About this listing
Locate only a few steps from the warm, turquoise water of the Mexican Caribbean, Kite House, has full staff, chef service, concierge service 24/7.
By far the most luxurious rental property in Playa del Carmen. located only 15 min walk to downtown.
ABOUT KITE HOUSE
A stone's throw from the warm, turquoise water of the Mexican Caribbean, Kite House is the perfect place to enjoy a luxurious, relaxing vacation in the Riviera Maya.
The name, Kite House, comes from the kite shape design of the wooden ceiling that, from the air, resembles an acrobatic kite. This beautifully designed smart house, embodies the essence of comfort, luxury, technology, and sustainability. Not only will you relish the privacy and Caribbean view, but in less than a fifteen minute walk, you will find yourself on the world famous, 5th Avenue in Playa Del Carmen. With its modern architecture, four bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, full kitchen and living area, infinity swimming pool and jacuzzis, and a home theater, Kite House is your home away from home. The floor plan is integrally designed so that each room offers the utmost in privacy yet the entire house has only two floors. The home is furnished with only the highest quality materials; stone, glass, wood, and metal, most imported from Bali and Italy. Service can be customized to your request and can include airport transfer, daily maid service, a 24 hour concierge, private chef, and houseman and comes equipped with tennis racks, snorkel gear and much more.
POOL, DECK AND HOT TUB
At the Kite House, admire the fabulous view, enjoy a refreshing swim in the infinity pool, or relax in the hot tub.
Surrounded by the beautiful view if the Caribbean, the deck, complete with infinity pool and hot tub, welcomes you to this sustainable designed home. Separated from the living room by a movable wall of windows, the infinity pool includes a swimming machine for resistance swimming and is heated by solar panels and the hot tub uses an ozone treatment system. The deck also includes a cushioned seating area perfect for enjoying the warm, tropical climate and at night, the pool and hot tub are beautifully lit with LED color changing lights and can be enjoyed outside or through the glass windows in the living room.
KITCHEN AND LIVING ROOM
Luxury in a beautiful setting, the kitchen and living room have all the modern necessities with a gorgeous ocean view.
The living room and kitchen are separated from the pool area by a wall of windows that overlooks the turquoise sea. With just a push of a button, these windows disappear effortlessly into the wall so that the marvelous view and access to the pool and hot tub become part of the living area. Guests enjoy complementary bathroom amenities and the living room area also includes a guest bathroom complete with beach towels.
The kitchen is fully stocked with all the modern appliances, dishware, and cutlery for guests as well as for entertaining. Each cabinet is designed to hold, organize, and hide all of your kitchen utensils, leaving a clean, modern design. It includes an island with stools and upon your arrival, a bottle of champagne, fruit basket and floral arrangement will be waiting for you.
THE SEA ROOM
The first of the four master bedrooms, the Sea Room, is named after its enchanting ocean view of the Caribbean.
The Sea Room has its own private terrace with magnificent views of the ocean. Through the terrace, the Sea Room offers direct access to the infinity pool. This delightful room includes a full closet, king size bed with a memory foam/spring mattress, and electrical blackout or screen curtains.
The bathroom includes a whirlpool tub, shower, toilet, bidet, and a sliding door to separate the entire bathroom area from the room. The multimedia TV can also be turned, automatically, to any direction in the room so that it can be viewed from the bathroom or bed and includes a Bose 5.1 audio system.
Close the curtains and dim down the lights with a touch of the keypad or use the touch screen controller to allow you to individually control all of the equipment in the room, including; temperature, curtains, and lights.
THE RUIN ROOM
This tropical room overlooks ancient Mayan ruins, known for their positive energy, that are mystically lit at night.
This master bedroom includes two terraces, one overlooking the Mayan ruins with a cushioned seating area and the other a private terrace with a jacuzzi; both surrounded by a natural garden of native flora and fauna. All of our jacuzzis and the pool use an ozone treatment system.
The bedroom has a king size bed, full closet, and sliding terrace door. The bathroom includes a shower with hydro-massage and Turkish bath, toilet, and bidet. The large mirrored window in the bathroom provides an excellent view of the ruins while protecting your privacy during the day as you can see out but nobody can see in. With a push of a button, an outside window covering slides down to convert the window to a mirror. In addition, a hidden door slides out to separate the bathroom from the bedroom.
This room contains a 5.1 audio system with Ipod dock, HD smart TV, desk and desktop computer, internet access, as well as access to music and videos with speakers that allow you to listen to music in both the room and the terraces. Blackout and screen curtains can also be drawn with the touch of a button.
