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Meridian, 1.5 block from beach and 5th Ave, Renovated with Reduced Rates!

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Zazil-ha Condo Rental Photos and Description

Bright & spacious 2 brm condo at the trendy North end near Coco beach

This bright and cheerful 2nd floor condo at the Meridian is located in a great location between Calle 40 and 42. Just one block off of 5th Ave. and 1.5 blocks to the beach. The condo has been renovated and redecorated in the summer of 2016. It is painted in the colors of the ocean- blues, sea greens, and corals. The decor is inspired by the sea and Mexico’s handcraft arts, and in many instances has been produced by local artisans. Local photographers’ works adorn the walls, depicting Riviera Maya scenes. Otomi embroidered pillows and bamboo furniture crafted by a local Playa artisan compliment the decor.

You will love the large and deep wraparound balcony off both sides of the dining and living area, which creates two walls of glass with two patio doors leading to this balcony. Palm tree fronds line one side of this balcony. The balcony has a gas grill and four seating areas. The seating includes a table and four chairs, a lovely carved wood bench with deep cushions, and comfortable resin wicker chairs.

Inside, the kitchen, dining area, and living space are open to each other. The kitchen is well-stocked for cooking, and has a granite counter top. There is a dining table with 6 chairs. The living room has a 50″ Smart TV which can also be pulled out from the wall and angled to watch anywhere from the kitchen, dining room, or balcony. You will find a half bath off the living area.

The master bedroom has a 2nd private balcony with bar stools and bar table. In this bedroom you will find a king bed, and the room has soothing peach, coral, and turquoise colors. On the wall there is a 32″ smart TV with Sky satellite service. The room has its own bathroom with tub. The guest bedroom has twin beds which can be made into a king bed. There is an air mattress which can be set up for additional bedding in this room. The guest bedroom also has its own bathroom with shower. Both bedrooms have ample built in drawer and closet space.

You will find that all of the necessary amenities for a relaxing Caribbean vacation are provided: TV with satellite service, WiFi, washer/dryer, and a gas BBQ on the terrace. You can stay comfortable with AC throughout. Linens, beach towels and beach chairs are also provided. For your convenience, a weekly cleaning service is included in the rental rate.

Prime Location

The Meridian provides a wonderful rooftop pool area with lounge chairs and seating. You have a dedicated off-street parking space for your (rental) car. The interior is beautifully landscaped with courtyard walkways. The Meridian has good security with a staff person on duty all day, and security guards at night.

Because of the location at the North End of Playa, just off 5th Ave., this is a quiet neighborhood but is also close to many good restaurants. You will find at least 30 restaurants within three blocks of the condo, including seafood, Mexican, Italian, Thai, Greek, Spanish, on and on.

There are several convenience stores in this area with food staples and some fresh foods, enough to carry you through until you walk to the larger grocery stores nearby.

Coco beach offers massage on the beach, along with Canibal Royal beach club, or walk a bit further down along the coastline to other beach clubs (for examples check our Beach Clubs page). You’ll also find some very nice off-shore snorkeling at Coco Beach.

This condo has everything you need for a fantastic vacation in Playa!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Noemi - Latido de Mexico
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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based on 13 traveler reviews

Meridian, 1.5 block from beach and 5th Ave, Renovated with Reduced Rates!
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Wonderful condo and vacation

  • 5 of 5

This family of five thoroughly enjoyed our pre-Christmas get a way! The condo was great, well equipped and a great layout allowing for family time and the teens to have their own space. The wrap around terrace really adds a lot of extra relaxing space for drinks, meals, reading etc.Proximity to the beach was very good, less than a five minute walk. We also enjoyed the beach clubs off of fifth ave. along with shopping and excellent food and service at each restaurant we went to.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


  • 5 of 5

This condo was an excellent choice for us this year and exactly as described. We have been staying in same complex for many years since we discovered that Playa was our favorite place. As this condo unit was facing away from the sun, we fully enjoyed the wrap around balcony early mornings and late afternoons coming back from the beach. The condo has everything you need. Although we did eat out almost every night, we also took advantage of the BBQ and plan on using it more next year. Our guests really enjoyed their stay.The second bedroom was perfect. The condo is roomy enough to have guests and still not feel cramped. Special decorating touches made our stay feell like home. The water bottle located on the counter near the sink is a great idea and much more convenient.

The beach was beautiful as usual and a short walk away.

We got reacquainted with friends met in the last years and discovered more good restaurants, some off the beaten path. Our favorite is still Pummarola on Calle 24, at 5th avenue; Rene, Gabriel & Marcella always take good care of us and our guests. We found Util this year; they make homemade pasta and for a quarter of price paid on 5th avenue. It is located in the area of Calle 26th and 30th Avenue (not sure of exact address but can be found on-line). Others are El Diaz on 5th (great burgers!), El Fogon across from the Mega & Babes Noodle Bar on Calle 10, close to 5th avenue. Then there is Origenes, on Calle 38, close to the beach. Bring your own wine and they have live entertainment starting Fridays (Paulina & Alberto). We bought their CD. Finally, there is the famous Martini Lounge on 1st avenue, between Calle 12 and 10. We meet there with friends every Tuesday night for their 2 for 1 Martinis. A must look into! Greco, one of the owners, is often seen mingling with the patrons to chat. This bar caters to our age group (50+) and the music is great too.

We are really looking forward to our longer stay next year. Many thanks for everything and especially to Monica from Latido. She was amazing. See you next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Service

  • 4 of 5

I would like to thank Monica of Latido de Mexico for great service. We arrived a little earlier than expected but was able to make use of the condo right away. Monica and the staff of Latido de Mexico were prompt and professional.

