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Summer Sale*Super clean-*Surfs UP-LUNA ENCANTADA A1 Susan Mattingly

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)1 king and 2 queen beds

Welcome Luna Encantada Villa A-1, one of the premier oceanfront, poolside condos in the exclusive 24 unit Luna Encantada Villas, the only new beachfront condos available for rent on Playa's main beach and only a half block off the famed 5th Avenue. Offering the privacy of three private bedrooms, one with king bed/full bath and 2 bedrooms w/queens sharing a full bath, this luxury beach villa is professionally decorated in a Balinese décor. The ocean is visible from most every room in the villa. Make your reservations now and travel to Playa and enjoy the privacy of your personal palace, a spacious beach condo vacation property that is not just another of the many all inclusive, luxury hotels, or Cancun resorts. Luna Encantada is prime Mexico beach rental real estate that is like an island in a sea of small town local charm. Ask about our travel deals, vacation packages, and seasonal specials. Luna Encantada is vacation lodging at its finest. View our website for maps,tours,restaurants.

Simply The Finest of Everything!: Travertine marble floors extending onto your private patio, fully equipped chef's stainless kitchen with granite counter tops, original paintings and many other fine details are all there to provide impeccable quality and comfort. Even the terrace is furnished in the finest in outdoor comfort for lounging and alfresco dinning. The common area courtyard has beautiful landscaping of palm trees, tropical plants, flowers, fountain and a large refreshing infinity edged pool and jetted whirlpool bath. Complementary outdoor tables and lounges are provided for relaxing and entertaining around the pool. “Playa del Carmen is Mexico's Most Fashionable Getaway”-Conde Nast Traveler

The Gem of the Riviera Maya: Want to explore? You are in the heart of the area known as the Riviera Maya that stretches from Cancun in the north to Tulum in the south. Walk down the beach to the ferry and head out to Cozumel for the day. Investigate Mayan ruins, swim in underground rivers, scuba dive the incredible Palacar Reef or golf on some of the most beautiful courses in the world.

This privately owned beach villa is offered as a vacation home to the discriminating traveler seeking privacy, unstructured days, and spontaneous adventures. This home offers our guests the opportunity to immerse themselves into the local culture, color and richness of Playa del Carmen, The Gem of the Riviera Maya!

More Details

Property Manager
Susan Mattingly
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 4, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Wonderful unit. I have stayed in several there and yours was by far the nicest. My daughter had a great 4oth birthday. My son loved it. We are coming back in July for my birthday and granddaughters birthday so as soon as I have dates I will contact you. Thanks again. Beautiful decorating.

RECOMMENDED FOR: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Apr 2014
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Centro Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Including Stove and All Appliances, Washer and Dryer, Central Air Conditioning, Uniformed Maid Service, Pool, Swimmable Beaches, Towels/Linens, Wireless Internet, Guest Services


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(12 traveler reviews)

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Summer Sale*Super clean-*Surfs UP-LUNA ENCANTADA A1 Susan Mattingly
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 15 reviews
Austin, TX

Summer Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My family was there the 1st week of July for family vacation! We LOVED it! Everyone is so nice and helpful! We loved the beach area and both restaurants on either side that would bring your food and drinks! 5th street is just a few steps away and that is great for shopping and food! I am planning a girls in September and I think we are going to try and stay here as well.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you had a good time. We try very hard to make your stay enjoyable. Luna Encantada is one of the only condo projects that offers a full service beach club with food and drink . Its so cool how close Luna Encantada is to famous 5th avenue but also an oasis right in the city. Please come back on your girls trip in Sept and I can offer a great repeat customer discount. Susan Mattingly Playa Luxury Rentals
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Beautiful unit, tiny pool and crowded and dirty beach.

