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3 Bedroom Luxury Villa 5 min walk to 5th ave and Beach

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedroom 3 ensuites, Completely Renovated 2012

Located in the gated community of Playacar Phase 2

A stunning vacation property in an unbeatable location, Casa de Aves is situated less than a 5 minute walk to the crystalline waters of the Caribbean Sea and charming shops, superb restaurants and quaint cafes which line Mexico’s most famous cobblestone street, 5th Avenue.

Within the secure, gated community of Playacar, this elegant 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath home features a custom-designed kitchen replete with sleek granite counters, dark modern cabinetry and all the cookware, utensils and appliances needed to prepare succulent feasts for your family and friends. A tremendous semi-circular living area with its dramatic, domed ceiling and elongated windows is an architectural marvel, allowing the cheerful sun to flood the interior with natural light, accentuating the polished marble floors. In addition, there is a laundry room with washer/dryer, beach chairs and umbrella, as well as two bikes. A bedroom with 2 twins and an en-suite are off the TV room which provides a flat screen, satellite television and DVD player. A wide terrace which spans the width of the house and extends the living space to the outdoors, invites guests to take advantage of Playa’s enviable climate. Enjoy a flavorful meal prepared on the propane grill or lounge with a glass of wine in the sublime seating area which backs onto a verdant garden.

A winding stairwell ascends to an open loft space with a futon, which can accommodate 2 guests, as well as a work station with a desk and printer. Both bedrooms on this upper level are furnished with plush king beds and each has an en-suite displaying gorgeous tile work with intricate stone inset. From the vantage point of the expansive terrace off the master, guests can delight in watching their colorful neighbors soar by. Bordered by the Xaman-ha bird sanctuary, the green space surrounding Casa de Aves frequently experiences visits from a variety of winged creatures such as toucans, yellow-backed orioles and parrots!!

A private tennis court and communal area boasting a substantial pool, plenty of reclining lounge chairs and a palapa with seating and wifi are only a few steps from your door. On 5th Avenue is a limitless array of enticing restaurants serving traditional Mexican and international fare, fresh juice bars, boutique and brand name stores, artisan shops, a play park, nightly Mayan performances, galleries and pubs showcasing riveting musicians from around the world.

More Details

Property Manager
Jeff Young
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017


Villas del Mayab Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3 ensuite with 1 1/2 bath on main floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , with ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , with ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , with ensuite, beds can be pushed together to make King Bed
  • Queen size Futon on upstairs loft area.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(9 traveler reviews)

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3 Bedroom Luxury Villa 5 min walk to 5th ave and Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Relaxing Week in Playacar

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a wonderful week at this fabulous Villa, my third time there. What a wonderful location! A beautiful, quiet haven just a minute outside the gate into Playa Del Carmen, a five minute walk to the beach, and minutes to many wonderful restaurants. We had arranged to have Tara stock some groceries and liquor for us so we didn't have to worry about that upon our arrival and that was so convenient. Tara is always reachable if we needed anything and checked in several times throughout the week. The accommodations are wonderful and everyone had their own space. Really enjoyed hanging out at the pool. It was always quiet and relaxing and we enjoyed visiting with some of the other vacationers. Fun to see the iguanas and agoutis on the property. Looking forward to our return to this same Villa in 2018.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great vacation and that Tara was able to make your stay that much better.
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Beautiful home; great location

  • 5 of 5

The Villa is wonderful - fully stocked with all home, beach and pool needs. Close to all amenities - 10 minute walk to downtown; 10 minute walk to the beach. Backs on to bird aviary (we saw Tucans flying overhead). Property managers (Tara and Luis) are great and can provide whatever supports are needed.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Selbyville, Delaware

Location, Location,Location

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house with a location that can't be beat. From 5th Ave to the beach...just a 5 min walk.A very easy drive to Tulum and beaches in between.

Our family had several people coming and going through out our stay and all were happy with how convenient it was to walk anywhere. Property managers were on top of our needs and ready to make our stay as comfortable as possible...and they did. The house owner was easy to get in touch with and we were very comfortable dealing with him. We could not have ask for a nicer vacation stop...thank you all very much

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your response, Karen. I am glad Tara and I were able to make your vacation a positive experience. Take good care. Jeff
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Fab Holiday in the Sun!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my family stayed at Casa de Aves in December for two weeks and we had a great time! The villa's location is fantastic, literally just a 5 minute walk into Playa Del Carmen and to the beach. The villa itself is all you need and the pool area is only a few steps away. Tara and Luis were so helpful during our stay. If ever there was a problem or we needed more information they got back to us immediately (quite handy to have some local knowledge when you are self catering in Mexico!). We have been to Mexico on quite a few occasions, both all inclusive and self catering and we would definitely recommend this villa if you are thinking of doing the latter kind of holiday. Thank you to Jeff and his family for letting us stay at your home and thanks for the easy communication!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dawn - so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Charleston, West Virginia

Best Villa in Playacar Phase 2

  • 5 of 5

From the minute we arrived at this Villa we knew we had chosen the right place! The location in Playacar Phase 2 is perfect! The pool is literally a short walk from the front door. The grounds and pool are beautifully kept. The staff managers made us feel like family. We had snacks and drinks waiting for us after our long flight there! The location is great. Near the front entrance is the best place to be. Walk out the front gate and you are minutes from 5th Ave. where all the best restaurants, shops, and nightlife are located.

Pedicure and Manicure at Kristines is a must! The owner is extremely nice and easy to work with. Responds very quickly to any emails or calls.

The Villa itself is high end! Great furnishings, awesome kitchen, and the beds are super comfortable. Our group of 5 had more than enough room.

The Wifi is excellent! You even have a Wifi at the pool. We did not lose our connection for 11 days!

The house has more than what you need from beach chairs, towels, bikes, grill, too much to name.

This is our 2nd trip to Playa Del Carmen and this was the best by far. This was a true vacation in paradise!

Thanks to all the new friends we met and we will definitely be back and recommend this Villa to everyone! Gracias!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Abbotsford, British Columbia

Paradise in Playa del Carmen...Casa de Aves

  • 5 of 5

As an avid all-inclusive traveler, I was very hesitant to spend our once a year vacation at a private Villa rather than a resort. Thankfully, our vacation experience at Casa de Aves exceeded all expectations & we have already booked for 2016. The Villa is located in a beautifully landscaped, gated community where the neighbors were friendly and the atmosphere was welcoming and safe. The Villa itself was like a high end hotel, nicer than many of the 4-5 star resorts we have stayed at, beautifully furnished, air conditioned and all the comforts of home. Our days began with a 5 minute walk to the picture perfect beach, a dip in the ocean and some people watching followed by happy hour back at the pool. The pool, which was steps away from the Villa, was almost always quiet and always clean, the perfect setting for afternoon cocktails. When we weren't dining in, enjoying some home-cooked BBQ & Yahtzee nights, we would walk into town and choose from the endless variety of restaurants along the famous Fifth Avenue. Fifth Avenue offers something for everyone; high-end shopping to the small Mexican vendors for some bartering with the locals, quaint small restaurants for more romantic nights, to the dance all night, loud, tequila fueled party nights. The Tequila Barrel is a must, great burgers, great tequila, great music! Tara (the property manager) took exceptional care of all of us. Her attention to minor details, ability to meet all our requests big or small and her endless knowledge of the area, people and culture was a huge part of our vacation's success! Having gone on this trip with my husband, mother and mother-in law I can truely say Casa de Aves offers something for everyone, as we all had a great time!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Candice. Glad you had a great time.
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Nearest Airport
36 Miles
Cancun Airport
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
10 min walk
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Short 5 min walk


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.