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Magical Playa Caribe #4 2br beachfront condo, pool, central AC, pure waterAkumal

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The infinity POOL, fabulous for a dip on a HOT day, and the placid Half Moon Bay (Media Luna)
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19 reviews
The infinity POOL, fabulous for a dip on a HOT day, and the placid Half Moon Bay (Media Luna)
Living room view to ocean, also the view from master bedroom
Spacious living room has views of ocean and jungle
Soft Caribbean colors bring serenity to living room
in the LR enjoy drinks, TV, reading, snoozing...and the view of the turtles in the ocean below
Scintillating Half Moon Bay at dawn
Sunset at Playa Caribe #4, just before the tapestry of stars exhibition
View of Master bedroom out to the jungle
View the OCEAN from the master bed
View of JUNGLE from master bed with reading chair
Guest bedroom with private bath and terrace onto jungle
New SMART flatscreen TV; Dish Latina, watch net flicks and TV
Playa Caribe from the beach; #4 is second floor right
A view north from our beach with the fine white sand
A view to south of  Half fMoon Bay (Media Luna) from our beach
Hand-made sirenis (mermaid) with library and games
Master bath with double sink, shower & tub, view of ocean
Formal dining room (seats 6) with authentic regional masks
Female loggerhead returning to sea after laying her eggs--see her 'turtle tracks'
Dining table ready for a meal--who's cooking?
Freshly brewed coffee on the patio overlooking the ocean--watch the turtles from here
Cook to your heart's content in the fully appointed kitchen
Making bubbles while snorkeling and watching our 'resident' turtles
Serenity with views to infinity
Guest bedroom work area where you can see the jungle while you think
Hand-made turtle mosaic on bench, second bedroom
!TURTLES--Swim, snorkel, or dive with turtles!!
Central atrium in Playa Caribe building, with cascading ivy
Akumal is for the old and young, enjoyment for everyone
Playa Caribe condominiums from the road
A la noche, from the road
Early morning sunrise over Half Moon Bay--should we walk the beach or drink coffee on the patio?
Snorkeling in the Bay assures glimpses of TURTLES and reef fish
Guest watching huge female loggerhead turtle lay her eggs
Life affirming yearly hatch of baby sea turtles: July - Sept
Swim or snorkel in the unique freshwater cenotes (sinkholes/caverns)
Breath-takingly beautiful reef fish just offshore
The Akumal Arch, into the Akumal village and Playa Caribe #4
La Buena Vida, bar/restaurant about 50 yards away
Ixchel Boutique in Akumal, locally-made artisania
Hawksbill turtle waiting for you to take her picture
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Akumal, Yucatan Peninsula
!! TWO nights at 2017 HOLIDAYS available Dec 26 & 27 !!

!!SUNSATIONAL SPECIAL--PAY FOR 6 NIGHTS GET THE 7TH FREE, 2 BR only, May 10 - Dec 20, 2017, NEW reservations. Some weeks still available. **see other pricing under RATES

***EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC!! Ethereal beauty, white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, coral reefs, turtles and abundant sea creatures, prehistoric ruins, serenity—this is the Maya Riviera and Playa Caribe #4. Ahhhhhhh....let it work it's magic on you!! Playa Caribe #4 is a second floor luxury-but-affordable-unit with 2 bd 2 ba that provides the ultimate in privacy. Yet has fabulous VIEWS OF BOTH aquamarine CARIBBEAN AND verdant JUNGLE; only the side units offer both these views. It is spacious and considerably larger than the center units. We hear no pool noise i...
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About the Owner, Shari S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Our on-site office with Manager Agustin will help you with all your needs, and although Mayan, he speaks fluent English. If you still need more help once down in Akumal, I will happily respond to email or texts. We have placed our instructions adjacent to the electronic devices so you should have no trouble using them.
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Excellent - based on 19 reviews
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agentsass...
Portland, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in December 2017

Magical is the perfect description of Playa Caribe #4. The condo overlooks the Caribbean Sea. It’s spacious, comfortable and beautifully decorated with Mexican arts and crafts. My family was well cared for and welcomed by the condo’s staff and owner. We left renewed and recharged. I almost don’t want to write a review as it’s such a gem!

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Management response:

Gracias for your kind words. We are so absolutely happy that you loved our condo and Akumal. Hope to see you again.

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Suzy L
Burlington
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

We couldn't have been more pleased with our stay at Playa Caribe #4. We were expecting a lot from the pictures, but the condo was even better "in person". It was airy and light-filled with great art and furnishings. We loved the balcony, comfy beds, well stocked kitchen and, of course, the sound of the ocean was wonderful. We didn't...

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Management response:

Thank you Suzy for your kind words. We want our condo to feel like your own completely furnished home, so we strive to make it bright and calming with soft colors and beautiful art pieces.. The windows with views allow you to wake up surrounded by nature every morning.

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FreshNutr...
Nanaimo, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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We loved playa Caribe #4. Everything was exactly as decribed. The condo spacious, meticulous and beautifully appointed. We are a family of 4; 7 yr old boy, 14 yr old daughter. Sharon's attention to detail was phenominal. The wonderful sample itinerary she provides is spot on. The beach is spectacular. The pool a very lovely addition as I think its...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Ask about smoking
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    1 Super King
    2 Fulls
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
£141
US$195
£141
US$195
£988
US$1,365
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5 Jan 2018 -
30 Apr 2018
WINTER: 2 br ($290/) or 1 br ($260/)
1 night
£210
US$290
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£1,470
US$2,030
£5,879
US$8,120
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
***Beginning Nov 1, 2016 we will no longer include the MX tax in our rates, and will begin adding it to the price of the condo.

*****We have additional rates for stays of less than 7 nights, AND for a 1 BD 1 BA configuration during HIGH SEASON where you get the entire condo except for the guest bedroom. No one else is ever in the second bedroom.
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About the neighbourhood
Easy access to the Tulum Maya ruins, riotous Playa del Carmen, the ferry to Cozumel, Chitzen Nitza and Coba, and snorkeling or swimming or diving in the sea just outside the condo. We love to SCUBA dive, relax in a quiet atmosphere that still has the amenities we want. Restaurants serving delicious and artful foods, many located right on the beach, are within walking distance as is shopping.
Getting around
You can walk to all restaurants in the village of Akumal. You may want a car if you decide to visit some of the nearby cultural attractions. Golf carts, bicycles can be rented and taxis with A/C are available. I have the name of a driver who can pick you up from CUN airport and return you there--reliable, affordable, we have all used him.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cancun (CUN)--62 miles, ~1 hr: 100.0 km
Akumal is reached via the two lane each way, divided federal 307 highway straight south from the Cancun airport, about 1:15 min away. Large signs indicate the entrance to the village of Akumal where you will do a 'detour' (U-turn) to head north on 307, then turn right into the village through the Akumal arch. Continue on the beach road to reach the beautiful Playa Caribe #4 on your right, the ocean side. Driving is very safe, but don't speed!
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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