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Beachfront! 35% Off! Ocean View! Pool! 4 Big Beds! El Faro

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,075 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Save up to 35% off of the rates charged for other comparable properties. Please contact us for these great rates as they vary depending on the dates you want and are always competitively priced throughout the year.

CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TAB OF OUR CONDO WHICH IS ABOVE THE MAIN PHOTO TO THE LEFT.

OUR CONDO HAS FOUR LARGE BEDS INCLUDING ONE KING BED, TWO QUEEN BEDS AND A SOFA SLEEPER AND IS PRICED BELOW MOST TWO BEDROOMS!

This BEACHFRONT condo is in the EL FARO luxury suites and has the best location in all of Playa Del Carmen as it is located at the landmark Lighthouse site on the beach and only steps to the famous 5th Avenue where you can walk to everything nearby. With spectacular unobstructed OCEAN VIEWS our condo is one of the most sought after units as it is located in a prime spot on the second floor and is the second unit from the ocean in the desirable Reef building. This prime location allows for endless views overlooking the amazing pool, beach, ocean and even Cozumel Island off to the distance.

The condo is a GREAT VALUE in El Faro as it is the only 2 bedroom condo that has FOUR LARGE BEDS including the Sofa Sleeper. There is one King Bed in the Master Bedroom, TWO Queen Beds in the large second bedroom, and a sofa sleeper in the living room allowing great flexibility for families or groups looking for comfort for more people.

*Top Vacation Rental Winner! RATED EXCELLENT

*Numerous 5 star reviews from satisfied customers for over 7 years.

*4 Large Beds: 1 King Bed in the Master Bedroom and 2 Queen Beds in the Large Second Bedroom, Plus a Sofa Sleeper in the Living Room for 1 Adult or 2 children.

*Fully equipped luxury kitchen: refrigerator,dishwasher,stove,oven,microwave and much more.

*Housekeeping, purified water, dish soap and laundry detergent, sponges, paper towels, TP, shampoo, soap, linens and towels all provided.

*FREE WIFI internet inside Condo. Just upgraded the WiFi system with a long range signal device to provide the best signal at El Faro.

*FREE Phone in Condo with unlimited calls to USA/Canada

*FREE Bottled Water Provided

*Air conditioning. Modern style.

*Washer and Dryer in Condo and BBQ Grill on the terrace.

*Half block to 5th Avenue and shops, restaurants, Starbucks. Walk to grocery store and ferry.

1 Block from Calle Doce with restaurants and night life. You don't need a car!

*Quality mattresses, bedding, finishes and tasteful furnishings throughout.

*Amazing POOL and BEACH with complimentary beach chairs all only a few steps from the condo.

*Direct Ocean Views from the Large Terrace, Master Bedroom, Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen.

*Security on site 24/7. Large electronic Safe in the Condo and you program the code.

*Flat screen TV's, DVD players, Ipod Docking Station.

*Front Desk Check In and local management company to assist you.

*On Site Massage Available

*Our Condo has been very popular so please see the availability calendar.

*Family Friendly!

When we were looking for a vacation home in Playa Del Carmen the biggest consideration was to find the property that would make the best vacation rental and we believe we found this with the newly constructed El Faro luxury suites. El Faro is truly unique in that it has the best combination of everything people are looking for in a vacation rental. Being beach front is a great benefit and not only is it on the ocean but its central location in Playa is simply unmatched. Being located on the beach in the heart of Playa at the famous Lighthouse on 10th street is absolutely perfect. You may leave your car behind as you can walk to everything and transportation is excellent. El Faro is situated on a long stretch of the beach so it is like you are tucked away in an oasis right in the heart of all the action. The famous 5th avenue is so close that you probably won't even break a sweat on the short walk up there even on a hot day. But don't worry even if you do start to perspire the ocean is literally only a few steps away waiting to cool you off. Or if you can't make it past the hot sand to the beach you can stop and take a swim in the amazing pool. All joking aside the setting is quite spectacular and you simply won't find another property in Playa that has such a large pool and garden area that is so close to everything and is situated on such a large section of the beach.

The condo itself has one of the best locations in El Faro and has breathtaking unobstructed views of the ocean. There are direct ocean views from the master bedroom, living room, dining room, kitchen and large terrace. The condo is new and is tastefully decorated with a little Caribbean fun but overall it is fairly neutral and has a universal appeal. There is a full size kitchen that is completely equipped with everything that you would expect. Everything is new and high end with nice little touches down to the 300 thread count sheets, however, the condo still maintains a relaxed and comfortable feeling. You'll find all of the amenities to make you feel at home such as air conditioning, wireless internet, flat screen TV's or you can just sit outside on the terrace listening to the waves roll onto the shore and watch the people and boats go by as the quiet breeze whispers to you that this is nothing like home at all...

TIPS: You may want to click onto the 'View Calendar' icon on the right hand side of the page of our listing to check on the availability for the dates you want. You may also click onto the 'View Map' above the calendar to see the exact location of El Faro.

