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Marcie & David

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Deluxe Oceanfront Condo w/Direct Beach Access. All rooms Oceanview!

30 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Master suites, 2 1/2 baths, sleeps 4. Direct access to Beach, Pool and Dock.

Welcome to Casa de Sol y Luna, at El Cantil—the perfect blend of convenience and privacy, overlooking the stunning blue waters of the Caribbean! The 1st floor location provides the convenience of being only steps from beach, multi-tiered infinity pool (heated!) and dive dock. The adjacent lush, tropical gardens, elevated terrace, and location (not directly poolside), insures your privacy. The condo features 2 large master suites, each with king bed, private bath, walk-in closet, ocean views, and its own sliding glass door entry to the 45' private terrace with steps directly to the beach, pool and dive dock. This 'home away from home' is beautifully appointed with artwork collected by the owners from their travels. Enjoy the sunsets, changing colors of the sea, and boat traffic while relaxing on the terrace, in the living room, eating in the dining area or preparing meals in the fully equipped kitchen. All overlook the ocean!

Other amenities include:

• Reverse osmosis drinking water

• TVs in living room and bedrooms

• CD/DVD player and surround sound system

• CD collection

• Lending library

• Twice weekly maid service

• Private dive lockers and rinse tank

• Secure underground parking

• DSL high-speed internet

• American, Canadian and Mexican television stations

• FREE phone to the US

• Beach towels, rafts, coolers and hammock

• Hairdryers in both bathrooms

El Cantil Condominums is perfectly located! A 1/2 mile south of the Plaza and Ferry dock, it's a short walk to grocery stores, shopping and restaurants, or an inexpensive taxi ride to destinations outside the main tourist area. If flying into Cozumel, you will need to purchase a voucher at the airport for transportation to El Cantil (due to taxi and collectivo union restrictions, transportation must be provided by airport transfer services). When you arrive at El Cantil the doorman will assist you with your luggage to your unit. As soon as possible after your arrival, a staff member of Caribbean Beach Properties will stop by to make sure you have arrived and will answer any questions you might have. They will also periodically check in on you. There are 24-hour doormen for your assistance and security. All questions about what to do, where to go, renting vehicles, etc. can be answered by our management staff. If you would like a meal service, the office can arrange a meal plan for your stay with a local chef.

If desired, please let us know and we'll provide a list of recommended restaurants. If you are divers and would like dive shop recommendations, we would be glad to send you contact information.

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Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Marcie & David (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 30 traveler reviews

Deluxe Oceanfront Condo w/Direct Beach Access. All rooms Oceanview!
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 30 reviews
5

Beautiful, luxuious, convenient

  • 5 of 5

Exactly as described and more. Yes, on a busy street along the front but when you are in this condo you can't stay away from the peace and beauty of the back of the unit; the view, the pool, the snorkeling and the dive outfit (Blue XT!) that picks you up right at the building. Meanwhile the busy street side has the supermarket access and walk-ablility to The Square with the shops and restaurants and the ferry to Playa delCarmen. Sparkling clean, superb concierge service. We were there with 2 teenage daughters who shared a ginormous bed perfectly. And it's true what they say about Cozumel and the world class diving in the National Park protected area Palancar Reef etc.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

We love this place!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Cozumel several times, but this was out first stay at El Cantil. This stay really raised the bar, as it will be hard to top. The unit is perfectly located so you don't have to drive or take a taxi everywhere. Also being on the ground floor makes it even more convenient. This casa is beautifully decorated and very spacious. The kitchen was fully stocked for everything you need. The floor plan is perfect for two couples because there are two master suites, each with a huge bathroom. The staff at El Cantil were friendly and helpful. The infinity pool is fabulous. After diving every day we would retreat to the pool for refreshments and beautiful sunsets. Definitely recommend and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Great for a family, ideal location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific time at El Cantil over spring break last week! Location is perfect with shopping across the street, restaurants within walking distance (try Local 707), and the ocean just steps from the condo. Daily maid service was terrific (they even washed the dishes for us) so the place was always spotless. We loved snorkeling by the condo, swimming in the infinity pool, and hanging out on the deck. Spent a day at Mr Sanchos beach club ($20 cab ride each way) and our boys (ages 17 and 11) loved it! Definitely got our money's worth out of the all inclusive rates, also paid extra for the aqua park which they loved. Our oldest rented a jet ski and had a blast, they also offer parasailing when the wind dies down. We watched NCAA Basketball at Kelleys Bar (outside seating and 8 TV screens) and had a great dinner at Kondesa. No need for a car as cabs will take you everywhere. We did do a day trip to Chichen Itza and Tulum so we rented a car for the day in PDC, cost was around $100 with the insurance (a must!). And finally, we did a day of snorkeling out in the Marine Park which was absolutely fantastic. We saw huge starfish, electric eels, see turtles, eagle rays, and a pretty good size nurse shark. Next time we come back we plan to be SCUBA certified!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week with another couple and couldn’t be happier with the property. It’s spacious and beautifully decorated. The only “complaint” we have about the condo is how old and difficult to open the screen doors are for the deck/balcony. It’s definitely time to replace those. Certainly didn’t ruin our stay, but it was a challenge to quietly open the screens without calling attention to yourself. We also struggled with the key cards – perhaps user error, but not easy to open the door on the first try. The condo is on the main level and offers easy access to the beach and pool. Other floors have to go through the parking garage to get to the pool and beach. The office staff – especially Claudia – were wonderful. So helpful and welcoming. We were a little bit frustrated with the cleaning staff. Not being early risers and getting out of the condo early, we requested the cleaning staff to come after 12:00. Most mornings, she showed up at 10:30 and when we asked that she come back in the afternoon, she was back at 11:30. The condo is conveniently located across the street from Chedraui – a store which offers everything from bread and eggs to bolts of fabric. Close to downtown and easily within walking distance of many wonderful restaurants. If we come back with another couple again, we would be sure to return to El Cantil.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Casa de Sol y Luna. We make every attempt to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. We will be there in 2 weeks and will certainly have the screen doors repaired or replaced, whatever is necessary. Thank you for bringing it to our attention. In the salt air, things rust rather quickly. As for the maids, they do their very best to accommodate guests, however, with their limited English skills, requests are sometimes misunderstood. Speaking to them in Spanish, or making the requests through the Concierge office will often resolve any problems. We encourage any and all feedback from our renters so that we can make your stay the best possible.
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5

