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15 Ocean View Vacation Rentals To Celebrate A Special Occasion in Playa del Carmen

Juanita Rodriguez Juanita Rodriguez 02-01-2018

15 Best Ocean View Vacation Rentals in Playa del Carmen for Celebrating a Special Occasion

The Mexican Caribbean holds a mysterious power over those who grace its sandy shores. Once seduced by her beauty, you are forever under her spell. The hypnotic motion of turquoise waves rolling in to kiss palm-fringed shores. The way the rising sun sets the sky on fire with color bursts of orange and pink. The illusion of a thousand glistening diamonds dancing upon the water under the moonlight. These images make a lasting impression in the hearts of those fortunate enough to witness their intoxicating beauty.

A Playa del Carmen Beach Vacation Brings Smiles AND Good Health

Too many of us live a lifestyle overflowing with social and professional obligations. Now more than ever, the easy-going pace of the Caribbean life beckons us. Scientists are proving that spending time at the beach is good for the mind and body. Hearing the rhythmic waves de-stimulates the brain. Accompanying the soothing sounds, aqua blue visuals activate the parasympathetic nervous system. At last, we settle into a relaxed state (also known around these parts as tropical bliss .)

If you have a special occasion coming up and are looking for a memorable destination, your search should begin and end in Playa del Carmen. In recent years it was awarded for Leading City Break Destination in Mexico and Central America. This slow-paced, yet cosmopolitan city is continuously showcased on Best Destination in the World lists. Its extraordinary white-sand beaches, high-end gastronomy scene, and collection of natural wonders are just some of Playa’s fascinating attractions.

Are you ready to disconnect from a constant stream of incoming emails, phone calls, or extracurricular activities? What better environment to encourage connectedness and a sense of playfulness than on a relaxed beach vacation? There has never been a more optimal time than NOW to spend stress-free sunny days and good times with your favorite people.

This Seaside Paradise Presents Something Special For Every Type Of Traveler

Recently we welcomed a group who had reunited in Playa del Carmen forty years after graduating from college. Under a blanket of blue skies and coconut palms, the fellow alumni had a blast catching up and rekindling their friendships.

A Riviera Maya escape is a novel idea for families, friends and colleagues to convene for some uninterrupted downtime. The warm climate, beachy vibe, cultural beauty, and abundance of water activities offer the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure for travelers of every age.

When celebrating an important occasion with people who are dear to you, it’s nice to be able to unite in an intimate and comfortable setting. Furthermore, the exotic location and accommodations you’ve spent your hard-earned money on should provide a wow factor.

We’ve compiled a list of Top 15 vacation rental properties in Playa del Carmen to celebrate your next meaningful event. In addition to plenty of space, they provide heavenly views nearly impossible to say ‘adios’ to.

El Faro Surf 205

El Faro

If you’re wondering what to gift the child, forget the latest smart phone. Instead, give an experience filled with quality time that none of you will forget.

This luxury, 2-bedroom vacation home is perched at the water’s front at El Faro, meaning ‘The Lighthouse.’ Dine al fresco on the balcony, which overlooks the property’s resort-style pool and grounds. Most importantly, you have the opportunity to absorb Mother’s Nature’s most awe-inspiring handiwork from one of the best seats in the house.

Apart from being a few feet from the Caribbean Sea, you will appreciate the downtown location. Walk to fantastic beach clubs and excellent eateries like Maison Pierre, Patio 8, or Frida Kahlo just around the corner.

The Elements Penthouse 14

Elements Penthouse Rental Playa del Carmen

This spacious, top floor condo overlooks the tremendous no-edge pool and features a turquoise vista that most people only dream of waking up to. Your group of up to six will rest well in the three elegant and ample bedrooms. Off the upper floor master bedroom, kick back with drinks in the cool water Jacuzzi for a refreshing respite from the heat.

By day, the crew can catch some sun around the magnificent pool. Or rather, head seaside to take advantage of the food and beverage service at the exclusive Elements beach club. At night, there are several first-rate eateries nearby to choose from. Italian pizzerias and an array of mouth-watering Mexican restaurants are within a ten-minute walk from your door.

