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Luna Encantada Penthouse C3 - True Beachfront - Best Location in Playa!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

About the property

The greatest views in Playa from a fantastic true beachfront luxury penthouse

Our vacation home is one of the best at Luna Encantada! It is the only three bedroom true beachfront penthouse available to vacationers. It sits right on the incomparably blue Caribbean, with 180-degree views of paradise. Our ideal location is not only right on the ocean, but is also right in town & you can walk to everything! Enjoy American channels on a 42" flat screen HDTV in the living area.

Our 1600-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bath condo includes a large private rooftop terrace furnished with hammocks, BBQ, dining tables & loungers. A full-length balcony is right off the living room and you have panoramic views from either area, with the white sand beaches & ocean water just steps away.

Prepare meals in the fully-equipped, gourmet chef's kitchen (owner is an award-winning cook) using quality utensils and cookware. Choose a recipe from the carefully-selected cookbooks and serve them at the gorgeous dining room table that seats eight, on the balcony or on the rooftop terrace. Walmart & Mega is within blocks away from Luna, where you can buy groceries, beer, liquor, and fresh local ingredients to stock your condo! Our kitchen features granite counter tops, travertine marble floors, stainless steel appliances (dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator with ice maker and water filter, stove and oven, coffee maker, blender, hard-anodized cookware, chef knives and more). Flatware, dishes and glassware are provided. Coordinated place mats and cloth napkins make for a beautiful and elegant table.

Our elegant and comfortable penthouse includes beautiful granite tiled bathrooms, and quality 100% cotton bath towels and beach towels. Two bedrooms are appointed with romantic king-sized canopy beds made with superior quality mattresses. Additionally, both king beds trundle two fully removeable twin mattresses(ideal for children). A queen bed in the third bedroom can be used for two extra guests allowing for a total of 10 people to share our little slice of paradise. We happily welcome families with children.

The charming boutique complex has just 24 units and features a beautiful heated infinity pool, jetted whirlpool, beautiful sculpture, artwork and stunning tropical landscaping. We provide free underground parking, 24 hour security and pool and beach lounge chairs for the comfort of our guests.

Bring your laptop; we offer free WiFi, along with free phone calls from our condo to the US & Canada. We also offer housekeeping, 24 hour security, free underground parking, individually controlled a/c, ceiling fans & purified drinking water.

Luna Encantada is exceptionally well-located and within walking distance of dive boats, shopping, spa treatments, and world-class dining. You are mere blocks to Walmart & Mega for groceries, beer & liquor. Take a two-minute walk to beach-side bistros for breakfast or lunch. Dinner choices range from regional Mexican fare to five-star dining. Play golf, snorkel, scuba, windsurf, parasail, deep-sea fish, enjoy catamaran boat tours, bike, boat, walk and explore the beauty and history of the Mayan Riviera from your home away from home. Visit Cozumel by ferry (just a few blocks away), Isla Mujeres, Xel-Ha, or the ancient ruins of Tulum, Coba or Chichen Itza.

Playa del Carmen is easy to get to; fly into Cancun (or into Cozumel and come by ferry) and either take a 30-minute cab ride to Calle Sixth and the beach or a luxury bus to the Playa terminal just two blocks from your vacation home.

We are happy to arrange your airport transportation via private van right to your condo door!

More Details

Owner
Tonya Sarina
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
January 1, 2017

Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Luna Encantada Penthouse C3 - True Beachfront - Best Location in Playa!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

The best room in Playa del Carmen!

  • 5 of 5

This is the best place to stay in Playa del Carmen! We've stayed at a luxury resort in Playa and this condo has it beat hands down. It was exactly as described. The owners think of it as their second home and it feels like a home. We traveled with another couple and were thrilled to have places to hang out together. That's something that you don't get at a hotel. The balcony is amazing! You can see all the way up and down the main part of Playa del Carmen. We enjoyed eating breakfast while looking out over the ocean. Since Playa has such wonderful restaurants, we were not interested in an all-inclusive resort. We bought breakfast food, snacks, and drinks to have at the condo and then dined out for most lunches and dinners. The full kitchen makes it easy to cook if you want to. One fun thing about the condo is the guest book. People write in their favorite things to do and places to eat. We cannot wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolute Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from our stay at this amazing property. This was by far the most incredible property we have ever stayed at and cannot wait to go back and see it again. We were a family of 7 staying for a full week. We had 5 adults and one teenager and at no point did we feel cramped in the condo. The apartment actually feels much bigger than the pictures are able to show. The ocean views are unobstructed on the top terrace allowing you to fully take in the paradise. We did cook at the apartment and all the appliances worked great. The owner ensured that you have all the basics like oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and such so all you need from the store is your produce and proteins. Also, they provided other basics such as dish soap, laundry detergent, dishwasher soap, filtered water - all the things you would normally have at home that you now do not have to buy in bulk for a short stay. Outside the gorgeous apartment, what really made our stay a 5-star experience was the staff. The concierge and the daily complex staff were extremely nice and helpful. They went above and beyond to ensure each guest was happy and had what they needed for their comfort. Our family walked up and down the beach and each time confirmed that there is no better property than this one while staying at Playa del Carmen. The condo is gated with a code to get in so only the guests staying there are able to access the property and pool area. The walk from your complex to the 5th avenue is maybe 30 seconds tops! I don't know of any other travels I have done where you have the downtown center that close to your apartment and the beach. We rented a car one day to visit Yucatan and Chichen Itza, however, if you are staying just in Playa, you will not need a car as everything is walking distance and feels very safe. If you are looking more to see other towns 45+ minutes away, I would recommend a car. All in all, our favorite vacation so far and the best stay we have ever had.

