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1Br, 2nd Floor, 100 Yds From Beach And 5th Avenue, In Sophisticated North End

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Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

Beautifully furnished condo in Alizes (next to Elements, opposite Luna Maya) with custom furniture, granite kitchen and marble dining table, lots more marble thru out, new king sized bed, ocean facing, safe, gated complex, sleeps 3, Smart TV (bring your Netflix or Hulu info) This condo faces the ocean breezes and is in the best building of Alizes, farthest from the street and overlooks the garden and pool. Alizes is unique in that the condos do not face each other but are facing the garden and pool/palapa.

Our building is unique in the Alizes complex in that it has a magnificent roof terrace, full of flowers, plants and trees for the exclusive use of the 5 condos in our building, for those special, quiet days.

There are many social activities for residents in season including massages, cocktail parties, bridge, and bar-b-ques. Our condo complex is unique in that you will actually make friends here during your stay.

There is an English speaking, on site, management & maintenance team to insure a hassle free holiday.They can also provide, at cost, laundry pick up and delivery service. Often within 24hours. There is a tourist police substation in front of the complex and we have 24/7 security staff.

We are top of the list when it comes to the 3 most important requirements for selecting a condo in Playa : Ocean breeze, security and quiet.

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Chris & Betsy
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About Chris & Betsy

Chris and Betsy live in North Carolina most of the year but call Playa home all winter. We own two condos in Alizes and one is always available for rent and the other can be rented sometimes. We are both retired professionals and travel extensively.

Chris & Betsy purchased this condo in 2010

Why Chris & Betsy chose Playa del Carmen

We looked in several countries for just the right place to spend our winters and found Playa del Carmen was just right for us. Great dining in walking distance, great beaches, friendly expat community, lots of things to see and do and the weather is nearly perfect. Alizes fit our requirements with no windows looking into other condo windows and a fantastic garden and pool with plenty of shade under the coconut trees. We ride our bicycles or walk everywhere.

What makes this condo unique

Our Casa Toucan at Alizes is on the North end of 5th Ave and the beach and does not suffer from the noise of downtown Playa. Alizes attracts a young at heart middle aged crowd. We are a 2 minute walk to the beach and 5 minutes to the restaurants and attractions of 5th Ave. You really do not need a car!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

1Br, 2nd Floor, 100 Yds From Beach And 5th Avenue, In Sophisticated North End
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews

Everything we were looking for...

  • 5 of 5

Chris & Betsy,

Thank you for renting us your condo. We enjoyed our 3 week stay in your beautiful clean condo. Not liking air conditionning, we were looking for a place where we could leave the windows open. It was perfect with an amazing cross ventilation that was fresh day and night.

We found everyone friendly, enjoyed the poolside get-togethers, the Friday morning Eco-Markets. Great location with only

short walking distance to 5th Ave with all its restaurants and tiendas.

Edmond & Gabrielle

Manitoba, Canada

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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An Excellent choice

  • 5 of 5

Choose this condo if you want to make friends quickly in a beautiful garden oasis and live in a place that instantly feels like your home away from home. The photos are accurate. There is a lovely refreshing breeze that flows through the condo so no need for air conditioning. The condo is very clean and safe. We left the sliding doors open day and night. A very safe neighbourhood made walking to nearby restaurants comfortable and stress free. The beach is a comfortable block and a half away with easy access to beach clubs or a huge public beach depending on what you need. WiFi and cable service are sporadic at best but the TV is of good quality and can access Netflix if the WiFi is working. Comfortable king size bed with decent quality linens. Laundry service is dependable and affordable since this unit doesn't have a washer and dryer. The pool is clean and the pool area is well maintained. The garden surrounding is an oasis of palms and tended plants. A great place to meet greet and relax. Chris and Betsy are awesome condo owners and do everything they can to make your stay enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderfull location, kind people

  • 5 of 5

We recommend hightly this condo. The location it's very interesting because near the beach and not to far to the busy center.

We found everything we need in the condo, very confortable, quiet, incredible terrasse...

We were in the same time that the owners in their another condo above, and we had some inforgetable cocktails.

Yes, lets go, there, it's "la belle vie" !

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Condo

  • 5 of 5

An amazing condo with great owner and Property Manager, who always addresses questions promptly. Ideally located between the beach and 5th avenue, it feels like a slice of paradise. :)

Electricity for 7 days cost extra 40 US Dollar, but electricity is expensive in Mexico.

Overall, great property and highly recommend it.

James, from Missouri

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Springfield, Mo

Great place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

We visited Casa Toucan in June and had a great time. The condo was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. It is just a short walk to the beach and about a 5-10 minute walk to Fifth Avenue where all the shops and restaurants are. There are many to choose from. We loved the Cuban restaurant, can't remember the name but you can't miss it. They play live music there every night. The paella and mojitos were delicious. We walked the beach down to the local cenote and went on a scuba trip to another cenote. All in all it was a great time. Thank you to the owners who were very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Week

  • 5 of 5

Owners went above and beyond expectations. Condo was just

as described. Location was good and the beautiful grounds of

condo location were an extra treat. Short walk to beach and still close enough to the "action" to provide walkable distance and not have the noise that come with same. Description of property is accurate.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Canibal Royale
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Cozumel Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
There are dozens, all types
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Coco Beach
Car: not necessary

Our condo is just 100 yards from Coco Beach and next to Playa's Dining District. We snorkel by swimming out at our beach to a smaller reef with the second largest reef in the world, just off the coast & accessible by boat. Lots of lovely shops, restaurants and plenty of night life, all within walking distance. A taxi ride or less will get you to any of the big cinemas, shopping centers, modern (english speaking) medical care, Mayan Ruins, Golf, and so much more.


Rates & Availability

Zazil-ha Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Regular Season
Apr 18 2017 - Oct 29 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

1) Discounts for multiple months. $200 refundable security deposit is due in cash at check in.
2) Weekly rates allow $30 credit toward electricity ($4 per day whichever is less)
3) Monthly rates do NOT include electricity; but includes gas, internet, satellite tv, final cleaning, taxes.
4) Renters staying longer than 2 weeks must pay for cleaning every two weeks ($20)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Zazil-ha Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The bedroom faces the ocean to the northeast and the ocean breeze. It has plenty of storage, ceiling fans and a balcony. The living room has a twin sized day bed that can sleep one additional person.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
The condo is within walking distance of some of the finest restaurants in the area. Many area attractions are a short drive; Tulum, Chech Initza, many Cenotes, Parks and Mayan ruins. The shopping on 5th Ave is wonderful and the beach is always fun. You can snorkel at a reef right off the beach about 100 yards out. There are kayaks and sailboats for rent on the beach and a dive shop in the commercial side of our building. Recently a lovely Italian restaurant opened on the street side of Alizes and the food is quite tasty and made from scratch...they will even deliver to our condo!! With 24 hour security and a tourist police station across the street we feel very safe and secure here.

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