We hope you are able to create some great memories in Playa just as we have and we would be thrilled if you were to choose our condo to use as your home when you visit this special place.

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More Details

Owner
Shawn
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2017

About Shawn

Hi, My name is Shawn and I am originally from California and went to school at the University of California San Diego where I first felt the mysterious draw to the ocean. I now live in Vail Colorado where I was drawn over fifteen years ago by an equal passion to the mountains and skiing. My real estate investments and skiing have kept me in Vail, however, I have never been able to shake the fondness for the ocean. Now with a place in Playa I am fortunate to be able to escape to the ocean once in awhile and live in the mountains that I enjoy the rest of the time.

Shawn purchased this condo in 2010

Why Shawn chose Gonzalo Guerrero

I chose Playa Del Carmen as it is easy to get to and yet still allows me to experience something so much different from my life in the mountains of Vail Colorado. A four hour flight from Denver allows me to put on a T-shirt and shorts and breath in the ocean and experience the good natured people and the character of Playa.

I can only use the condo myself once in awhile so I wanted to find the property that was the most appealing for a vacation rental. Although the property is new I think it will be the most popular property in all of Playa Del Carmen because it is so unique in that it is a high end property with a central beachfront location in the heart of Playa with a large pool area and right on the ocean. I haven't seen another oceanfront property that offers so many benefits in Playa so it was a natural choice.

What makes this condo unique

It is nice to be only steps from the famous 5th avenue to walk to all of the great shops and restaurants. We have found it more relaxing to have everything so close so you are not running around the whole time while on vacation. It is also ideal to be able to walk to Walmart to stock up on groceries and bring something back to the condo to BBQ out on the terrace. We recently put a washer and dryer in the condo so this has enabled us to travel with lighter suitcases.

Amenities

Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1075 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
  • The Master Bathroom has a Jacuzzi Tub with jets and a separate stand alone shower with a rain forest shower and marble slab vanity with double sinks. European fixtures, marble stone and high end finishes. The Second Bathroom has a European style glass enclosure with rain forest shower and quality fixtures and finishes. Everything is new and high end.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Bed in Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Two Queen Beds in Second Bedroom
  • *4 Total Beds: 1 King Bed in the Master Bedroom , 2 Queen Beds in the Large Second Bedroom and 1 sofa bed in the living room which pulls out to 59' wide x 73' Long. Having 4 large beds has given great value and flexibility for families or groups looking for comfort for more people.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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Beachfront! 35% Off! Ocean View! Pool! 4 Big Beds! El Faro
average rating of 4.9892473 based on 93 reviews
Sorel-Tracy, Québec, Canada
5

Reef 202 at El Faro Condos !!! Just Wow !!!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 6 at El Faro 202 for 10 days. What an extraordinay place to stay ! For those of you that are still not sure between an inclusive or a condo rental...think again ! Best proximity with 5th avenue (5 min walk), yet very quiet at night when back from nightlife, great pool and beach, great condo Reef 202 with a spectacular view ! Condo as already all needed, grocery is 10 min walk, just wow...will rent again for sure... Thanks again to Mr. Shawn Weyrauch, owner, the El Faro facility itself, Yessica, concierge for Caribbean Beach Properties, all were very helpfull and made our trip very easy. Again, DO NOT hesitate to contact VRBO and/or Mr.Weyrauch as this is a real treat vacation guaranteed and you can't go wrong with El Faro, Reef 202 !!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is terrific to hear that the condo worked out so well for Steven and his party of six. is nice to hear that they liked the location so well on the ocean and so close to the 5th avenue with all the shops and large grocery stores convenient. Its also great to hear that the staff made them feel welcome and were helpful during their stay. I appreciate the strong recommendation of the condo. Thanks so much!
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Frederick
5

Fantastic/Amazing/Wow

  • 5 of 5

I usually take vacations at all inclusive resorts. This time I decided to save a little money and try out a condo in an area that I had been before so I was familiar with it. I am so happy I did. This condo is amazing - the view is exactly as you'd think, if not better. A birds eye over the pool and a view of the ocean. I slept every night with the screen door open so I could hear the waves. The security here was top notch, I had no concerns whatsoever ever about leaving anything on my chair while I was in the ocean (chair was at pool, on property). The other renters/owners were extremely friendly too. The location was perfect - right in the heart of Playa and if you do your research on good restaurants, you'll never go hungry. And on top of that - Walmart is just up the street - a straight shot there.

Shawn was so easy to work with and returned my emails quickly and was so accommodating with my schedule requests. I had no problems with anything in the condo, it was spotless and everything worked perfectly - the upgrades make it feel like I was staying at a 5 star resort.

