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Oceanfront Condo Overlooking Gardens, Pool & Ocean

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Wake up to the sun glistening across the ocean, feel the seabreeze as you enjoy your morning coffee on the balcony, & if you are there the right time of the month, dim the lights (almost all lights have dimmers), and let the moon shining across the water enhance those romantic nights.

Amara Cancun is a newer complex with guarded, gated entrance, security 24/7, & walkways meandering thru the gardens leading to the BBQ grill areas, restaurant at the large palapa, pool, & beach, as well as gym, kid's club, & playground, all within steps of the condo. Wonderful panaramic views of the Caribbean Sea, Isla Mujeres, & the coastline toward the Hotel Zone.

The master bedroom has a king size bed, second bedroom has a queen size bed (both of these rooms have built-in closets & drawers as well as night stands & dressers so storage for clothes is plentiful), there is a small 3rd room with bunk beds, plus a sleeper sofa in the TV room with a queen size pull out bed, so the condo will sleep 8 people very comfortably. But 8 is the very maximum the condo will accommodate.

2 bedrooms have safes in the closet just in case you want that extra secure feeling for your jewelry, cash, passports, etc.

Attention Ladies: All 3 bathrooms have wall mounted hair dryers. The guest bath & 3rd bath have wall mounted, lighted, magnifying mirrors, & the master suite has a lighted magnifying mirror on the built-in makeup counter. All 3 baths are stocked with cotton rounds & Q-tips.

With both living room & TV room there is plenty of space for everyone to spread out, and there's a large dining room with long table & 8 chairs, 4 bar stools, & fully equiped kitchen, not just the bare essentials either. When we used to travel to different areas I learned to pack saran wrap, aluminum foil, zip lock bags, etc. I wanted others to enjoy the condo & have all these items already conveniently in place.

Each air conditioning unit has it's own remote control, & ceiling fans have individual remote controls. Master bedroom, 2nd bedroom, & TV room have wall mounted flat screen TV's. Master bedroom has Blue Ray DVD, TV room has Blue Ray DVD & Home Theatre with surround sound, & there's wireless internet.

Laundry room is stocked with laundry detergent, Oxy clean, bounce fabric softener sheets, spray starch, iron & ironing board, broom, vacuum cleaner, etc. All linens & pool towels are provided as well as beach towels, so all you have to pack are your clothes & personal toiletries.

There are numerous upgrades and additions to this condo from the typical unit there. We wanted it to be very nice, comfortable, & feel like home for others to enjoy, as well as ourselves & family & friends that join us.

If you have your own car or rental car, there are 2 outside assigned parking spaces, & an additional assigned space in the covered garage, conveniently located at the foot of the stairs & just a few feet from the elevator. There are 2 carts next to the elevator to transport luggage & groceries from your car or taxi to the condo. Please be courteous to others & return the carts as soon as you are finished with them.

Extra convenient store is across the street, Oxxo convenienet store and McDonalds (sorry, McDonalds closed) is a short walk up the street (about a block) at the Terminal, where you can also take the ferry to Isla Mujeres - can rent a golf cart & tour the island, shop, have a great lunch, enjoy the beach, swim with the dolphins (this particular activity is expensive though) - Isla Mujeres is a great day trip.

There are a lot of shopping markets, such as Market 28 downtown, & several malls including Plaza Kukulcan, Plaza la Isla, Plaza Flamingo, and Plaza Forum in the Hotel Zone, & Las Americas on Av. (not a misspell, that's the way it is in Cancun) Tulum. Suparama by Wal-Mart grocery is just a few minutes away on Av. Bonampak, plus Wal-Mart, Sams, & Costco downtown. Other large stores similar to Wal-Mart are: Chedraui, Mega. & Soriana. All these have bakeries with a wide variety of fresh breads & pastries. You can get fresh Lobster & fish from the fisherman at the beach or across the street. When you want to take a break from cooking at the condo, there is an array of resturants all around Cancun to satisfy whatever type food you desire. Be sure to try some of the authentic Mexican restaurants, a couple are within walking distance, & most are reasonably priced. However, some of the American known restaurants are pricy.

