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Exotic and Scintillating! Penthouse In The Heart Of Playa Del Carmen

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,040 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms With Private Pool

Kin Maya is an attractive, comfortable penthouse apartment in the very heart of Playa de Carmen; a short stroll away from spectacular 'Mamitas' Beach and popular 5th Avenue it is the perfect getaway to relax sunbathing with a tropical drink in your own Private roof-top Pool, read your favourite book caressed by a gentle breeze, or take on the many activities the town of Playa del Carmen has to offer. Located 40 minutes from Cancun’s International Airport and just steps from major supermarkets, shops, banks, social spots, beautiful beaches, and of course Playa's superb night life, Kin Maya offers everything you need to feel right at home in a first class, well looked-after property.

Set in a gated condominium complex Kin Maya is conveniently situated in a quite residential neighborhood for a relaxing vacation yet close to everything so you don't miss on anything; gorgeous beaches, restaurants, public transportation, shops and all types of services are a short stroll away; fully furnished and equipped, It features 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Laundry Room, Front Terrace, Roof-Top Solarium with a Private Pool, Large complex common Pool, Luscious Gardens, and Ample Parking.

Whether you are vacationing or just getting away from it all, Kin Maya is an affordable alternative to the conventional hotel room.

Kin Maya accommodates comfortably a maximum of 6 (Six) guest.

Pets are not allowed.

Please Note:

Check-In Time: 4:00pm

Check-Out Time: 11:00am

Kin Maya amenities include:

**Dedicated high speed wireless Internet.

**High Definition Cable TV.

**Pre-Paid local cell phone for guest use.

**Complementary Long Distance Calls anywhere.

**Laundry Room with Washer and Dryer.

**Guest Computer and WiFi Printer.

**Roof-Top Solarium with PRIVATE POOL, bathroom and outside shower.

**Convenient BBQ.

**Air-Conditioning and Celling Fans in every room.

**Private Parking Stall right by the entrance gate of the complex.

**Bath and beach towels.

**Bathroom toiletries (Soap, Shampoo, Body Cream)

**Cleaning Service.

**Security 24/7

The MAIN BEDROOM is fitted with a King Size bed, the SECOND BEDROOM is fitted with 2 Double Beds; both rooms have LED TV's, DVD, and Safety Box.

The KITCHEN features a Granite counter-top and eating bar, is fully equipped with every electrical appliance needed as well as matching dishes, pots, pans, cutlery and utensils.

The LEAVING ROOM and DINNING-ROOM next to the terrace overlooking the pool and yard, are equipped with modern furniture and are fitted with a LED TV, Blue Ray, and Home Theater.

The ROOF-TOP SOLARIUM is equipped with all the goodies you'll expect including a Private Pool, Table and Chairs, Beach Beads, a convenient BBQ; Shaded Area, Dry-Bar, Bathroom and a handy Outside Shower.

The large, free-form, complex common POOL is surrounded by an ample garden and tropical plants.

Guests at Kin Maya may request the penthouse be stoked with essential groceries and their beverage of choice, your host will be pleased to take care of this or any other request and have everything ready and waiting for you upon arrival.

On arrival your host will be there to welcome you and you party, introduce you to the various features, hand over keys, and ensure all arrangements are made and details are handle so you can enjoy your holiday as planed.

Guests are provided a pre-paid local cell phone for use throughout their stay, guests could feel free to use this phone to make tour reservations, call friends in the local area or contact host while visiting ruins or enjoying the sun at the beach.

All Long Distance Calls are complementary through a dedicated in-house phone line.

The best way to get to the property from Cancun's international airport is to hire Kin Maya's airport transportation, Kin Maya's airport transfers will save you the hassle of riding along with a driver that doesn't know where to go and is looking endlessly for the property.

Airport transfers are provided at additional cost as follows:

Service: Private (Not Shared)

Vehicle: 7 passenger Van

Price includes up to 7 guests traveling together plus their luggage

One Way: $65.00 USD

Round Trip: $120.00 USD

Payment: Cash Only; pay host on arrival at check-in, USD or equivalent in local currency.

Check-In / Check-Out Times:

Check-In: 4:00pm

Check-Out: 11:00am

Late Check-Out / Early Check-In Fees:

When operation permits it (No interference with arriving or departing guests)

Early Check-In: $30.00 USD - From 7:00am onwards.

