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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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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent50%
          • Very good31%
          • Average10%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible6%
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          “through vrbo” (14 reviews)
          “condo complex” (11 reviews)
          “washer dryer” (12 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
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          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 19 January 2014

          Just got home yesterday from a ladies trip to help celebrate our friends 50th birthday! Everything was fantastic in our two units and I recommend contacting the owners to book for your next vacation. We booked Reef 104 and Coral 302 through vrbo.com and were...More

          Thank sermel1
          Reviewed 7 January 2014

          My daughter and 18 month old grandson and I stayed in room 106 in November . It was awesome! The patio was huge! Everyone there treated us wonderful. The location is perfect . 5th Ave. is close,the beach is right there and you are overlooking...More

          2  Thank Marcia B
          Reviewed 31 December 2013

          We booked a vacation through Encanto for Dec 26 thru Jan. 2. In April of 2013. We were staying on the property at the time and enjoyed our experience, so we thought we would book that far ahead to make sure we had reserved rooms...More

          9  Thank Bkstev711
          Reviewed 30 December 2013

          Most of the problems I see in the latest reviews on El Faro is due to the problems "El Faro Residences" have had with the Encanto Company. El Faro is now managed by Caribbean Beach Properties and I guess they have had quite a job...More

          2  Thank Basse911
          Reviewed 15 December 2013

          We enjoyed a one week vacation in a luxurious condo with beautiful grounds just off the pool deck in Reef 105 . The condo was well stocked with kitchen necessities and the close proximity to Mega or Super Walmart was quite a convenience as we...More

          3  Thank Debbie D B
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Concierge
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 197 - US$ 408 (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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          Bathroom (8)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          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|
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          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
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          108cm32
          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.
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          m6007
          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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