reason why. Thank you very much, Lorelei!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Suffield, Ct

Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely condo April 2014 and had a wonderful time. We were three couples and 2 small children and had ample space and privacy. The unit is huge, modern and beautiful, the El Faro complex was safe and well staffed. We had called the propery manager for a minor problem and they handled it quickly and efficiently. The cleaning staff did a great job. El Faro is ideally situated and perfect for our needs. We cannot wait to return! Thank you Lorelei!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
Zenzie--Right next door
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Hard Rock--Playacar
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Steps away
Nearest Point of Interest
Coral 302 El Faro
Car: not necessary




Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.