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Lovely and Bright Penthouse with Large Private Terrace

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Penthouse with 3 Bedrooms+private terrace and additional bedroom - sleeps 4-6

This beautifully appointed vacation home is located in Piedra Viva a 10 unit Italian built condominium. Complete with swimming pool, security and parking this is an intimate development with graceful architecture, soothing colours and design.

The main level of the condo features two bedrooms each with a queen bed and crafted built in closets. The living room is decorated in caramels and creams with colorful accents. The three balconies, two overlooking a quiet side street, the other the pool and courtyard bring lots of natural light to the living space. The fully equipped kitchen has a sit up bar for casual dining and cocktails.

The upper level of Vista de Oro boasts a spectacular 600 sq ft private rooftop terrace offering lounge chairs for sunning and a lovely outdoor dining arrangement with large flower boxes and lighting options to complement. Adjacent to the terrace is the third bedroom with twin beds with a two piece bath and outdoor shower.

The building is on a peaceful sidestreet yet only steps away from famous 5th Ave and all the wonderful restaurants, nightlife and shopping that has made Playa del Carmen such a sought after destination.

Head to the beach two blocks away and you'll find the clear waters of the Caribbean, Mamita’s Beach Club, friendly beach bars and a full range of water-based activities.

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James Orr
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About James Orr

Hola - We have been enjoying our place in Mexico for 10 years now but rent out more often as we have been recently made grandparents! We were Innkeepers in the lake district North of Toronto, Ontario Canada until just 3 years ago. I miss having guests so please enjoy all Playa del Carmen has to offer and stay in our home away from home.



James Orr purchased this condo in 2006

Why James Orr chose Playa del Carmen

This is a lively town with something for everyone. International in flavour, low rise and with the pedestrian 5 Avenue everything is easily accessible. We love it!


Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom #3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(13 traveler reviews)

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Lovely and Bright Penthouse with Large Private Terrace
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Wonderful Stay @This Fabulous Condo!!!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived and found the lockbox. We quickly had our keys! We were thrilled with this beautiful condo, which is fully furnished with everything you need. Very safe and secure. We had no problems. Perfect location 1/2 block to Avenida 5, and 1 block to the beach. Easy to hail, cabs right outside the condo. Plenty of water provided. The owner, James Orr, was so very nice and helpful, and always quickly replied to any questions we had. 3 balconies, and the roof top terrace. The only thing I would say was needed was some shaded areas on the terrace, or large umbrella, as it was sunny and hot. Very safe, since the condos are locked, behind gates. You will not be disappointed, and we highly recommend this condo. Hoping to return again, soon!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice condo in great location!

  • 5 of 5

The location couldn't be better. A few steps to the action on 5th Ave, and a short two block walk to the beach. The condo is well furnished and everything you need in the kitchen, and there are numerous restaurants and lots of shopping a short walk away. Definitely plan to return to this location.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This apartment was more than my family could have imagined! Not only was it convenient to shopping, live entertainment and the beaches but roomy and comfortable for a family of 5. James was extremely helpful in locating the building and helping my family and I enter at a later hour after a lengthy flight. A week was far too short for our vacation in Playa and we look forward to spending more time here in the next year or so. Thanks again James!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved the Location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 stayed recently in this lovely condo. We arrived at night, opened the lockbox and were quickly inside. There is a well-stocked kitchen, large living room with flat screen TV (we found lots of english speaking channels), and 2 bedrooms with comfortable queen sized beds. There were lots of beach towels supplied; and 2 camp chairs. It would have been nice to have beach chairs that we would have carried to the beach with us. We cooked breakfast daily in the condo and spent the rest of the day on the beach. Back for a quick shower and out for supper at one of the many nearby restaurants. We had a problem with the gas on the first morning and the local property manager was on site within minutes. They also responded to emails very quickly. We had a late flight home and were able to stay in the condo until our shuttle pick-up at 6 pm. James was very easy to deal with during the reservation process and we loved the location of the condo. We'd definitely consider this rental for another stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A special place!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five thoroughly enjoyed our stay at piedra viva. The beds are very comfy, there are ample towels, the kitchen is well stocked with every appliance/tool you will need-easy to eat in if you feel

Iike it. The rooms are beautifully decorated and immaculately clean. The location is fantastic-close to the beach and 5th ave, easy access to many wonderful restaurants and easy day trips. We ended each day's adventure with a cool dip in the pool and a lovely drink on the rooftop terrace before heading out for a delicious dinner.

James was always available to answer any questions and make recommendations.

What a lovely place!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Condo in Heart of Playa

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for more! James, the owner, was so helpful and made the whole rental experience easy. The condo was clean and ready for us, and there were plenty of linens. We even had large, fluffy beach towels. The building itself was very secure, and the other tenants were friendly. Mornings were spent taking leisurely walks to various breakfast spots or just grabbing a delicious mocha at Ah Cacao. The one at the corner of 5th Avenue and Constitution had the best staff. Afternoons were for beach walks or sightseeing. Mamita's Beach had the most reasonable rentals for chairs and umbrellas, and the food there was good, too. Evenings were always fun because you could choose from many restaurants. La Parilla has a tasty shrimp enchillada (my husband's favorite), and Karen's Pizza has a shrimp ceviche that is like no other. Karen's Pizza also offers beautiful wooden flute and guitar music. Wah Wah's has a huge bar, a dance floor, live music, and evening beach entertainment. If you're an art lover, you'll also enjoy the artists that display their work in the evening along 5th Avenue.

If sightseeing is what you want, take the ferry to Cozumel, rent a car, and head for the far side of the island. The view is spectacular! You should stop at the Mayan ruins of San Gervasio; it's well worth seeing. For the best experience, pay the extra money and get a private guide. Then make your way to Coconuts for a late lunch. The food and drinks are excellent! Of course, the coast of the Yucatan offers many special places. Some of my favorites are Paa Mul (luncheon visit), Xcaret (all day), and Tulum & Coba (all day excursion). This was our 30th visit to the Yucatan, and for us, it never gets old, it only gets better! We can honestly recommend Vista De Oro to future guests.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
To Cozumel
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Grand Coral & Mayacoba
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Mamitas Beach Club

The Mayan Riviera offers an abundant choice of activities. Cenote exploring, snorkeling and diving, swimming with sea turtles and dolphins, Mayan ruins, Xcaret theme park with Zip line, Jungle adventures and much more


Rates & Availability

Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas Holidays
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 29 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $400

Spring,Summer,Fall Seasons - Electricity is not included in the rates QUOTED and will be deducted from the security deposit after checkout.
Winter Season - 200kw per week of electricity is included in the rates - Electricity used in excess of 200kw per week will be charged at 5 pesos/kw and deducted from the security deposit after checkout.
Additional persons: A charge of $100 per week per adult is charged for occupancy of more than 4 persons
Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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