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Paradise Found: Vacation Rentals In The Heart Of Playa del Carmen For Less Than $100 USD A Night

Juanita Rodriguez 07-23-2020

Affordable Condo Rentals In the heart of Playa del Carmen, Mexico

The Riviera Maya, along Mexico’s white-sand Caribbean coastline, has been a highly favored travel destination for decades. Visitors love its silky beaches, adventure parks, and rich history. Those who are fortunate to call this Caribbean oasis home stay for the low cost of living. Not to mention the beach life is the best life!

At its soul sits Playa del Carmen, a vibrant and forever-evolving seaside paradise. Not only does this Riviera Maya gem offer superb restaurants, festivals, and nightlife, but also a wealth of year-round water activities. Moreover, its central location provides easy access to the bounty of nearby exotic islands, cenotes, and Mayan ruins.

For this reason, hundreds of thousands of sunseekers choose Playa del Carmen as a home base when planning a Mexico beach vacation. While Bric Vacation Rentals does present a vast catalog of luxury, beach-front vacation homes, this list is for those who prefer to travel on a budget. However, just because they sit in the budget-friendly category, doesn’t mean these homes lack amenities. These top 6 Playa del Carmen condo rentals offer comfortable, modern luxuries without the exorbitant rates.

RIVA 202

Riva Condo Hotel by Bric Vacation Rentals, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Beyond the $75.00 per night rate through the fall, you’ll love the contemporary and stylish vibe of this like-new property. So what exactly do you get for $75.00 a night? The 1-bedroom condo features a fully-appointed kitchenette with a mini-fridge and two-burner stovetop. In the gorgeous bedroom, you’ll rest well on a queen bed. But if you happen to be accompanied by some pint-size travelers, there’s also a pull-out sofa bed in the main living area.

When we said there’s no lack of amenities, we meant it! On the posh communal roof terrace is the infinity pool. Perched over the city and facing the Caribbean Sea, its clear blue waters invite you to cool yourself. There’s plenty of shade in the multiple lounge areas when you need a break from the midday sun.

Nearby (5 minutes by foot) the white sand unleashes its irresistible call, tempting you to a day of fun in the sun and surf. With a dozen beach clubs to choose from along wide stretches of beach, tropical bliss is inevitable. In addition, it’s hard not to be enticed by Playa del Carmen’s popular dining and shopping district. Follow the intoxicating aromas and you’ll come upon excellent eateries and a drove of quaint clothing and souvenir stores.


Playa Kaan Condo Rental By Bric, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Nestled in the heart of the city, just steps from the restaurants and boutiques on 5thAvenue, sits Playa Kaan, a spacious 2 –bedroom penthouse. A troop of towering palms guards a picturesque courtyard and pool. This feature, along with the property’s close proximity to the beach make it a desirable option. Furthermore, the alternate ADO bus station is in the neighborhood. The cheap bus tickets just might inspire a quest to view the vast beauty of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Inside your home away from home, you’ll find every utensil and appliance needed for a comfortable stay.  If you wish, take the convenience factor one step further by having your Bric Ambassador place a grocery order for you. After a long day of travel, there’s nothing like a cold beer waiting in the fridge upon your arrival.

Likewise, you’ll delight in your private roof haven with its wet bar, and dining area. After a day spent exploring the Riviera Maya’s remarkable nature, and ancient cities, you’ll appreciate the tranquil and exclusive space.


Las Gaviotas by Bric Vacation Rentals, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Though you’re staying in the city center, this serene 2-bedroom penthouse is just far enough away from the hustle and bustle of 5thAvenue. One of Gaviotas’ many pleasing features is its prime location—just an easy walk to grocery stores, excellent taco eateries, and the Caribbean coastline.

Because it’s on the top floor, you have private access to a roof terrace featuring a dining table and cold-water Jacuzzi surrounded by fuchsia bougainvilleas. This condo, with a king bed and two twins, is ideal for a family trip or a small group getaway. Having an affordable price tag means you have more money in your pocket for once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Swim alongside whale sharks, paddleboard towards the sunrise, or visit the awe-inspiring El Cielo.

Whether you choose to stay cool at the beach, in a sublime cenote swimming hole, or in Gaviota’s glistening pool, the refreshing warm-weather activities are endless.


Bosque De Los Aluxes by Bric Vacation Rentals, Playa del Carmen, MexicoBosque De Los Aluxes by Bric Vacation Rentals, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Aluxes (mythical dwarf creatures) are said to reside in the forest (bosque) and scurry from place to place via the region’s underground cave system.  Since this building is engulfed in exotic greenery, the lush hideaway lives up to its name.

Once owned by a renowned chef who gave the kitchen a supreme upgrade, this charming 1-bedroom condo is not only ideal for sun worshipers, but for culinary enthusiasts as well.

When staying in Playa del Carmen, an outdoor space is key. As a guest at Bosque De Los Aluxes, you’ll find you spend most of your time on the secluded terrace. The ample patio is enclosed by tropical vegetation giving you privacy as you soak in the plunge pool or solarize from the plush loungers.

Situated at the quieter north end of the pedestrian-only 5thAvenue, you can discover delectable restaurants, superb live music, a plethora of dive shops, and boutique stores immediately outside the property’s lobby.


Romanina Condo Rental By Bric, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Besides being only a few steps from lovely coffee shops, restaurants, and pubs, Romanina is just two blocks from the illustrious Mexican Caribbean shoreline. This 2-bedroom vacation rental is a steal when considering all of its amenities.

From the optimal downtown location to the bounty of space and fully equipped kitchen, your stress-free stay will be just what the doctor ordered. An intimate terrace on the north side looks onto the communal pool while sliding doors off the living area lead to your own tranquil garden. Put your feet up in the hammock with a good book until you drift off into a relaxing afternoon siesta.

LOFT 201

Loft by Bric Vacation Rentals, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

As far as stellar budget properties go, the 2-bedroom Loft 201 is a shining star. Hints of stylish Italian design, a rooftop pool, and a prime location impress guests time and time again.

Not only can you save big on a trip with your family or best pals, but you also don’t have to go far to find some of the city’s best eateries, shopping, and entertainment. Beyond 5thAvenue are some of Playa del Carmen’s top beach clubs including Mamitas, Kool, and Coralina Day Club.

Within a 5-minute walk, you can enjoy a cold cocktail, indulge in a variety of international cuisine, book a scuba diving tour, rent a jet ski, or watch the sunrise over the Caribbean. When you stay at Loft, it’s easy to experience the many incredible aspects of this alluring travel destination.


As with any Bric condo rental, you have 24-hour access to a designated Bric ambassador. Our friendly Riviera Maya experts have one mission— to ensure your Playa del Carmen vacation is a momentous one.

We hope this list of affordable condo rentals in Playa del Carmen offers some helpful information when it comes to deciding where to stay. Happy vacation planning! Our team looks forward to welcoming you to paradise.

*Please note that rates are subject to change depending on the travel season.