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Award Winning Complex - Developer's Personal Home

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 5,123 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms,5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

We have other properties to offer you from a one bdrm to a 4 bedroom - please see other options by clicking on my logo and seeing additional listings on VRBO. Please send an inquiry before sending an actual reservation request as it is impossible to keep all the calendars up to date. We don't want to disappoint you. PLEASE DO NOT PUT A BOOKING REQUEST IN WITHOUT CONFIRMING WITH ME FIRST. WE MUST PUT THE CONDO ON HOLD FIRST TO AVOID A DOUBLE BOOKING.

This building is usually sold out as it has been rated number one on T***a**, won Top 25 in all of Mexico, Top 25 in Luxury, and top 3 in Fr

F*****s. So the awards speak for themselves. This property offers the highest service standards that I have to offer in Playa.

This is not only the largest and most unique unit of El Taj Beachside but of all the condo hotel properties. After all this condo belongs to the developer and his wife. This dream house has 4 floors dedicated to luxury living and tropical elegance in almost 5200 square feet - larger than most homes!

You enter by crossing a small wooden bridge suspended above a large Lilly pond filled with exotic Koi fish and aquatic plants.

The entrance is surrounded by lush tropical plants where you are greeted by an original antique door imported from India.

Enter through its impressive doors and your entrenched by the great open room which consists of a large living room and open floor plan that incorporates a gourmet kitchen and floor to ceiling glass doors that open to a wrap around terrace.

The terrace also incorporates a dinning room that overlooks the sanctuary and an amazing iridescent midnight blue mosaic pool and waterfalls.

The patio doors retract into a hidden pocket inside the walls that combines the interior space with the exterior space which creates an indoor / outdoor environment.

Elegantly appointed with original Balinese furnishings and accessories and flat screen TVs throughout. The unit features oversized rooms with marble floors throughout.

The first floor also has a media room with a 13 foot high domed brick ceiling that easily converts to a spare bedroom.

The focal point in the center of the house features a 3 floor curved glass wall surrounded by a grand semi circular marble staircase that provides access to each of the floors. Each of the floors have a unique landing the size of a small room with a special feature of it's own.

The second floor features a small library on the landing with a full bathroom.

There are two bedrooms on the second floor. A Jr. master bedroom has a king size bed that can be separated into 2 twins and a small terrace. The master bedroom with king size bed has its own dressing room and private master bathroom. The master bedroom features a private wrap around terrace facing the pool and the sanctuary.

The third floor is devoted to lounging and entertaining and wellness. There is a small indoor lounge on the landing of the staircase with flat screen TV. A Zen style bathroom features an oversized shower with multiple body sprays and a steam room. There's even a professional message table in case you want to unwind and order a masseuse.

The roof deck that belongs exclusively to this unit opens up to the turquoise Caribbean Sea and features a large Jacuzzi spa overlooking Playa. An open-air shower, chairs and sofa for lounging, and a complete outdoor kitchen with professional BBQ grill and marble countertops make for great entertaining.

The fourth floor (large loft) incorporates a romantic bedroom with a exotic Tahitian style palapa roof. It also has it's own private powder room. There is even a private large terrace with an original outdoor Indian bed towering above all of Playa with some of the most incredible views of the Caribbean sea and all of Playa.


1 King master bedroom/ 2 Twin bedrooms (or King) & 1 queen


Air-conditioning, individually controlled and in each room of the Villa

Ceiling fans in each room

Flat-screen LCD televisions with cable television in English

DVD Player

Stereo CD sound system with iPod connection

Custom luxury linens, 600+ thread count

Hair dryers/blowers in each bathroom

Generous bath amenities

Gourmet kitchen with all cooking, dining, and serving equipment included

Stainless steel appliances that include full sized:

- Refrigerator/freezer

- Oven with four-burner stovetop

- Microwave oven

- Automatic dishwasher

- Blender

- Coffeemaker

- Toaster-oven

Unlimited filtered, purified water is provided (hot and cold)

Digital safe in each separate bedroom for storing valuables

Complimentary high speed wireless internet

Telephone service is available in this Villa

Washer and dryer

Iron and ironing board

Large closets with wooden hangers, built-in drawers and shelves

Private Daily Maid Service every day

Luxurious beach towels are provided as well as all standard bath necessities

Underground, secured parking

24-hour attendants and security

As Playa del Carmen is the fastest growing community in Latin America right now, we find ourselves with construction on almost every corner. Currently there is construction going on in back of the building which started around June. There is no longer any heavy earth breaking work being done and the VIEWS of these condos are not effected. We provide daily cleaning except Sundays so dust will not be an issue. At the beach club there is no construction nearby at this time.

More Details

Property Manager
Milly Keely
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Milly Keely

LetsGoPDC features oceanfront condos and homes in Playa Del Carmen and surrounding areas. We pride ourselves on being responsive and honest with all. We invite you to join us on this exciting journey. Let's go!

