Playa Blanca, a wonderfully popular three-story condominium is located near the center of beautiful Half Moon Bay. Enjoy your own private balcony or patio to do some turtle watching here in season. Lucky guests can stroll on the quiet beach each morning with a cup of coffee to take in the splendor of the spectacular sunrises. All units have air conditioning in the bedrooms and DSL internet. Some have TV for DVD or VCR, so request these when reserving. The roof top deck offers a marvelous view. Just steps from the door is some fantastic snorkeling in the Bay and time can be easily passed while resting on the covered terraces by watching the pelicans dive for meals or taking a siesta in a hammock.
All the units have Caribbean facing living areas, with fantastic views, no matter what level the condo is on. Each unit is privately owned, so it has it's own personality and style. Unique to most other condominiums, Playa Blanca has a tile bathtub in the master bath, offering a ocean view from the tub/shower! The spacious master bedroom has a large louvered window, which can open up to have a view out to the sea, or be closed for privacy. The second bedrooms enjoy garden views and their own Mexican tiled bathroom with a walk in shower. Enjoy preparing meals in the full kitchen or dine out at many of the fabulous restaurants, which are with-in walking distance of this property. Maid service is 6 times a week and there is a small convenience store nearby. Beach towels, if not provided by the owner, can be checked out at the management office. And, for your peace of mind, Playa Blanca has a security guard.
In Spanish, Playa Blanca means "white beach", which is exactly what awaits you on Half Moon Bay in Akumal, Mexico. Each of the one or two bedroom/bathroom condos have a spectacular view of Half Moon Bay and the Caribbean. The white sandy beach and crystal clear water are just steps away.
Watch for turtles swimming in the Bay from your patio! A four-minute walk to the north will take you to Yalku Lagoon, for some of the finest snorkeling on the coast. A ten-minute walk to the south will put you in the heart of quaint Akumal Bay.
Enjoy other nearby activities; scuba diving, sport fishing, wind surfing, horseback riding, restaurants, shopping, cultural shows, or just leisurely days on the beach.
Playa Blanca 1: Beach level condo, sleeps up to 8 using the 2 sofas. Extra rules and rates apply to this unit, see price page.
Playa Blanca 2: Beach Level unit, sleeps up to 6.
Playa Blanca 3: You must check out what the new owner is doing at this fantastic 2 bedroom beach level unit! Updates include a flat screen satellite TV and a cell phone with free minutes. Playa Blanca 3 is a ground floor unit located on the south side of the building. The kitchen is completely equipped for your convenience and maid service is provided daily. This charming unit features a king in the master bedroom and two doubles in the second bedroom, each with brand new mattresses. In the bedrooms and the living areas, you can enjoy the Caribbean breezes circulated by ceiling fans or, if you prefer, you can cool down with air conditioning. No need to leave modern conveniences behind ~ this unit has high speed wireless internet and a stereo system with MP3 inputs. The living room and the master bedroon have satellite TVs with DVD players and the second bedroom has TV/DVD and a small refrigerator. Or, relax on your hammock with a novel from the extensive library. Whatever you choose, you'll have the vacation of a lifetime here at Playa Blanca 3! With a small security deposit, you can rent a cellphone to use during your vacation to use with the complimentary phone card worth 100 pesos!
Playa Blanca 4: Second floor unit, on the north side of the building, with a king in the master and a tub in the ensuite bathroom. The double and twin bed in the second bedroom have a garden view and a/c. There is both air conditioning and fans in both bedrooms. No TV here, but there is a CD/tape player and wireless internet for the guests' enjoyment. This unit offers some extras such as a hammock, beach towels and has a safe.
Playa Blanca 6: This is a second floor unit, on the south side of the building, with a king in the master and a double plus a twin bunk bed in the second bedroom, making it great for families, as this is an unusual set-up to have 4 beds in a 2 bedroom condo (with a small fold up to make 5 beds which can sleep up to 7). The king and double mattresses are pillow-tops. There is air conditioning with fans in the living area and also TV/cable/DVD movies, books, and two CD players. This unit offers nice amenities such as wireless Internet, a safe, beach towels, a hammock, and a crib/fold up bed for a child in the master bedroom. The bedrooms also have a/c and fans, and the back bedroom has its own television and ensuite bathroom.
