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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 30

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.

GAVIOTAS 304

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 304

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 1

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.

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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.

7 Best Activities For A Perfect Start To The Day In Playa del Carmen

Perfect Days Begin With Perfect Mornings

In Playa del Carmen, locals spend as much time possible in the great outdoors. The region’s warm, tropical climate lures people from around the globe to set down roots near its silky shoreline. This year-round summer weather makes outdoor living a way of life. Offices are set up on terraces perched over the Caribbean. Hockey sticks are traded in for golf clubs. Dinners are prepared on grills, and savored on patios engulfed by lush gardens.

This Riviera Maya jewel is a natural paradise. If you’re planning an upcoming visit to Playa del Carmen, you won’t want to waste a single second indoors. Enjoy your Mexican vacation to the fullest with these 7 ways to kickstart a perfect day in Playa del Carmen.

Enjoy Coffee With A View

One memorable highlight of staying in an ocean view condo with Bric is that you can wake up to some of the most spectacular sunrises in the world. Sip your morning brew on the balcony. From this privileged position, get a front-row seat to a kaleidoscope of oranges, reds, and pinks bursting across the sky. Add the Caribbean hues from the sea below into that mix, and well, there aren’t really words to describe that kind of beauty.

Breakfast at Bajo Cafe

Shaded by the umbrella of a massive flamboyant tree, Bajo Cafe is part of Mercado 30. This quaint little conglomeration of eclectic stores and eateries is located on Calle 30 and 25th Avenue.

Local artists feature their prints and artisanal works throughout the cafe. But the remarkable decor is not the only reason to visit Bajo. You’ll discover the best coffee in town, derived from coffee bean plantations in Chiapas. Try a breakfast bagel or a warm pastry, both ideal accompaniments to their robust coffee.

Sunrise Paddle Board Session

The seasoned instructors from Aloha Paddle Club are experts at reaping the benefits of beach life in Playa del Carmen. Every morning, they offer Stand Up Paddle classes from the glorious white sands at Fusion Beach Club on Calle 6. The company, who has a loyal following of locals and expats, recently signed on to offer Stand Up Yoga classes from the stunning infinity pool at Grand Hyatt.

Join Sander and his team for a safe and remarkable 1.5-hour journey to local reefs a couple of hundred meters off the silky shores. You’ll have a blast gliding over and diving into the crystal clear waters. A sunrise paddle presents one of the most exhilarating experiences you can have on the Caribean Sea.

Birdies and Breakfast Balls

Hard Rock Riviera Maya Golf Club, Playa del Carmen, Mexioc

Since Playa del Carmen is lucky enough to have summer weather year-round, hitting the links is a highly recommended way to start the day off right. Nothing beats teeing off in the early morning when the air is fresh, with no distractions but the local wildlife scurrying about.

Playa del Carmen is a top golf destination due to its climate and pristine, PGA tour-worthy courses. Go for birdie at championship golf courses such as El Camaleon in Mayakoba, Gran Coyote Golf in Grand Coral, or Hard Rock Riviera Maya, which sits in the center of the gated community of Playacar.

Get Your Om On At Yogaloft Playa del Carmen

Yogaloft Playa del Carmen

Pose and meditate your way to a magical morning with a class at Yogaloft Playa del Carmen, situated on Calle 10 and 10th Avenue. Renowned instructor Michael Gannon and other guest teachers from around North America offer a schedule of classes designed to get the blood flowing and the mind centered.

These challenging and impactful sessions will help to set the mood for an excellent day. Additionally, next door to the studio is a yoga-based store selling gear and Liquid Prana. A rejuvenating line of raw, cold-pressed juices, Liquid Prana will give you the healthful jolt of energy to power through your unforgettable day.

Who’s Up For A Road Trip?

Punta Allen, Riviera Maya Mexico

There are a thousand and one fantastic adventures to be had around Playa del Carmen, so get in the car and hit the road! Among the vast array of riveting sights are the Yucatan Peninsula’s longest underground river and cave system, cenote swimming holes, and ancient Mayan cities.

By Land

Tucked within the lush jungle are centuries-old pyramids and dozens of ecological parks, including Xcaret, Xplor, and Emotions Native Park. Within a couple of hours, you can drive to Magical Towns (Pueblos Magicos) such as the Yellow Town of Izamal and the colonial city of Valladolid.

In Bacalar, you’ll be amazed by the pirate history and the Fort of San Felipe, which overlooks the astounding Lagoon of 7 Colors.

By Sea

Alternatively, head to a nearby island like Isla Mujeres or Holbox to experience island life at its finest. Ride along rustic roads lined with multi-colored buildings on a golf cart. Dine on fresh catches of the day. Furthermore, drop by a welcoming Caribbean beach bar. Listen to Reggae music as you enjoy the view consisting of turquoise and palm trees as you sip on a fruity cocktail. This dreamy island vibe will surely stick with you forever.

