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Mareazul, Sol Danzante Beautiful Beach Condo

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury 2 Bedroom Condo in Gorgeous Mareazul Beachfront development

Breathtaking views of the ocean and the incomparable Mareazul pools and gardens can be enjoyed from every one of the many wall sized windows. Decorated for the discerning traveler with custom designed furnishings and accessories selected to provide comfort and relaxation. The gourmet kitchen features full size, top of the line, Bosch appliances, stone surfaces and deluxe cabinetry. Comfortable mattresses accent the spacious, bright and well appointed bedrooms. The bathrooms are amazing! The huge private balcony is complimented by a spacious Whirlpool tub. Wi-fi in unit.

A stunning 30,000 sq. ft. infinity-edge pool overlooks a breathtaking white sand beach and warm clear blue Caribbean waters. Lounges, cabanas and beach towels are provided for your relaxation and comfort. The extensive and exquisitely landscaped grounds include botanical gardens, Mayan sculptures, fountains and relaxation areas with hammocks, perfect for daydreaming. Includes Exercise Gym and Spa.

Beach and Pools: A stunning 30,000 sq. ft. infinity-edge pool overlooks a breathtaking white sand beach and warm clear blue Caribbean waters. Lounges, cabanas and beach towels are provided for your relaxation and comfort. The pool offers water exercise areas, relaxation pools, island pool decks and even a children’s play area with exhilarating water sprays and wading pools. The Pool Cafe, open during high season, surrounded by palm trees and a reflection pool, offers a diverse menu and brings first class service to those lounging poolside or by the beach. Balancing luxury with nature, the extensive and exquisitely landscaped grounds include botanical gardens, Mayan sculptures, fountains and relaxation areas with hammocks, perfect for daydreaming.

Renters will enjoy free use of the state of the art Exercise Gym, Spa, and Tennis courts. Our property management team will help to make your vacation a wonderful experience.

Golf Course:

Golfers might enjoy our proximity to the Grand Coral Golf Course, designed by Nick Price. “A wonderful and challenging field with his impressive 7,043 yards, the best technology, first class facilities and excellent personalized service” This magnificent 18-hole course highlights the beauty of its location and the variation of ecosystems while preserving the ecological environment of natural jungle and lowlands.

More Details

Property Manager
Verna Stilwell
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2018

About Verna Stilwell

My husband and I live in Pennsylvania, USA and have two lovely daughters. Rich is an Engineer and I work in rental properties management. I grew up in Guadalajara Mexico and still have family in that area so I consider myself to be a part time Mexican :) My sister who was born in Mexico, co-owns the condo with us. She also owns a business in Mexico; Dancefield, a dancewear manufacturer and retailer.

Verna Stilwell purchased this condo in 2011

Why Verna Stilwell chose Playa del Carmen

Our family started vacationing in the Riviera Maya around 1999. Once we spent a week in the area, we were spoiled and no other beach would do. We tried everything from the hustle and bustle of Cancun to the most deserted areas near Tulum. We loved spending evenings walking around Playa del Carmen but did not like the idea of staying in town with the noise and the crowds. We searched virtually every mile of the Riviera Maya looking for the perfect combination of a sandy beach, a high end location, not too many crowds, cleanliness, safety, a beautiful pool, no loud blaring music with entertainers trying to get us to the the limbo and a short drive to the best dining opportunities. When we saw the property under construction we decided that this was the perfect spot for us.

Having grown up in Guadalajara where you can find the finest Mexican artisans and designers, we decided to become heavily involved in the decorating and selection of furnishings for the apartment. My sister and I spent months viewing photos of custom and hand made furniture and then spent a couple of weeks walking around the towns of Tlaquepaque and Tonala visiting the various factories and design shops for our final selections. Our goal was to have a clean and contemporary look combined with both typical and modern Mexican touches. We hope to have achieved that.

What makes this condo unique

Our renters matter to us. We recently spoke with condo owners who told us all about the “cheap stuff” they put out for renters and the “good stuff” they use for themselves. We want to put out the “good stuff” for our renters trusting that they will feel at home and care for our place as if it was their own and have found this to be the case. We change linen supplies about every 6 months and are constantly updating. Our home is your home. Mi casa es su casa.

Verna Stilwell

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our guest was unsuccessful in trying to post her review so she sent it to me after several tries. Her comments as copied from her e-mail below: Thanks Carolle

"Hi Verna,

I have tried to send the following comment:

I staid two months. The condo was immaculate. The staff was helpful ans respectful. Great beaches and pools. For those who like to play golf, the Gran Coral is a very nice course. It's a perfect place to spent long vacations with your family. A very quiet, peaceful and safe place. To me, it was just perfect. I WOULD RATE IT: 5 STARS and more