Thank you so much to the owner and property manager. We are so grateful to have stayed there and cannot wait to go back. Seriously, we already started planning our next family visit.

THANK YOU!!! :)

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wisconsin
5

Beautiful...

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect place to spend our honeymoon. The most beautiful property we've ever stayed in and so close to everything. Absolutely gorgeous views from the condo and the beach is steps away. If you require more than this to be happy, you need a therapist, not a vacation!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL, USA
5

Paradise Dream

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 4 days and absolutely did not want to leave!!! Having our condo on the beach & one block away from 5th avenue is truly the perfect location in Playa del Carmen.

The sound, smell, & panoramic view of the ocean was so great to fall asleep and wake up to every day. We tried to sleep on the rooftop deck & balcony, but it gets too windy at nite! The bars & clubs next door aren't obnoxiously loud so you can still get a good night's rest.

Hotel Fusion next door has the best ceviche, fish, & shrimp tacos.Don't miss it! On the other side of Luna, get an hour massage on the beach for $40.

The condo was very spacious w/ plenty of room for 5 girls. Very clean rooms & linen. We could've used more towels so good thing we were able to do some laundry (we were so busy out on excursions that we kept missing the management office hours.) The showers are slow to drain, but overall, the bathrooms are in great condition. The 3rd bedroom gets a little loud if it's windy outside. The sliding door 'whistles' like a scary ghost room. The girl in that room decided to sleep out in the living room area & loved it because of the ocean sounds & breeze.

On the rooftop deck, one hammock is torn, but everything else is in good condition. The pool is so clean, clear and perfect.

On 5th ave, there will be tour dealers. Stay away from a guy named Federico Jesus (goes by the name 'Kiko'). He sells the package for super cheap, but doesn't provide correct info. Our Mayan adventure went from being 8 hours long to 12 hours long because we shared the van with so many other people! We loved the fact that we saved money, but were just annoyed at being lied to about the 'private' tour.

Other things you can't miss is snorkeling at Cozumel. If you are looking to buy souvenirs & you go on the Chichen Itza tour, buy from the vendors that are in Chichen Itza and far away from the entrance. Eat at Hotel Basico restaurant, absolutely wonderful seafood. Eat pizza there too, it's surprisingly delicious. There is also this little taco stand on 12th avenue near Bali night club that looks like it's run from a van. So cheap & so good. Have breakfast at 100% Natural. Their food is amazingly light yet flavorful. Wear bug spray if you eat here..I got bit several times while eating breakfast!

I wish we could have stayed longer. Tonya, thank you very much for letting us stay at this wonderful condo. It truly was one of the best vacations I've ever had.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2008
  • Stayed: May 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Eco water parks Xcaret and Xel Ha, world class golf at Playacar and Mayakoba, Mayan Ruins - Chichen Itza, Tulum and Coba are all day trips, visit the islands of Cozumel and Isla Mujeres.

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Rates & Availability

Centro Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring/High
Jan 5 2017 - Apr 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$600
$3,600
 
 
Summer-Copy1292 from
Apr 25 2017 - Apr 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$400
$2,600
 
 
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Apr 27 2017 - Aug 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
$400
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$400
$2,600
 
 
Early Fall
Aug 29 2017 - Nov 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
 
 
Pre-Holiday
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
Holiday 2014-15
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
$800
$5,200
 
 
Holiday 2014-15
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
$800
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$800
$5,200
 
 
Spring/High
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$600
$3,600
 
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Amenities

Centro Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2) Two custom canopy beds, Queen size Beds (1) 1 queen bed, Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 twins are trundled under each of the king beds., Baby Cribs (1) Available on first request basis
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Air Conditioning individually controlled, Stereo/ CD Player with jack for MP3, Free parking, 24 hour security

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