If you are energetic & like day time adventure & nightlife, there are plenty of options such as: swimming with the Dolphins, Tulum, Xcaret, Chit enitza, Senor Frogs, Carlos N Charlies, Coco Bongos (we highly recommend if you like high energy, music, & shows every few minutes - we have taken several people & they are amazed- say it's much more than they expected).

We can give you information for you to arrange convenient transportation from & to the airport (not included in the rental price). They will meet you at the airport, holding a sign with your name on it, then carry you in a private van straight to the condo.

We have a fabulous property manager that will meet you at the condo upon your arrival, give you keys, explain things about the condo, go over the administration rules, then meet with you again just before your departure. Cleaning before you arrive and after you depart is done at no charge to you. Also, if you should like to have cleaning services during your stay, she will schedule a member of her team for a small fee (currently $35 which includes up to 4 hours of service). It is my understanding that you could include in this time frame for breakfast or lunch snacks to be prepared for you there at the condo. That's a deal.

The restaurant at Amara, as we have been told by travelers that stayed at our condo & by another owner, as well as from our own experience, has good food, good prices, & the people running it are friendly. It is located at the large palapa, just steps away from the pool. We think it is great that a restaurant is now right there at Amara - so convenient.

So whether you want a vacation packed with activities, simply time to relax, or a balanced combination of both, Cancun & Amara has it all for you.

Keywords: Oceanfront, Gated Community, Security 24/7, Pool, Gym, Kid's Club, Restaurant, Sleeps 8, King Bed, Queen Bed, Queen Sleeper Sofa, Bunk Beds, Caribbean Views

More Details

Owner
Susie Loftis
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, I can Use translator to better understand Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2017

About Susie Loftis

Ray was born in Virginia, moved to the little town of Burgaw, NC the summer before 6th grade. I (Susie) was born in Burlington North Carolina, lived in Siler City, until my parents moved back to their home area, which was Burgaw, when I was in the 4th grade. So, Ray & I have known each other since 6th grade. Were just good friends all thru school & following years. I was a young widow, remarried, divorced, Ray was married 18 years, had 2 children, divorced. He called just as an old friend to have dinner, & it's been magic ever since. We have been happily married, Sept. 23, 2016 was 27 years, & have 5 grandchildren. We live in Wilmington, NC. We enjoyed traveling, started going to Cancun for a week, then 1 1/2 weeks, 2 weeks, & it still was not long enough. Reason for purchasing. We found out about Amara Cancun pre-construction, & could see the potential of growth in the area. We just love Cancun, so much to do there. Due to life happening, including health issues, we have not been able to get back very often the past 3 years, but look forward to the time when we can go & spend weeks or months at our Amara Cancun condo & have family & friends join us to enjoy it, Cancun, & surrounding areas as much as we do.

Susie Loftis purchased this condo in 2010

Amenities

Cancún Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) In master suite, Queen size Beds (1) In 2nd bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size sleeper sofa in TV room (sheets, blanket, and pillows are in the cabinet for the sleeper sofa)., Bunk Beds (1) In 3rd small room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
2 sets of public restrooms under the large palapa in the pool area - one on the south side with steps, the other on the north side with handicap ramp. The palapas have counters, several tables, and chairs for group activities and meetings, or if you just want to relax next to the pool in complete shade. The smaller palapa also has inpool stools

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront Condo Overlooking Gardens, Pool & Ocean
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 26 reviews
4

Dec 2016 stary at Amara Cancun

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Susie for letting us stay at your lovely home in Cancun.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Very nice place

  • 4 of 5

The condo was very nice. Pools was pretty. Restaurant at the pool had good food and very reasonably priced. Beach had seaweed and was not very nice. Resort is very secure and safe. Beautiful walkways and garden. Lots of iguanas.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Place to STAY!

