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Spectacular Sunrises and Starry Nights!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The easiest and most convenient place you'll ever stay!!

Beachside2 bedroom/2 bath condo with a refreshing huge pool steps away. This will probably be the easiest place you will ever stay at with the conveniences of home in a tropical setting.

We have recently replaced and upgraded our home to keep it comfortable and convenient to fit your expectations.

While there a many wonderful restaurants close by, the warm balmy nights invite you to light the candles, heat up the Weber Grill, and enjoy a memorable evening at home creating your own easy meals . Or you can choose to have one of the many restaurants deliver your favorites directly to you to enjoy while you supply with your own beverage of choice. Just log on to playanow..com and check out the many choices.

CocoLuna is very easy to live at. Unlike most places at The Elements there are no long hallways, stairways or elevators to navigate. You walk out the back door and see there is a large outdoor terrace, private front yard, large well-maintained pool about 25 yards away. Your private beach club is about 75 yards away where Ed at the snack bar makes drinks, pizza ,hamburger.and fries.

Do you like beach walks? .As far as you can walk there will be a cool, white sand beach in front of you.

Does this work for you so far?

This is not a typical rental. You will likely enjoy having DISH TV to watch your favorite shows, your own reliable internet plus the general Elements WiFiI. Cocoluna has one of the only 'real kitchens' at The Elements with very nice appliances including a GE Profile dishwasher, ceiling fans so you can enjoy fresh air during the day and central air you may need to sleep comfortably. There is a laundry room right here for your convenience.

We rarely rent our home except when we plan to travel. We expect that our home will be maintained in our absence. There is a No smoking and No pet policy. The beds were made rather high so you can put your clothes away in the drawers and closets and tuck the luggage under the beds. After all, you don't live out of a suitcase at home and Home is how we hope CocoLuna feels to you.

There is a well equipped gym right here at The Elements. Our condo has lots of towels, bedding, books & DVD's. A mid-week cleaning is included in the price. There is a concierge desk at The Elements plus your own property manager to help arrange airport transfers and tours.

Allow for some luggage room to bring back treasures from downtown which is a 10 minute walk away. Taxis are cheap and very available.

We often kick off our shoes and walk the beach home at night. It is safe and a wonderful way to return to our lovely CocoLuna after dinner with our friends.

And every day we appreciate our lives filled with The Sweetness of Doing unless we are busy with friends, swimming, sailing, snorkeling, enjoying dinner parties and reading, you get the idea.

And then there are all those pesky decisions..pool or beach today?

More Details

Owner
Scottie Watson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 8, 2017

About Scottie Watson

We are well-traveled retirees who chose to live In Playa del

Carmen because you can swim in the ocean even in January.

Scottie is originally from Minneapols and Jim from Chicago.

We love to sail our Hobie Cat and enjoy getting together with friends for dinners from casual to gourmet!

This is a very easy place to live with a quality lifestyle few places offer.

Scottie Watson purchased this condo in 2008

Why Scottie Watson chose Playa del Carmen

We chose The Elements because it is the closest privately held beachfront condo to the city center. We also chose this based on the builder's good reputation. Indeed, it did turn out very well and is I beautifully maintained to keep it the premier property we hoped it would be.

What makes this condo unique

We wanted a poolside condo that had easy-in/easy-out access with no long halls or steps to navigate. We added our own very high end kitchen and beautiful outdoor space since that is where we are most of the time.

The beach club now has a great drink and food service at affordable prices for the use of The Elements and their guests. The two outdoor jacuzzis are also enjoyed by many guests.

Amenities

Zazil-ha Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En suite master - toilet , shower
    En suite - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • walking
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Sunrises and Starry Nights!
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews
5

Wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were looking for a relaxing peaceful getaway and Coca Luna was absolutely perfect for us! We love to go out for lunch but stay in and cook on the grill for dinner and this condo was perfect. The kitchen was well stocked with all the essentials. Also the location of the condo is great just steps away from the beautiful pool and beach. Scottie and Jim are gracious hosts and Carla the property manager was so helpful to answer any questions we had about restaurants, spas, etc. It was a great week! It was our first visit to Playa del Carmen and we would definitely go back and hopefully stay at Coca Luna.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind review Newana. You were also perfect guests. We work hard to keep our home up to date and well stocked for other foodies like ourselves. Mucho Gracias!
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Charlottesville, VA
5

Another fabulous stay at Coco Luna! Even better than last year with the new kitchen .

  • 5 of 5

I love coming to your place on my annual trek to Playa. Every year is better than the last. The expanded menu at the beach club made for lazy days at the beach and the great kitchen allowed us to actually make a meal if we so chose. The new configuration in the back bedroom made it even more inviting. Thank you for providing the perfect beach place for a fabulous week in Playa. Can't wait until next time!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was very nice, beds were comfortable, clean, but had beach and noise issue

  • 3 of 5

The place itself is very nice with a nice pool. Very nice owners and a very nice property manager who made arrangements for a few tours for us. The problems were nothing to do with the property just the area.

