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Beautiful Ocean Front Home *FAMILY FUN*RIGHT IN TOWN*LUNA D1*Susan Mattingly

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

DETAILED DESCRIPTION: Luna Encantada D1 is the MOST POPULAR BEACH FRONT VACATION RENTAL, on Playa's main beach because it is a premier"END CAP" oceanfront condo with a 40 ft. wide Private ocean front terrace.

Offering the privacy of three private bedrooms, one with king bed/full bath,one bedroom w/queen and one bedroom w/ 2 queens sharing a full bath, this luxury beach villa is professionally decorated in a Balinese décor. The ocean is visible from most every room in the villa, especially from the kitchen, living room, and master bedroom where a wall of sliding glass doors and windows offer panoramic views of the water. HOUSEKEEPING INCLUDED.

Travertine marble floors extending onto your private outdoor terrace,(and private side porch) fully equipped chef's stainless kitchen with granite counter tops, original paintings and many other fine details are all there to provide impeccable quality and international style. Even the terrace is furnished in the finest in outdoor comfort for lounging and alfresco dining. The common area courtyard has beautiful landscaping of palm trees, tropical plants, flowers and a large refreshing infinity edged pool and jetted whirlpool bath. Complementary outdoor tables and lounges are provided for relaxing and entertaining around the pool.

These resort condos are set amidst Playa del Carmen’s mythical beach and vibrant international sidewalk scene. A mere half block from the gates of Luna Encantada, Playa’s urbane 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.

So make your reservations now and travel to Playa and enjoy the privacy of a spacious beach condo that is not just another of the many all inclusive, luxury hotels, or Cancun resorts. Luna Encantada is prime Mexico beach real estate that is like an island in a sea of small town local charm. Ask about our travel deals, vacation packages, seasonal specials. Luna Encantada is vacation lodging at its finest. Please take a tour of our website with pictures ,maps, and other info about your trip to the Mayan Riviera, land of the ancient Maya.

“Playa del Carmen is the style capital of the Riviera Maya” -Travel + Leisure

“Playa del Carmen is Mexico’s most fashionable getaway” --Conde Nast Traveler


• HOW DO WE GET THERE FROM CANCUN AIRPORT? Playa is a 45-minute drive south of the airport. We provide a private van service for $185 round trip, max 8 people, child seats available. Other options: Taxi $70 one-way, Rental car, Hourly Express bus.

• WHERE IS THE PROPERTY? Luna is located in the heart of Playa’s main tourist district at Calle 6 and the beach, ½ block from Fifth Avenue. Fifth Avenue is a world famous, 40+-block pedestrian promenade with relaxed cafes and gourmet restaurants, exclusive lounges, and al fresco bars, intriguing boutiques and local purveyors of all types and variety.

• IS LUNA ENCANTADA TRULY BEACHFRONT? Yes and all the condos that we represent in Luna have stunning ocean views.

• CAN WE SWIM AND SNORKEL IN THE OCEAN IN FRONT OF LUNA? Our beach is rated as one of the top beaches in Mexico because of it’s soft white sand and calm aqua blue water providing safe and enjoyable swimming conditions for people of all ages. The reef off our shore offers excellent snorkeling conditions with a multitude of colorful coral formations and exotic fish and marine life but you will need to hire a snorkeling guide with a boat to get there. We recommend the Hobie Cat guide that operates right from our beach.

• DO WE NEED A CAR? Not necessarily because Playa is pedestrian friendly and we are close to everything. We typically walk or cab around town and rent a car on an as needed basis for regional excursions. We offer complimentary parking in our secure garage and have several car rental agencies within a few blocks.

• WHERE DO WE GROCERY SHOP? We have several small markets within one block and several full service grocery stores within 7 blocks.

• HOW OFTEN DO WE GET MAID SERVICE? We offer every other day house keeping that includes fresh linens, bath and beach towels, soap, shampoo, paper towels, bottled purified water, laundry detergent for the washer/dryer room, and trash removal.

• DO YOU HAVE TV, PHONE AND INTERNET SERVICE? We have cable TV, high speed wireless internet, and a phone with free long distance calling to the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Italy, France, Spain and Ireland.

• CAN YOU RECOMMEND ACTIVITIES AND RESTAURANTS? We visit Playa five times a year so we are constantly updating our list of favorite activities and restaurants that we send to all of our guests along with detailed arrival information.

• CAN YOU GIVE US SOME OPTIONS OF OTHER AVAILABLE CONDOS IN LUNA? Yes, just click on our Luna rentals website and photo album link that is located on this website just below the calendar for info and availability on all our listings in the building. (We handle the rentals for 14 out of a total of 24 Luna condos).

• DO YOU OFFER CONCIERGE SERVICES? We offer Personal Assistance for transportation, grocery shopping, babysitting, in-house massage, tours & excursions, tee times, and emergency & medical assistance.

