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Gloria

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, spanish

Gorgeous 4 BR (or 3 BR) Villa Just 50 Steps From A White Sand Beach

36 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Playacar Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa - 4 Bedrooms - 4 Baths - (Sleeps 9-10)

True to the grand style of the best of Mexican beach homes, Villa La Golondrina - 'House of the Swallow' - is a successful marriage of Colonial and Modern architecture set in the warmth, color, and tropical opulence of the azure Caribbean. From the sun baked Saltillo floors, jeweled with a traditional Mexican tile - the azulejo golondrina - to the dramatic and colorful Colonial kitchen, this gracious four-bedroom villa has been lovingly designed by owner and architect, both of whom appreciate the classical design of the Mexican Hacienda. As with the celebrated old Yucatecan Fincas, the villa opens to a lush, private garden and full size fresh water swimming pool, shaded by tropical fauna and tall palms. The high ceilings and flowing spaces of the interior, opening through French doors to the flowering garden outside, blend together to create a truly exotic Caribbean experience.

A popular gathering spot at the Villa La Golondrina is the rooftop terrace, reached by the interior or exterior staircase, where the guests may enjoy the warm sunny days and the magical evening hours of the tropics. Lounging and dining furniture as well as a built in bar provide a very comfortable perch from which guests will savor the spectacular 360-degree ocean view.

The owner of Villa La Golondrina has a passion for Mexico and everything Mexican. The hope of the owner is to share with guests the 'ambiente' of this beautiful country, as well as the glories of the magnificent Caribbean.

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Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Gloria (Property Manager)
Member since: 2006
Call Manager
Speaks: english, spanish

Reviews

5
based on 36 traveler reviews

Gorgeous 4 BR (or 3 BR) Villa Just 50 Steps From A White Sand Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 36 reviews
5

Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful villa and site, well maintained, very practical and the staff was very friendly. The beach at that location is very beautiful and clean. I would say it felt like being at home, it was heavenly. I would go back anytime and plan to do so in the near future. Thank you once again to Gloria for making this a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Family Vacation to Remember

  • 5 of 5

We are packing up and trying to wind down after a flurry of touristo activities over the last couple of days, and a spectacular week. We did squeeze in one last night time trip to 5th ave Haagen Das, walking down the cobbled lane through the amazing Playacar neighborhood. The surf was huge today coming up almost to the walls of the beachfront properties. My legs are aching after just a few good body surf rides and continuous bracing to keep from getting swept away by the riptide--it was a thrill.

Angeles is your not-so-secret advantage for a relaxing villa vacation. She made a real difference in the quality of our week in Playacar. Tonight we had chillies rellenos and chicken cutlets. We are definitely going to miss her.

The pool and its positioning close to the house was another real plus. There were easily over 100 kid hours of fun over the week.

Thanks to Gloria and her staff for sharing your beautiful home with us. It was a week we will all treasure for decades.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Terrific Week at Villa la Golondrina

  • 5 of 5

Back from our 3rd holiday at VLG. It was like coming home again. Loved opening all the doors and windows, letting the breeze flow through, bringing the outside in. Although our week here was a little on the cool side and we didn't get in the pool as much as previous stays, it was still nice to sit around the pool and outside patio and just enjoy the beautiful surroundings after a busy day of excursions. Gloria, the owner, is always a pleasure to talk with and always available to answer questions or problems should they arise. Not one person in our group of 8 adults would hesitate to recommend this villa. It has the charm of Mexico, the comfort of home and we hated to leave when our time was over. Thank you again, for sharing your lovely home with us.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unbelievable villa that should not be missed!

  • 5 of 5

Well, sadly our trip is now history. I did want to let you know though how absolutely wonderful your villa in Mexico is. We absolutely loved our stay. The ability to open so many doors on the main floor was awesome and made us feel like we were outside when reading in a living room chair. We loved having so many places to sit....hammock, chaise loungers, chairs, balcony, living room.

The chef, Angeles, was OUTSTANDING! She was so sweet and was a fabulous cook. We all wanted to take her home with us. She was worth every penny.

Luci and Sr.Abel were gracious, responsive to our needs and anxious to make sure we were happy with the villa

Your suggestions about visiting XCaret and Coba were perfect. Both were tremendously enjoyed.