Here were the problems:

1. Very disappointed with the beach, very small beach, lots of seaweed, and since the beach is public and there was shade on the public part of the beach due to our Tiki huts we had Mexican families sitting at my feet as we were a step up and there was a ledge of sand. Not very comfortable although there were not loud but you felt like your space was invaded.

2.This was the big issue: A little way down the beach was a resort with a DJ playing music. Every day from around 11:30 AM on all I heard was a thumping bass beat. Very annoying and ruined the beach for me. One day toward the end of the week (Thursday) the music and bass beat was so loud that I went to the front desk to complain. The next day the music was very turned down. We actually inquired to get a day pass from the resort past the beach bar restaurant and around the corner. It was $50 a day with breakfast, lunch, beach chairs included as they are an all inclusive resort. Much bigger and better beach here but can't swim in front of this area as it is the boat docking area. Also many boats leaving from our area of the beach and needed to go down to the right to swim as the water was a little nicer and no boats nearby.

3. On Friday night the beach bar close to the condo had very very loud thumping music till 2 AM. The people in the bedroom facing the pool could not sleep until it stopped I did not hear the music in the back bedroom though. However this beach bar had great fresh food! Recommend it for lunch or dinner. Very casual, outdoors facing the ocean. Eat here and not at The Elements beach as their food is just frozen food warmed up.

4. Some good things-most restaurants on 5th Ave. and on the side streets were good, peso exchange was very good so got a lot for your money. Short walk to 5th ave. We were at one end of 5th Ave. so to walk to the other end could take about 1/2 hour. Las Casa del Agua on 5th Ave and around 2nd street was great! Fine dining but still cost $50 a person with wine, appetizer (shared),dessert (shared) and tip. Great price for the service and the great food!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Time Ever !!!! An Excellent Vacation!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family cannot say enough of our stay at this Elements rental in Playa del Carmen. The rental unit was immaculate with a true home comfort feel! Everything we needed was at our fingertips. The outdoor patio provided the luxury of eating outdoors overlooking the well manicured grounds and pool The owner and the property manager were readily available to answer any questions. They were always pleasant and helpful to speak to.The area provided ongoing entertainment and fantastic restaurants all within walking distance. The grounds at the Elements were well cared for by friendly and attentive employees. The pool was fabulous as the beach area was. We spent two weeks at this condo our third week at a resort ....while at the resort my husband and I conferred many times how we had wished we could return to the Elements condo. Our stay at this this condo was by far the best vacation we have ever had. Everyday we woke up invigorated and ready to experience Mexico at it's finest !

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind remarks. We loved having you stay. Come back anytime.
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4

Best condo in the complex

  • 4 of 5

CONDO: Probably the best unit in the complex located right next to the pool. It was only a few steps from a pool side or in pool lounger to cold drinks, snacks and restroom. The complex is well maintained and beautifully landscaped.

BEACH CLUB: This area seemed small with chairs too close together. The food and drinks were great but the hours were limited and variable. Most days they were closed. One day they were open and had only burgers and pizza. They were happy to deliver pool side. There was a private massage area my daughter loved. $25 for an hour.

BEACH: There was very little beach in front of the beach club and there was often a bad odor. The best part was being able to walk endlessly in either direction. South to the crowds and action of Mammita's Beach and ferries where we jet skied and parasailed or north past the tour boats to miles of wide sandy beaches where we walked, played and swam.

TOWN: The shops and restaurants of 5th ave were easy to walk to and interesting. There seemed to be a family atmosphere in the day and evening. The clubbers started winding up around 11pm. Our family favorites were gelato and Luciano's Pizza which had good pizza, friendly service and free drinks for ladies on Tuesday from 8pm to midnight.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Virginia Beach
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We consider ourselves very lucky to have found this rental. The owner and the property manager are wonderful to deal with. The location of the property cannot be beat, with just a short walk to shopping and restaurants, and with the pool outside your patio and the beach just a step away. The property is exactly as pictured, clean and completely stocked with everything you may need. From coffee, spices, to beach towels, life jackets and aloe, there really is very little need to bring any beach stuff with you. We were welcomed by Carla, the property manager, and a fabulous fruit basket with delicious local fruit. The beach is great, with very fine, clean sand. I would highly recommend this place to anyone and would definitely come back!

When in Playa on 5th Avenue, eat and drink at Las Hijas De La Tostada, at the top of 5th Ave! Delicious shrimp ceviche and fresh fish tacos. La Cueva del Chango has wonderful staff, atmosphere and appetizers are great. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Canibal Royal
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Cozumel
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Playacar Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
306 Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Canibal Royal
Nearest Beach
Coco Beach
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Zazil-ha Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer/Fall
Apr 24 2017 - Dec 15 2017
6 night minimum stay
$230
$1,610
 
 
Holiday 2017-2018
Dec 19 2017 - Jan 8 2018
6 night minimum stay
$412
$2,884
 
 
Winter/Spring
Jan 10 2018 - Apr 10 2018
6 night minimum stay
$315
$2,205
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$230
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
No pets allowed $1

We are not set to take credit cards as we live here most of the time. Checks can be sent to our USA address or your can opt for a wire transfer. We also take PayPal with a small service fee.

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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