EL FARO BEACH FRONT CONDO WITH MAYAN MAGIC

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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EL FARO BEACH FRONT CONDO WITH MAYAN MAGIC

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Playa del Carmen Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

El Faro means Lighthouse and this lighthouse has been a landmark in Playa del Carmen for many years and is still a working lighthouse. Residences El Faro Condominiums has incorporated the lighthouse on the property.

Our BEACH FRONT condo is only 35 steps to the beach and 170 steps to the FAMOUS 5th AVENUE which is full of exciting restaurants and shops.

The beach you see from our condo offers swimming, wind-surfing, parasailing, scuba diving, jet-skiing, and just a relaxing day on the beach.

Our Condo has a fully equipped modern kitchen including a George Foreman multi purpose grill, or we have a Weber Gas grill on the balcony.

There is an onsite restaurant named Wickys that will provide room service, fine dining indoors, or treats on the beach.

We have tried to incorporate the wonderful Mayan Culture in our wall painting in the living area in hopes you feel the real sense of Mexico.

There are many activities close by including Jungle tours with zip-lines, water/activity parks, Mayan ruins, cenote diving and much more. Come join us for a great vacation.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Advertiser since 2007
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Speaks english

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 40 traveler reviews

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El Faro Beach Front Condo with Mayan Magic
average rating of 4.925 based on 40 reviews
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El Faro Beach Front Condo with Mayan Magic
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230774vb
-(575) 623-3954 (New Mexico, USA)
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Los Angeles, CA
5

El Faro is the place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
It was my first time in Playa Del Carmen and El Faro was the perfect place to stay. It's on the beach and so close to everything that's happening. You don't need a taxi unless you decide to go on tours/excursions. The staff is super friendly and the units are nicely decorated and very up to date. Highly recommended!
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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
business
El Faro Beach Front Condo with Mayan Magic
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230774vb
-(575) 623-3954 (New Mexico, USA)
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Cedar Hills, Utah
5

Paradaise away from home

  • 5 of 5
The condo was exactly what we were looking for. Terry was very helpful in getting the condo ready for our last minute trip to PDC.
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers
business
El Faro Beach Front Condo with Mayan Magic
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230774vb
-(575) 623-3954 (New Mexico, USA)
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Minnesota
5

Great place to stay in Playa

  • 5 of 5
We spent a week (June 22- June 28, 2014) at this condo and had a great time. This is a beautiful place to stay and it's in the perfect location for exploring the beach, 5th avenue and the many attractions around the area. It is obvious Terry and her husband have gone to great lengths to make their guests comfortable both in and out of the condo. They provide pool toys, movies, games, books and several amenities that would make anyone's stay relaxing and enjoyable. It was fun to plan our day over morning coffee on the big balcony or return to the cool condo after a day out. The cultural decor certainly enhances the experience as well.

We appreciated the giant binder of menus and brochures for restaurants and attractions around the area as well as the email with personal recommendations. We also appreciated all the instructions regarding local customs. Terry was always quick to reply or help out and also arranged transportation from and back to the airport. Management was also eager to assist on the few occasions we sought their help. All in all, it was a great place to stay and if we return to the area we will definitely be in touch.
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
El Faro Beach Front Condo with Mayan Magic
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230774vb
-(575) 623-3954 (New Mexico, USA)
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Lake Jackson, TX USA
5

This El Faro Condo was exactly what we wanted and needed for a fun and relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5
Terry went beyond the call of duty preparing my family for our vacation. Not only did the driver, Jonathan, meet all expectations with a carseat for my grandson, a beer stop enroute to Playa and a short stop at WalMart before we checked in! The Condo met all our expectations and more so. Angie had a portacrib in the bedroom, the air conditioner was on, wine and beer in the refrigerator, a pool under our balcony and beach within steps! All the restaurants were within walking distance and truly superb, our favorite was "La Mission" with steak and lobster, the price was unbelievable! We walked a block to the infamous 5th Avenue, and what fun we had shopping, and stopping in the various bars to watch the "Soccer Games!" The overall feeling we had while staying at the El Faro Condo was safety, service, cleanliness, convenience and total relaxation!! We sat on the balcony and stayed in the beautiful pool the majority of the time! I would highly recommend Terry and Steve's condo to couples, families,& friends, we will definitely return and bring others with us!
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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
business
El Faro Beach Front Condo with Mayan Magic
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230774vb
-(575) 623-3954 (New Mexico, USA)
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5

