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

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,776 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

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.

Downstairs:

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.

Included in this listing with the photos is a short video which shows the villa, the gardens and the location.

Guest comments:

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

SP USA

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

SM UK

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

Owner
David Roberts
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 11, 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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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Cancun Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
5th Avenue
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Cozumel
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Playacar
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
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Another Playacar Beach
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Reef Beach Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Park
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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
Walmart
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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

Amenities

Playa del Carmen Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1776 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

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Casa Selva Caribe Luxury Villa Great Location! Close to Beach. Xmas Available
average rating of 4.827586 based on 33 reviews
4

our family of 6 had plenty of room & were happy with the condo.

  • 4 of 5

The condo had plenty of room & all the amenities for our family. The beach & 5th ave were a short walk. The only downfall was we couldn’t keep the a/c on all the time because we didn’t want extra charges. We would definitely recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Danny. Thank you for your review - it is good to know that you and your family enjoyed your vacation and our villa! Yes, we include 250KW per week of electricity and this is usually plenty for normal use of A/C. Any extra usage, we only charge at the cost price. It is great to know that you will recommend our villa to others and very much hope to welcome you back sometime soon! Kind regards David
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Hoofddorp, Netherlands
4

Beautiful location, loved the pool

  • 4 of 5

The house is situated in a secluded (gated) residential area, but still at walking distance from the buzz of the Playa del Carmen shops and restaurants as well as the beautiful white beach.

The walk to the beach takes you past the site with remains of original Maya ruins. A touch of history on your vacation address.

The house is well equipped for 6 people (kitchen utensils and dining room chairs) but will sleep up to 8, if 4 (kids) share one bedroom. The lovely pool is right in front of the house and used by the tennants of the approx. 15 surrounding houses, but was never crowded. At most times we would have the pool to ourselves.

Several cenotes as well as the Maya ruins at Tulum offer great daytrips at relatively low travel distance (within the hour) and can be easily reached with the collectivo busses (a great way of transportation).

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ellis, Thank you for your comments. It is great to know that you enjoyed Casa Selva Caribe and its beautiful location. We very much hope to welcome you back sometime soon! David
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La Habra, CA
5

great location and ample space

  • 5 of 5

The condo accommodated our varied group with everything we needed

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Erica, it is great to know that you had a good vacation and enjoyed staying in Casa Selva Caribe. We very much hope to welcome you back sometime soon. David
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5

home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This condo was exactly what we expected upon arrival: clean, comfortable and located close enough to walk to restaurants, shopping, the beach and the ferry landing for Cozumel. We were a family of 7 adults who enjoyed cooking breakfast together every day and enjoyed lounging around the pool in the evenings. We did have a minor issue with the water while we were there but Angela responded to us immediately, offered us a solution and then sent someone over the next day to fix the problem. Thank you Angela! We would happily recommend this rental to our friends and family and would stay here again in a heart beat!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lisa, Thank you for your comments. It is great to know that you enjoyed your vacation and that you enjoyed staying in Casa Selva Caribe. It was good to know that Angela solved the water issue so fast and I am sorry for any inconvenience that it may have caused. We very much hope to welcome you back sometime soon! Kind regards David
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5

A wonderful family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four (two adults, two children) absolutely loved our 8-day stay at Casa Selva Caribe. The townhouse was very spacious, comfortable, and well-equipped. The property manager came to visit us the morning after we arrived to make sure everything was fine, and she was very helpful and responsive. The grounds are beautiful, and the pool is right outside the front door. It was delightful! The complex is located right next to the aviary. I enjoyed sitting out on the balcony at dusk watching and listening to the birds and other wildlife. It was so serene. We loved the proximity to the beach and town, but we also enjoyed being removed from the hustle and bustle of town center. We would definitely recommend staying at Casa Selva Caribe and we hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nancy, Thank you very much for your comments. It is great to know that you had such a good time in Casa Selva Caribe and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! David
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5

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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Refundable damage deposit $350

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