  • 5 of 5

Second time staying at AMARA. Susie is great and easy to work with. Bego is a pleasure to work with in Cancun.

We'll be back again!

AL

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Beautiful view and spacious interior

  • 4 of 5

The condo was very roomy and comfortable. Susie provided a ton of information regarding the property and things to do while in Cancun. There were 5 adults staying there and although this is a 3 bedroom, the 3rd bedroom was not used as it was very warm even with the table side fan turned on.The room also is not air conditioned and this was the end of November and still too warm. It was nice to have 3 bathrooms. If you do not speak spanish or rent a car this is probably not the place to stay. The guards at both guard stations don't speak any english and the office employees don't speak english either. The restaurant onsite has good food, if you can figure out what the options are as the menu is in spanish and during our week there we only found one waiter who spoke english. Taxi's are abundant and easy to find but you will need to know exactly where you want to go and be able to provide the information in spanish verbally or written text. The grocery store, the Superama, is nice. Everything is in spanish and you may or may not find someone who speaks english to guide you in the right direction to find what you are looking for. It also has a great selection of fruit and veggies. The condo has a fully stocked kitchen with everything you could think you would need. We struggled a little with the oven and getting it to light as it is a gas oven, so instructions would have been helpful. This is a great place for those who just want to relax or need comfortable space. The pool is beautiful, clean and safe. You can feel very secure in this condo as well. We found that the guard stations made certain everyone coming through the gates belonged. We would stay here again if we didn't want to wander too far from it or learned to speak spanish.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Muy bonito complejo y excelete condominio

  • 4 of 5

El condominio esta en un complejo muy bonito, con lindos jardines, la alberca es linda y el personal muy amable, nos gusto el que tuvieran seguridad, aunque siempre nos sentimos seguras en Cancun. No existen muchas opciones de restaurantes cercas, probamos un par de ellos y estaban bien, el area cerca de la terminal del ferry es un poco fea, sucia y con pordioseros pero no se siente insegura. El complejo tiene un restaurante que abre temprano y cierra alrededor de las 5, asi que no puedes cenar ahi.

El departamento es muy comodo, la decoracion muy agradable, todo muy limpio, la cocina esta equipada con lo basico para poder preparar tus comidas , todo funcionaba muy bien, y no tuvimos ningun problema. El area de comedor y sala es muy comoda, con linda vista desde las ventanas, en un 3er piso Nuestra estancia fue de una semana y realmente regresariamos. Sussie es excelente para darte informacion y de pronta respuesta cada vez que teniamos una duda. Disfrutamos mucho, gracias !

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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good

  • 3 of 5

Attractive, roomy, well furnished, bedding and towels clean. However we had no hot water during our entire stay and management did not fix it. There were bugs in the dining and kitchen area and dust everywhere. We had to wash all of the kitchen wear before using, it was all dirty. Tried washing dishes in the dish washer and it did not work so we ended up washing dishes by hand. Showers and faucets shoot water in every direction, always managing to get you all wet even if you only wanted to wash your hands. The pool area, restaurant and grilling facility very nice. The beach is not nice at all. Unit too far from the Cancun fun and attractions, except from fairy to Isla mujeres. This unit has lots of potential if it was kept clean and with hot water for guests to shower comfortably after a long day of fun but exhausting activities.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

Walk about a block to the terminal where you can take the ferry to Isla Mujeres. Shopping, restaurants, tours, and night life are all around Cancun & surrounding areas.

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Rates & Availability

Cancún Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Apr 22 2017 - Jun 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$210
$1,200
 
 
Summer & Labor Day
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$235
$1,400
 
 
Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
 
 
Christmas & New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Winter
Jan 6 2018 - Feb 23 2018
4 night minimum stay
$210
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Short notice reservations & reservations for less than a week will be required to pay in full in one payment instead of 2 payments. Call for discounted rates for longer stays &/or for special requests - we can be flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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