Casa Paraiso

Casa Paraiso rental

On the south end of Playa del Carmen, is the elegant villa, Casa Paraiso. Four bedrooms and a private roof terrace with postcard Caribbean views make this home optimal for a friends or family reunion.

The private pool is engulfed by a vibrant, tropical garden. The wide rooftop is perfect for relaxing with a bottle of wine and listening to the melodic lull of the waves.

Since the beach is one block away, you can count on some memorable moments spent in the sand and surf. Have your Bric ambassador arrange for your own private chef for the week.  But be sure to explore 5th Avenue, Playa del Carmen’s lively dining district, about a 20-minute stroll from the property.

Aldea Thai Penthouse 306

Aldea Thai vacation rental

Located in the heart of Playa del Carmen, this magnificent penthouse sits looking straight onto the Caribbean. Honeymooners, you will love having the large, private roof terrace and plunge pool all to yourselves. The striking, panoramic ocean views will literally stop you in your tracks.

Aldea Thai presents one of the most sophisticated communal pool areas in town complete with posh loungers and day beds. You’ll appreciate the easy swim up to the fantastic palapa pool bar, which serve top-notch mezcals and other premium liquors. A half block away is the famous Mamitas Beach Club where some of the best DJs on the planet have played. Find a sun bed along the white sand beach and cool off in the crystal clear waters. Also in the vicinity is Coralina Day Club, which offers an ultra-cool vibe and fun lasts until dusk.

The Elements Penthouse 21

Elements Penthouse Playa del Carmen

This spectacular 2-level penthouse features 3 spacious bedrooms to accommodate 8 guests comfortably. Strike up the barbecue and enjoy Playa del Carmen’s endless summer climate 365 days a year. Grab a cocktail for happy hour around the pool. Later, get teams together for a volleyball match at The Elements fabulous beach club, reserved for guests only.

Due to its prime, north end location, you have convenient access to the sublime white shoreline. Even more there’s a host of tantalizing restaurants just a block or two from the property. With the upscale amenities and incredible blue-green vistas,  it’s probable The Elements will become your go-to vacation paradise.

Abrazo del Mar

Abrazo del Mar condo rental Playa del Carmen

This 2900 square foot penthouse stunner offers 2 floors of fantastic indoor and outdoor living space. Imagine gathering together for breakfast on the wide terrace— good morning million-dollar view!

The lush 1-acre Magia Playa property is just a half block from the picture-perfect Indigo Beach Club. Open for breakfast through to dinner, the beachside dining experience is exceptional. Also within a 5-minute walk is the pedestrian-only 5th Avenue. Featuring hundreds of restaurants, an aquarium, dive centers, galleries, pubs, and boutique shops, you’ll love the vibrant atmosphere.

Whether at the beach, by Magia’s two pristine pools or on in your private Jacuzzi, the scenery will amaze you. This incredible ocean view home has everything needed for a comfortable stay. You’ll appreciate the completely appointed kitchen, 3 king size beds, and massive outdoor sitting area with wet bar off the master suite. Additional conveniences including an elevator, parking and its central location make Magia Playa a top choice.

El Presidente at The Elements

Elements Penthouse 1 By Bric Vacation Rentals

From this prime piece of Caribbean real estate, it appears your balcony sits directly over the sea. The vast, turquoise views render one speechless and can be enjoyed from the master bedroom, living area and private roof terrace. The impressive custom-designed rooftop features a bar, Jacuzzi and plush seating area.

If you plan to commemorate an anniversary, this immaculate vacation home exudes romance. Have your Bric ambassador stock your fridge with champagne or arrange for a couple’s massage in the comfort of your own space.

Across the street is The Elements exclusive beach club. From here, start your day with a morning stroll along the powdery-soft shore to admire the magnificent sunrise. Nearby are quaint coffee shops, French bakeries and dozens of artisan shops from which to choose a memento of your special trip.

