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Casa Selva Caribe Luxury Villa Great Location! Close to Beach. Xmas Available

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,776 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

What a spectacular location! 'Casa Selva Caribe' is a modern, luxury 3 bedroom villa set in the exclusive gated community of Playacar, within the Playamar development. Casa Selva Caribe is the house to the left on the main photo.

Open the front door and you are steps from the stunning pool, open the back door and you have a secluded terrace with views of nature!

The private and tranquil patio leads out to the views of nature - between the villa and the golf course is only trees and plants! The front of the villa is just steps from the large shared pool and the famous Xaman-Ha bird sanctuary which is adjacent to the pool and just a few metres from the villa. Numerous tropical birds visit the pool area and with luck you may even spot a toucan while you swim.

Casa Selva Caribe is surrounded by the views of nature in a beautiful and tranquil setting, but it is still close to everything - just a few minutes walk through a small park to the beach, or a similar distance to the 5th Avenue restaurants. Few villas are so fortunate!

The villa is to the north of Playacar, close to the Playa del Carmen entrance. Set in the exclusive gated community of Playacar, this large three bedroom villa sleeps 8 and was built in 2007.

Relax on the secluded patio or the upstairs terrace and listen to the natural sounds of tropical birds. The upstairs terrace has some great sunsets over the trees. From the jacuzzi / bath you can look out over the tree tops.

We have owned Casa Selva Caribe since it was built.

Villa features:

3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, each en suite. From the front door, you are steps from the large swimming pool, whilst at the rear is the secluded and tranquil terrace. The large lounge has spectacular jungle views from full length windows which lead out to the patio.

Upstairs :

The master bedroom has a jacuzzi and also a private terrace with more great views over the trees. You can sit in the jacuzzi with the open window and enjoy views of the jungle and listen to tropical bird song, or relax on the terrace and watch the tropical birds fly by. There is a walk -in closet, king size bed and sofa.

The second bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom with shower and two double, or matrimonial beds. It looks over the fabulous swimming pool at the front.


The large lounge enjoys great views to the patio and jungle from full length windows.

Satellite TV, Modern 42" Smart TV. Multi region DVD. Modern dining area has a view to the patio and jungle. The third bedroom has a queen bed and enjoys views of the jungle through full length windows. The third bathroom/shower is adjacent.

The fully equipped kitchen overlooks the swimming pool and there is an adjacent laundry room.

The patio has a Weber gas grill and is well stocked with furniture for outside dining.

Every room has ceiling fans and air conditioning, although the generous high ceilings give a luxurious and cool feel even on the hot days.

Throughout the villa, the modern stylish Italian and Mexican furnishings compliment the house style.

The villa is managed by professional agents who are located nearby and will be pleased to assist you. They will meet and greet you shortly after your arrival at the villa. Mid-week maid service is included and other services such as airport transfer and tours can be arranged. A local cell phone is provided for your convenience. There is a detailed welcome book with local information in the villa.

Due to the great location, a rental car is not necessary although having one will give you much more flexibility to explore all the great attractions nearby. There is easy allocated parking.

WiFi Internet access is available free of charge for guests.

Guest comments:

'I just wanted to say that our family enjoyed staying at your place, which was even nicer than we had expected'


'We had a great time in Mexico and Casa Selva Caribe more than lived up to expectations. (Your property agents) were very efficient'


Large Groups (more than 8), - It is possible to accomodate large groups, either by renting our other vacation house about 5 minutes walk away, or our neighbours vacation rental.

Keywords: Villa, swimming pool, beach,

More Details

David Roberts
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 4, 2017

About David Roberts

We live in the U.K., but are trying to spend as much time as possible in Playa! We fell in love with Playacar - it is so relaxing, it is a short walk to the beautiful beach and it is also a short walk to the entertainment of 5th Avenue

David Roberts purchased this villa in 2007

Why David Roberts chose Quintana Roo

We fell in love with the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Playa, with its beautiful Caribbean beaches and friendly laid back lifestyle. We walk to the beach and town - it is a pleasant and 5 minute walk to either.