Additionally, you can jump on board a boat for some of the best snorkeling in the area in Puerto Morelos. Not so far off the shore is the second-largest barrier reef in the world, the Mesoamerican Reef. You’ll relish the opportunity to swim alongside turtles, parrotfish, and fascinating reef sharks.

Cozumel, just a 45-minute ferry ride from Playa del Carmen, boasts a long list of unique activities. First of all, it’s a renowned diving destination due to its extraordinary underwater visibility. Consequently, exploring sea life and sunken ships via a submarine is certain to be a grand adventure.  Next, climb to the top of the lighthouse and savor the divine views at Punta Sur. Be sure to taste tequila and authentic Mexican cuisine on a food tour with a local chef. Lastly on the itinerary for things to do in Cozumel is visiting a pearl farm in the picturesque waters on the island’s north end.

No matter which direction you set out on, you are sure to collect travel stories that will make a lasting impression on your heart.

Take A Sunrise Stroll

Beach Walk at Sunrise, Playa del Carmen

Is there anything better than the feeling of cool sand under your feet and warm, salty waves lapping your toes? Picture an early morning walk along the powdery sand toward the sun as it rises over a turquoise seascape. It’s a picture that you will want to hold in your mind forever.

Considering all of the benefits of spending time at the beach, it is no surprise that this breathtaking activity makes it on our list. However, let’s face it, if you wake up in Playa del Carmen, you already have a huge advantage for starting the day off right!

Top Airbnb rentals in Playa del Carmen

Finding happiness in the present moment certainly . But I have to say that right now, I’m like an excited kid counting down until Christmas.  Ever since I’ve booked my trip, I have been wishing that I could jump ahead a couple of weeks. At this moment, I want to be on my way to Merida, one of my top five Mexican cities. The day can’t come soon enough until I’m kicking back in the restored colonial home I just booked on Airbnb.

This user-friendly platform has become my go-to booking site. Specifically for families with three or more children, it’s difficult to find a single hotel room that accommodates five guests. Thanks to incredible hosts and charming Airbnb vacation rentals, my family has savored countless unforgettable stays.

Besides having the benefit of sleeping in a room separate from our sleep-talking son (bless his heart), we love exploring new neighborhoods. Staying away from a city’s hotel zone, gives us a full-on immersion into the local culture and lifestyle.

There are a staggering amount of Riviera Maya rental options on Airbnb. In order to simplify your search, here are seven Playa del Carmen vacation rentals fit for royalty without the extravagant prices.


El Presidente Penthouse at The Elements

Elements Penthouse Airbnb Rental Playa del Carmen

This property receives a lot of fanfare for its exceptional ocean views and multiple custom designed outdoor living spaces. If you’re a well-heeled traveler coming from the cold country, the private roof terrace is the ideal spot for soaking up the sun and expelling winter blues. Heck, these divine Caribbean views are enticing no matter what season it is!

Imagine lounging under a starry sky, sharing a bottle of fine wine with your partner, and listening to the ebb and flow of the waves nearby. Alternatively, if you are traveling with a group, your tropical palace has its own wet bar, plunge pool and expansive seating area. Whipping up a batch of minty mojitos for your pals will be the only pressing call of duty.

In the morning, take a front-row seat to one of the greatest shows on earth – the Playa del Carmen sunrise. The explosion of colors over the turquoise seascape will beckon you to the silky, white sand. Before long, you’ll be perched under a palm tree at The Elements exclusive beach club, enjoying signature cocktails and more of the million-dollar view.

The two-level penthouse also features an exquisitely tailored kitchen to suit the needs of any top chef. But if the splendid Playa dining scene appeals to you, ask your designated ambassador to assist in scheduling dinner reservations. Regardless if you dine in or out, this top achiever provides a refined taste of upscale Caribbean lifestyle. Hence, it’s one of the many reasons El Presidente sits at numero uno on the list.

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Oceana 122

Oceana Airbnb Playa del Carmen

This spectacular two-bedroom plus den offers over eleven hundred square feet of luxurious finishes and fantastic amenities. First of all, you’ll appreciate the direct access to the sophisticated pool area, snack and beverage bar, as well as the fitness center.

Then there’s the entire wall of noise canceling sliding doors. Each day, the sun filters in to saturate the dapper interior space, highlighting pieces collected from local Mexican artists. Every room has been equipped with contemporary furnishings, a Smart television, and plush bedding providing a level of comfort satisfactory for any king or queen.

Finally, it sits steps away is Playa del Carmen’s most desirable beach clubs, Mamitas and Kool. Boasting posh sun beds, elegant pools and elite DJs, these sandy oases typically attract stylish trendsetters from around the world.

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Paseo del Sol Reef 201

Paseo del Sol Reef 201, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

This palatial vacation home is perfect for a double royal couple getaway. Two grand bedrooms offer sun-soaked tropical views and the open layout has ample room for an entourage (if that’s how your excellency rolls.)