  • 1 of 5

Unit is big and beautiful. The downfalls of the unit are that you can't flush any toilet paper, gross and you might get charged if you stain the towels with makeup. Not sure how women are supposed to clean their face. The pool is tiny especially compared to resorts or other VRBO units, and yes we have visited Mexico three times in three years. The beach is crowded and very dirty. If you want to just come to party and hang out on fifth avenue then this unit is in a perfect location. We actually didn't even stay at the unit and ended up moving to another facility after being there an hour.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow-I guess this is just one of those times when you just have to realize "you cant please everyone".
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Fantastic Vacation! We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Unit A1 was exactly as advertised. Perfect! The condo was beautiful, clean and had everything we needed. This unit truly felt like a home away from home. The complex itself is smaller than others that we looked at before booking, which had great appeal to me. Even though many of the units were also occupied while we were there, it never felt crowded. It was definitely relaxing. The location of this condo is great! On the beach and 1 block from 5th avenue. No need for a car, as you can walk to all of the restaurants and shops. We really enjoyed strolling down 5th avenue. Wal-Mart is also within walking distance. If you should find yourself with to many bags to carry, a taxi ride back to the condo was only $5.00. There is also a beach bar and restaurant next door ( Inti Beach) that has delicious food and great drinks.They will serve you while you are sitting in your beach chairs at Luna. Inti Beach also offers 1 hour massages for an unbelievable price. It was so relaxing to have a massage while hearing the sound of the ocean and feeling the ocean breeze. All of the staff members were very helpful. Edgar was always around to set out the beach chairs and the pool was very well maintained. Aggie in particular was a gem. Anything we needed she was able to help us with. You definitely can't go wrong booking this unit. We are already planning our trip back for next year! Traveled with my husband, 21 yr old daughter, and her boyfriend.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you had a good time with your family. We are so proud of our staff and our homes at Luna Encantada. We work hard to make sure your stay is just like home. Please come back anytime you want. We welcome your return. Best, Susan Playa Luxury Rentals
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Amazing getaway! Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

The listing for this rental seemed too good to be true so I was honestly a little nervous. It was absolutely perfect.

Traveling with my husband, our two little ones (1- and 3-year-old) and our mother-in-law, the condo was a perfect size, beautiful, clean and with an amazing view. Having access to the pool without having to walk down steps was such a blessing because otherwise we would have been running up and down stairs with the kiddos all day long. The beach is amazing. Edgar, who has been mentioned several times in these reviews, is there to set up chairs and umbrellas for you. The complex even has a (big!) set of sand toys for the little ones. Also, you can order food and drinks if you like from the place next door and they'll deliver right to your chair. Everything was super chill and relaxing.

The staff on site was so lovely and indulged my three-year-old as he practiced Spanish. We had one problem with the dishwasher while we were there. The management company had someone come in to take a look right away. While ultimately, it was not able to be fixed (a full replacement was called for), the cleaning staff cleaned our dishes for us on the days that they came to clean.

The location of the condo is similarly great. There are a few big grocery stores about a 10 to 15-minute walk away and if you're willing to venture up 5th avenue we found a great produce store as well as two organic food stores if that's your thing. There are restaurants everywhere and as you meander north, things just get continually nicer/more interesting. We didn't see anything else like Luna Encantada setup on the parts of the beach we walked.

We're already planning our next trip back.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you as our guests. Thanks for being so understanding while the dishwasher was not working. Glad you enjoyed Luna and Playa as much as we do. Come back soon! Susan Mattingly PLaya Luxury Rentals
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Playa Perfecto

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our week at Luna A1. Close to the pool and playa so the choice is yours for the making. Beautiful views from the outdoor eating area. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for being a repeat customer. We are glad you had a nice time at our home. We look forward to your return. Susan Mattingly Playa Luxury Rentals
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Really nice. Center of everything

  • 5 of 5

Loved this condo. Very nice furnishings. Cool AC. Had a view of the water and best of all 1/2 a block from 5th street and all the restaurants and bars.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for being our guest. We are glad you enjoyed A1 and how close everything is to famous 5th avenue. Please come again soon! Susan Mattingly
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Car: not necessary

Activities during the day - shopping, scuba diving, jet skis, swim with dolphins, Ecoparks (Xcaret and Xel-Ha), jeep tours, Cozumel activities (just 45 minutes by ferry), zip lines, and many more, Don't forget laying on the beach with a cold beer! Activities at night - Playa's famous 5th Avenue features an endless choice of cafe's, bars


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%


Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund