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

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights


Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

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.



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 5 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
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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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 Playa del Carmen

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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Beachfront! 35% Off! Ocean View! Pool! 4 Big Beds! El Faro
average rating of 5.0 based on 75 reviews

Best place to stay while in Playa del Carmen!!

  • 5 of 5

While I have been to the Cancun and Playa del Carmen area many times, it is during our last two stays in Playa Del Carmen that I have had the pleasure of staying in Shawn's condo. Shawn has made the entire process of booking and staying at his place so easy and enjoyable that I cannot even fathom the idea of staying anywhere else while in Playa. The condo is super clean, organized, and great for a family of 5 ( with room to spare)! The condo's location also provides the benefit of a small town feel while being in the center of town where we can easily walk to shops and restaurants. Overall, I highly recommend Shawn's condo at El Faro since it has everything you can hope for a relaxing, yet exciting stay. Shawn, thank you so much providing such a great property, at a great location, for a great price....and for always being such a joy to communicate with. Until next time....which will be very soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to hear that the condo worked out so well again for Enid and her family. Over the years we have had lots of people return to the condo and it is always great when they make it their spot to return year after year. I like to make my guests feel comfortable with the rental process by responding quickly and trying to make the process simple so it is nice to hear that they found the process smooth. It is also great to hear that the cleaning staff and management company are doing a good job taking care of the condo. Thanks so much for your return visit with your family.
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  • 5 of 5

We loved your condo & it has the most perfect view of the ocean. We enjoyed every minute we were there. The condo is clean, spacious and in a perfect location. We were able to walk every where. It is a perfect place to be for all ages. Thanks for letting us share your lovely place. We hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its great to hear that Judy and her group loved the condo and enjoyed their trip so much. It was nice to hear that they found the location so perfect and the ocean view. It is also great to hear that the management company had the condo nice and clean. I am glad it worked out well and as they said it really seems to work for all ages. It wold be great to have them return soon.
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  • 5 of 5

We had the best time ever!! The condo is so beautiful, it was just perfect for us. We definitely will be going back to Playa and contacting you as well. If it was up to me I'd be booking today. Ha ha ha..

I'm just sad it ended so quickly. The kids had a great time too. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. I couldn't have asked for a better place. We'll be in touch!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I is great to hear that Norma and her family had such a great time and that the condo worked out so perfectly. I look forward to their next visit which hopefully they are able to come back soon. Thanks so much!
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Very clean, well equipped, spacious & excellent location. Apartment buildings were very well managed

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 including 3 young adult children thoroughly enjoyed the apartment. It was spacious, well equipped and location was excellent. A stones throw from the beach overlooking the pool. Convenient to keep nipping back from the pool as only one flight of stairs. The balcony was lovely to sit on and watch the sea and well equipped with furniture.

Apartment blocks were very well managed with 24hr security and well maintained.

Very near to fifth avenue and all night life so enjoyed the best of both worlds.

The owners are very helpful and quick to give us any information we asked for.

Jane & Russell

Enjoyed an unforgettable day at xplor

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was nice to hear that the condo worked out so well for Jane and Russell and their family. We also like the location being right in town and still having the large grounds and pool that is so inviting. We try with the great assisyance of the staff at the management company to make our guests comfortable during their vacations and I make an effort to communicate quickly. Thanks so much for your rental and look forward to the next time your family makes it to Playa. Thanks!
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PERFECT choice for a Playa getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

I had been to Playa once before in 2004, and stayed centrally located on 5th Avenue. I regretted that decision at night when I wanted to sleep and not necessarily party until 4am.

This condo at El Faro is the pefect blend of convenience and still being able to get a good night's sleep. With the full kitchen you can easily keep costs down by cooking some meals, or even just morning coffee and breakfast.

The condo is exactly how described and the view is AMAZING!!!!

The owners were always in touch with me within an hour before and during my vacation if I had any questions or needs.

I HIGHLY recommend renting this condo for your vacation in Playa.... I would not hesitate to rent any of the owner's properties.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that Kristin found the condo so "perfect" for her return visit to Playa. We agree that the location is pretty ideal where it has a nice mix of being right in town close to everything and away from some of the louder areas of town. It also works out well as she mentioned for guests to be able to do several of their meals in the condo and enjoy their breakfast and coffee on the terrace enjoying the amazing view. Thanks so much for your rental and it would be great to have you stay on your next return visit!
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Excelent condo

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at playa de location of the condo its perfect¡ inside the condo everything was very clean, and really confortable, thanks Shawn for everything¡

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to hear that Anaid had an amazing time during her trip to Playa. It is nice to hear that she found the condo perfect inside and out as we rally try to keep the condo in good shape and provide the things we think our gets will like. Thanks so much!
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
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
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

Rates & Availability

Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 19 Thru Dec 22
Nov 19 2016 - Dec 22 2016
1 night minimum stay
Jan 03
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 3 2017
1 night minimum stay
Jan 11
Jan 11 2017 - Jan 11 2017
1 night minimum stay
Jan 14-April 21
Jan 14 2017 - Apr 21 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
April 22 Thru June 30
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
July 01 Thru August 31
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
Sept 01 thru Nov 17, 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
1 night minimum stay
November 18 Thru December 22
Nov 18 2017 - Dec 22 2017
1 night minimum stay

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Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1075 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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 ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 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.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • 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
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • 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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