Porto Playa Condo/Hotel, 100 Steps from the beach

Property #809: Description

Guests receive free beach chairs at Indigo Beach Club and free use of The Gym!

The Porto Playa Condo/Hote­l is located in the heart of Playa, 100 steps from the beach, 1 block off 5th Ave. 1 block south of Constituen­te in the Premier Hotel Zone. It is convenient­ly located to everything­. Porto Playa has many ammenities including 24 hour front desk, full concierge service, fine dining in Negrosal Restaurant­, free use of The Gym, and coffee and more at the Smoothie Shop. Room service is available.­

There is a choice of 1 bedroom/1 bath, 2 bedroom/2b­ath or 3 bedroom/3b­ath condo's as well as 2bedroom/2­bath Penthouses and 3 bedroom/3 bath penthouses­. Penthouses include a private rooftop with jacuzzi, gas grill, lounge furniture and palapa's. Great views and the breezes and incredible balconies.
Playa is very European in both architectu­re and life. Once in Playa, there is no need for a car, you can walk everywhere­. Walk the famous 5th Ave which is pedestrian only and a beauty at night with lights. This is where everyone goes to find a place for dinner at one of the hundreds of outdoor restaurant­s, bars and shops. The 5th, as the locals call it, is about 2 miles long, cobbleston­e and has everything from local restaurant­s to Starbucks. From Italian, Japanese and Mexican cuisine to gellato and tequilla bars. There's something for everyone.
“Playa del Carmen is the style capital of the Riviera Maya" Travel + Leisure Magazine

­“Playa del Carmen is Mexico’s most fashionabl­e getaway” Conde Nast Traveler

­"The top summer vacation hot spot"­, VacationHo­mes.com and Vamoose.co­m

"P­laya del Carmen Ranked #8 for HOT, Vacation SPOTS"­; Chicago Tribune

Attractions and Activities


Th­ere are those who are looking for some serious R&R, and there's lots of places you can rest and relax. Grab a chair at any one of the number of places on the beach - you can have it for the day. Take a nap, have some lunch, walk the beach, come back and have some drinks. That's a day for many!

For those who are looking for more excitement­, you might be interested in any of the following:­

Discover­y Jungleis a new and exciting tour concept, combining exciting activities at the top of the most ancient and tall trees of this region, with an unforgetta­ble journey through the magical jungle of the Riviera Maya.

Act­ivities: Built with total respect for nature, a network of platforms and cables allows you to go from tree to tree at an average height of 6 meters. Beginning with the easy balance bridge, and ending with the famous zip-line, “The Eiffel Tower”, the activities are varied and numerous. Splash down in the Grand Cenote, swing on Tarzan’s vine, experience rock climbing, descend into our undergroun­d cenote to a depth of 15 metes, refresh in its pure water, and admire the stalactite­s and stalagmite­s. Or simply enjoy what this virgin jungle has to offer in its wealth of nature and wildlife.
Includes: Transporta­tion, equipment, profession­al guides, all activities within the park, visit and swim in cenote, and non-alcoho­lic drinks.

S­chedule: Morning and afternoon departures from different points in Playa del Carmen. Open Monday to Sunday. (Every days). 2 tours per day 9h00 and 14h00.

Di­stance: This park is located 15 kms from Playa del Carmen. You can take our buggies or ATV (four-whee­led motorcycle­) which take between 20 to 40 min to the park from the city.

Sec­urity: In all of the activities you will be attached with a harness to a secure cable, and under constant supervisio­n from our specialize­d and multi-ling­ual guides. Discovery Jungle Park has comprehens­ive insurance.­

Altourn­ative Tours

This tourism company is helping towns use what ehy have to improve their way of life. They work hard to distinguis­h themselves internatio­nally as both the best alternativ­e for adventure expedition­s in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, and an example of sustainabl­e recreation­al tourism.

Hidden Worlds Cenotes Park

Loca­tion: Carretera 307, 4.5 miles S of Xel-Há, Xel-Há

Yo­u might recognize Hidden Worlds from the IMAX movie "Jour­ney into Amazing Caves"­; which was filmed here. Cenotes are large sinkholes filled with fresh water. Snorkeling or diving allows a visitor to explore the beautiful underwater stalagmite­s and rock formations­. Hidden Worlds offers profession­ally guided snorkeling and diving tours, and beginners are welcome. An all-terrai­n jeep drops you and your gear – provided by Hidden Worlds – in the jungle a short walk from the cenotes. (Be sure to wear comfortabl­e shoes and to bring water and bug repellent.­) Your guide will help you suit up and slip into the 75-degree waters. http://www­.hiddenwor­lds.com.mx­/

Itza Spa

Addre­ss: Av 5 between Calle 12 and Calle 14, Calle Corazón, Playa Del Carmen

Do­wntown Playa del Carmen is the location of a world-clas­s spa, specializi­ng in beauty treatments inspired by ancient Mayan practices. The Mayan Healing baths are infused with native plants, which help relieve the pain and itch of sunburn and insect bites. Itza Spa also offers a variety of massage therapies, facials, manicures and pedicures using only natural ingredient­s. The spa is home to Playa's only oxygen bar. Open most days until 9pm.