What makes this villa unique

As soon as we saw the house, we knew it was right for us! It is wonderful to have such a tranquil location, where the only sounds are the tropical birds, but still be within a short walk of the town, beach or beach club. At the end of a day on the Caribbean beach, return to Casa Selva Caribe to watch the sun set over the trees or swim in the large pool!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had such an incredible time in your villa. First, the reservation process was a breeze and we received really helpful instructions before we left. The villa is gorgeous - light and spacious and very well equipped. The pictures don't do it justice. It is in a perfect location: 5 minutes walk to the beach (past very cool Mayan ruins) and 5 minutes to town. We were celebrating our birthdays with some dear friends and cooked many lovely meals on the grill, just relaxing by the pool -which was 3 steps from our door! The concierge, Juan, was super helpful; every need was cared for immediately and he even sorted out skydiving and deep-sea fishing for us. We couldn't have picked a better home for the long weekend and we will have beautiful memories forever. Thank you!
Mar 2009
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Playa del Carmen Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1776 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bedroom 2 Ensuite - toilet , shower
    Master Bedroom Ensuite - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bedroom 3 Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Master bedroom en-suite bathroom - Shower, Jacuzzi etc. Second bedroom en-suite bathroom - Shower etc. Third bedroom adjacent bathroom - Shower etc.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • The Master bedroom has one Kingsize bed and a sofa, en-suite bathroom, walk in closet, large private terrace. Bedroom 2 has two matrimonial size Beds and an en-suite bathroom Bedroom 3 has a queen bed and adjacent bathroom. Baby Cribs - Crib rental can be arranged (US$25) There is a Double Sofa in the master bedroom
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Casa Selva Caribe Luxury Villa Great Location! Close to Beach. Xmas Available
average rating of 4.875 based on 28 reviews

A little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with 2 friends for a very short trip (4 days).

One word: Amazing!!

The pictures do not do the property justice. It is so much lovelier when you actually get there. Very clean and well stocked, organized, and located.

Sufficient amount of towels, closet space, and living space.

There was even a mini-bar with drinks!

The property manager came and checked in with us the day after we checked in. A gem of a person!

A very short walking distance to 5th avenue, the beach, and the rest of the the activities in Playa del Carmen, but so nicely tucked away that you are not caught up in the middle of it all.

Plus the pool!! We spent so much time there! Definitely a plus...

I will recommend this property to all my friends and family, and I'll definitely be heading back to Casa Selva Caribe in the near future!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Peter Thank you very much for your comments. It is great to know that you had such a good time in Casa Selva Caribe. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! David
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Paradise on Earth

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Casa Selva Caribe gave us the opportunity to indulge in the fantasy of living a blissful life in the tropics. Everything was perfect and we can't recommend it enough.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ben - thank you so much for your kind comments. It is really great to know that you enjoyed your time in our little corner of 'paradise' and we hope to welcome you back soon! David
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Wisconsin, USA

Perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We all very much enjoyed our stay at Casa Selva Caribe! We had 4 adults and 3 children, and had plenty of room. It was very comfortable, clean, and had everything we needed. The Wi-Fi worked great, the grill was very useful, the washer and dryer really came in handy, and the pool was clean and a great place to hang out. The villa is in a perfect location for going into town, going to the beach, or for taking day trips to nearby towns. We walked into town just about everyday. It was a wonderful vacation and having such pleasant place to stay made it even better.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to know that you had such a good vacation in Casa Selva Caribe and Playa del Carmen. Thank you for your comments and we hope to welcome you back sometime soon! David
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The Netherlands

Lovely stay!

  • 5 of 5

Luxury house with everything you need. Comfy beds and very spacious. Short walk to the beach and to town. Playacar is very quiet, so ultimate relaxing for us!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience before, during and after!

