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Special Discounted Rate in Canadian Dollars

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, large terrace overlooking Mamitas Beach Road Sleeps 6

Our Condo Buena Vida at Las Olas is in the perfect location for a vacation get-a-way; set between Playa del Carmen’s famous beach and vibrant international sidewalk scene. A mere half block from Las Olas, Playa’s Fifth Avenue pedestrian promenade beckons with relaxed cafes and gourmet restaurants, exclusive lounges, and al fresco bars, intriguing boutiques and local purveyors of all types and variety. It is also only 200 meters from the Caribbean beach. Relax at Mamitas Beach Club or Kool's Club - the most popular and hip beaches in Playa del Carmen. Swim in the beautiful warm Caribbean water and enjoy the view. If a swimming pool is more to your liking, guests of Las Olas get a special discounted rate to rent a lounge and umbrella for the day and use of the pool at Kool's Beach Club. When you tire of the sun, your Las Olas home is only a few minutes away.

SPECIAL DISCOUNTED RATE due to construction in the area. Playa Del Carmen is a vibrant growing community and construction is on-going in many areas. This is your chance to stay in a fully equipped condo close to the beach and all the amenities for US$95 per night ONLY! The activity stops at 5:00 pm weekdays and noon on Saturday. If you plan to spend your days taking in the sun or exploring, then the activity in the area will not be a factor.

At 1150 square feet of living space with unusually high 12 foot ceilings our condo is spacious and a rare find in Playa del Carmen. Tile floors extend onto the private outdoor terrace where one can dine and relax in the fresh breeze from the ocean. It is fully furnished with two spacious air-conditioned bedrooms each with Queen Beds, full bathrooms and walk-in tiled showers. A fully equipped chef's kitchen with granite counter tops, separate laundry room, original paintings and many other fine details are all there to provide quality and international style. Even the terrace is furnished for outdoor comfort and dining. Condo Buena Vida is safe and secure on the second floor of Las Olas with a full time security guard and two property managers to look after all your needs.

Blessed with perennially sunny skies and a mild climate, Playa prides itself on a relaxing open-air, pedestrian lifestyle. It’s a place to recharge your batteries, find your adventurous side or spend an afternoon happily exploring the finer points of doing absolutely nothing at all. Playa provides a vibrant variety of natural and multicultural experiences any time of year. When the sun rises over the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean it all comes to life. First-rate golf, esteemed spas, fine outdoors dining and an internationally acclaimed nightlife – the options of experiencing Playa are truly limitless.

More Details

Ross Goodwin
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About Ross Goodwin

My wife Lori and I have searched for the perfect place to own in the sun and near the water. We have traveled to Panama, Belize and Ecuador and finally chose this spot on the Mayan Riviera. What attracted us is the very friendly people, inexpensive living, amazing weather and safe neighborhood. The perfect place to escape the Canadian winter.

Ross Goodwin purchased this condo in 2013

Why Ross Goodwin chose Playa del Carmen

Las Olas means 'The Waves' in Spanish and we named our Condo #207 "Buena Vida" meaning 'The Good Life'! This condominium building is appropriately named, since it is literally steps from the turquoise Caribbean Sea and glorious white sand beaches for which Playa del Carmen is justly famous. Solidly built and with charming exterior design features like the winding tree pillars, these condos combine the best of Mexican design, like colorful tile, with clean, contemporary furnishings to create a harmonious, upscale experience.

What makes this condo unique

Location, Location, Location!!

Not only is our condo at Las Olas conveniently located close to the beach, it is also only a few steps from the famous Fifth Avenue. Known by locals as La Quinta Avenida, it's where you can enjoy strolling along the cobblestone pedestrian walkway and find great shopping and an array of fine restaurants and fun bars. It is also only a 10 minute walk to 2 huge Superstores (Mega and Wal-Mart) where you can purchase a huge variety of food and beverages. Just around the corner there is a quaint wine store and restaurant which offers live entertainment and happy hours most nights. For all the day to day and evening activities, a car is not necessary.

Many potential guests ask about a pool. Both Mamitas Beach Club and Kool's Beach Club just a short way down the road have very nice swimming pools that can be used by families and children for the inexpensive cost of a lounge chair and umbrella.


Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Shut it off a/c upon leaving a room. Do not run the A/C with the veranda sliding door open or when leaving condo
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , A generous amount of water issuing from the shower head.
  • Beautiful tiled bathrooms with stand up showers and lots of water.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , New King size bed and a new very comfortable fold-out bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New King size bed
  • Each Bedroom has it's own full bathroom with tiled walk-in shower, split air conditioning, wood blinds and ceiling fans. The master bedroom has a safe in the large double closets. There is also an iron and ironing board for your use as well as two hair dryers.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • 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
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The Condominium Complex Las Olas is located on the corner of Calle 28 and 1st Avenue, so exactly between the famous pedestrian promenade Fifth Avenue and the white sandy beaches of Playa Tukan and Mamita's. This unit is found in the fast developing 'Little Italy' area of Playa that features many of the new condo buildings, stylish boutiques and trendy bars and restaurants. This is the area where most locals of Playa del Carmen are drawn to because of its more cool and classy atmosphere. Our second floor location offers better security and views as well as a nice breeze from the ocean and a quieter experience.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Special Discounted Rate in Canadian Dollars
average rating of 4.703704 based on 27 reviews

