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Casa Maya Playa. Cancun Paradise-and its on the Ground Floor!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)


6 PERSONS MAXIMUM (including children and babies)

6 PERSONAS MAXIMO (incluyendo niños)


DIRECTLY ON THE BEACH AND on the GROUND FLOOR, overlooking the incredibly turquoise green and blue water of the Caribbean Sea my home, Casa Maya Playa, has every amenity you can imagine to make your vacation here in Cancun one that will live in your memories for years to come.

With three large king-size bedrooms, and four granite and stone bathrooms, it is the ultimate in luxury beach front living, and is perfect for parties of up to six people with grace and ease.

MY NEW HOME here is truly fantastic. IT IS LOCATED directly in the middle of the world famous hotel zone between the Hotel Riu and the Hotel Fiesta Americana. Its like owning your own private home directly on Waikiki Beach!

THE LOCATION IS CENTRALIZED so that you never have to rent a car as you can walk to almost every attraction Cancun has to offer. Taxis and buses are numerous for those day trips you will want to make to the nearby Mayan ruins of Tulum or other attractions like Splash, or the underwater caves at Xcaret.

LOCATED ON THE GROUND FLOOR, my home has a 45 square yard terrace and looks out onto the beach, ocean and adjoining gardens. Walk out onto the terrace and then walk a few more feet to the lap pool, and then a few more feet to the beautiful infinity swimming pool, and then down a few steps and you are standing directly on the whitest most beautiful sand in all the world.

DINING ON THE TERRACE is always a delight while relaxing at the solid granite dining table I have there for your enjoyment.

MY HOME IS QUITE LARGE, about 2,400 square feet with the living room, dining room and master bedroom facing the sea, and goes completely through the building from front to back, so that the two back bedrooms open into the gardens, with ocean view when standing outside.

THE CUSTOM DESIGNED KITCHEN has hand hewn granite countertops, a separate breakfast dining table, and all the amenities to make preparation of meals a delight. Dishwasher, microwave, blender, coffee maker are all there, and various spices are always on hand.

FOR THOSE OF YOU who appreciate the finest in amenities, we have not only a wonderfully large infinity swimming pool right at the edge of the beach, but also has a 30 meter lap pool with a large waterfall with submerged chaise lounges directly in front of my terrace, so you can lay on the lounges in the pool and sip your favorite tropical drinks while feeling the spray from the waterfall directly behind you. We also have a 3rd pool located on the street side of the building for those of you who want to catch the last rays of the sun for the day.

THERE IS ALSO a full service spa and fully equipped gymnasium at your disposal 24 hours a day. You can workout, and then treat yourself to a massage or facial without ever leaving the building!

THE BUILDING IS COMPLETELY SECURE, with 24 hour guards and receptionists to receive all visitors. Parking is private and directly under the condominium.

I AM IN LOVE with my new place, and I know that you would love it also. The Caribbean Sea has the most beautiful water I have ever seen, and I also own a home on Sunset Beach on Oahu (VRBO #9475), so I know what I am talking about.

CANCUN IS ONE OF THE MOST EXCITING PLACES I have ever been to. It has so much history, being home to the Mayan Indian civilization, that you will never be bored while you are here. Interested in Mayan culture? The Mayan History Museum is just two blocks from my home. The world famous Mayan ruins at Tulum are just 40 minutes down the coast.

ALL THE WATER SPORTS are within five minutes of my home. SCUBA and snorkeling are unsurpassed as the ocean here in Cancun has some of the clearest water in the world. Jet skis, parasailing, and sunset cruises are all part of the fun you will find here. By the way, the pirate ships cruise nightly directly in front of my terrace.

SWIMMING WITH DOLPHINS and hand-feeding sharks are one of the many attractions and are located just five minutes away. Don't worry though, the sharks are trained not to bite the tourist's fingers!

