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

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

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.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018


Playa del Carmen Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Golf Course View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Town
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • 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
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • 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
  • alternative lifestyle
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • 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
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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Gorgeous 4 BR (or 3 BR) Villa Just 50 Steps From A White Sand Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews

Wonderful way to spend Christmas

  • 5 of 5

The villa is truly amazing, with lots of room to spread out. Each room (bedrooms, living spaces, kitchen, bathrooms, outdoor spaces) were spacious and we enjoyed the open living / dining / kitchen. The balcony off of the master was a great place to enjoy a glass of wine - you felt like you were in a jungle (or in a Disney theme park because the trees looked so perfect, you could assume they were fake). All the bathrooms were lovely and unique - especially the master one! And the roof top terrace, was a bonus - another quiet spot and a great place to check out the surrounding area.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

From an email that was sent to the owner after our return:

"You have such a beautiful home and I can't thank you enough for making it available to us and for your hospitality. The location was ideal and very comfortable, and everyone couldn't have been happier with their accommodations. It was an especially nice touch having daily maid service! Luci came over every morning around 8:30 and spent the entire morning cleaning up after us. Angeles fixed us dinner the last night and it was delicious! I hope she wasn't insulted that we could come close to eating all the food she brought.

We're all home now and a bit exhausted from our trip. There are so many things to do in and around Playa del Carmen that one week is not nearly enough. If we were not enjoying your pool or the beach we would be on the go constantly. We used Sr. Anselmo for one day to visit Tulum and Akumal, and went back to Akumal another day by ourselves using a van that was conveniently located at the entrance to Playacar. Also a couple of our party was insistent on fishing one morning. Beyond that there was a lot of shopping, exploring the town, and trying some new restaurants. We should have stayed with your restaurant recommendations but we did try El Fogon on your list which everyone agreed was probably the highlight.

You own a jewel in Playa del Carmen!


  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your glowing review. Sr. Abel & Luci mentioned that they missed your lovely family when you departed. We all look forward to your return. Happy New Year to you & yours from all of us at Villa La Golondrina.
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Wonderful Thanksgiving in Playa

  • 5 of 5

Our large group of 9, which included teenagers and my elderly mother in law, were extremely comfortable at the beautiful Villa Golondrina. The house is so comfortable, and the Mayan style and architecture made us feel that we were really somewhere special. The grounds were lush and tropical, the bedrooms were comfortable, the bathrooms were awesome, and we LOVED the open air concept. The street the villa is on is quiet and steps from the beautiful beach. We especially loved the upper deck for hanging out and relaxing- what a fabulous view! Our two favorite bedrooms were the upstairs suite and the charming back bedroom. We felt very safe in Playa, and can't wait to return. Gloria and her daughter Stirling were very gracious and wonderful to work with! Thank you for sharing your wonderful retreat with my family!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: April 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: March 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: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning fee $100
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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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