My family and I spent really nice vacations here in Mareazul. Everthing was perfect. The staff here was exceptional and also the people at the Gran Coral (golf). They made me feel important. The service I got was at a level of a 5 stars hotel ... I do not have any complaint, it was just perfect.
Nov 2012
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Playa del Carmen Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Business Center
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • 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 , shower , double sinks
  • Designer, European Modern Bathrooms with Vessel sinks. Large Walk in Showers with Rainfall shower heads, Tile walls and floors.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
  • Spacious, daylight bedrooms with private balconies and ocean views. Top quality pillow-top mattresses and bedding. Custom made furnishings. 32' HD TVs. DVD player in Master bedroom. Ceiling fans. Black out shades and sheer privacy shades. Huge closets. Safe in Master Bedroom Closet. Five Zone Air Conditioning System with Individual Thermostats for Each Room.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Private, Gated Resort with Security Personnel and Concierge Services. Elevator to this third floor unit. Daily Maid Service for weekly rentals. There is a Whirlpool Tub on the Condo's Balcony. Access to the Full Service Spa and Fitness Room is Included. A Full Menu of Massage and Spa Services is Available. Wifi in Condo, Pool Area and grounds. Business Center. The Pool and Grounds Facilities are Amazing. There is a full service restaurant by the pool and at the Beach Club. There is Gated Private Access to 5th Avenue, Playa. Unrivaled Luxury and Attention to Detail.


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Mareazul, Sol Danzante Beautiful Beach Condo
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 28 reviews

"The greatest condo ever"

  • 5 of 5

I traveled here with my parents, sister and nephew and the condo was a great fit. Super spacious! The luxury details, balcony and security staff made our stay a very pleasant and secure one. We cooked in, took food to the private beach area, and some days we reserved lounge chairs and ordered food from the beach club. There are many options, after the beach we would enjoy some time in the beautiful pools. There is a mini market by reception where you can find almost anything you need (closes at 9pm). I sent over a grocery list before traveling out there and they had everything setup upon arriving from our late flight. They kept the grocery receipt for us and included gratuity. Super easy and perfect since we just wanted to relax in the gorgeous condo our first night. This location is perfect for families looking for peace and quiet. On our last day we took a cab ride downtown (which was about ten minutes) and walked around and did some shopping. We did one excursion, we chose Xcaret. Life changing, amazing! Stay for the show at 7pm, or don't go at all! Yes, the show is that AMAZING!!! Prepare for a long but worthwhile day of swimming in the cenotes and enjoying a lunch buffet of delicious seafood included in the entrance ticket. The only problem we had is that we could not stay any longer. My nephew described it as "The greatest condo ever". Which means a lot being that he could not stop talking about our last year's NYC experience, which he has now forgotten about :) We love Mexico and will return and recommend this to our friends and fam!!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago... And Ireland

Another great holiday at Mareazul

  • 5 of 5

Our second time at this condo ... it was absolutely fabulous. We have 4 kids (13,11,10,9).. The condo is spacious , bright , spotless & has everything you would need . The kids spent hours in the HUGE pool , the beach was just steps away & always kept beautifully ... Staff at the complex were friendly & efficient. It’s only a 10 min drive to the busy 5th ave or $10 taxi ride .. many thanks to Fernando

( property manager ) & Verna for taking such great care of us again ....

We will definitely be coming back :)

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay in Playa del Carmen!!!

  • 5 of 5

Love this place! I stay here about once a year and have always found it to be beautiful, relaxing and comfortable. I can work for a few hours on the computer while enjoying the breeze and view on the balcony and then spend time at the pool and beach. I usually travel with my mother who is 88 and this has become her favorite beach house. She enjoys the lounges on the balcony and napping on the couch while reading or watching Netflix. Also, we are close enough for her to walk to the beach. We have rented a car during some trips but this time we just took taxis. I found an online delivery service that we used twice during our stay to order food from favorite restaurants. The staff is always accommodating and everyone goes out of their way to make sure that we have all that we need. The beds are very comfortable and the apartment has everything that I could possibly need including an orange squeezer and a French press.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that your mother loves it here; that makes it extra special! I will look up the delivery service. That is a great help for nights when we don't feel like getting dressed to go into town so I will take note of that. I will pass along your compliments to Fernando and his staff; this means a lot to them and to me. We hope to see you back soon and thank you again for your rental.
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Property was clean and well-cared for and the grounds were gorgeous

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Mareazul , the staff and property management were very helpful and friendly. The condo was beautifully decorated and well equipped. Our view of pool and ocean breathtaking. Only wished the pool snack bar was open for food and drink.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and loved the condo and our staff. We just received the excellent news that Mareazul will soon be run by a terrific property management team that will be fully represented by the owners and that means that we should be able to re-open the pool restaurant. Thanks for your review and hope to see you back for your next trip to Playa del Carmen.
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WARNING! First impression: looks okay. But it is: old, cheap and very run down! DO NOT BOOK HERE

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We had rented the apartment for 2 months and can only warn everybody! These 2 months were the most unpleasant time we ever spent while travelling the world. Unfortunately this web-site does not low us to share our real experience with this apartment.

Lounge very old/worn-out/sunken cushions/causing major back issues, had to see doctors

Shower shows traces of mildew

Towels often worn out and not clean

Bed linen 100% synthetic (recommended be washed cold, blood stains), cheap material, pillow cases often damaged

Glasses very old and ‘blind’, damaged

Plates 4 large porcelain plates, rest plastic

Luxury accommodation? NO!