Oceana 435

OCEANA 435 Playa del CarmenVacation Rentals by Bric

If you’ve never seen a blazing sunrise that brings a tear to your eyes, the waterworks are guaranteed at Oceana 435. From the wide terrace, you come face to face with a 180-degree view of the Caribbean. It’s one of nature’s most outstanding performances and you have a front and center seat. The ocean views and sea breezes will make this towering Oceana penthouse your new happy place.

Just a hundred yards away, the silky beach invites you for a captivating day in the sand and surf. As a guest of Bric, you have free access to the loungers at the famed Mamitas Beach Club. While you’re not relaxing by the sea, you can sip and sun by the Oceana pool, with its snack and beverage bar.

The property’s impeccable location means that you can find top eateries in under a 5-minute walk. Be prepared to be blown away by the exotic flavors of Mexico. Along 5th Avenue, only 1.5 blocks away, there are dozens of incredible local and international cuisine options to choose from. As well, you’ll come across some of the most sensational live musicians on the continent. When you stay at Oceana, you are in the heart of the best of Playa del Carmen.

Embassy Penthouse at The Elements

Embassy Penthouse vacation rental Playa del Carmen

There’s much to love about this exquisite 3-bedroom penthouse, which occupies space at one of the most fetching properties in Playa del Carmen. An entire wall of windows on the main floor frames the astounding turquoise vista. On the upper level, is an ample third bedroom with 2 king beds and another spectacular sea view.

The owners have spared no expense in creating a cosy and desirable tropical sanctuary. Custom furnishings, high thread count sheets, as well as abundant indoor and outdoor seating make it easy to settle in and succumb to vacation sedation. Enjoy meals together, head to the beach club for snacks, drinks, and Vitamin Sea, or lie by the pool with a pitcher of margaritas.

At night, you will love the prime location, just two blocks from a plethora of excellent options for dining and entertainment. In this delightful and tranquil neighborhood, you’ll find amazing fresh juice bars, spas, pizzerias and lovely, Playa-esque eateries. The Embassy penthouse makes an ideal base for enjoying the many wonderful aspects of this laid-back city by the sea.

El Marine at La Brisa

La Brisa rental condo Playa del Carmen

La Brisa is an excellent option for a family trip to Playa del Carmen. Two adjoining condos each have their own kitchen and master bedroom. Between both vacation homes, six adults and two children can sleep comfortably. This roomy combination gives you privacy, while still allowing your group to stay together.

On the fantastic, communal roof terrace, you can soak up the warm Mexican sun and savor the 180-degree view of the spectacular turquoise seascape. Or nestle into a shaded day bed with a good read as the kids entertain themselves in the glistening pool.

El Marine is only a half block from the renowned white sand shoreline of the Riviera Maya. Also within a 5-minute walk is Playa del Carmen’s famed 5th Avenue, bursting with dining, shopping and entertainment options.

Penthouse 24 at The Elements

Elements Penthouse condo rental Playa del Carmen

Each of the thirty-plus Elements homes by Bric Vacation Rentals features luxury finishes and top-notch workmanship. However, the owners of Penthouse 24 recently remodeled their vacation home and the result is nothing short of extraordinary. Accent brick walls, a custom kitchen with an extended granite counter and superior quality furnishings are just some of the exquisite details that stand out within this handsome penthouse.

Even more impressive than the elegant upgrades is the exceptional, unobstructed view from the open living space and two ample terraces. Imagine sipping on your favourite Caribbean-inspired cocktail and watching the fishing boats in the harbour from your private Jacuzzi.

Take the group to the beach for a sunrise paddle board session to begin a magical day in Playa del Carmen. Continue the fun at The Elements exclusive beach club with cold beers and margaritas under the shade of a thatched-roof palapa. Walk along the magnificent shoreline and make your own footprints in the alabaster sand. Or go out and explore the beautiful cenote swimming holes of the region. Besides the pristine natural pools are a bounty of nature and adventure parks just outside the city limits. Enjoy the best of the Riviera Maya, while staying in one of the best vacation homes Playa del Carmen has to offer.

