|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Open the door to our Playa Caribe condo and the view of the sparkling turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean will take your breath away! You will walk into a deluxe oceanfront condo on the 2nd floor overlooking our swimming pool that is exclusively for Playa Caribe guests. You are only steps from our white sand beach on Half Moon Bay that is filled with lounge chairs and palapas for you to use. And then you walk into the warm waters of Half Moon Bay and are soon snorkeling with turtles, rays, parrot fish---an unforgettable experience.
There are many condo buildings in Akumal but Playa Caribe is the only one to have it's own reverse osmosis water system--we purify our water so that you can drink water right from the tap! If you are looking for a deluxe condo to spend your vacation you will not be disappointed when renting our condo. Amenities includes daily maid service, 24 hr. security, private parking, reception manager, full time maintenance men, purified water and much more.
Description of our condo, Playa Caribe 6: As art lovers we have filled our condo with art purchased from local artists and Mexican folk art. The white walls of our spacious condo provide the perfect backdrop for our bright, lively collection of art There are 2 oversized bedrooms (1 king bed in master bdrm. and 2 dbl. beds in 2nd bedroom) with handwoven Oaxacan spreads on all beds. There are 2 full baths with handpainted sinks, high quality lines, tiled baths in each. The kitchen is fully equipped. The living room and dining area chairs/couches are covered in bright, tropical fabrics. Our oceanfront patio is fully furnished and we also have 2 back patios looking out to the jungle with a bbq on one patio and small table/chairs on the 2nd patio.
In our living room area we have a TV, CD player, DVD player, IPOD dock, books, games, cards. We have beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards in our closet for guests to use. Hairdryers are in each bath and an iron, ironing board, safe are all in the closet for our guests.
Playa Caribe staff & their services: When you are a guest at Playa Caribe you will have daily maid service, private parking, 24 hour security, maintenance men on site and the services of our front desk manager, Agustin. He can make any reservations you need from renting a golf cart or car, arranging transportation, reserving tee times, dinner reservations, excursions including the Sian Kaan Biosphere trip, reconfirming your flights---Agustin is there to help you with any request you may have.
Why we love Akumal!: When we 'found' Akumal 10 years ago we fell in love with this charming village and Playa Caribe. We knew that this was where we wanted to own our vacation home. We have not been sorry we made this decision and continue to love the time we spend there. Akumal is in the heart of Riviera Maya, the home of the Mayan people, and they are gentle, loving, honest people and we are proud to call so many our friends. Akumal is home to many wonderful people and is filled with restaurants, boutiques, grocery stores, medical services so that you will really have all you need for a great vacation.
We begin our day walking the few steps from our door to the warm waters of Half Moon Bay to snorkel before breakfast. This is the beginning of a perfect day in our own piece of paradise---Playa Caribe and Akumal. Our days are filled with beach time, enjoying reading under a palapa/on our oceanfront patio or sipping a margarita on the beach at our own 'happy hour' before walking to dinner at La Lunita.
We (my husband, 13 year old son and I) have just returned from an amazing vacation in Akumal, Mexico. We stayed at Playa Caribe in Condo #6. Myrna, the owner, was wonderful to deal with from start to finish. She promptly and thoroughly answered all of our many questions both pre-booking and post-booking, sent us a packet of helpful information and was eager to share her love and knowledge of Akumal.
We did a lot of reseach about rentals in Akumal before deciding on Playa Caribe
which we chose for these reasons: location on Half Moon Bay, 24 hour security on site, daily maid service, onsite manager,swimming pool, water purification system.
We settle on #6 for these reasons: Myrna was very responsive to all of our pre-booking quetions so we thought she would be a good person ot rent from (we were correct in that regard), we wanted to be on the 2nd floor since there is no elevator in the building, and we could see from the photos of #6 that it is well maintained as a home and not just a rental unit (this also proved to be true).
When we arrived at the condo it met all of our expectations and then some. The condo has 2 bedroom each with it's own bathroom and small balcony. It also has a kitchen/dining/living area with full glass windowns facing the bay and front balcony. The condo was very clean, nicely decorated and extremely spacious--our guess is about 1200 square feet. The kitchen is very well equipped for all our needs. There is no overn but has a full stove top with 4 burners, a microwave, toaster oven, toaster if you need them. There are TVs in the master bedroom and living room. We also enjoyed the varied music CDs provided in the condo.
The view of Half Moon Bay is stunning from the balcony of the living room and while the sun is rather strong in the early morning we found it the perfect place for afternoon happy hour or reading a book.
The Wifi is outstanding. The daily maid service is good and Agustin, the reception manager is very helpful. The security guard at not is very attentive and the maintenance crew at the condo works extremely hard.
