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2 Blks to Walmart / Pool / Cell Phones/ 2 Brdm/ Wifi / Parking

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Condo has POOL and is CLOSE to the BEACH! Read our reviews!

I cannot post a link but if you google for a Playa Del Carmen street map in the travel yucatan, you will see a very good street map to see how close it is to everything!

The unit is located in the Oltreoceano complex Street 10Bis North, between 15th Ave North and 20 Ave North Our condominium complex is directly below WalMart 2 streets over from the Yellow block which says Plaza Ayuntamiento

It is one of the more quiet and centrally located buildings in Playa only 2 short blocks to 5th Avenue and 5 to the beach. We are also only 2 short blocks from Walmart which is convenient for walking to get any supplies you may need. EVERYTHING IS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE! Clubs, Coco Bongo, restaurants, beach, 5th Ave, shopping, ADO bus terminal, ATM, everything! Our building has a private pool and terrace area with very nice tropical plants. The building is very well maintained. We have a full time maintenance and gardening.

This is a great rental for a family with small children as the pool is inside our gated courtyard and just below our balcony in full view. The pool is very quiet and rarely used by other guests.

Within 10 minutes of the condo just a few blocks away is the ferry to Cozumel - You can walk to it. The ferry runs continuously all day long for those interested in the fantastic reef diving in the warm crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. 1 and 1/2 blocks from our condo is the bus station (from where you can travel to Mayan ruins, TULUM, Xcaret, Xel-Ha, the Biosphere Preserve, CANCUN, and many secluded beaches with terrific diving and snorkeling) as well as any water-sports that you care to enjoy.

The condo includes: WIRELESS INTERNET - PREMIUM CABLE CHANNELS - 2 CELL PHONES for your use while vacationing, PRIVATE Parking in front, an IN ROOM SAFE for your valuables and passports, a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove / 4 burners, coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, blender, toaster, rice cooker, as well as pots and pans / dishes / utensils.

We provide, FIVE Gallons of “Cristal” SAFE drinking water, You can fill your ice trays from this same safe water supply, a blow dryer, iron, ironing board, 12 bath towels, 6 beach towels, 2 umbrellas, clean sheets, an area information binder including street maps, a chess set, deck of cards, scrabble, snatch (which is a word game), children’s life vests, novels, a sofa that converts to a full size comfy bed, 2 automatic air conditioning controls ( 1 for just the bedrooms and 1 that cools the rest of the condo ), a 32” Flat screen cable TV with a DVD player and numerous DVD’s for your enjoyment. DVD’s include titles for everyone in your family including 2 Fred Astaire movies. Radio/CD player with MP-3 capability.

If you have any concerns, our management company speaks, reads and writes; English and Spanish They are only a phone call away. They provide airport service, babysitting service,maid services are all available for an additional fee.

You don’t need to rent a car, direct bus service (ADO is the company, nice charter bus with air conditioning) from Cancun Airport to Playa del Carmen is very inexpensive.

Cost - [$12 USD] ONE WAY - Cash only

In Playa

Once you arrive to the bus terminal on Calle 2, you can either walk or take a cab for about $3.00 usd to our condo. The streets (Calles) run in increments of 2. Walk to 10 Bis from the bus station and you are on our street. The condo name is OLTREOCEANO.

** Please note, you CAN take the ADO bus from their Calle 12 terminal which is 1 1/2 blocks from our condo to the Airport. It is SO close, if you use the ADO bus, this is the place to depart from. It's almost at our condo door!

**Paypal accepted for payment.

Personal recommendations for facilities / restaurants we have used or eaten in.

WHALE SHARK snorkeling - amazing creatures, available between June 15 and Sept 15 only!

AQUAWORLD – for Diving

AMAZING RACE event on Cozumel for adventure.

Los Rancheros – for dining

Casa Mediterranea Ristorante Italliano (Italian dining with hand made pasta) Near Sabai Spa off of 5th

Skydive Playa – Tandem skydive

COCO BONGO - club with numerous shows - located on 10th one block away

Sabai Massage $30.00 ( 60 minute massage ) located on 5th

Veronica's Massage $30.00 (60 minute massage)located on 5th

Alux - VERY interesting restaurant built inside a natural CAVE! Take Benito Juaraz across 307 it is on the left. WORTH SEEING!

Yaxache- 5th Ave and Calle 22 - Mayan Cuisine. Very nice ambiance, very good food!

3D Museum of Wonders 10th Ave between Calle 8 & 10 (VERY FUN) see photo.

CENOTES: Jardin de Eden, Azul, Cristalino all on 307 heading toward Tulim. (Inexpensive - usually 3-5 dollars per person)

Interaction with Spider Monkeys, you are inside the enclosure with them and they sit right on your lap! You will need an appt so use the internet to look up The Jungle Place and reserve your monkey experience with Heidi!

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Property Manager
Dalen Castellanos
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Dalen Castellanos

Hello we are John and Dalen Castellanos and we have been married for 35 yrs and raised three lovely daughters. We love to travel, ski, horseback ride, camp, hike, read, boats, SCUBA, snorkel, fishing, dancing etc. We have traveled to Mexico many times to visit our adult daughter who decided to live and work there for a few years. On our trip in Jan 2008, we decided to buy our condo and use it for vacations as well as a rental property. We do our best to make the rental process very easy and affordable. The cell phones in the condo are charged with approximately 20 minutes air time and are very easy to use to call the USA from Mexico. Our rates include maid service upon your departure. Our propery managers speak English and Spanish fluently and are always ready to assist you should you need any guidance or care.