nicest condo we've ever stayed at

  • 5 of 5

Sparkling clean, super spacious and gorgeously decorated. Perfect setup for two couples- identical master suites separated by the main living area. Huge balcony that is steps away from pool or ocean with a beautiful view, but still private. You can hang out at pool or oceanfront and get to your condo for a beer or the bathroom in seconds. Convenient location - walk to groceries, dozens of bars/restaurants, shopping, etc. Employees super nice. Fabulous sunsets.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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5

Awesome Awesome Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Best location EVER! Right next to the ocean, so you walk out your bedroom (or the living room), down some steps, and BAM! There's the ocean and the pool! Also, you're within walking distance of almost everything. The Mega store is great and all, but even closer is the other store (can't recall name right now, but it's literally across the street), and the selections were better, more variety, and usually less expensive. Made it super easy to cook a lot of meals in the great kitchen. Claudia (sp?) welcomed us the first day and gave us a tour of the unit, explained a couple things, and answered any questions we had. She was great and helped us rent a car for a day and was able to provide some more information about things other days. Dealing with Marcie (the owner) was incredibly easy and super nice (Thanks, Marcie!).

Positives: Location in town, size of unit, # of bathrooms (2.5), all the kitchen necessities and then some!, filtered water throughout the entire unit - including showers/sinks/etc., proximity and accessibility to ocean/pool, beach/pool towels provided, daily cleaning, and finally (and this is actually really important), there was usually someone in a yellow El Cantil shirt sitting nearby the entrances so we felt much better about being on the first floor.

Negatives: The knives in the kitchen could have been sharper, and the ice machine ice cubes tasted weird/salty. Yeah, I know... that's not much to moan about, is it??!!?

Definitely worth coming back to again!!!!

Nearby restaurants that were tasty and within walking distance: Jeanie's, Rock 'n Java, Del Sur (a bit farther walk, but still doable). I wouldn't necessarily recommend Alberto's... it wasn't bad, but just OK. Chen Rio (on the other side of the island) has great Mojito's and an excellent dining on the sand beach location!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Map

Car: not necessary

Cozumel is located just east of the Yucatan penisula and offers world-class scuba diving, endless white sand beaches and fabulous restaurants and entertainment. With only a 35-minute ferry ride to the mainland, you can visit the incredible Mayan ruins of Tulum, take a bus to Chichen Itza, or simply visit the beautiful seaside town of Playa del Carmen.

Other Activities: kite-boarding, surfing, fishing, diving, snorkeling

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Rates & Availability

Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
May 16 2016 - Dec 14 2016
4 night minimum stay
$275
$1,595
 
 
Xmas Week
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
New Years Week
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
High Season
Jan 8 2017 - May 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$325
$1,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$325
$1,850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 19.0%

Low Season: 5/16-12/15 $1595 /week High Season: 12/16-5/15 $1850/week
Xmas & New Years week: $2800/week Thanksgiving Week: $1850/week
If for any reason you need to cancel your reservation 120 days or more prior to arrival, we will refund your complete deposit less a $200 cancellation fee. If you need to cancel less then 120 days prior to arrival, you will still be able to receive a full refund providing we are able to re-rent the unit for that time period.

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  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Half Bathroom -
  • Both bathrooms have dual sinks with granite countertops, and oversized, tiled walk in showers. A powder room located off the kitchen area is available for guests.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Both bedrooms are identically sized, large master suites, overlooking the ocean, with sliding glass doors to the beach front terrace. Each suite has a plush, comfortable lounger for reading or just relaxing and watching the sunset in private. Dressers and full closets with built-in shelving. A child bed or inflatable mattress is available upon special request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 40 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The location is unbeatable. Large super grocery store is just across the street. Stroll to town for dinner along the waterfront, no car necessary. For divers, pickup is at our private dock off our beach. We offer Dish TV with over 70 channels, wireless DSL Internet and free phone calls to US and Canada. Management service is available 7 days a week, and 24-hour security is on premises. Private chef can be arranged upon request. From here you are walking distance to town, offering many excellent restaurants, bars, and nightlife. Local markets and shops are just steps away.

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