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Beautiful Luxury Oceanview House, Steps to Beach and 5th Ave - Private Pool!!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms 3 and 1/2 bathrooms, sleeps up to 14

This amazing house in the gated Playacar development sits just 150 yards from the ocean, six blocks from downtown Playa Del Carmen, and one block from the golf course and day spa. Enjoy 3300 ft of airconditioned luxury including all new furniture, luxury mattresses & 500 t.c. Egyptian cotton sheets. 1200 ft of covered outdoor loggias includes a large restaurant style bar with seating. 1000 ft of tiled rooftop decks with seating has ocean views and breezes. Two huge master suites each have a king bed, sleeper sofa, walk in closet, TV/VCR and private bath. The 3rd and 4th bedroom each have a king bed and share the use of a separate full bath. There is also a 1/2 bath. Huge gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances and granite counters, large great room & dining room with seating for 11. Full laundry room. Twice weekly maid service & bottled water included. Private pool and waterfall, cenote with fish and turtles under waterfall, 4 adult bicycles and a ping pong table . The community tennis court and large lagoon style community pool are 75 yards from the house. Guests may also use the pool and chairs at the adjacent Reef Club Playacar Resort for free (up to 4 adults at a time).

Patricia Watson
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About Patricia Watson

We live in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Patricia Watson purchased this house in 2005

Why Patricia Watson chose Quintana Roo

We bought this house after visiting several all-inclusive resorts in the area and being seriously disappointed by the mediocre quality of the bedding and food; and by a desire to have a 'home' to stay in and enjoy with friends and family, rather than a series of cramped hotel rooms. This house allows us to take large groups of friends and family to the house, walk to dozens of restaurants in town, and have dramatically better accomodations than any resort in the area. Uniquely, we purchased the house with 'guest rights' to use the pools and beach chairs at the neighboring Reef Club Playacar Resort.

What makes this house unique

The house has the most dramatic pool area I have ever seen, constructed several feet below the grade of the house, around an existing cenote. See pix.


Playa del Carmen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Half Bathroom -
  • The third and fourth bedroom share a bathroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , memory foam mattress toppers; egyptian cotton sheets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , memory foam mattress toppers; egyptian cotton sheets
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , memory foam mattress toppers; egyptian cotton sheets
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , memory foam mattress toppers; egyptian cotton sheets
  • There are also two pack and play cribs.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 8 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The house also has four adult size bikes, assorted board games and toys for children, a private pool with cool jacuzzi, a resort style community pool and tennis courts seventy-five yards from the house, and the use of the Reef Club Playacar Resort pool and beach chairs. Twice weekly maid service and bottled water are provided and included. There is a wonderful private chef available for hire (when he is available).


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Luxury Oceanview House, Steps to Beach and 5th Ave - Private Pool!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews

Beautiful House/Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We just had the most amazing week in this beautiful house. Wish we could have stayed longer.

As other guests have mentioned, the pictures don't tell the true story. The floor plan is very unique, in that everybody can have their own suite, complete with large bathrooms. We had three couples and 2 children, everyone was happy to get their own space. The beach is no more than a 3-4 minute walk. The house is very clean, has everything you need. If you are looking at a vacation rental, BOOK THIS now! You won't be sorry.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baltimore, Maryland USA

Better than listing, lacking nothing

  • 5 of 5

This house is so good, I've stayed there twice. First, the location; Playcar is a safe, beautiful gated community adjacent to Playa Del Carmen shopping and dining. The community contains ancient Mayan ruins side by side with a golf course and an all inclusive resort. The majority of the area is comprised of private homes and condominiums. For those that wish to dine at home, food shopping is easy and convenient with everything you would expect to find at a US or UK food store, of course, with the flair of Mexico.

Now, the home. This is a spacious and well-kept property and features something for everyone. As other reviews have accurately noted the amenities, capabilities of the kitchen and availability of movies/books/games/TV and wi-fi...all of which are not just the owner's backup stock tossed at the beach house. The home features a water dispenser with plenty of clean, drinkable 5 gallon bottles. You will enjoy the ability to wash your clothes. This place is a home away from home lacking nothing.

Patricia is a pro and understands what you'll need every step of the way. She will prepare you for your trip by ensuring you have all of the instructions you need well before you arrive. Although there will be no surprises, she is a prepared owner who has local managers who respond to her calls quickly. In the unlikely event something doesn't function well, she takes care of it to ensure your stay is not compromised.