The home’s umpteen windows impeccably frame the exotic, colorful gardens of Paseo del Sol. From this vantage point, you also have an incredible vista of the 95-meter pool. Not only is the kitchen is fully appointed, but this property is one of the few homes in the city that possesses a soaker tub.

Above all of its fabulous features, any king will love the magnificent outdoor living space with its grill and handsome seating area. The covered exterior space is an inviting, shady spot to entertain. Due to the quiet corner location, you can take an uninterrupted breezy siesta or relax with a good book anytime of day. The view from the top is certainly a majestic one from the impressive 2-bedroom vacation haven.

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Kuxtal 402

Kuxtal Airbnb Rental in Playa del Carmen

You’d never guess once you’re inside this serene, three-level sanctuary that you’re in the bustling heart of Playa del Carmen. Perched atop your royal getaway residence, you can admire the turquoise views by day and the moonlit sky by night from your private rooftop. Besides the plunge pool, the ocean breezes on the spacious entertainment area will keep you feeling fresh and cool.

Alongside 5 of your favorite travel companions, you’ll spend a divine week at this contemporarily designed building. Located just a five-minute walk away are Playa del Carmen’s renowned beaches. The elegant home is furnished to the nines. In addition, your own personal concierge is available 24/7 to take your vacation experience to the next level. In-house massages? Chef service? Yacht rental for the day? No problem; your wish is his command.

Whether your days are spent at the beach or roaming the Riviera Maya’s exceptional natural wonders, you’ll find it hard to leave your Kuxtal kingdom.

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Aldea Thai 305

Aldea Thai luxury Airbnb Rental in Playa del Carmen

The private roof terrace at Aldea Thai 305 is by far, one of the most spectacular your highness will encounter in all of Playa del Carmen. Although its sheer size is as immense as a typical communal area, this exquisite space belongs to you and your party alone. The pristine plunge pool –yours. The jaw-dropping blue-green view – all yours!

As intriguing as relaxing up on that regal terrace is for the entire week, you’ll want to pay a visit to the show-stopping Aldea Thai pool. No need to haul a heavy cooler down. A mixologist is on hand daily at the thatched roof pool bar to create some of the finest cocktails in the city. Additionally, with the opulent poolside setting and zen playlist, you’ll relish every heavenly minute away from royal duties.

Within your not-so-humble abode, you’ll find all you need to unwind and even more splendid sea views. Just steps from the grandiose entrance of the Aldea Thai property, is Mamitas Beach Club. You can dine seaside or put your feet up on a curtained day bed to shade yourself from the midday sun. Big name DJs from around the world get the party started around the ultra-chic infinity pool area.

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The Elements Penthouse 21

Elements Penthouse Luxury Airbnb Rental in Playa del Carmen

The immaculate Penthouse 21 at The Elements is one of those stellar properties that you might find gracing the pages of exotic travel magazines. The glistening Caribbean views and superior service included in your stay make this residence the ideal fit for a VIP guest.

As you set foot within this impressive three-bedroom penthouse, you immediately get the sense that it’ll be a vacation to remember. Its superb position opposite the sea, along with its complete wall of windows give you a glorious introduction to the Caribbean view. The marvelous tropical setting lures you outdoors to enjoy Playa del Carmen’s endless summer climate to the fullest.

The pinkish-orange sunrise, which bursts over the vibrant teal seascape each morning will take your breath away. Equally, the bobbing fishing boats on the sea will leave spellbound. The view is like a remarkable painting come to life.

The exquisite two-level vacation home features a cool water Jacuzzi overlooking the majestic garden and no-edge pool. In any case,  either one of the exterior living spaces present an unobstructed turquoise scene that dreams are made of.

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Abrazo del Mar at Magia Playa

Abrazo del Mar at Magia Playa Airbnb Rental

This majestic three-bedroom vacation home rounds out our list of high-end, Playa del Carmen properties without a hefty price tag. Abrazo del Mar, meaning ‘A Hug from the Sea’ does just that. From your stately terrace off the second-level master bedroom, the ocean breeze embraces your soul, transporting you to vacation bliss.

The panoramic Caribbean views from the pair of ample terraces are as outstanding as it gets. Two stunning pools sit amidst the perfectly manicured one-acre green space, located just a half block away from the picturesque Riviera Maya coastline.

Similarly to the above-mentioned properties, Magia Playa presents every superior amenity you’d expect of a lavish property. Most noteworthy are its Caribbean views and superb master bedroom. Plus, its prime location means you are just steps from Indigo Beach Club, and one block from an array of fine eateries, boutique stores and galleries.

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A one-week’s stay at any one of these extraordinary properties is sure to be a highlight of your year, if not your lifetime. Paradise is more affordable than you think, and just a click away.


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.