• DO WE NEED TO GET PESOS? Not necessarily. All stores and restaurants in Playa will take dollars and Euros. There are ATMs nearby and places to change money. We usually take about 100 dollars in ones, fives, and tens, which are very handy for tipping, and short cab rides around town.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Property Manager
Susan Mattingly
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Susan, the trip was FABULOUS!! Your unit is wonderful. Such a perfect spot, and so glad we were beachfront. It made a huge difference and was so incredibly convenient. Matter of fact, we're already trying to plan our return visit! Thank you for making the planning process so easy. Start to finish, it was a wonderful trip!

Mar 2014
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Centro Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) available by request
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
First floor, Steps to the beach, Infinity pool, 40 ft. wide Private covered patio (Overlooks the pool and ocean), Unobstructed ocean views from master bedroom, living Room, dining room and kitchen, 10-foot ceiling heights, Sound-reducing concrete floors, Walls and ceilings, Travertine marble floors (extends outside to large, 300 square foot covered patio), Slab granite bathrooms and kitchen, Gourmet stainless steel kitchen, Professionally decorated with Indonesian decor, Individually air conditioned, Ceiling fans, Cable TV and wireless Internet, FREE PHONE to and from USA and Europe Private courtyard with infinity edge pool and Jacuzzi, Underground Garage, Wheelchair accessible all levels, 24-hour security, Porte-cochere (covered entryway), Beach shower, Flower gardens


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Beautiful Ocean Front Home *FAMILY FUN*RIGHT IN TOWN*LUNA D1*Susan Mattingly
average rating of 4.909091 based on 27 reviews
Annandale MN

Property was beautiful; staff was exceptional

  • 5 of 5

We found the property was absolutely beautiful and a wonderful location. The staff was more than exceptional. The little restaurant next door was an added bonus. As a family, we have all agreed that when we are in Playa - we would only stay at this property and this condo.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you and your family had a good time at our home. D1 is one of the best locations in Luna Encantada and on the entire beach in Playa del Carmen. We are pleased our staff was helpful. We try very hard to create a grest guest experience. Please come visit us again anytime! Susan Mattingly Playa Luxury Rentals
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A+ rating

  • 5 of 5

I would give Luna Encantada D1 a A+ Just 40 minutes from Cancun airport Condo was just like home - clean, very spacious, wonderful location right on the beach overlooking the ocean Infinity pool just steps away Condo had everything you would need to stay for any length of time Everyone at property was extremely helpful and courteous Half block from downtown Very well lit always felt safe

i would recommend to any of my friends and family I look forward to spending more time there Thank You for making my Birthday Celebration that more special

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for coming to spend your birthday at Luna Encantada D1. We enjoyed helping you and your friends have a great celebration. D1 is a great place to gather with family and friends. Please come visit again really soon. Susan Mattingly PlayaLuxury Rentals
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Super accommodations

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed you stay at Luna Encantada D1. It is so great to be able to sit on the 60ft terrace and enjoy the ocean and yet a 2 minute walk to famous 5th avenue. D1 is one of the premier homes on Playas main beach and we are pleased you enjoyed the accommodations. We try to make it fresh and updated all the time. Thanks for being a guest in our home. Please come again. Susan Mattingly Playa Luxury Rentals
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Vail, CO

Great Condo, Excellent Location!

  • 5 of 5

Luna Encantada Unit D1 is outstanding. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, large terrace leading directly to the beach or the private pool. A perfect vacation spot just off Fifth Avenue. Very convenient to all in-town shopping and restaurants. I highly recommend Playa del Carmen and this condo in particular

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for much for coming to our home in Playa. We are glad you had a good time and enjoyed the location and town. Please come again soon. Susan Mattingly Playa Luxury Rentals
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Shakopee, Minnesota

Playa 2017

  • 5 of 5

D1 at Luna Encantada is amazing! Love that it's right on the ocean! We love how quiet it is and it feels like home. It's so close to everything we want, shopping, breakfast spots, places for dinner, clubs and so much more. We will be returning again! Thank you for having such an awesome place for us to visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for being our guest at Luna D1. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of the great location D1 has within the building and proximity Luna Encantada is to the rest of the town. We hope you plan to be our guests again in the future. Susan Mattingly Playa Luxury Rentals
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Luna Encantada D-1

  • 5 of 5

Great location and walking distance to restaurants. We are repeat visitors to this complex and love D-1's view and accessibility to the pool and beach. Condo is very clean and comfortable. Condo is a little dark inside and cooking sometimes is challenging with the gas oven. Would also be nice to have tvs in bedrooms and not just the main living space.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much your review and we look forward to having you return. We are adding some additional under counter light in the kitchen to make tasks easier. As for TV's we made a very conscious decision not to put tv's in every room so the focus would be to detach from "screen time" and be together. As well, we figured that most people that require a lot of "screen time" bring their own devices since the selection of channels is very limited in Mexico. Thanks again. Susan Mattingly PlayaLuxury Rentals
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Metres
Playa's Main Beach

Located right on the beach in the heart of Playa del Carmen.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 19.0%


Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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