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Apartment - Private room · Norte, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

The Space

Our penthouse condo at Arena Blanca has the WOW! factor down to perfection: thirteen foot ceilings, marble floors, handmade cabinets, and a natural stone wall big enough to climb. The newly created rooftop terrace, with jacuzzi, lounge, bed, and dining area, sets a new standard for Playa elegance!

The living room, dining room, and kitchen are connected seamlessly into one “great room”. The kitchen is worthy of any Mexican mamasita. (Not that you’ll be cookin’ up a pozole or hot tamale with so many great restaurants nearby.) We love the gorgeous handmade latilla cabinets made by the best cabinetmaker in the Yucatan. And the emperador marble on the countertops was chosen because it resembles the shells of the Caribbean tortugas. The dining room seats eight comfortably for a formal dinner or casual breakfast.

The living room features a large lounging and seating area adjacent to a huge terrace that overlooks Calle 38th. The design focal point is a full wall of conchuella venado, a beautiful deer-colored limestone from the Yucatan.

The master suite features a brick boveda ceiling and a queen-sized wicker bed that resembles a wing-back chair, and a large bathroom with double sinks and a huge shower.

The guest room has a king-sized bed with a private full bathroom. To provide extra sleeping space, we added a sleeping loft with a queen-sized bed.

The coup de grace is a large rooftop terrace that overlooks the city of Playa del Carmen and the Caribbean Sea. Hot in the day with cool breezes at night, the terrace provides a nice private space to read, sleep, and renew your love for life or your love life, or both. It features an upper sun deck with venetian tiled-jacuzzi and unobstructed views; a palapa salon with lounge furniture and queen bed; a sit-up bar, and a dining table for eight with grill.

WEEKLY/DAILY RATES

High Season 2010 ... Jan 10- May 31 $2450/week

Daily rentals may be available upon special request

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
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  • Stephan was wonderful to work with. On top of arriving very late at night, Our plane was delayed making our arrival even later. Stephan was still there to greet us at the condo with a smile. The condo was very clean with a very good location, 60' off 5th ave. I will not hesitate to contact him again for my next visit to Playa. Thank you for everything Stephan!

    February 2014
    Stephane
    Response from Stephane:

    Appreciate
    Best regards

  • Stephane was an excellent person to work with when booking the Amazing Garden Suite in Playacar. He was very informative and responded immediatley to all my questions. He was also very helpful during the booking process. I would be happy to work with him again.
    The Amazing Garden Suite is a lovely downstairs apartment in a large house owned by Angelo and Fara. They are wonderful hosts who are quick to invite their guests to coffee and communal meals. The kitchen is fully equiped, and stocked with coffee, sugar, drinks and drinking water on arrival. The apartment is nicely furnished with lots of comfortable seating areas, a large dining table, and the outside patio is a haven for wildlife watching. We had a wonderful vacation there and count our hosts as lovely people and good friends. This was one of our best AIRBNB experiences and we will be returning next year.

    February 2014
    Stephane
    Response from Stephane:

    Lovely To Read Thanks For the good words for me and My Friends Angelo And Fara!

    Playa need more people like you
    Comeback Soon
    Stephan

  • Stephane is very profesional, dedicated and really nice. The appartment was similar to the photos , very bright and cosy. I didnt get any troubles. My stay there was perfect.

    January 2014
  • Stephane was able to accommodate me at the last minute, when everything else in town was booked. He made the whole process very simple, met me at the apartment with the keys, explained how everything worked and gave me great restaurant and shop recommendations. He was easily reachable when I had questions.

    I would highly recommend Stephane's properties to anyone, they are clean, well kept and well managed.