THE JUNGLE ROOM
This room is named for its view overlooking the Mayan jungle.
The Jungle room's terrace includes a cushioned seating area, outside shower, and jacuzzi with an ozone treatment system. These features combined with the jungle setting make this a very romantic area, especially at night when the trees are lit up by white lights.
This room has a king size bed, desk and living room area. As with the other rooms, this room has a shower, toilet, bidet and a sliding door, that when closed, activates an electric blind to provide privacy from the bedroom.
A 46 3D smart TV and built in technology allows you access to music and films, the internet, and includes speakers for use in the room and on the terrace.
THE LOFT ROOM
The largest and most versatile of the rooms, The Loft Room has a home theater, loft, and sleeps two adults comfortable or up to six teenagers.
Every child's dream, the loft, with its short ceiling, offers two twin beds and a lovely view out of the windows. The ground floor has a king size bed with a Temper Pedic mattress that disappears into the wall so that you can fully enjoy the home theater and two couches that also convert into single beds.
This room includes a walk-in closet and the bathroom has a shower, toilet and bidet, and like the other rooms, the curtains can be drawn for a complete blackout.
With a touch of a button, the curtains close and the screen descends from the ceiling. The home theater uses an industrial projector in full HD and 5.1 Bose sound system. This system includes Blu Ray, Play Station 3, Direct HDTV, DVR, and a Mac computer which can be displayed on the big screen and can be controlled wirelessly. Hundreds of movies are available through our DVR player and can be accessed throughout the house.
Kite House is equipped with Smart Home, the world's largest home automation company. Developed by North American Industries using the patent INSTEON technology, this home makes it possible for you to control everything from the touch screens and keypads. From lighting, audio-visual, blackout blinds, pumps, infrared controlled equipment, and any other electrical and electronic equipment, this technology allows you to control your home as you desire using touch screen graphical interfaces that are located in every room or area of the house.
Although Playa del Carmen is know for its friendly people and only the occasional flip flop lost here and there, the home does come equipped with a security system and is fully integrated with the home automation system. It is capable of detecting and reporting intrusions, fire and carbon monoxide, water leaks, medical emergencies and more. This system allows you to control the features of the home through touch screens, keypads or any PDA device. With these devices, for example, the homeowner can:
-Receive an email when their children return home from school
-Be notified when a guest leaves the house
-Close the garage door that was accidentally left open
-Adjust the air conditioning
There is great peace of mind knowing that the system can be controlled and activated from anywhere.
Access to the home is by fingerprint reader, military grade, or digital card reader; the same system used by Airbus to gain access to the cockpit. This system can be programed to allow different access to family members, guests and employees. The security system works in conjunction with the security alarm systems and the outer perimeter of the property has security cameras that record 24 hours a day.
The lighting in the house is almost entirely dimmable LED's from top brands such as CREE, ensuring maximum efficiency and environmental sustainability, adequate lighting, and unmatched (website hidden)
The air conditioning is a centralized system by Carrier Infinity. Ensuring optimal air quality, temperature, and humidity, it is the most advanced on the market. With minimum power consumption, virtually no noise, and higher system performance, this INSTEON supported AC unit can be controlled from any device with internet access.
The main hydraulic system was designed using special three layered pipes of Teflon and aluminum with a PVC coating and stainless steel connectors, is virtually indestructible and will never leak. The water tank is sufficient enough to supply water to the house for up to one month. The water throughout the home is treated with various activated carbon filters and softeners. The kitchen has a reverse osmosis and an UV ray filter rendering the water potable. The hot water is heated with solar panels for maximum energy efficiency and sustainability. In order to eliminate the wait for hot water, the recirculation system keeps hot water continuously circulating throughout the house so that it is ready when needed. All of the toilets in the house use an air extraction system like those used in airplanes, thus eliminating any unpleasant odors directly from inside the WC.
The Kite House is supplied with power from one, two, and three phase 120V to 220V. The electrical system far exceeds any European electrical system regulations. There are several voltage stabilization systems, surge protectors, a lighting arrester, and uninterruptible power supplies to various areas of the house such as electric gates, servers and alarms. Each area of the house has a lifeguard system which detects the slightest discharge of current and cuts power providing complete safety against electrical accidents.
