In lovely Playa del Carmen, Plantation House has become a “home away from home” for us during the winter for the last four years. Joe and Francois have created a beautiful oasis that is comforting, safe and homelike and which embraces the soothing design and architecture of the Caribbean.
Nestled on 1st Ave, Plantation House is steps away from the fun and festivity of 5th Ave and also just steps away from the beach! Each unit is comfortable and well appointed with all the amenities needed to make you feel at home! Laundry is available in each suite as are kitchen facilities and beach chairs are available for guests to use. The beautiful courtyard is a quiet and relaxing place to cool off in the pool or enjoy a glass of wine and read a book! The best of all worlds!
Grocery shopping at either Mega or Walmart is about a 10 minute walk away and an easy and inexpensive Taxi ride back if you have heavy bags on your return! For some great spots right on 1st Ave., breakfasts at Impervist across the street a real treat, Indigo Beach Club around the corner and great meals at Chabalas next to the Phantom Dive Shop. Also a must, is Alicia’s glass shop on the corner just two doors down from Plantation House.
Our bookings and arrangements with Joe and Francois have been worry free and any questions or emails always answered promptly. Joe is usually on site briefly most days and is available by phone should any issues arise during our stay. Plantation House’s Housekeeper, Virginia is a very dear lady who will visit your suite a couple of times a week and who each day takes such good care of the general areas making sure all is lovely and welcoming. On site and private massage can be booked with Hakima, an experienced and skilled massage therapist, at a very reasonable rate.
Plantation House is a place we have recommended to family and friends and all who have stayed here have loved it and enjoyed staying right in Playa del Carmen. This is truly a gem in the heart of Playa!
We have stayed in four of the six apartments - the St. Bart’s, Martinique, Barbados and Trinidad: other family members have stayed in the Antigua.
All suites have met our needs, I particularly liked the Trinidad suite we stayed in this year. It has a very nice patio that is cooled by a nice breeze and it overlooks 1st Ave.
A real gem in the midst of Playa del Carmen - definitely excellent value and service.
Arriving at Trinidad I immediately settled in. All the amenities were in the condo. It was light and bright. I connected with manager Joe on the available phone to check out cenotes in the area .He was more then willing to help. I enjoyed the street energy of the people outside without the noise of the city. I would highly recommend the comforts of Trinidad. The popular 5th avenue is one block away., as well the beautiful white sand beach . I hope to return.
Clean housing, perfect location. Breakfast just across the street was wonderful. The only negative would be the noisy night clubs right down the block. Bring ear plugs!!!
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