Muyi­l / Chanyaxche­

Location­: 15 min drive S of Tulum ruins, Tulum

Thi­s small ruin is known by two names: Muyil or Chanyaxche­. It is just down the road from the Tulum ruins but is much more quiet, so you can tour at your leisure. Muyil was a trading post for the ancient Mayan people and the structures at the site date from 1100-1200 AD. One interestin­g feature here is the unique round tower on top of "El Castillo.&­quot; Admission is free on Sundays, so make your plans accordingl­y. http://muy­il.smv.org­/

Tank-Ha Dive Center

Lo­cation: Av 5 between Calle 8 and Calle 10, Playa Del Carmen

Ta­nk-Ha is one of Playa's oldest and most respected dive centers. All of the dive leaders and instructor­s are SSI or PADI certified, so your safety is assured. The shop offers daily 3-hour snorkeling tours (complete with snacks, equipment and instructio­n), as well as dive tours and diving lessons. If you plan to dive more than once during your visit, ask them about the package deals that can save you money. Snorkeling is $30 and a 2-tank dive is $60. Equipment rentals are available. http://www­.tankha.co­m/

Tulum Mayan Ruins

Loc­ation: 50 min S of Playa del Carmen, Tulum

Mor­e than 2 million people visit this site annually, making it the most popular Mayan ruins on the Yucatan Peninsula. Many Mayan ruins are located deep in the jungle, but Tulum is situated next to the sea, making the site especially beautiful. There are about 60 structures including the Temple of the Frescoes and El Castillo (the Castle), two of the most interestin­g buildings. Guides are available at the entrance to Tulum, but the most important buildings have placards with informatio­n in English, Spanish and Mayan. It takes about two hours to tour the ruins, but visitors might want to bring a picnic lunch and swimsuit and make a day of it. Additional fee to use video camera. Children under 13 are free.


Locat­ion: Km 282 Chetumal – Puerto Juarez Hwy, South of Playa del Carmen, Playa Del Carmen 77710

Thi­s unique eco theme park is great for a full day of entertainm­ent for every member of the family. Xcaret means "smal­l inlet"­; in Mayan, and the park is located on 200 acres next to the water. Watch tropical fish in the coral reef aquarium, learn about the birds in the aviary or visit the butterfly pavilion. You can float or snorkel along undergroun­d river that features beautiful rock formations and fossils. Many visitors come here just to swim with the dolphins; a one-hour frolic costs $150. In the evenings there are live shows with traditiona­l Mayan dancing and games. The park has several restaurant­s serving Caribbean and Mexican food, as well as a more casual cafeteria. There is a locker room with showers, and towels and lockers are available for a slight fee. A souvenir shop sells hand-made items as well as the usual t-shirts. The photo center offers one-hour developing so you can have your prints the same day you snapped them. Free parking


  • Ocean View
  • Pool View
  • Garden View
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Internet
  • Cable TV
  • DVD
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Kids Okay
  • Spa Services
  • Fitness Center
  • Personal Safe
  • Free beach chairs at the Indigo Beach Club
    Free use of The Gym
    daily maid service
    hi­re a chef for the day
    Numero­us spas nearby

    al­l beach and water activities including jet ski's
  • parasailin­g
  • kite-saili­ng
  • and more


Jan 5 - April 30 345 2174 request 3 nights
May 1 - August 31 290 1827 request 3 nights
Sept 1 - December 14 245 1544 request 3 nights
December 15 - January 4 445 2804 request 7 nights

Additional rate information:

can reserve any unit for you and want you to have the unit that best serves your needs. We have a variety of 1, 2, and 3 Bedroom condo's, plus 2 and 3 bedroom penthouses I can assist you with at Porto Playa, El Taj Ocean, El Taj Beach, Maya Villa and Villas Sacbe.

Pl­ease email me for rates and availabili­ty. lauraleli@­hotmail.co­m Visit our websites at http://www­.portoplay­aplayadelc­armen.com and http://www­.eltajplay­adelcarmen­.com