Late Check-Out: $30.00 USD - Up to 7:00pm

More Details

Rick Fernandez
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Rick Fernandez

Your Host - Rick Fernandez

Rick is a semi-retired, highly active individual with a life-long experience assuring the needs of guests are looked after beyond expectations. He started his service industry career in Canada back in the early 1970's and up until mid 2012 he worked for major hotels in Canada and Mexico as senior manager. Once he arrived on the Mayan Riviera in the 1990's he knew he was home and quickly envision a small vacation rental business. In 2011 he stared with his first rental in Puerto Morelos and shortly after followed with a penthouse condo in Playa del Carmen.

Proud of his new role as owner / host he enjoys welcoming guest from around the world and sharing with them the simple beauty, comfort and peacefulness of the Maya Riviera and the properties he rents throughout the year. With a clear view and long term commitment to service, attention to his guests is of out most importance and takes special pride on providing first class, well looked-after properties always striving to surpass guest expectations.

Rick Fernandez purchased this condo in 2012

Why Rick Fernandez chose Playa del Carmen

Due to beautiful beaches, ambiance, great restaurants, and engaging social life, Playa del Carmen has become a popular destination. Having a rental property already in Puerto Morelos, I wanted a second one that could complement the first one and offer my guest a second location and lodging option within the Riviera Maya.

Playa del Carmen was the preferred choice because of the ambience and intimacy of this small city. Kin Maya was the viable option because of comfort, location and proximity to beach and services.

What makes this condo unique

This is a well maintained, centrally located property close to everything anyone would need for a 2 night or a 2 month stay; comfortable and convenient in a quite, attractive, and safe neighborhood a short distance from the beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

5 of 5 stars - Reviewed March 25, 2014

I just spent ten days at Kin Maya last February with husband and one other couple, what a great place! The apartment is very comfortable and has everything we could possibly need, we made extensive use of the solarium where we spent the afternoons enjoying a bottle of wine while cooking our favorite steak in the BBQ grill.

The place is very well cared for and so conveniently located we walk everywhere, beach is only 5 blocks away and half a block to supermarket (Mega Comercial).

Rick was always there for us with help and suggestions, his service and attention to detail made our vacation even more enjoyable.

Pool, amenities, location and Rick's service set this place apart, highly recommended and most definitely we'll be back.
Feb 2014
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Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2040 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Bathroom - toilet , shower , Access through living-room and Second Bedroom
    In-Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , This Bathroom is in the Main Bedroom.
    Solarium Bathroom - toilet , outdoor shower , Located in the Roof-Top Solarium
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Fitted with two Double Beds, LED TV, DVD, and Safety Box
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Bed, LED TV, DVD, Safety Box, In-Suite Bathdroom
  • The MAIN BEDROOM is fitted with a King Size bed and has an In-Suite Bathroom, the SECOND BEDROOM is fitted with two Double Beds; both rooms have LED TV, DVD, and Safety Box.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Maximum Occupancy: 6 guest including Adults and children. Check-In Time: 4:00pm Check-Out Time: 11:00am Kin Maya amenities include: **Dedicated high speed wireless Internet. **High Definition Cable TV. **Pre-Paid local cell phone for guest use. **Complementary Long Distance Calls to the US, Canada, and Europe. **Laundry Room with Washer and Dryer. **Guest Computer and WiFi Printer. **Roof-Top Solarium with bathroom and outside shower. **Convenient Gas BBQ. **Air-Conditioning and Ceiling Fans in every room. **Private Parking Stall right by the entrance gate of the complex. **Security 24/7


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Exotic and Scintillating! Penthouse In The Heart Of Playa Del Carmen
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about how perfect our stay was at Kin Maya. First, Margaritas II was everything we wanted in location and amenities. The community is very quiet and because it is divided into two halves, feels like just the right size. The community pool is great! It has a shallow end and a deep end divided by a bench that was wonderful to relax one. We often had the pool all to ourselves. We wanted a home base close to the Mega and our favorite restaurants and we could not have picked a better spot!

Upon arrival, it was immediately clear that Rick truly cares about his property and wants to make your stay comfortable and special. He met us with drinks and a beautiful bowl of fresh fruit. After a long day of traveling, that greeting was very welcome!

Rick was telling us he has a background in the hospitality industry and it is very apparent. He provides almost everything you could possibly need. The condo was beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable. But what sets this property apart from all the rest is the amazing rooftop. We began each morning with breakfast on the roof (with pastries from the Mega), enjoying the comfortable lounge chairs in the warm morning breeze. The private rooftop pool was absolutely incredible! At the end of each day we would either hop in for a relaxing dip or simply soak our feet as we enjoyed the end of another perfect day.

