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Playacar Phase 1 luxury home , close to everything, 4 minutes to the beach !"

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps up to 8

Rent the best located house in Playa Del Carmen. Steps from the best shopping on 5th ave, Paseo Del Carmen Plaza and just a 3 minute walk to the Cozumel Ferry. 2,700 sq ft Casa Katarina is located in the most prestigious neighborhood of Playa Del Carmen, the private gated community of Playacar Phase 1. Your semi private Caribbean beach is just 4 minutes from your front door or use the private pool at Casa Katarina. !

Ron Hill
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018


Playa del Carmen Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , full size air bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Master bedroom has walk-in closet with en suite full bathroom and large deck overlooking jungle park in Playacar. Second bedroom has small deck overlooking jungle park in Playacar.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Playacar Phase 1 luxury home , close to everything, 4 minutes to the beach !
average rating of 4.736842 based on 19 reviews
Ontario, Canada

Very Happy. Thank you.

  • 5 of 5

My parents, my wife and I and our one and three year old stayed here in April 2007. The home is beautiful, spacious, very well furnished and equipped with new appliances. The description and pictures are extremely accurate but can't describe how wonderful this home actually is. Comfortable and cozy, safe and secure, minutes to a quiet semi-private beach or dining, shopping, activities or just plain strolling along Playa's 5th Avenue. This home was a large part of what was a great vacation for all of us. We would rent it again.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2007
  • Stayed: March 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house in great location.

  • 4 of 5

Great house. Really close to 5th Ave. 5 minute walk to beach. Have to be careful on using to much electricity.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin TX

Great Walkable Location With Plenty of Space

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 6 people had a wonderful time at the property. The proximity to 5th Ave and all the dining and nightlife cannot be beat. We only had to use taxis a couple of times the entire week. The house provided beach chairs, beach towels, and a cooler that we used to go back and forth to the water each day (less than a 5 minute walk and not very crowded at all). There's an Oxxo right around the corner that sells all the basics and the neighborhood is gated with security walking around 24/7. The house has 3 bedrooms/2 baths up and 1 bedroom/1 bath down (perfect for my early rising parents). The wi-fi worked great and the television has Netflix and English-language cable. There's a daily allotment of electricity and you pay for the excess at the end of the week, but that's pretty standard for Mexico and it was well explained prior to our arrival. The house comes with a concierge service through Blue Playa (shout out to Jose Luis!!! amazing) which I highly suggest you take advantage of. Jose arranged a private chef for the house, housekeeping, private drivers/vans for day trips, and all kinds of recommendations. We would text him a request and within minutes it was arranged. We'd definitely stay at this location again and the owner was really easy to work with and always quick to respond.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The house was perfect for our group of 8. It had everything for a comfortabl stay. Close to beach.

  • 4 of 5

The house has all you need for comfortable stay. Three bedrooms have comfy king sized beds. The fourth bedroom has two single beds. Perfect for kids. The south end of 5ta. Avenida is no more than 200 feet from the house. The pool is just the right size. The house is about 500 feet from the beach. The main drawback is the electricity. Very little is allotted for daily use. Other than that my fafamily and I had a great time at the house, in Playa Del Carmen and the surrounding attractions.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plenty of space, safe, and close to beach

  • 4 of 5

Property was as described in the notes and pictures. Plenty of room for large families or groups of 8 people. In a gated community, 1 block from 5th Ave shopping, and 5 min walk or less from the beach or ferry pier. Kitchen and bathroom supplies were a bit sparse, but still sufficient. Do be aware that electricity over 21KW a day is an extra cost. The pool filter , and appliances use most of that allowance, so air conditioning for rooms is mostly likely extra, unless you are careful about using it. Met our needs nicely.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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This is a very nice home and a place we'd be very happy to stay at again.

  • 5 of 5

This 4-bedroom home is a great bargain in Playa Del Carmen. We enjoyed the pool every day and used the large kitchen to cook breakfast every morning. I wish there had been a manual for details like how to get new bottles of water or informing the renters that replacement trash bags and toilet paper are not included. We only ran the air conditioners in the bedrooms, while we were sleeping, and we still went over on the electricity allowance by $60. Just really watch your usage as that fee has to be paid in cash before you leave. Something I wasn't expecting. Overall, it was a great experience and a great house. We would gladly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Paseo del Carmen Mall
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Playacar golf course
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Hwy 307
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Paseo del Carmen mall
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Playacar Phase 1
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $450

reservations are 100.% refundable 60 days prior to arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.