1block to 5th ave and 1to the Beach ......Perfect!!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed from the 8-25 of March and had a great time! Location and access to the beach are awesome .Condo was clean and well looked after would definitely stay again! Trevor was able to answer any concerns and is a great guy! Noise from the clubs down the street are a tad loud at times but you adjust lol, thanks again Ross and Trevor for everything!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review Donna. Our condo at Las Olas is in a great location for experiencing Playa Del Carmen. Everything within walking distance! The town is all about entertainment and anywhere you stay is vibrant and at times a bit noisy, but as you say, one quickly adjusts. You and your husband are welcome to come back any time at a discounted rate as a repeat guest. Thanks again, Ross
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Sandy Hook, Manitoba, Canada

Great Accomodations - Fabulous Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed there over New Year's Eve and into mid-January. The condo was very nice... clean, roomy and well-laid out... provided us with everything we needed for our month-long stay. Perfectly located about 5 minutes down the street from the beautiful public-access beach, and about 3 minutes from the wonderful restaurants, bars and shops along 5th Ave... perfect for people watching while we had breakfast, lunch or dinner on the roomy balcony, or taking a nice walk along 5th... lots of sound and activity!... Dealing with the property owner (Ross) and the property manager (Trevor) was a pleasure... they responded to our few requests and inquiries in a timely, and satisfactory, fashion. We enjoyed it so much, we booked for next year, for a longer period.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mike for the great review! Many potential guests ask what else will be needed or how much more their trip will cost. As you say, our condo is fully equipped and updated on a regular basis. There should be no additional costs other than for food and drink. We look forward to hosting you and your wife again next year. Repeat guests are always a sign that we are doing something right.
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Great property in great location!

  • 5 of 5


Thank you very much. We enjoyed your property very much. Everything was as communicated with no surprises! Would highly recommend your unit to others and look forward to returning next year same time !

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the 5 star rating Sara. We like to keep in touch with our guests and make them feel at home. When you return we offer a 10% discount off the posted rate. See you next year!
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Washington, DC, USA


  • 5 of 5

Condo Buena Vida at Las Olas was amazing. As described, it is a two bedroom but sleeps 6 including a futon that people can sleep on. As 3 professional adults, we really need a getaway from city living and this condo provided just that. We had more than enough space to enjoy accommodations without feeling overcrowded. The kitchen was fully stocked with appliances and some spices and there was a welcome book waiting for us upon arrival that really outlined all that is available in Playa del Carmen including rental car companies which allowed us to rent a vehicle for the week. Ross (the owner )and Trevor (the property manager onsite) were responsive and available. This condo was literally two blocks from the beach and near two beach clubs that had very good food, beachfront cabanas, and servers available to take orders. Not only was this condo near the beach, but it was also near a good amount of eateries, night life, and shops. The convenience of this condo was refreshing. I would definitely rent this condo again and I am most definitely returning to Playa del Carmen. We enjoyed this trip and stay very much.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Megan. You are very welcome to come back to our condo for your next visit to Playa Del Carmen and enjoy a 10% discount. Our repeat guests are special and we try and make their second visit even more enjoyable than the first!
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Perfect Accommodations - Loved It

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect for our group of three friends staying for four days. The location is easy walking distance to the beach and to 5th avenue and provided a perfect home base for our group to travel to the sites within 20-30 miles of Playa (Akumal, numerous cenotes). The condo is really clean and well equipped. We really appreciated the beach chairs, umbrella, snorkels and fins that were provided! The balcony got lots of use for "people watching" as it looks directly over the path traveled by people walking to Mamita's beach. The owners are super responsive and the property manager was great. The beds are big and comfortable, the air conditioning works great and the two bedrooms with two full baths kept the three of us really comfortable. We will definitely be back when we are in Playa the next time! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful PDC Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Las Olas. Parking is right down below, Trevor (the manager) was prompt and responsive to a slight leak on the interior wall after a torrential rain when we returned from Tulum late one night. There aren't enough superlatives to describe the location, the condo itself, or the responsive support staff. We look forward to coming back to this wonderful condo

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Cancun to Telum
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Mamitas Beach
Car: not necessary

Romantic dining, beach side cafes and exciting nightlife make Playa Del Carmen an ultimate vacation destination. Tours of Mayan ruins are easily arranged. No transportation is necessary when renting at Las Olas as everything is at your doorstep.


Rates & Availability

Gonzalo Guerrero Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Value Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas and New Year's
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 8 2018
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 9 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Value Season
May 1 2018 - Dec 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $219.51
Tax Rate 16.0%

Please note that our posted rates are in Canadian funds. Please click on the "Rates Quoted In" button at the top of the rates page to see the corresponding US dollar rate. Most other rentals in Playa Del Carmen are quoted in USD.

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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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