Kin Maya is definitely a special place and we can't thank Rick enough for making our stay just perfect! We plan on staying here for all our future visits!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary, Adam; Whaoo!, thank you so much. I couldn't have hoped for a better review; so glad you had a pleasant, comfortable stay. My sincere appreciation for your kind comments and definitely look forward to having you back in the no to distant future. Rick Fernández Kin Maya
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Perfect location, beautiful apartment. The rooftop pool is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Rick was the best host, everything you could need or want is at the apartment amazing holiday we will never forget

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joanne; Thank you, glad you had a good time and found the property up to your expectations. Rick Fernández Kin Maya
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  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying at Kin Maya. Rick is an amazing host as always. He is always available to help and any issue is resolved in a timely manner. Greeted us with champagne & beer, drinks, snacks, I mpressive.

The condo is exactly as it was a year ago , very clean, Condo looks exactly like the pictures.

We loved the rooftop terrace where you can relax , BBQ, go in the pool, our piece of paradise.

It is very close to beach only a 10 min walk, lots of restaurants nearby, Mega is across the street for groceries.

Thank you once again Rick for being such a gracious host. We will see you again next year.

John & Donna

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, Donna; I'm a privilege host to have guest like you, thank you for the wonderful comments. Look forward to seeing you next year. Regards, Rick Fernandez Kin Maya
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  • 5 of 5

This our second year staying at Kin Maya with Rick as our gracious host. We love the amenities here from the fully equipped kitchen, lotions and shampoos. Computer and cell phone for our use as well as a land line for long distance calls. Rick is so kind and welcoming we look forward to seeing him. Anything that needs fixing or tended too and Rick gets it done. Rick has a weekly cleaning crew that do a fabulous job.We spent a lot of time on our private rooftop. Soaking up the sun and dipping in the pool. Mega and Walmart a few minutes walk for all your grocery needs. Cooking not your thing? Many great restaurants a few minutes walk away. 5 th ave a quick 5 minute walk and the beach a few minutes beyond that. Beach clubs are plentiful where you can rent your spot and have access to drinks, food etc. This condo is a perfect central location and Rick has thought of everything. When you read through all the positive reviews and think this is too good to be true, think again. It's all that and then some. Thanks Rick! See you next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janet, Brad; Once again thank you, you are the guest every property owner wish for, I'm lucky to have your preference. Look forward to seeing you next year. Rick Fernandez Kin Maya
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Ponoka, Alberta Canada

Best Condo in Playa del Carmen

  • 5 of 5

Our second year staying at Kin Maya with Rick as our gracious host! We love this location. 5 minute walk to 5th ave and even closer to some of the best restaurants in Playa. The beach is an 8 minute stroll away. We usually just walked the beach as opposed to sit there. There are several beach clubs to take advantage of. We loved the amenities at the condo so much, we tended to enjoy the sun and water on the penthouse. Everything you need is in this condo. We stayed for a month and hosted Sunday pool parties and dinner. We were the envy of all our friends. As always Rick was very responsive to our needs and took care of anything we alerted him to. Rick is happy to get timely feed back so he can make sure your vacation is stress free. If you like 5th ave night life, beach activities, quiet times and good meals this is the place to be. If you like to cook in, Meaga, Walmart and Carne Guido for meat are all very close by. Thanks Rick for another wonderful year! See you next year !

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janet, Brad; Many, many thanks for your kind comments, as always it is a pleasure having you at Kin Maya. Rick Fernandez Kin Maya
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Affordable luxury, great location

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been taken care of better. Right down to body creams, exfoliates, wipes, Kleenex, antibacterial, loads of towels, shampoo, conditioner and more and that is just what the bathroom had. Rooftop is a lush tropical garden with padded loungers, BBQ, shower, washroom, dipping pool, dining tables with comfy chairs. The wifi is good. We are becoming creaking pensioners and it was all comfort. Spacious for the four of us. We were never in each other's way. Auto ice maker, water dispenser in fridge door. That has to help tell you how considerate Rick is of his tenants. Netflix, books, umbrella, good quality mattresses! Four pillows on each bed. Are you getting the picture here?Community pool downstairs with nice people, clean grounds, walking distance to everything, beach, Walmart, groceries. Maid service every week, a/c in each room with ceiling fans. The fans can be turned on low and they don't make noise so just enough air current to keep you cool and turn off a/c which is quiet anyway. Rick met us with champagne, beer, water, juice and pop on ice. He is very professional and attentive. This is our second time here and we will be back for sure. I am sure there is more but I think I have painted a thorough enough picture of what a great place this was for five weeks. Ricks listing has more and it was all here. Great condo, great landlord (owner)