Beautiful condo and great location

  • 5 of 5
My husband & I and 2 adult daughters recently stayed in Terry's beautiful condo and enjoyed a wonderful family vacation. The condo had absolutely everything that we needed and it worked well for us to have breakfast and lunch there. The location of El Faro is excellent - the beach there is lovely and so handy to everything on 5th Avenue (restaurants, shopping, bus station, ferry to Cozumel, tour companies). The common areas at El faro were very clean and all staff were very responsive to our needs. We enjoyed the beautiful pool and took advantage of Wicky's poolside and beach service. We went to a few of the restaurants that Terry recommended and they were all good - our favourite was Los Carboncitos. Terry provided great information in advance, which was much appreciated and very helpful. The driver (Jonathan) that Terry recommended was very dependable and he even included a stop at the grocery store before arriving to the condo.
Playa del Carmen is a great destination and I highly recommend Terry's condo at El Faro. The views from her deck overlooking the pool and beach are exceptional.
  • Submitted: May 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
El Faro Beach Front Condo with Mayan Magic
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p230774vb
-(575) 623-3954 (New Mexico, USA)
Playa del Carmen Quintana Roo
Eagan
5

Wonderful week in Playa

  • 5 of 5
I recently stayed for a week with my family at this condo. Overall, it was wonderful, exactly as advertised.

The condo is well maintained and the complex is beautiful. We enjoyed incredible views from the balcony and ease of access to beach and pool. The location is perfect - a block to Fifth Avenue, where you can eat, shop and stroll.

Terry, the owner, was extremely responsive. She emailed tips on restaurants, activities, diving and transportation. I had never booked a private condo in Mexico before, but she made it easy and pleasant.

Checking in/out was quick and easy. Angie, the onsite property manager, stopped by to check on us. The condo had everything we needed, and then some. There even were plastic and porcelain dishes for picnic or table use. We didn't cook much, mostly breakfast and some lunches, but the kitchen had every type of gadget you would need. The balcony was a perfect place to eat, have a drink, relax and watch the waves.

Other great features:
-Plenty of beach chairs. Ask for an umbrella if you want, there is no charge, but do tip.
-Wicky’s has patio dining and beach-side food and drinks. Slightly expensive, but service was friendly and you can’t beat the views.
-Convenient taxi stand just down the street from the lobby.
-Pool is huge and has a shallow kid zone.
-Easy walk to Walmart, where you can buy food and beverages. Walk back or take a taxi home for a few dollars.
-Free phone calls home and wireless were a huge plus.
-Condo has boogie boards, coolers, even noodles for swimming.

Minor drawbacks are that the pool isn’t heated (but my kids didn’t mind) and there's no outdoor hot tub.

Our favorite restaurant up the street was Babe's Noodles. Food was incredibly fresh and tasty, even the mojitos. It was fun to sit on the front porch and prices were reasonable. We also enjoyed Carboncito's, especially the grilled garlic shrimp and margaritas. Be warned that they don't accept credit cards.

We also ate at La Casa del Agua (lovely open air dining on second level) and Sur Steakhouse (great service, fun patio). Both were fun to try.

Overall, our stay was excellent. It's a great alternative to hotels and all-inclusives. I’ve stayed at The Royal in Playa (outstanding but adults-only) and Gran Porto Real (El Faro has a better beach.) The advantage of El Faro for a family is that you get a roomy condo, plus the other features. I hope to return and highly recommend.
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
El Faro Residencies Condo

Other Activities: kayaking, boating, parasailing, health/beauty spa

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Availability & Rates

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Playa del Carmen Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low-Season
May 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
High-Season
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Holiday-Season
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
High-Season
Jan 5 2015 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
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Amenities

Amenities

Playa del Carmen Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 1 Sofa bed (double size) and 1 Futon (double size)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
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