THE RESTAURANTS IN CANCUN are also world famous for their international cuisine. You will find the best French, Japanese, Chinese, Cuban, Italian, American and even Mongolian restaurants all within five to ten minutes from my smoke-free home.

By the way, you will notice the Mayan influence in cooking here. They use spices that are not found elsewhere, and the local food has a wonderfully distinct flavor. One of my favorites is the local fish known as 'Mero', which is Grouper in English, prepared in Mayan spices and steamed inside a banana leaf. Hmm, nothing better!!

NIGHT CLUBBING IS UNSURPASSED in Cancun. You have seen them all on entertainment television many times. Carlos and Charlie's, Senior Frog's, Coco Bongo, and the Hardrock Cafe are just a few. There is even a club here named the 'Over Thirty Club' for those of us who like blues and jazz.

THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING MUSICAL going on here in Cancun, home of the Cancun Jazz Festival. All the hotels and clubs have live bands, so you will always find music to suit your taste.

WORLD CLASS SHOPPING is all around you, with the beautiful Plaza Caracol across the street from my building, the fabulous Isla Dorada shopping center just five minutes away. Styled like Venice, Italy, it has little boats that cruise on the canals through the middle of the shopping center. You will be singing “Arrivederci Roma” in no time at all.

WE ALSO HAVE Free Wi-Fi High Speed Internet, so just bring your laptop and connect through your wireless connection and you are ready to go surf the Internet at no charge anytime of the day or night.

Our main endeavor to you is to make sure your stay with us is the best it can possibly be. Our property manager is always on call for you and lives nearby. We will happily provide you with any information or help that you need with securing any outside reservations or services that you may desire such as tours or activities, dolphin encounters or snorkeling, etc.

If you have a special need, just call us and we will do everything in our power to see that you have everything that you need.

If There Is Any Problem at all in the condo upon your arrival please call us IMMEDIATELY so we can fix it for you.

Restaurants & Night Spot Information

Grocery Shopping

Attractions Information

Fishing Boat Rental Information

Massages/Spa/Salon Services

YOU WON'T HAVE TO bring anything except your Swimsuit and a Smile to have a GREAT TIME!

(Because We Provide The Beach Towels!!!.......)

Gracias from Your Owner!

Michel Rubini

Please note: All monthly rates are based on a 28-night stay. In case of dates crossing different monthly rates the higher monthly rate will apply to the entire period.

More Details

Member since: 2001
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Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About The Owner

Hi, I'm the very happy owner of Casa Maya Playa. I am an artist by trade, and I have been painting since I was about 4 years old. We came to Cancun in 2005 and fell in love with it immediately. The wonderful Mexican people share in their relaxed style of living here, and everything slows down just a notch or two from the “hurry up” pace of America. To be able to sit on our terrace and view the ocean and listen to the sound of the birds and waves is a wonderfully relaxing experience that I look forward to every morning that I am here and I am very happy to be able to share our little piece of Heaven with you. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2005

Why The Owner chose Hotel Zone

When we first arrived and walked through the entrada and looked out and saw the crystal turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean right in front of us, we fell in love immediately. This was the best location in all of Cancun. We couldn't resist it.

What makes this condo unique

There are several unique features of our home, but the best is that it is the only condo you will find in Cancun that is LOCATED ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF OUR BUILDING......

You never have to enter an elevator to go to the pools, beach or back to your condo.

All the rest of the condos in Cancun are located high up in towers and you will find yourselves constantly going up and down elevators whenever you want to go out.

Another unique feature is that OUR TERRACE IS AS LARGE AS MOST OTHER CONDOS LIVING ROOM. So instead of having a little balcony hanging off the side of the building we have a terrace that has a large granite outside dining table on it, several chaise lounges, sun chairs and tables, etc. You can't beat it for having the most fun possible while on your vacation.......

Just bring your Swimsuit and a Smile to Have A Great Time!!!