TV via Wi-Fi, too slow to allow watching program! Had asked Verna if there were Sports channel and CNN, NEVER received any reply, these channels were NOT there. Master Bedroom TV not functional at all

All 3 beds extremely uncomfortable, mattress have thick plastic covers.

1. cleaning day - lady didn't replace towels & bedclothes. Had to insisted. Then I saw, plastic mattress cover had very big old blood stains. So disgusting! Cleaning lady wanted to put the new linen on. Again, I had to insist ..... and so on!

Another day cleaning lady was wearing totally filthy, badly damaged uniform. Just disgusting!

Property Manager of owner: First nice, promised at lot but never took any actions. Often did NOT replay to messages. Most shocking was that he went into the apartment while we were away, which he knew. He NEVER had permission to go into the apartment on his own. This was an unlawful entry, he violated our privacy. We know it was him, friends saw him.

Electricity Bill: Had to pay bill on top. Checking internet before we agreed showed in high price areas of Playa Del Carmen to be prepared. Manager asked us to pay an exorbitant amount. We were totally shocked! Had not once used AC, had no TV to watch, were sitting in the dark most evenings on the balcony. He had not taken the meter reading when we arrived. He didn't show us any invoices, became extremely rude, was not prepared to talk to us at all, threatened to call police and inform emigration office. He told us the owner had given him the strict order to claim the money, that it was his job to get the money.

It’s not the money. It’s how we were treated, that we were not informed about the shocking amount that we had to expect to pay. And everybody told us this was by far too much.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am grieved by such an untrue review and twisting of facts. In the five years renting our property, we have never encountered anything like this. Please refer to previous reviews to judge for yourself the type of relationship that we have with our renters and the value that we place on quality and excellent customer service. The renter prior to this one gave us a rating of excellent. The renter following this one e-mailed me upon arrival to say (this is a direct copy of her e-mail) "Your condo is so beautiful! I love how it is so spacious and clean". Our next renter is a return renter from early December. I regularly hear back from previous renters who wish to return. I cannot keep someone from saying whatever they want to say on a review but if you are concerned about the content, I can provide you with copies of correspondence and screen shots of texts showing that there was always a quick response to any request. We went to great lengths to please, running out to buy whatever supplies would make her happy. We even installed the TV service that she wanted, at our cost. She was bothered by the cotton sheets having wrinkles so we used synthetic sheets that were soft, wrinkle free and new. The claim of there being blood stains are false; we have the photos to prove it. Our mattresses are covered by the best protective, water and bed bug proof encasement covers. No report was made on the bedroom TV. The only unauthorized entry was made an hour after check out time. We replace bedding and towels every year as well as area rugs. The sofa is due and scheduled for reupholstery but it is a leather sofa so it is clean and germ free even if the leather is showing scratches and some staining due to sunscreen use. All loose pillows have removable washable covers. Monthly renters pay electric charges as stated in our ad, lease, and various e-mails exchanged prior to rental. The bill for the time of occupancy arrived a few days after the renter's departure. The only reason she was asked to pay an estimated amount was because she never paid us the agreed upon security deposit. The claim of threats are preposterous. My position on the electric amount was to just forget about it as it was not worth the aggravation. As I wrote to this renter prior to her departure, our reputation and doing what is right are more valuable than money. So I count my blessings that I have had 5 years of lovely wonderful renters who come and have the time of their lives.
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Chicago... And Ireland

Fresh , Clean , Spacious

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful property . The apartment was beautiful , so clean & had everything... the pool and beach area was just perfect for our group of 2 adults & 4 kids. ( 13 -9) They literally played all day and never bored of it .. we often popped down to the nearby beach club for either breakfast or a snack .. Kids loved their daiquiris ..

It’s only 10 mins by car from playa .. we took a trip

most nights into the town & always found parking without a struggle .

Fernando was great , even though we had no issues he responded immediately to any of our questions .

We will for sure be back .

Thanks Verna ...

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad that you had a great vacation. We pride ourselves in offering a clean, updated and well stocked apartment with the goal that our renters will have everything that they need and be "wowed" by the surroundings. Fernando and his team are absolutely the best and I am so glad that you enjoyed their excellent service. It was a pleasure to have your family at the apartment and we look forward to having you back soon. Happy New Year! Verna
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Car: not necessary

Located just outside the town of Playa del Carmen on a private beach and golf Club community. Five minutes from the 5th Avenue area, known for its great variety of restaurants ranging from award winning gourmet to street side eateries, high-end shopping, open-air markets, artisan shops and abundant nightlife. Sol Danzante is in the luxurious Mareazul development at Grand Coral. Nestled between a beautiful 600' private white sand beach, natural jungle and the Nick Price Golf Course and Country Club. Playa del Carmen is right in the heart of the Riviera Maya. This region is filled with ecological reserves, jungles, lost cities of the Mayan civilization, small towns, cultural centers, shopping and, of course, the incomparable turquoise blue sea. Choose from hundreds of things to do 24/7 or do nothing but lounge on a quiet beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Monthly rentals do not include electricity charges.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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