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David Roberts

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish

Luxury Villa Great Location Large Pool 5 min Walk to Beach and Town Free WiFi

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Playa del Carmen Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

'Casa Vela' is a modern luxury, three bedroom villa and has a great location within the exclusive Playacar gated community. Located to the north of Playacar, close to the town entrance to Playa del Carmen. The beautiful Caribbean beaches are just a few minutes walk through a small park past some small Mayan ruins. It is a similar distance to the famous 5th Avenue restaurants and shops via Paseo del Carmen. The famous Playacar aviary is 2 - 3 minutes walk away and the Robert van Hagg designed golf course is just across the street. Reef Beach club is also nearby.

Stylish, modern Italian and Mexican furnishings suit the house style. With large rooms and high ceilings, the villa feels very spacious. Ceiling fans and air conditioning throughout.

Step straight from the lounge to the large patio and into the large, shared, swimming pool. The spacious patio is well furnished with sunloungers, dining furniture and a gas grill - ideal for dining by the pool.

One bedroom is downstairs with direct access to the pool, with two large bedrooms upstairs. The master bedroom has its own jacuzzi as well as private terrace where you can relax in your hammock, overlooking the pool.

This privately owned villa is maintained to a high standard and managed by professional management agents who are located very close to the villa. They will ensure that the villa is perfectly presented and will assist you with any activities that you may require during your vacation. They will meet and greet you shortly after your arrival at the villa and they can assist with anything from arranging tours, baby sitting services to cook in chefs. Airport transfer can also be arranged. There is a welcome book with detailed local information in the villa and a digital version will be sent to you before arrival to help you plan your vacation. A local cell phone will be provided for your convenience. Mid week maid service is included.

Wi-Fi Internet access is free of charge for guests.

With such a great location, a rental car is not necessary but having one will enable you to conveniently explore all the fabulous attractions nearby.

Guest comments:

'Everything went flawlessly, we had a FANTASTIC time and the accommodations were perfect! We couldn't have been happier with the villa and the staff at (your property agents), were very helpful' AW USA

'Your house is well equipped and maintained and it is one of the best rentals we have ever had (we have been using vrbo for many years). The guys at (your property agents) do a very good job and are very quick to respond to the needs of your tenants'

AO USA

' We had a great time and loved the villa...Your internet photos do not do the pool justice, it is much larger than it appears in the photos. We were very happy with the accommodations'

BA Canada

'Wanted to tell you how nice our stay was. The accommodations fit our need to a tee! Thought you might like to know that (your property agents) did check on us and the maids did a fine job.'

LW Canada

Keywords: Villa Playacar

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
David Roberts (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish

About David Roberts

We live in the U.K. but are trying to spend as much time as possible in Playa!

David Roberts purchased this villa in 2005

Why David Roberts chose Playa del Carmen

We fell in love with the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Playa, with its beautiful Caribbean beaches and friendly laid back lifestyle. We chose Casa Vela because it is a large modern house, within easy walking distance of the town and beach, and has such a great pool.

What makes this villa unique

Casa Vela has a great location, just a short walk to the beach or town and everything that Playa has to offer. We love sitting on the patio, just steps from the large swimming pool, or going for a late afternoon walk around Playacar, or to the beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Vacances inoubliables!



Nous sommes retournées à la Casa Vela en mars dernier et encore une fois, nous avons adoré l’endroit. Nous avons retrouvé la même qualité d’hébergement, la même facilité de transiger avec David et Louise et le même accueil chaleureux et attentionné de la part d’Ulla. L’endroit est vraiment idéal pour se reposer, prendre du soleil, se baigner et faire de longues promenades sur la plage.



La villa est propre, confortable et bien équipée, ce qui fait en sorte qu’on a le goût d’y revenir. En ce qui nous concerne, aucune formule tout inclus en hôtel ne peut rivaliser avec cet endroit.



Nous avons eu de merveilleuses vacances et nous espérons grandement avoir la possibilité de répéter l’expérience l’an prochain.
Mar 2012
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)
Luxury Villa Great Location Large Pool 5 min Walk to Beach and Town Free WiFi
average rating of 4.970588 based on 36 reviews
Calgary, Alberta Canada
5

Great Playa House

  • 5 of 5

We recently had a 10 day stay at Casa Vela and would echo earlier reviewers that it is exactly as advertised. It is a short walk from downtown Playa Del Carmen and the beaches. The house is very comfortable and with three bedrooms and bathrooms was perfect for my family. The pool is steps away from the unit and most days we were the only ones using it. Wifi was great and the owner provides a local cell phone.

The Playacar gated community is very safe. We frequently walked into town and back late at night and there were no issues whatsoever. Although a car is not necessary (and a taxi from Mega or Walmart is 90 pesos), we enjoyed having a car to check out the area. We had a good experience renting in Playa from "America Car Rentals" (about 1/3 of the price given to us by Hertz).

There is a good french bakery and a convenience store about a five minute walk from the House. Mayan ruins are scattered throughout the Playacar area. The nearby golf course (almost across the street) looked very nice.

The owner was very helpful in answering questions ahead of time, and the the management was the most responsive I have had in numerous visits to Mexico. The maid did a fantastic job (even cleaning up after our two teenage boys which is never an easy task).

If there was any downside, it was the Reef Club. The owner's card can get you in but only a maximum of four people and with a group of six we found it easier to find a beachfront place in town and to order a few coronas and steal an umbrella there.