What makes this condo unique

The only condo with a beach club with restaurant on site. Award winning complex - Top 25 in ALL OF MEXICO - Top 25 Luxury - Top 25 Trendiest - Tra***s' Choice - F***r Top 3


Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5123 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Cable TV in bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Can be configured as a proper King
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Can be configured as a proper King
  • Either 2 twins or 1 king - you pick Crib rental available.
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Award Winning Complex - Developer's Personal Home
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews
Monterrey Mexico

My stay at Playa del Carmen

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience staying at this apartment, great location and awesome layout. Few minute walk to the beach and beach clubs Mamitas, Canibal and Kool and the 5th avenue where the restaurants and bars are. Thanks to Jamais and Ruben for sharing their great hospitality, they're really nice and trustful, everything was exactly as described in the listing, we're definitely renting again from them.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jose! Your family took great care of our place and we would love to have you all back soon!
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9 0

Excellent location and very large condo

  • 5 of 5

Condo is very nice and large with plenty of outdoor areas. Loved the location and the neighborhood. Had very nice towels, comfortable beds and a well stocked kitchen. Many great restaurants within walking distance. Building is very nice and safe. Close to the beach and walking distance to 5th Ave.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dave! You were a wonderful guest and we are so thrilled that you enjoyed our Aqua Terra Penthouse in Playa del Carmen as much as we do! We love the location because it is just far enough off of 5th Ave to be able to sleep well at night but still steps to the restaurants, grocery stores, best beaches in Playa, and transportation. Hope to have you back again next year!
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Just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

First off, we have stayed in several condos in Playa del Carmen, mainly between the beach and 5th Ave. This time we were looking for a quieter area that we could explore beyond 5th yet still be close to the beach and some of our favourite spots and this condo gave us the best of both worlds!

We were personally greeted by the owners whom were great to deal with from my first request until leaving. They left us with a great list of restaurants, shopping, beach clubs, banks, doctors etc all with links to Trip Advisor so you could review before going (a great plus if you are new to the area).

The condo is as represented in the was spacious, quiet, and had all the comforts of home. The roof top was an added bonus, it has a shower and powder room and was especially nice at night where you could enjoy the breeze...we did not use the jacuzzi as it was July and very hot and humid. The security guards were great, always greeted us by name and the pool and grounds were always clean (we usually had the pool to ourselves).

We walked to the Soriana grocery store a few blocks away and picked up things for breakfasts,quick snacks and refreshments. We usually went to Mamitas Beach Club for the day, which is a short easy walk, hit happy hour on the way back then enjoyed a swim in the pool.

We tried several restaurants recommended by the owners and we were not disappointed...our favourite was Util/Papa Charly's...the lasagne was the best we ever had and the portion sizes were large and inexpensive. We also enjoyed Piola (frozen basil martinis are a must try and their great selection of home made pizza). We loved the area and ate at several local spots which is so much cheaper than 5th Ave, and the food/drinks were very good as well as service.

We will return as it suited all of our needs and gave us the chance to experience more of the local spots without being too far from the beach.

Loved our week long stay, only wish it was longer!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Montreal, Canada

Perfect getaway for couples!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here in Feb 2013 with another couple. Location is great! Quick walk to the beach, 5th Avenue and some of the best restaurants (Como Como, El Diez, La Cueva del Chango, Los AguaChiles are some of our favorites).

We were warmly greeted by Liliana (project manager) and showed around the beautiful condo. She responded quickly to questions or needs while staying in the unit. Condo was very spacious and comfortable for four.

We were pleasantly surprised that the condo was well insolated to shield off all noise from the street - we slept like babies. Kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, cookware, etc. Never felt like we were missing anything. The best part of the condo is the rooftop terrasse equipped with hot tub, lounge and BBQ. Perfect place to watch sun set and relax after a day at the beach.

My husband and I travel to Playa once and year and will definetely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, Up to Date, - Gracious Owners too!

  • 5 of 5

Our Family Thanksgiving was enriched by the wonderful home Ruben and Jamais provided for us. Every amenity was in perfect condition, every need was addressed, and the home was clean, up to date, spacious, and totally outfitted with everything we could ask for!

In addition... the location actually was fantastic, the nice view of the park, and the pool amazing and warm for November - we loved staying at Aqua Terra and actually meeting the owners, they are a lovely owners - gracious and kind. We will definitely stay here again and feel lucky to have found such a fabulous vacation spot in Playa del Carmen!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Katie, you and your family were so nice to have as guests in our home. You were very considerate and left the place just spotless! We hope to you back again soon! Thank you for your kind words!
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Great Hostess and Condo!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment I made my first inquiry online, to our arrival & and up to the moment we left, Jamais was host extraordinaire. More than accommodating on all requests, beautiful condo and pool with all the amenities to make us feel like we were right at home! The neighborhood and surrounding area in the North End of town with the better restaurants and beaches was the perfect spot for us.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sean for you nice review! You were a pleasure to work with too! We hope to have you back as guests in our home again!
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Car: not necessary

Close to 5th Ave and Beaches. Near Mamitas Beach club.. This location is perfect because it is right in the middle of downtown Playa. No need for a car here!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $40
Tax Rate 19.0%

We have other properties to offer you from a one bedroom to a 4 bedroom - please see other options by clicking on my logo and seeing additional listings on VRBO. RATES REFLECT ESTIMATED PRICE WITH DISCOUNT. PLEASE INQUIRE FOR SPECIFICS SO WE CAN GIVE YOU EXACT QUOTE, PRIOR TO BOOKING ONLINE. Please send an inquiry before sending an actual reservation request as it is impossible to keep all the calendars up to date. We don't want to disappoint you. PLEASE DO NOT PUT A BOOKING REQUEST IN WITHOUT CONFIRMING WITH ME FIRST. WE MUST PUT THE CONDO ON HOLD FIRST TO AVOID A DOUBLE BOOKING.


HOMEAWAY/VRBO HAS ADDED A GUEST SERVICE FEE TO THE PRICING YOU SEE. INQUIRE FOR DETAILS. The SERVICE can be up to 9% of the cost of the quote that you advertised here.

There is a $500 security deposit required or $59 insurance paid through this site. 3% for US credit cards 5% for international cards through VRBO/HOMEAWAY PROCESSING -Stays less than a week cleaning fee $45

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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