Hotel Zone Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please, If You Find Any Problem at all in the home upon your arrival please call us IMMEDIATELY so we can fix it for you. We are there to help you!!
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • Each bedroom has its own bath. Additionally there is a 4th full guest bathroom for your convenience.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • King size beds (3). Our king beds are all pillow top style mattresses. You will love them!, Baby Cribs (1). We have a Pack N Play for your toddler.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
If There Is Any Problem at all in the condo upon your arrival please call us IMMEDIATELY so we can fix it for you. We have High Speed Internet Access....There Are King Size Beds In Each Of The 3 Large Bedrooms....The Kitchen Is Fully Equipped And Beautifully Appointed With Granite Counter tops And Custom Hardwood Cabinetry.... Our infinity pool overlooks the beach with a swim up bar. There is also a lap pool and a special shallow pool for children. We have a Fully Equipped Gym. Also, we have Jacuzzis both inside and outside of the spa for your enjoyment, and we have a protected kids playground with swings, slides, etc. in the grassy garden area for the little tots in your family. YOU WON'T HAVE TO bring anything except your Swimsuit and a Smile to have a Great Time!


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Casa Maya Playa. Cancun Paradise-and its on the Ground Floor!!
average rating of 4.894231 based on 104 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We looked at a variety of housing options in the Cancun area for our recent trip to Mexico. We normally rent condos as we are a family of 5 and like our space and privacy. After weighing all of the options we chose this property for it's private beach, building location and space. We made the correct choice!! The location is perfect...Everything you could want in Cancun out the back door and the most beautiful beach and privacy out the front. The condo itself is very spacious with ample room for easily more than our 5. You can see from the pictures this on the ground floor...BONUS!! 30 seconds to the infinity pool or beach. The 24 hour security staff we're all very helpful and friendly. Please don't read to much into the security as everything in the area seemed very safe to us. The location is great as the nicest grocery store in Cancun is across the street and a large taxi stand. We toured the area and yes, many are south of Cancun, however coming back to the condo and all to offer in the area was well worth the drive. The beach staff does a great job having plenty of loungers and deck beds clean and ready to go all day. The water in this area is the most beautiful blue you will see in Mexico and the sand is like sugar. Michel is a very good host and communicator. We talked on the phone twice and he answered all of my questions and offered good advice for the trip. Albert is the property manager and immediately called and made sure we were settled and if we needed anything. Albert stopped by the second day and offered many suggestions about local food and areas we should visit. In fact, he recommended a fabulous seafood restaurant in the fish market and he talked to the taxi driver on the phone to make sure it was the correct location. That's Service!!!

Folks!! The bottom line is this is a No Brainer!!

We're getting ready to book again for next year!!!

Thanks, Michel


  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Relax by the beach or pool

  • 4 of 5

There's a lot to like about this rental, but a little room for improvement as well.

We especially loved the pools. The large infinity pool is heated. The lap pool is not heated and is in shade for most of the day (when we were there in February), so it can be quite chilly. These two pools were kept very clean. The third pool, on the street side (back) of the building, was rarely used. On weekends, a bartender tends a swim-up bar in the infinity pool.

The condo building grounds are kept very clean. We walked around barefoot and never so much stepped on a single piece of gravel.

The condo building has a small battalion of security guards. You can't enter or leave without the assistance of a guard. This means you can't go onto the beach, or return to the condo building from the beach, unless the guard is stationed at the beach gate. While they usually are present, a couple of times we had to wait a few minutes.

The beach, which is open to the public, has soft sand and shallow water. The surf was pretty strong when we were there. A shower is available for cleaning off beach sand.

The condo unit itself was clean when we arrived and comfortable enough, and is pretty much as described on VRBO, with a couple of minor exceptions which I'll get to. The beds were comfortable, though the bedding was a bit rough and pilled, and the pillows not as fresh as they could be. The kitchen was reasonably well equipped, though a bit narrow, so it was awkward for more than one person to be working there at a time. The furniture in the living area was serviceable but only somewhat comfortable. The condo is not exactly kid friendly: There are ornaments around that can be pulled or knocked down, and the couch and chairs have white fabric. There are TVs in each bedroom, but none in the common living area, so if your entire group wants to watch something together, you'd have to crowd awkwardly on someone's bed.