All in all it was a great experience and we hope to return.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Shaun, Thank you for your comments. It is great to know that you had such a good vacation and that you enjoyed your stay in Casa Vela. We hope to welcome you back sometime soon!
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5

Fun in the Sun

  • 5 of 5

Casa Vela was just as advertised! The condo was well equipped for our two week stay & within walking distance of Sam's Club & Chedraui (Mexican Walmart). Located within the gated community of Playacar II, we were minutes from the beach, restaurants and shopping on 5th avenue. WiFi & TV both worked well & the local property management personal were a phone call or text away. I am definitely planning a return trip and highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Steve, thank you for your comments. It is great to know that you enjoyed your time in Casa Vela and we are looking forward to your return. David and Louise
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5

Thanksgiving Stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent almost two weeks in Casa Vela and had a wonderful experience. With three bedrooms and three baths, the condo was great for extended family. The master suite affords privacy from the rest of the condo. As Playacar is a gated community, it's great for those with any concern about safety. Yet you're still just a short walk from the southern tip of the hustle and bustle of Playa del Carmen and within easy reach of all the attractions, whether by rental car or "collectivo." The pool is literally two meters from the condo patio, which the kids loved, just be mindful of small children in this regard (as well as a steep staircase). Having once-a-week maid service was great, and you can augment frequency if you'd like. The condo office was prompt in accommodating small requests. Overall, we'd recommend!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Christopher, thank you for your comments; it is great to know that you enjoyed your vacation in Casa Vela. We hope to welcome you back sometime soon!
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5

Doug F

  • 5 of 5

Great Family Vacation

Our family of seven visited Playa in August and stayed at this wonderful Villa. The owner was very pleasant and responsive throughout the whole process, gave us great instructions to get to the Villa and the property manager was very helpful and easy to contact. After a delayed flight and picking up the rental car, we arrived in the late evening and the Villa was exactly like the photos we had seen. Very comfortable place, safe, nice neighborhood, close to shopping and town and several markets. You can walk to town, the beach, etc. However, we rented a van as we were always on the go...scuba diving, visiting the ruins, Cancun, and the eco parks. We cooked breakfast at home most days and tried various restaurants in town for lunch and dinner. Kids swam every morning and evening in the refreshing pool and we practically had it to ourselves. Air conditioning and ceiling fans were great and kept us cool when we were home. The television and wifi worked very well, which was important for the teenagers. Kitchen was well stocked with an attached laundry room with washer/dryer. This was our first experience with VRBO and we were very satisfied. We would highly recommend this property to others. In fact, the kids are already talking about a return trip next summer!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi - It is really good to know that you had such a great vacation in Casa Vela and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Saludos David and Louise
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5

Great Stay at Casa Vela

  • 5 of 5

My family of 7 stayed in Casa Vela for a week. The experience was awesome. The villa has everything you may need and it is exactly what the pictures portray. The backyard pool was a heaven for our 5 children. The villa is very well located, 10 minutes walk to the nearest beach (which is beautiful), and 10 minutes walking to the mall where you will find all sort of stores, from art galleries, retail shops to handcrafts shops.

The self-check-in process was great, we even had a midweek maid service who cleaned and left the apartment spotless when we came back. Thank you David, we will certainly will be coming back!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, DC
5

Great House - Everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 5 nights and the house was perfect for us. We brought our two children (4 and 6) and our au pair and there was plenty of room for everyone and the pool out back was perfect. There was a great shallow zone, well partitioned off from the deeper section, which was perfect for us. The house and grounds were very well maintained and the cleaning staff was very thorough and friendly. The kitchen has far more than we expected, which was great for us as we cooked in most of our meals. Location is about a 10-15 minute walk to the Reef club, where we had access to larger pool/beach, which was easy and a very short 5 minute walk to shopping/ferry in playa del carmen. Perfect location, safe area, and all around a great house rental! Thanks for a great trip!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Cozumel - Playa del Carmen
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Playacar
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
305 - Cancun - Tulum
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
5th Avenue has hundreds of great restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Playacar
Car: not necessary

Casa Vela is within Playacar - a large exclusive gated community with its own beach, golf course, restaurant, villas and hotels. Our house is close to the town entrance, so it is a short walk to Playa del Carmen's 5th Avenue with hundreds of restaurants, shops, bars and also the town beach.

Just 3 - 4 miles south of Playacar is the famous theme park Xcaret and Xplor.

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Rates & Availability

Playacar Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$172
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$143
$1,000
 
 
Winter
Oct 28 2016 - Dec 20 2016
4 night minimum stay
$158
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Holidays
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
High Season
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$215
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$165
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$165
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Holidays
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Jan 8 2018 - Apr 20 2018
5 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$171
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350

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Maximum 8 people

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Playa del Carmen Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 165 m²
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Large shower, jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Master bedroom - en-suite bathroom has shower, Jacuzzi etc. Second bedroom - en-suite bathroom has shower, etc. Third bedroom - en-suite bathroom has shower etc.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 2 matrimonial beds. ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 single beds, bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King size bed, en-suite bathroom, terrace,
  • Master bedroom has one king size bed, large private terrace overlooking the pool, en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi and shower. Bedroom 2 has two double, or matrimonial size beds, an en-suite bathroom with shower. Bedroom 3 (downstairs) has two single beds, an adjacent bathroom with shower and views of the pool
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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