Through the impressive, Hacienda-style archway entrance, past the verdant gardens and up the gorgeous stairwell with decorative stone inlay, sits this immaculate 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath vacation home. Arena Blanca is an endearing masterpiece designed by the prominent architect, Jose Almazan, originally from Guadalajara, Mexico. His vision resulted in one of the most beautiful buildings in Playa Del Carmen, with features such as exquisite, domed brick ceilings and natural stone floors displaying intricate tile designs. Suite B6 presents elaborate, hand-carved furnishings, a splendid shower inset in stone, an attractive master bedroom with grand, 12 foot ceilings, a king bed enveloped in luxurious linens and a spacious en-suite. Off the fully-appointed kitchen is a laundry room with washer/dryer and an intimate balcony overlooking the glistening pool and lounge area. Views of towering palms can be admired from every window in this charming condo.
A 10 minute walk down a lush roadway takes you to the world-renowned Mayan Riviera shoreline. Stroll along the alabaster beach and allow the powdery soft sand press through your toes. Bask in the warm Mexican sun at one of the many beach clubs which line the beckoning, crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. Jet ski, paddle board or parasail over the sparkling turquoise waters. After a day of fun in the sun, Arena Blanca welcomes you back for rest and rejuvenation before venturing out for a succulent meal at one of the abounding restaurants which span 5th Avenue. This famous cobblestone street is home to a limitless array of boutique stores, galleries, artisan shops, trendy rooftop lounges, spas, top-notch dive centers, yoga studios and pubs showcasing incredibly talented musicians from around the country.
Bric Vacation Rentals is proud to offer cleaning service, a local cell phone with credit and unlimited bottled drinking water delivered by a personal concierge. This knowledgeable Bric representative can is available to assist with transportation details and can coordinate bookings for diving, snorkeling, Mayan ruin, and RV jungle tours, as well as arrange tickets to one of the 3 fascinating adventure parks in the area. Also, be sure to ask about a day trip to one of the many cenotes, or majestic fresh water swimming holes created by the underground river system which runs throughout this magical state.
A través del impresionante arco de entrada al estilo Hacienda y mas alla de los verdes jardines y la hermosa escalera de piedra, se encuentra este impecable departamento de vacaciones. Arena Blanca es una obra maestra, diseñada por el destacado arquitecto, José Almazán, originario de Guadalajara, México. Su visión se tradujo en uno de los edificios más bellos de Playa Del Carmen, con características tales como, techos abovedados de ladrillo y exquisitos suelos de piedra natural. La Suite 6 presenta muebles tallados a mano, detalles en piedra, un espacioso y atractivo dormitorio principal con techo de doble altura y una cama king envuelta en sábanas de lujo y un amplio cuarto de baño. Junto a la cocina totalmente equipadas, se encuentra el cuarto de lavado, la sala luminosa sala de estar y un balcón privado con vista a la piscina. Vistas de altas palmeras y el hermoso jardín, se pueden admirar desde todas las ventanas de este encantador departamento.
A 10 minutos a pie se encuentra una de las mejores y mas tranquilas playas de la ciudad. Disfrute de caminar en la blanca arena, tomar el cálido sol de México en uno de los muchos clubes de playa que bordean las aguas cristalinas del mar Caribe. Actividades como Jet ski, paddle board o paracaídas son algunos de los servicios que podrá encontrar en la zona. Después de un día de diversión en el sol, Arena Blanca le da la bienvenida de vuelta para el descanso y el rejuvenecimiento antes de salir para una comida suculenta en uno de los restaurantes que abundan en la 5 ª Avenida. Esta famosa calle de adoquines es el hogar de una variedad ilimitada de tiendas boutique, galerías, tiendas de artesanías, salones lounge, spas, centros de buceo de primer nivel, estudios de yoga y pubs mostrando músicos increíblemente talentosos de todo el país.
BRIC Vacation Rentals está orgulloso de ofrecer el servicio de limpieza, un teléfono celular local con el crédito y el agua embotellada ilimitada entregada por un concierge personal. Este experimentado representante de Bric está disponible para ayudar con los detalles de transporte y puede coordinar reservas para el buceo, snorkeling, ruinas mayas, y paseos por la selva, así como reservar entradas para uno de los 3 fascinantes parques de aventura en la zona. Además, asegúrese de preguntar acerca de un viaje de un día a uno de los muchos cenotes, o majestuosas frescas pozas de agua creadas por el sistema de ríos subterráneos que se extiende a lo largo de este mágico estado.
Additional amenities include: concierge service, local cell phone provided, maid service available(except sundays), personalized check-in & check-out, delivery of bottled water....Read more
Left on 02/22/2014 for a stay in December 2013 | Lane
Accomodation was more than we'd hoped for - everything! Daily maid service with every amenity we would want. Clean, comfortable, private yet close to 5th avenue where all the restaurants & shops are located. Fully equiped kitchen; drinking water provided. Our consierge visited to discuss some tour questions we had; answered all our questions - very helpful. All the staff was so friendly & helpful. Our little balcony overlooked the big pool with lovely foliage surrounding. So private we felt we had the entire complex to ourselves! Appreciated the locked gate & security as well.
