OCEANVIEW PENTHOUSE-PRIVATE ROOFTOP TERRACE-2 BLOCKS TO BEACH

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
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OCEANVIEW PENTHOUSE-PRIVATE ROOFTOP TERRACE-2 BLOCKS TO BEACH

Playa del Carmen Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Welcome to Arena Blanca...one of Playa's highest quality condominiums. Locals refer to Arena Blanca as 'The Beautiful Building' and we think you'll agree. Built in the style of Classic Spanish Architecture, this beautiful 12 unit building was built by award winning American developers in collaboration with Cancun architect, Jose Almanzac. Arena Blanca is a boutique building...small and very secure and highly recomended.

This penthouse unit at Arena Blanca is beautifully appointed with tile floors and marble counters and showers...the furnishings simple yet elegant. The most impressive feature is the large private roof top terrace and Palapa. It is suitable for sunning, dining and entertaining. There are 4 sun chairs and beautiful plants.

The ocean views and ocean breezes will give you a choice of spending your day at the beach or in the privacy of your rooftop retreat. Dinners or cocktails on the terrace are private and elegant...you will know that you are in the Caribbean as you look out over the lights of Playa and Cozumel and take in the beautiful 360 degree view of the Playa skyline. Our free WiFi is available in the entire unit includiing the roof top terrace.

Arena Blanca has a full time garden and maintenance employee and professional security from 10 am to 6am seven days a week. Our full time property manager is on site and speaks fluent English and Spanish

The beach is only 2 block away!!. Any one who knows Playa knows that the Shangrila Beach at the end of 38th street is the most beautiful...and most quiet end of the Playa beaches. The always famous 5th Avenue is a half block away and leads to literally dozens of high quality shops and restaurants.

Built on the newest end of 5th avenue...you can stay close to home in the quiet neighborhood or you can venture your way towards the south end of 'Avenida Cinco' and enjoy 17 blocks of shops and restaurants. No need to rent a car from the airport...cabs from Cancun are frequent and convenient and cars in Playa are not needed...everything is in walking distance!!

At last count there were 17 restaurants within 2 blocks!!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2004
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Sue and I love Playa. We have vacationed there for 15 years and love our neighborhood...it has the best of Playa!!

The Owner purchased this condo in 2004

We love the gardens...our beautiful pool...wonderful staff. We especially like the fact that there are only 11 units.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay nights
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5
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Oceanview Penthouse-Private Rooftop Terrace-2 Blocks to Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Oceanview Penthouse-Private Rooftop Terrace-2 Blocks to Beach
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Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Austin, TX, USA
5

A LITTLE SLICE OF HEAVEN....

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I were lucky enough to visit Arena Blanca and stay for 1 week November 2013, and I can't express how fantastic our stay was. The location was perfect (close enough to easily access all the fun 5th and the beach had to offer, but far enough that we never once heard the thumping base from the clubs when we were ready to relax/sleep). The view from the terrace was spectacular, the grounds were immaculate, and the unit was tasteful and well-appointed. We miss Playa already!
  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Oceanview Penthouse-Private Rooftop Terrace-2 Blocks to Beach
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Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Roseville, MN
5

A PERFECT PLAYA HONEYMOON IN A FIRST CLASS CONDO -

  • 5 of 5
What an amazing place – this penthouse condo has everything. The description and pictures are more than right on - it's even better than that. You get to have all the privacy you want and enjoy the Caribbean from the roof top terrace or chill in the Arena Blanca pool. Really spacious and nicely decorated digs. Close to all the excitement of Playa if you want to get wild and crazy but far enough away so you can retreat to the calm end of 5th avenue, which is what we mostly did. We walked to everything – beach is just 5 minutes away, we took our own chairs which were provided by the condo owners for that purpose(nice.) Best restaurants in Playa are in this neighborhood, our favorite was Como Como. Next time we’ll probably do more cooking at the condo since the kitchen had everything we needed to do it. The Arena Blanca staff was so helpful especially with questions about where to go, money exchange places, etc. and they kept the condo and grounds sparkling clean. We had a perfect honeymoon here and our date of departure arrived all too fast. We’ll be back!!
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Bound Brook, NJ
5