The Playa Blanca Casitas (#9 and #10) are just right for guests looking for an economical and comfortable way to enjoy the best of Half Moon Bay. The casitas are situated in a two level structure just down the garden path. Each unit in the Casita has lots of windows making them sunny and affording a cooling breeze. Unique to Playa Blanca, both feature partial ocean views of the beach and turqouise sea beyond. These air-conditioned casitas have kitchen areas with a full size refrigerator, toaster oven, coffee maker, a hot plate, microwave and juicer. There are ceiling fans in each unit, and nice cross breezes. They both offer wifi for your own computer. There is a child's cot available by request, and guests have access to the rooftop terrace on the main building. These centrally located units are perfect for the budget minded traveler!
#9 Garden and partial ocean views. Ground floor. 2 Mexican matrimonial sized beds (larger than a double, they can be pushed together on request to make one larger bed). Small outdoor sitting area with table and chairs facing the water. Playa Blanca Casitas - http://www.caribbfan.com/properties/detail.cfm?propertyid=271
#10 Jungle and partical ocean views. Second floor, king bed, a dining area and a loveseat with a vaulted ceiling. Playa Blanca Casitas - http://www.caribbfan.com/properties/detail.cfm?propertyid=271
All guests at Playa Blanca can enjoy the gorgeous Caribbean sunsets on the rooftop terrace. Entertain guests while you count the endless stars or enjoy the solitude gazing out over the crystal clear waters.
Half Moon Bay is a guest favorite, and after staying at Playa Blanca (White Beach), you will understand why!
Rates are in US dollars per night.
*All Holiday reservations must be booked for a minimum of 7 nights. High Season min 5 nights stay, Low season min 3 nights stay.
**During non-peak weeks only. Playa Blanca #7 & #8 are available as a 2 bedroom condo only (max occup 5) from Oct 25-Nov 26, 2012 at the special rate of US$160 per night.
***Condo #1: Add $25 per person over 6 people & Rental Agreement and $250 deposit due upon arrival.
Unit # 7- reservations be no less than 7 nights. Last minute bookings are no less than 7 nights.
Prices are subject to change without notice and rates are not guaranteed until financially confirmed.
Please no smoking or pets
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Playa Blanca #3
Many thanks for another great vacation at Playa Blanca #3, after many years, it's like returning home!
After renting Playa Blanca for many years, we were delighted with the changes this year. We were also thrilled that the construction (noise) was non existent.
Playa Blanca #6
We have visited Akumal many times, this is the first time we have stayed in Playa Blanca. We all loved Playa Blanca! The beach was just an extension of the condo. It was great to be able to walk right out the door and snorkel in Half Moon Bay. We read, napped and ate on the beach, relaxing either in the sun or shade. Playa Blanca #3 is light, bright and airy. Folding doors from the master bedroom open out to the living area and to the beach, such a beautiful and relaxing view. The kids had their own space at the back of the condo, so we all had plenty of room. The staff was friendly and helpful. I have to admit, everyone used the wireless internet some, it was nice to be able to stay in touch with those back home. We even watched the TVs one night - and it helped us learn Spanish with the subtitles - educational TV!
We had a wonderful time this past March and highly recommend Playa Blanca & Caribbean Fantasy. We have stayed in several condos on Half Moon Bay, and Playa Blanca is one of our favorites. We'll send our friends to you, and see you soon to book our next trip to Akumal!
Happy New Year to you all. Just wanted to touch base and tell you that we had a wonderful week with our kids and grandkids staying at La Bahia and Playa Blanca.The weather was great and lots of things were done.Took the Robinson Crusoe boat trip,went diving and did lots of snorkling. Now we are at Yalku Cai #4 and are loving it.The weather really turned cold this week so we've done some shopping and tonight will go to dinner at Lol Ha as it is jazz night. Thanks again for your help.
Just wanted to thank you guys for a great vacation. Cindy was terific, even when we had to change our reservations! We had Playa Blanca #4 and #6 for a family trip this year(our 6th to Akumal) and both condos were wonderful. This was the first time we used Caribbean Fantasy and we found them fantastic. We recommended it to friends who are going in August. Thank you so much for a great time!
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