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Secluded Luxury 5 Bedroom Villa with Private Pool Close to Beach and Town

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights


Playacar Villa Rental Photos and Description

5 Bedroom Villa with Private Pool close to Beach and Town

Villa La Vida Loca is a private, residential vacation rental home located in Playa del Carmen, Playacar Phase 2 only a few minutes walk to beach and town. Located on Retorno Akab Uno at the end of a cul-de-sac the house is peaceful and quiet, with lots of room for entertainment.

Beautifully designed and executed by local craftsmen, Villa La Vida Loca has 5 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, a den with 2 full futons, an office with internet and a sofa bed, several terraces, and a private yard with a giant pool.

The palm tree theme is evident everywhere - from the carving on the front door to the unique wrought iron railings.

Enter into the grand foyer, with a view through dining and living room with TV right out to the pool. The outdoor area is very private, with a Spanish design wall and mature landscaping everywhere, leading to an intimate green space for hammocks in the shade on the other side of the waterfall. Two covered outdoor rooms surround the pool, with an outdoor bar and grill area to supplement the full kitchen with eat-in island.

The master bedroom with king sized bed and TV overlooks the garden and pool area. A double cushioned lounger on the terrace off the master bedroom provides a romantic spot to nap or read a book.

The four upstairs bedrooms radiate off the library with 2 double futons. Three of the upstairs bedrooms have king sized beds, and one bedroom features two queen sized beds. Each bedroom is outfitted with high quality matrasses, linens and towels and its own private bathroom. Three bedrooms have direct access to the L shaped terrace and the front bedroom has its own balcony.

The office has a curved sofa that extends to make a circular bed and its own flat screen TV. A full bathroom is just off the foyer.

On the roof top terrace you will be able to catch sunrise or sunset. A second bar area with built-in seating, dining area and a half bath make this a great place for entertainment.

This is a special property - perfect for adult gatherings of friends or family. Children under the age of 10 will be considered on an individual basis.

Rates are based on 12 guests. Additional fees apply for extra guests.

Maid service three times a week is included with your weekly rental. No maid service on Sundays and public holidays. Additional maid service is available upon request for an additional fee.

As well included with your rental are drinking water, sheets & towels, beach towels and basic supplies like toilet paper, paper towels, tissues & soap.

More Details
  • Groups
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2016
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About VacationPlaya

We will meet you shortly after your arrival to make you feel right at home and answer any questions you may have.

As your local property manager we offer 24/7 emergency assistance and can help you arrange for ground transportation, catering, in-house massages and open van service.


based on 3 traveler reviews

Secluded Luxury 5 Bedroom Villa with Private Pool Close to Beach and Town
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Buffalo, NY

Look No Further, You Found Your Next Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do this house no justice (though I would recommend watching the youtube video for a good idea of the paradise you'll be entering). Words cannot describe the sense of satisfaction I had after renting this home and seeing the reaction of my 11 friends when they entered. The proximity to the beach is great, as Playacar has a beautiful little section close enough to downtown Playa del Carmen that you can hop over to the bars and beach clubs if you desire, or stay in your remote location.

We definitely recommend taking the Ferry to Cozumel for at least a day or two. Renting cars is suggested, as we had a couple roadtrips to nearby Tulum and Xel-Ha, as well as one long day where we saw Chichen Itza, Ik Kil Cenote, Vallodolid, and more of the Yucatan. Everything about this house was great - Dan was friendly and happy to answer questions about the grill and safe. Maids came by 3 times over the course of the week, but we never felt intruded upon once. It was a perfect mix of privacy and quick response that you want in a vacation home. Beds may not even be fully populated, as some members spent nights on the roof or in the hammock just to stargaze.

There is one disclaimer I would leave, is that we had one noise complaint on our 5th night. It was deserved, but the exact adjacent neighbors do have dogs as well that bark, so just be prepared for that. Other than that, this is definitely recommended in every way possible!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Almost Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Do not look anywhere else!.....We stayed at this immaculate house with 5 bedrooms (each with their own ensuite) and were totally in awe of the privacy, amenities and location relative to the beach and downtown Playa del Carmen. We felt very fortunate to have found this gem in Playacar. The Property Management Company were true professionals and were quick to respond to any query we had from local dining recommendations to day trips outside of Playa Del Carmen. Everything was very clean and first class.....the pool is huge and a nice relief from the heat of the afternoon. The rooftop bar and patio is a great place to take in the beautiful sunset and it even has a bathroom to minimize stair climbing! I would definitely recommend this home to anyone looking for a private relaxing multi-amenity well appointed rental in last not miss taking in the Cirque du Soleil is great value for the money!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome Paradise

  • 5 of 5

A paradise within a paradise. Our Playa getaway was simply enhanced with having our own resort house within walking distance to miles of sandy beaches. Don't pass up on an opportunity to rent this "resort home".

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Cancun International Airport
Nearest Ferry
600 Metres
Playa del Carmen - Cozumel
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
Playacar Golf Club
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Playacar Phase 1
Car: not necessary

The Yucatan Pensinsula is home to ancient Mayan Ruins in day trip distance. The most visited are Tulum, Coba and Chichen Itza.


Rates & Availability

Playacar Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season 2016
May 1 2016 - Dec 14 2016
5 night minimum stay
Holiday Season 2016
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season 2017
Jan 6 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 19.0%

Rates are for seven nights in USD excluding 19% Tax and based on 12 people including children of any age.
Add 280 USD per person per week for up to the maximum of 18 people.

A 50% deposit is required within seven days of booking.
Balance and security deposit are due 45 days prior to your arrival, 60 days for holiday rentals.
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Playacar Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 7 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
  • A convertible sofa bed in the office and two double futons in the upstairs library provide for extra sleeping for up to 18 guests.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Groups
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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