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janice, Dave, Chris, Joanne; So many thanks, couldn't be happier with guests like you. Truly thankful for your kind and encouraging comments. Look forward to having you back in the no to distant future. Cheers, Rick Fernandez Kin Maya
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
40 minutes from Cancùn' International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
Choose any of many along 5th avenue
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Ferry to Cozumel, located at the top of 5th ave.
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Cancùn - Tulum highway 307
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Just steps from an assortment of restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
4 blocks to Gorgeous Mamitas Beach
Car: not necessary

Kin Maya is set in a centrically located neighborhood just off of Constituyentes and 30th. Ave. in a quiet residential area right downtown Playa del Carmen. Take a leisurely walk along 5th. Ave. shop arts and crafts in the many store or just stop for lunch and a cool tropical drink in one of the sidewalk cafes, restaurants or bars. Easily walk to 'Mamitas' beach or any of the other gorgeous beaches along the water front. 'Mega Comercial Mexicana' one of Mexico's leading supermarkets is virtually across from the complex, just half a block; only Four blocks to Walmart and steps from all type of shops, restaurants, banks and of course Playa's unique Night Life.

A car is not needed as everything is within walking distance including transportation to visit the various sites.

Within a few blocks of the condo, you will find numerous local restaurants of exceptional quality serving everything from the best cuts of meat to the freshest of seafood to organic smoothies. You will also find fine Italian dining just down the street and numerous coffee houses as well. If shopping is more your style, Fifth Avenue (Quinta Avenida) offers some of Mexico's best traditional handicrafts alongside numerous upscale clothing, jewelry and high end craft boutiques.

Dive into a rainbow of fun visiting the Theme Parks of X-Caret, Xel-Ha and XPlore. They offer the experience of seeing the natural beauty and culture of Mexico in a single beautiful park setting. Guests can kayak, swim with dolphins, snorkel through underground caves, zip line, get up close and personal with rare marine life and wildlife and see live world class dance and musical performances.

The tropical forest of the Mayan Riviera surrounding Playa del Carmen are filled with exotic plants, beautiful flowers, hidden pools, wild parrots and even monkeys. Visitors can tour this amazing eco-systems on foot, riding an ATV, while racing along zip lines or even by pedaling through the jungle treetops on a special sky cycle.

Tour Jungle and Ocean combine for an exiting adventure at Punta Venado or Maroma Beach. Swim and explore any one of the local Sink holes 'Cenotes' or get a guided tour, life-changing experience at Rio Secreto.

Don't miss the opportunity to experience the neighboring paradise of Isla Mujeres offering impressive sites and one of the loveliest coral reef spots. Puerto Morelos is a quite, easy going, unassuming fishing village with some of the best beaches in the Riviera Maya, their calm, shallow, turquoise waters offer a safe swimming and snorkeling environment for everyone. Snorkel along side sea turtles in the crystal waters of Akumal or visit any one of the unspoiled beaches along the Riviera Maya.

The ruins at Tulum or Coba are relatively close, 40 to 60 minutes drive, an ideal half a day's tour, after visiting ruins return to Playa del Carmen for a succulent dinner at one of 5th avenue's popular restaurants or cook your heart's desire at Kin Maya's gourmet kitchen and save yourself some money on going out.

Getting to the property from Cancun's International Airport is a comfortable and inexpensive ride in the ADO bus, it is only 11 dollars per person and runs every 40 minutes; first bus departs 9:45 and last bus 23:15; The bus leaves from terminal 2, International flights arrive in terminal 3 so guests can easily walk to the ADO bus ticketing office on their own and save themselves some Money. In Playa del Carmen, the bus drop off is at the ADO main terminal, just take a taxi from there to the property, it only cost about 5 dollars.


Rates & Availability

Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
May 1 2017 - Dec 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 14 2017 - Jan 3 2018
6 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 4 2018 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
May 1 2018 - Dec 13 2018
4 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 14 2018 - Jan 3 2019
6 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 4 2019 - Apr 30 2019
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
May 1 2019 - Dec 13 2019
4 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 14 2019 - Jan 3 2020
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cancellation Terms:

*Up to 60 days prior to your check-in date: Honoured with the total refund of your deposit less a $60.00 handling fee.
**Up to 30 days prior to your check-in date: Your deposit will not be refunded, but can be used for a future visit less a $60.00 handling fee.
***Less than 30 days prior to your check-in date: Will result in you deposit being forfeited.

Payment Options:
1) Credit / Debit card via PayPal
2) Direct Bank Deposit / Electronic Transfer

Payment Terms:
50% deposit at time of reservation.
Balance due 28 days prior to check-in date.

Check-In / Check-Out Times:
Check-In: 4:00pm
Check-Out: 11:00am

Late Check-Out / Early Check-In:
$30.00 USD when permitted based on arrivals and departures.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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