    January 2014
    Stephane
    Response from Stephane:

    Thanks Richard
    Appreciate the good words
    All the best to you
    Stephan

  • My friends and I had a fabulous time at this condo on the top level of the complex. A fantastic view of the ocean and half a block from 5th avenue which is bustling with shops, bars and restaurants – you couldn’t get a better location in Playa. There are several scuba and snorkeling outfits nearby as well (ScubaPlaya is what we used). Beach water sports available right across the complex too. Stephan is friendly, available and went out of his way to make our stay comfortable and fix any issues (had minor wifi issues in the apartment) or accommodate our requests (extra towels etc). There is also free wifi in the lobby of the complex. He personally came by to check in on things and provide us with anything we needed. We stayed for 5 days, and our stay included a cleaning as well. The apartment is clean, well furnished and well equipped, with a balcony that runs the entire length of the apartment facing the beach and pool. He was great with recommending restaurants, places to visit and things to do. “Zenzi” is a great restaurant with salsa dancing right next door and “100% Natural” is another fabulous restaurant around the corner with some really good mixed beers. Also check out the kiwi mojitos at “Fusion”, a short walk along the beach. Can’t wait to visit again. Thanks Stephan!!

    January 2014
  • Stephane had his representative meet and greet us at El Faro and to deal with any concerns we might have had. There were no issues. The staff at El Faro were excellent as always.
    The suite we stayed in met our expectations. We will definitely book with Stephane again.
    Thanks, Roger and Ginette

    April 2013
    Stephane
    Response from Stephane:

    All Good very happy to read That!!!
    Roger Ginette
    My Best Regards

  • We enjoyed this condo. 3rd floor, with nice view. Very clean. Large for a 1bdrm and had 2 bathrooms which was a plus. The condo is called Encanto El Foro. Stephane was great via email, quick to respond and professional. We never met him, but his assistant "Danny" was very nice and helpful. I found that there wasn't alot of info on Airbnb about this condo, so before we arrived I was a bit skeptical. It def exceeded both of our expectations. The beach is beautiful and swimmable. There are lots of lounge chairs to sunbathe by the pool and on the beach at the condo. It is centrally located in the heart of town but not noisy at all. Walking distance to everywhere. My only complaint was I thought the king bed was uncomfortable, but my husband didn't mind it all. We have been to Mexico several times and we never find the beds to be very comfortable. I'm beginning to think that is pretty standard. The linen could be upgraded, as I like higher quality sheets. But seriously that would be my only complaint and I am very picky. You'll enjoy your stay here. Spacious for 2 people, clean, tastefully decorated, and updated.

    February 2013
    Stephane
    Response from Stephane:

    Thanks Jessica...very difficult to find good linen here in Mexico and the bed ...Mexican people sleep in Hamac!!! Imagine...all the best ...Thanks again!!!
    Stephan

  • Stephane is a wonderful host and a very nice person. He is very quick to communicate and easy to talk to. The lovely Mexican style efficiency apartment was perfect for two, with a comfortable king sized bed, equipped kitchen, wonderful hot water in kitchen and bath and stylish, small, cozy living space overlooking a garden and pool. At our request, he even provided us with a bottle of wine and juice upon arrival. The internet connection is good. The location is in Centro so you are near all the action, and the small front balcony has a view to 20th street and 5th Ave.

    I appreciate people like Stephane so much and would definitely stay there again.
    Anita Bradley

    January 2013
  • This place was amazing. It was clean, has a great view of the ocean, and access to a private rooftop terrace with a fantastic 360 view of Playa del Carmen. The location could not have been more centrally located. It's right on the beach, and right next to the main pedestrian strip, 5 av. It's also walking distance to the bus station. Stephan and his buddy Danny were excellent hosts and had answers to all of our questions regarding Playa Del Carmen and Tulum. We couldn't have been more pleased with the accommodations.

    Also, I'd like to mention that Scuba Playa is located next to the resort for those interested in Scuba Diving. I picked up my certification while on vacation! The instructors are awesome (ask for Gabriela), and the dives are great as well.

    We look forward to our next trip to Playa and will definitely contact Stephan to book our accommodations.

    January 2013
  • This condo was spacious and clean and was in the perfect location. Everything we needed was in walking distance including the beach, shopping and great local food. We would definitely like to rent here again. Our host Stephan was very professional, reliable, accommodating and informative. It was an excellent vacation and we can't wait to go back.

    December 2012
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