Dalen Castellanos purchased this condo in 2008

Why Dalen Castellanos chose Playa del Carmen

We chose the location because it is so close to everything that having a car is not necessary. We chose this building because we wanted a building that has weathered hurricanes and is still standing. We are very happy with our choice and hope you will decide to spend some time in Playa Del Carmen enjoying our condo and all it has to offer.

What makes this condo unique

While staying in our condo we love to find new and interesting restaurants, visit the unpublished attractions such as Centoe Azul, Jardin De Eden, & Cristalino. We enjoy the VIP movie theater in Cancun with their wonderful leather recliners and low admission. We enjoy SCUBA diving, boating, snorkeling, relaxing on the beach and attending any festivals that may be going on during our stay. They just added a new 3D museum which is so much fun! Playa Del Carmen is a beautiful, clean, calming atmosphere and we just love to come and be here. Dalen & John.

Amenities

Centro Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom has a KING size bed with a new mattress purchased 9/4/12., Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The sofa doesn't fold out, it lifts up and becomes the same height as the rest of the sofa. It makes a nice large comfortable bed which is equivalent to a FULL size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Notes:
Private parking, In Room Safe, 5 gallons of purified 'Cristal' SAFE drinking water, 2 umbrellas, Numerous DVD supplied with something for everyone in your family. Laundry service 1 block away where they wash dry and fold your laundry for you! A new Coco Bongo is on 10th - 1 block from the condo!

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9166665 based on 48 reviews
El Paso, TX
5

Excellent time again & again!

  • 5 of 5

Again, we came back to Oltreoceano while on our Riviera Maya vacations.

Our girls really feel at home away from home and we all enjoy the convenience, clean condo, the secure property and best service from property mgmt. at Playa Paradise.

3 blocks from the beach and walking distance to everything makes it even more awesome! Walmart is just around the corner, 5ta Avenida is 2 blocks away and that's where most of the fun is, packed with restaurants, bars, boutiques and galleries.

Dalen (owner) always courteous & professional, another reason why we keep coming back over an over to Oltreoceano again.

Raul S.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado
5

We loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

This condo provided everything we needed. Our biggest challenge was to find affordable ice cream cones. This took us until the second day as we had to go off the main street!

When we wanted to find a collectivo to go to Explor, the information was a phone call away. Great customer service.

I would be happy to stay here on my next visit to Playa.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Durham, NC
5

Amazing condo!!

  • 5 of 5

We cannot wait to go back to Playa del Carmen and to THIS condo. Dalen and John have thought of everything to make this condo the perfect place to stay. The location cannot be better. Walking distance to EVERYTHING!! We took the ADO bus from the airport, arrived to the condo, and automatically felt at home. The property managers were very attentive and accessible. Walmart is so close. We bought groceries the first day to have breakfast and lunch in the condo. We could spend time on the beach, walk back to the condo for lunch, and then back to the beach. When friends came to visit, they could park at the condo and then we would walk around. No need to drive anywhere. I highly recommend this condo. I am already planning my next visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was in a well secured building and had a Spanish vibe with a cute courtyard filled with tropical plants and a relaxing pool. The AC in the unit works great. The condo itself is close to a super Walmart where you can buy everything from food, beer and liquor, toiletries, snorkel gear and souvenirs at great prices. The owners and property managers are amazing! Highly recommend this property!! No car needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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L'Orignal, Ontario canada
5

One of the best place you can find!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from spending 1 week at this Condo. Absolutely one of the best choices we ever made. We usually go with our timeshare but this time, tried something different. Well, it cost less, you have more services and the location was great. I will not download any pictures because the ones that are up are exactly what you get, no surprise. We also felt very safe there and before we left because we were able to speak with the owners.

Patricia, who takes care of everything there, was waiting for us at our arrival. She was always just a phone call away. When we informed her that we could possibly run out of drinking water, she had someone bring a new bottle the same afternoon.

We all agreed that this was a very nice experience. There is no doubt in our mind that we will try to go back. Everything is so close, you can use the stuff they have in their condo (beach mats, boogie boards, phones, etc.). The Wi-Fi works fine, no problems. Just like having a home near the beach… Can’t beat that!

Patrice & Suzanne

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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-Columbia, MO
5

Another great stay

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in the condo several times and thay have all been great. The condo has everything you need and is close to everything. The folks at the property management are great. Maria carried my big dive bag up the stairs and when I left she gave me a ride to the ferry. Great service. I will return, si Dios quiere!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Cozumel Ferry
Car: not necessary

XCaret, Xel-Ha, XPLOR, Cenote Azul, Hidden Worlds Cenotes Park, Aktun Chen Natural Park, Dolphin swims, Chichen Itza, Coba, Tulum,bus station, massage, Inexpensive laundry services, water sports, internet cafe's, and restaurants galore! There is also a new 'Coco Bongo' 1 block away on 10th Ave. and a new 3D Museum (Very fun!)

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Additional information about rental rates

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

CANCELLATION policy - Full refund if made at least 60 days prior to arrival.

Checks made payable in USD or PayPal may be used to pay the Security Deposit and the rental fee. SEC DEP secures your dates, 1st half of rent is due 60 days prior to arrival, the 2nd half is due 14 days prior to your arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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