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    Residences El Faro

    10th Street, between 1st Avenue and the Beach | on the beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$ 268
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          Reviewed 9 July 2014

          I'll start by saying we stayed at El Faro for 7 nights and we booked our stay with rentals your way/playa luxury rentals! We rented unit coral 103. It's a first floor 3 bedroom condo directly in front of the pool/beach. The location of El...More

          2  Thank Loml28
          Reviewed 21 June 2014

          Great time on beach, scuba diving, snorkelling and booze cruise. Great looking 1 bedroom, 2 bath condo. However, looks can be deceiving. No washer/dryer. No laundromats nearby. There is a small closet. Wife used closet space, and I lived out of suitcase. You can pay...More

          1  Thank issy2828
          Reviewed 10 June 2014

          Once there, you tend to imagine that you might be dead, as you can't believe what you actually seeing: an incredibly white sandy beach and crystal clear waters. The property is beautiful and fresh and everyone working there is extremely hospitable. The 2-bedroom apartments are...More

          2  Thank AX1890
          Reviewed 26 May 2014

          There are only 2 things that could make this place any better. 1. If it were "adults only", and I say this only because, once again, some parents have no control over their children. There is nothing more irritating than trying to relax at the...More

          Thank oxonhillgirl
          Reviewed 23 May 2014

          We used to stay in the old El Faro Hotel before it was replaced by the condos. It was our favorite place and we were sad to see it go. After staying elsewhere over the years, we decided to try our old favorite in the...More

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          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Concierge
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Price range
          • US$ 199 - US$ 417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 65
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          • Location
          • Mexico >
          • Yucatan Peninsula >
          • Quintana Roo >
          • Riviera Maya >
          • Playa del Carmen
          • Also Known As
          • Encanto El Faro Hotel Playa Del Carmen ,
          • Residences El Faro Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen
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          Anna F
          Our flight out of Cancun is at 10am, so we would have to check out earlier than 9am. Would that be possible? The policies say departure starts at 9am.
          6 June 2017|
          Response from ElFaroHOA | Property representative |
          Greetings from Playa, and thank you for your question. You would need to verify with the property manager with whom you have made your reservation to be certain. The property does have 24 hour security service, so they would... More
          Was the seaweed gone? I know earlier in the year the beach and water were covered in reddish seaweed.
          20 May 2017|
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          Response from Michelle G | Reviewed this property |
          we were there for 16 days. every day it was different. Its never a far walk to clear swimming. Clearly the best swimming overall was down by the pier.
          Hello we are deciding if we are going to rent a unit here in July. We have stayed in Playa del Carmen a couple times, the last time at Xaman Ha Condos in 2008. My concern is the beach. August 2015 we were in Cozumel and took the fairy over just for the day, and the smell and seaweed were terrible, we literally got back on the boat and got out of there. From reading some of the reviews I get their is still a lot of seaweed, and the beach at El Faro is rocky and narrow. Could someone please clarify if the ocean is swimmable and the beach is clean? I go to Playa for the beach and don't want to have to travel to Cancun or Cozumel every day to swim in the ocean 😠
          23 April 2017|
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          Response from Gabriele | Reviewed this property |
          It's very rocky and narrow. Don't recommend it.
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          "Best views: Surf 208, Coral 303; Quiet: Reef/Coral block; Take 1hr massage. 30mins covers face down."
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