There are lounge chairs and shaded umbrellas at the condo pool and sandy beach directly in front of the condo. We were there for Christmas and New Years week (undoubtedly the busiest time of the year) and we never encountered a problem with the pool or beach being too noisy or crowded.
We highly recommend Playa Caribe #6. Myrna is a wonderful host, the condo is fabulous and Akumal is magical.
We have been traveling to Akumal for years staying in different places each visit, this was our 6th visit and this was by far our best experience yet.
The condo is wonderfully appointed, spotlessly cleaned, and in an ideal location.
The condo is beautifully furnished and accented with art by local artisans. The two bedrooms are large and comfortable. Each bedroom had a private balcony with comfortable furniture and great views of the jungle. The living room had a larger balcony overlooking the wonderfully colored sea and pool area. The kitchen was so well equipped, we did not cook much but everything was there if we wanted to.
The location is perfection. Being away from the crowds and vendors of the main beach, but close enough to walk to restaurants, or to drive to Akumal bay to swim with the turtles. Half Moon bay is beautiful, but the water is rougher than Akumal bay, still we had a great time snorkeling right in front of the condo, and the proximity to Yal Ku lagoon, with it's crystal clear water and beautiful fish was wonderful.
We traveled with our two teen-aged nieces and the condo had no problems accommodating the four of us with plenty of room to spare. The bathrooms were spotless and the tile work beautiful.
The condo building in general is beautiful, with a large towering and open atrium with trailing tropical plants--it's very impressive and a welcome thing to come home to after a day of sight-seeing.
Parking was plentiful, both right in front of the building and right across the street.
The daily house keeping service and the building manager were attentive and informative-- as well as being super friendly.
But truly, one of the best aspects of booking and staying here was how smoothly: our booking, reservation, and many questions were handled by the owners Myrna and Gary. Myrna was always one step ahead of me, sending post card reminders well before payments were due, an informative packet with maps and recommendations for dining and activities about a month before our arrival, etc. When we booked our trip the owners were on holiday in South America--even from the jungles of South America Myrna was on top of it!
You can't go wrong with this condo--just book it!
Mexico's Caribbean coastline is home to the charming seaside village of Akumal in the heart of the Riviera Maya. Only 68 miles south of the Cancun airport and 16 miles north of the historic Mayan archeological site of Tulum, Akumal beckons travelers interested in beautiful beaches, unforgettable snorkeling and diving, exploring ancient Mayan ruins, cenote and cave exploring, ATV trips, day trip to the Sian Kaan biosphere (listed by Conde Nast Magazine as one of the top 5 eco-tours in the world) and much more. Ya-Kul lagoon is a premier spot for snorkeling and is only a 10 minute walk from our condo (listed by National Geographic Traveler Magazing as one of the top 25 places to see in Mexico) .Our oceanfront condo is located in Playa Caribe condominiums in the center of Half Moon Bay in Akumal. Our building caters to those looking for the best place in town to stay---and our condo, #6, will not disappoint those looking for a deluxe oceanfront condo.
Other Activities: Mayan ruins exploring, ATV trips, shopping, cenote and cavern exploring, spa services, eco-theme parks, swim with dolphins, catamaran cruises
Golf: *The Riviera Maya/Bahia Principe Golf Club has opened only 3 miles south of Akumal and our condo. This is an excellent 18 hole golf course with very well priced green fees. Their all-inclusive price includes your cart, food & beverages on the course.
*Playacar Golf Club is located at Playa del Carmen, 25 miles north of Akumal. This is an excellent 18 hole golf course and also has an all-inclusive price that includes your cart, food & beverages on the course.
*The 'gem' of courses on the Riviera Maya is the Mayakoba course, the home of the only PGA tournament played in Mexico. This tournament is played in late Februrary and this course is located north of Playa del Carmen along with several other courses including the Iberostar course and the Grand Coral course. These courses are approx. 35 miles north of Akumal.
*Puerto Aventuras has a 9 hole, short course that is a fun course for beginning golfers. This course is 15 minutes north of Akumal.
Our reception manager, Agustin, can make teetimes for our guests at all of these excellent courses.
Ski: No skiing in the Riviera Maya
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LOW SEASON 2015
Apr 19 2015 - Dec 19 2015
3 night minimum stay
HOLIDAY SEASON 2015
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
SUNSATIONAL SUMMER SAVINGS FOR 2015!!! BOOK OUR OCEANFRONT CONDO FOR 6 NIGHTS AND GET THE 7TH NIGHT FREE!! THIS SPECIAL RUNS FROM JUNE-DECEMBER 19, 2015!!
WE ALSO BOOK OUR CONDO AS A 1 BEDROOM, 1 BATH OCEANFRONT CONDO---ASK ABOUT THESE RATES!
A deposit of 50% is paid when reserving our condo. The balance is due 60 days prior to your arrival.
We take personal checks or credit cards as payment.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.