  • 5 of 5

Paradise with no complaints. Me, my wife and four children (6-13) stayed one week. We had plenty of room in the house and loved being close to town, the beach and the main highway. We did day excursions each day - driving all over was very easy. We found the description and reviews to be totally accurate. Since this was the first time booking via VRBO, we really appreciated the professionalism and timely communication of the owners. Although we never spoke, all emails were answered quickly and fund transfers were easy. We will recommend this location without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments - it is great to know that you had such a good vacation and we look forward to your return sometime soon!
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Casa Selva Caribe for a week in January 2016 and it fitted my needs exactly. The house is spacious, immaculate, cool and quiet and the location couldn't be better. It is in a quiet cul-de-sac away from all traffic, with a beautiful pool just a few feet from the front door. The quiet patio at the back is great for watching bird life.

There is an easy 5 minute walk to the beach at Playacar through back streets and forest, and it is about 10 minutes' walk to the shops, restaurants and amenities of Playa del Carmen.

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Reef Playacar
"Beach Club and resort"
Playacar Spa & Golf Club
"Famous Playacar golf course, designed by Robert Van Hagge"
Casa Sofia
"Great Italian Restaurant"
Xaman Ha
"The nearby Caribbean Beach stretches all along Playacar and Playa del Carmen"
Xaman - Ha Aviary
"Nautural bird sanctuary"
Passenger Ferry - Playa del Carmen to Cozumel
"The ferry to Cozumel and small plaza"
Paseo del Carmen
"Shopping arcade with restaurants, shops.."
Plaza Playacar
Ristorante Latinos
"Large supermarket, conveniently located for Casa Selva Caribe"
Walmart Playa Del Carmen
Palacio Municipal
"Town square, often the venue for events such as Carnival"
Old Ado Bus Station
"Direct bus services to Cancun, Tulum and the airport etc."
Frida Kahlo Restaurante
"Fine dining on La Quinta"
La Mission
La Bodeguita del Medio
"Cuban restaurant with great salsa music most evenings"
La Parrilla Mexican Grill
"Traditional Mexican Grill, often with Mariachi bands"
100% Natural
"Restaurant on 5th, with organic and some vegetarian options"
Como como
"Fine dining on 10th Avenue, international cuisine"
Zenzi Beach Bar & Restaurant
"Live music on the beach"
Wah Wah Beach Bar
"Beach bar on the town beach"
Cheester... Es Pasta
"Great value, good atmosphere pasta restaurant well away from the main tourist area"
Los Aguachiles
Babe's Noodles and Bar
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Cancun Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
5th Avenue
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
5th Avenue
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Playacar Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Playacar Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Playacar Aviary
Nearest Point of Interest
Playacar Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Another Playacar Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Reef Beach Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Entrance to Playacar / Playa del Carmen
Nearest Point of Interest
5th Avenue
Nearest Point of Interest
Holiday Inn
Nearest Point of Interest
Large Supermarket
Nearest Point of Interest
Playacar Hotels
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry to Cozumel
Nearest Point of Interest
Plaza Antigua
Nearest Point of Interest
Paseo del Carmen
Nearest Point of Interest
Casa Vela
Nearest Point of Interest
Playacar Shopping Arcade

Casa Selva Caribe is located within the gated community of Playacar, with the beautiful Playacar beach and the challenging golf course for golfers. The lively town of Playa del Carmen with all its bars, restaurants and street life is a short walk away. Within a few kilometres of Playacar is the famous theme park Xcaret which will keep any family occupied for a full day.

Furtehr afield, but still within a 45 minute drive are the spectacular Mayan ruins of Tulum, great beaches of the Riviera Maya and snorkelling at Puerto Morelos, Akumal, Xpu-Ha and countless other hide-aways. It is possible to visit these places by public transport, but a car will add to your enjoyment. Within a 2 hour drive you can explore the lesser known, but large Mayan ruins of Coba, or try to spot Monkeys running free in the jungle at Punta Laguna


Rates & Availability

Playa del Carmen Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Spring
Apr 16 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Dec 16 2017 - Dec 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 26 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
High Season
Jan 3 2018 - Apr 8 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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