The villa was clean, the pool was cleaned every day, the chef left the kitchen spotless, Luci was awesome in daily housekeeping and laundry.

I just cannot say enough about how happy we were and how perfect our vacation was! Thank you so much for sharing your villa.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Wonderful Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific Thanksgiving week vacation at Villa la Golondrina. Beautiful and well cared for home/accommodation. A terrific pool on the property, two minute walk to the beach, quick walk to Playa del Carmen and a very secure/comfortable place to enjoy each other! We had three generations in the house and had a perfect vacation. Very relaxing and safe. We used the recommended private chef, and the rest of the staff were warm and welcoming. Gloria is very helpful arranging transportation, and suggesting things to do while staying in Playa. We felt very much at home and recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super Family Vacation Location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 spent a week at Villa la Golondrina and we didn’t want to leave. This was a very relaxing vacation.

Our teens who are normally swamped with schoolwork were so grateful to have a comfortable, quiet place to do some “fun reading” and lounge around the garden in the hammock or in the beautiful pool. VLG is located in the quietest part of Playacar on a dead end street and we thoroughly enjoyed the serenity. The house is so nicely furnished and equipped we didn’t want for anything. The staff are very friendly and extremely helpful. We strongly recommend the kitchen stocking and chef service for at least a day or two, it made our vacation so much easier.

This is a perfect place for a family vacation – lots to see and do in PDC and the surrounding area, or just enjoy the luxury of Villa la Golondrina.

Thank you Gloria and family.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Car: not necessary

Every modern amenity at the villa has been carefully provided while incorporating the traditional building arts of Mexico in this contemporary vacation home. A striking example of the work of Mexico's finest craftsmen is the Moorish brick dome (boboda castellana) of the dining room and two bedrooms. Main floor air-conditioned bedrooms are beautifully appointed with fabrics and treasures from Mexico and Guatemala, and include stunning bathrooms, each with a shower of lovely Mexican tile amid lush tropical vegetation. The 2nd floor master suite (air-conditioned master bedroom) is a self-contained apartment with its own small kitchen. It is connected to the main floor via an interior staircase open to the sky. The suite offers a world of its own, a private romantic space in which one can totally relax. Its luxurious bathroom features a stunning white polished circular bathtub, and from a spacious veranda, master suite guests have breathtaking views of the aqua Caribbean & morning sunrise.

Other Activities: Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Kayaking, Sky Diving, Kite Boarding

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Rates & Availability

Playacar Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Aug 20 2016 - Nov 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
$600
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Season
Nov 19 2016 - Dec 16 2016
4 night minimum stay
$610
$4,270
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Week
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
$8,050
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year's Week
Dec 26 2016 - Jan 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$8,050
 
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,110
 
 
Late Spring High Season
Apr 8 2017 - May 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
$680
$4,760
 
 
Spring Shoulder Season
May 6 2017 - Jun 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
$610
$4,270
 
 
Summer Season
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
$680
$4,760
 
 
Fall shoulder season
Aug 19 2017 - Nov 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
$4,200
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,620
 
 
Winter Season
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
$610
$4,270
 
 
Christmas
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$8,050
 
 
New Year's
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$8,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$640
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 12.0%

Villa La Golondrina accepts payment via credit card, Paypal, check or bank wire

Villa La Golondrina can also be rented as a 3 bedroom/3 bathroom villa w/ the upstairs suite locked off and unused

High Season 1/4 - 5/2: $600/nt
Mid Season 5/3 - 6/13: $560/nt
Summer 6/14 - 8/16: $600/nt
Low Season 8/17 - 11/21: $530/nt
Winter 11/29 - 12/19: $560/nt

3BR Unavailable Thanksgiving, Christmas, and NYE

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Amenities

Playacar Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Golf Course View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Town
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • Each bathroom is exceptional in design.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Convertible Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Single bed is a built-in settee the size of a single bed
  • We can supply 1 set of baby equipment for an additional $150.00 / week. The set is comprised of a bed / playpen, a high chair, and a stroller with a shade roof.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Daily Maid Service. Daily Gourmet Catering Plan Available. Free and reliable broadband wireless internet service. Free Voice Over IP Phone Service to U.S./Canada/Puerto Rico. Beach chairs, towels, and amenities to take to the beach. Two bicycles available for short trips into town. Cell phone available for additional charge.

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