The condo was as expected; clean, neatly arranged and decorated. The kitchen was amply supplied as any home would have been. The pool area and walkways were clean and well maintained. The ease of arrival and departure was very, very convenient.

One suggestion though; supply instructions on the use of the DVD player and the grill. We brought work-out videos and could not figure out the use of the DVD player. And we were unsure if the grill was electric or gas as it had an electrical cord and a gas tank. :)

Thanks again for the great experience. My sister enjoyed her surprise visit to Playa for her 5oth birthday!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review and the suggestion about the instructions for the grill and DVD. Sometimes we simply assume things are clear when they really aren't. I'm very sorry about that and next time you visit we will have the instructions ready for you!
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Rhode Island, USA


  • 5 of 5

Perfect is the best word to describe this lovely well appointed condo. It's also the word to describe the location of the condo and Playa del Carmen.

This modern condo with wonderful ocean breezes is right up the street from a very nice sandy beach. We packed up a lunch and used the provided beach chairs/umbrella and used this beach a couple times when we weren't doing all the other numerous tourist types of activities.

Highlights - renting bicycles and heading into town early morning and heading north on the new bicycle and walking path that leads to a gorgeous public beach.

Having the ability to walk out the door to the numerous shops and restaurants was also a treat.

Sitting on the outdoor wrap around covered deck with our morning tea and coffee was also a plus.

I'd recommend this condo to anyone who wants a quiet well stocked comfortable piece of heaven.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL USA

Relaxing, comfortable, clean, safe

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Playa over winter break. The condo was well-appointed with everything we needed to have a great week. The kids loved the balcony, hammock, and lounging in the living area, and we all appreciated the space in the bedrooms and baths. The location at the top end of 5th Avenue, a few blocks from the beach, was ideal as it was extremely quiet yet convenient to everything. The building was safe; the pool was a little cold in December so turned out to not be very useful, but being on the rooftop was a nice view.

Small minor complaints: the pillows were a little worn out, the in-unit laundry is very tiny and slow, some of the window shutters didn't open/close. None of these were major impositions.

For beach access, we went to Canibal Royal a couple of days, but their minimum spend got pricey quickly (especially high season). There is a public access section of the beach right nearby though, just not very big. Along La Quinta, several of the restaurants right near the condo were great, including Luna Maya (high end), Kool Fish, Xocolatier, and the Oaxacan place. The Cuban place looked good but we never got there. Taxis were plentiful nearby and nobody tried to rip us off hailed on the street.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you all so much for taking the time to do a review of your stays. We have now owned the condo for almost two yrs., and we are very happy with the location, the Meridian complex and management, and the vibe of our particular condo. Several wonderful new restaurants have opened up very near the condo in the past year. We are so happy you are enjoying our condo and Playa. Thank you for pointing out the need to replace the sleeping pillows. We have now replaced all the sleeping pillows in the condo with brand new ones based on your observation. Every time I go to the condo I take new items and try to keep the condo upgraded. For instance I am taking new lamps down on my upcoming trip, we have recently replaced the microwave and we have added a 2nd stereo (w/MP3 capability) in the bedroom. Please come back and stay with us again! We are finding that renters are returning again to the condo and this makes us very happy, we love repeat renters. Once again, I want to give a shout out to our rental manager, Monica, and her wonderful staff at Latido de Mexico. She helps us and our renters with everything we could possibly need, and her advice is very valuable.
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"Destino Perfecto"

  • 5 of 5

El apartamento nos parecio perfecto. Buena ubicacion, cerca de la playa y de la quinta avenida. Sitio para aparcar, seguridad las 24 horas. El apartamento por dentro esta totalmente equipado con todo lo que se necesita para pasar unos dias, menaje de cocina, aire acondicionado, lavadora, secadora. Las camas muy comodas y la terraza perfecta, con una mesa y un sofa para poder estar fuera. La zona de la piscina muy bien, auque nos hizo muy buen tiempo y tampoco estuvimos mucho, porque preferimos la playa. Algo que nos llamo la atencion fue que tenian un guest book, lo que nos parecio una idea muy original. Nosotros tambien lo rellenamos. Lo peor: no quedarnos mas dias!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Cancun International Airport (CUN)
Nearest Barpub
280 Metres
Nearest Ferry
2.5 Kilometres
ferry to Cozumel
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Playacar Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Kilometres
Highway 307 Cancun - Tulum - Chetumal
Nearest Restaurant
280 Metres
Nearest Beach
350 Metres
Coco Beach
Car: not necessary

Playa del Carmen is located in the heart of the Riviera Maya making it the perfect place to stay while you're discovering the Riviera Maya. There are numerous great tours and activities to undertake in the area ranging from a visit to the Mayan ruins and villages to exhilarating ATV rides through the jungle. There are fresh water cenotes (sinkholes) to swim in, scuba diving or snorkeling on the coral reefs, visits to nature parks like Xcaret and Xel-ha. The list of things to do is too long to mention but make sure to save a few days and nights for the beautiful beaches, great restaurants and hopping nightlife of Playa del Carmen. We've been living and working in the area for over 10 years so be sure to ask us if you have any questions.


Rates & Availability

Zazil-ha Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Sep 5 2016 - Nov 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 18 2016 - Dec 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
Holidays 2016 - 2017
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
winter 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Apr 23 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Apr 24 2017 - Sep 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 16.0%

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Zazil-ha Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • The twin beds in the second bedroom can be converted into a King bed upon request. We have a queen sized airbed for 1 additional person to sleep on. The airbed can be set up in the 2nd bedroom.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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