I'd do it again in a heartbeat. I'm trying to figure out when I can return. And if you go - and want to do a snorkeling excursion with a catamaran - use this company (www.localquickies.com) - you won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its great to hear that Louanne enjoyed the condo so much. We really get a lot of great feed back for the direct ocean view overlooking the pool and out onto the beach and ocean. We have also had lots of great feedback for being in the heart of Playa too so glad the location worked out so well. It is always nice to hear that the staff is doing a good job to have the condo "spotless" and in good working order and felt like it was staying at a 5 star resort. That would be great to have you return when you are able to find your way back to Playa! Thanks!
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Modesto CA
4

Beautiful Property and Perfect Location

  • 4 of 5

Location Location Location!!!

The property is situated in the most desired downtown Playa Del Carmen locations, steps away from all the finest restaurants and high-end retailers.

The property was immaculate and the gigantic pool was gorgeous. There is private security on-site which keeps unwanted tourists from entering the property.

The unit itself was clean and spacious enough for four people. The beds were very comfortable, but the pillows very hard and cheap. The kitchen was well organized and stocked with enough equipment for cooking, but with all the 5-Star restaurants within walking distance, we did not cook.

The only real complaint was the living room furniture. It was very cheap and extremely uncomfortable to sit in. The internet worked like a charm and was extremely reliable and fast. I would definitely stay again!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to hear that Richard enjoyed his stay and really liked the location in the most desired area of Playa Del Carmen. It was also nice to hear they liked the huge pool and found the property well taken care of and looked after. That would be terrific to have you return on your next visit. Thanks! Location Location Location!!! The property is situated in the most desired downtown Playa Del Carmen locations, steps away from all the finest restaurants and high-end retailers. The property was immaculate and the gigantic pool was gorgeous. There is private security on-site which keeps unwanted tourists from entering the property. The unit itself was clean and spacious enough for four people. The beds were very comfortable, but the pillows very hard and cheap. The kitchen was well organized and stocked with enough equipment for cooking, but with all the 5-Star restaurants within walking distance, we did not cook. The only real complaint was the living room furniture. It was very cheap and extremely uncomfortable to sit in. The internet worked like a charm and was extremely reliable and fast. I would definitely stay again!!!
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5

Already missing the view!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our home resort was shut down for major updating and we needed to fly in on specific dates due to our nieces wedding date. Shawn's unit was the closes location to our resort that offered the best beach views. We have only been home for a day and we already miss having our morning coffee on the balcony watching the changes of sky, clouds and colors of the water as the evening settles in. We loved swimming to the edge of the pool and over looking into the ocean. Our security was top notch and property manager very welcoming and helpful around answering questions regarding local store needs. Muchas gracias Shawn!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It it great to hear that Adriana and their group had such a great stay at the condo and really enjoyed the beach views. I often think of the view myself from the balcony and watching the waves and dreaming of the warm sun especially when it gets a little chilly in Vail like it is now. Its always nice to find the the staff was welcoming and helpful. Muchas Gracias!
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5

Paradise in Playa Del Carmen

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at your El Faro condo. It was beautiful! The staff was very nice and helpful. It was so relaxing to sit on the balcony watching the waves. It is walking distance to everything including a Walmart and the ferry to Cozumel. Instead of booking a tour find Pepe the taxi driver. He hangs out by Starbucks. He will take you to Tulum and stay there till you are done. You just need to tip him a little extra. It's a whole lot cheaper. He took us to Akumal. All we had to do is rent some snorkel geer for $12.00 each and we saw a couple of huge sea turtles. The massage table is right outside the balcony. We had several massages that week. Thank you for sharing your condo with us.

Dawn

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is so great to hear that Dawn and her family had such a great time at the condo. It is always great to hear that the staff took care of them. Watching the waves from the balcony is so soothing and I often think of this when back home. Glad that the location was found to be so close to everything and convenient and thanks for the tips about getting around. Thanks!
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Maricopa, Arizona
5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Great location walking distance to all the restaurants and mall. Great condo very clean well maintained and modern. It has everything we needed specially washer/dryer and laundry detergent . I would definitively stay in this condo again in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that the condo worked our so well for Abby. It is great to hear that they like so many of the things guests are looking for like the great location and it is always nice to hear they found the condo so well maintained. Thanks! Shawn
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Cancun
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Lots of Restaurants and Shops within a short walk
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
5 Blocks up the Beach
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Many golfing opportunities
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Many close restaurants within a short walk
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
On the Beach. Just steps from condo.
Nearest Point of Interest
El Faro Condo Reef 202
Nearest Point of Interest
Famous 5th Avenue
Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry to Cozumel
Nearest Point of Interest
WalMart
Car: not necessary

We are located on 1st Avenue and 10th Street which is right on the beach in a central location of Playa Del Carmen and just a half block to the famous 5th Avenue where you will find all of the shopping and restaurants just a short walk away.

Other Activities: Shopping, kayaking, boating, paddle boarding

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

LAST MINUTE DEALS AND SPECIALS!
MONTHLY RATES AVAILABLE
MY BEST RATES ARE FOR PERIODS THAT LEAVE FEWEST GAPS IN MY CALENDAR AND LEAVE DESIRABLE DATES FOR OTHER TRAVELERS SO RATES MAY VARY DEPENDING ON HOW THE CALENDAR IS FILLED

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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