You may be tempted to take advantage of the all-inclusive Reef resort located very close to the home. Do this if you want a clean pool and good beach access and a change of scenery during your stay. However, be prepared for a crowded, all-inclusive style resort where they cater to their paid guests first. If you desire to stay on the property all day and take advantage of the buffet meals (side review - the food is about a 3.5 out of 5; above average), be prepared to pay. Everything will cost you here, including rental of towels and use of boats, jet skis, etc. It can also be tough to find a poolside or beach lounge chair unless you are onsite early.

Patricia and her family frequently use this home and keep a nice notebook of things they recommend (shopping, dining, activities), which the first-time visitor will find useful.

As I said, I've stayed twice and would have booked my current April visit to Play Del Carmen with Patricia at Casa Paradisus, but someone beat me to it. I hope the place we're staying in is half as good!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property!

  • 5 of 5

The home has all the necessities one would want and it's a short walk to the beach (1 block). Town is within walking distance too. The property is well maintained and set back in a quite cul-de-sac. Definitely would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South San Francisco

Love Love Love!!!!

  • 5 of 5

If I could sum up our stay in one word it would be LOVE!!!!! We had a total of three families including our parents and aunt, staying there for 5 days and enjoyed every minute of it. There was plenty of room for all of us. The huge kitchen allowed my mom, aunt and a few others to cook comfortly. There is wi-fi for the teenagers to keep them quiet and busy while the adults were cooking and getting things ready for the days activities or winding down. There are movies also availble for all ages to keep the little ones entertained in the morning or the older ones at night. Beach access was right behind the house and only a few blocks away. We walked to town a few times a day. It was less than a mile away. My in-laws stayed at a newly opened resort in playacar that was also less than a mile away and they were able to walk to the house easily. The pictures online do not do the house justice. The pictures are beautiful but in person the house is even more beautiful!! Patricia was very helpful and there to answer all and any question. The house keeper and her husband were the nicest people too. I can't wait to plan our trip back in a couple of years. We definitely recommend staying here. You will not regret it.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wow, nothing short of AMAZING!!!

  • 5 of 5

This home is the perfect get away spot. It's spaced out in a way that is great for multiple people, groups, or families to use. The pool, cave, and waterfall in the front yard give it a really great touch that you won't just find anywhere. The bar on the front porch is beautiful, and great for parties! It was only about 2 blocks from the beach, and an easy bike ride to most anywhere you'd want to go around town. I truly can't think of a better way to stay in Mexico!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston, SC

We rent homes a lot and this was is WAY BETTER than the photos show it to be!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 10-16 depending on the day and had plenty of space to choose from. Loved the fact that the housekeeper came in 3 times during the week, as well as the gardener/pool cleaner. The kitchen is fantastic with everything you need to cook for up to 16ppl as we did. Plenty of seating inside and out for our large group.The outside bar is awesome as well....we used it all week! Bathrooms are huge and water pressure is amazing- something you don't always find in Mexico. As far as location- if you can walk about a mile you can get to ANYTHING you will need or want in Playa Del Carmen. Our 81 year old mom did it everyday!! The beach is one short block and is absolutely beautiful and goes on for miles. The beds in the house we also wonderful....even the sofa beds met the grade. The plunge pool was great after a day at the beach and big enough to get everyone in without bumping into each other. LOVED the turtles at the Cenote, the monkeys in the trees and the other wildlife that comes by each day. With a washer and dryer on hand you really could not want for anything else in this house. Patricia (owner) was one of the best owners I have worked with!!!! She answered every question in less than a day,even when I asked them twice. And- the price was awesome when compared to other listings. So- what I really want to say is stop now and book this house if your dates are available and you won't be sorry. I had 2 professional meeting planners in our group who stayed here and even they could not find fault with this home. Patricia- if you ever get to selling this home please let us know first!!! Bye for now Mexico.....but we will see you again very soon. Patrica- we will rent this home again for sure!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

The house is located one block north of the Reef Club Playacar Resort. It is at the end of a cul-de-sac on a side street called Retourno Palenque, which is just off of Paseo Xaman-Ha, the main road that runs through the Playacar area of Playa Del Carmen. It is a fifteen minute walk from 5th Avenue, and a 3 minute walk to the beach following a short path directly to the beach from the back porch of the house.


Rates & Availability

Playa del Carmen House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2017
Jan 3 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall and Winter 2017
Sep 11 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday 2017
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

50% deposit required to reserve house.
Balance due 60 days prior to arrival.
$300 security deposit due prior to arrival; returned within 7 days of departure

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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