The pictures of the terrace show very comfortable-looking padded lounge chairs. What we had were somewhat less impressive unpadded white vinyl chairs. One of the pictures, and the property description, depicts a "solid granite dining table," but what we had was a vinyl wicker glass-top table and matching chairs. Nevertheless, the outdoor furniture was perfectly adequate, just different from the description.

Bottom line: We enjoyed our stay very much.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the condo. It's very spacious, ideal for our family of five and the location is spot on. Right on the beach, across the road from the supermarket/restaurants and next door to car rental and Xcaret booking/pick up point.

The facilities in the condo itself are great - loads of towels, cleaning products, cutelery etc. The pool area, hot tub and spa facilities are great too.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Было все суппер

  • 5 of 5

Отличная квартира, все очень удобно.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canyon Lake, California

A bit of paradise in Cancun

  • 5 of 5

We totally enjoyed staying at this condo. Check-in was a breeze. The manager was so easily accessible.The security people in the complex were amazing. Location, location ,location, right in between 2 huge hotel complexes, restaurants, nightclubs and, across the street was the coolest grocery store in Mexico.

Right outside the front door were the beautiful grounds, lap pool and close by was the heated infinity pool with a swim up bar that overlooked a sandy beach and ocean. . The Barbque area, spa area with steam, sauna, jacuzzi,and gym were just wonderful. We used these features alot.

The house was just as described and worked great for my husband and I and our 3 adult children.

We felt safe our entire stay. This was our first time in Cancun, we would recommend this property to anyone.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful condo in the center of Cancun

  • 5 of 5

I with my family including kids stayed at Michel's condo for a week in November and we had a great time. This is a beautifully decorated apt with fully furnished kitchen, living room and bed rooms. We found it in very clean condition. It is a bright apt but I did not note direct sunlight in the living room. Wifi worked great. Apt. has W/D, dishwasher, coffee maker, TVs and music system, there were DVDs and DVD player but we did not use those.

It is located in an apt complex that has a heated outdoor pool (infinity pool), a separate lap pool and Jacuzzi. Additionally, it also has a nice spa and gym. Car parking was also available but we did not use it and I can not comment on it. This complex is guarded 24-hours by the guards, including the parking area.

Condo is located in a central location, bus stop and a large supermarket for groceries is just across the road. This made our grocery shopping really convenient. Pier for boats to Isla Mujeres and Cozumel is next to this apt. complex, however I will recommend to take boat to Isla Mujeres from Peurto Juarez where ticket is almost half the price.

Michel is a great host, and he was very responsive. It was our first time to Cancun and he was very patient with our endless queries. He shared an introductory package to us well ahead of visit that contain almost all information one need, including how to get from airport and how to go to Walmart.

We enjoyed our vacation in Cancun and we are pleased that we stayed at Michel's place.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Cancun International
Car: not necessary

Mayan Ruins, Shelling and virtually every other water sport known to modern man are right here in front of the condo. There is a Protected Kids Playground with swings, slides, etc. in the grassy garden area for the little tots in your family. Taxis and buses are numerous for those day trips you will want to make to the nearby Mayan ruins of Tulum or other attractions like Splash, or the underwater caves at Xcaret. Of course, cars are available for rent either at the airport and also right next to the building.

World Class Shopping is all around you, the beautiful Plaza Caracol being just across the street. And, Swimming With The Dolphins at the fabulous Isla Dorada shopping center is just 5 minutes away, which like Venice, Italy also has little boats that cruise on the canals through the middle of the shopping center. You will be singing “Arrivederci Roma” in no time at all!

Aloha from Your Owner,

Michel Rubini




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 3.5%


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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