The house comes equipped with a DVR with hundreds of movies that can be accessed from any of the smart TVs in the house as well as the home theater. The entire house has wired and wireless access to the internet and network and has a scanner, printer and fax. The current internet connection is via ADSL up to 10 MBPS. The house has two phone lines and eight extensions which allow calls between rooms and unlimited landline calls worldwide through IP telephony.
The guests have access to all the villa in exclusivity.
Interaction with Guests
Kite House, has a full staff service included.
Full time chef, house keeping, gardener/pool keeper, manager and 24/7 concierge service.
Kite House is located in Playacar Phase 1, just three houses or a minute walk from the beach in the most exclusive development in Playa del Carmen and less than a fifteen minute walk to the world famous 5th Avenue. Nestled among single family villas and on one of the most beautiful, uncrowded beaches in Playa del Carmen, Kite House is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the Maya Riviera.
Experience Playa del Carmen, the heart of the Riviera Maya.
Playa del Carmen, in the heart of the Mayan Riveria, is the largest and most popular bay. Located along miles of white sand beaches in the Mexican Caribbean, Playa del Carmen is only 45 minutes south of the Cancun International Airport and 40 minutes north of Tulum. Both Tulum and Playa del Carmen have small airports for those who want to arrive by private plane or leave by helicopter on a private tour.
No smoking, no pets.
From Dec 18, 2015 - Jan 18, 2016 the minimum stay is 7 nights.
What a great house and facilities! So close to the beach and only a 15 min walk to downtown. The staff was great and breakfast in the morning was fantastic. Book this place and be done with it.
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The entire staff greeted us upon arrival, introduced us to the house, then gave us our privacy. The house is an easy walk - literally 2 minutes - to the expansive, clean, white sand beach and the neighborhood is friendly and quiet. Because of the way the house is situated, you have a sense of privacy without feeling isolated. As previous guests have noted, the staff were terrific - Carlos and Irma do the heavy lifting (i.e., cooking and maintenance) and they could not have been nicer or more accommodating. Irma is a great cook and we were spoiled by her daily guacamole, fresh fruit platter, huevos in any style we requested, and a flan to die for on our first night. We figured out the basics of the house's "smart" technology fairly well and the walk into Playa Del Carmen and the famous 5th Avenue was 15 minutes. At night, we took taxis to and from, mostly because it's a little too far to walk if you're a group and not all are wearing sneakers. The house is spacious so as a group of 6 adults (ages 20 to 60), there were plenty of options for places to lounge if you needed a break from the beach. I loved having a dryer on site for wet towels and bathing suits and the staff kept the house very clean for us on a daily basis. The beds were very comfortable - we had one 26 year old and her sister, 20, in the large "screening" room; one slept in the loft area there which is a shared space with a small bathroom - it worked out fine but a heads-up if you're mixing ages and genders, etc. as the loft person has to climb a steep ladder located right next to the other person's bed! Other than one initial head bang on the low ceiling, the loft worked out fine for our 20 year-old who shared that room with her older sister. The master bedroom and bath are spacious with a private jacuzzi and deck; the bedroom by the pool is large with its own deck for sunbathing -- it is located right next to the living/dining area; and the other bedroom is also large with its own bath, deck/jacuzzi. All in all, this is a unique option in this neighborhood - there were no other houses situated like this one and certainly no others appeared to have as many modern amenities. The view of the beach is minimal because it is obstructed by leafy trees, fern and bouganvillea. We enjoyed several gorgeous sunsets by taking a short walk to the beach.
This house is amazingly luxe! The pictures really don't do it justice. The bedrooms are huge and beautiful, as are the bathrooms. The surfaces are all very tasteful and luxe. I take my vacations seriously, and I've never felt as relaxed and pampered as I have at this house.
The staff is great and very helpful. The ladies who cooked did a wonderful job, and Carlos kept the deck and pool in pristine condition and carried our stuff to and from the beach for us.
A few cons, non of which are deal breakers:
The floors are super slippery when wet, my toddler and I both had some nasty spills the first couple of days before I learned to walk very slowly and carefully, and we bought her some water shoes.
The 'smart' aspects of the house can be a little tricky until you figure out how to do the few things you want to do, but it only takes a few tries to figure it out.
Sometimes the pool is really hot! I think it's a combination of the sun, and also the heater does the pool before the jacuzzi.
So anyway, this is a great house and you should be so lucky to stay here :)
Great house in Playa, very modern features! The staff were a big benefit. Irma and Lydia went above and beyond!
The only missing piece was the projector - it was getting repaired during our stay.
Easy access to the beach and town.
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