Left on 05/20/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | Arnold Pacpaoc
Unlike my previous stays at Bric properties, I would have to say that I am a little disappointed with Bric's customer service during this visit. Yazmin was very nice when I was making my reservation - thank you. However, the person whom I was supposed to check in with and take me to the condo was a no-show. He also was no-show when I checked out.When I attempted to contact him during my stay, he did answer once to tell me how to operate the safe deposit box. The rest of the time, he would not answer or was out to lunch, etc. Also, the living room furniture at my condo has seen better days and was dirty. Time to replace them. Arena Blanca though is a beautiful building - well maintained and aesthetically pleasing and very convenient and close to everything beach included.
Left on 03/10/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
I found that the Bric rental was a excellent company to deal with in the way it provided its services we never ran out of drinking water, the maid service was excellent when the air conditioning ran into problems the repairs were immediate. When we had issues at home they provided their U.S. cell phone to assist us, pickup at the airport was on time it was an enjoyable stay my only complaint and this is not the Brics' fault high street noise.
Left on 02/05/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | escape_northern_winters
We rented through Bric Rentals. They provided a friendly concierge who helped us plan our week and provided visitor tips. He was always a call away with provided cell phone. The condo was very nice and in a great location...a 5 minute walk to a great beach and a block away from 5th ave. Although this is a quiet end of town, there is a little traffic noise if the windows are open. It is slightly inconvenient to stop at the rental office to pick up keys although the office is only a block or 2 away. Our transfer waited while we picked up keys and drove us to the condo but we could have walked.
The building and pool are nice. This is a small complex with about 12 units. The staff keeps the complex clean. There is a security guard present at night although we didn't feel he was necessary since the complex is behind a locked gate.
The condo is tastefully decorated and clean and has everything needed for a confortable visit.
We totally enjoyed staying in this beautiful, well-maintained co
Left on 06/28/2012 for a stay in February 2012 | Lucie McGonigal
It was great to have someone show us around the condo when we got there. We loved this beautiful and well-maintained condo and enjoyed being close to the beach and to 5th avenue, where we found great restaurants. The condo is small but for the two of us, it was perfect!
Left on 04/19/2011 for a stay in February 2011 | Gail
My husband and I spent 3 weeks at arena Blanca #6 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The condo is nicely decorated and very comfortable. Being on the second floor was great as we felt secure in leaving the patio door open every nite for the nice breeze (the place actually has 7 windows so we never needed the fans or the air conditioners). 38th is a great street, nice short walk to the beach with lots of good restaurants close by and enough removed from the busy area of 5th avenue. The staff at the Bric were very helpful if we had any questions and were available to arrange tours as well. We were provided with a local cell phone so we could always be in touch if needed. Rosario, our daily maid was wonderful. We had coffee and breakfast on the balcony every morning and some lunches and dinners at the condo as well. We shopped at the Mega and at the Soriana on 38th & 30th for groceries but the corner store was very handy for beer, wine, pop and snacks. The condo is well equipped with even a washer & dryer. The pool is lovely and the gardens are luscious and well cared for and everyone was very friendly. All in all it was a great vacation and we hope to be back again some day.
Left on 04/27/2010 for a stay in April 2010 | carrig
We really enjoyed our stay in this unit. It was very close (within walking distance) to dining and shopping, as well as the beach. I was a little concerned about not staying in a resort, but in fact felt very safe in this rental. They have a friendly guard stationed by the front gate, and I felt 100% comfortable during my stay. Great location, great unit, and I will definitely be back!! Read more
Response from BRIC Vacation Rentals - Playa del Carmen Rentals - 04/27/2010
Thank you for your great review! I'm happy to know you enjoyed your time in Playa, and loved the property. We would love to have you back, so please feel free to contact me for assistance any time!!
Looking forward to hearing back from you.
Left on 04/23/2010 for a stay in March 2010 | sendabbiemail
Great location, quiet, perfect size for two people, nicely
decorated....everyone who works there is so helpful and kind,
especially Renee. I felt very safe in Playa and at Arena Blanca.
Tons of great places to eat nearby. The only downfall in my
opinion is that it said King bed on the website and it was
definitely not a king size. Regardless it was incredibly
comfortable and the bedding was soft and cozy.....and I am
really picky about bedding on vacation....scratchy sheets are
the worst with a sunburn! Would definitely stay here again, we
had such a great time!
Thank you so much for your review. We greatly appreciate your kind words and will pass along your comments to our owner at Arena Blanca.
We sincerely appreciate your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
Your team in Playa del Carmen
BRIC Vacation Rentals
I LOVE ARENA BLANCA #6
I LOVED IT!!!
Left on 07/31/2009 for a stay in July 2009 | I LOVE ARENA BLANCA #6
The service was first class. Friendly, prompt and professional service. The condo is magnificent, it was expensively decorated. The brick domed ceiling with soft recessed lighting was gorgeous. Pool was one of the nicest in all Playa with lots of sunshine.
I will never stay in a boring all inclusive again.
The restaurants were amazing in Playa. I love the people watching in Playa, such beauty everywhere I turned.
I loved it and will book unit #6 again, VERY SOON!
Left on 05/21/2009 for a stay in March 2009 | PattyB
My husband and I have been to Playa a number of times. In March of 2009 we spent a week at Arena Blanca #6 and found it to be a perfect vacation condominium. Clean, comfortable, accessible to everywhere we wanted to go. Short walk to the beach, restaurants, and gym, and a quick taxi ride to the golf course. The pool was fantastic after a busy day in the sun and everything in the condo was in great working order. Our only suggestion would be for the owners to invest in a couple of beach chairs! It would have been nice to have an alternative to the noisy beach clubs. All in all ... a great place. We can't wait to go back.
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