GREAT CONDO - GREAT LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
We were able to secure this condo on a last minute trip to Mexico with great satisfaction. The place was felt new, neat, clean and well-maintained. The upstairs terrace was a perfect spot for our morning cocktail, I mean coffee...take your pick. It's central location was perfect for a day at the beach, strolling 5th Ave or venturing only a couple blocks in for some FANTASTIC authentic Mexican food. The suggestion book was on point! We loved breakfast at La Cueva del Chango; the seafood on the beach at La Terraya and Fusion and the whole fried fish just around the corner at Cockteleria Manigua. But our overall favorite meal was probably the tacos at Los Aguachiles.
  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the feedback!! We love our neighborhood and especially our building...glad to hear that our guests do as well!!
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Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Atlanta, GA, USA
5

CLEAN, QUIET, AND BEAUTIFUL!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I were able to book this condo with only a few hours notice after we encountered a bit of a lodging crisis. The owner responded quickly, even though it was a Sunday, and made all the arrangements for us to be able to move into his condo within just a few hours! The condo was immaculate - we probably could have eaten off the floor! - and very comfortable! The washer and dryer were a wonderful convenience, and the private rooftop deck was perfect for watching the sun rise over the ocean and enjoying drinks in the evening. The kitchen was well-equipped (sans oven), and there were several personal touches that made this condo really special. We were in easy walking distance to several great restaurants, and the beach is only 3 blocks away. The property manager was easy to reach if we needed anything, and VERY friendly (we sat by the pool for an hour one evening and had a lovely conversation!) In my opinion, Arena Blanca is located in the BEST part of Playa. We were close enough to the "main drag" to not need a car, but just outside the tourist center enough for it to feel quiet and romantic. It was easy to flag down a taxi on the corner for the hot days when we didn't feel like walking. We felt completely safe and secure in this gated complex, and met so many lovely people staying in one of the other 10 condos in the building. We can't wait to go back!
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Oceanview Penthouse-Private Rooftop Terrace-2 Blocks to Beach
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Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Portland, OR
5

PENTHOUSE PERFECTION

  • 5 of 5
Hi Fred and Sue,

Just wanted to let you know that everything (and we mean everything) was so perfect during our time at Arena Blanca.
Manuel, Jorge and Gladys (and of course Angeles) were just great and welcoming the entire duration of our stay.
The apartment, the terrace, the pool were fabulous and we were never in need of anything. Coffee in the morning and cocktails in the evening on the terrace were remarkable.
The area on 38th and 10th was just perfect as it was definitely more local and not so touristy as the south side of 5th and surrounding areas. I think we are still full from all of the food we ate over the course of 12 days. Just so many great restaurants that are within just a few blocks. We hope to stay with you sometime again in the near future, if only we could take an entire month................Or purchase property in Playa....someday.....It was the best anniversary we have ever had.

All the best,

Adam & Sierra
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Oceanview Penthouse-Private Rooftop Terrace-2 Blocks to Beach
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Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
San Diego/Baja California Norte
5

EXCELLENT PLACE TO RELAX

  • 5 of 5
Just came back from spending a week at this condo which is very close to the beach and to all you need to make your stay comfortable. Excellent staff during the day to assist with anything that may come up and give tips on places to go. Evening security guard does a great job of welcoming you upon return from sightseeing....Our two girls 6 and 11 loved the loft for sleeping and the pool. This is my 5th time to Playa and love to be in a home setting and this was by far the most relaxing. One recomendation would be to add doors to the shower area or a curtain and a bike available in the complex to get around Playa would be nice. The unit is easy to keep clean as it is very functional...all is there umbrella, beach chair, cooler and toys for beach. Angeles was wonderful and will come back for sure to Arena Blanca.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

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Playa del Carmen Condo Rental Rates

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  • From $130/nt - $900/wk
  • US Dollars
  • Nov 15 to May 1 .......... $180/nt .. $1250/wk
  • May 1 to Nov 15 ....... $135/nt .. $ 900/wk
  • Christmas & Easter .. $275/nt .. $1650/wk

Amenities

Playa del Carmen Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Mobile Phone
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sailing
  • golf
  • parasailing
  • wind-surfing
  • surfing
  • kayaking
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • jet skiing
  • tennis
  • basketball court
Notes:
This property has a very large and private rooftop terrace. This terrace has beautiful views of the ocean...the island of Cozumel and the interesting skyline of Playa del Carmen. Terrace has 4 wooden sun chairs with deluxe cushions, a wooden table that seats 6 and an outdoor shower. Terrace is approximately 400 square feet in size. Rooftop is only accessible from a private stairwell that comes out of the unit...not from a public stairwell. This unit also has a loft that will sleep 2 in twin beds. This loft is accessible by ladder and has a 5 foot ceiling.

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