Elements Penthouse 22

ELEMENTS Penthouse 22 by Bric, Playa del Carmen

It won’t take much effort to convince a few other couples to join you for a superb tropical escape. Once they see the enticing photos of this high-end vacation home and its intoxicating Caribbean views, everyone will be on board for a group getaway. The luxury property sits between the awe-inspiring beaches of the Heart of the Riviera Maya and Playa’s vibrant dining and shopping district.

Spend some time sunbathing poolside on the immaculate Elements grounds or bury your toes in the sand and unwind as you relish the enchanting sea views. At night, star gaze from your private hot tub and listen to the waves crash upon the shore nearby.

The four commodious bedrooms present plush mattresses draped in high thread count linens. The kitchen is replete with cooking essentials to prep memorable al fresco happy hours. Also, there is parking should your group decide to rent a car and explore a neighboring island or colonial town. Moreover, a Bric ambassador is available day or night to arrange for services like grocery delivery, a private chef, airport transfers, or dinner reservations. This desirable condo along with the incredible amenities and unparalleled service set the stage for a vacation of a lifetime.

Casa Soleada at Pueblito Escondido

Pueblito Escandido luxury condo rental in Playa del Carmen

If you are looking for a laid-back spring break getaway, this 2-bedroom condo in Pueblito Escondito is a just a minute walk to the beach. Its rooftop boasts one of the city’s best spots for ocean views and sunsets. The expansive property has a family pool on the ground level and a spectacular infinity pool on the roof terrace. There are 2 bar areas and several seating areas to choose from to have your own semi-private party.

The ultra-comfortable home is located in one of the most desirable communities in the city. On Calle 38, you will discover long-standing local favorites like La Piola Pizzeria, La Cueva del Chango, Las Hijas de la Tostada and several chic lounge restaurants tucked amidst lush jungle settings.

Penthouse 5 at The Elements

The Elements condo rental in Playa del Carmen

Professionally decorated and boasting a unique design from the standard style of Elements vacation homes, this gorgeous penthouse is a showstopper. Overlooking the grand no-edge pool and tropical gardens, the sensational vista continues on towards the blue-green Caribbean.

Three spacious bedrooms accommodate 8 guests. When you awake, it will seem as though you’ve died and gone to heaven. Out every window is either a view of the sea or of palm trees and backgrounds of deep blue skies. Tropical bliss is inevitable for those fortunate enough to stay in Penthouse 5.

Perfectly situated, the Elements is just a stone’s throw from the silky shore and some of Playa del Carmen’s top restaurants. The property also boasts an ocean view fitness facility, adult-only Jacuzzi area and exclusive beach club with snack bar and beverage service. One week at this exotic haven is never enough.

One Last Home Worth Mentioning…

Casa Blanca

Photo credit to designer – MW Designs

Casa Blanca is located in the gated community of Playacar Phase 1. Although it does not offer an ocean view, it is merely a few cobblestones from the seashore. The home has been remodeled and features a luxurious beach theme, 4 ample bedrooms and a private pool enveloped by tropical blooms.

Designer furnishings, plush bedding and a kitchen that any professional chef would be delighted to cook in, make this home a top Playa del Carmen accommodation option.

The magazine-worthy vacation property is only a 15-minute walk from the ferry terminal to Cozumel. As well, you can take in some free cultural shows at Parque Fundadores, where the iconic Portal Maya statue overlooks the Caribbean.


With each reservation through Bric Vacation Rentals, a designated ambassador will greet you upon arrival to facilitate a hassle-free check-in process. Our representatives can coordinate grocery deliveries and will make sure you are stocked with bottled drinking water. They’re also happy to arrange for airport transfers, excursions for your party, schedule spa, chef, or child minding services. Be sure to tap into their wealth of knowledge to find the best options in town for dinner and entertainment. The Bric team is dedicated to creating a vacation experience that surpasses all of your expectations.

May this list of superb vacation homes give you inspiration when you are planning your special occasion in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. For more information on these or any other home in Bric’s catalogue of properties, please contact our reservation specialists at 1(800) 519-2486 / +52(984) 803-3191 or book online 24/7.