El Faro Residences

Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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  • Comfort & fun come together in Playa del Carmen

    Not every top-ranking specialty lodging can boast a laid-back atmosphere, true Mexican hospitality and a prime beach location. El Faro has it all and much-much more…

    This Exclusive Hotel is strategically positioned in the center of Playa del Carmen gorgeous beach, just a block away from 5th Ave and a block away from 12th Street. So you don’t have to go far to find the best shops, diving centers, gourmet restaurants, casual bistros and a bustling nightlife.

    Besides its great location, El Faro offers its guests the comfort, service and amenities of a five-star resort. This is the reason it has been so popular  with honeymooners and groups of friends looking for a worry-free and fun side of Mexico.

    Every detail inside El Faro is well thought of, to make sure that you will not need anything while staying there – from stylish interior design to cozy beds, from spacious living room to a well-furnished kitchen, from high-end air conditioning systems to big plasma TV.

    And unlike in many other hotels, the pool-side patios (lower level units) and ocean-side terraces (upper level units) are not only used, but highly appreciated by El Faro’s guests. Almost everyone who stays here, opts for  breakfast on the balcony and as the sun is setting. Young couples usually take a bottle of wine and enjoy the amazing view, while listening to the top-notch reggae, salsa and jazz bands playing live in the Blue Parrot, Coco Maya restaurants close by.

    However, when the balcony doors are closed, any sounds from the street disappear, making sure that you have a good night’s sleep.

    Beach club, beachfront pool and great sea views

    Another great feature of the El Faro is its huge beachfront pool that is designed for kids and adults alike.  The main part of the pool faces the beach so it’s naturally wonderful to spend hours looking at the views of the horizon while simply lazing around the poolside – or taking cool dips in the pool. There is also Wicky’s Bar, Restaurant & Beach Club located right next to the pool. The service here is friendly, the food delicious and the prices wallet-friendly. Which is the main reason, why most guests spend most of their vacation between El Faro’s pool and the beach… and love every minute of it!

    Insider’s tip: If you are looking for a top-class vacation, we suggest that you get a Premium Signature Bedroom Suite Upgrade. The price difference per person is only a few dollars, but you will get more spacious bedrooms, in-suite high-speed internet connection, discounts and privileges, as well as a welcome treat of a fruit basket and house wine.

  • Property Features

    • Beachfront Condo Hotel
    • 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites
    • Swimming pool – beachside, ocean view
    • Air conditioning – central air conditioning

    Indoor Features

    • Full kitchen
    • Diningrooms – open concept
    • Livingroom – open concept
    • Bathrooms – ensuite

    Outdoor Features

    • Swimming pool – beachside
    • Beach club with restaurant
    • Penthouses and balcony suites – features differ in each suite

    Service Features

    • Private parking available on site for $20 USD per day.
    • World Class Service with bilingual staff
    • Daily maid service
    • Complimentary fresh fruit from Noon to 2pm
    • Wicky’s Bar, Restaurant & Beach Club onsite
    • Live Music Entertainment on Select Days
    • Masseuse ($)
    • On site property manager
    • 24 hour security
    • On site gym

    Indoor Amenities

    • Alarm clocks
    • Ceiling fans
    • Iron and ironing board
    • Safes for valuables
    • Washer and dryer
    • Cribs available [$5/day additional]
    • Purified bottled water

    Bedding and Condo Details

    • 1 Bedroom Suites. Maximum 2 people.
    • 2 Bedroom Suites. Maximum 4 people.
    • 3 Bedroom Suites. Maximum 6 people.
    Request the Premium Signature 2 & 3 Bedroom Suite Upgrade
    • Additional amenities for this upgrade are: In Suite High Speed Internet, iHome / iPod Docking Station / LCD / Welcome Amenities (Fruit Basket and House Wine), Signature Decor, Discount’s and Privileges.

    Outdoor Amenities

    •  Beach lounge chairs
    • Pool lounge chairs
    • Umbrellas for shade
    • Large pool area
    • Jacuzzis are included with some units
    • Outdoor balconies with sitting areas

    Entertainment & Communications

    • Satellite plasma TV
    • CD Player audio system with iPod docking station
    • DVD player and entertainment center
    • WiFi In Restaurant & Terrace
  • We represent so many small, quaint facilities, privately-owned homes and we coordinate availability with local people. Add El Faro Residences to your inquiry, we will get back with you, confirm availability and of course, answer any question you might have!

    Rates

    Rates per night
    2014 Dates 1 Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom 4 Bedroom
    Jan 4 – Apr 30 $ 275.00 $ 325.00 $ 350.00 $ 450.00
    May 1 – Dec 19 $ 225.00 $ 250.00 $ 300.00 $ 400.00
    Dec 20 – Jan 3 $ 400.00 $ 475.00 $ 525.00 $ 800.00
    • Rates are in US dollars, per suite, per night. 19% tax not included.
    • Maximum 2 people per 1 bedroom suite.
    • Maximum 4 people per 2 bedroom suite.
    • Maximum 6 people per 3 bedroom suite.
    • Rates subject to change without notice.

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    Restaurants and Beach Bars in Playa del Carmen

    There are lots of places to sip a margarita, enjoy some tacos, or have a romantic dinner on the beach.
    • Dona Marie – 30th Avenue • Como Como – 10th Avenue
    • Canibal Royal – Beach • El Fogon – 30th Avenue
    • Zenzi Beach Club – Beach • Indigo Beach Club – Beach
    • Ah Cacoa – 5th Avenue • Piola – 5th Avenue
    We have made some suggestions but there are more places to enjoy and discover in the Playa del Carmen. Read our Local Scoop stories or jump on the forum to find other recommendations.